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Candy Hyatt (previously Candy Thompson), a long-time Boulder Valley School District teacher and administrator, talks about her evolution within the school district from reading teacher to principal. She and her former husband moved to Boulder in the early 1970s. After … Continue reading
William Fletcher, a lifetime resident of Erie, Colorado, describes the town’s history since the early 1900s, focusing on the 1930s-1940s. He discusses his family, including anecdotes about growing up, going to school, and his father’s experience as a coal miner. … Continue reading
Includes 9 videographed photographs of the Madison and Andrew families and Hygiene and Burlington buildings: 1.Henson Madison and his brother James. — 2.Burlington schoolhouse. — 3.James Madison (who died in 1917). — 4.Hygiene Church. — 5.Hygiene House (TB sanitarium). — … Continue reading
People: children and grandchildren of America Wilkes Forbess and Seborn Forbess. Places: Hygiene, Longmont, (CO). Topics: Virginia Forbess was born March 7, 1911, in the Longmont Hospital. In 1873, her grandparents, Seborn and American Forbess came to the area … Continue reading
People: Jean Bonelli, Gary Cox, John Hoback, Marcy McMillan, Klamath Indians Places: Bonanza (Oregon), South Boulder, Denver, Klamath Falls (Oregon), Lakeview (Iowa) Topics: education in rural Iowa in 1930s and 1940s, teaching in 1950s (Smiley Junior High in … Continue reading
People: Bernice Gould, Silvia Pettem, Fred Pruett, Maria Rogers Places: Boulder, Cal-Wood (camp near Jamestown), Sunshine Topics: teaching elementary school from 1966 to 1988, Boulder Valley Federation of Teachers, salaries, class size, planning time, gender stereotyping, Open Space, … Continue reading
People: Mr. Childers, Marion Mann Childers, Goldie Sterling Cameron, Carol Ebersol, Mrs. Mary Holder, Irene Smith Places: Nederland, Lake Eldora, Evergreen Topics: growing up in Nederland, Nederland in 1940-1947, Consolidated Nederland School, teachers Mary Holder and Irene Smith, … Continue reading
People: Sybil Downing, Fritz Bierhaus, Ed Kellenberger, Pete Kraus, Dominic Ferrera, Eugene Gullette, Ewaldo Valdez, Keith Chambers Places: Boulder Subjects: Boulder Valley School District in 1970, board of education, Vietnam War protests, Ryan Elementary School, Boulder Valley Education … Continue reading
1918 influenza, Central and Whittier schools, Whittier neighborhood, muddy streets, Houck Ice Plant, Hygienic swimming pool, Goldberg’s Junk Yard, State Preparatory School, Starr Clothing, Blackmar’s Furniture, Casey Junior High School, Great Depression.
Superintendent of old Fairview School District in 1950; assistant superintendent when Boulder Valley School district formed in 1959; family background.