Steel Museum Digitizes Collection of Sheet and Tube Bulletin

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor has completed its project to digitize its collection of issues of the Youngstown Sheet and Tube Bulletin, a newsletter published by and for employees of the steelmaker.

Digital issues of The Bulletin are available at in the Collections category.

“The digitization of The Bulletin is an important advancement in promoting the accessibility and preservation of the industrial history and culture of the Mahoning Valley,” said Marcelle Wilson, the museum’s site manager and a history professor at Youngstown State University, in a statement.

The digitization project, which took about a year, was made possible by the support of the Ohio History Connection’s Digital Services Department, the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society and the YSU Maag Library Archives and Special Collections.

The Bulletin was published 1919 to 1977 and include stories about employees, information on birthdays, engagements, vacations and births, as well as company news like safety, company housing and updates on operations.

The newsletter also included songs, cartoons, poems and more. 

It was published monthly from 1919 to 1967, when it moved to quarterly publication.

Pictured: The first issue of the Youngstown Sheet and Tube Bulletin.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.