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A. Helen Anderson Papers

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Identifier: M016
Overview A. Helen Anderson was the Director of Publications for Denver Public Schools, Denver, Colorado (1929-1956) during the tenure of Superintendent Archie Threlkeld. Anderson taught at South High School in Denver from 1929-1956. She was an advocate for improved educational programs in the Denver area. Editorials, newspaper clippings and correspondence on public school controversies such as McCarthyism and school integration, assembled during A. Helen Anderson's tenure as Director of Publications...

Archie Loyd Threlkeld Papers

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Identifier: M012
Overview

Archie Loyd Threlkeld (1889-1967) was Assistant and Deputy Superintendent of the Denver Public Schools from 1921 to 1927 under Jesse H. Newlon. He was Superintendent of the Denver Public Schools for ten years, from 1927 to 1937. While Deputy Superintendent, A. L. Threlkeld directed the curriculum revision program that became internationally known. During the Great Depression, Threlkeld continued the school building program and successfully resisted cutting teachers' salaries.

Goldfain Family Papers

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Identifier: B152
Overview Joseph and Nettie were East European immigrants who settled in Denver. Joseph came in 1900 and Rose came in 1902 with the children. The couple had six children: Rose, Joseph, Ephraim, George, Samuel and Nettie. Collection contains materials related to the Goldfain familiy including correspondence, a diploma, the personal papers of Rose Goldfain and a copy of a citizenship document for Joseph Goldfain.

Jesse H. Newlon Papers

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Identifier: M013
Overview Jesse H. Newlon (1882-1941) served as Superintendent of the Denver Public Schools from 1920 to 1927. During his tenure, Denver became nationally known for its innovations in public education. While Superintendent of the Denver Public Schools, Newlon oversaw the building of fifteen schools, created a program for curriculum revision in which classroom teachers were the key participants, and gained consensus for a single salary schedule for teachers, regardless of whether they taught in grade...

Lewis Chernoff Papers

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Identifier: B191
Overview Dr. Lewis Hill Chernoff was an accomplished violinist who played with the Denver Symphony and Carvallo's Symphony. He was also a chemist and worked for the Food and Drug Administration in Denver. Collection contains miscellaneous papers, diplomas and certificates largely relating to Lewis Chernoff and some to Sophie Chernoff.

Phillip Perdew Papers

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Identifier: M185
Scope and Contents Material relating to Denver Public Schools: plans, programs, proposals.