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Blossom family. (3)
Blossom, Elizabeth Bingham, 1881-1970. (3)
Cleveland General Hospital. (3)
Forest City Enterprises, Inc. (3)
Hospitals -- Maternity services -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
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Jewish Welfare Fund (Cleveland, Ohio) (3)
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MetroHealth Medical Center. (3)
MetroHealth Saint Luke's Medical Center. (3)
Nurses -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Saint Luke's Foundation. (3)
Saint Luke's Hospital (Cleveland, Ohio) -- History. (3)
Saint Luke's Hospital Association (Cleveland Ohio). (3)
Saint Luke's Medical Center. (3)
Arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Bingham family. (2)
Bingham, William, 2nd, 1879-1955. (2)
Bruening, Eva L. (2)
Bruening, Joseph M. (2)
Catholic Church -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. (2)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Genealogy. (2)
Cleveland Trust Company. (2)
Dively, George S., 1902-1988. (2)
Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Environmental protection. (2)
Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation. (2)
Ford, David K., 1894-1993. (2)
Ford, Elizabeth Kingsley Brooks, 1896-1990. (2)
International relations. (2)
Jewish Community Federation (Cleveland, Ohio) (2)
Jewish businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland (2)
Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Lawyers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Lubrizol Foundation. (2)
Prentiss, Elisabeth Severance, 1865-1944. (2)
Prentiss, Francis Fleury, 1858-1937. (2)
Ratner family. (2)
Ratner, Albert B., 1927- (2)
Real estate developers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Real estate development -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
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1Title:  Finding aid for the Alfred and Clara Rankin Family Papers     
 Creator:  Alfred and Clara Rankin 
 Dates:  1812-2015 
 Abstract:  The Alfred and Clara Rankin papers focus on the history of the Rankin and Taplin families and their ancestors. It relates primarily to Alfred and Clara Rankin's ancestors. Clara's ancestors are the Smith and Taplin family. The earliest documents are from the early 1800s going through 2010s. The collection includes awards, bank books, brochures, books, booklets, cards, certificates, contracts, correspondences, diaries, drawings, financial records, magazines, maps, minutes, negatives, newspapers, notes, pamphlets, passports, photo albums, photocopied papers, photos, postcards, scrapbook pages, and telegraphs. 
 Call #:  MS 5441 
 Extent:  23 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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2Title:  Max Apple Papers     
 Creator:  Apple, Max 
 Dates:  1940-1970 
 Abstract:  Max Apple (b. 1897) was a Cleveland, Ohi,o collector of Jewish memorabilia who retired from his paint and wallpaper business to devote his time to Jewish affairs and to the raising of funds for Israel. He was active in many Jewish charities, including the Histadrut Campaign. He and his wife founded a children's home at Gan Yavne, Israel in 1949 and have created scholarships at several universities. The collection consists of correspondence (1951-1971), certificates (1953 and 1954), World War II ration books, announcements and programs (1941-1971), newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous printed materials. 
 Call #:  MS 3795 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Apple, Max, 1897- | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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3Title:  Who's doing what in Cleveland    
 Parent:  Town & country (New York, N.Y.) v. 125, no. 4587 (Oct. 1971)    
 Creator:  Strassmeyer, Mary. 
 Publication:   
 Notes:  Caption title. 
 Call #:  F34ZJ K12 1971 Oversize 
 Extent:  p. 104, 142-145 : col. ill. ; 32 cm. 
 Subjects:  Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Description and travel
 
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4Title:  Leonard C. Hanna Financial Ledgers     
 Creator:  Hanna, Leonard C. Jr. 
 Dates:  1919-1954 
 Abstract:  Leonard Colton Hanna, Jr. (1889-1957) was the director of M.A. Hanna & Company, a coal and iron ore shipping concern started by his father, and uncles. Hanna was a major philanthropist in Cleveland, Ohio, donating over $90 million to Cleveland's cultural and charitable institutions. Hanna was an avid art collector and a trustee and principal benefactor of the Cleveland Museum of Art, but also supported the Cleveland Playhouse, University Hospitals, Karamu House and others. The collection consists of two ledger books detailing his income and expenses, including dividends and donations. These ledgers are useful for understanding the personal wealth of one of Cleveland's major philanthropists. 
 Call #:  MS 4296 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (2 oversize volumes) 
 Subjects:  Hanna, Leonard C. (Leonard Colton), 1889-1957. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Industrialists -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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5Title:  In memoriam: Mrs. Lucy Henry Spelman, 1810-1897    
 Creator:  Cowles, J. G. W. 
 Publication:  The Knickerbocker Press, New York,1898] 
 Notes:  At head of title: "Her children rise up and call her blessed." Printed on one side of leaf only. "Remarks, by Mr. J.G.W. Cowles": p. 11-33. 
 Call #:  F34ZHA S743 
 Extent:  77 p. front. (port.) 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Spelman, Lucy Henry, -- 1810-1897 | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Akron
 
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6Title:  George S. Dively Papers, Series II     
 Creator:  Dively, George S. 
 Dates:  1943-1990 
 Abstract:  George S. Dively was a prominent Cleveland, Ohio, businessman and civic leader, who led the Harris Corporation and founded the George S. Dively Foundation. The collection consists of correspondence, financial records, legal records, memoirs, newsletters, newspaper and magazine clippings, publications, published speech texts, and wills. 
 Call #:  MS 4877 
 Extent:  0.80 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Dively, George S., 1902-1988. | Dively, Juliette. | Dively, Michael Augustus, 1938- | Harris Corporation. | Businessmen -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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7Title:  David Warshawsky Family Papers     
 Creator:  Warshawsky, David Family 
 Dates:  1913-1983 
 Abstract:  David Warshawsky was an insurance agent and writer who was active in the Cleveland, Ohio, Jewish community. He served on the Group Work Council of the Jewish Welfare Federation, and he was involved with Council Educational Alliance and Camp Wise. He worked twenty-nine years for Lincoln National Life Insurance. He wrote numerous unpublished works, including a biography of his brother, artist Abel G. Warshawsky. The collection consists of catalogs, certificates and awards, correspondence, deeds, financial records, lists, newspaper clippings, and his writings. 
 Call #:  MS 5008 
 Extent:  1.40 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Warshawsky, David, 1893-1989. | Insurance agents -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish authors -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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8Title:  George S. Dively Papers     
 Creator:  Dively, George S. 
 Dates:  1814-1988 
 Abstract:  George S. Dively was a prominent business and civic leader and philanthropist in Cleveland, Ohio. Born in Pennsylvania to Michael A. and Martha A. (Dodson) Dively, he attended Lock Haven State College, earned a B.S. in electrical engineering at the University of Pittsburgh in 1925, and a M.B.A. from Harvard University in 1929. During the Great Depression, he worked at North American Refractories and at Republic Steel Corporation. He joined the Harris-Seybold-Potter Company of Cleveland, Ohio, in 1937, becoming director in 1941, vice president and general manager in 1944, and president in 1947. The company became the Harris-Intertype Corporation in 1957, and later the Harris Corporation. He served as president and chairman of the board from 1954-1961, continuing as board chairman from 1961 until his retirement in 1972. In 1971, his book, The Power of Professional Management, was published. He was a co-founder of the Cleveland One Percent Plan, whose mission was to encourage corporate support for higher education. Dively endowed a professorship in electrical engineering at Case Western Reserve University, where he served as vice chairman of the University Board of Trustees. In 1956 he endowed the Geo. S. Dively Foundation to assist various charitable and educational interests. He married Harriet Seeds in 1933. In 1969, he married Juliette Gaudin. The collection consists of correspondence, genealogy, memorials, minutes, reports, conference proceedings, speeches, lectures, financial reports, legal documents, annual reports, publications, articles, reprints, newspaper clippings, books, pamphlets, brochures, newsletters, scrapbooks, presentations, and awards. 
 Call #:  MS 4634 
 Extent:  6.41 linear feet (7 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Dively, George S., 1902-1988. | Dively family. | Harris-Intertype Corporation -- History. | Harris Corporation -- History. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Businessmen -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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9Title:  The Dudley Blossom family: Cleveland philanthropists    
 Creator:  VanDyke, Mary Louise. 
 Publication:  Oberlin,O.?],1987. 
 Notes:  Typescript. 
