Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 268 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Mary Beth Twining provides a brief history of the University Park Elementary School in the University Park area of Denver, Colorado. She discusses details including the names of the individuals who were involved in the planning, design, and construction of the building as well as the costs of construction. Twining recounts short biographical sketches of some of the principals who worked at the school and she also relates information about the University Park Parent Teacher Association.
Overview The University of Denver's Living and Learning Communities (LLCs) are theme-based academic and residential communities that foster relationships and support among like-minded DU students. The collection contains various items and materials related to the programming of the various communities.
Overview Max Straight was born in 1906 in Denver. He owned Westerkamp Grocer in Globeville for 25 years and was well loved by the community for his kindness and steadfast support. He passed away in 1982.
Overview Topics covered: History of programs of the JCC
Dates: circa 1980
Nancy Dorn Presents Humorous Anecdotes about Christmas Carol Sings at Observatory Park, Denver, Colorado, 1986
Overview Nancy Dorn presents humorous anecdotes about two events that took place during the University Park Community Council's annual Christmas Carol Sings at Observatory Park, Denver, Colorado, during the 1970s. She relates a story about a misunderstanding with an artificial Christmas tree, and another about the misfortunes of the members of a brass band who play their instruments outside in cold weather.
Overview Photograph of German folk dancing by 8 unidentified people at Oktoberfest in Larmier Square in Denver, Colorado, for the University of Denver Student Social, in 9/24/83.
Dates: 1983 September 24
Overview Topics include: Beth Israel Hospital and the geriatric subjects. They are the two oldest board members, personal backgrounds, Denver's growth, Beth Israel's growth, fundraising talk, community effort.
Dates: 1979 September 15
Overview Andrew Gassman, Chamberlin Observatory astronomer, provides a brief history of Chamberlin Observatory, which is located in Observatory Park in the University Park area of Denver, Colorado. Gassman notes that the observatory was built for research in 1896 and at the time of its construction was located far from populated, lighted areas that might interfere with its operation. He relates that as the surrounding area became populated, the function of the Observatory changed from a research...
Overview Arthur Krieger provides general information about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado since moving to the area in the 1930s. He offers a critique on the design and construction of the Valley Highway (known as I-25, Denver's North-South Interstate Highway) in the 1950s and comments on the noise and pollution it brought to the area. Krieger also notes that he is a former scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 5, Denver, Colorado.
Dates: Event: 1986