720 XTF Search Results (subject=School integration -- Ohio -- Cleveland;subject-join=exact;brand=default;f3-subject=Cleveland Public Schools.;f5-format=Manuscript Collection);subject-join%3Dexact;brand%3Ddefault;f3-subject%3DCleveland%20Public%20Schools.;f5-format%3DManuscript%20Collection Results for your query: subject=School integration -- Ohio -- Cleveland;subject-join=exact;brand=default;f3-subject=Cleveland Public Schools.;f5-format=Manuscript Collection Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:00:00 GMT Casimir Bielen Papers, Series II. Bielen, Casimir Casimir Bielen was active in various political, ethnic, and community action groups in Cleveland, Ohio. In his position as a leader of the Nationalities Services Center Polish American Conference, he was nominated in 1975 to represent that organization as a member of the Study Group on Racial Isolation in the Public Schools. The Study Group was a citizens' committee formed to provide community leadership and assure peaceful implementation of court ordered desegregation of Cleveland's public schools. The Group consisted of a loose coalition of 15 organizations. Study Group members used its reports and discussions as the basis for planning by their own organizations for response to the decision, program activities, and constituent education. The collection consists of materials collected by Bielen related to groups with interest in public school desegregation and busing in Cleveland, Ohio. These include minutes, agendas, memoranda, correspondence, reports, legal briefs, circulars, newsletters, and newspaper cl... Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Greater Cleveland Project Records. Greater Cleveland Project The Greater Cleveland Project was a non-profit organization whose purpose was to ease the implementation of court-ordered desegregation in the Cleveland (Ohio) Public Schools. The desegregation of the schools was ordered by federal judge Frank J. Battisti as part of his decision in the case of Reed v. Rhodes. The Greater Cleveland Project formally organized in May 1976, having grown from an ad-hoc committee within the Interchurch Council of Greater Cleveland. The project dispensed information about desegregation, held seminars, and gave lectures to citizens and educators to promote non-violent desegregation of the schools. Prominent in the leadership of the organization were Leonard Stevens, Daniel Elliot, Jordan Band, Stanley Tolliver, and Francis Hunter. In 1978, Judge Frank J. Battisti order the formation of the Ofrice on School Monitoring and Community Relations at the suggestion of the federal court's Special Master and the leadership of the Greater Cleveland Project. Funded initially by the Interchurch ... Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT James L. Hardiman Reed v. Rhodes Papers. Hardiman, James L. James L. Hardiman (b. 1941), was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Sally and Albert Hardiman and a graduate of John Jay High School in the Cleveland Public School System during the 1950s. Hardiman earned a bachelor's degree from Baldwin-Wallace College in 1963 and his Juris Doctorate from Cleveland Marshall College of Law in 1968. Not long after being admitted to the Ohio bar, Hardiman became an attorney for the plaintiffs in the case of Robert Anthony Reed v. James A. Rhodes, which concerned the desegregation of the Cleveland Public Schools and was heard in the United States District Court Northern District of Ohio and United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals beginning in 1973 and concluding in 2000. Hardiman's papers regarding Reed v. Rhodes that make up this collection document his role and experiences in the matter. A celebrated civil rights attorney, Hardiman is perhaps most well known for his involvement in this case and other school desegregation initiatives across Ohio and the United States. Wit... Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Office on School Monitoring and Community Relations Records. Office on School Monitoring and Community Relations The Office on School Monitoring and Community Relations was organized by United States Federal District Court in 1978 to monitor the desegregation of Cleveland Public Schools, promote public understanding of the process, and report on its progress. The office trained school monitors to observe, assess, and report on a variety of conditions within targeted Cleveland, Ohio schools. The collection consists of meeting announcements and bulletins, but largely materials pertaining to the training of school monitors. The collection is useful for studying the progress made in desegregating the Cleveland Public Schools. The collection also contains material from the Greater Cleveland Project, a coalition of organizations targeting school desegregation. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT WELCOME Records. WELCOME WELCOME (Westsiders and Eastsiders Let's Come Together) was founded in 1978 in Cleveland, Ohio, by teachers, parents, and concerned citizens to create an atmosphere of peace and racial cooperation in response to the possibility of violence during the desegregation of the Cleveland Public Schools. WELCOME activities, which involved community centers and churches, included a series of bridgewalks across the Detroit Superior Bridge, the distribution of tee-shirts, the establishment of WELCOME committees at each school, and WELCOME wagons that visited neighborhoods. Once desegregation took place, WELCOME clubs were formed in the newly desegregated schools. The most active students in each club formed the citywide WELCOME Leadership Institute in 1980, funded by the Cleveland and Gund Foundations. In 1984, funding ended, and the Leadership Institute evolved into Youth United to Oppose Apartheid. WELCOME and the Leadership Institute ceased to exist. The collection consists of correspondence, programs, bylaws, deseg... Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT