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    • Truck carrying a log from a giant redwood

    • Trucks; Trees; Logs; Redwoods; Signs and signboards; United Lumber Co.
    • The card front depicts a man standing next to a truck carrying a log made from a giant redwood. The log is carved out so that one can walk inside it. "Paul Bunyan's giant California redwood is over 2,200 years old (Before Christ). Size of tree...
    • Fenn Tower Pendulum

    • Fenn College; Cleveland State University; Fenn Tower (Cleveland, Ohio); Pendulums
    • Walter Schaefer (BME, 1942), working with Professor of Physics, Willard Poppy, designed and installed a Foucault pendulum in Fenn Tower air vent that ran from the basement to the 21st floor. At the time it was the world's longest using 211 feet of...
    • African Mahogany Crotoh

    • Advertisements; Exhibitions
    • "Largest ever brought to any market. Length 14 feet. Width 9 feet. Weight 16800 lbs. Measurements 2,700 board feet. Exhibited by The Martin-Carriss Co. Importers." -- photo front.
      Part of Cleveland Inmdustrial Exposition, June, 1909.
    • Johnny Kilbane, Cleveland, O.

    • Boxers (Sports); Boxing; Sports; Collecting cards; Kilbane, John Patrick Johnny
    • Featherweight champion of the world, Johnny Killrane, stands in fighting pose. Biographical and boxing record included. "Featherweight champion of the world; born April 18, 1889, at Cleveland, Ohio; height, 5 feet 5 inches; weight, 122; color;...
    • osrin0154

    • Inflation; Uncle Sam; Scales
    • Editorial cartoon by Ray Osrin of Uncle Sam standing on a scale looking at his weight card that reads "Are you ready for this, Fatso?" On the back of the scale are the words "Your weight and fortune." There is a giant hand with "Inflation" on the...
    • Bob Feller tries to guess the weight of two women

    • Feller, Bob, 1918-2010; Portara, Rosemary; Mink, Dorothy; Fairs; Hiram House; Scales
    • Bob Feller tries to guess the weight of two women at a fun fair sponsored by Hiram House in Chagrin Falls. "Mrs. Joseph (Rosemary) Portara, 19015 Van Aken Blvd., Mrs. Max (Dorothy) Mink, Van Aken Blvd., and Bob Feller. He guessed them both within...
    • Dan Scarpitti

    • Avon Lake (Ohio); Delicatessens;
    • "Dan Scarpitti of Dan's Delicatessen making a party tray (note the sugar weight and the pencil deviders)." (per photograph description)
    • W.W. Cole's Great New-York and New Orleans Shows

    • Giants ; Circuses & shows ; Circus posters ; Circus performers
    • Poster Reads: Twenty Thousand Dollars there has been secured for the season of 1879 for W.W. Cole's Great New-York adn New orleans Show. The Two Greatest Curiosities in Existence. The Tallest man and Woman on teh Face of the Earth. Each of whom are...
    • Fine beryllium powder placed in steel die

    • Metalwork; Metalworking industries; Metal castings; Industry; Factories; Brush Beryllium Co.
    • "A beryllide in the form of a fine powder is placed in a steel die for cold-pressing. The resulting block is sintered to form a shape ready for machining. Newly developed by The Brush Beryllium Company, the beryllides combine great strength at high...
    • Beryllides fabricated into variety of shapes

    • Metalwork; Metalworking industries; Metal castings; Industry; Factories; Brush Beryllium Co.
    • "Beryllides, the new high temperature structural materials developed by The Brush Beryllium Company can be fabricated into a wide variety of shapes. The large disc was made by pressing a powdered beryllide at high temperature. The flat smaller...
    • Mentor water storage tank

    • Mentor (Ohio)
    • "What's this?- This silo-shaped tower on Reynolds Rd. just north of Mentor Ave. in Mentor arouses the fleeting curiosity of drivers as they pass or wait for the light to change. The structure is an Ohio Water Service Co. storage tank. Water is...
    • Halloween display with giant pumpkins

    • Holidays; Halloween; Festive decorations; Pumpkins; Scarecrows
    • "GIANT PUMPKINS, one weighing 137 pounds, were raised this year by Arthur Ver Steegh, 3030 Grafton Rd., Brunswick. The pumpkin-headed Indians guarding the giants are part of a front-yard display Ver Steegh has each year. The pumpkin on the left...
    • Old Angle Gym

    • Gymnasiums; African Americans; Boxing; Women
    • Boxing's only woman manager at the time, Mrs. Ruth Whitney of Binghamton, NY with Joe Taylor, Binghampton middle weight preparing for his Cleveland debut in the Arena. They worked out at Old Angle Gym.

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