720 XTF Search Results (subject=Irish Americans -- Archives;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default;f1-subject=Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century);subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dsimple;brand%3Ddefault;f1-subject%3DIreland%20--%20Emigration%20and%20immigration%20--%2020th%20century Results for your query: subject=Irish Americans -- Archives;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default;f1-subject=Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT Burke School of Irish Dance Records, Series II. Burke School of Irish Dance The Burke School of Irish Dance (f. 1958) was founded by an Irish American, Theresa Burke, in Cleveland, Ohio. Her father, Thomas Scott, (b.1906) immigrated from County Sligo in the 1920s to the United States, and initially settled in New York. According to Theresa, he was the first person in Cleveland to teach traditional Irish dancing to a competitive standard. Sharing her father's love for Irish dance, Burke followed in his footsteps as the founder and owner of two Irish dance schools in Ohio, one in Cleveland, the other in Youngstown (f. 1965), and one out of state in Pennsylvania, (f.1971). The collection consists of a poem, newsletters, notes on the history of Irish dancing and a journal article. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Emeralds Unlimited, Inc. Records. Emeralds Unlimited, Inc. Emeralds Unlimited, Inc. (1973-1995) was established to provide imported goods from Ireland to promote Irish culture and support Irish American events in the Cleveland, Ohio area. The owners, Joan Dillon Flynn and Dee Keating, who served as vice president, opened the first Irish import store in Ohio on October 13, 1973 on Old River Road in the Flats called Emerald in the Flats. The company was the first import business to participate in the Irish Cultural Festival at the Berea Fairgrounds in Ohio. A second store was opened in Akron by Flynn's son, John Flynn. It ceased operations one year later, when John Flynn moved out of sate. Emeralds Unlimited Inc. imported Irish stone and turf jewelry, sweaters, woolens, crystal, and art work. Bernadette O'Brien, native of Dublin and costume designer for the Cleveland Playhouse handmade "bainin" skirts and purses for the store. Natives of Brooklyn, New York, of Irish parents, Joan Dillon Flynn and her husband Ed moved to Cleveland, Ohio in 1958. The company consisted ... Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Peggy Patton Family Papers Series II. Patton, Peggy Family Peggy Patton (nee Calvey) (b. 1937) is from Cleveland, Ohio, and is of Irish descent. Her parents Martin Calvey (1901-1980) and Bridget Moran (1894-1987) were both born in Achill Island, County Mayo, Ireland, in different villages, located approximately six miles from each other. The Moran family came from the Deserted Village, in Dooagh, and the Calvey family came from Dookinella. One of Patton's uncles, Michael Moran (1896-1921), was a Lieutenant in the Irish Republican Army. After participating in the Easter Rising of 1916 in Ireland, Michael was arrested and imprisoned in Darmunt in England. Patton is the last living child of the Calveys. The collection consists of a draft from a chapter about the Moran family, a map of Achill Island, a newspaper clipping, photographs, a program, and information regarding surnames associated with Achill Island. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Thomas P. and Margaret Campbell Family Papers. Campbell, Thomas P. and Margaret, Family The Thomas P. and Margaret Campbell family originated in Doona, County Mayo, Ireland. All members of this family who immigrated the United States had settled in Cleveland, Ohio, by 1928. The first member of this to immigrate to Cleveland was Patrick, who came to this country in the early 1900s. He was soon followed by five siblings, all of which took typical careers such as domestic work, railroad conductor, painter, and the priesthood. The Campbell genealogy dates back to Thomas Campbell (1857-1940) and Bridget Leneghan (1857-1951), who lived in Doona, East Ballcroy, Wesport, County Mayo. The collection consists of the Campbell and Conway battle hymns which describe the history of these two families, correspondence, a crest, an examination paper, genealogies, handwritten notes on eight family members, a land record, map, medals, newspaper clippings, obituaries, pedigree chart, photographs, a poem, and typescripts. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT