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A map of Major Rivers and Streams of Cuyahoga County

Major Rivers and Streams of Cuyahoga County
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May Co. store on Public Square, 1941. Courtesy of the Plain Dealer.

The May Co. store on Public Square during a busy day in 1941. Courtesy of the Plain Dealer.
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An early predecessor of the Main Ave. (Harold H. Burton Memorial) Bridge was this 200-foot hand-operated swing bridge, completed in 1869. WRHS.

An early predecessor of the Main Ave. (Harold H. Burton Memorial) Bridge was this 200-foot hand-operated swing bridge, completed in 1869. WRHS.
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A meeting of the Mayor

Members of the Mayor's Advisory War Committee meet at a large table in City Hall, ca. 1917. WRHS.
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A class in session at Miss Mittleberger

Young girls sit at tables and desks during a class at Miss Mittleberger's School, 1020 Prospect St., ca. 1900. WRHS
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Announcement of the Moondog Coronation Ball at the Cleveland Arena, March 1952. WRHS.

A poster announcing the “first” rock concert, the Moondog Coronation Ball at the Cleveland Arena, March 1952. WRHS.
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The Moses Cleaveland Statue on Public Square, ca. 1929. WRHS.

The Moses Cleaveland Statue on Public Square, ca. 1929. WRHS.
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Cleveland

Cleveland's First Masonic Temple as it appeared in the 1880s. WRHS.
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Multiple aircraft fly in formation at the National Air Races held in Cleveland, July 1935. WRHS.

Multiple aircraft fly in formation at the National Air Races held in Cleveland, July 1935. WRHS.
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Fred Crawford (right) presents the Thompson Trophy to Roscoe Turner at the National Air Races. WRHS.

Fred Crawford (right) presents the Thompson Trophy to aviator Roscoe Turner at the Cleveland National Air Races. WRHS.
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Native American Trails, Mounds, and Fortifications.

Map of Native American Trails, Mounds, and Fortifications in Cuyahoga County.
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Postcard (1 of 5) sent to Elliot Ness in 1954 by an asylum inmate believed by some to be the Torso Murderer.

Postcard (1 of 5) sent to Elliot Ness in 1954 by an asylum inmate believed by some to be the Torso Murderer.
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Nike Missile Base at its lakefront launching site, ca. 1958. WRHS, photo by Howard L. Newmarker.

A Nike Missile stands at the ready at its Cleveland lakefront launching site, ca. 1958. WRHS, photo by Howard L. Newmarker.
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Inside the Northern Ohio Food Terminal as it appeared in 1929. WRHS.

Rows of produce and other goods fill the inside the Northern Ohio Food Terminal in 1929. WRHS.
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Interior view of the Olney Art Gallery, ca. 1890s. The collection was later transferred to the Dudley Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College. WRHS.

Collections fill the Olney Art Gallery in the Tremont neighborhood, ca. 1890s. The Olney collection was later transferred to the Dudley Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College. WRHS.
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Call for public celebration of the return of the Oberlin-Wellington Rescuers, July, 1859. Oberlin College Archives.

A broadside calling for public celebration of the return of the Oberlin-Wellington Rescuers, July, 1859. Oberlin College Archives.
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State Boat No. 1, south of Stone Rd., on the Ohio-Erie Canal, 1902. WRHS, Courtesy of Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area.

A group of four people stand on State Boat No. 1 as it is pulled by two horses just south of Stone Rd., on the Ohio-Erie Canal, 1902. WRHS, Courtesy of Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area.
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Orlando Baking Co. delivery carriage, ca. 1909. Courtesy of the Plain Dealer.

A horse-drawn Orlando Baking Co. delivery carriage, ca. 1909. Courtesy of the Plain Dealer.
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This 1932 Peerless, with a complete aluminum body and engine, was one of only 3 built by the Peerless Motor Car Co. Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum, WRHS.

This 1932 Peerless, with a complete aluminum body and engine, was one of only 3 built by the Peerless Motor Car Co. Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum, WRHS.
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The Perry Monument, when it was situated on Public Square during the 1870s. WRHS.

The Perry Monument stands at the center of the intersection of Ontario and Superior in this 1870s photograph. WRHS.
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Phyllis Wheatly Home, 4450 Cedar Ave., ca. 1927. WRHS.

The nine-story, newly completed Phyllis Wheatly Home at 4450 Cedar Ave., ca. 1927. WRHS.
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Pres. Jimmy Carter and Republican candidate Ronald Reagan shake hands at the conclusion of the Presidential Debate, 28 Oct. 1980. Cleveland Press Collection, CSU Archives.

Pres. Jimmy Carter and Republican candidate Ronald Reagan shake hands at the conclusion of the Presidential Debate in Cleveland, 28 Oct. 1980. Cleveland Press Collection, CSU Archives.
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Edward Kuekes

Edward Kuekes' 1953 Pulitzer Prize winning editorial cartoon "Aftermath" depicts two soldiers carrying a young soldier on a stretcher. One asks “Wonder if he voted?” The other replies “No…He wasn’t old enough.” Courtesy of the Plain Dealer.
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Dedication ceremonies at Outhwaite Homes, Aug. 1937. WRHS.

A crowd listens to an official speaking from a balcony at the dedication ceremonies for Outhwaite Homes, Aug. 1937. WRHS.
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The Perry Payne Building as it appeared in the 1880s. WRHS.

The exterior of the Perry Payne Building on Superior avenue as it appeared in the 1880s. WRHS.
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Mayor Harold Burton (left) and Safety Director Eliot Ness pose with the Police Department

Mayor Harold Burton (left) and Safety Director Eliot Ness pose on the Mall with the Police Department's new fleet of police cars, 10 Aug. 1938. WRHS.
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Population of Cuyahoga County, 1910.

Map showing the proportional distribution of the population of Cuyahoga County, 1910.
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Population of Cuyahoga County, 1930.

Map showing the proportional distribution of the population of Cuyahoga County, 1930.
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Population of Cuyahoga County, 1980.

Map showing the proportional distribution of the population of Cuyahoga County, 1980.
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Population of Cuyahoga County, 1990.

Map showing the proportional distribution of the population, 1990.
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Cleveland Public Bath House as it appeared early in the Twentieth Century. WRHS

The exterior of the Orange Avenue Cleveland Public Bath House as it appeared early in the Twentieth Century. WRHS.
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The Alf Landon Bandwagon in front of Public Hall at the 1936 GOP Convention. CPL.

Spectators crowd around the Alf Landon Bandwagon in front of Public Hall at the 1936 GOP Convention. CPL.
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Southeast quadrant of Public Square, ca. 1895. WRHS.

The Soldiers and Sailor’s monument as seen from the northeast quadrant of Public Square, ca. 1895. WRHS.
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Riots and labor unrest, such as the mob violence of the Cleveland Rolling Mill Strikes of the 1880s, tested fledgling public safety forces. From Frank Leslie

This newspaper drawing documents a group of strikers breaking down a door during the Cleveland Rolling Mill Strikes Strike of 1885, tested fledgling public safety forces. From Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. WRHS.
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The transmission room of WHK Radio, ca. 1930. Cleveland Press Collection, CSU Archives.

Equipment fills the transmission room of WHK Radio, ca. 1930. Cleveland Press Collection, CSU Archives.
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An open hearth furnace at Republic Steel

Glowing molten steel pours from an open hearth furnace at Republic Steel's Corrigan-McKinney Works, ca. 1940s. WRHS.
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Otto Moser

The faces of Otto Moser's Bar on East 4th St., a favorite of the theater-going crowd, as it looked in the mid-1960s. Cleveland Press Collection, CSU Archives.
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The Euclid Ave. starting line of the 1991 Revco Cleveland Marathon and 10K. Courtesy of Edward Howard and Co.; Stephen Crompton Photography.

Runners crowd the Euclid Ave. starting line of the 1991 Revco Cleveland Marathon and 10K. Courtesy of Edward Howard and Co.; Stephen Crompton Photography.
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The new addition to the city greenhouse in Rockefeller Park, 1964. Cleveland Press Collection, CSU Archives.

The new addition to the city greenhouse in Rockefeller Park stands at the end of a large grass field, 1964. Cleveland Press Collection, CSU Archives.
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The Roxy Theater on Short Vincent, 1956. Cleveland Press Collection, CSU Archives.

Pedestrians walk beneath the marquee of The Roxy Burlesque Theater on Short Vincent, 1956. Cleveland Press Collection, CSU Archives.
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