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Denver ca 1905

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August 28, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

In 1900, Denver’s population was 133,859; by 1910, it would increase to 213,381. It was a city of telephones, railroads, …
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Preservation of the Historic Elitch Theatre

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August 21, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

The Elitch Gardens Theatre closed in 1987 with one performance in 1991 in celebration of the building’s centennial anniversary. Monies …
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Adult Survivors of Childhood Incest

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August 14, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

This week, I am revisiting the topic of incest. Much of my information comes from Pandora’s Project (http://www.pandys.org/intro.html). If you …
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Early Denver…a Brief Summary

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August 7, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

Gold was discovered in the area of present day Englewood in 1858 and in the mountains west of current Denver. …
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Denver’s Union Station

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July 31, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

Denver’s Union Station has been a major city landmark since it opened in 1881 and plays a small role in …
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Facts and Statistics about Childhood Sexual Abuse

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July 24, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

My ESCAPING YESTERDAY heroine, Lottie, is a victim of incest and I thought I’d share some information on that topic. First, …
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Amusement Park Disasters

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July 17, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

Typically, when we hear about amusement park disasters today, they concern freak accidents on thrill rides. But many disasters in …
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Mary’s Ostrich

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July 10, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

Many of today’s visitors to Elitch Gardens have no idea that Mary Elitch Long had a pet ostrich (which I …
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Elitch Gardens: 1960 through Today

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July 3, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

Along with all the changes to American life in the 1960s came changes to Elitch Gardens. They readily responded to …
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Turn of the Century Leisure & Recreation

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June 26, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

Around the turn of the century, several factors converged to spur a change in American leisure activities. Work hours decreased …
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