Lena Pogrebinski, a Ukranian immigrant who came to the United States in 1991, discusses her involvement in the Ukranian Cultural Garden. Coming to the United States as a political refugee, Ms. Pogrebinki describes her family's journey from Ukraine to the United States. She discusses how she came to the United States, why her family left Ukraine, and why her family came to Cleveland. Ms. Pogrebinki goes on to describe how she became involved with the Ukrainian Cultural Garden, what she does at the garden, and the statues within the garden. Other topics include Ukranian history, the symbolism of the garden, and St. Vladimirs Ukrianian Orthodox Church.
Pogrebinski, Lena (interviewee)
Puerta, Jessica (interviewer)
Cleveland Cultural Gardens series 1
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"Lena Pogrebinski interview, 2002" (2002). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 800016.