Ethnic Women of Cleveland

Mary Fedak Oral History

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Mary Fedak interviewed by Jeanette E. Tuve October 23, 1986 as part of Ethnic Women of Cleveland

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Mary Fedak represents the Ukrainian communities of Cleveland. Her family was active in many Ukrainian organizations including the Ukrainian Women's League where her mother served on the Cultural Gardens Committee. The Committee worked tirelessly to fund the acquisition of an impressive bronze statue of Ukrainian poet Lesya Ukrainka for the Ukrainian Garden of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.

For Further Reading

Unveiling the statue of Lesya Ukrainka
Unveiling the statue of Lesya Ukrainka in the Ukrainian Cultural Garden, 1961.


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