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A publication that gives the history of schools, churches, houses and other landmarks of the East Side area of Toledo, Ohio. The Toledo Public Schools that serve the area are named and described in detail, as well as the many churches in the area. Private homes of prominent and historical figures are described. Photos of most of the landmarks mentioned are included. Book scanned is a donation by the author.
Topics: East Toledo (Toledo, Ohio) - History, Toledo (Ohio) - History
A publication that gives the history of schools, churches, houses and other landmarks of the East Side area of Toledo, Ohio. The Toledo Public Schools that serve the area are named and described in detail, as well as the many churches in the area. Private homes of prominent and historical figures are described. Photos of most of the landmarks mentioned are included. Book scanned is a donation by the author.
Topics: East Toledo (Toledo, Ohio) - History, Toledo (Ohio) - History
Includes name and street address information for people of Toledo. Includes etiquette advice in the introduction. Title varies over the course of publication. Variations include "A Social and Family directory of Toledo" and "Hubbell's Blue Book, A Family and Social Directory of Toledo and Vicinity." Also known as the Toledo blue book. Includes advertising matter.
Topic: Toledo (Ohio)--Directories
Contents include: Author's preface ; Toledo Jewish Historical Society Members ; Neighborhoods ; Congregations ; Community Support Organizations ; Other Threads. Appendices include: Rabbis of Toledo Congregations ; Toledo Jewish Federation Leaders ; Jewish Community Center Presidents ; Darlington House Presidents ; Toledo Board of Jewish Education Directors ; Principals and Presidents ; Jewish Family Service Past Presidents ; Toledo Jewish Community Foundation Presidents ; Veterans World War I ;...
Topics: Jews, American--Ohio--Toledo, Toledo (Ohio)--History, Authors, American--Ohio--Toledo
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by Michaels, Larry R.; Hage, Robyn
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A biography of legendary East Toledo pioneer, Peter Navarre. Believed to be born in the late 1780's, Peter Navarre was illiterate and left no writings of his own. Navarre and his brothers were the first settlers in the East Toledo area. The authors attempt to chronicle his life using historical documents and conflicting verbal accounts. Book scanned is a gift to the library from Larry Michaels.
Topics: East Toledo (Toledo, Ohio) - History, Toledo (Ohio) - History, Navarre, Peter, d.1874
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Nearly a century of St. Stephens church history is documented in this book. It includes chapters on Hungarian traditions, history of clubs and societies, church art, church events and biographies. Also included are twelve detailed appendices.
Topics: Birmingham (Toledo (Ohio)--History, Hungarian Americans, St. Stephen's Church (Toledo, Ohio)
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by Clark, Bob; Michaels, Larry
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A celebratory look at the administration, faculty, students and athletes involved in the first 100 years of Morrison R. Waite High School in the East Side of Toledo, Ohio. The school building, designed by architect David L. Stine, opened it's doors in 1914. The authors cover the changes in the physical building as well as changes in the people who worked and learned there. Book scanned is a gift from author Larry Michaels.
Topics: East Toledo (Toledo, Ohio) - History, Toledo (Ohio) - History, Morrison R. Waite High School...
A pictorial history of East Toledo, Oregon and other communities across from the Maumee River. Book includes photos and information on businesses, people, homes, parks, and landmarks. Historical photos also included. Book scanned is a gift to the library from Larry Michaels.
Topics: East Toledo (Toledo, Ohio) - History, Toledo (Ohio) - History
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According to the author, a prominent publisher from Chicago, the purpose of this book was to give the public not only a detailed history, but also a detailed source of Toledo in the present time of 1876. Information on Toledo's railroads, commerce, and manufacturers is included, as well as some descriptive sketches of a few of Toledo's well-known residences. The page numeration begins at page 24, and pages 49-64 are not included. The pages appear to be misnumbered instead of missing.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Lucas County (Ohio)--History
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by Merchantile Advancement Company, Toledo (Ohio)
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An 1897 sketch of the history, views, resources and industries of Toledo, Ohio compiled and published by the Merchantile Advancement Company. Book includes photographs and sketches of local businesses and professionals. Especially valuable for information on small businesses and independent professional men such as jewelers, grocers and dentists. Short historical descriptions of this emerging city are included throughout. Pages have a running title : "An Ohio gem --Toledo".
