with John H. White, Jr.
Thursday, October 25, 2007
John H. White, Jr. graduated from Miami University in 1958 as a history major. He worked at the Smithsonian Institution for 32 years, primarily in the Transportation History section of the Museum of American History. He has published twelve books and over 130 articles on early transportation, railroad history, and technology. Miami’s honorary doctorate of Humane Letters was conferred on John White in March 1996. He is presently an adjunct faculty member in Miami’s History as well as Manufacturing & Mechanical Engineering Departments.