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    • Sign for Hawley House Hotel and Grill

    • Hotels; St. Clair Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio)
    • "Remembrance of things past is this sign on the historic Hawley House, W. Third St. and St. Clair Ave., once one of the city's finest hotels. The sign went up in the depression year of 1934, when potatoes were cheaper, tomatoes where cheaper,...
    • Chronological index to the Annals of Cleveland volumes

    • Annals of Cleveland; New Deal (1933-1939); Cleveland Gazette; Commercial Register; WPA; Great Depression; Newspapers
    • Chronological Listing of the Annals of Cleveland Volumes Linking to the Digitized Volumes in CWRU's "Digital Case" Site.
      During the New Deal Era, Annals of Cleveland staff summarized and indexed material from early Cleveland newspapers,...
    • The Cleveland Nazis: 1933 - 1945 [e-book]

    • German American Bund; National socialism; Cleveland (Ohio) -- History; German Americans; German philology
    • During Cleveland’s Great Depression grew the first seeds of American Nazism. The city fostered an explicitly Nazi German-American Bund, a covert Silvershirt Legion detachment and prominent diplomatic agents from the Third Reich. Festooned with...
    • Feeding Cleveland: Urban Agriculture photo gallery exhibit panels, May 2009

    • School gardens; Cleveland Public Schools Horticulture Program; Gardening; Agriculture; Laboratory schools; School children; Local foods; Urban agriculture; Exhibits; Thomas Campbell Gallery (Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland...
    • Facsimiles of 21 panels originally displayed in an exhibit titled, "Feeding Cleveland: Urban Agriculture." The 4-month long exhibit featured images from an online digital collection in Cleveland Memory, " Feeding Cleveland: Urban Agriculture," a...
    • Detroit Avenue - Memorial Park temporary housing

    • Lakewood (Ohio); Memorial Park Temporary Housing; Detroit Ave. (Lakewood, Ohio)
    • Few new homes had been built in Lakewood during the Depression and World War II. The post war years were times of difficult housing conditions as there was increased demand for homes by families that could now afford them. Lakewood's Memorial Park...
    • Detroit Avenue - Memorial Park temporary housing

    • Lakewood (Ohio); Memorial Park Temporary Housing
    • Few new homes had been built in Lakewood during the Depression and World War II. The post war years were times of difficult housing conditions as there was increased demand for homes by families that could now afford them. Lakewood's Memorial Park...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Bell Greve

    • Greve, Bell; Social workers; Public service organizations; Cuyahoga County (Ohio). Relief Bureau; Cleveland. Dept. of Health and Welfare; Cleveland Rehabilitation Center; Rehabilitation International; Hiram House
    • Portrait of Bell Greve.
    • Feeding Cleveland: Urban Agriculture Collection Gallery Exhibit, May 6, 2009

    • Agriculture; Cleveland Public Schools Horticulture Program; Agricultural exhibits; Victory gardens; Vegetables; Photographic prints; People associated with agriculture; Food relief; Food supply; Gardening; Mall gardens
    • The Feeding Cleveland: Urban Agriculture gallery exhibit is a representative selection of images from the online digital collection with the same name. The gallery exhibit is scheduled to run from May 1 through August 31, 2009 in the Campbell...
    • Penguins at the Great Lakes Exposition

    • Great Lakes Exposition; Penguins
    • This is a photograph of penguins at the Great Lakes Exposition, an enormous festival which Cleveland hosted (1936-1937). Occurring during the Great Depression, the Exposition sought to improve Cleveland's image and financial situation. The Great...
    • Maybe Tomorrow

    • Karamu House; Works Progress Administration (U.S.); African Americans; Artists
    • William E. Smith (1913-1997) moved to Cleveland from Chattanooga, Tennessee at the age of twelve after his mother’s death. During the early 1930s, he studied at the Playhouse Settlement of the Neighborhood Association of Cleveland (now called...
    • Maybe Tomorrow

    • Karamu House; Works Progress Administration (U.S.); African Americans; Artists
    • William E. Smith (1913-1997) moved to Cleveland from Chattanooga, Tennessee at the age of twelve after his mother’s death. During the early 1930s, he studied at the Playhouse Settlement of the Neighborhood Association of Cleveland (now called...
    • Share Cropper

    • Karamu House; Works Progress Administration (U.S.); African Americans; Artists
    • William E. Smith (1913-1997) moved to Cleveland from Chattanooga, Tennessee at the age of twelve after his mother’s death. During the early 1930s, he studied at the Playhouse Settlement of the Neighborhood Association of Cleveland (now called...
    • Leaning Chimneys

    • Karamu House; Works Progress Administration (U.S.); African Americans; Artists
    • William E. Smith (1913-1997) moved to Cleveland from Chattanooga, Tennessee at the age of twelve after his mother’s death. During the early 1930s, he studied at the Playhouse Settlement of the Neighborhood Association of Cleveland (now called...

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