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Found in 1121 Collections and/or Records:

Byron L. Akers for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-akers

Byron Akers, the owner of the Colorado Car Museum and the Ghost Town in Colorado Springs, reflects on his long time obsession with automobiles. Akers was born in Denver and moved to Colorado Springs and reflects on the introduction of the car. Recalls the transition from horse and buggy carriages to automobiles, the first automobile trip up Pikes Peak, and the cars he owns, including the steamer Locomobile.

Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Caballo prieto azabache, 1967, 2006

Identifier: CCcobos19.18

Albuquerque, New Mexico. A young man about to be executed by the soldiers of Pancho Villa is granted a last wish, to be executed while mounted on his pet horse. As the squad fires, the horse leaps over the wall and saves the young man, but soon after, the horse dies from three bullet wounds meant for its master. Probally a commerical recording. Quality: Good.

Dates: 1967; Digitization: 2006

Cancion de escuela, 1969, 2006 January 1

Identifier: CCcobos7.24

San Patricio, New Mexico. School song about the virtues of being a student. Quality: Good/Fair.

Dates: 1969; Digitization: 2006 January 1

Cancion humoristica, 1971, 2006

Identifier: CCcobos14.5

Albuquerque, New Mexico. Tape speed is incorrect. Quality: Poor.

Dates: 1971; Digitization: 2006

Cantada de un viejo y una muchacha, 1958, 2006

Identifier: CCcobos11.8

Leyba, New Mexico. Young wife's problems of being married to older husband. Fragment. See item 11.4. Quality: Poor.

Dates: 1958; Digitization: 2006

Canto a los angeles del cielo, 1970, 2006

Identifier: CCcobos15.18

Pena Blanca, New Mexico. Sung in the tune of "Indita de San Luis." Quality: Good.

Dates: 1970; Digitization: 2006

Caroline Bancroft for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-bancroft

Caroline Bancroft, author and journalist, describes her education at the Denver Public Schools and Smith College. Discusses her journey to becoming a literary editor for the Denver Post and the struggles she encountered along the way. Bancroft reflects on her path to becoming a Colorado historian through classes offered at the University of Denver and her work as an author.

Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Carrie Herring for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-herring

Carrie Herring describes her experiences in Iowa and owning a grocery store before moving to Denver in the late 1920s. Herring reflects on her time working at Golden Eagle Dry Goods Company before attending a comptometer course and obtaining a job at Macklem Baking Company, working her way up to the board. Herring discusses the impact of World War II on businesses and her experience at Altrusa Club, a women's service club formed during World War I.

Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Cecil G. Staver oral history interview, 1982 August 3, 2006 July 24

Identifier: CSUstaver

Dennis Madden interviews Cecil G. Staver in Fort Collins on August 3, 1982.

Dates: 1982 August 3; Digitization: 2006 July 24

Cedric Page for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-page

Cedric "Rick" Page, professor of geography and urban studies at the University of Colorado, reflects on his research on the development of Dearfield, Colorado. Dearfield is considered a "Black town" because of the migration of African Americans out of the south and into the West. Page discusses the history of black communities settling Colorado and their efforts to establish towns and agricultural communities in the early 1900s.

Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

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Folk music -- New Mexico 488
Canciones 193
Interviews 99
Colorado 93
Alabados 85
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Denver (Colo.) 69
Westminster (Colo.) -- Biography 56
Westminster (Colo.) -- History 56
Indigenous peoples of North America 51
Mesa (Ariz.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century 51
Nevada 50
Mesa (Ariz.) -- History -- 20th century 49
Northern Paiute Indians 46
Northern Paiute women 42
Adams County (Colo.) -- Biography 37
Adams County (Colo.) -- History 37
Corridos 35
History 27
Valses chiquiados 25
Ranch life -- Grouse Creek (Utah) 23
Grouse Creek (Utah) -- Social life and customs 22
Hispanic heritage 22
Oral histories 21
Ranchers -- Grouse Creek (Utah) -- Interviews 21
Mormons -- Mesa (Ariz.) -- Interviews 20
Steel industry and trade -- United States -- History 20
Colorado Springs (Colo.) 18
Inditas 16
Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920 16
Alabanzas 14
Children's songs, Spanish 13
Depressions -- 1929 13
Entriegas de novios 13
Himnos 12
Romances 12
Bailes 11
Frontier and pioneer life -- Mesa (Ariz.) 11
Mines and mineral resources 11
Song in story 11
World War, 1914-1918 11
Central business districts -- Mesa (Ariz.) -- History 10
Cultural Identity 10
Decimas 10
World War, 1939-1945 10
Agriculture 9
College administrators -- Greeley (Colo.) -- Interviews 9
Agriculture -- Mesa (Ariz.) -- History 8
Authors 8
Anglo-American song 7
Cortez (Colo.) -- History 7
Homesteading -- Goodman Point (Montezuma County, Colo.) 7
Los pastores 7
Montezuma County (Colo.) -- History 7
Mormons -- Grouse Creek (Utah) 7
Railroads 7
Teachers 7
Ysleta del Sur Pueblo 7
Agriculture -- Goodman Point (Montezuma County, Colo.) 6
Central City (Colo.) 6
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Goodman Point (Montezuma County, Colo.) 6
Gold mines and mining 6
Greeley (Colo.) 6
Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 6
Race discrimination 6
Schools -- Mesa (Ariz.) -- History 6
Tiwa Indians 6
Tiwa Indians -- Customs and practices 6
Tiwa Indians -- History 6
Boulder (Colo.) 5
Cache la Poudre River Watershed (Colo.) 5
Civic leaders -- Mesa (Ariz.) -- Interviews 5
Colorado Springs (Colo.) -- History 5
Miners 5
Recreation -- Mesa (Ariz.) -- History 5
Segregation 5
African Americans -- Mesa (Ariz.) -- Interviews 4
Agriculture -- Colorado -- History 4
Architecture 4
Cable cars (Streetcars) 4
Cowboys -- Grouse Creek (U.S.) -- Interviews 4
Denver (Colo.) -- History 4
El Paso (Tex.) 4
Golden (Colo.) 4
Grouse Creek (Utah) 4
Instrumental music -- Grouse Creek (Utah) 4
Leadville (Colo.) 4
Musical groups -- Grouse Creek (Utah) 4
Puerto Rico 4
Ranchers' spouses -- Grouse Creek (Utah) -- Interviews 4
Ranching 4
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 4
Theater 4
Water use -- Colorado -- History 4
Agricultural extension work -- Colorado 3
Agriculture -- Cache la Poudre River Watershed (Colo.) 3
Amusements -- Grouse Creek (Utah) 3
Dove Creek (Colo.) -- History 3
Education 3
Elitch Gardens (Denver, Colo.) 3
Farming 3
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