FINAL Crawford, Coffee & Cars of the Season!

Join us for Crawford, Coffee & Cars at the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum at the Cleveland History Center

Saturday, October 5, 2019 | 8:00am to 11:00am

Experience the Crawford Auto-Aviation Collection like never before

  • Enjoy unlimited coffee and pastries.
  • Admission includes access to the exhibits in Cleveland History Center, including the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum, the Chisholm Halle Costume Wing, the historic Hanna and Hay-McKinney Mansions, and the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel
  • $5 for WRHS Members, $10 for Non-Members
  • Parking included with ticket price

 

Proceeds from this event benefit the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum at the Cleveland History Center.

 

Questions? Contact Whitney Stalnaker at 216-721-5722 x1307 or wstalnaker@wrhs.org.

EVENT ADDRESS: 10825 East Blvd| Cleveland OH 44106
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CIAO Genealogy Seminar

CIAO Italian Genealogy Seminar

Cost: $50 in advance, $60 at the door (availability not guaranteed; lunch will not be included)

**All profits donated to WRHS Italian American Collection**


Includes:
4 one-hour sessions, handouts for all sessions, breakfast, lunch, museum and library admission, & door prizes.

Parking:Free street parking available, $5 to park in History Center Lot

List of Area Hotels / Questions:  Contact Pamela Dorazio Dean | 216-721-5722 x 1523 | pdean@wrhs.org


Schedule:

8:30 – 9:15 am          Registration and Breakfast

9:15 – 9:30 am          Welcome / Introduction

9:30 – 10:30 am        Session 1 (choose one)

Joel Cole – Online Genealogy Research
Suzanne Russo Adams – Beginning Italian Research

10:30 – 11:00 am      Break

11:00 am – Noon     Session 2 (choose one)

Joel Cole – Civil, Birth, Marriage, and Death Acts
Suzanne Russo Adams – Military Records

Noon – 1: 15 pm       Lunch / Free time to tour museum and library

1:15-2:15 pm             Session 3 (choose one)

Joel Cole – Research Strategy in Italy
Suzanne Russo Adams – Italian Catholic Church Records

2:1 5 – 2: 45 pm         Break

2:45 – 3: 45 pm          Session 4 (choose one)

Joel Cole – How to Prepare for a Successful Trip to Italy
Suzanne Russo Adams – US Naturalization Records and USCIS Records

3:45 – 4: 00 pm         Closing Remarks

5:30 – 6: 30 pm         OPTIONAL Walking Tour of Cleveland’s Little Italy – $10
Pamela Dorazio Dean, WRHS Curator for Italian American History will take guests on a stroll through time in Cleveland’s Little Italy. She will tell interesting and little-known stories about people and places in this 140-year-old neighborhood.


SPEAKERS:

Suzanne Russo Adams 

BIO

Joel Cole

BIO 

Talk & Tours: Elliot Ness’ Cleveland

Join us at 2:00pm every Wednesday and Saturday from June through August at the Cleveland History Center to enjoy highlights from some our favorite Cleveland stories followed by a short gallery tour to learn more about some of the real-life artifacts that inspired these programs!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

This Talk & Tour: Elliot Ness’ Cleveland 

Step into post-prohibition Cleveland and learn about the forces that corrupted the city, causing the mayor to reach out to the then famously uncorrupt-able Elliot Ness to lead the city as Safety Director.

 

Interested in learning and hearing more about Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River or other fascinating pieces of Northeast history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today.

Talk & Tours: Elliot Ness’ Cleveland

Join us at 2:00pm every Wednesday and Saturday from June through August at the Cleveland History Center to enjoy highlights from some our favorite Cleveland stories followed by a short gallery tour to learn more about some of the real-life artifacts that inspired these programs!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

This Talk & Tour: Elliot Ness’ Cleveland 

Step into post-prohibition Cleveland and learn about the forces that corrupted the city, causing the mayor to reach out to the then famously uncorrupt-able Elliot Ness to lead the city as Safety Director.

 

Interested in learning and hearing more about Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River or other fascinating pieces of Northeast history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today.

Talk & Tour: Cleveland’s Crooked River

Join us at 2:00pm every Wednesday and Saturday from June through August at the Cleveland History Center to enjoy highlights from some our favorite Cleveland stories followed by a short gallery tour to learn more about some of the real-life artifacts that inspired these programs!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

 

THIS TALK & TOUR: Cleveland’s Crooked River

Follow the winding path of the Cuyahoga through CHC collections and learn a little about its life as a resource, as a fire hazard, and as an eventual rallying cry.

