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 Americans -- Housing -- 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%20Americans%20--%20Housing%20--%20Ohio%20--%20Cleveland. Results for your query: subject=African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland;subject-join=exact;smode=advanced;brand=default;f1-subject=African Americans -- Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:00:00 GMT Charles Beard Papers. Beard, Charles http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4802.xml Charles Beard was born in Georgia and raised in Newport, Rhode Island. He enlisted in the United States Air Force during World War II, serving as a fighter pilot, after training at Tuskegee Air Force Base. In 1945, he moved to Cleveland, Ohio, and attended Western Reserve University. In 1946, he served as a junior city planner for the City Planning Commission, and in the 1950s worked for the Cleveland Urban Renewal Agency. In the late 1950s, he was promoted to Chief City Planner for Cleveland, and in the 1960s, became the Director of Plan of Action for Tomorrow's Housing (PATH). From the late 1970s to the early 1980s, he held a position as a government liaison with the Federation for Community Planning. He also was founder of the Friends of Shaker Square and Fair Housing, Inc. He helped organize the North Coast Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., in 1993. The collection consists of reports, speeches, proposals, correspondence, agendas, annual reports, financial statements, newsletters, notes, ordinances, ... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4802.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 James Adolph Norton Papers. Norton, James Adolph http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4539.xml James Adolph Norton was a professor of public administration at various colleges and universities around the country before moving to Cleveland, Ohio, where he served as Director of the Cleveland Foundation, chairman of the Housing Committee of the Urban League of Cleveland, and president of the American Society of Public Administrators in the 1960s. The collection consists of minutes, agendas, reports, correspondence, and publications, regarding activities of the Urban League, particularly work of the Housing Committee. Included is a report issued by the Urban League's Research Department entitled The Negro in Cleveland, 1950-1963, and issues of its two newsletters, Flash, and Stride. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4539.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Operation Equality Records. Operation Equality http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4636.xml Operation Equality was a Cleveland, Ohio, housing program established in 1967 by the National Urban League and designed to provide better housing for minority families. It encouraged the use of all legal and legislative tools related to housing, community planning, and development to achieve its goals. The collection consists of the operational plan of the organization, monthly bulletins, annual reports, correspondence, news releases, articles, brochures, and legal documents. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4636.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Roderick Boyd Porter Papers. Porter, Roderick Boyd http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4646.xml Roderick Boyd Porter served as the Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Archivist (1973-1985) and was active in neighborhood redevelopment and historic preservation in the Greater Cleveland, Ohio, area. Porter also served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Western Reserve Historical Society, as a trustee of the Cleveland Area Arts Council, and a member of the Rowfant Club. He was a member of the North Coast Village Steering Committee in the 1980s, which played a key role in the Lexington Village project and revitalization efforts in the Hough area community of Cleveland, Ohio. The collection consists of planning and development documents, project reports, proposals, correspondence, minutes, memoranda, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and personal notes. The collection pertains to the revitalization of the Hough area, an inner city neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio. It illustrates the involvement of urban renewal and re-development organizations such as the William Bingham Foundation, North Coast Village Stee... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4646.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Urban League of Cleveland Records, Series II. Urban League of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4206.xml 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... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4206.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT