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This poster issued from the Cleveland Board of Education advertised free evening English classes to the waves of new immigrants.

From the book, "Lorain-Carnegie bridge and River Improvement Plan", this map illuminates the City Plan Commission's wishes to straighten the Cuyahoga River.

The Little Custom Jordan Sedan is one of many automobile advertisements from the Research Library's Marque File Collection.

Once referred to as the Cleveland Union Terminal, Terminal Tower is Cleveland's most familiar landmark. It was the city's largest construction project of the 1920s.


Men playing cards at a tavern.
Oil painting by Julius Gollman circa 1859. Painted on canvas with oil paint, gilt gesso on wood.

Transparency of photograph of day boots c.1965 Black Suede Greece 2.5" round heel. Round toe, 18" high with hook/ lace closure. Crewel embroidery in multi-color floral trim boot sides, leather soles, insoles and lining. 11" heel to toe. Label: "Shoe Biz at Bendel, made in Greece" on insole., MUS77.16.8-A,B

Man and women standing by the 1901 white steamer car display in the 1940s.

Digital photograph of two tickets to the 1936 Republican National Convention.