Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Ben Eastman reflects on his life on the Western Slope and his time spent as an apple grower in Hotchkiss, Colorado. Discusses the history of the Western Slope, the mining and agriculture industries, and the history of Native Americans in the area, Utes in particular. Eastman discusses specifics of apple growing, including varieties of apples, land management, planting, harvesting, and hybridization.
Scope and Contents Contains photographs of buildings and the campus of the JCRS, including the cooperative store, the farm, poultry farm, a cow and the dedication of the New York Building. There are also three 8x10 inch negatives of the campus.
Overview 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.
Overview Three unidentified men stand with two harnessed horses amongst several hay piles in a field. Behind them appears to be a baler and there is a stack of baled hay to the left of them.
Overview Jeanne Williams, author of historical novels, reflects on her childhood growing up in Kansas and Oklahoma. Williams discusses her books, "Valiant Woman," "Harvest of Fury," and many others which are based on the history of the West. Promoting her newest novel "Valiant Woman," Williams discusses westward expansion after the Mexican American War and Civil War and the industries present including mining, trapping, trade, farming, and more. Discusses her research for her novels, particularly the...