Collection: Boulder County Parks and Open Space

Theobald, Tom – OH1171
Interview Date: 2003

This interview with beekeeper Tom Theobald takes place at the Honey House on the grounds of Left Hand Valley Tree Nursery in Niwot. He discusses the use of beeswax for making dipped candles. Topics include materials used, candle dipping technique, … Continue reading

Theobald, Tom – OH1259
Interview Date: 2004

People: Tom and Barbara Theobald   Places: Bee yard northwest of Niwot   Topics: demonstration of harvesting honey from bee hives in the fall, bears in bee yard, wasps attack and kill distressed bees, bee behavior (stings, reaction to fragrances, … Continue reading

Walker, Jim – OH1147
Interview Date: 2003

People: James Walker, William Walker (although not mentioned by name), Charles Hockaday, Dick and Edith Scates, George Giggey, Kossler Family, Ernie Betasso Places: Walker Ranch, Crescent Meadows Topics: logging (hauling timbers, operation of stationary steam-powered saw), cattle and hay barns … Continue reading

Walton, Mildred – OH1480
Interview Date: 2007

Mildred Walton, who was born in 1908, tells stories about her childhood and yong adult years in Boulder County, including stories about the differences in activities available to boys and girls early in the twentieth century, and about teaching in … Continue reading

Wolff, Lois – OH0335
Interview Date: 1986

People: Lois Wolff, Esther C. Pickett, Virginia Patterson.   Places: Boulder.   Subjects: Mapleton School; Switzerland Trail of America Railroad; Boulder Philharmonic; DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution); parks, statues; theaters; Senior Center.  

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