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Oral histories

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Barry Matchett University Park Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M054
Overview The collection consists of oral histories by residents of the University Park neighborhood in Denver, Colorado and recount life in the south Denver neighborhood from early 1900 to the mid-1980s as part of 14-year old Barry Matchett's 1986 Eagle Scout project. Residents relate the history of University Park including the trolley that served the area, grocery stores and holiday celebrations. The subdivision was platted in 1892 and the University of Denver moved to its University Park Campus in...
Dates: 1986

Dorothy (Dokes) Kobey Berry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B100
Overview Dorothy "Dokes" Berry (nee Kobey) was born in Aspen, Colorado in 1905 to Harris and Leah Sheffel Kobey. During Berry's childhood Aspen's primary industry was mining and very few Jewish families lived in the town. Her father and his brothers were businessmen who owned and operated apparel stores in Aspen, including the Kobey Shoe and Clothing Company. After she graduated from Aspen High School, Dorothy Kobey taught at a county school in Cow Creek, Colorado, outside Steamboat Springs. She moved...
Dates: 1880-2005

Lyle W. Dorsett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M052
Overview Lyle Wesley Dorsett (1938- ) served as Professor of History at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1972-1983, specializing in urban history. He earned his Ph.D. in history from the University of Missouri in 1965. His dissertation on the political machine of Kansas City, Missouri Alderman Jim Pendergast was published in 1968 under the title The Pendergast machine. He taught at the University of Missouri, The University of Southern California and the University of Colorado at...
Dates: 1887-1983; Majority of material found in 1972-1983

Michael Saliman Papers and Religious Objects

 Collection
Identifier: B342
Overview The Saliman family of Denver, Colorado dates back to Paul Michael (known as Michael) and Bessie Radetsky Saliman, both from Russia and born in 1852 and 1853, respectively. As did most Jewish families, Paul Michael and his wife Bessie Radetsky Saliman settled on the west side near Sloan's Lake in 1886. Michael pushed a cart through the alleys of Denver collecting rags and junk to re-sell, finally developing a business of collecting, cleaning and recycling milk bottles for local dairies.Included...
Dates: circa 1825-1980

National Council of Jewish Women, Denver Section Records

 Collection
Identifier: B094
Overview The National Council of Jewish Women, Denver Section (NCJW) was a women's philanthropic organization founded by Carrie Benjamin in October 1893 to serve the Denver, Colorado Jewish community. Most of the early members were also members of Temple Emanuel in Denver and the collection details the contributions of women to social causes in Denver. Education was an early priority of the Denver Section and classes were held to serve Eastern European Jewish immigrants in the West Colfax area of...
Dates: 1894-2018

Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B098
Overview In 1976 the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (RMJHS) began conducting interviews of Denver's long-time Jewish community members in an effort to record oral histories reflecting Jewish history and culture in Colorado. The interviews were made by the former and current directors of RMJHS as well as its trained volunteers. These recordings of Jewish men and women reveal information about the history of various individuals and families, Jewish organizations, religious groups, medical and...
Dates: 1970s-2009; Coverage: 1859 - 2009

Rosalind Farnam Dudden Transcript

 Collection
Identifier: B422
Overview Rosalind (Roz) Farnam Dudden was interviewed by Margaret Bandy in May of 2019 as part of the Medical Library Associations (MLA) Oral History Project. She received her MLS from the University of Denver in 1970. Roz Dudden directed two libraries in Denver, Mercy Medical Center, a Catholic general hospital, (1971-1986) and at National Jewish Health (1986-2011). She is recognized for leading collaborative efforts with hospital librarians in Colorado and the Medical Library Association for adopting...
Dates: Other: 2018-2019

"Taps are Talking: Women in Tap" Collection

 Collection
Identifier: D093
Overview "Taps are Talking: Women in Tap" is a production created by Ellie Sciarra. This production highlights past and current female tappers. This collection contains materials collected by Ellie Sciarra through her design and research for the production. The collection contains interviews with female tappers, clippings, posters, research materials, and audiovisual materials.
Dates: 1998-2004

The Dance Archive "Festival Caravan" Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: D084
Overview This collection contains oral histories conducted by the Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library for the 2017 annual project "Festival Caravan." Interviews include Buddy Butler, Frederick Glick, the Lowenstein family, Schyleen Qualls, and Cleo Parker Robinson. It also contains copies of the documentary created for the 2017 annual meeting, "Festival Caravan." In 2019, the Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library rebranded as The Dance Archive.
Dates: 2017

The Dance Archive Oral Histories on Perry-Mansfield Dance Camp

 Collection
Identifier: D047
Overview

In 2013, the Friends of the Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library (later rebranded as The Dance Archive) did a series of interviews with faculty, students, community members and other individuals affliated with the Perry Mansfield Dance Camp in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. These interviews were conducted in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Perry Mansfield Dance Camp. The interviews were all videotaped at Perry Mansfield Dance Camp between July 20th and July 24th, 2013.

Dates: 2013