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10th Mountain Training Group meeting oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH201
Scope and Contents Recording of a group meeting of former soldiers who served in the 10th Mountain Division. Speakers include: Don Boswick, Fred Smith, John Bradley, Nate Morrell, Steve Knowlton, and Georgianna Contigulia. There are other speakers on the tape but they are not clearly identified. Subjects include: ski races, a wedding, the Aspen ski museum, mule stories, stories about troops and people, and talk about videos and films that we made, or were in the process of being made about the division. May be a...
Dates: 1992

Abraham Schwartz oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH347
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Schwartz's experiences: the DUKW sinking at Lake Garda.
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Albert Ejem oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH252
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Ejem's basic training at Camp Robinson, Ark. before transfer to Camp Swift, Tex.; hitchhiking with a friend and being picked up by Colonel Hampton; arrival at Naples, Italy aboard the USS Argentina and transport to Naples via cargo vessel; guarding ammunition at Riva Ridge and Mt. Belvedere; discussion with a young German prisoner; 6 weeks stationed in Trieste; mission to keep the Yugoslavs from entering Italy; post WWII time in...
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Albert H. Jackman oral History

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Identifier: C MSS OH218
Scope and Contents Discusses his military career beginning with basic training and ending up with an assignment as a professor of military science at Western Michigan University. He talks about learning that the army needed ski troops, going on active duty in January of 1941, reporting to the 87th Infantry to test equipment and training methods. He goes through winter training at Camp McCoy Wisconsin and proceeds to Camp Hale. He is sent with the 10th Mountain Division to Italy and describes Lizzano and...
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Albert J. Gagliardi oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH213
Scope and Contents In depth account of Gagliardi's involvement with the 87th Infantry and his experiences serving on Kiska, Alaska in the Spring of 1943. The majority of the tape examines the passage to Kiska and combat there. Interview concludes with recounting of the passage home which includes a vivid account of a storm just before landing in Seattle.
Dates: 2003

Albert V. Fernandes oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH329
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Fernandes' experiences: joining the 10th Mountain Division because of his interest in the out of doors; climb up Riva Ridge; battle that broke out during the ascent and being wounded; being saved by a harmonica and prayer book in his pocket; time recuperating in the hospital; D-Series maneuvers.
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Aldred Brooks Pew oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH150-3
Scope and Contents Talks about how he came to Denver (Colo.) from New York City to open the School of Modern Dance and the Changing Scene Theater. Provides insights into the difficulties in establishing theater in Denver (Colo.) Offers critiques of local media coverage and local reviewers.
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Alma Sevena Brushwiller oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH48
Scope and Contents Brushwiller her life, the Coors family, the Coors house and estate. Also includes comments by Bertha Margaret Collbran.
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Alma Sevena Brushwiller oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH49
Scope and Contents Discusses the Coors family and her own life. Also includes comments by Holly Coors.
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Andres Vigil oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH240
Scope and Contents Discusses signing up for the 10th Mountain troops at the beginning of the war, about training and about being assigned to the HQ Company. He arrives at Camp Hale after Christmas of 1943 for mountain training and ski instruction. He serves on Kiska and describes the conditions and the weather there. He goes to Camp Carson for mountain climbing training and transfers to Camp Hale. He's sent to Italy and describes the actions on Mt. Belvedere, the taking of prisoners, the minefields, and the...
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Ann Ferril Folsom oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH193
Scope and Contents Discusses discusses the history of the Thomas Hornsby Ferril House and the Ferril family.
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Ann K. Thomas oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH301
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Sam T. Thomas' experiences as told by his wife, Ann K. Thomas: time in the Army, sadness at the death of his replacement in Italy; issues related to the couple's marriage not being recognized by the US Government; internment camp in Ark. destroyed by a tornado, later became a German POW camp.
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Anonymous oral history transcript

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Identifier: C MSS OH186-9
Scope and Contents Unidentified interviewee talks about her Italian heritage.
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Arthur C. Delaney oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH385
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Delaney's experiences: applying through the National Ski Patrol to join the 10th Mountain Division; joining and being assigned to the 87th Infantry Regiment; learning to ski and preparing to go to Kiska Island; landing at Kiska, activity and condition of the island; loss of soldiers from friendly fire; returning to Camp Hale and decision to try to join the Army Air Corps; return to the 87th at Camp Swift, Tex.; battle at...
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Arthur C. Delaney oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH415
Scope and Contents The interview provides biographical information and personal observations about Delaney's experiences as a member of the 10th Mountain Division during World War II.
Dates: 2009

Auraria remembered

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Identifier: C MSS OH500
Scope and Contents Collection contains audio tape interviews conducted by Gallegos with former residents of the neighborhood, governmental officials, activists, theater related individuals and musicians. Approximately 12 of the interviews have a transcript; also included are 5 transcripts for taped interviews not found in the collection: History of Auraria class contract, Dennis Bryan, Gloria Rodriguez, Peggy Olona, Gonzales reunion.
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Austin J. "Mac" McKenna oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH292
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about McKenna's experiences: training as an engineer to do survey work at Fort Leonard Wood; transfer to the ski troops; Camp Hale in Winter and his assignment to S-2 Section of the Regimental Headquarters; mapping; "D" series training; Camp Swift and working with mules; being shipped to Italy in January 1945; trip to Maresca; drawing up plans for the tramway used to resupply Riva Ridge and to evacuate wounded; artillery barrages;...
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Barbara Crowe Flaherty oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH135
Scope and Contents Flaherty discusses her grandparents, Leonard and Anna Raider Gardner, the Crowe ranches, and the Ute Indians.
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Barbara Latham oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH158
Scope and Contents Latham talks about her life, family, paintings, techniques, other artists.
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Beatrice Rainey oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH170-2
Scope and Contents Rainey discusses Dearfield, Colorado and the hardships encountered by the residents; offers her opinion of the settlement and the motives of some of the people involved in the land deal.
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Ben Bezoff oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH43
Scope and Contents Contains memories of Bezoff's political experiences, his philosophy of government.
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Ben Bezoff oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH44
Scope and Contents Interviewed by David Myers, Feb. 6, 1979. Discusses Denver, CO politics during mayor Bill McNichols' administration.
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Ben McClung oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH132-37
Scope and Contents Discusses aging, death, and retirement in Silt, Colo. Interviewed by Randall Teeuwen, June 8, 1977.
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Bennett Horton oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH143-2
Scope and Contents Horton talks about changes in the population of Five Points (Denver, Colo.), people in the neighborhood and the rising cost of homes.
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Bernard F. Gipson oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH66
Scope and Contents Discussion of Gipson's boyhood, education, marriage and career.
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Bernard H. Yett oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH309
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Yett's experiences: skied before joining the 10th Mountain Division as a member of the National Ski Patrol; joining the 10th Mountain Reconnaissance Troop and Mountain Training Group before the 10th Mountain Division was formed; basic training at Camp Roberts, Calif. and contracting spinal meningitis; recovery and assignment to Camp Hale, Colo.; teaching rock climbing and other skills; being sent to Camp McCoy, Wis. to teach...
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Bernard J. Pustz oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH255
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Pustz's experiences with the 604th Field Artillery; his time in Italy; leadership qualities of men in the 10th Mountain Division; medals received during the war.
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Beulah Miller and Emily Martin oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH132-55
Scope and Contents Residents, Beulah Miller and Emily Martin, talk about life in a retirement home.
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Beverly DeBerard and Virginia Crocker oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH160
Scope and Contents DeBerard discusses her first flights during World War II and women in aviation in Colorado during the 1930s and 1940s; Crocker describes her first flight on a DC-3 in the 1930s, relates her feelings about seeing Charles Lindberg in 1928 or 1929.
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Bill Fox oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH132-25
Scope and Contents Discusses financial aspects of aging and hospital care. Includes interview with Ralph Dodo who discusses coal and homesteading in New Castle, Colo. Both interviews conducted by Andrew Gulliford.
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