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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 Mrs. Edith Blankenship, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00004
Overview Edith Blankenship shares her memories of what the University Park area of Denver, Colorado was like after moving to the area in the 1930's including the wheat fields, chicken farms, and local street cars. She also discusses home-owned grocery stores, which she describes as neighborhood businesses that have a grocery store in the front with living accommodations for a family in the back.
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Mrs. George Eylar, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00015
Overview Mrs. George Eylar relates her memories of the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, including the professions of her neighbors, local parks, childhood activities, local stores and businesses, and transportation. She also talks about the positive influence that the University of Denver has had on the neighborhood, stating that neighborhood residents attended events at the university including football and basketball games, plays, and astronomy classes.
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Mrs. June Wilson, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0002.00022
Overview June Wilson relates general information about the development of the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, since her move to the neighborhood in 1950. She discusses the increase in residential and commercial development, the demographic changes in the neighborhood, and the professions of her neighbors.
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Mrs. Leone Steen, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0002.00014
Overview Mrs. Leone Steen relates details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, and the changes that took place since she moved to the neighborhood in 1946. She discusses the local schools and churches, the gradual shift of her neighbors from being home owners to renters, the types of retail establishments that were located in University Park, and the recreational opportunities in the area.
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Mrs. Mary Noonan, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0002.00008
Overview Mrs. Noonan discusses changes that have taken place in the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, since her move to the area in 1940 including housing development and transportation services. Noonan mentions that her children, a boy and a girl, attended University Park Elementary School and that she was active in the University Park Parent Teacher Association, serving as the secretary and the president of the association.
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Mrs. Ruth Geyer, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00019
Overview Ruth Geyer discusses changes that have taken place in the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, since moving to the neighborhood in 1920 including residential and commercial development, types of transportation systems and the number of trees as well as the amount of other types of vegetation. She notes that her mother helped raise funds to build the University Park Methodist Church. Geyer also talks about the neighborhood families that kept goats and cows on a vacant lot across from her...
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Ms. Elizabeth McBride, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0002.00005
Overview Elizabeth McBride talks about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, when she lived in the neighborhood from 1939 to 1942. She discusses businesses in the area, local transportation, and hearing airplanes on training flights based at Lowry Air Force Base, Colorado. She also talks about her husband's coal business including the cost of heating a home during the winter and how she and her husband delivered coal to their neighbors.
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Pat Gilmore, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00020
Overview Pat Gilmore discusses details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado and the changes that took place since she moved to the area in 1960. She talks about the neighborhood schools such as the University Park Elementary School, as well as local businesses. She provides a brief history of her home at 2474 S. Jackson Street, which was one of two log cabins that were built in the neighborhood. Gilmore also talks about the wide variety of religious denominations that are present in...
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Pat Sullivan, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0002.00016
Overview Pat Sullivan discusses details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado and the changes that took place since he moved to the neighborhood in 1940. He talks about the local businesses including a gas station and butcher store, how he used the streetcar to go to football games at the University of Denver, playing softball and soccer with his friends in Observatory Park and the professions of the neighbors in the area.
Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Royce Forsyth, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0001.00017
Overview Royce D. Forsyth shares his memories about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, talking about the construction of the Mary Reed Library at the University of Denver and the residential development in the neighborhood. Forsyth discusses the two solar powered homes that he built in University Park, providing details about the construction of the home, the materials that were used in the construction, and the energy savings from solar heating. He points out that the landscaping of his...
Dates: 1986