Category: Collections and Exhibits

History in the Baking: Classic Pumpkin Pie

History in the Baking: Classic Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients (Yields 2 Pies) 1 can (29 oz.) pumpkin puree 3 cups evaporated milk 1 ½ cups granulated sugar 4 large eggs 1 tsp salt 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground ginger ½ tsp ground clove ½ tsp allspice 2 unbaked 9-inch (4-cup volume) deep dish pie shells Whipped...
Influenza of 1918

Influenza of 1918

“Flu situation here is getting dangerous,” blared a headline on the front page of Golden’s Colorado Transcript newspaper on Dec. 5, 1918. Though it’s more than 100 years old, this historic news story about Spanish influenza could’ve been written in 2020. “Clearly,...
Fall 2020 Discover Magazine

Fall 2020 Discover Magazine

The Fall 2020 Discover magazine features an excerpt from “A Woman’s Life in Golden,” Betty Herron Gleaton’s memoir of growing up with polio (read the complete memoir in our online collection), and an account of traveling to Colorado in 1870 by Mrs. Mary Kalbaugh...