Tag Archives: Farming

Vigil, Juanita (“Jennie”) and Others – OH1022

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)

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Bennett, Gordon S. – OH1342

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

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Andrew, (Frances) Elaine M. and Lynn Andrew – OH1416

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

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Zimdahl, Sally – OH1382

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

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Steele, Harold E. – OH1265

People: Harold Steele, John and Blanche Blivens Steele, Edward Dunsha Steele and Phoebe Steele, Everett and Maxine Knaus Steele, Andrew Steele   Places: Edward and Phoebe Steele homestead, Longmont   Topics: Edward Steele family’s move to Colorado, original Steele homestead … Continue reading

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Theobald, Tom – OH1266

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

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Coughlin, Lucile – OH0944

People: Jonathan and Lloyd Hodgson   Places: Boulder, Rowena, Sugarloaf   Topics: history of Hodgson, Dexter (Daxacher), Coughlin families, family photos ; family farming in Boulder including haying, growing own food, hog butchering, cattle ranching in Sugarloaf ; Gold Hill … Continue reading

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Long, Everett C. – OH0374

Noah’s Ark; Washington School; University Training School; Mapleton; University of Colorado; Long’s Gardens; Skyscraper Reservoir (Silver Lake Ditch); mountain climbing stories; accidents; Devil’s Thumb; Boulder Field shelter at Longs Peak; flying club in Boulder; skiing before the war; 4th of … Continue reading

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Ara Catherine Kossler Yager – OH0326

Kossler Ranch: planting potatoes, corn, hay, storage cellar, making sauerkraut, smoke house   schools on ranch   salt licks for cattle   Public Service Company    

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Scheving, Laura – OH0309

Life in North Dakota; farming; celebrations; differences when married; looking back.    

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