Interview with Alberta Mitchell on January 25, 2005. Alberta was born on July 1, 1926 and died on August 29, 2011. Alberta talks a little more about her hospital work, and taking care of Laura Evans in this secondary interview.
Interview with Frank J. Butala, b. October 7, 1926 and died May 2, 2010. Frank discusses growing up in Salida, his work in the USMC, starting his business, Butala Construction, and has a funny story about a getting paid with Susan B. Anthony silver dollars.
Interview with Wendell Hutchinson, born September 25, 1924 and died September 20, 2014. Wendell discusses going to Salida High School and the teachers and coaches, meeting his future wife, Sue Swallow, and who his influences were in deciding to become a veterinarian.
Interview with Forrest Miller, born September 27, 1917. Forrest reminisces about his work as a carpenter, electrician, and farmer, running the Poncha Springs Lodge, and his adventures at Monarch Ski Resort.
Interview with Alberta Mitchell on December 13, 2004. Alberta was born on July 1, 1926 and died on August 29, 2011. She discusses growing up in Salida, her career as chief surgical nurse at the Denver & Rio Grande Hospital, and all of the people who made the Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center a reality.
Interview with Anabel Lamberg, b. May 21, 1926. Anabel discusses her childhood in Buena Vista, Colorado; in particular, hanging out at Turner's Farm and going to Cottonwood Lakes every Sunday. She also remembers her life and career in the school system in Salida, Colorado.
Interview with siblings Norman Colin Campbell and Helen Louise Campbell Drake in Delta, Colo. Norman was born June 3, 1927 and died Oct. 9, 2012 and Helen was born March 4, 1933 and died Jan. 6, 2006. They discuss attending Valley View School, square dancing at the band pavilion in Alpine Park, and growing up on their farm in Salida, Colorado.
Interview with Janet Murphy and Opal Heister, dated October 21, 2004. Janet and Opal discuss their work with the Heart of the Rockies Hospital Auxiliary, and the history and people who used to work at the hospital.
Marie Klockenbrink was born in 1938. Marie discusses growing up in Fort Garland, in the San Luis Valley, and her spanish heritage. She also has a funny story about driving her brother's car into the side of the Post Office.
Interview with Ted Argys, b. April 6, 1921 and died Sept. 25, 2009. Ted discusses the mischief he used to get into as a boy, life in the U.S. Army, and his career once he got out of the service. Interviewed June 24, 2003.
Interview with Catherine Hayden, b. July 7, 1935. Catherine discusses growing up in Salida and the businesses she remembers, the Salida Fish Pond, going up to the 'Red Rocks', working at the Hay Studio, and being sent to the Dumb Bunny Room in school.