Oral History Interview with Mrs. Ruth Geyer, 1986
Ruth Geyer discusses changes that have taken place in the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, since moving to the neighborhood in 1920 including residential and commercial development, types of transportation systems and the number of trees as well as the amount of other types of vegetation. She notes that her mother helped raise funds to build the University Park Methodist Church. Geyer also talks about the neighborhood families that kept goats and cows on a vacant lot across from her house.
- Geyer, Ruth J. (Interviewee, Person)
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1 Cassettes (audiotape cassette) : analog audio recording ; 13 minutes 26 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.
Gift of Barry Matchett, 1986
Title supplied by cataloger. ||Interview conducted at 2060 S. Fillmore Street, Denver, Colorado on May 30, 1986. ||Participants: Unidentified female interviewer ; Ruth Geyer. ||Ruth J. Geyer (Mrs. Clarence R. Geyer) moved to the University Park area of Denver, Colorado from Illinois in 1920 with her mother, a widow. She lived in the neighborhood until her marriage, and later moved back with her husband, attorney Clarence R. Geyer, into the same house in the neighborhood in 1947. Geyer attended University Park Elementary School, Grant Junior High School, and South High School, and she also graduated from the University of Denver. ||Name appears on cassette label as: Mrs. Geyer
- Alumnae and alumni
- Community life
- Geyer, Ruth J.
- Manners and customs
- Oral histories
- University Park (Denver, Colo.)
- University Park Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)
- University Park Methodist Episcopal Church (Denver, Colo.)
- University Park United Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)
- University of Denver