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    • Dave Oletski Oral History

    • In 1954, David Oletski, was born at 4920 Logan Street in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One of six children, he was raised in a large extended family of Polish Catholics. At the time of his grandmother’s death in 1978, he had...
    • Oletski, David, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Habitat for Humanity (Denver, Colo.); Globeville Civic Association (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2013 November 2
    • Betty Cram Oral History

    • Betty Johnson Cram was born September 18, 1922 on a farm near Niwot, Colorado. After high school she moved to Denver and worked several jobs. In 1941, she found work at the Livestock Exchange Group. She remained there for several years, working...
    • Cram, Betty Johnson, 1922-; Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Stockyards.
    • 2013 September 14
    • Betty Wonder Oral History

    • Betty Gallow Wonder was born July 17, 1939, in Denver, Colorado. A life-long resident of the Elyria neighborhood, she was the only child of working parents. She and many extended family members grew up and remained in the area. Betty spent most...
    • Wonder, Betty Lee, 1939-; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 September 21
    • Fred McPeck Oral History

    • Fred McPeck was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio in 1927. In 1943, he started work building airplane engines for the war effort. Three years later, he joined United States Marine Corps, and was stationed at Camp Lajeune North Carolina, Bermuda, Cuba,...
    • McPeck, Fred, 1927-; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Skiing.
    • 2013 October 19
    • Jenny Santos Oral  History

    • Jenny Santos was born in Los Angeles, California in 1979. Jenny and her family moved to Denver in the 1980’s. After living in different neighborhoods in Denver, the family finally settled in Globeville when she was 12 years old. As of November...
    • Santos, Jenny, 1979-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 September 20
    • Kenneth Ray "Boogie" Mondragon Oral History

    • Kenneth Ray “Boogie” Mondragon was born in 1953 on the east side of Denver. As a youth his family moved into the Stapleton housing project in Denver’s Globeville neighborhood. Boogie remained in the neighborhood until 1992. During this...
    • Mondgradon, Kenneth Ray, 1953-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 October 19
    • Susan Knapp Oral History

    • Susan Lynn Knapp was born in 1949 in Denver, Colorado. Her family had lived in the Globeville and Swansea neighborhood for several decades, within a few blocks of each other, and owned several family businesses together. Her father and his...
    • Knapp, Susan, 1949-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2013 November 16
    • Margret Escamilla Oral History

    • Margaret Escamilla was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1954. One of nine children, she was raised in a military family and lived in several countries. After she married her husband in 1971, she moved to the Globeville neighborhood of Denver,...
    • Escmilla, Margaret, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 November 15
    • Judy Montero Oral History

    • Judy Hinojosa Montero was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1952. After her parents divorce, her mother remarried and her step-father moved the family to Denver, Colorado in 1954. Judy attended Bryant-Webster Elementary School in Denver. The...
    • Montero, Judy Hinojosa, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 November 20
    • Mary Lou Egan Oral History

    • Mary Lou Egan was born in 1948 in Denver, Colorado. One of 5 children, she grew up in the Washington Park neighborhood. During her childhood she spent a signifigant amount of time at her grandparent’s house in the Globeville neighborhood. Her...
    • Egan, Mary Lou, 1948-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 October 19
    • Roberta Waggoner Oral History

    • Roberta Lee Waggoner was born at home in 1933. A native of the Swansea neighborhood in Denver, she attended old Swansea Elementary School. Her father was an employee with a local packing company. Her mother suffered from health problems and...
    • Waggoner, Roberta Lee, 1933-; Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 October 4
    • East High spotlight: 21st year no 9

    • Newspaper produced by East High School of Denver, Colorado. Included in the paper are photographs of students, articles on school events and sports.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1943 March 4
    • "Pauvre Italia!" destroyed landscape

    • Landscape showing destruction caused by German artillery, Possibly where the Tenth Mountain Division, 87th Regiment, Company L was located on "Punchboard Hill" above Malandrone, Italy.
    • War damage--Italy--1940-1950.; World War, 1939-1945--Destruction & pillage--Italy.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • [March] 1945
    • Corona, Italy: "basepoint for all artillery"

    • Corona, Italy, silhouetted against the sky-line, became a "basepoint" target for both German and Tenth Mountain Division artillery.
    • Corona (Italy)--1940-1950.; Monte Belvedere (Italy)--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • February 1945
    • View of Tole and Monte Serra, Italy

    • Tole, Italy, was captured by the Tenth Mountain Division in April 1945. The town was a German stronghold and is at the edge of the mountains and the boundry of the Po Valley. Monte Serra, the rise of ground in the distance, was a difficult...
    • Monte Serra (Italy)--1940-1950.; Po River Valley (Italy)--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • April 1945
    • Wrecked American tanks at Corona, Italy

    • View of wrecked tanks abandoned in Corona, Italy, by Fifth Army units that had captured Belevedere in November 1944 but lost it during a German counter-offensive. The tanks were still there when the Tenth Mountain Division's, 87th Regiment took and...
    • Corona (Italy)--1940-1950.; Monte Belvedere (Italy)--1940-1950.; Tanks (Military science)--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • February 1945
    • "Digging in" under shell-fire near Corona, Italy

    • Tenth Mountain Division, 87th Regiment, 3rd Battalion troops "digging in" near the newly captured village of Corona, Italy, on Monte Belvedere as German shells fall among them.
    • Corona (Italy)--1940-1950.; Monte Belvedere (Italy)--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • February 1945
    • Marching column in the Po Valley

    • The Tenth Mountain Division troops march through the Po Valley in a narrow column that avoided larger cities as they head toward the Po River, near Baggazano, Italy, with large numbers of German troops on either side.
    • Baggazano (Italy)--1940-1950.; Po River Valley (Italy)--1940-1950.; Troop movements--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • April 1945
    • Patrols securing Corona, Italy

    • Shows Tenth Mountain Division troops in the early morning of February 20, 1945, securing the battered stone houses of Corona, Italy, which had been captured from the Germans during a night attack on Monte Belvedere.
    • Corona (Italy)--1940-1950.; Monte Belvedere (Italy)--1940-1950.; Soldiers--United States--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945 February 20
    • Cave del Predil, Italy Headquarters 86th Inf. 10th Mt. Div.

    • View of Cave del Predil in Udine Province, Italy. Shows plastered buildings with tile roofs. An arrow in the painting points to a three story building and identifies it as the Headquarters of the 86th Mountain Infantry Regiment of the 10th Mountain...
    • World War, 1939-1945--American--Military occupations--Italy--Cave del Predil.; Cave del Predil (Italy)--1940-1950.; Julian Alps (Slovenia and Italy)--1940-1950.; Buildings--Italy--Cave del Predil--1940-1950.; Cities & towns--Italy--Cave del...
    • 1945 May 25
    • Eureka Street, Central City

    • View down Eureka Street in Central City toward the east. The Teller House, which has a wooden bench in front of it, is in the foreground, and the First National Bank block is next to it. Wooden planks form a sidewalk alongside the street. ...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1920-1930.
    • [1924?]
    • Raffi Bedayan in Pietra Colora, Italy

    • Portrait of Raffi Bedayan, of the Tenth Mountain Division, Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, taken after the battle for Pietra Colora, Italy.
    • Pietra Colora (Italy)--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Italy--1940-1950.; Badayan, Raffi.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • Souvenir hunting, Pietra Colora, Frank Hagen and Dick Car-Skaden examine a Berretta

    • Two soldiers from the Tenth Mountain Division, Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, Frank Hagen and Dick Car-Skaden, examine a Berretta in Pietra Colora, Italy. According to the photographer, souvenir hunting was popular after a battle and German...
    • Pietra Colora (Italy)--1940-1950.; Handguns--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Italy--1940-1950.; Hagen, Frank.; Car-Skaden, Dick.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • Sioux Indians cooking a dog

    • A Native American (Sioux) man and woman stand over a fire pit ostensibly cooking a dog. The dog is on it's back with the man holding it's forepaws and the woman it's hind paws. Tents are in the background.
    • Dakota Indians--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--1910-1920.; Barbecues--1910-1920.; Dogs--1910-1920.; Home food processing--1910-1920.; Outdoor cookery--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Lt. Col. Works briefing unit leaders of the 3rd Battalion on D minus 1 day, Passatore, Italy

