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Oral History Interview with Theresa and Elizabeth Taylor, 1986

Identifier: M054.01.0002.00017


Theresa Taylor and her daughter, Elizabeth Taylor, recount details about the University Park neighborhood including local churches, the proximity of schools and recreational facilities for children, and the diverse ethnicity of the individuals who live in the area.


  • 1986


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Oral History Interview with Theresa and Elizabeth Taylor

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Biographical / Historical

Theresa S. Taylor (1920-2006) moved to the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, with her husband, attorney Edward G. Taylor, and two children, a boy and a girl, in July 1956. She was originally from Dallas, Texas, and lived in the Park Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado prior to moving to the University Park neighborhood. Taylor was active in the University Park Parent-Teacher Association, and she also organized a project to beautify the neighborhood.


1 items (1 audiotape cassette) ; 29 minutes, 37 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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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 (155,490,874 bytes) and MP3 (5,332,115 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-00044-taylor-t1a For rights statement see: 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.


Title supplied by cataloger. Interview conducted at 2265 South Clayton Street, Denver, Colorado in 1986. Participants: Tammy Weissman ; Theresa Taylor ; Elizabeth Taylor.


Repository Details

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