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1Title:  Fifth Christian Church Records     
 Creator:  Fifth Christian Church 
 Dates:  1964-1986 
 Abstract:  Fifth Christian Church, founded in 1964, is a predominately African-American church in the Disciples of Christ denomination located on Benwood Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. The church is a life member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and was recognized in 2009 by the Disciples of Christ for performing a significant number of baptisms. The collection consists of budgets, meeting minutes, membership lists, and programs. 
 Call #:  MS 5233 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Genealogy. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Religion. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Church records and registers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Disciples of Christ -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Fifth Christian Church (Cleveland, Ohio)
 
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2Title:  Greater Avery African Methodist Episcopal Church Records     
 Creator:  Greater Avery African Methodist Episcopal Church 
 Dates:  1929-2008 
 Abstract:  Greater Avery African Methodist Episcopal Church was founded by Reverend James J. Price on April 21, 1918 in Cleveland, Ohio. As the membership of the church grew, Reverend Price lead the church to purchase property at 2363 East 28th Street in 1920. In 1953, Greater Avery purchased the Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Bethlehem Church on Wade Park Avenue. The collection consists of bulletins, calendars of events, correspondence, financial records, historical sketches, ledgers, newspaper clippings, programs, and scrapbooks. 
 Call #:  MS 5234 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Genealogy. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Religion. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | African Methodist Episcopal Church -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Greater Avery African Methodist Episcopal Church (Cleveland, Ohio) | Women in church work -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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3Title:  Alexander Martin Family Papers     
 Creator:  Martin, Alexander Family 
 Dates:  1927-1990 
 Abstract:  The Alexander Martin family was a prominent African American family in Cleveland, Ohio. Alexander H. Martin Sr. graduated with a law degree from Western Reserve University in 1897, one of the first African Americans to do so. Martin had a long career as an attorney and was active in Cleveland city politics. His wife, Mary Brown Martin, was a teacher and the first African American to serve on the Cleveland Public School Board. Their son, Alexander H. Martin, Jr. was an attorney and the first African American to run for mayor of Cleveland. Their daughter, Lydia, was a librarian at Western Reserve University. Sarah Martin Pereira, another daughter, was noted for her scholarship and her commitment to education. The collection consists of awards, biographies, certificates, correspondence, diplomas, a funeral book, histories, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, programs, and publications. 
 Call #:  MS 5210 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Religion. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Bahai Faith -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Bahai Faith | Bahai women -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Martin family | Mary B. Martin Elementary School (Cleveland, Ohio) | Mt. Zion Congregational Church (Cleveland, Ohio)
 
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