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JoAnne Foster tells many stories of her and her husband’s lives in Boulder. Her husband, Bob Foster, grew up in Boulder in the 1940s. She and Bob both worked for the Boulder Valley School District; Bob mainly as a coach … Continue reading
Janet Chu talks about her career as an award-winning biology teacher and naturalist in Boulder and Boulder County for more than fifty years. She has been passionate about developing curriculum for and exposing children to outdoor education, particularly through Fairview … Continue reading
Bill Van Howe is a retired administrator from Boulder Valley School District, having worked 26 years for BVSD. He recounts his early life growing up in Chicago—he was the first in his family to go to college and taught in … Continue reading
Gayla Lindquist begins by talking about her childhood schooling experiences in Denver and then at CU-Boulder. Her first job after completing college was as an international stewardess for Pan Am Airline, for which she was based in New York and … Continue reading
Marilyn Marinelli has lived in Boulder since early childhood. She describes her experiences of being educated in Boulder schools, some of which she later returned to as a teacher, principal, and/or central administrator for the Boulder Valley School District. Topics … Continue reading
Places: Boulder Topics: childhood experiences as an African American girl in southern California, political involvement at UCLA in the late nineteen-sixties and early nineteen-seventies, Angela Davis as mentor as an activist, transpersonal psychology, African spiritual beliefs, move to Boulder, … Continue reading
People: Joe Ripple, Dr. Warren Hern, David Skaggs, Tim Wirth Places: Hygiene, Boulder Subjects: Table Mesa, Fairview High School, Colorado Legislature, National Defense Act, counseling adolescents, 1960s Seminar Days at Fairview High, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam … Continue reading
People: Irvin Demmon, Elizabeth(Dee) Graham Demmon, William Arthur, James Hector, John Thompson, Helen Webb, Bolton family, White family. Places: Boulder, Magnolia (Colo.), Salina (Colo.) Subjects: Schools: Magnolia School — Fairview High School — White Rock School.
People: Allen Patten. Places: Boulder. Subjects: United States: National Youth Administration, depressions, economic conditions; Boulder: Boulder High School, Fairview High School, Girls Athletic Association, State Preparatory School, athletics, Junior World Wrestling Championships, Norlin Library (University of Colorado, Boulder).
People: Robert Vickery, Virginia Vickery. Places: Boulder. Subjects: Boulder history since 1960; carpenters; snowstorm; windstorms; Fairview High School ; Vietnam War; hospitals.