Connected to Park through Junior League (early '70s). Public speeches, tour guide. Five-year process becoming National Park. Husband led CVPA (mid to late '80s). Started Ed Center, cleanup of Valley, old building restoration, uses of Towpath. Park improves overall quality of life. Testimony at Congressional Hearings. Bill signed: Jaite HQ, Towpath work, removal of Colliseum. Pocket Veto. Student visit from low-income schools. Brecksville Mining: major hurdle. Fundraisers, scholarships, wrap-up.
Hruby, Jerry (interviewee)
McKnight, Jed (interviewer)
Rivers Roads and Rails 2008
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"Jerry Hruby Interview, 2008" (2008). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 517044.