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Interview with Delmer Frees on his family's migration to Park County, homesteading, and local schools and teachers

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Interview with Ben and Alan Eos at the Eos Mill about their parent's migration to Colorado and eventual settling in Park County, and growing up at the mill

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Interview with Lodi Eshe discussing the Schattinger family, growing up in Jefferson, Colorado, working in Fairplay, Colorado, getting married and her husband's time working in the South London mine

Interview with Charlie Dell about life in Guffey, migration in and out of the area, family history, Utes and Arapaho, cowboy life

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Interview with Charlie Dell about family, ranch hand life, his experience meeting Rex Bell and Clara Bow, and life in Guffey, Colorado

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Interview with Mildred and Howard Betts about Colorado history, Harris Park, extreme weather events, and changes in land and ownership

Charlie Dell playing banjo with organ player and singers singing Whiskey Basin Blues

Interview with Charlie Dell in 1981 about rodeos, women prospectors, copper and zinc mining, ranching, Wadly cemetery, Guffey post office, the Cripple Creek miner's strike, and those who thrived economically early on in the area

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Alfred Dell. He was born in 1871 and died in 1964. He spent most of his life in the Guffey area as a rancher and miner. He was the father of Charles, Buford, Louise, Betty, Thelma and Lorraine.

Source: Sam and Bette Sciortino

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Last Chance cabin & ore house. Located along Four Mile Creek in Horseshoe Gulch. Sketch by C. S. Richardson.

Source: South Park Historical Foundation