In honor of Women’s History Month, Weelunk is celebrating the contributions of author and journalist Rebecca Harding Davis. She is most known for writing Life in the Iron Mills, which was largely inspired by experiences she witnessed while living in Wheeling. Learn more about Rebecca Harding Davis in this fun and informative comic created by Weelunk’s own Natalie Kovacs.
Want to learn more about Rebecca Harding Davis? Rebecca Harding Davis: A Life Among Writers by Sharon M. Harris is available to purchase online from the Artisan Center Shop. In the book, Harris provides a new perspective on Davis’s life on topics ranging from sectional tensions in the border South to the gendered world of nineteenth-century publishing.