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Jewish Family Service Association (Cleveland, Ohio). (6)
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Arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (5)
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Church records and registers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (5)
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1Title:  Proposal for Curriculum Improvement and Teacher Training for Community Ethnic Language and Culture Schools     
 Creator:  Cleveland State University 
 Beatie, Bruce A.
 Ethnic Heritage Studies Program (U.S.)
 Dates:  1976. 
 Notes:  This project was supported by the Ethnic Heritage Studies Program. 
 Call #:  F34ZSL A1A84 
 Extent:  1 item. 
 Subjects:  Ethnic schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Minorities -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Foreign population
 
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2Title:  Peoples of Cleveland Ethnic Group Histories Manuscript     
 Creator:  Works Progress Administration 
 Dates:  1939-1942 
 Abstract:  The Peoples of Cleveland was a project of the Writers' Program of the Works Project Administration (WPA) under the sponsorship of the Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society and the city of Cleveland, Ohio, which was intended as a supplementary text for junior and senior high school social studies. The collection consists of a carbon copy of an unedited manuscript and several short histories of ethnic groups in Cleveland, including the Bulgarians, Danes, Finns, Norwegians, Swedes and Swiss, and a large amount of preliminary material on the Hungarians, including interviews, biographies and a list of organizations and churches. 
 Call #:  MS 4007 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Minorities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Bulgarian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Danish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Finnish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Hungarian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Norwegian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Swedish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Swiss Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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3Title:  Western Reserve Ethnic History Pamphlet Collection     
 Creator:  Various 
 Dates:  1885-1991 
 Abstract:  The Western Reserve Ethnic History Pamphlet Collection is a collection of pamphlets from twenty-five distinct ethnic groups in the Cleveland, Ohio, area. Most of the groups stem from Central and Eastern Europe, with a majority of the pamphlets focusing on Polish culture. The collection reflects the history of immigrants to the region and documents their social, cultural, and religious activities. The pamphlets were generally removed from their original collections due to lack of relevance to the collection, but retained and grouped together in a separate collection because of their historic value. 
 Call #:  MS 5148 
 Extent:  3.01 linear feet (3 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration | German Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Hungarian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Immigrants -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Periodicals | Immigrants -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Manx -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Music -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Slovenian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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4Title:  Cleveland Heritage Program Records     
 Creator:  Cleveland Heritage Program 
 Dates:  1975-1984 
 Abstract:  The Cleveland Public Library's Cleveland Heritage Program was a public education project which aimed to help residents of Cleveland, Ohio, understand how neighborhoods have contributed to the growth and development of the city. The program, which ran from 1981-1983, allowed Clevelanders to take part in a number of educational activities that helped reveal Cleveland's past. The Cleveland Heritage Program was funded by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Cleveland Foundation, and the Gund Foundation. The collection consists of notes, correspondence, pamphlets, interview transcripts, and video recordings. 
 Call #:  MS 5176 
 Extent:  3.20 linear feet (4 containers) 
 Subjects:  Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration | Cleveland Heritage Program | Cleveland Public Library | Ethnic neighborhoods -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History. | Immigrants -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Interviews. | Immigrants -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Neighborhoods -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Ohio City (Cleveland, Ohio)
 
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5Title:  Nationalities Services Center Records     
 Creator:  Nationalities Services Center 
 Dates:  1916-1968 
 Abstract:  The Nationalities Services Center is a Cleveland, Ohio, social service agency for immigrants. It was formed in 1953 by the merger of the International Institute of the Cleveland Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA, est. 1916) and the Citizens Bureau of Cleveland (est. 1924). Services include employment services, immigration counseling, nationality clubs, language and citizenship classes, and translation services. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, bills, resolutions, dossiers, publications, notes, certificates, case files, and miscellaneous materials relating to the NSC and its predecessor agencies. 
 Call #:  MS 3611 
 Extent:  76.00 linear feet (97 containers) 
 Subjects:  Nationalities Services Center (Cleveland, Ohio) | Social work with immigrants -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Emigration and immigration. | Immigration consultants -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | United States -- Emigration and immigration. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Foreign population.
 
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6Title:  Early Families in Cleveland Project Records     
 Creator:  Early Families in Cleveland Project 
 Dates:  1996 
 Abstract:  The Early Families in Cleveland project was sponsored by the Genealogical Committee of the Western Reserve Historical Society as part of Bicentennial celebration of Cleveland, Ohio, in 1996. The purpose of the project was to document those individuals who resided in Cuyahoga County, or whose ancestors resided in Cuyahoga County, at least ten years prior to the date of settlement of their (or their ancestor's) ethnic group. Each verified applicant to the project received an award certificate presented at the Family History Fair in May 1996, or during Family Days in November 1996. The collection consists of adoption records, application forms, baptismal certificates, birth certificates, census forms, church records, correspondence, court records, death certificates, deeds, descendancy charts, diplomas, estate ledgers, family trees, interviews, magazine articles, maps, marriage certificates, marriage licenses, naturalization records, newspaper articles, photograph copies, real estate records, receipts, recognition certificates, records of interment, statements, tax lists, vital records, and wills. 
 Call #:  MS 4935 
 Extent:  1.80 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Ethnic groups -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Registers of births, etc. -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Marriage records -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Church records and registers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Genealogy. | Cuyahoga County (Ohio) -- Genealogy.
 
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7Title:  Peggy Patton Family Papers Series II     
 Creator:  Patton, Peggy Family 
 Dates:  1860-1999 
 Abstract:  Peggy Patton (nee Calvey) (b. 1937) is from Cleveland, Ohio, and is of Irish descent. Her parents Martin Calvey (1901-1980) and Bridget Moran (1894-1987) were both born in Achill Island, County Mayo, Ireland, in different villages, located approximately six miles from each other. The Moran family came from the Deserted Village, in Dooagh, and the Calvey family came from Dookinella. One of Patton's uncles, Michael Moran (1896-1921), was a Lieutenant in the Irish Republican Army. After participating in the Easter Rising of 1916 in Ireland, Michael was arrested and imprisoned in Darmunt in England. Patton is the last living child of the Calveys. The collection consists of a draft from a chapter about the Moran family, a map of Achill Island, a newspaper clipping, photographs, a program, and information regarding surnames associated with Achill Island. 
 Call #:  MS 4911 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Patton, Peggy, 1937- | Patton family -- History -- Sources | Calvey family -- History -- Sources | West Side Irish American Club | Irish Americans -- Archives | Irish Americans -- Societies, etc | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century | Mayo (Ireland : County) -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century | Achill Island (Ireland) -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century | Ohio -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century
 
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8Title:  F. Missler Records     
 Creator:  F. Missler 
 Dates:  1898-1940 
 Abstract:  F. Missler was a passenger agent operating out of Bremen, Germany and Budapest, Hungary. He arranged travel and transferred funds to America during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The collection consists of papers relating to travel arrangements, including correspondence and passports for several families. The collection is useful to those interested in travel on ocean liners during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It also pertains to Hungarian immigration. 
 Call #:  MS 4420 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Missler, F. | Ocean travel | Hungarians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Hungary -- Emigration and immigration. | United States -- Emigration and immigration.
 
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9Title:  Gary O'Meara Family Papers     
 Creator:  O'Meara, Gary Family 
 Dates:  1787-1990 
 Abstract:  Gary O'Meara (b. 1952) was born in Berea, Ohio, of Irish descent. He is one of eleven siblings. He married Mary Ann Emery (b. 1955) in 1975 at St. Augustine's Church in Cleveland, and together they have three children. O'Meara has traced his genealogy back to 1762, tracing nine generations, starting with his paternal great-great-grandparents, Matthew Pigman (1763-1803) and Ann Gilmore (b. 1762). Gary's maternal great-grandmother, Catherine Laughlin O'Meara (1852-1945) was born in Galway, Ireland, and immigrated to the United States, as a young girl with her family. Catherine's father died en route, leaving her mother with six children. They traveled to Harvard, Illinois, to Catherine's uncle, John Laughlin, who had a home there. This family worked primarily as farmers, and lived in Minnesota and other states in the United States as well as in Canada. Catherine's husband, James O'Meara (1848-1919) was born in Canada. His parents were born in Ireland and immigrated during the Penal Law era, escaping religious persecution. The collection consists of birthday data of the Hankins family 1874-1935, the O'Meara family history, a family records, birth, genealogy, a journal article regarding the Hankins in Franklin township, Ohio, a memorial card, a photograph, a poem, a song, and one handwritten short story. 
 Call #:  MS 4884 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  O'Meara, Gary -- Family -- History -- Sources. | Hankins family -- History -- Sources. | O'Meara family -- History -- Sources. | Irish Americans -- History -- 18th century. | Irish Americans -- History -- 19th century. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- History -- 20th century. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- History -- Sources. | Irish Americans -- Archives. | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration. | United States -- Emigration and immigration. | Franklin Township (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration. | Galway (Ireland : County) -- Emigration and immigration. | Mayo (Ireland : County) -- Emigration and immigration.
 
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10Title:  Peggy Patton Family Papers     
 Creator:  Patton, Peggy Family 
 Dates:  1872-2001 
 Abstract:  Peggy Patton (nee Calvey) (b. 1937) is from Cleveland, Ohio, and is of Irish descent. Her parents Martin Calvey (1901-1980) and Bridget Moran (1894-1987) were both born in Achill Island, County Mayo, Ireland, in different villages, located approximately six miles from each other. The Moran family came from the Deserted Village, in Dooagh, and the Calvey family came from Dookinella. They came from large families, ten siblings each. Both parents chose Cleveland as a place to settle, as both had relatives in this area, and because employment was ample. Martin Calvey worked at the Jones and Laughlin Steel mill, while Bridget worked as a housemaid at The Union Club, located on East 12th and Euclic Avenue. It was in Cleveland that Martin and Bridget met and were married on December 10, 1929, in St. Malachi's Church. One of Patton's uncles, Michael Moran (1896-1921) was a Lieutenant in the Irish Republican Army. After participating in the Easter Rising of 1916 in Ireland, Michael was arrested in imprisoned in Darmunt in England. His last meal in the prison was a bowl of porridge (oatmeal) loaded with arsenic, provided by one of the guards. He died subsequently. Patton is the last living child of the Calveys. The collection consists of photocopies of the Moran family genealogy, a map of Achill Island outlining historic events, a Memorial at Dooagh in honor of Michael Moran, necrology files, newspaper clippings, obituary, passenger records, passport, pedigree chart, photographs, a postcard, and ship manifests. 
 Call #:  MS 4885 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Patton, Peggy, 1937- | Calvey, Martin, 1901-1980. | Calvey, Bridget, 1894-1987. | Moran, Michael, 1896-1921. | Patton family -- History -- Sources. | Calvey family -- History -- Sources. | Clan-na-Gael. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- Sources. | Irish Americans -- Archives. | Fenians. | Irish Americans -- Societies, etc. | Ireland -- History -- Easter Rising, 1916. | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century. | Mayo (Ireland : County) -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century. | Achill Island (Ireland) -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century. | Ohio -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century.
 
