OHIO: Fun on a Dump

"They do things so funny in Cleveland. This whole thing is really terrific." What made pert, red-headed Toto Leverne thus exclaim last week was the French Casino's canvas top which one night leaked buckets of rain on her naked body, spoiled her swan dance. But for the 250,000 people who last week gaped at Dancer Leverne and other exhibits of Cleveland's Great Lakes Exposition, her remark was the perfect tribute to a city's spirited struggle to lift itself up & out of Depression.

By 1934 Depression, plus a wave of strikes and racketeers,...

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