Abstract

Hedvika Sfiligoj, a Slovenian immigrant who came to Cleveland in 1952, discusses her life throughout the second half of the twentieth century. Ms. Sfiligoj discusses where she worked and shopped, who she befriended and met, and where she sent her children to school. Other topics include Euclid Avenue, how Cleveland has changed, coming to the United States, and living in Slovenia as a child. She describes her early memories of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens, vandalism within the gardens, restoring the gardens, and the future of the gardens. She also briefly describes the differences between Serbs, Croations, and Slovenians. (muffled audio)

Creator

Sfiligoj, Hedvika (Interviewee)

Creator

Tardio, Patricia (Interviewer)

Project

Cleveland Cultural Gardens series 1

Date

3-29-2005

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

53 minutes

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License
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