Moving portraits of fourteen independent women who helped make Ohio what it is today
Ohio's Remarkable Women: Daughters, Wives, Sisters, and Mothers Who Shaped History profiles the lives of the state's most important historical figures--women from across Ohio, from many different backgrounds, and from various walks of life. With enduring strength and compassion, these remarkable women broke through social, cultural, and political barriers to make contributions to society that still have an impact today. Meet the First Circuit Court judge Florence Ellinwood Allen, a pioneer in the field of law; Newbery Award-winning children's book author Lois Lenski, whose numerous books continue to inspire young readers; educator Hallie Q. Brown, past president of Wilberforce University; and legendary pioneer Annie Oakley, champion markswoman and beloved performer.