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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.

 Sheriff's Residence

Sheriff's Residence
1. Downtown Sheriff's Residence and Jail (Located on Spielbusch)

 Shopping Centers--Farmers' Market

Farmers' Market on Spielbusch, 1928Stalls at Farmers' Market on Spielbusch, 1928Wider view of Farmers' Market on Spielbusch, 1928
1. Farmers' Market on Spielbusch, seen in 1928
2. Farmers' Market stalls, on Spielbusch, seen in 1928
3. Farmers' Market, wide view, on Spielbusch, seen in 1928

 Snow Removal

Snow removal
1. Intersection of Superior & Adams, Showing Snow Removal during the 1950s

 Square Dancing

Square Dancing, n.d.Square Dancing costumes contest winners
1. Square Dancing. Undated photograph
2. Square Dancing. Winners of Costume Contest

 Streets

Streets, 500 AdamsStreets, 14th & AdamsStreets, 14th & Adams
1. Streets. 500 Adams, 1959
2. Streets. 14th & Adams with Merrimac Bar, November 17, 1956
3. Streets. Intersection of Adams & Superior
Streets, Cherry & SummitStreets, Cherry & SuperiorStreets, Cherry St. Bridge
1. Streets. Intersection of Cherry & Summit, 1952
2. Streets. Intersection of Cherry & Superior, 1954
3. Streets. Cherry Street Bridge, 1949
See also Bridges
Streets, Huron & AdamsStreets, Huron & MadisonStreets, Huron & LafayetteStreets, Huron w/ pedestriansStreets, Madison & Huron with police officer
1. Streets. Intersection of Huron & Adams, 1956
2. Streets. Intersection of Huron & Madison, 1956
3. Streets. Intersection of Huron near Lafayette
4. Streets. Huron (Seen from above), Showing Pedestrian Traffic
5. Streets. Intersection of Madison & Huron, with Police Officer Directing Traffic
Streets, 500 MonroeStreets, 600 MonroeStreets, Bancroft & MonroeStreets, Monroe & LawrenceStreets, Monroe & Superior
Streets, Monroe & Bancroft
1. Streets. 500 Monroe Ave, showing William T. Phillips & Co. Seeds in 1956
2. Streets. 600 Monroe Ave., seen in 1956
3. Streets. Intersection of Bancroft & Monroe, seen in the 1960s
4. Streets. Intersection of Monroe & Lawrence
5. Streets. Intersection of Monroe & Superior, seen in a 19th Century View
6. Streets. Intersection of Monroe & Bancroft, seen in 1962
Streets, 600 St. ClairStreets, St. Clair & Adams
1. Streets. 600 St. Clair, 1956
2. Streets. St. Claire & Adams, seen in 1948
Streets, Summit, 1956Streets, Summit & JacksonStreets, Summit & JacksonStreets, Summit & Orange
1. Streets. Summit Street, as seen in 1956
2. Streets. Intersection of Summit & Jackson, as seen in 1948
3. Streets. Intersection of Summit & Jackson, showing a city bus and A&P Grocery Store, 1948
4. Streets. Intersection of Summit & Orange showing traffic, including a bus and truck, April 19, 1948
Streets, Superior & JacksonStreets, Superior & JacksonStreets, 400 Superior
1. Streets. Intersection of Superior & Jackson, as it appeared in 1948
2. Streets. Intersection of Superior & Jackson, at it appeared in 1948
3. Streets. 400 Superior Street as it appeared in 1948
Streets, Sylvania & PhillipsStreets, Sylvania & PhillipsStreets, Sylvania under repair
1. Streets. Intersection of Sylvania & Phillips
2. Streets. Intersection of Sylvania & Phillips, seen in 1953
3. Streets. Sylvania, Showing Repair Work with a Steamshovel

 Swayne Field

Swayne Field demolitionSwayne Field demolitionSwayne Field lot after demolitionSwayne Field aerial view
1. Swayne Field demolition
2. Swayne Field demolition
3. Swayne Field (empty lot location only)
4. Swayne Field (aerial view)

 Toledo City Journal

Toledo City Journal, 1916Toledo City Journal, 1956
1. Toledo City Journal. 1st issue, 1916
2. Toledo City Journal. Exhibit on 40th anniversary (1956)

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