CLASS 5: SEPTEMBER 3
Auditorium, Ohio County Public Library
PROGRESSIVE OWNERSHIP: WHEELING’S TOBACCO INDUSTRY
This program will explore Wheeling’s tobacco industry, from the origins of production, importance of the transportation nexus, the role of German makers, the peak years of output, the union disputes between cigar and stogie makers on the national labor scene, the contributions of owners like Pollack and Bloch, and interesting facts and figures, such as strippers and left and right cigars.
INSTRUCTOR: DR. DAVID JAVERSAK