http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification 720 XTF Search Results (subject=African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland;subject-join=exact;smode=advanced;brand=default;f1-subject=African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland.) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/search?subject%3DAfrican%20Americans%20--%20Ohio%20--%20Cleveland;subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dadvanced;brand%3Ddefault;f1-subject%3DAfrican%20American%20business%20enterprises%20--%20Ohio%20--%20Cleveland. Results for your query: subject=African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland;subject-join=exact;smode=advanced;brand=default;f1-subject=African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:00:00 GMT Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design Records. Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4490.xml 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. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4490.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design Records, Series II. Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4605.xml 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 certificates, proclamations and awards related to the education, business, and philanthropic interests of Amanda Wicker, the school's owner. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4605.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT E. F. Boyd and Son Funeral Home Records, Series II. E. F. Boyd and Son Funeral Home http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4908.xml 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 Afric... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4908.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Fred McClellan Crosby Papers. Crosby, Fred McClellan http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4198.xml 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. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4198.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 Hough Area Development Corporation Records. Hough Area Development Corporation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4222.xml 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. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4222.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Hough Area Development Corporation Records, Series II. Hough Area Development Corporation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4609.xml 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. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4609.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Operation Black Unity Records. Operation Black Unity http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4633.xml 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. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4633.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT