Local History Files

The materials in the Library's local history files illuminate many corners of Lakewood's past. It is an ongoing project at the Lakewood Public Library to post electronic versions of the information found in these files.

0. General History 45.  
1. American Legion 46.  
2. Beck Center 47. Liquor
4. Biography (collective) 48.  
5. Biography A-F 49. Maps
6. Biography G-J 50. Markets
7. Biography K-L 51. Mayors
8. Biography M-R 52.  
9. Biography S-Z 53. Military History
10. Bridges 54. Music
11. Business and Commerce 55.  
12. Cemetery 56.  
13. Chamber of Commerce 57. Newspapers
14. Charities 58.  
15.   59. Occupations and Professions
16. Churches 60.  
17. Churches 61. Parks
18.   62. Police Department
19. City Hall and Civic Center 63. Politics and Government
20. Civic Auditorium 64. Population
21. Civic Celebrations 65. Post Office
22. Clubs and Organizations 66.  
23. Courts 66b. Public Utilities
24. Crime and Criminals 66c. Public Welfare
25.    66d. Railroads
26.   66e. Real Estate
27. Disasters 67. Recreation
28. Elections 68. Safety
29.   69. Sanitation
30. Finance 70.  Schools, Private and Parochial
31. Fire Department 71. Schools, Public    See also A Compilation of Histories
32. Fire Prevention 71b. Schools, Public: Publications
33. Freemasons 72.  
34.  Gardens 73.  
34a. Gas, Natural 74.  
35. Geology 75. Slavery
37. Historic Houses 76.  
38. Historical Society 77.  
39. Homes 78.  
40. Hospitals 79. Streets
41. Hotels, Taverns    
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43. Libraries    
44. Libraries    

"There is a history in all men's lives"
Shakespeare - King Henry IV, Pt III, i. 80