Ethnic Women of Cleveland
Mary Fedak Oral History
Mary Fedak interviewed by Jeanette E. Tuve October 23, 1986 as part of Ethnic Women of Cleveland
Listen to the interview (75:02 min.)
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
- View additional images from Cleveland Memory
- "Ukrainians" from Encyclopedia of Cleveland History
- The Ukrainian Cultural Garden - A chapter from Their Paths are Peace by Clara Lederer, an e-book in the CMP collection.
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