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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)
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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)
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African Americans in the performing arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
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Cleveland (Ohio) -- Biography (4)
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Karamu House. (4)
Mt. Zion Congregational Church (Cleveland, Ohio) (4)
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African American churches -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
African American mayors -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
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Aged -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
City planning -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Church history -- Sources. (3)
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61Title:  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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62Title:  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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63Title:  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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64Title:  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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65Title:  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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66Title:  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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67Title:  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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68Title:  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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69Title:  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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70Title:  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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71Title:  Arthur and Murtis Taylor Family Papers     
 Creator:  Taylor, Arthur and Murtis Family 
 Dates:  1895-1979 
 Abstract:  Arthur and Murtis Taylor were community leaders active in Cleveland, Ohio, African American organizations. They both worked at Karamu House and Outhwaite Homes Housing Project. Arthur then became an insurance underwriter and Murtis became director of Mount Pleasant Community Center and coordinator of the Federation for Community Planning's Project on Aging. Their son Bruce was a biomedical engineer researching artificial arteries at Akron City Hospital. Their son Howard became associate professor of sociology at Syracuse University in 1969. The entire family was named Outstanding Family of the Year in 1968 by the Urban League. The collection includes biographical items, correspondence, clippings, writings by Murtis, Bruce, and especially, Howard F. Taylor, and miscellany, including a marriage license, programs and certificates. The collection pertains largely to the careers and community activities of a Cleveland Afro-American family and includes some materials on social work, sociology, and medicine. Included is Howard's dissertation: Balance and tension in the two-person group. 
 Call #:  MS 4439 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Taylor family. | Taylor, Arthur, 1903-1974. | Taylor, Murtis Howard. | Taylor, Bruce C., 1942- | Taylor, Howard Francis, 1939- | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Aged -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Social service -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Sociology.
 
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72Title:  Eugene Bailey Papers     
 Creator:  Bailey, Eugene 
 Dates:  1938-1946 
 Abstract:  Eugene Bailey was an African American from Cleveland, Ohio, who attended Virginia State College for Negroes, excelling in athletics. Bailey became physical education director at Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, Va. and then enlisted in the Navy at the start of World War II. In 1942, he was killed in an explosion at the Norfolk Navy Yard. The collection includes correspondence, certificates, memorabilia, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings pertaining to the life and death of Bailey, especially as a youth and young adult during the Great Depression. 
 Call #:  MS 4440 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Bailey, Eugene, 1913-1942. | Norfolk Naval Shipyard. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Virginia -- Norfolk. | African American athletes -- Virginia. | African American athletes -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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73Title:  Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design Records     
 Creator:  Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design 
 Dates:  1942-1983 
 Abstract:  The Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design was a Cleveland, Ohio, dressmaking, tailoring and fashion design school founded in 1925 by Amanda Wicker, primarily for young African-American women. Wicker retired and sold the school in 1979, which was still in operation in 1990. The collection consists of style show programs; also newspaper clippings, and miscellany. The style show programs include much advertising for Cleveland Afro-American businesses. 
 Call #:  MS 4490 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Wicker, Amanda, 1900-1987. | Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American fashion designers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Fashion shows -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Costume design -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Dressmaking -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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74Title:  Charles Waddell Chesnutt Papers     
 Creator:  Chesnutt, Charles Waddell 
 Dates:  1889-1932 
 Abstract:  Charles Waddell Chesnutt (1858-1932) was a Cleveland, Ohio, court reporter, novelist and short story writer. He was the first African American novelist and short story writer to win recognition on a nationwide scale. The collection consists of correspondence, copies of speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, invitations, programs, photographs and other papers relating to Chesnutt's activities as a court reporter and writer. 
 Call #:  MS 3370 
 Extent:  0.80 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Chesnutt, Charles Waddell, 1858-1932. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American authors -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Authors, American -- Correspondence. | African American authors -- Correspondence. | Authors, American -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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75Title:  Charles W. White Papers     
 Creator:  White, Charles W. 
 Dates:  1920-1970 
 Abstract:  Charles W. White (1897-1970) was a Cleveland, Ohio, attorney who became Assistant Law Director for Cleveland (1933-1955) and Common Pleas Court judge (1955-1970). He was active in African American rights organizations and civic affairs. The collection consists of correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, awards, certificates, legal files, scrapbooks, and other papers, relating to the public and personal life of Judge White and to his activities as a member of the Urban League, NAACP, ACLU, Consumers League, East End Community Center, Karamu House, and Friends of the Cleveland Public Library. 
 Call #:  MS 3521 
 Extent:  25.61 linear feet (58 containers, 6 oversize volumes, 2 oversize folders, and 1 roll) 
 Subjects:  White, Charles William, 1897-1970. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Social conditions. | African Americans -- Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American judges -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Miscellanea. | Judges -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Miscellanea. | Civil rights movements -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations.
 
