http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification 720 XTF Search Results (subject=African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland;subject-join=exact;brand=default;f8-subject=African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland;f9-format=Manuscript Collection) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/search?subject%3DAfrican%20Americans%20--%20Ohio%20--%20Cleveland;subject-join%3Dexact;brand%3Ddefault;f8-subject%3DAfrican%20Americans%20--%20Ohio%20--%20Cleveland;f9-format%3DManuscript%20Collection Results for your query: subject=African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland;subject-join=exact;brand=default;f8-subject=African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland;f9-format=Manuscript Collection Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:00:00 GMT Alexander Martin Family Papers. Martin, Alexander Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5210.xml The Alexander Martin family was a prominent African American family in Cleveland, Ohio. Alexander H. Martin Sr. graduated with a law degree from Western Reserve University in 1897, one of the first African Americans to do so. Martin had a long career as an attorney and was active in Cleveland city politics. His wife, Mary Brown Martin, was a teacher and the first African American to serve on the Cleveland Public School Board. Their son, Alexander H. Martin, Jr. was an attorney and the first African American to run for mayor of Cleveland. Their daughter, Lydia, was a librarian at Western Reserve University. Sarah Martin Pereira, another daughter, was noted for her scholarship and her commitment to education. The collection consists of awards, biographies, certificates, correspondence, diplomas, a funeral book, histories, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, programs, and publications. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5210.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Ardelia Bradley Dixon Papers. Dixon, Ardelia Bradley http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5199.xml 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... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5199.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Community Action for Youth Records. Community Action for Youth http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5227.xml Community Action for Youth was a social services agency in the Hough neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio, created through a federal matching grant from the President's Committee on Juvenile Delinquency and Youth Crime in 1963. Its goals included the reduction of juvenile delinquency and poverty through increased social services, educational opportunities, and job training. The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, financial documents, memoranda, minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, notes, papers, proposals, reports, speeches, and statements. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5227.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Dr. Edgar B. Jackson Papers. Jackson, Edgar http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5469.xml Edgar B. Jackson is a former doctor at University Hospitals who earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1966. Since his graduation, he has dedicated his life to improving diversity in the medical field and addressing health disparities among racial minorities, with particular interest in those who are black. The collection consists of certificates, a class memory book, event programs, letters, medical magazines and pamphlets, a music album, newspaper articles, online articles, personal and professional ephemera, photos, printouts of PowerPoint presentations, a scrapbook, speeches, and a yearbook. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5469.xml Sun, 01 Jan 2023 12:00:00 GMT Eliza Bryant Village Auxiliary II Records, Series II. Eliza Bryant Village Auxiliary II http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5482.xml 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 cont... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5482.xml Fri, 01 Jan 2021 12:00:00 GMT Eliza Bryant Village Auxiliary II Records, Series II. Eliza Bryant Village Auxiliary II http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5482.xml 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 cont... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5482.xml Fri, 01 Jan 2021 12:00:00 GMT Faith Community United Credit Union Records. Faith Community United Credit Union http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5218.xml Faith Community United Credit Union was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, as the Mount Sinai Baptist Church Credit Union in 1952 through the leadership of pastor Luther Hill. The collection consists of an anniversary booklet, annual meeting proceedings, and correspondence. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5218.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Fifth Christian Church Records. Fifth Christian Church http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5233.xml 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. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5233.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Garrett A. Morgan Scrapbook. Morgan, Garrett A. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5201.xml Garrett A. Morgan (1877-1963) was an African American entrepreneur and inventor whose inventions included an electric traffic signal and gas mask. Morgan moved to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1895 and opened his own sewing machine sales and repair shop in 1907. He received a patent on his gas mask in 1912 and formed the National Safety Device Company to manufacture and market it. He also established the G.A. Morgan Hair Refining Company, The Cleveland Call and Post, and the Wakeman Country Club for African Americans. The collection consists of a scrapbook that contains mostly newspaper articles and clippings, but also includes letters detailing the success of his products, magazine clippings, pamphlets, photocopied autobiography samples, photographs, product order requests, and a subscription and induction notice to the National Geographic Society. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5201.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT George and Louise Atchison Papers. Atchison, George and Louise, Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5481.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. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5481.xml Fri, 01 Jan 2021 12:00:00 GMT George and Louise Atchison Papers. Atchison, George and Louise, Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 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. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5481.xml Fri, 01 Jan 2021 12:00:00 GMT Greater Avery African Methodist Episcopal Church Records. Greater Avery African Methodist Episcopal Church http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5234.xml 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. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5234.xml Fri, 01 Jan 2016 12:00:00 GMT Louis Stokes Scrapbooks. Stokes, Louis http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5152.xml Louis Stokes (b. 1925) served in the United States House of Representatives from the 21st and 11th congressional districts of Ohio from 1968-1999, representing the east side of Cleveland and several of its suburbs. The first African American from Ohio to serve in the House of Representatives, Stokes chaired the House Select Committee on Assassinations, the Ethics Committee, the House Intelligence Committee, and the Appropriations Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs, HUD and independent agencies as well as work on the House Select Committee on Covert Arms Transactions with Iran. He was also a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus and the dean of the Ohio Congressional Delegation. The collection consists of 31 volumes containing mostly newspaper articles and clippings but also including awards, certificates, Congressional Record excerpts, editorials, invitations, magazine articles, newsletters, pamphlets, press releases, programs, and other such material. There is also an external... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5152.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Mount Sinai Baptist Church Records. Mount Sinai Baptist Church http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5217.xml 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. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5217.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Mt. Zion Congregational Church Records. Mt. Zion Congregational Church http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5231.xml Mt. Zion Congregational Church was founded on September 11, 1864 when nineteen men and women formally gathered in Plymouth Church on Prospect Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. The predominantly African American congregation has moved many times throughout its history, including locations downtown, in the Central and Fairfax neighborhoods, and its current location (2014) in University Circle. Mt. Zion's congregation played a significant role in the settlement of freed slaves in Cleveland after the Civil War, the founding of the Cleveland Chapter of the National Association of Colored People (NAACP), and the founding of Eliza Bryant Village. The collection consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, historical sketches, programs, bulletins, and financial documents. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5231.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Ray's Sausage Company Records. Ray's Sausage Company http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5238.xml Ray's Sausage Company has been located in Cleveland, Ohio, on the corner of East 123rd Street and Imperial Avenue since it was founded by Ray Cash in 1952. The company factory manufactured and sold pure pork, beef sausage, pork and beef links, head cheese, and meat souse. The collection consists of advertisement information, client reports, competitor advertisements, delivery logs, delivery receipts, expense sheets, financial reports, financial summaries, government agency forms and tax information, inventories, meat industry pamphlets, newspaper clippings, personal papers, product packages and information, supplier lists and supplier receipts. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5238.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League, August 1929 of the World Records. Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League, August 1929 of the World http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5229.xml The Universal Negro Improvement Association is an international African American fraternal and philanthropic organization founded in 1914 by Marcus Garvey. Originally designed to promote Pan-Africanism, it later developed into a radical political organization which advocated the repatriation of blacks to Africa. The UNIA, Inc. split into separate factions following the deportation of Marcus Garvey to Jamaica in 1927, and in 1929 Garvey officially denounced the UNIA, Inc. operating out of New York and established the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League, August 1929 of the World ("UNIA-ACL 1929"). This latter organization has been headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, from 1940-1949 and from 1975 to the present (2014). In 2007, both UNIA organizations held a unification conference and have operated as a single organization since that time. The collection consists of agendas, articles of incorporation, by-laws, charts, constitutions, correspondence, a death certificate, dues... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5229.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT