City Club of Cleveland Forum sound recordings, 1960-1989 1948-2011

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City Club of Cleveland Forum sound recordings, 1960-1989, 1948-2011

City Club of Cleveland Forum sound recordings, 1960-1989 1948-2011

The City Club of Cleveland has existed as a prominent Cleveland institution since 1912, serving as a meeting place for the exchange of ideas on public issues of local, national, and international concern. Its most visible educational function is the weekly City Club Forums featuring well-known speakers. Over the years the hundreds of distinguished personalities presented have included politicians, labor and business leaders, scientists, educators, clergy and entertainers. The speeches are followed by a question and answer session. Cleveland State University is the depository for published and recorded materials of the City Club. This collection contains over 4100 audio recordings in various formats of the City Club of Cleveland Forum speeches and question and answer sessions.

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