Tag Archives: homesteading

Cito, Donald and Rodgers, Donna Cito – OH 1896

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

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Steele, Harold E. – OH1265

People: Harold Steele, John and Blanche Blivens Steele, Edward Dunsha Steele and Phoebe Steele, Everett and Maxine Knaus Steele, Andrew Steele   Places: Edward and Phoebe Steele homestead, Longmont   Topics: Edward Steele family’s move to Colorado, original Steele homestead … Continue reading

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Shanahan, Barbara Jean Robbins – OH0973

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

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Hutchinson, Elizabeth May Marion – OH0920

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

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Gilman, Jack and Mary – OH0750

Recorded for the KGNU radio program Western Yesterdays with Forest Crossen.  

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Dunn, Ruth Walker – OH0387

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.    

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Jones, Robert – OH0313

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

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Mosher, Margaret Downes – OH0204

Topics:  Homesteading, influenza, minorities, Depression.    

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Ella Leonard Kimpel – OH0102

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.

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McCrone, Emma Soward – OH0096

Topics: Del Norte; Antelope Valley; vigilantes; prostitution; homesteading; Creede; silver mining; mother; mining in Creede; trout hatching; education.

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