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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.

 Juvenile Courts

Juvenile Court with counselor, parent, and juvenile
1. Juvenile Court, with counselor, parent, and juvenile

 Libraries

Toledo Lucas County Public Library Main Branch, 325 Michigan, ca. 1950sToledo Lucas County Public Library Maumee Branch, ca. 1950s
1. Toledo Lucas County Public Library Main Branch, Located at 325 Michigan, seen ca. 1950s
2. Toledo Lucas County Public Library Maumee Branch, ca. 1950s

 Lighthouses

Toledo Lighthouse
1. Toledo Lighthouse, ca. 1955

 Miscellaneous Subjects

Toledo Corrections HorticultureToledo Corrections HorticultureTowed car, Lincoln & MonroeJunior Olympics, 1957Junior Olympics winners, 1957
1. Toledo House of Corrections horticulture 1955
2. Toledo House of Corrections horticulture 1955
3. Towed car at Lincoln & Monroe
4. Junior Olympics 1957 (children)
5. Junior Olympics 1957. R-L: Recreation Supervisor Arthur Morse, Boys' Swim Winner Dave Shrag,
Girls' Winner Mary Ann Crawford, and Queens Jane Shaw, Judy Bernath, and Sharon Shields
Globe Motel, 1960sDemolition of Navarre Hotel, 1953Demolition of Navarre Hotel, 1953Weber Clothing Building
1. Globe Motel, 1960s
2. Demolition of Navarre Hotel, 1953
3. Demolition of Navarre Hotel, 1953
4. Weber Clothing Building

 Monuments and Fountains

Fountain, Cherry & Spielbusch, 1950sWell Monument on Great Trail at Detroit & Cherry, 1949Well Monument on Great Trail at Detroit & Cherry, 1949
1. Fountain at Cherry & Spielbusch, 1950s
2. Well Monument on Great Trail at Detroit & Cherry 1949
3. Well Monument on Great Trail at Detroit & Cherry 1949
See Also Soldier's Memorial Auditorium

 Parking Lots

Parking Lot on Washington StreetParking Lot, Commercial BankParking Lot, Toledo Trust
1. Washington Street Parking Lot
2. Demolition of National Commerce Bank, 1955
3. Completed Parking Lot for Toledo Trust, 1955

 Parks

Parks on WSPDBay View Naval ArmoryBay View Naval ArmoryCullen Marina DedicationCullen Marina Dedication
1. Parks on WSPD, with Mrs. Charles Mock, Frank Venner, and Ralph Gurkus
2. Parks. Bay View Naval Armory Building, 1950
3. Parks. Bay View Naval Armory Ships, 1950
4. Parks. Cullen Marina Dedication, 1961
5. Parks. Cullen Marina Dedication, with Gerald Cullen and Mrs. Cullen, July 29, 1961
Danny Thomas DedicationDanny Thomas DedicationJoe E. Brown DedicationJoe E. Brown Dedication
1. Parks. Danny Thomas Dedication with Crowd, September 28, 1957
2. Parks. Danny Thomas Dedication. Thomas speaking, September 28, 1957
3. Parks. Joe E. Brown Dedication, May 31, 1958
4. Parks. Joe E. Brown Dedication, May 31, 1958
Side Cut Park. Old Canal Locks and FootbridgeHighland Park PoolHighland Park Pool Shelter houseButtonwood Park, river viewButtonwood Park, fishing & boating
1. Parks. Side Cut Park. Old Canal Locks and Foot Bridge
2. Parks. Highland Pool, 1951
3. Parks. Highland Shelter House, 1951
4. Parks. Buttonwood Park. View on River
5. Parks. Buttonwood Park. View of River, with People Fishing and Boating
City Park PoolCity Park PoolCollins ParkCollins ParkCollins Park
1. Parks. City Park Pool Swimming and Diving
2. Parks. City Park Pool Swimmers Relaxing
3. Parks. Collins Park. Preparing for Dedication
4. Parks. Collins Park Pool with children
5. Parks. Collins Park. Pool Shelter
Navarre CabinNavarre CabinNavarre night shuffleboardNavarre poolNavarre shelter
1. Parks. Navarre Cabin
2. Parks. Navarre Cabin (front)
3. Parks. Navarre Nighttime Shuffleboard
4. Parks. Navarre Pool
5. Parks. Navarre Pool Shelter House
Ottawa Park fishing rodeoOttawa Park old shelterOttawa Park Walden PondOttawa Park Christmas DecorationsPearson Park Shelter
1. Parks. Ottawa Park Fishing Rodeo, 1949
2. Parks. Ottawa Park Old Swimming Pool Shelter, 1949
3. Parks. Ottawa Park, Walden Pond, 1949
4. Parks. Ottawa Park, Christmas Decoration 1952
5. Parks. Pearson Park Shelter
Riverside Park, nighttime horseshoesRiverside Park PoolRiverside Park shelterScott PoolScott Shelter
1. Parks. Riverside. Nighttime Game of Horseshoes, 1951
2. Parks. Riverside Pool
3. Parks. Riverside Shelter
4. Parks. Scott Pool
5. Parks. Scott Shelter

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