Mesa County Oral History Project ➔ Early Grand Junction

Oral History -- Audiocassette

Martha Gardner talks about her childhood in the small towns of Western Colorado, about farm life in Eastern Utah, and about Grand Junction.

Tiffany, La Plata Cty. Covered Wagon. Mesa (town). Silverton, San Juan Cty. Rico, Delores Cty. Rose Glen Dairy. La Court Hotel. Durango, La Plata Cty. Saw Mill In Rico. Cisco, Utah. Onion Creek, Utah. Peanuts Crop. Charlie Steen. Typhoid. Junk Dealer, Junk Came From Gunnison, Marble, Etc. Maloway Store.
Content Date:
1900 – 1978
Interview Date:
January 25 1978
copyright Museums of Western Colorado
Related collection
Mesa County Oral History Project The Mesa County Oral History Project began as a joint project of the Museums of Western Colorado and Mesa County Libraries (MCL) in 1975.

What IS Oral History?
An oral history is an audio or video recording of a person speaking about their personal, lived experience of historical events. 

The Oral History Project collected...
Related person
Martha Fortsch Gardner (narrator)