The Case of Rosa O'Malia. This inaugural issue revolves around the murder in Irishtown, Cleveland, Ohio of Rosa O'Malia an Irish immigrant in 1859. You can explore the coroner's report, testimony of witnesses, and the verdict, interpretations of this case from various perspectives and three essays setting the scene and the nature of the sources. Based on the evidence presented, what verdict would you have rendered?

This issue focuses on Ohio City with a general overview of the early history of Ohio City and essays on Franklin Circle, the Flats, and Detroit Street in 1920, as well as an essay on the development of the Polish community in Cleveland and other topics.

December 2001

This issue contains several articles on Cleveland's social history during the early years of the twentieth-century and an article on "The Little Steel Strike of 1937."
In addition, two essays explore the Black History Archives of the Western Reserve Historical Society and the use of map in studying the history of Cleveland.

Issue 4
November 2002

Issue 4 will explore the history of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.
Individuals with articles and/or visual material to contribute are urged to contact the History Department at Cleveland State University.


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