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    • Remembering Ruetenik Gardens

    • Ruetenik Gardens; Agriculture; People associated with agriculture; Truck farming; Farming; Vegetables; Food industry; Croplands
    • "The following brief account, gathered from both formal and informal sources, will give a little history, background, and information about what was once one of the most successful businesses in the area, Ruetenik Gardens." "For nearly half a...
    • Aerial view of Cleveland City Hospital

    • Hospitals; City Hospital of Cleveland; Metropolitan General Hospital; Aerial views
    • "Cleveland City Hospital is the largest hospital of its type in the state. The group consists of thirteen buildings wherein 1100 people are employed. Its Nurses' Training School is well known throughout the United States"--card verso.
    • Union Trust Building, Cleveland, Ohio

    • Union Trust Building (Cleveland, Ohio : 1924-1938); Euclid Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio); East 9th St.
    • "The Union Trust Building is one of America's largest office buildings and contains the world's largest single banking room. Over 50,000 persons visit the building daily and more than 7,000 are employed in its various offices."--card verso. ...
    • Bird's-Eye View of Cleveland City Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio

    • Hospitals; City Hospital of Cleveland; Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital; Aerial views; Scranton Rd.
    • "Cleveland City Hospital consists of 13 buildings, where over 1100 persons are employed. It is the largest hospital of its kind in the state of Ohio. Its Nurses' Training School is known throughout the country." -- card verso.
    • City auto mechanics picketing during a strike

    • Strikes; Mechanics (Persons); Government employees
    • "CITY EMPLOYEES HALT WORK IN PARMA Laborers and truck drivers employed by Parma respected picket lines set up today by five auto mechanics employed by the suburb. The pickets were at the entrance to the suburb's service department garage behind the...
    • "Old Timers Club" award winner receiving watch

    • Cleveland (Ohio); Warner & Swasey Co.; Awards; Clocks & watches
    • "Memo for Fred H. Sterbenz, Subject: Warner & Swasey Annual Banquet, Hotel Carter Saturday evening, April '17. In addition to your address, watches in recognition of 25 years service were presented by the Company's Treasurer, I.C. Bolton. Those who...
    • Long-time Laub Baking Co. employee Bob Files

    • Laub Baking Co.; Files, Bob; Baked products; Bakeries; Delivery trucks
    • Laub Baking Co. employee Bob Files posing alongside Laub Baking Co. delivery truck. Wording on side of truck reads "Laub's Rye." Mr. Files worked at the Laub Baking Co. for 32 years. -- "The Jacob Laub Baking Co. was incorporated in 1903 and by...
    • The steamship S.S. Alabama at a dock on Lake Erie

    • Lake Erie; Steamboats; S.S. Alabama; Docks; Great Lakes Exposition; Cleveland (Ohio)
    • The steamship S.S. Alabama at a dock on Lake Erie. Built in 1909 by the Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, the S.S. Alabama was part of a fleet of vessels employed by a cruise line. The S.S. Alabama was 275 feet long and 44 and...
    • 15th Defense

    • Karamu House; Works Progress Administration (U.S.); African Americans; Artists
    • "Fifteenth Defense" refers to boxer Joe Louis' triumph after the 15th round. Elmer W. Brown (1909-1971) was a painter, printmaker, muralist, illustrator, set designer, cartoonist, enamelist, ceramist, and educator. He came to Cleveland at the age...
    • Artist's Life #1

    • Karamu House; Works Progress Administration (U.S.); African Americans; Artists
    • In a series of three prints Hughie Lee-Smith muses about the role of the artist in American society during the Depression. Should one stay in the studio creating lofty works of art and teaching, as the artist at the bottom does? Or should one join...
    • Numbers Drawing

    • Karamu House; Works Progress Administration (U.S.); African Americans; Artists
    • Elmer W. Brown (1909-1971) was a painter, printmaker, muralist, illustrator, set designer, cartoonist, enamelist, ceramist, and educator. He came to Cleveland at the age of twenty, after a childhood of considerable hardship. Brown studied at the...
    • Boy Thinking

    • Karamu House; Works Progress Administration (U.S.); African Americans; Artists
    • Hughie Lee-Smith (1915-1999) was born in Florida and moved to Cleveland at age 10. After finishing high school in 1934, Lee-Smith won a scholarship from the Scholastic Awards exhibition held at Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Institute, which enabled him to...
    • Sonny

    • Karamu House; Works Progress Administration (U.S.); African Americans; Artists
    • Hughie Lee-Smith (1915-1999) was born in Florida and moved to Cleveland at age 10. After finishing high school in 1934, Lee-Smith won a scholarship from the Scholastic Awards exhibition held at Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Institute, which enabled him to...
    • Jungle Breakfast

    • Karamu House; Works Progress Administration (U.S.); African Americans; Artists
    • Three men are cooking over a fire built near railroad tracks. What really animates this scene are the diagonal lines used to depict the stick holding a can over the fire; the tree behind the men; and the train racing across the background. Elmer...
    • Boy Drawing

    • Karamu House; Works Progress Administration (U.S.); African Americans; Artists;
    • Hughie Lee-Smith (1915-1999) was born in Florida and moved to Cleveland at age 10. After finishing high school in 1934, Lee-Smith won a scholarship from the Scholastic Awards exhibition held at Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Institute, which enabled him to...
    • Landscape #1

    • Karamu House; Works Progress Administration (U.S.); African Americans; Artists
    • Hughie Lee-Smith (1915-1999) was born in Florida and moved to Cleveland at age 10. After finishing high school in 1934, Lee-Smith won a scholarship from the Scholastic Awards exhibition held at Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Institute, which enabled him to...
    • Williams, Lonzrine. Homegoing Celebration

    • Obituary; Funeral; Funeral rites & ceremonies
    • Lonzrine Williams died on April 7, 2000 at the Metro Health Medical Center. She was a charter member in the organization of the New Joshua Missionary Baptist Church , presently (2008)under the leadership of Rev. Walter Humphrey. She was employed by...
    • Freeman, James W. Funeral Program

    • Obituary; Funeral; Funeral rites & ceremonies
    • James W. Freeman died on August 13, 2004. He graduated from Cleveland Schools and was employed at Warner and Swasey Company for 39 years. He set a wonderful example for his sons and he is an excellent amateur golfer. His funeral was held on August...
    • Booker, Charlestine.  Funeral Program

    • Obituary; Funeral; Funeral rites & ceremonies
    • Mrs. Charlestine (Levett) Booker, died on May 8, 2002. She began singing at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Alabama at an early age and sang with numerous choirs and gospel groups throughout her life. She joined The Historic Greater Friendship...

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