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Youngstown History MaagNET Resources (Books)

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Ready Reference materials are held at the Reference Desk on the library's main floor. Reference materials are available for in-library use only and are shelved alphabetically by call number in the Reference Room. Maag Stacks materials are shelved alphabetically by call number on floors 3-6A. Oversize materials are located on the first bank(s) of shelves on each floor. To determine on which floor of the library your item is shelved, use the Building Guide. Archives & Special Collections is located on the 5th floor.

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50 Years in Steel, the Story of the Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company; This is America HD9519 .Y6 A5 (1950)
 
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Car Bombs to Cookie Tables: The Youngstown Anthology
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F499 .Y8 C368 2015x Ready
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City in Transition: Strategies for Economic Regeneration of Inner-City Communities: The Case of Youngstown, Ohio
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HC108 .Y68 A47 2012 Ready
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A City Tries to Save Itself: Youngstown, Ohio F499 .Y8 W3 1981A Ready
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Classic Restaurants of Youngstown >>About This Book TX907.3.O32 W45 2014 Ready
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Clingan's Chronicles F497 .M2 J335 1991 Ready
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Closing Chapters: Urban Change, Religious Reform, and the Decline of Youngstown's Catholic Elementary Schools, 1960-2006 >>Table of Contents / About This Book / Google Books Preview LC503 .Y68 W45 2012 Ready
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A Comparative Evaluation of Business and Innovation Climate Indicators in the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, MSA HC107 .O3 A54 2007x Ready
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Crimetown U.S.A.: The History of the Mahoning Valley Mafia: Organized Crime Activity in Ohio's Steel Valley, 1933-1963 HV6462 .O3 M39 2013 Ready
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Economic Impact of the Youngstown/Warren Regional Airport: A Comprehensive Examination of the Regional Economic Impact of Operations at the Youngstown/Warren Regional Airport and the US Air Force Reserve Base, 1997 and 1988 HE9797.5 .O32 Y68 1999x Ready
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Federal Building: United States Courthouse, Youngstown, Ohio

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The Fight Against Shutdowns: Youngstown's Steel Mill Closings HD5708.55.U62 Y685 1982       Archives
Garden District Neighborhood Plan HT168 .Y68 G37 2008x Ready
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The Green Cathedral: History of Mill Creek Park, Youngstown, Ohio F499 .Y8 M44 1976 Ready
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A Heritage to Share: The Bicentennial History of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Ohio: Youngstown and Mahoning County, Ohio, From Prehistoric Times to the National Bicentennial Year F499 .Y8 A43 Ready
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Historic Mill Creek Park >>Table of Contents
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F499 .Y8 P68 2005       Archives
A History of Engineering at Youngstown State University LD6373 .D5 1996x Ready
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A History of Engineering at Youngstown State University
>>AVAILABLE ONLINE

LD6373 .D5 2007x       Archives
A History of Jewish Youngstown and the Steel Valley
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F499 .Y8 W45 2017x Ready
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A History of Medicine in Youngstown and Mahoning Valley, Ohio R302 .Y68 M44 (1973) Ready
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The History of the Slovak People of the Mahoning Valley F497 .M2 H57 1976 Ready
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History of the Youngstown Vindicator from 1869 to 1973 PN4899 .Y68 V4 (1973) Ready
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History of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley, Ohio (3 volumes)
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F499 .Y8 B9 Ready
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Idora Park: The Last Ride of Summer GV1853.3.O32 I36 1999 Ready
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Illustrated History of the Central Labor Union of Youngstown, Ohio, and Vicinity and Its Affiliated Organizations: Commercial History of the City of Youngstown, Sketches of Industries and Enterprises, History of Central Labor Union of Youngstown and Affiliated Organizations with Portraits and Biographies of Officers, Miscellaneous Data, Statistics, etc. HD6519 .C4 1903   Archives

Irish in Youngstown and the Greater Mahoning Valley
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F500 .I6 I75 2004x Ready
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The Italians of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley, Ohio F499 .Y8 S23 1997 Ready
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The Legacy of Mill Creek Park: A Biography of Volney Rogers F499 .Y8 W54 1992 Ready
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Local History Sourcebook: A Guide to Archives and Collections in Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana Counties
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F497 .A15 L63 2012 Ready
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Lost Youngstown
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F499 .Y8 P67 2016 Ready
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Mahoning Memories: A History of Youngstown and Mahoning County F499 .Y8 B58 1995 Ready
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Master Paintings from the Butler Institute of American Art ND205 .B83 1994   Ref   Archives
Memories and Melancholy: Reflections on the Mahoning Valley and Youngstown, Ohio >>About This Book / Google Books Preview F499 .Y8 S33 2005x Ready
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Mill Creek Park F499 .Y8 G3 (1941) Ready
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More Than a Coach: What It Means to Play for Coach, Mentor, and Friend Jim Tressel (2009) >>About This Book

