Fannie M. Lewis Photographs 

Fannie M. Lewis (1926-2008) was an African-American activist and Cleveland, Ohio, councilwoman. She was involved in a number of Hough neighborhood improvement programs, including Community Action for Youth, Neighborhood Youth Corps, Model Cities Association, and the Citizen’s Participation Organization. She became a city councilwoman from Cleveland’s Ward 7 in 1982. The collection consists of photographs depicting Lewis’ involvement in the Hough community of Cleveland, Ohio, and Cleveland politics. It includes images of Fannie Lewis, Carl and Louis Stokes, Ralph Perk, and Booker Tall.