Andrew Gilham, lifelong Cleveland resident, talks about growing up in the Cedar/Central and Glenville neighborhoods. Topics include the vibrant communities of the 1930's and 40's, changes in racial makeup of population, and the presence of Jewish and African-American owned businesses. Gilham also relates the importance of public transportation, and the shift to automobile use. He talks briefly about the destruction of property during the Hough and Glenville riots, and the reasons for the riots, and the benefits to the neighborhoods from the expansion of Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University.
Gilham, Andrew (interviewee)
Robinson, Angela (interviewer)
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"Andrew Gilham Interview, 2008" (2008). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 920017.