Welcome to Akron Women’s History!

This website explores the roles women have played in the city’s development.

We invite you to explore the women who helped make this city a better place to live and work.

This website represents a unique partnership between the Women’s History Project of the Akron Area (WHP) and the School of Communication of The University of Akron. It is underwritten by a grant from the Ohio Humanities Council.

Copyright 2011 by The University of Akron. The University of Akron is an Equal Employment and Opportunity Institution.