Chip Taylor Communications



Subject: History

Rocky Mountain Legacy Series (cc)

Rocky Mountain Legacy Series (cc)

The Rocky Mountains are a symbol of America's strength; a tremendous and broad mountain range filled with peaks and valleys - and history. Using the Rockies as its backdrop, this series of documentaries presents us with incredible stories that come out of America's westward expansion, including histories of characters, locations and events, which make up the true Rocky Mountain Legacy. Produced by KRMA-TV. Closed-Captioned. Programs available on 23 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 23-Disc Set. For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail
Also by KRMA: Spirit of America Series


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Bloomers to Ballots (Women and the Vote) (cc)

Bloomers to Ballots (Women and the Vote) (cc)

1st Place -Broadcasters Award
Wrangler Award -Cowboy Hall of Fame
Bronze Apple Winner -NEMN Awards

"Recommended. An excellent introduction to the history of the women's suffrage movement; also recommended for U.S. West, Women's Studies, and political Click for more


Coal Camp Kids (Coal Mining Families) (cc)

Coal Camp Kids (Coal Mining Families) (cc)

During the early part of the 1900s, the coal industry became important in the Rockies. Entire families, of all nationalities, lived and worked in coal camp towns, such as Berwind, Cameron, Walsen, Tabasco, and Tercio. Here through actual accounts we discover how these company camps passed on a heritage rich with cultural Click for more


Buffalo Bill Cody (cc)

Buffalo Bill Cody (cc)

"Highly Recommended. William Cody earned his nickname of Buffalo Bill with his remarkable marksmanship on buffalo hunts in the Old West. He once remarked, however, that the hide hunters were the real culprits who brought the great buffalo herds of over 40 million down to less than 1500 by the turn of the century. Click for more


Crossing the (20th) Century (cc)

Crossing the (20th) Century (cc)

The generation poised on the threshold of the twentieth century faced an uncertain future, as slow-paced nineteenth-century life crumbled under the onrush of mechanization. Yet the marvels of the twentieth century promised renewed hope and undreamed-of prosperity. In this program we cross from one century to the next Click for more


La Cultura de San Luis (Culture of San Luis) (cc)

La Cultura de San Luis (Culture of San Luis) (cc)

This is the story of the early settlers who came to the San Luis Valley, where they carved a life out of this harsh, arid land with irrigation, farming and a rich Hispanic culture with roots in Mexico and Spain. We meet descendants of these self-sufficient people, including Olibama Lopez Tushar and Madovio Martinez, Click for more


Denver City Parks (cc)

Denver City Parks (cc)

Here we are invited to look at the design of the city of Denver and its world famous parks system. We look at the evolution of the city through the eyes of its designers, learn of the limiting effects of resources, politics and water, and see how city planners worked to make Denver "The City Beautiful." 01/08DE/CC Click for more


Diversions (cc)

Diversions (cc)

Life was hard and often risky in the great Western frontier. In this program we learn poignant, often amusing, stories of what people did when they weren't working. Here we discover that diversions, such as saloons, were much more than for drinking and gambling, they were integral parts of the community - centers that Click for more


Diversions - Level 1 (cc)

Diversions - Level 1 (cc)

Life was hard and often risky in the great Western frontier. In this program we learn poignant, often amusing, stories of what people did when they weren't working. Here we discover that diversions, such as saloons, were much more than drinking and gambling establishments, they were integral parts of the community, Click for more


Early Photographers (cc)

Early Photographers (cc)

"Recommended. Covering a number of 19th-century photographers, including famous William Henry Jackson, Sophie Herkules, and Oliver Aultmann, this is an excellent introduction to early photography." -EMRO Review
Through historic photos and personal interviews with people who actually knew many of the early Click for more


The Forgotten Civil War (cc)

The Forgotten Civil War (cc)

"Highly Recommended. This is a superbly focused documentary offering a chronology of battles, elaborate reenactment of battles and marches, and excerpts from soldiers' letters and diaries." -EMRO Review
The firing on Fort Sumter, South Carolina, began the American Civil War, and most battles were fought Click for more


Get the Picture (Artists & Photographers) (cc)

Get the Picture (Artists & Photographers) (cc)

The story of the raw, unspoiled Southwest is told most poignantly through the eyes of its earliest artists and photographers. Here the brushes and lenses of artists, such as Samuel Seymour, John K. Hillers, and George Robertson help us relive the stories of these earlier days. 01/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned IJSCA 30 min. Click for more


Gold (cc)

Gold (cc)

Gold. It drove men and women West with obsession, leaving all that was familiar to face the unknown and quite often certain death. Here we take a close look at the emigrants following their hopes and dreams to the Pike's Peak gold Region and learn of their mass exodus, the risks crossing the prairie, and the hardships Click for more


A Grand Endeavor (Westward Movement) (cc)

A Grand Endeavor (Westward Movement) (cc)

Grand Junction, Colorado, is a bustling city with a charming downtown full of shops, restaurants, galleries and much more in an area now known as Colorado's Wine Country; it's a giant step from the days of the original settlers who incorporated the town on June 29, 1882. In this program, we follow frontier people as Click for more


Grand Resort Hotels (cc)

Grand Resort Hotels (cc)

This program documents the glorious story behind three of Colorado's fabled resort hotels, the Stanley Inn in Estes Park, Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs and the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. Host Jim Fleet gives an inside look at each of these grand hotels while highlighting their historical importance. Click for more


Hard Times (The Great Depression) (cc)

Hard Times (The Great Depression) (cc)

The Great Depression of the 1930s did not miss the Rocky Mountains. Using actual accounts and remembrances of people who lived in "dust bowl" areas, this program reveals this trying time in history - when life was passionate, hard, and often hopeless. Here host Chet Sisk interviews two people in Baca County, Click for more


Health Seekers (cc)

Health Seekers (cc)

In the early 1800s, consumption (Tuberculosis) accounted for 25% of the deaths in the United Stages. This resulted in a large number of health seekers who came to the West seeking clean, pure air and waters. Sanitariums, sleeping porches, and tent colonies sprang up throughout the Rockies, much to the chagrin of local Click for more


Hispanos en El Valle (Spanish in the Valley) (cc)

Hispanos en El Valle (Spanish in the Valley) (cc)

Nestled away in the San Luis Valley of Colorado lies what is know here as the "Forgotten Land," a place where descendants of Spanish Conquistadors and colonists continue life much as it was in the early days. Tucked away in the San Juan, Sawatch, Sangre de Cristo, and Culebra Mountains, a proud, self-sufficient people Click for more


Hollywood of the Rockies (cc)

Hollywood of the Rockies (cc)

"Recommended. Rocky Mountain 'flickers' set the pattern for future Westerns, led to the discovery of stars like Tom Mix and 'Bronco Billy' Anderson, and laid the foundation for the modern art of filmmaking." -Library Journal
Hundreds of films were shot in the Rocky Mountains between 1897 and 1914, of which, Click for more


Home on the Prairie (cc)

Home on the Prairie (cc)

The Homestead Act of 1862 opened the vast region of grassland between the Missouri River on the East and the Rocky Mountains on the West. This nearly treeless region of the country was one of the last vestiges of the frontier. To the untrained eye of frontiersmen, gold seekers, and settlers, this truly was the Great Click for more


The Pueblo Flood (of 1921) (cc)

The Pueblo Flood (of 1921) (cc)

Floods are one of nature's most devastating natural disasters. And the disastrous flood that ravaged Pueblo, Colorado, on June 3, 1921, is still recalled as the most horrific event in the city's history. In this stirring documentary, which uses archival photographs, rare film footage and personal remembrances, including Click for more


Railroad Memories (cc)

Railroad Memories (cc)

Using rare archival still photographs and film footage of the last passenger train to Cripple Creek, and runs of the Rio Grande Southern, the Colorado and Southern, and the Galloping Goose, this memorable program presents train afficionados Jackson Thode, Edward Haley, Charles Albi, Edward Gerlits and Bob Griswold, Click for more


Tears in the Sand (cc)

Tears in the Sand (cc)

The U.S. Government called it the "Sand Creek Battle," while social reformists called it a "massacre." Whatever the name, the events of November 29, 1864, are recalled in sorrow by the Cheyenne and Arapahoe. Some suggest the events at this battle contributed significantly to the later defeat of General George Custer Click for more


Tourist Trains (cc)

Tourist Trains (cc)

Tourism plays an important role in the Rockies and one thing that draws people here are its steam locomotives. In this fascinating program we hop aboard the Pike's Peak Cog Railroad, the Georgetown Loop, and the Argentine Railway to understand a continuing legacy of steam locomotives that has endured for decades. Using Click for more


The Trail to Bent's Fort (cc)

The Trail to Bent's Fort (cc)

This engaging look at the regular life of pioneering people includes their embarking on a trip across the Great American Desert from Westport Landing, MO, to Santa Fe, NM, trading with Native Americans, and having to work together to survive in their "fort" life. Here we learn the feelings and emotions of 19-year-old Click for more





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