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1Title:  Dovie Davis Sweet Papers     
 Creator:  Sweet, Dovie Davis 
 Dates:  1935-1982 
 Abstract:  Dovie Davis Sweet was a primary teacher in the Cleveland Public Schools, author, and active member of the Cleveland, Ohio, African American community. She wrote "Red light, green light", a children's book about Clevelander Garrett Morgan, and was active in many community groups. She helped organize the Glenville Area Community Council, Parkgate Avenue Street Club, East 111th Street Club, and the Retired Teachers' Union. She served as vice-president of the Cleveland Branch, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and helped with its membership drive, Freedom Fund dinner, march on Washington, and discrimination surveys. The collection consists of biographical materials, correspondence, files on the writing and promotion of "Red light, green light", clippings, and subject files, including those for the NAACP, the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Club, Florida Club, Delta Sigma Theta Club, and St. John's A.M.E. Church. 
 Call #:  MS 4204 
 Extent:  1.70 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Sweet, Dovie Davis. | Bell, Myrtle Johnson, 1895- | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Citizens' associations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women in church work -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women in community organization -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Church history -- Sources.
 
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2Title:  National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women, Cleveland Club Scrapbook     
 Creator:  National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women, Cleveland Club 
 Dates:  1956-1972 
 Abstract:  The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women (f. 1935) is a national nonprofit organization founded in New York City whose mission is to "promote and protect the interests of African American business and professional women; to serve as a bridge for young people seeking to enter business and the professions; to improve the quality of life in the local and global communities; and to foster good fellowship." It contains six districts in the United States and one international division. The Cleveland Club is a part of the North Central District of the national organization which was founded in 1965. The Cleveland Club provides leadership development and networking opportunities to professional working women in Cleveland and northeast Ohio. It also awards college scholarships to youth and increases awareness of economic, educational, and other social issues facing the Black community through community service. The organization's most popular event, the Annual Founder's Day Breakfast, attracts local and national speakers to discuss a variety of domestic and international topics, as well as honoring women's occupational achievements and commitment to volunteerism with professional and student awards, and the prestigious Sojourner Truth Award. The collection consists of articles, certificates, correspondence, event programs, invitations, lists, newspaper clippings, notes, photographs, and tickets. 
 Call #:  MS 5107 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 oversize volume) 
 Subjects:  National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs. Cleveland Club. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | African American businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Professional associations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women in community organization -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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