November 13, 2019

An Autobiography of An Activist: Julia Applegate

This month's post in our suffrage anniversary blog series come from Julia Applegate, Director of the Equitas Health Institute and a long time activist.

October 25, 2019

Three Ohio Women You Should Know

We are kicking off our suffrage anniversary blog series this month with a post from Megan Wood, Director of the Cultural Resources Division at the Ohio History Connection.

September 6, 2019

Ohio Women’s Activism: A Blog Series

From October 2019-October 2020, we will be featuring a special guest blogger once a month to commemorate the Suffrage Centennial.

July 8, 2019

Women’s History is Sports History

On Sunday, July 7, the United States Women's National Soccer Team won the World Cup. Ohio women, like the USWNT's Rose Lavelle, have been excelling in sports for years.

May 14, 2019

African American Women making a difference in their communities: Novella Auls

February 20, 2019

Mining Through the Archives: Global Warming and Women in Mining

Formed in 1988, WiM-Ohio’s stated purpose was to “educate members and the public about the mineral resource industry”.

November 2, 2018

Small Cards with Big Stories To Tell: Exploring Postcards in the Archives

Recently, I’ve been working with a lot of postcards in the Archives & Library. I’ve come across two particular stories that I enjoyed, and I thought they would be worth sharing.

February 6, 2018

Stories From the Past- Literally

In the fall of 1937, Betty Eicher was enrolled at Ohio State University in a course called English 507. Betty was doing a lot of creative writing. Check out one of her stories!

October 20, 2017

Forty-Two Years Later, A Collection Grows: The Amazing Life of Constance Curtis Nichols

One of my all-time favorite collections at the Ohio History Connection has been the papers of the Vanguard League.

March 17, 2017

The Saloon Raid: The Women’s Crusade Comes to Berea

In 1873 and 1874, American women began a crusade of temperance. Ohio played a large role in this protest of national significance.