http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification 720 XTF Search Results (subject=Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/search?subject%3DPhilanthropists%20--%20Ohio%20--%20Cleveland;subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dsimple;brand%3Ddefault Results for your query: subject=Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT Abington Foundation Records. Abington Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5137.xml The Abington Foundation (f. 1983) was created by David Knight Ford (1894-1993) and Elizabeth Kingsley Ford (1896-1990) to support organizations, generally in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, dedicated to promoting education, health care, economic independence, and cultural activities. The foundation's grant-making philosophy was devised by Mr. Ford and his four sons who comprised the original board of trustees. Each funding area had a particular focus. The educational focus is pre-primary through higher education, and thus the foundation has supported a vast array of educational institutions and programs such as Early Childhood Options of University City, museums (e.g. Cleveland Museum of Natural History), historical societies (e.g. Moreland Hills Historical Society, and the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad) and universities, including Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland State University Foundation, Inc. The foundation's healthcare focus is on geriatrics and nursing with grants going to the Eliza Bryant Center... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5137.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Albert and Maxine Levin Papers. Levin, Albert and Maxine http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4676.xml Albert Arthur Levin was a Cleveland, Ohio, lawyer and developer of commercial and industrial real estate. A native of Pennsylvania, he moved to Lorain, Ohio, at the age of 10. In 1918, he assumed operation of the family clothing store. After graduation from college in 1934, he became active in Democratic Party politics. He moved to Cleveland and established a law practice in 1938. He later became involved in major real estate developments, including the Marshall and Public Square buildings and the Parmatown and Shoreway shoppong centers. Levin was also a leader in fund drives for the United Jewish Appeal and Bonds for Israel, and was involved in various civic affairs, including serving as foreman of the Cuyahoga County Grand Jury (1962), trustee of the Greater Cleveland Growth Association, and co-chair of the national fund drive for Wilberforce University. He married Maxine Goodman in 1945. Maxine Goodman Levin was a civic activist and philanthropist in her own right. Born in Cleveland, she was a descendant o... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4676.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Albert Ratner Papers. Gift of Albert Ratner http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5442.xml 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 ... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5442.xml Tue, 01 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT David K. Ford Family Papers. Ford, David K. Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4730.xml The Ford family were prominent lawyers, philanthropists, and businessmen of Cleveland, Ohio, during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The collection consists of genealogies, biographical sketches, correspondence, diaries, journals, account books, appointment books, ledgers, stock certificates, minutes, leases, articles of incorporation, wills, deeds, corporate inventories, maps, newspaper and magazine clippings, tax assessments and returns, diplomas, certificates, military orders, and discharge papers. Material is included on several banking institutions, including Garfield Savings Bank, The Western Reserve Trust Company, Metropolitan National Savings Bank, and the East End Savings and Trust Company. Material on Ford family involvement in the construction and management of the Williamson Building is included, as is family involvement in other real estate enterprises, including The New Amsterdam Company, One Euclid Company, and the Ford McCaslin Company. Involvement in various legal firms by H. Clark, H... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4730.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT David N. Meyers Papers. Myers, David N. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5039.xml 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 c... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5039.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT David Warshawsky Family Papers. Warshawsky, David Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5008.xml 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. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5008.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Diamond Family Papers. Diamond Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4987.xml The Diamond family was a Cleveland, Ohio, family of three brothers who owned and operated the men's clothing chain, Diamond's Men Stores, and was prominent in civic and social activities within the Jewish community of Cleveland. Herbert Diamond was councilman and mayor of Bentleyville, Ohio, 1977 to 1996. Norman Diamond was involved in the Jewish Welfare Fund. Their sons were also involved in numerous philanthropic endeavors, including funding the Diamond Fitness Center and Diamond Scholarship at the Cleveland Jewish Community Center. The collection consists of correspondence, newsletters, awards and certificates, magazine and newspaper articles, Diamond Scholarship records, and photographs, especially of various Diamond's stores from 1952 to 1996, as well as family members. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4987.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT The Dudley Blossom family: Cleveland philanthropists. VanDyke, Mary Louise. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc193390423076188.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc193390423076188.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Dudley S. Blossom Family Papers. Blossom, Dudley S. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4562.xml 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 year... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4562.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation Records. Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4846.xml 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 clippi... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4846.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation Records, Series II. The Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5089.xml 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 applications, budgets, correspondence, grant proposals (including: audit reports, budgets, correspondence, fact sheets, financi... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5089.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Finding aid for the Alfred and Clara Rankin Family Papers. Alfred and Clara Rankin http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5441.xml 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. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5441.xml Tue, 01 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT Fred Crawford and fifty golden years of philanthropy. Hardie, James C., 1922- http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc193390423076188.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc193390423076188.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Frederick C. Crawford Family Papers. Crawford, Frederick C. Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4856.xml 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 Collection of WRHS. Crawford was married twice; to Audrey Cecelia Bowles in 1932, and to Kathleen M. Saxon in 1975. The collection consists of genealogies, biographical sketches, correspondence, appointment diaries and calendars, ledgers, annual financial summaries, bank statements, trust deeds, tax assessments, returns and other financial documents,... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4856.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT George S. Dively Papers. Dively, George S. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4634.xml 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 educati... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4634.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT George S. Dively Papers, Series II. Dively, George S. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4877.xml 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. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4877.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Henry A. Rocker Family Papers. Rocker, Henry A. Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5022.xml 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. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5022.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT In memoriam: Mrs. Lucy Henry Spelman, 1810-1897. Cowles, J. G. W. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc193390423076188.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc193390423076188.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Iris and Mort November Family Papers. Gift of Iris November http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5448.xml 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 co... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5448.xml Tue, 01 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT James C. Hardie Papers. James C. Hardie http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5078.xml James C. Hardie (1922-2009), an independent development and public relations consultant in Cleveland, Ohio. Through his professional relationship with industrialist and philanthropist Frederick Crawford (1891-1994), Hardie was impressed with the caliber of Cleveland corporations and their ability to support educational endeavors as well as with the region's pioneering work in philanthropy, most notably its creation of the first unified community fund raising campaign. Hardie became Vice President of Case Institute of Technology in 1967. He held the same office when Case merged with neighboring Western Reserve University in 1967, serving there until 1969. While at Case and CWRU he continued to develop new and innovative ideas in the development/fundraising field and was allowed by the university to consult for John Carroll University's development department. Through his work with John Carroll University and other such opportunities, he broadened his career purview and embraced new concepts. He became involv... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5078.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT John A. Greene Papers. Greene, John A. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3787.xml 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. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3787.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Kenyon C. Bolton Papers. Bolton, Kenyon C. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4550.xml Kenyon Castle Bolton was a Cleveland, Ohio, businessman and philanthropist and son of Chester and Frances Payne Bolton. He served in the military, beginning in 1936 as a member of the 107th Cavalry of the Ohio National Guard. He entered active service in 1940, served during World War II and attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He was president of Cleveland Air Taxi, a helicopter taxi service, and had a strong interest in higher education and the arts. Bolton served with the Council of Foreign Ministers in 1947 and 1948, the Austrian Peace Treaty Conference in 1948, and was special assistant of the U.S. ambassador to France. Kenyon C. Bolton was married to Mary Riding Peters, and had five children. The collection consists of family data, personal records, military records, business records, and records of Bolton's organizational involvements, including correspondence, newspaper clippings, genealogical data, summary court papers, air travel cards, contribution lists, articles, brochures, advertisements, co... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4550.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Leonard C. Hanna Financial Ledgers. Hanna, Leonard C. Jr. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4296.xml 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. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4296.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Max Apple Papers. Apple, Max http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3795.xml 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. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3795.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Max Ratner Papers. Ratner, Max http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4623.xml 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 founde... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4623.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Ratner Family Papers. Ratner Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5044.xml 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. Leonard Ratner began his business career by opening two creameries in the Glenville neighborhood. He then formed the Buckeye Material Company in 1924, later merging it with his brother Charlie's business, Forest City Material Company, in 1929, to form the B & F Building Company, a major builder of prefabricated homes in the east side suburbs. The family consolidated their business interests into Forest City Enterprises, Inc. in 1960. 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 children were also heavily involved i... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5044.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Ronald and Isabelle Brown Papers, Series II. Brown, Ronald and Isabelle http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4966.xml Ronald Brown and his wife, Isabelle Brown, were community activists in Cleveland, Ohio, involved in local, national, and international social and philanthropic agencies. Ronald Brown was one of the founders and vice president of Tremco Manufacturing Company and a management consultant and author. He was particularly involved with the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court, the Ohio Dept. of Aging, and the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Board of Education. His wife, Isabelle Brown, was especially involved with the National Council of Jewish Woman and the International Council of Jewish Women. The collection consists of biographical information, miscellaneous correspondence and documents, speeches, brochures, clippings, notes and scrapbooks and photographs. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4966.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Saint Luke's Foundation (Hospital) Records. Saint Luke's Hospital http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4786.xml Saint Luke's Hospital was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1894 as the Cleveland General Hospital. Its purpose was to provide clinical training for medical students of Wooster University and as a training school for nurses. At the same time, the College Building and Hospital Association was incorporated. The College Building and Hospital Association became the Saint Luke's Hospital Association of the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1904. Medical staff at the hospital affiliated with the medical department of Ohio Wesleyan University. In 1906 Cleveland General Hospital was renamed Saint Luke's Hospital. Cleveland industrialist and philanthropist Francis Fleury Prentiss provided financial support and leadership, serving as president of the association from 1906 until his death in 1937. His wife, Elisabeth Severance Allen Prentiss, succeeded him as president until her death in 1944. The Saint Luke's Hospital School of Nursing closed in 1970. In 1980, the Saint Luke's Hospital Association adopted a long range plan of... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4786.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Saint Luke's Hospital Photographs. Saint Luke's Hospital http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG521.xml Saint Luke's Hospital began operations as Cleveland General Hospital in 1894 on Woodland Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. Its facilities were moved to Carnegie Avenue in 1908, and to its present site on Shaker Boulevard in 1927. After a brief merger with MetroHealth Medical Center in the early 1990s, it was sold to Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation and its Ohio partner, the Sisters of Charity of Saint Augustine in 1997. The non-profit proceeds of the sale were used to create the Saint Luke's Foundation. The hospital is currently owned by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Augustine Health System and the University Hospitals Health System. The collection consists of approximately 33,000 images, including prints, glass lantern slides, offset prints, photolithography, negatives, postcards, and 35 mm transparency slides. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG521.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Saint Luke's Hospital Records. Saint Luke's Hospital http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4875.xml Saint Luke's Hospital began operations as Cleveland General Hospital in 1894 on Woodland Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. Its facilities were moved to Carnegie Avenue in 1908, and to its present site on Shaker Boulevard in 1927. After a brief merger with MetroHealth Medical Center in the early 1990s, it was sold to Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation and its Ohio partner, the Sisters of Charity of Saint Augustine in 1997. The non-profit proceeds of the sale were used to create the Saint Luke's Foundation. The collection consists of agendas, annual reports, articles of incorporation, brochures, budgets, bylaws, calendars, certificates, contracts, correspondence, financial statements, handbooks, indexes, inventories, invitations, ledgers, lists, magazine and newspaper clippings, notes, pamphlets, publications, reports, resolutions, rosters, schedules, scrapbooks, scripts, signage, speech texts, surveys, proceedings, and tax records. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4875.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Samuel Goldhamer Family Papers. Samuel Goldhamer Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5000.xml Samuel Goldhamer was the first director of the Jewish Welfare Federation in Cleveland, Ohio, the organization later known as the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland. He directed the Federation of Jewish Charities beginning in 1907, overseeing its 1926 transformation from a primarily charitable organization into a social, cultural, spiritual, and philanthropic agency. Goldhamer's son, Walter, was an engineer and business executive who served as chairman of the Cleveland-based Superior Die Casting. He was known for his prizewinning designs, including an optical mount die used in some Kodak Super 8 projectors in the 1960's. The collection consists of certificates, correspondence, a genealogical chart, and newspaper clippings. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5000.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Samuel Livingston Mather Family Papers. Mather, Samuel Livingston Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4613.xml The Samuel Livingston Mather family of Cleveland, Ohio, descends from Samuel Mather (1745-1809), a shareholder and member of the first board of directors of the Connecticut Land Company. His son, also named Samuel Mather (1771-1854), was also a shareholder of the Connecticut Land Company. One of his sons, Samuel Livingston Mather (1817-1890), settled in Cleveland in 1843. In 1847, he was one of the founders of the Cleveland Iron Mining Company (later the Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company). His youngest son, William Gwinn Mather (1857-1951) later became president of the company. Samuel Livingston Mather's oldest son, Samuel Mather (1851-1931) helped found a rival iron ore firm, Pickands, Mather, and Company. He married Flora Stone, by whom he had four children, the oldest of which was Samuel Livingston Mather (1882-1960). Named for his grandfather, he graduated from Yale University in 1905, and began working for Cleveland-Cliffs. He also served on the boards of the Otis Steel Company, Cleveland Trust Company, the ... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4613.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Samuel Livingston Mather family papers, series IX: ledgers, 1906-1959. Mather, Samuel Livingston, 1882-1960 http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc193390423076188.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc193390423076188.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Samuel Miller Papers and Photographs. Gift of Sam Miller http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5451.xml 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 ... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5451.xml Tue, 01 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT Severance Family Papers, Series II. Severance Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4558.xml The Severance family was a prominent Cleveland, Ohio, family 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 opthalmologist. Julia's children included Helen Millikin Nash and Severance, Marianne, Dudley, and Louise Millikin. The collection consists of historical and biographical data on various family members; diaries and travel journals, especially of Julia Severance Millikin and her mother, Emily Allen Severance; correspondence, especially between Julia and her mother, Emily Severance; wills, genealo... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4558.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Severance Family Papers, Series III. Severance Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5140.xml The Severance family was a prominent Cleveland, Ohio, family 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 opthalmologist. Julia's children included Helen Millikin Nash and Severance, Marianne, Dudley, and Louise Millikin. The collection consists of admission tickets, agreements, booklets, books, charts, church records, correspondence, deeds, diaries/journals, estate documents, forms, genealogies, historical accounts, invitations, journal articles, leases, legal documents, licenses, memo... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5140.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Who's doing what in Cleveland. Strassmeyer, Mary. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc193390423076188.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc193390423076188.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT William Bingham Foundation Records. William Bingham Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4707.xml 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 administra... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4707.xml Tue, 01 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT William Bingham Foundation Records, Series II. William Bingham Foundation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4849.xml 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 let... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4849.xml Tue, 01 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT