Welcome to Youngstown
The displays in this on-line exhibit examine a variety of representations of work and working-class culture, using materials from family photo albums and scrapbooks, local museums and publications, and other local sources, including the streets of Youngstown. The exhibit was created by students in American Studies 701/Labor Studies 740, Representations of Work in Youngstown, during Spring Quarter, 1999 and Winter Quarter, 2000.
My Grandfather's 1969 Mustang
"Uncle Bob's Glasses"
Pittsburgh &Lake Erie Railroad
Railroads: The Industrialization of Youngstown
The White Hat
My Father's Tools
Company Sports Teams
Grandpa's Naturalization Papers
Working at WCI -- My Dad and Me
African-American Steelworkers in Youngstown
Idora Park: Work and Play in Youngstown
Images of a Ghost Town
Poems from Young's Town
Paintings of Youngstown Strikes
Brier Hill Reference Book
Ohio's First Nurses' Strike, 1966
We're "Steel" Running
For information about this exhibit or the course, contact Dr. Sherry Linkon, Center for Working-Class Studies.