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Vio Sayers was a pseudonym. Her real name was Ida LaMountain, and she was the only daughter of a famous balloonist, or aeronaut, as they were then known.
Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky have shared, swiped, traded, bargained, and blamed ever since the first settlers drifted down the Ohio River.
Horace G. Williamson was perhaps the most prolific poet in Cincinnati history, but you won’t find him in English classes these days, nor in any anthologies.
In 1891, the Queen City had no vocabulary for the Zulu Queen.
How did the former independent village of Hartwell end up leading the charge against the Cincinnati political machine of Boss Cox?
In the early 1900s, Cincinnati changed the names of hundreds of city streets to honor local bosses, stenographers, janitors, and Councilmen.