Eight Chavez siblings in 1919, ranging from a baby to 24 years old
John S. Chavez, Jr. being interviewed at Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant, 1976
A Ku Klux Klan meeting outside Boulder, mid-1920s
Bernal children’s First Communion, 1951
José (Joe) Esquibel, pharmacy owner, with his dad in Longmont, 1979
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.