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Kessler, Fay L., 1903-2002


Fay L. Kessler (1903-2002) moved into the University Park area of Denver, Colorado in October 1940 and later moved to Aurora, Colorado. She graduated from the University of Denver and completed her teacher training at University Park Elementary School.

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Oral History Interview with Fay Kessler, 1986

Identifier: M054.01.0002.00002
Abstract Fay Kessler discusses details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado during the time she lived in the neighborhood including the types of businesses that were open in the area, the transportation systems, Observatory Park, and the occupations of the residents of University Park. Kessler also discusses World War II efforts in the neighborhood including removing iron lampposts along Warren Ave. to use for scrap metal and the practice of planting Victory gardens in the vacant lots on...
Dates: 1986