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Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Social life and customs. (9)
Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (8)
Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century. (6)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century. (5)
Dance -- Ireland. (5)
Irish Americans -- Archives. (5)
Irish -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Irish American families -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Irish American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Social life and customs (3)
Burke School of Irish Dance. (2)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century (2)
Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century (2)
Irish American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland (2)
Irish Americans -- Archives (2)
Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland (2)
Ohio -- Emigration and Immigration -- History -- 20th century. (2)
Ohio -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century (2)
Ancient Order of Hibernians. (1)
Art, Celtic. (1)
Boland, Sean A., 1943-2000. (1)
Burke School of Irish Dance (1)
Claddagh rings (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century. (1)
Clothing and dress -- Ireland (1)
Clothing trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Collins & Scanlon (Law firm) (1)
Costume design -- Ireland. (1)
Dance -- Ireland (1)
Dance schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- 20th century -- Photographs. (1)
Emeralds Unlimited, Inc (1)
Flynn, Edward (1)
Flynn, Joan Dillon (1)
Flynn, John (1)
Folk music -- Ireland. (1)
Ireland -- History. (1)
Ireland -- Poetry (1)
Ireland -- Poetry. (1)
Irish American History (1)
Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- Sources. (1)
Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs (1)
Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. (1)
Irish Americans -- Ohio -- East Cleveland -- History -- Sources. (1)
Irish Americans -- Societies, etc. (1)
Irish Music Academy (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Jewelry -- Ireland (1)
Keating, Dee (1)
Kilrush (Ireland) -- Maps, Topographic. (1)
Koch family. (1)
Law firms -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
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1Title:  Catherine Leneghan Papers     
 Creator:  Leneghan, Catherine 
 Dates:  1969-2002 
 Abstract:  Catherine Leneghan (b. 1964) was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and is of Irish descent. Both sides of her family originated in County Mayo, Ireland. Her father, Francis Leneghan came from Ballycroy, County Mayo, Ireland, and married Catherine O'Donnell, who is also of Irish descent. Catherine's maternal grandparents are Julia Conway, who hailed from Tourmekeady, County Mayo, and James O'Donnell who came from Islandeady, County Mayo. Her paternal grandparents, Ellen Sweeney came from Innisbiggle, Achill Island, County Mayo, and Francis Leneghan came from Ballycroy, County Mayo. Living in a traditional Irish family upbringing, Catherine was associated with things Irish from an early age. Like so many other Irish on Cleveland's west side, she attended St. Patrick's Grade School in Westpark, Cleveland, and subsequently was a student of St. Joseph's Academy, also in Westpark. She received a degree in Psychology at Cleveland State University. But Catherine's real love was of Irish music and dance. She pursued her career in this field, passing the TCRG exam and the ADCRG exam in the early 1990s. She has not looked back since. Her school, The Leneghan Academy of Traditional Irish Dance has been a success since it opened its doors in 1991. The collection consists of biographical information, newspaper clippings, and photographs. 
 Call #:  MS 4942 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Leneghan, Catherine, 1964- | Leneghan Academy of Traditional Irish Dance. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Social life and customs. | Dance -- Ireland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century. | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century.
 
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2Title:  John J. O'Boyle Family Papers     
 Creator:  O'Boyle, John J. Family 
 Dates:  1872-2000 
 Abstract:  John J. O'Boyle is a native of Cleveland, Ohio, of Irish descent. His mother, Mary Gaughan, was born in County Mayo, Ireland, and emigrated to the United States in the 1920s, eventually settling in Cleveland. John J. O'Boyle's father, John O'Boyle, worked as a mailman in Cleveland. The O'Boyle family participates in Irish American organizations and events in Cleveland. The collection consists of a series of five lectures by British historian James Anthony Froude, answers to these lectures by Reverend Thomas N. Burke, a rebuttal by James A. Froude, an essay, memoirs, newspaper clippings, a pamphlet, and photographs. 
 Call #:  MS 4872 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  O'Boyle, John J. | O'Boyle family. | Irish -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish American families -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Social life and customs. | Postal service -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Employees. | Ireland -- History.
 
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3Title:  Law Firm of Collins & Scanlon Photograph Collection     
 Creator:  Law Firm of Collins & Scanlon 
 Dates:  2000-2005 
 Abstract:  The Law Firm of Collins & Scanlon Photograph Collection primarily depicts the guests, and guests of honor at the annual St. Patrick's Day party in Cleveland, Ohio. The collection also includes invitation cards to the St. Patrick's Day parties. The photographs were taken by both John C. Sullivan and guests. The collection consists of 130 photographs and 6 invitation cards. 
 Call #:  PG 539 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Collins & Scanlon (Law firm) | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Social life and customs | Law firms -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Saint Patrick's Day -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Irish American History
 
