Collection: Erie

Conroe, Alma Lee – OH0803
Interview Date: 1996

People: Alma Lee Conroe, Tom Beshears, Dr. Bixler, Leonard Hildreth, Dr. Woodruth, Dr. Yost.   Places: Longmont, Erie.   Subjects: early life, school, Great Western Sugar, small businesses, coal mines.  

Conroe, Harold – OH0802
Interview Date: 1996

Places: Erie   Topics: : Depression dust bowl conditions in Southeast Colorado, Erie schools, town government, churches.  

Fletcher, William L. – OH1960
Interview Date: 12 April 2014

William Fletcher, a lifetime resident of Erie, Colorado, describes the town’s history since the early 1900s, focusing on the 1930s-1940s. He discusses his family, including anecdotes about growing up, going to school, and his father’s experience as a coal miner. … Continue reading

Gorce, Cecilia M. (Sallee) – OH0599
Interview Date: 1992

People: Marguerite Payton Thompson, Sheriff Sanford Buster, Minnie May Cunningham, Mrs. Jacobs, George Peterson.   Places: St. Walburga Abbey, Lover’s Hill, Erie, Eldorado Springs.   Topics: KKK (Ku Klux Klan), cemeteries, sledding, May Day, Halloween, circuses, Interurban Railroad, Zimmerman Ditch, Puritan Mine, … Continue reading

Lee, Stella Charlotte Wilson – OH0155
Interview Date: 1980

People: Stella Charlotte Wilson (Mrs. Eric) Lee.    Places: Erie, Colorado.   Subjects:  Teacher.  

Wise, Sarah Allene – OH0781
Interview Date: 1995

Canfield, Brownsville, Erie, O.E. Wise homestead on Jasper Road, Canfield School, delivery of mail to Erie, Canfield referred to as “Tabor” by railroad, renaming of Jasper Road from Wise Lane by county, Oliver Ellsworth Wise and descendants