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TOPICS: Life on the Lohr farm, 1949-1950 (household chores, children’s games, walking to Hygiene School, canning, sewing); Description of farmstead (livestock, crops, outhouse); Description of farmhouse (bedrooms, kitchen)
Abstract: Gordon Bennett, who later lived in Broomfield and was a storyteller through the Spellbinder’s program, relates stories of his childhood in the tiny southern Colorado town of San Acacio, his high school years at Campion Academy and The Abbey … 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
ABSTRACT: Sally Zimdahl talks about growing up on the Hartman/Zimdahl farm at 12885 N. 115th St. in Longmont, where she was born in 1920, and where she has lived since retirement. She describes beet and barley farming, being self-sufficient during … Continue reading
People: Tom Theobald Places: Honey House northwest of Niwot Topics: reclaiming propolus from “honey supers”, properties of propolus, sale to pharmaceutical company, drone bees, extracting honey from honey supers, uncapping combs, use of capping spinner, extraction of honey, … Continue reading
Kossler Ranch: planting potatoes, corn, hay, storage cellar, making sauerkraut, smoke house schools on ranch salt licks for cattle Public Service Company
Life in North Dakota; farming; celebrations; differences when married; looking back.