Oral history interview with Penfield Tate
Description of content: Penfield Tate was a graduate of the University of Colorado Law School, Minorities Director for CU and for Colorado State University, a Personal Director for Mountain Bell, Mayor of Boulder, and a Denver Lawyer. He spoke of his career, racial prejudice, and the position of an African American in Colorado.
Recording length: 2 hours
Physical Description: Interview on reel to reel tape.
Project description: Thanks to the generosity of the John W. Emery Family, in 2018 History Colorado hired an Assistant Curator of Oral History to manage all aspects of History Colorado’s oral history collections. In October of 2018, an initial survey of the 700 + recordings identified as oral histories began. The goal of the project includes adding the material to the Argus database and increasing its exposure and access.
Oral history interview with Penfield Tate, AR.OH.346. History Colorado, Denver, Colo.