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  • Publisher: Cemco Cards
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    • No. 02: Hotel Majestic - Cleveland, Ohio

    • African Americans; Hotels; East 55th St.
    • "Hotel Majestic, located on the N.E. corner of the intersection of East 55 Street and Central Avenue, is the largest Nego owned and operated hotel in the city. It is the stopping place for many political, theatrical and sport celebrities. It...
    • 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. 08: Antioch Baptist Church- Cleveland, Ohio

    • Antioch Baptist Church; Baptist churches; Cedar Ave.; African Americans; Churches;
    • "Antioch Baptist Church located on Cedar Avenue at East 89 Street. The imposing church ediface is the spiritual guidance home of a congregation numbering in the thousands. From its belfry the chime of its carrillon, on the quarter hour, can be...
    • No. 09: Cleveland Call and Post - Cleveland, Ohio

    • Call and Post; African Americans; Newspapers; East 55th St.
    • "Cleveland Call and Post Building housing the editorial rooms, composing rooms, engraving plant, printing and speed roller presses of Ohio's largest Nego Weekly. Owned and operated by Negroes, every phase of its publication is effected on the...
    • No. 10:  Eye View - Carver Park Project - Cleveland, Ohio

    • African Americans; Carver Park; Central Ave.; Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority
    • "Bird's eye view of Carver Park Project homes, a part of the Cleveland Metropolitan Housing Authority development in the Central Areas, bounded by East 40 Street, Central Avenue, East 55 Street and Woodland Aveues (Including the Outhwaite Homes...
    • 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. 15: Karamu House

    • Karamu House; East 89th St.; Theaters; African Americans
    • "Karamu House, home of Cleveland's interracial theatrical group, famous for its Greek Arena and Proscenium theaters, is located at East 89th Street at Quincy Avenue. The Modern Dance groups, featured players and founders, Russell and Rowena...
    • No. 01: Cleveland Terminal Tower -- Cleveland , Ohio

    • Terminal Tower (Cleveland, Ohio); Public Square; Cleveland Union Terminal; Cityscapes; Cityscape photographs
    • "Cleveland Terminal Tower looking S.W., across Public Square. Opened to the public in 1928. The Observation Tower on the 42nd Floor is 786 feet above Lake Erie. The tower building is the center of the terminal group which includes Higbee Co.,...
    • No. 05: Cory Methodist Church -- Cleveland, Ohio

    • Cory United Methodist Church; Churches; Methodist churches; East 105th St.
    • "Cory Methodist Church was acquired at the cost of a quarter of a million dollars. This tremendous block-long structure extending between Drexel and Grantwood Avenues on East 105 Street houses a beautiful and spacious church auditorium, 500-seat...
    • 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...

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