Tag Archives: mining

Hendricks, Thomas – OH 1086

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

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McKay, Charles Church – OH1155

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

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Grant, William B. – OH1463

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

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Kummli, Dawn – OH1466

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.  

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Acklin, Denzil and Jennie Acklin Crawford – OH1085

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

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Schmoll, Hazel – OH0442

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

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Moffat, David H. – OH0865

Places: Creede   Topics: prospecting and mining.    

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Wolcott, Jewel M., Rachel, and Roland H. – OH1027

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

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Boyd, Bob – OH0950

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

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Wollcott, Evelyn – OH0992

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

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