Oral History Interview with Fay Kessler, 1986
Fay Kessler discusses details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado during the time she lived in the neighborhood including the types of businesses that were open in the area, the transportation systems, Observatory Park, and the occupations of the residents of University Park. Kessler also discusses World War II efforts in the neighborhood including removing iron lampposts along Warren Ave. to use for scrap metal and the practice of planting Victory gardens in the vacant lots on her block.
- Kessler, Fay L., 1903-2002 (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 15 minutes, 37 seconds
Gift of Barry Matchett, 1986
Title supplied by cataloger. ||Interview conducted at 4164 S. Wheeling Way, Aurora, Colorado on April 28, 1986. ||Participants: Robert Matchett ; Fay Kessler. ||Fay L. Kessler (1903-2002) moved into the University Park area of Denver, Colorado in October 1940 and later moved to Aurora, Colorado. She graduated from the University of Denver and completed her teacher training at University Park Elementary School. ||Name appears on cassette label as: Faye [sic] Kessler.