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4Title:  Kevin Shanahan Photographs     
 Creator:  Shanahan, Kevin 
 Dates:  1947-1964 
 Abstract:  Kevin Shanahan immigrated to Cleveland, Ohio, from Dublin, Ireland, in the 1950s. While living in Cleveland, he worked in refrigeration and taught Irish dancing at the West Side Irish American Club on Madison Avenue and West 98th Street. He was one of the main organizers of the first Cleveland Feis (competition) in the late 1950s. He taught several teachers at the Masterson School of Irish Dance, including the owner, Bobby Masterson. Shanahan and his wife Sally, have three children, Dennis, Colleen, and Erin. The family moved to New York in the 1960s. Living in New York, Shanahan concentrated on Irish drama, and performed in many Irish productions in New York. He and his family returned to Dublin, Ireland ca. 1980. The collection consists of images of Kevin Shanahan and native Clevelanders, in addition to out of state dancers participating at a number of Irish Dance competitions in Cleveland, Ohio. Also, there is an image of John F. Kennedy with Irish dancers from Cleveland. 
 Call #:  PG 531 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Shanahan, Kevin. | Irish Americans -- Archives. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Social life and customs. | Dance -- Ireland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century. | Ohio -- Emigration and Immigration -- History -- 20th century. | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century.
 
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5Title:  Kathleen Niehaus Family Papers     
 Creator:  Niehaus, Kathleen Family 
 Dates:  1837-2002 
 Abstract:  Kathleen Niehaus (nee O'Gorman) is a resident of Westlake, Ohio, and is of Irish descent. Her mother, Ellen (Nellie) Reynolds immigrated to the United States in 1910, settling in Cleveland, Ohio. She and her husband, Julius, later owned a trucking business. Kathleen Niehaus is an avid volunteer, and the Niehaus family participates in social and cultural clubs and events of the Irish American community in northeast Ohio. the collection consists of photocopies of death certificates, genealogies, marriage certificates, a photocopy of the newspaper Publick Occurrences Both Forreign and Domestick, passenger information for Ellen Reynolds from Ireland to the United States, postcards, and topographical information regarding Kilrush, County Clare, Ireland. 
 Call #:  MS 4868 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Niehaus, Kathleen. | Niehaus family. | O'Gorman family. | Koch family. | Reynolds family. | Irish -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish American families -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Social life and customs. | Kilrush (Ireland) -- Maps, Topographic.
 
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6Title:  Michael and Mary Walsh O'Neill Family Papers     
 Creator:  O'Neill, Michael and Mary Walsh Family 
 Dates:  1901-2001 
 Abstract:  Michael O'Neill (d. 1961) was born in Tourmakeady, County Mayo, and his wife, Mary Walsh (1905-2001) came from the same county. They immigrated to the United States independently of each other in the 1920s. Mary made Chicago, Illinois, her home, and Michael settled in Cleveland, Ohio. Mary met Michael while on a visit to Chicago. In the late 1930s, they relocated to Cleveland, Ohio, for employment purposes. The O'Neills raised their family in the Irish tradition, instilling in them a love of the Irish culture. The collection consists of certificates of birth, marriage, and naturalization, an essay on the life of Mary O'Neill, memorial cards, photographs, and two poems. 
 Call #:  MS 4896 
 Extent:  0.21 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  O'Neill, Michael, 1901-1961. | O'Neill, Mary Walsh, 1905-2001. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Social life and customs. | Irish Americans -- Archives. | Ireland -- Poetry. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century. | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century. | Ohio -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century.
 
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7Title:  Burke School of Irish Dance Records     
 Creator:  Burke School of Irish Dance 
 Dates:  1960-2002 
 Abstract:  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. Her mother was born in County Clare and came to the U.S. a few years after Thomas. Scott was a musician and dance teacher in Cleveland. 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 an honorary achievement award, certificate of appreciation from President Ronald Reagan, certificate of appreciation from Mahoning Valley Gaelic Society, a directory of registered newspaper clippings, programs, a resolution and a scrapbook. 
 Call #:  MS 4901 
 Extent:  0.80 linear feet (4 containers) 
 Subjects:  Burke School of Irish Dance. | Irish Americans -- Archives. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Social life and customs. | Dance -- Ireland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century. | Ohio -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century. | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century.
 
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8Title:  Burke School of Irish Dance Records, Series II     
 Creator:  Burke School of Irish Dance 
 Dates:  1980-1985 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 4917 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Burke School of Irish Dance | Irish Americans -- Archives | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Irish American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Social life and customs | Dance -- Ireland | Ireland -- Poetry | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century | Ohio -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century
 
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9Title:  Burke School of Irish Dance Photographs     
 Creator:  Burke School of Irish Dance 
 Dates:  1966-1984 
 Abstract:  The Burke School of Irish Dance was founded by an Irish American, Theresa Burke, in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1958. The collection consists of individual and group portraits of students from the Burke School of Irish Dance at a variety of Irish dance competitions. 
 Call #:  PG 532 
 Extent:  0.21 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Burke School of Irish Dance. | Irish Americans -- Archives. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Social life and customs. | Dance -- Ireland. | Costume design -- Ireland. | Art, Celtic. | Dance schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- 20th century -- Photographs. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century. | Ohio -- Emigration and Immigration -- History -- 20th century. | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century.
 
