John S. Chavez, Jr. being interviewed at Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant, 1976
The Suazo family harvesting beets, Longmont, early 1940s
Bernal children’s First Communion, 1951
Sugar beet workers with a horse-drawn digger, Longmont, 1900
Miners at Eagle Mine, Erie, 1942
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.