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Oral histories

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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...

Oral History Interview with Thelma Kauffman, 1986

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Identifier: M054.01.0002.00001
Overview Thelma Kauffman shares her memories of the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, including the professions of the residents in the area, local schools, and local churches. She also provides a brief history of Chamberlin Observatory and the house that was built for Herbert Alonzo Howe, the University of Denver astronomy professor and dean who founded the observatory.