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11Title:  Greater Cleveland Ethnographic Museum Records     
 Creator:  Greater Cleveland Ethnographic Museum 
 Dates:  1971-1990 
 Abstract:  The Greater Cleveland Ethnographic Museum was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1975 to prepare exhibits for the American Revolution Bicentennial celebration in Cleveland. The exhibits were to depict contributions from Cleveland's ethnic groups to the multicultural society of the area. Following the 1976 Bicentennial celebration, the museum established a permanent office and exhibit gallery in the Old Arcade in downtown Cleveland. Although the museum closed in 1981, it was able to document the experiences of immigrants through oral histories, photographs, and other collected material. The collection consists of audio recordings, video recordings, interview transcripts, ledgers, financial documents, membership lists, board meeting minutes, correspondence, presentation materials, notes, catalog cards, exhibit materials, and museum holdings. 
 Call #:  MS 5175 
 Extent:  19.42 linear feet (21 containers, 1 oversize folder, and 1 film canister) 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976 -- Exhibitions. | Chinese Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration | Croatian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Greater Cleveland Ethnographic Museum | Greeks -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Hungarian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Immigrants -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Interviews. | Immigrants -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Indians of North America -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Italian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Lithuanians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Macedonian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Oral histories. | Russians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Serbian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Slovenian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Syrian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Ukrainian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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12Title:  John P. Kilroy Papers     
 Creator:  Kilroy, John P. 
 Dates:  1975-1993 
 Abstract:  John P. Kilroy, of Cleveland, Ohio, is of Irish descent. Three of his grandparents immigrated to the United States from counties Mayo, Carlow and Westmeath during the early twentieth century. They came to the United States in search of a better life, and to escape from the economic and political turmoiil present in Ireland at that time. Kilroy went to law school and represented the Padraig Pearce Center of the Irish American Club East Side, Inc. during its establishment. He was also active in the Cleveland Irish Players, a theatre group that was founded by Kevin McGinty and produces Irish plays by Irish playwrights. He was a regular contributor to the Ohio Irish Bulletin and other newsletters. Kilroy's interests also extend to Gaelic athletics and Irish current affairs, including the troubles in Northern Ireland. The collection consists of an application form, brochure, correspondence, essays, handwritten, notes, an invitation, a leaflet, a press release, newsletters, newspaper clippings, Padraic Pearce Center, Inc. organizational documents, a petition, plays, programs and a sports schedule. 
 Call #:  MS 4899 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Kilroy, John P. -- Family -- History -- Sources. | Kilroy family -- History -- Sources. | Irish American Club - East Side, Inc. Padraig Pearce Center. | Cleveland Irish Players. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- 20th century. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- Sources. | Irish Americans -- Archives. | Irish Americans -- Politics and government. | Irish drama -- 20th century. | English drama -- Irish authors -- 20th century. | Theater -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish Americans -- Societies, etc. | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration. | United States -- Emigration and immigration. | Northern Ireland -- History -- 1969-1994. | Northern Ireland -- History -- Sources. | Mayo (Ireland : County) -- Emigration and immigration. | Carlow (Ireland : County) -- Emigration and immigration. | Westmeath (Ireland : County) -- Emigration and immigration.
 
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13Title:  William Lipman Family Papers     
 Creator:  Lipman, William family 
 Dates:  1940-1968 
 Abstract:  William Lipman was born in 1895 in Poland. He immigrated to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1910 and married Gertrude, nee Kornreich, (b. Jan. 30, 1903) on Apr. 6, 1924. Lipman owned Bill's Clothing and Furnishings, with two locations at St. Clair and East 152nd, and 618 East 185th Streets, Cleveland. Lipman died in Cleveland on May 10, 1981. The collection consists of correspondence between the Lipman family in Cleveland and relatives in Poland, France, Israel, and Japan during World War II and after. Much of the correspondence relates to Lipman's efforts to secure visas for his mother and siblings to emigrate from Nazi Poland. 
 Call #:  MS 4998 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Lipman, William, 1895-1981. | Lipke family. | Lipman family. | Jews, Polish -- Emigration and immigration. | World War, 1939-1945. | Poland -- Emigration and immigration. | United States -- Emigration and immigration.
 
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14Title:  Thomas P. and Margaret Campbell Family Papers     
 Creator:  Campbell, Thomas P. and Margaret, Family 
 Dates:  1837-2003 
 Abstract:  The Thomas P. and Margaret Campbell family originated in Doona, County Mayo, Ireland. All members of this family who immigrated the United States had settled in Cleveland, Ohio, by 1928. The first member of this to immigrate to Cleveland was Patrick, who came to this country in the early 1900s. He was soon followed by five siblings, all of which took typical careers such as domestic work, railroad conductor, painter, and the priesthood. The Campbell genealogy dates back to Thomas Campbell (1857-1940) and Bridget Leneghan (1857-1951), who lived in Doona, East Ballcroy, Wesport, County Mayo. The collection consists of the Campbell and Conway battle hymns which describe the history of these two families, correspondence, a crest, an examination paper, genealogies, handwritten notes on eight family members, a land record, map, medals, newspaper clippings, obituaries, pedigree chart, photographs, a poem, and typescripts. 
 Call #:  MS 4922 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Campbell, Patrick Joe 1930-1995 | Campbell, Thomas. 1857-1940 | Campbell, Thomas P. 1921- | Campbell, Margaret. 1922- | Leneghan, Bridget 1857-1951 | Irish Americans -- Archives | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century | Ireland -- Poetry | Ohio -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century
 
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15Title:  Philip O'Brien Family Papers     
 Creator:  O'Brien, Philip Family 
 Dates:  1835-2003 
 Abstract:  The O'Brien family originally came from county Galway, Ireland, and members of this family immigrated from Ireland to the United States from 1848 to 1897. Philip O'Brien completed the family genealogy and traced his roots back to 1835. O'Brien's great grandparents, Dennis and Alice Callaghan, were born in Ireland and immigrated during the Great Famine (1845-1850) first to England, and then to the United States in 1848. They settled in the Irish neighborhood known as the Angle, on West 25th Street and Washington Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. Three generations of his family fought in the Spanish American War, World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. The collection consists of death records, genealogies, baptisms, cemetery records, necrology records, essays, pedigree chart and United States Federal Census records. 
 Call #:  MS 4918 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Boyle family -- History -- Sources | Callaghan family -- History -- Sources | Eagan family -- History -- Sources | Egan family -- History -- Sources | Finnigan family -- History -- Sources | Flannery family -- History -- Sources | Furey family -- History -- Sources | Joyce family -- History -- Sources | O'Brien family -- History -- Sources | Sommerly family -- History -- Sources | Irish Americans -- Archives | Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Participation, Irish Americans | World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, Irish Americans | World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Irish Americans | Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Participation, Irish Americans | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century | Ohio -- Emigration and Immigration -- History -- 19th century
 
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16Title:  Becky Mendlovic Family Papers     
 Creator:  Becky Mendlovic Family 
 Dates:  1740-1999 
 Abstract:  The Becky Mendlovic Family has its roots in Ireland. Mecky Mendlovic has successfully traced eight generations of her Irish background, namely the Love and Endsley families who have ties to County Donegal dating back to the eighteenth century. This genealogy documents the lives of many family members, including information about the first immigrant from this family, Andrew Enslow, who settled in Coshocton, Ohio, the home of future emigrants from this clan. Another ancestor, Thomas Love (d. 1953), who was born in Ireland, was three years old when his family moved to America. He joined the United States Army and fought in the Civil War. Several stories about this family from various generations are documents in this collection. The collection consists of photocopies of cemetery inscriptions, cemetery records certificates of birth, baptism and death, a commemorative biographical record, correspondence, a death notice, death records, a diploma, excerpts from a variety of publications, family information, federal census data, funeral records, genealogy, handwritten notes, indexes, an inventory, land records, lists, marriage information, newspaper clippings, obituaries, passenger information, pedigree chart, photographs, records of death, record of Wakeman Public Schools, reports and a service record. 
 Call #:  MS 4903 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Mendlovic, Becky -- Family -- History -- Sources | Enslow, Andrew | Love, Thomas, d. 1953 | Love family -- History -- Sources | Endsley family -- History -- Sources | Gribben family -- History -- Sources | Daughters of the American Revolution -- History. -- Sources | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- History -- 18th century | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- History -- 19th century | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- History -- 20th century | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- History -- Sources | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Irish American | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration | United States -- Emigration and immigration | Coshocton (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration | Coshocton (Ohio) -- History -- Sources | Harrison County (Ohio) -- History -- Sources | Donegal (Ireland : County) -- Emigration and immigration
 
