Vintage Photos of Cleveland Breweries From the 1930s to the 1970s

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Yeah, there's a microbrewery revolution happening across the country right now. But this isn't exactly a new phenomenon. In the first half of the 20th century, the brewing industry was an important part of the greater Cleveland economy. There were breweries all over town. These pictures capture some of the thriving brewery scene that lasted throughout much of the 20th century. All photos via the Cleveland Memory Project.