Dorothy Kuhn Interview, 25 March 2014

Dorothy Kuhn, while not born in Cleveland, has spent nearly fifty years in Cleveland. She was born in Pennsylvania and describes what it was like picking up cans for the war effort during World War 2. She came to Cleveland after stints in California and St. Louis to become a nurse. She got her degree from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing and was immediately hired to be on the faculty of the school. She mentions her husband and how they were active members at Grace Lutheran Church until recently when they joined St. Paul's Episcopal Church. After explaining why she and her husband left Grace, she talks about why they joined St. Paul's. Finally, she gives a brief insight into what she and her husband did for fun in Cleveland Heights, which included going to the Coventry Street Fairs and the Cedar-Lee area frequently.

Participants: Kuhn, Dorothy (interviewee) / Horan II, John (interviewer)
Collection: Judson Oral History Project
Institutional Repository: Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection

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Judson Oral History Project

These interviews with residents of the Judson Park retirement community focus on personal recollections of the city's history and development. Interviews were conducted with the support of the Unger Family Foundation and the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University and were carried out by staff at Judson, alongside a team of researchers and students from Cleveland State.