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Roy Daniel White oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH97

Scope and Contents

Reminisces about Jefferson Randolph Smith, also known as Soapy Smith, who he knew in Denver, Colo. and in Skagway, Alaska. White also relates stories about early Denver, gambling and gambling halls.


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Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Born in Fort Collins, Colorado in 1862. White was 106 years old at the time of interview.


1 sound cassettes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.

Participant or Performer Note

Interviewed by Justin Smith.

Finding Aid for the Roy Daniel White oral history,1968 February 10[sound recording]
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States