Cleveland Memories III Scanning Sessions

We are thrilled to give our readers the opportunity to submit historic photos for our upcoming Cleveland Memories III: A Pictorial History of the 1950s 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 1950 through 1959.
  • 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

Saturday, June 1, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Cleveland Digital Public Library
Main Library, Third Floor  
325 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114
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Monday, June 310:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 
Cleveland Public Library
West Park Branch
3805 W. 157th Street
Cleveland, OH 44111
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Monday, June 33:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 
Cleveland Public Library
Lorain Branch
8216 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102
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Tuesday, June 44:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Cleveland Public Library
Carnegie West Branch 
1900 Fulton Road
Cleveland, OH 44113
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Wednesday, June 5, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Cleveland Public Library
Mt. Pleasant Branch
14000 Kinsman Road
Cleveland, OH 44120
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Thursday, June 6, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 
Cleveland Public Library
Glenville Branch
11900 St. Clair Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44108
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We hope to see you there!

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

Cleveland Memories III: A Pictorial History of the 1950s Cover
Advance Ohio / The Plain Dealer / Cleveland online presents Cleveland Memories III: A Pictorial History of the 1950s

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