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“The Little Lost Girl” Painting

By CPHS / 23 September 2020

The painting of a policeman guiding and protecting a small girl has graced the walls of the Cleveland Police Department, and now the Cleveland Police Museum, for many years. Many…

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Communications: The Radio Room

By CPHS / 27 July 2020

The Cleveland Police Department installed a new communication system at Central Station in 1929. The radio was designed by Ralph C. Folkman and using the call letters WRBH, the station…

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1918 Influenza Epidemic in Cleveland

By CPHS / 23 June 2020

After voluntary closures and suggested social isolation proved unsuccessful in keeping the case numbers down, the city and county mandated closures and quarantines.  Calling the pandemic “the most serious menace…

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