Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Overview A. Helen Anderson (1891-1975) was the Director of Publications for Denver Public Schools, Denver, Colorado (1929-1956) during the tenure of Superintendent Archie Threlkeld. Anderson taught at South High School in Denver from 1929-1956. She was an advocate for improved educational programs in the Denver area. Editorials, newspaper clippings and correspondence on public school controversies such as McCarthyism and school integration, assembled during A. Helen Anderson's tenure as Director of...
Dates: 1950-1969; Majority of material found in 1950-1969
Overview Archie Loyd Threlkeld (1889-1967) was Assistant and Deputy Superintendent of the Denver Public Schools from 1921 to 1927 under Jesse H. Newlon. He was Superintendent of the Denver Public Schools for ten years, from 1927 to 1937. While Deputy Superintendent, A. L. Threlkeld directed the curriculum revision program that became internationally known. During the Great Depression, Threlkeld continued the school building program and successfully resisted cutting teachers' salaries. This collection...
Dates: 1924-1966; Majority of material found in 1924-1932
Overview University of Denver Chancellor Chester Alter talks with foreign educators in a conference room while a photographer takes their picture.
Dates: 1957 December
Overview Black and white print of University of Denver Chancellor Chester Alter having his photo taken with a group of foreign educators.
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...
Overview Professor Jonathan D. Sarna speaking during the 2006 Professor John C. Livingston Memorial Lecture in American Jewish History. Professor Sarna's lecture was titled ''The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Secular Judaism.'' The lecture was on Monday, February 20th at the Lindsey Auditorium, in Sturm Hall at the University of Denver in 2006.
Dates: 2004 November 16
Overview Group shot of a group of foreign students and educators visiting the University of Denver.
Dates: between 1948-1959
Overview Black and white print of headshot of Jesse Homer Newlon as Superintendent of the Lincoln (Nebr.) Public Schools, who later became Superintendent of Denver Public Schools.
Dates: between 1917-1920
Overview Jesse H. Newlon (1882-1941) served as Superintendent of the Denver Public Schools from 1920 to 1927. During his tenure, Denver became nationally known for its innovations in public education. While Superintendent of the Denver Public Schools, Newlon oversaw the building of fifteen schools, created a program for curriculum revision in which classroom teachers were the key participants, and gained consensus for a single salary schedule for teachers, regardless of whether they taught in grade...