Albert B. Cleage Jr

Click to enlarge this collage of 100 photos of my father
Early Life 1911 – 1924

An Ancestral Home on Google Maps – 1911
910 Fayette Street – Not the House I thought it was – Birth House 1911
Home is Where the Heart is – postcard home 1911
Pearl Reed Cleage With Son Albert B. Cleage Jr – 1911
Albert B. Cleage Sr. and Jr. 1912
Big Brother Albert B. Cleage Jr & Younger Brother Louis J. Cleage – 1914
Four Boys and a Cannon – 1918
Seven in a Boat – Idlewild 1919
Not a bridge, a ferry – On The Way to Athens, Tennessee – 1920s
Detroit School Boys Albert Jr and Louis Cleage about 1920
Three Generations and an Airplane – 1921
The Whole Bunch – Cleage Family At Belle Isle – 1922
The Whole Bunch #2 Photos, Photos Everywhere
Eighth Grade Class Photo – Albert B. Cleage Jr -1924

High School through College

The Cleage Family Out For A Ride – 1928
A short story by Albert B. Cleage Jr – 1929
Northwestern High School and Cleage Graduates – 1929
Albert B. Cleage Jr – Album Page – 1938
Thanksgiving 1939 – speaking at Plymouth Congregational Church
1940 Census – The Albert B. and Pearl (Reed) Cleages
My Father’s Book – The Bible in Art

Marriage, Kentucky, San Francisco & Los Angeles

My Parents about 1943
Reports of My Parents Wedding – Nov 17, 1943
My Parents, An Overview
My Parents Time in Lexington, KY – Chandler Memorial Congregational Church 1943
My Parents Time in San Francisco January to July 1944
Newspaper Clipping of My Parents Arriving in San Francisco 1944
Hanging Up Laundry – San Francisco 1944 and Mississippi 1977
My Parents Smoking – 1944 and 1957
Fellowship Church – Adventure in Interracial Understanding – 1944
Well, we is in Los Angles – 1944
Its Friday afternoon August 18, 1944
Fancy Free In The Hollywood Bowl – Sept 1944
I have a little problem in “Design” December 20, 1944
Christmas Day 1944 – Part 1
Christmas Day 1944 – Part 2
Christmas Day 1944 – Part 3
Guess we must be writing too much.. January 6, 1945
Thanks for the Springfield information January 13, 1945
We received your letters…March 3, 1945

St. John’s Congregational Church – Springfield, MA

The Missing Months – March to November 1945
Wading in the Water – Summer 1945
New Pastor St. John’s Congregational Church – 1945
Fellowship Dinner – November 10, 1945
Friday afternoon (Part @ of Fellowship dinner letter) Nov 10, 1945
It’s Thanksgiving eve… – November 21, 1945
500 Brave Rain to Attend Service – Nov 1945
My Father’s Album – Camp Atwater Nov 1945
Negro History Week – Springfield MA Feb 1946
Dear Member, I am writing to enroll you – March 1946
Father’s Day #2 – 1947 & 1966
Black Face, Minstrel Shows and An Article – 1947
A Plea for Peace – April 1948
Snowy Winter – Springfield, Mass – 1949
Dinner Time
Subject and Photographer about 1950
Springfield, MA 1950
Moving Springfield to Detroit – 1951
Moving Day Springfield to Detroit Revisited – 1951

Back to Detroit

St. Mark’s United Presbyterian Church – 1951 & 1953
A Cleage Family Photo – 1951
The Fabulous Cleages – 1952
Playing Chess – 1952, 1966 and 2015
Alpha Dance, My Parents 1952
Father and Sons – Atkinson 1952
My Bedroom Window – 1953
A Church and Two Brothers – Two Splits 1953
No More Photographs 1953
Tribune’s Neighorhood of the Week – Central Congregational Church – October 1955
Youth Fellowship Modern Dance Group – 1955
Gathering at my Cleage grandparent’s – 1955
Cars I Have Known
Central Congregational Holds First Service In New Edifice – 1957
“H” is for Linwood and HOGARTH
The Cleage Photographers – Albert B. Cleage Sr and Jr, Henry, Hugh & Louis Cleage

1960 – Politics, Black Nationalism

Northwestern High School Boycott 1962
Kennedy Refuses to Support Civil Rights – Demand Federal Intervention in Alabama – The Illustrated News May 1963
The Freedom Fight – The Illustrated News July 8, 1963
The Freedom Now Party – Illustrated News 1963
Walk to Freedom – The Illustrated News 1963
Anti-Police Brutality Demonstration – July 1963
Support the Christmas Boycott – 1963
Man of the Year – Detroit’s Rev. Albert B. Cleage Jr 1963
The Afram River and Freedom School – summer 1964
The Freedom Now Party Convention 1964
A Shot For Malcolm X 1965
The Black Arts Convention Summer 1966
Cleage for Congress – 1966
Sermon – Advent 1966
The Star and The Stable – Sermon Notes – Dec. 11, 1966
A Christ to Carol – Christmas Sermon Notes Dec 22 1966
The Faith of a Mustard Seed – 1967
Year of Transition from Action to Organization – 1967
On the Origins of Christianity, A Sermon – 1967
Accountability – An Article by Rev. Albert B. Cleage Jr – 1967
Riot or Rebellion? July 23, 1967
Rebellions Create Strange Leaders – sermon, 1967
Christmas Card and Sermon – Advent 1967
An Interview with Rev. Albert B. Cleage Jr. 1967/1968
More 5397 Oregon Then and Now Photos – 1966/1968
How Do We Program for for Power? Sermon Notes – June 1968
The Black Star Co-op 1968
How Many Monsters Did You Create Today? June 1968
The Detroit Riot – Interview 1968
1300 Lafaytte – Apartment for Security 1968
The Black Messiah – Book and Interview – 1968

1970s – 2000

Grandmother Before the Party – 1971

100 Years – 100 Photos – Obituary – 2000
That’s a Creed: A Day of Remembrance – 2000