Historical Personalities
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MARGARET BUTLER TAKES A MEMORABLE WALK
PLAIN DEALER - undated (possibly 1961)

CAPTION: Lakewood historian Margaret Manor Butler reaches for more research papers in her large file cabinet.

 

 

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RUSSIAN WIFE OF HENRY ELLIOTT WON ESTEEM OF LAKEWOOD SOCIETY
LAKEWOOD POST, June 11, 1944

CAPTION: Alexandra Melovidov ... (Mrs. Henry Wood Elliott) shortly after her marriage in 1872. Picture loaned through courtesy of her daughter Ruth (Mrs. James Brayton of Indianapolis, Ind.)

 



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BEGIN SERIES OF ARTICLES ON LAKEWOOD PIONEERS

LAKEWOOD POST, July 2, 1947

CAPTION: MRS. JOHN CUSTER ALLEN

 

 

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ELIZA JENNINGS BURTON REMINISCES OF DAYS WHEN LAKEWOOD WAS YOUNG
LAKEWOOD POST -- August 8, 1947

CAPTION: REV. LEWIS BURTON CAPTION: ELIZA JENNINGS BURTON

 

 

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MRS. CHRISTOPHER MAILE, 89, RECALLS HORSEBACK TRIPS TO POST OFFICE
LAKEWOOD POST -- August 16, 1947

CAPTION: MRS. CHRISTOPHER MAILE

 

 

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PIONEER TELLS OF DAYS WHEN LAWN CROQUET WAS POPULAR LAKEWOOD SPORT
LAKEWOOD POST -- September 26, 1947

CAPTION: Subjects of This Week's Pioneer Portrait Enjoy 1897 Lawn Party
PICTURED ABOVE, "In a playful mood," are Mr. and Mrs. Victor Browning (Hope Hird), subjects of this week's Pioneer Portrait by Mrs. Margaret Manor Butler. The photograph, taken during the course of a party in 1897 on the Hird lawn, shows Mrs. Browning -- then Miss Hird -- mischievously pulling the ear of her husband-to-be. The Hird estate later became the site of the Homestead theater.

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