The African-American Experience in Cleveland from the Cleveland Restoration Society

The African-American Experience in Cleveland

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The Cleveland Restoration Society’s 40th Anniversary Legacy Project was a survey of resources significant to Cleveland’s AfricanAmerican history and culture followed by an educational component called “Know Our Heritage.” The survey was completed by Alexa McDonough, an Ohio History Service Corps, Ohio Historic Preservation Corps Surveyor stationed at CRS. The project was guided by a task force of community leaders: Natoya WalkerMinor and Bracy Lewis, cochairs; Bishara Addison; Christopher BustaPeck; Jennifer Coleman; Carla Dunton; Susan Hall; Shelley StokesHammond; Cleveland City Councilman Jeff Johnson; Reverend Charles Lucas; Reverend Tony Minor; Carolyn Smith; Dr. Stephanie Ryberg Webster; Dr. Regennia Williams; and Jessica Wobig. 

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