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Cleveland Public Schools. (10)
Cleveland Public Schools (5)
School integration -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (5)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations. (4)
Public schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
Segregation in education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (4)
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Race discrimination -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Busing for school integration -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Civil rights workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Greater Cleveland Project. (2)
Office on School Monitoring & Community Relations. (2)
Segregation -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
United Freedom Movement. (2)
Adell, James C. (James Claude), 1887-1971. (1)
African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
African Americans -- Civil rights. (1)
African Americans -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
African Americans -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Alfred A. Benesch School (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Benesch, Alfred A. (Alfred Abraham) 1879-1973 (1)
Bielen, Casimir, 1925-1992. (1)
Case Avenue Presbyterian Church (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Citizens' Council for Ohio Schools. (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Education. (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Politics and government (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations (1)
Cleveland Public Schools -- Curricula. (1)
Cleveland School Budget Coalition (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Cleveland Teachers Union. (1)
College presidents -- Ohio. (1)
College teachers -- Michigan. (1)
Curriculum planning -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Deeds -- Pennsylvania -- Lawrence County. (1)
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States. (1)
Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Finance. (1)
Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Education, Bilingual -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Educational tests and measurements -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881. (1)
High schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Newspapers. (1)
Hinsdale, B. A. (Burke Aaron), 1837-1900. (1)
Hinsdale, B. A. (Burke Aaron), 1837-1900. Works of James Abram Garfield, 1882-1883. (1)
Hiram College. (1)
Hispanic Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Hough (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Hough Area Council (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Interchurch Council of Greater Cleveland. (1)
Jewish History / African American History (1)
Jews -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
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1Title:  Office on School Monitoring and Community Relations Records     
 Creator:  Office on School Monitoring and Community Relations 
 Dates:  1980 
 Abstract:  The Office on School Monitoring and Community Relations was organized by United States Federal District Court in 1978 to monitor the desegregation of Cleveland Public Schools, promote public understanding of the process, and report on its progress. The office trained school monitors to observe, assess, and report on a variety of conditions within targeted Cleveland, Ohio schools. The collection consists of meeting announcements and bulletins, but largely materials pertaining to the training of school monitors. The collection is useful for studying the progress made in desegregating the Cleveland Public Schools. The collection also contains material from the Greater Cleveland Project, a coalition of organizations targeting school desegregation. 
 Call #:  MS 4489 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Office on School Monitoring & Community Relations -- Archives. | Cleveland Public Schools. | School integration -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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2Title:  West High School Newspaper Records     
 Creator:  West High School 
 Dates:  1946-1979 
 Abstract:  West High School was the second public high school to be located in Cleveland, Ohio. It originated as a branch of Central High School in the 3rd floor of a grammar school on West 45th Street in 1852. It moved to locations on Clinton Avenue and Bridge Avenue before settling permanently in 1902 in a new building at Franklin and West 69th, where it became a 6-year combined junior and senior high. After its amalgamation in the new Lincoln-West High in 1970, West High's building was razed after serving for a short time as West Jr. High and replaced by the Joseph Gallagher Intermediate School. The collection consists of awards given to the newspaper and a Popeye Cartoon. 
 Call #:  MS 5244 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Cleveland Public Schools | High schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Newspapers. | Lincoln-West High School (Cleveland, Ohio) | Student newspapers and periodicals -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | West High School (Cleveland, Ohio)
 
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3Title:  Clara P. Smith Papers     
 Creator:  Smith, Clara P. 
 Dates:  1959-1996 
 Abstract:  Clara Pearl Smith (1917-2009) was a civil rights activist and social worker in the Hough neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio, during the 1950s and 1960s. She was president of the East 88th Street Club and the Wade Superior Neighborhood Association and co-founded the the Hough Area Council and the Bell Neighborhood Branch of Gannett Goodrich House. The collection consists of a biography, case studies, certificates, correspondence, a genealogy, invitations, newspaper clippings, photographs, poetry, programs, reports, and song lyrics. 
 Call #:  MS 5264 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize volume) 
 Subjects:  African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Hough (Cleveland, Ohio) | Hough Area Council (Cleveland, Ohio) | Cleveland Public Schools | African Americans -- Civil rights.
 
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4Title:  Cleveland School Budget Coalition Records     
 Creator:  Cleveland School Budget Coalition 
 Dates:  1982-1986 
 Abstract:  The Cleveland School Budget Coalition was a public education advocacy group formed in 1982 in Cleveland, Ohio. Its purpose was to organize parents and citizens in Cleveland to urge the Cleveland Board of Education to allocate at least 55% of the Cleveland Public Schools budget to direct services to students. The collection consists of agendas, budgets, calendars, certificates, correspondence, fact sheets, job descriptions, memoranda, minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, notes, press releases, programs, proposals, reports, and statements. 
 Call #:  MS 5226 
 Extent:  0.60 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Cleveland Public Schools | Cleveland School Budget Coalition (Cleveland, Ohio) | Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Finance. | Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Public schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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5Title:  Reverend Bruce Klunder Collection     
 Creator:  Klunder, Bruce 
 Dates:  1964-1974 
 Abstract:  Bruce Klunder (1937-1964) was a Presbyterian minister and civil rights activist who worked with various student and community groups in Cleveland, Ohio, including the United Freedom Movement. Klunder was accidentally killed in 1964 by a bulldozer while picketing the Lakeview School construction site in an effort to bring attention to school segregation in the Cleveland Public Schools. The collection consists of clippings, correspondence, newsletters, reports and programs relating to the events surrounding Klunder's death. The collection pertains to Klunder's background, religious convictions, and his fight for human rights for the black community in Cleveland. 
 Call #:  MS 4221 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Klunder, Bruce, 1937-1964. | Cleveland Public Schools. | United Freedom Movement. | African Americans -- Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Segregation in education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Civil rights workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Race discrimination -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations.
 
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6Title:  Thomas C. Willard Family Papers     
 Creator:  Williard, Thomas C. Family 
 Dates:  1817-1919 
 Abstract:  Thomas C. Willard (1863-1932) was made Commissioner of the United States Circuit Court for the Northern District of Ohio in 1892. He was married to Lucy B. Willard. The Willards owned land in North Beaver Township, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, and lived in Cleveland, Ohio. The collection consists of indentures, slave bills of sale, deeds, mortgages, wills, certificates, correspondence, commencement programs of the Cleveland High Schools and other schools (1875-76), and a manual of the Case Avenue Presbyterian Church. Some of the material relates to the financial transactions of William Pippin, a prominent Kentucky landowner, possibly a relative of Willard's. 
 Call #:  MS 4386 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Pippin, William. | Willard, Thomas C., 1863-1932. | Willard, Lucy B. | Willard family. | Case Avenue Presbyterian Church (Cleveland, Ohio) | Cleveland Public Schools. | Deeds -- Pennsylvania -- Lawrence County. | Real property -- Pennsylvania -- Lawrence County. | Slave bills of sale -- Kentucky.
 
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7Title:  Greater Cleveland Project Records     
 Creator:  Greater Cleveland Project 
 Dates:  1976-1981 
 Abstract:  The Greater Cleveland Project was a non-profit organization whose purpose was to ease the implementation of court-ordered desegregation in the Cleveland (Ohio) Public Schools. The desegregation of the schools was ordered by federal judge Frank J. Battisti as part of his decision in the case of Reed v. Rhodes. The Greater Cleveland Project formally organized in May 1976, having grown from an ad-hoc committee within the Interchurch Council of Greater Cleveland. The project dispensed information about desegregation, held seminars, and gave lectures to citizens and educators to promote non-violent desegregation of the schools. Prominent in the leadership of the organization were Leonard Stevens, Daniel Elliot, Jordan Band, Stanley Tolliver, and Francis Hunter. In 1978, Judge Frank J. Battisti order the formation of the Ofrice on School Monitoring and Community Relations at the suggestion of the federal court's Special Master and the leadership of the Greater Cleveland Project. Funded initially by the Interchurch Council, the Greater Cleveland Project was also funded by the Cleveland Foundation and the George Gund Foundation. Additional funding was provided from the federal government's Emergency School Aid Act. The Greater Cleveland Project ceased operation in 1981 when federal and local funding was not renewed. The collection consists of correspondence, budgets, funding proposals, and legal briefs relating to the desegregation case of Reed v. Rhodes. 
 Call #:  MS 4720 
 Extent:  1.40 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Greater Cleveland Project. | Office on School Monitoring & Community Relations. | Interchurch Council of Greater Cleveland. | Cleveland Public Schools. | School integration -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Segregation -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Public schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Busing for school integration -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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8Title:  WELCOME Records     
 Creator:  WELCOME 
 Dates:  1971-1987 
 Abstract:  WELCOME (Westsiders and Eastsiders Let's Come Together) was founded in 1978 in Cleveland, Ohio, by teachers, parents, and concerned citizens to create an atmosphere of peace and racial cooperation in response to the possibility of violence during the desegregation of the Cleveland Public Schools. WELCOME activities, which involved community centers and churches, included a series of bridgewalks across the Detroit Superior Bridge, the distribution of tee-shirts, the establishment of WELCOME committees at each school, and WELCOME wagons that visited neighborhoods. Once desegregation took place, WELCOME clubs were formed in the newly desegregated schools. The most active students in each club formed the citywide WELCOME Leadership Institute in 1980, funded by the Cleveland and Gund Foundations. In 1984, funding ended, and the Leadership Institute evolved into Youth United to Oppose Apartheid. WELCOME and the Leadership Institute ceased to exist. The collection consists of correspondence, programs, bylaws, desegregation studies, financial materials, minutes, newsletters, pamphlets, permits, petitions, press releases, foundation proposals, reports, testimonials, and newspaper clippings. 
 Call #:  MS 4796 
 Extent:  2.60 linear feet (4 containers) 
 Subjects:  WELCOME. | WELCOME Leadership Institute. | Cleveland Public Schools. | Office on School Monitoring & Community Relations. | School integration -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Segregation in education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations.
 
