Flick, Rollie and Margaret 1967-07-15

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The Flicks talk about their personal experiences of the early mining days in Colorado.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Rollie and Margaret Flick

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Date: July 15, 1967

Location: Gunnison County, Colorado

Interviewer: Charles Townsend

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Meeting with the Carters, Beginning of the Carter Mine, Water problems for the mine, Layout of the mine, Thoughts of Mr. Carter, Carter's background, O. M. Carter - Father, Carter's motivation, The Carter family, Flick's background, The prospectors, The gamblers, Violence in the camps, Population during the booms, Capital for the mines, 1907 - Script, International groups in the area, Life of the miners, Pay scale in the mines, Working conditions in the mines, The miners' unions, Pay scale in the mills, When Ohio City was a tent city, Saloons in Ohio City, 1907-1908, Businesses in Ohio City, Gambling, Politics in the town, Entertainment, Churches, Ministers, Schools, Vice in the town, Saloons, Newspapers in Gunnison County, Doctors, Beef sales in boom towns, Beginnings of Ohio City in 1879, Ohio City Today, Fraternal orders

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1907-1967

Bulk Dates: 1907-1967

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