Hammermill Paper Company Collection

Rick Hart, director of the John M. Lilley Library at Pennsylvania State University, Erie, The Behrend College, talked about The Hammermill… read more

Rick Hart, director of the John M. Lilley Library at Pennsylvania State University, Erie, The Behrend College, talked about The Hammermill Paper Company Collection. He spoke about the Behrend brothers, Ernst, Otto and Bernard, who along with their father Moritz formed the Hammermill Paper Company, which became one of the region’s largest employers. In 1984 Hammermill was purchased by International Paper Company which ran the Erie plant until it’s closing in 2002.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Erie, Pennsylvania, from September 16-20 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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Hammermill Paper Company Collection

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Location:
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Oct 19, 2013
Last Aired:
Oct 20, 2013

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  • Oct 19, 2013 | 12:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 19, 2013 | 9:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 20, 2013 | 11:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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