720 XTF Search Results (subject=African Americans -- Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland;subject-join=exact;smode=advanced;brand=default);subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dadvanced;brand%3Ddefault Results for your query: subject=African Americans -- Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland;subject-join=exact;smode=advanced;brand=default Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:00:00 GMT Ardelia Bradley Dixon Papers. Dixon, Ardelia Bradley Ardelia Bradley Dixon (1916-1991) was a lifelong African American rights activist and philanthropist in Cleveland, Ohio. Dixon served as secretary at the Antioch Baptist Church, Central High School, and John Hay High School. She served on the boards and committees of the Cleveland Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Cleveland Public Library. In 1963, Dixon took part in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom for Colored People led by Martin Luther King, Jr., and was passionate about the issues of desegregation in schools and racial violence. She volunteered at the Interchurch Council of Greater Cleveland, the National Council of Churches, Fairhill Mental Health Center, and the Phillis Wheatley Center. The collection includes booklets, brochures, cards, church programs, correspondence, funeral booklets, hymns, letters, letters to the editor of the Plain Dealer, magazine and newspaper clippings, notes, pamphlets, photographs and negatives, postcard... Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Charles W. White Papers. White, Charles W. Charles W. White (1897-1970) was a Cleveland, Ohio, attorney who became Assistant Law Director for Cleveland (1933-1955) and Common Pleas Court judge (1955-1970). He was active in African American rights organizations and civic affairs. The collection consists of correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, awards, certificates, legal files, scrapbooks, and other papers, relating to the public and personal life of Judge White and to his activities as a member of the Urban League, NAACP, ACLU, Consumers League, East End Community Center, Karamu House, and Friends of the Cleveland Public Library. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Civil rights in Cleveland, 1912 through 1961: an account of the Cleveland Branch, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Davis, Russell H., National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Cleveland Branch. History Committee. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Congress of Racial Equality, Cleveland Chapter Records. Congress of Racial Equality, Cleveland Chapter The Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) was chartered in March 1963. As a chapter of the national organization founded in Chicago, Illinois, in 1942, the Cleveland Chapter of CORE has used direct action to bring about dignity, freedom, justice, and equality for the oppressed and dispossessed people of Cleveland. While primarily working in the African American community, CORE has worked for the political, economic, and social changes necessary to improve the conditions that cause racial inequality and poverty. The collection consists of agendas, brochures, budgets, constitutions, correspondence, event notices, fact sheets, financial statements, flyers, guides, histories, lists, membership cards, minutes, news releases, newspaper clippings, notes, outlines, policy statements, programs, proposals, publications, reports, speeches, and tickets. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Future Outlook League Records. Future Outlook League The Future Outlook League was a Cleveland, Ohio, civil rights organization founded in 1935 by John Oliver Holly to promote employment, mobility, and equality for black youth and young adults in the Central area. Holly, the League's first president, was a political office holder in the area. The idea for the League grew out of dissatisfaction with the achievements of existing Negro organizations concerning employment. The organization appealed to both unskilled and semi-skilled Afro-Americans and was one of the first black organizations in the late 1930s to use picketing and economic boycotts to secure employment for Negroes. Supported primarily by weekly fees assessed to those who obtained jobs through the League, the organization integrated staffs of banks, stores, utilities, and industry. Integration of area neighborhoods was also a concern. The collection consists of minutes, financial materials, subject files, scrapbooks, and membership cards. The collection pertains largely to the establishment of the... Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT George and Louise Atchison Papers. Atchison, George and Louise, Family 5481.xml George and Louise Atchison were residents of Cleveland, Ohio, during the mid-twentieth century. George worked as a letter carrier for the City of Cleveland and his wife, Louise, owned a boarding house and was a member of organizations like the Future Outlook League and the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA). The collection consists of advertisements, an application for the City of Cleveland Department of Safety, church materials, a Cleveland Indians souvenir scorecard, a cookbook, correspondence, Future Outlook League materials, letters, receipts and other financial records, photographs, a rosary, sheet music, and Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) of Cleveland materials. 5481.xml Fri, 01 Jan 2021 12:00:00 GMT James L. Hardiman Reed v. Rhodes Papers. Hardiman, James L. James L. Hardiman (b. 1941), was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Sally and Albert Hardiman and a graduate of John Jay High School in the Cleveland Public School System during the 1950s. Hardiman earned a bachelor's degree from Baldwin-Wallace College in 1963 and his Juris Doctorate from Cleveland Marshall College of Law in 1968. Not long after being admitted to the Ohio bar, Hardiman became an attorney for the plaintiffs in the case of Robert Anthony Reed v. James A. Rhodes, which concerned the desegregation of the Cleveland Public Schools and was heard in the United States District Court Northern District of Ohio and United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals beginning in 1973 and concluding in 2000. Hardiman's papers regarding Reed v. Rhodes that make up this collection document his role and experiences in the matter. A celebrated civil rights attorney, Hardiman is perhaps most well known for his involvement in this case and other school desegregation initiatives across Ohio and the United States. Wit... Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT John T. Weeden Sr. Family Papers. Weeden, John T. Family John T. Weeden, Sr. was a prominent African-American Baptist minister in Cleveland, Ohio. He attended Indiana Central College, Butler University, Moody Bible Institute, and Case Western Reserve University. He was ordained in 1928. Reverend Weeden married the former Gladys Mae Evans in 1922. After serving as pastor at two churches in Indianapolis, Indiana, he was called in 1948 to St. Timothy Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio, remaining there until his death in 1988. In addition to his extensive involvement in a number of Baptist and religious organizations, Weeden was involved in civil rights and political issues, including service as co-chair of the clergy committee for Carl Stokes during the mayoral campaign of 1967. The collection consists of church programs, bulletins, brochures, bylaws, minutes, reports, sermons, certificates, cards, correspondence, memorabilia, datebooks, telegrams, financial and family records, registers, notes, speeches, lessons, postcards, passports, books, obituaries, and newspaper... Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Report of Activities. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Cleveland Branch. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Reverend Bruce Klunder Collection. Klunder, Bruce Bruce Klunder (1937-1964) was a Presbyterian minister and civil rights activist who worked with various student and community groups in Cleveland, Ohio, including the United Freedom Movement. Klunder was accidentally killed in 1964 by a bulldozer while picketing the Lakeview School construction site in an effort to bring attention to school segregation in the Cleveland Public Schools. The collection consists of clippings, correspondence, newsletters, reports and programs relating to the events surrounding Klunder's death. The collection pertains to Klunder's background, religious convictions, and his fight for human rights for the black community in Cleveland. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT United Freedom Movement Freedom Schools Records. United Freedom Movement Freedom Schools The United Freedom Movement Freedom Schools was a mass boycott in protest of the racial segregation of Cleveland, Ohio, public schools held on April 20, 1964. The United Freedom Movement of Cleveland directed the school boycott. Students from Cleveland public schools were directed to attend Freedom Schools for one day, held at area churches and with a curriculum consisting of black cultural and civil rights history, art, and music. The collection consists of applications by volunteers to staff schools, curricula, organizational charts, flyers, newspaper clippings, and lists of schools, students, teachers, supervisors, and demonstrators. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT