Talk on Elliot Ness and Cleveland Crime in the 1930’s
Date: January 28, 2013
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Euclid Community Ctr. - 1 Bliss Ln.
Monday, January 28th – 11:00 a.m.
Talk on “Elliot Ness and Cleveland Crime in the 1930’s – by Rebecca McFarland. Rebecca is internationally recognized as an expert on the life and times of Elliot Ness. Her research has been requested for magazines, books, movies, radio and television specials. “A&E Biography” and the “History Channel” featured her on their programs with regard to Cleveland crime in the 1930s. The Biography Channel of Great Britain interviewed her for a film on the BBC this year. People Magazine as well as international press came to cover the funeral of Elliot Ness that she coordinated in 1997.
She is a fourth generation Clevelander who enjoys researching and sharing a variety of topics on Cleveland’s history. She serves on several committees impacting Cleveland. She is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Northeast Inter-Museum Council and the Cleveland Police Historical Society and Museum. She has been elected to serve on the Ohio Library Council’s North Chapter for 2011-2012 as well as the PR/Marketing Division of O.L.C. The Euclid Public Library currently employs her as the Coordinator of Community Relations.