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1Title:  Mt. Zion Congregational Church Records     
 Creator:  Mt. Zion Congregational Church 
 Dates:  1888-2005 
 Abstract:  Mt. Zion Congregational Church was founded on September 11, 1864 when nineteen men and women formally gathered in Plymouth Church on Prospect Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. The predominantly African American congregation has moved many times throughout its history, including locations downtown, in the Central and Fairfax neighborhoods, and its current location (2014) in University Circle. Mt. Zion's congregation played a significant role in the settlement of freed slaves in Cleveland after the Civil War, the founding of the Cleveland Chapter of the National Association of Colored People (NAACP), and the founding of Eliza Bryant Village. The collection consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, historical sketches, programs, bulletins, and financial documents. 
 Call #:  MS 5231 
 Extent:  0.60 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Religion | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Church buildings -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Congregational churches -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History | Congregational churches -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Mt. Zion Congregational Church (Cleveland, Ohio) | University Circle (Cleveland, Ohio) | African American History / Religion
 
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2Title:  Mt. Zion Congregational Church Photographs     
 Creator:  Mt. Zion Congregational Church 
 Dates:  1947-2004 
 Abstract:  Mt. Zion Congregational Church was founded on September 11, 1864, when nineteen men and women formally gathered in Plymouth Church on Prospect Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. The predominantly African American congregation has moved many times throughout its history, including locations downtown, in the Central and Fairfax neighborhoods, and its current location (2014) in University Circle. Mt. Zion's congregation played a significant role in the settlement of freed slaves in Cleveland after the Civil War, the founding of the Cleveland Chapter of the National Association of Colored People (NAACP), and the founding of Eliza Bryant Village. The collection consists of approximately 300 black and white and color photographs depicting church activities. 
 Call #:  PG 598 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Religion | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Congregational churches -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs | Congregational churches -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Mt. Zion Congregational Church (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Photograph collections | Mt. Zion Congregational Church (Cleveland, Ohio) | University Circle (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Photographs | African American History / Religion
 
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3Title:  Ella Mae Cheeks Johnson Papers     
 Creator:  Johnson, Ella Mae Cheeks 
 Dates:  1948-2010 
 Abstract:  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 autobiography. It was published shortly after her death in 2010. The collection consists of annual reports, booklets, book manuscripts, book proofs, brochures, catalogues, certificates, church directories, citations, correspondence, forms, a guest book, an inauguration ticket, lists, magazine articles, newsletter articles, newspaper articles, notes, passports, proclamations, programs, remarks, speeches, and writings. 
 Call #:  MS 5068 
 Extent:  0.60 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Johnson, Ella Mae Cheeks, 1904-2010. | Case Western Reserve University. | Fisk University. | Mt. Zion Congregational Church (Cleveland, Ohio) | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Social service -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Civil rights -- United States. | African Americans -- Education (Higher) -- United States. | Congregational churches -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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