Northwest Denver oral histories
Scope and Contents
Collection contains 19 interviews recorded on cassette tape documenting the lives of individuals living in neighborhoods of Northwest Denver, Colo. during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Two cassette tapes contain a Tom Noel talk on the streetcars of Denver (1981) and Elmer Muth slide presentation (1981). Additional files document the organization: transcripts, correspondence, articles of incorporation, clippings, interview materials, forms.
- Maggard-Gilbert, Carol, (Person)
- Northwest Denver Oral History Group (Denver, Colo.) (Organization)
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
Northwest Denver Oral History Group was a non-profit organization founded in around 1976. The group was made up of local residents interested in collecting information on the history of Northwest Denver from older members of the community. Approximately 19 oral histories were conducted by the group between 1978-1984.
1 Audiovisual box
Other Finding Aids
Typed transcripts of Carl Ginn, Ann McKay, Dutch Russell, George Tolve and George T. Smart interviews are available.
Other Finding Aids
Typed synopsis of each tape available on inventory..
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Collection contains former collections: Father Gerald Guida oral history (OH189-1) and George T. Smart oral history (OH189-2).
Participant or Performer Note
Interviewers: Lou Menge, Mary Backiel, and unknown.
- Banzhof, Howard, 1896-1981 -- Interviews.
- Cabrini, Frances Xavier, Saint, 1850-1917 -- History.
- Carrigan, Matthew, -- Interviews.
- Decker, Dean L. (Dean Lyndon), 1912-1999 -- Interviews.
- Denver (Colo.) -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Freeman, Elenora, 1888-1981 -- Interviews.
- Ginn, Carl, b. 1908 -- Interviews.
- Guida, Gerald J., Father, 1913-2000 -- Interviews.
- Highlands neighborhood (Denver, Colo.) -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Iacino, Rose O., 1889-1988 -- Interviews.
- Italian Americans -- Colorado -- Denver -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Jamison, Laura Woodberry, b. 1891 -- Archives.
- Le Roy, Victor Eugene, 1893-1985 -- Interviews.
- Lindell, Edward G. (Edward Gustave), b. 1900 -- Interviews.
- MacKay, Ann, -- Interviews.
- Malmquist, Max C., b. 1913-1993 -- Interviews.
- Merz, Elmer W., 1901-1988 -- Interviews.
- Neighborhoods -- Colorado -- Denver -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Niedenthal, Elsie D., 1908-2006 -- Interviews.
- Northwest Denver Oral History Group (Denver, Colo.) -- Archival resources.
- Nussbaum, Elizabeth B., 1903-1985 -- Interviews.
- Oral histories (document genres) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Organization files Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Russell, Marshall W., 1912-1997 -- Interviews.
- Smart, George T., 1904-1993 -- Interviews.
- Sorency, Josephine, 1897-1994 -- Interviews.
- Tolve, George, 1901-1984 -- Interviews.
- Finding Aid for the Northwest Denver oral histories,1977-1984
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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