Gertrude Amsbary Oakes Papers
- Oakes, Gertrude Amsbary, 1889-1983 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Gertrude Amsbary was born March 16, 1889. She spent most of her life in Delta, Colorado, dying there on December 16, 1983. She left Delta to attend the University of Denver, where she majored in Philosophy and German, and minored in English. While at DU she was a member of Phi Beta Phi and the YWCA. She was the joke editor of the K-book in 1911. She also was the May queen that year. During her time at DU, she dated a young man who was an SAE and football player, Mark Volk. She married Clyde Oakes.
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