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Oral history interview with Elizabeth "Bette" Saunders [sound recording] 1992-1993.

In this 3 part interview Bette Saunders describes her memories of growing up and living in Douglas County Colorado. Highlights of the different interview segments are: Part 1: Bette talks about her…

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Eva Schumacker for Colorado Reflections

Eva Schumacker reflects on her childhood in rural Colorado on the Western slope and focuses on transportation like wagon carriages and trains. Schumacker recalls the first lamp her family owned which…

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Oral history interview with Lillian Millett 1981 October 28 (Part 2)

Millett moved to Mesa from Los Angeles in 1916. She describes the trip that took her family seven days in a Model T. Ford. She describes the big changes from Los Angeles including having no…

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Oral history of Harriet Palmer McCarter 1979 April 12

McCarter who was born at Roosevelt Dam tells of her father coming to Arizona in 1902 and becoming the 43rd registered physician in the state. She mentions that the Historical Museum is publishing a…

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

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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