Oral histories (document genres)
Found in 437 Collections and/or Records:
Recalls incidents of Ku Klux Klan's influence on state government and other activities of the organization.
The interview provides information and personal observations about applying to join the 10th Mountain Division; training at Camp Hale, Colo., Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Colo., and Camp Swift, Tex.; fighting in Italy; post World War II life, education and family.
The interview provides biographical information and personal observations about Lovett's experiences with the 10th Mountain Division during World War II: time at Camp Hale, service friends, stress, transition to civilian life and post-war career.
Discusses the life and artwork of his wife, Muriel Sibell Wolle and the collections she donated to the Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.
Discusses aging in Silt, Colo., memories of father who was a horse trader, World War I, changes in land and attitudes. Interviewed by Andrew Gulliford, June 29, 1977.
Reminiscenses about being a soldier in the Civil War and his experiences in the old West, Europe, Egypt and Mexico. Included are tales of Buffalo Bill and George Custer.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Romanos experiences during WWII, the Korean and Viet Nam Wars.
Recollections of Federal Art Program in Colorado.
Discusses aging, education, and government in Oak Creek, Colo. Also includes interview with Miles's wife, Lena. Interviewed by Randall Teeuwen, August 27, 1977. Includes mandolin, fiddle and harmonica music played at Elks Tavern.
Recollections of art and artists in Colorado.
Discusses the depression years and the Federal Art Project in Colorado.
Bartlett discusses his family genealogy, childhood, education, employment at the Denver Art Museum on the first tape; second tape covers the artists Bartlett knew, the stock market crash, the Depression and the Chappell House in Denver, Colorado.
Lindberg discusses his career, Denver newspapers, and Denver personalities; also recalls events that happened during his tenure with The Denver Post newspaper.
Fiore talks about family, traditions, customs, the Lodge and social activities.
Steele discusses his life, the Williams Fork area, and ranching.
Discusses Mayor Ben Stapleton; Gerald Hughes and his role in the Moffat Tunnel project and Cranmer's family role in the history of the cattle industry.
This oral history is an interview with George Rosenfield's son, Andrew. Andrew Rosenfield discusses information related to him by his father about the 10th Mountain division: breaking the gothic line leading to the Po Valley from the Apennines. Andrew Rosenfield also mentions a friendship between his father and James Rogers, also a member of 85-E.
Describes youth, education, career paths. Includes political observations about racial relations, youth, the aged, education and South Africa.
Discusses life in Rifle, Colo. since 1903 and life in a nursing home. Also includes interview with Pam Hine, Rifle, Colo. nursing home administrator. Both interviews conducted by Randall Teeuwen
The interview provides information and personal observations about Sisneros' experiences: early days before transfer to the 10th Mountain Division; military training, climbing Pike's Peak with mules; strategy used to take mountains in Italy; Captain Devens and Sergeant Kauzlarich of "C" Battery, Devens receiving a Silver Star medal, Sisineros and Kauzlarich receiving Bronze Star medals; building a communication system that saved members of the 85th; singing the Pack Artillery Song.
Discusses father, William H. Bancroft, and painting techniques.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Nash's experiences: early years; training at Camp Hale and skiing; combat experiences around Lake Garda; on subsequent trips to Italy he visits a house were he stayed; four of his brothers were also in various military units during WWII.
Talks about family, traditions, customs, the Lodge and social activities.
Discusses role of the Council of Aging in the lives of the elderly of Meeker, Colorado. Includes interview with Mrs. Laura Davis, senior citizen in Rifle, Colorado, about Meals on Wheels and living in her own home and an unidentified licensed practical nurse (LPN) about what it's like to work in a nursing home. Interviews conducted by Randall Teeuwen.
Moore discusses the Five Points Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado, the changes in the population, her neighbors and her house.
Bell tells of early education in Denver and Greeley, Colorado, early teaching experiences in Colorado and her years as Dean of Women at University of Denver with emphasis on the changes in college responsibilities and student relationship from 1929 until 1948.
Discusses agriculture, land ownership, development and government.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Robinson's experiences: 10th Mountain Division's role in supporting British troops to prevent Marshall Tito from invading Italy at Trieste; duty related to the Korean conflict; training American troops and South Koreans.
Saunders talks about his boyhood impressions of John Galen Locke, Grand Dragon of the Colorado Ku Klux Klan, and Locke's associates. Relates some stories about the Klan as told to him by his father.