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Hazel Henson describes growing up in in Phippsburg, Colorado, during the early twentieth century.
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Elaine Gay describes her life growing up during the Depression in Routt County and her married life at the Green Creek Ranch in Pleasant Valley.
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Gloria Gossard describes her experiences growing up in Steamboat Springs and in the process reveals fascinating tidbits of Steamboat history.
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Richard Soash describes his experiences growing up in rural Routt County focusing on his education. He goes on to talk about changes in society and people's reactions to change.
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John Abner "Doc" Utterback Jr. describes his life growing up in Routt County and voices his opinions on a variety of topics including changing values, music, education and community development in Routt County.
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Joe Blandford is interviewed by James Kemry and Bill McKelvie about the his life growing up in Routt County in the early 20th Century and how he and other members of the community cooperated and supported each other during hard times.
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In this interview with Kristin Bostrom, Danny Horne and Bill McKelvie, Wayne Whitecotton describes growing up on a Routt County ranch in the early 20th century. Wayne made a living as a rancher and coal miner supplementing his food supply by hunting and trapping.
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In this interview Dale Bostock recalls experiences and events from the historic Routt County town of McGregor and nearby mining communities. Note: Interviewee refers to the Wadge Mine explosion, in error, as the Ridgemont Mine explosion.
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In this interview John Abner "Doc" Utterback describes the history of the coal mine and town at McGregor in Routt County, Colorado. He includes details about the social life and schools in that early company town.
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Betty Dawson and Eileen Riewe interview Maxine and Gene Flaharty, along with Peggy Trezavent about their lives in Steamboat Springs during the early 1900s.
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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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Hazel Henson is interviewed by Gary O'Dell and Darin O'Dell about her life growing up in South Routt County in the early twentieth century.
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In this interview with Bill McKelvie, Troy Keller and Kent Fletcher, Roger Butler describes his experiences growing up in Routt County and the time he spent in the United States Army during World War II. He mentions how he went AWOL numerous times without getting caught and his participation in the campaign in Italy during World War II. Roger also talks about some of his hunting and fishing experiences in Routt County.
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In this interview with Bill McKelvie, Troy Keller and Kent Fletcher, Roger and Isabelle Butler describe their experiences in the fire lookout station on Hahns Peak. Roger also talks about the Black Mountain Guest Ranch that is located near McCoy on the homestead property that belonged to his mother's family.
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In this interview with Bill McKelvie and a Steamboat Springs high school student, Elaine Gay describes growing up in rural Routt County. She tells about trudging through deep snow to get to school and life on her family's ranch during the depression. When she became a ranch wife, she and her husband, Bob, worked hard to raise cattle and a family on their scenic ranch in Pleasant Valley.
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Joe Blandford describes the his life growing up in Routt County in the early 20th Century and how he and other members of the community cooperated and supported each other during hard times.
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Bill Lee talks about his experience working in Routt County mines, his memory of the Wadge Mine explosion, as well as his time in the U.S. Navy during World War II. His wife Lorene Lee talks about raising a family in a close knit mining community.
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Doc Utterback, Dale Bostock, and Maude Compenstine describe life in the early mining town of McGregor and nearby Milner in Routt County.
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Roger Butler describes his experiences growing up in Routt County and the time he spent in the United States Army during World War II. He mentions how he went AWOL numerous times without getting caught. Upon returning to Routt County after the war, Roger held jobs with the US Forest Service and the Routt County Assessor's Office. Roger's wife, Lucille, (a frequent accomplice in his AWOL escapades) talks about her teaching career in one room schools...
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Joseph Remo "Shorty" Hamidy describes his early life in Oak Creek, Colorado, and working in a mine and a lumber yard. Shorty goes on to explain his experiences as proprietor of Hamidy Hardware.