Bernadette Rose interview, 09 June 2007

Bernadette Rose describes the importance of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church to the Detroit Shoreway community. She describes the festivals at Mt. Carmel, which were geared toward generating neighborhood unity and raising funds to keep the church open. Rose describes the changes in the neighborhood and believes that the neighborhood is again on the rise. She attributes the decline of the area to gang activity and a lack of family values.

~ “Bernadette Rose interview, 09 June 2007,” Cleveland Voices, accessed December 19, 2018,

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Subjects: Our Lady of Mount Carmelneighborhood beautificationneighborhood revitalizationDetroit ShorewayOral History

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