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Oral histories

Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Dr. R. Vickery, 1986

Identifier: M054.01.0002.00020
Overview Dr. Richard Vickery, senior pastor at the University Park United Methodist Church, discusses the University Park area of Denver, Colorado including the changing demographics of the neighborhood and the University of Denver. Vickery also gives a brief history of the University Park United Methodist Church and talks about the community groups that meet at the church, including bridge clubs, Al-Anon and Big Brothers.

Oral History Interview with Frances Hayes, 1986

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 Loretta Eitelgeorge, 1986

Identifier: M054.01.0001.00011
Overview Loretta Eitelgeorge relates her personal memories of musical and social events in the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, the occupants of various homes in the area (some families included 3 generations simultaneously residing in the Park), the interrelationship between the University Park Methodist Church and the University of Denver faculty, the gradual build-up of the area, and the many trees and plants in the area, especially the Denver University Rose, cultivated by Dr. Ira E....

Oral History Interview with Mrs. Ruth Geyer, 1986

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...