    • Photograph taken at Passatore, Italy, Lt. Col. Works, the commander of the Tenth Mountain Division, 87th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, briefs the unit leaders on the plans of attack using a dirt model of the terrain, on the day before the Spring...
    • Soldiers--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Passatore (Italy)--1940-1950.
    • April 13, 1945
    • View of Castel D'Aiano

    • View of Castel D'Aiano, Italy, was located at the juncture of two roads and had strategic importance during the Italian Campaign. It was captured by the Tenth Mountain Division on March 5, 1945. This view shows the artillery damage inflicted upon...
    • War damage--Italy--1940-1950.; World War, 1939-1945--Destruction & pillage--Italy.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • March 1945
    • Hardware store 1910

    • In this hardware store in Breckenridge, Colorado, high shelves to the left are laden with dinnerware and cooking utensils. A glass case on the floor to the left displays gloves; a man in stocking feet leans on it. The wall of shelves and cases...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Hardware stores--Colorado--Breckenridge--1910-1920.; Interiors.
    • 1910
    • Automatic Telephone Co political cartoon

    • Close-up view of a political cartoon that depicts men, one who wears a top hat. Text includes: "Automatic Telephone promotor. You must get one of my automatic phone systems. I have sold them to several of the large cities.," "Los Angeles. Be...
    • Political cartoons--Colorado--1900-1910.; Telephone industry--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Interior, Grace Episcopal Church, Georgetown, Colorado

    • A view of the interior west end of Grace Episcopal Church, Georgetown, Colorado. The altar sits atop two steps and is covered with a white cloth on which "IHS" is embroidered. Two vessels sit on the altar, and two diagonal candelabras and a cross...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Altars--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1950.; Episcopal churches--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Grace Episcopal Church (Georgetown, Colo.)
    • 1940?
    • Great Western Sugar Company's beet sugar factory at Brighton, near Denver

    • The Great Western Sugar Company plant in Brighton, Colorado is a four-story brick factory with paned, floor to ceiling windows and a cylindrical brick smokestack towering next to it. Letters on the flat topped monitor roof spell the company's name....
    • Brighton (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Brighton--1920-1940.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Brighton--1920-1940.
    • [between 1920 and 1940]
    • "Residential District" Castel D'Aiano, Italy

    • View of the artillery damage to houses in Castel D'Aiano, Italy, the Tenth Mountain Division captured the town on March 5, 1945.
    • War damage--Italy--1940-1950.; World War, 1939-1945--Destruction & pillage--Italy.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • March 1945
    • Manitou

    • Fountain Creek is left of center, bottom. A brick residence with a gabled roof and chimneys sits on Manitou Avenue; across the street is the D. & R. G. Railroad Station, a rusticated stone building with a high gabled roof, a chimney at each end,...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • C.A. Finding residence

    • Interior view of the Finding residence in Breckenridge, Colorado, includes a full bookcase in the background with china plates, frames, and a pitcher atop it. A delicate, upright table next to it is made of machine parts and has a coverlet and...
    • Finding, C. A.--Homes & haunts--1890-1900.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fireplaces--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.; Interiors--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Bible amid the ruins of the church, Castel D'Aiano, Italy

    • Shows a Bible amid the ruins of the church at Castel D'Aiano, Italy. In the background other shattered buildings are visible. The Tenth Mountain Division captured the town on March 5, 1945.
    • Churches--Italy--1940-1950.; War damage--Italy--1940-1950.; World War, 1939-1945--Destruction & pillage--Italy.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • March 1945
    • GI shaving in the shell-blasted church at Pietra Colora

    • Shows a silbouetted Tenth Mountain Division soldier, washing and shaving in the shell-blasted church in Pietra Colora, Italy, after a battle.
    • Pietra Colora (Italy)--1940-1950.; Military life--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • View of Gaggio Montana, Italy

    • View of Gaggio, Montana, Italy, located on the southeast slope of Monte Belvedere which became a landmark to Tenth Mountain Division troops on the way from Lizzano to Abetaia and Castel D'Aiano.
    • Monte Belvedere (Italy)--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • [February] 1945
    • German Prisoners and destroyed tank on the Corona road

