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April 2021

ONLINE – Bites and Bits of History
April 1861, 160 Years Later

April 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ONLINE

Continuing in an ONLINE video format, we begin our Spring Series of the Bites and Bits of History lunchtime program by debuting Thursday, April 22 at Noon, on our YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/PPMtDdiqcfo. April 1861 marked the boiling point of decades of tension, violence, and disagreement over the singular issue of slavery. From the firing on Fort Sumter to the secession of Virginia, this month changed the future of the United States forever. Traci Manning, MVHS Curator of Education, will be…

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May 2021

ONLINE – Bites and Bits of History
The History of the Local YWCAs

May 20, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ONLINE
History of the Local YWCAs

Continuing in an ONLINE video format, our next  Bites and Bits of History lunchtime program for the Spring Series will debut on Thursday, May 20 at Noon, on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/…/UCDHqcfsLJNsV5s-bnahmTNA/videos. Learn about the history of the local YWCA and the Belmont Avenue Branch of the YWCA. Explore the mission and purpose behind each of the locations. Our main presenter will be Leah Merritt, President and CEO, YWCA Mahoning Valley. Also contributing will be Dr. Cryshanna A. Jackson Leftwich,…

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June 2021

ONLINE – Bites and Bits of History
Baseball in the Mahoning Valley

June 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ONLINE

Continuing in an ONLINE video format, our third Bites and Bits of History lunchtime program for the Spring Series will debut on Thursday, June 17 at Noon, on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgeT3wHxokg. The history of the national pastime is intertwined in the Mahoning Valley, from players like Jimmy McAleer to George Shuba to non-playing contributors like Billy Evans and Harry Stevens. Although never home to a major league team, the Valley was home to a variety of minor league…

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July 2021

ONLINE – Bites and Bits of History
Youngstalia: Italian Foodways in the Mahoning Valley

July 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ONLINE
Youngstalia: Italian Foodways in the Mahoning Valley

Continuing in an ONLINE video format, we begin our Summer Series of the Bites and Bits of History program by debuting Thursday, July 15 at Noon, on our YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/xsHJXjJlMNQ. Discover the history of local Italian food, culture, and tradition as we head straight to the source in Italy. Virtually, of course! Anthony Dion Mitzel, PhD will be our main presenter. He is an adjunct Professor of Linguistics, Language, and Culture at the University of Bologna, Italy and…

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August 2021

ONLINE – Bites and Bits of History
Youngstown as a Gretna Green

August 19, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ONLINE

Continuing in an ONLINE video format, our next Bites and Bits of History program for the Summer Series will debut on Thursday, August 19 at Noon, on our YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/hepAUvh11hw. Learn about why Youngstown was a destination for eloping couples from Pennsylvania in the early 1900s and how a whole little cottage industry sprung up around these hasty marriages! Roslyn Torella, local author, will be our main presenter.

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