Tag Archives: Women Behaving Badly

Rhoda Coffin and the Darker Side of Prison Reform

History Matters is a blog series where we’ll be talking about the things you’re not supposed to discuss at the dinner table – things that may make some people uncomfortable. These pieces of our history are there if you look but might not be top of mind or in a textbook. We often think of history on a larger scale, […]

Women Behaving Badly

Well-behaved women seldom make history. – Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Our collections are full of stories of strong, gutsy ladies bucking tradition and speaking their minds to make their marks on Indiana. As we dive into women’s history month, I’ve dug deep into the archives to highlight just a few of our lesser known Hoosier heroines. […]