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Frederic Hamilton Building, Denver Art Museum, Civic Center Cultural Complex

Frederic Hamilton Building, Denver Art Museum, Civic Center Cultural Complex

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Date: 2006
Creator: Libeskind, Daniel
Description: The south side of the Frederic Hamilton building sits in front of the high-rise Republic Building.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Frederic Hamilton Building, Denver Art Museum, Civic Center Cultural Complex

Frederic Hamilton Building, Denver Art Museum, Civic Center Cultural Complex

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2006
Creator: Libeskind, Daniel
Description: The northern prow of Libeskind's building points toward Gio Ponti's north building.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Frederic Hamilton Building, Denver Art Museum, Civic Center Cultural Complex

Frederic Hamilton Building, Denver Art Museum, Civic Center Cultural Complex

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Date: 2006
Creator: Libeskind, Daniel
Description: The prow of the building juts eastward.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Frederic Hamilton Building, Denver Art Museum, Civic Center Cultural Complex

Frederic Hamilton Building, Denver Art Museum, Civic Center Cultural Complex

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2006
Creator: Libeskind, Daniel
Description: The northeastern prisms soar high above the entrance.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Frederic Hamilton Building, Denver Art Museum, Civic Center Cultural Complex

Frederic Hamilton Building, Denver Art Museum, Civic Center Cultural Complex

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2006
Creator: Libeskind, Daniel
Description: The Frederic Hamilton building is a 2006 extension of the Denver Art Museum located within the Civic Center Cultural Complex.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Frederic Hamilton Building, Denver Art Museum, Civic Center Cultural Complex

Frederic Hamilton Building, Denver Art Museum, Civic Center Cultural Complex

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2006
Creator: Libeskind, Daniel
Description: The entrance and spider sculpture are on the eastern side of the building.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Cloche

Cloche

Date: 1920/1925
Creator: The Denver Dry Goods Co. (Denver, Colorado)
Description: Cloche hat of royal blue velvet and silver lace. The cylindrical crown is of royal blue velvet, slightly domed and slightly "crushed". The top panel of the crown is of silver lace over a dark fabric. Around the sides of the crown, nearer the top than the base, is a horizontal band of the same silver lace. The shallow brim is constructed of the royal blue velvet and overlaid with the silver lace, which extends beyond the edge of the velvet. The crown is lined in a cream/iridescent satin; most of the underside of the brim is lined with blue velvet. Maker's label embroidered to center inner lining panel of crown: [pseudo coat of arms] "The Denver Dry Goods Co. / Paris New York / Denver", with small embroidered "FRONT" indicating the front of the hat. Retailer's label sewn to inner side of crown: "Parisian / Abilene, Tex."
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Size Consist, Chemical Analysis, and Physical Properties of 2-1/2-Inch Subbituminous Slack from the Denver, Colorado Region

Size Consist, Chemical Analysis, and Physical Properties of 2-1/2-Inch Subbituminous Slack from the Denver, Colorado Region

Date: August 1942
Creator: Parry, V. F. & Landers, W. S.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on sub-bituminous slack from Denver, Colorado. The characteristics and properties of 2-1/2 inch slack samples are listed. This report includes tables, graphs, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Oral History Interview with William J. Alexander, November 11, 2002

Oral History Interview with William J. Alexander, November 11, 2002

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Date: November 11, 2002
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Alexander, William J.
Description: Interview with advertising executive and Navy veteran William J. Alexander. The interview includes Alexander's personal experiences about being a teenager during World War II, being a sailor during the last months of World War II, early youth in Casper, Wyoming, moving back to Denver to be reunited with his parent and employment at the Brown Palace Hotel, wartime rationing, joining the Navy, and boot camp. Additionally, Alexander talks about his close relationship with his older brother, life in Casper during the Great Depression while living with his aunt and uncle, local reactions to the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, vignettes about John Barrymore, Sammy Kaye, Harry James, and Betty Grable, his brother's enlistment in the Navy, his employment at Station KOA in Denver, making broadcast announcements about D-Day, the sinking of his brother's destroyer, the USS Spence, during a typhoon, the effects of his brother's death on him and his parents, V-J Day celebrations in Chicago, his role as director of the base chapel choir at Opa Locka Naval Air Station, and his postwar career.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Louise Young and Vivienne Armstrong, February 24, 2010

Oral History Interview with Louise Young and Vivienne Armstrong, February 24, 2010

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Date: February 24, 2010
Creator: Wisely, Karen; Young, Louise & Armstrong, Vivienne
Description: Interview with Louise Young and Vivienne Armstrong, longtime activists in the Dallas lesbian community. The interview includes Armstrong's personal experiences of childhood in Knoxville, Tennessee, New Jersey, and California, as well as her decision to study nursing and settle in Denver, Colorado, and her coming out narrative. The interview also includes Young's personal experiences of childhood in Ada, Oklahoma, her education at East Central State University and the University of Colorado, and her coming out narrative. They talk about their meeting and early relationship, give descriptions of Denver's gay and lesbian communities, their involvement with various groups such as the Daughters of Bilitis and Gay Liberation Front, their decision to move to Dallas, their involvement with groups such as the National Organization for Women and Dallas Gay Political Caucus/Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance in various political campaigns, and Young's career at Texas Instruments and Raytheon and efforts to create more equitable human resources policies from within the corporations. Additionally, Armstrong and Young talk about the effects of the HIV-AIDS crisis on Dallas's gay and lesbian communities, their 2008 marriage, relationships with family members, and secrets to a long relationship.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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