Video Archive

Susan Eisenhower, “Eisenhower in War and Peace,” September 21, 2016.  Harry T. Wilks Conference Center.

Hank Fincken, “Henry Ford, Fit to a ‘T’: A Dramatic Presentation,” February 9, 2016. Fitton Center for Creative Arts.

Caroline Janney, “Reconciling & Reuniting the Nation: How Americans Have Remembered the Civil War,” September 16, 2015. Harry T. Wilks Conference Center, Miami University Hamilton.

John Bodnar, “Witnessing the War on Terror in American Culture,” September 9, 2015. Harry T. Wilks Conference Center, Miami University Hamilton.

 

Jim Blount, “Hamilton’s ‘Little Chicago’ Era & Its Consequences,” May 6 2015. Harry T. Wilks Conference Center, Miami University Hamilton.

Jeremy Meier,”Dillinger on Trial,” April 21, 2015. Harry T. Wilks Conference Center, Miami University Hamilton.

Dr. Elliot J. Gorn, “Dillinger’s Wild Ride,” April 9, 2015. Harry T. Wilks Conference Center, Miami University Hamilton.

Richard O Jones presents “Hollywood Hoods, Miami Hamilton Downtown. Public Enemy (1931), shown March 3; The Roaring Twenties (1939) shown March 10; Dillinger (1945), shown March 17. Note: due to copyright restrictions only introduction and discussion of these films are shown here, although all three remain widely available to buy, rent, or borrow!

Dr. Susan Spellman, “Business & Ordinary Life in the 1920s and 1930s.” February 24, 2015, Miami Hamilton Downtown Center.

Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, feat. Rick Good, “Ashokan Farewell: The Civil War & Beyond.” November 13, 2014. Parrish Auditorium, Miami Universtiy Hamilton. First set.

Ungar & Mason, second set.

John E. Dolibois History Prize, awarded to Professor James M. McPherson, October 29, 2014

Jim Blount, Lester Horwitz, David L. Mowery, G. Michael Pratt, Matthew Smith (moderator): “Memorializing John Hunt Morgan & the 1863 Ohio-Indiana Raid.” October 7, 2014, Harry T. Wilks Conference Center.

Kelli Lyon Johnson, “The Fight Against Slavery: Lessons From History.” September 16, 2014, Miami University Hamilton Downtown Center.

2014 Jim Blount History Educator Award. March 6, 2014, Harry T. Wilks Conference Center, Miami University Hamilton. Awardees: Lisa Eubanks; Kim Young. Keynote speaker: Francois Furstenberg, “The War of 1812 and the Long Struggle for the West.”

Steve Vogel, “Through the Perilous Fight: the Story of the Star Spangled Banner at the Battle for Baltimore.” March 13, 2014, Harry T. Wilks Conference Center, Miami Hamilton.

Martin Johnson, “Lincoln and the Gettysburg Moment.” February 12, 2014, Harry T. Wilks Conference Center, Miami Hamilton.

“What’s Your Story? Jim Blount. Heritage Stories of the Miami Valley.” October 23, 2013, Miami University Hamilton Downtown.

Jeremy Meier (Owens Community College): highlights from “Oliver Hazard Perry: Hero of Lake Erie.” September 24, 2013, Wilks Conference Center, Miami Hamilton.

Gregory Evans Dowd (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor): “The Tecumseh Legend as History.” September 4, 2013, Wilks Conference Center, Miami Hamilton.

“The Dam Lie That Saved Lives: Hamilton Family Stories of the 1913 Flood.” March 26, 2013, Wilks Conference Center, Miami Hamilton.

Introduction: Dr. Curtis Ellison, Michael J. Colligan History Project; City of Hamilton 1913 Flood Inundation Map presentation by Rose Haverkos, City of Hamilton.

Part 2: Jim Blount Presentation

Part 3: Hamilton family flood stories

Centennial Commemoration of the 1913 Hamilton Flood, March 25, 2013. Butler County Courthouse.

 

 

“Ohio’s Greatest Disaster: the 1913 Flood in Hamilton & Beyond.” Trudy Bell. March 5, 2013.

Introductions: Dr. Whitney Womack Smith, Miami University Hamilton (Dean’s Office); Dr. Curtis Ellison, Michael J. Colligan History Project.

Trudy Bell lecture.

Trudy Bell, Q & A

“One Hundred Fifty Years of the Arts in Hamilton.”  Rick H. Jones, Executive Director, Fitton Center for the Creative Arts.  November 8, 2012.

