Collection: Homesteading

Seymour, Charlotte – OH0284
Interview Date: 1985

Family homesteaded on what is now Arapahoe Village; met Indians; Isabella Bird Bishop; Jim Nugent; anecdotes; flood from broken dam; buildings of Boulder, stores, restaurants, hospitals; water rights; Pow Wow; Interurban; University of Colorado; Chautauqua.  

Waneka, C. Clarence “Clancy” – OH0572
Interview Date: 1987

People: Clancy Waneka, Henry Waneka.   Places: Boulder, Lafayette.   Subjects: Denver & Interurban Railroad; ditches; draft; land tenure, Homestead Law; rangelands, sinkholes, stagestops, tree claims; World War, 1914-1918.  

Watson, Clara (Claire) – OH0304
Interview Date: 1976

People: Clara Watson.   Places: Denver, Kansas.   Subjects: Building sod house in Colorado; dances; singing; water witching; daily life.  

Zeigler, Ethel – OH0312
Interview Date: 1976

People: Ethel Zeigler, Susan Armitage.   Places: Kansas, Boulder, Baca County.   Subjects: Farm life; description of house; Great Depression; lived in underground sod house in Kansas; dust bowl; Baca County in 1930s; progressive education in Boulder; shopping. CREATOR Zeigler, Ethel, … Continue reading

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