Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 83 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Dr. Abe Kauvar, Manager of the Denver Department of Health and Hospitals and a graduate of the University of Denver, recalls growing up in the Jewish community of Denver. Kauvar recalls family trips to a cabin in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, his school days at East High School, and his work at Denver General Hospital as well as the hospital's growth.
Overview Andrew Gulliford, photographer, oral historian, instructor at Silk Elementary School and Colorado Mountain College, discusses the early one-room county schoolhouses in Colorado and the qualifications and restrictions placed on teachers.
Overview Originally from Ohio Arie Taylor moved to Colorado in 1958. Taylor reflects on her time in the Air Force and encountering segregation and discrimination. The first Black woman legislator in Colorado, Taylor discusses her reasons for getting involved in politics, particularly her experiences as a Black woman and her encounters with racism. Discusses racial tensions in Denver in July of 1968, which resulted in protests and community clashes with police and Arie Taylor's arrest. Taylor reflects on...
Overview 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.
Overview Ben Eastman reflects on his life on the Western Slope and his time spent as an apple grower in Hotchkiss, Colorado. Discusses the history of the Western Slope, the mining and agriculture industries, and the history of Native Americans in the area, Utes in particular. Eastman discusses specifics of apple growing, including varieties of apples, land management, planting, harvesting, and hybridization.
Overview Bill Hosokawa traces the development of the Denver Post where he has been a columnist since 1946. He includes experiences as a war correspondent in Korea and notes the changes in editorial policy at the Post.
Overview William (Bill) Russell reminisces about growing up in Colorado and discusses the Denver street car strike around 1918, living at the Argonaut Hotel, development of the city, and the end of World War I. Russell also discusses why he bought the Central City newspaper Weekly Register Call and about his time as Mayor of Central City in Colorado.
Overview 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...
Overview Bob Armstrong discusses growing up in Walden, Colorado with 7 siblings and reflects on the town in his childhood. Armstrong discusses finding buffalo skulls as a child, working as a trapper, catching muskrats, minks, and weasels, and working as a rancher. Reflects on the Great Depression and how it affected ranchers. Reflects on serving as the town marshall and enforcing laws in the 1930s.