A Summer Semester in the Jewish Archives at WRHS

It was Friday the 13th and I was sifting through boxes in the research library of Western Reserve Historical Society (WRHS). The end of the semester was near and so was the deadline of my graduate thesis. I had been in touch with Dr. Sean Martin, Associate Curator of the Jewish Archives at WRHS, for…

A Semester at the WRHS Archives

I began my internship at Western Reserve Historical Society’s research library in August 2017. I was a bit familiar with the building from previous research done there. In the beginning, I spent a bit of time in the first few weeks going through their required paperwork and doing various things to get set up for…

Cleveland History Center: Cleveland Starts Here

  The Western Reserve Historical Society (WRHS) in Cleveland, Ohio, has collected artifacts for the past 150 years. Its collection consists of a vast array of items ranging from automobiles to Cleveland Indians memorabilia to items once owned by presidents. The Cleveland History Center (CHC), the museum that displays these artifacts, will open its core…