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Siblings Donna Cito Rodgers and Donald Cito talk about the land on North 79th Street in Niwot that has been in their family since their great-grandparents homesteaded it in the early 1900s. They talk about dry-land wheat farming, dairy farming, … Continue reading
People: Patrick Lyle Shanahan, various members of the Shanahan family, Hoonahan family, Sweeney family Places: Boulder, Shanahan Ridge Topics: CU “army barracks” housing, death of Fred Brammeier in 1902, emigration of family from Minnesota to Colorado, family genealogy, … Continue reading
People: Jim Hutchinson, Joseph H. Marion, Dr. Florence Sabin Places: Broomfield, Lafayette (Shaw subdivision) Topics: homesteading in Broomfield in 1883, nursing at home deliveries in the early 20th century, polio nursing, Boulder County Health Department (free Well Baby … Continue reading
Recorded for the KGNU radio program Western Yesterdays with Forest Crossen.
Supplemental material available in OH file. Walker family, raising horses, logging and sawmilling, homesteading, grain house, root cellar, smokehouse, Gregory Canyon, school near ranch, electricity, phone.
People: Robert Jones. Places: Missouri, Texas, Mexico. Subjects: Covered wagon from Missouri to Texas; dugout house; Civil War and effects on cattlemen; shipping cattle from Mexico; laws concerning homesteading; buffalo ranching; living in a covered wagon; tax assessor; … Continue reading
Topics: Homesteading, influenza, minorities, Depression.
Ella Kimpel speaks about homesteading, dry land farming, attending the music conservatory at CSU in Fort Collins, being a housekeeper and janitor, women at the turn of the century, and health problems.
Topics: Del Norte; Antelope Valley; vigilantes; prostitution; homesteading; Creede; silver mining; mother; mining in Creede; trout hatching; education.