case western reserve university



4th Annual

Western Reserve Studies Symposium






The Western Reserve Historical Society

Cleveland, Ohio

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
David Kyvig

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
Bari Stith

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
Virginia Gunn

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
Ricky Clark

Separating Apples, Potatoes and Peaches: Jesse Brown Pounds, Advocate of the Social Gospel in Cleveland 1880 - 1920
Sandra Parker

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
Barbara Clemenson
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
Student Showcase
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"
Barbara Clemenson
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