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This recording is of a lecture given to Boulder County Parks and Open Space volunteers on a field trip to the Caribou Mining District. PLACES: Caribou Mining District Cross Mine Caribou Mine Boulder County Mine … Continue reading
Topics: raising cattle, Church’s Crossing stage stop, land owned by the Church family, mineral rights to land bought by Rocky Flats, mining (gravel, sand, clay, and rock), real estate development in the Rocky Flats area, relationship between Rocky Flats personnel … Continue reading
Concentration mills. Life in Ward in the 1930s (one-room schoolhouse, logging wood to burn for heat). Miner’s Resort in Ward. Mines (White Raven mine, Old Idaho mine, mine closures during World War II, destruction of mines for scrap metal). Mining … Continue reading
RESTRICTION: This interview is part of the Boulder County Parks and Open Space Collection. It may not be duplicated for library patrons. Dee Bailey. Mining. Wall Street Assay Office.
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: Betty Anderson, Mrs. Bossen (resident near Ward), Calamity Jane, Rosie Colgate, Dwight (Ike) Eisenhower, Patty Hearst, Hal Hull, John Hull (spelling uncertain, may be Hall or Holle), Jackson family (Winona, Kansas), Grandpa James (Alfred L. James, homesteader near Ward), … Continue reading
Places: Creede Topics: prospecting and mining.
People: Hazel Schmoll, Henry Sisson, Charles Wolcott, Ed Wolcott, Evelyn Wolcott, Horace A. Wolcott, Louisa Wolcott Places: Boulder, Boulder Canyon, Valmont, Ward Topics: Boulder Canyon home since 1945, laundry, water, heating, bathing, courtship of Roland and Jewel M. … Continue reading
People: Donovan Boyd, Frank Boyd, James Hamilton Boyd, Margaret Boyd, Mary Boyd, Dr. Warren Gilbert, George Kirkbride Places: Boulder (510 Maxwell Street, 953 11th Street), Gold Hill Subjects: Gold Hill in the 1930s, Gold Hill school, sledding Lickskillet … Continue reading
People: James Washington Bell, Rosetta Bell, Louisa Payson Bixby, Marinas Smith, Charles A. Wolcott, Edward Wolcott, Horace A. Wolcott Places: Boulder, Gold Hill, Sawmill Hill Road, Valmont, Ward Topics: pioneer immigration to Colorado, mining, University of Colorado at … Continue reading