R. James Schroder has lived his entire life in Lake County. As a child Schroder worked at local nurseries. After graduating high school and a attending college for a brief time, he volunteered for the United States Air Force during World War II. At the end of the war, Schroder returned to the nursery industry and over time acquired his own nursery business. Schroder is confident in the continuation of the industry in Lake County.
Schroeder, R. James (interviewee)
Rzeszotarski, Jodi (interviewer)
Cuyahoga Valley Project
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"R. James Schroeder Interview, 23 June 2009" (2009). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 518102_980003.