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African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. (8)
Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland (3)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities (3)
Eliza Bryant Center (Cleveland, Ohio). (3)
African American aged -- Institutional care -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
African American social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland (2)
Hunter, Jane Edna, 1882-1971. (2)
Old age homes -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Women volunteers in social service -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
African American History / Women's History (1)
African American aged -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs (1)
African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. (1)
African American women political activists -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Genealogy. (1)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Religion. (1)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African Methodist Episcopal Church -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Aged -- Institutional care -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Aged -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (1)
Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Benevolent and moral institutions and societies (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Benevolent and moral institutions and societies. (1)
Cleveland Public Library (1)
Cleveland imprints -- 1918 (1)
Dixon, Ardelia Bradley, 1916-1991 (1)
Eliza Bryant Center (Cleveland, Ohio) Auxiliary II. (1)
Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged -- Archives. (1)
Fleming, Lethia Cousins, 1876-1963. (1)
Greater Avery African Methodist Episcopal Church (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Interchurch Council of Greater Cleveland (1)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Cleveland Branch (1)
Nursing homes -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Nursing homes -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Older African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Older people -- Institutional care -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Older people -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Phillis Wheatley Association (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Phillis Wheatley Association (Cleveland, Ohio) -- History (1)
Phillis Wheatley Association Foundation. (1)
Public schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
School integration -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Social work with African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
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1Title:  United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland Records     
 Creator:  United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland 
 Dates:  1981-1996 
 Abstract:  The United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland was founded in 1981 in Cleveland, Ohio, to fund organizations that serve African Americans, the poor, and minorities that are underserved in Cleveland's philanthropic and charitable sector. The United Black Fund accumulates and allocates funds to alleviate suffering, poverty and illiteracy. It also seeks to strengthen the tradition of charitable giving among African Americans to promote economic self sufficiency. The collection consists of agendas, annual reports, audit reports, board of trustee minutes, bylaws, correspondence, programs, invitations, financial documents, and newsletters. 
 Call #:  MS 4909 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Social work with African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland, Inc.
 
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2Title:  Lethia Cousins Fleming Papers     
 Creator:  Fleming, Lethia Cousins 
 Dates:  1903-1963 
 Abstract:  Lethia Cousins Fleming (1876-1963) was a teacher from West Virginia who became a social worker for the Division of Child Welfare in Cuyahoga County, Ohio (1931-1951). She and her husband, Cleveland city councilman Thomas W. Fleming, were active in local civic and charitable organizations. The collection consists of teaching certificates, certificates of recognition, testimonials, curriculum vitae, real estate account books, travel souvenirs, and newspaper clippings relating to Mrs. Fleming, and records of the Cleveland Home for Aged Colored People, its Men's Auxiliary, the Phillis Wheatley Association, and other charitable organizations. 
 Call #:  MS 3525 
 Extent:  0.41 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Fleming, Lethia Cousins, 1876-1963. | Social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities.
 
