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African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland (2)
Antislavery movements -- Ohio. (2)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- 19th century. (2)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Genealogy. (2)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- History. (2)
Connecticut Land Company. (2)
Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History. (2)
Pioneers -- Ohio -- Western Reserve. (2)
Real property -- Ohio -- Western Reserve. (2)
Slavery -- United States -- History -- Sources. (2)
Surveyors -- Ohio -- Western Reserve. (2)
Temperance -- Ohio -- Societies, etc. (2)
United States -- History -- 19th century. (2)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources. (2)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. (2)
Western Reserve (Ohio) -- History. (2)
Western Reserve (Ohio) -- Surveys. (2)
Women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History. (2)
Advertising -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Advertising -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History (1)
Advertising -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. (1)
African American History / Business/Industry / Labor/Union History (1)
African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African American inventors -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Ajax Manufacturing Company (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Blakeslee, John Rollin, 1843-1906 (1)
Business enterprises -- England -- London (1)
Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Directories. (1)
Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Periodicals (1)
Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs (1)
Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Euclid (1)
Business/Industry (1)
Businessmen -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Cash, Raymond, 1919-1977 (1)
Chocolate industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Cleveland Advertising Club (1)
Cleveland Macaroni Co. (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Electric lamps, Arc (1)
Fire prevention -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Food industry and trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Forbes Chocolate Company (1)
Forbes, Benjamin P. (1)
G.A. Morgan Hair Refining Company (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Industrialists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Inventors -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Jandus Arc Lamp and Electric Company (London, England) (1)
Jewelry making -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Jewelry trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Johnson and Phillips (London, England) (1)
London Electric Firm (London, England) (1)
Machine-tool industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Machine-tool industry -- Ohio -- Euclid (1)
Manufacturing industries -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Manufacturing industries -- Ohio -- Euclid (1)
Meat industry and trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Morgan, Garrett A., 1877-1963 (1)
Noodles industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Noodles industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs (1)
Potter and Mellen (1)
Professional associations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Ray's Sausage Company (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Traffic signs and signals. (1)
Water tunnels -- Accidents -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Western Reserve Manufacturing Works (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Wunderlich, Adolph, ca. 1869-1942 (1)
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1Title:  Potter and Mellen, Inc. Records     
 Creator:  Potter and Mellen, Inc. 
 Dates:  1923-1990 
 Abstract:  Potter and Mellen, Inc., was a prominent Cleveland, Ohio, jewelry store. Founded in 1900 by Horace Potter, the company has been known as Potter Studio and Potter Bentley Studios. In 1933, Potter partnered with Louis Mellen to create Potter and Mellen. The company was sold to Ellen Stirn in 1989, and she expanded the company's products and services to include antiques and giftware. The collection consists of customer ledger books and giftware directories. 
 Call #:  MS 5220 
 Extent:  0.80 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Directories. | Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jewelry making -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewelry trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Potter and Mellen
 
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2Title:  Ajax Manufacturing Company Records     
 Creator:  Ajax Manufacturing Company 
 Dates:  1897-1990 
 Abstract:  The Ajax Manufacturing Company was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1875 by John Rollin Blakeslee (1843-1906). Ajax manufactured forging equipment and cold drawing equipment for the cold-heading industry. Ajax forging machines were used in the railroad, agricultural, and automotive industries. In 1925, Ajax moved to Euclid, Ohio. The company was family-owned and operated until 1987 when it was sold to the Crawford Group. In 1996, Ajax was again sold, this time to Park-Ohio Industries. The collection consists of advertisements, agreements, biographies, bulletins, catalogs, correspondence, histories, lists, manuals, photographs, purchase orders, reprints, and a term paper. 
 Call #:  MS 5187 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Ajax Manufacturing Company (Cleveland, Ohio) | Blakeslee, John Rollin, 1843-1906 | Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Euclid | Machine-tool industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Machine-tool industry -- Ohio -- Euclid | Manufacturing industries -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Manufacturing industries -- Ohio -- Euclid
 
