Joe Isabella, 88 year old son of the founder of Isabella Bros. Bakery on West 69th Street in the Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood of Cleveland talks about growing up on West 69th Street in the 1930s and 1940s. At the time, the street had many neighborhood shops on it--groceries, candy stores, barber shops, etc. Joe talks about his father Anthony's immigration experience; how his parents met; and how they built a baker on West 69th which one Plain Dealer reader called the west side "Cathedral of Bakeries."
Isabella, Joe (interviewee)
Dubelko, Jim (interviewer)
"Joe Isabella interview, 01 August 2015" (2015). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 999127.
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