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Name Wagenbach (Giesing), Lorraine G.
Othernames Giesing
Born June 6, 1918
Places of residence Wide Acres, CO
Golden, CO
Education Golden High School
University of Denver
Occupation Secretary, Colorado School of Mines ROTC (1960-1975?)
Publications St. Joseph's Red Brick Church Golden, Colorado 1899-1949
A Womans's Life in Golden 1902-1980, Editor
Role Historian
Spouse William Wagenbach (1942)
Children Jim
Margo Faso

Associated Records

Image of 2011.020.080 - Scrapbook

2011.020.080 - Scrapbook

Object list can be found in the front of the three-ring binder. 1) -"Home continues to make history" by Lorraine Wagenbach; The Colorado Transcript September 27, 1983 2) -"Action Center puts people back on feet" by Lorraine Wagenbach; The Colorado Transcript April 16, 1981 3) -"Talking back to clich├ęd vocabulary" by Lorraine Wagenbach; Rocky Mountain News January 17, 1983 -"On Words and Numbers" by Lorraine Wagenbach, 2 pages -Correspondence to Speak Out Editor from Lorraine Wagenbach, July 6, 1982 -Correspondence from Bill Hosokawa of The Denver Post to Lorraine Wagenbach, May 14, 1982 -Correspondence from Lorraine Wagenbach to William Hornby editor of The Denver Post May 7, 1982 4)

Image of 2015.072.055 - Diploma

2015.072.055 - Diploma

Diploma issued to Lorraine Giesing for graduation from Golden Junior High School, May 27, 1932. Blue and white ribbons affixed to front of diploma, and a graduation program adhered to reverse.

Image of 2015.072.007 - Scrapbook

2015.072.007 - Scrapbook

Scrapbook, "Golden High School / Class of 1936." Red/pink leatherette covered scrapbook cover with tan riveted scrapbook pages. Flyleaf page is hand-lettered "Golden High School / Class of 1936" and the following page features a xerox copy of a 1984 drawing of the Golden High School building. Scrapbook includes original black and white photos of the members of Golden High School Class of 1936 at several class reunions: 25th (1961), 40th (1976), 45th (1981), and 50th (1986). It also includes a page of signatures of attendees of the 60th class reunion in 1996, along with several color snapshots from that event. Also included are various newspaper clippings, programs for the reunions of

Image of 2015.072.041 - Fonds

2015.072.041 - Fonds

Folder contains: - Golden High School 40th class reunion program for the Class of 1936, dated June 5th, 1976 - Two copies of Golden High School 50th class reunion program for the Class of 1927, dated June 5, 1977 - Two copies of Golden High School 50th class reunion program for the Class of 1936, dated July 12, 1986 -Two copies of a sketch of Golden High School, drawn by Phil Reeves, 1984 -Newspaper article "GHS Class of 1936 celebrates 70 Years" from YourHub.com, Thursday June 29, 2006 -Newspaper clippings regarding Golden High School classes of 1927 and 1936 reunions in 1977 and 1986 -A narrative titled "Golden High School 70th Class Reunion" for GHS Class of 1936

Image of 2015.072.044 - Fonds

2015.072.044 - Fonds

Folder contains correspondence and research regarding the dispositon and preservation of the old Golden Junior High School building: - A draft of an undated letter from Lorraine Wagenbach to the Mayor and City Council speaking on behalf of the preservation of the Golden Junior High School Building -A letter dated January 21, 1992 to Lorraine Wagenbach from Jefferson County Public Schools thanking her for furnishing a copy of her presntation to preserve the school building -A letter dated April 17, 1992 to "Interested Citizens" from Jefferson County Public Schools notifying the public of a meeting on May 7 to consider an offer of purchase of the property by the Golden Civic Foundation

Image of 2015.072.045 - Fonds

2015.072.045 - Fonds

Folder contains narratives and research by Lorraine Wagenbach: - A narrative titled "The Golden Waffle Inn, written ca. 2008 -A narrative titled "Fortnightly Club," an account of a group that began in Golden in 1871 -A narrative titled "Merry Christmas from Golden Wire" dated 2005, discussing Christmas traditions of earlier times -An essay titled "A Dreaded 'Chain' Store" dated 2004, discussing the entry of the grocery store chain Safeway into Golden and resident's reactions -An essay titled "The 'Denver Mud' Cure-all," discussing Golden's early druggists, pharmacies, and doctors -A narrative titled "John C. Vivian," an account of the only Jefferson County native to serve as

Image of 2015.072.046 - Card, Membership

2015.072.046 - Card, Membership

Unused membership card for the Delphian Society. Tan cardstock with brown lettering and graphics.

Image of 2015.072.047 - Roster

2015.072.047 - Roster

Roster of Presidents of the Golden chapter of the Delphian Society from 1943 - 1987.

