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Bites & Bits of History: The Coal War
July 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Bites & Bits of History with Joe Tucciarone and Ben Lariccia, authors of The Coal War in the Mahoning Valley: The Origin of Greater Youngstown’s Italians
Volatile coal markets in the U.S. and an economic tailspin in Italy set the stage for an unprecedented conflict in Ohio’s Mahoning Valley. Authors Joe Tucciarone and Ben Lariccia will reveal the long lost Coal Miners’ Strike of 1873 and the arrival of the first Italians to settle in the Mahoning Valley.