On Monday, September 19, 1977, Lykes Corporation of New Orleans announced that, by the end of the week, it would close Campbell Works, the largest mill in the blue-collar Ohio city of Youngstown. That day, which became known locally as 'Black Monday', was the latest in a long line of body blows for a once prosperous city.
By the late 1980s, Youngstown, with a population of less than 100,000, was among the top ten cities in the...
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