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Rocky Ford (Colo.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Name Authority File

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Arline Moehrke for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-moehrke
Abstract Arline Moehrke reflects on her life in Rocky Ford and Cripple Creek and growing up on a farm. Father was known as a machine man in the gold mines, using a jackhammer to drill holes for dynamite to blast. Moehrke discussed the impact of World War I on mining towns. Moehrke discusses the Cripple Creek fire department, mining history of the town, the flu epidemic of 1918, and the Tramway strike in Denver in 1920.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Children of the Solomon Sisters, 1931 June

Identifier: B063.05.0038.00023
Abstract Six cousins, children of three of the Solomon sisters, pose together in a yard in front of a house in Rocky Ford, Colorado. They are Irwin and Marcella Sunshine (children of Ruth Sunshine), Isabel and Miriam Hausman (children of Esther Hausman), and Ruth Leah and Norman Berger (children of Theresa Berger).
Dates: 1931 June

Kay Zinky for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-zinky
Abstract Kay Zinky, born in Rocky Ford, reflects on living in Colorado Springs, her connections to Mrs. Spencer Penrose and her memories of the Broadmoor hotel. Zinky discusses her experience performing for the troops during WWI and WWII and the changes to Colorado Springs after the Air Force Academy opened. Kay Zinky details her research on the B'hai faith and ʻAbduʼl-Bahá's visit to Colorado in 1912.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Meyer Bros., 1898

Identifier: B112.03.0001.0015
Abstract File contains a photographic copy of an original 1898 Bill of Sale to Max Meyer for Meyer Bros. Stock of Goods Wares and Merchandise. The store was located in Rocky Ford, Colorado.
Dates: 1898

Oral History Interview with Donald Meyer, 1985 August 27

Identifier: B098.01.0005.00127
Abstract Judge Donald H. Meyer, the son of Morris Meyer, describes the early life of the Meyer brothers, Morris, Sam, Max, and Charles, who emigrated from Poland in the late 1800s. He talks about his father Morris' early business efforts in Wisconsin as well as his father's marriage to his mother, a German immigrant. He also recounts the couple's move to Colorado after his father was diagnosed with tuberculosis. He further describes the migration of his father's brothers to Colorado, and the Meyer...
Dates: 1985 August 27

The Four Meyer Brothers, circa 1908

Identifier: B063.05.0013.00021
Abstract Morris Meyer came to Colorado in the 1890s to cure his tuberculosis and founded the Golden Rule Dry Goods Store in Rocky Ford. At one time, there were seven flourishing Meyer Stores operating in Northern Colorado. Pictured here are the four Meyer brothers dressed in suits, ties, and bowler hats. From left to right: Charles (Greeley, Colorado), Morris (Rocky Ford, Colorado), Sam (Fort Collins, Colorado) and Max Meyer (Greeley, Colorado).
Dates: circa 1908