Collection: Mountain Towns

Bolton, Earl and Barbara – OH0502
Interview Date: 1990

People: Earl Bolton, Barbara Bolton.   Places: Boulder, Eldora, Altona, Gold Hill.   Subjects: Families – Bolton, Lilly, Pheebus, Steele, Allen, Hornback; Lilly Stage Line; Eldora CivicĀ  Association; Experimental Aircraft Association, Altona Grange, Altona-Gold Hill mail delivery by oxen; Eldora-Boulder … Continue reading

Boswell, Margaret Hill Whyte – OH0922
Interview Date: 1998

People: Hazel Schmoll (prominent long time Ward resident)   Places: Boulder, Ward   Topics: Range View Ranch, Ward.    

Buchan, Ruth – OH0641
Interview Date: 1993

Eldora, Robertsons’s Gold Mine, rare books, Donald Kemp, cemetery, tents, The Goldminer.    

Buchanan, Doris M. G. – OH0449
Interview Date: 1989

Places: Lakewood, Sugarloaf, Boulder. Topics: boarding house, Friday Tungsten Mine; dancing; family background; Indians; 1918 influenza; ladies’ corsets; cooking; Great Depression; picking tungsten dump; nursing home at 801 Arapahoe.  

Bullard, William T. (Blackie) – OH0417
Interview Date: 1988

People: Blackie Bullard, Mr. Tisone.   Places: Boulder, Eldorado Springs.   Subjects: Boulder: Flagstaff, trucking; Centennial Mine; Pioneer Milk Lines; Boulder Mattress Company; Watts Hardy; water supply; Black Diamond; industrial laundry. Civilian Conservation Corps: worked on Flagstaff Road, amphitheater. Pioneer … Continue reading

Burt, Larry – OH0887
Interview Date: 1997

People: Father Harvey Burt: superintendent of the Boulder Canyon hydroelectric plant from 1913-1922, Mrs. Revell: midwife, Zang family of Broomfield, Joe Huddart: lumber company owner in Broomfield   Places: Eisenhower, Caribou, Nederland, Ward, Kassler Lake, Broomfield Heights   Topics: building … Continue reading

Burt, Lawrence Strite – OH0905
Interview Date: 1997

People: John (Jack) Kossler, Mrs. Kossler (Jack’s mother), Roland Revel and Mrs. Revel, Walker family   Places: Boulder Canyon, Caribou town site, Kossler Lake, Kossler ranch in back of Lookout Mountain, Magnolia town site, Walker ranch   Subjects: Kossler-Walker School, … Continue reading

Calkins, Dorothy – OH0956
Interview Date: 1999

People: Don Calkins, Fred Shaft, Julia Normanda Shaft, Mrs. Tyrer   Places: Caribou, Black Hawk, Nederland, Tungsten   Topics: family history, growing up in Nederland in 1920s and 1930s, recreation, schools, construction of Barker Dam, ice cutting at Barker Reservoir, … Continue reading

Chesebro, Laura E. – OH0246
Interview Date: 1980

People: Laura E. Chesebro.   Places: Eldorado Springs.   Subjects: Early cabins and other buildings in Eldorado Springs; Coal Creek Ditch, Community Ditch. Forms part of the Eldorado Springs Historical Society collection.  

Chesebro, Laura E. – OH0459
Interview Date: 1989

People: Laura E. Chesebro, Ivy Baldwin, Pansy Stockton, Roscoe Stockton, Mark Barber, Katherine Robinson, DeBaker, Will and Lou Blake, Dorothy Chesebro, Wanda Cox.   Places: Eldorado Springs.   Subjects: Community Ditch, Crags Hotel, Grandview Hotel, schools, teaching, cemetery.  

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