Thursday, May 09, 2013

Public Discussion on Middletown History Today at Wesleyan

Press Release: http://wesleying.org/2013/05/09/first-friday-middletown-history/#more-103018
The final First Friday program, sponsored by the Center for Community Partnerships, will feature the students in Ron Schatz’s Middletown History service-learning course. The event will take place on Friday, May 10th at 4:30 PM in Room 004 of Wesleyan’s Allbritton Center, located at 222 Church St. All Wesleyan and Middletown community members are welcome to attend.

The students presenting and their subjects are as follows:
  • Ross Levin ’15: the 1912 strike at Russell Manufacturing Company
  • Earl Lin ’15: Mayor Stephen Bailey’s urban renewal plan
  • Adam Marcu ’13: the workmen in Portland’s brownstone quarries
  • Kyle Roosa ’13: late 19th-century Middletown philanthropy
  • Zachary Vinci ’15: Middletown’s patriots in the Revolutionary War
  • Yanru Wang ’13: the establishment of Middletown High School in the 1840s
What: First Friday talk on Middletown History
When: Friday, May 10, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Room 004 Allbritton Center (222 Church St)

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