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Name Brown, Georgina
Othernames Georgina E. Whitmore
Born Feb. 24, 1909
Birthplace Leadville, CO
Places of residence Leadville, CO
Lakewood, CO
Mount Vernon Canyon, CO
Sterling, CO
Titles & honors Jefferson County Hall of Fame, inductee November 14, 1998
Father George C. Whitmore
Mother Harriet, Harriette Creede
Education East High School, Denver,CO
University of Colorado Boulder
Notes Covered the Adolph Coors III kidknapping-murder trial.
Retired in 1974 and moved to Leadville, CO, where she worked as a correspondent for the "Pueblo Chiefton"
Occupation Jefferson County Republican, reporter
Golden Outlook, reporter
Golden Transcript
Pueblo Chiefton, correspondant
Publications "The Shining Mountains", 1976
Relationships siblings- Alfred (5 years younger)
Martha (7 years younger)
Role Writer
Spouse Ross Brown, married 1929
Children Daughter- Joanna or Joanne H. Jeffries 1931- 2015

Associated Records

2017.010.001 - Fonds

Folder #1 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -Notes made by Brown regarding gambling charges filed by Sheriff with Lakewood defendants -Notes reflecting Commissioners ruling to allow Sheriff to operate ambulance in county, July 28, 1958 -Note describing Sherffi's ambulance as "Ford Amblewagon," manned by off-duty "men at Sheriff's office". Management of county ambulance assigned to Raynie. Coroner endorses the program. -Newspaper article dated 1960 regarding Thorn Lake charges. Vitim William Scott Wright and first major snow storm of the season. -Journalist notes of various events and crimes heard in County/ District Court in Jefferson County -Journalist notes of variou

2017.010.002 - Fonds

Folder #2 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -Miscellaneous crime reporting, 1971 -Convicting of Denver Policeman David Earl Bratcher case -Commissioners agenda, January 1970 -Ernest Leroy Alsip lawsuit against Sheriff for brutality, January 1970 -County abstract of Assessment, 1971 -Letter from Bradley, Campbell, and Carney dated August 6, 1971 regarding Saucil Kaplan rezoning case -District Court papers regarding defendant Irving Cohen, 1971 -1971 Jefferson County combined statement of expenditures -1972 Board of County Commissioners application hearing for Golden, Ralston, Creek, and Church ditch

2017.010.003 - Fonds

Folder #3 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -Eleven steno notebooks from 1971 oMountain housing developments, business issues of Board of County Commissioners, swearing in of Judges Stoner, Pile, Priest, Hardesty, and Willison in 1971 oSeptember 2, 1971 planning commission hearing oBilly Eugene Stiltner murder case, 1970 oChet Hoskinson resignation to serve with Governor Love, 1970 oFarrell Lee Howell murder case from Lakewood, December 1970 oEd Pinson, Wheat Ridge Police Department oJames Richard Randolph murder case, 1964, and subsequent judgement, 1969 o

Image of 2017.010.009 - Clipping, Newspaper

2017.010.009 - Clipping, Newspaper

Folder #9 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -Newspaper clippings of Brown's role in "Covering the Courthouse" column of the Colorado Transcript from 1961-1971. The column has a header with a detective figure.

2017.010.004 - Fonds

Folder #4 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -Letter: B. Lewis Hawley to Sheriff Wermuth about resignation October 22, 1960. -Bulletin: Lakewood Terrace Association, March 27, 1961 -Bulletin: "please do not drink Coors Beer", by local 366 brewery workers in Golden, 1957 -Long form summons on April 12, 1956 regarding Coors strike -Jefferson County Summons, City of Golden against Robert Eugene Ford, defendant in 1957 -Notice of election on June 28, 1957. Special election to adopt Home Rule in Golden -Collection of newspapers and notes regarding 1957 Coors strike -Collection of notes regarding expansion of Jefferson County school discricts, 1957

2017.010.005 - Fonds

Folder #5 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -Collection of news articles and notes regarding the Adolph Coors III murder case -Writ of Mandamus, Certiorari and Habeas Corpus from Joseph Corbett and Jefferson County District Court

2017.010.006 - Fonds

Folder #6 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -Black and white photographs of Wannamaker House, Arapahoe City historical marker, and the demolition of 1877 Jefferson County Courthouse. See 2017.010.006.001 -Story of Sam Gates of Edgewater, a carnival daredevil -History of Mount Vernon Canyon -History of Prospect Applewood Metropolitan Recreation and Park District -Mention of Rockland Church, Mount Vernon -Press release for Judge Daniel Shannon, biography and history

2017.010.007 - Fonds

Folder #7 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -1917 booklet of the "Ritual of the Woodmen of the World" -1899 booklet on the "Rules and Negotiations of the Uniform Rank Knights of Pythias"

2017.010.008 - Fonds

Folder #8 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -Jefferson County Schools R-1 program for "The Childhood of Hiawatha", a skit done by 4,600 students from nearby schools. Skit was to dedicate the new County Health and Recreation Center and football field at 6th Avenue and Kipling Streets, 1959. -February 9, 1972- Brown describes investigation into County corruption that began with former Sheriff Art Wermuth and exposed commissioner Joe Lewis, 9 pages -Brochure for Jefferson County Designated Centennial Sites, 1976 -List of distances between od stage stations and ranches along Old Julesburg Road by Henry J. Bahn -Fiction accounts of 1904, possibly for a book

