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Oakes, Gertrude Amsbary, 1889-1983


DU May Queen 1911

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Gertrude Amsbary Oakes Papers

Identifier: M280
Overview Gertrude Amsbary (1889-1983) was born in Delta, Colorado. She attended the University of Denver, where she majored in Philosophy and German, and minored in English. She later married Clyde Oakes. This collection contains memorabilia from Gertrude Oakes' time at DU. They include clippings and photographs of Gertrude as May Queen and photographs of a student she dated while at DU, Mark Volk.
Dates: 1908-1912

Newspaper Clippings about May Days, 1911

Identifier: M280.01.0001.0001
Overview Folder contains four newspaper clippings regarding Gertrude's coronation as May Day queen.
Dates: 1911

Photographs of May Days, 1911

Identifier: M280.01.0001.0002
Overview Folder contains 3 photographs of May Days activities on May 12, 1911.
Dates: 1911