A History of Cleveland, Ohio in 50 Objects #5: Jim Thome’s Socks, 1997

Turns out that losing is not necessarily the end of the story.


In theory, there was a neighbor right across the road...

Nevertheless, She Persisted: Wally Funk

"How well did [women] come across on the Mayflower? Terrific. How well did they go across the prairies and settle the West in their covered wagons? Great...Why can't we fly and go into space?"

Nevertheless, She Persisted: Madam C.J. Walker (Sarah Breedlove)

"This is the greatest country under the sun. But we must not let our love of country, our patriotic loyalty cause us to abate one whit in our protest against wrong and injustice."

Nevertheless, She Persisted: Abigail Adams

You know the highlights of the story, thanks to history textbooks, a Broadway musical, the movie version of the Broadway musical, the PBS mini-series, the revival of the Broadway musical ...the HBO mini-series, New York Times bestselling books, and maybe even from the supernatural-thriller TV series Sleepy Hollow...

Nevertheless, She Persisted: Rosalie Barrow Edge

"'So,' she says, 'if you have a four-pound baby, perhaps you shouldn't leave it unattended on a rock.'"

Nevertheless, She Persisted: Mary Mapes Dodge

Mary Mapes Dodge (1831-1905) Although she's now mainly remembered for her children's novel Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates, Mary Mapes Dodge's largest influence on literature may have been through her editorship of St. Nicholas Magazine. Widowed at age 27, and with two children to support, Dodge began writing short stories and poems. After the... Continue Reading →


in which a cartoonist decides upon an appropriate ceremony and activity to celebrate Women's History Month.

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