Finding aid for the Harold H. Burton Photographs


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Burton, Harold H.
Title: Harold H. Burton Photographs
Dates: 1930-1940
Extent: 0.90 linear feet (2 containers and 1 oversize folder)
Abstract: Harold H. Burton (1888-1964) was a lawyer, World War I soldier, law professor, Ohio state congressman, law director of Cleveland, Acting City Manager, Acting Mayor, Mayor, United States Senator from Ohio, and Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. The collection consists of photographs depicting Burton's term as mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, including Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects and the Great Lakes Exposition. Also included are views of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens; individual and group portraits including Harold H. Burton; city vehicles, including police, fire, and sanitation equipment; Kirtland Park pier; city facilities, including pumping stations, fire houses, and incinerators; local statues; and scenes depicting the political campaigns of Harold H. Burton. Group photographs include Safety Director Eliot Ness, Cleveland Orchestra conductor Artur Rodzinski, and other prominent Clevelanders of the 1930s. Other views depict the construction of many of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens and of the Shoreway.
PG Number PG 114
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English