Finding aid for the Operation Black Unity Records

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Operation Black Unity
Title: Operation Black Unity Records
Dates: 1969-1976
Extent: 0.10 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: Operation Black Unity was a coalition of groups and people, founded in 1969, interested in the progress of the African American population of Cleveland, Ohio. Membership consisted of churches, black nationalists, and civil rights groups. The organization was co-chaired by Reverend Donald S. Jacobs, Reverend Jonathan Ealy, and William O. Walker. One of its main projects was securing African American ownership of McDonald's restaurants in the city of Cleveland. The collection consists of minutes, reports, speech texts, correspondence, pamphlets, brochures, press releases, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous memorabilia.
MS Number MS 4633
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English