http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification 720 XTF Search Results (subject=Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/search?subject%3DCharities%20--%20Ohio%20--%20Cleveland.;subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dsimple;brand%3Ddefault Results for your query: subject=Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT 2004 report to the community. Cleveland Social Venture Partners (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Abe M. Luntz Papers. Luntz, Abe M. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4548.xml Abe M. Luntz was a Cleveland and Canton, Ohio, businessman who ran Luntz Iron and Steel Company. Born in Akron, Ohio, of Polish Jewish immigrant parents, he was raised in Canton where he joined his father's scrap-metal business. Over the years the business expanded into a multi-state corporation. He married Fanny Teplansky in 1916, and in 1940 they moved to Cleveland. Luntz served as president of the Temple-Tifereth Israel in Cleveland from 1950-1960, and supported a wide assortment of civic, cultural, medical, religious, and benevolent groups in Canton and in Cleveland. The collection consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence, and family documents pertaining to Abe M. Luntz and his sons, Robert and William, who were also involved in numerous service organizations. Of particular note are materials pertaining to Abe Luntz's leadership, on the local and regional level, in the National Conference of Christians and Jews. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4548.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Abe M. Luntz Papers, Series II. Luntz, Abe M. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5082.xml Abe M. Luntz (1893-1981) was born in Akron, Ohio, on March 6, 1893 of Polish Jewish immigrant parents, Samuel and Rebecca Wolf Luntz. He and his family moved to Canton, Ohio, when he was around 6 years old. He attended public schools in Canton, was very active in sports, and graduated from Canton's Central High School in 1913. After graduation, he went to work for his father's company, the Canton Iron and Metal Company. With his brother Darwin, he founded the Luntz Iron and Steel Company in 1916 due to the growing need for scrap with the onset of World War I. He held several positions in the Luntz Iron and Steel Company before becoming president in 1951. The company became one of the United States' premiere scrap and steel brokerage firms and expanded into Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana, and Kentucky. Abe Luntz married Fanny Teplansky on October 10, 1916. They had five children, Robert, Richard, William, Theodore, and Joan. The family moved to Cleveland in 1939 for business purposes as well as for more varie... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5082.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Abington Foundation Records. Abington Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5137.xml The Abington Foundation (f. 1983) was created by David Knight Ford (1894-1993) and Elizabeth Kingsley Ford (1896-1990) to support organizations, generally in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, dedicated to promoting education, health care, economic independence, and cultural activities. The foundation's grant-making philosophy was devised by Mr. Ford and his four sons who comprised the original board of trustees. Each funding area had a particular focus. The educational focus is pre-primary through higher education, and thus the foundation has supported a vast array of educational institutions and programs such as Early Childhood Options of University City, museums (e.g. Cleveland Museum of Natural History), historical societies (e.g. Moreland Hills Historical Society, and the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad) and universities, including Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland State University Foundation, Inc. The foundation's healthcare focus is on geriatrics and nursing with grants going to the Eliza Bryant Center... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5137.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Abington Foundation Records, Series II. Abington Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5299.xml The Abington Foundation (f. 1983) was created by David Knight Ford (1894-1993) and Elizabeth Kingsley Ford (1896-1990) to support organizations, generally in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, dedicated to promoting education, health care, economic independence, and cultural activities. The foundation's grant-making philosophy was devised by Mr. Ford and his four sons who comprised the original board of trustees. Each funding area had a particular focus. The educational focus is pre-primary through higher education, and thus the foundation has supported a vast array of educational institutions and programs such as Early Childhood Options of University City, museums (e.g. Cleveland Museum of Natural History), historical societies (e.g. Moreland Hills Historical Society, and the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad) and universities, including Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland State University Foundation, Inc. The foundation's healthcare focus is on geriatrics and nursing with grants going to the Eliza Bryant Center... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5299.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT AHS Foundation Records. AHS Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3971.xml The AHS foundation was established in 1968, by Leland and Helen Schubert, to provide financial aid to educational, religious and health organizations, primarily in the Cleveland, Ohio, area. The collection consists of correspondence and business records of 263 organizations which received foundation money, and AHS Foundation annual reports, ten-year report, grant rejection and moratorium letters, and an alphabetical list of grantees. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3971.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Albert and Maxine Levin Papers. Levin, Albert and Maxine http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4676.xml Albert Arthur Levin was a Cleveland, Ohio, lawyer and developer of commercial and industrial real estate. A native of Pennsylvania, he moved to Lorain, Ohio, at the age of 10. In 1918, he assumed operation of the family clothing store. After graduation from college in 1934, he became active in Democratic Party politics. He moved to Cleveland and established a law practice in 1938. He later became involved in major real estate developments, including the Marshall and Public Square buildings and the Parmatown and Shoreway shoppong centers. Levin was also a leader in fund drives for the United Jewish Appeal and Bonds for Israel, and was involved in various civic affairs, including serving as foreman of the Cuyahoga County Grand Jury (1962), trustee of the Greater Cleveland Growth Association, and co-chair of the national fund drive for Wilberforce University. He married Maxine Goodman in 1945. Maxine Goodman Levin was a civic activist and philanthropist in her own right. Born in Cleveland, she was a descendant o... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4676.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Altrusa Club of Cleveland Records. Altrusa Club of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4121.xml The Altrusa Club of Cleveland, Ohio, is a chapter of the oldest classified service club for executive business and professional women in the U.S. Since its organization in 1921, the Cleveland branch has supported a wide range of charitable and service projects. The collection consists of by-laws, clippings, correspondence, membership materials, rosters, yearbooks, and a scrapbook. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4121.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Annual report. George Gund Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Annual report. Bethel Associated Charities (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Annual report. Cleveland (Ohio) Dept. of Charities and Correction. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Annual report. Bethel Relief Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Annual report. Cleveland Society for Organizing Charity, Cleveland Society for Organizing Charity http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Annual report. Dorcas Society of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Annual report. Hebrew Relief Association (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Annual report. Maternity Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church (Cincinnati, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Annual report of the Board of Public Service, Division of Charities and Corrections. Cleveland (Ohio) Board of Public Service. Division of Charities and Corrections. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Annual report of the Board of Public Service, Division of Charities, Corrections, and Cemeteries. Cleveland (Ohio) Board of Public Services. Division of Charities, Corrections and Cemeteries. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Annual report of the Department of Public Safety, Division of Charities, Corrections, and Cemeteries. Cleveland (Ohio) Dept. of Public Safety. Division of Charities, Corrections and Cemeteries. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Annual report of the Invalids' Home branch of the Dorcas Society. Dorcas Society of Cleveland, O Invalids' Home. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Annual statement. Federation of the Jewish Charities of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Barrett Chapter of Florence Crittenton Services of Greater Cleveland, Inc., Records. Barrett Chapter of Florence Crittenton Services of Greater Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5065.xml The Barrett Chapter of Florence Crittenton Services of Greater Cleveland was founded in 1944 as the Junior Board of the Florence Crittenton Mission in Cleveland, Ohio. The Florence Crittenton Home for Unwed Mothers of Cleveland was established in 1911, and served the needs of unwed mothers and their children until 1970. From 1970 to 1996, the organization focused on providing services for delinquent and pre-delinquent girls. The Junior Board provided volunteer opportunities for daughters of the board members and trustees of the organization. Through membership dues and fundraising activities such as flea markets and bazaars, members of the Junior Board provided funds for new furniture, paint, and curtains for the Crittenton home, magazine subscriptions and books for the girls living there, and other items to make life more comfortable. In 1950 the Junior Board changed its name to the Barrett Chapter to honor Katherine Waller Barrett, who was a national superintendant and president of the Florence Crittenton M... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5065.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Beech Brook Records. Beech Brook http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4544.xml Beech Brook, Inc. is a treatment center devoted to the care of emotionally disturbed children located in Pepper Pike, a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. It began in 1852 in Cleveland as the Cleveland Orphan Asylum, established by the Martha Washington & Dorcas Society to deal with children orphaned during the cholera epidemic of 1848. Among the founders were Rebecca and Benjamin Rouse. The first board chairman was Sherlock J. Andrews. The asylum was run by a female board of managers, lead by Rebecca Rouse. In 1875, it was renamed the Cleveland Protestant Orphan Asylum, and in 1878 moved to a new building on St. Clair Ave. financed by Jeptha Wade Sr. and built on land donated by Leonard Case. In 1926, the institution moved to a new location in Pepper Pike on land originally donated by Jeptha Wade, Jr. By 1958, the asylum stopped accepting orphans and oriented itself to the care of emotionally disturbed children, becoming a treatment center for these children and their families in 1960. In 1971, the name was changed ... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4544.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT B'nai B'rith Balfour Lodge Records. B'nai B'rith Balfour Lodge http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4774.xml The B'nai B'rith Balfour Lodge was established in 1930 to reach Jews living on the west side of Cleveland, Ohio. The collection consists of bylaws, lists, membership records, and a scrapbook. The scrapbook documents activities from 1937 to 1947, including war service, social activities, and information about individual members. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4774.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT B'nai B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland Records. B'nail B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4773.xml The B'nai B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland was formed in 1942 to coordinate lodge activities of the Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of B'nai B'rith. The collection consists of certificates, correspondence, minutes, lists, and newspaper clippings. A small amount of material from two individual lodges, Gateway and Lakeshore, is also part of the collection. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4773.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT B'nai B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland Records, Series II. B'nai B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4833.xml The B'nai B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland was formed in 1942 to coordinate lodge activities of the Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of B'nai B'rith. the collection consists of minutes, newsletters, certificates, and charters of several lodges that were part of the Interlodge Council. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4833.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Brisker and Grodner Benevolent Society Records. Brisker and Grodner Benevolent Society http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3955.xml The Brisker and Grodner Benevolent Society was established in 1907 by immigrants from Bresk and Grodno, Lithuania, to provide fellowship and financial assistance to landsmen settling in Cleveland, Ohio. The Society has since become a primarily social club, sponsoring monthly meetings with entertainment programs and an annual banquet. It has also opened its membership to the entire Jewish community. The collection consists of minutes (1938-1960), constitutions, membership lists (1960 and 1976), receipts, awards, certificates, newspaper clippings and miscellany. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3955.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT British War Relief ball: Carter Hotel, Dec. 28, 1940, price: 50 [cents]. British War Relief Society (U.S.) Cleveland Regional Committee. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT British War Relief Society Scrapbooks. British War Relief Society, Cleveland Regional Committee http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3363.xml The Cleveland Regional Committee of the British War Relief Society was the Cleveland, Ohio, branch of a national organization which raised funds for civilian relief in Britain during World War II. The Cleveland Regional Committee raised funds to aid refugee civilians, supported the American Hospital at Oxford, funded the American Ambulance Service, and supported children's nursery homes throughout England. The collection consists of scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, leaflets, letters and news bulletins relating to the activities of the British War Relief Society in general and its Cleveland Committee in particular. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3363.