Harris, Bud 1968-07

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Bud Harris discusses the establishment, purposes and accomplishments of the Quartz Creek Improvement Corporation and mining in Gunnison County.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Bud Harris

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Date: July 1968

Location: Gunnison County, Colorado

Interviewer: Charles Townsend

Length: 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Biographical material, Quartz Creek Improvement Corporation, Circumstances of founding, Area involved, First meeting, First chairman, Present chairman, Alpine Tunnel dispute, Barbecue sponsorship, Board of Director and Chairman election, Money collected, Quartz Creek Valley Historical interest, Purposes—history, Tourism, Markers, Promote mining, Social aspects, Meeting days, Cooperation, Alpine days attendance, Activities, Alpine Tunnel days, Forest Service signs, Original Board of Directors—listing, First secretary and treasurer, Bud Harris, Revitalizing mining, Biographical sketch, Project, Improvement Association, Establishment, Chairman, Brochures, Promote tourism mining, Alpine Tunnel Days, Board of Directors.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: ?-1968

Bulk Dates: 1968

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