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Lucas County, Ohio - City of Toledo

Photograph Files 

The Toledo Publicity and Efficiency Commission took hundreds of photographs of the municipal government at work, from 1946 to the early 1960s. A small sampling of these is available here.

 Airlines

Toledo Airport 1Toledo Airport 2
1. Capital Airlines Counter with Patricia Riley and Ray Zinnewine, 1948
2. United Airlines Counter, April 11, 1949

Airplanes

Toledo Airplanes 1Chicago & Southern Airlines Plane, 1947TWA Airplanes, 1947TWA Airplanes, 1947United Airlines Plane, 1947
Night landing at Toledo Airport, April 1949Wonder Bread Blimp, 1947Wonder Bread Blimp undercarriage, 1947
1. The Blue Angels performing at the Toledo Airport in 1947
2. Chicago and Southern Airlines Plane, 1947
3. TWA Airplanes, 1947
4. TWA Airplanes, 1947
5. United Airlines Plane, 1947
6. Night Landing at Toledo Airport, April 1949
7. Wonder Bread Blimp, 1947
8. Wonder Bread Blimp undercarriage, 1947

Airport

Toledo Airport Terminal, 1947Toledo Airport Terminal InteriorToledo Airport Terminal InteriorToledo Airport Terminal InteriorAirport Communications Room with Hugh Kruseich and Shirley Wolf, April 11, 1949
Airport Control Tower with Sam Myerscough, Controller, April 11, 1949Airport Loading Zone, April 11, 1949
1. Toledo Airport Terminal, 1947
2. Toledo Airport Terminal Interior
3. Toledo Airport Terminal Interior
4. Toledo Airport Terminal Interior
5. Airport Communications Room with Hugh Kruseich and Shirley Wolf, April 11, 1949
6. Airport Control Tower with Sam Myerscough, Controller, April 11, 1949
7. Airport Loading Zone, April 11, 1949

Airport Construction

Lake Grange, removed as construction hazard
1. Lake Grange Hall, removed as airport obstruction/hazard, 1947

Airport Dedication, March 1954

Airport Dedication Day, March 1954Airport Dedication Day, March 1954Airport Dedication Day, March 1954Airport Dedication Day, March 1954
1-4. Dedication Day at Toledo Airport, March 1954

 Anthony Wayne Trail

Anthony Wayne Trail Aerial View, June 7, 1951Anthony Wayne Trail at South, showing an A & P Market, April 8, 1950Anthony Wayne Trail at Western, April 8, 1951
1. Anthony Wayne Trail Aerial View, June 7, 1951
2. Anthony Wayne Trail at South, showing an A & P Market, April 8, 1950
3. Anthony Wayne Trail at Western, April 8, 1951

Aquarama -- see NW Ohio Recreation

 Arbor Day

Arbor Day at Warren School, May 8, 1954Arbor Day Planting at Warren School, May 8, 1954Arbor Day at Waite High School, May 2, 1957Arbor Day Planting at Waite High, May 2, 1957
1. Arbor Day at Warren School, May 8, 1954
2. Arbor Day Planting at Warren School, May 8, 1954
3. Arbor Day at Waite High School, May 2, 1957
4. Arbor Day Planting at Waite High, May 2, 1957

 Archery

Boys participating in archery in City Parks, 1950s
1. Boys participating in Archery in City Parks, 1950s

Armed Forces Day -- see NW Ohio Recreation

 Board of Commissioners

Board of Commissioners at Dinner at Airport, 1948Board of Commissioners at Dinner at Airport, 1948Dinner at Airport, Speaker Charles Dowd, L-R, J. B. Simmons, Michael DiSalle, W. White, 1948
1-2. Dinner at Airport, 1948
3. Dinner at Airport, Speaker Charles Dowd, L-R, J. B. Simmons, Michael DiSalle, W. White, 1948

 Boat Ramps

Cullen Park Boat Ramp with boaters David and Robbie Van Warner and Yvonne McCreary, 1956Cullen Park Boat Ramp with boaters David and Robbie Van Warner and Yvonne McCreary, 1956
1-2. Cullen Park Boat Ramp with boaters David and Robbie Van Warner and Yvonne McCreary, 1956

 Boy Scouts

Boy Scout Carl Yuill taking Toledo City Journals to Scout Jamboree in California, July 18, 1953
1. Boy Scout Carl Yuill taking Toledo City Journals to Scout Jamboree in California, July 18, 1953

 Bridges

Anthony Wayne Bridge Under Construction, June 11, 1949Anthony Wayne Bridge Under Construction, June 11, 1949Anthony Wayne BridgeAsh Consaul Bridge Aerial View, 1951Ash Consaul Bridge
1-2. Anthony Wayne Bridge Under Construction, June 11, 1949
3. Anthony Wayne Bridge
4. Ash Consaul Bridge Aerial View, 1951
5. Ash Consaul Bridge, 1951
Cherry Street Bridge, July 18, 1953Cherry Street Bridge Control Room, n.d.Cherry Street Bridge--Taking Measurements Under Bridge, June 29, 1949Cherry Street Bridge--Barges Conducting Repairs, December 31, 1955Cherry Street Bridge--with Traffic, n.d.
1. Cherry Street Bridge, July 18, 1953
2. Cherry Street Bridge Control Room, n.d.
3. Cherry Street Bridge--Taking Measurements Under Bridge, June 29, 1949
4. Cherry Street Bridge--Barges Conducting Repairs, December 31, 1955
5. Cherry Street Bridge--with Traffic, n.d.
Craig Memorial Bridge Construction, June 1955Craig Memorial Bridge Construction, June 1955Craig Memorial Bridge Construction, June 1955Craig Memorial Bridge Construction, June 1955Craig Memorial Bridge Construction, June 1955
 
Craig Memorial Bridge Construction, June 1955Craig Memorial Bridge Construction, June 1955Craig Memorial Bridge Construction, June 1955Craig Memorial Bridge Construction, June 1955Craig Memorial Bridge Construction, June 1955
Craig Memorial Bridge Dedication, January 12, 1957Craig Memorial Bridge Dedication, with Mrs. William Craig, January 12, 1957
1-10. Craig Memorial Bridge Construction, June 1955
11. Craig Memorial Bridge Dedication, January 12, 1957
12. Craig Memorial Bridge Dedication, with Mrs. William Craig, January 12, 1957
South Detroit Avenue Bridge, July 1952South Detroit Avenue Bridge Under Construction, July 1952South Detroit Avenue Bridge, 1957
1. South Detroit Avenue Bridge, July 1952
2. South Detroit Avenue Bridge Under Construction, July 1952
3. South Detroit Avenue Bridge, 1957
Erie Street Bridge, 1948Erie Street Bridge, 1948Erie Street Bridge, 1948
1-3. Erie Street Bridge, 1948

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