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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
Janet Chu talks about her career as an award-winning biology teacher and naturalist in Boulder and Boulder County for more than fifty years. She has been passionate about developing curriculum for and exposing children to outdoor education, particularly through Fairview … Continue reading
Linda Arroyo-Holmstrom, born in 1956, is a partially retired teacher. Her Arroyo grandparents came from Mexico to the Trinidad, Colorado, area as coal miners; then moved to Lafayette to work that area’s mines when the southern mines closed. Her other … Continue reading
People: Clyde Jewett Skinner, Luada Margaret Wiggim Skinner, Virginia Lee Goff Places: Boulder Topics: childhood in Boulder in the 1920s and 1930s (chores, Denver Post newspaper route, cost of things, schools, Boulder as a small town), bicycle trip … Continue reading
People: Jamila Akilah Carpenter, James Carpenter, James Earl Carpenter II, Sylvester Laurence Collins, Sr., Betsy Mae Barnes Collins Places: Boulder (Colorado), Jackson (Mississippi) Topics: childhood, education, family life in the 1930s and 1940s in Mississippi, parents’ emphasis on … 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
Places: Boulder, Salina, Sunshine, Wallstreet Topics: Dances at the school house, National Youth Association, “The Pie and I” general store operated by Elaine Henderson, Salina Church, teaching home economics. Family life, 1920-1960.
Madame Waldrum (dressmaker); Mirian, Eric and Wilfred Rieder; Mary Rippon; Will Housel; Charles Wolcott; University of Colorado presidents Frederick Thieme and George Norlin Boulder streetcars; sidewalks and streets; Mount St. Gertrude Academy; original courthouse (detailed description); C.U. campus; Japanese … Continue reading
Teaching at University of Colorado, 1924-1964.