Paddock, Laurence T. “Laurie”

Paddock, Laurence T. “Laurie”
Paddock, Laurence T., 1927-, interviewee; Rogers, Maria M., 1938-1997, interviewer;
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Length of interview:
93 minutes, 11 seconds


People: Fire Chief Johnson, Martin Parsons, Miles Ennis (Public Road project), John Valentine Sr., Ira DeLong, Allen J. Lefferdink

Places: Boulder, Nederland, Tungsten (town)

Subjects: Boulder Creek bridges, construction of Boulder Canyon road, Barker Dam, Hurricane Hill, tungsten, Caribou, Boulder stores, Reinert’s Clothing Store, Sugar Bowl, Bungalow Grocery, Monticello Hotel, Crossroads Mall, Pow Wow, Poor Farm, YMCA, Albany Hotel, Minnie and Jake, Boulder dry 1909, hippies, Town and Gown, National Bureau of Standards – NIST, NCAR, Naropa, Historical Society, Territorial Pioneers of Boulder County, old and new courthouse cornerstones, history of Daily Camera, Community Hospital, Hagmen House, University Training School, fire stations, fire trucks, courthouse fire, Hygienic fire, route to Denver, railroad track location used by Interurban, Character Costume Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, July 4th, 1st fireworks at stadium, Chautauqua films, Hygienic Swimming Pool, Eldorado Springs Pool, Boulder turnpike, toll booth, grave of dog “Shep”, toll roads up Boulder Canyon, mining in Boulder County, 1960s and 1970s in Boulder, riots.


Original Format:
sound cassette
Supplemental material available in OH file.
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