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Brush Foundation Records. Brush Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4736.xml The Brush Foundation was created in 1928 by Cleveland, Ohio, inventor Charles F. Brush to promote research in the fields of eugenics, population and birth control. Early projects funded included the Maternal Health Association and the Brush Inquiry, a research project on the growth and development of children. From the late 1940s-1960s, intensive research on human fertility and infertility, as well as on viral infection, was funded. The Foundation played a crucial role in the establishment of the International Planned Parenthood Federation. Since the mid 1960s, the Foundation has focused on adolescent sexuality and pregnancy, defense of abortion rights, and public policy directed at limiting population growth. Local organizations and institutions that received grants from the Brush Foundation included Black Focus on the West Side; Cleveland Health Education Museum; Federation for Community Planning's Coalition for Adolescent Reproduction, Sexuality, and Health; Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland; and th... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4736.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Brush Foundation Records, Series II. Brush Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5077.xml The Brush Foundation was created in 1928 by Cleveland inventor Charles F. Brush (1849-1929) to promote "research in the field of eugenics and in the regulation of the increase of population." His initial bequest of $500,000 to establish the foundation derived from the fortune that Brush had amassed through investments and his many patents, most importantly the arc light. The foundation was intended as a memorial to his son, Charles F. Brush, Jr., who had died at the age of thirty-four in 1927. He and his wife, Dorothy, had been pioneers in Cleveland's early birth control movement. The collection consists of brochures, budgets, business cards, correspondence, grant proposals, journal articles, manuals, newspaper articles, notes, pamphlets, reference guides, and speeches. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5077.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Capture the excitement of the Cleveland Browns in the community!. Cleveland Browns Foundation, Cleveland Browns (Football team : 1999- ) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Caring about Cleveland. Cleveland Indians (Baseball team) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT The Case Work Council of the Welfare Federation of Cleveland: A history of its development and function to January, 1938. Hellekson, Erling S. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT The charity game: the story of Cleveland's Thanksgiving Day high school football classic. Hudak, Timothy L. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Children's Aid Society Records. Children's Aid Society http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3923.xml The Children's Aid Society was the first organization in Cleveland, Ohio, dedicated to the care and education of poor children. Established in 1854, the society initially operated three industrial schools and worked to find homes for orphans. By 1876, efforts were concentrated toward a school and farm on Detroit Road donated by Eliza Jennings, and under the presidency of Truman Handy and later Daniel Eells, the society became an orphanage. In the 1920s, the society turned its attention to becoming a mental health center for retarded, neurotic, and psychopathic children. The society developed into a fully accredited, residential treatment center for emotionally disturbed children by the 1960s. The collection consists of administrative records (including constitutions, charters, histories, annual reports, executive, membership and staff lists, brochures, reports, studies and policy statements, minutes, correspondence, property records and other records of the Executive Board and other committees), financial an... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3923.xml Sun, 01 Jan 2017 12:00:00 GMT Children's Services Records. Children's Services http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4020.xml Children's Services was a Cleveland, Ohio, social service agency founded in 1942 by the merger of the Cleveland Humane Society (est. 1873) and the Children's Bureau (est. 1921). The collection consists of minutes, annual reports, financial and legal records, publications, scrapbooks and administrative documents from Children's Services, the Cleveland Humane Society and the Children's Bureau. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4020.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT A city and an idea grow. Young Men's Christian Association (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland Basebelles Records. Cleveland Basebelles http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5057.xml Cleveland Basebelles was incorporated in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1965 by Jessie Semple O'Donnell to serve as a booster club for the Cleveland Indians Major League Baseball franchise. Besides promoting attendance at Cleveland Indians games in Cleveland and other American cities, the Basebelles also became a fundraising organization for charities such as the Salvation Army and the Make-a-Wish Foundation. The collection consists of a calendar, correspondence, a membership card, and five scrapbooks. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5057.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland charities directory: a classified and descriptive directory of the philanthropic, educational and religious resources of Cleveland. 1908. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland charities directory: a classified and descriptive directory of the philanthropic, educational and religious resources of Cleveland. 1910. Associated Charities (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland Clearing House Association Records. Cleveland Clearing House Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4879.xml The Cleveland Clearing House Association is a bank check clearinghouse founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1858. It also conducted periodic bank examinations and aided in the campaign to locate a branch of the Federal Reserve in Cleveland, coordinated political lobbying efforts and public marketing and information campaigns on behalf of the banking community and led the effort to transition from a paper-based payment system to an electronic/computer-based system. The Cleveland Clearing House Association has also coordinated the philanthropic efforts of member banks by creating a system for the non-profit community to submit project proposals to the Clearing House to be considered by all member banks for a unified funding decision. The collection consists of agendas, bank statements, budgets, constitutions, correspondence, financial statements, income tax returns, invoices, legal briefs and opinions, lists, magazine articles, memoranda, minutes, newspaper clippings, notes, press releases, proposals, publications, ... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4879.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland commitment: final report of Commission on Health and Social Services, June 2, 1971. Commission on Health and Social Services (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland Community Chest Campaign Photographs. Cleveland Community Chest http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG004.xml United Torch Services was organized in 1957, as the United Appeal, to coordinate fundraising for Cleveland, Ohio, social service agencies and charities. It was the successor to the Cleveland Community Fund (est. 1919). In 1971 it changed its name to United Torch Services. It became United Way Services in 1978. The collection consists of one album containing twenty glossy photographs of floats, signs, and displays used in the 1919 Cleveland Community Chest Campaign. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG004.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland Day Nursery Association Records. Cleveland Day Nursery Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3667.xml The Cleveland Day Nursery Association was founded in 1882 by the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) and the Young Ladies Temperance League to provide day care and health services for children of working mothers in Cleveland, Ohio. Its members worked for legislation, standards and licensing to improve all local nurseries. The collection consists of annual reports, minutes of the Board of Trustees and special committees, financial records, correspondence, reports on individual nurseries, publications, scrapbooks and newspaper clippings. Records beyond the late 1950s are less numerous than for previous years. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3667.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland directory of charities and social work. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland Families Oral History Project Interviews. Tuve, Jeanette E. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4345.xml The collection consists of 39 oral history interviews conducted by Jeanette Tuve with individuals and representatives of long-established Cleveland, Ohio, families who have played significant roles in the city's growth and development and with several Cleveland philanthropic foundation administrators. The interviews focused on the philanthropic involvement of these families and reveal the continuity of philanthropic motivation between generations of a particular family and the shared interest between related families and social peers in specific areas of charitable activity. The project was sponsored by the Western Reserve Historical Society and funded by the William Bingham Foundation. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4345.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT The Cleveland Foundation quarterly. Cleveland Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland Foundation Records. Cleveland Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3627.xml The Cleveland Foundation was the first community trust in the United States. It was organized in Cleveland, Ohio in 1914 by Frederick J. Goff and the Board of Directors of the Cleveland Trust Company. It has provided funds for educational and artistic development and for humanitarian purposes such as housing and aid to children and the handicapped. The collection consists of annual reports, pamphlets and minutes of the Foundation, and grant files of recipient organizations, containing correspondence, surveys, photographs, grant proposals, pamphlets and booklets. Also included are files on individuals who had contact with the Foundation. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3627.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland Foundation Records, Series II. Cleveland Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4092.xml The Cleveland Foundation was first community trust in the United States. It was organized in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1914 by Frederick J. Goff and the Board of Directors of the Cleveland Trust Company. It has provided funds for educational and artistic development and for humanitarian purposes such as housing and aid to children and the handicapped. The collection consists of grant proposal files, containing the Foundation's evaluation, correspondence, and progress reports. Also included are administrative records of the Foundation. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4092.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland Foundation Records, Series III. Cleveland Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5237.xml The Cleveland Foundation was the first community trust established in the United States. It was organized in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1914 by Frederick J. Goff and the Board of Directors of the Cleveland Trust Company. It has provided funds for educational and artistic development and for humanitarian purposes such as housing and aid to children and the handicapped. The collection consists of grant files, both accepted and declined, which include agreements, award letters, brochures, budgets, correspondence, evaluations, financial statements, forms, memoranda, newsletters, notes, press releases, programs, proposals, and reports. All photographs and audio/visual media have been retained in their respective grant files. The Cleveland Foundation Assistance to Other Foundations series contains much the same document types as the grant files. Other document types contained in the collection include annual reports, articles, budgets, correspondence, declaration of trusts, forms, indexes, lists, memoranda, min... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5237.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland Jewish Community Survey, 1923-1924. Jewish Community Federation (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland: NOW! Records. Cleveland: NOW! http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4501.xml Cleveland: NOW! was a multiracial joint public and private program for extensive urban renewal and revitalization in Cleveland, Ohio, created by Mayor Carl B. Stokes following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968. The program planned to raise $1.5 billion over ten years. The first 2-year phase called for spending $177 million for projects in eight areas: neighborhood housing rehabilitation; accelerated urban renewal; the creation of 16,000 jobs; expansion of small business opportunities; city planning; health, welfare, and day care centers; summer recreation programs for youth; and the construction of Camp Cleveland. The program was discredited due to the Glenville Shootout of July 23, 1968, a gun battle between police and members of the Black Nationalists Organization of New Libya who obtained weapons with funds received indirectly from Cleveland: NOW! Stokes and the NOW! trustees were sued in 1970 by 8 policemen wounded in the shootout, but the suit was dismissed in 1977. Altho... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4501.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland Women's City Club Foundation Records. Cleveland Women's City Club Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4973.xml The Cleveland Women's City Club Foundation was established in 1948 by the Women's City Club of Cleveland, Ohio. It supported projects related to women, education, public affairs and effective government, civic beautification and restoration, health and social service initiatives, and the arts and culture of the community. In 1961 it established the Cleveland Arts Prize to recognize local talent, and in the 1990s it became involved with the Betty Ott Garden for the Blind at the City Greenhouse. The collection consists of account passbooks, agendas, articles of incorporation, brochures, budgets, by-laws, catalogs, certificates, correspondence, financial statements, invitations, leases, legal documents, maps, meeting notices, memoranda, minutes, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs and negatives, press releases, proclamations, proposals, publications, questionnaires, reports, rosters, and wills. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4973.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT The Cleveland year book. Cleveland Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland's dependent children: a statistical summary from the records of the Welfare Federation of Cleveland. Clapp, Raymond., King, Ruth G., Welfare Federation of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland's federated givers. Williams, Whiting, 1878- http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Constitution and by-laws of the American Hebrew Benevolent Society. American Hebrew Benevolent Society, Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Constitution and officers and committee of the Bethel Associated Charities. Bethel Associated Charities (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Daughters of Scotland, Blue Bell Lodge #1 Records. Daughters of Scotland, Blue Bell Lodge #1 http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5178.xml Blue Bell Lodge #1 was the Cleveland, Ohio, area chapter of the Daughters of Scotland. The grand lodge of the Daughters of Scotland was founded in 1899, and the Blue Bell Lodge #1 was established the following year. This mutual aid organization was led by women with a mission to aid needy Scottish immigrants in the Greater Cleveland area. The lodge provided sick and death benefits to members through the collection of dues and fundraising through social and cultural events. The grand lodge of the Daughters of Scotland dissolved in the early 1970s, and the Blue Bell Lodge #1 followed suit in 1975. However, three social groups within the Blue Bell Lodge #1 continued to meet after the dissolution. The collection consists of a constitution, correspondence, lists, minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, programs, receipts, and reports. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5178.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Diamond Family Papers. Diamond Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4987.xml The Diamond family was a Cleveland, Ohio, family of three brothers who owned and operated the men's clothing chain, Diamond's Men Stores, and was prominent in civic and social activities within the Jewish community of Cleveland. Herbert Diamond was councilman and mayor of Bentleyville, Ohio, 1977 to 1996. Norman Diamond was involved in the Jewish Welfare Fund. Their sons were also involved in numerous philanthropic endeavors, including funding the Diamond Fitness Center and Diamond Scholarship at the Cleveland Jewish Community Center. The collection consists of correspondence, newsletters, awards and certificates, magazine and newspaper articles, Diamond Scholarship records, and photographs, especially of various Diamond's stores from 1952 to 1996, as well as family members. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4987.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Diana Tittle Mount Sinai Medical Center Research Papers. Tittle, Diana http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5413.xml Mount Sinai Hospital (1903-2000) had its origins in the Young Ladies Hebrew Association for the Care of the Needy Sick, created in 1892 by nine young women in Cleveland, Ohio. The hospital opened in 1903. In 1996, the nonprofit hospital was sold to a for-profit company, Primary Health Systems (PHS). In March 1999, PHS filed for bankruptcy, and in February 2000, Mount Sinai Hospital closed. The closure of Mount Sinai was a significant development in the history of medicine in the Cleveland area and in the history of the Jewish community. Diana Tittle, author of Welcome to Heights High: The Crippling Politics of Restructuring America's Public Schools and other titles, began research on a book documenting the closure of Mt. Sinai in 2004. Amid concerns that the ongoing consolidation of the health care delivery system and the ongoing national health care debate would overshadow her publication, Tittle reached the decision to pursue an alternative use for her research other than publication. Th... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5413.xml Tue, 01 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT Directory of community activities. Cleveland Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Donald McBride Family Papers. McBride, Donald Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4585.xml Donald McBride was a lawyer and businessman and son of John Harris McBride, owner of Root & McBride Company, a leading wholesale dry goods establishment in Cleveland, Ohio. Donald's brothers, Malcolm and Herbert, were officers in Root & McBride Company. His sister Grace was married to Dr. George Crile, and his sister Edith was married to Henry S. Sherman, chairman of Society for Savings, 1903-1936. Donald's wife, Mary Helen Harman McBride, was daughter of industrialist Ralph A. Harman, who ran Cleveland Forge and Iron Company, was a founder of Cleveland Trust Company, and a director of Cleveland Electric Railway Company. Mary Helen's sister Grace was married to Samuel Livingston Mather, and her sister Sue was married to diplomat John Pelenyi. Her great aunt, Grace Harman Wade, was married to Jeptha H. Wade. The collection consists of Harman and McBride family correspondence, genealogies, coats of arms, reminiscences, memorials, school reports, scrapbooks, ledgers, journals, diaries, newspaper clippings, obit... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4585.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Dudley S. Blossom Family Papers. Blossom, Dudley S. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4562.xml Dudley S. Blossom was a wealthy Cleveland, Ohio, businessman and philanthropist who served as city welfare director, 1919-1921 and 1924-1932. He graduated from Yale University in 1901 and became a partner in the Cleveland firm of William Bingham and Company. He was also an officer or director of other businesses, including Perry-Payne Corporation, the Payne-Bingham Company, the Standard Tool Company, the Cleveland Hobbing Machine Company, the Blossom Lock Company, and the Central National Bank. His wife, Elizabeth Bingham Blossom, was the sister of Congresswoman Frances Payne Bolton and a philanthropist in her own right. Their son, Dudley S. Blossom, Jr. was also a prominent businessman and philanthropist, serving on the boards of many Cleveland civic organizations. The collection consists of correspondence, announcements of events, scrapbooks, musical scores, personal cards, a season ticket for Yale University baseball games, and a report card. The collection primarily pertains to Dudley Blossom, Sr.'s year... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4562.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Edward D. Lynde Family Papers. Lynde, Edward D. Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4448.xml Edward D. Lynde was a nationally recognized authority in the field of social reform during the first half of the twentieth century. Much of Lynde's career was spent with the Associated Charities of Cleveland, Ohio, 1923-1933; then he became assistant director of the Family Welfare Association in New York. He returned to Cleveland in 1935 to head the Cleveland Welfare Federation (later the Federation for Community Planning) until his retirement in 1959. The collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and articles pertaining to Lynde's personal life and professional career, and genealogical materials relating to Lynde family members. The collection pertains to the private and professional life of Edward D. Lynde, particularly his involvement in the social service reform movement, and relationships between Lynde family members. Included are the Civil War letters and documents of Lynde's grandfather, Abraham G. Schermerhorn, letters from Myron H. Bent, a journalist with the Brooklyn, N.Y. Times-H... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4448.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Edward L. Worthington Papers. Worthington, Edward L. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4511.xml Edward L. Worthington was a Cleveland, Ohio, investment broker and civic leader who served as Welfare Director for the city of Cleveland and president of the Cleveland Boys' Bureau, an organization which assisted homeless youth during the depression of the 1930s. Worthington also served as chairman of the Farms Committee, a 1933 program to provide jobs for unemployed Clevelanders. The collection consists of correspondence, reports and publications. The collection pertains primarily to Worthington's work with the Cleveland Boys' Bureau, as its president and chief fund raiser. The correspondence includes material from the Boys' Clubs of America and Union League Foundation of Boys' Clubs, as well as Dudley S. Blossom, a prominent Cleveland philanthropist. The material highlights the efforts of a private charity to deal with the social upheaval and disintegration of the family structure brought on by the 1929 depression. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4511.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT An eighty-year connection: the Grasselli family / Rose-Mary / the Humility of Mary Sisters. Acker, Joan. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Eleanor Rosenfeld Gerson Family Papers. Gerson, Eleanor Rosenfeld Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4660.xml Eleanor Rosenfeld Gerson continued her family's tradition of activism in Jewish and other educational, philanthropic, and social service organizations in Cleveland, Ohio. She served as a trustee and chairperson of the School on Magnolia, an alternative school, from 1973-1982. In 1985 the school was renamed the Eleanor Gerson School. Other organizations she was active in included the American Civil Liberties Union of Greater Cleveland, the Women's Community Foundation, the Jewish Family Service Association, the Jewish Community Federation, Mount Sinai Hospital, the Free Clinic of Greater Cleveland, the Heights Area Project, and the Cleveland Scholarship Program. Eleanor Rosenfeld married Benjamin Gerson in 1937, and had four children. She was the great-granddaughter of Edward Lazarus and Henrietta Wilmersdorfer Rosenfeld, who had immigrated to New York City from Uhlfeld, Germany in the mid-nineteenth century. Their son, Louis Rosenfeld, married Frederica Fatman, daughter of Joseph Fatman, in 1874. Joseph Fatma... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4660.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Eliza Bryant Center Auxiliary II Records. Eliza Bryant Center Auxiliary II http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4637.xml The Eliza Bryant Center Auxiliary II, formerly known as the Junior Board of the Eliza Bryant Center, was a group founded by African American women in 1939 in Cleveland, Ohio. Organized by Bessie Blue, it was to provide residents of the Eliza Bryant Center, a home for the African American elderly, with a cheerful and homelike atmosphere. Members of the Auxiliary raised funds to purchase items and supplies such as kitchen equipment, linen, beds, carpeting, and electronics. The collection consists of codes of regulation, constitutions, historical data, minutes, correspondence, financial statements and reports, rosters, Christmas Mart and other program documents, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, proclamations, and resolutions. The collection pertains largely to fundraising events sponsored by the Auxiliary, one of of the best known being the annual Christmas Mart. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4637.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged Records. Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3532.xml The Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged was the first retirement home for elderly African Americans in Cleveland, Ohio. It was founded in 1896, by Eliza Bryant, and called the Cleveland Home for Aged Colored People. In 1960 it was renamed the Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged. The collection consists of records of patients, guests, and membership, Board of Trustees' minutes, Secretary's record of correspondence, Board of Lady Managers' financial records, constitutions, by-laws, receipts, cancelled checks, and a history of the Home by Helen Smith. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3532.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged Records, Series II. Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4421.xml The Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged is a Cleveland, Ohio retirement home, founded in 1896 as the first non-religious institution sponsored by African Americans in Cleveland. It was first named the Cleveland Home for Aged Colored People and became the Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged in 1960, the Eliza Bryant Center in the 1980s, and is today known as the Eliza Bryant Multipurpose Senior Center, located on Wade Park Avenue. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, promotional brochures, and reports pertaining to the activities of the home, including consideration of funding sources, property purchase and the possibility of a new facility by the board of trustees. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4421.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Ella Mae Cheeks Johnson Papers. Johnson, Ella Mae Cheeks http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5068.xml Ella Mae Cheeks Johnson was born in Dallas, Texas, in 1904. Orphaned at age four, she was raised by the Davis family. She attended Dallas Colored High School and Fisk University before applying to the School of Applied Social Sciences at Western Reserve University. Johnson graduated in 1928 with a master's degree in social work. As a social worker, Johnson was first employed by Associated Charities of Cleveland, Ohio. Later, she worked for the Cuyahoga County Department of Welfare in conjunction with the federal program Aid to Dependent Children. She retired in 1961. Johnson married Elmer Cheeks in 1929. They had two sons. Cheeks died in 1941, and Johnson married Raymond Johnson in 1957. He died in 1983. Mrs. Johnson was an active member of Mt. Zion Congregational Church, an avid reader and traveler, and a supporter of a variety of charities. At age 105, she attended the inauguration of President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. Soon after, with the assistance of a freelance writer, she wrote her autobiograph... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5068.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation Records. Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4846.xml The Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation was established in 1987 in Cleveland, Ohio, through the estate donations of Joseph M. Bruening and his wife Eva L. Bruening. It is an independent foundation which provides grants to agencies in the greater Cleveland, Ohio, area. The foundation's focus areas are education and social services, with an emphasis on care for the elderly, disabled, and disadvantaged. Proposals funded include those in the fields of early childhood education, primary and secondary education, higher education, domestic violence and child abuse prevention, human services, and children and youth services. Special consideration is given to Roman Catholic organizations and institutions that provide these types of programs and services. Joseph M. Bruening founded the Ohio Ball Bearing Company in Cleveland in 1923, later known as Bearings Inc. The collection consists of agendas, budgets, correspondence, financial statements, grant proposals, memoranda with attachments, minutes, newspaper clippi... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4846.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation Records, Series II. The Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5089.xml The Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation was established in 1987 in Cleveland, Ohio, through the estate donations of Joseph M. Bruening and his wife Eva L. Bruening. It is an independent foundation which provides grants to agencies in the greater Cleveland, Ohio, area. The foundation's focus areas are education and social services, with an emphasis on care for the elderly, disabled, and disadvantaged. Proposals funded include those in the fields of early childhood education, primary and secondary education, higher education, domestic violence and child abuse prevention, human services, and children and youth services. Special consideration is given to Roman Catholic organizations and institutions that provide these types of programs and services. Joseph M. Bruening founded the Ohio Ball Bearing Company in Cleveland in 1923, later known as Bearings Inc. The collection consists of applications, budgets, correspondence, grant proposals (including: audit reports, budgets, correspondence, fact sheets, financi... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5089.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Family Service Association of Cleveland Records. Family Service Association of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3920.xml The Family Service Association of Cleveland was founded in 1867 as the Cleveland Bethel Union in Cleveland, Ohio. It extended its services to all the city's poor, transients and unemployed in 1873 and renamed itself the Bethel Relief Association. It merged in 1884 with the Charity Organization Society (founded 1881) and was renamed Bethel Associated Charities, with the added function of investigation and registration of all cases. In 1900 it changed its name to Cleveland Associated Charities and began an era of modern social casework. In 1945 it adopted a new name, Family Service Association, and changed its focus from relief to professional casework services. It merged in 1976 with the Travelers Aid Society and various day care centers to form the Center for Human Services. The collection consists of minutes, budgets, correspondence, financial statements, case books, reports, letters to staff, statistical reports, annual reports, newsletters, pamphlets, agency operational manuals, payroll records, members... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3920.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Federation for Community Planning Records. Federation for Community Planning http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3788.xml The Federation for Community Planning was founded in 1913 as the Federation for Charity and Philanthropy, to coordinate funding for the numerous charities in Cleveland, Ohio. It merged with the Welfare Council of Cleveland in 1917 to form the Cleveland Welfare Federation. In 1972 it became the Federation for Community Planning. By 1919 it had given up solicitation of funds and by 1966 their allocation also, evolving into a specialized community planning agency. Today, the organization is known as the Center for Community Solutions. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, reports, clippings and publications of the Federation for Community Planning, the Welfare Federation, the Federation for Charity and Philanthropy and various bodies allied to these organizations, files of the executive directors Edward D. Lynde and William T. McCullough, speech texts, television and radio scripts, personnel files and news releases. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3788.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Federation for Community Planning records, 1913-1974. Federation for Community Planning, Lynde, Edward D., McCullough, William T., Federation for Charity and Philanthropy (Cleveland, Ohio), Welfare Federation of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Fifty years of family service: historical sketch of the Cleveland associated charities, 1884-1934. Cleveland (Ohio) Associated Charities. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT The financing of social and health services in Cleveland. Welfare Council of New York City Research Bureau. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Focus on neighborhoods: a history of responses by Cleveland's Settlement Houses and Neighborhood Centers to changing human needs. Bond, Robert L., Greater Cleveland Neighborhood Centers Association, Federation for Community Planning http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT The fortieth anniversary of the founding of Hiram house. Hiram House Social Settlement (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Fresh air news. Children's Fresh Air Camp and Hospital of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT General Relief Committee Records. General Relief Committee http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS0151.xml The General Relief Committee was a disaster relief committee in Cleveland, Ohio, which sent tools, clothing and food to areas damaged by fire in Michigan, Wisconsin and Chicago, Illinois. The collection consists of correspondence, shipping orders, lists of donors, and receipts relating to the activities of the committee and of its chairman, General James Barnett. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS0151.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT George Gund Foundation Records. George Gund Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4123.xml The George Gund Foundation is a charitable foundation established by Cleveland, Ohio, businessman and philanthropist George Gund (1888-1966). It supports education and various projects of community organizations. Of particular interest to the foundation are new teaching methods and education for disadvantaged people. One of its special interests was the Ohio American Revolution Bicentennial Advisory Commission. The collection consists of annual reports of the Foundation, and grant proposals (including histories and reports) of grant-seeking organizations. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4123.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT George Gund Foundation Records, Series II. George Gund Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4821.xml The George Gund Foundation is a charitable foundation established by Cleveland, Ohio, businessman and philanthropist George Gund. It supports education and various projects of community organizations located primarily in northeastern Ohio, but also in Ohio and the United States. Of particular interest to the Foundation are new teaching methods and education for disadvantaged people. The arts, civic affairs, economic development, the environment, and human services are also priorities of the Foundation. Abortion rights, women's issues, handgun control, homelessness, equal housing, museum development, retinitis pigmentosa research, AIDS public policy and education, community gardening, historic preservation, population control, family planning, and nuclear weapons control are also areas supported by the Foundation. The collection consists of grant files, which include architectural drawings, budgets, correspondence, financial statements, grant proposals, lists, newspaper clippings, one audio cassette tape, ph... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4821.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT George Gund Foundation Records, Series III. George Gund Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5038.xml The George Gund Foundation is a charitable foundation established by Cleveland, Ohio, businessman and philanthropist George Gund. It supports education and various projects of community organizations located primarily in northeastern Ohio, but also in Ohio and the United States. Of particular interest to the Foundation are new teaching methods and education for disadvantaged people. The arts, civic affairs, economic development, the environment, and human services are also priorities of the Foundation. Abortion rights, women's issues, handgun control, homelessness, equal housing, museum development, retinitis pigmentosa research, AIDS public policy and education, community gardening, historic preservation, population control, family planning, and nuclear weapons control are also areas supported by the Foundation. The collection consists of grant files, including agendas, annual reports, architectural drawings, budgets, compact discs, correspondence, financial statements, grant proposals, lists, magazine arti... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5038.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT George Gund Foundation Records, Series IV. George Gund Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5296.xml The George Gund Foundation is a charitable foundation established by Cleveland, Ohio, businessman and philanthropist George Gund. It supports education and various projects of community organizations located primarily in northeastern Ohio, but also in Ohio and the United States. Of particular interest to the Foundation are new teaching methods and education for disadvantaged people. The arts, civic affairs, economic development, the environment, and human services are also priorities of the Foundation. Abortion rights, women's issues, handgun control, homelessness, equal housing, museum development, retinitis pigmentosa research, AIDS public policy and education, community gardening, historic preservation, population control, family planning, and nuclear weapons control are also areas supported by the Foundation. The collection consists primarily of grant files. These grant files include audited financial statements, brochures, correspondence, proposals, newspaper clippings, reports, publications, and o... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5296.