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Zella Mae Williams describes her career as a teacher in early 20th century Routt County.
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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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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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Zella Mae Williams is interviewed by Betty Dawson, Kalli Sanders and Tanna Brock about her life as a Routt County Teacher in the early 20th century.
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Zella Mae Williams is interviewed by Betty Dawson, Kalli Sanders and Tanna Brock about her life as a Routt County Teacher in the early 20th 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 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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In this interview with two Steamboat Springs high school students, Elaine Gay talks about her family, their cattle ranch and the equipment used to grow and harvest hay. In the course of the conversation Elaine reveals her love of cooking and flower gardening.
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Jerry and Rusty Nay are interviewed by Troy Keller and Lara Johnson about their lives growing up in Steamboat Springs.
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Rusty Nay is interviewed by Lara Johnson and Bill McKelvie about his life growing up in Steamboat Springs.
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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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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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Ted Cordova describes his enjoyment of the cowboy life style despite the hard work, unappetizing food, and long hours. He explains his regrets about having a limited amount of formal education and goes on to tell about his work on the slopes of Mount Werner for the Steamboat ski area.