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    • City Club Forum: William H. Gray III, president, United Negro College Fund [video]

    • City Club of Cleveland; Speeches, addresses, etc., American; Forums (Discussion and debate); Freedom of speech; City Club Forum; Learning; History; Universities & colleges; Education; Higher Education; People associated with education &...
    • Friday Forum: ''The importance of supporting Historic Black Colleges and Universities, HBCU,'' with William H. Gray, III, president and ceo United Negro College Fund. See Further Reading for citation.
    • No. 04: Cleveland Central High School- Cleveland, Ohio

    • Central High School; Cleveland Public Schools; Schools; East 40th St.;
    • "Cleveland Central High School located on East 40th Street between Central and Cedar Avenues provides complete academic training for its students. Its graduates include many distinguished scholars and leaders of the Negro race in every field."...
    • No. 06: East Boulevard Homes - Cleveland, Ohio

    • East Blvd.; Houses; African Americans;
    • "Along East Boulevard are located a few of the many hundreds of beautiful homes in Metropolitan Cleveland. Owned by Negroes, these homes exhibit the latest in interior decor and are symbols of Negro progress in the art of living. These homes border...
    • No. 07: Cedar Branch Y.M.C.A. - Cleveland, Ohio

    • YMCA; Cedar Ave.; African Americans;
    • "Cedar Branch Y.M.C.A. located on Cedar Avenue at East 77 Street is a modern brick structure. Providing resident units, recreational programs, artcraft, camping, dancing and co-ed swimming the "Y" is a center of activity for the Negro youth of the...
    • No. 11: Reserve Building - Cleveland, Ohio

    • African Americans; Reserve Building; East 55th St.
    • "The Reserve Building is located at the intersection of East 55 Street, Woodland, and Kinsman Avenues, one of the busiest points in this great Metropolitan city. The upper floors provide office space for many business and professional enterprises....
    • No. 16: Phyllis Wheatly Building - Cleveland, Ohio

    • Phyllis Wheatly Association; African Americans; Cedar Ave.;
    • "Located at 4450 Cedar Avenue is the Phyllis Wheatly Building, an up-to-date structure, housing hundreds of Young Negro Women, providing cafeteria facilities and an all around craft, study and recreational program, an ever present monument to the...
    • No. 12: St. John A. M. E Church -- Cleveland, Ohio

    • African Americans; Methodist churches; Episcopal churches; East 40th St.; Churches; St. John's AME (African Methodist Episcopal) Church
    • St. John A. M. E Church. Adjacent to Central High School on East 40 Street. It is the home of the oldest African Methodist Episcopal congregation in Cleveland. Located at one time in the very heart of the Negro community, the congregational now...
    • No. 03: Wilkins School of Cosmetology - Cleveland, Ohio

    • Wilkins School of Cosmetology; Wilkins, Edith; Beauty shops; African Americans; East 46th St.
    • "Wilkins School of Cosmetology, founded by Mrs. Edith Wilkins, is the most modern Negro school in the state, providing day and evening classes in every phase of cosmetology. Located on East 46 St., between Cedar and Carnegie Avenues." --card verso.
    • No. 13: The House of Wills - Cleveland, Ohio

    • House Of Wills; Funeral homes and Funeral practices; East 55th St.; Hospitals; Cleveland Hebrew Schools
    • Currently vacant (2014) since 2011 the building at 2491 e.55th. Was the House of Wills Funeral Home. "The House of Wills was established in 1905 by J. Walter Wills Sr. This Negro institution has become a landmark in tradition and service. It is...
    • Wings Over Jordan Speaker Keynotes Natl. Negro Insurance Week

    • Blacks; Insurance; Wings over Jordan (Choir : Cleveland, Ohio); National Negro Insurance Association (U.S.); Mount Sinai Baptist Church (Cleveland, Ohio)
    • This is the (first) full text of the address delivered over Wings over Jordan Radio program by distinguished black citizens. The text also contains a brief biography of the speaker. The photo above gives the keynote of Pastor Rev. Hill of Mt. Sinai...
    • Quimby Ave. rentals in 1956

    • Quimby Ave. (Cleveland, Ohio); Frankel, Ben; Apartments; Real estate
    • "What's happening in Cleveland's Mid-East section is illustrated by three houses in a row on the north side of Quimby Ave. House at left, 6311 Quimby, was acquired by Ben Frankel, also a big Central Area owner, in October. It is rented for $135 a...
    • Republic Steel Corp. and United Negro College Fund Pairing

    • Republic Steel; Republic Steel Corp.; Steelyard; Flats; Steel industry; Steel; Boyer, Willis B.; Ecton, Virgil E.; United Negro College Fund
    • "Pairing up for the forthcoming United Negro College Fund drive are W.B. Boyer, right, president of Republic Steel Corporation, who will be campaign chairman, and Virgil E. Ecton, area director or UNCF." -photo verso.
    • City Club Forum: "The Negro Looks at Cleveland" [audio]

    • City Club of Cleveland; Speeches, addresses, etc., American; Forums (Discussion and debate); City Club Forum; African Americans
    • Louis Stokes, attorney for the Cleveland Chapter of the NAACP, Baxter Hill, local chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), John Appling, a professional boxer and head of the Hough Young Adults Advisory Council, and Gerald A. Anderson,...
    • Boy Seated

    • Karamu House; Works Progress Administration (U.S.); African Americans; Artists
    • Zell (originally "Rozelle") Ingram (1910-1971) was born in Carrothersville, Ohio and came with his mother to Cleveland in 1922. A gifted child, he soon enrolled in art classes at Karamu House. Ingram went to East Technical High School. It appears...

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