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3Title:  Cleveland Macaroni Co. Records     
 Creator:  Cleveland Macaroni Co. 
 Dates:  1913 
 Abstract:  The Cleveland Macaroni Co. was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1896 by George A. Pfaffman who then sold the company to F. M. Gregg. The company manufactured noodles in Cleveland until 1927. The collection consists of a scrapbook with photographs of the factory and its workers, correspondence, and newspaper clippings. 
 Call #:  MS 5209 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs | Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland Macaroni Co. (Cleveland, Ohio) | Food industry and trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Noodles industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs | Noodles industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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4Title:  Ray's Sausage Company Records     
 Creator:  Ray's Sausage Company 
 Dates:  1952-1993 
 Abstract:  Ray's Sausage Company has been located in Cleveland, Ohio, on the corner of East 123rd Street and Imperial Avenue since it was founded by Ray Cash in 1952. The company factory manufactured and sold pure pork, beef sausage, pork and beef links, head cheese, and meat souse. The collection consists of advertisement information, client reports, competitor advertisements, delivery logs, delivery receipts, expense sheets, financial reports, financial summaries, government agency forms and tax information, inventories, meat industry pamphlets, newspaper clippings, personal papers, product packages and information, supplier lists and supplier receipts. 
 Call #:  MS 5238 
 Extent:  1.90 linear feet (5 containers) 
 Subjects:  African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cash, Raymond, 1919-1977 | Meat industry and trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Ray's Sausage Company (Cleveland, Ohio) | African American History / Business/Industry / Labor/Union History
 
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5Title:  Forbes Chocolate Company Records     
 Creator:  Forbes Chocolate Company 
 Dates:  1910-2008 
 Abstract:  The Forbes Chocolate Company was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1901 as a manufacturer of chocolate products. The company filed for bankruptcy after World War I, and was reborn as a manufacturer of powered chocolate for milk and ice cream. The collection consists of company magazines, correspondence, declaration of trust, financial records, party guest lists, industry histories, newspaper clippings, Ohio Historical Society Archives inventories, product labels and stock holders information. 
 Call #:  MS 5239 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Periodicals | Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Chocolate industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Forbes Chocolate Company | Forbes, Benjamin P. | Business/Industry
 
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6Title:  Cleveland Advertising Club Records     
 Creator:  Cleveland Advertising Club 
 Dates:  1915-1982 
 Abstract:  The Cleveland Advertising Club was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1901 as a regional communications association. It is now known as the Cleveland Advertising Association and is a member of the American Advertising Federation. This collection consists of advertising guides, a book of evidence for the Printer's Ink Cup Committee, publications, and administrative files. 
 Call #:  MS 5245 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Advertising -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History | Advertising -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. | Advertising -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland Advertising Club | Professional associations -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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7Title:  Garrett A. Morgan Scrapbook     
 Creator:  Morgan, Garrett A. 
 Dates:  1913-1969 
 Abstract:  Garrett A. Morgan (1877-1963) was an African American entrepreneur and inventor whose inventions included an electric traffic signal and gas mask. Morgan moved to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1895 and opened his own sewing machine sales and repair shop in 1907. He received a patent on his gas mask in 1912 and formed the National Safety Device Company to manufacture and market it. He also established the G.A. Morgan Hair Refining Company, The Cleveland Call and Post, and the Wakeman Country Club for African Americans. The collection consists of a scrapbook that contains mostly newspaper articles and clippings, but also includes letters detailing the success of his products, magazine clippings, pamphlets, photocopied autobiography samples, photographs, product order requests, and a subscription and induction notice to the National Geographic Society. 
 Call #:  MS 5201 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American inventors -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Fire prevention -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | G.A. Morgan Hair Refining Company (Cleveland, Ohio) | Inventors -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Morgan, Garrett A., 1877-1963 | Traffic signs and signals. | Water tunnels -- Accidents -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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8Title:  Adolph Wunderlich Papers     
 Creator:  Wunderlich, Adolph 
 Dates:  1855-1967 
 Abstract:  Adolph Wunderlich (ca. 1869-1942) was an inventor, engineer, and businessman who was born in Buffalo, New York, and moved to Cleveland, Ohio, as a child. He held patents for inventions and improvements on electric arc lamps, hoisting and lowering mechanisms, suspension devices for electric arc lamps, winches, lubricating devices, and caulking devices. He lived in England from 1898-1912 where he installed London's first street lights and headed his own electrical firm. He founded the Western Reserve Manufacturing Works in Cleveland in 1914. The collection consists of advertisements, agreements, apprenticeship records, catalogs, certificates, correspondence, extracts, financial documents, instructions, legal documents, memoranda, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, patents, a scorecard, and a will. 
 Call #:  MS 5208 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Business enterprises -- England -- London | Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Businessmen -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Electric lamps, Arc | Industrialists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jandus Arc Lamp and Electric Company (London, England) | Johnson and Phillips (London, England) | London Electric Firm (London, England) | Western Reserve Manufacturing Works (Cleveland, Ohio) | Wunderlich, Adolph, ca. 1869-1942
 
