Garfield Heights Historical Society

Garfield Heights, Ohio

Our Library

The following collections are in our Library:

The Garfield Heights Leader - newspaper archive

Yearbooks - from Garfield Heights High School

"The Garfield Heights Historical Society & Museum is looking for additional copies
 of the Garfield Heights High School Yearbooks.  They date from 1931 to present and are available for research.  
If you have a copy that you would be willing to donate, please call our Museum at 216-475-3050
 and leave a message, or stop in Saturday afternoons between 1:00 and 4:00
  Thank You!"
Also, we have duplicate copies of some years which we offer for sale for $5.00 each

 

 

Video Cassette VHS Files of Interviews:

 

Neil Bowler, former Mayor of Garfield Heights

November 24, 1986                                                                             2 copies

 

Clarence Waltz

May 21, 1987                                                                                      2 copies

 

Alfred Vapenik, former Finance Director of Garfield Heights

Interviewed by Norm Braun

April 20, 1998                                                                                      4 copies

 

Scott Meemans

October 16, 1990                                                                                2 copies

 

Retired G.H. High School Teachers’ Discussion

April 23, 1990                                                                                      3 copies

 

Dr. James Harper, former School Superintendent

March 10, 1992                                                                                   2 copies

 

World War II Interviews

--John Kaminski, Gene Niess, Cecil Rebic, Carl Gorman,

   Norm Braun, John J. Burn

June 5, 2004                                                                                        2 copies

 

Phyllis Hummel, retired educator

1989                                                                                                    3 copies

 

James Wm Chalker of Garretsville by L. Troyer                                 

November 3, 1986

 

Display at Antenucci Home, 5387 E. 111 with Tom Beres

1981-1987 Alfred Antenucci, National Hero in the attempted

assassination of President Ronald Reagan

Maria Antenucci Interview Channel 3

2004

 

Tour of three floors of the G. H. Historical Museum narrated by

Norm Braun, Gene Niess, Loria Lenarduzzi and Maria Antenucci

July, 2008 (each floor on separate DVD disk)                                      2 copies ea                                                                                             

Al Butterfield relating story of his uncle WWII hero Wm. Reese

November 22, 2008                                                                            2 copies

Audio Cassette File for VCR:

Audio Cassette File for VCR:

 

Knuth – Kyoto Award – Gold Medal Award for Math

Visit to Japan                                                                                       3 tapes

 

Norman “Bud” Rahe (1990-1994)

Oral G. H. History (various subjects)                                                 12 tapes

 

Norma Kopper – G.H. History – 1985

 

Clarence Waltz – G.H. History – March 19, 1985                               2 copies

 

Lillian Peters of Peter’s Bakery – Oct. 7, 1985                                    2 copies

 

Various Narrators – Lolly Trolley at Home Days Tour G.H.

August 8, 1996 Tapes A & B                                                              2 tapes

 

Dr. Marsalek discusses Old Brooklyn -- June 9, 1988

  Zverina – Log House – September 4, 1989                                       2 copies

                                     Date ?                                                         2 copies

                 Signers of Declaration of Independence Date?                   2 copies

                  River Cruise – August 10, 1989

 

Greg Paine – “This Is Cleveland” slide lecture -- Sept. 8, 1989

 

Sam Lane – A Summit County Sheriff 1892 – March 31, 1989

 

Garfield Heights Metro Park Dedication with Lou Tsipis and

Mayor Thomas Longo -- July 28, 1986

 

Ohio Canal History – July 30,1989

 

Rose Weed’s Funeral – February 28, 1997                                        2 copies

 

Lou Horvath audio taping Norm Braun interviewing Ruth Marzec

Date ?

 

Mayor T. Longo’s Inaugural Speech – November, 1993

 

Christmas Lighting and Music – November, 1993

 

Dedication of G. H. Civic Center – December 2, 1990

 

James A. Garfield – October 20, 1991

 

Bill Schirmer Musical Rendition “The Prophet” various songs

Date ?

Video (VHS) of Special Events

 

Swearing-In of Mayor Thomas Longo and Tree Lighting – 1993

Tour of Fire Station on McCracken Road & Turney,-- 1994

Lighting Ceremony – 1995                                                                one video

 

G. H. Little Theater production of Camelot, Acts I and II.

 

G. H. Swearing-in Ceremony – 1994

 

G. H. Roosevelt Community Center Discussion of Black History

In Garfield Heights – November 15, 1991                                        2 copies

 

WKYC-TV “Today at Sunrise” – G.H. Historical Museum featured

October 20, 1999

 

Ground Breaking Ceremony of new G. H. Civic Center

March 29, 1989

 

G. H. Home Days 1996                                                                   2 copies

 

G. H. Tree Lighting Ceremony – 1996

 

G. H. Historic Marker “German Corners”

October 14, 2002

 

G. H. Class of  1937 and 1942

Garfield:  A Place in History (59 minutes)

 

Genealogy Seminar by Norm Braun 2007

 

C-Span Archives “Life Portrait of James Garfield”

February 8, 2000

 

Garfield Park Clean Up – November, 1986

G. H. Christmas Parade

G. H. Skating Program

Space Cable on Garfield Heights (4-1/2 minutes) – July, 1983

Videos (VHS) Miscellaneous Topics:

 

South High School Hall of Fame 1996 Induction

May 22, 1996

 

South High Honor Roll Presentation – 1996

 

St. Andrew Eastern Orthodox Church in Maple Heights

August 25, 1968

 

Hungarian Tapes:  “Lilli Barono”

                              “Szabin Las Elrabzassa”

 

Punderson Lake Documentary by Lou Horvath

 

Maple Heights “Then and Now” M. H. Historical Society

June 27, year?