Collection: Homesteading

Brown, Cora Gardner – OH0149
Interview Date: 1976

Places: Boulder, Sterling Topics: Typical day; homesteading in Sterling; boarding house in Boulder.    

Christian, Patsy – OH0268
Interview Date: 1983

People: Zella(Patsy) Christian, Christian family.   Places: Nebraska, Boulder, Conifer, Denver.   Subjects: Reminiscences of early life.  

Gilman, Jack and Mary – OH0750
Interview Date: 1963

Recorded for the KGNU radio program Western Yesterdays with Forest Crossen.  

Hutchinson, Elizabeth May Marion – OH0920
Interview Date: 1997

People: Jim Hutchinson, Joseph H. Marion, Dr. Florence Sabin   Places: Broomfield, Lafayette (Shaw subdivision)   Topics: homesteading in Broomfield in 1883, nursing at home deliveries in the early 20th century, polio nursing, Boulder County Health Department (free Well Baby … Continue reading

James, Bertha – OH0016
Interview Date: 1977-1978

Bertha was born in Nebraska, the daughter of Orange and Sarah Evans Lewis. The family moved to Puzzler, Colo. in 1893, and then to Boulder in 1904 where Bertha graduated from Boulder High School in 1908. Upon graduation she taught … Continue reading

Jones, Forrest E. – OH0070
Interview Date: 1977

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

Jones, Robert – OH0313
Interview Date: 1976

People: Robert Jones.   Places: Missouri,  Texas, Mexico.   Subjects: Covered wagon from Missouri to Texas; dugout house; Civil War and effects on cattlemen; shipping cattle from Mexico; laws concerning homesteading; buffalo ranching; living in a covered wagon; tax assessor; … Continue reading

Norris, Rubie Aloisius Morris – OH0310
Interview Date: 1976

People: Rubie Aloisius Morris Norris.   Places: Burlington, Colorado; Kansas   Subjects: Early years; husband had typhoid; cooking utensils; influenza epidemic.  

Palmer, Clarabel E. – OH0282
Interview Date: 1985

Supplemental material available in OH file. Boulder; high school; Valentine Hardware; Spanish American War auxiliary.

Schmoll, Hazel – OH0442
Interview Date: 1977

People: Betty Anderson, Mrs. Bossen (resident near Ward), Calamity Jane, Rosie Colgate, Dwight (Ike) Eisenhower, Patty Hearst, Hal Hull, John Hull (spelling uncertain, may be Hall or Holle), Jackson family (Winona, Kansas), Grandpa James (Alfred L. James, homesteader near Ward), … Continue reading

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