Foley, Mary Jane


Title
Foley, Mary Jane
Creator:
Foley, Mary Jane, 1942-, interviewee; Hall, Wendy, 1955-, interviewer;
Date Recorded:
2005
Date digitized:
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Description:

People: W. W. Degge, Peter Leyner

 

Places: Boulder, North Boulder

 

Subjects: area south of Baseline in the 1940s (Martin’s Farm which later became Martin Acres, hunting on Toedli’s Ranch), change in names of Boulder streets from numbered avenues to botanically named streets, Carnegie Library in Boulder in the 1940s and 1950s, Motorena Drive-In, North Boulder in the 1950s (turkey farm, Foothill Elementary School, Long’s Iris Gardens, apple orchards, children riding horses around town, sense of community, rural character of the area, Echternacht Poultry Farm, water usage), North Boulder Association, Boulder Rural and Suburban Volunteer Fire Department (dispute over annexation and city water, fire at Ted Allen’s house, firehouse), Silver Lake Ditch (description of ditch operating procedures, dispute with City of Boulder about Silver Lake Ditch water in the 1950s, use of ditch water today), career (degrees in botany, geography and geology, Colorado Outdoor School, other field classes taught), Leyner land sold to Boulder County for Open Space program.

 

Subject:
Foley, Mary Jane, 1942-
Ditches Colorado Boulder.
Fire departments Colorado Boulder.
Nineteen fifties.
Boulder (Colo.) History Biography.
North Boulder (Colo.)
Silver Lake ditch (Boulder, Colo.)
Language:
eng
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Notes:
Local call number:
OH1338
Copyright:
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