Great Lakes Industrial History Center

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About the Center:The Great Lakes Industrial History Center is a collection of digital resources highlighting the history and development of the Great Lakes as a vital transportation network and an important component in the production and shipping of much of North America's industrial output. These resources also cover some of the contributions and innovations of the leaders in business and industry who made this development possible.

Source Materials

The source material for this Web site originated from the Great Lakes Industrial History Collection and The Cleveland Press Collection, all available in Special Collections at the Michael Schwartz Library, Cleveland State University.