Mary Rose Oakar, the first Democratic female to be elected into Congress from Ohio, details her family and life events. She discusses her upbringing growing up in Ohio City and her work in Congress. She also details her work with the ADC (American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee) and stories of discrimination she witnessed against Arab Americans.
Oakar, Mary Rose (interviewee)
Assily, Rania (interviewer)
Arab Community in Cleveland
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"Mary Rose Oakar interview, 30 August 2016" (2016). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 345010.