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Colorado

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Name Authority File

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Abe Kauvar for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-kauvar
Abstract Dr. Abe Kauvar, Manager of the Denver Department of Health and Hospitals and a graduate of the University of Denver, recalls growing up in the Jewish community of Denver. Kauvar recalls family trips to a cabin in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, his school days at East High School, and his work at Denver General Hospital as well as the hospital's growth.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Caroline Bancroft for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-bancroft
Abstract Caroline Bancroft, author and journalist, describes her education at the Denver Public Schools and Smith College. Discusses her journey to becoming a literary editor for the Denver Post and the struggles she encountered along the way. Bancroft reflects on her path to becoming a Colorado historian through classes offered at the University of Denver and her work as an author.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Dick Kitchen for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-kitchen
Abstract Denver lawyer Dick Kitchen, a graduate of Yale and the University of Denver, reflects on his childhood in Loveland. Discusses his memories of the Ku Klux Klan, dust storms and the Dust Bowl, tramps and poverty, and spending time with his father gliding. Kitchen also reflects on his memories of trips to Elitches and the Daniels & Fisher Tower.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Edwin Levy for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-levy
Abstract Dr. Edwin Levy was a long time Professor of Theater at the University of Denver but retired in 1975 after a stroke after directing 89 plays and 11 operas. Levy discusses the changes in the Theater department in his 30 years at DU and speaks about the future of theater in Denver since the opening of the Denver Center for Performing Arts.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Manuel Laderman for Colorado Reflections, 1983

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Identifier: couda-laderman
Abstract Rabbi Manuel Laderman reflects on his move from Chicago, Illinois to Denver in 1932, after being ordained as an orthodox Rabbi. Laderman came to serve as Rabbi at the Hebrew Educational Alliance. Discusses the history of the Denver Jewish community, earning his PhD at Iliff School of Theology, experiencing anti-semitism and the Klu Klux Klan in Denver, WWII, and his participation in the National Conference of Christians and Jews (now known as the National Conference for Community and Justice)....
Dates: 1983

Molly Newman for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-newman
Abstract Molly Newman discusses her experience in the theater world in Colorado. Newman served as "Playwright in Residence" at the Denver Center Theater Company after training as an actress at the University of Denver. Newman was the author of "Quilters" based on oral histories depicting the life stories of women in Colorado. Newman discusses her work transforming these oral histories into the written play.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Olietta Moore for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-moore_olietta
Abstract Olietta Moore, born and raised in Colorado, reminisces on her childhood growing up in the Barnum neighborhood, opening of the Colfax Viaduct, and riding the Barnum streetcar. Discusses writing music, attending the University of Denver at the Lamont School of Music, and entertaining soldiers after World War I. Moore reflects on the creation of the Cosmopolitan Club, fighting against segregation, and the Klu Klux Klan in Denver. Briefly mentions her work as a hard rock miner.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Robert Brown for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-brown
Abstract Robert (Bob) L. Brown, professor at the University of Colorado and the University of Denver, briefly discusses the books he has written. Brown describes Christmas celebrations during the early parts of Colorado history, starting with one of the first celebrations in Colorado during the 1806 expedition led by Zebulon Montgomery Pike. Brown discusses the Christmas dinner during the John C. Fremont expedition of 1848, the Christmas Day Massacre of 1854 at Fort Nepesta (now known as Pueblo), the...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Robert Brown for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-brown_ghosttowns
Abstract Robert (Bob) Brown, a retired history teacher and author, discusses the ghost towns of Colorado and his research for his books. Brown reflects on his change from teaching at the University of Denver to teaching at public schools. Brown discusses the formation and dissolution of towns in the Rocky Mountains, usually based around mining, beginning around the 1850s. Brown discusses what criteria a town must meet to be called a ghost town, and mentions Mesa Verde, Georgetown, Leadville, Cripple...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Thomas J. Noel for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-noel_thomas
Abstract Thomas Jacob Noel, better known as Tom Noel, was a professor of History at the University of Colorado Denver. Noel discusses several important people in Colorado's history, particularly influential people in Denver. Noel discusses William Newton Byers, who was the founder of the Rocky Mountain News and the rivalry between Rocky Mountain News and the Denver Post. Next, Noel discusses the role General William H. Larimer, Jr. played in naming Denver and how Governor John Evans founded Denver...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined