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Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations. (25)
African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (12)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Social conditions. (11)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Politics and government. (10)
Social settlements -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (9)
African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (7)
African Americans -- Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (7)
Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (6)
Community development, Urban -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (6)
Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (6)
Hough (Cleveland, Ohio) (5)
Political campaigns -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (5)
Urban renewal -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (5)
African American dramatists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
African American judges -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
African American musicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
African American politicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
African American theater -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
African Americans in the performing arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
Community centers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
Judges -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
Karamu House. (4)
Race discrimination -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
Theater -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
African American churches -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
African American mayors -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. (3)
African Americans -- Employment -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Aged -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
City planning -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Economic conditions. (3)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Social policy. (3)
Clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Discrimination in housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. (3)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Cleveland Branch. (3)
Social service -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Stokes, Carl. (3)
Administrative agencies -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Records and correspondence. (2)
African American aged -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
African American clergy -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
African American fashion designers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
African American physicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
African Americans -- Education (Higher) -- United States. (2)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Biography. (2)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Genealogy. (2)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Interviews. (2)
Afro-American women journalists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Blue, Bertha, ca. 1877-1963. (2)
Boys -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. (2)
Businessmen -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Churches -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Citizens' associations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Civil rights -- United States. (2)
Civil rights movements -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design. (2)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Church history -- Sources. (2)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Economic policy. (2)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Genealogy. (2)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Officials and employees. (2)
Cleveland (Ohio). City Council. (2)
Cleveland (Ohio). Municipal Court. (2)
Cleveland Transit System. (2)
Collective labor agreements -- Building-service employees -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Community development corporations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Costume design -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Dressmaking -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Forbes, George L., 1931- (2)
Freemasons. Prince Hall Masonic Lodge (Cleveland, Ohio) (2)
Friendly Inn Social Settlement (Cleveland, Ohio) (2)
Gilpin Players. (2)
Glenville Shootout, Cleveland, Ohio, 1968. (2)
Horton, James, 1934- (2)
Hough Area Development Corporation. (2)
Housing rehabilitation -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Italian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Jackson, Perry B. (Perry Brooks), 1896-1986. (2)
Jelliffe, Rowena Woodham, 1892-1992. (2)
Jelliffe, Russell W., 1891-1980. (2)
Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Journalists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Musicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
National Urban League. (2)
Poor -- Ohio -- Cleveland (2)
Race relations and the press -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Rural-urban migration -- United States. (2)
School integration -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Second Presbyterian Church (Cleveland, Ohio) Men's Club. (2)
Sermons, American -- African American authors. (2)
Silver, Dorothy, 1929- (2)
Silver, Reuben, 1925- (2)
Social action -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Social work with African Americans. (2)
Social work with youth -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Urban League of Cleveland. (2)
Urban policy -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
White, Charles William, 1897-1970. (2)
White, Stella G., 1907-1991. (2)
Wicker, Amanda, 1900-1987. (2)
Women in community organization -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Women journalists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Women social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Youth -- Employment -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Adolescent boys -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. (1)
Adult education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Affirmative action programs -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Africa American women authors -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African American Baptists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African American Unitarian Universalists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African American athletes -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African American athletes -- Virginia. (1)
African American authors -- Correspondence. (1)
African American authors -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African American businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African American inventors -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African American judges -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Miscellanea. (1)
African American lawyers -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
African American lawyers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African American music teachers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African American physicians -- United States. (1)
African American politicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
African American sailors -- Correspondence. (1)
African American singers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African American social workers. (1)
African American soldiers -- Correspondence. (1)
African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
African American women -- United States. (1)
African American women public relations personnel. (1)
African American women social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African American women teachers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African Americans -- Civil rights (1)
African Americans -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. (1)
African Americans -- Mortality -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African Americans -- Music. (1)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. (1)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Music. (1)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
African Americans -- Relations with Russians. (1)
African Americans -- Social conditions. (1)
African Americans -- Virginia -- Norfolk. (1)
African Americans. (1)
Afro-American air pilots -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Afro-American artists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Afro-American composers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Afro-American families -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Afro-American folk art -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Afro-American freemasonry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Afro-American lawyers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Afro-American women -- Employment -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Afro-American women journalists -- Georgia -- Dawsonville. (1)
Afro-Americans -- Medical care -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Air -- Pollution -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Air pilots -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
American Cancer Society. (1)
American Judges Association. (1)
American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976 -- Exhibitions. (1)
Association of Railroad Union Representatives. (1)
Authors, American -- Correspondence. (1)
Authors, American -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Bailey, Eugene, 1913-1942. (1)
Bands (Music) -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Baylor, Mary Jane. (1)
Beard, Charles, 1923-1993. (1)
Bell, Myrtle Johnson, 1895- (1)
Biggins, Nick. (1)
Black Folk Art in Cleveland. (1)
Black Muslims -- Doctrines. (1)
Black nationalism -- United States. (1)
Black power -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Blankenship, Wellington, 1894-1972. (1)
Blue family (1)
Blythin, Edward, 1884-1958. (1)
Boycott -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Buckeye-Woodland (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Building-service employees -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Burton, Harold H. (Harold Hitz), 1888-1964. (1)
Businessmen -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charitable contributions. (1)
Businessmen's Interracial Committee on Community Affairs (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Camp Cleveland (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Camps -- Ohio -- Chagrin Falls. (1)
Camps -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Case Western Reserve University. (1)
Case Western Reserve University. Mather Gallery -- Exhibitions. (1)
Central High School (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Charities, Medical -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Chesnutt, Charles Waddell, 1858-1932. (1)
Chinese Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Church and social problems -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Civil rights movements -- United States. (1)
Civil rights workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Clark, Harold T. (Harold Terry), 1882-1965. (1)
Clergy -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Clergy -- Ohio -- Shaker Heights. (1)
Clergymen's wives -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Clerks (Retail trade) -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Appropriations and expenditures. (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Foreign population. (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations -- 20th century. (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations -- Economic aspects. (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Social life and customs. (1)
Cleveland (Ohio). City Planning Commission. (1)
Cleveland (Ohio). Mayor's Council on Youth Opportunities. (1)
Cleveland (Ohio). Mayor. (1)
Cleveland Health Care Alternatives, Inc. (1)
Cleveland Metropolitan Housing Authority. (1)
Cleveland Women's Orchestra. (1)
Cleveland: NOW! (1)
Cleveland: NOW! -- Archives. (1)
Collective labor agreements -- Health facilities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Collective labor agreements -- Service industries -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Collins, Benjamin. (1)
Community development -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Composers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Congregational churches -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Congress of Racial Equality (1)
Congress of Racial Equality. Cleveland Chapter (1)
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Crime prevention -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Citizen participation. (1)
Croatian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Crosby Furniture Company. (1)
Crosby, Fred McClellan, 1928- (1)
Dance -- United States. (1)
Dance companies -- United States. (1)
Darr, Jane Lee, 1925-2006 (1)
Darr, Jane Lee. (1)
Davenport, Peggy. (1)
Davis family. (1)
Davis, Russell Howard, 1897-1976. (1)
Dawson County (Ga.). (1)
Discrimination in employment -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Discrimination in housing -- Law and legislation -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Dobbins, Helen. (1)
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963. (1)
E.F. Boyd & Son Funeral Home (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
East End Neighborhood Center (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
East End Neighborhood House (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Eddy Road Street Club (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Eddy Road Street Club. (1)
Eliza Bryant Center (Cleveland, Ohio) Auxiliary II. (1)
Eliza Bryant Center (Cleveland, Ohio). (1)
Elks (Fraternal Order) (1)
Episcopal Church -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. (1)
Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity. Cleveland Chapter -- Archives. (1)
Evans, Fred (Fred Ahmed), d.1978. (1)
Exhibitions -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Fair Housing Inc. (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Fairfax (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Fashion shows -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Fast food restaurants -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Federation for Community Planning. (1)
Fenn College. (1)
Fisk University. (1)
Fleming, Charles, W., 1928-1994. (1)
Forest City Hospital. (1)
Former Junior Federation (Cleveland, Ohio). (1)
Franchises (Retail trade) -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Freedom Fighters of Ohio (1)
Freemasonry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Friends of Shaker Square. (1)
Fund raising -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Funeral homes -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Future Outlook League. (1)
Gangs -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Garvin, Charles Herbert, 1890-1968. (1)
George, Zelma Watson (1)
German Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Glenco Enterprises, Inc. (1)
Glenville (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Glenville Health Association (Cleveland, Ohio). (1)
Gospel music -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Gospel musicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Greater Cleveland Associated Foundation. (1)
Greater Cleveland Ethnographic Museum (1)
Greeks -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Hall, Ruby. (1)
Halle Bros. Co. (1)
Harmon, J.D. (1)
Health facilities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Health planning -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Hiram House Social Settlement (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Homeowners' associations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Hough Area Partners in Progress. (1)
Humanist Fellowship of Liberation (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Hungarian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Immigrants -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Immigrants -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Interviews. (1)
Immigrants -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Indians of North America -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Institute of Man and Science. (1)
Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Job creation -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Johnson, Ella Mae Cheeks, 1904-2010. (1)
Journalists -- Georgia -- Dawsonville. (1)
Judges -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Miscellanea. (1)
Juvenile delinquents -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Karamu Foundation. (1)
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963. (1)
Knoxville College. (1)
Koiner, Robert S., 1904- (1)
Labor disputes -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Labor movement -- United States. (1)
Labor unions -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Lard, Pearkine. (1)
Law -- United States. (1)
Lawyers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
League Park Center (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Lewis, Fannie M., 1926- (1)
Lithuanians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Little Italy (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Local transit -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Lucas, Charles P., Jr. (1)
Lyons, Frank, 1894-1974. (1)
Macedonian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza Corporation. (1)
McDonald's Corporation. (1)
McIntyre, Dianne. (1)
McIntyre, Dorothy Layne. (1)
Medical care -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Medicine. (1)
Men -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. (1)
Minority business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Mitchell, L. Pearl, 1883-1974. (1)
Moon family. (1)
Moon, Henry Lee, 1901- (1)
Moon, Joseph Herbert. (1)
Moon, Leah. (1)
Moon, Mollie Lewis. (1)
Moon, Roddy K., 1868-1952. (1)
Morgan, Garrett A., 1877-1963. (1)
Moss, Jim. (1)
Mt. Zion Congregational Church (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Murray Hill Elementary School (Cleveland, Ohio). (1)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. (1)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Cleveland Branch -- Archives. (1)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Cleveland Branch -- History. (1)
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs. Cleveland Club. (1)
National Bar Association. (1)
Near West Side Multi-Service Center (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Neighborhood -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Norfolk Naval Shipyard. (1)
North Coast Village Steering Committee. (1)
Norton, James Adolph, 1922- (1)
Nursing homes -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Operation Black Unity. (1)
Operation Equality. (1)
Oral histories. (1)
Organists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Pennybacker, Albert M., ca. 1930- (1)
Perry, Charles, 1917- (1)
Perry, Samuel V., 1895-1968. (1)
Phillis Wheatley Association (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Picketing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Plan of Action for Tomorrow's Housing (Cleveland, Ohio). (1)
Political clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Poor -- Medical care -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Popular music -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Porter, Roderick Boyd. (1)
Professional associations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Public utilities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Episcopal Church. (1)
Railroads -- Employees -- Labor unions -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Recreation -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Recreation and juvenile delinquency. (1)
Recreation centers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Registers of births, etc. -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Republican Party (Cuyahoga County, Ohio) (1)
Retail trade -- Employees. (1)
Rural-urban migration -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Russians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Safety education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
School facilities -- Extended use -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Serbian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Service industries workers -- Labor unions -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Service industries workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Sissle, Noble, 1889- (1)
Slovenian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Smith (Dorothy E.) family. (1)
Smith, Dorothy E. 1905-1995. (1)
Social work with delinquents and criminals -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Sociology. (1)
Sounds in Motion. (1)
Spiritual Five Singers. (1)
St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church (Cleveland, Ohio). (1)
St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church (Cleveland, Ohio). (1)
St. Timothy Baptist Church (Cleveland, Ohio). (1)
Stokes family (1)
Stokes, Carl (1)
Stokes, Louis (1)
Strikes and lockouts -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Strikes and lockouts -- Steel industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Summons, Berton, 1907-1992. (1)
Summons, Theresa Edwards, 1903-1985. (1)
Sweet, Dovie Davis. (1)
Syrian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Taylor family. (1)
Taylor, Arthur, 1903-1974. (1)
Taylor, Bruce C., 1942- (1)
Taylor, Howard Francis, 1939- (1)
Taylor, Murtis Howard. (1)
Teachers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Towns, Mickey. (1)
Trade-unions -- Building-service employees -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Trade-unions -- Service industry workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Traffic signs and signals. (1)
Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. North Coast Chapter. (1)
Ukrainian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Undertakers and undertaking -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Unitarians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
United Freedom Movement (1)
United States -- Race relations. (1)
United States. CSA/Office of Community Services. (1)
United States. Dept. of Health and Human Services. (1)
Urban League of Cleveland -- Archives. (1)
Wagner, Albert. (1)
Warner, Marguerite Sanford, 1890-1978. (1)
Water tunnels -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Accidents. (1)
Weeden family. (1)
Weeden, John T., Sr., 1901-1988. (1)
Welch, Marcella. (1)
White family. (1)
White, Charles W., 1897-1970. (1)
William Bingham Foundation. (1)
Women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. (1)
Women -- Services for -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Women -- Social conditions. (1)
Women -- Societies and clubs. (1)
Women in church work -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Women journalists -- Georgia -- Dawsonville. (1)
Women teachers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Women volunteers in social service -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Women's Philanthropic Union (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Yarbrough family. (1)
Young Men's Christian Association of Cleveland -- Archives. (1)
Youth -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Recreation. (1)
Youth -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
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1Title:  In Their Own Words: An Oral History Project Records     
 Creator:  In Their Own Words: An Oral History Project 
 Dates:  1995-1996 
 Abstract:  In Their Own Words: An Oral History Project was conducted in 1995-1996 by the African American Archives Auxiliary Youth Advisory Council and supported by the African American Archives Auxiliary of the Western Reserve Historical Society. The project was funded with grants from the Cleveland Indians and Zapis Communications. Interviews with nineteen African American individuals of diverse backgrounds from the northeastern Ohio area were conducted by high school students Jamar Doyle, Tiffany Haddon, and Amy Worthy. The collection consists of an overall report on the project by coordinator Patricia A. Miles Ashford, individual reports by the student interviewers, and transcripts of the interviews. Those interviewed include Leon Bibb, William F. Boyd, Ernestine Brown, William Grace, Anthony Gray, Kenny Gray, Lomax Gray, Floyd Hoiston, Angeline Jeter, Samuel Jethroe, John D. McClindon, Jr., Louis Naylor, Harry Robinson, Charles Sallee, Jr., Glen Shumate, Harold Thomas, Owen Lynn Tolliver, Jr., and Ernest Williams. 
 Call #:  MS 4746 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Interviews. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Biography.
 
