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Barry Matchett University Park Oral History Collection

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Identifier: M054
Overview The collection consists of oral histories by residents of the University Park neighborhood in Denver, Colorado and recount life in the south Denver neighborhood from early 1900 to the mid-1980s as part of 14-year old Barry Matchett's 1986 Eagle Scout project. Residents relate the history of University Park including the trolley that served the area, grocery stores and holiday celebrations. The subdivision was platted in 1892 and the University of Denver moved to its University Park Campus in...

Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library "Festival Caravan" Oral History Project

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Identifier: D084
Overview This collection contains oral histories conducted by the Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library for the 2017 annual project "Festival Caravan." Interviews include Buddy Butler, Frederick Glick, the Lowenstein family, Schyleen Qualls, and Cleo Parker Robinson. It also contains copies of the documentary created for the 2017 annual meeting, "Festival Caravan."

Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library "Rising Stars: Denver Civic Ballet and Ballet Guild" Oral History Project

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Identifier: D069
Overview In 2016, in conjuction with Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library's annual exhibit "Rising Stars: Denver Civic Ballet and Ballet Guild," oral histories were conducted to be included in the supplemental documentary for the exhibit. These oral histories include interviews with former dancers, costumers, and journalists.

Dorothy (Dokes) Kobey Berry Papers

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Identifier: B100
Overview Dorothy "Dokes" Berry (nee Kobey) was born in Aspen, Colorado in 1905. During Berry's childhood Aspen's primary industry was mining and very few Jewish families lived in the town. Her father and his brothers were businessmen who owned and operated apparel stores in Aspen, including the Kobey Shoe and Clothing Company. After she graduated from Aspen High School, Dorothy Kobey taught at a county school in Cow Creek, Colorado, outside Steamboat Springs. She moved to Denver,...

Lyle W. Dorsett Papers

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Identifier: M052
Overview Lyle Wesley Dorsett (1938- ) served as Professor of History at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1972-1983, specializing in urban history. He earned his Ph.D. in history from the University of Missouri in 1965. His dissertation on the political machine of Kansas City, Missouri Alderman Jim Pendergast was published in 1968 under the title The Pendergast machine. He taught at the University of Missouri, The University of Southern California and the University of Colorado at...

Michael Saliman Papers and Religious Objects

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Identifier: B342
Overview The Saliman family of Denver, Colorado dates back to Paul Michael (known as Michael) and Bessie Radetsky Saliman, both from Russia and born in 1852 and 1853, respectively. As did most Jewish families, Paul Michael and his wife Bessie Radetsky Saliman settled on the west side near Sloan's Lake in 1886. Michael pushed a cart through the alleys of Denver collecting rags and junk to re-sell, finally developing a business of collecting, cleaning and recycling milk bottles for local dairies.Included...

National Council of Jewish Women, Denver Section Records

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Identifier: B094
Overview The National Council of Jewish Women, Denver Section (NCJW) was a women's philanthropic organization founded by Carrie Benjamin in October 1893 to serve the Denver, Colorado Jewish community. Most of the early members were members of Temple Emanuel in Denver and the collection details the contributions of women to social causes in Denver. Education was an early priority of the Denver Section and classes were held to serve Eastern European Jewish immigrants in the West Colfax area of...

Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society Oral Histories

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Identifier: B098
Overview In 1976 the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (RMJHS) began conducting interviews of Denver's long-time Jewish community members in an effort to record oral histories reflecting Jewish history and culture in Colorado. The interviews were made by the former and current directors of RMJHS as well as its trained volunteers. These recordings of Jewish men and women reveal information about the history of various individuals and families, Jewish organizations, religious groups, medical...

"Taps are Talking: Women in Tap" Collection

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Identifier: D093
Overview "Taps are Talking: Women in Tap" is a production created by Ellie Sciarra. This production highlights past and current female tappers. This collection contains materials collected by Ellie Sciarra through her design and research for the prodaction. The collection contains interviews with female tappers, clippings, posters, research materials, and audiovisual materials.

Winograd Judd Family Papers

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Identifier: B266
Overview Abraham Winograd immigrated to the United State in 1909. He had been born in Biala, Poland. His future wife, Matilda Pinsky had come earlier with her parents and brother from Lithuania. The couple had two children, Eleanor, born in Denver in 1916 and died in Greeley in 2007, ahd Harold Winograd, born in Denver in 1921 and died in Greeley in 1971. Eleanor Winograd married Morris Judd, who was born in Denver in 1916 in Denver and died in Boulder in 2003. Morris was a philosophy adjunct professor...