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Youngstown History Resources: WEB RESOURCES


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) >>Read at Google Books

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


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

History of Ohio Steelmaking

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: Youngstown, Ohio

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

Trumbull County Historical Society 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.