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Oral History Interview with Frances Hayes, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00023
Frances Hayes of 3343 E. Colorado Avenue (and formerly of 2181 S. Clayton Street), Denver, Colorado shares her memories about the University Park area of Denver including attending church services at Old Main, now University Hall, on the University of Denver campus before the United Park Methodist Church was built. She notes that Sunday school classes were held both at the Iliff School of Theology and in Old Main at this time. Hayes also talks about her summer wedding ceremony in Wasser Chapel in the University Park United Methodist Church, the influence that the University of Denver had on the neighborhood, and the retail stores that were located in the area, including pharmacies and grocery stores.

Dates

  • 1986

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Extent

1 Cassettes (sound tape cassette) : analog audio recording ; 27 minutes 25 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

Digital reproduction. Colorado Springs, Colo. : Mediawerx Corp. ; Denver, Colo. : University of Denver, Penrose Library, 2008. 1 sound file in 2 formats : digital, Aiff (144,179,898 bytes) and MP3 (4,935,061 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-00023-hayes-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 2474 S. Jackson Street, Denver, Colorado on April 25, 1986. ||Participants: Nancy Dorn ; Frances Hayes. ||Frances E. Hayes (1909-2005) was born in Denver, Colorado and lived in the University Park area. Hayes attended the University Park Elementary School, Byers Junior High School, and South High School. She received her B.A. from the University of Denver (DU) in 1932, and worked in various offices at the university, including the Admissions, Alumni and Registrar's offices. Hayes retired from DU in 1974.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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