Oral History Interview with Gretl Uhl, 1995 July 11. Side A.
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Gretl Uhl talks about her life from 1923 until 1995. She discusses her young family life in Germany including her introduction to the restaurant business and interest in skiing. Gretl also discusses her marriage to Sepp Uhl, her children, and their consequent move to Aspen, CO. In addition, Gretl converses on Aspen in the 50's and 60's. She describes her and Sepp's life as a ski instructor. Furthermore, Gretl discusses her restaurant: how she got interested in starting the restaurant, opening day, her work ethic and standards behind running a successful restaurant, and the later closing of the restaurant. Gretl also delves into her life after the closing of the restaurant. She worked as a consultant to the Merry-Go-Round, threw annual garden parties, entertained guests at her home, and skied. Gretl also discusses the death of her husband in 1993. Finally, Gretl discusses her thoughts on Aspen in 1995, focusing on the high property tax problem that is driving old times away from the town.