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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 Carolyn Etter, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00014
Overview Carolyn Etter shares her memories of the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, including the professions of the individuals in the neighborhood, business development in University Park, and changes in both transportation services and traffic flows.
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Chuck and Dorothy Haines, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00022
Overview Chuck and Dorothy Haines discuss details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado and the changes that have taken place since they moved to the neighborhood. They talk about the local schools, passenger and freight train service in the area, and local businesses including the pharmacy and the Piggly Wiggly grocery store. They discuss the relationship between the neighborhood and the University of Denver, highlighting the friction between the two groups in the past. Chuck Haines also...
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Dr. R. Vickery, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0002.00020
Overview Dr. Richard Vickery, senior pastor at the University Park United Methodist Church, discusses the University Park area of Denver, Colorado including the changing demographics of the neighborhood and the University of Denver. Vickery also gives a brief history of the University Park United Methodist Church and talks about the community groups that meet at the church, including bridge clubs, Al-Anon and Big Brothers.
Dates: 1986

Oral History interview with Drs. Robert and Alberta Shattuck, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0002.00013
Overview Dr. Robert Shattuck and his wife, Dr. Alberta Shattuck share their memories of growing up in the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, providing details about the neighborhood. Robert Shattuck discusses transportation, including the tramway line and the C and S Railroad, working at the Diamond Joe Ranch as a field hand, and his classes and teachers at the University Park Elementary School. He shares an anecdote about his uncle, Herbert A. Howe, Professor of Astronomy at the University of...
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Edward Hirschfeld, 1980 June 2

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Identifier: B098.03.0007.00005
Overview Topics covered: Beth Israel hospital and his ties to other community organizations. Brief personal history.
Dates: 1980 June 2

Oral History Interview with Edward Simon, 1979 July 16

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Identifier: B098.07.0009.00004
Overview Topics Covered: Family background and growing up in Denver, Jewish community, Jewish Community Center involvement on board, as president, fundraising, functions of the Center.
Dates: 1979 July 16

Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Richardson, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0002.00010
Overview Elizabeth Richardson discusses details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, and the changes that took place since she moved to the neighborhood in 1963. She talks about the activities, interests, and professions of the neighborhood residents, political issues and zoning disputes, and neighborhood activities. She also discusses the local schools and the voluntary busing program to achieve school desegregation in the 1960s.
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Fay Kessler, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0002.00002
Overview 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...
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Frances Hayes, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00023
Overview Frances Hayes of 3343 E. Colorado Avenue (and formerly of 2181 S. Clayton Street), Denver, Colorado shares her memories about the University Park area of Denver including attending church services at Old Main, now University Hall, on the University of Denver campus before the United Park Methodist Church was built. She notes that Sunday school classes were held both at the Iliff School of Theology and in Old Main at this time. Hayes also talks about her summer wedding ceremony in Wasser Chapel...
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Gaston Santi, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0002.00011
Overview Gaston Santi answers questions from an unidentified male interviewer during an interview in Denver, Colorado on April 20, 1986. Santi discusses details about the University Park neighborhood of Denver since he moved to the area in 1949 including commercial and residential development, the effect of busing on the local schools, and the types of churches and schools in the area. He also discusses the changes in the types of transportation available to neighborhood residents.
Dates: 1986