2017.010.010 - Clipping, Newspaper

Folder #10 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -Newspaper clippin on 1929 Canon City riot -Newspaper clipping regarding South Park, Fairplay, and Canon City -Newspaper clippings on Joseph Corbett trial, 1961

2017.010.011 - Clipping, Newspaper

Folder #11 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -Newspaper clippings of Adolph Coors III kidnapping and murder, 1960- 1961

2017.010.012 - Fonds

Folder #12 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -Copy of Civil subpoena -US District Court, Joseph Corbett v Wayne Patterson, warden to Georgian Brown, May 18, 1967, to testify. -Steno Notebook covering the civil trial on Beaver Lakes Estates, 1976 -Corbett parole hearing, June 29, 1977 and July 5, 1967 -History of Michael Beshor of Pueblo who died 1907 -Notes on the cost to prosecute Corbett -Journal notebooks on Joseph Corbett trial in 1962, including jury selection and court procedures -Notes on the argument of paying Deputy Sheriffs overtime or authorize compensatory time -Notes on the expansion of Jefferson County wide radio and telephone communications via the Sher

2017.010.013 - Fonds

Folder #13 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -Notes made on Coors case investigation, in particular, notes on the ability of Corbett to travel -Photograph of the top of Loveland Pass in 1950 -Notes on jury selection at Coors trial, 1961 -One copy of the Colorado Criminal Code of Procedures and Training Guide, District Attorney's Association, 1963

2017.010.014 - Fonds

Folder #14 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -Notes on income tax investigation 1948-49 on Sheriff Carl Enlow -Rough draft of a rebuttal to the media written by Georgina Brown, who are "sabotaging and poisoning Jefferson County" -Two black and white 8x10 photographs of Sheriff Carl Enlow and his Youth Deivision, taken in 1950 by W. S. Johnson Studios of Lakewood, Colorado -Tracking records of gambling scandal of Sheriff Carl Enlow, 1948- 1949

2017.010.015 - Fonds

Folder #15 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -5x7 color photograph of Judge Stoner, Sheriff Harold Bray, and Georgina Brown, taken 1973. See 2017.010.015.001 -8x10 black and white photograph of (left to right) unknown deputy, Joseph Corbett, and Undersheriff Chuck Morrison, taken in front of 16th and Arapahoe St, 1961. See 2017.010.015.002 -Copy of Judge Stoner's ruling on media in the courtroom -Jury list for March 13, 1961 on trial of Adolph Coors III murder -Four 8x10 black and white photographs of Judge Christian Stoner -Notes on jury list for Coors murder trial -Notes made of recent increase in the number of car crashes in Jefferson County, 1961 -Notes on jury se

2017.010.016 - Fonds

Folder #16 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -Notes on the creation of Columbine subdivision, 1967. Issue surrounds the sale of Columbine Knolls to a "Negro physicist". -Resignation letter from W. Robert Awenius, January 31, 1967 -Notes on various criminal episodes across Jefferson County beginning in 1967 -News articles on burglar Arthur Winstanley of the Denver Police Department, 1966 -1967 Civil Action- People of Colorado v George Norman -1967 Board of County Commissioners Resolution regarding county-wide sales tax -March 13, 1966 Sheriff organizers prevention effort against "topless waitress" -Notes on creation of Chateau Troutdale west of Evergreen -Notes in dis

Image of 2017.010.017 - Fonds

2017.010.017 - Fonds

Folder #17 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -Newspaper clippings about Brown's (then Georgina Whitmore) activities at the University of Denver, including sports and Greek life. -Rules for rush week at DU in 1927, also includes four invitation cards from Sororities. Brown eventually joined Sigma Kappa. -1926 East High School graduation invitation and program. Ross Brown and Georgina Whitmore are starred with blue ink

2017.010.018 - Fonds

Folder #18 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -Letter from Library Director William Knott to Georgina Brown, July 21, 1986 -Notes on early Jefferson County history, David Wall and William Loveland, followed by page of notes on other historical topics from gold rush -Self-guided walking tour brochure for Leadville, Colorado, 1984 -Newspaper article "A Clown is Born" regarding Don Henke of the Transcript, 1973

2017.010.019 - Fonds

Folder #19 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -Big Chief tablet marked as notes for the Kirk Stanbro Trial, January 1969 -Letter from George Osborne, County Commissioner, September 13, 1960, defending recent difficulties while in office to county voters -One memo pad holding court related information beginning August of 1966, with notes on Trial of perjury on George L Norman, 1952. Norman was a former Golden radio station operator. - News articles on Jack Gilmore, special investigator for the Jefferson County Grand Jury accused of assault.

2017.010.020 - Fonds

Folder #20 containing items from Georgina Brown, including -History of the construction of the 1914 Jefferson County Jail at 16th and Washington Street. Reference to contents of the cornerstone. Notes on the infamous jail inmates included. -Brown's notes on the history of the courts in Jefferson County from 1864- 1877. -Brown's notes on the history of jails in Jefferson County from 1862-1877 -Booklet on the Genessee Grange, 1980- 1981 -Brown's history of crime in Jefferson County -Notes on the appearance at Red Rocks of the rock groups, The Beatles -Brown's history of the Colorado Stage Coach Line 1860, and the roads that connected Golden with Denver -Brown's notes on Buffalo Bill