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Schools -- Douglas County (Colo.) -- History

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Oral history interview with Elizabeth "Bette" Saunders, 1992-1993

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Identifier: DCL1993.003
Overview In this 3 part interview, Bette Saunders describes her memories of growing up and living in Douglas County, Colorado. Highlights of the different interview segments are: Part 1: Bette talks about her parents' families, the Gilberts and the Noyes, and early memories of growing up as a child,attending school (Cherry School and later high school in Castle Rock), and her experiences up until the end of World War II. Part 2: Bette continues her family's history, and also provides a view of what the...

Oral history interview with Tom Butterfield, 2000 December 7

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Identifier: DCL2000.064
Overview Tom Butterfield describes life in the rural Indian Park area southwest of Sedalia, Colo. during the mid-20th century. He recalls residing there originally with his aunt, and his recollections of attending the Indian Park School as a child (originally called the Brown School), and later high school in neighboring Castle Rock. He reminisces about the family's neighbors, and various area activities he remembers during that time, e.g. moonshining and sawmills. The interview then shifts focus as...