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Hard rock mines and mining

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Olietta Moore for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-moore_olietta
Abstract Olietta Moore, a Colorado Native, reminisces on her childhood growing up in the Barnum neighborhood, opening of the Colfax Viaduct, and riding the Barnum streetcar. Discusses writing music, attending the University of Denver at the Lamont School of Music, and entertaining soldiers after World War I. Moore reflects on the creation of the Cosmopolitan Club, fighting against segregation, and the Klu Klux Klan in Denver. Briefly mentions her work as a hard rock miner.
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Robert Brown for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-brown_ghosttowns
Abstract Robert (Bob) Brown, a retired history teacher and author, discusses the ghost towns of Colorado and his research for his books. Brown reflects on his change from teaching at the University of Denver to teaching at public schools. Brown discusses the formation and dissolution of towns in the Rocky Mountains, usually based around mining, beginning around the 1850s. Brown discusses what criteria a town must meet to be called a ghost town, and mentions Mesa Verde, Georgetown, Leadville, Cripple...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined