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County Engineering employees searching through the blast wreckage of the East Ohio Gas Co. explosion, 1944. Cleveland Press Collection, CSU Archives

County Engineering employees search through the wreckage of the East Ohio Gas Co. explosion, 1944. Cleveland Press Collection, CSU Archives.
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City of Cleveland Electric Railways, 1900

Map of City of Cleveland Electric Railways, 1900.
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The vast interior of Cleveland’s first ice skating venue, the Elysium stands empty in this undated photograph. WRHS, courtesy of the Kekic Collection

Interior of the Elysium, n.d. WRHS, courtesy of the Kekic Collection.
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Ethnic Settlements, ca. 1923.

A Map Ethnic Settlements in Cuyahoga County based on census tract data, ca. 1923.
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Ethnic Neighborhoods, 1900-1950.

A Conceptual map of Traditional Ethnic Neighborhoods in Cuyahoga County, 1900-1950.
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The majestic homes lining "Millionaires

Stately homes line "Millionaires' Row" on Euclid Ave., looking west from Erie St. (E. 9th), ca. 1870. Courtesy of the Plain Dealer.
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The tall spire of the Euclid Ave. Baptist Church dwarfs other buildings along Euclid near East 18th Street, ca. 1900. WRHS

Euclid Ave. Baptist Church, ca. 1900. WRHS.
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Patrons at Euclid Beach Park ride the miniature railroad train, ca. 1940s. Courtesy of Amusement Park Books, Inc./Ed Chukayne

Patrons at Euclid Beach Park, ca. 1940s. Courtesy of Amusement Park Books, Inc./Ed Chukayne.
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Construction of the Euclid Ave. Opera House at Euclid and East 4th street is nearly completed in this view  from the mid 1870s. WRHS

Construction of the Euclid Ave. Opera House, ca. 1870s. WRHS.
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A full-side view of a large 1910 Cleveland-Built  F.B. Stearns sedan. Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum, WRHS.

A 1910 F.B. Stearns sedan. Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum, WRHS.
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A young boy leans against a lamppost just across the street from First Baptist Church at Euclid Ave. and Erie (E. 9th) St., in 1875. WRHS.

First Baptist Church at Euclid Ave. and Erie (E. 9th) St., 1875. WRHS.
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The Old Stone Church (First Presbyterian Church) next to the Cleveland Electric Illuminating building, ca. 1910. WRHS

The Old Stone Church (First Presbyterian Church) on Public Square, flanked by the Cleveland Electric Illuminating building, ca. 1910. WRHS.
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Violence erupts as strikers overturn a vehicle outside the Fisher Body Plant, 1939. Cleveland Press Collection, CSU Archives/Photo by Fred Bottomer.

Violence erupts as strikers overturn a vehicle outside the Fisher Body Plant, 1939. Cleveland Press Collection, CSU Archives/Photo by Fred Bottomer.
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This aerial view of the Fisher Body Plant on Coit Rd. shows the enormous size of the factory, ca. 1949. WRHS

Aerial view of the Fisher Body Plant on Coit Rd., ca. 1949. WRHS.
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Members of the Forest City Baseball Club pose for a formal studio photograph in uniform and with bats in the early 1880s. WRHS.

Members of the Forest City Baseball Club in the early 1880s. WRHS.
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A large temporary triumphal arch spanned Superior Avenue on Public Square a part of a celebration of Germany

Public Square celebration of Germany's victory over France in the Franco-Prussian War, 1871. WRHS.
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Cleveland area veterans commemorate the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt with a memorial service on Public Square, 14 Apr. 1945. WRHS.

Cleveland area veterans commemorate the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt with a memorial service on Public Square, 14 Apr. 1945. WRHS.
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Nine members, including founder John O. Holly of the Future Outlook League pose for a formal studio photograph, ca. 1938. Photo from the Allen Cole Collection, WRHS.

Members of the Future Outlook League, ca. 1938. Photo from the Allen Cole Collection, WRHS.
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A large crowd gathers for services at the Garfield Monument, Lake View Cemetery, to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the birth of James A. Garfield, 1932. CSU Archives.

