Abstract

Billie Smith of Shaker Lakes Nature Center describes her involvement with the Center, providing details on the history of the Center, recreation and public events, staff development, and educational programming. Smith also discusses the "Red Raider" campground (near Chagrin Falls, Ohio), which was started by her husband Ralston Fox Smith in 1933 as part of a teaching program at Shaker Heights' Malvern School. Actor Paul Newman, a Shaker Heights native, is also mentioned for having attended the camp and later becoming a supporter of the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes.

Creator

Smith, Billie (interviewee)

Creator

Smith, Nancy King (interviewer)

Project

Shaker Lakes Nature Center

Date

2008

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

38 minutes

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