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Manners and customs

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Andrew Gassman, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00018
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...
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 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 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 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 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 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 Juanita Johnson, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00027
Overview Juanita Johnson discusses details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, and the changes that have taken place since she moved to the neighborhood in 1960. She talks about changes in the types of transportation systems, the increase in traffic and noise pollution, and the decrease in the number of young children in the neighborhood. Johnson also describes what the University of Denver was like both during and after World War II including details such as student activities, student...
Dates: 1986