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    • Collinwood School Fire

    • Schools; Fires; Collinwood School Fire; Collinwood; Disasters
    • "Apalling swiftness of the flames -- front of the burning Schoolhouse only three-quarters of an hour after the fire". -- card front
    • Collinwood School Fire

    • Collinwood School Fire; Cleveland Public Schools; Schools; Fires; Collinwood; Disasters
    • "Firemen strenuously fighting the flames in front of the Schoolhouse. Collinwood, Ohio." -- card front.
    • War Memorial Fountain

    • War Memorial Fountain; Fountains; Mall, The (Cleveland, Ohio); Eternal Fountain of Life (Cleveland, Ohio); Board of Education Building (Cleveland, Ohio); Group Plan
    • "This imposing memorial is dedicated to the Greater Clevelanders killed in World War II and the Korean War. It was sculpted by Marshall M. Fredericks. This 35 foot bronze central figure symbolizes man's immortal spirit rising above the flames of...
    • Asbestos "century" shingles

    • Cleveland; Dwellings; Houses; Architecture, Residential; Building materials
    • "Applied American method on the roof and asbestos building lumber (half-timber) on the sides of the residence of Francis Line, Cleveland. Architects: J. Milton Dyer and F. G. Bates, 825 Cuyahoga Bldg., Cleveland."--card front. "Wooden shingles are...
    • Fighting flames on Lake Court

    • East Ohio Gas Co. Explosion And Fire; Disasters; U.S. Coast Guard
    • "Guardsmen fighting flames at house of Mary... (text illegible) ... Lake Court, with water pumped 1400 feet from Lake Erie by Coast Guard fireboat. Checking the conflagration at this point saved adjacent works of Ohio Chemical Mfg. Co., according...
    • ...While Dayton Burns...

    • Dayton (Ohio); Fire fighters; Fire hydrants;
    • Editorial cartoon by Ray Osrin of a fireman standing on a fire hydrant playing a fiddle. There are flames and smoke in the background and at the bottom it reads "...while Dayton burns." The cartoon is signed and dated in the lower right corner...
    • Cleveland Union Stockyards fire

    • Stockyards; Fire; Fire damage; Disasters
    • "CL14116 ... Cleveland Bureau ... HUNDREDS OF CATTLE LOST IN STOCKYARDS INFERNO [?] ... Flames rage up into black smoke at Cleveland Stockyards in a five-alarm fire which claimed the lives of two firemen and kept submachine gun armed police busy...
    • House fire 8001 Cedar Ave.

    • Cedar Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio); Building; Homes; Dwellings; Houses; Fires; Fire damage; Fire; Tenement houses
    • "Points Up Perils of Illegal Housing, By Forrest Allen, Along Cedar Ave. in the E. 79th St. area this tenement house is--or was--not much different from the others. But this one, the one at 8001 Cedar Ave., had a fire. One woman died. Four women...
    • Councilman's house gutted by fire

    • Mentor (Ohio)
    • "Fire-Gutted Home is inspected by Mentor Councilman David C. Osborn and fireman Forest Pinney. Osborn and his family escaped injury in the $50,000 fire after their dog barked a warning. The dog perished in the flames."-- article photo verso.
    • Rescuers remove victim of gas explosion

    • East Ohio Gas Co. Explosion And Fire; Disasters; Disaster victims; Fire fighters
    • "Soldiers, doctors, firemen and civilians join in rescue work in the four-blast inferno at the East Ohio Gas Co., Cleveland, O. Here a victim is carried from smoking wreckage. The flames set fire to many near-by homes and civilians were evacuated...
    • Sheriff Street Market

    • Sheriff Street Market; Fire; East 12th Street (Cleveland, Ohio); Streets; Buildings
    • "All the remained today of the old Sheriff Street Market is shown above. At the right smoke is seen still pouring out of the north wing at E. Fourth Street and Huron Road. The middle section (between the white lines), the roof of which had been...
    • Investigating cause of the Cleveland Clinic fire

    • Cleveland Clinic Disaster; Disasters; Fires; Hospitals
    • "Investigate cause of Cleveland hospital explosion. Dr. H. L. Rockwood (left) head of City of Cleveland's Investigating Commission and Thomas I. Martinee, deputy state fire marshall, pictured at work, investigating the cause of the explosions in...
    • Warren hotel fire

    • Warren (Ohio); Business districts; Fires; Firefighters
    • "FOUR KNOWN DEAD IN WARREN,O. HOTEL FIRE. Four persons were killed and six injured in a fire which swept the Warren Hotel, Warren, O. Four other persons are still missing. The fire starting shortly after noon, March 2, spread rapidly through the 40...

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