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Social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (7)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (4)
Women social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (3)
African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (2)
Social settlements -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (2)
African American dramatists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
African American physicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
African American social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
African American theater -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
African American women social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. -- Photographs. (1)
African Americans in the performing arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
B. J. Brown Hardware (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Photograph collections. (1)
Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Birthday parties -- Photographs. (1)
Brown, Albert M., 1901-1994 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Camp Wise (Euclid, Ohio) -- Photograph collections. (1)
Celebrezze, Anthony J. (Anthony Joseph), 1910-1998 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Cheek family -- Photographs. (1)
Council Gardens (Cleveland Heights, Ohio) -- Photograph collections. (1)
Dallas Colored High School (Dallas, Tex.) -- Photographs. (1)
Davis, Russell Howard, 1897-1976 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Fleming, Charles W., 1928-1994 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Fleming, Lethia Cousins, 1876-1963 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Friendly Inn Social Settlement (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Photograph collections. (1)
George, Zelma, 1903- -- Photograph collections. (1)
Gilpin Players -- Photograph collections. (1)
Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Hanserd, George, 1910-1984 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Hanserd, Lolette -- Photograph collections. (1)
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Jackson, Perry B. (Perry Brooks), 1896- -- Photograph collections. (1)
Jelliffe, Rowena Woodham, 1892-1992 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Jelliffe, Russell W., 1891-1980 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Jewish Community Center of Cleveland -- Photograph collections. (1)
Jewish camps -- Ohio -- Euclid -- Photographs. (1)
Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
Jews -- Recreation -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
Johnson family. -- Photographs. (1)
Johnson, Ella Mae Cheeks, 1904-2010 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Karamu House -- Photograph collections. (1)
Owens, Jesse, 1913- -- Photograph collections. (1)
Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
Physicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
Podiatrists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
Social service -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
Social work with African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
Soviet Union -- Description and travel -- 1917-1944 -- Photographs. (1)
Storey, Ethel -- Photograph collections. (1)
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1Title:  Selma H. Weiss Photographs     
 Creator:  Weiss, Selma H. 
 Dates:  1936-1945 
 Abstract:  Shelma H. Weiss (1896-1974) was a social worker with the Welfare Association for Jewish Children in Cleveland, Ohio, and with the American Red Cross. The collection consists of photographs and postcards of various people and views taken while on a trip to Europe. Included is a photograph album of Wakeman General Hospital, a Red Cross hospital where Selma Weiss was field director in 1945. 
 Call #:  PG 140 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Weiss, Selma H., d. 1974 -- Photograph collections. | Wakeman General Hospital -- Photograph collections. | Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Women social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Soviet Union -- Description and travel -- 1917-1944 -- Photographs.
 
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2Title:  Lethia Cousins Fleming Photographs     
 Creator:  Fleming, Lethia Cousins 
 Dates:  1900-1940 
 Abstract:  Lethia Cousins Fleming (1876-1963) was a teacher from West Virginia who became a social worker for the Division of Child Welfare, Cuyahoga County, Ohio (1931-1951). She and her husband, Cleveland city councilman Thomas W. Fleming, were active in local civic and charitable organizations. The collection consists of photographs relating to the activities of Lethia Fleming and various African American organizations. Includes a group portrait, including the Flemings, with Josephine Baker in Paris, 1927. 
 Call #:  PG 142 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Fleming, Lethia Cousins, 1876-1963 -- Photograph collections. | Fleming, Charles W., 1928-1994 -- Photograph collections. | Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975 -- Photograph collections. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. -- Photographs. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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3Title:  Lolette and George Hanserd Photographs     
 Creator:  Hanserd, Lolette and George 
 Dates:  1910-1980 
 Abstract:  George and Lolette Hanserd were well known in Cleveland, Ohio's African American community for their professional contributions, respectively, in podiatry and social work. In 1952 Lolette began working for the Welfare Federation of Cleveland as a member of the Group Services Council. In 1965 she was named director of a four-year project to improve interracial and intercultural relations for the Federation, after which she became director of the Human Relations Department. In 1971 her position was expanded to include associate director of the Federation of Community Planning, the new name adopted by the Welfare Federation that same year. One year later she became the first African American to be named social worker of the year by the Cleveland Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Lolette retired from the Federation in 1984. The collection consists of individual portraits of George Hanserd and his wife Lolette Hanserd and group portraits including them and others such as Jesse Owens, at athletic events, classmates of the Ohio College of Chiropody, and at a dinner of the Cleveland Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. 
 Call #:  PG 369 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Hanserd, George, 1910-1984 -- Photograph collections. | Hanserd, Lolette -- Photograph collections. | Owens, Jesse, 1913- -- Photograph collections. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | African American women social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | African American physicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Women social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Podiatrists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Physicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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4Title:  Albert M. Brown Photographs     
 Creator:  Brown, Albert M. 
 Dates:  1908-1973 
 Abstract:  Albert M. Brown (1901-1994) was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Russian Jewish immigrants. Brown became involved in social work in the Cleveland Jewish community, working at the Kinsman branch of the Council Educational Alliance from 1923-1929. After working at a New York City settlement house from 1930-1938, he returned to Cleveland and worked at the National Youth Administration and Bellefaire. In 1942, he became director of the Toledo Jewish Community Center. After returning to Cleveland in 1955, he served as executive director of the Community Temple (Beth Am) until 1963, when he was appointed the founding director of Council Gardens in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, a senior adult housing community. During his retirement, he worked part-time as the social director of his own residence, the Concord Apartments in Cleveland Heights. Brown wrote and produced many one-act plays. He was also authored The Camp Wise Story: 1907-1988, published in 1989. The collection consists of individual portraits of Albert M. Brown, group portraits depicting his associates and activities at Camp Wise and the Jewish Community Center, views of Camp Wise, and a view of B. J. Brown Hardware, his father's business. The slides depict Council Gardens in the 1960s and 1970s when Brown served as director there. 
 Call #:  PG 486 
 Extent:  0.41 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Brown, Albert M., 1901-1994 -- Photograph collections. | Camp Wise (Euclid, Ohio) -- Photograph collections. | Council Gardens (Cleveland Heights, Ohio) -- Photograph collections. | Jewish Community Center of Cleveland -- Photograph collections. | B. J. Brown Hardware (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Photograph collections. | Social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jews -- Recreation -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jewish camps -- Ohio -- Euclid -- Photographs.
 
