ID#0505 Date: 1976. This image shows the city council being sworn into office, January 1976. From left to right: Dewey Ganzel, John Baumann, David Sonner, Kinser Habecker (chairman) Geraldine Donaldson, Don McIlroy, Dick Lothrop. Participants: Carol and Dewey Ganzel.
ID#0119 Date: 1950s. This photo is of a row of one-story brick buildings on the east side of South Main Street. Businesses housed in these buildings during the 1940s and 50s included a coal office, a florist, and Brickley's print shop (with Cook's bicycle shop and a greenhouse in the rear). The approximate date of the photo is mid to late 1950s. Participant: John P. Gorske. Additional Sources: Oberlin Heritage Center: Fred Maddock files. Interview with Jack Harley 11/00.
ID#0336 This aerial photo was taken of Oberlin in the mid 1960s. The Conservatory building has been constructed but there are a number of the buildings of Carpenter Court and College Place still standing. Participant:Oberlin College Archives
ID#:0461 Date:1998. Jack Knight Cleaners, #49 E. College St. Home of one of Oberlin’s earliest settlers, Dr. Johnson, who practiced medicine for 44 years until 1890. This is the last remaining wood frame structure in Oberlin. The second story remained residential. The building is now the E. College St Development. (Updated 2010) Participant: O.H.I.O. Historic Inventory. Additional Sources: O.H.I.O. Resource Center: Historic Preservation Commission survey, 1998.
ID#0412 Date: 1941. This advertisement appeared in the Hi-O-Hi, Oberlin College yearbook, 1941. The advertisement promotes the new 1941 Buick as the best. This business was located just to the north of the Campbell House of Antiques and was part of what was demolished for the new City Hall. Source: HI-O-HI. the Oberlin College yearbook.
ID# 0368 Date: Unknown. The image looks west on E. Lorain St. The church's cornerstone was laid on September 24, 1867. It was in the approximate location of the first addition to Allen Art Museum, but the property was sold to the college when the original Art Museum was built in July 1915. Participant: Oberlin College Archives. Additional Sources: The Rotary Club of Oberlin, Pictorial Memories of Oberlin, 1976.
ID# 0345 Date: Unknown The college's skating rink was one of several skating options that Oberlin residents have enjoyed over the years. Earlier in the century Gayter's rink on East Lorain Street was a popular public rink. Participant: Oberlin College Archives