Cleveland Memories II: The Early Years and the 1940s Scanning Sessions

We are thrilled to give our readers the opportunity to submit historic photos for our upcoming "Cleveland Memories II: The Early Years and the 1940s" book project. If you have photographs that meet the criteria below, please bring them to one of our scanning sessions listed here.

Submission Guidelines

  • General interest photos, such as: commerce, industry, transportation, rural life, public service, etc.
  • Photos taken from the 1800s through 1949.
  • Photos only – preferably original photos (no newspaper clippings or photocopies).
  • Photos taken in Cleveland.
  • One submission form per photo.
  • Limit 10 photos per family. No appointment necessary.
  • Bring your photos to one of the scheduled scanning sessions.
  • If you are a private collector, please call 360.723.5800 to set up an appointment.

Download Submission Form

Because we expect a large turnout, we advise you to download and print a submission form. Please print and fill out one form for each photo you’d like to submit.

  • Download as PDF (fillable).

Session Details

Tuesday, May 29, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
Cleveland Public Library
Carnegie West Branch
1900 Fulton Road
Cleveland, OH 44113
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Wednesday, May 30, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Cleveland Public Library
Mt. Pleasant Branch
14000 Kinsman Road
Cleveland, OH 44128
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Thursday, May 31, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Cleveland Public Library
Glenville Branch
11900 St. Clair Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
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Friday, June 1, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Cleveland Public Library
West Park Branch
3805 W. 157th Street
Cleveland, OH 44111
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Friday, June 1, 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
Cleveland Public Library
Lorain Branch
8216 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102
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Saturday, June 2, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Cleveland Public Library
Main Branch
325 Superior Avenue, Third Floor
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
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We hope to see you there!

Bring us your best photos and we’ll scan them while you wait. Plus, chances are some other fine folks will show up, so bring your stories to share with one another.

Cleveland Memories II: The Early Years and the 1940s Cover
Advance Ohio / The Plain Dealer / Cleveland online presents Cleveland Memories II: The Early Years and the 1940s

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