Tuesday, June 19, 2012

New Horizon Lecture Series Program coming in July

Dr. Wilson J. Warren will be in Ottumwa at the Public Library on Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 6:00 pm for a presentation titled, “Ottumwa’s Important Contributions to the Growth of Industrial America.” He will share his research and expertise from years of studying his hometown and the history of Ottumwa’s meat packing industry.
Currently, Dr. Warren is a professor in the History Department at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1992 with a focus in History Education, 20th Century United States, and U.S. labor practices.
The Friends of the Ottumwa Public Library organization is sponsoring the Horizon Lecture Series.