Jeffco Stories


A collection of oral histories, transcripts, and photographs of the Jefferson County, North Fork, and Ken Caryl Ranch regions of Colorado. Oral history interviews are conducted by Jefferson County Public Library, University of Denver, and local historical society volunteers, and are available to the local community via the Jefferson County Public Library's web-site.


  • Jefferson County Public Library, Lakewood, CO

Collection Items

Interview with Bill Knott, May 27, 2008<br /><br />
This interview includes a discussion of library buildings before and during Bill Knott's tenure as well as future building plans. Other topics discussed include key library staff and community members, development of JCPL as a library system,…

Interview with Robert Drawe, May 15, 2006
Mr. Drawe was interviewed as part of the North Fork Oral History Project. In this interview, he discusses his life in and around Pine, CO. Also discussed are the Pine Library and the North Fork Volunteer Fire Department.

Interview with Bill Knott, June 2, 2008
This interview includes discussions about policy governance, philosophy and development of JCPL's collection, technology and the online library, and collection challenges. Also covered were the Library Foundation and Knott's Kids. Resource sharing…
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