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Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (7)
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Allen family -- Photograph collections. (1)
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Brooks family -- Photograph collections. (1)
Brooks, Oliver Kingsley, 1845-1914 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Buildings -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
Camp Wise (Euclid, Ohio). -- Photographs. (1)
Cheek family -- Photographs. (1)
Chennault, Claire Lee, 1893-1958 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Genealogy -- Photographs. (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- History -- 19th century -- Photographs. (1)
Cochran, Jacqueline -- Photograph collections. (1)
Crawford family -- Photograph collections. (1)
Crawford, Frederick C., 1891- -- Photograph collections. (1)
Dallas Colored High School (Dallas, Tex.) -- Photographs. (1)
Defiance College (Defiance, Ohio) -- Photograph collections. (1)
Doolittle, James Harold, 18961993- -- Photograph collections. (1)
Dramatists, American -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
Dunn family -- Photograph collections. (1)
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Excelsior Club (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Photographs. (1)
Ford family -- Photograph collections. (1)
Ford, David K., 1894-1993 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Ford, Elizabeth Kingsley Brooks, 1896-1990 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Ford, Horatio Clark, 1853-1915 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Frederick C. Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum -- Photograph collections. (1)
Gill family -- Photograph collections. (1)
Glennan, Thomas Keith, 1905- -- Photograph collections. (1)
Haber family -- Photographs. (1)
Impressionism (Art) -- United States -- Photographs. (1)
Industries -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
Jewish Community Federation (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Photographs. (1)
Jewish Orthodox Home for Aged (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Photographs. (1)
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1Title:  Severance Family Photographs     
 Creator:  Severance Family 
 Dates:  1840-1960 
 Abstract:  Members of the Severance family were prominent bankers and industrialists in Cleveland, Ohio. The Severance family was also known for its philanthropic activities. Solon Severance, a Cleveland banker, was the son of Solomon Severance and Mary Helen Long, and a brother of Louis Severance. He was also a descendent of John Walworth, an early settler of Cleveland who was a civil engineer and was appointed in 1806 as the Custom Collector for the District of Erie. Solon's wife, Emily Allen, was the daughter of Dr. Dudley Allen, and the sister of prominent surgeon Dudley P. Allen. Solon and Emily's daughter, Julia Severance Millikin, was the wife of Benjamin Millikin, a noted Cleveland ophthalmologist. Julia's children included Helen Millikin Nash and Severance, Marianne, Dudley, and Louise Millikin. The collection consists of individual and group portraits of Severance family members; allied families including the Allen, Hadden, Long, Millikin, Nash, Prentiss, Robbins, and Tryon families; and unrelated individuals, including Jacob D. Cox, Charles Gleason, and Rutherford B. Hayes. Also included are views of various family residences and trips. 
 Call #:  PG 440 
 Extent:  2.20 linear feet (8 containers) 
 Subjects:  Allen family -- Photograph collections. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Genealogy -- Photographs. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- History -- 19th century -- Photographs. | Long family -- Photograph collections. | Millikin family -- Photograph collections. | Nash family -- Photograph collections. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Severance family -- Photograph collections. | Voyages and travels -- Photographs.
 
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2Title:  David N. Myers Photographs     
 Creator:  Myers, David N. 
 Dates:  1900-1995 
 Abstract:  David N. Myers was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1900. He worked his way through high school and earned an accounting degree from Dyke College, a local business college, in 1922. He accepted a position in accounting with the Francis Byerlyte Corporation, and subsequently became president and owner of the company, later known as Consolidated Coatings Corporation. He married Inez Pink in 1929, and the couple raised two sons. Myers' primary philanthropic interest was aging and the elderly. He was instrumental in facilitating the move of the Jewish Orthodox Home for the Aged from the Glenville neighborhood to Beachwood, Ohio. He also assisted in the construction of R.H. Myers Apartments, an independent living facility for the elderly. He served as the President of the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland from 1964 to 1969 and, along with his wife, established the David and Inez Myers Foundation. In 1995, Dyke college was renamed David N. Myers College in recognition of Myers' contributions to the school. The collection consists of approximately 550 black and white photographs and 380 color photographs depicting Cleveland, Ohio philanthropy, business, and Jewish family life. 
