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Oral History Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Dorcas, 1986

 Item
Identifier: M054.01.0001.00008

Abstract

Mr. and Mrs. Dorcas provide general information about the development of the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, since their move to the neighborhood in 1938. They talk about the local schools, local businesses, their neighbors' professions and the effect of the University of Denver on the neighborhood.

Dates

  • 1986

Creator

Digital Repository

Oral History Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Dorcas

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Extent

1 Cassettes (audiotape cassette) : analog audio recording ; 30 minutes 29 seconds

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.

Provenance

Gift of Barry Matchett, 1986

Related Materials

OCLC 229469732: Digital reproduction. Colorado Springs, Colo. : Mediawerx Corp. ; Denver, Colo. : University of Denver, Penrose Library, 2008. 1 sound file in 2 formats : digital, Aiff (160,392,312 bytes) and MP3 (5,489,878 bytes) files. Streaming audio interview. Mode of access: World Wide Web. User system requirements: Windows or Macintosh workstation with graphical browser and audio player software. Streamed for high bandwidth users at 22.050 kHz sample rate, 24 Kbits/sec. data rate. Derived from an Aiff audio master digitized at 44.1 kHz, 16 bits per sample, mono. from an analog audiocassette. Equipment: Technics RS-BR465 cassette player; M-Audio Audiophile 2496 audio card; Lacie CD-RW burner and Apple Superdrive DVD burner; Apple G4 733 and Apple G5 2.3 gHz dual. Software: Bias Peak DV (for recording); Bias Soundsoap (for noise reduction); Discrete Logic - Cleaner (MP3 Encoder); Roxio Toast (for CD burning of .aif files); Roxio Jam (for CD burning of Redbook Audio files). Sound recording file name: udpl-upoh-ma-0008-dorcus-t1 For rights statement see: http://www.penlib.du.edu/about/collections/specialcollections/copyri.cfm Also available as a Redbook audio CD-R from University of Denver Penrose Library, Dept. of Special Collections & Archives, 44.1 kHz sample rate, 16 bits per sample, stereo.

General

Title supplied by cataloger. ||Interview conducted at: 2260 S. Cook St., Denver, Colorado on June 12, 1986. ||Participants: Judy Hickman ; Robert Dorcas and Daisy Dorcas. ||Robert S. Dorcas and his wife, Daisy B. Dorcas, moved into the University Park area of Denver, Colorado in 1938. Robert S. Dorcas was an engineer. Daisy B. Dorcas taught social studies and theater at the Colorado Military Academy when the school was located near the University Park area. She also worked as a counselor at Lakewood Junior High School. ||Names appear on cassette label as: Mr. & Mrs. Dorcus [sic]

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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