The Stories of Colorado Collection is a service of the Colorado State Library, in cooperation with cultural heritage organizations throughout the state.  With their help, the site provides a space for Coloradans to share their voices, their stories, their memories and their history with others.

Through the act of sharing and building collections, we deepen our understanding of our collective history, our individual experiences, and strengthen our communities.

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When Worlds Collide


The ruby ring is my husband's, and he has worn it for the last 17 years. The smaller stone is mine, and it has a prayer engraved on it. The green…

En Mis Zapatos


In 1990, when we lived in Mexico, my husband was in the States. I gave him an ultimatum to bring us to him. I sold the two horses we had. I saved the…



These cards are important because they remind me of my family and my friends back home in Argentina. The cards remind me of those evenings and…