Annals of Cleveland - 1845

WPA Annals of Cleveland, 1818-1937

During the New Deal Era, workers of Annals of Cleveland staff summarized and indexed material from early Cleveland newspapers, beginning with the inaugural issue of the city’s first paper, the July 31, 1818 Cleaveland Gazette and Commercial Register. The project provided jobs for unemployed white-collar workers during the Depression of the 1930s and created an important record of early life and thought in the city of Cleveland.

In each of these cases, click on the link and patiently wait… they are large files (20 meg – 100 meg) and depending on the speed of the Case Western Reserve University website, may take some time to download.

Yearly Digests of Cleveland Papers 1818-1877

Foreign Language Newspaper Series:

Cleveland Court Record Series, 1837-1877:

Cleveland Plain Dealer Index 1933-1938:


Topics:
Newspapers,

Collection:
The United States Newspaper collection provides links to digital newspapers which can be found online from the historical to modern day. While most of these are free to view and download, some may not. In this case we try to provide a $ sign after the link to let you know the newspaper is found on a subscription website. We also feature transcriptions from historical newspapers when available. Also see our United States obituary collections.

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