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This classic postcard greets you as you enter the FC150 exhibit at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery.
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Wish You Were Here – a postcard book by Cheryl Miller

By On June 18, 2017

In 2006, Cheryl Miller, in the CSU Department of Animal Sciences, compiled a book of old Fort Collins and CSU post cards as well as text from old newspapers. A friend of mine,… Read More

Library of Congress photo taken by Lewis Wickes Hine in 1915 near Fort Collins, Colorado.
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Second Hoeing (A Book Review)

By On June 29, 2016

When Upton Sinclair published his book, The Jungle, in 1906, it sent shock waves across the country. The working conditions of immigrants in the meatpacking industry of Chicago not only injured the… Read More

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The Epic of Larimer County

By On November 10, 2015

After World War II, northern Colorado began to see a lot of growth and change. This was particularly true in Fort Collins where the G.I. Bill brought an influx of veterans who… Read More

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Murder and Mirth: The Story of a Colorado Trial Lawyer (A Book Review)

By On June 16, 2015

Did you know that in the 1920s, the Ku Klux Klan was active in Fort Collins and even burned a few crosses around town? Fancher Sarchet mentions one such incident in his book, Murder… Read More

Hugo Evon Frey, the Navy man. (Photo from Hugo's Odyssey.)
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Hugo Frey – Tales of Adventure from a Native Son

By On December 16, 2014

“I was born in Colorado when I was four years old.”  So begins Hugo Evon Frey’s telling of his childhood growing up in Larimer County, Colorado. The son of Swedish immigrants Hans (Henry) and Ingrid, Hugo… Read More