Ethnic Women of Cleveland
Ilona Palasics Oral History
Ilona Palasics interviewed by Jeanette E. Tuve September 3, 1986 as part of Ethnic Women of Cleveland
Ilona (Majoros) Palasics grew up as a second generation American in Cleveland, Ohio on Buckeye Road. She speaks about growing up in the Hungarian neighborhood on Buckeye Road. Mrs. Palasics was active in working with the elderly by helping them overcome the language barrier. She won a number of awards for her singing and for her community service.
For Further Reading
- 'Hungarians' article from Encyclopedia of Cleveland History
- Hungarian Americans and their Communities of Cleveland
- Hungarian Americans in Cleveland
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