The results of a “play census” of Cleveland children taken on June 23, 1913, disturbed Harvard education professor George E. Johnson.
Have you ever asked yourself, "Hmmm, what has Belt written about the history of Cleveland?" Wonder no more! As [...]
The first thing that Ellen Vinson wanted to tell me about her aunt, physicist Melba Phillips, was that Phillips was the only person from Pike County, Indiana, to ever have an obituary in the New York Times.
Aline Kearney was uneasy when she went to bed late on Sept. 1, 1944, in the small east-central Illinois town of Mattoon.
Along the endless row of cookie-cutter homes on Cleveland’s Warren Road, the Marquard House stands as a mute witness to a rich history.
All George Guarnieri was looking for was a liquor license. What he found was the remnants of a Youngstown institution.
Kelly Lynch's roots run along a set of railroad tracks in northeast Indiana. One of his earliest memories is in the cab of Steam Locomotive no. 765 with his father, Dan.
Lurking in the dark corners of Cleveland history: the Dunkleosteus. (From 2015).
One Saturday morning when I was eight, my dad took my brother and me downtown to watch a building get blown up. Thousands of people came out to celebrate the event, as strange as that sounds.
On the night of February 15, 1884, the Avondale dairy farmer Louis Mills saw the glow of fire on the northwest horizon. The waning moon had yet to rise, so the night was otherwise dark and the orange dome foreboding.
Fritz Pollard stepped off a train in Akron, Ohio, on a Sunday morning in October 1919, and caught a taxicab downtown to the United Cigar Store.
Jim Traficant hadn’t won an election in more than a decade. He hadn’t won a football game in more than 50 years. Since his release from prison in 2009, after serving seven years on federal corruption charges,