Abstract

Lana Cowell, a transplant from Youngstown, Ohio, discusses fighting for integration in Cleveland Heights. She begins by talking about her father and how he owned Idora Park in Youngstown. She then explains the push for integration in Cleveland Heights. She describes how the Housing Center at Cleveland Heights began at St. Ann's Church and gives an extensive background. She also discusses, in great detail, the Heights Community Congress. She briefly mentions the business districts of Cleveland Heights. Finally, she describes the differences in methodologies that Cleveland Heights and Shaker Heights employeed in order to integrate.

Creator

Cowell, Lana (interviewee)

Creator

Souther, J. Mark (interviewer)

Project

Provost Summer Program

Date

8-5-2013

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

60 minutes

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License
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