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Lucas County (Ohio)--History, Toledo (Ohio) -- Pictorial works
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Porter, Tana Mosier
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Written in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Toledo's founding, this book traces the city's history from Indian Lands and early settlements through industrialization, war eras and urban revitialization efforts.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Lucas County (Ohio)--History
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by Miley, Paul Newcomer (1894-); Miley, David Ray (1894-); Miley, Ray Leonard (1936-)
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A book documenting the history of the Miley family, many of whom settled in Ohio. This book was researched and written for the use of the Miley Family in 1965, though the book was never widely published.
Topics: Miley Family -- Genealogy, Ohio -- History
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A pictorial view of the industries, churches, schools, and governmental institutions of 1888 Toledo, Ohio. Also shown are photos of businesses and homes of prominent Toledo men.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Lucas County (Ohio)--History, Toledo (Ohio) -- Pictorial works
The Frances D. Jermain Branch Library was published in 1917, the same year the branch was built in Toledo, Ohio by the Carnegie Fund. This short, eight page publication commemorates the life of Frances Delavan (Page) Jermain, 1929-1905. It is a biography of both her personal life and twenty-four year connection with the Toledo Public Library. It also contains the praises of several prominent Toledoans and explained why she was honored by the naming of a library branch in her memory.
Topics: Jermain, Mrs. Frances Delavan (Page) 1829-1905, Toledo Lucas County Public Library--History, Public...
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by Williams, C. S.
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Williams' Toledo Directory City Guide, and Business Mirror: for 1860. To which is appended a list of post offices in the United States and Territories, corrected up to date.
Topics: Toledo, Ohio--Directories, Lucas County, Ohio--Directories
Includes name and street address information for people of Toledo. Includes etiquette advice in the introduction. Title varies over the course of publication. Variations include "A Social and Family directory of Toledo" and "Hubbell's Blue Book, A Family and Social Directory of Toledo and Vicinity." Also known as the Toledo blue book. Includes advertising matter.
Topic: Toledo (Ohio)--Directories
This book features portraits of prominent Toledo men from the turn of the century. It is prefaced with historical sketches and full page views. Binder's title: Men of Toledo and northwestern Ohio.
Topics: Ohio--History, Toledo (Ohio), Ohio--Biography
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. General Executive Board.
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A report of the General executive board to the 4th- biennial convention of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America that took place in Boston, Massachusettes, May 10-15, 1920. The report details the strikes, settlements, and activities of the many clothing worker unions across the United States in the years 1918 and 1919. Most notable are the struggle for the fourty-four hour week, the attempts to unionize non-union shops, and efforts to increase wages and to improve working conditions....
Topics: Labor unions, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. General Executive Board
This short, soft-cover book begins with a description of the educational, commercial, industrial, and additional advantages of the vicinity of Toledo. It includes many facts about and scenes of Toledo, but the majority of the book consists of individual portraits of Toledo's businessmen. An index which includes each subject's name, and occasionally the person's business affiliation or title, and address, follows the portraits. Judge Robert Cochran (1836-1896) was the editor, and at the time of...
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--Biography--Portraits, Toledo (Ohio)--History--19th century
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Britton, Diane F. (project director); Ahern, John F. (project director)
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This book is the second volume of a collaborative project called "Birmingham Remembers" Residents of the Birmingham neighborhood had been interviewed in the 1980s. With this project the participants comments are organized by topic. Topics include heritage, education, religion, work, recreation, neighborhood, rituals, holidays, the Great Depression, military service, the Hungarian Revolution, activism and reminiscences."
Topics: Birmingham (Toledo (Ohio)--History, Hungarian Americans
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by Toledo (Ohio). Division of Police
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This book features an illustrated history of the Toledo Police Department, starting in 1952. Published by and for the benefit of the Police pension. Introductory remark is by Charles H. Duiran, November 1, 1900. This publication features portraits of department member, other photographs, narratives, and local advertisements. This copy has J. Richardson embossed on cover and was gifted to the Toledo Library by Dorman E. Richardon.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio), Toledo (Ohio). Police Department
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This book feaures a photographic history of Toledo and was published in 1893. It includes several photographs, including photographs of buildings downtown and personal residences.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Lucas County (Ohio)--History, Toledo (Ohio)--Pictorial works
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by Ahern, John F. (editor); Nissen, Randy
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The book, a compilation of interviews with Birmingham residents, evokes the neighborhood's history and culture. A "Birmingham Cultural Center Book" Stories collected from Judy (Farkas) Balogh, Elizabeth "Kardy"(Kordas) Boray, Anna (Potoczki) Fabos, John Gocsik, Father Martin Hernady, Margaret "Peg"(Markovich) Horvath, Nancy (Packo) Horvath, Lillian (Kertz) Keil, William Kertesz, Mary (Christian) King, Mariska Kinsey-LaCava, Eleanor (Weizer) Mesteller, Don and Barb...
Topics: Birmingham (Toledo (Ohio)--History, Hungarian Americans
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This book, composed by Samuel Milton Jones (long-time mayor of Toledo), discusses his progressive ideas regarding government and labor. Jones was known as Samuel "Golden Rule" Jones based on his strong belief, and implementation in his businesses, of the golden rule.
Topics: Social history, Working class, Industrial welfare
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Palka, Paul P.; Blasko, Andrew
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The church's activites from 1946-1948 are documented in this book.
Topics: Church buildings - Ohio - Toledo, Holy Rosary Church (Toledo, Ohio)
Done by the Toledo Commercial newspaper, this volume is a 50th anniversary souvenir edition. It contains illustrations and sketches of banking, wholesale manufacturing and professional men of 1895 Toledo, Ohio. There is also text with Toledo history and miscellaneous facts.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Lucas County (Ohio)--History, Toledo (Ohio)--Pictorial works
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by Smith, John A.
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A book containing the detailed history of the city of Maumee, Ohio. The book contains illustrations, photographs, and biographical sketches of important Maumee citizens.
Topic: Maumee (Ohio)--History
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Church of St. Stephen
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Published in 1924, this book celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Church of St. Stephen, King of Hungary. It contains the church's history and congratulations on the event from both local supporters and from those around the world. Most of the text is printed in both English and Hungarian. The church is located in the Birmingham neighborhood of East Toledo, Ohio.
Topics: St. Stephen Church (Toledo, Ohio), St. Stephen Catholic Church (Toledo, Ohio)--Anniversaries,...
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A history of the people and places of East Toledo. The book begins with what the author knows about the prehistoric Indian settlement and continues with pioneer families, the Civil War, and growth and development of the area in the early 1900's. The institutions and businesses of East Toledo are also covered.
Topics: East Toledo (Toledo, Ohio) - History, Toledo (Ohio) - History
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Pawlicka-Frankowska, Elzbieta, 1926-
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This work is a transcription of the handwritten diary of Elzbieta Pawlicka-Frankowska. It is written in Polish. It chronicles her family's exile from Poland during World War II and their move to labor camps in Siberia. Elzbieta's father was killed when the Soviets invaded Poland. Her mother and siblings were forced to move to the North Ural area and work in a labor camp. Recorded in the diary are events that happened in the labor camp; stories of survival and hardships that the family faced;...
Topics: Diary, Labor camps, World War 1939-1945 - Personal narratives, Poland - Social conditions -...
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by Scribner, Harvey (1850-1913)
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"From the earliest historical times down to the present, including a genealogical and biographical record of representative families." - from title page. Biographicals, writings, and portraits of notable men connected with Lucas County.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio), Lucas County (Ohio)
Includes name and street address information for people of Toledo. Includes etiquette advice in the introduction. Title varies over the course of publication. Variations include "A Social and Family directory of Toledo" and "Hubbell's Blue Book, A Family and Social Directory of Toledo and Vicinity." Also known as the Toledo blue book. Includes advertising matter.
