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Shaker Heights Images

Cleveland Memory

Local History media

Cleveland State University’s Cleveland Memory Project includes the The Shaker Heights Public Library Photograph Collection, which contains over 500 digital images of schoolchildren, club members, city planning and construction, city service providers, business owners and workers, green spaces, and historic events in Shaker Heights. Search by subject, date range, or keyword. You may also order prints through Cleveland State University’s Digital Production Unit.

Ohio Memory

The Shaker Heights Public Library contributed twenty-two photographs to the Ohio Memory Online Scrapbook, including historical images such as the 1959 flood, the 1970 police station bombing, and scenes from everyday life, business, and schooling in Shaker Heights.


Search our Local History Archives for all of the photos in our collection including those that have not yet been digitized.

To use any of our images for publication, Connect to Local History to discuss your needs, and download the reproduction permission form.