Theobald, Tom


Title
Theobald, Tom
Creator:
Theobald, Tom, 1942-, interviewee; Dyni, Anne, interviewer; McCutcheon, Liz, videographer;
Date Recorded:
2004
Date digitized:
Length of interview:
Description:

People: Tom Theobald

 

Places: Honey House northwest of Niwot

 

Topics: reclaiming propolus from “honey supers”, properties of propolus, sale to pharmaceutical company, drone bees, extracting honey from honey supers, uncapping combs, use of capping spinner, extraction of honey, pumping honey through filters, filling jars, natural state of honey (liquid vs. granulated honey), beekeeping in 19th century, demonstration of 1930s German Wax Press, large beekeeping operations vs. small ones, heat vs. no heat in extraction process, number of hives he maintains, amount of honey production.

 

 

Subject:
Theobald, Tom, 1942-
Bee culture, Colorado, Boulder County.
Beekeepers, Colorado, Boulder County.
Honey, Colorado, Boulder County.
Language:
eng
Original Format:
Notes:
This interview is one of a series of five with Tom Theobald about beekeeping.
Local call number:
OH1266
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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