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WESTERN RESERVE STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

 

12th Annual

Western Reserve Studies Symposium

 

LIFELINES OF THE WESTERN RESERVE!

TRANSPORTATION: LAND/WATER/AIR

Squire Valleevue Farm

Sheep Barn

Hunting Valley, Ohio

 

October 3-4, 1997

Friday, October 3, 1997
SHEEP BARN
1:00 Registration

1:30 Welcome
Gladys Haddad, Symposium Director, Case Western Reserve University

1:45 Greetings
"The Auto and the Environment: Approaching a Turning Point"
Norman Robbins, Case Western Reserve University

2:00 "The Railroad Experience in the Western Reserve"
Roger Grant, Clemson University

2:45 "Cleveland's Terminal Tower: The Forest City Acquires a Metropolitan Image"
Walter Leedy, Cleveland State University

BREAK

3:30 "Trails of the Western Reserve"
Jay Abercrombie, Davey Resource Group

4:15 "Digger Gallagher, The Canaler"
Foster Brown, Cleveland Metroparks

MANOR HOUSE


5:30 RECEPTION


6:30 DINNER

PROGRAM

Cleveland's Winton Motor Carriage Company
A Celebration of "The Winton Centennial and The Ride of a Century"
David Holcombe, Frederick C. Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum
Western Reserve Historical Society

Saturday, October 4, 1997
SHEEP BARN

9:00 Registration

9:30 Urban Sprawl: The Controversy
"The Moral Challenge of Regional Sprawl"
Bishop Anthony M. Pilla, Diocese of Cleveland

10:15 SESSIONS
Scoping out the Territory
Chair: William Barrow, Cleveland State University

"Traversing the Uncharted Wilderness"
William Barrow, Cleveland State University

"Come Emigrate With Me: Vision and Reality on the Western Reserve Frontier"
Bari Stith, Geauga County Archives

"Thunder in the Heartland: A Chronicle of Outstanding Weather Events in Ohio"
Thomas and Jeanne Appelhans Schmidlin, Kent State University

11.15 "Getting Here Was Half the Fun"
Chair: David Anderson, Hiram College

"Hale Farm (Summit County)"
Melissa Arnold, Case Western Reserve University

"Hiram (Portage County)"
David Anderson, Hiram College

"Brownfield (Geauga County)"
Judith Sheridan, Historic Preservationist

"Oberlin (Lorain County)"
Roland Baumann, Oberlin College

"Vermilion (Erie County)"
William O'Brian, Great Lakes Historical Society

12:30 LUNCH

1:00 PROGRAM
"Dressed for Transport: Men and Women on the Move"
Jean Druesedow, Kent State University Museum

Constance Korosec, Ursuline College
With the cooperation of the Western Reserve Historical Society

1:45
CONCURRENT SESSIONS
SHEEP BARN
LAND
Chair: Judith Cetina, Cuyahoga County Archives

"Not Carriages But the Parts Thereof: Cleveland and the Making of the Horse Drawn Vehicle Accessory Industry"
Thomas Kinney, Case Western Reserve University

"Public Transportation in Cleveland: The Golden Era 1859-1963"
James A. Toman, Cleveland State University

"The Bridges of the Western Reserve"
Randall S. Over, Ohio Department of Transportation

PINK PIG
WATER
Chair: Jim Borchert, Cleveland State University

"Newest Gem in the Emerald Necklace, Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation"
Edward Povraznik and Richard T. Huff, Jr., Cleveland Metroparks

"Competing Visions of the Lakefront"
Marjorie L. Moore, University School

"Great Lakes Shipping: Impact on the Western Reserve"
George Ryan, Lake Carriers' Association

CLASSROOM AIR
Chair: Virginia Dawson, History Enterprises

"How Cleveland Invented the Modern Airport"
Edward J. Pershey and Christopher J. Dawson, Western Reserve Historical Society

"The Youngstown Warren Regional Airport: Plans and Prospects"
Reid Dulberger, Youngstown Regional Chamber of Commerce

"Transporting People Beyond the Atmosphere"
Craig Williams, NASA Lewis

SHEEP BARN
3:00 "Urban Sprawl: The Controversy"
Response/Commentray/Discussion
Chair: Marian Morton, John Carroll University

"Examining the Social Justice Implications"
Lauren Bowen, John Carroll University

"Moving Beyond the Limits of Environmental Politics"
Kevin Snape, Clean Air Conservancy

"Outmigration and the First Suburbs Coalition"
Judith H. Rawson Vice Mayor, Shaker Hieghts

"A Real Estate Developer's Perspective"
Lee A. Chilcote, Greater Cleveland Real Estate Organizations, Inc.

4:30 CLOSE

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