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Cincinnati Black Business Directory
Pamphlets 917.714 C574buy
The Urban League Guild, an auxiliary of the Urban League of Greater Cincinnati, compiled this directory. Its purpose was to acquaint the general public with the many goods and services available from black businessmen. The directory is organized alphabetically by type of business.
1969 edition View catalog record   Request slip
1970 edition View catalog record   Request slip
William L. Mallory, Sr.
William L. Mallory, Sr. served in the Ohio House of Representatives for 28 years and was Ohio’s first African American Majority Floor Leader from 1975 to 1994. He worked to promote minority businesses through legislation and his work with the Black Elected Democrats of Ohio. More information
Negro Business Directory
Pamphlets 917.714 N393
This is a classified directory of African American merchants in Cincinnati, published in 1940. It contains numerous advertisements for African American businesses and for institutions serving the African American community. View catalog record   Request slip
Negro Opportunities in Cincinnati
Mss VF 851
Negro Opportunities in Cincinnati gives an overview of the history of African Americans in Cincinnati and then goes on to discuss their conditions in the 1920s and 1930s particularly in the areas of housing, health, recreation, crime, social work, education, and business. Request slip
SuccessGuide Cincinnati/Dayton: The Guide to Black Resources
General f650 S942
This is a 1993 guide to Black resources, including clubs and organizations, leaders in the community, volunteers, job opportunities, list of businesses and services, marketing strategies, index of individuals, etc. View catalog record   Request slip
Major Zeigler and Penn Zeigler
Major Zeigler founded the Zeigler-Schaefer Company; Major Savings and Loan; and the Zeigler Realty Company. His nephew, Penn Zeigler, later became president of Major Savings and Loan. More information

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