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African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. (8)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. (3)
African American arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Exhibitions. (2)
African American philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. (2)
Women in community organization -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
African American aged -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African American businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African American children -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. (1)
African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs (1)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities (1)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. (1)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Families -- Societies, etc. (1)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. (1)
Aged -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Bell, Myrtle Johnson, 1895- (1)
Camps -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Citizens' associations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Church history -- Sources. (1)
Cleveland Museum of Art. (1)
Day care centers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Eliza Bryant Center (Cleveland, Ohio) Auxiliary II. (1)
Eliza Bryant Center (Cleveland, Ohio). (1)
Garvin, Rosalind. (1)
George, Zelma, 1903-1994. (1)
Jones, Adrienne Lash. (1)
Karamu House. (1)
Lawyers' spouses -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. (1)
Links of Cleveland, Inc. (1)
Madison, Leatrice. (1)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Cleveland Branch. (1)
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs. Cleveland Club. (1)
National Barristers' Wives. Cleveland Chapter. (1)
Nursing homes -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Nursing homes -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Older African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Older people -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Phillis Wheatley Association (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Professional associations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Social work with women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Sweet, Dovie Davis. (1)
Tots and Teens. Cleveland Chapter. (1)
Women -- Services for -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Women in church work -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Working class women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. (1)
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1Title:  Barristers' Wives Records, 1956-2008     
 Creator:  Barristers' Wives 
 Dates:  1956-2008 
 Abstract:  Barristers' Wives was a group committed to community and social concerns that was founded in 1956 by a group of seventeen African American women in Cleveland, Ohio. The group initially met in October 1956 to support the campaign of Cleveland's first African American mayoral candidate, Alexander Martin, and continued to meet throughout the 1950s and 1960s to support other African American politicians. The women also participated in charitable causes to benefit the United Negro College Fund, the NAACP, the Urban League, and other organizations. The Barristers' Wives ceased holding formal meetings in October 2008, but its membership plans to continue meeting informally. The collection consists of scrapbooks and programs. 
 Call #:  MS 5019 
 Extent:  0.50 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  National Barristers' Wives. Cleveland Chapter. | Lawyers' spouses -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc.
 
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2Title:  Tots and Teens, Cleveland Chapter Records     
 Creator:  Tots and Teens, Cleveland Chapter 
 Dates:  1960-1972 
 Abstract:  Tots and Teens was a program for African American families which promoted wholesome recreational and educational activities for youth and parents, served as a clearinghouse for parent-child problems, provided family social activities, and contributed to needy causes. The Cleveland, Ohio Chapter was founded by Emmie G. Lewis. The collection consists of correspondence, memorials, clippings, and organizational materials such as handbooks, reports, newsletters, membership lists and programs. 
 Call #:  MS 4163 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Tots and Teens. Cleveland Chapter. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Families -- Societies, etc. | African American children -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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3Title:  Links of Cleveland, Incorporated Photographs     
 Creator:  Links of Cleveland, Incorporated 
 Dates:  1950-1987 
 Abstract:  The Links of Cleveland Incorporated was established in 1950 as a local chapter of a national non-profit, non-partisan volunteer organization of African American women. Beginning with its first president, Rosalind Garvin, the organization committed to educational, cultural, social, and civic activities to raise funds for charitable causes. Recipients of this fundraising have included the Cleveland National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Karamu House; the Eliza Bryant Home; Forest City Hospital; the Jewish Welfare Fund; and, the Phillis Wheatley Association. The collection consists of 66 photographs organized by subject. It also includes 300 slides and 19 negatives. 
 Call #:  MS 5403 
 Extent:  0.21 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  African American arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Exhibitions. | African American philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs.
 
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4Title:  Eliza Bryant Village Auxiliary II Records, Series II     
 Creator:  Eliza Bryant Village Auxiliary II 
 Dates:  1913-2009 
 Abstract:  The Eliza Bryant Center Auxiliary II, formerly known as the Junior Board of the Eliza Bryant Center, was a group founded by African American women in 1939 in Cleveland, Ohio. Organized by Bessie Blue, it was to provide residents of the Eliza Bryant Center, a home for aged African Americans, with a cheerful and homelike atmosphere. Members of the Auxiliary raised funds to purchase items and supplies such as kitchen equipment, linen, beds, carpeting, and electronics. The collection consists of, annual reports, an article titled "Historical Focus on Forest City Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio", brochures and fliers, calendars, constitution and bylaws, correspondence, donor lists, financial reports, floor plans, histories of the Eliza Bryant Home, invitations, meeting minutes, membership rosters, memorials, newspaper clippings, newsletters, notes, photographs, poems and songs, press releases, proclamations, program books from Christmas/ Holiday Mart and various other events , quiz sheets, schedules, and vendor contracts. 
 Call #:  MS 5482 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Older African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Older people -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Nursing homes -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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5Title:  Phillis Wheatley Association Records     
 Creator:  Phillis Wheatley Association 
 Dates:  1911-1960 
 Abstract:  The Phillis Wheatley Association is a Cleveland, Ohio, self-help organization designed to help young African American women adjust to city life. It was organized in 1911 by Jane Edna Hunter and originally called the Working Girls Home Association. Services included a boarding house, homemaking classes, and recreational, literary and social activities. The collection consists of financial and committee reports, minutes, financial statements, insurance policies, newspaper clippings, printed brochures, speeches, and correspondence. 
 Call #:  MS 3527 
 Extent:  13.60 linear feet (36 containers) 
 Subjects:  Phillis Wheatley Association (Cleveland, Ohio) | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Working class women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Women -- Services for -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Social work with women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Camps -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Day care centers -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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6Title:  Dovie Davis Sweet Papers     
 Creator:  Sweet, Dovie Davis 
 Dates:  1935-1982 
 Abstract:  Dovie Davis Sweet was a primary teacher in the Cleveland Public Schools, author, and active member of the Cleveland, Ohio, African American community. She wrote "Red light, green light", a children's book about Clevelander Garrett Morgan, and was active in many community groups. She helped organize the Glenville Area Community Council, Parkgate Avenue Street Club, East 111th Street Club, and the Retired Teachers' Union. She served as vice-president of the Cleveland Branch, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and helped with its membership drive, Freedom Fund dinner, march on Washington, and discrimination surveys. The collection consists of biographical materials, correspondence, files on the writing and promotion of "Red light, green light", clippings, and subject files, including those for the NAACP, the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Club, Florida Club, Delta Sigma Theta Club, and St. John's A.M.E. Church. 
 Call #:  MS 4204 
 Extent:  1.70 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Sweet, Dovie Davis. | Bell, Myrtle Johnson, 1895- | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Citizens' associations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women in church work -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women in community organization -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Church history -- Sources.
 
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7Title:  Eliza Bryant Center Auxiliary II Records     
 Creator:  Eliza Bryant Center Auxiliary II 
 Dates:  1954-1992 
 Abstract:  The Eliza Bryant Center Auxiliary II, formerly known as the Junior Board of the Eliza Bryant Center, was a group founded by African American women in 1939 in Cleveland, Ohio. Organized by Bessie Blue, it was to provide residents of the Eliza Bryant Center, a home for the African American elderly, with a cheerful and homelike atmosphere. Members of the Auxiliary raised funds to purchase items and supplies such as kitchen equipment, linen, beds, carpeting, and electronics. The collection consists of codes of regulation, constitutions, historical data, minutes, correspondence, financial statements and reports, rosters, Christmas Mart and other program documents, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, proclamations, and resolutions. The collection pertains largely to fundraising events sponsored by the Auxiliary, one of of the best known being the annual Christmas Mart. 
 Call #:  MS 4637 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Eliza Bryant Center (Cleveland, Ohio) Auxiliary II. | Eliza Bryant Center (Cleveland, Ohio). | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. | African American aged -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Aged -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Nursing homes -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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8Title:  National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women, Cleveland Club Scrapbook     
 Creator:  National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women, Cleveland Club 
 Dates:  1956-1972 
 Abstract:  The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women (f. 1935) is a national nonprofit organization founded in New York City whose mission is to "promote and protect the interests of African American business and professional women; to serve as a bridge for young people seeking to enter business and the professions; to improve the quality of life in the local and global communities; and to foster good fellowship." It contains six districts in the United States and one international division. The Cleveland Club is a part of the North Central District of the national organization which was founded in 1965. The Cleveland Club provides leadership development and networking opportunities to professional working women in Cleveland and northeast Ohio. It also awards college scholarships to youth and increases awareness of economic, educational, and other social issues facing the Black community through community service. The organization's most popular event, the Annual Founder's Day Breakfast, attracts local and national speakers to discuss a variety of domestic and international topics, as well as honoring women's occupational achievements and commitment to volunteerism with professional and student awards, and the prestigious Sojourner Truth Award. The collection consists of articles, certificates, correspondence, event programs, invitations, lists, newspaper clippings, notes, photographs, and tickets. 
 Call #:  MS 5107 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 oversize volume) 
 Subjects:  National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs. Cleveland Club. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | African American businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Professional associations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women in community organization -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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9Title:  Links of Cleveland, Incorporated Records     
 Creator:  Links of Cleveland, Incorporated 
 Dates:  1946-1991 
 Abstract:  The Links of Cleveland Incorporated was established in 1950 as a local chapter of a national non-profit, non-partisan volunteer organization of African American women. Beginning with its first president, Rosalind Garvin, the organization committed to educational, cultural, social, and civic activities to raise funds for charitable causes. Recipients of this fundraising have included the Cleveland National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Karamu House; the Eliza Bryant Home; Forest City Hospital; the Jewish Welfare Fund; and, the Phillis Wheatley Association. The collection consists of administrative files, correspondence, budgets, financial records, minutes, memoranda, membership lists, newsletters, reports, programs, press releases, subject files, statements, histories, bylaws, guest books, handbooks, publications, transcripts, articles of incorporation, agendas, project files, and presidential files. 
 Call #:  MS 4845 
 Extent:  3.40 linear feet (4 containers) 
 Subjects:  Garvin, Rosalind. | George, Zelma, 1903-1994. | Jones, Adrienne Lash. | Madison, Leatrice. | Links of Cleveland, Inc. | Cleveland Museum of Art. | Karamu House. | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Cleveland Branch. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Exhibitions.
 
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