Abstract

Connected to Park through Junior League (early '70s). Public speeches, tour guide. Five-year process becoming National Park. Husband led CVPA (mid to late '80s). Started Ed Center, cleanup of Valley, old building restoration, uses of Towpath. Park improves overall quality of life. Testimony at Congressional Hearings. Bill signed: Jaite HQ, Towpath work, removal of Colliseum. Pocket Veto. Student visit from low-income schools. Brecksville Mining: major hurdle. Fundraisers, scholarships, wrap-up.

Creator

Hruby, Jerry (interviewee)

Creator

McKnight, Jed (interviewer)

Project

Rivers Roads and Rails 2008

Date

6-24-2008

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

46 minutes

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