Abstract

Background in Mass Communication and System Management. Personal connection to Canal area. Meets Pete Ramnytz and becomes interested in his collection and the junkyard site. Considers it her own "Secret Garden". Pete's sense of historical record. On her return ('05) she volunteered at Mustill Store. Slogan of CLPA: "Green Spaces Meeting Urban Places". Work on Marketing Committee. Patty and husband publishing newsletter; she compiles brochure and map on where to eat. Diversity of CLPA group. Hot Jazz on Howards Street as campaign for Mill Site development. Pete Ramnytz' son, Stephen visits Mustill Store; informs about Water Well in front of store; donates deed for property. Issue of City sewers. Great Grandfather story. Akron re-invents itself.

Creator

Schwalbach, Patty (interviewee)

Creator

Yaxley, Rhonda (interviewer)

Project

Rivers Roads and Rails 2008

Date

6-24-2008

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

55 minutes

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