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BLACK WOMEN'S DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS RECORDS, 1987-1988, 1997-1999. [PDF]
Local political organization, founded in 1985.
Collection contains correspondence, newspaper articles, and assorted printed materials documenting the activities of the organization. MSS-168, .25 linear feet.
See also: entries under Politics and Government and Women
CASEY JONES PAPERS, 1970-1994. [PDF]
Democratic Politician, businessman. (b. 1915)
An Ohio State Representative from 1969 until 1995, Jones was especially active in minority affairs. His papers document his political career and consist of correspondence, legislative materials, press releases, speeches, newspaper clippings, awards, and subject files devoted to issues of ongoing political interest. MSS-107, 1 linear foot.
See also: entry under Politics and Government
ETHERIDGE KNIGHT PAPERS, 1964-1992. [PDF]
The Knight papers consist primarily of correspondence with family, fellow writers and publishers, audio-visual materials, photographs, typescripts and proofs of works, and writings by prisoners. Subjects include prison life, "toasts" (long narrative poems) and the African-American experience. The majority of the correspondence comes from Knight's second wife, Mary McAnally. Includes correspondence from Sonia Sanchez, Robert Bly, Dudley Randall, Gwendolyn Brooks, Nikki Giovanni, Donald Hall, Don Lee, Herbert W. Martin, Judith Minty, and Noel Stock. MSS-016, 4 linear feet.
See also: entries under Crime & Criminals and Literature
HERBERT WOODWARD MARTIN PAPERS, 1940-2008. [PDF]
Poet and professor, University of Dayton, Ohio (b.1933)
The majority of this collection consists of correspondence from fellow writers, associates, former students, publishers, and family. Other materials include poetry in rough draft, typescript, and published forms; fliers and clippings; photographs; posters; journals; and ephemera. MSS-015, 095; 53.75 linear feet.
See also: entries under Literature and Music, Art, Drama, and Theatre
ELLA P. STEWART PAPERS, 1922-1987. [PDF]
Pharmacist and civic leader of Toledo, Ohio (1893-1987)
This collection consists of scrapbooks and literary productions documenting Stewart's activities and honors. She was active in the Berea in Korea Foundation, the Pan-Pacific and South East Asia Women's Association, the Indiana Avenue Nursery, and the Delta Sigma Theta sorority. Subjects include child care, famous figures in African-American history, and women's social clubs. MSS-052, 2 linear feet.
See also: entries under Civic Interests, Medicine & Health, Social Welfare, and Women
ZEIGLER HABILITATION HOMES, 1960's-2005. [PDF]
Intermediate care facility for persons with developmental disabilities and mental illness, founded in 1979 by Charlotte Zeigler.
The collection contains photographs of the Zeigler family, the homes and their residents, Mrs. Zeigler's obituary, and sympathy cards. MSS-208, .75 linear feet.
See also: entries under Disability History, Social Welfare, and Women