Discover the story behind Cleveland’s forgotten football champs — and what they had to do with a Hollywood starlet — during a program at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 29, at our Main Branch.

Local historian Dennis Sutcliffe of Lost Cleveland Memories will revisit the autumn of 1945. Glamorous movie star Jane Russell had recently moved to Cleveland to be with her husband Bob Waterfield, star quarterback of the Cleveland Rams. Explore this oft-ignored moment in the city’s history.

The program is free to attend. Due to limited space, registration is required. Sign up online or by calling us at 440-255-8811 ext. 1.

By the way, if you’re interested in local history, we’ve hosted several programs about it – many of which can be viewed in their entirety on our YouTube channel – including: