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Subject Source: Library of Congress Name Authority File

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Bly Curtis for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-curtis
Abstract Bly Curtis, the first woman council member of the Boulder City Council, reflects on her memories of Boulder. Curtis discusses her time as a director of residence halls at the University of Colorado at Boulder for 30 years, reflecting on women's fashion and social life, the Great Depression, World War II, and military personnel on campus. Curtis reflects on her interest public health policy and her efforts on the Boulder City Council to establish a Health Department including restaurant...
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George Dobbins for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-dobbins
Abstract George Dobbins, a retired professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder, discusses his childhood in Denver and Englewood. Dobbins reflects on his memories of Cherry Creek, riding street cars, the big blizzard of 1913, and his unconventional path to higher education.
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Houston Waring for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-waring
Abstract Houston Waring, longtime editor of the Littleton Independent newspaper, reflects on his move from Georgia to Colorado in 1921 to treat his tuberculosis. Reflects on ending his naval career due to being sick, his transition to becoming a journalist in Colorado, and his time at the University of Colorado at Boulder including his involvement with a fraternity there. Discusses his career as editor of the Littleton Independent and the growth of Littleton. Reflects on the influence of the KKK and the...
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Idabelle Arndt for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-arndt
Abstract Idabelle Arndt grew up in Idaho Springs and describes her family history of mining, her earliest recollections of Colorado, and the beginning of her love for geology. Discusses her activities in childhood including jumping rope, joining Campfire Girls, and exploring the mines. Discusses the narrow gauge railroad that serviced the mountains around Georgetown, Central City, Idaho Springs, and Golden. Reflects on her experience as a school teacher in Wyoming and Colorado and her education at the...
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Philip Milstein for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-milstein
Abstract Philip Milstein, a civil engineer in Denver and one of the founders of Downtown Denver, Inc., discusses his experience as a student at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Reflects on his career during the Great Depression, how Denver has grown, changes to the urban landscape, and the future of Denver. Reflects on Denver mayors, the strength of the Ku Klux Klan, the building of the Stapleton Airport, and the creation of Red Rocks.
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Robert Brown for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-brown
Abstract Robert (Bob) L. Brown, professor at the University of Colorado and the University of Denver, briefly discusses the books he has written. Brown describes Christmas celebrations during the early parts of Colorado history, starting with one of the first celebrations in Colorado during the 1806 expedition led by Zebulon Montgomery Pike. Brown discusses the Christmas dinner during the John C. Fremont expedition of 1848, the Christmas Day Massacre of 1854 at Fort Nepesta (now known as Pueblo), the...
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Susan Kinney and John Prosser for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-kinney_prosser
Abstract Susan Kinney, independent documentary television producer, and John Prosser, former dean of the College of Design and Planning at the University of Colorado, describe the "Cities are for kids, too" program. Kinney and Prosser discuss their partnership in producing a documentary regarding the educational program for school children in Cherry Hills Village Elementary School. Prosser describes the "Cities are for kids, too" program which teaches children about Denver including the evolution of the...
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