Collection: Gold Hill

Courtney, Chellee – OH1664
Interview Date: 2010

Chellee Courtney’s family has history in Gold Hill dating from 1877. In this interview she details both her family history and Gold Hill history, ranging from the early history of such Gold Hill institutions as the Gold Hill Hotel (now … Continue reading

Demmon, Irvin – OH0404
Interview Date: 1988

People: Irvin Demmon.   Places: Boulder, Salina, Gold Hill.   Topics: Born in Salina; Whittier School, University of Colorado; sledding, fishing, ice skating, circus, CU Buffs, Hygienic swimming pool, projectionist at Chautauqua, Magnolia School; schools: University Hill, Casey, Washington, Central, … Continue reading

Eilender, Edie – OH1663
Interview Date: 2010

A Gold Hill resident and former Gold Hill schoolteacher, Edie Eilender is the vice-chair of Historic Gold Hill. In this interview she explains what it was like to teach in the Gold Hill School, beginning in 1963. She delves into … Continue reading

Finn, Barbara and Frank – OH0643
Interview Date: 1993

Places: Boulder, Gold Hill.   Subjects: Boulder since 1955, YMCA, Little League, Gold Hill Inn, Bluebird Hotel.  

Finn, Shivaun C. – OH1662
Interview Date: 2010

Shivaun Finn discusses her upbringing in Gold Hill and her experiences as a third-generation member of the Gold Hill community. She comments on Gold Hill history, the issues that face the community, and her experiences working at the Gold Hill … Continue reading

Forsyth, George P. – OH0801
Interview Date: 1996

People: George P. Forsyth, Josie Heath, Franny Reich, Tim Walters.   Places: Boulder, Gold Hill.   Subjects: Boulder: operating a dairy from 1918-1941 — duties of the County Treasurer — the Depression — St. Thomas Catholic Church – – Denver-Boulder … Continue reading

Jones, Forrest E. – OH0070
Interview Date: 1977

People: Forrest Jones.   Places: Sunshine, Gold Hill.   Subjects: Homesteading; family; ranching.

Jones, Forrest E. – OH0074
Interview Date: 1971

People: Forrest Jones.   Places: Sunshine, Gold Hill.   Subjects: Sunshine history; mining and ranching; accidents in the mines; blizzard of 1913; Gold Hill; family.

Regnier, Richard J. D. – OH1604
Interview Date: 2009

Richard Regnier, a part-time resident of Gold Hill and historian of the area, relates the history of the Dussart, Regnier, and Romig families, as well as stories about Gold Hill, the buildings in town, the roads in the area, and … Continue reading

Roney, Ruby Sellers – OH0567
Interview Date: 1991

People: Ruby Roney, Bob Roney.   Places: Boulder, Valmont, Gold Hill.   Subjects: Bluebird Lodge (Gold Hill, Colo.), State Preparatory School, University Hill School, Whittier School, Boulder Pow Wow, depressions, hunting game and game-birds, postal service Star routes, teenager’s amusements.  

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