Louis Stokes Scrapbooks

Louis Stokes (b. 1925) served in the United States House of Representatives from the 21st and 11th congressional districts of Ohio from 1968-1999, representing the east side of Cleveland and several of its suburbs. The first African-Americanfrom Ohio to serve in the House of Representatives, Stokes chaired the House Select Committee on Assassinations, the Ethics Committee, the House Intelligence Committee,…