Oral History Interview with Mr. Owen Trout, 1986
Owen Trout, Jr. recounts details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, including the local schools, the influence of the University of Denver on the neighborhood, and how the construction of I-25 (Denver's North-South Interstate Highway) affected the neighborhood. Trout also discusses the prospect of the construction of a light rail line as a means of providing alternate transportation from the neighborhood to other parts of Denver, Colorado.
- Trout, Owen B., 1919- (Interviewee, Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Owen B. Trout, Jr. was born in 1919, when his parents were residents of the University Park area of Denver, Colorado and he grew up in the neighborhood. He attended the Colorado Military School and South High School. After living in Minnesota for a short time, he returned to live in University Park. He worked at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal. His father, Owen B. Trout, was a math professor and a registrar at the University of Denver.
1 items (1 audiotape cassette) ; 41 minutes, 59 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
Title supplied by cataloger. Interview conducted at 2151 South Fillmore Street, Denver, Colorado on April 20, 1986. Participants: Bob Shanks ; Owen Trout, Jr.