Phil and Eleanor Hernandez in Mexican costumes, Boulder, 1948
Great Western Sugar Factory, Longmont, early 20th century
A Ku Klux Klan meeting outside Boulder, mid-1920s
José (Joe) Esquibel, pharmacy owner, with his dad in Longmont, 1979
Migrant worker child outside farm housing near Longmont, 1990
Hear Our Stories
Search through and enjoy this collection of personal interviews with Boulder County Latinos, stretching from people born around 1900 to those born in the 1990s. They talk about their own experiences and families, everyday life, and important occasions.
Because they participated in or observed past events first-hand, they make history come alive, and their stories are preserved for future generations.
View Latino Community Life in Boulder County towns: Boulder (shaped by commerce and the University of Colorado), Lafayette (a coal mining community), and Longmont (an agricultural center). The videos from the three communities highlight places of historical significance for Latinos.