Tag Archives: Louisville

Bartlett, Al with Kurt Gerstle and Ruth Wright – OH1092

People: Florence Sibert, Bob McKelvey, Janet Roberts, Jim Bowers, Ted Tedesco, Bob Knecht, Dwayne Miller, Bill Lamont, Frank Havice, Steve Williams, Gary Lacey   Places: Boulder, Boulder County, Erie, Lafayette, Louisville   Topics: PLAN-Boulder County, Blue Line Amendment, Colorado Mountain … Continue reading

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Morrison, Alice Le Comte – OH1077

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

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Franchini, Richard C. – OH0909

People: Art Benjamin (supervisor at Rocky Flats), Bud Venable (scientist at Rocky Flats)   Places: Louisville (house in 1000 block of Front Street), Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant   Topics: coal mining, Monarch mine explosion, Rocky Flats (handling of plutonium, … Continue reading

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Trumble, Ed – OH0748

Supplemental material available in OH file. Lyons, Louisville, Niwot, University of Colorado, Gunbarrel, Boulder, Leanin’ Tree greeting card company and museum.    

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Zarina, Peter F. – OH0373

Louisville: Great Depression, gambling; hose races; Ku Klux Klan; 1910 labor war; Columbine Mine; unions; 1927 massacre; 1918 influenza epidemic; anecdotes   Boulder: mud streets; Jordinelli’s Saloon, wooden sidewalks, depot, flood of 1894, Interurban collision of 1920, 1913 snow storm, … Continue reading

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Miller, Ralph Clinton Jr – OH0376

Lafayette: Miller family, Rocky Flats property, stage stop at Rock Creek, Indians, coal mines, Ku Klux Klan, segregation of ethnic groups, Japanese   Louisville: Catholics.    

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Schmidt, Eileen Harris with Nadine Harris Caranci – OH0740

Boulder Band; fruit crops; ethnic sections of Louisville; Ku Klux Klan in Louisville; Christmas celebrations in Louisville during the Depression; Phoenix Hook and Ladder Company in Boulder.    

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Blackmer, George – OH0653

Haight, Grace E. Johnson, Emil A., 1887-1956. Johnson, Frank J., 1889-1968. Pannick, Homer, Mrs. Parsons, Martin R., 1875-1965. Wilson, Esther Zing. Wolf, William Walter, 1852-1924. Zenoble, Ellen. Blakemer family. Hockaday family. Kelsay family. Mohler family. Baseline School (Boulder, Colo.) School … Continue reading

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Teson, Mena with Mary Poydock, and Christina Rizzi – OH1678

This interview of three sisters – Mena Tesone, Mary Poydock, and Christina Rizzi – took place at Mena’s home at 1515 Main Street in Louisville, Colorado, on February 23, 1995. They and their other four siblings were the children of … Continue reading

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Caranci, Raymond C. and Nadine H. – OH1618

Ray and Nadine Caranci talk about the history of the Zarini and Caranci families, members of which emigrated from Italy to Louisville, Colorado. Joseph Zarini, who immigrated here in 1872, may have been the first Italian immigrant to own land … Continue reading

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