33 years with ohio Historical Society in Zoar: 6 months to form grass roots coalition; 3 years to make nat'l historical status. Congressional testimony; "Cavorting on the Canal" fundraisers; Canal work preserves buildings and local heritage. Details of development; expectations; problems in the south; "Singular People" still in print. Communal Study Assn coalition's archive. Mercurial nature of Federal funding from year to year. Tuscarawas County Park Director hired.
Fernandez, Kathy (interviewee)
Bennett, Jeff (interviewer)
Rivers Roads and Rails 2008
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"Kathy Fernandez Interview, 2008" (2008). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 517073.