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Remembering Black Monday: 40 Years Later
September 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
The Youngstown Sheet & Tube Company announced shutdowns and massive layoffs at their Campbell Works plant on Monday, September 19, 1977.
This was followed by similar announcements at Sheet & Tube’s Brier Hill Works, all of U.S. Steel Corporation’s District operations, and the Republic Steel Corporation in Youngstown between 1979 and 1981. In all, more than 10,000 good paying jobs were lost in the local steel industry.
Join a panel of local historians and community leaders as they discuss the impact and legacy of these closings.