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Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Richardson, 1986

 Item
Identifier: M054.01.0002.00010

Overview

Elizabeth Richardson discusses details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, and the changes that took place since she moved to the neighborhood in 1963. She talks about the activities, interests, and professions of the neighborhood residents, political issues and zoning disputes, and neighborhood activities. She also discusses the local schools and the voluntary busing program to achieve school desegregation in the 1960s.

Dates

  • 1986

Creator

Digital Repository

Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Richardson

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 48 minutes, 41 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 (157,900,426 ; 97,901,964 bytes) and MP3 (5,410,009 ; 3,355,535 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-00037-richardson-t1a ; udpl-upoh-ma-00037-richardson-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 2400 S. Jackson Street, Denver, Colorado in 1986. ||Participants: Unidentified female interviewer ; Elizabeth Richardson. ||Elizabeth H. Richardson moved to the University Park area of Denver, Colorado in 1963. She was head of the South Jackson Street Neighborhood Association, and created a newsletter entitled The South Jackson Street Life and Times, which was published when there were important zoning issues that involved the neighborhood. Richardson ran for election as Colorado State Representative in 1976. Her husband, Robert, was a professor in the English Department at the University of Denver.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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