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Community life

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 268 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Dorcas, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00008
Overview Mr. and Mrs. Dorcas provide general information about the development of the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, since their move to the neighborhood in 1938. They talk about the local schools, local businesses, their neighbors' professions and the effect of the University of Denver on the neighborhood.
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Farnsworth, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00016
Overview Mr. and Mrs. Farnsworth discuss details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, including commercial and residential development that took place in the neighborhood after they moved there in 1939. They confirm that the area was populated primarily with college professors, including three on their block, but that other types of professionals also live in the neighborhood. Mr. and Mrs. Farnsworth also talk about the streetcar line, grocery stores, Observatory Park, and the public and...
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Frank O'Donnell, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0002.00009
Overview Mr. and Mrs. Frank O'Donnell answer questions from Curtis Klinghammer during an interview in Denver, Colorado, in 1986. The O'Donnells relate their memories of the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, saying that the neighborhood was like a friendly, small town when they moved there in the fall of 1945. They discuss the large number of farms in the area where people raised roosters, chickens, and other animals, noting that the rural atmosphere was accentuated by the lack of stop signs and...
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Max Grassfield, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00021
Overview Max P. and Patricia L. Grassfield share their memories of the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, including the professions of their neighbors and the changing demographics of the neighborhood.
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Stratton, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0002.00015
Overview Mr. and Mrs. T.E. Stratton discuss changes in the University Park neighborhood since moving there in 1948, including the growth of the University of Denver and the impact of busing on neighborhood schools. Thomas Stratton also recounts an incident that took place on October 12, 1958, during the time that he was Scoutmaster for Troop 5 in 1960-1962. Following a hike near Lake Isabelle, Colorado, a member of the troop named Dick Evans fell into a ravine, breaking a leg and his back. Members of...
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Mr. James Hurlbut, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00025
Overview James Hurlbut shares his memories of the University Park area of Denver, Colorado including the professions of his neighbors, local schools, as well as commercial and residential development. Hurlbut also gives a brief account of his accomplishments during the time he served as Scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 5.
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Mr. Owen Trout, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0002.00018
Overview Owen Trout, Jr. recounts details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, including the local schools, the influence of the University of Denver on the neighborhood, and how the construction of I-25 (Denver's North-South Interstate Highway) affected the neighborhood. Trout also discusses the prospect of the construction of a light rail line as a means of providing alternate transportation from the neighborhood to other parts of Denver, Colorado.
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Mr. Sam Huddleston, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00024
Overview Sam Huddleston discusses the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, and the changes that have taken place since he moved to the area in 1949. He talks about development of Harvard Gulch Park, construction of I-25 (Denver's North-South Interstate Highway), noise from the increased traffic in the neighborhood, and commercial and residential development in the area. Huddleston also discusses how residents are trying to deal with emerging problems due to the increased population density and...
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Mrs. Edith Blankenship, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00004
Overview Edith Blankenship shares her memories of what the University Park area of Denver, Colorado was like after moving to the area in the 1930's including the wheat fields, chicken farms, and local street cars. She also discusses home-owned grocery stores, which she describes as neighborhood businesses that have a grocery store in the front with living accommodations for a family in the back.
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Mrs. George Eylar, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00015
Overview Mrs. George Eylar relates her memories of the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, including the professions of her neighbors, local parks, childhood activities, local stores and businesses, and transportation. She also talks about the positive influence that the University of Denver has had on the neighborhood, stating that neighborhood residents attended events at the university including football and basketball games, plays, and astronomy classes.
Dates: 1986