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    • Woman protesting to "Save the Allen Theatre"

    • Playhouse Square Center; Allen Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Shepardson, Ray; Sandwich boards
    • A woman protesting to save the Allen Theatre by wearing a sandwich board advertising an upcoming rally on December 23rd, 1987. In 1993 the Playhouse Square Foundation bought the Allen Theatre and reopened it in 1998.
    • Wesley Brooks repairing a woman's shoe

    • Cleveland (Ohio); Short Vincent (Cleveland, Ohio); Shoe shining; Shoe industry; Hotels; Hollenden Hotel
    • "WHILE YOU WAIT -- on one foot -- Wesley Brooks repairs shoes in a hurry at his shop in the Hollenden Hotel. He started as shoe shine boy, bought the business four years ago. Customer is downtown secretary Terry Stracensky - Brooks, Welsey - photo...
    • Welcome to Sunnimoor

    • Sunnimoor Farm; Eisenman, William Hunt; World Metallurgical Congress
    • Caption: "'Welcome to Sunnimoor' says Secretary Bill to Dr. Mishima and other smiling guests as the first load of distinguished conferees arrives at the farm." On September 29, 1951, William H. Eisenman and his wife, Mill, hosted conferees of the...
    • Weiss All-Stars of Cleveland, Ohio

    • Softball; Athletics; Sports; Weiss, Alta; Weiss All-Stars;
    • Weiss All-Stars. Team member Alta Weiss, a native of Ragersville, Ohio, became a celebrity in the Cleveland area when she made her pitching debut with the all-male, semiprofessional Vermilion Independents on September 2, 1907. More than 1,200 fans...
    • Walter Barrett Creamery Co., after 1935

    • Dairy products industry; Potteries; Rocky River (Ohio); Cowan Pottery Studio
    • This was the site of the Cowan Pottery Studio and showroom. House to the right was where Guy Cowan's parents' lived. The Barrett Family bought all this property in 1935 for their creamery.
    • Tommy Folkman of Garfield School

    • Agriculture; Agricultural education; Cleveland Public Schools Horticulture Program; Local foods; School children; School gardens; Vegetables; Urban agriculture
    • "Tommy Folkman 4B. Garfield, inspired by his older brother's garden, bought seeds from store and planted a similar garden. TBCo"--photo verso.
    • Three good Indians

    • Sunnimoor Farm; World Metallurgical Congress
    • Caption: "'Three good Indians' -- Chief Sunnimoor adopts B. Nevatia and V. D Talwar, conferees from India, into their tribe. This tribal ceremony made all overseas conferees "brothers" in the ancient Sunnimoor tribe." On September 29, 1951, William...
    • Secretary Bill and costumed women

    • Sunnimoor Farm; Eisenman, William Hunt; World Metallurgical Congress
    • Caption: "(From left to right) Miss Ziegler, Mrs. Hyslop, Misses Cowell, Falb, Eberhardt, and Fitzgerald. The fellow who is talking is none other than 'the guardian of the flock.'" On September 29, 1951, William H. Eisenman and his wife, Mill,...
    • Scenic Park/Lincoln Park

    • Lakewood (Ohio); Rocky River Valley; Rocky River; Parks
    • Located in the Rocky River Valley at the foot of Detroit Ave., Scenic Park featured the only round dancing floor in Ohio at the time and an electric race course with pitching horses. In 1917 the City bought the 90 acres for $43,000. The area was...
    • Scenic Park/Lincoln Park

    • Lakewood (Ohio); Rocky River; Rocky River Valley
    • The island, located in the Rocky River near the foot of Detroit Ave., was part of Scenic Park. In 1917 the City bought the 90 acres for $43,000. The area was later called Lincoln Park. It is now the Metro Park System's Emerald Necklace Marina.
    • Roman Klingshirn on tractor

    • Avon Lake (Ohio); Farm life; Agricultural machinery & implements
    • "'39 Summer - Roman Klingshirn on Tractor. Roman Klingshirn bought a new combine and needed a tractor to pull it. With the onset of WWII all forms of vehicles were rationed, including farm machinery, so Roman made his own tractor that he called...
    • Quimby Ave. rentals in 1956

    • Quimby Ave. (Cleveland, Ohio); Frankel, Ben; Apartments; Real estate
    • "What's happening in Cleveland's Mid-East section is illustrated by three houses in a row on the north side of Quimby Ave. House at left, 6311 Quimby, was acquired by Ben Frankel, also a big Central Area owner, in October. It is rented for $135 a...
    • Preyer House

    • Preyer House; Cleveland Heights; Cleveland Heights landmarks
    • "Cleveland Heights landmark, Preyer House, originally a trading post built around 1820-1840. Bought by the Preyers in 1864; porch and dormers were added later."--card verso.
    • Portage Apartments

    • Apartments; Real estate business; Mayfield Rd.
    • "Sold for $190,000 through Rich Realty Company, the Portage Apartments building at 2688 Mayfield Rd. consists of 51 suites. Henry I. Katz, 1900 Euclid Ave., bought the property from Leonard and Carol Cowan and other investors. Suites in the...
    • Original St. Paul Catholic Church

    • Saint Paul Catholic Church (Euclid, Ohio); Catholic churches
    • St. Paul located at East 200th and Chardon Rd. in Euclid. St. Paul's was established in 1860, first church built 1862.

      "This is the way St. Paul's Church, Chardon Road, Euclid Village, looked when the first guns began to boom during the...

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