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Bob Malaga

People Residents Bob Malaga – Cleveland’s Mr. Tennis One Bratenahl Place Bob Malaga Bob Malaga was a multi-faceted man with unlimited drive who will always be Cleveland’s “Mr. Tennis.” Cleveland was synonymous with the best in international tennis for nearly two decades due to his tireless efforts. He made Cleveland one of the world’s tennis…

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Brazilian President

History Memorable Events Brazilian President Stay at Eaton House President Joao Figueiredo Brazilian President Joao Baptista de Oliveira Figueiredo had double bypass heart surgery at the Cleveland Clinic on July 15, 1983. He was moved from his hospital suite to the Eaton House at 282 Corning Drive in Bratenahl on the following Sunday. Dr. William…

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May Allison Osborne

People Notable People May Allison Osborne, Silent Film Star Two Bratenahl Place May Allison Blonde and delicate-looking lady of American silent film, May Allison made her Broadway stage debut in the 1914 production of Apartment 12-K before settling in Hollywood, California, in the early days of motion pictures. Allison’s screen debut was as a young,…

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Marble & Shattuck Explosion

History Tragic Happenings Explosion at Marble & Shattuck Chair Co. 10200 Foster Avenue On March 9, 1934, three men were seriously burned by an explosion in the wood dust collection pipe at Marble & Shattuck Chair Co., 10200 Foster Avenue in Bratenahl. Flame leaped from the pipe openings behind two sanding machines. The clothing of…

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277 Bratenahl Rd.

Places Homes Current 277 Bratenahl Road (East 105th Street) Plat No. 631-04-002 The home is listed in the Ohio Historic Inventory 277 Bratenahl Road Vera and Samuel Berger received the property from Vera’s father, Louis Grossman, on December 21, 1926. They had a 5,400 square-foot French Norman home built in 1928 on the east side…

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Robinson, H. Caves

People Residents H. Caves & Cynthia Robinson 277 Bratenahl Road (East 105th Street) Harry and Cynthia had no siblings and had no children of their own, they opened their home to servants and a gardener. They had many greyhounds and shepherds that lived in the kennels built to accommodate Cynthia’s passion for dog breeding. Harold…

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Samuel Berger

People Residents Samuel & Vera Berger 277 Bratenahl Road (East 105th Street) Vera Grossman was born on December 15, 1892, to Louis and Lillian Grossman. She grew up at 10519 Lakeshore Boulevard and attended Bratenahl School. Vera married Samuel Berger on December 15, 1921. They had three children: Peter, born on January 29, 1923; Barbara,…

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Samuel Berger

People Residents Samuel and Vera Berger 277 Bratenahl Road (East 105th Street) Vera Grossman was born on December 15, 1892, to Louis and Lillian Grossman. She grew up at 10519 Lakeshore Boulevard and attended Bratenahl School. Vera married Samuel Berger on December 15, 1921. They had three children: Peter, born on January 29, 1923; Barbara,…

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Wanda Green

People Residents Wanda Green – Pioneering Teacher, Administrator and Civic Leader One Bratenahl Place Wanda Jean Green Wanda Jean Green was a strong, powerful, and kind woman with the best interest of children uppermost in her mind. She was committed to the care and education of children and took on anyone to make sure children…

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Gwinn Servant Job Descriptions

History Historical Reflections Gwinn Servant Job Descriptions DAYS OFF 9:00 PM Tuesday to 7:00 AM Thursday. Arrange plans with the parlor-maid to take your place. Every other Sunday after dinner dishes are washed, pantry clean, until 7:00 AM Monday. TIME OFF Every other evening after dinner dishes are washed, pantry clean until 7:00 AM. 7:00…

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