Meryl Stewart for Colorado Reflections
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Meryl Alberta Eads Stewart born in Illinois reminisces on her family's move to Colorado because of Meryl's asthma. Reflects on her first memories particularly in Bennett and Littleton Colorado of life on the prairie and of ranch life. Recalls selling vegetables to soldiers at Fort Logan and the Cherry Logan trolley. Stewart recalls moving to Denver her father's grocery store the snow storm in 1913 the streetcars in the city the celebrations at the end of World War I the reenactment of the sinking of the Titanic at Sloans Lake walking to the theater and watching the tightrope walker Ivy Baldwin.