After her husband's cotton crop failed in 1867, she looked to butter as a way to maintain a steady income.
Andy Hickenlooper demonstrated the power of monopolies back in the late 1800s and early 1900s with his Cincinnati Gas & Electric Company.
On one hot August day in 1887, Cincinnati Red Stockings fans got so riled up the umpire had to flee for his life and only a police escort saved him.
How far back did Cincinnati endure April Fools hoaxes? Pretty far back, as it turns out—all the way to 1849.
A strict lockdown of travel and shipping earned Cincinnati’s Health Commissioner, Thomas C. Minor, short-term scorn and long-term gratitude.
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.