Abstract

In this 2007 interview, Karen Novak, a freelance photographer and life long east-side Clevelander, talks about Cleveland's underground rock club scene during the 1990s. One of the venues that she discusses in great detail is the Euclid Tavern which was located at East 116th and Euclid in Cleveland. Ms. Novak reveals an immense amount of her knowledge of rock, punk and other bands from Cleveland and other bands that came to Cleveland in the 1990s. She recounts a number of interesting stories about these bands, the fans of these bands, and her interactions with these bands and their fans in this interview. She also talks about places in Cleveland that she loves, for example, Collinwood, Lake View Cemetery, Coventry, and Little Italy.

Creator

Novak, Karen (interviewee)

Creator

Bell, Erin (interviewer)

Project

Project Team

Date

6-13-2007

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

105 minutes

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License.

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