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3Title:  Greater Avery African Methodist Episcopal Church Records     
 Creator:  Greater Avery African Methodist Episcopal Church 
 Dates:  1929-2008 
 Abstract:  Greater Avery African Methodist Episcopal Church was founded by Reverend James J. Price on April 21, 1918 in Cleveland, Ohio. As the membership of the church grew, Reverend Price lead the church to purchase property at 2363 East 28th Street in 1920. In 1953, Greater Avery purchased the Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Bethlehem Church on Wade Park Avenue. The collection consists of bulletins, calendars of events, correspondence, financial records, historical sketches, ledgers, newspaper clippings, programs, and scrapbooks. 
 Call #:  MS 5234 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Genealogy. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Religion. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | African Methodist Episcopal Church -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Greater Avery African Methodist Episcopal Church (Cleveland, Ohio) | Women in church work -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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4Title:  Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged Records, Series II     
 Creator:  Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged 
 Dates:  1969-1983 
 Abstract:  The Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged is a Cleveland, Ohio retirement home, founded in 1896 as the first non-religious institution sponsored by African Americans in Cleveland. It was first named the Cleveland Home for Aged Colored People and became the Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged in 1960, the Eliza Bryant Center in the 1980s, and is today known as the Eliza Bryant Multipurpose Senior Center, located on Wade Park Avenue. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, promotional brochures, and reports pertaining to the activities of the home, including consideration of funding sources, property purchase and the possibility of a new facility by the board of trustees. 
 Call #:  MS 4421 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged -- Archives. | Eliza Bryant Center (Cleveland, Ohio). | Aged -- Institutional care -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American aged -- Institutional care -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Old age homes -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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5Title:  Jane Edna Hunter Papers     
 Creator:  Hunter, Jane Edna 
 Dates:  1930-1969 
 Abstract:  Jane Edna Hunter (1882-1971) was the founder and director of the Phillis Wheatley Association, a residential and training center for African American women in Cleveland, Ohio. The collection consists of biographical material, correspondence, speeches, printed items, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous writings, relating to Mrs. Hunter and the Phillis Wheatley Association. 
 Call #:  MS 3544 
 Extent:  0.41 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Hunter, Jane Edna, 1882-1971. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. | Women volunteers in social service -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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6Title:  Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged Records     
 Creator:  Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged 
 Dates:  1898-1968 
 Abstract:  The Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged was the first retirement home for elderly African Americans in Cleveland, Ohio. It was founded in 1896, by Eliza Bryant, and called the Cleveland Home for Aged Colored People. In 1960 it was renamed the Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged. The collection consists of records of patients, guests, and membership, Board of Trustees' minutes, Secretary's record of correspondence, Board of Lady Managers' financial records, constitutions, by-laws, receipts, cancelled checks, and a history of the Home by Helen Smith. 
 Call #:  MS 3532 
 Extent:  4.20 linear feet (10 containers) 
 Subjects:  Eliza Bryant Center (Cleveland, Ohio). | African American aged -- Institutional care -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. | Old age homes -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Older people -- Institutional care -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Benevolent and moral institutions and societies. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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7Title:  History of Phillis Wheatley Association, 1913-1918    
 Creator:  Phillis Wheatley Association (Cleveland, Ohio) 
 Publication:  The Association, Cleveland, Ohio,[1918] 
 Call #:  Pam. H1301 
 Extent:  [9] p. : ill.,port. ; 16 cm. 
 Subjects:  Phillis Wheatley Association (Cleveland, Ohio) -- History | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Social work with African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Benevolent and moral institutions and societies | Cleveland imprints -- 1918
 
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8Title:  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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9Title:  Jane Edna Hunter Papers, Series II     
 Creator:  Hunter, Jane Edna 
 Dates:  1909-1964 
 Abstract:  Jane Edna Hunter was the founder and director of the Phillis Wheatley Association, a residential and training center for African American women in Cleveland, Ohio. The collection consists of agendas, articles of incorporation, invoices, bylaws, checks, correspondence, a datebook, financial records, leases, a medical journal, minutes, newspaper clippings, notes, obituaries, pamphlets, poetry, press releases, receipts, reports, and a scrapbook. The collection primarily contains documents related to the personal business and financial activities of Hunter and the Phillis Wheatley Association Foundation. 
 Call #:  MS 4867 
 Extent:  1.40 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Hunter, Jane Edna, 1882-1971. | Phillis Wheatley Association (Cleveland, Ohio) | Phillis Wheatley Association Foundation. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. | Women volunteers in social service -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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10Title:  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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11Title:  Ardelia Bradley Dixon Papers     
 Creator:  Dixon, Ardelia Bradley 
 Dates:  1931-1991 
 Abstract:  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, postcards, schedules of events, scrapbooks, and telegrams. 
 Call #:  MS 5199 
 Extent:  1.80 linear feet (2 containers and 2 volumes) 
 Subjects:  African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland | African American women political activists -- Ohio -- Cleveland | African Americans -- Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority | Cleveland Public Library | Dixon, Ardelia Bradley, 1916-1991 | Interchurch Council of Greater Cleveland | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Cleveland Branch | Public schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland | School integration -- Ohio -- Cleveland | African American History / Women's History
 
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