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Oral histories

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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...

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...

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...