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5Title:  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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6Title:  Katherine P. Williamson Photographs     
 Creator:  Williamson, Katherine P. 
 Dates:  1950-1960 
 Abstract:  Katherine P. Williamson (1910-1964) was a Cleveland, Ohio, social worker who had a particular interest in improved housing for minority groups. She was a caseworker for the Cuyahoga County Child Welfare Dept., Family Life Coordinator for the Welfare Federation of Cleveland's Central Area Community Council, and Child Welfare Consultant, and later, Northeast Area Superior, for the Ohio Dept. of Public Welfare. The collection consists of photographs relating mainly to Katherine P. Williamson's work at Friendly Inn Social Settlement, Cleveland, Ohio. Includes photographs of various groups of African Americans at Friendly Inn Social Settlement, including senior citizens and arts and crafts groups. Also includes photographs relating to a Family Life and Health Month parade and fair held in Cleveland in 1957, sponsored by the Friendly Inn. Those pictured in the parade and fair photographs are: Anthony Celebrezze, Perry B. Jackson, William O. Walker, Russell Davis, Ethel Storey, Charles W. White, and George Theobald. 
 Call #:  PG 073 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Williamson, Katherine P., 1910-1964 -- Photograph collections. | White, Charles William, 1897-1970 -- Photograph collections. | Jackson, Perry B. (Perry Brooks), 1896- -- Photograph collections. | Walker, William O., 1896-1981 -- Photograph collections. | Davis, Russell Howard, 1897-1976 -- Photograph collections. | Storey, Ethel -- Photograph collections. | Theobald, George -- Photograph collections. | Celebrezze, Anthony J. (Anthony Joseph), 1910-1998 -- Photograph collections. | Friendly Inn Social Settlement (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Photograph collections. | Social settlements -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Social service -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Social work with African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | African American social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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7Title:  Russell and Rowena Jelliffe Photographs     
 Creator:  Jelliffe, Russell and Rowena 
 Dates:  1920-1990 
 Abstract:  Russell W. (1891-1980) and Rowena Woodham Jelliffe (1892-1992) were social workers who in conjunction with the Second Presbyterian Church Men's Club of Cleveland, Ohio, founded the Neighborhood Association, popularly known as the Playhouse Settlement, in 1915. Founded primarily to aid African Americans who had migrated to Cleveland from the rural South, Playhouse Settlement offered the usual social services, but gained note for its dramatic and artistic programs. In 1927 the Jelliffes acquired property which was remodeled as a theater and named the Karamu Theater. In 1941, the Settlement was renamed Karamu House. The Jelliffes shared the directorship of Karamu House until their retirement in 1963, after which they served as trustees of the Karamu Foundation. Russell Jelliffe was also an active member of the Urban League, the Cleveland Community Relations Council on Race Relations, the executive committee of the local branch of the NAACP, and the Board of the Cleveland Council of Human Relations. He was involved with the Group Work Council of the Welfare Federation and was a trustee of Oberlin College and the Cleveland Civil Liberties Union. Rowena Jelliffe was involved in the NAACP, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, the Urban League, the National Theatre Conference, the Board of Trustees of the Cleveland Guidance Center, and the Board of Directors of the American National Theatre and Academy. Both the Jelliffes received numerous honors and awards. The collection consists of individual portraits of Russell and Rowena Jelliffe; individual portraits of those associated with Karamu House, including teachers, instructors, and performers; group portraits that include the Jelliffes and others, including Zelma George, W. C. Handy, Langston Hughes, and Michael White; and views of play productions, instructional classes, and interior and exterior scenes at Karamu House. Also included in the collection are group portraits of the Gilpin Players and Karamu actors in performance. 
 Call #:  PG 484 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Jelliffe, Russell W., 1891-1980 -- Photograph collections. | Jelliffe, Rowena Woodham, 1892-1992 -- Photograph collections. | Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 -- Photograph collections. | George, Zelma, 1903- -- Photograph collections. | Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958 -- Photograph collections. | White, Michael R. -- Photograph collections. | Karamu House -- Photograph collections. | Gilpin Players -- Photograph collections. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | African Americans in the performing arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | African American theater -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | African American dramatists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Theater -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Social settlements -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Women social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.
 
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