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Art Adams is interviewed by his grandson, J.D. Adams about growing up and working in Routt County. Art's wife, Veronica, briefly participates in the interview as well.
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Glenn Werner is interviewed by Scot Anderson and Danny Horne about his life on a Routt County ranch.
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Glenn Werner is interviewed by Scot Anderson and Danny Horne about his life on a Routt County ranch.
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Katherene Davis Harwig is interviewed by Kirk Williams and Tanna Brock about the history and management of Harwigs Saddlery and Western Wear.
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Katherene Davis Harwig talks about owning and operating Harwigs Saddlery and Western Wear.
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Glenn Werner discusses life on a Yampa Valley ranch in the mid-twentieth century.
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Joseph John Egger discusses his family’s history in Mesa County, and Mesa County agriculture in the late Nineteenth and early Twentieth centuries. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries and the Museums of Western Colorado.
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Fred Ames and his wife Emma Lillian (Stocks) Ames discuss the history of Sinbad Valley and its settlement by his family and others. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries and the Museums of Western Colorado.
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Lydia (Sitzman) Parker, a nurse practitioner in Telluride, Colorado, describes her experiences in medicine and those of her husband, Joseph James Parker, a medical doctor in Telluride and Grand Junction. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries and the Museums of Western Colorado.
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W.L. “Windy” Martin discusses coming to Grand Junction, Colorado in the early 1930’s while working for a tent show named Fred G. Brunk’s Comedians. He talks about his time working for the traveling show, the types of crowds for whom they performed, how to care for a tent show during bad weather, and the different plays they liked to perform. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County...
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Darwin Burford discusses growing up in Whitewater, Colorado in the early Twentieth century, and going to school in Mesa County, Colorado. Darwin talks about the early narrow gauge railroad that serviced Mesa County, about the Barnum and Bailey Circus, daily childhood chores, playing cribbage as a family, and his argument with John Otto. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries,...
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Morgan Goss describes his days as a cowboy, including daily tasks on a ranch, driving cattle long distances and bull riding. He also talks about his dating and social life, Fruita’s Cowpuncher’s Reunion, riding the Interurban, and farming during the Depression Era. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries, the Museums of Western Colorado and the Mesa County Historical Society....
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Elisabeth Schnackenberg describes her life in Germany during and after World War I. She goes on to tell about her family's immigration to the United States and eventual settling in Steamboat Springs.
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In this interview with Henry Root, Robert James "Bob" Gilbert talks about growing up in Routt County, his time in the air force during World War II, and the automobile repair shop where he works as an adult. Bob also gives his opinion about the future of Routt County and Oak Creek.
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Robert James "Bob' Gilbert describes his upbringing in Routt County and Denver. After serving time in World War II, Bob retured to Oak Creek where he worked on automobile bodies and repairs.
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Robert James "Bob' Gilbert describes his upbringing in Routt County and jobs he's had. He shares thoughts about Routt County and his religious beliefs with interviewer Henry Root
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Earl Bedell is interviewed by Roger Muhme, Ken Bangs and Roger Bedell about growing up at Hahn's Peak during the early twentieth century.
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Earl Bedell is interviewed by Roger Muhme, Ken Bangs and Roger Bedell about growing up at Hahn's Peak during the early twentieth century.
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Dr. Henry “H.H.” Zeigel and Eleanor Harris describe their experiences founding and operating the Plateau Valley Hospital in Collbran, Colorado. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries and the Museums of Western Colorado.
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Dorothy Beard discusses her career as a pharmacist (following the family trade), and talks about sheep ranching with her husband. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries, the Museums of Western Colorado and the Mesa County Historical Society.