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2Title:  Charles P. Lucas Family Papers     
 Creator:  Lucas, Charles family 
 Dates:  1880-1973 
 Abstract:  Charles P. Lucas was a teacher, civil rights leader, and federal housing administrator. He also served on the Board of the Cleveland Transit System. William H. Lucas was his grandfather and Reverend Charles P. Lucas, Jr. is his son. The collection consists of correspondence and other papers relating to Charles P. Lucas' career with CTS, two primers and a scrapbook of William H. Lucas, and newspaper clippings, including information on Rev. Charles P. Lucas. 
 Call #:  MS 4066 
 Extent:  0.60 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Lucas, Charles P., Jr. | White, Charles W., 1897-1970. | Cleveland Transit System. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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3Title:  Wellington Blankenship Writings     
 Creator:  Blankenship, Wellington 
 Dates:  1965-1970 
 Abstract:  Wellington Blankenship was a Cleveland, Ohio, African American Muslim who wrote several unpublished manuscripts denouncing Christianity and various aspects of American culture. the collection consists of manuscripts of Blankenship's writings. The collection serves as an excellent example of the views held by Black Muslims in the 1960s. 
 Call #:  MS 4374 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Blankenship, Wellington, 1894-1972. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Black Muslims -- Doctrines. | Black nationalism -- United States.
 
