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New! The Glenville Shootout and the Trial of Fred Ahmed Evans: Photos, legal documents, and newspaper articles offer an account of the violence that erupted in the Cleveland neighborhood of Glenville on July 23, 1968 and the trial of Fred Ahmed Evans that ensued.
New! The James A. Garfield Collection at Hiram College: Digital reproductions of documents, photographs, and memorabilia documenting the life and death of President Garfield and his family.
New CMP eBook - "Let's Go Shopping at the Square" Cleveland's Leading Downtown Department Stores: A Business Legacy, by Richard Klein.
Recently Added Multimedia - The City Club Forum Audio Collection, 1960-1989: Listen to streaming audio recordings from the oldest free speech forum in the country.
CMP Time Machine
*Our thanks to The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History and the Plain Dealer (via NewsBank), sources for much of the content in our "Time Machine".
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Local History Research
Interested in learning more about local history? Need to consult some primary resources? Visit us in Special Collections at the Michael Schwartz Library, Cleveland State University. Or use our Cleveland Area History Research Guide to explore some other useful resources.