Hazel Broughton grew up on Sand Run Road in the Cuyahoga Valley and lived in the Szalay family's old home. She has detailed memories of her family's vegetable garden, her friend's family's Carter Store in Everett, as well as the popular local square dances in Peninsula. Hazel attended Everett Church of Christ throughout her life, and is currently the only member who was a part of the original church. She provided details about the church structure, as well as the layout of Everett in the 1940s forward. Hazel currently participates in the church, as well as serves as the master of the Summitt County Grange chapter. In addition, Hazel provided details about the Park Service's transition into the valley, and what the changes meant for families living there.
Broughton, Hazel (Doolittle) (interviewee)
Conklin, Carolyn (interviewer)
Cuyahoga Valley Project
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"Hazel Broughton Interview, 2011" (2011). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 518014.