American Memory Historical Collections
African-American Experience in Ohio, 1850-1920
This collection of manuscript, printed text, and images
drawn from the collections of the Ohio Historical Society
illuminates the history of black Ohio from 1850 to 1920. Search the
bibliographic records and use the full-text option to find
items related to Grover Cleveland, including a pamphlet
and Booker T. Washington's addresses to the
Home Missionary meeting on March 3, 1894.
and Interior Design for 20th Century America: Photographs
by Samuel Gottscho and William Schleisner, 1935-1955
The Gottscho-Schleisner Collection is comprised of over
29,000 photographs primarily of architectural subjects,
including ten photographs of Grover
in Caldwell, New Jersey.
Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed
The Printed Ephemera collection comprises 28,000 primary
source items dating from the seventeenth century to the
present and encompasses key events and eras in American
Among the collection’s Cleveland-related materials
in America: Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic
American Engineering Record, 1933-Present
This collection contains surveys of more than 363,000
measured drawings, large-format photographs, and written
histories for more than 35,000 historic structures and
sites dating from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries,
Cleveland's birthplace, in Caldwell, New Jersey.
Popular Demand: Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies,
This collection presents portraits of U.S. presidents
and first ladies, including four images of Grover Cleveland and two images of Frances Folsom Cleveland.
California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the
Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell
The WPA California Folk Music Project is a multi-format
ethnographic field collection that includes sound recordings,
still photographs, drawings, and written documents from
a variety of European ethnic and English- and Spanish-speaking
communities in Northern California. The collection comprises
thirty-five hours of folk music, including the song "Campaign
Song: Against Grover Cleveland."
The Chinese in California, 1850-1925
This collection illustrates nineteenth and early twentieth
century Chinese immigration to California through about
8,000 images and pages of primary source materials. Search this collection to find seven items
related to Grover
Cleveland, including political cartoons.
Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920
This collection documents the historical formation and
cultural foundations of the movement to conserve and protect
America's natural heritage through books, pamphlets, government
documents, manuscripts, prints, photographs, and motion
picture footage drawn from the collections of the Library
of Congress. It includes seventeen
conservation-related proclamations issued by President
Do Solemnly Swear...": Presidential Inaugurations
This collection contains approximately 400 items relating
to presidential inaugurations, including Cleveland's first
inauguration in 1885 and his second
inauguration in 1893.
Highlights from this collection include:
for the Nation: American Sheet Music, 1820-1860 & 1870-1885
This collection contains more than 62,500 pieces of historical
sheet music registered for copyright Included are popular
songs, operatic arias, piano music, sacred and secular
choral music, solo instrumental music, method books and
instructional materials, and music for band and orchestra.
this collection to find ten items related to
Cleveland, including President
Grover Cleveland's Inaugural Grand March.
Nineteenth Century in Print: Periodicals
This collection presents twenty-three popular periodicals
digitized by Cornell University Library and the Library
of Congress. Search the bibliographic
records and the full-text options
to find articles concerning Grover Cleveland, including
an article written by Woodrow Wilson that appeared in the
Monthly in 1897.
from the Chicago Daily News, 1902-1933
This collection comprises over 55,000 images of urban
life captured on glass plate-negatives between 1902 and
1933 by photographers employed by the Chicago
Daily News, including two photographs of Grover
Cleveland visiting Chicago in 1903.