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9Title:  Western Reserve Manuscripts (Western Reserve Historical Society Manuscript Vertical File)     
 Creator:  Various 
 Dates:  1636-1991 
 Abstract:  The Western Reserve Manuscripts is a collection of small manuscript accessions that have been donated to the Western Reserve Historical Society since its founding in 1867. These manuscripts often consist of one document but can include multiple items contained in one folder. This collection of material documents numerous subjects and themes in the history of Cleveland, Ohio, and the region of northeast Ohio known as the Western Reserve. The collection consists of advertisements, agreements, applications, articles, autobiographies, autograph books and autographs, biographical sketches, certificates, correspondence, deeds, diaries, drawings, envelopes, genealogies, histories, indentures, invoices, letters, lists, manuscripts, memoranda, newspaper clippings, notes, papers, photographs, poems, receipts, reports, scripts, speech transcripts, telegrams, and other material. Western Reserve Historical Society library staff began to describe these manuscripts in this finding aid in 2015. This is an ongoing project that will be updated for public access as the project progresses in real time. 
 Call #:  MS 5362 
 Extent:  27.80 linear feet (29 containers) 
 Subjects:  Western Reserve (Ohio) -- History. | Western Reserve (Ohio) -- Surveys. | Pioneers -- Ohio -- Western Reserve. | Real property -- Ohio -- Western Reserve. | Surveyors -- Ohio -- Western Reserve. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- History. | Connecticut Land Company. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Genealogy. | Women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History. | Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources. | Slavery -- United States -- History -- Sources. | United States -- History -- 19th century. | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- 19th century. | Temperance -- Ohio -- Societies, etc. | Antislavery movements -- Ohio.
 
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10Title:  Western Reserve Manuscripts (Western Reserve Historical Society Manuscript Vertical File)     
 Creator:  Various 
 Dates:  1636-1991 
 Abstract:  The Western Reserve Manuscripts is a collection of small manuscript accessions that have been donated to the Western Reserve Historical Society since its founding in 1867. These manuscripts often consist of one document but can include multiple items contained in one folder. This collection of material documents numerous subjects and themes in the history of Cleveland, Ohio, and the region of northeast Ohio known as the Western Reserve. The collection consists of advertisements, agreements, applications, articles, autobiographies, autograph books and autographs, biographical sketches, certificates, correspondence, deeds, diaries, drawings, envelopes, genealogies, histories, indentures, invoices, letters, lists, manuscripts, memoranda, newspaper clippings, notes, papers, photographs, poems, receipts, reports, scripts, speech transcripts, telegrams, and other material. Western Reserve Historical Society library staff began to describe these manuscripts in this finding aid in 2015. This is an ongoing project that will be updated for public access as the project progresses in real time. 
 Call #:  MS 5362 
 Extent:  27.80 linear feet (29 containers) 
 Subjects:  Western Reserve (Ohio) -- History. | Western Reserve (Ohio) -- Surveys. | Pioneers -- Ohio -- Western Reserve. | Real property -- Ohio -- Western Reserve. | Surveyors -- Ohio -- Western Reserve. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- History. | Connecticut Land Company. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Genealogy. | Women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History. | Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources. | Slavery -- United States -- History -- Sources. | United States -- History -- 19th century. | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- 19th century. | Temperance -- Ohio -- Societies, etc. | Antislavery movements -- Ohio.
 
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