Deep Roots: AspenPointe and Colorado Springs - Together Since 1875

Deep Roots: AspenPointe and Colorado Springs - Together Since 1875


Immaculate and unread; Signed by Pulitzer-Prize winning author Eileen Welsome on the first day of publication, Aug 21, 2013 in the Reading Room of the historic downtown Carnegie Branch of the Pikes Peak Library District. A written history of how the City of Colorado Springs and AspenPointe have grown together to solve some of our communities largest social issues. In 1875, The Colorado Springs Relief Society opened a storefront on Tejon Street across from Acacia Park, and began assisting the homeless and destitute who'd come to the Pikes Peak Region for the TB cure or to find a better, healthier place to live. Now named AspenPointe, this diverse non-profit is involved in all aspects of assisting those in need. 165p., including index.

Title: Deep Roots: AspenPointe and Colorado Springs - Together Since 1875

Author Name: Welsome, Eileen; Book Design By Scott Johnson

Illustrator: Photographs

Categories: Social Science, Colorado,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Colorado Springs, AspenPointe: 2013

ISBN Number: 0989618501

ISBN Number 13: 9780989618502

Binding: Black Cloth

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine (in mylar)

Type: Hard Cover

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: Wide Octavo

Item: 1.00

Seller ID: 23839

Keywords: Pikes Peak Region History, Colorado Springs History, Colorado's First Homeless Shelter, Colorado Relief Societies, Medical History of Colorado, Mental Health Organizations in Colorado, Pikes Peak Mental Health