The Life & Times of Ralph J. Perk

Archival Video Footage of Ralph J. Perk

courtesy Northeast Ohio Broadcast Archives

Screen shot from video, Mayor Perk on RTA.

The following video footage is courtesy of The Northeast Ohio Broadcast Archives (NOBA) at the John Carroll University Department of Communications. Special thanks to Dr. Alan Stephenson and Lisa Lewis for their assistance.

  • Mayor Perk in Washington: Mayor Ralph J. Perk visits Washington, D.C. seeking federal aid for Cleveland. Nov. 19, 1971 (1:28 min.)
  • Mayor Perk on RTA: Mayor Ralph J. Perk discusses the benefits of the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority with local news reporters. Nov. 22, 1971 (1:17 min.)
  • Perk Campaign in the 1977 Primary Mayoral Election: Bob Howick of Channel 5 News reports on the status of Mayor Ralph J. Perk in the 1977 nonpartisan primary mayoral election. Oct. 4, 1977 (1:58 min.)