Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:
Ostis Otto Moore oral history
Reminiscences about Moore's experiences during the height of the Ku Klux Klan influence in Colorado.
Rachel Bassette Noel oral history
Noel talks about her childhood, family, education, marriage and her careers as a welfare worker and magazine editor; also discusses Denver public school system and a trip to African.
Ray Humphreys oral history
Humphreys recalls his experience as a Denver (Colo.) Post reporter covering the activities of William J. Candish, a Ku Klux Klan appointed police chef; also discusses John Galen Locke, Grand Dragon of Ku Klux Klan of Colorado.
Ray Rosevear Poems
Collection contains an audio-cassette with Rosevear reciting poems: The Ballad of Blasphemous Bill, The Face on the Barroom Floor, and Going Up Cripple Creek; also includes narrations on Georgetown (Colo.) mine and train tour, Ouray jeep tour, and Molly Brown House (Denver, Colo.).
Reginald Bryan Owen oral history
Owen talks about the family photographs (copy prints) that he donated to the Denver Public Library; talks about his family and his grandfather, William Jennings Bryan. Newspaper article details the marriage of Owen's parents, Reginald and Ruth Bryan Leavitt.
Robert R. Maiden oral history
Recalls Ku Klux Klan activities during the time he was bodyguard for Grand Dragon, Dr. John Galen Locke (1871-1935). Discusses election and actions of various city and state officials and their involvement with the organization; investigations of the organizations by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Ruth Underhill oral history
Underhill discusses her early life, her service with the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, and her work with Native Americans.
Salvatore and Julia Pacifico oral history
Salvatore and Julia Pacifico talk about family, traditions, customs, the Lodge and social activities.
Samuel B. Harris oral history
Talks about his long career with the Denver Fire Department, firefighting vehicles and equipment, big fires in Denver, Colorado.
Senior Resource Center Oral Histories
The rise and fall of Dr. John Galen Locke
Interviews with Ray Humphreys gives a newspaperman's view of the Ku Klux Klan and police corruption, Joseph E. Cook tells of the Ku Klux Klan's seizure of city government, Henry W. Toll recounts the Klan's attempt to control state government and courts, Rev. Louis Froman and Rev. William M. Higgins recall Catholic persecution.
Thomas Shrock Lindsay oral history
Lindsay talks about his great-uncle, photographer Louis Charles McClure; Lindsay recalls McClure's studio, darkroom, cameras, photographic apparatus, chemicals, his cooking abilities and spending Christmas day at his house.
William D. Kohn III oral history
Recording by Kohn of over 200 letters he sent to his mother between March 18, 1943 and July 20, 1944.