Flick, Margaret 1968-08-03

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Mrs. Flick relates the history of the Pitkin, Colorado, area, including several amusing anecdotes. Dr. Charles Townsend, who conducted the interview, makes a few brief remarks about his work for Texas Tech.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Margaret Flick

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Date: August 3, 1968

Location: Pitkin, Colorado

Interviewer: Charles Townsend

Length: 30 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Introduction of speaker, Margaret Flick, Speech by Margaret Flick, Naming of Pearson Mountain, History of Pitkin and area, Story of hanging a Negro in Gunnison, Incident concerning last man hanged in Colorado, Discussion of Republican woman in 1890 election, 1880 boom in Pitkin described, Describes man who donated hearse to Pitkin, 1884 will read, Snowslide of 1884 described, Incident told of horse stealing in 1881, History of Pitkin Church, Introduction of Dr. Townsend, Speech by Dr. Charles Townsend, Southwest Collection's project described

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1968

Bulk Dates: 1968


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