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Title Chrisler, Ethel La Kamp
Author Jones-Eddy, Julie
Type of Resource mixed material
Digital Origin reformatted digital
Date Created 1984-08-02
Date Digitized 2009-02-15
Rights Statement Portions of this interview may only be used for educational or scholarly purposes. All rights in the manuscript and recording, including the right to publish, are reserved to the Colorado College Tutt Library. PERMISSION TO PUBLISH IN ANY FORMAT MUST BE REQUESTED from Special Collections, Colorado College Tutt Library.
Description Ethel's father came to the White River area in 1883 and her mother arrived in 1900 from Iowa for her health. Ethel was born in 1904 and grew up on ranches on the White River. She talks about: household chores, outdoor chores, hard winters; transportation; rural school; flu of 1918; home remedies; clothing; community life. She worked on a ranch after eighth grade until attending business college at nineteen. She married Tim Chrisler at twenty-two and lived on various ranches where her husband worked. They had two children. She talks about: coal/wood stoves, gas lamps, food storage, quilting groups, and church. They later owned a motel in Meeker. Ethel died in 1995.
Note (admin) Oral histories were collected by Julie Jones-Eddy in 1983-1986. Permission forms were obtained at the time of interviews. This oral history collection of forty-seven interviews with women between the ages of sixty-five and ninety-five years of age is the result of a two year project begun in 1984. It was supported by a grant from the Colorado Endowment for the Humanities. In addition to the tape collection, the grant also funded the production of a videotape program which highlights selective portions from some of the interviews. "Women of Northwestern Colorado, 1890-1940: Glimpses of Our Lives" is available at Tutt Libray and other libraries around the state.The original files are housed in Special Collections, Tutt Library, Colorado College, R1000. Audio files: WAV and MP3 were processed from original cassette tapes using Soundforge; a Marantz 221 PMD cassette player/recorder. Settings recommended by the Colorado Digitization Project, Digital Audio Best Practices. Each tape is set at 96kHZ, 24 bits. Images: Scanned from photos and slides to JPEG. Text materials: Scanned to PDF and processed to PDF/A using Adobe Acrobat Professional.
Subject (topic) Oral history
Frontier and pioneer life
Women pioneers
Ranch life
Subject (personal name) Chrisler, Ethel La Kamp, 1904-1995
Subject (geographic) Buford (Colo.)
Meeker (Colo.)
Rio Blanco County (Colo.)
White River (Colo.)
Subject (form) Personal narratives
Audio recording
Publisher Colorado College
Place of Publication Colorado Springs, Colorado
Language eng
Duration 40 min.
Series Title Women in Northwestern Colorado
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/10176/coccc:2484
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ChrislerEthel1A.mp3   Audio access 1A audio/mpeg 27.21MB 0
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ChrislerEthel1B.mp3   Audio access 1B audio/mpeg 23.94MB 0
ChrislerEthel1Bdm.wav   master 1B audio/x-wav 132.01MB 0
ChrislerEthelPhoto.jpg   Photo --Ethel La Kamp Chrisler, August 2, 1984 image/jpeg 40.55KB 0
ChrislerEthelaBio.pdf   Biographical information sheet application/pdf 33.49KB 0
ChrislerEthelbSummary.pdf   Summary index of interview application/pdf 166.41KB 0
ChrislerEthelcTranscript.pdf   Transcript of interview application/pdf 1.48MB 0
ChrislerEtheldAgreement.pdf   Permission agreement application/pdf 73.51KB 0

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