Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Eagle Scout Barry Matchett shows Annita Andrick of the University of Denver Penrose Library Special Collections & Archives, a plat map of the University Park neighborood of Denver, Colorado. Matchett was a member of the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 5 in Denver. He interviewed residents of University Park in their homes as part of his 1986 Eagle Scout project.
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...
Overview Life on Denver's west side, describes businesses and residences in the West Colfax Jewish neighborhood.
Dates: 1979 July 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: Series 2 consists of a small amount of material consisting of newspaper clippings and other material relating to the neighborhood's history that was given to Barry Matchett to supplement the oral histories.
Overview Recording of a skit performed at the West Side Reunion on July 15, 1979 and oral histories conducted at the event with individuals who grew up on the West Side, reminisces of block parties and neighborhood activities in the 1950s and 1960s. Interviewees discuss the relationship between the West Side and the East Side Jewish communities.
Dates: 1979 July 15