720 XTF Search Results (subject=African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland;subject-join=exact;smode=advanced;brand=default;f1-subject=African American musicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland.);subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dadvanced;brand%3Ddefault;f1-subject%3DAfrican%20American%20musicians%20--%20Ohio%20--%20Cleveland. Results for your query: subject=African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland;subject-join=exact;smode=advanced;brand=default;f1-subject=African American musicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:00:00 GMT Charles Perry Papers. Perry, Charles Charles Perry, a trained musician from Cleveland, Ohio, wrote and composed "The Kennedy Prayer," a dedicatory to John F. Kennedy upon the occasion of the latter's assassination in 1963. Copies of the song were sent to Jacqueline Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and entertainers, government officials, and heads of state. A copy of the song is also housed in the John F. Kennedy Memorial Library. The collection consists of letters and cards acknowledging receipt of "The Kennedy Prayer," as well as a proclamation and a photograph. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Dorothy E. Smith Family Papers. Smith, Dorothy E. Family Dorothy E. Smith was a Cleveland, Ohio, African American music teacher and the first African American member of the Cleveland Women's Orchestra. A violinist, she was a 1931 graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music and was a music teacher at the Cleveland Music School Settlement, the Phillis Wheatley Association, the Friendly Inn Settlement, and Knoxville College. She was also a supervisor for the Ohio State Department of Aid for the Aged until her retirement in 1973. Dorothy E. Smith was the daughter of Joseph W. Smith and Elizabeth Rayner. Joseph W. Smith moved to Cleveland in the late 1880s. He established a barbershop on Central Avenue in Cleveland, managed baseball teams in the 1890s and early 1900s, and was also a musician. The collection consists of correspondence, letters, cards, cemetery records, funeral programs, obituaries, legal files, memberships, a deed, certificates, newspaper clippings, student newspapers, playscripts, postcards, programs, reports, receipts, sheet music, yearbooks, and me... Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Marguerite Sanford Warner Papers. Warner, Marguerite Sanford 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. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Spiritual Five Singers Records. Spiritual Five Singers The Spiritual Five Singers were organized in 1952 in Cleveland, Ohio. The gospel music group emerged from the Golden Star Singers of York, Alabama, that performed in the late 1940s. The original members of the Spiritual Five were Johnny, Nathan, and Willie Yarbrough, Willie Samuels, and H.J. Wynn. The group performed in churches, nursing homes, hospitals, and prisons. In 1975, the group began to sponsor an annual Cancer Gospel-Thon, benefiting the American Cancer Society. The collection consists of written histories, minutes, correspondence, programs, original compositions, newspaper clippings, certificates, and awards. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT