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Dana Woodwind Quintet of Dana School of Music
Youngstown (Ohio); Universities & colleges; Music education; Music; Youngstown State University; Warren (Ohio)
"Dana Woodwind Quintet of Dana School of Music (Youngstown Univ.). Counterclockwise: Walter Mayhall, Loyal Mould (obscured), Lois Hopkins, Donald Byo and Joseph Lapenski."- Photo verso.
Redinger, Ruby V. (Ruby Virginia), 1915-1981
Redinger, Ruby Virginia; Authors; Teachers; Writers; Case Western Reserve University; Baldwin-Wallace College; Women's City Club; Ohioana Book Award Winners; Fenn College
Ruby Redinger earned her Ph.D in 1940 from Western Reserve University (Case). Her first book was "The Golden Net" which convinced "The Saturday Review of Literature" to praise her as one of the year's...
Pyke, Bernice Secrest
Pyke, Bernice Secrest; Democratic Party; Teachers; Delegations
Bernice Pyke was the first woman to be elected delegate for a national political convention and the first woman to serve in a cabinet for a mayor of Cleveland. She was a delegate for 5 Democratic National...
Price, Constance Mather
Price, Constance Mather; Theaters; Cleveland Play House; Musicarnival; American Red Cross
Constance Price served for the American Red Cross in WWII and took part in the planning of Musicarnival. She designed sets for Cleveland's East Side Players, Heights Light Opera, and Euclid Little Theater....
McKelvey, Dorothy Marks
McKelvey, Dorothy Marks; Berea Historical Society; Baldwin-Wallace College; Historians; Berea (Ohio); History
Dorothy Marks McKelvey was the founder and president of the Berea Area Historical Society and the historian of Baldwin-Wallace College. Because she was so well-versed in Berea history, newspapers would...
Irwin, Josephine Saxer
League Of Women Voters (Lwv) Of Cleveland; Fairview Park; Womenspace; Cleveland Council On World Affairs; Irwin, Josephine Saxer
Josephine Irwin was active in the peace movement before World War I and was one of the first members of the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Cleveland, participating in a suffrage parade on Euclid Avenue...
Eastman, Linda Anne, 1867-1963
Eastman, Linda Anne; Cleveland Public Library; Librarians; Western Reserve University
Linda Anne Eastman was the first woman to head a metropolitan library system in the United States and is renowned for a tradition of innovation in libraries. Eastman was named librarian at Cleveland Public...
Evans, Dina Rees, 1891-
Evans, Dina Rees (Doc); Cain Park Theater; Cleveland Heights High School; Theater programs; Theaters; Secondary School Theatre Association (U.S.); American Educational Theatre Association
Evans earned the first doctorate granted for theater in the United States. She also served as director for the Cain Park Amphitheater and became president of the American Educational Theatre Association....
Eckhardt, Edris; Artists; Cleveland Institute of Art; Case Western Reserve University; Cleveland College; Notre Dame Academy; Glassblowing; Pottery
Edris Eckhardt won a Guggenheim fellowship because she rediscovered the Egyptian technique for making gold glass which was lost for 1500 years. She invented new processes for glass, bronze, and other types...
Cutter, Annie Spencer, 1877-
Cutter, Annie Spencer; Cleveland Public Library; Librarians; Case Western Reserve University; Ohio Library Association; Cleveland Heights; Women's City Club
During World War I Annie Cutter created a library for soldiers in France. She also served as Assistant Professor of Library Science at Western Reserve University, was a trustee of the Women's City Club...
Browne, Mary Kendall
Browne, Mary Kendall Brownie; World War II; Tennis; Physical education; American Red Cross
Mary Browne was a championship tennis player becoming the ladies doubles champion 5 times, and the captain of the U.S. Wightman Cup team twice. She was one of the first women in the Tennis Hall of Fame....
George, Zelma, 1903-1994
George, Zelma Watson; Opera singers; Activists; Cleveland Job Corps; Diplomats;African Americans; Karamu House; Cuyahoga Community College; United Nations
Zelma George was the daughter of a Texas Baptist minister and remembered meeting a number of prominent black leaders in her home. Issues about race were discussed and her father believed in helping other...
Adams, Almeda C., 1865-
Adams, Almeda C.; Cleveland Music School Settlement; Blind persons; Fortnightly Musical Club; Music; Teachers
Almeda Adams helped to found the Cleveland Music School Settlement despite being blind. She also wrote a book which is made up of letters to her friends titled "Seeing Europe Through Sightless Eyes." Adams...
McBride, Lucia McCurdy
McBride, Lucia McCurdy; League Of Women Voters (Lwv) Of Cleveland; Planned Parenthood Of Greater Cleveland; Suffragists; Suffrage; Women's City Club; Philanthropists
McBride was an advocate for women's rights and suffrage for women and served in offices for local, state, and national organizations. She was founder of the Cleveland Woman Suffrage Party and the Ohio...
Robeson, Lila; Opera singers; Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.); Western Reserve University
Robeson was the first Cleveland-born opera singer that performed for the Metropolitan Opera in New York (1912-1922). Robeson was a mezzo soprano who performed 142 times for the Metropolitan Opera between...
Babin, Victor; Babin, Victoria (Vitya) Vronsky; Pianists; Cleveland Orchestra; Cleveland Institute Of Music; Composers
Vitya Vronsky was a world class pianist who came to Cleveland to become faculty at the Cleveland Institute of Music in 1961 after touring and recording extensively as part of a duo piano team with her...
Shepherd, Dorothy G.
Case Western Reserve University; Islam; Cleveland Museum Of Art; Textiles; Galleries & museums
In the 1960s, Dorothy Shepherd was one of the only female museum curators in the United States and was renowned for her knowledge in medieval textiles and ancient Islamic art. Shepherd was a curator at...
Horvath, Helen; Activists; Hungarians; Immigrants
Mrs. Helen Horvath was a renowned social activist who was determined to assist immigrants in the difficult and many times painful adjustment to life in America. In 1901 Horvath opened a school for new...
Planning the future of the Cleveland Water Supply
Waterworks; Baldwin Reservoir; Reservoirs; Pumping stations; Ohio City; Collinwood; Cleveland
Details a "comprehensive plan for the future development of the water-supply system of Cleveland, Ohio...made by the engineers of the Division of Water." "Methods Followed Lead to $30,000,000 Program by...
Route location studies: Medina Freeway, Inner Belt Viaduct to West 25th Street
Medina Freeway; Traffic engineering; Civil engineering; Interstate 71
"Report No. 5 covering the Route Location Studies for (1) the proposed Medina Freeway from the existing Inner Belt Viaduct to W. 25th Street near Scranton Road (2) the proposed Clark Freeway from Fulton...
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