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  • A.J. Wright
    fyi...aj wright // ajwright@uab.edu ... From: Finnegan, Terence [mailto:FinneganT@wpunj.edu] Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2001 3:15 PM To: H-SOUTH@H-NET.MSU.EDU
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      From: Finnegan, Terence [mailto:FinneganT@...]
      Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2001 3:15 PM
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      Subject: Info: Southern Industrialization Project conference


      Southern Industrialization Project
      5th Annual Meeting
      Kennesaw State University, Georgia, March 23-24, 2001
      All sessions in Buruss Building, Room 152

      PAST THE MYTH:
      CONFRONTING REAL ISSUES ABOUT SOUTHERN INDUSTRIALIZATION

      March 23

      10:00-Noon: SESSION I
      Technology, Innovation and Southern Industrialization

      Chair: Lorne McWatters, Middle Tennessee State University

      Sean P. Adams, University of Central Florida
      "Nature's Blessing, Slavery's Curse: The Frustrating Story of Virginia's
      Richmond Coal Basin"

      Steven G. Collins, St. Louis Community College, Meramec
      " The Confederate Ordnance Department and Southern Industrialization"

      Noon-1:30 LUNCH provided to attendees

      1:30-2:30 KEYNOTE ADDRESS
      Stanley L. Engerman, University of Rochester

      coffee break

      3:00-5:00: SESSION II
      Technology, Innovation and Southern Industrialization

      Chair: August W. Giebelhaus, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta

      Donna M. Neary, Department of Public History, Louisville, KY
      "Industrial Development in Louisville, Kentucky"

      Richard O'Connor, Historic American Engineering Record, Washington, D.C.
      "Making Brick in Montgomery: Technical Ability and Regional Support Networks
      in the Southern Brick Industry"

      March 24

      9:30-11:30 AM: SESSION III
      Southern Industry and Labor

      Chair: Robert C. McMath, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta

      Bess Beatty, Oregon State University
      "Writing about the Beginnings of a Southern Industrial Working Class:
      Problems and Potentials"

      Michele K. Gillespie, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, N.C.
      " 'To Harden a Lady's Hand: Gender Politics, Racial Realities and Women Mill
      Workers in Antebellum Georgia"

      Carl Weinberg, North Georgia College and State University, Dalhonega
      "Labor, Migration and Change in the Northeast Georgia Poultry Industry"

      Noon-1:00 PM LUNCH

      1:00-3:00 PM SIP Business Meeting

      Lodging:
      The following is a list of motels in the immediate area of Kennesaw State
      University

      Shoney's Inn
      2489 George Busbee Pkwy
      NW
      Kennesaw,GA 30144
      770/499-9200

      Fairfield Inn by Mariott
      3425 George Busbee Pkwy
      Kennesaw, GA 30144
      (770) 427-9700

      Holiday Inn Express
      2485 George Busbee Pkwy
      Kennesaw, GA 30144
      (770) 427-5210

      Town Place Suites
      1074 Cobb Place Blvd NW
      Kennesaw, GA 30144
      (770) 794-8282

      Comfort Inn
      750 Cobb Place Blvd
      Kennesaw, GA 30144
      (770) 419-1530

      Econo Lodge
      2625 George Busbee Pkwy
      Kennesaw, GA 30144
      (770) 426-0045
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