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WESTERN RESERVE STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

 

8th Annual

Western Reserve Studies Symposium

 

THE WESTERN RESERVE:

MOGULS, MONUMENTS, AND OTHER MANIFESTATIONS  

Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, Ohio

 October 8-9, 1993

Friday, October 8, 1993
Adelbert Hall Toepfer Room

1:30 Welcome & Introduction
Gladys Haddad, Symposium Director, Case Western Reserve University
Agnar Pytte, President of Case Western Reserve University

1:45 "There is a Crack in Everything: Andrew Carnegie and the Beginnings of Modern Philanthropy"
Patricia O'Toole, Business and social historian, author of The Five of Hearts

BREAK
Moguls and Their Monuments

2:45 "Introduction"
David R. Anderson, Chair , Hiram College

3:00 "Building Adelbert College"
Walter Leedy, Cleveland State University

3:30 "The History and Renovation of Oberlin's Peters Hall"
Geoffrey Blodgett, Oberlin College

4:00 "James W. Ellsworth: If You Seek His Monument"
Thomas Vince, Hudson Library and Historical Society

5:00 "Adelbert Tour"
Frank Borchert, Vice President for Budget and Planning

DINNER PROGRAM
Tomlinson Hall
Faculty Dining Room
5:30 Wine-Punch Cheese-Crackers-Fruit-Crudites
6:00 "WOB" Park Goist
Readings and music from a new play based on the life of Joe Hill, legendary labor leader and song writer.
7:00 Dinner

Saturday, October 9, 1993
Adelbert Hall

9:30 CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Toepfer Room - Around the Reserve
Chair: Robert Kolesar, John Carroll University

"Youngstown"
William Jenkins, Youngstown State University

"Akron"
Steven Paschen, Summit County Historical Society

"Lorain/Elyria"
Ron Burdick, Lorain County Historical Society

Room 352 - Townscapes and Cityscapes
Chair: Patricia Eldredge, Cleveland Restoration Society
"Mill Creek Park, Youngstown"
Rebecca Rogers, Historical Consultant

"Warren"
Alex Bobersky, Urban Planner

"Kinsman"
Richard Webb, Regional Historian

BREAK

1:30 CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Toepfer Room - Cleveland Enterprise: Utilities
Chair: Carroll Pursell, Case Western Reserve University

"Cleveland Electric Illuminating and East Ohio Gas"
Paula Cohen, Historical Consultant

"Electric Utilities in Cleveland and Toronto"
Ruth Milne, Case Western Reserve University, Graduate Studies

"Cleveland Municipal Light"
Dennis Kucinich, Former Mayor of the City of Cleveland

Room 352 - Cleveland Enterprise: Land Development
Chair: Thomas Campbell, Cleveland State University

"West Side Elites:  Shaping the Landscape"
James Borchert, Cleveland State University

"John Hartness Brown and the Development of Eastern Cleveland"
William Barrow, Cleveland State University

3:00
Closing Remarks
Toepfer Room
Patricia O'Toole
Virginia Dawson, Case Western Reserve University

For more information call Professor Gladys Haddad, Symposium Director, at
Case Western Reserve University (216) 368-4117,
or email Professor Haddad