Latino baseball team organized by St. John’s Church, Longmont, 1946
José (Joe) Esquibel, pharmacy owner, with his dad in Longmont, 1979
The Chavez family, 19th century
John S. Chavez, Jr. being interviewed at Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant, 1976
Great Western Sugar Factory, Longmont, early 20th century
Workers on a sugar beet plantation, 19th century
Interactive City Maps
These unique Interactive City Maps pull together information from U.S. Census records and City Directories to show where Latinos lived in Boulder, Lafayette, and Longmont between 1905 and 1976.
Map points located on each map include the names of residents and sometimes their occupations and employers.
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.