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Moving West: Who Moved to California in the 1930s and Why

Moving West: Who Moved to California in the 1930s and Why Migration to California is one of the dominant history topics of the 1930s, built on a wealth of information from literature, news stories, and photographs. Using newly available data from the 1940 U.S. Census,...

Unconventional Women of the West

Unconventional Women of the West In this presentation by The Legendary Ladies, Inc., you will meet fascinating women who made unique contributions to the American West. Find out: Who was an American folk hero Who organized a “little piece of heaven” Who was a Colorado...

The Failed 1976 Denver Winter Olympics

The Failed 1976 Denver Winter Olympics In 1972, Denver became the only host city to reject hosting the Olympic Games. For Colorado’s emerging ski industry, the voters’ rejection of the Games came as a blow. The state’s burgeoning ski industry joined the U.S. Forest...

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