Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes

Ms. Sowden has many years of experience leading dive teams in the exploration of many wrecks on the entire Great Lakes. Her discussion will take you through the process from beginning to end on the approach of locating, diving and salvaging historical wrecks located on the lakes. Please join us for this once in a lifetime presentation that will take …

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Honoring the Life & Work of Zelma Watson George

An Exhibit and Program Saturday, March 25, 2017 • 2:00 p.m. Main Library, Special Collections, 3rd floor Honor the life and work of Dr. Zelma Watson George (1903–94). Dr. George was a sociologist, musicologist and performer who broke the color barrier on Broadway in 1950. She came to Cleveland to research African-American music using the resources at the Cleveland Public …

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A Visit with Charles M. Blow

As a New York Times Op-Ed columnist since 2008, Charles Blow shares his perspectives on politics, public opinion and social justice in America today. He has been ranked on The Root’s list of the 100 most influential African-Americans and is the author of a stirring memoir, Fire Shut Up in My Bones (2014). Saturday, February 18, 2017 • 2:00 p.m. …

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