Jeffco Stories Oral History Project
A project of the Jefferson County Public Library. We record interviews with local residents about Jefferson County, its people, history, and environs.
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Golden based sculptor discusses her work and career as an artist and her life in Jefferson County.
Renee discusses her research on the history of Villa Italia Mall and its replacement with the Belmar shopping district.
Local artist discusses her experiences in Denver, her art and her work with a cooperative ceramics gallery in Arvada.
Mayor of Golden from 1988 to 1996, also worked for the Colorado School of Mines
Esther and Art Papenfus
Artist and teacher discuss their lives and work in Golden during the mid 20th century.
Recorded tour of the Golden Oldy Cyclery Museum and discussion of historic cycling events in Golden.
North Fork Valley
Mrs. Blue talks about her memories of the North Fork, including her family's cabin in Pine.
Mr. Green speaks to a group about the history of Buffalo Creek and the surrounding area.
Discusses the history of Buffalo Creek and working at Colorado & Southern Railroad.
Albert D. Green
Employee of the General Services Administration at the Denver Federal Center from 1961-1996.
Discusses her memories of riding the trolleys as well as her years working at the Denver Federal Center.
Nadine Barnes Quigley
Nadine discusses her work at the Denver Federal Center and riding the trolleys.
Mr. Arndt discusses the history of Car Number 25 and his instrumental role in its restoration.
Mr. Nelson discusses his role in the mechanical work for restoration of Car Number 25.
Ms. Westmoreland discusses her memories of riding the streetcars between Jefferson County and Denver.
World War II
Edward J. Tipper
A member of E Company in the 101st Airborne Division remembers his experiences in WWII and on D-Day.
Mr. Sedgeley speaks about his service in the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII.
Marvin "Jack" King
Remembers his service in the U.S. Navy during WWII and seeing Bob Hope at a USO show.