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  • Description: depression
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    • 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.
    • 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...
    • At Ease

    • 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...
    • 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 Seated

    • Karamu House; Works Progress Administration (U.S.); African Americans; Artists
    • Zell (originally "Rozelle") Ingram (1910-1971) was born in Carrothersville, Ohio and came with his mother to Cleveland in 1922. A gifted child, he soon enrolled in art classes at Karamu House. Ingram went to East Technical High School. It appears...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • City Club Forum: Ted Gup, author [video]

    • City Club of Cleveland; Speeches, addresses, etc., American; Forums (Discussion and debate); Freedom of speech; City Club Forum; Learning; History; Gup, Ted, 1950-; Great Depression; Depressions; Integrity; Philanthropy; Kindness; Mercy
    • Friday - noon: ''A secret gift: how an act of kindness revealed hidden lives of the Great Depression,'' by Ted Gup, author, and legendary investigative reporter who worked under Bob Woodward at the Washington Post, and later at Time. He is a...
    • Cleveland restaurateur George Dallas

    • Dallas, George; Restaurateurs; Restaurants; Restaurant workers; Great Depression; Thanksgiving; Charity; Community service
    • Cleveland restaurateur George Dallas pictured here with slab of meat at his West. 3rd. street restaurant. "George Dallas, Good Samaritan, now at 1769 W. 25th. street." -- photo verso. Beginning in 1924 and well through the Great Depression years,...
    • Day Is Done

    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Douglas

    • 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...
    • Ernetta

    • Karamu House; Works Progress Administration (U.S.); African Americans; Artists;
    • Born in Oberlin and raised in Sandusky, Ohio, Charles L. Sallée, Jr. (1911-2006) enrolled at the Cleveland School of Art (now called the Cleveland Institute of Art) in the 1930s, becoming its first African American graduate. He later taught at...
    • 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...

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