In this 2006 interview, Carmel Whiting talks about growing up in Washington D.C. and segregation of the schools and businesses. She married Cleveland native Elmer Whiting and talks about their Shaker Heights residence, segregation, and racism. There is a great deal of discussion about Carl and Louis Stokes throughout the interview including their personal relationship and the Stoke’s legacy. Whiting talks about the impact of the Hough Riots and other topics such as civic education, local history and community involvement.
Whiting, Carmel (interviewee)
Weaver, Valerie (interviewer)
St. Clair - Superior Neighborhood
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"Carmel Whiting Interview, 2006" (2006). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 903008_807009.