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Title Blevins, Mabel Davis
Author Jones-Eddy, Julie
Type of Resource mixed material
Digital Origin reformatted digital
Date Created 1984-07-20
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 Mabel was born in Leheigh, Oklahoma in 1897, and she arrived in Craig when she was seventeen. Her father was a Choctaw Indian. She married in 1915. Her husband, Earl, worked in the community and they had two children. She speaks about: Baptists, entertainment, horse and buggies, 8th grade education, clubs, housework, food preparation, winter, 1918 flu, and camping. Mabel died in 1986.
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
Women
History
Frontier and pioneer life
Subject (personal name) Blevins, Mabel Davis, 1897-1986
Subject (geographic) Colorado
Moffat County (Colo.)
Craig (Colo.)
Subject (form) Personal narratives
Audio recording
Publisher Colorado College
Place of Publication Colorado Springs, Colorado
Language eng
Duration 30 min.
Series Title Women in Northwestern Colorado
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/10176/coccc:2939
 
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BlevinsMabel1A.mp3   Access audio audio/mpeg 27.61MB 0
BlevinsMabel1Adm.wav   master audio/x-wav 152.20MB 0
BlevinsMabelPhoto.jpg   Photo -- Mabel Davis Blevins, July 20, 1984 image/jpeg 34.49KB 0
BlevinsMabelaBio.pdf   Biographical information sheet application/pdf 32.60KB 0
BlevinsMabelbSummary.pdf   Summary index of interview application/pdf 107.97KB 0
BlevinsMabelcTranscript.pdf   Transcript of interview application/pdf 789.33KB 0
BlevinsMabeldAgreement.pdf   Permission agreement application/pdf 79.98KB 0

 
 
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