1950 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.

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. […]