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Varnado, Darryl – OH2067

This interview is part of a series about football games, collectively known as the Hairy Bacon Bowl, that were played during the first half of the 1970s at the University of Colorado, Boulder. The teams were made up of university … Continue reading

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Shockency, Tony – OH1931

Tony Shockency, who had recently stepped down as Executive Director of the YMCA in Longmont, was born in North Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1956. His family was mixed-race, and he grew up in a predominantly African-American neighborhood. He describes the discrimination … Continue reading

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Ball, Betty – OH1233

Places: Boulder   Topics: childhood experiences with civil rights issues, attending George Williams College on the South Side of Chicago in the 1960s, work at Hull House in Chicago, The Boulder Communication Center (alternative resource center for hippies and transients), … Continue reading

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League of Women Voters Life Members – OH1794

This recording is of a discussion by a panel of eight women who were being honored as life-members of the League of Women Voters – members with 50 years or more of League involvement. The women spoke of their experiences … Continue reading

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