Cleveland Memories Scanning Sessions

We are thrilled to give our readers the opportunity to submit historic photos for our upcoming "Cleveland Memories: The Early Years" 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 1939.
  • Photos only – preferably original photos (no newspaper clippings or photocopies).
  • Photos taken in Cleveland.
  • One submission form per photo.
  • Limit 10 photos per family. Bring your photos to one of the scheduled scanning sessions. No appointment necessary.
  • If you're a private collector, call 360.723.5800 to set up an appointment.

Download Submission Form

Because we expect a large turnout, we advise you 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) or JPG.

Session Details

Monday, June 12, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cleveland Public Library
Langston Hughes Branch
10200 Superior Avenue, Cleveland
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Tuesday, June 13, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Cleveland Public Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch
1962 Stokes Boulevard, Cleveland
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Wednesday, June 14, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
Cleveland Public Library
Harvard-Lee Branch
16918 Harvard Avenue, Cleveland
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Thursday, June 15, 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
Cleveland Public Library
Carnegie West Branch
325 Superior Avenue, Cleveland
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Friday, June 16, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Cleveland Public Library
West Park Branch
3805 West 157th Street, Cleveland
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Saturday, June 17, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Cleveland Digital Public Library
Third Floor
325 Superior Avenue, Cleveland
Phone: 216-623-2813
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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: The Early Years Cover
Advance Ohio / The Plain Dealer / Cleveland online presents Cleveland Memories: The Early Years

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