Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Bob Richardson, executive director of the Colorado Railroad Museum, shares his knowledge and expertise regarding the history of railroads in the West, railroad unions, and the working conditions and compensation of railroad workers. Also discusses the importance of railroads for the development of Colorado.
Eugenia Mitchell reflects on her first visit to Colorado before moving to the state in 1951 and her job as a house mother for a fraternity at the Colorado School of Mines. Reflects on her love of quilting, her collection of historic and unique quilts, and her dreams of having a quilt museum.
Marian Laurent, a freelance writer born and raised in Colorado, reflects on her childhood in Golden, attending a country school heated by a stove, and dancing to big band music at the Trocadero Ballroom at Elitches. Laurent discusses riding the Interurban Trolley from Golden to Denver on her 6th birthday and visiting the tea rooms in the Daniels and Fisher Tower.