Oral histories (document genres)
Found in 437 Collections and/or Records:
The interview provides information and Brown's personal observations about joining the 10th Mountain Division as a replacement soldier; discusses the attack on the day President Roosevelt died; lack of training for mountain warfare; some battles, in particular when Cpt. Rideout was killed; entering a German bunker during surrender.
Discussion of Wild West Shows, ranching experiences, and childhood memories of father's medicine show.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Eldrege's experiences as a member of the 10th Mountain Division.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Krear's experiences: Camp Hale, Colo. and training, especially the D-Series; combat operations at Mount Belvedere, Lake Garda and in Italy; fellow soldiers: Stuart Abbott, John WInchester; Italian civilians; DUKW vehicles; Verona liberation; battle for the Po River.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Lumm's experiences: German surrender at a farm house about 5 miles from the Po River; Italian town where Germans killed American soldiers with American or white flags; American air force retaliation against the town, killing civilians.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Hanson's experiences as a member of the 99th Infantry Battalion (Separate): training at Camp Hale, Colo.; speaking Norwegian; being sent to Scotland in Sept. 1943; being sent to Normandy as replacements; German resistance; fighting in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany; Aachen, Germany and the discovery of gold and art treasures in the Merkers salt mine; Paris, France; travel to Oslo, Norway from La Havre, France.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Jackson's experiences: medical treatment of Italian citizens, especially children for illnesses and wounds; Po River campaign and the outbreak of hepatitis.
Discusses the Bancker-Nicholls Brokerage Company.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Dusenbery's experiences: early life; training at Camp Hale, Colo.; D-Series maneuvers, combat experiences in Italy.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Coleman's experiences: climbing Riva Ridge and the battle that followed.
Reminiscences about life in Hamilton, Colorado and ranching. Interviewed by Andrew Gulliford, July 7, 1977. Includes interview with Ira W. Cramer discussing oil development; aging in Rangely, Colorado. Interviewed by Andrew Gulliford, July 17, 1977.
Subjects discussed include African American history, Rahming's family history, the Episcopal Church in Colorado, comparisons between American Indians and African Americans. Also includes Rahming's observations about his personal and professional life.
Recalls experiences with the Ku Klux Klan in Colorado and John Galen Locke, Grand Dragon of the Colorado Ku Klux Klan.
Discusses life in Fraser, Colo., Swedish immigrants in rural Colorado, Swedish customs.
Recollections regarding WPA Federal Art project in Colorado and the various artists involved with project.
Arndt discusses Denver's architecture especially during the 1910s and 1920s.
Discusses Evelyn F. Hildegard who was known as Diamond Tooth Lil, prostitution in Idaho and Colorado.
Discusses the actress, Maude Fealy, and other theater topics.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Klingman's experiences: traveling, food service, and accommodations; being wounded in Italy, hospital stay; meeting German prisoners at the end of the war.
Discusses his experiences as a designer of sets, lighting and costumes for the Bonfils Theater (Denver, Colo.). Talks about the Bonfils Theater and its role as a community theater. Mentions several other Denver (Colo.) area theaters and talks about people active in them. Also gives an assessment of the potential interactions between live theater and the newly developed cable television market.
Discusses Tebow's early life and education, a wide range of water issues and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation projects from 1930-1966.
Discusses problem of aging and what Grand Junction RSVP is trying to accomplish. Interviewed by Randall Teeuwen, September 22, 1977. Includes interview with Dave Norman, Director of Rocky Mountain Agency on Aging, on programs for elderly. Interviewed by Randall Teeuwen, September 27, 1977.
State Senator Toll discusses events of the Colorado 25th General Assembly and his opposition to the legislative program of the Ku Klux Klan dominated Assembly.
Talks about his family, his father, and the Buckhorn Exchange Restaurant in Denver, Colo.