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McBride, Elizabeth B.


Elizabeth B. McBride lived in the University Park area of Denver, Colo., from 1939 to 1942 and later moved back to the neighborhood in 1965. McBride attended Grant Junior High School and South High School. She graduated from the University of Denver in 1929. She was a schoolteacher at Randall School, where she taught chemistry, biology, and general science. Her husband, Charles B. McBride, worked in the wholesale coal business. During World War II, McBride worked at the Denver Ordnance Plant in Jefferson County, Colo., as a manufacturing timekeeper and her husband also worked at the plant as a process engineer.

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Oral History Interview with Ms. Elizabeth McBride, 1986

Identifier: M054.01.0002.00005
Overview Elizabeth McBride talks about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, when she lived in the neighborhood from 1939 to 1942. She discusses businesses in the area, local transportation, and hearing airplanes on training flights based at Lowry Air Force Base, Colorado. She also talks about her husband's coal business including the cost of heating a home during the winter and how she and her husband delivered coal to their neighbors.
Dates: 1986