Crystal Memories (Kristalne Uspomene)

Sending MARMIA Memory Workers to Serbia! Photo courtesy of SVER Magazin Like many US Mid-Atlantic cities, Serbian city Zaječar was an industrial giant in the 20th century. Krystal-Zaječar opened in 1974 to produce crystal that was exported to the US, Western and Eastern Europe, as well as the USSR. The success of the factory was … Continue reading Crystal Memories (Kristalne Uspomene)

Focus on: Helen Delich Bentley

Photo of Helen Delich Bentley courtesy of the Baltimore Museum of Industry As mentioned in a previous blog post, one of my favorite Baltimoreans is Helen Delich Bentley. Bentley was a politician, journalist, and most importantly to me, a big fan of industry and television: she was a broadcasting pioneer, having produced and hosted the … Continue reading Focus on: Helen Delich Bentley