Videos from past programs

The videos below are available in mp4 format to play easily on most devices.

Alliance Fire Department: The Early Years [video] (April 17, 2010) - Presented by Don Shaffer of the Alliance Historical Society for Rodman Public Library

Fairmount Children's Home History [video] (March 20, 2010) - Presented by Carolyn Caskey of the Washington Township Historical Society for the Alliance Historical Society and Rodman Public Library

D. W. Crist, Ohio Composer [video] (February 16, 2009) - Presented by Dr. James Perone, professor of music at Mount Union College for a joint program of Mu Phi Epsilon Alliance Alumni, the Alliance Historical Society, and Rodman Public Library. Compositions performed by J. Kim Lewis, Russell Newburn, Phillip Gehm, and Joyce Gorby.

One Book - One Community: Book Review of Blood Done Sign My Name [video] (January 2009) - Presented by Dr. Michelle Collins-Sibley, professor of English at Mount Union College

Music of the Underground Railroad [video] (February 2008) - Songs and history of the Underground Railroad and how they relate to Ohio and Alliance. Presented by Beth Gray and Robb Hyde.

"What is That?" [video] (January 2008) - Members of the Alliance Historical Society (Forrest Barber, Don Shaffer, and Joe Zelasko) present strange antique items and ask you to guess "What is that?"

One Book - One Community: Book Review of Plenty [video] (January 2008) - Presented by Dr. Charles McClaugherty, professor of biology at Mount Union College and Anna McClaugherty

Your Historic Home [video] (May 2016) - Presented by Robb Hyde and the Alliance Area Preservation Society. Neighborhood development and house styles of Alliance, Ohio are discussed.

Rodman Library: Keepers of the History - Carnation Festival Parades & Queens - This video was created in 2014 as part of Rodman Public Library's award-winning Carnation Festival Display. It features still photos from the Library's collection and video clips from the 1960s through the early 2000s. Video footage is courtesy of Channel 11.

An Illustrated Guide to Brinton Turkle - Produced by Zcom Multimedia Productions for Rodman Public Library. This short video discusses the life and accomplishments of artist/illustrator and Alliance native, Brinton Turkle.