Voicing & Action Project: Interview with Mary Ella "Patsy" Norris

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Voicing & Action Project: Interview with Mary Ella "Patsy" Norris

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The Voicing & Action Project is a collaborative initiative between the Case Western Reserve University's Social Justice Institute and the residents of East Cleveland to gather the stories of East Cleveland and work together to collectively envision the future of the city. This archive is comprised of the interviews gathered by Community Researchers from 2012-2014.

Ms. Norris, an early African American female entrepeneur, began a drapery business in East Cleveland in 1964.

Ms. Norris was interviewed by Brandon King and Jeannie "Lady Red" Joy on February 5, 2013.