Barbara Haven

Barbara moved to Walnut Hills in her early 20’s (1957). She and her husband have lived in Cincinnati ever since, raising 3 daughters. They have been active in Church of the Advent in Walnut Hills, as well as in other WH organizations. These audio files are from an interview with Barbara conducted on July 17,[…]

Gary Dangel

Gary has been an active neighbor in Walnut Hills since the late 1970’s. He has worked on community gardens, including the school garden across from Frederick Douglass School. Currently he is the Health Outreach Coordinator at the Walnut Hills Redevelopment Foundation. Gary moved to Walnut Hills to rehab a house on Crown Street. Back then his[…]

Demographics – “Blue-Lining”

In 1932, Curtis Publishing released a marketing study based on what we would now call a “mashup” of circulation data for the popular Ladies’ Home Journal and Saturday Evening Post magazines, assorted items of market research, and 1930 census data. This early depression era exercise in what Mark Twain had dubbed “lies, damned lies, and[…]