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  • Description: SLAVES
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    • Carter Set to Free Slaves

    • Carter, Jimmy; Newspapers; Hostages
    • Editorial cartoon by Ray Osrin of a newspaper with the headline "Carter Set to Free Slaves! Emancipation of hostages expected." The cartoon is signed and dated in the lower right corner "1980 The Plain Dealer Osrin Inter-Continental Press...
    • City Club Forum: William C. Rhoden, author and journalist, New York Times [video]

    • City Club of Cleveland; Speeches, addresses, etc., American; Forums (Discussion and debate); Freedom of speech; City Club Forum; Athletes; Sports; Commerce; Rhoden, William C.; Learning; History
    • Monday Special Program: ''Forty Million Dollar Slaves: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Black Athlete,'' by William C. Rhoden, New York Times sportswriter. Presented by City Club New Leaders, in partnership with The National Association of...
    • Miller Family, Underground Railroad

    • Underground railroad system; Abolition movement
    • A photo of the Miller Family in 1948 standing next to the sign which officially marks the homestead as an Historic Underground Railway Station. Sign reads, "This dwelling was used as an underground railroad station operated by Hiram B. Miller for...
    • "Juneteenth" Celebration of Music of Black Composers

    • Composers; Music festivals; Slavery; Choirs (Music); Spirituals (Songs)
    • A "Juneteenth" Celebration of the Music of Black Composers held Sunday, June 26, 2005. Included a discussion of "Africa to Now" and a concert featuring The Greater Cleveland Panhellenic Choir and Sutphen School of Music Faculty members with...
    • Women's Ad Club print's charming contest

    • Women; Women's Advertising Club
    • "Miss Joanna Merrifield (left kneeling) Miss Betty Ott (left standing) Creighton Davies Miss Dorothy Wulff LAST DAYS OF GLORY are enjoyed by the Women's Advertising Club's 'Print's Charming" Creighton Davies. A new prince will be chosen Jan. 2....
    • Tunnel, Mentor-on-the-Lake

    • Mentor-on-the-Lake; Tunnels
    • "Slave tunnel? No one knows for sure but it is suspected that this blocked off tunnel was once used to smuggle slaves to freedom. It was discovered in the refurbished 19th Century home on Lawnfield Dr., Mentor-on-the-Lake."--photo verso.
    • Unionville Tavern

    • Taverns (Inns); Historic buildings; Underground railroad system
    • "Historic Tavern: Unionville Tavern, once a covered wagon stop and a station on the underground railway for runaway slaves, is still doing business on the same spot, at the intersection of Rt. 84 and County Line Rd. The building has stood since...

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