Topic: Toledo (Ohio)--Directories
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by Blade (Toledo, Ohio)
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A special addition to The Blade newspaper dated June 26, 1960 extolling the virtues of the Toledo, Ohio metropolitan area. Business and economic developments, educational opportunities and leisure as well as health care services are among the many features of the area. The volume continues with a similar edition done by the Toledo Times dated June 28, 1960. A valuble source for ads by businesses as well as non-profit institutions.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Lucas County (Ohio)--History, Toledo Metropolitan Area (Ohio)--Economic...
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by Peattie, Roderick, 1891-1955
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This publication is a Geological Survey of Ohio covering the geography of Ohio. It includes topics about surface features and soil, climate, agriculture, mineral resources, transportation and the development of industries, and the settlement and development for the state of Ohio. This book is part of a series of original research done by the state agency, this one being number twenty-seven in the fourth series of bulletins published. At the time this was published, J. A. Bownocker was the State...
Topics: Physical geography -- Ohio, Ohio -- Description and travel, Ohio -- History
Includes name and street address information for people of Toledo. Includes etiquette advice in the introduction. Title varies over the course of publication. Variations include "A Social and Family directory of Toledo" and "Hubbell's Blue Book, A Family and Social Directory of Toledo and Vicinity." Also known as the Toledo blue book. Includes advertising matter.
Topic: Toledo (Ohio)--Directories
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This pamphlet, whose second, revised edition was originally printed in 1876, was printed again in celebration of the city of Toledo's centennial celebration, in 1937. It was written by Jessup W. Scott, one of Toledo's most notable historic leaders. It gave his theory on the growth of cities, especially in regard to those with their geographic location in the interior of the continent. The author's name is spelled Jessup W. Scott on the cover. "A brief history of the Blade Printing and...
Topics: Toledo (Ohio), Toledo (Ohio)--Commerce, Blade Printing and Paper Co.
A biography of Richard F. Trevellick, the labor orator or the harbinger of the eight-hour system. Mr. Trevellick travelled world-wide to organize labor unions and political parties while lecturing on the importance of the eight-hour system. The book includes death notices, euologies and poems.
Topics: Labor leaders--United States--Biography, Hours of labor
This book highlights Toledo's advantages in the early 20th century. It includes illustrations and information about industries, buildings, infastructure, and schools. "Published for the Merchants and Manufacturers Association of Toledo to observe the thirty-third international convention Loyal Order of Moose, June 27-July 2, 1921."
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Lucas County (Ohio)--History, Moose, Loyal Order of, Toledo...
A book of designs and plans for different structures including, cottages, large homes, schools, fire houses, and others. This book contains fifty-five plates giving in detail plans and illustrations suited to all parts of the country. The co-author, Charles Crosby Miller, was an architect in Toledo, Ohio from 1856 to 1871.
Topics: Architecture -- Designs and plans, Architecture
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The Toledo Public Library: a century of progress, 1838-1938, traces the beginnings and history of what we now know as The Toledo Lucas County Public Library. Beginning as an agency of the Toledo Young Men's Association in 1838, to its 1938 operating capacity that included the Main Library, 14 branches, and 6 stations in public school buildings, this publication explores the first 100 years of growth of Ohio's first free independent library.
Topics: Toledo Lucas County Public Library--History, Public libraries--Ohio--Lucas County--History
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This is a pamphlet, possibly for multi-union gathering, gives brief history of the following unions: Painters and Decorators' Union No. 7; Metal Polishers, Buffers and Platers No. 2; Union No. 25, U. B. of C. and J. of A.; Bakers' union, No. 66; United Assocation Journeymen Plumbers, Gas Fitters, Steam Fitters, and Steam Fitters' Helpers, Local Union No. 50; Local Union No. 81 of the A. F. G. W. U.; Toledo Musical Protective Assocation, Local 25; Beer Drivers' Union No. 87; Brewery Workers'...
Topic: Labor unions--Toledo--Ohio
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by Hosmer, H. L.; Harris, W. H.
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Hosmer and Harris' Toledo Directory. Containing: early history of the Maumee Valley, names of the citizens, business directory, city statistics, and a sketch of canal and rail road facilities of Toledo, with much other information convenient for reference. Page 258 appears to have the page number printed incorrectly. It should be 246 but instead is printed as 238.
Topics: Toledo, Ohio--Directories, Lucas County, Ohio--Directories
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Highlights of Toledo's "hotels, parks, sky scrapers, beautiful street, river views, amusement resorts and other points of interest" are presented in this book that was published in the interest of the Toledo Hotel Men's Association in the early 1900's. A statement from mayor Brand Whitlock welcomes visitors to Toledo. Photographs, descriptions of places to visit, and local advertisments are included. Spine title: Toledo views.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Lucas County (Ohio)--History, Toledo (Ohio)--Pictorial works
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by Ohio Savings Bank and Trust Company (Toledo Ohio)
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"A series of advertisements published in Toledo newspapers during 1920, giving valuable information relative to the early history and the present wonderful resources of the great city of Toledo." -- from title page. The Ohio Savings Bank and Trust Company sponsored this bulletin to attract residents and businesses to Toledo.
Topic: Toledo (Ohio)
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by Palka, Paul P.
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The church's growth and history from its organization in 1901 until 1944 are documented in this book.
Topics: Church buildings - Ohio - Toledo, Holy Rosary Church (Toledo, Ohio)
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by Blount, George; Bailey, Clarence
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A photo scrapbook created by George Blount and Clarence Bailey, two photographers from the Toledo News-Bee newspaper, covering the violence during the Electric Auto-Lite Strike in Toledo, Ohio from May 22-May 27, 1934. Also included is a photo showing editors working at the News-Bee news desk. Included in this photo is Larry Sisk, managing editor and Ben Mendoza, city editor. The scrapbook is 28 pages, the interior pages are one-sided. The strike began on February 25, 1934 and was settled on...
Topics: Electric Auto-Lite Company, Strikes and lockouts, Toledo news-bee
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by Wilkinson, Elizabeth Doddridge
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A book about the history of the Toledo Women's District Golf Association, edited by Elizabeth Doddridge Wilkinson and with an introduction by Sylvanus Pierson Jermain. The book includes the constitution for the Toledo Women's District Golf Association, photographs, tournament information, committee memberships, and membership rolls for women's golf clubs.
Topics: Toledo Women's District Golf Association (Ohio) -- History, Women golfers -- Ohio -- Toledo...
This book features pictures of Toledo businesses, schools, civic buildings, and the homes of prominent businessmen. "An authentic compilation of the citys industrial, financial and civic activities" - from title page.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Lucas County (Ohio)--History
The 1909 annual convention of the Ohio Federation of Labor was held in Toledo, Ohio at Memorial Hall and was chaired by Thomas Rumsey, President. Other officiers came from various parts of Ohio. Addresses were made by W. L. Milner; Mayor Brand Whitlock; General Isaac R. Sherwood; James P. Egan; President Lewis; and Mr. D. F. Anderson. Breakout sessions for various trades were held. Business of the federation; resolutions and reports were presented.
Topics: Labor movement -- Ohio, Labor movement -- Congresses, Ohio State Federation of Labor. Convention
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by Hershberger, R. A.
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This book features caricatures and cartoons of prominent Toledo men. It includes caricatures of doctors, lawyers, and businessmen.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio), Toledo (Ohio)--Biography, Cartoons and caricatures
Includes name and street address information for people of Toledo. Includes etiquette advice in the introduction. Title varies over the course of publication. Variations include "A Social and Family directory of Toledo" and "Hubbell's Blue Book, A Family and Social Directory of Toledo and Vicinity." Also known as the Toledo blue book. Includes advertising matter.
Topic: Toledo (Ohio)--Directories
This is a small book containing photographs of public and commercial buildings as well as streets, churches, clubs, and homes of prominent people of toledo, Ohio. It was published in 1908. The back of the book has two large fold-out photos of the city; one with a view from East Toledo and one from downtown Toledo. Also included are two pages of "Some Interesting Facts About Toledo, Ohio".
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Lucas County (Ohio)--History
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by Pawlicka-Frankowska, Elzbieta, 1926-
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This work is a digitized version of the handwritten diary of Elzbieta Pawlicka-Frankowska. It was written in Polish. It chronicles her family's exile from Poland during World War II and their move to labor camps in the Siberia. Elzbieta's father was killed when the Soviets invaded Poland. Her mother and siblings were forced to move to the North Ural area and work in a labor camp. Recorded in the diary are events that happened in the labor camp; stories of survival and hardships that the family...
