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Aspen Historical Society


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Keith Marolt, 1990 September 4, 2006

Identifier: AHS-C45

Keith Marolt describes his growing up on the Marolt ranch and working it over the years. Discusses his family, the ranch buildings and how they were used, railroads, irrigation water rights, crops livestock and machinery used.

Dates: 1990 September 4; Digitization: 2006

Oral History Interview with Opal Peterson Marolt, 1990 July 13, 2006

Identifier: AHS-C46
Abstract Opal Marolt describes her husband, Mike Marolt's family ranch in Aspen, Colorado. The property includes the historic mining site of Holden Lixiviation with the old office/assay house, smoke towers, barn and various other buildings that have been torn down over the years. She describes who owned the house and property between the early 1900's through the 1980's. She dicusses the changes made to the buildings, how they were used, when the changes were made, and where the materials used...
Dates: 1990 July 13; Digitization: 2006

Oral History Interview with Peggy Marolt, 1990 July 20, 2006

Identifier: AHS-C47

Peggy Marolt discusses growing up in Aspen, Colorado and on the Marolt Ranch also known as Midland Ranch. She describes daily life, household items, her family, buildings around the ranch and the old Holden Lixiviation Works, businesses around Aspen, and orgaizations she was involved in. She also goes into detail on crops raised, livestock and machinery used on the ranch. She talks about various schools, churches and special events from her childhood.

Dates: 1990 July 20; Digitization: 2006

Oral History Interview with Stuart Mace, 1991 November 8, 2006

Identifier: AHS-C79A
Abstract Stuart Mace describes his family background and education, his love of nature and artistic influences growing up. He describes his many transfers in the army after being drafted in 1941 until he was joined with the 10th Mountain Division. After the war, he describes moving to Aspen and Ashcroft, starting the guest lodge and material used for it. He gives a history of the area and the people who lived there , the difficulties in educating his children from a remote area, movies made using...
Dates: 1991 November 8; Digitization: 2006

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