Abstract

Willis Meyers' family has farmed in the Cuyahoga Valley since the middle to late nineteenth century. Willis grew up in Northampton, and has many memories of family, farm, and community life, businesses, technology, and transportation from the Great Depression era forward. Ronnie, Willis' son, currently owns the farm on Steels Corners Road, where he has had a successful horse farming business. Willis, 95 years old, has many memories of the history of the valley, and shared detailed stories about what it was like to grow up and raise a family on a farm, manage multiple jobs, and adapt to changes in technology and the community.

Creator

Meyers, Ronnie (interviewee); Meyers, Willis (interviewee)

Creator

Conklin, Carolyn (interviewer)

Project

Cuyahoga Valley Project

Date

5-4-2011

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

76 minutes

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