Research & Collections News
March 22, 2021
Catalyst Collection: Processing Women of Color in Corporate Management
I have been given the fantastic opportunity to work at the Hagley Library in the Archival Collections Department to help process the Catalyst, Inc. records. As a nonprofit research and advisory organization founded in 1962, Catalyst works to advance women in business and the professions.
March 19, 2021
Cinecraft Films Starring the Martha Stewart of Cleveland TV in the 1950s
Louise Winslow, a pioneer in sewing, cooking, and craft "how-to" programs on daytime television, is a largely forgotten figure today. Still, in parts of Ohio, she was the "Martha Stewart" of daytime television in the 1950s.
February 22, 2021
Museum Collection: Inventing Could be a Family Affair
Richard Montgomery (1820-1874) was a New York City based inventor who held numerous patents related to corrugated metals. Here at Hagley, we have his patent model for an Improved Defensive Armor for Ships and Other Batteries (Patent No.