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Abstract Fay Kessler discusses details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado during the time she lived in the neighborhood including the types of businesses that were open in the area, the transportation systems, Observatory Park, and the occupations of the residents of University Park. Kessler also discusses World War II efforts in the neighborhood including removing iron lampposts along Warren Ave. to use for scrap metal and the practice of planting Victory gardens in the vacant lots on...
Abstract Jean Emery discusses details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado and the changes that took place since she moved to the neighborhood in 1952. She talks about local businesses, commercial and residential development, and transportation systems. Emery also discusses in depth the efforts to use busing both as a means to ease overcrowding in the local schools, including University Park Elementary School, as well as to achieve school desegregation.
Abstract Kathleen M. Babcock, a lifelong resident of the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, lists her numerous area addresses and describes her early University Park neighborhood as farmland with most residents keeping cattle, chickens, and horses. Babcock discusses local shops and businesses, area churches, and neighborhood activities for children, including a May Day Festival at the University of Denver, holiday parties, ice skating at a lighted rink in the winter, and visits on Saturdays to a...
Abstract Pat Gilmore discusses details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado and the changes that took place since she moved to the area in 1960. She talks about the neighborhood schools such as the University Park Elementary School, as well as local businesses. She provides a brief history of her home at 2474 S. Jackson Street, which was one of two log cabins that were built in the neighborhood. Gilmore also talks about the wide variety of religious denominations that are present in...