Rena Fiedler grew up on her grandparent's farm, the Stanford House, near Boston, Ohio. Her grandfather's aunt, Ellen Stanford, passed the house along her nephew, Ernest Dickenson. Rena's parents, William Hatch and Fanny (Dickenson) Hatch, lived at the Stanford House until Rena was in gradeschool. On the Stanford property, Rena's grandfather had many livestock, corn, and other produce. Rena remembers details about the farm, as well as life in Peninsula c. 1930s forward. The Stanford House currently operates as a hostel in the National Park.
Fiedler, Rena (interviewee)
Conklin, Carolyn (interviewer)
Cuyahoga Valley Project
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"Rena Fiedler Interview, 2011" (2011). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 518044.