Cuyahoga County Fair

This series represents one day of mini interviews by CPHDH staff at the Cuyahoga County Fair.


Jim Shipman is a life-long resident of Cleveland and in this interview he relates some of his experiences with downtown. Of particular note is the stories he relates to going to baseball games and rock concerts at Municipal Stadium, The Agora…

Jane Gardener shares her memories of downtown Cleveland since the 1960s, including stories about shopping at downtown department stores during the holidays, trips to the Agora and sports arenas, and experiences as a student at Cleveland State…

Margaret Hostelley shares her memories growing up in Cleveland, including trips to the West Side Market and other near west side businesses, family ties to Saint Wendelin Parish, visits downtown and to Euclid Beach Park, and changes in the Ohio City …

Terry Hogan shares childhood memories of growing up in the Kamm's Corners neighborhood, visits downtown during the holidays, showing out-of-town friends around the city, and feeling unsafe in the city today.

George Shuba describes his career as a professional photographer, including one of his earliest assignments photographing The Beatles concert at Cleveland Public Auditorium in 1964, as well as a number of other popular music and political events.

Ray Herzog talks about his time in living around Cleveland and working downtown.