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Black Hawk (Colo.)

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Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Fish for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-fish
Overview Charles Fish moved to Colorado in 1937 and worked in Blackhawk and Central City at the Bobtail tunnel on the Mammoth vein and at mines in Idaho Springs. Fish reflects on his career as a gold miner and recalls working conditions, pay, and the dangers of mining. Discusses his involvement in the Boy Scouts, his time serving in World War II, and his move to Colorado Springs.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Lewis J. Carter for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-carter
Overview Lewis J. Carter, a former judge in Central City, reflects on his life in Central City and Blackhawk and the history of the area. Discusses the start of Central City as a mining camp, the large immigrant population, and working in the mines. Reflects on his first political position on the City Council and his political career from there including his time in the state legislature and then as a judge in Central City. Discusses the impact of World War I on the mining industry and Central City's...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined