Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Richardson, 1986
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.
- Richardson, Elizabeth H. (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 48 minutes, 41 seconds
Gift of Barry Matchett, 1986
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.