Abstract: Byron Giles Rogers was a Colorado Representative to the House of Representatives. He was elected as a Democrat to the 82nd and to the next 10 congresses (January 3, 1951-January 3, 1971). He was a resident of Denver, Colorado until his death on December 31, 1983. Papers include the materials he used during his term of office. The collection includes the general, personal, departmental, legislative and miscellaneous papers relating to Roger's years in Congress.
Creator: Schaefer, Daniel
Abstract: Dan Schaefer (1936-2006) served in the Colorado House of Representatives from 1977 to 1978 and then in the State Senate from 1979 to 1983 when he was elected to Congress. He was elected as a Republican to the 98th Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative-elect John L. Swigert, and was re-elected to the seven succeeding Congresses (March 29, 1983-January 3, 1999). The collection includes the political papers from Schaefer's years in the Colorado House of Representatives, the Colorado State Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. Materials range from 1977 to 1998.
Creator: Foster, Joyce C. (Joyce Cohn), 1944-
Abstract: Joyce Foster served as a member of the Denver City Council in Denver, Colorado from 1993-2003 representing District 4. She was the first Jewish woman to sit on the City Council and served as City Council President from 2001 to 2002. She worked on Skate Park and the University Hills Mall renovation. Prior to being elected to City Council, Foster was director of resource development for the Jewish Family and Children's Service from 1977 to 1993. Her husband, Steven Foster, became the longtime rabbi of Denver's Congregation Emanuel. City Councilwoman Joyce Foster's papers highlight her political career from 1993-2003 and include correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, council resolutions, campaign literature, certificates, architectural drawings, and photographs.