Light the Wick

What is Light the Wick? Light The Wick is a weekly glimpse at the goings-on along the art corridor (Wick Avenue) at Youngstown State University. This show is completely student produced and gives the world a glimpse at our community here at YSU.

See the latest episode of Light the Wick.

FDR and Social Security

With all the talk in Washington centered around plans to cut Social Security, we take a look back at how it all got started.

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from the Youngstown State University Archives and Special Collections staff!

FDR and the Banking Crisis of 1932, Part II

Second part of FDR’s speech on the continuing banking and Wall Street Crisis. This video comes courtesy of Youtube [Part 2 of 2].

FDR and the Banking Crisis of 1932

With the continuing banking and Wall Street Crisis, the YSU Archives turn to another FDR Fireside Chat on how the FDR administration dealt with the crisis of 1932. This video comes courtesy of Youtube [Part 1 of 2].

FDR on the Mortgage, Farm and Dollar Crisis

Our video of the month takes us back to 1933 and how Franklin D. Roosevelt dealt with the tumultuous economic period of the 30’s. In this particular segment he addresses mortgages, farms, and the dollar crisis.

Historical Video Selections of the Month

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