The namesake of our Health and Human Services building, Jane Edna Hunter (1882-1971), devoted her life to improving the conditions of Black women and is featured in a painting and statue in the building.
In the second part of our Cuyahoga County Black History Month Series, our trip to the County Archives helped us learn about Sara Lucy Bagby Johnson, the last slave prosecuted under the Fugitive Slave Act.
The last part of our Black History Month Series will focus on Garrett Morgan. By taking a trip to the County Archives, we were able to take a deep dive into Morgan’s impact and contributions to Cuyahoga County and the entire country!
Everyone in Cuyahoga County benefits from public transportation—it impacts economic development, ensures sustainable lifestyles, and enhances quality of life. It’s also critical infrastructure that millions of residents rely on for their trips every year.