Blanche Vanis, a daughter of Czech immigrants, was active in sokol (gymnastics) as a youth and relates how an early appreciation of outdoor activity eventually led her to join the Cleveland Hiking Club. In this brief interview, she reflects on some memorable hikes.
Vanis, Blanche (interviewee)
Hill, Jane (interviewer)
Cleveland Hiking Club
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"Blanche Vanis interview, 11 June 2017" (2017). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 917016.