History professor and private pilot Alan Meyer provides an engaging account of the post-World War II aviation community.
In celebration of Archives Month 2017, the Library will be hosting a film screening and open house.
Clayton J. Ruminski details Mahoning Valley’s unorthodox rise from mid-scale iron producer to “Steel Valley” in a tale of innovation, stagnation, and, above all, extreme change.
A special museum store sale for Hagley members - three days only!
Marcus Anthony Allen, North Carolina A&T State University, will discuss his paper "The Black Saver Paradigm: Understanding Black Capitalism in 19th Century Baltimore."
Edward Balleisen traces the history of fraud in America from P. T. Barnum through Bernie Madoff.
Dara Orenstein, George Washington University, will discuss her paper "'Free Ports for Refugees': How the U.S. Turned a Warehouse for Duty-Free Garbanzo Beans into an Internment Camp for European Jews."
Adam Rome, University at Buffalo, will discuss his paper "DuPont and the Limits of Corporate Environmentalism."
Francesca Russello Ammon explores how postwar America came to equate destruction with progress.
Kendra Smith-Howard, University at Albany, will discuss her paper "The Messy Work of Cleaning Up: Economy, Policy, and the Disposable Diaper, 1936–1996."
Jessica Levy, Johns Hopkins University, will discuss her paper "Black Empowerment, Global American Business, and the Post-Jim Crow/Apartheid City."