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Depressions -- 1929

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Bly Curtis for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-curtis
Overview Bly Curtis, the first woman council member of the Boulder City Council, reflects on her memories of Boulder. Curtis discusses her time as a director of residence halls at the University of Colorado at Boulder for 30 years, reflecting on women's fashion and social life, the Great Depression, World War II, and military personnel on campus. Curtis reflects on her interest public health policy and her efforts on the Boulder City Council to establish a Health Department including restaurant...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Bob Armstrong for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-armstrong
Overview Bob Armstrong discusses growing up in Walden, Colorado with 7 siblings and reflects on the town in his childhood. Armstrong discusses finding buffalo skulls as a child, working as a trapper, catching muskrats, minks, and weasels, and working as a rancher. Reflects on the Great Depression and how it affected ranchers. Reflects on serving as the town marshall and enforcing laws in the 1930s.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Carrie Herring for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-herring
Overview 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

Genevieve Fiore for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-fiore
Overview Genevieve Fiore, born in Wyoming, discusses her move to Colorado as a child, growing up on a vegetable farm, and growing up Italian. Fiore discusses her work with UNESCO, UN, UNICEF, and other international organizations since the 1940s. Her brothers served in WWII and discusses the impact of the war her family. Discusses her move to northern Denver neighborhood
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Helen Dice for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-dice
Overview Helen Dice, author, reflects on moving to California to Colorado during the Great Depression and her experiences in Brush Creek, Colorado. Discusses working on a ranch selling dairy products, fruits, eggs, and vegetables and the effects of the depression on the Western Slope and on Dice's family. Dice remembers raising a family in a small town, the town dances, and going to the movies.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Iona Wakefield for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-wakefield
Overview Iona Wakefield, a graduate of CU Boulder, reflects on the changes in Denver neighborhoods including Capitol Hill and her childhood in East Denver. Wakefield describes rides in trolley cars, her family's first car, learning to drive, and transportation in the city. Describes her memories of the end of World War I and the newspaper she kept from that day. Wakefield discusses fashion trends in the 1920s, prohibition, her social life during the roaring twenties, and her experiences during the Great...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Jack Fitzpatrick for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-fitzpatrick
Overview Jack Fitzpatrick, a Colorado broadcaster describes growing up in La Junta and Pueblo, moving to Denver, how WWI impacted his life, and describes his entry into the broadcasting industry. Describes the Great Depression in 1929 and the impact on many industries as well as how broadcasting profession helped people during the Depression. Fitzpatrick reflects on programming and coverage of ballroom dance events, big band performances at Trocadero Ballroom at Elitches, and baseball games.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Jerry McCarthy for Colorado Reflections, 1983

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Identifier: couda-mccarthy
Overview Jerry McCarthy recalls his times in Denver and Greeley, including his memories of the snow storm of 1913, the Great Depression, and his 26 years at the Denver Fire Department.
Dates: 1983

Larry Crittendon for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-crittendon
Overview Larry Crittendon reflects on his childhood in Denver, Colorado, his work with the Rio Grande Railroad for 48 years, his time studying music at the Denver Conservatory of Music, and playing piano, bassoon and celesta with the Denver Symphony. Discusses his father's experiences as Molly Brown's (Margaret Tobin Brown) butcher. Reminisces about the early nickelodeon movie theaters and silent films and watching Halley's comet in 1910. Discusses the Great Depression and the effects it had on...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Louis J. Sigman, 1931-1953

 Series
Identifier: B300.03
Scope and Contents This series covers Louis K. Sigman and his company, the K. & B. Packing Company. There are newspaper clippings, a handwritten personal history, and a photograph of Louis K. Sigman.
Dates: 1931-1953