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Oral histories

Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

History of the University Park Elementary School, 1986

Identifier: M054.01.0002.00019
Overview Mary Beth Twining provides a brief history of the University Park Elementary School in the University Park area of Denver, Colorado. She discusses details including the names of the individuals who were involved in the planning, design, and construction of the building as well as the costs of construction. Twining recounts short biographical sketches of some of the principals who worked at the school and she also relates information about the University Park Parent Teacher Association.

Oral History Interview with Jean Emery, 1986

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.

Oral History Interview with Mrs. Mary Noonan, 1986

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.

Oral History Interview with Theresa and Elizabeth Taylor, 1986

Identifier: M054.01.0002.00017
Overview Theresa Taylor and her daughter, Elizabeth Taylor, recount details about the University Park neighborhood including local churches, the proximity of schools and recreational facilities for children, and the diverse ethnicity of the individuals who live in the area.