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4Title:  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Cleveland Branch Records, Series II     
 Creator:  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Cleveland Branch 
 Dates:  1913-1923 
 Abstract:  The Cleveland Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the northeast Ohio chapter of the national organization devoted to civil and political equality. It was founded in 1912. CThe cllection consists of copies of correspondence with enclosures and branch bulletins, mostly generated by Harry E. Davis. The collection pertains primarily to the formation of the Cleveland Branch and the Cleveland College Chapter of the NAACP as well as the social conditions of Cleveland African Americans in the early 20th century. 
 Call #:  MS 4475 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Cleveland Branch -- Archives. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Race discrimination -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations.
 
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5Title:  Charles Herbert Garvin Papers     
 Creator:  Garvin, Charles Herbert 
 Dates:  1909-1965 
 Abstract:  Charles Herbert Garvin (1890-1968) was an African American physician, civic leader and author in Cleveland, Ohio. He worked for the advancement of Blacks in the medical profession and in Cleveland social structure. the collection consists of letters, speeches, magazine articles, newspaper clippings and research notes relating to Dr. Garvin, Black physicians in Cleveland and the United States, and various medical subjects. 
 Call #:  MS 3328 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Garvin, Charles Herbert, 1890-1968. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American physicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American physicians -- United States. | Medicine.
 
