Friendly Inn Social Settlement Records

The Friendly Inn Social Settlement is a Cleveland, Ohio, settlement house founded in 1874 by members of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union. It offered a full range of services and social activities, including an outreach program for delinquent boys. Its service area became the center of Cleveland’s African-American community. The collection consists of minutes, financial statements, reports, evaluations, club journals, correspondence, newspaper clippings, expense accounts, and records of the Women’s Philanthropic Union.