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Community life

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 268 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Helen Driscoll, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00010
Overview Helen Driscoll discusses commercial and residential development in the University Park area of Denver, Colorado since 1950 and affirms that the residents were chiefly legal, medical, and academic professionals. She describes the activities of the University Park Guild, which was closely associated with the University Park Methodist Church, and the University Park Book Review. She also discusses changes that took place in the neighborhood, including the change in public transportation from the...
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Helen Ginsburg, 1979 July 19

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Identifier: B098.07.0009.00007
Overview Topics Covered: Family background and growing up in Chicago; working at the Jewish Community Center, getting social work degree from DU and working for Red Cross, served on Board and as president of Center, fund raising and the camp.
Dates: 1979 July 19

Oral History Interview with Herman and Nancy Markowitz, 1979 May 28

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Identifier: B098.07.0008.00001
Overview Topics covered: Early life, coming to Denver in 1958 to be the director of the JCC, there while new building was being built, left for Oakland in 1962 and returned to Denver on 1965, JCC Ranch summer camp, Center programs, Denver Jewish community, relationship with other organizations: National Council of Jewish Women, National Jewish Health, B'nai B'rith.
Dates: 1979 May 28

Oral History Interview with Jean Blackledge, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00003
Overview Jean Blackledge discusses changes that took place in the University Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado, since her move to the area in 1958 including the increase in the number of commercial businesses, the increase in the amount of traffic in the neighborhood, and the growth of trees and other vegetation. Blackledge affirms that University Park residents are mostly professionals including doctors, lawyers, and professors who work at the University of Denver.
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Jean Emery, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00012
Overview 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.
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Jeanne Winder, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0002.00023
Overview Jeanne Winder, a resident of the University Park area of Denver, Colorado since 1957, talks about changes in the neighborhood. Winder recounts several stories including firefighters who hunted pheasants in the field near the firehouse on E. Yale Avenue and S. Colorado Blvd.; a S. Colorado Blvd. resident who kept horses and who often went riding on S. Colorado Blvd.; and the presence of two log cabins in the neighborhood. Winder also talks in depth about S. Jackson Street as well as the group of...
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with John Ivey, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00026
Overview John Ivey discusses the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, noting that when he moved to the neighborhood, businesses in University Park were well established and few vacant lots remained for development. He says that the only change that he has seen is in the landscaping and vegetation, especially the maturation of trees in the area. Many professionals lived on his block including doctors, dentists, lawyers, and stockbrokers. He says that he believes the University of Denver has had a...
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with John Lake, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0002.00004
Overview John Lake explains that he wanted to start a bookstore in the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, so he purchased the Varsity Eight Ball Club, a pool hall, in 1977. He discusses transforming the business into the Bloomsbury Bookstore over a four year period and he also talks about the types of books that were popular at the store. Lake also discusses the University of Denver's influence on businesses and the University Park neighborhood.
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Joseph Mosko, 1979 December 27

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Identifier: B098.02.0007.00008
Overview Topics covered: Allied Jewish Federation and involvement in several other Jewish organizations (see agents), brief background, Denver Jewish community, experiences at University of Denver, War effort at home.
Dates: 1979 December 27

Oral History Interview with Joseph Pells, 1979 July 19

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Identifier: B098.07.0009.00005
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 and their effectiveness. Relationship between JCC and other community organizations.
Dates: 1979 July 19