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;f1-subject=Cleveland (Ohio). City Council.) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/search?subject%3DNational%20Association%20for%20the%20Advancement%20of%20Colored%20People.%20Cleveland%20Branch.;subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dadvanced;brand%3Ddefault;f1-subject%3DCleveland%20(Ohio).%20City%20Council. Results for your query: subject=National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Cleveland Branch.;subject-join=exact;smode=advanced;brand=default;f1-subject=Cleveland (Ohio). City Council. Tue, 28 Jul 2020 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 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