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Chronicling America

Sister Poets–Alice and Phoebe Cary

Alice (1820-1871) and Phoebe Cary (1824-1871) were 19th century American poets who grew up on Clovernook Farm near Cincinnati, Ohio. Their parents, …

The First Lady of American Cinema

In honor of Women’s History Month, today’s post features Lillian Diana Gish, a native Ohioan whose career as an actress, director and …

Quaker Oats: “The Easy Food”

Some of us remember our parents insisting that we eat a good breakfast because it’s “the most important meal of the day.” …

How to Grow Younger

Each time period, culture and person has a unique idea of what makes something or someone beautiful—as the saying goes, “Beauty is …