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76Title:  Albert M. Pennybacker Papers     
 Creator:  Pennybacker, Albert M. 
 Dates:  1963-1974 
 Abstract:  Albert Pennybacker was a civil rights activist and pastor of Heights Christian Church in the Cleveland, Ohio, suburb of Shaker Heights. The collection consists of correspondence with civil rights workers and organizations, including the Cleveland Board of Education, the League of Women Voters of Shaker Heights, the Welfare Federation, and Rabbi Arthur J. Lelyveld. Also included are committee minutes and reports, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and news releases of groups including the Citizens' Commission of Shaker Heights, the Cleveland Interfaith Housing Corporation, the Emergency Clergy Committee on Civil Rights, Laymen for Civil Rights, and the Ludlow Community Association. 
 Call #:  MS 3743 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Pennybacker, Albert M., ca. 1930- | Civil rights movements -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Civil rights workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clergy -- Ohio -- Shaker Heights. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations.
 
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77Title:  Fred McClellan Crosby Papers     
 Creator:  Crosby, Fred McClellan 
 Dates:  1971-1976 
 Abstract:  Fred McClellan Crosby (b. 1928) was the President of Crosby Furniture Company and active in the Cleveland, Ohio, African American community. Crosby served on various boards such as the Greater Cleveland Growth Association, Minority Economic Development Corporation, Council of Small Enterprises and the Cleveland Business League. He was active in numerous civic groups as well, including the Y.M.C.A., Urban League, Forest City Hospital, Glenville Development Corporation, Goodwill Industries, Boy Scouts and United Torch. The collection consists of photocopies of scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, programs, photographs, and correspondence. This collection pertains primarily to Fred Crosby's business, career and civic activities in Cleveland's African American community. 
 Call #:  MS 4198 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Crosby, Fred McClellan, 1928- | Forest City Hospital. | Crosby Furniture Company. | Urban League of Cleveland. | African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Businessmen -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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78Title:  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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79Title:  Robert S. Koiner Papers     
 Creator:  Koiner, Robert S. 
 Dates:  1920-1975 
 Abstract:  Robert S. Koiner was a railroad mail clerk active in the Cleveland, Ohio, African American community. He served as chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Brotherhood of Railroad Clerks, Local 1298, and of the Association of Railroad Union Representatives and was active in the Prince Hall Masons and St. James A.M.E. Church. The collection consists of two scrapbooks and memorabilia relating to Koiner's participation in the Association of Railroad Union Representatives, Prince Hall Masonic Lodge, and St. James A.M.E. Church. 
 Call #:  MS 4201 
 Extent:  0.50 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Koiner, Robert S., 1904- | Association of Railroad Union Representatives. | Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church (Cleveland, Ohio) | Freemasons. Prince Hall Masonic Lodge (Cleveland, Ohio) | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Railroads -- Employees -- Labor unions -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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80Title:  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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