Jefferson County Public Library,
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Irene M. Goetz discusses boarders, renovations and changes at the Astor House Hotel, Golden, Colo. during the 1910s-1950s when she lived there as the wife of Oscar A. Goetz, son of the owner, Ida L. Goetz. Additional comments concern Goetz's life in Golden in the early 1900s, where she discusses prospectors, Chinese immigrant laborers, mining, farming, canning, school and the only hanging of an individual in Golden, Colo.
Maribel Dieter Nilsson discusses the Dieter Bookbindery Co. The bindery was established in 1927 by Nilsson's grandfather and located at 1130 Park Ave. West, Denver, Colo. At one time Dieter Bindery was the only such business west of Chicago, Ill. and employed about 30 people. Nilsson later comments on riding the Denver Tramway between school, home, the bindery; and discusses her Uncle Vaughan, who was a volunteer during the 1917 Pancho Villa uprising.