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1Title:  Jane Lee Darr Papers     
 Creator:  Darr, Jane Lee 
 Dates:  1920-1998 
 Abstract:  Jane Lee Darr (1925-2006) was the adopted daughter of Bertha Blue (ca. 1877-1963). Bertha Blue was a member of a well known African American family in Cleveland, Ohio. She was a teacher at the Murray Hill Elementary School located in Little Italy, an Italian immigrant neighborhood on Cleveland's East side, from 1903 to 1947. The collection consists of artwork and biographies of Bertha Blue by Jane Lee Darr and correspondence and research files maintained by Darr on the Blue family. 
 Call #:  MS 5184 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Genealogy. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Blue family | Blue, Bertha, ca. 1877-1963. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Genealogy. | Darr, Jane Lee, 1925-2006 | Little Italy (Cleveland, Ohio)
 
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2Title:  Mount Sinai Baptist Church Records     
 Creator:  Mount Sinai Baptist Church 
 Dates:  1954-1998 
 Abstract:  Mount Sinai Baptist Church was founded in the African American community of Cleveland, Ohio, in 1927. The church outgrew several locations on Cleveland's east side until building its church on property purchased at 7510 Woodland Avenue in 1969. The collection consists of agendas, anniversary booklets, anniversary programs, annual reports, budgets, by-laws, church covenants, constitutions, a directory, event flyers, financial reports, funeral programs, a history book, letters, minutes, and newsletters. 
 Call #:  MS 5217 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Genealogy. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Baptists -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Church history -- Sources. | Hill, David W. | Hill, Luther F. | Mount Sinai Baptist Church (Cleveland, Ohio)
 
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3Title:  Fifth Christian Church Records     
 Creator:  Fifth Christian Church 
 Dates:  1964-1986 
 Abstract:  Fifth Christian Church, founded in 1964, is a predominately African-American church in the Disciples of Christ denomination located on Benwood Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. The church is a life member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and was recognized in 2009 by the Disciples of Christ for performing a significant number of baptisms. The collection consists of budgets, meeting minutes, membership lists, and programs. 
 Call #:  MS 5233 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Genealogy. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Religion. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Church records and registers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Disciples of Christ -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Fifth Christian Church (Cleveland, Ohio)
 
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4Title:  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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5Title:  E. F. Boyd and Son Funeral Home Records, Series II     
 Creator:  E. F. Boyd and Son Funeral Home 
 Dates:  1919-1987 
 Abstract:  E. F. Boyd and Son Funeral Home is one of the oldest African American funeral homes in Cleveland, Ohio. Known earlier as Boyd's Funeral Home, the name was changed to E.F. Boyd & Son Funeral Home in 1938 when William F. Boyd joined his father, Elmer Franklin Boyd, in the business. Branches were opened in East Cleveland, Ohio in 1972, and in Warrensville Heights, Ohio in 1996. They arranged the funerals of many of Cleveland's most prominent citizens, white and black, as well as lesser known individuals. The collection consists of correspondence, financial records, funeral books, and notes. The funeral books comprise the bulk of the collection and include name, age, cause of death, date of funeral, type of casket, place of death, birth date, spouse's name, parents' names and cost of arrangements. The collection is of value to those researching the funeral business in Cleveland, Ohio, particularly that of Boyd Funeral Home, as well as those interested in genealogy, mortality and occupational information on African Americans in Cleveland. click here to view the searchable index to the funeral records contained in this collection 
 Call #:  MS 4908 
 Extent:  15.50 linear feet (15 containers and 3 oversize volumes) 
 Subjects:  E.F. Boyd & Son Funeral Home (Cleveland, Ohio) | Funeral homes -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Undertakers and undertaking -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Genealogy. | African Americans -- Mortality -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Registers of births, etc. -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Genealogy.
 
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