Dorothy Silver, a Detroit native, describes what drew her to Cleveland. She says that Cleveland was calling her because it was "receptive to various changes that needed to be made." She and her husband began used the theater as a stage to talk about desegregation. She discusses interracial shows at the time of the Hough Riots in 1966. She also discusses fair housing and mixed neighborhoods. She found it surprising that in her experience the people of Cleveland Heights were generally accepting.
Silver, Dorothy (interviewee)
Souther, J. Mark (interviewer)
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"Dorothy Silver Interview, 26 July 2013" (2013). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 990049.