Collection: Ditches

Hedgecock, Glenn and Virgeen – OH0611
Interview Date: 1993

People: Glenn Hedgecock, Virgeen Hedgecock, Bill Blake, Clementina Blake McGinn, Lou Stengel, De Lear family, Schramm family, Barber family, De Backer family.   Places: Eldorado Springs.   Subjects: Stone school, immigrants and immigration, ranching and farming, Blake Ranch, Toedtli Ranch, 1938 … Continue reading

Holleran, Mike Holleran – OH0915
Interview Date: 1997

This recording is of a lecture delivered by Professor Mike Holleran to the Erie Historical Society   People: William W. Degge (developer of Wellington Heights subdivision north of Boulder), Frederick Olmsted   Places: Boulder, Boulder Cascade   Subjects: early irrigation … Continue reading

Holmes, Elmer David – OH0821
Interview Date: 1996

Places: Boulder, Valmont, Goodview, Davis Flour Mill   People: DeBacker family, Holmes family, Byron White   Subjects: school games: pump, pump pullaway; Andy Over; Fox and Goose; beet farming, popcorn farming, Christmas, Marshallville Ditch and Farmers Ditch, 1913 snowfall, Valentine … Continue reading

Light, William C. – OH0659
Interview Date: 1994

People: William C. Light, Kayo Lam, George H. Light, James Marshall, William B. Pietenpol, John M. Sayre, Charles Eagle Plume.   Places: Boulder.   Subjects: Childhood in Boulder; Education in Boulder; Employment by City of Boulder; Golf in Boulder; Boulder … Continue reading

Long, Everett C. – OH0269
Interview Date: 1985

History of Silver Lake Ditch.  

Long, Everett C. – OH0437
Interview Date: 1989

Walking the Silver Lake Ditch with Everett C. Long and Binnie Avery   Maxwell, Oliver, and Silver lakes   Minnie Mae Cunningham’s house   Mapleton Hill  

Manchester, Herman – OH0713
Interview Date: 1995

People: Herman Manchester, Sylvia Manchester, John Elliott Manchester.   Places: Valmont.   Subjects: Manchester family — Valmont: in early part of century, school, Presbyterian Church, floods, stage stop, railroad, Butte and Donnelly ditches, trapping along Bounder Creek.  

McGinty, Lois D. Polzin – OH0697
Interview Date: 1995

People: Lois D. Polzin McGinty, Frank Polzin.   Places: Valmont.   Subjects: cemetery, church, stage stop, butte, Butte Ditch, railroad traffic through Valmont, impact of icreased traffic, encroachment of Boulder on Valmont.  

Murphy, Jack B. – OH0451
Interview Date: 1989

People: Doc Riley.   Places: Longmont, Bald Mountain.   Topics: farming: machinery, crops, John Deere dealer, mechanization of equipment, draft horses; “Fair Beautiful”; Dickens Opera House; Longmont Planning Commission; County Commissioner, County Parks and Open Space; Leggett Canal; mules; Grange. … Continue reading

Nelson, Larry – OH0602
Interview Date: 1992

People: Luther Stromquist, Peter Berg, John Nelson, Art Anderson.   Places: Ryssby Church, Greeley.   Topics: History and restoration of Allen Ditch, Swedish immigrants, Ryssby Cemetery, Christmas, customs, Pella School, Swede Ditch, Ryssby School. People discussed were John Nelson and Art Anderson, a … Continue reading

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