Cleveland Digital Public Library and Industrial Research
Date & Time
Meeting began at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 19, 2016. At 2:30 we will take a guided tour of the library complex.
We will meet in the “Digital Hub” on the third floor of the original main building (built in 1925 and renovated in 1999) of the Cleveland Public Library — at 3rd & Superior in downtown Cleveland. (For handicap access, please enter the newer Louis Stokes Wing at 6th & Superior, then use the basement walkway between buildings without going outside.)
AGENDA: NOCSIA Annual Meeting
Discussion: Researching the Industries of Cleveland.
Research projects in which you might participate.
Don Johnson will review his compilation of a Cleveland Industrial History spreadsheet using Cleveland Directories.
Many Cleveland Directories are available online already and more are being digitized…
After the meeting we will tour the Cleveland Public Library, including areas useful for IA research:
Maps (historic Cleveland maps including the Sanborn and Hopkins Atlases)
Photo Collection (including the Plain Dealer archives)
Business and Technology
Searching for and requesting archival materials in storage at Cleveland Public Library or available through interlibrary loan.
Cleveland Digital Public Library – digitization of historic materials – free public access to professional equipment. http://cpl.org/clevdpl/
Online Collections: http://cplorg.cdmhost.com/index.php/cdm