Tag Archives: University of Colorado

Valdez, Euvaldo – OH1891

Euvaldo Valdez, a retired Boulder Valley School District administrator, talks about his early years in the district, focusing mainly on the 1970s. He touches on his childhood, growing up in Abo, New Mexico, his schooling at the University of New … Continue reading

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OH1030 – Sigismund, Richard A.

Discussed in this interview: City and County of Boulder, Caribou, Nederland, house at 1557 Ninth Street (the house is in a living trust to Boulder County Mental Health Association).   Topics include: University of Colorado, Condon Report, teaching, social psychology, … Continue reading

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Clay, Aaron R. – OH2051

This interview is part of a series about three football games that were played during the early 1970s and were known as the Hairy Bacon Bowl. Participants included University of Colorado students who identified with hippie culture and/or anti-war sentiment, … Continue reading

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Kreith, Frank – OH1835

Frank describes his experience of leaving Austria with the kindertransport just after the Nazi invasion of that country. He tells how he came to immigrate to the United States and details his education and other experiences that brought him to … Continue reading

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Ramirez, Albert – OH1899

Dr. Albert Ramirez is a social psychologist and has served as chair of the ethnic studies department at the University of Colorado as well as the associate dean of its graduate school and the associate vice chancellor for academic affairs. … Continue reading

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Barron, Len – OH 1890

Len Barron talks about his life, beginning with his childhood during the Depression and World War II years in Chelsea, Massachusetts, followed by his move to Boulder, Colorado, 50 years prior to this interview. He speaks about how he learned … Continue reading

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Lamas, Veronica – OH 1892

Veronica was born in 1991 in Oregon. Her parents, who had come to this country in 1984 from Mexico for job opportunities, worked as agricultural laborers, moving between Nevada, Oregon, Idaho, and Texas to find employment. When she was a … Continue reading

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Arroyo-Holmstrom, Linda – OH1873

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

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Hernandez, Philip – OH 1857

Philip Hernandez is a Boulder native whose family immigrated to the United States from Mexico in the early 1900s. He discusses implications of immigration for his own family and for Mexican Americans in the United States in general, noting that … Continue reading

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Johnson, Dale L. – OH1113

People: Bob Rowlands, Gerry Cunningham, Gerry Roach, Phil Robertson, Tom Hornbein, Dr. Harold Walton Places: Boulder Topics: rock climbing, first ascents, climbing the Third Flatiron in roller skates, mountaineering, University of Colorado, painting a “C” on the Third Flatiron, Gerry … Continue reading

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