Western Reserve Studies Symposium
THE SOCIAL AND CULTURAL
SEASONS OF WESTERN
The Western Reserve Historical Society
November 10-12, 1989
Friday, 10 November
1:00 p.m. Registration
1:30 p.m. Introduction: Gladys Haddad
Welcome: Theodore Sande
Keynote Address: Historians are Everywhere
by Phillip Schriver
3:00 p.m. Nearby History in the Western Reserve
Panel of Scholars on Historical research
David Bush, Kimberley Phillips, William Saxbe
4:30 p.m. Reception
Saturday, 11 November
9:30 a.m. Introduction: Gladys Haddad
"Conflict and Change"
John Grabowski, Session Chair
A Vision Divided: Family and Community in Geauga County
Conflict and Cooperation Among East Central European Immigrants: Slovaks in Cleveland 1880-1930
Michael J. Kopanic, Jr.
Welfare Institutions and Organized Charity: Bethel Mission and the Home for Aged Colored People
Kenneth W. Rose
11:15 a.m. "Time and Money"
Robert A. Wheeler, Session Chair
The Role of Commercial Banking in the Commercial Development of Lake Erie, 1832 to 1837
Cynthia M. Lewis
The Trumbull County Clock Industry, 1812-1835
Rebecca M. Rogers
The 19th Century Glass Industry in Northeastern Ohio
Dean M. Zimmerman
Commercial Photographers in Akron, 1850-1900
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. A Family Decade - Almost Lost: The 1900 to 1911 Photographs of Richard Aubrey
Slide Lecture by Richard Mitchell
2:00 p.m.. "Women Against the Tide"
Marian Morton, Session Chair
The Missionary Position: Attitudes Toward Marriage in Oberlin, 1840-1855
Separating Apples, Potatoes and Peaches: Jesse Brown Pounds, Advocate of the Social Gospel in Cleveland 1880 - 1920
Illegal?? Indecent?? Obscene?? The Maternal Health Association and Family Planning Clinics in Cleveland
Jimmy E. W. Meyer
3:15 p.m. "The Arts and the Spirit of the Times"
Eric Johannesen, Session Chair
Children's Literature in the Western Reserve: The Tension Between Continuity and Change
Martha I. Pallante
Shrouded in Obscurity: The Life and Works of Caroline L. Ransom (1826 - 1910)
Marianne B. Woods
Justin Holland: Black Guitarist in the Western Reserve
John Troxell, Guitarist
Sunday, 12 November
1:15 p.m. "Walking Across America"
Hotfoot Duo Bluegrass Musicians *
2:00 p.m. Concurrent Programs "Education and Interpretation at the Historical Society"
Ann Sindelar and Holly Tevesz
With Elementary and Secondary Educators
History Day and Local History Award Winners
"Marcus Alonzo Hanna" bu Joseph Parrino
"Albert Fairchild Holden" by Lori and Jennifer Schmich
"The Van Sweringens" by Alison Kameya
"David Dietz: America's First Science Editor"
by Charles Robert Keopke
"Garrett Morgan" by Duane Anderson
2:00 p.m. Concurrent Programs "Family History for Children, Parents and Grandparents"
With Members of the WRHS Genealogical Committee
3:30 p.m. "Tales of the Western Reserve"
Storytelling by Becky Hill *
4:15 p.m. "The Western Reserve in Song and Verse"
Music and Song by Lissy Gulick
* Appearing under the auspices of Young Audiences of Greater Cleveland, Inc.
For more information call Professor Gladys Haddad, Symposium Director, at
Case Western Reserve University (216) 368-4117,
or email Professor Haddad