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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Meryl Stewart for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-stewart_meryl
Abstract Meryl Alberta Eads Stewart, born in Illinois, reminisces on her family's move to Colorado because of Meryl's asthma. Reflects on her first memories, particularly in Bennett and Littleton Colorado, of life on the prairie and of ranch life. Recalls selling vegetables to soldiers at Fort Logan and the Cherry Logan trolley. Stewart recalls moving to Denver, her father's grocery store, the snow storm in 1913, the streetcars in the city, the celebrations at the end of World War I, the reenactment of...
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Morgan Smith for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-smith_morgan
Abstract Morgan Smith discusses his family's move from the East Coast to a ranch in Aspen, Colorado. Smith speaks about following rodeos up and down the Western slope as a young adult and his memories of Rifle in the Grand Valley area. Smith also reflects on the changes in Colorado from the 1940s and the growth of small towns and cities in the state.
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Patrice North Proett for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-proett
Abstract Patrice Proett reflects on her memories of moving from Oklahoma to Colorado and traveling in a covered wagon in the early 1900s to a homestead. Reminisces on her days in elementary school, learning to read and write with slates, and her one-room schoolhouse. Proett describes different games the school children played. Describes the post office and general store that were attached to her home and how her mother was the postmaster for the area. Proett reminisces on celebrating Christmas,...
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