Toledo: The 20th Century (OH) (Images of America)

  • The Toledo War: When Ohio and Michigan Went to War and Wisconsin Lost
  • A model of a congestion free and decentralized Toledo, Ohio. HD Stock Footage
  • Toledo Unitarians' October 4 Service
  • Toledo Ohio 1876 Panoramic Bird's Eye View Map 7402
  • View of Toledo by El Greco – The MET 150
  • Downtown Toledo, Ohio
  • Policemen raid a bogus-money plant in Toledo, Ohio. HD Stock Footage
  • Restoring The Toledo No. 1-A Pipe Threading Machine Pt 1 Disassembly
  • TOLEDO LAKE ERIE & WESTERN Motorcar meet
  • S2E8: People of Toledo – Dr. William N Thomas
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Toledo began the 20th century as it had ended the 19th―with a rapid expansion in industrialization, urbanization, and immigration. The titans of industry who shaped Toledo’s early history continued to expand their fortunes and were joined by others who took advantage of the city’s potential. A new industry emerged from the bicycle factories and wagon works of the 19th century―the automobile industry. It would dominate Toledo’s economy in the 20th century. In addition to Jeeps, scales, glass, spark plugs, and transmissions, Toledo was also known for its civic reforms, strong labor unions, and fine cultural institutions during the 20th century. While Toledo never became “The Future Great City of the World” that Jesup Scott envisioned or even the futuristic “Toledo Tomorrow” that Norman Bel Geddes imagined, by the end of the 20th century, it was a successful city with an interesting past and a hopeful future.