Diana Woodbridge interview, 15 July 2013

Publication Year:
2015
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Repository URL:
https://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/crohc000/816; https://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/context/crohc000/article/2201/type/native/viewcontent
Author(s):
Klypchak, Timothy (interviewer)
Tags:
Shaker Heights; Miami University; Painesville; Operation Bridge; Cleveland Heights; housing discrimination; bombing; racism; desegragation; Doris Allen; Bernice Lott; Forest Hill neighborhood; Charles Alta; Forest Hill Housing Corporation; Home Repair Resource Center; Forest Hill Presbyterian Church; Ned Edwards; Heights Community Congress; Heights Housing Service; fair housing; Reaching Heights; Heights United; Greater Cleveland Congregations; Severance Estate; Glenallen; Heights Rockefeller Building; predatory lending; National City Bank; St. Ann's Church; St. Paul's Episcopal Church; Oral History
recorded work description
Diana Woodbridge grew up in Tucson, Arizona, and Shaker Heights, attended college at Miami University, and taught school for a short time in Painesville, Ohio. She discusses the struggle for fair housing in the Heights in the 1960s-70s and the formation of two key organizations: Forest Hill Housing Corporation and Heights Community Congress.