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    • The Depression hits Cleveland

    • Depressions; Great Depression; Economic & social conditions; Poverty; Dwellings; CC Fair Exhibit
    • The Depression gave Cleveland a new look. Entire neighborhoods were crumbling, and there were often no signs of life.
    • The Alhambra Theater

    • Theaters; Alhambra Theater; CC Fair Exhibit
    • The Alhambra was a premiere vaudeville theater that Bob Hope attended as a young boy. His family lived nearby. It later became a movie house, closing in the 1960s.
    • Playhouse Square in ca. 1955

    • Playhouse Square Center; Theaters; Allen Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Palace Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Playhouse Square Association; CC Fair Exhibit
    • Playhouse Square in the 1950s. The five theaters were beginning to lose theatregoers as downtown became less and less of a place to go as people moved towards the suburbs.
    • Cedar-Lee Theater

    • Cedar-Lee Theater; Theaters; CC Fair Exhibit
    • The Cedar-Lee Theater opened in 1926 and became a twin-screen theater in 1983. Today it features specialty films not shown in other area theaters.
    • Drew Carey

    • Carey, Drew; Comedians; Entertainers; CC Fair Exhibit
    • Drew Carey was born May 23, 1958 in Cleveland, and has been a promoter of his home town in his TV and comedy shows.
    • Tracy Chapman

    • Chapman, Tracy; Entertainers; Musicians; CC Fair Exhibit
    • Tracy Chapman was born March 29, 1964 in Cleveland and started playing guitar and writing songs as a child. In 1996 she won a Grammy for best rock song, "Give Me One Reason."
    • Tim Conway

    • Conway, Tim; Entertainers; Comedians; Actors; CC Fair Exhibit
    • Tim Conway was born December 15, 1933 in Willoughby and became a Clevealnd TV favorite before becoming nationally famous on the Carol Burnett Show and co-starring with Don Knotts in a series of hit films.
    • Hal Holbrook

    • Holbrook, Hal; Actors; Entertainers; CC Fair Exhibit
    • Hal Holbrook was born February 17, 1925, in Cleveland and studied Mark Twain at Denison University. He has given his Mark Twain Tonight stage show over 2,000 times. He has also starred in films and on TV's The Sopranos and West Wing.
    • Paul Newman

    • Newman, Paul; Actors; CC Fair Exhibit
    • Paul Newman was born January 26, 1925, in Shaker Heights, served in the Navy during WWII and has been nominated for an Academy Award nine times for his acting, winning for his role in "The Color of Money."
    • Michael Stanley Band

    • Michael Stanley Band; Musicians; CC Fair Exhibit
    • The Michael Stanely Band dominated the Cleveland music scence in the 1970s and early 1980s, setting attendance records at Blossom and The Coliseum. The band still appears from time to time in and around Cleveland.
    • Bill Veeck and Lou Boudreau

    • Veeck, Bill; Boudreau, Lou; Baseball; Cleveland Indians; CC Fair Exhibit
    • These men were the last to bring The World Series Championship to Cleveland in 1948. Owner Bill Veeck and Manager-Shortstop Lou Boudreau brought the team together as a powerhouse that has not been seen since.
    • Fun at Euclid Beach Park

    • Euclid Beach Park; Amusement parks; Amusement rides; Children; CC Fair Exhibit
    • Water rides were especially popular with kids at Euclid Beach Park, even though they may not have been as thrilling as those offered today.
    • Tough times

    • Depressions; Great Depression; CC Fair Exhibit
    • Times were hard during the Depression, so whenever or wherever bargains appeared, crowds did too.
    • Rocket ride at Euclid Beach Park

    • Euclid Beach Park; Amusement parks; Amusement rides; CC Fair Exhibit
    • Euclid Beach Park was way ahead of its time with this rocket ride that looked like the real thing, even though it never left the ground.
    • Fortune teller at Euclid Beach Park

    • Euclid Beach Park; Amusement parks; Fortune telling; CC Fair Exhibit
    • One of the most popular features of Euclid Beach Park was the Penny Arcade where you could buy a card from the fortune teller who knew all about you and your future. She printed out that card for only one cent.

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