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Arline Moehrke for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-moehrke
Abstract Arline Moehrke reflects on her life in Rocky Ford and Cripple Creek and growing up on a farm. Father was known as a machine man in the gold mines, using a jackhammer to drill holes for dynamite to blast. Moehrke discussed the impact of World War I on mining towns. Moehrke discusses the Cripple Creek fire department, mining history of the town, the flu epidemic of 1918, and the Tramway strike in Denver in 1920.
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