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Collection: Farming and Ranching
Beauprez, Robert – OH0805
Interview Date: 1996
People: Arthur and Emma Brehagy Beauprez, Joseph Marie Stengel Beauprez, Claudia Paul Beauprez, Piszek family, John Myers, George Autrey, J.J. Steinbaugh Places: Lafayette, Louisville Topics: Holstein cattle, genetic breeding techniques, embryo transplant, values of early pioneers, work ethic, … Continue reading
Behrmann, August – OH0388
Interview Date: 1988
People: August Behrmann, Chief Niwot. Places: Niwot/Altona, Boulder, Long’s Peak, Table Mountain, Brunning Grove. Topics: 1894 flood, Bader School, dairy, hay delivery, Weisenhorn Brewery, tractors, Model T Ford automobiles, Interurban Railroad, fishing, 4th of July, hunting, blacksmiths, cutting ice, … Continue reading
Behrmann, Richard – OH1615
Interview Date: 1995
Richard Behrmann is a long-time resident of Niwot and Longmont in Boulder County. He was active in farming, as were his father and grandfather. He provides detailed accounts both of farming activities (such as threshing, how to keep a “buck … Continue reading
Bennett, Gordon S. – OH1342
Interview Date: 2005
Abstract: Gordon Bennett, who later lived in Broomfield and was a storyteller through the Spellbinder’s program, relates stories of his childhood in the tiny southern Colorado town of San Acacio, his high school years at Campion Academy and The Abbey … Continue reading
Bentson, Bertha – OH0311
Interview Date: 1976
People: Bertha Bentson. Places: Kansas, Boulder. Subjects: Farm girl; first car, phone; social rules for women; home remedies; birth control; building a sod house; difference between country and town; hostess in Student Union in Kansas.
Boehm, Karl and Mabel – OH0446
Interview Date: 1989
People: Karl Boehm, Mabel Boehm. Places: Ward, Allenspark, Longmont, Peaceful Valley. Subjects: Peaceful Valley resort — Teaching: at Ward, Allenspark and Longmont — Tourism: Colorado Tourism Board, Colorado Dude Ranch Association.
Bolton, Allen and Ena – OH0529
Interview Date: 1990
People: Allen Bolton, Ena Bolton, Missouri Annie, Stationmaster Wilson. Places: Niwot, Eldora, Hessie. Subjects: Niwot: farm, 1913 snow, Stationmaster Wilson, heating, stores, Windsor Farm Dairy, Grange Hall, alfalfa mill fire, bank robbery, school pranks, Depression; illnesses: home remedies; Eldora: stores, contests, Missouri Annie, … Continue reading
Bowker, Hans – OH1429
Interview Date: 2006
ABSTRACT: Hans Bowker recounts his life in Colorado, from being a CU student during the Vietnam War, to working on a farm, and starting his business, Event Construction, which provided the infrastructure for such local events as the Coors Classic … Continue reading
Cameron, David A. – OH1467
Interview Date: 2006
Belgian horses (keeping, training, raising, working, hitching). Demonstration of harnessing draft horses. Demonstration of plowing with horses. Draft horses (as hobby, breeds). Equipment (plow, plow point, hay bailer, mower, thresher, grain binder, collars and harnesses, rake, cultivator, disk, harrow, grain … Continue reading
Christian, Patsy – OH0268
Interview Date: 1983
People: Zella(Patsy) Christian, Christian family. Places: Nebraska, Boulder, Conifer, Denver. Subjects: Reminiscences of early life.