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African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (85)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland (79)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations. (25)
African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (12)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Social conditions. (11)
African American newspapers -- Ohio -- Cleveland (10)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Newspapers (10)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Politics and government. (10)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Newspapers (9)
Social settlements -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (9)
African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (8)
African Americans -- Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (7)
Hough (Cleveland, Ohio) (7)
Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (6)
Community development, Urban -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (6)
Housing -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (6)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Genealogy. (5)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Politics and government (5)
Political campaigns -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (5)
Race discrimination -- 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 (4)
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
African Americans in the performing arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Biography (4)
Community centers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
Judges -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
Karamu House. (4)
Mt. Zion Congregational Church (Cleveland, Ohio) (4)
Theater -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
African American churches -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
African American mayors -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
African American politicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland (3)
African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. (3)
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland (3)
African Americans -- Employment -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Religion (3)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Religion. (3)
Aged -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
City planning -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Church history -- Sources. (3)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Economic conditions. (3)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations (3)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Social policy. (3)
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61Title:  Call and post    
 Uniform Title:  Cleveland call and post    
 Creator:  Walker, William O., 1896-1981 
 Publication:  P.W. Pub. Co, Cleveland, Ohio,1962- 
 Notes:  Published on Saturday. Publisher: William O. Walker, 1962-1981. "Black." 
 Call #:  (M) 34 C9.3 095 
 Extent:  v. : ill. ; 58 cm. 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Newspapers | African American newspapers -- Ohio -- Cleveland | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | African American newspapers -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Newspapers
 
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62Title:  The Greater Cleveland Ethnographic Museum 1978 internship report: Oral history in the German community: Oral history in the Jewish community; Archival work with the Afro-American Cultural and Historical Society    
 Creator:  Greater Cleveland Ethnographic Museum 
 Publication:  Cleveland,c1978. 
 Call #:  F34ZSL A1G78 
 Extent:  ii, 32 leaves. illus. 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Afro-American Cultural and Historical Society (Cleveland, Ohio) | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Germans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Immigrants -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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63Title:  The effects of the Washington/Dubois controversy on four Black leaders in Cleveland: 1900-1910    
 Creator:  Ross, George R. 
 Publication:  Meadville, Pa.?],1973. 
 Notes:  Typescript. Senior honors thesis for History 49, Allegheny College, Meadville, Pa. Bibliography: p. 59-61. 
 Call #:  E185.61 R824 
 Extent:  iii, 61 leaves. 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Washington, Booker T., -- 1856-1915 | Du Bois, W. E. B. -- (William Edward Burghardt), -- 1868-1963 | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | United States -- Race relations
 
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64Title:  Civil rights in Cleveland, 1912 through 1961: an account of the Cleveland Branch, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People    
 Creator:  Davis, Russell H. 
 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Cleveland Branch. History Committee.
 Publication:  Cleveland,1973. 
 Notes:  Typescript. Manuscript copy. Made from original typescript in Russell Davis Papers. 
 Call #:  F34ZSL N3N31D 
 Extent:  199 leaves. 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. -- Cleveland Branch -- History | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | African Americans -- Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations
 
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65Title:  Mt. Zion Congregational Church records, 1879-1890    
 Creator:  Mt. Zion Congregational Church 
 Publication:   
 Call #:  Microfilm (Cab. 56:3) 
 Extent:  1 microfilm roll. 
 Subjects:  Mt. Zion Congregational Church | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Churches -- Ohio -- Cleveland | African American churches -- Ohio -- Cleveland | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Religion | Congregational churches -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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66Title:  City of Cleveland business and professional directory    
 Creator:  Kynette, C. M. 
 Publication:  C.M. Kynette, Cleveland, Ohio,c1949. 
 Call #:  F34ZGC C581 1949 
 Extent:  112 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Directories | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Directories | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Directories | Cleveland imprints 1949
 
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67Title:  18th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. commemorative celebration: Sunday, January 4, 1998    
 Creator:  Western Reserve Historical Society African American Archives Auxiliary. 
 Publication:  African American Archives Auxiliary of the Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio],[1998]. 
 Notes:  Cover title. 
 Call #:  Pam. Z1979 Oversize 
 Extent:  [26] p. : ill. ; 31 cm. 
 Subjects:  Western Reserve Historical Society. -- African American Archives Auxiliary | Martin Luther King, Jr., Day | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Archives -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland imprints 1998
 
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68Title:  The view from Cedar Avenue: Allen E. Cole took pictures for the simplest of reasons: to make a living. But his photographs of Cleveland's black community, spanning more than three decades, constitute a historical and aesthetic treasure    
 Creator:  Kravitz, Lee. 
 Publication:  s.n, Cleveland,1980] 
 Notes:  Caption title. From Northern Ohio live, v. 1, no. 1. 
 Call #:  Pam. K242 
 Extent:  p. 28-31. illus. 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Cole, Allen E | Western Reserve Historical Society. -- Somone somewhere wants your photograph | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Photographers -- Ohio -- Cleveland | African American photographers -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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69Title:  Charles Waddell Chesnutt papers, 1889-1932    
 Creator:  Chesnutt, Charles Waddell, 1858-1932 
 Publication:   
 Call #:  MS. 3370 
 Extent:  1 roll of microfilm. 
 Subjects:  Chesnutt, Charles Waddell, -- 1858-1932 | Authors, American -- Correspondence | African American authors -- Correspondence | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Authors, American -- Ohio -- Cleveland | African American authors -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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70Title:  This is Cleveland    
 Creator:  League for Human Rights (Cleveland, Ohio) 
 Publication:  Cleveland,1945?] 
 Notes:  Cover title. "Revised reprint of five studies on the population of Cleveland." Bibliography, p. 65-66. 
 Call #:  Pam. L207 
 Extent:  68 p. maps. 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Ethnic groups -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Germans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Italians -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland imprints 1945?
 
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71Title:  Dr. Zelma Watson George Papers and Photographs     
 Creator:  George, Dr. Zelma Watson 
 Dates:  1881-1994 
 Abstract:  Dr. Zelma Watson George (1903-1994) was born in Texas in 1903. As an African American woman coming of age in the early twentieth century, she and her family endured discrimination in many situations. She graduated from high school in Topeka, Kansas, went on to college at the University of Chicago, and eventually earned her Ph.D. from New York University. She moved to Cleveland, Ohio, in the 1940s and became renown for her musical talents and research, diplomatic career, her contributions to the civil rights movement locally, and her career as an administrator and educator/lecturer. The collection consists of agendas, awards, brochures, budgets, by-laws, calendars, cassette tapes, certificates, charters, contracts, correspondence, diaries, a dissertation, financial documents, flyers, forms, guest books, invitations, journal articles, lectures, magazine articles, memoranda, minutes, music scores, negatives (approximately 20), newsletters, newspaper articles and clippings, note cards, notes, passports, photographs (approximately 1300), play scripts, policies, press releases, programs, publications, record albums (LPs), reel-to-reel tapes, reports, resolutions, resumes, rosters, scrapbooks, slides (approximately 620), speeches, VHS tapes, and wills. 
 Call #:  MS 5415 
 Extent:  55.4 linear feet (70 containers and 7 volumes) 
 Subjects:  George, Zelma Watson | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Civil rights -- United States. | Social service -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Education (Higher) -- United States. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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72Title:  Congress of Racial Equality, Cleveland Chapter Records     
 Creator:  Congress of Racial Equality, Cleveland Chapter 
 Dates:  1960-1969 
 Abstract:  The Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) was chartered in March 1963. As a chapter of the national organization founded in Chicago, Illinois, in 1942, the Cleveland Chapter of CORE has used direct action to bring about dignity, freedom, justice, and equality for the oppressed and dispossessed people of Cleveland. While primarily working in the African American community, CORE has worked for the political, economic, and social changes necessary to improve the conditions that cause racial inequality and poverty. The collection consists of agendas, brochures, budgets, constitutions, correspondence, event notices, fact sheets, financial statements, flyers, guides, histories, lists, membership cards, minutes, news releases, newspaper clippings, notes, outlines, policy statements, programs, proposals, publications, reports, speeches, and tickets. 
 Call #:  MS 5174 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations -- 20th century. | Congress of Racial Equality | Congress of Racial Equality. Cleveland Chapter | Freedom Fighters of Ohio | United Freedom Movement
 
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73Title:  Jane Lee Darr Papers     
 Creator:  Darr, Jane Lee 
 Dates:  1920-1998 
 Abstract:  Jane Lee Darr (1925-2006) was the adopted daughter of Bertha Blue (ca. 1877-1963). Bertha Blue was a member of a well known African American family in Cleveland, Ohio. She was a teacher at the Murray Hill Elementary School located in Little Italy, an Italian immigrant neighborhood on Cleveland's East side, from 1903 to 1947. The collection consists of artwork and biographies of Bertha Blue by Jane Lee Darr and correspondence and research files maintained by Darr on the Blue family. 
 Call #:  MS 5184 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Genealogy. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Blue family | Blue, Bertha, ca. 1877-1963. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Genealogy. | Darr, Jane Lee, 1925-2006 | Little Italy (Cleveland, Ohio)
 
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74Title:  Carl Stokes Papers, Series II     
 Creator:  Stokes, Carl 
 Dates:  1947-1992 
 Abstract:  Carl Stokes was the mayor of Cleveland, Ohio from 1967-1971. Stokes was the first African American mayor of a major American city and the first African American Democrat in the Ohio State Legislature, where he served three terms from 1962-1967. As mayor, Stokes launched a number of programs to alleviate the problems of urban decay. Chief among these was Cleveland: NOW!, a joint public and private program with plans to raise $177 million in its first two years to revitalize Cleveland. The program was discredited due to the Glenville Shootout in July, 1968. Under Stokes, Cleveland City Council passed the Equal Employment Opportunity Ordinance, and HUD resumed funding projects aiding in the construction of over 3,000 new low- and middle-income housing units. Stokes became a newscaster with NBC television in 1972, and returned to his law practice in Cleveland in 1980. In 1983, Stokes was elected a municipal court judge. The collection consists of speeches, correspondence, datebooks, budgets, lectures, newspaper clippings, publications, telegrams, reports, resumes, agendas, press releases, programs, flyers, certificates, legal documents, newsletters, transcripts, proposals, lists, minutes, and a yearbook. 
 Call #:  MS 4800 
 Extent:  1.20 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Stokes, Carl. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American mayors -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American politicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio). Mayor. | Judges -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Politics and government.
 
