Eliza Bryant

Eliza Bryant

Eliza Simmons Bryant (1827 – May 13, 1907) was an American humanitarian. She was the daughter of a freed slave and helped former slaves as a benefactor after the American Civil War.

Read more about Eliza Bryant:  Early Days, Humanitarian Work

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Cleveland Home For Aged Colored People
... The home was founded by Eliza Bryant, a woman who was active in welcoming African Americans migrating to Cleveland from southern states ... The home had been renamed in 1960 to the Eliza Bryant Home for the Aged in recognition of its founder ... In 1985, the new Eliza Bryant Center was opened ...
Eliza Bryant - Humanitarian Work
... When she grew up, Eliza Bryant became a pioneer in the movement to assist African Americans in the Cleveland area, especially those who had moved from the southern states during the ... In 1893, Eliza Bryant began the work of establishing a home for the aged blacks, with help from Sarah Green and Lethia Flemming ... Eliza Bryant died in 1907, and is buried at Woodland Cemetery in Cleveland ...

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