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    By Michael Dalby on

    Manuscript On display in the John G. White room on the 3rd floor of the Main Building from February to June, 2007, is a sampling of a few of the hundreds of manuscripts owned by the Cleveland Public Library. Today, documents written by hand are becoming rarer as our world is transformed by faxes, email and computers. The items displayed give us a view into the past before machines became the main source of written communication.

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    By Michael Dalby on

    100 Pieces of African Art & African American Art will be featured in the exhibit "Art: Trilogy, Anonymity, and Eclecticism” at the Main Library, 2nd floor.

     

    Mr. Elmer Buford has graciously loaned his personal collection along with other selected pieces from these local Clevelanders:  Dr. Norman and Ann Roulet; Anthony “T.W.” Watkins; James Burgan; Cynthia Dixon; LaToya Washington; Billy Tubbs.  

     

    The exhibit will run February – May 15, 2007

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    By Michael Dalby on

    The Cleveland Public Library and the Cleveland Artists Foundation are co-sponsoring an exhibit, "Vision of a City with a Soul: Four Photographers in Cleveland, 1925-2005" at the Beck Center for the Arts - 17801 Detroit Avenue in Lakewood.Parking is available behind The Beck Center.

     

    The exhibit will feature the photographs by Arthur Gray, William A. Barnhill, Jasper Wood, and Andrew Borowiec. The photographs by Gray, Barnhill and Wood are from the Photograph Collection at Main Library.

     

    Gallery hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.The exhibit will be on display until March 31, 2007. Beck Center gallery telephone number is 216-227-9507 Cleveland Artists Foundation website www.clevelandartists.org

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    By Michael Dalby on

    J.G. White Book Plate John G. White, eminent Cleveland citizen and President of the Cleveland Public Library Board of Trustees 1884-1886 and 1913-1928, was a vital force in shaping the research aspects of the Cleveland Public Library.  Through him the Library acquired rare books and unique editions that could not be purchased with public funds.  He donated significant collections from his personal library.

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