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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.


  • 1990 September 4
  • Digitization: 2006


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Oral History Interview with Keith Marolt

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Biographical / Historical

Keith Eugene Marolt was born July 28, 1936 to Mike Marolt and Opal Peterson Marolt. He grew up on the Marolt property in the house that served as the assay/office for the Holden Lixiviation Works in the 1890's. He left for college in 1954 working the ranch during the summers, then moved to California in 1962.


1 Items ; 30 minutes

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Playback cassette tape: Sony HF 60

Computer Hardware: 3 (total) Intel Celeron 1.8GHz/224 MB RAM PC's (made by PowerSpec), each with a Firewall hard drive (2 made by MicroNet, 1 made by LaCie) and M-Audio Delta Audiophile (internal sound card); External Firewire Hard Drive; Analog Playback Equipment: Nakamichi Dragon, Nakamichi Cassette Deck 1; Analog/Digital Converter: Prism Dream ADA-8XR; Prism Sound Dream AD-2

Operating System: Windows XP; Capture and editing software: Steinberg Wavelab 4.0; Formatting software: Sony Soundforge; Other Devices: Switcher to allow monitoring of multiple transfers.

Basic Map: Nakamichi Dragon -> Analog RCA or XLR -> AD converter -> AES (XLR) -> M-Audio Card -> Software -> External Firewire Drive


Names discussed in interview: Frank Cerise, Leo Dukowski, Renny Durox, Jake Lewis, Frank Luchine, Frank Marolt, Mike Marolt, Ted Marolt, Benny Smith, Stapleton, Bill Tagert, Leroy Waterman, martha Waterman.

Title supplied by the Archivist: Anna L. Scott. Interview conducted via phone interview by Lisa Wegman-French on September 4, 1990 in Aspen, Co. Accompanied by digital transcript.

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