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Johnson Iola Starr recounts the history of the Feburary 16th 1936 avalanche that destroyed the Hesperus (Doyle) mine 1976 February 16 (Side A)

Iola Starr Johnson describes her memories of the big avalanche that wiped out the Hesperus mine on Feburary 16 1936 and took the lives of 6 Mancos residents. She also reads an account of the…

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Oral Interviews with Alexander Callie; Bowling Ethel; Ellis Fern; Holston Mattie; Mallet Vida 1975 (Side A)

Dorothy Trevino records Callie Alexander Ethel Bowling Fern Ellis Mattie Holston and Vida Mallet as they talk about the early days of Mancos. These interviews are a part of a series of oral histories…

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Oral history of Mallot Vida; Rush Minnie Virginia; history of the Point Lookout Camp at Mesa Verde a history of the town of Dolores summary of Colorado railway expansion and an account of the Pride of the West Mine Disaster. 1975 (Side A)

This is part of a series of oral history interviews of the Mancos Valley pioneers compiled by Dorothy Trevino in the mid 1970s. This piece consists of Dorothy Trevino reading the life accounts of…

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MWCoh-0010 (Side B) (Grand Junction History)

No name or descrption given for audio from Museum of Western Colorado. Title: Grand Junction History

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Interview with Manuel Chavez April 9 1980 (Side A) 1980 April 9 (Side A)

Interview with Manuel Chavez on Chavez family history other families and historic structures in Las Cruces New Mexico.

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Oral history interview with John G. Babbitt January 15 1984. 1984

Mr. Babbitt was born in Flagstaff but raised in Las Angeles. He was schooled in the East and started into business then. He returned to Flagstaff in 1934. He is a principal in the Arizona…

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Lou Smith for Colorado Reflections

Lou Smith a civil engineer discusses the changes and evolution of architecture in Denver Colorado. Smith reflects on the skyline of Denver the changing nature of construction and the character of…

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Bill Russell for Colorado Reflections

William (Bill) Russell reminisces about growing up in Colorado and discusses the Denver street car strike around 1918 living at the Argonaut Hotel development of the city and the end of World War I.…

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Elizabeth Schlosser for Colorado Reflections about 1985

The director of Historic Denver Elizabeth Schlosser describes how the organization was created in 1970 to save the Molly Brown House and its goals to preserve and protect the best of Colorado's…

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Douglas Macomber for Colorado Reflections

Dr. Douglas Macomber the son of a Colorado pioneer reflects on his childhood in Denver including his school days circus parades in Denver Decoration Day celebrations (now known as Memorial Day) and…

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Robert Brown on ghost towns for Colorado Reflections

Robert (Bob) Brown a retired history teacher and author discusses the ghost towns of Colorado and his research for his books. Brown reflects on his change from teaching at the University of Denver to…

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Oral history interview with Santopietro John

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Oral history interview with John L. Lawler and Jerome M. Seracuse

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Oral history interview with John L. Lawler and Jerome M. Seracuse

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Oral history of Mr. and Mrs. Larkin Fitch 1980 March 4

As one of the last farmers to hold farm land inside the city limits of Mesa Mr. Fitch discusses the difficulties of holding onto his land and farming in the city. He talks about his career as a…

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Oral History Interview with Charles McKay 1988 October 17 WHS-C064 (Tape 2, Side A)

Family History of Church Family & Charles McKay.Mother (Ruth) met father on a cruise -- two children Charles born in 1940 and Berry -- Father was a salesman furniture manufacturing and wood…

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