Abstract

Frank Leonardi, a stone cutter and immigrant from Italy, recollects on his life in Cleveland Mr. Leonardi came to the United States when he was thirteen and his family settled on the east side of Cleveland in the ethnic enclave known as Little Italy. Mr. Leonardi became a stone cutter and graduated from the eighth grade at the age of fifteen. He discusses his family history, buying stones from the Cleveland Quarry, opening up his business, and working in downtown Cleveland. (interview cuts out)

Creator

Leonardi, Frank (Interviewee)

Creator

Tebeau, Mark (Interviewer)

Project

Cleveland Cultural Gardens series 1

Date

2005

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

28 minutes

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