1946 Green Book

Carnegie Hotel

Carnegie Hotel appears in the Green Book from 1946-1947, 1949-1950, and 1954-1967 at 6903 Carnegie Ave. under the category Hotels. The correct address was 6803 Carnegie Ave. Hotel owners Earnestine and Eddie Eadie sold their interests in the sixty-room hostelry in 1947 to Alonzo Wright, who also operated the Majestic Hotel on East 55th Street. […]

Cedar Branch YMCA

Cedar Branch YMCA appears in the Green Book from 1938-1967 (with the exception of 1947) at E. 76th St. & Cedar under the category Hotels. Additional information coming soon. Resources “Search Results [Cedar Branch YMCA].” Cleveland Memory. https://clevelandmemory.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/search/searchterm/Cedar%20Branch%20YMCA. “Young Men’s Christian Assn.” Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. https://case.edu/ech/articles/y/young-mens-christian-assn.

Log Cabin

Log Cabin appears in the Green Book from 1939-1946 at 2294 E. 55th St. under the category Taverns. Roger Price and Willie Pierson opened the Log Cabin in 1934 at 2290 East 55th Street and expanded into the adjacent storefront at 2294 two years later. Additional information coming soon. Resources “Log Cabin Grill is Crossroads […]

Majestic Hotel

Majestic Hotel appears in the Green Book from 1938-1967 at 2291 E. 55th St. under the category Hotels. See also Heat Wave and Majestic Barber Shop. Additional information coming soon. Resources Morris, Shawn. “Majestic Hotel.” Cleveland Historical. https://clevelandhistorical.org/items/show/636 “Majestic Hotel.” Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. https://case.edu/ech/articles/m/majestic-hotel

Williams’ World’s Greatest Bar-B-Q

Williams’ World’s Greatest Bar-B-Q appears in the Green Book from 1946-1956 at Central & E. 49th St. under the category Restaurants. Previously Henry Burkett’s Black King’s Barbecue, Williams Bar-B-Q opened in 1935. Eugene Williams, a native of Louisiana, earned the nickname “Hot Sauce” Williams for his sauce recipe. Williams built the business into several locations. […]