Tag Archives: Superior

Recording of a Superior Historical Commission meeting. Speakers include: Wally Waligorski, Bob Morgan, Kathryn Barth, Estella Cole, Doreen Ruffe, Karen Waligorski, Gail Graves, Jo Wright, Annette Edwards – OH1104

People: Heather Brooks, Thomas Dandrea, Margaret Dandrea, Angelo Dandrea, Florine Bruno, Mary Bruno, William Hake, Emmeline Hake, Langegger family, Fred McNulty   Places: Superior, including specific houses at 211 West William, 202 West William, 202 West Coal Creek Drive, 411 … Continue reading

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Acklin, Denzil – OH1098

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

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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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Morrison, Herbert and Mary Belle – OH1080

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

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Morgan, Robert – OH1081

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

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Jim Luxner – OH1083

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

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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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James, Bertha – OH0016

Bertha was born in Nebraska, the daughter of Orange and Sarah Evans Lewis. The family moved to Puzzler, Colo. in 1893, and then to Boulder in 1904 where Bertha graduated from Boulder High School in 1908. Upon graduation she taught … Continue reading

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Kerr, Thomas – OH0017

:In this interview, Thomas Kerr, who with his father, uncles and brothers has been involved with the Industrial Mine since before 1909, talks about the life of a coal miner from his personal recollections and what he remembered being told … Continue reading

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