Finding aid for the Joseph L. and Edith L. Weinberg Photographs

Joseph L. and Edith L. Weinberg Photographs
Western Reserve Historical Society
Phone: 216-721-5722
Weinberg, Joseph L. and Edith L.
0.20 linear feet (1 container)
Joseph L. Weinberg (1890-1977) was a prominent Cleveland, Ohio, architect and senior partner of Weinberg, Teare, Fischer, Herman. Weinberg became involved with urban renewal efforts with his design of Lakeview Terrace in Cleveland in 1934. Edith L. Weinberg (1902-1987) was a program director at the Young Men's and Women's Hebrew Association in Pittsburgh (1926-1933) and was a leader in many Jewish and community service organizations. Her mother, Stella S. Lazarus was secretary at the Jewish Orphan Asylum in Cleveland, Ohio (1923-1933). The collection consists of individual and group portraits of Joseph and Edith Weinberg, including family members and activities, and with others. Group portraits include a photograph of Joseph Weinberg with Eleanor Roosevelt at Lakeview Terrace. Views include events such as the ground breaking ceremony of Lakeview Terrace; meetings, dinners and luncheons; aerial views of the Lakeview Terrace housing project; Weinberg family residences; Council Gardens in Cleveland Heights; and other buildings. Perspective renderings of building plans, including Lakeview Terrace, Council Gardens, and a proposed apartment in Parma Heights, are included.
PG 340
closed stacks
The records are in English