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Oral History Interview with Mrs. Edith Blankenship, 1986

Identifier: M054.01.0001.00004


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.


  • 1986


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Oral History Interview with Mrs. Edith Blankenship

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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

Related Materials

Digital reproduction. Colorado Springs, Colo. : Mediawerx Corp. ; Denver, Colo. : University of Denver, Penrose Library, 2008. 1 sound file in 2 formats : digital, AIFF (26,326,026 bytes) and MP3 (899,583 bytes) files. Preservation master digitized at 16 bits per sample, mono.; access copy streamed for high bandwidth users at 22.050 kHz sample rate, 24 Kbits/sec. data rate. Also available as a Redbook audio CD-R, 44.1 kHz sample rate, 16 bits per sample, stereo.


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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.

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