Portland-Outhwaite Center Pool, located at 2511 East 46th Street, was one of only two pools in the Cedar-Central area that were open to Black swimmers prior to World War II.
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- Seawell, Stephanie L. “The Black Freedom Movement and Community Planning in Urban Parks in Cleveland, Ohio, 1945-1977.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2014.
- Walker, Melvin. Interview by Carol Malone. 25 February 2013. Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Cleveland State University. clevelandvoices.org/items/show/2188