 

Interested in learning and hearing more about Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River or other fascinating pieces of Northeast history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today

Talk & Tour: Cleveland’s Crooked River

Join us at 2:00pm every Wednesday and Saturday from June through August at the Cleveland History Center to enjoy highlights from some our favorite Cleveland stories followed by a short gallery tour to learn more about some of the real-life artifacts that inspired these programs!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

 

THIS TALK & TOUR: Cleveland’s Crooked River

Follow the winding path of the Cuyahoga through CHC collections and learn a little about its life as a resource, as a fire hazard, and as an eventual rallying cry.

 

Interested in learning and hearing more about Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River or other fascinating pieces of Northeast history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today

Talk & Tours: Stories From Millionaires Row

Join us at 2:00pm every Wednesday and Saturday from June through August at the Cleveland History Center to enjoy highlights from some our favorite Cleveland stories followed by a short gallery tour to learn more about some of the real-life artifacts that inspired these programs!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

This Talk & Tour: Stories From Millionaires Row

Explore Euclid Avenue’s heyday—it’s famous residents and the beautiful art & architecture they surrounded themselves in.

 

Interested in learning and hearing more about Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River or other fascinating pieces of Northeast history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today.

Talk & Tours: Stories From Millionaires Row

Join us at 2:00pm every Wednesday and Saturday from June through August at the Cleveland History Center to enjoy highlights from some our favorite Cleveland stories followed by a short gallery tour to learn more about some of the real-life artifacts that inspired these programs!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

This Talk & Tour: Stories From Millionaires Row

Explore Euclid Avenue’s heyday—it’s famous residents and the beautiful art & architecture they surrounded themselves in.

 

Interested in learning and hearing more about Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River or other fascinating pieces of Northeast history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today.

Talk & Tours: Tales from the Cleveland State Hospital

Join us at 2:00pm every Wednesday and Saturday from June through August at the Cleveland History Center to enjoy highlights from some our favorite Cleveland stories followed by a short gallery tour to learn more about some of the real-life artifacts that inspired these programs!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

This Talk & Tour: Tales from the Cleveland State Hospital 

Step back in time to the 1950s and discover the seedy truth of the Cleveland State Hospital through a Cleveland Press expose of their practices and mental health treatment.

 

Interested in learning and hearing more about Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River or other fascinating pieces of Northeast history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today.

Talk & Tours: Tales from the Cleveland State Hospital

Join us at 2:00pm every Wednesday and Saturday from June through August at the Cleveland History Center to enjoy highlights from some our favorite Cleveland stories followed by a short gallery tour to learn more about some of the real-life artifacts that inspired these programs!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

This Talk & Tour: Tales from the Cleveland State Hospital 

Step back in time to the 1950s and discover the seedy truth of the Cleveland State Hospital through a Cleveland Press expose of their practices and mental health treatment.

 

Interested in learning and hearing more about Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River or other fascinating pieces of Northeast history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today.

Talk & Tours: The Stokes Brothers’ Legacy

Join us at 2:00pm every Wednesday and Saturday from June through August at the Cleveland History Center to enjoy highlights from some our favorite Cleveland stories followed by a short gallery tour to learn more about some of the real-life artifacts that inspired these programs!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

 

THIS TALK & TOUR: The Stokes Brothers’ Legacy

Explore the Stokes Brothers exhibit on their early lives and careers and hear about the brothers’ lasting legacy in Cleveland and beyond.

 

Interested in learning and hearing more about Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River or other fascinating pieces of Northeast history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today

Talk & Tours: The Stokes Brothers’ Legacy

Join us at 2:00pm every Wednesday and Saturday from June through August at the Cleveland History Center to enjoy highlights from some our favorite Cleveland stories followed by a short gallery tour to learn more about some of the real-life artifacts that inspired these programs!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

 

THIS TALK & TOUR: The Stokes Brothers’ Legacy

Explore the Stokes Brothers exhibit on their early lives and careers and hear about the brothers’ lasting legacy in Cleveland and beyond.

 

Interested in learning and hearing more about Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River or other fascinating pieces of Northeast history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today

Euclid Beach Park Day

Celebrating 50 years of memories and history since Euclid Beach Park closed.

For nearly 75 years, Euclid Beach Park was one of the most prominent amusement parks in Northeast Ohio. Today, 50 years after closing, the memories created there continue to live on.

This annual event, now in its fifth year, invites audiences of all ages to enjoy a community celebration of Cleveland’s iconic amusement park.  Museum guests will enjoy fun family activities including unlimited rides on the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel, Rocket Ship rides, Laughing Sal, lawn games, delicious treats and so much more.

 

Regular admission

Adult: $10

Senior: $9

Child: $5

 

Lolly the Trolley rides return for their second year with additional tours. This year the Lolly the Trolley Tour Package includes a guided walking tour of Euclid Beach Park. Slots are limited and sold on a first come, first served basis. If you have questions, contact Whitney Stalnaker, Education & Public Programs Manager, at 216-721-5722 x 1307.

Lolly the trolley package | WRHS Members: $15* | Non-Members: $25*

*Includes admission to Euclid Beach Park Day and complimentary goody bag

 

Sponsored by

Talk & Tours: Suffragists of the Western Reserve

Join us at 2:00pm every Wednesday and Saturday from June through August at the Cleveland History Center to enjoy highlights from some our favorite Cleveland stories followed by a short gallery tour to learn more about some of the real-life artifacts that inspired these programs!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

Dates not available: Parade the Circle 6/8 & Euclid Beach Park Day 7/20

This Talk & Tour: Suffragists of the Western Reserve

Come share in the history of strong women who have led the Western Reserve in independent thinking!

 

Interested in learning and hearing more about Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River or other fascinating pieces of Northeast history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today.

Common Ground

Join the Cleveland History Center and the Cleveland Foundation as it hosts its second year of Common Ground. This three hour event invites participants to engage in conversations and interactive activities about the diverse neighborhoods in Cleveland. Guests will experience Cleveland and community history like never before as they explore Cleveland Starts Here® sponsored by the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation and help us answer questions like, how has your neighborhood changed from the 1960s to today? What are your hopes for your community?

 

To register and attend this event, click here

Talk & Tour: Cleveland’s Crooked River

Join us at 3:00pm every Wednesday and Saturday from June through August at the Cleveland History Center to enjoy highlights from some our favorite Cleveland stories followed by a short gallery tour to learn more about some of the real-life artifacts that inspired these programs!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

 

THIS TALK & TOUR: Cleveland’s Crooked River

Follow the winding path of the Cuyahoga through CHC collections and learn a little about its life as a resource, as a fire hazard, and as an eventual rallying cry.

 

Interested in learning and hearing more about Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River or other fascinating pieces of Northeast history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today

Cleveland History Days Opening Ceremony

First Annual Induction ceremony for Cleveland History Day!

 

Join us as we kick off Cleveland History Days.  It will feature overview of program, recognition of first Cleveland Hero – an historic character who has contributed to Cleveland’s history, explanation of the Cleveland History Buff contest.  All those attending this event will receive 4 points.  Individuals with top 3 point totals is awarded a Cleveland Experience package – overnight stay, restaurant and tickets to cultural/ sports event. (4 CHB points)

For more information on this or other Cleveland History Days events, go to: http://canalwaypartners.com/events/clevelandhistorydays/

 

Crawford, Coffee & Cars

Join us for Crawford, Coffee & Cars at the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum at the Cleveland History Center

Sunday, June 9, 2019 | 8:00am to 11:00am

Experience the Crawford Auto-Aviation Collection like never before

    • Enjoy coffee and pastries
    • Admission includes access to the exhibits in Cleveland History Center, including the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum, and the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel
    • Parking included with ticket price
    • $5 for WRHS Members, $10 for Non-Members

Proceeds from this event benefit the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum at the Cleveland History Center.

 

Questions? Contact Whitney Stalnaker at 216-721-5722 x1307 or wstalnaker@wrhs.org.

EVENT ADDRESS: 10825 East Blvd| Cleveland OH 44106
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Behind The Scenes: 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Thursday, June 6th marks the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France. The Allied invasion of occupied Europe marked a turning point in World War II and was a crucial step in the defeat of Nazi Germany. Join WRHS Chief Curator Eric Rivet for a discussion of the planning and preparations that made D-Day successful and the experiences of the men that fought the battle. You will also have an opportunity to examine and handle the kinds of uniforms and equipment used by the US Army on that fateful day.

This hands-on program lasts one hour and costs $15 / $5 for members (includes museum admission).

Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel Birthday Bash

Come celebrate the 109th birthday of the crown jewel of Euclid Beach Park!

May 19, 1910 was the day that opened the season for Euclid Beach Park. It was also the first time that attendees would set their sights on, and ride, the magnificent Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel.

Installed by Philadelphia Toboggan Company (PTC), this new, larger, more grand carousel had four rows of horses, three inside rows of “jumpers” and an outside row of nearly life size stationary horses. The initial purchase price for this carousel: $7,734.04

 

Guests will enjoy activities,  unlimited rides on the Grand Carousel, as well as delicious treats from our partners:

Then save the date for Euclid Beach Park Day on Saturday, July 20th.