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MWCoh-0684 (Side A) (100 years/Humanities)

No description given for Museum of Western Colorado Histories. Title: 100 years/Humanities

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Rick Ricketson for Colorado Reflections

"F.H." better known as Rick Ricketson reminisces on the bright lights (neon) of downtown Denver particularly the movie theaters on Curtis Street in the early 1900s. Ricketson recalls the…

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Edwin Levy for Colorado Reflections

Dr. Edwin Levy was a long time Professor of Theater at the University of Denver but retired in 1975 after a stroke after directing 89 plays and 11 operas. Levy discusses the changes in the Theater…

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Charlie H. Johnson for Colorado Reflections

Charlie H. Johnson historian and author describes the history of the Central City Opera House. Built in 1878 the Central City Opera House was funded by the community and provided a place for…

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Oral history of Lucille Peterson Hanson 1985 January 10 (Side A)

Hanson begins by telling the story of her parents' move to Mesa at the request of Brigham Young; they were asked to help ?colonize? the area. Her father Hyrum Smith Peterson served as the Town…

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Oral history of Ida Ione Pomeroy Johnson 1979 April 23 (Side B)

A member of the prominent Pomeroy family Johnson was born in Mesa in 1896 at Robson and Second Ave. Her father was the first Mormon Bishop of Mesa and one of her distant cousins served as Mesa's…

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Oral history interview with Helen Williams Birdie Dave and Rosie Moose. 1968 (Side B)

Discussion about the Rabbit Dance song. Jack Wilson also known as Wovoka. The Ghost Dance and cradleboards.

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Oral History Interview with Francisco Uviaa 1979 August 14 (Side B)

Born in Durango Mexico. Recollections of his chilhood and youth. Job experiences. Came to Ciudad Juarez in 1953. Worked as a bracero in Pecos and Ysleta Texas. Had an accident while on the job.…

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Stephen Seifert Highlight Reel

Highlight reel from interview with Steve Seifert conducted by Joan Brown. This video covers Steve's time with Opera Colorado, the campaign to save the Auditorium Theater, and his time with…

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Oral history interview with Jacqueline Hairston, 1999

Jacqueline Hairston recounts her early experiences with music, beginning with piano lessons at 8, and her appointment as the church music director at 12. She discusses her entree into and early days…

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Pheobe Smedley Oral History, 2010

Interview with Pheobe Smedley conducted by Sandra Minton. Phoebe is from Arlington Heights Chicago. She came to Denver in 1949 as a freshman at Colorado Women’s College. After finishing her…

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Howard Sayette Oral History, 2014

Interview with Howard Sayette conducted by Julia Wilkinson Manley. Howard Sayette grew up in Los Angeles and starts his ballet training there. He danced in Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo from 1956 to…

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El dos de mayo, 1958

Leyba, New Mexico. Quality: Fair.

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2013 Founders Day, Robert Newman Sheets

Robert Newman Sheets, winner of the 2013 Service to Alumni Award

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Stephen Seifert Oral History, 2016

Interview with Stephen Seifert conducted by Joan Brown.

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