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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#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#0241 Date: 1984-1989. This is a photo of Robert Fulgham signing his book All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. This reading and signing happened during his semester-long visit at the college. Participant: Liz Burgess. Additional Sources: Karen Long Interview 01/27/01; Oberlin Heritage Center: Fred Maddock files; McQueen, Albert, "A Brief History of the Oberlin Consumers Cooperative and its Businesses."; Inge, Angela. "A long Co-op History" Chronicle-Telegram, June 18, 2000.

ID#0241 Date: 1984-1989. This is a photo of Robert Fulgham signing his book All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. This reading and signing happened during his semester-long visit at the college. Participant: Liz Burgess. Additional Sources: Karen Long Interview 01/27/01; Oberlin Heritage Center: Fred Maddock files; McQueen, Albert, "A Brief History of the Oberlin Consumers Cooperative and its Businesses."; Inge, Angela. "A long Co-op History" Chronicle-Telegram, June 18, 2000.

ID#0113 Date: 1900-1920. This photo is from a postcard of the H.B. Dobyns grocery store. One of the individuals in the photo is identified on the back as Mr. Severy--the business became the Severy and Sage grocery store after it was H. B. Dobyns. A reflection of Watson's Hardware across the street can be seen in the window.   Participant: John P. Gorske. Additional Sources: Oberlin Heritage Center: Historic Preservation commission survey, 1998; Fred Maddock files.

ID#0113 Date: 1900-1920. This photo is from a postcard of the H.B. Dobyns grocery store. One of the individuals in the photo is identified on the back as Mr. Severy--the business became the Severy and Sage grocery store after it was H. B. Dobyns. A reflection of Watson's Hardware across the street can be seen in the window. Participant: John P. Gorske. Additional Sources: Oberlin Heritage Center: Historic Preservation commission survey, 1998; Fred Maddock files.

ID#0136 Date: Unknown. This image shows firemen on a horse-drawn fire wagon in front of the old North Main Street. The horses were carefully trained to take their places in front of the wagon as soon as the fire bell rang and their stable doors opened. Participant: Chief Dennis. Additional Sources: Oberlin Heritage Center: City Directories. The Rotary Club of Oberlin, Pictorial Memories of Oberlin, 1976 and 1989.

ID#0136 Date: Unknown. This image shows firemen on a horse-drawn fire wagon in front of the old North Main Street. The horses were carefully trained to take their places in front of the wagon as soon as the fire bell rang and their stable doors opened. Participant: Chief Dennis. Additional Sources: Oberlin Heritage Center: City Directories. The Rotary Club of Oberlin, Pictorial Memories of Oberlin, 1976 and 1989.

ID#0100 Date: Unknown. This image shows people skating at Gayter's rink. The cost of skating was remembered to be 10 cents for an entire day. Across Lorain Street was a grocery store (the current site of a laundromat) where skaters could buy snacks. Participant Pat Stetson remembers going to Gayter's with 20 cents; half for admission and the remainder for treats. Participant: John P. Gorske. Additional Sources: Interview with Pat Stetson, 7/00; Interview with Jack Harley 8/00.

ID#0100 Date: Unknown. This image shows people skating at Gayter's rink. The cost of skating was remembered to be 10 cents for an entire day. Across Lorain Street was a grocery store (the current site of a laundromat) where skaters could buy snacks. Participant Pat Stetson remembers going to Gayter's with 20 cents; half for admission and the remainder for treats. Participant: John P. Gorske. Additional Sources: Interview with Pat Stetson, 7/00; Interview with Jack Harley 8/00.

ID#0378 Date: Unknown. This image was taken in the front yard of Union School at #39 S. Main Street, today's New Union Center for the Arts. This school was built in 1874, condemned by the state Fire Marshall in 1918, and had its last graduating class in 1923. The college acquired the property in 1926. Participant: H. Scott Broadwell. Additional Sources: Oberlin Heritage Center: Lermond, Martha, Westervelt Hall: Its First Century. Press of the Times, 12/12/82; Fred Maddock files.

ID#0378 Date: Unknown. This image was taken in the front yard of Union School at #39 S. Main Street, today's New Union Center for the Arts. This school was built in 1874, condemned by the state Fire Marshall in 1918, and had its last graduating class in 1923. The college acquired the property in 1926. Participant: H. Scott Broadwell. Additional Sources: Oberlin Heritage Center: Lermond, Martha, Westervelt Hall: Its First Century. Press of the Times, 12/12/82; Fred Maddock files.

ID#0383 Date: Unknown. School class. Participant: H. Scott Broadwell.

ID#0383 Date: Unknown. School class. Participant: H. Scott Broadwell.

ID#0433 Date: 1939 This image is the construction site, viewed from the street, of the new building at # 19 South Main Street. The workers are removing the streetcar tracks for metal needed in the war effort. This new building was built for George Bailey as Standard Drug, Oberlin's first chain drugstore. The Standard Company defined the exact characteristics of the building's interior design. Participant: Pat Stetson. Additional Sources: Pat Stetson interview 6/00.

ID#0433 Date: 1939 This image is the construction site, viewed from the street, of the new building at # 19 South Main Street. The workers are removing the streetcar tracks for metal needed in the war effort. This new building was built for George Bailey as Standard Drug, Oberlin's first chain drugstore. The Standard Company defined the exact characteristics of the building's interior design. Participant: Pat Stetson. Additional Sources: Pat Stetson interview 6/00.

ID#: 0041 Date: 1898-1910.Watson's hardware sometime between 1898 and 1910. Watson and Mr. Wilkinson purchased the business and  in 1898. Current owner is Charlie Palmer. Participant: Barbara Molyneau. Additional Sources: O.H.I.O. Resource Center: Fred Maddock files., Historic Preservation Commission, Survey 1998, Internet correspondence from Jim Molyneaux, 01/16/01. Interview with Jim and Barbara Molyneaux, 6/00. Interview with Glenn Molyneaux, 6/00; Interview with Pat Stetson, 01/01

ID#: 0041 Date: 1898-1910.Watson's hardware sometime between 1898 and 1910. Watson and Mr. Wilkinson purchased the business and in 1898. Current owner is Charlie Palmer. Participant: Barbara Molyneau. Additional Sources: O.H.I.O. Resource Center: Fred Maddock files., Historic Preservation Commission, Survey 1998, Internet correspondence from Jim Molyneaux, 01/16/01. Interview with Jim and Barbara Molyneaux, 6/00. Interview with Glenn Molyneaux, 6/00; Interview with Pat Stetson, 01/01

ID#0016 Date: 1948-1949. This picture shows six Oberlin residents displaying one day's catch of walleye fish from Lake Erie. The photo was taken in front of Kern's bicycle shop at 49 South Main. Mr. Kern had his bicycle shop in this building from 1949-1959. This building, known as the Beckwith block, was demolished in 1957 to build People's Bank. Participant: Doren Harley. Additional Sources: Jack Harley Interview, 10/00, Dean Harley Interview, 11/00.

ID#0016 Date: 1948-1949. This picture shows six Oberlin residents displaying one day's catch of walleye fish from Lake Erie. The photo was taken in front of Kern's bicycle shop at 49 South Main. Mr. Kern had his bicycle shop in this building from 1949-1959. This building, known as the Beckwith block, was demolished in 1957 to build People's Bank. Participant: Doren Harley. Additional Sources: Jack Harley Interview, 10/00, Dean Harley Interview, 11/00.

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