Services at the Garfield Monument, Lake View Cemetery, commemorate the centennial anniversary of the birth of James A. Garfield, 1932. Cleveland Press Collection, CSU Archives.
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A Conceptual Cross-Section of the Geology of the Greater Cleveland area.

Conceptual Cross-Section of Local Geology
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Glen Curtis

Glen Curtis' Flight from Euclid Beach, ca. 1905-1910. WRHS.
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Workers at the Glenn L. Martin company  relax in front of the Martin MB-I Bomber they are building , ca. 1920. WRHS.

Workers relax after completing work on a Martin Bomber, ca. 1920. WRHS.
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Ohio National Guard soldiers stand near a jeep while on duty  in Cleveland following the Glenville shootout, July 1968. CPL.

Ohio National Guard soldiers on duty in Cleveland following the Glenville shootout, July 1968. CPL.
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A full grandstand of spectators watch harness racing at Glenville Track, ca. 1900. WRHS.

Harness racing at Glenville Track, ca. 1900. WRHS.
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Public square and the Soldiers and Sailors Monument are decorated for the Grand Army of the Republic Convention in 1901. WRHS

Grand Army of the Republic Convention, 1901. WRHS.
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IMG Motor Sports driver Paul Tracy maneuvers through the course at the 1994 Grand Prix of Cleveland. Courtesy of IMG Motor Sports.

IMG Motor Sports driver Paul Tracy maneuvers through the course at the 1994 Grand Prix of Cleveland. Courtesy of IMG Motor Sports.
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The Sherwin-Williams Plaza at the Great Lakes Exposition dominates Mall A in this image taken in 1937. WRHS.

Mall A was the site of the Sherwin-Williams Plaza at the Great Lakes Exposition of 1937. WRHS.
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Two rows of women stand at ironing board in The Ironing Department of L.N. Gross Co. garment company, ca. 1930. WRHS.

The Ironing Department of L.N. Gross Co., ca. 1930. WRHS.
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Bird

Bird's-eye view of the 1903 Group Plan by Daniel Burnham. WRHS.
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A streetcar stops in front of the early Euclid Ave. location of Halle Bros. Department Store, ca. 1900. WRHS.

The early Euclid Ave. location of Halle Bros. Department Store, ca. 1900. WRHS.
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Patrons enjoy their beer at  Haltnorth

Patrons of Haltnorth's Garden, Willson (E. 55th) and Woodland aves., ca. 1890. WRHS.
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People, trucks and streetcars fill the Haymarket area along Ontario Ave., ca. 1930. The facilities for the Gateway sports complex now occupy much of the site. WRHS.

The Haymarket area along Ontario Ave., ca. 1930. The facilities for the Gateway sports complex now occupy much of the site. WRHS.
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he enormous Hollenden Hotel dominates the corner of Superior Ave. and E. 6th St. in 1906. WRHS

Hollenden Hotel at Superior Ave. and E. 6th St. 1906. WRHS.
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An elevation drawing of the pylons for the Lorain-Carnegie (Hope Memorial) Bridge, ca. 1929, designed by Walker and Weeks. WRHS.

These circa 1929 elevation drawings depict one of the four Guardians of Transportation pylons designed by Walker and Weeks for the Lorain-Carnegie (Hope Memorial) Bridge. WRHS.
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Stone carvers pose in their workshop on a sculptural pylon for the Lorain-Carnegie Bridge, later renamed the Hope Memorial Bridge, ca. 1931. WRHS.

Stone carvers pose on a pylon of the Lorain-Carnegie Bridge, later renamed the Hope Memorial Bridge, ca. 1931. WRHS.
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Bakers hand-decorate cakes at the main plant of Hough Bakery, 1973. CPL.

Bakers hand-decorate cakes at the main plant of Hough Bakery, 1973. CPL.
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Headquarters for the International Ladies Garment Workers

The Carlin House, at 3233 Euclid Avenue, one mansions of Euclid Avenue served as the Headquarters for the International Ladies Garment Workers' Union when this photograph was taken in the 1950s. Courtesy of the Plain Dealer.
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Standard Oil Co. founder John D. Rockefeller escorts sister-in-law Lucy Spelman through Coit Rd. Railroad Station in East Cleveland, en route to Rockefeller

Standard Oil Co. founder John D. Rockefeller (with cane) escorts sister-in-law Lucy Spelman through Coit Rd. Station in East Cleveland, en route to Rockefeller's Forest Hill summer home, 1912. WRHS.
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Advertisement for the Jordan Playboy coupe, 1920. WRHS.

This advertisement for the Jordan Playboy coupe is considered a landmark in the history of automobile promotion, 1920. WRHS.
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Langston Hughes and performers at the Karamu Theater. Courtesy of the Karamu House

Langston Hughes sits at a table with four performers at the Karamu Theater. Courtesy of the Karamu House.
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View of Cleveland from the promenade on top of the Kentucky Street Reservoir, ca. 1872. WRHS

Women and children and family walk along the promenade on top of the Kentucky Street Reservoir, ca. 1872. WRHS.
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Edris Eckhardt and Kokoon Club cohorts at the 1929 Bal Masque. Courtesy of the Cleveland Artists Foundation.

Edris Eckhardt five other Kokoon Club members pose in their costumes at the 1929 Bal Masque. Courtesy of the Cleveland Artists Foundation.
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A Lakeshore Electric Railway interurban car, ca. 1920s. WRHS.

A Lakeshore Electric Railway interurban car passes an automobile during the 1920s. WRHS.
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WPA artist Leroy Flint touches up a mural in the recreation room at CMHA

WPA artist Leroy Flint touches up a mural in the recreation room at CMHA's Woodhill Homes, ca. 1938. Special Collections, CWRU Library.
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Players vie for control of the ball during a soccer match at Luna Park in 1938. WRHS.

Players vie for control of the ball during a soccer match at Luna Park in 1938. WRHS.
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A funeral procession at Lake View Cemetery, ca. 1911. Courtesy of Lake View Cemetery Association.

A row of automobiles forms a funeral procession at Lake View Cemetery, ca. 1911. Increased automobile use in the 1910s necessitated paving the cemetery's numerous pathways for motor traffic. Courtesy of Lake View Cemetery Association.
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The Lakeside Nursing Unit is received by King George V and Queen Mary at Buckingham Palace, 18 May 1917. CWRU Archives.

The Lakeside Nursing Unit is received by King George V and Queen Mary at Buckingham Palace, 18 May 1917. CWRU Archives.
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Ernest J. Bohn (left) escorts Eleanor Roosevelt on a tour of Lakeview Terrace at Lakeview

Ernest J. Bohn (left) escorts Eleanor Roosevelt on a tour of Lakeview Terrace at Lakeview's dedication ceremonies in 1937. Special Collections, CWRU Library.
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A detailed drawing of League Park, 1924. CPL.

A detailed drawing showing League Park and its surrounding neighborhood in 1924. CPL.
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An artist

An artist's rendering of the Leisy Brewing Co. facilities on Vega Avenue, ca. 1890. WRHS.
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Feast of the Assumption parade in Cleveland

A band heads the procession at the Feast of the Assumption parade in Cleveland's Little Italy, ca. 1950. WRHS.
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The Entrance to Luna Park, ca. 1910s. WRHS.

A large arch dominates the entrance to Luna Park, Cleveland’s fairyland of pleasure, ca. 1910s. WRHS.
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CIO Director Lee Hall addresses a crowd of CIO members on Public Square during the Little Steel Strike, early July 1937. Cleveland Press Collection, CSU Archives.

CIO Director Lee Hall addresses a crowd of CIO members on Public Square during the Little Steel Strike, early July 1937. Cleveland Press Collection, CSU Archives.
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Mayor Harold Burton and Safety Director Eliot Ness meet with the Steel Workers

Mayor Harold Burton and Safety Director Eliot Ness meet with the Steel Workers' Organization Committee at City Hall, July 1937.Cleveland Press Collection, CSU Archives.
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