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Hagen, Linda – OH2030

In 1977, a young, relatively inexperienced teacher, Linda Hagen, begins work at University Hill Elementary, an experimental school following the Bank Street Model of Progressive Experiential Education, under the tutelage of Naomi Grothjan. Following Grothjan’s death, the Uni Hill School … Continue reading

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Howe, Alfred Bart – OH2013

Alfred Howe, referred to as Bart in this interview, talks about his life in Boulder County and his career at IBM and StorageTek. Originally from Oklahoma, he and his wife Mary moved to the Boulder area in 1970, drawn in … Continue reading

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Locher, Robert – oh2012

Robert Locher, a retired dentist, discusses how he came to choose Boulder as his home and talks about his work as a dentist after his move to Boulder in 1965. He discusses his introduction to and involvement in the ham … Continue reading

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Danielson, Laurence R. – oh1974

Larry Danielson worked at Fairview High School from its beginnings in the 1960s through several decades—first as a guidance counselor, and later as assistant principal. He describes and reflects on development of the City of Boulder particularly as it affected … Continue reading

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Foster, JoAnne – oh2018

JoAnne Foster tells many stories of her and her husband’s lives in Boulder. Her husband, Bob Foster, grew up in Boulder in the 1940s. She and Bob both worked for the Boulder Valley School District; Bob mainly as a coach … Continue reading

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Blazon, Hank (William Henry) – OH 1877

William (“Hank”) Blazon was born in Longmont, Colorado, in 1942 to a farming family. His father came to Longmont in 1927 from Avondale, Colorado, where he was born, and did various kinds of work, including owning a pool hall; In … Continue reading

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Ellingwood, Robert W. – OH1374

People: Bill Reynolds   Places: Boulder   Topics: railroads in Boulder, Boulder-Denver Turnpike, Longmont Diagonal, development of the Boulder scientific community from the 1950s to the 1970s (IBM, NBS, NOAA, NCAR), development of housing and businesses in south Boulder, businesses … Continue reading

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Hicks, Ann – OH1217

People: Earl and Sylvia Knaus, Dick Hicks, Kent and Bob Bowron, Judy Wainer, Tony Ochoa   Places: Niwot   Subjects: Niwot volunteer fire department, Nostalgia Days, businesses in 1960s and 1970s (Bar & Grill, Tony Ochoa’s, gas stations, Whistlestop, Cottonwood … Continue reading

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Carpenter, M. Helen – OH0793

People: Clifford Huston, Byron “Whizzer” White   Places: Boulder, southern Colorado   Subjects: CU, National Institutional Teacher Placement Association, Rocky Mountain College Placement Association, IBM, women’s lib, only woman working in a man’s world.  

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Morris, John T. – OH1044

People: Trafton Beane   Places: Boulder   Topics: city planning in Boulder from 1955 to 1957, Comprehensive Plan, population and business growth, Table Mesa subdivision, IBM, 28th St. business district, citizen participation, specific planning projects, Foothills Highway, Scott Carpenter Park, … Continue reading

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