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9Title:  United Freedom Movement Freedom Schools Records     
 Creator:  United Freedom Movement Freedom Schools 
 Dates:  1963-1965 
 Abstract:  The United Freedom Movement Freedom Schools was a mass boycott in protest of the racial segregation of Cleveland, Ohio, public schools held on April 20, 1964. The United Freedom Movement of Cleveland directed the school boycott. Students from Cleveland public schools were directed to attend Freedom Schools for one day, held at area churches and with a curriculum consisting of black cultural and civil rights history, art, and music. The collection consists of applications by volunteers to staff schools, curricula, organizational charts, flyers, newspaper clippings, and lists of schools, students, teachers, supervisors, and demonstrators. 
 Call #:  MS 4814 
 Extent:  0.50 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  United Freedom Movement Freedom Schools. | Cleveland Public Schools. | United Freedom Movement. | African Americans -- Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Segregation in education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Civil rights workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Race discrimination -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations.
 
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10Title:  Moises Maldonado Papers     
 Creator:  Maldonado, Moises 
 Dates:  1964-1983 
 Abstract:  Moises Maldonado was an activist and leader in the Cleveland, Ohio, Hispanic community. He was involved in many local Hispanic organizations as well as the city's Community Relations Board and the Public Schools Bi-Lingual Program. The collection consists of minutes, constitutions, correspondence, reports, clippings, and articles of incorporation of various community organizations, and personal correspondence, clippings, and awards of Moises Maldonado. 
 Call #:  MS 4083 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Maldonado, Moises | Cleveland Public Schools | Hispanic Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Puerto Ricans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Education, Bilingual -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Politics and government | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations
 
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11Title:  Alfred A Benesch School Scrapbooks     
 Creator:  Alfred A. Benesch School 
 Dates:  1963-1969 
 Abstract:  Alfred A. Benesch School in Cleveland, Ohio, began in 1884 as the Outhwaite School. It was renamed for a former graduate and Cleveland School Board member Alfred A. Benesch in 1962. The collection consists of two scrapbooks. 
 Call #:  MS 5243 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (2 volumes) 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Alfred A. Benesch School (Cleveland, Ohio) | Benesch, Alfred A. (Alfred Abraham) 1879-1973 | Cleveland Public Schools | Jews -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Public schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jewish History / African American History
 
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12Title:  Casimir Bielen Papers, Series II     
 Creator:  Bielen, Casimir 
 Dates:  1973-1979 
 Abstract:  Casimir Bielen was active in various political, ethnic, and community action groups in Cleveland, Ohio. In his position as a leader of the Nationalities Services Center Polish American Conference, he was nominated in 1975 to represent that organization as a member of the Study Group on Racial Isolation in the Public Schools. The Study Group was a citizens' committee formed to provide community leadership and assure peaceful implementation of court ordered desegregation of Cleveland's public schools. The Group consisted of a loose coalition of 15 organizations. Study Group members used its reports and discussions as the basis for planning by their own organizations for response to the decision, program activities, and constituent education. The collection consists of materials collected by Bielen related to groups with interest in public school desegregation and busing in Cleveland, Ohio. These include minutes, agendas, memoranda, correspondence, reports, legal briefs, circulars, newsletters, and newspaper clippings. The largest group of materials relates to the Study Group on Racial Isolation in the Public Schools. Also represented are the Nationalities Services Center, the Greater Cleveland Project, and the Citizens' Council for Ohio Schools. 
 Call #:  MS 4680 
 Extent:  1.40 linear feet (2 containers and 2 rolls of microfilm) 
 Subjects:  Bielen, Casimir, 1925-1992. | Study Group on Racial Isolation in the Public Schools. | Nationalities Services Center Polish American Conference. | Citizens' Council for Ohio Schools. | Greater Cleveland Project. | Cleveland Public Schools. | School integration -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Segregation -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Busing for school integration -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Public schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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13Title:  James C. Adell Papers     
 Creator:  Adell, James C. 
 Dates:  1916-1957 
 Abstract:  James C. Adell (1887-1971) was a Cleveland, Ohio, educator and one of the organizers of the Cleveland Teachers Union. Adell served as Science Dept. chairman and director of the Educational Research Division of the Cleveland Public Schools, authored science curriculum books and participated in the design and implementation of curriculum centers in seven Cleveland senior high schools. The collection consists of correspondence, book drafts, sample tests, speeches, newspaper clippings, and other printed materials relating to the Cleveland Teachers Union and the development of the science curriculum and educational tests for the Cleveland Public Schools. In addition, there are some materials pertaining to Adell's inventions, his experience during the great depression, a journal detailing his naval training during World War I, and Wendell Willkie campaign materials. 
 Call #:  MS 4285 
 Extent:  2.00 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Adell, James C. (James Claude), 1887-1971. | Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944. | Cleveland Teachers Union. | Cleveland Public Schools. | Cleveland Public Schools -- Curricula. | Curriculum planning -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Educational tests and measurements -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Science -- Study and teaching -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Teachers' unions -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American. | Depressions -- 1929 -- United States.
 
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14Title:  Burke Aaron Hinsdale Papers     
 Creator:  Hinsdale, Burke Aaron 
 Dates:  1854-1901 
 Abstract:  Burke Aaron Hinsdale (1837-1900) was an educator who served as President of Hiram College, Superintendent of the Cleveland Public Schools, and professor at the University of Michigan. The collection consists of correspondence, student essays, notes, receipts, articles, clippings, biographical material, and other papers concerning Hinsdale's student days, his positions at Hiram College, the Cleveland Public Schools, and the University of Michigan, his association with James A. Garfield, and his writing of The Works of James Abram Garfield (1882-83), containing information on Garfield's early life and the Republican convention of 1880. Includes letters of condolence to Mrs. Hinsdale on her husband's death. 
 Call #:  MS 1772 
 Extent:  2.30 linear feet (6 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Hinsdale, B. A. (Burke Aaron), 1837-1900. | Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881. | Hinsdale, B. A. (Burke Aaron), 1837-1900. Works of James Abram Garfield, 1882-1883. | Hiram College. | University of Michigan. | Cleveland Public Schools. | Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) | College presidents -- Ohio. | College teachers -- Michigan. | Political conventions -- United States. | School superintendants -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1900.
 
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15Title:  James L. Hardiman Reed v. Rhodes Papers     
 Creator:  Hardiman, James L. 
 Dates:  1972-2001 
 Abstract:  James L. Hardiman (b. 1941), was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Sally and Albert Hardiman and a graduate of John Jay High School in the Cleveland Public School System during the 1950s. Hardiman earned a bachelor's degree from Baldwin-Wallace College in 1963 and his Juris Doctorate from Cleveland Marshall College of Law in 1968. Not long after being admitted to the Ohio bar, Hardiman became an attorney for the plaintiffs in the case of Robert Anthony Reed v. James A. Rhodes, which concerned the desegregation of the Cleveland Public Schools and was heard in the United States District Court Northern District of Ohio and United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals beginning in 1973 and concluding in 2000. Hardiman's papers regarding Reed v. Rhodes that make up this collection document his role and experiences in the matter. A celebrated civil rights attorney, Hardiman is perhaps most well known for his involvement in this case and other school desegregation initiatives across Ohio and the United States. With over 40 years of experience litigating complex civil liberties issues, Hardiman is also noted for his work challenging at-large elections of municipal court judges in Ohio and dedication to just criminal defense. In 2010, Hardiman was named the legal director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio, where he continues to fight for civil rights. The collection consists of agendas, budgets, correspondence (general and professional), handbooks, legal briefs, memoranda, newsletters, newspaper clippings, notes, pamphlets, proposals, reports, testimony, transcripts, trial exhibits, and unofficial legal files. 
 Call #:  MS 5123 
 Extent:  30.40 linear feet (31 containers) 
 Subjects:  Cleveland Public Schools. | Segregation in education -- Law and legislation -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Segregation in education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | School integration -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Public schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Race relations. | African Americans -- Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Race discrimination -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Education.
 
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