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Five Points interviews

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

Collection Description (CRHP): These interviews, conducted by Bernie Mitchell, include tapes of Horton Bennett (an African American real estate agent who lived and worked in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colo.) and Gertrude Moore, an African American resident of the area since 1927. Interviewees discuss the neighborhood's history, especially with regard to changes in demographics and housing costs.

Date(s): 1980

Digital Status: No

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

Language: English

Related Archival Items: See also the Neighboorhood Oral History Project, also at Denver Public Library (Central Library), and the interview with Charles Rothwell.

Interviewees: Horton Bennett, Gertrude Moore

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

Subjects:

African Americans--Colorado
African Americans--Social conditions
Discrimination in housing
Five Points (Denver, Colo.)

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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