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Neighborhood oral history project

Repository: Denver Public Library. Central Library: Western History and Genealogy

Collection Description (CRHP): The collection includes interviews with African American residents Thomas Bean (OH180-2), Juanita R. Gray (OH180-4), Sarah Sims (OH180-5), and Eli Sobel (OH180-6). Interviews address the history of the neighborhood and the civic engagement of interviewees. Notes on the content of the tapes and some partial transcripts are available in the associated manuscript file.

Collection Description (Extant): Oral history project conducted by Barbara Norgren and Tom Noel on Denver, Colo. neighborhoods; many of the interviews center specifically on the neighborhoods of Globeville and Five Points.

Origin Info: Gift of Barbara Stewart Norgren, 1999.

Date(s): 1981-1986

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: OH180-2; OH180-4; OH180-5; OH180-6.

Extent: 4 sound cassettes analog 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.

Language: English

Related Archival Items: See also Five Points [Neighborhood] Interviews, and the interview with Charles Rothwell, also at the Denver Public Library (Central Library).

Interviewees: Thomas Bean, Juanita R. Gray, Sarah Sims, Eli Sobel

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American businesspeople
African American political activists
African American women--Societies and clubs
African Americans--Colorado
Five Points (Denver, Colo.)

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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