This collection of Cleveland images represents photographs dating from the late nineteenth century through the 1960s. Included are historic views of Cleveland neighborhoods, downtown, and industrial areas. Of special interest are 1930s industrial scenes by Arthur Gray, and 1950s photos of African American life in the Scovill neighborhood …
Maps of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, including historic Sanborn and Hopkins real property atlases. Also in this digital collection are sets of aerial photographs of Cuyahoga County taken in 1951 and 1959, and maps and plans from the Cleveland Parks Collection.
Yearbooks and student newspapers from Cleveland public high schools tell the story in words and images of Cleveland youth, neighborhoods, sports, and school culture. This collection supports full text searching.
Books and documents on the history of Cleveland and greater Cleveland, including pictorial works of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, general and specialized histories, guides to street name changes and early volumes of the weekly publication Cleveland Town Topics.
Views of the twenty-seven Cleveland Public Library neighborhood branches and the bookmobiles. Includes current and historic photos with previous locations and architectural information. Carnegie West, Brooklyn, Jefferson, Lorain, South and Sterling branches were built with funding from Andrew Carnegie. The former Hough and Woodland …
The Digital Gallery offers direct access to selected resources from the collections of the Cleveland Public Library. Featured are materials in a variety of formats that document the City of Cleveland, the history of the Cleveland Public Library and subjects as diverse as art, architecture, baseball, chess, and African-American history and culture. Formats include maps, photographs, books, manuscripts, high school yearbooks, audio recordings, architectural plans and more.