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January 5, 2022

Mary Church Terrell

Mary Church Tyrell, writer, suffragist and Black activist, attended Oberlin College and taught at Wilberforce University before beginning her lifelong campaign of tireless activism

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August 17, 2021

The Inspiring Pauline Perlmutter Steinem

Before Gloria Steinem fought for the Equal Rights Amendment or founded Ms. Magazine or gave her famous Living the Revolution speech, her grandmother Pauline was working to transform the city of Toledo and the state of Ohio into a better place for women, for children and for everyone.

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November 18, 2020

Alice Dunbar Nelson: A Life Lived Outside the Box

Although she never lived in Ohio, Alice Dunbar Nelson is permanently attached to our history through her husband, Paul Laurence Dunbar. Read more about this remarkable woman who lived life outside of many of society's boxes.

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October 12, 2020

The Vote Was Just Part of the Quest for Equal Female Representation

This month's post in our suffrage anniversary blog comes from Kim Croffort-Suede, Interim Executive Director of the Matriots PAC.

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September 14, 2020

Combatting COVID – How Women Warriors Are Winning the Battle

This month's post in our suffrage anniversary blog series comes from Paula Haines, the CEO of Freedom a la Cart.

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August 29, 2020

Women’s Suffrage and Activism Collections in the Ohio History Connection Archives & Library

When researching and writing the traveling and digital exhibit Ohio Women Vote: 100 Years of Change to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, our curators extensively utilized the holdings of the Ohio History Connection Archives & Library. Join Curator Lisa Wood to learn more about what collections OHC holds- and then maybe do some of your own research!

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August 27, 2020

Factory Workers and Farmers

This month's post in our suffrage anniversary blog series comes from Christina Yetzer Drain, a historian, genealogist and preservationist in Shelby, Richland County, Ohio.

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May 1, 2020

The Making of a Suffragist: Belle Sherwin and Women Activism

This month's post in our suffrage anniversary blog series comes from Einav Rabinovitch-Fox, a Visiting Assistant Professor at Case Western Reserve University.

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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.