Damiana, Evonne R. OH1565

Damiana, Evonne R. OH1565
Damiana, Evonne R., 1927-, interviewee; Caplan, Gerald, interviewer;
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In this wide-ranging interview that is full of detailed and colorful stories, Evonne Damiana describes a life that included traveling from California to Colorado alone by bus at the age of six, living on a farm for part of her childhood, working as a telephone operator after World War II, and raising a family in Louisville. She tells about what was involved in raising 300 chickens a year on a farm; food grown, eaten and preserved on the farm; other aspects of farm life in the 1930s; men who traveled on freight trains during the Depression; coal mining in Boulder Country, where two uncles and her father-in-law worked as miners; and her husband’s job as one of the first employees of the National Bureau of Standards in Boulder.

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Archer, Carl W.
Archer, Eva Odenbaugh.
Damiana, Evonne R., 1927-.
Damiana, Robert.
United States. National Bureau of Standards.
Broomfield School (Broomfield, Colo.)
School District No. 43 (Boulder County, Colo.)
Agriculture Colorado Boulder County.
Coal mines and mining Colorado Boulder County.
Depressions United States.
Boulder (Colo.) History.
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