The Black employees of the May Co. department store held a picnic at Jones’ Farm near Chagrin Falls in 1937. The farm’s location is not yet known, but it may be have been the property of Thomas Jones, a farmer from Kentucky who appears in the 1940 census in Chagrin Falls Park.
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- “May Co. Workers Picnic.” Call & Post. September 2, 1937.
- “Thomas Jones,” 1940 U.S. Census, Ohio, Geauga County, Bainbridge Township, E.D. 28-2.