Vintage Photos of Life in Parma From the 1920s to 1980s

Parma has long been one of Northeast Ohio's largest cities, filled with a rich history. These pictures, all courtesy of the Cleveland Memory Project, show just a small snapshot of that history.

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 Parma Firefighters, 1926

Parma Firefighters, 1926

 Parma Firefighters, 1939

Parma Firefighters, 1939

 Parma High Basketball Team, 1940

Parma High Basketball Team, 1940

 Crile Hospital Construction, 1943

Crile Hospital Construction, 1943

 Administration Building and Nurse's Quarters, Crile General Hospital, 1943

Administration Building and Nurse's Quarters, Crile General Hospital, 1943

 Missile Silo, Crile Hospital, 1944

Missile Silo, Crile Hospital, 1944

 Chapel at Crile Hospital, 1944

Chapel at Crile Hospital, 1944

 Patient Ward, Crile Hospital, 1944

Patient Ward, Crile Hospital, 1944

 Abandoned Psychiatric Wards, Crile Hospital, 1944

Abandoned Psychiatric Wards, Crile Hospital, 1944

 Parma Garden Club Picnic, 1948

Parma Garden Club Picnic, 1948

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