720 XTF Search Results (subject=Cleveland Public Library -- Photographs.;subject-join=exact;brand=default);subject-join%3Dexact;brand%3Ddefault Results for your query: subject=Cleveland Public Library -- Photographs.;subject-join=exact;brand=default Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:00:00 GMT John Steinke Photographs. Steinke, John John Steinke (ca. 1895-ca. 1971) was a free-lance amateur photographer of German descent who was born in New York, but moved to Cleveland, Ohio. Most of his photographic activity appears to have spanned the 1920s-1940s. He lived in at least two different locations in Bratenahl during his lifetime: East 118th Street and Burton Avenue. By vocation, he worked in the sheet metal industry. As a photographer, he worked in a wide variety of genres, experimenting with fine-art photography as well as commissioned work for various organizations in the Cleveland area. He submitted, and had his work shown in Cleveland and other nearby cities, as well as at shows in the Smithsonian, Canada, France, Greece, and Japan. Steinke played an important early role in the Cleveland Photographic Society, being president of the club in 1923, as well a member of the Board of Trustees. He played a crucial role in not only forming, but also leading the club's Photographic School, doing much of the teaching himself. When the school expan... Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT