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Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
Discrimination in housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Hough (Cleveland, Ohio) (3)
African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations. (2)
Hough Area Development Corporation. (2)
Urban renewal -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Affirmative action programs -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African Americans -- Employment -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Beard, Charles, 1923-1993. (1)
City planning -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Politics and government. (1)
Cleveland (Ohio). City Planning Commission. (1)
Community development -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Community development, Urban -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Discrimination in employment -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Discrimination in housing -- Law and legislation -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Fair Housing Inc. (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Federation for Community Planning. (1)
Friends of Shaker Square. (1)
Glenco Enterprises, Inc. (1)
Hough Area Partners in Progress. (1)
Housing rehabilitation -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Institute of Man and Science. (1)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza Corporation. (1)
National Urban League. (1)
North Coast Village Steering Committee. (1)
Norton, James Adolph, 1922- (1)
Operation Equality. (1)
Plan of Action for Tomorrow's Housing (Cleveland, Ohio). (1)
Porter, Roderick Boyd. (1)
Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. North Coast Chapter. (1)
United States. CSA/Office of Community Services. (1)
United States. Dept. of Health and Human Services. (1)
Urban League of Cleveland -- Archives. (1)
Urban League of Cleveland. (1)
William Bingham Foundation. (1)
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1Title:  Hough Area Development Corporation Records     
 Creator:  Hough Area Development Corporation 
 Dates:  1967-1985 
 Abstract:  The Hough Area Development Corporation (f. 1967) was formed in Cleveland, Ohio, by DeForest Brown in conjunction with African American professionals and neighborhood leaders in the wake of the Hough riots by DeForest Brown to aid in bringing economic prosperity to Cleveland's Hough neighborhood. Dedicated to African American self-determination, the group initially met in secret in order to prevent competition for dollars and outside attempts to control it. The group promoted African American business entrepreneurship and better housing. The collection consists of board minutes, correspondence, clippings, legal papers, financial records, reports, and the working papers of the corporation's offices. 
 Call #:  MS 4222 
 Extent:  27.30 linear feet (28 containers and 1 oversize volume) 
 Subjects:  Hough Area Development Corporation. | African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Hough (Cleveland, Ohio)
 
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2Title:  Urban League of Cleveland Records, Series II     
 Creator:  Urban League of Cleveland 
 Dates:  1964-1981 
 Abstract:  The Urban League of Cleveland was organized in 1917, in Cleveland, Ohio, as the Negro Welfare Association of Cleveland to aid the adjustment of black workers coming to Cleveland during the Great Migration following World War I. Led by Wm. R. Conners for the first 25 years, it joined the National Urban League in 1930 and changed its name to the Urban League of Cleveland in 1940. Formed initially to confront barriers to economic opportunities and find jobs for black workers, by the 1930s the primary goal of the League was the issue of improved housing. Its purpose is interracial planning to help the community devise solutions to social and economic problems. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, contracts, memoranda and other papers relating to the organization's operation, especially Operation Equality, a subdivision of the organization concerned with fair housing issues. This collection is essential for those interested in the issues of race relations and open housing in Cleveland. Records and reports of organizations such as Operation Equality, the Fair Housing Council, which consisted of several local fair housing groups including Operation Equality, and National Neighbors, a national organization which promoted peaceful integration, comprise a large part of the collection. 
 Call #:  MS 4206 
 Extent:  10.00 linear feet (10 containers) 
 Subjects:  Urban League of Cleveland -- Archives. | African Americans -- Employment -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Discrimination in housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Discrimination in housing -- Law and legislation -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Discrimination in employment -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Affirmative action programs -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations.
 
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3Title:  James Adolph Norton Papers     
 Creator:  Norton, James Adolph 
 Dates:  1960-1968 
 Abstract:  James Adolph Norton was a professor of public administration at various colleges and universities around the country before moving to Cleveland, Ohio, where he served as Director of the Cleveland Foundation, chairman of the Housing Committee of the Urban League of Cleveland, and president of the American Society of Public Administrators in the 1960s. The collection consists of minutes, agendas, reports, correspondence, and publications, regarding activities of the Urban League, particularly work of the Housing Committee. Included is a report issued by the Urban League's Research Department entitled The Negro in Cleveland, 1950-1963, and issues of its two newsletters, Flash, and Stride. 
 Call #:  MS 4539 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Norton, James Adolph, 1922- | Urban League of Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Discrimination in housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations.
 
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4Title:  Operation Equality Records     
 Creator:  Operation Equality 
 Dates:  1965-1971 
 Abstract:  Operation Equality was a Cleveland, Ohio, housing program established in 1967 by the National Urban League and designed to provide better housing for minority families. It encouraged the use of all legal and legislative tools related to housing, community planning, and development to achieve its goals. The collection consists of the operational plan of the organization, monthly bulletins, annual reports, correspondence, news releases, articles, brochures, and legal documents. 
 Call #:  MS 4636 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Operation Equality. | National Urban League. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Discrimination in housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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5Title:  Hough Area Development Corporation Records, Series II     
 Creator:  Hough Area Development Corporation 
 Dates:  1983-1989 
 Abstract:  The Hough Area Development Corporation (f. 1967) was formed in the wake of the Hough riots by DeForest Brown in conjunction with African American professionals and neighborhood leaders to aid in bringing economic prosperity to the Hough neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio. Dedicated to African American self-determination, the group initially met in secret in order to prevent competition for dollars and outside attempts to control it. The group promoted African American business entrepreneurship and better housing. The collection consists of board minutes, reports, correspondence, audits, and newspaper clippings. The collection pertains to the final years of the organization's existence, when local financial support eroded and the Office of Community Services of the United States Department of Health and Human Services obtained its assets. 
 Call #:  MS 4609 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Hough Area Development Corporation. | United States. CSA/Office of Community Services. | United States. Dept. of Health and Human Services. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Hough (Cleveland, Ohio)
 
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6Title:  Charles Beard Papers     
 Creator:  Beard, Charles 
 Dates:  1919-1975 
 Abstract:  Charles Beard was born in Georgia and raised in Newport, Rhode Island. He enlisted in the United States Air Force during World War II, serving as a fighter pilot, after training at Tuskegee Air Force Base. In 1945, he moved to Cleveland, Ohio, and attended Western Reserve University. In 1946, he served as a junior city planner for the City Planning Commission, and in the 1950s worked for the Cleveland Urban Renewal Agency. In the late 1950s, he was promoted to Chief City Planner for Cleveland, and in the 1960s, became the Director of Plan of Action for Tomorrow's Housing (PATH). From the late 1970s to the early 1980s, he held a position as a government liaison with the Federation for Community Planning. He also was founder of the Friends of Shaker Square and Fair Housing, Inc. He helped organize the North Coast Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., in 1993. The collection consists of reports, speeches, proposals, correspondence, agendas, annual reports, financial statements, newsletters, notes, ordinances, bibliographies, booklets, tables, pamphlets, publications, lists, and maps. The majority of the material relates to Beard's career as Chief City Planner for the City Planning Commission. 
 Call #:  MS 4802 
 Extent:  1.80 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Beard, Charles, 1923-1993. | Cleveland (Ohio). City Planning Commission. | Federation for Community Planning. | Plan of Action for Tomorrow's Housing (Cleveland, Ohio). | Fair Housing Inc. (Cleveland, Ohio) | Friends of Shaker Square. | Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. North Coast Chapter. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | City planning -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Urban renewal -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Politics and government.
 
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7Title:  Roderick Boyd Porter Papers     
 Creator:  Porter, Roderick Boyd 
 Dates:  1980-1985 
 Abstract:  Roderick Boyd Porter served as the Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Archivist (1973-1985) and was active in neighborhood redevelopment and historic preservation in the Greater Cleveland, Ohio, area. Porter also served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Western Reserve Historical Society, as a trustee of the Cleveland Area Arts Council, and a member of the Rowfant Club. He was a member of the North Coast Village Steering Committee in the 1980s, which played a key role in the Lexington Village project and revitalization efforts in the Hough area community of Cleveland, Ohio. The collection consists of planning and development documents, project reports, proposals, correspondence, minutes, memoranda, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and personal notes. The collection pertains to the revitalization of the Hough area, an inner city neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio. It illustrates the involvement of urban renewal and re-development organizations such as the William Bingham Foundation, North Coast Village Steering Committee, the Institute of Man and Science, Glenco, and the Hough Area Partners in Progress. 
 Call #:  MS 4646 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Porter, Roderick Boyd. | William Bingham Foundation. | North Coast Village Steering Committee. | Glenco Enterprises, Inc. | Institute of Man and Science. | Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza Corporation. | Hough Area Partners in Progress. | Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland (Cleveland, Ohio) | Community development -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Community development, Urban -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Urban renewal -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Housing rehabilitation -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Hough (Cleveland, Ohio)
 
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