Skip to main content

Toledo Lucas County Public Library

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library contributes public domain texts, and those works for which permission has been secured, to the Internet Archive. The subject matter of contributed works relates to the history and architecture of the city of Toledo, Lucas County, and Northwest Ohio.



rss RSS

102
RESULTS


Show sorted alphabetically

Show sorted alphabetically

SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid
eye
Title
Date Published
Creator
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by MacManus, Theodore Francis, 1873-1940
texts

eye 234

favorite 4

comment 0

This book tells the history of the Libbey Glass Company and glass manufacturing. It features both text and drawings. Publication was limited to 100 copies. This is copy number 63.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Lucas County (Ohio)--History, Glass Manufacture, Libbey Glass Company...
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Clark, Bob; Michaels, Larry
texts

eye 1,475

favorite 0

comment 0

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...
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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Williams, C. S.
texts

eye 861

favorite 3

comment 0

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
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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Smith, Sidney (1877-1935)
texts

eye 119

favorite 1

comment 0

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
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
texts

eye 1,127

favorite 1

comment 0

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)
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Congregation B'nai Israel (Sylvania, Ohio)
texts

eye 542

favorite 2

comment 0

Congregation B'nai Israel began in Toledo, Ohio in 1866. For the 150th anniversary, over 40 synagogue members for the Oral History Project. This book documents first-hand experiences and personal life stories.
Topics: Synagogues -- Ohio -- Toledo -- History., Oral history -- Genealogy., Toledo (Ohio) -- History.
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Smith, John A.
texts

eye 202

favorite 2

comment 0

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 Ahern, John F. (editor); Barden, Thomas E. (editor)
texts

eye 195

favorite 1

comment 0

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
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
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
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 Porter, Tana Mosier
texts

eye 321

favorite 2

comment 0

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
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
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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Pawlicka-Frankowska, Elzbieta, 1926-
texts

eye 288

favorite 0

comment 0

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...
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Wright, Isaac (1860-1929)
texts

eye 151

favorite 1

comment 0

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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Peattie, Roderick, 1891-1955
texts

eye 117

favorite 0

comment 0

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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Toledo (Ohio). Division of Police
texts

eye 403

favorite 3

comment 0

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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Ahern, John F. (editor); Nissen, Randy
texts

eye 357

favorite 1

comment 0

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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Palka, Paul P.; Blasko, Andrew
texts

eye 333

favorite 1

comment 0

The church's activites from 1946-1948 are documented in this book.
Topics: Church buildings - Ohio - Toledo, Holy Rosary Church (Toledo, Ohio)
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Varon, David Jacob (1872- )
texts

eye 486

favorite 6

comment 0

An introductory architecture book, written and illustrated by D. Varon (Professor of Architecture at Syracuse University and at University of Illinois). The first portion of the books contains eleven short chapters about various design concepts. The second portion of the book contains plates of drawings with supplemental notes explaining how to convey architectural elements in drawings. An appendix includes plates of drawings of structures exemplifying architectural forms and styles.
Topic: Architecture
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
texts

eye 61

favorite 0

comment 0

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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
texts

eye 193

favorite 5

comment 0

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
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
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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by E. H. Close Realty Company
texts

eye 201

favorite 2

comment 0

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
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
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 Gunckel, John Elstner (1846-1915)
texts

eye 125

favorite 3

comment 0

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 directory was distributed at the 69th semi-annual reunion of the Toledo Masonic Temple which occurred May 15-18, 1917. It originally belonged to Chester Forrester Dunham, 1892-1959, whose name is embossed in gold on the cover. It gives a brief history of the Scottish Rite and describes the classification of the degrees and system of organization within it. Each member listing includes a small portrait along with brief personal and professional information.
Topics: Scottish Rite (Masonic order). Valley of Toledo. Barton Smith Jubilee Class--Membership, Scottish...
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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Bliven, Charles E.
texts

eye 129

favorite 2

comment 0

This book is a transcript of a paper read by Charles E. Bliven at the annual meeting of the Maumee Valley Pioneer Association held in Perrysburg, Ohio (Fort Meigs) on September 10th, 1880. The paper discusses the history of the area and gives short biographies of the early pioneers that made development possible.
Topics: Toledo (Ohio)--History, Lucas County (Ohio)--History, Maume River Valley (Ind. And Ohio)--History
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Hosmer, H. L.; Harris, W. H.
texts

eye 304

favorite 3

comment 0

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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Palka, Paul P.
texts

eye 314

favorite 0

comment 0

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)
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 Bell, James Madison, 1826-1902
texts

eye 150

favorite 1

comment 0

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
texts

eye 283

favorite 0

comment 0

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
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 B'Nai Women's Auxiliary Number 398
texts

eye 1,082

favorite 2

comment 0

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
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
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)
texts

eye 65

favorite 1

comment 0

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 Merchantile Advancement Company, Toledo (Ohio)
texts

eye 259

favorite 2

comment 0

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
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)
texts

eye 547

favorite 1

comment 0

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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by National Association of Letter Carriers (U.S. Branch 100 (Toledo, Ohio?))
texts

eye 146

favorite 1

comment 0

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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Miley, Paul Newcomer (1894-); Miley, David Ray (1894-); Miley, Ray Leonard (1936-)
texts

eye 460

favorite 1

comment 0

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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
texts

eye 100

favorite 3

comment 0

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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
texts

eye 125

favorite 0

comment 0

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.
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Michaels, Larry R.; Hage, Robyn
texts

eye 543

favorite 0

comment 0

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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Pawlicka-Frankowska, Elzbieta, 1926-
texts

eye 220

favorite 1

comment 0

This work is a translation of the handwritten diary of Elzbieta Pawlicka-Frankowska. The diary (titled "Pamietnik") was originally written in Polish in 1942 and later translated to English by the author. 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...
Topics: Diary, Labor camps, World War 1939-1945 - Personal narratives, Poland - Social conditions -...
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
texts

eye 83

favorite 2

comment 0

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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
texts

eye 187

favorite 0

comment 0

Members of the Birmingham area provide insight regarding activities that preserve the local heritage.
Topics: Birmingham (Toledo (Ohio)--History, Hungarian Americans
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Blount, George; Bailey, Clarence
texts

eye 140

favorite 3

comment 0

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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Hershberger, R. A.
texts

eye 132

favorite 1

comment 0

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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Butterworth, Benjamin
texts

eye 203

favorite 5

comment 0

Arranged and compiled under the supervision of the Hon. Benj. Butterworth, Commissioner of Patents. Reproduced and printed in pursuance of act of Congress, March 3, 1886, and acts supplementary thereto.
Topics: Industrial arts -- United States -- History, Patents -- United States -- History, Industrial design...
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Ahern, John F.
texts

eye 134

favorite 1

comment 0

This book is a the first volume of a collaborative project called "Birmingham remembers" It contains transcriptions of video-taped interviews conducted with persons from the Birmingham neighborhood in East Toledo. The project was a cooperative activity of the University of Toledo Urban Affairs Center, the Birmingham Cultural Center and the Toledo Lucas County Public Library. John F. Ahern was the project director.
Topics: Birmingham (Toledo, Ohio)--History, Birmingham (Toledo, Ohio) - Social life and customs, Hungarian...
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Foley, Sara Rowsey, Mrs., -1925
texts

eye 56

favorite 1

comment 0

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
texts

eye 221

favorite 1

comment 0

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
A copy of an 1892 publication describing the businesses and services available in Toledo, Ohio. Includes a short history of the area, a description of educational institutions, parks, and public buildings are in the preface to the business directory.
Topics: Industries, Toledo (Ohio) -- Industries
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
texts

eye 169

favorite 0

comment 0

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
A book containing a biographical sketch of Albertus Brown, an African-American lawyer who worked in Toledo, Ohio and founded the Frederick Douglass Community Association. The book contains eulogies and poetry about Albertus Brown, and sympathies extended to the Brown family.
Topics: Brown, Albertus, 1880-1927, Frederick Douglass Community Association Inc. of Toledo 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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Hosmer, Hezekiah Lord (1814-1893)
texts

eye 214

favorite 2

comment 0

This book's contents are also included at the front of the Toledo City Directory of 1858. It begins with General Anthony Wayne's decisive Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794. It includes a speech given by General William Henry Harrison to the Miamis and other chiefs of their nation, as well as the replies of Lapussia and other chiefs of the Miami Nation. It also covers the Maumee Valley's involvement in the War of 1812 and formation of Lucas County.
Topics: Miami Indians, Indians of North America--Maumee River Valley (Ind. and Ohio), Maumee River Valley...
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Scribner, Harvey (1850-1913)
texts

eye 207

favorite 1

comment 0

"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)
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. General Executive Board.
texts

eye 123

favorite 1

comment 0

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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Blade (Toledo, Ohio)
texts

eye 377

favorite 2

comment 0

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...
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...
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
by Jones, Samuel M., 1846-1904
texts

eye 49

favorite 0

comment 0

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
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
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
texts

eye 69

favorite 0

comment 0

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