Save the Date:  Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, January 25, 2020, 4 – 7 pm at the American Legion, St. Rte. 49.  The dinner includes spaghetti with homemade meatballs and sauce by our experienced cooks, sausage, tossed salad, Italian bread, homemade desserts and beverages.  The price is $8.00/adults, $5.00/age 6-12.  Children underContinue Reading

Webmaster’s Note:  The following essay was written by Andrew Henry on May 5th, 1978.  The original document found in the CHS archives did not include the citations page that originally accompanied Andrew’s paper.  However, I have kept his original citations within the text for reference.  The original document included severalContinue Reading

Gathers lay molten lumps of glass on blow pipes

Preface This blog features the Thomas F. Harrington essay The Glass Industry of Cleveland, New York: A Social History donated to the Cleveland Historical Society.  The original 1979 piece looks to have been a school paper submitted to instructor Dr. J. Wellman.  The institution is unknown.  As the original wasContinue Reading

    This blog post reproduces the outstanding article written by Frederick G. Griesmyer titled The Story of the Rise and Fall of Cleveland as Center for New York Glass Works.  Originally published in Courier Magazine in January of 1954, Mr. Griesmyer, a former worker at the Getman Glass Factory,Continue Reading