Topics: Pawlicka-Frankowska, Elzbieta, 1926-, Diary, Labor camps, World War 1939-1945 - Personal...
This book features prominent Toledo businessmen. They are portrayed in cartoon form along with their names and titles. The cartoons were drawn by R. M. Brinkerhoff, cartoonist for the Toledo Blade. Cartoons of Toledo area historical milestones are also included. Title on cover is "The men who make Toledo go".
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Lucas County (Ohio)--History, Businessmen--Ohio--Toledo, Caracatures and...
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by B'Nai Women's Auxiliary Number 398
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Toledo Calling was a bulletin published by B'Nai Women's Auxiliary Number 398. This monthly bulletin provided Toledo area happenings to Jewish men and women serving in the armed forces. This bound volume includes issues from 1943 until 1945.
Topics: Jews--Ohio--Toledo--Periodicals, Toledo (Ohio)--History
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by Bramble Publishing Company (Toledo, Ohio)
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A book showcasing the virtues, progress, values and opportunities of Toledo, Ohio in 1912. Monograph contains photographs of Toledo's streets, businesses, schools, parks, government buildings and other scenes.
Topics: Business -- Ohio --Toledo, Toledo (Ohio) -- Pictorial works
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by Wright, Isaac (1860-1929)
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This book was dedicated to the pioneer men and women of the East Side by the author, Isaac Wright, when it was published in 1894. Topics covered included the area's prehistoric history, Native Americans, the Ford Post, Ironville, industries, the Underground Railroad and more.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Lucas County (Ohio)--History, East Toledo (Toledo, Ohio)--History
A book of colonial style structures built between 1632 and 1830, created by the National Lead Company, Department of Decoration. This book is made up of loose plates of drawings, including a color chart and color recommendations for the featured eight structures. Buildings include The Old Royall House (Medford, Mass.), Trinity Church (Newport, R. I.), Mount Vernon (Fairfax County, Va.), Mt. Pleasant Mansion (Philadelphia, Pa.), the Bull-Pringle House (Charleston, S. C.), the Thomas Cowles House...
Topics: Architecture, Domestic, Architecture, Colonial, Architecture, Georgian
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Foley, Sara Rowsey, Mrs., -1925
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Biographical sketches of thirty women writers working in Toledo written by Sara Rowsey Foley and dedicated to the members of the Toledo Writers' Guild. Journalists, suffragettes, abolitionists, poets, and more are included in the subject matter, as well as portraits of some of those writers discussed.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio) -- Biography, Women authors -- Ohio -- Toledo
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Adler, Felix, 1895-1960
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"War-Time Strikes and Their Adjustment" was written by Alexander M. Bing (1879-1959), and published by E. P. Dutton and Company in 1921. Bing was a government employee during World War I, and took an active part in settling many labor controversies. This book is based upon his personal experiences; upon statements made to him by officials of government boards, employers, and union leaders, as well as reports of labor adjustment agencies, testmonies of many hearings, and government,...
Topics: Working Class, Arbitration, Industrial, Strikes and lockouts, Labor, World War, 1914-1918--Economic...
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by E. H. Close Realty Company
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A short booklet produced by the E. H. Close Realty Company to promote the development of the Village of Ottawa Hills. Published around 1915, the booklet extols the future Ottawa Hills as "a scenic home park" with meadow lands, rivers, lakes and hills. The 1200 acres of land is to be divided in to various tracts of land and carefully designed to preserve the natural beauty of the area. The village was incorporated August 14, 1924.
