South Jackson Street Neighborhood Association (Denver, Colo.)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Elizabeth Richardson discusses details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, and the changes that took place since she moved to the neighborhood in 1963. She talks about the activities, interests, and professions of the neighborhood residents, political issues and zoning disputes, and neighborhood activities. She also discusses the local schools and the voluntary busing program to achieve school desegregation in the 1960s.
Overview Jeanne Winder, a resident of the University Park area of Denver, Colorado since 1957, talks about changes in the neighborhood. Winder recounts several stories including firefighters who hunted pheasants in the field near the firehouse on E. Yale Avenue and S. Colorado Blvd.; a S. Colorado Blvd. resident who kept horses and who often went riding on S. Colorado Blvd.; and the presence of two log cabins in the neighborhood. Winder also talks in depth about S. Jackson Street as well as the group of...