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75Title:  Mary Jane Baylor Papers     
 Creator:  Baylor, Mary Jane 
 Dates:  1950-1980 
 Abstract:  Mary Jane Baylor was the first African American salesperson to work for the Halle Brothers Company of Cleveland, Ohio. Beginning in 1944 in the stock department, she moved on to a clerical position, and in 1950, as a salesperson in the children and infants' department. She received commendations for her service and awards for her ability to thwart crime and prevent fraud. The collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, and guest lists. 
 Call #:  MS 4648 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Baylor, Mary Jane. | Halle Bros. Co. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clerks (Retail trade) -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Retail trade -- Employees. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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76Title:  Dorothy Layne McIntyre Family Papers     
 Creator:  McIntyre, Dorothy Layne Family 
 Dates:  1939-1988 
 Abstract:  Dorothy Layne McIntyre was one of the first African American women to receive a private pilot's license under the Civil Aeronautics Authority. She trained in the cadet flying program while attending West Virginia State College, receiving her pilot's license in 1940. During World War II she taught aircraft mechanics at the War Production Training School in Baltimore, Maryland, while simultaneously working as a secretary in the industrial department of the Baltimore Urban League. In 1942, she moved to Cleveland, Ohio, and married F. Benjamin McIntyre; they had two daughters, Dianne McIntyre and Donna McIntyre Whyte. The collection consists of photocopies of original pilot log books, publications concerning aeronautics, newspaper clippings, and correspondence. The collection pertains to Doroty McIntyre's career in the aeronautics industry. Also included are articles and other information concerning Dianne McIntyre and her dance group, Sounds in Motion, particularly concerning their production of "Take-Off from a Forced Landing," based on the life of Dorothy McIntyre. 
 Call #:  MS 4649 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  McIntyre, Dorothy Layne. | McIntyre, Dianne. | Sounds in Motion. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Afro-American air pilots -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Air pilots -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Dance companies -- United States. | Dance -- United States.
 
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77Title:  Perry B. Jackson Papers, Series II     
 Creator:  Jackson, Perry B. 
 Dates:  1896-1986 
 Abstract:  Perry B. Jackson was Ohio's first African American judge. He was active in Cleveland civic, religious, and educational organizations. The collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, speeches, scrapbooks, awards, and certificates. 
 Call #:  MS 4659 
 Extent:  0.70 linear feet (2 containers, 1 oversize volume, and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Jackson, Perry B. (Perry Brooks), 1896-1986. | Elks (Fraternal Order) | Freemasons. Prince Hall Masonic Lodge (Cleveland, Ohio) | African American judges -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Judges -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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78Title:  Businessmen's Interracial Committee on Community Affairs Records     
 Creator:  Businessmen's Interracial Committee on Community Affairs 
 Dates:  1964-1972 
 Abstract:  The Businessmen's Interracial Committee on Community Affairs (BICCA) was organized in 1964 in Cleveland, Ohio, at a time of unrest in the community, in order to establish communication and develop understanding between leaders of Cleveland's business and African American communities. The BICCA was a committee of the Greater Cleveland Associated Foundation, which provided funding, services, and facilities. Additional financial support was supplied by local corporations. The collection consists of a report on the beginnings and early activity of the Committee, with copies of relevant articles, correspondence, and subcommittee reports, as well as annual reports. 
 Call #:  MS 4668 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Businessmen's Interracial Committee on Community Affairs (Cleveland, Ohio) | Greater Cleveland Associated Foundation. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Businessmen -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations -- Economic aspects.
 
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79Title:  Charles Perry Papers     
 Creator:  Perry, Charles 
 Dates:  1964-1993 
 Abstract:  Charles Perry, a trained musician from Cleveland, Ohio, wrote and composed "The Kennedy Prayer," a dedicatory to John F. Kennedy upon the occasion of the latter's assassination in 1963. Copies of the song were sent to Jacqueline Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and entertainers, government officials, and heads of state. A copy of the song is also housed in the John F. Kennedy Memorial Library. The collection consists of letters and cards acknowledging receipt of "The Kennedy Prayer," as well as a proclamation and a photograph. 
 Call #:  MS 4690 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Perry, Charles, 1917- | Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Afro-American composers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American musicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Composers -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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80Title:  Theresa Edwards Summons Papers     
 Creator:  Summons, Theresa Edwards 
 Dates:  1921-1958 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 4742 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Summons, Theresa Edwards, 1903-1985. | Summons, Berton, 1907-1992. | Phillis Wheatley Association (Cleveland, Ohio) | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Afro-American women -- Employment -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Employment -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women -- Services for -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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