Ness' Burning of Kingsbury Run


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Ness' Burning of Kingsbury Run

In 1938, Cleveland safety director Eliot Ness conducted a police raid of the Kingsbury Run shantytown. 300 squatters were evicted and 100 shanty homes were burned during the raid.

Image Courtesy of Cleveland State University. Michael Schwartz Library. Special Collections.


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