Aminah Robinson was an artist who focused on themes of African spirits and humanity through her work. Her art took many forms, from drawings and sculpture to meticulously adorned fabrics. Robinson attended the Columbus Art School and The Ohio State University. In 1990, she was the first living artist to have a solo show at […]
Jerrie Mock became the first woman to fly solo around the world in 1964, in her single-engine Cessna 180 plane, the “Spirit of Columbus.” Her journey began at Port Columbus International Airport on March 19 and took 29 days. She attended The Ohio State University for aeronautical engineering and lived in Bexley.
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, […]