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Oral History Interview with Ms. Elizabeth McBride, 1986

 Item
Identifier: M054.01.0002.00005

Overview

Elizabeth McBride talks about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, when she lived in the neighborhood from 1939 to 1942. She discusses businesses in the area, local transportation, and hearing airplanes on training flights based at Lowry Air Force Base, Colorado. She also talks about her husband's coal business including the cost of heating a home during the winter and how she and her husband delivered coal to their neighbors.

Dates

  • 1986

Creator

Digital Repository

Oral History Interview with Ms. Elizabeth McBride

Rights and Usage Statement

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Extent

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 44 minutes, 11 seconds

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 (157,500,420 ; 75,584,418 bytes) and MP3 (5,399,502 ; 2,586,233 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-00032-mcbride-t1a ; udpl-upoh-ma-00032-mcbride-t1b 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 and Archives, 44.1 kHz sample rate, 16 bits per sample, stereo.

General

Title supplied by cataloger. ||Interview conducted at 1901 S. St. Paul Street, Denver, Colorado on May 10, 1986. ||Participants: Stephen Crummer ; Elizabeth McBride. ||Elizabeth B. McBride lived in the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, from 1939 to 1942 and later moved back to the neighborhood in 1965. McBride attended Grant Junior High School and South High School. She graduated from the University of Denver in 1929. She was a schoolteacher at Randall School, where she taught chemistry, biology, and general science. Her husband, Charles B. McBride, worked in the wholesale coal business. During World War II, McBride worked at the Denver Ordnance Plant in Jefferson County, Colo., as a manufacturing timekeeper and her husband also worked at the plant as a process engineer.

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Repository Details

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