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Ohio County Public Library (Wheeling, W. Va.)

Overview
Works: 20 works in 20 publications in 1 language and 20 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Humor 
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Most widely held works by Ohio County Public Library (Wheeling, W. Va.)
Sara Lucy Bagby and the Fugitive Slave Law( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Historian John E. Vacha discussed the case of Sara Lucy Bagby. A slave owned by Wheeling's William Goshorn, Lucy Bagby escaped to Cleveland but became one of the last slaves to be returned to bondage under the Fugitive Slave Act
Swing shift( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Golden age jazz trumpeter Maxine Fields Knepper told her story at Lunch with Books. Once a member of the Sweethearts of Rhythm, Mrs. Knepper's career is discussed in the book Swing shift: All-girl bands of the 1940s
Traitors in Wheeling : secessionism in an Appalachian unionist city( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

WVU History professor Ken Fones-Wolf presented an overview of Wheeling's prominent secessionists like William Goshorn and Daniel Steenrod
Remembering Rosie Gacioch( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In a presentation called When women played baseball: the story of Margaret, Nellie and Rose, Chicago-based Barbara Gregorich, author of Women at Play: the story of women in baseball, shared the story of Wheeling's own Rosie Gacioch. Rosie grew up in South Wheeling, two blocks from Pulaski Field where she first tried out for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. She went on to become one of the league's most dominant players
Two book reviews( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tim Luke of 'Cash in the Attic' fame reviewed Provenance: how a con man and forger rewrote the history of modern art by Laney Salisbury and Aly Sujo, and Priceless: how I went undercover to rescue the world's stolen treasures, by Robert K. Wittman. Luke brought his unique, insider perspective to these actual events
South Wheeling's Polish community( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

William Hal Gorby, discussed "Subcultures in conflict in Polonia: class, religion, and ethnic tensions in the formation of Wheeling's Polish community, 1895-1917," which was published in West Virginia history, Fall 2010
The president is a sick man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

NPR journalist Matthew Algeo discussed his new book, The president is a sick man, about the secret cancer operation performed on Grover Cleveland in 1893. It details an extraordinary but almost unknown political cover-up. Algeo also discussed the 1897 "Banner incident" during which members of the Grand Army of the Republic, celebrating a reunion in Wheeling, refused to walk under a Cleveland banner across the street
West Virginia Rosie the riveter project( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Members of the West Virginia Rosie the Riveter Project were at Lunch with Books. The group's mission is to say 'Thanks!' to the West Virginia women who served our nation as defense workers during the Second World War by recording and gathering their stories for posterity
Irish music with Black Slaney( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, the Irish folk band Black Slaney entertained with a rousing mix of traditional Irish songs and original acoustic roots music
College in a nutskull( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dr. Anders Henriksson, author of the popular Non campus mentis, returned to Lunch with Books to discuss his new books, College in a nutskull, featuring 'funnier, nuttier, more outrageous material culled from the actual exam books of real college students.'
The Peace Corps experience : 50 years and counting( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Susan Hogan, Bill Hogan and Bob Gaudio marked the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps
Steamboat pioneer Arthur Phillips( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Arthur M. Phillips, one of the first steam engine builders in the West, immigrated from Carlisle, Pa., to Steubenville, Ohio, in 1807. He was induced by Messrs. McLure, Shriver, List and others, to remove to Wheeling, where he established a works in the north part of the city in 1832., Others further established in Wheeling, a boat yard. It was now that a number of the finest steamers on the river were built here, noticeably the "A. M. Phillips", in the year 1836. She proved to be one of the fastest steamers on the Ohio, making the trip from Pittsburgh to Wheeling in four hours
The Irish volunteer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

David Kincaid performed Civil War songs of the Irish Brigade
The forgotten first campaign, Western Virginia, 1861( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

W. Hunter Lesser, noted Civil War author of Rebels at the gate discussed the Civil War in Western Virginia in 1861
Author Jaimy Gordon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Author Jaimy Gordon read from her new National Book Award winning novel, Lord of Misrule. Set at Indian Mound Downs, a fictional racing track south of Wheeling, the book explores the ruthless and often violent world of cheap horse racing
Heir to the throne( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Belmont County prosecuting attorney Chris Berhalter, the author of a new political thriller, Heir to the throne, presented a program on his book at with Lunch with Books
The Civil War ram fleet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Historian Jown Bowman discussed his new book Steamboats on the western rivers in the Civil War. In a segment called 'Charles Ellet, Jr., civil engineer, war strategist and creator of the Civil War ram fleet, ' Mr. Bowman explained Ellet's ambitions and efforts to have the Navy accept his steamboat ram idea for use during the war
The bicentennial of steamboating( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

On Oct. 21, 1811 the New Orleans, the first steamboat in western waters, passed Wheeling on the first successful steamboat trip down the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers to New Orleans
Judge Thomas Buergenthal, author, A lucky child( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Judge Thomas Buergenthal discussed his memoir, A Lucky Child, in which he recounted his experiences as one of the youngest survivors of the concentration camps of Auschwitz and Sachsenhausen
Church and state in Communist Poland( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fr. Mazgaj discusses his book Church and state in Communist Poland: a history, 1944-1989, which explores Polish Catholicism and how the strong Polish culture prepared the populace to resist attempts to destroy the church
 
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