Lana Cowell, a transplant from Youngstown, Ohio, discusses fighting for integration in Cleveland Heights. She begins by talking about her father and how he owned Idora Park in Youngstown. She then explains the push for integration in Cleveland Heights. She describes how the Housing Center at Cleveland Heights began at St. Ann's Church and gives an extensive background. She also discusses, in great detail, the Heights Community Congress. She briefly mentions the business districts of Cleveland Heights. Finally, she describes the differences in methodologies that Cleveland Heights and Shaker Heights employeed in order to integrate.
Cowell, Lana (interviewee)
Souther, J. Mark (interviewer)
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"Lana Cowell Interview, 5 August 2013" (2013). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 990053.