The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor. Archives/Library
151 W. Wood Street
Repository URL: http://www.ohiohistory.org/youngst/arch_lib.html
Repository description (CRHP): A number of videotaped interviews held by this repository shed light on civil rights and labor issues in northeastern Ohio.
Repository description (extant): The Archives/Library research facility houses local government records as well as materials relating to the iron and steel industries in northeastern Ohio and the development of organized labor. At this time, the county records, selected Ohio death records, selected manuscript materials, and videotaped oral histories are available for research. Other materials will be made available on an ongoing basis.
In addition to manuscript collections from corporations and labor unions such as the United Steelworkers of America, District 27, Subdistrict 6, the Archives/Library also holds and collects personal papers of local residents, oral history interviews with workers and managers, films and videos on steelmaking, numerous photographs, blueprints, newspapers on microfilm, and reference books on industrial and labor history.
Repository Notes (CRHP): This repository is affiliated with the Ohio Historical Society and located near the Youngstown State University campus. The mailing address is: History Department - YSU, Attn: YHCIL Archives, One University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44555.
Repository type: Local History Organization
YHCIL video oral histories