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    • 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...
    • Fire at lakefront coal dock

    • Cleveland (Ohio); ; Waterfronts; Docks; Piers & wharves; Fires; Coal
    • "Fire at lakefront coal dock - GREAT CLOUDS OF BLACK SMOKE billowed from the downtown lakefront today as firemen fought a blaze at Pennsylvania's old Dock 24 at the foot of W. Ninth St. Workmen were dismantling a tipple for unloading coal cars into...
    • Mayor Ralph J. Perk's hair on fire

    • Perk, Ralph J.; Mayors; Rites & ceremonies; Fire; Accidents; American Metals Congress; Goggles; Torches
    • "Mayor Perk at opening [of] American Metals Congress show, Oct. 16, 1972, when [his] hair caught fire" -- photo verso. Perk was performing an unusual ribbon-cutting ceremony using an acetylene torch and a metal strip when errant sparks landed in...
    • Mayor Ralph J. Perk with his hair on fire

    • Perk, Ralph J.; Mayors; Rites & ceremonies; Fire; Accidents; American Metals Congress; Goggles; Torches
    • "Mayor Ralph Perk's hair caught fire from sparks of an acetylene torch he was using to cut ribbon and a metal bar opening the American Society of Metals convention in the Convention Center. The fire was quickly put out by one of the convention...

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