Historical Research + Stories of Cincinnati
A short tribute to the State Theater at 1504 Central Avenue.
Let’s explore a few private moments of one Cincinnati woman’s life who barely left behind any kind of paper trail.
A little history on Cincinnati's five inclines—what drove us to install these, the rivalries that animated them and why they were removed.
10 million African Americans moved from the deep south to northern cities including Cincinnati between the two world wars. Here's how, and a bit on how they encountered the Queen City.
Did you know a Cincinnati shave and haircut used to be 15 cents? This post examines what barbering was like in Cincinnati in the early 1900s for white and African American men.
Stories of Cincinnati's early obstetricians and how they tried to befriend—and then totally get rid of— immigrant midwives in the early 1900s.
What one newspaper article about a brawl can tell us about manhood in the late 19th century.
A look into one mineral and seltzer water company, Best & Lothes, in Over-the-Rhine in the late 1800s—and why it was such a good idea for the time.