Finding aid for the Leo A. Jackson Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Jackson, Leo A.
Title: Leo A. Jackson Papers
Dates: 1943-1996
Extent: 20.51 linear feet (22 containers and 2 oversize folders)
Abstract: Leo Jackson (1920-1996) was an African American attorney and appeals court judge in Cleveland, Ohio. He was a member of Cleveland's city council from 1957-1970 where he represented the Glenville neighborhood and Ward 24. The collection consists of affidavits, agendas, applications, budgets, campaign literature, campaign signs, case files, certificates, charts, correspondence, court documents, expense statements, flyers, forms, journal entries, judicial opinions, lists, magazine articles, magazine clippings, magazines/publications, manuals, maps, meeting minutes, memoranda, newsletters, newspaper articles, newspaper clippings, notes, notices, ordinances, petitions, reports, resolutions, rosters, speeches/statements/remarks, syllabi, thesis, and transcripts. The collection also includes seven audio tapes, four film reels, 37 black and white photographs, and 12 color photographs.
MS Number 5301
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English