Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged Records, Series II

The Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged is a Cleveland, Ohio retirement home, founded in 1896 as the first non-religious institution sponsored by African Americans in Cleveland. It was first named the Cleveland Home for Aged Colored People and became the Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged in 1960, the Eliza Bryant Center in the 1980s, and is today known as the Eliza Bryant Multipurpose Senior Center, located on Wade Park Avenue. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, promotional brochures, and reports pertaining to the activities of the home, including consideration of funding sources, property purchase and the possibility of a new facility by the board of trustees.