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Abstract For six days in September 2013, historic levels of rain fell over much of the Northern Colorado Front Range causing massive flooding and landslides that killed eight people and caused over $2 billion in damage to homes, businesses, farms, and irrigation structures. This collection contains oral history interviews, reports, PowerPoint presentations, newspapers, and a video documenting the 2013 floods and their aftermath. Most of the oral history interviewees were officials and professionals...
Abstract Paul H. Hummel (1888-1969), a longtime rancher in Boulder County, Colorado, purchased property there in 1920. In 1933 he began grazing cattle in the Roosevelt National Forest, and became an influential voice as ranchers and the Forest Service debated allowable grazing on Forest Service lands. The collection consists primarily of correspondence with Forest Service personnel and members of local and national organizations concerning grazing on Forest Service lands. It also includes...
Abstract The Records of the Mujeres de Accion/Women in Action Oral History Project documents research undertaken for a Masters in Social Work by graduate students Holly Ford and Kelly Haughey. Chicana/Latino/Hispanic female community advocates from Northern Colorado and the Front Range of Colorado were interviewed regarding their work in human services in their communities. Later, authors Maria Melendez and Mary Ellison sought to expand on their work and wrote an manuscript that remains unpublished....