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1Title:  Frank Hruby, Sr. Family Papers     
 Creator:  Hruby Family 
 Dates:  1883-2012 
 Abstract:  The Hruby family was one of the most prominent musical families in Cleveland, Ohio, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In 1883 clarinetist Frank Hruby, Sr. (IV) arrived in Cleveland from Cehnice, Bohemia (now Czech Republic). Frank IV organized and played in many local musical groups, including the Great Western Band, Lakeside, Ohio, summer orchestra, and the Euclid Opera House. He and his wife Katerina had seven children who all became musicians, and who all taught at the Hruby Conservatory of Music, which was located at Broadway Avenue and East 55th Street in Cleveland. The collection consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence, event programs, family history documents, financial documents, maps, scrapbooks, sheet music, tour itineraries, and travel journals. 
 Call #:  MS 5258 
 Extent:  2.20 linear feet (7 containers) 
 Subjects:  Great Western Band (Cleveland, Ohio). | Musicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Conductors (Music) -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Arrangers (Musicians) -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Music -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Czech Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Czechs -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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2Title:  Frank Hruby, Sr. Family Photographs     
 Creator:  Hruby Family 
 Dates:  1884-2001 
 Abstract:  Frank Hruby Sr. (1856-1812) was the founder and patriarch of one of Cleveland, Ohio's leading musical families. A native of Bohemia, he traveled throughout Europe as a musician and conductor before settling in 1884 in Cleveland, where he organized the Great Western Band in 1889. His eight children all became musicians, including several who became members of the Cleveland Orchestra. In 1916, two of his children, Frank (V) and Fred, founded the Hruby Conservatory of Music in Cleveland. The collection consists of 400 mostly black and white photographs, 280 slides, 100 negatives, and 20 sound recordings (17 records, one cassette, and one reel-to-reel tape). 
 Call #:  PG 608 
 Extent:  0.80 linear feet (4 containers) 
 Subjects:  Great Western Band (Cleveland, Ohio). | Musicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Conductors (Music) -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Arrangers (Musicians) -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Music -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Czech Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Czechs -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Orchestral music.
 
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3Title:  Frank Hruby, Sr. Papers     
 Creator:  Hruby, Frank Sr. 
 Dates:  1880s 
 Abstract:  Frank Hruby Sr. (1856-1912) was the founder and patriarch of one of Cleveland, Ohio's leading musical families. A native of Bohemia, he traveled throughout Europe as a musician and conductor before settling in 1884 in Cleveland, where he organized the Great Western Band in 1889. His eight children all became musicians, including several who became members of the Cleveland Orchestra. In 1916, two of his children, Frank (V) and Fred, founded the Hruby Conservatory of Music in Cleveland. The collection consists of fifteen booklets containing handwritten and printed musical arrangements for woodwinds and percussion, including variations of a Frank Hruby (IV) arrangement of "Lifes' Journey O'er." 
 Call #:  MS 4567 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Hruby, Frank Sr, 1856-1912. | Hruby family. | Great Western Band (Cleveland, Ohio). | Musicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Conductors (Music) -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Arrangers (Musicians) -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Music -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Czech Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Czechs -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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4Title:  Al Russ Papers     
 Creator:  Russ, Al 
 Dates:  1918-1998 
 Abstract:  Al Russ was a Cleveland, Ohio, popular music orchestra leader, composer, arranger, string bass player, and producer. His career spanned the 1940s-1990s. In addition to his work as leader of the Al Russ Orchestra, Russ conducted, arranged music, and contracted musicians for performances featuring nationally known artists at the Front Row Theater. He also wrote and arranged music for such nationally known performers as Perry Como and Steve Lawrence, and composed polkas for polka band leader Frank Yankovic. His work as a composer of advertising commercials and jingles for local and national companies included Cleveland's best-known jingle, "Garfield one, two-three, two-three." The collection consists of orchestral and vocal arrangements of popular music, his original compositions, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and Cleveland Federation of Musicians contracts between Russ and hired players. 
 Call #:  MS 4825 
 Extent:  10.0 linear feet (10 containers) 
 Subjects:  Russ, Al, 1918-1998. | Yankovic, Frank. | Jeffries, Joe. | Macey, Hugh. | Al Russ Orchestra. | Ohio Bell Telephone Company Chorus. | Society National Bank (Cleveland, Ohio) | National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (U.S.). Cleveland Chapter. | American Federation of Musicians. Local No. 4 (Cleveland, Ohio) | Music -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Popular music -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Conductors (Music) -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Composers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jingles (Advertising songs) -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Arrangements (Popular music and jazz). | Arrangers (Musicians) -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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