YHC offers workshops, free admission during SFA

Admission will be free to the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor on Saturday, July 7, as part of the Youngstown State University Summer Festival of the Arts. The Center will also offer a series of workshops.

In addition to the permanent exhibit, “By the Sweat of Their Brow: Forging the Steel Valley,” the museum also features a model railroad exhibit by the Western Reserve Modular Railroad Club. Other highlights are the new banner exhibit, “Forged in Battle: Remembering the 1937 Little Steel Strike,” and the traveling exhibit, “Progress and Promise: The Sisters of Northeastern Ohio.”

The Center is located at 151 W. Wood St., on the southern border of the YSU campus.

Also on July 7, the Center’s Archives/Library will offer a day of workshops covering a variety of topics: 10 a.m., Intro to Genealogy/Local Architecture; 11:30 a.m., Capturing Your Family’s Oral History/Scrapbooking Your Family History; 1 p.m., The Recipes of Family History/1937 Little Steel Strike; 2:30 p.m., Preserving Your Family Heirlooms/The Underground Railroad.

The cost for the workshops is $10 per session or three sessions for $25. For more information and registration, call 330-941-1314.