GV939 .T68 M67 2009 Ready
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New Steel at Campbell: A Study of the Feasibility of Reopening the Campbell Works HD9518 .Y8 B4 1978 Ready
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Recollections of Men and Events: An Autobiography, Being Some Account of Activities, Experiences, Observations and Personal Impressions During a Long and Busy Life (Joseph G. Butler, Jr.) CT275 .B8375 A3 (1925)       Archives (3)
Recollections of Men and Events: An Autobiography, Being Some Account of Activities, Experiences, Observations and Personal Impressions During a Long and Busy Life (Joseph G. Butler, Jr.) CT275 .B8375 A3 1927 Ready
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A Rediscovery of Part of the Past F500 .N4 R4 (1976) Ready
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The Regional Economic Impact Analysis of the Youngstown Municipal Airport HE9797.5 .O32 Y68 1991 Ready
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Remembering Youngstown: Tales from the Mahoning Valley
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F499.Y8 R28 2009
CRC: 977.1 P515
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Shutdown at Youngstown: Public Policy for Mass Unemployment >>Google Books Preview

HD5708.55 .U62 Y683 (1983) Ready
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Slovaks of the Greater Mahoning Valley (2011)
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F497 .M2 S56 2011 Ready
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The Steel Industry in Ohio HD9517 .O3 P48 1990     Archives
Steel Phoenix: The Fall and Rise of the U.S. Steel Industry
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HD9515 .H28 1997     Maag
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Steel Valley Klan: The Ku Klux Klan in Ohio’s Mahoning Valley HS2330.K63 J44 1990 Ready
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Steel Valley University: The Origin of Youngstown State LD6373 .S53 (1983) Ready
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Steeltown U.S.A.: Work and Memory in Youngstown
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Steelworker Alley: How Class Works in Youngstown
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HD8039 .I52 U522 1999 Ready
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Steelworkers in America: The Nonunion Era HD8039.I52 U52 (1960)     Maag
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Steeples and Stacks: Religion and Steel Crisis in Youngstown HD9518.Y8 F84 1989       Archives
The Story of the Home Savings and Loan Company, "The First 100 Years" HG2626 .Y8 S83 1989     Maag
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Strouss': Youngstown's Dependable Store >>About This Book HF5465 .U6 S779 2012 Ready
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These Hundred Years: A Chronicle of the Twentieth Century as Recorded in the Pages of the Youngstown Vindicator F499 .Y8 C37 2000 Ready
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Truman and the Steel Seizure Case: The Limits of Presidential Power
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Why the Garden Club Couldn’t Save Youngstown: The Transformation of the Rust Belt >>Table of Contents
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HC108 .Y68 S34 2009 Ready
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The Winner's Manual: For the Game of Life
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BF637.S8 T67 2008     Maag
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Worker Response to Plant Closings: Steelworkers in Johnstown and Youngstown HD5708.55 .U62 J643 1995       Archives

Youngstown Area Print Resources (continued)

Youngstown
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Youngstown F499 .Y8 Ready
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Youngstown 2010 Citywide Plan
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HT168 .Y68 M35 2005x Ready
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Youngstown: From Campus to the Downtown to the River: Midwest Urban Design Charrette 2015 NA9053 .U7 Y58 2015x Ready
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Youngstown in Pen and Pencil F499 .Y8 C6 (1934) Ready
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Youngstown Ohio F499.Y8 Y596 1968x Ready
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Youngstown: Postcards from the Steel City
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F499 .Y8 D43 2003x Ready
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Youngstown State University: From YoCo to YSU
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Youngstown History Available Online

Historical Collections of the Mahoning Valley: Containing an Account of the Two Pioneer Reunions: Together with a Selection of Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, etc. Relating to the Sale and Settlement of the Lands Belonging to the Connecticut Land Company, and History and Reminiscences, Both General and Local F497 .M2 M2
>>Read Volume 1 at Google Books

Official history, U.S.A. Base Hospital No. 31 of Youngstown, Ohio and Hospital Unit "G" of Syracuse University (1919)
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Twentieth Century History of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Ohio and Representative Citizens (1907) >>Read at Google Books

