Bolton, Earl and Barbara


Title
Bolton, Earl and Barbara
Creator:
Bolton, Earl Clyde, 1924-, interviewee; Bolton, Barbara, 1920-, interviewee; Dyni, Anne, interviewer; Raese, Jon W., videographer;
Date Recorded:
2003
Date digitized:
2003
Length of interview:
Description:

PLACES: Eldora, Niwot, Douglas Elementary School

PEOPLE:  Charlie Hornback, Frank Bolton, Alonzo Allen family, Clyde and Eunice Bolton, and the Rugg family

 

Topics discussed during this interview include:  1890s oil painting  by Joktan Allen of Allen homestead near Altona, Pencil sketch of Joktan Allen by his sister Clara Allen, Farming in Niwot, Horehound candy, the Lilly and Talmadge stage line from Boulder to Eldora, and the Aeronautical science class for gifted and talented students at Douglas Elementary School. The interview focuses on the town of Edora, including:  Allen Bolton’s grocery store and auto repair shop in 1930s, Earl Bolton’s water delivery route in 1930s, the Eldora Civic Association, Disincorporation of Eldora,  the introduction of  electricity to Eldora in 1947, and miners in Eldora.

Subject:
Language:
English
Original Format:
Digital mini DV
Notes:
Local call number:
OH1125
Copyright:
Copyright restrictions applying to the use or reproduction of oral history interviews are available from the Carnegie Branch Library for Local History/Boulder Public Library.
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