Hough Uprising Photographs

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.

Jasper Wood Photograph Collection

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 by award-winning photographer Jasper Wood. A series of photographs of the Hough neighborhood…

Longwood Project

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 is the Longwood Project

The Miscellaneous Memorabilia of Charles W. Chesnutt

Included in this digital collection are items originating from various collections related to Charles Waddell Chesnutt (1858-1932). Chesnutt was a prominent African-American writer, best known for his short stories, essays, and his biography about the antislavery leader Frederick Douglass. His stories focused on folk life of African Americans, civil rights, and racial intermarriage. He moved to Cleveland in 1883 and…

Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1909) Presented by W. Griffith Co., featuring Ralph Ince, Julia Swayne Gordan & Carlyle Blackwell.