http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification 720 XTF Search Results (subject=National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Cleveland Branch.;subject-join=exact;smode=advanced;brand=default) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/search?subject%3DNational%20Association%20for%20the%20Advancement%20of%20Colored%20People.%20Cleveland%20Branch.;subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dadvanced;brand%3Ddefault Results for your query: subject=National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Cleveland Branch.;subject-join=exact;smode=advanced;brand=default Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:00:00 GMT Ardelia Bradley Dixon Papers. Dixon, Ardelia Bradley http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5199.xml Ardelia Bradley Dixon (1916-1991) was a lifelong African American rights activist and philanthropist in Cleveland, Ohio. Dixon served as secretary at the Antioch Baptist Church, Central High School, and John Hay High School. She served on the boards and committees of the Cleveland Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Cleveland Public Library. In 1963, Dixon took part in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom for Colored People led by Martin Luther King, Jr., and was passionate about the issues of desegregation in schools and racial violence. She volunteered at the Interchurch Council of Greater Cleveland, the National Council of Churches, Fairhill Mental Health Center, and the Phillis Wheatley Center. The collection includes booklets, brochures, cards, church programs, correspondence, funeral booklets, hymns, letters, letters to the editor of the Plain Dealer, magazine and newspaper clippings, notes, pamphlets, photographs and negatives, postcard... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5199.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Arthur J. Lelyveld Papers. Lelyveld, Arthur J. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4639.xml Rabbi Arthur J. Lelyveld served as senior rabbi of Anshe Chesed Congregation (Fairmount Temple) in Beachwood, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland, from 1958-1986. Throughout his career he played key roles in national and local Jewish organizations and actively fought for civil rights. A native of New York City, Lelyveld received a B.A. from Columbia University in 1933, and was ordained at Hebrew Union College in 1939. From 1939-1944, he served congregations in Hamilton, Ohio, and Omaha, Nebraska. From 1944-46 he was Executive Director of the Committee on Unity for Palestine, and from 1946-1956 served as Associate National Director, and then National Director, of B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundations. He also played leadership roles in a number of other national Jewish organizations, including American Jewish Congress, Central Conference of American Rabbis, and the Synagogue Council of America. On the local Cleveland level, he served in various capacities on the Cleveland Jewish Welfare Fund, the Jewish Community Federation... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4639.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland branch NAACP: a quarterly publication updating NAACP members. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Cleveland Branch. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland branch NAACP update: a quarterly publication. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Cleveland Branch. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT George Forbes Papers. Forbes, Geoge http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5136.xml George L. Forbes (b. 1931) was arguably the most powerful man in Cleveland, Ohio, politics during the 1970s and 1980s. His position as the President of Cleveland City Council from 1974-1989 was crucial in the relationships he formed with mayors Dennis Kucinich and George Voinovich which were sometimes contentious. He also used this prominent position to promote civil rights and minority-owned businesses. Forbes was born in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1931, coming to the Cleveland area in the 1950s to earn his degrees from Baldwin Wallace College in 1957 and the Cleveland Marshall College of Law in 1961. A lawyer by profession, Forbes was admitted to both the Ohio and Federal Bars in 1962. In 1963 he was elected to Cleveland City Council, where he served for 27 years. He assisted Carl B. Stokes in his mayoral runs, helped to establish the 21st District Congressional Caucus to improve race relations within the Democratic party, and formed the first African-American law firm in Cleveland. He was also involve... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5136.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Links of Cleveland, Incorporated Records. Links of Cleveland, Incorporated http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4845.xml The Links of Cleveland Incorporated was established in 1950 as a local chapter of a national non-profit, non-partisan volunteer organization of African American women. Beginning with its first president, Rosalind Garvin, the organization committed to educational, cultural, social, and civic activities to raise funds for charitable causes. Recipients of this fundraising have included the Cleveland National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Karamu House; the Eliza Bryant Home; Forest City Hospital; the Jewish Welfare Fund; and, the Phillis Wheatley Association. The collection consists of administrative files, correspondence, budgets, financial records, minutes, memoranda, membership lists, newsletters, reports, programs, press releases, subject files, statements, histories, bylaws, guest books, handbooks, publications, transcripts, articles of incorporation, agendas, project files, and presidential files. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4845.xml Sun, 01 Jan 2017 12:00:00 GMT MS 5433 George Forbes Papers, Series II. George Forbes http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5433.xml George L. Forbes (b. 1931) was arguably the most powerful man in Cleveland politics during the 1970s and 1980s. His position as the President of Cleveland City Council from 1974-1989 was crucial in the relationships he formed with mayors Dennis Kucinich and George Voinovich which were sometimes contentious. He also used this prominent position to promote civil rights and minority-owned businesses. Forbes was born in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1931, coming to the Cleveland area in the 1950s to earn his degrees from Baldwin Wallace College in 1957 and the Cleveland Marshall College of Law in 1961. A lawyer by profession, Forbes was admitted to both the Ohio and Federal Bars in 1962. In 1963 he was elected to Cleveland City Council, where he served for 27 years. He assisted Carl B. Stokes in his mayoral runs, helped to establish the 21st District Congressional Caucus to improve race relations within the Democratic party, and formed the first African-American law firm in Cleveland. He was also involved in a ... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5433.xml Mon, 01 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT NAACP update. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Cleveland Branch. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Cleveland Branch Records. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Cleveland Branch http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3520.xml The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a social and political action organization founded in 1912 as a Cleveland, Ohio, branch of the NAACP. Its purpose is to oppose racial inequalities in civil and political rights. The collection consists of reports, minutes, office files, financial records, newspaper clippings, brochures, pamphlets, broadsides, speeches, news releases and insurance policies. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3520.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Report of Activities. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Cleveland Branch. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT