George Rose, originally from the Bronx in New York City, explains what it was like to live in a working-class neighborhood growing up. He vividly describes marches on Union Square and unionization. He was drafted in World War II, but he still completed college. He entered the oil industry and worked for decades at Standard Oil of Ohio in the Midland Building. He lived with his family in Shaker Heights. During the interview, the changes he observed in the neighborhood were detailed. Although born Jewish, Rose explains how integral Unitarianism has been in his life.
Rose, George M. (interviewee)
Souther, Mark (interviewer)
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"George M. Rose interview, 25 October 2016" (2016). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 913052.