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School integration

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

A. Helen Anderson Papers

Identifier: M016
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1950-1969; Majority of material found in 1950-1969

Gerard Eugene Mayer Papers

Identifier: M165
Abstract Gerard Eugene Mayer was a graduate student in the History Department at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado in 1962. As part of his reseach for his master's thesis, Mayer surveyed approximately 200 alumni of the University who studied at the University between 1920 and 1940 asking for their opinions on school spirit, relations between the students and faculty, and the lasting influence of faculty. He received 35 responses that detail the student experience during the 1920s and...
Dates: 1962; Majority of material found in 8/1/1962-8/31/1962

Oral History Interview with Elaine Long, 1978 May 24

Identifier: B098.11.0010.00008

Topics include Elaine's childhood in Memphis, Tennessee; came to Colorado to visit her brother in 1955 and never left. Talks a lot about segregation, integration of Denver Schools; President of NCJW in 1965, worked with the Job Corps during the Kennedy administration.

Dates: 1978 May 24

Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Richardson, 1986

Identifier: M054.01.0002.00010

Elizabeth Richardson discusses details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, and the changes that took place since she moved to the neighborhood in 1963. She talks about the activities, interests, and professions of the neighborhood residents, political issues and zoning disputes, and neighborhood activities. She also discusses the local schools and the voluntary busing program to achieve school desegregation in the 1960s.

Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Jean Emery, 1986

Identifier: M054.01.0001.00012

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.

Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Jeanette Fishman, 1989 August 15

Identifier: B098.01.0006.00142

Topics include growing up in Denver: Jerome Park from the turn of the century to the 1930s, Bloomfield Park, Rude Park and the West Side. Talks about neighborhood integration. Parents knew each other in Austria and reunited in New York, married in Denver. Jeannette taught in DPS.

Dates: 1989 August 15

Rachel Noel for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-noel_rachel
Abstract Rachel Noel, a Colorado educator, was born in Hampton, Virginia and moved to Colorado when her husband started his medical practice. They chose Colorado because Noel's husband could practice medicine in an integrated hospital. Reflects on segregation and discrimination against African Americans in health, housing, education, and daily life in Colorado in the 1950s. Discusses her experience as a committee member appointed by the board of education to look at inequality in Denver Public...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined