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People: Jennie Acklin Crawford, Violet Gardner, Dave Kerr, George Kupfner Places: Superior, Industrial Mining Camp Topics: Industrial Mining Camp, houses, boarding house, Morell farmhouse and barn, diagram showing layout of camp, fence built during mine strikes, 1938 flood … Continue reading
Denzil Acklin and his older sister Genevieve (Genny) Acklin Crawford grew up in the Industrial Mine camp in Superior, Colorado. Their father was a coal miner. They relate their experiences in this milieu, referring particularly to school, fun, family activities, … Continue reading
People: Morrison family, Brundage family Places: Superior, Industrial Mine, Industrial Mine Shop Topics: Morrison family history, Brundage family history, Industrial Mine (timbermen, joy loader, pulley house, tipple, pay, mining camp buildings, founding of mine), Superior school (buildings, classes, teachers, specific … Continue reading
People: Laverne Roach Places: Superior, Industrial Mine Camp, Industrial Mine Topics: coal mining, mining wages (1931-1945), mining conditions, mining job descriptions, rescue group, Mine Workers Union, Black Lung disease, Industrial Mine Camp, mining camp homes, mining camp children’s … Continue reading
James Luxner lived in the Industrial Mining Camp and in Superior during his childhood. His father and grandfather were miners in Colorado; his father working in the Industrial Mine until it closed in 1945. James talks about his life as … Continue reading
People: Morrison family, Le Comte family (also spelled LaComte, Lacomte, and LeComte) Places: Superior, Industrial Mine Camp, Louisville Topics: farm life in Superior area in 1920s and 1930s, school days in Superior (1925-1937), life in the Industrial Mine … Continue reading
Jennie Acklin Crawford came to Superior as a seven year old with her family, her father a miner in the Industrial Mine. They moved into a small house in the Industrial Mine camp and she recounts the story of how … Continue reading
People: Julia Delier, Ivy Baldwin. Places: Marshall, Eldorado Springs, Superior. Topics: Great Depression, Industrial Mine, Highway Mine, Interurban Railroad, 1938 flood, Marshall smelter, baseball, bar.