Michael Schwartz Library and Adoption Network Cleveland 
Cleveland State University                                        Michael Schwartz Library 

Tracy Kemp
Cleveland State University                                        Michael Schwartz Library

Linda Schellentrager
Cleveland Adoption Network                                    216-482-2313

Adoption's Hidden History

WHEN: Thursday November 29, 2012 

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

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Cleveland State University                                                
1899 East 22nd Street (between Euclid & Chester) Main Classroom Auditorium, 1st floor, Cleveland, OH 44115 

Driving Directions 


  • Lot 22, under Student Center (SC): $1 per 30 minutes (Across the street from Main Classroom (MC) Film Screening Location
  • Prospect Garage (PG):$2 for first hour - $1 per hour after  [behInd Elements Bistro/Parker Hannifan (PH)]
  • South Garage (SG): $2 for first hour = $1 per hour after

Alternatives to CSU Parking

  • CSU Viking Loop Bus can transport you to and from the South Garage For Free-- Mention "Fessler Event" to the Driver
  • Metered parking is available on East 24th Street and Lot 66.  Meters accept U.S. quarters only
  • RTA Healthline and Trolley stop on campus 

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                                          ADOPTION'S HIDDEN HISTORY

Featuring  the Cleveland Debut of the Documentary Film by Ann Fessler


November 29, 2012   | 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Michael Schwarz Library in partnership with the Adoption Network Cleveland presents “Adoption’s Hidden History,” featuring the Cleveland debut of Ann Fessler’s documentary film, A GIRL LIKE HER, about women who surrendered their children to adoption in the 1950s and 1960s.  Hear what they have to say about their experiences and the long-term impact on their lives.  

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Cleveland State University

Main Classroom Auditorium (1st Floor)

1899 East 22nd Street

Cleveland 44115

7:00 to 9:00 pm

Doors Open at 6:00 pm

Film Screening * Panel Discussion * Book Signing – The Girls Who Went Away by Ann Fessler

Adoption's Hidden Network is free and open to the public, but please register below.


Meet and Greet with Ann Fesser


Elements Bistro on Euclid

2300 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland

Thursday, November 29, 2012

5:00  to 6:30 pm    

Purchase Tickets:

  • $20
  • $25 at the door
  • $10 Students (Student ID required)

Prior to the free film screening of A Girl Like Her, Ann Fessler will be at Elements Bistro for a meet and greet event. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and refreshments and meet this award winning filmmaker and author.  Cash bar also available. A limited number of tickets are available!

Adoption's Hidden History begins at 7:00 p.m. in Main Classroom Auditorium, across the street from Elements Bistro.