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6Title:  L. Pearl Mitchell Papers     
 Creator:  Mitchell, L. Pearl 
 Dates:  1875-1970 
 Abstract:  L. Pearl Mitchell (1883-1974) was a Cleveland, Ohio, civil rights activist. She served as national Vice-President of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) (1936-1937). The collection consists of correspondence; Dr. Samuel Mitchell's license, sermons, and speeches; editions of The Wilberforce Graduate, 2 copies of The Ohio Book for the Lincoln Jubilee, pamphlets and printed material from the NAACP, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority pamphlets, Mt. Zion Congregational Church Building Fund records, F.E.P.C. financial reports, a copy of The Long Moment by Jo Sinclair, Ohio Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphans' Home financial records and trustees' minutes, Women's Council reports to the Cleveland Mental Health Association, Cleveland Job Corps for Women materials, biographical material on Mrs. Mitchell, news clippings, awards, pamphlets, brochures, and a copy of A Half Century of Freedom of the Negro in Ohio by W.A. Joiner. 
 Call #:  MS 3533 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Mitchell, L. Pearl, 1883-1974. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women volunteers in social service -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Sermons, American -- African American authors.
 
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7Title:  Garrett A. Morgan Papers     
 Creator:  Morgan, Garrett A. 
 Dates:  1894-1970 
 Abstract:  Garrett A. Morgan (1877-1963) was an entrepreneur and inventor whose inventions included the electric traffic signal and the gas mask. Morgan moved to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1895 and opened his own sewing machine sales and repair shop in 1907. He received a patent on his gas mask in 1912 and formed the National Safety Device Co. to manufacture and market it. He also established the G.A. Morgan Hair Refining Co., The Cleveland Call and Post, and the Wakeman Country Club for African Americans. The collection consists of correspondence, legal and business papers, drawings of the traffic signal, a hair straightening device and an automatic cooker, maps, blueprints and floorplans of Morgan's properties, biographical sketches, newspaper clippings, and material relating to Morgan's role in the waterworks crib explosion, the G.A. Morgan Hair Refining Co., the National Safety Device Co., and the Wakeman Country Club. 
 Call #:  MS 3534 
 Extent:  0.70 linear feet (2 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Morgan, Garrett A., 1877-1963. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American inventors -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Water tunnels -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Accidents. | Traffic signs and signals.
 
