Photos from the November 2007 Plain Press

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PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT
Saturday, October 18, 2007, Second District Safety Summit, West Side Ecumenical Ministry, 5209 Detroit Avenue: Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Chief of Police Andy González, a former Second District police officer, talks about the role that neighborhood residents can play in helping to eliminate an irresponsible landlord from CMHA’s Housing Choice Voucher Program. González joined about a half a dozen other law enforcement officers that shared crime-fighting tips with those attending the summit.

 

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Saturday, October 13, 2007, Historic Haunts Walking Tour, Detroit Shoreway Neighborhood: Actress playing Sophie reports news of an explosion in Lake Erie. Sophie’s father, Jonathan Smithers is a worker involved in digging the tunnel out to Crib #5


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Saturday, October 13, 2007, Historic Haunts Walking Tour, Detroit Shoreway Neighborhood: Actress Joannie Hoover in the role of Mary, the worried wife, reacts to news of an explosion at Crib #5 in Lake Erie on July 24, 1916.  The character Mary is the wife of Jonathan Smithers, a worker involved in digging the tunnel out to Crib #5 to create a clean water source for Cleveland. Smithers was one of three survivors rescued by Cleveland African-American businessman and inventor, Garrett Morgan, who used a gas mask he invented to descend into the gas-filled tunnel for the rescue.

 

PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT
Saturday, October 6, 2007, Re-enactment of Civil War era 8th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Encampment, Lincoln Park in the Tremont Neighborhood: Major Thomas Downey sits in his camp chair smoking his tobacco pipe.

 

PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT
Saturday, September 29, 2007, Gather ‘round Farm’s Fall Open House Party: Neighbors share food and conversation at an open house at this community garden.

 

PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT
Saturday, October 6, 2007, 8th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Encampment, Lincoln Park in the Tremont Neighborhood: This infantry company re-enacts a Civil War era encampment in this Southside neighborhood of Cleveland.


PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT
Saturday, October 13, 2007, Historic Haunts Walking Tour, Detroit Shoreway Neighborhood: Actors David Turner and Kristy Cruz representing a Romanian couple of standing at the doorway of the church built through the efforts of a struggling immigrant community. Now closed, the former Romanian Catholic Church, is now part of Cleveland Public Theatre’s complex just east of W. 65th on Detroit Avenue.

 

PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT
Saturday, October 13, 2007, Historic Haunts Walking Tour, Detroit Shoreway Neighborhood: Actor Darius Stubbs in the role of George Peake, the first African-American acknowledged to settle in the area of the Western Reserve west of the Cuyahoga River.

 

 

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