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Walter Groves oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH170-3

Scope and Contents

Talks about Dearfield, Colo, an African American settlement, and the people who homesteaded there; discusses O.T. Jackson, the founder of Dearfield.


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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

Groves' father worked for O.T. Jackson as a handyman in the late 1930s. Jackson wanted his father to help rebuild Dearfield (Colo.). When his father died in 1939; Groves Jr. returned to Denver (Colo.)


1 sound cassettes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Margaret Picher;1989 .

Participant or Performer Note

Interviewed by Margaret Picher .

Finding Aid for the Walter Groves oral history,1976 Mar 7[sound recording]
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Repository Details

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

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