Abstract

In this 2007 interview, 74-year old Beverly McClintok, who was born in Bedford, Ohio, talks about her experiences living in Cleveland. She recalls memories of Euclid Avenue and Municipal Stadium in the 1940s. She talks about her work at Peoples Hope Church at W.65th and Bridge, where she was married in 1952. She lived in Ohio City from 1953-1963, and remembers the tornado of 1953 which killed 5 people on W. 28th St. Since 1963, she has lived on Madison. She talks about changes in the neighborhood since 1963. She also provides her opinions on a variety of social issues in her neighborhood ranging from juvenile delinquency, to drugs, to poverty, to residential blight, to gentrification, to freeways, to tax abatement.

Creator

McClintok, Beverly (interviewee)

Creator

Bell, Erin (interviewer)

Project

Detroit Shoreway

Date

6-9-2007

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

45 minutes

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