Collection: Businesses

Akers, Harold B. – OH0533
Interview Date: 1990

People: Harold B. Akers, Platts family.   Places: Boulder.   Subjects: Boulder history since 1929; Western Cutlery; Platts family; University of Colorado-Boulder: Research Services; Ball Brothers; CU Credit Union; Boulder Medical Center: transport; Valentines Hardware.  

Altman, Samuel – OH0366
Interview Date: 1987

People: Samuel Altman.   Places: Boulder, Caribou.   Topics: University Hill School; State Preparatory School, Flag Rush Days; Seventh Day Adventists; Great Depression; stamp mill, preparing gold for mill; Cloverleaf Creamery; hauling ice; lightning rod business.  

Armstead, Wanda Burch – OH0646
Interview Date: 1993

People: Brand family, Seth and Roy Armstead.   Places: Hygiene, Old Prague Inn, Lee Hill School, Boulder Business College.   Subjects: 1912 coal miner’s strike, 1913 snow storm, 1918 influenza epidemic, dances, 1912 Ford, Armstead Paint and Body Shop, Pow Wow.  

Arndt, Arlyne – OH1132
Interview Date: 2003

People: Robert Gruen, William Emil Peter Arndt, Warren Gruen   Places: Boulder   Subjects: Boulder Sanitarium, houses lived in by the Gruen and Arndt families, career as a piano accompanist, restaurants and stores on Pearl Street in the 1940s, first … Continue reading

Atkins, Herbert – OH0792
Interview Date: 1993

People: George Slater, Harry Slater, Sam Harvey, Reverend Taylor, Bill Buchert, Jack Slater, John Nelson, the Newells, George Atkinson   Places: Niwot   Subjects: Niwot beet dump, Buchert’s store, lack of doctors in Niwot, Herb’s mother Evelyn assisted in many … Continue reading

Aurand, Robert Adair – OH0352
Interview Date: 1987

People: Robert Adair Aurand, Ed Nix, Win Kinsley.   Places: Boulder.   Topics: University Hill stores between 1945 and 1964: Casa Grande Cafe, Colorado Bookstore, Campus Drugstore, Greenman’s Drugstore, Silver and Gold barbershop, Ed Nix barbershop, Adair’s Clothing, Tulagi, Kinsley, University … Continue reading

Bailey, Annie A. – OH0139
Interview Date: 1978

People: Annie A. Bailey.   Places: Nederland, Tungsten.   Subjects: school; club; entertainment; local business, influenza epidemic of 1918, wood stoves, cabins, Williams Dairy, Greens Store, maternity home in Boulder, dances.  

Barber, Mark M. – OH0063
Interview Date: 1959

People: Mark Barber, Jonas Barber, Horace McGrew, Frank Fowler.   Places: Boulder, Eldorado Springs, Black Hawk, Golden.   Subjects: Grandfather, Jonas Barber, came in covered wagon in 1860, miner in Black Hawk; Indians in Wyoming; wagon train from Omaha to Denver … Continue reading

Baum, Lois Huston – OH0642
Interview Date: 1993

People: Dr. Farrington, Sr., Dr. Gilbert, Glen Miller, George Norlin, Arthur Wickstrom, Don Tripp.   Places: Boulder.   Subjects: Boulder train depot, taxis – Malloy/McCrey, State Preparatory School, Flag Day, dances, sororities, Public Service, Printed Page, local businesses, Green Tree Dairy, hobos, … Continue reading

Beauprez, Marie Stengel – OH0508
Interview Date: 1990

People:  Marie Beauprez.   Places: Boulder, Valmont, St. Walburga.   Subjects: Family; Sacred Heart of Mary Church; St. Walburga; animals, crops; South Boulder Canyon Ditch; Great Western Sugar Company, dairy herd: Holsteins, selling, shipping, auction, embryo transplant; Hale Irwin Signature Golf Course; Shamrock … Continue reading

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