Brown Bag Lecture Series
All Brown Bag Lunch presentations are FREE. Join us over the lunch hour Noon-1:00pm for these programs.
Sponsored by Bates Printing and the Dingler Family in memory of Milton and Evelyn Dingler
Upcoming Brown Bag Lunches: 2014
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
"Julia Grant, First Lady 1869-1877"
presented by Sally Whiston, living history presenter
"A Century of the Massillon High School Football Band"
presented by Robert Wenzel, voice of the Tiger Swing Band
"Massillon and the War to End All Wars"
presented by Mandy Altimus Pond, Archivist, Massillon Museum
About the Brown Bag Lunch Series
Bring a sack lunch or enjoy soup and sandwiches provided by a guest cafe. The program will begin promptly at 12:10 p.m. and conclude about 12:50 p.m. to accommodate guests who attend during the lunch hour.
Bates Printing sponsors the Brown Bag Lunch Series, which is in its eleventh year. It continues on the fourth Tuesday of each month, January through October.
The event, which is held in the Museum lobby, is free and open to the public; no reservations are required, but seats fill early. The Massillon Museum is located at 121 Lincoln Way East in downtown Massillon. For more information, call the Massillon Museum at 330-833-4061.
Margy Vogt, Museum Public Relations & Lunch Series Chair - (click here to email Margy)
Previous Brown Bag Lunches 2014
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Technology and the Civil War
presented by Chris Craft • MassMu Special Projects Coordinator, Civil War historian, actor
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Negro Baseball Leagues
presented by David Lundquist, Ed Grier, Leslie Heaphy, David Schultz, and Richard Kettler • baseball historians
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
The Big Read: Fahrenheit 451 and Ray Bradbury
presented by Mark Dawidziak • author, actor, Plain Dealer TV critic, KSU professor
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Books Under Fire: The Ongoing Battle for the Right to Read
presented by Sherie Brown • director, Massillon Public Library
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Surviving the Holocaust as a Child
presented by Barbara Turkeltaub • Holocaust survivor
Previous Brown Bag Lunches 2013
Tuesday, January 22
Civil War Movies
presented by Chris Craft and Mandy Pond, Museum staff members, actors, and film aficionados
Tuesday, February 26
CHARISMA: Contributions of Historic African-Americans
Whose Roots and Influence are of Significance to the Massillon Area
presented by Marva Dodson, Local Historian
Tuesday, March 26
Massillon's 1913 Flood
presented by Rudy Turkal, Local historian and collector
Tuesday, April 23
White Trash, The Genteel Classes, and To Kill a Mockingbird
presented by Will Cooley, Professor of History, Walsh University
Tuesday, May 28
Going to Work: Federal Projects and the Great Depression
presented by Todd Clark, Stark Parks History Programmer and Naturalist
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
The Life of a Circus Clown
Dale Smith • Herky the Clown!
sponsored in part by Meadow Wind Health Care Center
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Mary Owens Jenkins: Union Army Heroine?
Joe Herrick • Local Historian
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
The Lincoln Highway
Michel Hocker • Director, Ohio Lincoln Highway Historic Byway
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Ohio's Lake Erie Wineries
Claudia Taller • Author and Ohio Wine Expert
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
The Vampire Talk
Mark Dawidziak • Author and Actor