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May 2019

Bites & Bits – An Afternoon with Rich Morgan

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal St.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
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MVHS will welcome retired broadcaster Rich Morgan for a questions and memories session. From his days with the Money Movie to his time with WKBN’s First News This Morning, Rich Morgan has been a staple in many Valley homes. Bring your memories and questions! Bring your own lunch, or visit Overture for their $6 Bites and Bits Lunch Special. Call Overture at 330-744-9900 to place your order. Coffee, pop, and water are available for purchase at the History Center. The…

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June 2019

Bites & Bits of History: The Mahoning Valley’s Automotive Industry

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal St.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
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Bites & Bits of History with Vince Guerrieri, Local Author Although the Valley ws known for its steel production, it also played an important role in the auto industry, from pioneers like Packard to titans like General Motors. Join us as we explore this 100+ history.

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July 2019

Bites & Bits of History: The Coal War

July 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal St.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
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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.

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August 2019

Bites & Bits of History: The Scouting Movement: How it All Began

August 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal St.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
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The program will explore how he started both male and female scouting, how it came to the United States, and Mahoning Valley scouting history.

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September 2019

Bites & Bits of History: Art and the American Presidency

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal St.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
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Mahoning Valley Historical Society will present “Art and the American Presidency” as the featured Bites and Bits of History Lunch Program at Noon on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at the Tyler History Center in Downtown Youngstown. The main speaker will be Dr. Lou Zona, Director of the Butler Institute of American Art. Dr. Zona will speak to the relationships many U.S. Presidents had with art and artists. In anticipation of the Butler’s centennial anniversary, MVHS will recognize this celebration and…

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