Local History Lecture Series at Steel Museum
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Center of Industry and Labor will celebrate its 30th year with a series of four free local history lectures.
The series will begin April 21 with William Lawson, director of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society, speaking on “30 Years of Youngstown Social and Political Identity.”
Each lecture will begin at 6 p.m. at the center – commonly known as the steel museum – at 1541 W. Wood St., and will be live-streamed on the museum’s YouTube channel.
Here is a look at the remainder of the series:
- June 23: “Saving Steel History: 30 Years of Industrial Heritage Preservation” by Tom Leary, history professor at Youngstown State University.
- Sept. 22: “50 Years of OCCHA and Work in the Spanish-speaking Community” by the Hispanic American Civic and Cultural Organization.
- Nov. 10: “Reflecting on the Steel Museum’s Creation and Growth” by Donna DeBlasio, former director of the YCIHL. This presentation will be followed by a reception.
Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.