Introductions: Dean Michael Pratt, Miami University Hamilton; Dr. Curtis Ellison, Michael J. Colligan History Project; Sue Samoviski, President, Fitton Center Board.

Rick Jones, Pt. 1. Defining the Arts.

Rick Jones, Pt. 2. Overview of Art, Music, and Theater in Early Hamilton.

Rick Jones, Pt. 3. Community Building through the Arts.

Rick Jones, Q & A.

“Mobilizing Arts Impact on Communities.” Mary McCullough-Hudson, President and CEO, ArtsWave Cincinnati.  October 11, 2012.

Introductions: Dean Michael Pratt, Miami University Hamilton; Dr. Curtis Ellison, Michael J. Colligan History Project; Rick H. Jones, Executive Director, Fitton Center for Creative Arts.

McCullough-Hudson, Pt. 1.

McCullough-Hudson, Pt. 2.

McCullough-Hudson, Pt. 3.

McCullough-Hudson, Q & A.

Mr. Harry T. Wilks interviewed for: “What’s Your Story? Heritage Stories of Hamilton and the Miami Valley.” September 6, 2012, Harry Wilks House at Pyramid Hill.  Video courtesy of TvHAMILTON.

“Culture, Politics, and the Creative Economy.” Robert Lynch, President & CEO Americans for the Arts.  September 19, 2012.

Introductions: Sue Samoviski, President, Fitton Center Board; Dr. Curtis Ellison, Michael J. Colligan History Project; Rick H. Jones, Executive Director, Fitton Center.

Lynch Pt. 1: advocating for the arts; economic impact for communities

Lynch, Pt. 2: Defining the arts; historical perspectives; Americans for the Arts: “who we are”

Lynch, Pt. 3: Fundraising strategies; the Oath of the Athenian Citizen; concluding remarks

Ann Antenen (former Mayor, Hamilton, Ohio) interviewed
for: “What’s Your Story? Heritage Stories of Hamilton & the
Miami Valley.” April 25, 2012, Miami University Hamilton Downtown.


Dr. Peter Williams, introduced by Dean Michael Pratt,
Dr. Curtis Ellison, April 10, 2012

Williams, Pt. 1: “How to read a church;” America’s religious
landscape; Hamilton’s religious beginnings; religious responses to urbanization

Williams, Pt. 2: African-American churches; Catholic influences; suburbanization; evangelical impact; continuing immigration; Hamilton’s religious landscape surveyed

Williams, Pt. 3: Transitions; Hamilton’s expanding religious landscape; continuing immigration; summary

Williams: Q & A

Michael Dingledein, introduced by Dean Michael Pratt,
Dr. Curtis Ellison, March 13, 2012

Dingledein pt. 1: Hamilton’s distinctive past; nature of
urbanism; defining the “built environment;” importance of
human scale; the New Urbanism

Dingledein pt. 2: Frederick G. Mueller; civic space & the
built environment; the “wrong definition” of modernism;
rediscovering Hamilton’s architectural heritage

Dingledein pt 3: The last fifty years: zoning; sprawl; impact
of the automobile; loss of human scale; sustainability;
valuing social capital

Dingledein Q & A.

Dave Belew (former president, Beckett Paper Company) interviewed
for: “What’s Your Story? Heritage Stories of Hamilton & the Miami
Valley.” February 28, 2012, Miami University Hamilton Downtown.

John E. Dolibois History Prize, awarded to Professor William
Cronon, February 16, 2012

Jim Blount, introduced by Dean Michael Pratt and Dr. Curtis Ellison
December 7, 2011

Blount, pt 1: Early Hamilton; the Miami-Erie Canal;
Hamilton Hydraulic; the Corn Belt era; Clark Lane;
Owens, Lane & Dyer; the Civil War

Blount, pt. 2: machine tools; the Corliss Engine;
community leadership; Lazard Kahn; city milestones;
“The Safe Capital of the World”

Blount, pt. 3: The Paper Valley; industrial diversity;
1913 flood; Ford Motor Co.; the Great Depression;
World War Two

Blount, pt. 4: The Liberty Engine; demands of war;
postwar decline; impact of the interstate system; the
Cold War

Blount Q & A.

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Accessible at Miami University Regionals video site:

http://vimeo.com/user8675268/videos

Dr. William G. Thomas, University of Nebraska-Lincoln:
“Railroads, Civil War & the Making of America,” October 2011

Dr. David S. Reynolds: “Mightier Than The Sword: Uncle Tom’s
Cabin & the Battle for America. September 2011.

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