L. Diane Barnes is professor of history at Youngstown State University and consulting associate editor for the Frederick Douglass Papers. She is author or editor of five books including Frederick Douglass: Reformer and Statesman (Routledge, 2012) and Frederick Douglass: A Life in Documents (University of Virginia Press, 2013).
Daniel R. Griesmer is currently a part-time history instructor at Youngstown State University and Kent State University-Geauga Campus. He received his PhD from the University of Akron in December 2015. His dissertation was titled, “The Evolution of Military Strategy and Ohio Indian Removal in the 1790s.”
Lae’l Hughes-Watkins is the University Archivist for the Department of Special Collections and Archives at Kent State University. She received her Master of Library and Information Science degree from Kent State Unversity in 2010.
Marcelle R. Wilson is the educator and curator at the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor and former executive director of the Aurora Historical Society. She received her PhD in history from West Virginia University in 2003. [End Page 4]