Reverend Wade H. and Mrs. Ruth B. McKinney Papers

Reverend Wade H. McKinney was pastor of Antioch Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio (1928-1962). He and his wife, Ruth Berry McKinney, were active in numerous church and civic organizations and in the affairs of Cleveland’s African-American community. The collection consists of biographical materials, correspondence, sermons, speeches, “Thot-O-Grams,” financial, printed and miscellaneous papers, and papers relating to Antioch Baptist Church.