The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
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.
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.
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
African American businesspeople
African American political activists
African American women--Societies and clubs
Five Points (Denver, Colo.)