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10Title:  Sara McLaughlin Papers     
 Creator:  McLaughlin, Sara 
 Dates:  1928-2001 
 Abstract:  Sara McLaughlin was born in 1928 in River, Achill Island, Ireland. She immigrated to the United States in 1952, settling in Cleveland, Ohio. She met her husband, Michael McLaughlin (also an Irish immigrant), in Cleveland, where they were married in 1958. Both have been extremely active in Irish American cultural and social affairs and clubs in Cleveland. In addition to her many volunteer activities with the Irish American community of Cleveland, Sara was named the 2001 Mother of the Year by the St. Patrick's Day Committee, and the 2000 Woman of the Year by the West Side Irish American Club. The McLaughlins established the Maureen McLaughlin Scholarship for Music, awarded annually at the Cleveland Feis cultural competition, in memory of their daughter Maureen. The collection consists of car banners, brochures from the Ancient Order of Hibernians and the Irish Music Academy of Cleveland, Ohio, a birth certificate, a marriage certificate, a naturalization certificate, various congressional recognitions and resolutions, correspondence, a liturgy from the 2001 St. Patrick's Day mass, newspaper clippings, and two photographs. 
 Call #:  MS 4870 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  McLaughlin, Sara 1928- | McLaughlin, Michael 1927- | McLaughlin family. | Ancient Order of Hibernians. | Irish Music Academy (Cleveland, Ohio) | Irish -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. | Irish American families -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Social life and customs. | Saint Patrick's Day -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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11Title:  Sean A. Boland Papers     
 Creator:  Boland, Sean A. 
 Dates:  1995-2000 
 Abstract:  Sean A. Boland (1943-2000) was born in Manchester, England. At two years of age, his family moved to Gurteen, County Sligo, Ireland. After his mother Margaret Boland died, he was adopted by his uncle and his wife, James, and Bridie Boland. This family immigrated to Cleveland, Ohio, when Sean was twelve years old. Sean graduated from St. Joseph High School and married Bridget Ginty, and together they had three children. Sean joined the Ohio Lottery Commission in 1974, working as an investigator, marketing director, and lastly as a fiscal officer in the purchasing department. Sean was involved in the Irish community during his short life. His uncle, Gus Boland, introduced him to Irish dancing, and together they organized an annual Cleveland Feis. In later years, Sean was president of the Greater Cleveland Feis Society, and he is credited with making it the largest such society in North America. Sean led the Cleveland Feis for seventeen years, and also served on the North American Feis Commission as President and board member. He was the driving force behind the establishment of the Irish Music Academy of Cleveland in 1993 and was an avid supporter of the Cleveland Branch of the Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann (Music, Language and Dance of Ireland). Sean was a member of the Irish American Archives Society, the Irish Northern Aid Society, the Irish American East Side, Inc., the West Side Irish American Club, the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Comhaltas Ceoltiori Eireann, Cleveland Branch, and the Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival Committee. In 1994, he was named Irish Person of the Year. During the last ten years of his life, he made annual trips to Gurteen and became involved in establishing the Michael Coleman Heritage Center. In Cleveland, Sean was instrumental in planning the Cleveland Memorial in the Flats, in memory of those who died in the Great Famine. The collection consists of correspondence, a biographical sketch, a Liturgy, a memorial, an obituary, a souvenir program and a tribute. 
 Call #:  MS 4880 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Boland, Sean A., 1943-2000. | Folk music -- Ireland. | Irish Americans -- Societies, etc. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- Sources. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- East Cleveland -- History -- Sources. | Irish Americans -- Archives. | Dance -- Ireland. | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Social life and customs. | Music -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century. | United States -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century. | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century.
 
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12Title:  Emeralds Unlimited, Inc. Records     
 Creator:  Emeralds Unlimited, Inc. 
 Dates:  1979-1993 
 Abstract:  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 of eight stores, including one in Lakewood and Euclid. The operation ceased in 1995. The collection consists of a catalog, history of the company, and newspaper clippings. 
 Call #:  MS 4915 
 Extent:  0.03 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Flynn, Edward | Flynn, Joan Dillon | Flynn, John | O'Brien, Bernadette | Keating, Dee | Emeralds Unlimited, Inc | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Social life and customs | Irish Americans -- Archives | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Irish American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jewelry -- Ireland | Clothing and dress -- Ireland | Claddagh rings | Clothing trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century | Ohio -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century
 
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