CRANE, HART (21 July 1899-27 Apr. 1932), a modern, lyrical poet of the 1920s, was born in Garretsville, Ohio, to Grace Hart and C.A. Crane, millionaire candy manufacturer. In 1909, after his mother and father separated, he and his mother moved to Cleveland. Crane began writing verse at 13, publishing his first poem at 16 (1915) in Bruno's Weekly while attending East High School.
ACT UP CLEVELAND is the Cleveland chapter of the international organization, AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP). The coalition is a grassroots political group founded in March, 1987 at the Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center in New York City, with the goal of improving the quality of life for people with AIDS.