State censors objected not only to the insidious portrayal of African Americans in the film itself, but to the film’s inflammatory potential to incite racial unrest in Ohio.
She was an African American who published a book at a time when most were enslaved and, in many states, it was illegal to be taught how to read and write.
The pages our past presidents penned have shaped our nation. A new book details the surprising role Ohio played in all of it.
Although he once achieved fame, Raymond Garfield Dandridge is sadly forgotten today.
In 1870, the Cincinnati Enquirer or, rather, an anonymous columnist writing for the Cincinnati Enquirer, called Mark Twain a liar.
Rumor had it that he was the illegitimate son of the Prussian crown prince. Oh, and he challenged Karl Marx to a duel.
The “Roaring Twenties” arrived in Cincinnati bathed in cautious optimism.
Hourly newspapers? A universal language? Horse-less roads? These are just a handful of predictions the Queen City's past residents had about the future.
A word to the wise: Don’t try any of these hangover “cures” at home.
Here are some tidbits of Cincinnati Curiosities peculiarity to tide you over as we transition through the holidays to the dawn of a new decade.