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Kay Zinky for Colorado Reflections

Kay Zinky, born in Rocky Ford, reflects on living in Colorado Springs, her connections to Mrs. Spencer Penrose and her memories of the Broadmoor hotel. Zinky discusses her experience performing for…

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Mary Kirke Wilson for Colorado Reflections

Mary Kirke Wilson reflects on her memories of Canyon City Hugo Hardin and Denver Colorado. Wilson recalls memories of her father's laundry business and general store the fashions of the 1920s…

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Chris Whitacre for Colorado Reflections

Chris Whitacre reflects on her involvement with Historic Denver and writing a book about Molly Brown. Whitacre discusses Margaret Tobin Brown "the Unsinkable Molly Brown" and her life in…

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Fanny Mae Yaffe for Colorado Reflections

Fanny Mae Yaffe reflects on her 35 year long tenure as a volunteer at the Beth Israel Hospital in Denver Colorado. Yaffe describes why she volunteers her early memories of the hospital and physical…

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Jeanne Williams for Colorado Reflections

Jeanne Williams author of historical novels reflects on her childhood growing up in Kansas and Oklahoma. Williams discusses her books "Valiant Woman" "Harvest of Fury" and many…

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R. Paul Willett for Colorado Reflections

Richard Paul Willett discusses Lowry Field Players during World War II after he enlisted in the Air Force. Recalls directing theater in Denver Colorado at the Gaslight Theater.

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Minori "Min" Yasui for Colorado Reflections (Part 2)

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Houston Waring for Colorado Reflections

Houston Waring longtime editor of the Littleton Independent newspaper reflects on his move from Georgia to Colorado in 1921 to treat his tuberculosis. Reflects on ending his naval career due to being…

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Minori "Min" Yasui for Colorado Reflections (Part 1)

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Iona Wakefield for Colorado Reflections

Iona Wakefield a graduate of CU Boulder reflects on the changes in Denver neighborhoods including Capitol Hill and her childhood in East Denver. Wakefield describes rides in trolley cars her…

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Meryl Stewart for Colorado Reflections

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…

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Edgar "Wally" Wahlberg for Colorado Reflections

Edgar M. "Wally" Wahlberg reflects on his time as a minister at Grace Community Church in Denver Colorado working with disenfranchised people particularly people who were unemployed.…

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Paul Stewart for Colorado Reflections (Part 1)

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Paul Stewart for Colorado Reflections (Part 2)

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Arie Taylor for Colorado Reflections

Originally from Ohio Arie Taylor moved to Colorado in 1958. Taylor reflects on her time in the Air Force and encountering segregation and discrimination. The first Black woman legislator in Colorado…

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Penfield Tate for Colorado Reflections about 1984

Penfield Tate describes his struggle and efforts to become the first black mayor of Boulder Colorado.

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