 Call #:  PG 547 
 Extent:  1.01 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Myers, David N., 1900-1999 -- Photographic collections. | Myers family. -- Photographs. | Jewish Community Federation (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Photographs. | Jewish Orthodox Home for Aged (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Photographs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jewish businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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3Title:  Ella Mae Cheeks Johnson Photographs     
 Creator:  Johnson, Ella Mae Cheeks 
 Dates:  1921-2010 
 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. 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 4 black and white photographs, 251 color photographs, 5 DVDs, and 5 VHS tapes. 
 Call #:  PG 553 
 Extent:  0.80 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Johnson, Ella Mae Cheeks, 1904-2010 -- Photograph collections. | Cheek family -- Photographs. | Johnson family. -- Photographs. | Dallas Colored High School (Dallas, Tex.) -- Photographs. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Birthday parties -- Photographs.
 
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4Title:  Ratner Family Photographs     
 Creator:  Ratner Family 
 Dates:  1965-1996 
 Abstract:  The Ratner (formerly Ratowczer) family has been prominent in the Cleveland, Ohio, area since the mid-twentieth century. The family immigrated to the United States in 1920 and settled in Cleveland in 1921, eventually founding what became known as Forest City Enterprises, Inc. Leonard Ratner married Lillian Bernstein in 1924 and had two children: Ruth Ratner Miller and Albert B. Ratner. Leonard Ratner held many important positions on community boards during his lifetime, including the positions of honorary life trustee at the Jewish Welfare Federation, the Jewish Community Federation, and Mount Sinai Hospital. His daughter Ruth was a civic leader, businesswoman, and philanthropist. She and Samuel Miller had four children. Albert B. Ratner married Faye Katz in 1950 and had two children. The collection consists of 39 black and white photographs and 238 color photographs of varying sizes. 
 Call #:  PG 548 
 Extent:  0.41 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Ratner, Leonard, 1896-1974 -- Photograph collections. | Miller, Ruth Ratner, 1926-1996 -- Photograph collections. | Ratner, Albert B., 1927- -- Photograph collections. | Ratner family. -- Photographs. | Jewish businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jewish families -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Architects and builders -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Real estate developers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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5Title:  David K. Ford Family Photographs     
 Creator:  Ford, David K. Family 
 Dates:  1868-1992 
 Abstract:  Members of the Ford family were prominent lawyers, philanthropists, and businessmen of Cleveland, Ohio, during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The collection consists of individual and group portraits of Ford and allied families, including the Brooks, Gill, Reynolds, and Shyrock families. Individuals pictured include Oliver Kingsley Brooks, Horatio Clark Ford, David K. Ford, Elizabeth Kingsley Brooks Ford, and other family members and associates. Also included are photographs of Frederick Goff, Charles Lindbergh, and Richard Nixon. Views contained in the collection include buildings, churches, and residences associated with the family, such as the Cuyahoga and Williamson Buildings and the New Amsterdam Hotel in Cleveland, and Schauffler Hall at Defiance College. Other views include events, monuments, ships, statuary, and trips. Of special interest is a photograph taken ca. 1900 at the completion of the Cleveland and Eastern Traction Company's line through to Chardon, Ohio. 
 Call #:  PG 477 
 Extent:  0.60 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Ford, David K., 1894-1993 -- Photograph collections. | Ford, Horatio Clark, 1853-1915 -- Photograph collections. | Brooks, Oliver Kingsley, 1845-1914 -- Photograph collections. | Ford, Elizabeth Kingsley Brooks, 1896-1990 -- Photograph collections. | Ford family -- Photograph collections. | Brooks family -- Photograph collections. | Gill family -- Photograph collections. | Dunn family -- Photograph collections. | Shyrock family -- Photograph collections. | Keith family -- Photograph collections. | Reynolds family -- Photograph collections. | Defiance College (Defiance, Ohio) -- Photograph collections. | New Amsterdam Company -- Photograph collections. | One Euclid Company -- Photograph collections. | Williamson Company -- Photograph collections. | Lawyers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Businessmen -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Real estate business -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Buildings -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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6Title:  Frederick C. Crawford Family Photographs     
 Creator:  Crawford, Frederick C. Family 
 Dates:  1869-1994 
 Abstract:  Frederick C. Crawford (1891-1994) was a Cleveland, Ohio, industrialist and philanthropist. Crawford headed Thompson Products, Inc. (later TRW Inc.) as it moved from an automotive and aircraft parts manufacturer into the aviation and aerospace industries. A leader of Cleveland's philanthropic community, Crawford served on the boards of many cultural institutions. He was appointed to the Western Reserve Historical Society Board of Trustees in 1944 and later served as it's president. He was instrumental in the transfer of the Thompson Auto Album and Aviation Museum collection to WRHS in the 1960s, which became the nucleus of the Frederick C. Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum of WRHS. Crawford was married twice; to Audrey Cecelia Bowles in 1932, and to Kathleen M. Saxon in 1975. The collection consists of individual and group portraits of Frederick C. Crawford and various Crawford family members. Views of various Crawford family homes are included, as are images from travels taken by Crawford. Portraits and views of Steel Products Co. and Thompson Products Inc. facilities and employees, including Thompson Products president Charles E. Thompson and Thompson family members, are also part of the collection. Pioneers in the aviation and aerospace industries are represented in the collection and include James E. Doolittle, T. Keith Glennan, aviatrix Jacqueline Cochran, and three time Thompson Trophy Race winner Roscoe Turner. Others depicted include Douglas MacArthur, Dwight D. Eisenhower, General Claire Chennault, and William M. McVey. Groups Crawford was associated with, including the Western Reserve Historical Society, Harvard University, and various national aeronautic associations and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), are also part of the collection, as are portraits and views depicting the National Air Races. 
 Call #:  PG 513 
 Extent:  16.10 linear feet (36 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Crawford, Frederick C., 1891- -- Photograph collections. | Crawford family -- Photograph collections. | Thompson, Charles E. 1870-1933 -- Photograph collections. | Thompson family -- Photograph collections. | Doolittle, James Harold, 18961993- -- Photograph collections. | Glennan, Thomas Keith, 1905- -- Photograph collections. | McVey, William M., 1905- -- Photograph collections. | Cochran, Jacqueline -- Photograph collections. | Turner, Roscoe, 1895-1970 -- Photograph collections. | MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964 -- Photograph collections. | Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 -- Photograph collections. | Chennault, Claire Lee, 1893-1958 -- Photograph collections. | TRW Inc. -- Photograph collections. | Steel Products Co. -- Photograph collections. | Thompson Products, inc. -- Photograph collections. | Western Reserve Historical Society -- Photograph collections. | Frederick C. Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum -- Photograph collections. | United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Photograph collections. | Businessmen -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Automobile supplies industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Aircraft supplies industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Aerospace industries -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Industries -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Automobile supplies industry -- United States -- Photographs. | Aircraft supplies industry -- United States -- Photographs. | Aircraft industry -- United States -- Photographs. | Aerospace industries -- United States -- Photographs.
 
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7Title:  Ezekiel and Ida Warshawsky Family Photographs     
 Creator:  Warshawsky, Ezekiel and Ida Family 
 Dates:  1890-1964 
 Abstract:  Ezekiel and Ida Warshawsky, Orthodox Jewish immigrants from Poland who originally lived in Sharon, Pennsylvania, before settling in Cleveland, Ohio, had nine children. Two, Abel (1883 1962) and Alexander (1887 1945), were especially accomplished artists. Samuel (1888-1977) was a playwright and fiction writer. David (1893-1989) was an insurance agent and writer. David's wife, Florence Haber Warshawsky (1903-1998), was a child psychologist and active Jewish community leader. Abel Warshawsky was the first head leader of boys at Camp Wise in 1908. His brother David attended the camp under Abel's supervision and became a lifelong advocate for Camp Wise and the activities of the Council Education Alliance and its successor, the Jewish Community Center. The collection consists of 165 black and white photographs of varying sizes, 2 color photographs, and one photograph album. 
 Call #:  PG 554 
 Extent:  0.60 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Warshawsky, A. G. (Abel G.), 1883-1962. -- Photographs. | Warshawsky, Alexander, 1887-1945. -- Photographs. | Warshawsky, David, 1893-1989. -- Photographs. | Warshawsky, Samuel Jesse. -- Photographs. | Warshawsky, Florence Haber, 1903-1998 -- Photographs. | Warshawsky family. -- Photographs. | Haber family -- Photographs. | Camp Wise (Euclid, Ohio). -- Photographs. | Excelsior Club (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Photographs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Social life and customs -- Photographs. | Jews -- Recreation -- Ohio -- Euclid -- Photographs. | Outdoor recreation -- Ohio -- Euclid -- Photographs. | Jewish artists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jewish authors -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Art -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Artists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jewish artists -- France -- Paris -- Photographs. | Painters -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Impressionism (Art) -- United States -- Photographs. | Dramatists, American -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Authors, American -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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