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Notable Women of Columbus: Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper was an abolitionist and suffragist. She was a prolific writer whose work took the forms of poetry, novels journalism and speeches. She helped slaves escape through the Underground Railroad and devoted her life to fighting for equality.

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Notable Women of Columbus

We’re celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage with a look at remarkable Columbus women who made history. Five notable women of the present share the stories of five notable women of the past: Hannah Neil, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Evangeline Reams, Jerrie Mock and Aminah Robinson. Photos courtesy: Clintonville Historical Society, Columbus Jewish Historical Society, […]

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Timeline: Notable Women of Columbus

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Notable Women of Columbus Preview

We’re celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage with a look at remarkable Columbus women who made history. Five notable women of the present share the stories of five notable women of the past: Hannah Neil, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Evangeline Reams, Jerrie Mock and Aminah Robinson. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday, May 2 on WOSU TV!

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