Carlisle History

A living history of Carlisle, PA

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RESEARCH TOPICS

BUILDING TIES: CAR SHOWS AND DOWNTOWN
Building Ties | Car Show History | Carlisle History | Revitalizing Downtown | Interview with Matthew Pisano | Interview with Diane Vaughn
By Gary Mercadante

CHANGES IN THE URBAN LANDSCAPE
Carlisle in the 1970s | Carlisle in the 1980s |Carlisle in the 1990s and Beyond| Interview with Heather Champion | Interview with Susan Rose | Interview with Pierce Bounds
By Ricardo Velez

FEMALE ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THE PRESSURE TO PERFORM
Female Entrepreneurship | Female Stereotypes | Interview with Chris Gutlotta | Interview with Mary Roell
By Molly Osborn

THE HISTORY OF THE CARLISLE FIRE DEPARTMENT
Historical Fires of Carlisle | Interview with John Sheaffer | Interview with Dave Weaver
By Jillian Boland

HOW AMERICA’S TRUCK INDUSTRY HURTS AND HELPS CARLISLE

Traffic Calming Objectives |Interview with Karen Barone | Interview with Rev. McKenna| Interview with Jeff Wood|Resources
By Ellen Simon

THE GEOGRAPHY OF CLASS: TRADITIONAL VERSUS CONTEMPORARY CARLISLE
George’s and Piatto: Representations of Past and Present
| Carlisle’s Future: A Shared Vision | Interview with Peter Merisotis | Interview with Ross Morris
By Edward Manbeck

LODGING, THEN AND NOW
Lodging Today | Lodging 20’s & 30’s | Molly Pitcher Hotel | James Wilson Hotel | The Transformation of Downtown Lodging | Interview with Alan Duxbury | Interview with Elaine Livas | Interview with Marguerite Grove-Harnish
By Christina Torres

NON-PROFITS IN CARLISLE
Introduction
| History of Welfare Systems | History of Non-Profit Organizations | Poverty and Non-Profits | Funding Challenges of Non-Profits | The “Bigger Picture” | Interview with Jeff Conway | Interview with Dale Cross
By Carla Nally

RECLAIMING AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
Interview with Janet Bell | Interview with Ruth Hodge
By Yazmin Watkins

WHERE DID ALL THE GREEKS GO?
The Emergence of the “Strip Mall”
| The Hamilton Restaurant | The Back Door Cafe | Interview with Bill Seras | Interview with Athen Mazias | Works Cited
By Justin Schaeffer