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT George S. Dively Foundation Records. Geo. S. Dively Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4635.xml The George S. Dively Foundation was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1956, by industrialist and philanthropist George S. Dively. Funding has centered around the field of higher education, with scholarship funds being established for engineering, business administration, graphic arts, and urban affairs students at numerous institutions, including the University of Pittsburgh, Harvard Business School, Lock Haven (Pennsylanvania) State College, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, and the Florida Institute of Technology. Other organizations receiving funding reflect the interests of Dively; including civic improvement, enterprise development, and the arts. The foundation was officially closed in 1995. The collection consists of articles of incorporation, code of regulations, annual reports, minutes, correspondence, proposals, contribution records, investment records, legal documents, agreements, grants, and awards. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4635.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT George S. Dively Foundation Records, Series II. George S. Dively Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4876.xml The George S. Dively Foundation was a private endowment fund administered by George S. Dively in Cleveland, Ohio. It primarily supported leadership development in the business sector and higher education projects. The collection consists of agendas, annual reports, correspondence, financial statements, grant proposals, minutes, newspaper and magazine clippings, notes, publications, reports, speech texts, and tax returns. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4876.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT German American Resettlement Services, Inc. Records. German American Resettlement Services, Inc. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3711.xml German American Resettlement Services, Inc. was founded in 1952 in Cleveland, Ohio, to provide food, shelter, clothing, and employment and immigration services to eastern European (territorial) Germans displaced by World War II. The collection consists of minutes of the German American Resettlement Services and its predecessor, Lutheran Relief for Transylvanian Saxons, and articles of incorporation, a constitution, and membership lists of the GARS. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3711.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland, Inc. Records. Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland, Inc. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4793.xml Goodwill Industries was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1918, as Goodwill Industries of Cleveland by Methodist minister Frank Milton Baker, it followed the concepts pioneered by Dr. Edgar J. Helms of Boston, Massachusetts. Its initial purpose was to furnish job training and employment for the aged, poor, and handicapped; and inexpensive clothing and furniture to the community through the processing of donated materials and management of Goodwill resale stores. In the 1930s, it began to focus on the vocational training and employment needs of people with physical, mental, and social disabilities. During the 1960s, rehabilitation counselors, psychologists, and social workers were added to its staff. The collection consists of minutes, rosters, reports, correspondence, articles of incorporation, bylaws, pamphlets, programs, newsletters, newspaper clippings, press releases, financial and administrative records, lists, and histories. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4793.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Great Northern Ohio Sanitary Fair: to be held at Cleveland, February 22d, 1864. Northern Ohio Sanitary Fair (1864 : Cleveland, Ohio), United States Sanitary Commission Cleveland Branch. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT The Group Work Council of the Welfare Federation of Cleveland: A study of the program of the Group Work Council from January, 1946, to January, 1949. Fasig, Marie Winifred. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Hands across Cleveland. White, Amanda. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Harold T. Clark Papers. Clark, Harold T. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4443.xml Harold T. Clark was a prominent Cleveland, Ohio, attorney and philanthropist. Clark was a partner in the law firm of Squire, Sanders, and Dempsey, 1913-38, before opening his own law office in 1938. He served with the American Committee to Negotiate Peace after World War I. In addition, he was active in numerous civic and cultural organizations, including the Educational Museum of the Cleveland Public Schools, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Cleveland Metroparks. He received many honorary degrees and civic awards, including the Migel Medal from the American Foundation for the Blind for work on the William Terry Touch Alphabet. The collection consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence, certificates, scrapbooks, and resolutions concerning Clark, the organizations he was involved in, and the committees he served on. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4443.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Harold T. Clark Papers, Series II. Clark, Harold T. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4485.xml Harold T. Clark (1882-1965) was a Cleveland, Ohio, lawyer and philanthropist. The colllection consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence, legal documents, and programs pertaining to Clark's philanthropic interest in tennis, particularly the East End Tennis Club Company, the Davis Cup, and Robert Malaga, a leading Cleveland promoter and ehthusiast of tennis who was a friend of Clark's. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4485.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Harry Stone Papers. Stone, Harry http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5099.xml Harry Stone (1917-2007) was a business leader in Cleveland, Ohio, active in politics and philanthropy. He was the son of Jacob Sapirstein, the founder of American Greetings Corp., a manufacturer of greeting cards. Stone was a member of the Glenville High School Class of 1935. In addition to the positions he held at American Greetings, Stone also owned radio stations WIXY and WDOK and was engaged in real estate and international trade and finance. Among his many civic activities, Stone was a trustee of Brandeis University, the Jewish Community Federation, and the Cleveland Sight Center. Stone married Beatrice Farkas in 1936. The couple had three children, Phillip J, Allan D., and Laurie. After the death of Beatrice, Harry married Lucile Tabak Rose in 1960. Her children from a previous marriage were James M. Rose and Douglas B. Rose. In the 1960s Stone was campaign chairman for United States Representative Charles Vanik. His relationship with Vanik proved beneficial to the Jewish community in 1973, when Vanik a... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5099.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Hebrew Free Loan Association Records. Hebrew Free Loan Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3640.xml The Hebrew Free Loan Association is a non-profit loan association established in 1904 in Cleveland, Ohio. It was originally founded to aid needy Jewish immigrants but later expanded its service to anyone who could show real need. The collection consists of minute books, general account books, loan listing books, loan records books, membership record books, correspondence, reports, memorials, and newspaper clippings. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3640.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Hebrew Free Loan Association Records, Series II. Hebrew Free Loan Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4551.xml The Hebrew Free Loan Association is a non-profit loan association established in 1904 in Cleveland, Ohio. It was originally founded to aid needy Jewish immigrants but later expanded its service to anyone who could show real need. The collection consists of loan accounts, applications, and membership files, bank passbooks, tax forms, memorial bequest records, and correspondence. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4551.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT