Ethnic Women of Cleveland
Ann Hankavich Oral History
Ann Hankavich interviewed by Jeanette E. Tuve October 22, 1986 as part of Ethnic Women of Cleveland
Ann (Cherepacha) Hankavich speaks of growing up in the Ukraine under Polish rule and then moving to Canada. She moved to Pennsylvania shortly after she married Father Stephen Hankavich and later moved to Cleveland when her husband, who is a Ukrainian priest, was relocated to serve at St. Vladimir's Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma, Ohio. She speaks about her life, her roles as mother and clergyman's wife. She also talks about Ukrainian crafts, foods and traditions.
For Further Reading
- 'Ukrainians' article 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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