Browse Interviews

  • Collection: Seven Hills Golden Agers
7 total

Theresa Alessi discusses her memories of shopping downtown with her mother as a child and riding the Dinky. She also discusses swimming in the West Creek that runs through Parma, Ohio and how the area where she grew up has changed.

Ruth Graskemper recalls her experiences with downtown Cleveland during her youth and how great it was to be in Cleveland at this time. In detail, she discusses Vaudeville at Playhouse Square, Christmas shopping, and how the downtown has changed.

Anne Forgas discusse various aspects of downtown Cleveland including the Alpine Village, shopping for the Christmas season, and the decline of Euclid Avenue as a destination for shopping.

Joe Grasshemper reflects on his early years here in Cleveland. Among the topics he discusses are the streetcars, going to the theater, and going to school at Holy Name High School.

Robert R. Gutzky gives a description of the stores and street life along Euclid Ave. from the 1940s through the present. He also alludes to the decline of Euclid Ave. and the areas future.

Dr. Miller discusses her early education and attending school with Howard Metzenbaum. She also discusses her occupation as an attorney, her law firm in Seven Hills, and life there.

Dolores Jordan recounts her earlier years in Cleveland. Many of her recollections revolve around childhood and the downtown area.