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February 2018

The Black Army in Mourning

February 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal St.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
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Free

Join MVHS for this free presentation in honor of African American History Month.

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March 2019

Yes She Can: Women and the Steel Industry

March 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal St.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
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In recognition of Women’s History Month, join a panel of speakers to explore women's relationships to industrial and millwork from a historical perspective. Panelists will discuss women’s roles from their initial support of male workers to their lives as the spouses of mill workers, and finally as women working in the mills.  Presenting speakers include: Jacqueline Marino, Author and Associate Professor of Journalism at Kent State University; Eliese Colette Goldbach, noted author and former steel mill worker; Mary E. Triece, Author…

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April 2019

A Chapter from the Persecution of the Jews in Slovakia

April 30, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal St.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
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Dr. Rebekah Klein-Pejšová, an expert on Slovak and Jewish history from Purdue University, will present a lecture at the "Tragedy of the Slovak Jews" exhibit’s opening event.

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February 2020

Selma: 55 Years Later

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal St.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
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"After Selma," a documentary film about the Civil Rights Marches from Selma to Montgomery, Bloody Sunday, voting rights history, and voter repression. Speakers and community discussion to follow.

Joanne Bland, co-founder and former director of the National Voting Rights Museum in Selma, AL, will be the main presenter.

For more information, call Traci Manning at 330-743-2589, ext. 121 or email at

"Selma: 55 Years Later" is presented by Sojourn to the Past, Martin Luther King Jr. Planning Committee, and Mahoning Valley Historical Society. This special event is also made possible through partnership with the following organizations: Baptist Pastors Council; Community Mobilization Coalition; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Alumnae Chapter; Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance; League of Women Voters; Links, Inc. Youngstown Chapter; Mahoning Valley Association of Churches; Nonviolence Week Committee; Unitarian Universalist Church; Youngstown Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity; and Youngstown Warren Black Caucus.

Admission is FREE.

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March 2020

CANCELLED–The Pivotal Right: A History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal St.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
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OUR MARCH 24, 2020 EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH PRECAUTIONS REGARDING COVID-19. We hope to reschedule this program at a future date. “The Pivotal Right: A History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement” will be a special program to review and commemorate the centennial year of women’s right to vote. The evening presentation by Mahoning Valley Historical Society will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. at Tyler History Center in Downtown Youngstown. “Attendees…

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