Allen Ford's family has been in the area since the early 1800s. He is connected, therefore, to many of the buildings in downtown Cleveland and provides quick histories of many of those places. He worked for Pickands Mather and Standad Oil. He covers various topics that focus on energy sources including OPEC and fracking. He explains the importance for Cleveland to embrace and encourage technologically advanced businesses to come to the city to promote growth.
Ford, Allen (interviewee)
Schnoke, Molly (interviewer)
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"Allen Ford interview, 27 October 2016" (2016). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 913059.