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1950s artifacts donated to Niwot Historical Society

 

April 22, 2020

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Rev. Taylor of Niwot was the local representative for the Cownie Tanning Company, a custom hide finisher in Des Moines. This pamphlet was donated to the NHS by Judy Dayhoff Gould.

Last week's surprise winter storm might have seemed out of place in April, but as a recently donated artifact to the Niwot Historical Society (NHS) attests, spring blizzards are nothing new in the area. According to the April 6, 1957 edition of the Niwot Tribune (1921-1958), the area was "buried" under 18 inches of snow, which disrupted local phone service for four days.

The Tribune clipping was one of several items donated to the NHS in March by longtime member Judy Gould Dayhoff, who has been doing some spring cleaning of the Gould family history files, and decided it was time the items...



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