Finding aid for the Frank Lyons Papers


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Lyons, Frank
Title: Frank Lyons Papers
Dates: 1912-1961
Extent: 2.40 linear feet (3 containers)
Abstract: Frank Lyons (1894-1974) was a lawyer, politician and civic leader active in Cleveland, Ohio's African American community. The collection consists of correspondence dealing with Lyons' law career, political involvement, and personal life, as well as organizational records, political campaign files, appointment books and journals, and legal case materials, including discrimination suits Lyons handled for the Future Outlook League and Robert Woodall. The collection pertains to Lyons' political aspirations and activities in various ward clubs, his community service in such organizations as the Urban League, St. Marks Presbyterian Church, and the Woodland Center Neighborhood House, and his discrimination cases.
MS Number MS 4249
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English