In this 2012 interview, Annette Sutherland describes her childhood living in Shaker Heights. Being one of the first students to volunteer to integrate Moreland School in Shaker in 1971, she grew up with a very open mind. She tells stories of activities she did as a child, involving Horseshoe Lake, Thornton Park, and Shaker Square, among others. As the current president of the school board, the importance of education, diversity, and tolerance are many recurring themes in her talk. She finishes with describing some of the current problems with Shaker Heights schools and neighborhoods, which she believes is a national problem as well as a local one.
Sutherland, Annette Tucker (Interviewee)
Halligan-Taylor, Gabriela (Interviewer)
Shaker Heights Centennial
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"Annette Tucker Sutherland, 12 June 2012" (2012). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 915012.