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George, Zelma, 1903-1994
George, Zelma Watson; Opera singers; Activists; Cleveland Job Corps; Diplomats;African Americans; Karamu House; Cuyahoga Community College; United Nations
Zelma George was the daughter of a Texas Baptist minister and remembered meeting a number of prominent black leaders in her home. Issues about race were discussed and her father believed in helping other...
Bryant, Eliza; Freedmen; Slavery; Eliza Bryant Center; African Americans; Nursing homes
Seeing that African Americans in Cleveland were denied access to nursing homes because of segregation, Eliza Bryant started a campaign to raise interest and funds for African American elders in 1893. Her...
Allen Memorial Missionary Baptist Church
Architecture, sacred; Churches; African Americans; Baptist churches; Gothic revival (architecture); Baptists; Methodist churches; Methodists; Pentecostal churches; Pentecostals; Miles Park Ave.; Miles Park; Allen Memorial Chapel; African Americans
Allen Memorial Chapel 9105 Miles Park Avenue. 1872. Formerly Miles Park United Methodist Church. Currently Pentecostal Determine Church of God.
Rogers, James E.: 1972
African Americans; Librarians; Cleveland Public Library; East Cleveland Public Library
Urban Services Director, Cleveland Public Library ( - 1977).
Director, East Cleveland Public Library, (1977 - ).
Fidelity Baptist Church
Architecture, sacred; Churches; Baptist churches; Baptists; Gothic revival (architecture); African Americans; African American neighborhoods; Hough; Wade Park (Cleveland, Ohio); Badgley, Sidney R.; Community service; Fidelity Baptist Church
Fidelity Bapt. Ch. Wade Park/East 84th. 8402 Wade Park Avenue. 1911. Architect: Sidney R. Badgley.
Activists; African Americans
African American men and women activists.
Wilkes, William R.: 1960
African Americans; African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church; Wilberforce University
Bishop, Third Episcopal District, Africal Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church.
Chair, Board of Trustees, Wilberforce University.
Crosby, Edward W.: 1969
African Americans; Education; Institute for African American Studies; Kent State University
Director, Institute for African American Studies, Kent State University, 1969-.
Stewart, James Robert: 1940
African Americans; Universal Negro Improvement Association; African Communities League
President General, Universal Negro Improvement Assn.
President, African Communities League.
Walker, D. Ormonde: 1936
African Americans; Clergy; St. James African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church; College administrators; Wilberforce University
Pastor, St. James African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church.
President, Wilberforce University, 1936-.
McCray, Thomas L.: 1968
African Americans; Clergy; Avery AME Church; St. James African Methodist Episcopal (Ame) Church; Greater Cleveland Council of Churches
Pastor, Greater Avery AME Church, 7505 Wade Park Ave, N.E., 1967-73.
President, Greater Cleveland Council of Churches, 1972-73.
Pastor, St. James AME Church, Cleveland.
Hunter, Jane Edna, 1882-1971
Social workers; Social values; Social justice; Phillis Wheatley Assn.; Working Girls' Home; African Americans; Women's rights; Equal opportunity programs; Charitable organizations; Community service; Hunter, Jane Edna (Harris); Cleveland Women's Civic League (Cleveland, Ohio)
Jane Edna Hunter started the Working Girl's Home Association after moving to Cleveland, Ohio and seeing the lack of adequate housing and social protection for homeless black girls. This organization became...
Men carrying harvest from the Airport Work Relief Garden to the streetcar line, October, 1932
Public service employment; Gardens; Depressions; Agriculture; Harvesting; Street railroad stations; Land use; Vegetables; African Americans; Food
"A two mile walk from the garden to the Street Car line carrying the vegetables they produced during the year at the Airport Relief Garden"--photo verso.
Holy Trinity & St. Edward
Architecture, sacred; Catholic churches; Catholics, Roman; Irish; Germans; African Americans; Architecture, Romanesque; Woodland Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio); Holy Trinity Catholic Church (Cleveland, Ohio); Woodland Ave.
Holy Trinity Woodland/East 69th. 1906. Architect: William Guenther.
Friendship Baptist Church (Temple Tifereth Israel)
Architecture, sacred; Architecture, Romanesque; Synagogues; Baptist churches; Baptists; African Americans; Central Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio); Temple-Tifereth Israel; Temples; Lehman And Schmitt; Jews - Ohio - Cleveland; Reformed Judaism; Friendship Baptist Church (Cleveland, Ohio)
Friendship Baptist Ch. 5600 Central. 1894. Architects: Lehman & Schmidt. Formerly Temple Tifereth Israel.
Architecture, sacred; Neoclassicism (architecture); Churches; African Americans; Methodist Episcopal churches; Christian Science churches; Christian Scientists; Hammond, George Francis; Lane Metropolitan CME
Lane Metropolitan (1st Ch. of Ch. Sc.) Cedar/East 46th. 2131 East 46th Street. 1900. Architect: George Hammond.
Triedstone Baptist Church (Oheb Zedek Hungarian Orthodox Synagogue)
Churches; Synagogues; Baptist churches; Triedstone Baptist Church; Architecture, romanesque; Baptists; Janowitz, Albert; Oheb Zedek Hungarian Orthodox Synagogue (Cleveland, Ohio); Orthodox Jews; Jews - Ohio - Cleveland; Hungarians; African Americans; Architecture, sacred
Triedstone Bapt. Ch. 3782 Community College. Formerly Oheb Zedek Hungarian Orthodox Synagogue. 1905. Architect: Albert Janowitz
Fellowship Baptist Church of Christ
Architecture, sacred; Baptists; Baptist churches; Churches; Cleveland; Lutheran churches; Lutherans; East 55th St.; Bohnard & Parsson; Fellowship Baptist Church; Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church; African Americans; Gothic revival (architecture); Germans
Fellowship Baptist 1754 East 55th. 1907. Architects: Bohnard and Parsson. Formerly Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Liberty Hill Baptist Church
Architecture, sacred; Churches; Synagogues; Baptist churches; Baptists; African Americans; Lehman And Schmitt; Jews - Ohio - Cleveland; Euclid Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio)
Liberty Hill Baptist Euclid/East 82nd. 1912. Architects: Lehman & Schmitt. Formerly Anshe Chesed (Fairmount)Temple.
Greater Friendship Baptist Church
Architecture, sacred; Churches; Baptist Churches; Baptists; Evangelical; Reformed churches; African American neighborhoods; African Americans; Germans; Gothic revival (architecture); Corbusier, Lenski & Foster; Glenville (Cleveland, Ohio); Greater Friendship Baptist Church; First Evangelical and Reformed Church
Greater Friendship Baptist Church 12305 Arlington. Formerly First Evangelical and Reformed Church. 1926. Architects: Corbusier, Lenski, and Foster
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