Finding aid for the David K. Ford Family Photographs

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Ford, David K. Family
Title: David K. Ford Family Photographs
Dates: 1868-1992
Extent: 0.60 linear feet (2 containers)
Abstract: Members of the Ford family were prominent lawyers, philanthropists, and businessmen of Cleveland, Ohio, during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The collection consists of individual and group portraits of Ford and allied families, including the Brooks, Gill, Reynolds, and Shyrock families. Individuals pictured include Oliver Kingsley Brooks, Horatio Clark Ford, David K. Ford, Elizabeth Kingsley Brooks Ford, and other family members and associates. Also included are photographs of Frederick Goff, Charles Lindbergh, and Richard Nixon. Views contained in the collection include buildings, churches, and residences associated with the family, such as the Cuyahoga and Williamson Buildings and the New Amsterdam Hotel in Cleveland, and Schauffler Hall at Defiance College. Other views include events, monuments, ships, statuary, and trips. Of special interest is a photograph taken ca. 1900 at the completion of the Cleveland and Eastern Traction Company's line through to Chardon, Ohio.
PG Number PG 477
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English