Image of 2015.072.050 - Certificate

2015.072.050 - Certificate

A Certificate of Award presented to Lorraine Giesing of Golden School for Excellence in Oratory, having won the honor of represnting her school in the annual County contest. Dated 5 March 1932. Certificate is mounted in a maroon cardstock folder with the title "Certificate of Award" in calligraphy on the front. Certificate was apparently removed from a scrapbook.

Image of 2015.072.051 - Diploma

2015.072.051 - Diploma

Diploma for Lorraine Giesing, graduation from Golden High School Class of 1936, on 5 June, 1936. Diploma as well as a list of the graduating class of 1936 is housed in a leatherette maroon folder with "Golden High School / Lorriane M. Giesing / Class of 1936" printed on front in gold lettering.

Image of 2015.072.052 - Card, Report

2015.072.052 - Card, Report

Report card for Lorraine Giesing, grade 11, Golden High School, 1935. Card was mounted on a scrapbook page and was cut out, leaving a portion of the scrapbook page adhered.

Image of 2015.072.053 - Card, Report

2015.072.053 - Card, Report

Report card for Lorraine Giesing, grade 12, Golden High School, 1935. Card was mounted on a scrapbook page and was cut out, leaving a portion of the scrapbook page adhered.

Image of 2015.072.054 - Certificate, Membership

2015.072.054 - Certificate, Membership

Certificate of Membership from the Golden High School Alumni Foundation granting a charter membership to Lorraine Wagenbach, dated May 9, 1998.

Image of REF0625 - Disc, Compact

REF0625 - Disc, Compact

Golden Landmarks Association Oral History Project An Interview with Lorraine Wagenbach: Recollections of Golden, Colorado. Notebook contains an audio cassette and a compact disc. Interview is also transcribed on 26 pages.

Image of 2015.072.005 - Egg, Darning

2015.072.005 - Egg, Darning

Wooden darning egg carved of light-colored wood with a small handle. On top of egg is "Foot-Form / Pat. Nov. 1907."

Image of 2015.072.006 - Camera

2015.072.006 - Camera

Kodak brand Brownie Hawkeye Camera Flash Model. Square black two-piece molded Bakelite plastic body with black plastic carrying handle riveted to top. On one side at bottom front is a gray plastic film advance knob. Square glass viewfinder at top front, glass lens below in front. Two gray plastic buttons on either side of viewfinder, one to operate shutter. Small round red plastic window at back for seeing film exposure numbers.

Image of Description of how women lived in Golden, Colorado in 1902-1980.

Description of how women lived in Golden, Colorado in 1902-1980.

Description of how women lived in Golden, Colorado in 1902-1980.

Image of Yearbook for Golden High School, 1936. Title on cover is "Golden Memories." Maroon cardstock cover with a combination of ribbon tie and staple binding. On wax flyleaf page is handwritten in blue ink, Lorraine Giesing." Published by the Class of Nineteen and Thirty-Six. One of two copies.

Yearbook for Golden High School, 1936. Title on cover is "Golden Memories." Maroon cardstock cover with a combination of ribbon tie and staple binding. On wax flyleaf page is handwritten in blue ink, Lorraine Giesing." Published by the Class of Nineteen and Thirty-Six. One of two copies.

Yearbook for Golden High School, 1936. Title on cover is "Golden Memories." Maroon cardstock cover with a combination of ribbon tie and staple binding. On wax flyleaf page is handwritten in blue ink, Lorraine Giesing." Published by the Class of Nineteen and Thirty-Six. One of two copies.

Image of Yearbook for Golden High School, 1936. Title on cover is "Golden Memories." Maroon cardstock cover with a combination of ribbon tie and staple binding. Published by the Class of Nineteen and Thirty-Six. One of two copies.

Yearbook for Golden High School, 1936. Title on cover is "Golden Memories." Maroon cardstock cover with a combination of ribbon tie and staple binding. Published by the Class of Nineteen and Thirty-Six. One of two copies.

Yearbook for Golden High School, 1936. Title on cover is "Golden Memories." Maroon cardstock cover with a combination of ribbon tie and staple binding. Published by the Class of Nineteen and Thirty-Six. One of two copies.

Image of Book, "A Woman's Life in Golden 1902-1980." This edition of the book contains signatures of each of the women listed in the book, next to their name at the chapter heading. Written by the Members of the Pioneer Delphian Study Club.

Book, "A Woman's Life in Golden 1902-1980." This edition of the book contains signatures of each of the women listed in the book, next to their name at the chapter heading. Written by the Members of the Pioneer Delphian Study Club.

Book, "A Woman's Life in Golden 1902-1980." This edition of the book contains signatures of each of the women listed in the book, next to their name at the chapter heading. Written by the Members of the Pioneer Delphian Study Club.