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8Title:  Reverend Wade H. and Mrs. Ruth B. McKinney Papers     
 Creator:  McKinney, Wade H. and Ruth B. 
 Dates:  1898-1966 
 Abstract:  Reverend Wade H. McKinney was pastor of Antioch Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio (1928-1962). He and his wife, Ruth Berry McKinney, were active in numerous church and civic organizations and in the affairs of Cleveland's African American community. The collection consists of biographical materials, correspondence, sermons, speeches, "Thot-O-Grams," financial, printed and miscellaneous papers, and papers relating to Antioch Baptist Church. 
 Call #:  MS 3549 
 Extent:  6.50 linear feet (16 containers and 1 oversize package) 
 Subjects:  African American clergy -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clergy -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clergymen's wives -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Sermons, American -- African American authors. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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9Title:  Perry B. Jackson Papers     
 Creator:  Jackson, Perry B. 
 Dates:  1879-1973 
 Abstract:  Perry B. Jackson (1896-1986) was Ohio's first African American judge. He was active in Cleveland, Ohio civic, religious, and educational organizations. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, minutes, programs, speeches, financial material, personnel lists, bench notes, judicial election material, and other material relating to Judge Jackson and his judicial, church and civic activities. 
 Call #:  MS 3581 
 Extent:  7.81 linear feet (19 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Jackson, Perry B. (Perry Brooks), 1896-1986. | Judges -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American judges -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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10Title:  Eddy Road Street Club Records     
 Creator:  Eddy Road Street Club 
 Dates:  1965-1974 
 Abstract:  The Eddy Road Street Club was formed in 1966 by residents of Eddy Road in Cleveland, Ohio. Activities included beautification and crime prevention. The collection consists of by-laws, copies of minutes, correspondence, financial reports, receipts, newsletters, certificates, raffle tickets, and letterhead stationery. 
 Call #:  MS 3744 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Eddy Road Street Club (Cleveland, Ohio) | Homeowners' associations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Citizens' associations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Crime prevention -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Citizen participation. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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11Title:  Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity, Cleveland Chapter Records     
 Creator:  Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity, Cleveland Chapter 
 Dates:  1961-1968 
 Abstract:  The Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of the Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity was the local chapter of a national organization (f. 1961) open to members in communion with the Protestant Episcopal Church. The Cleveland Chapter supported the 1968 presidential campaign of Eugene McCarthy, and the "Poor People's" Campaign with monetary and food contributions, while opposing the Vietnamese War. The collection consists of bylaws, minutes, an address by the Right Reverend John Harris Burt, membership lists, and a membership card file. 
 Call #:  MS 4199 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity. Cleveland Chapter -- Archives. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Episcopal Church. | Episcopal Church -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations.
 
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12Title:  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Cleveland Branch Records     
 Creator:  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Cleveland Branch 
 Dates:  1922-1969 
 Abstract:  The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a social and political action organization founded in 1912 as a Cleveland, Ohio, branch of the NAACP. Its purpose is to oppose racial inequalities in civil and political rights. The collection consists of reports, minutes, office files, financial records, newspaper clippings, brochures, pamphlets, broadsides, speeches, news releases and insurance policies. 
 Call #:  MS 3520 
 Extent:  26.40 linear feet (70 containers) 
 Subjects:  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Cleveland Branch. | School integration -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Race discrimination -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations.
 
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13Title:  Marguerite Sanford Warner Papers     
 Creator:  Warner, Marguerite Sanford 
 Dates:  1925-1980 
 Abstract:  Marguerite Sanford Warner (1890-1978) devoted her life to music within the Cleveland, Ohio, African American community. During her career she gave private lessons in both piano and organ, served as the regular organist for at least five churches in Cleveland, Ohio, including the Antioch Baptist Church from 1934-1944 and 1950-1971, served on the faculty of the Sutphen School of Music at the Phillis Wheatley Association from the 1950s through the 1970s, and made guest appearances throughout the Cleveland area. The collection consists of scrapbooks, correspondence, clippings, and memorabilia including programs, certificates and newsletters. The collection pertains primarily to Warner's musical career and involvement in the African American community in Cleveland, particularly through the Antioch Baptist Church and Sutphen School of Music. 
 Call #:  MS 4217 
 Extent:  0.80 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Warner, Marguerite Sanford, 1890-1978. | Organists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Musicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American musicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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14Title:  Hough Area Development Corporation Records     
 Creator:  Hough Area Development Corporation 
 Dates:  1967-1985 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 4222 
 Extent:  27.30 linear feet (28 containers and 1 oversize volume) 
 Subjects:  Hough Area Development Corporation. | African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Hough (Cleveland, Ohio)
 
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15Title:  Former Junior Federation Records     
 Creator:  Former Junior Federation 
 Dates:  1927-1982 
 Abstract:  The Former Junior Federation (f. 1927) was an African American women's social club constituted of the former members of the Junior Federation in Cleveland, Ohio. It was originally called the Gertrude Fisher Club after the founder who molded a group of youngsters into an organization that gathered in each other's homes. The aims of the club were to instill an understanding of the body of culture and thought in the world, to train women to become more efficient club members and better citizens, and to promote service and philanthropy as well as social and cultural interests. In the 1950s they became members of the Council of Colored Women and renamed themselves the Junior Girls Federation. By 1965 they had again changed their name, this time to the Former Junior Federation, but continued their social, civic and friendly activities. The collection consists of a constitution, bylaws, membership rosters, minutes, financial statements, correspondence, clippings, and memorabilia. 
 Call #:  MS 4235 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Former Junior Federation (Cleveland, Ohio). | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women -- Social conditions. | Women -- Societies and clubs. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Social life and customs.
 
