Czechs in the City: The Czech-American Experience in Cleveland

About our project

We, the Czech Your Public History class at Ursuline College, are seeking to interpret the Czech American experience in Cleveland, Ohio through exploration of documented heritage, material culture and the built environment with particular interest in family, faith, education, and labor. In effect, we are hoping to create an immersion experience for our audience that will carry out further dialogue… connecting the present with the past memories of these unique and vibrant people. Let us move you through time, and present you with the living history of the Czech Americans in Cleveland. Come on, Czech your Public History.   (ABOUT created collaboratively by Czech Your Public History students!)

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  1. my great grandfather and other relatives lived In this area. I am so happy that you have provided this, so that I can get a feel about this part of my ancestor’s home at one time. ~ Lorelei

    Comment by Lorelei Greene — March 24, 2015 @ 2:22 pm


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Dr. Bari Oyler Stith is the Director of the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio. She team teaches the new Czech Your Public History course with Dr. Pamela McVay, Chair of the History Department.

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