Youngstown, Past and Present : Containing a History of the Settlement of the Mahoning Valley : Rise and Progress of Its Mining and Manufacturing Industries, with an Exhibit of the Trade and Commerce of Youngstown, for 1873-4 >>Read at Google Books

Youngstown History Resources -- OhioLINK Library Catalog

Youngstown History Resources - Archives & Special Collections

50th Anniversary Journal: Past, Present and Future of Anshe Emeth F500 .J5 F54 1972x

100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Youngstown, Ohio, 1908-2008 BX4603 .Y68 O54 2008x

Academic Senate Records, 1959-2003 (Youngstown State University) [online finding aid]

Aero-o-plat Atlas of Mahoning County, Ohio (3 volumes) G4083 .M25 A3 1955x

Art Work of Youngstown, Ohio: Published in Nine Parts F499 .Y8 A7 (1927)

Borinquen: Del Mar y el Sol: Brief History of Puerto Rico, the Puerto Rican People and Their Journey to the Mahoning Valley
E184 .P85 G66 2005

A Brief History of the First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown, Ohio, 1799-1999 BX8949 .Y58 S65 2002x

Brier Hill Italian Fest: The Spirit of the Family F499.Y8 I8 1993

The Brier Hill Reference Book (Brier Hill Steel Co.) TA685 .B7 1919x

Chronological History of Central Christian Church BX6768 .Y6 C4 (1969)

A Citizen's Guide to Youngstown F499 .Yi C48 2005x

Commemorative Book of the Diamond Jubilee of St. Mary's Catholic Church: Seventy-Five Years in Retrospect BX4603 .Y68 C66 1975x

Congregation Ohev Tzedek, Shaarei Torah: 50th Anniversary, 1925-1975 BM225 .Y6 C6

Downtown and the University: Youngstown, Ohio HT168 .Y6 B7 2006x (CD-ROM)

The Economic Impact Study of Youngstown State University on the Mahoning and Shenango Valleys LB6373 .A82 2000x

Employment Shifts in the Youngstown-Warren Metropolitan area in the Year Following Black Monday HD8085 .Y63 S7 (1979)

Estimating True Unemployment Rates for the Youngstown/Warren Area HD5726 .Y8 E77 (1984)

An Ethnic Encyclopedia: The People of the Mahoning Valley E29 .A1 E84 1996x

The Fight Against Shutdowns: Youngstown's Steel Mill Closings HD5708.55.U62 Y685 1982

Finding the Way Back: Camp Fitch Centennial, 1914-2014 GV194 .P4 F56 2014x

Golden Jubilee: In Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary (Bethel Lutheran Church) BV637.9 .G65 1939x

Harry Meshel Collection, 1970-2000 [online finding aid]

Hildegard K. Schnuttgen Ethnic History Collection, 1925-1987 [online finding aid]

Historical Collections of the Mahoning Valley: Containing an Account of the Two Pioneer Reunions: Together with a Selection of Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, etc. Relating to the Sale and Settlement of the Lands Belonging to the Connecticut Land Company, and History and Reminiscences, Both General and Local F497 .M2 M2
>>Read Volume 1 at Google Books

History of St. John's Episcopal Church, Youngstown, Ohio: With Part of the History of St. James Church, Boardman, the Pioneer Parish of Ohio BX5980 .Y8 S243 1898

History of St. John's Episcopal Church, Youngstown, Ohio, A.D. 1898 - A.D. 1934: Seventy-Fifth Anniversary, December 9, A.D. 1934 BX5980 .Y8 S244 1934

A History of the Mahoning County Press, with Emphasis on Youngstown Newspapers PN4899 .M23 M4

History of the Police Department of Youngstown, Ohio, from the Earliest Time to October 1, 1906. With a Record of the Principal Crimes Committed HV8148 .Y8 H5 1906

History of the Youngstown Fire Department TH9505 .Y8 A2 (1910)

A History of Youngstown University and Its Library LD6371 .Y82 S32 (1956)

Inequities in the Distribution of Unemployment in the Youngstown/Warren SMSA HD5726 .Y8 I54 1984

Insurance Maps of Youngstown, Ohio (5 volumes) G1399 .Y8 S3 1956

Interest-Based Collective Bargaining at Youngstown State University: An Oral History LB2335.885 .U62 Y691994

An Irish Catholic Remembers and Reflects E184.I6 C376 2006x

John Young's Town in the Connecticut Western Reserve F499 .Y8 W5 (1970)

The Maag Library Records, 1937-2011 [online finding aid]

