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Perley Green and his wife, Bonnie Green, talk about their ranching life in rural Routt County in this interview with Russ Snowden, Tami Castle, and Bill McKelvie. Perley also explains his hunting guide and outfitter business.
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In this interview Albert Hitchens describes the 1884 origins of the Hitchens family ranch and life as part of a ranching family. The Hitchens are the longest continuous ranching family in Routt County. The family operated the post office in Pool, Colorado and later in Milner, Colorado.
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In this interview with Bill McKelvie, Errold Hitchens talks about his experiences growing up on the Hitchens ranch, and memories of his father. Errold explains the economics of the cattle ranching business and expresses his worries about the U.S. economy in 1985.
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In this interview with Tommy Sharp and Bill McKelvie, John Fetcher describes his early life and education and his involvement in munitions manufacturing during World War II. After the war John and his family purchased a ranch in Routt County and learned about the reality of the cattle business.
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In this interview with Tommy Sharp and Bill McKelvie, John Fetcher talks about his experiences as an Elk River Valley cattle rancher and describes his part in the establishment of the Steamboat ski area.
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John Fetcher describes his early life and education and his involvement in munitions manufacturing during World War II. After the war John and his family purchased a ranch in Routt County, and John went on to make numerous contributions to the Yampa Valley including establishing the Steamboat Springs ski resort.
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Lewis and Fannie Phillips talk about settling and growing up in Yampa, Colorado in early twentieth century.
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Perley Green talks about his experiences as a Routt County rancher, a hunting outfitter and a coal miner.