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Forbes Parkhill oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH88

Scope and Contents

Parkhill tells stories about Denver, Colo. history from 1900 to 1930, includes stories about the Ku Klux Klan, the Teapot Dome scandal, notable Denver personalities, trials, gambling, and strikes.


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Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Newspaperman and author. Wrote stories of Denver (Colo.) history and the West. Worked as a reporter for the Denver Post, Denver Republican, Denver Time and Rocky Mountain News in Denver (Colo.). Also worked for newspapers in El Paso (Texas), New York. Five of his stories were made into motion pictures.


4 Audiocassettes

Other Finding Aids

Typed index available.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.

Participant or Performer Note

Interviewed by Arthur Carhart.

Finding Aid for the Forbes Parkhill oral history,1968 April 9, 13[sound recording]
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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Denver CO 80204 United States