Carolyn N. Peskin interview, 25 October 2016

Publication Year:
2016
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Repository URL:
https://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/crohc000/951; https://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/context/crohc000/article/2302/type/native/viewcontent
Author(s):
Schnoke, Molly (interviewer)
Tags:
downtown department stores; gender segregation; women; higher education; Hathaway Brown School; Western Reserve; Shaker Heights; neighborhood integration; Clark Freeway; Shaker Lakes freeway fight; American Recorders Society; Cleveland Indians; 1948 World Series; Jews; housewifery; Judson Park; Oral History
recorded work description
Carolyn Peskin grew up in Cleveland Heights and was a dedicated student. She holds numerous graduate degrees ranging from chemistry to music therapy. She describes the integration of Shaker Heights. She briefly discusses how the role women played in society changed and developed. After having a short career as a teacher, Peskin devoted much of her adult life to the care of her children and traveling with her environmentalist husband. She touches on some of the environmental issues the Great Lakes Region faced.