ID#0211 Date: Unknown. This photo is of customers buying textbooks at the Co-op bookstore at 55 E. College St. This building was initially used only for the Co-op's book sales and school supplies but later housed some of its other businesses. Participant: Liz Burgess. Additional Sources: Oberlin Heritage Center: Fred Maddock files; McQueen, Albert, "A Brief History of the Oberlin Consumers Cooperative and its Businesses."; Inge, Angela. "A long Co-op History" Chronicle-Telgram, June 18…

ID#0211 Date: Unknown. This photo is of customers buying textbooks at the Co-op bookstore at 55 E. College St. This building was initially used only for the Co-op's book sales and school supplies but later housed some of its other businesses. Participant: Liz Burgess. Additional Sources: Oberlin Heritage Center: Fred Maddock files; McQueen, Albert, "A Brief History of the Oberlin Consumers Cooperative and its Businesses."; Inge, Angela. "A long Co-op History" Chronicle-Telgram, June 18…

ID#0207 Date: 1956-1960. This is a photo of customers in the Oberlin Consumer's Cooperative bookstore when it was located at # 55 East College Street. The Co-op moved into this building (currently the Slow Train Cafe) in 1956. Participant: Liz Burgess. Additional Sources: Oberlin Heritage Center: Fred Maddock files; McQueen, Albert, "A Brief History of the Oberlin Consumers Cooperative and its Businesses."; Inge, Angela. "A long Co-op History" Chronicle-Telgram, June 18, 2000.

ID#0207 Date: 1956-1960. This is a photo of customers in the Oberlin Consumer's Cooperative bookstore when it was located at # 55 East College Street. The Co-op moved into this building (currently the Slow Train Cafe) in 1956. Participant: Liz Burgess. Additional Sources: Oberlin Heritage Center: Fred Maddock files; McQueen, Albert, "A Brief History of the Oberlin Consumers Cooperative and its Businesses."; Inge, Angela. "A long Co-op History" Chronicle-Telgram, June 18, 2000.

ID#0241 Date: 1984-1989. This is a photo of Robert Fulgham signing his book All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. This reading and signing happened during his semester-long visit at the college. Participant: Liz Burgess. Additional Sources: Karen Long Interview 01/27/01; Oberlin Heritage Center: Fred Maddock files; McQueen, Albert, "A Brief History of the Oberlin Consumers Cooperative and its Businesses."; Inge, Angela. "A long Co-op History" Chronicle-Telegram, June 18, 2000.

ID#0241 Date: 1984-1989. This is a photo of Robert Fulgham signing his book All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. This reading and signing happened during his semester-long visit at the college. Participant: Liz Burgess. Additional Sources: Karen Long Interview 01/27/01; Oberlin Heritage Center: Fred Maddock files; McQueen, Albert, "A Brief History of the Oberlin Consumers Cooperative and its Businesses."; Inge, Angela. "A long Co-op History" Chronicle-Telegram, June 18, 2000.

ID#0327 Date: Unknown. This photo shows customers inside the Varsity Restaurant, which opened at 35 West College in 1927. It was a long-standing college student and local resident hangout. Bertha and Bob Rogers owned the restaurant originally. The building was demolished for the construction of the new bookstore in 1993. Participant: Oberlin College Archives. Additional Sources: Oberlin Heritage Center: Fred Maddock files; Letter from R. Lothrop 10/5/00; Loretta Neal Interview 11/00.

ID#0327 Date: Unknown. This photo shows customers inside the Varsity Restaurant, which opened at 35 West College in 1927. It was a long-standing college student and local resident hangout. Bertha and Bob Rogers owned the restaurant originally. The building was demolished for the construction of the new bookstore in 1993. Participant: Oberlin College Archives. Additional Sources: Oberlin Heritage Center: Fred Maddock files; Letter from R. Lothrop 10/5/00; Loretta Neal Interview 11/00.

ID#0215 Date: 1977-1980. This photo is of schoolchildren admiring trains at the Co-op bookstore. From 1977 to 1986 the Co-op opened the 'train room' during the holiday season. Participant: Liz Burgess. Additional Sources: Karen Long Interviews 10/00 and 01/01; Oberlin Heritage Center: Fred Maddock files; McQueen, Albert, "A Brief History of the Oberlin Consumers Cooperative and its Businesses."; Inge, Angela. "A long Co-op History" Chronicle-Telegram, June 18, 2000.

ID#0215 Date: 1977-1980. This photo is of schoolchildren admiring trains at the Co-op bookstore. From 1977 to 1986 the Co-op opened the 'train room' during the holiday season. Participant: Liz Burgess. Additional Sources: Karen Long Interviews 10/00 and 01/01; Oberlin Heritage Center: Fred Maddock files; McQueen, Albert, "A Brief History of the Oberlin Consumers Cooperative and its Businesses."; Inge, Angela. "A long Co-op History" Chronicle-Telegram, June 18, 2000.

ID#0239 Date: 1994-1996. This photo show Alan Ginsburg during a March reading on the second floor of the Co-op bookstore. He visited Oberlin around his trip to a Buddhist temple in Cleveland. Participant: Liz Burgess. Additional Sources: Karen Long Interview 01/27/01; Oberlin Heritage Center: Fred Maddock files; McQueen, Albert, "A Brief History of the Oberlin Consumers Cooperative and its Businesses."; Inge, Angela. "A long Co-op History" Chronicle-Telgram, June 18, 2000.

ID#0239 Date: 1994-1996. This photo show Alan Ginsburg during a March reading on the second floor of the Co-op bookstore. He visited Oberlin around his trip to a Buddhist temple in Cleveland. Participant: Liz Burgess. Additional Sources: Karen Long Interview 01/27/01; Oberlin Heritage Center: Fred Maddock files; McQueen, Albert, "A Brief History of the Oberlin Consumers Cooperative and its Businesses."; Inge, Angela. "A long Co-op History" Chronicle-Telgram, June 18, 2000.

ID#0105 Date: Unknown. This image is of a group of students arranged on the front steps of Prospect School. Prospect and Pleasant Street schools were identical buildings both built in 1887. Prospect School rebuilt in 1980 and still remains at this address. Writing on the back of this photo states that this was the 1912-1913 8th grade class. Participant: John P. Gorske. Additional Sources: Oberlin Heritage Center: Historic Preservation Commission survey, 2000.

ID#0105 Date: Unknown. This image is of a group of students arranged on the front steps of Prospect School. Prospect and Pleasant Street schools were identical buildings both built in 1887. Prospect School rebuilt in 1980 and still remains at this address. Writing on the back of this photo states that this was the 1912-1913 8th grade class. Participant: John P. Gorske. Additional Sources: Oberlin Heritage Center: Historic Preservation Commission survey, 2000.

ID#0382 Date: Unknown. These women are standing on the northeast corner of North Main and East College streets. The sign behind them reads "Sugar Bowl. Candy-Ice Cream." The Sugar Bowl was located in the first floor of the old Oberlin Inn on North Main Street. Participant: H. Scott Broadwell.

ID#0382 Date: Unknown. These women are standing on the northeast corner of North Main and East College streets. The sign behind them reads "Sugar Bowl. Candy-Ice Cream." The Sugar Bowl was located in the first floor of the old Oberlin Inn on North Main Street. Participant: H. Scott Broadwell.

ID#: 0151 Date: 1968 - 1975. This is a photo of (left to right) police chief Norm Schmidt, fireman Chuck Bailey and fire chief Doyle Jones. They are posed in front of the department's "big" truck that had been acquired in 1968. Participant: Charles Bailey Additional Sources: Interview with Chuck Bailey, 01/23/01.

ID#: 0151 Date: 1968 - 1975. This is a photo of (left to right) police chief Norm Schmidt, fireman Chuck Bailey and fire chief Doyle Jones. They are posed in front of the department's "big" truck that had been acquired in 1968. Participant: Charles Bailey Additional Sources: Interview with Chuck Bailey, 01/23/01.

ID# 0342 Date: c1870. "Stereopticons" were popular  in the 19th century. Placing specially-designed photos in the device would produce a three-dimensional image. This card is from Platt Photography Co.'s "Stereoscopic Views of Miscellaneous Scenery." The first building on the left is the original Oberlin Hall. Second Congregational Church stands at the end of the block.The Ladies Hall of Oberlin College is in the far right, where Talcott Hall now stands. Participant: Oberlin College Archives

ID# 0342 Date: c1870. "Stereopticons" were popular in the 19th century. Placing specially-designed photos in the device would produce a three-dimensional image. This card is from Platt Photography Co.'s "Stereoscopic Views of Miscellaneous Scenery." The first building on the left is the original Oberlin Hall. Second Congregational Church stands at the end of the block.The Ladies Hall of Oberlin College is in the far right, where Talcott Hall now stands. Participant: Oberlin College Archives

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