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17Title:  Larry Flynn Family Genealogical Papers     
 Creator:  Flynn, Larry Family 
 Dates:  1921-2002 
 Abstract:  Larry Flynn was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and is of Irish descent. His parents immigrated to the United States. His father, Patrick W. Flynn (b. 1888) came from Ballina County Mayo, and his mother, Theresa (christened Bridget) Ruane (b. 1900) grew up in the nearby town of Carantrila. They met for the first time in the United States, despite the fact that they came from neighboring towns in Ireland. Upon naturalization, Bridget officially changed her name to Theresa, as she disliked the fact that the name Bridget can refer to Irish house maids who were known as the "Irish Biddies". Patrick and Theresa were married on September 22, 1926 at St. Agnes Church, Cleveland, Ohio. Patrick worked as a polisher, and Theresa worked in a beauty parlor. Larry was born February 17, 1930, in Cleveland, Ohio, and married Judy Patton in 1961. He worked as a firefighter for twenty-seven years in South Euclid and Cleveland Heights. He also owned his own company, Flynn Electric. Larry was a councilman in Mayfield Village for twenty years. The collection consists of copies of certificates of naturalization, genealogies, passenger lists, and ship information. 
 Call #:  MS 4883 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Flynn, Larry, 1930- | Flynn, Patrick W., 1888- | Flynn, Theresa, 1900- | Flynn family -- History -- Sources. | Ruane family -- History -- Sources. | Baltic II (Steamship). | Carmania I (Steamship). | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- Sources. | Irish Americans -- Archives. | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century. | United States -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century. | Mayo (Ireland : County) -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century.
 
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18Title:  Northeast Ohio Indian Community Survey Project Records     
 Creator:  Northeast Ohio Indian Community Survey Project 
 Dates:  1996 
 Abstract:  The Northeast Ohio Indian community survey project was conducted in 1996 by Case Western University Professor John J. Grabowski and local high school student Chetan Patil. The project sought to discover the unique experiences and challenges faced by Indian immigrants in Cleveland and northeast Ohio. Individuals were asked to answer a series of multiple choice questions regarding their Indian state of origin, current city of residence, year of immigration, occupation, marital status, age, religious background, etc. In addition to this demographic data, participants were asked to report on their hopes and dreams for their children, their opinions of American social mores, and their motivations for leaving India and settling in the United States in general and northeast Ohio in particular. Approximately 200 surveys were completed and returned. The collection consists of survey sheets and tally reports. 
 Call #:  MS 5061 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  East Indian Americans -- Cultural assimilation -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | East Indian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Population. | India -- Emigration and immigration. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration.
 
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19Title:  Cleveland Council for American Unity Records     
 Creator:  Cleveland Council for American Unity 
 Dates:  1939-1942 
 Abstract:  The Cleveland Council for American Unity was founded in 1939 by members of the Cleveland Press staff to facilitate the Americanization of second generation immigrants while preserving cultural heritage and fostering understanding between ethnic groups and native Americans in Cleveland, Ohio. The collection consists of a constitution, Articles of Incorporation, minutes of meetings, membership rosters, financial records, and miscellaneous materials. 
 Call #:  MS 4008 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Cleveland Council for American Unity. | Americanization. | Acculturation -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Ethnic relations. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Foreign population.
 
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20Title:  Robert E. Donelon Family Papers     
 Creator:  Donelon, Robert E. Family 
 Dates:  1890-1965 
 Abstract:  The Robert E. Donelon family originated in Bohola, County Mayo, Ireland. The first family member to immigrate to the United States was an aunt, who chose Cleveland, Ohio, to live with her relatives. Donelon's father, John Donelon came to the United States in 1904. He too settled in Cleveland, and married Alice T. Doherty (b. 1933) in 1955. Together they had seven children. John Donelon worked as a night watchman for the Wilbur Wright Junior High School. In 2003, Robert Donelon contined to reside in Cleveland, Ohio and was a member of the West Side Irish American Club, as well as a past participant in the St. Patrick's Day Parade. The collection consists of a certificate of birth, a certificate of naturalization, an Irish Christmas Yule card, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and an obituary. 
 Call #:  MS 4898 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Donelon, Robert E. -- Family -- History -- Sources. | Donelon family -- History -- Sources. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- 20th century. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- Sources. | Irish Americans -- Archives. | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration. | United States -- Emigration and immigration. | Ireland -- History -- 20th century. | Mayo (Ireland : County) -- Emigration and immigration. | Bohola (Ireland) -- Emigration and immigration.
 
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