The 1930s – Denver through the Decades

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This series of online presentations provides a pictorial history of Denver from its inception through the end of the 1970s, more than a hundred years of growth and change. Although we will not hit everything, we’ll highlight the biggies from each decade along the way. All presentations are FREE!
Denver was not immune to the ills and unhappiness that plagued much of the 1930s. The return of alcohol may have lifted some spirits, but the slow slog of recovery took time. Some new and seemingly innocuous innovations would reach the city, like zoning and Art Deco, but the spasm of old vs. new would bring us many losses in the 1930s. From lifting a glass to Hitler (yikes!) to the debate over onions and grapes, it was a decade full to capacity with developments to share. After all, every depression comes to an end!

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