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16Title:  Lolette and George Hanserd Papers     
 Creator:  Hanserd, Lolette and George 
 Dates:  1939-1984 
 Abstract:  George and Lolette Hanserd were well known in the Cleveland, Ohio, African American community for their professional contributions, respectively, in podiatry and social work. In 1952 Lolette began working for the Welfare Federation of Cleveland as a member of the Group Services Council. In 1965 she was named director of a four-year project to improve interracial and intercultural relations for the Federation, after which she became director of the Human Relations Department. In 1971 her position was expanded to include associate director of the Federation of Community Planning, the new name adopted by the Welfare Federation that same year. One year later she became the first black to be named social worker of the year by the Cleveland Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Lolette retired from the Federation in 1984. The collection consists of Lolette's professional papers from the Federation for Community Planning, as well as some personal papers of both Lolette and George. The collection pertains primarily to Lolette Hanserd's civic activities and, to a much lesser degree, to George Hanserd's medical career in Cleveland. 
 Call #:  MS 4236 
 Extent:  1.40 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American women social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American physicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Social work with African Americans. | Social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Social conditions.
 
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17Title:  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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18Title:  East End Neighborhood House Records, Series II     
 Creator:  East End Neighborhood House 
 Dates:  1910-1976 
 Abstract:  East End Neighborhood House was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1907. It originally offered domestic skills classes and recreational activities to new immigrants principally from Hungary. The Center is a social settlement/community center serving Cleveland's Buckeye-Woodland-Woodhill community. Hungarian during the first half of the century, this area became largely Black during the 1960s and 1970s. Throughout this period, the center adjusted its activities to meet the needs of the area and also to take advantage of newly available federal funds. The programs reflected increased attention to the needs of senior citizens and also included expanded daycare programs and mental-health programs. The collection consists of minutes of the Board of Trustees, membership lists, corporate documents, personnel and director search records, general correspondence, financial records, and general program descriptions and budget statements. The collection pertains to the center's operation and includes material relating to its financial crisis, 1974-76, its search for a black director, and the changing racial composition of the area served by the center. 
 Call #:  MS 4252 
 Extent:  0.60 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  East End Neighborhood House (Cleveland, Ohio) | East End Neighborhood Center (Cleveland, Ohio) | Social settlements -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Community centers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Buckeye-Woodland (Cleveland, Ohio)
 
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19Title:  Friendly Inn Social Settlement Records, Series II     
 Creator:  Friendly Inn Social Settlement 
 Dates:  1900-1954 
 Abstract:  The Friendly Inn Social Settlement is a Cleveland, Ohio, social settlement founded in 1874 by the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and located in various city neighborhoods, including Broadway and Central, Woodland, and Carver Park Estates. The collection consists of scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and printed materials. The collection is primarily concerned with the Junior Board and includes material relating to its fund raising activities, the 75th anniversary celebration, and other activities. 
 Call #:  MS 4259 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Friendly Inn Social Settlement (Cleveland, Ohio) | Social settlements -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Camps -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Poor -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Foreign population. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Social conditions.
 
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20Title:  James Horton Papers, Series II     
 Creator:  Horton, James 
 Dates:  1955-1982 
 Abstract:  James Horton was a business agent and organizer for the Building Service and Maintenance Union, Local 47, Cleveland, Ohio, who helped to unionize a number of nursing homes and served as a contract negotiator. Horton was also active in the Eddy Road Street Club, a neighborhood improvement association, and Ohio Boys Town. He was interested in political issues and wrote to a number of mayors, congressmen, and senators. The collection consists of correspondence relating to Horton's union activities, collective agreements which he helped to negotiate, material relating to the Eddy Road Street Club, letters from prominent public officials, and Horton's various awards and certificates of achievement. 
 Call #:  MS 4306 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Horton, James, 1934- | Eddy Road Street Club. | Collective labor agreements -- Building-service employees -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Collective labor agreements -- Health facilities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Trade-unions -- Service industry workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Trade-unions -- Building-service employees -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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