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A KOTO reel-to-reel newscast recording, from 1978. Total length is about 2 hours, 36 minutes. Tracks include: 1. Town council, 9/78. 2. Ouray culinary art show, 9/14/78. 3. Film festival pre-story (Stella Pense), 1/9/78. 4. Film festival past story (Stella Pense), 9/78. 5. Rear II: Interview with a Delta forest ranger. 6. Uranium survey in national parks (Jim Harpster), 9/11/78. 7. Uranium survey (Ron Sueitzer), 9/11/78. 8. Alaska wilderness,...
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To mark the centennial celebration of the town of Grand Junction, Colorado in 1981, the Mesa County Oral History Project wrote and recorded several radio plays about local history. Beginning on September 26, 1981, local radio stations KSTR, KREX-AM, KREX-FM, and KMSA broadcast the plays. The plays’ authors used interviews recorded by the Mesa County Oral History Project as inspiration. In this recording the listener will hear the play Charlie Glass:...
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Marie Young talks about her life as a homemaker on a ranch. She discusses methods of preserving butchered cows and pigs, and gives a detailed description of making head cheese. She also talks about sidesaddle riding and about the African-American cowboy Charlie Glass. 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....
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Herb Johnston discusses sheep and cattle ranching in the Cisco, Utah area in the early Twentieth century. He also gives an in-depth portrait of African-American cowboy Charlie Glass, whom Mr. Johnston counted as a friend. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries and the Museums of Western Colorado
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Ralph Galyean talks about early Twentieth century life in De Beque, Colorado, about cowboys such as Dave Knight and Charlie Glass, and about the Carlyle Ranch. He also discusses baseball teams in Mesa County and oil shale development. This recording is made available via signed release by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries and the Museums of Western Colorado.
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Zelma Parkes discusses her early life in Grand Junction, Colorado. She also talks about ranch life with her husband on Clear Creek, near De Beque. 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.
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Kip Wood recites original poetry, talks about his life as a cowboy, and discusses his acquaintance with John “Peg-leg” Foster, Butch Cassidy, and other memorable and disreputable characters from Colorado history. 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.
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Charles Moore discusses ranch life in Western Colorado and Eastern Utah, and the ranchers and cowboys who populated the area in the early Twentieth century. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries and the Museums of Western Colorado.
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Hubert R. Gallagher discusses his father’s career on the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, early 20th Century life in Grand Junction, and his own career in the Federal Government. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries and the Museums of Western Colorado.
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Eileen Butler, Josephine Dickey and John Dickey discuss the Handy Chapel and the history of the African-American community in Grand Junction, Colorado. The Interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries and the Museums of Western Colorado.
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Charles “Frank” Moore discusses his career as a cowboy in Mesa County, Colorado and Eastern Utah. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries and the Museums of Western Colorado.
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To mark the centennial celebration of the town of Grand Junction, Colorado in 1981, the Mesa County Oral History Project wrote and recorded several radio plays about local history. Beginning on September 26, 1981, local radio stations KSTR, KREX-AM, KREX-FM, and KMSA broadcast the plays. The plays’ authors used interviews recorded by the Mesa County Oral History Project as inspiration. This archival recording contains the play Campfire Tales: Hunting...
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Bill Wallace talks about his family's pioneer ranching history in Cisco, Utah, about taking cattle by train to Kansas City, and about different ranches and people of Grand County, Utah. He also discusses petrified turtles that were discovered in the building of I-70, and Native American artifacts and sites such as the Owl Rock near the old Turner Ranch. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County...
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Vern Wood discusses his life as an early Mesa County resident, homesteader in Pinon Mesa, and cattle rancher on Glade Park. Wood and his wife Bernice also discuss the building of the Serpent’s Trail on the Colorado National Monument, life at local schools, country dances on Glade Park, transportation methods, and murder scandals that occurred around Glade Park. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration...
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Al Look discusses his 40-year employment with the Daily Sentinel, including his relationships with publishers Walter Walker and Preston Walker and the lives of the two men. He also discusses the Typographical Union Strike of 1946 and the hardships it caused between the union and the Sentinel. Al also talks about his and Walter Walker’s relationship with the Ku Klux Klan, Walker’s tolerance of the brothels on South Avenue, and Walker’s rivalry...
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Fred Bowman and Helen (Bowman) Lane discuss their father’s opening of the first slaughterhouse in Grand Junction, the history of downtown buildings, and the lives of young people in early Twentieth century Mesa County. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries and the Museums of Western Colorado.
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Helen Johnson talks about moving to Denver, Colorado from Cleveland, Ohio at a young age and growing up in different places in Colorado. She talks about the fraudulent land sale that first brought her family to Delta County, Colorado in 1910, and that took her father’s life savings. She discusses living in a rented log cabin in Hotchkiss, her mother working as a hired washerwoman and housekeeper, and her father’s difficulty finding gainful employment...
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David Combs talks about growing up in a diverse neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He discusses school segregation, and the difficulties he and other African-Americans faced in securing a good education at the high school level. He speaks about attending the University of South Dakota on a football scholarship, his experience as a Black person in a place with few other African-Americans, and stereotypes about Black athletes that he encountered...
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Louis Pavetti and Virgil Van Dyke talk about the origins of the Mesa County Sheriff Posse, its mission, and about search and rescue missions in which they assisted local authorities. They also talk about the Posse’s rodeo riding and roping programs for youth, “cowboy polo”, the Colorado Stampede (a professional rodeo put on by the Posse), and about trail riding and wild horses. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project,...