Walter Groves oral history
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.)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Margaret Picher;1989 .
Participant or Performer Note
Interviewed by Margaret Picher .
- African Americans -- Colorado -- Dearfield. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Dearfield (Colo.) -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Groves, Walter, b. 1928? -- Interviews.
- Jackson, O. T. (Oliver Tousaint), 1862-1948.
- Oral histories (document genres) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Finding Aid for the Walter Groves oral history,1976 Mar 7[sound recording]
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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