Category Archives: Stories

3 Years

All wondering how Denver and I have settled in report is outstanding. I watch their city, Race and 13th street anyway, these 5 (FIVE!) windows. Two original dormers in my old, old apartment light to place up. I watch the … Continue reading

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Jay DiLorenzo is a photographer at the Colorado Historical Society. He produced this story in conjunction with “The Italians of Denver” exhibit in 2007. For more stories produced by the Center for Digital Storytelling and the Colorado Historical Society visit … Continue reading

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Three Short Stories about my Irish Family

— by Dennis Gallagher Story One: William J. Gallagher, Sr. My Grandfather, William Gallagher, came to America from his native Ireland in the early 1900’s. He was born in William Butler Yeats’s country, County Sligo. When he arrived on the … Continue reading

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This is a story by Tim Roessler about growing up in, and going back to, the Harvey Park neighborhood of Denver. You can visit Tim Roessler’s notebook online at

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rejection letters, 1933-1937

In the basement of our Highland neighborhood house at 29th and Wyandot Street some years ago we found a few mementos of someone we never knew. Her name was Mary E. Horlbeck, and she appears (as far as we can … Continue reading

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