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December 2019

Bites and Bits of History: Victorian Christmas Traditions

December 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal St.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
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Traci Manning, MVHS Curator of Education Do you know the link between Queen Victoria and Christmas trees, or that the Civil War shaped our idea of Santa Claus? Learn how modern Christmas traditions are rooted in the 19th century with songs, images, and decor. Bites and Bits of History Lunch Programs are offered every third Thursday of the month. The program is free and attendees may bring their own lunch. The Tyler History Center doors open at 11:30 A.M. In…

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January 2020

Bites and Bits of History: Warren

January 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal St.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
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Join authors Josh Nativio and Meghan Reed for a discussion and book signing of Warren. Learn about the history of one of the Mahoning River Valley’s oldest cities. Nativio and Reed will talk about how they choose photographs for the book and the process they went through to research local history!

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May 2020

ONLINE – Bites and Bits of History: Crazy Quilts in the Mahoning Valley

May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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ONLINE - Bites & Bits of History: Crazy Quilts in the Mahoning Valley

RESCHEDULED AND NOW ONLINE! During the current closure of Tyler History Center, our first Bites and Bits of History lunchtime program for the Spring/Summer 2020 series is Thursday, May 21 at noon, on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/3188682047856354/ and our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDHqcfsLJNsV5s-bnahmTNA/videos! Tune in to see this pre-recorded video presentation and let us know your comments and questions. Virginia Draa, Ed. D. and Jessica Trickett, MVHS Collections Manager, will explore the history of Victorian-era crazy quilts.

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June 2020

ONLINE – Bites and Bits of History: What Brought Them Here

June 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Bites and Bits of History: What Brought Them Here

RESCHEDULED AND NOW ONLINE! During the current closure of Tyler History Center, our second Bites and Bits of History lunchtime program for the Spring/Summer 2020 series is Thursday, June 18 at noon, right here on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDHqcfsLJNsV5s-bnahmTNA/videos. You can also click the link on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/mahoninghistory/. From the Underground Railroad, post-Civil War migration and the Great Migration, discover the factors that brought Blacks to this area and the impact their presence has made. Local…

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July 2020

ONLINE – Bites and Bits of History: Murders, Mayhem, and More

July 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ONLINE
Bites & Bits of History: Murders, Mayhem, and More

RESCHEDULED AND NOW ONLINE! During the current closure of Tyler History Center, our second Bites and Bits of History lunchtime program for the Spring/Summer 2020 series is Thursday, June 18 at noon, right here on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDHqcfsLJNsV5s-bnahmTNA/videos. You can also click the link on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/mahoninghistory/. From the Underground Railroad, post-Civil War migration and the Great Migration, discover the factors that brought Blacks to this area and the impact their presence has made. Local…

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