Collection: Mining

This collection includes interviews about both coal mining and hard-rock mining.

Sampson, Joanna F. – OH0937
Interview Date: 1989

People: Henry Amicarella, Jerry Armstrong, Mr. Dunn, Joseph Gabriella, Joe Hill, Richard Meyer Hill, David Skaggs, Ernie Zarini   Places: Columbine Mine (Erie, Colorado), Marshall (Colorado), Marshall Mesa Open Space, Sioux Rosebud Indian Reservation (Winner, South Dakota)   Subjects: Marshall … Continue reading

Sampson, Joanna F. – OH1762
Interview Date: 2011

Joanna Sampson, well known for her research on Marshall, Colorado, and coal mining, talks about her family history, western history in general, and coal mining history in particular. A long-time resident of Marshall, she talks about the areas’s residents, the … Continue reading

Sawhill, George and Charles – OH0336
Interview Date: 1983, 1986

People: George L. Sawhill, Charles Sawhill, Judge Housel.   Places: Boulder, Valmont, Davidson area, Burlington, Gunbarrel Hill.   Subjects: 90 years old; Donnelly house; Jones Hotel and stage stop; Jones and Donnelly irrigation ditch; Valmont School; brick yard; Presbyterian Church; … Continue reading

Schmoll, Hazel Marguerite – OH0005
Interview Date: 1976

People: Hazel Schmoll.   Places: Ward, Caribou, Gold Lake, Peaceful Valley.   Subjects: Ward: Modoc Mill, mill at Spring Gulch, Columbia Hotel, railroad, Caribou, 1900 fire; stagecoach; Columbia vein, Utica Mine; Captain Jack Mine; hippies, Gresham Camp (Bar K Ranch), Struggler Mine, Gold … Continue reading

Schmoll, Hazel Marguerite – OH0029
Interview Date: 1977

People: Hazel Schmoll.   Places: Ward, Caribou.   Subjects:  Ward; churches; mining; Ward fire of 1900; Caribou; hippies; Lodge of Pines.

Schoolland, John Bernard – OH0031
Interview Date: 1977

People: John Schoolland, Joseph Sturtevant.   Places: Boulder.   Subjects: The Depression, University of Colorado; mining; trains; churches; Boulder Then and Now.

Scohy, Alma Larena Nielsen – OH0030
Interview Date: 1978

People: Alma Scohy.   Places: Magnolia.   Subjects: The Depression; mining.

Scohy, Alma Larena Nielsen – OH0694
Interview Date: 1994

People: Alma Larena Nielsen Scohy, Eugene Scohy, Robert Scohy, Russell Scohy,  Jesse Smith.   Places: Boulder, Nederland, Magnolia.   Subjects: Nederland — Magnolia (1939-1943): mining — Boulder.  

Smith, Irene – OH0261
Interview Date: 1985

Supplemental material available in OH file.    

Smith, Joe – OH0032
Interview Date: 1977

People: Joe Smith.   Places: Gold Hill, Nederland, Salina, Boulder.   Subjects: Mine in Gold Hill; stone quarry; Gordon Gulch; Nederland; tungsten; Valmont Power Plant; the Depression; Grand Republic Mine near Salina; Conger Mine; county comissioner; growth in Boulder; mining … Continue reading

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