Category Archives: Women In History

Remembering the women of Pearl Harbor

Seventy years ago Americans were impacted in a way like no other when the Japanese attacked the United States’ Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor Hawaii.  The women of the Pearl Harbor disaster were wives, mothers, daughters who took up a post.  As firefighters, nurses, secretaries and volunteers, women were there to pick up the pieces,… Continue Reading

History Moment: 15 First Female Professors

By Online Colleges – There are more female professors today than there ever have been at any point in history, but academia still remains a man’s world — especially in majors like philosophy, engineering and computer science, where female professors are few and far between. While there is undeniably room for improvement, that shouldn’t overshadow… Continue Reading

Helen Keller Died 43 Years Ago Today at Age 87

Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.[1][2] The story of how Keller’s teacher, Anne Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language, allowing the girl to… Continue Reading

Keep Trying Rosie!

by Kathy Groob – Living in the most northern part of Kentucky (near Cincinnati), the annual run for the roses doesn’t quite have the same meaning as it does for my Louisville friends, but we do participate in the Derby festivities for just a few of hours on the first Saturday in May every year.… Continue Reading