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Tag Archives: memory
Industrial Heritage and the Value of Working-Class Memory
A year or so ago, I was helping one of my sociology students get started on an essay. She wanted to write, she said, “something on coalmining communities.” I suggested she narrow the topic, since coal mining was, until relatively … Continue reading
Posted in Contributors, Guest Bloggers, Issues, Working-Class Culture Tagged coal mining, industrial heritage, memory, Snowdon, working-class history 1 Comment
Reclaiming Youngstown’s Story
Two weeks ago, the Center for Working-Class Studies sponsored a panel discussion on reporting on Youngstown and the working class as part of our annual lecture series. The panel featured journalists from the Wall Street Journal, the Plain Dealer, and … Continue reading
Posted in John Russo, Youngstown Tagged Deindustrialization, memory, Youngstown 3 Comments