Sara Lucy Bagby Johnson(1833-1906) was the last known 'fugitive slave' in U.S. history. Lucy escaped via the Underground Railroad to PA then on to Cleveland, Ohio. Her owner, William Goshorn(WV), eventually located her, and she was returned under the provisions of the Fugitive Slave law. One can only imagine what she went through. She was eventually saved by a Union Captain around the time period of the execution of Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. Exact date is unknown.
Trident with Shiva as Ardhanari (Half-Woman) ca. 1050, Chola dynasty, South India, The Cleveland Museum of Art In this hybrid form of the deity, Shiva assumes his own form and that of his consort, Uma. The right half of the figure’s anatomy depicts...
Lucy Ann Stanton, the first black American woman to receive a four-year college degree. Born in Cleveland on Oct. 16, 1831, she entered Oberlin College in the mid-1840s. She became president of the Oberlin Ladies Literary Society and in 1850 delivered the graduation address entitled "A Plea For The Oppressed," an anti-slavery speech.
Cleveland, Tennessee, The Eternal Flame of the Cherokee Nation. This fire is a memorial of those people who suffered and died on the infamous 'Trail of Tears'. It also commemorates the reuniting of the Eastern and Western Cherokee Nation here at Red Clay. Aug. 7, 1837- Apr. 6,1984. Pow wow 1st full wk end every August