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World War, 1939-1945

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Use for: European War, 1939-1945 ; Second World War, 1939-1945 ; World War 2, 1939-1945 ; World War II, 1939-1945 ; World War Two, 1939-1945 ; WW II (World War, 1939-1945) ; WWII (World War, 1939-1945)

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Bly Curtis for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-curtis
Overview Bly Curtis, the first woman council member of the Boulder City Council, reflects on her memories of Boulder. Curtis discusses her time as a director of residence halls at the University of Colorado at Boulder for 30 years, reflecting on women's fashion and social life, the Great Depression, World War II, and military personnel on campus. Curtis reflects on her interest public health policy and her efforts on the Boulder City Council to establish a Health Department including restaurant...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Carrie Herring for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-herring
Overview Carrie Herring describes her experiences in Iowa and owning a grocery store before moving to Denver in the late 1920s. Herring reflects on her time working at Golden Eagle Dry Goods Company before attending a comptometer course and obtaining a job at Macklem Baking Company, working her way up to the board. Herring discusses the impact of World War II on businesses and her experience at Altrusa Club, a women's service club formed during World War I.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Charles Fish for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-fish
Overview Charles Fish moved to Colorado in 1937 and worked in Blackhawk and Central City at the Bobtail tunnel on the Mammoth vein and at mines in Idaho Springs. Fish reflects on his career as a gold miner and recalls working conditions, pay, and the dangers of mining. Discusses his involvement in the Boy Scouts, his time serving in World War II, and his move to Colorado Springs.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Genevieve Fiore for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-fiore
Overview Genevieve Fiore, born in Wyoming, discusses her move to Colorado as a child, growing up on a vegetable farm, and growing up Italian. Fiore discusses her work with UNESCO, UN, UNICEF, and other international organizations since the 1940s. Her brothers served in WWII and discusses the impact of the war her family. Discusses her move to northern Denver neighborhood
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Kay Zinky for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-zinky
Overview Kay Zinky, born in Rocky Ford, reflects on living in Colorado Springs, her connections to Mrs. Spencer Penrose and her memories of the Broadmoor hotel. Zinky discusses her experience performing for the troops during WWI and WWII and the changes to Colorado Springs after the Air Force Academy opened. Kay Zinky details her research on the B'hai faith and ʻAbduʼl-Bahá's visit to Colorado in 1912.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Manuel Laderman for Colorado Reflections, 1983

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Identifier: couda-laderman
Overview Rabbi Manuel Laderman reflects on his move from Chicago, Illinois to Denver in 1932, after being ordained as an orthodox Rabbi. Laderman came to serve as Rabbi at the Hebrew Educational Alliance. Discusses the history of the Denver Jewish community, earning his PhD at Iliff School of Theology, experiencing anti-semitism and the Klu Klux Klan in Denver, WWII, and his participation in the National Conference of Christians and Jews (now known as the National Conference for Community and Justice)....
Dates: 1983

Olietta Moore for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-moore_olietta
Overview Olietta Moore, a Colorado Native, reminisces on her childhood growing up in the Barnum neighborhood, opening of the Colfax Viaduct, and riding the Barnum streetcar. Discusses writing music, attending the University of Denver at the Lamont School of Music, and entertaining soldiers after World War I. Moore reflects on the creation of the Cosmopolitan Club, fighting against segregation, and the Klu Klux Klan in Denver. Briefly mentions her work as a hard rock miner.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

R. Paul Willett for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-willett
Overview Richard Paul Willett discusses Lowry Field Players during World War II after he enlisted in the Air Force. Recalls directing theater in Denver, Colorado at the Gaslight Theater.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Sheldon Peterson for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-peterson
Overview Sheldon Peterson discusses his career as a broadcaster and journalist for the Denver Post and KLZ radio, both in Denver as well as his time as a professor at the University of Denver. Peterson reflects on covering the bombing of Pearl Harbor, censorship during World War II, a prison break from the Colorado State Penitentiary in 1948, and President Eisenhower's heart attack. Also discusses changes in reporting and journalism over the years.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

William Cody for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-cody
Overview Dr. William Cody describes his early childhood living near Washington Park and describes childhood activities including ice skating, fishing for crawdads (crayfish), swimming, and playing "cowboys and Indians." Recalls his prom being held at Elitch Gardens. Discusses his memories of the Great Depression and his family losing their home. William Cody also reflects on his career as a dentist in Colorado.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined