Josephus Hicks Collection of Church Records, Photographs, and Audio/Visual Materials

Josephus Hicks was an African-American photographer and historian who lived in Cleveland from the mid-1930s until his death in 1998. In addition to photographing people and events in the Cleveland African-American community, Mr.. Hicks wrote the history of St. John AME Church and the Mount Zion Church and the Hough area of the city. The collection consists of church records, photographs, 16mm film, and audio LPs.