Josephine Davis lived what she described as a "great life." She loved every part of her family's old home in Brecksville, including the waterfalls and creek that she and her siblings played in. Several of her family members, including Josephine herself, worked at the nearby Jaite Paper Company mill, as well as maintained their chores and responsiblities on the family's subsistence farm. The family farm produced enough food so that they never when hungry, even during the Depression, and they shared their excess food with friends and relatives. Josephine remembers details about Brecksville businesses, as well as sources of entertainment such as ice cream and candy stores, as well as free outdoor movies.
Davis, Josephine (interviewee)
Conklin, Carolyn (interviewer)
Cuyahoga Valley Project
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"Josephine Davis Interview, 2011" (2011). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 518035.