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Manners and customs

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

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 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

Oral History Interview with Kathleen Babcock, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00002
Overview Kathleen M. Babcock, a lifelong resident of the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, lists her numerous area addresses and describes her early University Park neighborhood as farmland with most residents keeping cattle, chickens, and horses. Babcock discusses local shops and businesses, area churches, and neighborhood activities for children, including a May Day Festival at the University of Denver, holiday parties, ice skating at a lighted rink in the winter, and visits on Saturdays to a...
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Lon and Grace McCain, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0002.00006
Overview Lon and Grace McCain discuss details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, including the effect that University of Denver has had on the neighborhood, the occupations of their neighbors, and recreational opportunities in University Park. They also provide background information on the neighborhood and its residents including John Wesley Iliff and Rufus Clark. The McCains give a brief history of their home, which was built in 1891 by Herbert Alonzo Howe, the University of Denver...
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Loretta Eitelgeorge, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00011
Overview Loretta Eitelgeorge relates her personal memories of musical and social events in the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, the occupants of various homes in the area (some families included 3 generations simultaneously residing in the Park), the interrelationship between the University Park Methodist Church and the University of Denver faculty, the gradual build-up of the area, and the many trees and plants in the area, especially the Denver University Rose, cultivated by Dr. Ira E....
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Marjorie and Marion Cutler, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00007
Overview Sisters Marjorie and Marian Cutler share their memories of the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, and Marjorie discusses historical details about the neighborhood. Marjorie talks about the origins of Boy Scout Troop 5, Denver, Colo., adding that it was the first troop west of the Mississippi. She gives a brief history of the University of Denver (DU) and talks about Chancellor Henry Buchtel's role in raising money for the university, including his efforts to provide funding to build a...
Dates: 1986