Oral History Interview with Mrs. Edith Blankenship, 1986
Edith Blankenship shares her memories of what the University Park area of Denver, Colorado was like after moving to the area in the 1930's including the wheat fields, chicken farms, and local street cars. She also discusses home-owned grocery stores, which she describes as neighborhood businesses that have a grocery store in the front with living accommodations for a family in the back.
- Blankenship, Edith O., 1911-1998 (Interviewee, Person)
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1 items (sound tape cassette)
Scope and Contents
From the Series: The series consists of 50 oral histories collected by Barry Matchett during 1986. The interviewees were all persons who lived in the University Park neighborhood, and concerned their memories of growing up and living in the neighborhood over a number of years.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
1 audiotape cassette 12 minutes, 41 seconds analog, monoral
Gift of Barry Matchett, 1986
Digitized other analog
Title supplied by cataloger ||Participants: Interviewer, Judy Hickman ; Edith O. Blankenship ||Interview conducted at 4501 East Warren Avenue, Denver, Colorado on May 23, 1986. ||Edith O. Blankenship (1911-1998) moved to the University Park area of Denver, Colorado in the 1930s. She was a member of the University Park Methodist Church.