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African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (85)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations. (25)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland (17)
African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (12)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Social conditions. (11)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Politics and government. (10)
Social settlements -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (9)
African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (8)
African Americans -- Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (7)
Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (6)
Community development, Urban -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (6)
Hough (Cleveland, Ohio) (6)
Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (6)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Genealogy. (5)
Political campaigns -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (5)
Race discrimination -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (5)
Urban renewal -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (5)
African American dramatists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
African American judges -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
African American musicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
African American politicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
African American theater -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
African Americans in the performing arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
Community centers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
Judges -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
Karamu House. (4)
Theater -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
African American churches -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
African American mayors -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. (3)
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland (3)
African Americans -- Employment -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities (3)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Religion. (3)
Aged -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
City planning -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Church history -- Sources. (3)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Economic conditions. (3)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Social policy. (3)
Clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Discrimination in housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Forbes, George L., 1931- (3)
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. (3)
Mt. Zion Congregational Church (Cleveland, Ohio) (3)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Cleveland Branch. (3)
Social service -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Stokes, Carl. (3)
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21Title:  Fred McClellan Crosby Papers     
 Creator:  Crosby, Fred McClellan 
 Dates:  1971-1976 
 Abstract:  Fred McClellan Crosby (b. 1928) was the President of Crosby Furniture Company and active in the Cleveland, Ohio, African American community. Crosby served on various boards such as the Greater Cleveland Growth Association, Minority Economic Development Corporation, Council of Small Enterprises and the Cleveland Business League. He was active in numerous civic groups as well, including the Y.M.C.A., Urban League, Forest City Hospital, Glenville Development Corporation, Goodwill Industries, Boy Scouts and United Torch. The collection consists of photocopies of scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, programs, photographs, and correspondence. This collection pertains primarily to Fred Crosby's business, career and civic activities in Cleveland's African American community. 
 Call #:  MS 4198 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Crosby, Fred McClellan, 1928- | Forest City Hospital. | Crosby Furniture Company. | Urban League of Cleveland. | African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Businessmen -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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22Title:  Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity, Cleveland Chapter Records     
 Creator:  Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity, Cleveland Chapter 
 Dates:  1961-1968 
 Abstract:  The Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of the Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity was the local chapter of a national organization (f. 1961) open to members in communion with the Protestant Episcopal Church. The Cleveland Chapter supported the 1968 presidential campaign of Eugene McCarthy, and the "Poor People's" Campaign with monetary and food contributions, while opposing the Vietnamese War. The collection consists of bylaws, minutes, an address by the Right Reverend John Harris Burt, membership lists, and a membership card file. 
 Call #:  MS 4199 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity. Cleveland Chapter -- Archives. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Episcopal Church. | Episcopal Church -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations.
 
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23Title:  Robert S. Koiner Papers     
 Creator:  Koiner, Robert S. 
 Dates:  1920-1975 
 Abstract:  Robert S. Koiner was a railroad mail clerk active in the Cleveland, Ohio, African American community. He served as chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Brotherhood of Railroad Clerks, Local 1298, and of the Association of Railroad Union Representatives and was active in the Prince Hall Masons and St. James A.M.E. Church. The collection consists of two scrapbooks and memorabilia relating to Koiner's participation in the Association of Railroad Union Representatives, Prince Hall Masonic Lodge, and St. James A.M.E. Church. 
 Call #:  MS 4201 
 Extent:  0.50 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Koiner, Robert S., 1904- | Association of Railroad Union Representatives. | Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church (Cleveland, Ohio) | Freemasons. Prince Hall Masonic Lodge (Cleveland, Ohio) | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Railroads -- Employees -- Labor unions -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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24Title:  Marguerite Sanford Warner Papers     
 Creator:  Warner, Marguerite Sanford 
 Dates:  1925-1980 
 Abstract:  Marguerite Sanford Warner (1890-1978) devoted her life to music within the Cleveland, Ohio, African American community. During her career she gave private lessons in both piano and organ, served as the regular organist for at least five churches in Cleveland, Ohio, including the Antioch Baptist Church from 1934-1944 and 1950-1971, served on the faculty of the Sutphen School of Music at the Phillis Wheatley Association from the 1950s through the 1970s, and made guest appearances throughout the Cleveland area. The collection consists of scrapbooks, correspondence, clippings, and memorabilia including programs, certificates and newsletters. The collection pertains primarily to Warner's musical career and involvement in the African American community in Cleveland, particularly through the Antioch Baptist Church and Sutphen School of Music. 
 Call #:  MS 4217 
 Extent:  0.80 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Warner, Marguerite Sanford, 1890-1978. | Organists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Musicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American musicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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25Title:  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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26Title:  Former Junior Federation Records     
 Creator:  Former Junior Federation 
 Dates:  1927-1982 
 Abstract:  The Former Junior Federation (f. 1927) was an African American women's social club constituted of the former members of the Junior Federation in Cleveland, Ohio. It was originally called the Gertrude Fisher Club after the founder who molded a group of youngsters into an organization that gathered in each other's homes. The aims of the club were to instill an understanding of the body of culture and thought in the world, to train women to become more efficient club members and better citizens, and to promote service and philanthropy as well as social and cultural interests. In the 1950s they became members of the Council of Colored Women and renamed themselves the Junior Girls Federation. By 1965 they had again changed their name, this time to the Former Junior Federation, but continued their social, civic and friendly activities. The collection consists of a constitution, bylaws, membership rosters, minutes, financial statements, correspondence, clippings, and memorabilia. 
 Call #:  MS 4235 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Former Junior Federation (Cleveland, Ohio). | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women -- Social conditions. | Women -- Societies and clubs. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Social life and customs.
 
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27Title:  Lolette and George Hanserd Papers     
 Creator:  Hanserd, Lolette and George 
 Dates:  1939-1984 
 Abstract:  George and Lolette Hanserd were well known in the Cleveland, Ohio, African American community for their professional contributions, respectively, in podiatry and social work. In 1952 Lolette began working for the Welfare Federation of Cleveland as a member of the Group Services Council. In 1965 she was named director of a four-year project to improve interracial and intercultural relations for the Federation, after which she became director of the Human Relations Department. In 1971 her position was expanded to include associate director of the Federation of Community Planning, the new name adopted by the Welfare Federation that same year. One year later she became the first black to be named social worker of the year by the Cleveland Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Lolette retired from the Federation in 1984. The collection consists of Lolette's professional papers from the Federation for Community Planning, as well as some personal papers of both Lolette and George. The collection pertains primarily to Lolette Hanserd's civic activities and, to a much lesser degree, to George Hanserd's medical career in Cleveland. 
 Call #:  MS 4236 
 Extent:  1.40 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American women social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American physicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Social work with African Americans. | Social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Social conditions.
 
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28Title:  Frank Lyons Papers     
 Creator:  Lyons, Frank 
 Dates:  1912-1961 
 Abstract:  Frank Lyons (1894-1974) was a lawyer, politician and civic leader active in Cleveland, Ohio's African American community. The collection consists of correspondence dealing with Lyons' law career, political involvement, and personal life, as well as organizational records, political campaign files, appointment books and journals, and legal case materials, including discrimination suits Lyons handled for the Future Outlook League and Robert Woodall. The collection pertains to Lyons' political aspirations and activities in various ward clubs, his community service in such organizations as the Urban League, St. Marks Presbyterian Church, and the Woodland Center Neighborhood House, and his discrimination cases. 
 Call #:  MS 4249 
 Extent:  2.40 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Lyons, Frank, 1894-1974. | Republican Party (Cuyahoga County, Ohio) | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Political campaigns -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Political clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Race discrimination -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Church history -- Sources. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations.
 
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29Title:  East End Neighborhood House Records, Series II     
 Creator:  East End Neighborhood House 
 Dates:  1910-1976 
 Abstract:  East End Neighborhood House was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1907. It originally offered domestic skills classes and recreational activities to new immigrants principally from Hungary. The Center is a social settlement/community center serving Cleveland's Buckeye-Woodland-Woodhill community. Hungarian during the first half of the century, this area became largely Black during the 1960s and 1970s. Throughout this period, the center adjusted its activities to meet the needs of the area and also to take advantage of newly available federal funds. The programs reflected increased attention to the needs of senior citizens and also included expanded daycare programs and mental-health programs. The collection consists of minutes of the Board of Trustees, membership lists, corporate documents, personnel and director search records, general correspondence, financial records, and general program descriptions and budget statements. The collection pertains to the center's operation and includes material relating to its financial crisis, 1974-76, its search for a black director, and the changing racial composition of the area served by the center. 
 Call #:  MS 4252 
 Extent:  0.60 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  East End Neighborhood House (Cleveland, Ohio) | East End Neighborhood Center (Cleveland, Ohio) | Social settlements -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Community centers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Buckeye-Woodland (Cleveland, Ohio)
 
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30Title:  Friendly Inn Social Settlement Records, Series II     
 Creator:  Friendly Inn Social Settlement 
 Dates:  1900-1954 
 Abstract:  The Friendly Inn Social Settlement is a Cleveland, Ohio, social settlement founded in 1874 by the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and located in various city neighborhoods, including Broadway and Central, Woodland, and Carver Park Estates. The collection consists of scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and printed materials. The collection is primarily concerned with the Junior Board and includes material relating to its fund raising activities, the 75th anniversary celebration, and other activities. 
 Call #:  MS 4259 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Friendly Inn Social Settlement (Cleveland, Ohio) | Social settlements -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Camps -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Poor -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Foreign population. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Social conditions.
 
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31Title:  James Horton Papers, Series II     
 Creator:  Horton, James 
 Dates:  1955-1982 
 Abstract:  James Horton was a business agent and organizer for the Building Service and Maintenance Union, Local 47, Cleveland, Ohio, who helped to unionize a number of nursing homes and served as a contract negotiator. Horton was also active in the Eddy Road Street Club, a neighborhood improvement association, and Ohio Boys Town. He was interested in political issues and wrote to a number of mayors, congressmen, and senators. The collection consists of correspondence relating to Horton's union activities, collective agreements which he helped to negotiate, material relating to the Eddy Road Street Club, letters from prominent public officials, and Horton's various awards and certificates of achievement. 
 Call #:  MS 4306 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Horton, James, 1934- | Eddy Road Street Club. | Collective labor agreements -- Building-service employees -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Collective labor agreements -- Health facilities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Trade-unions -- Service industry workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Trade-unions -- Building-service employees -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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32Title:  Dr. Zelma Watson George Papers and Photographs     
 Creator:  George, Dr. Zelma Watson 
 Dates:  1881-1994 
 Abstract:  Dr. Zelma Watson George (1903-1994) was born in Texas in 1903. As an African American woman coming of age in the early twentieth century, she and her family endured discrimination in many situations. She graduated from high school in Topeka, Kansas, went on to college at the University of Chicago, and eventually earned her Ph.D. from New York University. She moved to Cleveland, Ohio, in the 1940s and became renown for her musical talents and research, diplomatic career, her contributions to the civil rights movement locally, and her career as an administrator and educator/lecturer. The collection consists of agendas, awards, brochures, budgets, by-laws, calendars, cassette tapes, certificates, charters, contracts, correspondence, diaries, a dissertation, financial documents, flyers, forms, guest books, invitations, journal articles, lectures, magazine articles, memoranda, minutes, music scores, negatives (approximately 20), newsletters, newspaper articles and clippings, note cards, notes, passports, photographs (approximately 1300), play scripts, policies, press releases, programs, publications, record albums (LPs), reel-to-reel tapes, reports, resolutions, resumes, rosters, scrapbooks, slides (approximately 620), speeches, VHS tapes, and wills. 
 Call #:  MS 5415 
 Extent:  55.4 linear feet (70 containers and 7 volumes) 
 Subjects:  George, Zelma Watson | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Civil rights -- United States. | Social service -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Education (Higher) -- United States. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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33Title:  Arthur and Murtis Taylor Family Papers     
 Creator:  Taylor, Arthur and Murtis Family 
 Dates:  1895-1979 
 Abstract:  Arthur and Murtis Taylor were community leaders active in Cleveland, Ohio, African American organizations. They both worked at Karamu House and Outhwaite Homes Housing Project. Arthur then became an insurance underwriter and Murtis became director of Mount Pleasant Community Center and coordinator of the Federation for Community Planning's Project on Aging. Their son Bruce was a biomedical engineer researching artificial arteries at Akron City Hospital. Their son Howard became associate professor of sociology at Syracuse University in 1969. The entire family was named Outstanding Family of the Year in 1968 by the Urban League. The collection includes biographical items, correspondence, clippings, writings by Murtis, Bruce, and especially, Howard F. Taylor, and miscellany, including a marriage license, programs and certificates. The collection pertains largely to the careers and community activities of a Cleveland Afro-American family and includes some materials on social work, sociology, and medicine. Included is Howard's dissertation: Balance and tension in the two-person group. 
 Call #:  MS 4439 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Taylor family. | Taylor, Arthur, 1903-1974. | Taylor, Murtis Howard. | Taylor, Bruce C., 1942- | Taylor, Howard Francis, 1939- | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Aged -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Social service -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Sociology.
 
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34Title:  Eugene Bailey Papers     
 Creator:  Bailey, Eugene 
 Dates:  1938-1946 
 Abstract:  Eugene Bailey was an African American from Cleveland, Ohio, who attended Virginia State College for Negroes, excelling in athletics. Bailey became physical education director at Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, Va. and then enlisted in the Navy at the start of World War II. In 1942, he was killed in an explosion at the Norfolk Navy Yard. The collection includes correspondence, certificates, memorabilia, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings pertaining to the life and death of Bailey, especially as a youth and young adult during the Great Depression. 
 Call #:  MS 4440 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Bailey, Eugene, 1913-1942. | Norfolk Naval Shipyard. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Virginia -- Norfolk. | African American athletes -- Virginia. | African American athletes -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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35Title:  Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design Records     
 Creator:  Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design 
 Dates:  1942-1983 
 Abstract:  The Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design was a Cleveland, Ohio, dressmaking, tailoring and fashion design school founded in 1925 by Amanda Wicker, primarily for young African-American women. Wicker retired and sold the school in 1979, which was still in operation in 1990. The collection consists of style show programs; also newspaper clippings, and miscellany. The style show programs include much advertising for Cleveland Afro-American businesses. 
 Call #:  MS 4490 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Wicker, Amanda, 1900-1987. | Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American fashion designers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Fashion shows -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Costume design -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Dressmaking -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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36Title:  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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37Title:  Operation Black Unity Records     
 Creator:  Operation Black Unity 
 Dates:  1969-1976 
 Abstract:  Operation Black Unity was a coalition of groups and people, founded in 1969, interested in the progress of the African American population of Cleveland, Ohio. Membership consisted of churches, black nationalists, and civil rights groups. The organization was co-chaired by Reverend Donald S. Jacobs, Reverend Jonathan Ealy, and William O. Walker. One of its main projects was securing African American ownership of McDonald's restaurants in the city of Cleveland. The collection consists of minutes, reports, speech texts, correspondence, pamphlets, brochures, press releases, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous memorabilia. 
 Call #:  MS 4633 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Operation Black Unity. | McDonald's Corporation. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Minority business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Franchises (Retail trade) -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Fast food restaurants -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations.
 
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38Title:  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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39Title:  Mary Jane Baylor Papers     
 Creator:  Baylor, Mary Jane 
 Dates:  1950-1980 
 Abstract:  Mary Jane Baylor was the first African American salesperson to work for the Halle Brothers Company of Cleveland, Ohio. Beginning in 1944 in the stock department, she moved on to a clerical position, and in 1950, as a salesperson in the children and infants' department. She received commendations for her service and awards for her ability to thwart crime and prevent fraud. The collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, and guest lists. 
 Call #:  MS 4648 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Baylor, Mary Jane. | Halle Bros. Co. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clerks (Retail trade) -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Retail trade -- Employees. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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40Title:  Dorothy Layne McIntyre Family Papers     
 Creator:  McIntyre, Dorothy Layne Family 
 Dates:  1939-1988 
 Abstract:  Dorothy Layne McIntyre was one of the first African American women to receive a private pilot's license under the Civil Aeronautics Authority. She trained in the cadet flying program while attending West Virginia State College, receiving her pilot's license in 1940. During World War II she taught aircraft mechanics at the War Production Training School in Baltimore, Maryland, while simultaneously working as a secretary in the industrial department of the Baltimore Urban League. In 1942, she moved to Cleveland, Ohio, and married F. Benjamin McIntyre; they had two daughters, Dianne McIntyre and Donna McIntyre Whyte. The collection consists of photocopies of original pilot log books, publications concerning aeronautics, newspaper clippings, and correspondence. The collection pertains to Doroty McIntyre's career in the aeronautics industry. Also included are articles and other information concerning Dianne McIntyre and her dance group, Sounds in Motion, particularly concerning their production of "Take-Off from a Forced Landing," based on the life of Dorothy McIntyre. 
 Call #:  MS 4649 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  McIntyre, Dorothy Layne. | McIntyre, Dianne. | Sounds in Motion. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Afro-American air pilots -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Air pilots -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Dance companies -- United States. | Dance -- United States.
 
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