DRIVE-THRU / CURBSIDE PICKUP


Showing 1 - 20 of 44 , query time: 0.04s
Cover Image
Format:
Event
A rodeo organized in part by cowboy and rancher Walter Richard “Dick” Lloyd. It took place in Mesa and attracted competition from nearby areas. According to Lloyd, the rodeo offered no prize money, but organizations such as the Denver Livestock Commission Company would donate bridles and other prizes. Lloyd often won the roping challenge, while his wife Bertha, a great horseback rider, often won the cowgirl award.
Cover Image
Format:
Organization
A creamery founded by physician Archie Craig in the late Nineteenth or early Twentieth century.
Cover Image
Format:
Organization
A national women's group, affiliated with the Methodist Church, in late Nineteenth century. Its chapter in Mesa, Colorado fund raised through basket suppers in order to purchase a bell for the Mesa School, among other endeavors.
Cover Image
Format:
Organization
An early school district that preceded the consolidation of districts and the formation of Plateau Valley School District 50 and Mesa County Valley School District 51. It administered the Mesa School.
Cover Image
Format:
Voice Recording
On the occasion of the Mesa County Historical Society annual picnic (circa 1980), Julia Harris, an early Grand Mesa resident, lectures about the history of the area, with information about a 1910 earthquake in the Cameo area, the construction of the Plateau Canyon Road, De Beque in the 1880’s, the captivity of Josephine Meeker on the Grand Mesa after the Meeker Massacre, an old Native American cemetery near De Beque, and Republican Party happenings....
Cover Image
Format:
Person
She was born in Colorado and lived in the town of Mesa as a girl.
Cover Image
Format:
Organization
One of the first churches in Whitewater, an unincorporated town in Mesa County, Colorado.
Cover Image
Format:
Person
Evelyn Foster grew up near the town of Mesa, Colorado, attended Mesa College in Grand Junction, then taught school on Georgia Mesa and in the town of Mesa.
Cover Image
Format:
Person
A farmer from Nebraska who lived near the town of Mesa, Colorado. He raised bees and had an apple orchard.
Cover Image
Format:
Person
Vera Foster grew up in the town of Mesa, Colorado and went to Mesa College in Grand Junction. She taught home economics for several years.
Cover Image
Format:
Person
One of the first ministers of the Mesa Methodist Church, built in the town of Mesa, Colorado in 1900. He also served the Methodist church in Plateau City in the early Twentieth century. He wrote poetry as a hobby.
Cover Image
Format:
Person
First husband of Dottie Wiley. His parents owned a homestead on the Grand Mesa, which is just above the town of Mesa. The Surrender Tree, where the Ute Indians supposedly tied Arvilla and Josephine Meeker following the Meeker Massacre, was located near the homestead.
Cover Image
Format:
Person
She moved from Missouri to the homestead of her husband Richard Kilburn in the early Twentieth century. They lived in a log cabin just above the town of Mesa on the Grand Mesa. There, she encountered the Surrender Tree, an old cedar tree where the Ute Indians bound the daughter and wife of Nathan Meeker following the Meeker Massacre.
Cover Image
Format:
Person
Paul Foster grew up in the town of Mesa, Colorado, and went to Mesa College in Grand Junction. After he got out of the U.S. Army, he taught agriculture courses in Rifle for nine years before moving to Denver to do the same.
Cover Image
Format:
Organization
Established in the town of Mesa, Colorado in 1900. It served parishioners from several Christian denominations, but according to oral history interviewee Anna Clark, was founded a Methodist Church because one of the congregants, presumably a Methodist, donated large amounts of money. Its founding name was the Alice Cornell Memorial Methodist Church.
Cover Image
Format:
Person
He came with his wife and family to Colorado from Ohio in 1910, following his son, a photographer, who had settled in the town of Mesa, Colorado. He bought fourteen acres on land two miles west of the Methodist Church in town, and farmed.
Cover Image
Format:
Voice Recording
Anna Foster describes the history of her family, her life as a school teacher, and the history of the town of Mesa, Colorado. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries, the Museums of Western Colorado and the Mesa County Historical Society.
Cover Image
Format:
Voice Recording
Carl Forsman, the son of Swedish immigrants, talks about early life in the town of Mesa, Colorado. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries, the Museums of Western Colorado and the Mesa County Historical Society.