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1Title:  Frank Lyons Papers     
 Creator:  Lyons, Frank 
 Dates:  1912-1961 
 Abstract:  Frank Lyons (1894-1974) was a lawyer, politician and civic leader active in Cleveland, Ohio's African American community. The collection consists of correspondence dealing with Lyons' law career, political involvement, and personal life, as well as organizational records, political campaign files, appointment books and journals, and legal case materials, including discrimination suits Lyons handled for the Future Outlook League and Robert Woodall. The collection pertains to Lyons' political aspirations and activities in various ward clubs, his community service in such organizations as the Urban League, St. Marks Presbyterian Church, and the Woodland Center Neighborhood House, and his discrimination cases. 
 Call #:  MS 4249 
 Extent:  2.40 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Lyons, Frank, 1894-1974. | Republican Party (Cuyahoga County, Ohio) | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Political campaigns -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Political clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Race discrimination -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Church history -- Sources. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations.
 
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2Title:  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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