 Call #:  Pam. V297 
 Extent:  [26] leaves. illus. 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Blossom family | Blossom, Dudley Stuart, -- 1879-1938 | Blossom, Dudley Stuart, -- Jr., -- 1912-1961 | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Biography
 
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10Title:  Albert Ratner Papers     
 Creator:  Gift of Albert Ratner 
 Dates:  1929-2017 
 Abstract:  Albert B. Ratner, was born in Cleveland in 1927. Albert married Faye Katz (1931-1978) in 1950 and had two children, Deborah Ratner (b. 1959) and Brian Ratner (b. 1957). Faye was killed in an automobile accident in 1978. Albert later married Audrey Gilbert Pritzker (b. 1928) in 1981. In the 1950s, Albert joined the family business, Forest City Materials, which had been established as a lumber and building materials company back in the 1920s. He continued to serve in numerous positions at Forest City until the company was purchased by Brookfield Asset Management in 2018. Albert has served on the governing boards of numerous local, state, and international business and cultural organizations. His community involvement and philanthropic activities have been widely recognized by organizations and agencies such as Builders Magazine, the Business Hall of Fame of Cleveland, Financial World Magazine, Harvard Business Club, the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland, and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Albert Ratner Papers collection consists of an album, articles, awards, books, CDs, certificates, a checkbook, correspondence, eulogies, greeting cards, letters, magazines, newspapers, newspaper clippings, notes, an obituary, photographs, programs, a report, a resume, a songbook, speeches, and tapes. 
 Call #:  MS 5442 
 Extent:  2.6 linear feet (4 boxes) 
 Subjects:  Ratner, Albert B., 1927- | Ratner family | Jewish businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Forest City Enterprises, Inc.
 
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11Title:  Iris and Mort November Family Papers     
 Creator:  Gift of Iris November 
 Dates:  1926-2017 
 Abstract:  Morton "Mort" November, noted philanthropist, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 2, 1926. He graduated from East Technical High School in Cleveland. He later enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in Japan at the end of World War II. After the war, he worked as a salesman with the Lincoln National Life Insurance Company. In 1948, November married Phyllis Tetalman. They had one daughter, Debra Ann, who died at the early age of 24 in 1977. All of his charitable efforts made under the "November Philanthropy" were dedicated in her name. His first wife died in 1979. Three years later in 1982 he married Iris Flaxman. Together they continued his many philanthropic projects and interests, including at the Cleveland Clinic, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, MetroHealth Medical Center and Ronald McDonald House. Both were also active in the Democratic Party. Mort died on July 12, 2015. Following his death, Iris continued their work through November Philanthropy. The Iris and Mort November Family Papers collection consists of awards, CDs, clothing labels, correspondence, a diploma, letters, newspaper clippings, notebooks, memorial books, pamphlets, a passport, photographs, a poem, reports, scrapbooks, and a yearbook. 
 Call #:  MS 5448 
 Extent:  2.01 linear feet (2 boxes, including one oversized folder) 
 Subjects:  November, Morton, 1926-2015 | November, Iris | Flaxman, Charles | November Philanthropy | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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12Title:  Samuel Miller Papers and Photographs     
 Creator:  Gift of Sam Miller 
 Dates:  1973-2014 
 Abstract:  Samuel H. "Sam" Miller was born on June 26, 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated from Western Reserve University in Cleveland and earned a scholarship to attend Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he received an MBA. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1946. In 1947, Miller joined Forest City Material Company, the precursor to Forest City Enterprises, and was instrumental in the success of Forest City, being credited with spearheading the company's move into land development. Miller was a lifetime honorary trustee of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and the National Conference of Christians and Jews, and an honorary trustee of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. He was a past chair of Israel Bonds and the Cleveland Jewish Welfare Fund. He also served on many boards of trustees, including: Jewish National Fund, Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, WVIZ, Urban League, Cleveland State University, John Carroll University, Baldwin Wallace University, Notre Dame College, Crime Stoppers, Police Memorial, Medical Mutual of Ohio and Catholic Diocese of Cleveland. Miller died on March 7, 2019 in Cleveland at age 97. The Samuel Miller Papers and Photographs collection consists of speeches and photographs. 
 Call #:  MS 5451 
 Extent:  3.0 linear feet (7 boxes) 
 Subjects:  Miller, Samuel, 1921-2019. Speeches. Selections. | Miller, Samuel, 1921-2019 -- Photographs | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jewish businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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13Title:  Henry A. Rocker Family Papers     
 Creator:  Rocker, Henry A. Family 
 Dates:  1918-1991 
 Abstract:  Henry A. Rocker was a prominent lawyer and a leader in civic and Jewish affairs in Cleveland, Ohio. The son of Hungarian immigrant and editor Samuel Rocker, Henry A. Rocker graduated from Cleveland Law School in 1907 and practiced law in the Cleveland area until 1950. He was a founder of the Cleveland City Club, a member of the board of the Cleveland Community Chest, president of Park Synagogue (Anshe Emeth) from 1930-1953, and president of the Jewish Community Council of Cleveland from 1945-1953. Additionally, he served on the board of overseers of the Jewish Theological Seminary, and as a member of the board of directors of the United Jewish Appeal. The collection consists of awards, correspondence, essays, reports, an oral history transcript, drashim (homiletical interpretations of the Torah), and newspaper clippings. 
 Call #:  MS 5022 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Rocker, Henry A., 1882-1966. | Rocker, Samuel. | Rucker family. | Jewish Welfare Fund (Cleveland, Ohio) | Orthodox Jewish Orphan Home (Cleveland, Ohio) | Lawyers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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14Title:  Dudley S. Blossom Family Papers     
 Creator:  Blossom, Dudley S. 
 Dates:  1883-1954 
 Abstract:  Dudley S. Blossom was a wealthy Cleveland, Ohio, businessman and philanthropist who served as city welfare director, 1919-1921 and 1924-1932. He graduated from Yale University in 1901 and became a partner in the Cleveland firm of William Bingham and Company. He was also an officer or director of other businesses, including Perry-Payne Corporation, the Payne-Bingham Company, the Standard Tool Company, the Cleveland Hobbing Machine Company, the Blossom Lock Company, and the Central National Bank. His wife, Elizabeth Bingham Blossom, was the sister of Congresswoman Frances Payne Bolton and a philanthropist in her own right. Their son, Dudley S. Blossom, Jr. was also a prominent businessman and philanthropist, serving on the boards of many Cleveland civic organizations. The collection consists of correspondence, announcements of events, scrapbooks, musical scores, personal cards, a season ticket for Yale University baseball games, and a report card. The collection primarily pertains to Dudley Blossom, Sr.'s years at Yale University and to his career as welfare director of Cleveland. There is correspondence from Dudley Blossom, Jr. to his mother and some material on the family's philanthropic activities. 
 Call #:  MS 4562 
 Extent:  0.41 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Blossom family. | Blossom, Elizabeth Bingham, 1881-1970. | Blossom, Dudley Stuart, 1879-1938. | Blossom, Dudley Stuart, Jr., 1912-1961. | Yale University. | Businessmen -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Public welfare -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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15Title:  Max Ratner Papers     
 Creator:  Ratner, Max 
 Dates:  1959-1985 
 Abstract:  Max Ratner was a Cleveland, Ohio, businessman, philanthropist, and Zionist. He was born Meyer Ratowczer in Bialystok, Belarus, Russia, and immigrated with his family to the United States, arriving in Cleveland in 1921. The family changed its name to Ratner. After graduation from Glenville High School in 1925, he went to work at the family-owned business, Forest City Materials Company, a supplier of lumber and building materials. He became president of Forest City Materials in 1928, and in 1929, directed its merger with Buckeye Material. By the 1950s, Forest City profited from the suburban building boom, and by the end of that decade was one of Ohio's largest retail building materials companies. In 1960, Forest City Materials became Forest City Enterprises, Inc. and began concentrating on real estate development, ending its retail operations in 1987. Since the 1970s it has been involved in large urban developments such as Tower City Center in Cleveland. Max Ratner was active in Zionist activities, was a founder of the American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, served as president of Park Synagogue, and along with other family members, supported the Ratner Montessori Schools. The collection consists of photostatic copies from business publications and newspapers, an annual report of Forest City Enterprises, art catalogues, a publication by and about former residents of Bialystok, Russia, and a Ratner Schools brochure. 
 Call #:  MS 4623 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Ratner, Max, 1907-1995. | Ratner family. | Forest City Enterprises, Inc. | Ratner Schools. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews, Russian -- History.
 
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16Title:  John A. Greene Papers     
 Creator:  Greene, John A. 
 Dates:  1929-1961 
 Abstract:  John A. Greene (b. 1893) was a Cleveland, Ohio, business executive who was heavily involved in social service and philanthropic activities. He was a Trustee of the Cleveland Community Fund and President of the Welfare Federation of Cleveland and of the United Community Funds and Councils of America. The collection consists of newspaper clippings, letter copies, correspondence, minutes of meetings, proposals, speeches, pamphlets, and brochures pertaining to a variety of organizations. Also included are some personal and family correspondence, insurance policies, and related material. 
 Call #:  MS 3787 
 Extent:  8.60 linear feet (10 containers) 
 Subjects:  Greene, John A., 1893- | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charity organization. | Social service exchanges -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Community welfare councils -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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17Title:  William Bingham Foundation Records     
 Creator:  William Bingham Foundation 
 Dates:  1968-1993 
 Abstract:  The William Bingham Foundation was established in 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio, by Elizabeth Bingham Blossom with the proceeds of an inheritance from her brother, William Bingham 2nd. Grants were originally given to institutions of learning, hospitals, and public charities in Ohio. The foundation also contributed to the establishment and development of Blossom Music Center. After the death of Elizabeth Bingham Blossom in 1970, other family members maintained control of the foundation, and the focus of grantmaking changed to include organizations in the fields of the environment, the arts, education, health, and welfare. Projects related to urban revitalization, adult psychological development, and nuclear issues were also undertaken. Environmental issues took center stage in grants funding by the William Bingham Foundation in the 1980s, with several significant grants being made to the Environmental Defense Fund. The collection consists of correspondence, grant proposals, reports, financial, legal, and administrative records, minutes, exhibit scripts, newspaper clippings, publications, magazine articles, newsletters, and notes. 
 Call #:  MS 4707 
 Extent:  9.20 linear feet (10 containers) 
 Subjects:  Bingham, William, 2nd, 1879-1955. | Blossom, Elizabeth Bingham, 1881-1970. | Bingham family. | Blossom family. | William Bingham Foundation. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Environmental protection.
 
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18Title:  Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation Records     
 Creator:  Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation 
 Dates:  1987-1999 
 Abstract:  The Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation was established in 1987 in Cleveland, Ohio, through the estate donations of Joseph M. Bruening and his wife Eva L. Bruening. It is an independent foundation which provides grants to agencies in the greater Cleveland, Ohio, area. The foundation's focus areas are education and social services, with an emphasis on care for the elderly, disabled, and disadvantaged. Proposals funded include those in the fields of early childhood education, primary and secondary education, higher education, domestic violence and child abuse prevention, human services, and children and youth services. Special consideration is given to Roman Catholic organizations and institutions that provide these types of programs and services. Joseph M. Bruening founded the Ohio Ball Bearing Company in Cleveland in 1923, later known as Bearings Inc. The collection consists of agendas, budgets, correspondence, financial statements, grant proposals, memoranda with attachments, minutes, newspaper clippings, photographs, press releases, publications, reports, and trust disbursement authorizations. 
 Call #:  MS 4846 
 Extent:  4.20 linear feet (5 containers) 
 Subjects:  Bruening, Joseph M. | Bruening, Eva L. | Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Catholic Church -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities.
 
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19Title:  William Bingham Foundation Records, Series II     
 Creator:  William Bingham Foundation 
 Dates:  1955-1999 
 Abstract:  The William Bingham Foundation was established in 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio, by Elizabeth Bingham Blossom with the proceeds of an inheritance from her brother, William Bingham 2nd. Grants were originally given to institutions of learning, hospitals, and public charities in Ohio. The foundation also contributed to the establishment and development of Blossom Music Center. After the death of Elizabeth Bingham Blossom in 1970, other family members maintained control of the foundation, and the focus of grantmaking changed to include organizations in the fields of the environment, the arts, education, health, and welfare. Projects related to urban revitalization, adult psychological development, and nuclear issues were also undertaken. Environmental issues took center stage in grants funding by the William Bingham Foundation in the 1980s, with several significant grants being made to the Environmental Defense Fund. The collection consists of agendas, agreements, annual reports, articles of incorporation, blank letterhead, budgets, certificates, codes of regulations, correspondence, financial statements, genealogical chart, grant proposals, histories, investment reviews, journal clippings, legal documents, lists, magazine articles, memoranda, minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, notes, pamphlets, photographs, publications, receipts, reports, resolutions, rosters, speech texts, summaries, and tax records. 
 Call #:  MS 4849 
 Extent:  18.01 linear feet (18 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Bingham, William, 2nd, 1879-1955. | Blossom, Elizabeth Bingham, 1881-1970. | Bingham family. | Blossom family. | Gale family. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charitable uses, trusts and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Environmental protection.
 
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20Title:  David N. Meyers Papers     
 Creator:  Myers, David N. 
 Dates:  1932-2001 
 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 certificates, correspondence, reports, interviews, invitations, minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, press releases, programs, and speech texts. 
 Call #:  MS 5039 
 Extent:  0.41 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Myers, David N., 1900-1999. | David and Inez Myers Foundation. | Jewish Community Federation (Cleveland, Ohio) | Jewish Welfare Fund (Cleveland, Ohio) | Mount Sinai Hospital (Cleveland, Ohio) | Jewish Orthodox Home for Aged (Cleveland, Ohio) | Dyke College. | David N. Myers College (Cleveland, Ohio) | Accountants -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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