Celebrating Blacks in Photojournalism

Presented by Cleveland History Center at Cleveland History Center, Cleveland OH

Sep 01 2022
Celebrating Blacks in Photojournalism

This celebration, the first in a series that continues through April 2023, commemorates the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Allen E. Cole Photography Studio in Cleveland’s Fairfax community.

A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Western Reserve Historical Society (African American Initiatives) and the Greater Cleveland Association of Black Journalists.

Tentative Schedule:

5: 00 PM: Cole exhibit officially opens

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Heavy hors d’oeuvres, soft beverages, cash bar, and museum exhibits open

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM: “Meet-the-Authors” / Book signing

5:30 PM – 6:00 PM: Book talk by Samuel W. Black, Director of African American Programs, Heinz

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ADMISSION INFO

Tickets:

$35 – WRHS Members

$50 – Non-Members

The cost for this 1920s-themed event includes:

Admission to “Partnerships, Portraits, and the Power of Photojournalism: Black History According to Allen E. and Frances T. Cole,” and all other exhibits
Live jazz performed by Gabriel’s Horns
Heavy hors d’oeuvres
Soft beverages
Cash bar (beer and wine)
Personalized photographs by L & L Photography
An autographed copy of Through the Lens of Allen E. Cole: A Photographic History of African Americans in Cleveland, Ohio 
Author talk featuring Samuel W. Black
Discounted on-site parking

Contact: (216) 721-5722

Email: info@wrhs.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Sep 1, 2022 at 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm (Thu)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Cleveland History Center

10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106

PARKING INFO

  • Parking is available in the museum’s adjacent parking lot located off Magnolia Drive.
  • Parking fees may be paid “in lane” upon exit using a credit card.
  • WRHS Members receive discounted flat rate parking at $5 per vehicle.  Members can pay inside, near the exit, before leaving.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

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