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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.

This hand-colored postcard depicts the New Base Ball Park, Cleveland, Ohio.


This painting by artist Frederick Dana Marsh was commissioned by Dudley S. Blossom, Sr. for his Euclid Avenue residence depicting a view of early Cleveland.

Made of changeable taffeta, this Norman Norell dress was worn in Cleveland, Ohio by Michaeline Maschke (1918-1998).

Designed by Viktor Schreckengost, this plane pedal car resembles a WWII fighter aircraft. Some of his most endearing creations were for children's toys.

John Holly founded the Future Outlook League in Cleveland in 1935 to help obtain jobs for black residents. This 1952 mural commemorates the League's struggle for equality.

This collectible tin plate, made in 1908, sets William Howard Taft and his running mate, James S. Sherman, amongst Republican Party luminaries.