Neighborhood Conditions Report HT177 .Y58 H48 2014x

Orientation 100: Introduction to Youngstown University LD6371 .Y76 D9 (1962)

Pages from History (Youngstown Vindicator) D422 .P23 1991

Reemployment after a Shutdown: The Youngstown Steel Mill Closing 1977 to 1985, Report #HR-6 HD5708.55 .U62 Y684 1986x

Romanian Orthodoxy in Youngstown, 1906-1981: A Historical Review of the Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church Community
BX738 .R64 Y6832 (1981)

St. Elizabeth Health Center Centennial Celebration, 1911-2011: Celebrating the Past, Growing for the Future RA982 .Y8 S242 2011

Saint John Greek Orthodox Church, Youngstown, Ohio, Consecration Day, November 30, 1969 BX738 .Y638 (1969)

Sampler of Youngstown and Mahoning County History F499 .Y8 Y59 (197-)

Scrapbook of Youngstown Steel Workers Strike of 1938 HD5325 .S73 .Y6

Shutdown: Public Policy for Mass Unemployment HD9519 .Y6 B87 (1980)

Sights and Sites: A Guide to Historic Places of Interest in Youngstown and Mahoning County F499 .Y8 S53 1977

The Steel Industry in Youngstown: An Analysis of Economic Factors Affecting the Stability and Competitive Position of the Steel Industry in the Mahoning Valley: A Report HD9518 .Y8 S93 1947

Steeples and Stacks: Religion and Steel Crisis in Youngstown HD9518.Y8 F84 1989

The Story of the First Fifty Years of Westminster Presbyterian Church, Youngstown, Ohio F499 .Y8 Y62 (1943)

Through the Years, 1889-1939: Fiftieth Anniversary, the Home Savings and Loan Company HG2613 .Y684 H65 1939x

The Trinity Story BX8249 .Y58 1957x

Unemployment among Former Steelworkers in the Youngstown/Warren SMSA HD5726 .Y8 G36 1986

WYSU-FM Records, 1965-2006 [online finding aid]

Youngstown Area Demographic Study HB2197 .Y8 Y59 1985

Youngstown City Waterworks [manuscript] HD4464 .O3 Y58 1878x

Youngstown Grows with Ohio F499 .Y8Y61 (1953)

Youngstown, Ohio Community Renewal Program: Preliminary Report F499 .Y8 C5 (1968) (4 volumes)

The Youngstown Playhouse: A Fond View of 50 Years PN2277 .Y62 Y69 1974

Youngstown State University: Founding Documents, 1884-1963 [online finding aid]

Youngstown State University Image Survey LD6373 .A62 Y68 1996

Youngstown History Web Resources

Center for Working Class Studies at Youngstown State University
The first academic program in the U.S. to focus on issues of work and class. Mission: To increase awareness of and respect for working-class life and culture through education, the arts, media, and research.

   ♦ CWCS Archives @ Maag Library/Digital.Maag
   ♦ Steel Valley Voices: An Ethnic Community Archive

City of Youngstown Ohio: History

The Cleveland Memory Project: The Youngstown-Warren Collection

The Hampton Institute: America's Fastest Shrinking City: The Story of Youngstown, Ohio

Idora Park Past & Present

Maag Library: Digital.Maag
YSU's Institutional Repository, an electronic archive collection.

Maag Library: Oral History Digital Collection
Collects and preserves first-person narratives of northeastern Ohioans who have participated in, or closely observed events which have significantly affected both the state and nation.

Mahoning Valley Historical Society
Educates and promotes an interest in the history of the Mahoning Valley by collecting, preserving, and developing material representative of the people who have inhabited the region.

   ♦ The Arms Family Museum of Local History
   ♦ Archives Library
   ♦ Local History Sourcebook
   ♦ Tyler History Center

Ohio History Central: An Online Encyclopedia of Ohio History: Youngstown, Ohio

Ohio Steel Council: History of Ohio Steelmaking

OhioPix
Rights-managed historic images of Ohio. Search for "Youngstown"

Trumbull County Historical Society

UrbanOhio.com: Youngstown - A Tale of Two Steel Mills

Why the Garden Club Couldn't Save Youngstown: Civic Infrastructure and Mobilization in Economic Crises
Sean Safford, MIT, 2004

Wikipedia: Youngstown, Ohio

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor
Learn about the steel industry that dominated Youngstown in the 20th century and check out the “last heats,” the final batches of steel produced at each of the mills before they closed.

Youngstown Economic Action Group

YSU Regional Economic Development Initiative
Research-based, implementation-focused economic development support services for the Mahoning Valley.