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Denver Public Schools



Use for the Denver School system generally. For the governing board, use: School District Number One in the City and County of Denver, Colorado. --Board of Education.

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

A. Helen Anderson Papers

Identifier: M016
Abstract A. Helen Anderson (1891-1975) was the Director of Publications for Denver Public Schools, Denver, Colorado (1929-1956) during the tenure of Superintendent Archie Threlkeld. Anderson taught at South High School in Denver from 1929-1956. She was an advocate for improved educational programs in the Denver area. Editorials, newspaper clippings and correspondence on public school controversies such as McCarthyism and school integration, assembled during A. Helen Anderson's tenure as Director...
Dates: 1950-1969; Majority of material found in 1950-1969

Archie Loyd Threlkeld Papers

Identifier: M012
Abstract Archie Loyd Threlkeld (1889-1967) was Assistant and Deputy Superintendent of the Denver Public Schools from 1921 to 1927 under Jesse H. Newlon. He was Superintendent of the Denver Public Schools for ten years, from 1927 to 1937. While Deputy Superintendent, A. L. Threlkeld directed the curriculum revision program that became internationally known. During the Great Depression, Threlkeld continued the school building program and successfully resisted cutting teachers' salaries. This...
Dates: 1924-1966; Majority of material found in 1924-1932

Attacks on Schools - Editorials, 1950-1951

Identifier: M016.01.0001.0001
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Series 1 contains newspaper editorials relating to attacks on schools.

Dates: 1950-1951

B'nai B'rith Women, circa 1963

Identifier: B063.04.0004.00082

Left to right: Barbara Coopersmith, Superintendent of Schools Kenneth E. Oberholtzer, Mary Morris, and Ann Grazi sit around a table looking at 1962-63 Memo and Date Books. The women are members of B'nai B'rith Women in Denver, Colorado.

Dates: circa 1963

Box 2, 1904-1975

 File — Box: B152.01.0002
Identifier: B152.01.0002

(1) file folder: personal papers of Rose Goldfain; plaque of Hadassah acknowledgement of bequest from Rose Goldfrain; Denver high school diploma for Samuel Goldfain (1916); copy of citizenship document for Joseph Goldfain (1904).

Dates: 1904-1975

Busing - Denver Public Schools - Newspaper Clippings, 1962-1969

Identifier: M016.02.0001.0002
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Series 2 contains newspaper clippings on school busing and other school controversies.

Dates: 1962-1969

Caroline Bancroft for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-bancroft

Caroline Bancroft, author and journalist, describes her education at the Denver Public Schools and Smith College. Discusses her journey to becoming a literary editor for the Denver Post and the struggles she encountered along the way. Bancroft reflects on her path to becoming a Colorado historian through classes offered at the University of Denver and her work as an author.

Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Correspondence - Allen Zoll and National Council for American Education, 1950-1953

Identifier: M016.03.0001.0004
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Series 3 contains correspondence with Allen Zoll and National Council for American Education, and a bibliography.

Dates: 1950-1953

Denver Newspaper Clippings on Public School Controversies in U.S., 1950-1953

Identifier: M016.02.0001.0003
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Series 2 contains newspaper clippings on school busing and other school controversies.

Dates: 1950-1953

Goldfain Family Papers

Identifier: B152
Abstract Joseph and Nettie Goldfain were East European immigrants from Bucharest, Kingdom of Romania, who settled in Denver. Joseph came in 1900 and Rose came in 1902 with their children. The couple had six children: Rose, Joseph, Ephraim, George, Samuel and Nettie. Collection contains materials related to the Goldfain familiy including correspondence, a diploma, the personal papers of Rose Goldfain and a copy of a citizenship document for Joseph Goldfain. The collection also contains biographical...
Dates: Coverage: 1904-1980

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Archival Record 12
Collection 6
Denver (Colo.) 9
Education 7
Colorado 5
Citizenship 3
Diplomas 3