Topics: Ottawa Hills (Ohio)--History, Real estate development
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A Midsummer 1892 edition of The Picturesque Maumee, supplement of the Toledo Sunday Journal newspaper. The 40 page supplement features information and photographs of Toledo-area businesses and biographical information on the men who owned and operated them.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Toledo (Ohio)--Biography, Toledo (Ohio)--Miscellanea
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by Smith, Sidney (1877-1935)
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Cartoons and text that cover the 1907 campaign. These were published in the Toledo News-Bee during in 1907.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Lucas County (Ohio)--History, Political cartoons
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This book provides photos of Toledo at the turn of the century. It features photographs of major buildings, landmarks, parks, and monuments, including the public library, the hospital, and downtown Toledo.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Lucas County (Ohio)--History, Toledo (Ohio)--Pictorial works
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by Bell, James Madison, 1826-1902
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This volume of poetry includes a bigraphical sketch of the author, James Madison Bell (1826-1902), by Bishop Benjamin William Arnett (1838-1906). According to Arnett, Bell was an African-American poet, orator, and political activist. He was an Ohio native who lived in Canada and San Francisco before settling with his family in Toledo in 1865.
Topics: American poetry--19th century, African-American poets
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Ahern, John F. (editor); Barden, Thomas E. (editor)
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This book is a compilation of stories and memories from notable residents. Includes stories from William Kertesz, Peter Ujvagi, Kay J. Blalock, Thomas E. Barden, Ted J. Ligibel, Lynne Maner, Andrew Ludanyi, and Raymond J. Pentzell. The book was supported by funding from the Hungarian Reformed Federation of America.
Topics: Birmingham (Toledo (Ohio)--History, Hungarian Americans
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Toledo (Ohio). Commission of Publicity and Efficiency
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A five year the Toledo Public Library from 1914-1918. Text includes names of the library board and library staff, a chart of growth for the five year time period, decriptions of library buildings, along with policies for book collection, staff training, library records and war work at the library. A chapter on the tax levy vote and other finances included.
Topic: Toledo Public Library
Includes name and street address information for people of Toledo. Includes etiquette advice in the introduction. Title varies over the course of publication. Variations include "A Social and Family directory of Toledo" and "Hubbell's Blue Book, A Family and Social Directory of Toledo and Vicinity." Also known as the Toledo blue book. Includes advertising matter.
Topic: Toledo (Ohio)--Directories
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Smead School for Girls (Toledo, Ohio)
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This book tells the history of the Smead School for Girls in Toledo, Ohio. The school was established in 1884, incorporated in 1911, and originally located at School Place and Irving Street. It includes information about their faculty, curriculum, extracurricular activities, and graduation requirements.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Girls' schools--Ohio--Toledo
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by National Association of Letter Carriers (U.S. Branch 100 (Toledo, Ohio?))
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Includes daily agendas; names and pictures of officers, division superintendents, carriers and other department staff; information about postal policy; stories and illustrations about points of interest in Toledo; and advertisements from local businesses.
Topic: Postal conventions--Ohio--Toledo
A history of German pioneers that settled in Toledo and Lucas County including biographical sketches of individuals.
Topics: Germans -- Ohio -- Toledo, Toledo (Ohio) -- Biography
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Jones, Samuel M., 1846-1904
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A series of weekly letters by former Toledo Mayor and businessman, Samuel M. Jones, addressed and delivered to the workingmen of the Acme Sucker Rod Company, Toledo, Ohio, during the summer and fall of 1901.
Topics: Working class, Labor movement
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Gunckel, John Elstner (1846-1915)
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This revised second edition is a history of the Maumee Valley, and begins with Little Turtle's 1790 defeat of Generals Harmar and St. Clair. It includes a an account of General Anthony Wayne's Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794 and Peter Navarre's activities during the War of 1812. It includes thirty-seven illustrations, which include portraits, drawings, and photographs.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Lucas County (Ohio)--History, Maume River Valley (Ind. And Ohio)--History,...
This document is made of two bound pamphlets containing reprints of articles that were originally printed in the Toledo Evening Press in 1907. They were both written by Albert Everett Macomber (1837-1931), an 1862 graduate of the law school from the University of Michigan. He moved to Toledo in 1863 where he practiced law and was involved in many other endeavors in the material, educational, and civic development of Toledo.
Topics: Michigan College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts--Centennial celebrations, etc., Michigan College...
An 1899 publication from the German American Biographical Company which begins with a short history, description and role of German American immigrants in Toledo, Ohio. The second half of the book has biographies of German-Americans in the Toledo area. The book is written in German.
Topics: Germans--Ohio, German American families, Toledo (Ohio)--History, Toledo (Ohio)--Biographies