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The Forgotten Legacy of Cora Dow

  • Sep 18, 2018

Although Cora Dow is a name that most people have probably never heard, in the late 1800s-early 1900s, it was a name that almost everyone was familiar with. It’s difficult to summarize Cora Dow and what she is known for; the inconsistencies and contradicting accounts of Dow’s time in Cincinnati make her a rather mysterious figure. To some she’s a feminist hero, and to others, she’s a genius entrepreneur and pharmacist. Given the information we do have, we think it is pretty clear that Cora Dow was all of these things at once.

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The Story of Powhatan Beaty : American Hero

  • Sep 18, 2018

We take a moment to remember an American hero Powhatan Beaty. Powhatan was born into slavery on October 8, 1837, in Richmond, Virginia. He moved to Cincinnati, in 1849.

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First among equals the story of Moe Dalitz

  • Sep 26, 2018

Both Newport KY and Las Vegas would not be the towns they are today had one man not been born. That man was Morris Dalitz, better known as Moe.

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