    • Shows the road to Corona, Italy, on Monte Belevedere. It and the surrounding fields had been heavily mined by the Germans. The tank in the foreground had been destroyed by mines. Nevertheless the Tenth Mountain Division successfully captured the...
    • Monte Belvedere (Italy)--1940-1950.; Prisoners of war--Germany--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • February, 1945
    • Walter Prager writing a letter home from Passatore, Italy

    • Walter Prager, of the Tenth Mountain Division, 87th Regiment, Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, sits in a chair under a tree in bloom, writing a letter home from Passatore, Italy.
    • Military life--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Italy--1940-1950.; Prager, Walter.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Passatore (Italy)--1940-1950.
    • April 1945
    • Italian Alpini Mule Train bringing supplies to Pietra Colora, Italy

    • Italian Alpini mule train is unpacked in shell-damaged town of Pietra Colora. The Tenth Mountain Division used both Italian mules and eventually U.S. mules to transport supplies in Italy.
    • Mules--Italy--1940-1950.; Packtrains--Italy--1940-1950.; War damage--Italy--1940-1950.; World War, 1939-1945--Destruction & pillage--Italy.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • Solon Lindsey

    • Portrait of Solon Lindsey, of the Tenth Mountain Division, 87th Regiment, Company I. He was killed by bombs at Baggazzano, Italy, in the Po Valley.
    • Soldiers--Italy--1940-1950.; Lindsey, Solon.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • Torre Iussi: "Hell on Earth"

    • Torre Iussi controlled the approaches to Hill 903 and was strongly defended by German troops. It was a major objective for troops of the Tenth Mountain Division, 87th Regiment, 1st Battalion. The battle for it lasted all day April 14, 1945; on...
    • Monte Sinistro (Italy)--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Torre Iussi (Italy)
    • April 1945
    • Trees on "Punchboard Hill"

    • In the foreground is a tree located on "Puchboard Hill", which was battered by German artillery from March 1 to March 3, 1945, as were the Tenth Mountain Division troops of the 87th Regiment, 3rd Battalion who occupied positions there. In the...
    • United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • March 1945
    • View of Cutigliano, Monte La Serra, and Cappel d'Orlando, Italy

    • View of Cutigliano, Italy, Monte La Serra, and Cappel d'Orlando. The Tenth Mountain Division held positions in the town, at the bridge of Sestaione directly under the mountain opposite and at Pian d'Ontani up the valley, while the German Army held...
    • United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • [February,] 1945
    • View of San Marcello Pistoiese, Italy

    • View of San Marcello Pistoiese, Italy, where Tenth Mountain Division soldiers were quartered during the Italian Campaign. It was near their headquarters at Campo Tizzoro.
    • Military camps--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • Winter 1945
    • View of Vidiciatico, Italy

    • View of Vidiciatico, Italy, with snow covered ground. The Tenth Mountain Division gathered here to prepare for the attack on Mount (or Monte) Belvedere in February, 1945.
    • Vidiciatico, Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • February, 1945
    • Tunnel at north end of Lake Garda, Italy, artillery inside

    • The seven tunnels at the north end of Lake Garda provided the best protection against the German artillery coming from Riva and Torbole. Here is a Tenth Mountain Division artillery unit inside a tunnel.
    • Garda, Lake (Italy)--1940-1950.; Artillery (Troops)--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Italy--1940-1950.; War casualities--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • April 1945
    • "Bailey Bridge" at Malandrone, Italy

    • The bridge at Malandrone was needed to support the Tenth Mountain Division's attack on March 3, 1945. To complete it many men died. The Germans shelled the draw continuously while the work was under way, and twice knocked it out. Once complete, the...
    • Bridges--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--United States--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • [March] 1945
    • Logan County Fair

    • View of an exhibit at the Logan County Fair in Sterling, Colorado. Topographical map of Colorado displayed over pleated bunting. Areas indicated on map: Grand Junction, Denver, Pueblo, Sterling, and Logan County. The words "The 4-H World of...
    • Sterling (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Exhibitions--Colorado--Sterling--1960-1970.; Fairs--Colorado--Sterling--1960-1970.
    • [between 1963 and 1965]
    • East High spotlight: vol 17 no 6

    • Newspaper produced by East High School of Denver, Colorado. Included in the paper are photographs of students, articles on school events and sports.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1930 November 26

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