Boyd, Bob

Boyd, Bob
Boyd, Bob (Malcolm Robert), interviewee; Cox, Jim (James L.), 1935-2001, interviewer;
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People: Donovan Boyd, Frank Boyd, James Hamilton Boyd, Margaret Boyd, Mary Boyd, Dr. Warren Gilbert, George Kirkbride


Places: Boulder (510 Maxwell Street, 953 11th Street), Gold Hill


Subjects: Gold Hill in the 1930s, Gold Hill school, sledding Lickskillet Road, Kirkbride family history, caste system in Gold Hill, “downers” (kids who lived in downtown area), downtown at turn of the century (1900), “houses of ill repute”, Gold Hill Drug Store, skating rink, dance hall, Bluebird Inn, hand-drawn map of Gold Hill in 1934 showing who lived where in town, gold mining during the Depression, Boulder Valley Mine, Sugarloaf Mine, pay at that time, University Hill in Boulder, housing costs in late 1930s, first years of Boulder High School.


Includes videographed photographs of: George Kirkbride and family, Kirkbride’s Gold Hill Store (ca. 1900), Main St. in Gold Hill looking west (1890s), panorama of Gold Hill from above (1890-1900), inside of Gold Hill Drug Store, 1939 Boyd family photo in Gold Hill, James Hamilton Boyd, Frances Griffith Boyd, Frank Boyd, Mary Kirkbride Boyd, Frank Boyd and family (ca. 1904), Boyd family house that burned in 1903.

Supplementary material available in OH file at the Carnegie Library for Local History.


Gold Hill School (Gold Hill, Colo.)
School District No. 24 (Boulder County, Colo.)
Boulder (Colo.) History.
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Ancestors of Malcolm Robert Boyd