Sharron DeCosle grew up in the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood. She shares her experiences there and describes the neighborhood, as well as some of her experiences in the Parkview and Edgewater neighborhoods. She identifies the decline of the neighborhood but also suggests there has been a recent revitalization effort. DeCosle recalls the different ethnic groups that lived in the neighborhood including, German, Irish, Romanian, and later Puerto Rican and other Latino immigrants. As an adult, DeCosle worked in the insurance business, was involved in the Cleveland Public Theatre and the Cleveland performing arts scene.
DeCosle, Sharron (interviewee)
Bell, Erin (interviewer)
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"Sharron DeCosle interview, 09 June 2007" (2007). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 999027.