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Who do you think is the "Ugliest Member of Congress"? In 1870s, the consensus was that Benjamin Butler (1818-1893) was the ugliest member who...

George Francis Train (1829-1904) was a man of many titles. He was the "clipper ship" king, having organized the clipper slip line that sailed...
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Oh Dear: A History of Woman Suffrage in Ohio won director Linda Thornburg an Individual Artist Fellowship in Filmmaking from the Ohio Arts Council,...

In the 1870s, media was just starting to become powerful, and pictures were more powerful than words. And one cartoonist, Thomas Nast, was the...

The first woman ever to run for President of the U.S., she conspired with Commodore Vanderbilt to crash the stock market on Black Friday of...