The Resource David Oletski oral history

David Oletski oral history

Label
David Oletski oral history
Title
David Oletski oral history
Creator
Contributor
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this interview David Oletski describes Globeville both past and present, the lack of city resources and recreation centers, need of neighborhood repairs, junk yard contamination and commercial pollution. He also discusses improvements and changes that are coming to area including a RTD station and National Western Stock Show, Platforms Open Space, Section 8 housing, and the 2013 Habitat for Humanity project to repair twenty-six homes in the neighborhood. He also discusses the flood of 1965, John F. Kennedy's visit to Globeville, the importance of industry to the neighborhood, and its future. He voices his concerns over the I-70 reconstruction, CDOT, public meetings and impact studies, the creation of the Valley Highway in the 1960s, ASARCO contamination, the land clean-up, litigation, and the City's involvement
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • historical information
Biographical or historical data
In 1954, David Oletski, was born at 4920 Logan Street in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colo. One of six children, he was raised in a large extended family of Polish Catholics. At the time of his grandmother's death in 1978, he had 103 cousins living in Denver. During his youth his family was active in St. Joseph Catholic Church and Holy Rosary Church, both in the Globeville neighborhood. He attended St. Joseph's Elementary and High Schools in Denver. For several decades David worked at the Nabisco plant in Globeville. For ten years he lived in Arvada, Colo., returning to Globeville in 1989. David has been involved in several neighborhood and civic associations, including serving as president of Globeville Civic Association, member of Partners Against Graffiti, economic development committees, National Western Committee, Brown Fields and the ASARCO/Escamilla lawsuit and remediation. He currently lives next door to where he was born.
Cataloging source
DPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oletski, David A.
Date time place
Recorded on November 2, 2013 at the Valdez-Perry Branch Library of the Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Interviewed by Cys Nelson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nelson, Cys.
  • Colorado Voice Preserve (Denver, Colo.)
Series statement
Globeville and Swansea and Elyria Oral History Project
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oletski, David A.
  • Neighborhoods
  • Globeville (Denver, Colo.)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
David Oletski oral history
Link
http://cdm16079.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/compoundobject/collection/p15330coll23/id/12821/rec/1
Instantiates
Production
Note
Online digitized files created by the Colorado Voice Preserve; project funded by an IMLS Grant
Accompanying material
1 digital transcription.
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • spoken word
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Cumulative index finding aids
Digital transcript of audio file available.
Extent
1 digital audio file (63:18 minutes) ; +
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Cys Nelson;
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870718978
  • (OCoLC)ocn870718978
Label
David Oletski oral history
Link
http://cdm16079.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/compoundobject/collection/p15330coll23/id/12821/rec/1
Production
Note
Online digitized files created by the Colorado Voice Preserve; project funded by an IMLS Grant
Accompanying material
1 digital transcription.
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • spoken word
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Cumulative index finding aids
Digital transcript of audio file available.
Extent
1 digital audio file (63:18 minutes) ; +
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Cys Nelson;
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870718978
  • (OCoLC)ocn870718978

Library Locations

  • Athmar ParkBorrow it
    1055 S. Tejon Street, Denver, CO, 80223, US
    39.697149 -105.013016
  • Bear ValleyBorrow it
    5171 West Dartmouth Avenue, Denver, CO, 80236, US
    39.656522 -105.051463
  • Blair-Caldwell African American Research LibraryBorrow it
    2401 Welton Street, Denver, CO, 80205, US
    39.752497 -104.981474
  • ByersBorrow it
    675 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO, 80204, US
    39.727059 -104.998913
  • Central LibraryBorrow it
    10 West 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver, CO, 80204, US
    39.737125 -104.987572
  • DeckerBorrow it
    1501 South Logan Street, Denver, CO, 80210, US
    39.689059 -104.983206
  • Eugene FieldBorrow it
    810 South University Boulevard, Denver, CO, 80209, US
    39.701755 -104.95898
  • Ford WarrenBorrow it
    2825 High Street, Denver, CO, 80205, US
    39.757418 -104.965353
  • Green Valley RanchBorrow it
    4856 North Andes Court, Denver, CO, 80249, US
    39.78468 -104.766966
  • HadleyBorrow it
    1890 South Grove Street, Denver, CO, 80219, US
    39.68249 -105.025864
  • HampdenBorrow it
    9755 East Girard Avenue, Denver, CO, 80231, US
    39.654622 -104.87478
  • MontbelloBorrow it
    12955 Albrook Drive, Denver, CO, 80239, US
    39.780261 -104.840459
  • Park HillBorrow it
    4705 Montview Boulevard, Denver, CO, 80207, US
    39.747817 -104.932566
  • Pauline RobinsonBorrow it
    5575 E 33rd Ave, Denver, CO, 80207, US
    39.764077 -104.922847
  • Reading RocketsBorrow it
  • Rodolfo "Corky" GonzalesBorrow it
    1498 N. Irving Street, Denver, CO, 80204, US
    39.740111 -105.029694
  • Ross-BarnumBorrow it
    3570 West 1st Avenue, Denver, CO, 80219, US
    39.717957 -105.034543
  • Ross-BroadwayBorrow it
    33 East Bayaud Avenue, Denver, CO, 80209, US
    39.71497 -104.98665
  • Ross-Cherry CreekBorrow it
    305 Milwaukee Street, Denver, CO, 80206, US
    39.721192 -104.952532
  • Ross-University HillsBorrow it
    4310 East Amherst Avenue, Denver, CO, 80222, US
    39.665228 -104.937587
  • Sam GaryBorrow it
    2961 Roslyn Street, Denver, CO, 80238, US
    39.759326 -104.900536
  • Schlessman FamilyBorrow it
    100 Poplar Street, Denver, CO, 80220, US
    39.71867 -104.904314
  • SmileyBorrow it
    4501 West 46th Avenue, Denver, CO, 80212, US
    39.780541 -105.04509
  • Valdez-PerryBorrow it
    4690 Vine St, Denver, CO, 80216, US
    39.78172 -104.962102
  • Virginia VillageBorrow it
    1500 South Dahlia Street, Denver, CO, 80222, US
    39.689117 -104.931128
  • WestwoodBorrow it
    1000 South Lowell Boulevard, Denver, CO, 80219, US
    39.698321 -105.034042
  • WoodburyBorrow it
    3265 Federal Boulevard, Denver, CO, 80211, US
    39.763092 -105.025692
Processing Feedback ...