720 XTF Search Results (subject=African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland;subject-join=exact;smode=advanced;brand=default;f1-subject=African Americans -- Employment -- Ohio -- Cleveland.);subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dadvanced;brand%3Ddefault;f1-subject%3DAfrican%20Americans%20--%20Employment%20--%20Ohio%20--%20Cleveland. Results for your query: subject=African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland;subject-join=exact;smode=advanced;brand=default;f1-subject=African Americans -- Employment -- Ohio -- Cleveland. Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:00:00 GMT Future Outlook League Records. Future Outlook League The Future Outlook League was a Cleveland, Ohio, civil rights organization founded in 1935 by John Oliver Holly to promote employment, mobility, and equality for black youth and young adults in the Central area. Holly, the League's first president, was a political office holder in the area. The idea for the League grew out of dissatisfaction with the achievements of existing Negro organizations concerning employment. The organization appealed to both unskilled and semi-skilled Afro-Americans and was one of the first black organizations in the late 1930s to use picketing and economic boycotts to secure employment for Negroes. Supported primarily by weekly fees assessed to those who obtained jobs through the League, the organization integrated staffs of banks, stores, utilities, and industry. Integration of area neighborhoods was also a concern. The collection consists of minutes, financial materials, subject files, scrapbooks, and membership cards. The collection pertains largely to the establishment of the... Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Theresa Edwards Summons Papers. Summons, Theresa Edwards Theresa Edwards Summons moved to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1932 to live and work out of the Phillis Wheatley Association residence. She was employed as a maid, servant, and laborer. In 1934, she married Berton Summons. He worked as a bellman, and later as a real estate broker with an office in the Lee-Harvard community of Cleveland. The collection consists of personal letters, correspondence, telegraphs, a booklet, newspaper clippings, and notes. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Urban League of Cleveland Records, Series II. Urban League of Cleveland The Urban League of Cleveland was organized in 1917, in Cleveland, Ohio, as the Negro Welfare Association of Cleveland to aid the adjustment of black workers coming to Cleveland during the Great Migration following World War I. Led by Wm. R. Conners for the first 25 years, it joined the National Urban League in 1930 and changed its name to the Urban League of Cleveland in 1940. Formed initially to confront barriers to economic opportunities and find jobs for black workers, by the 1930s the primary goal of the League was the issue of improved housing. Its purpose is interracial planning to help the community devise solutions to social and economic problems. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, contracts, memoranda and other papers relating to the organization's operation, especially Operation Equality, a subdivision of the organization concerned with fair housing issues. This collection is essential for those interested in the issues of race relations and open ho... Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT