After World War I, anything that looked like Russian Bolshevism was labeled anti-American. A top target was unionized labor.
Lotta Burke is described as “an early fighter for women’s rights in Cincinnati.” While true, that summary doesn’t begin to cover the range of her lifelong activism.
The 1920 election featured the first opportunity for women to vote, the last Ohioan to become president, and a question about absentee votes.
Democratic city officials and Republican federal authorities duked it out (literally) at local polling stations in the fall of 1884.
Let’s take a walk through Cincinnati’s best-known cemetery. Don’t worry, though, Spring Grove isn’t as spooky as you think.
Live burials as promotional stunts were fairly common in the 1950s and 1960s. In 1969, a Bridgetown car dealership entombed a woman in 5,000 pounds of ice.
After World War II, a male veteran allegedly ran for UC homecoming queen and won. The legend survives on UC’s web site in an alumni magazine quiz.
A trashy tale of community refuse, from pigs roaming our streets and eating garbage tossed from windows to the creation of Mt. Rumpke.
Our hilly city once boasted five inclines to Price Hill, Fairview, Bellevue, Mt. Auburn, and Mt. Adams. Here are some lesser-known facts about them.
Crowds would gather at Platt Evens's Main Street haberdashery in the mid-1800s just to look through the plate glass windows.