James K. Radke

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My mother Eileen Joy Sprick and one of her friends with a “Little Girl Shovel” circa 1940

My mother Eileen Joy Sprick and one of her friends with a

My mother Eileen Joy Sprick and one of her friends with a “Little Girl Shovel” circa 1940

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My parents were barely 26

Seated from left to right - Gregory Alan, Bernard James, James Kent, Michael Lee, Eileen Joy, and Elisa Ann

The Radke seated from left to right – Gregory Alan, Bernard James, James Kent, Michael Lee, Eileen Joy, and Elisa Ann

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The last photo with my grandmother, Bertha Blanche Sprick, circa 1971

The last photo with my grandmother, Bertha Blanche Sprick, circa 1971 From left to right; Elisa, Michael, Jim, David, Bertha and Greg

The last photo with my grandmother, Bertha Blanche Sprick, circa 1971 From left to right; Elisa, Michael, Jim, David, Bertha and Greg

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Birthday group portrait, circa 1953

Outside a one room country school near Julesburg, Colorado. The teacher is my grandmother Bertha Sprick and her students celebrating a couple of birthdays.

Outside a one room country school near Julesburg, Colorado. The teacher is my grandmother Bertha Sprick and her students celebrating a couple of birthdays.

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Movies at the Hippodome, Julesburg Grit Advocate, February 10, 1944

Movies at the Hippodome, Julesburg Grit Advocate, February 10, 1944

Movies at the Hippodome, Julesburg Grit Advocate, February 10, 1944

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The backside of my Grandfather Walter Sprick’s Sinclair facility, circa 1930’s

The backside of my Grandfather Walter Sprick's Sinclair facility, circa 1930's

The backside of my Grandfather Walter Sprick’s Sinclair facility, circa 1930’s

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Thad Sowder – Pennant, circa 1903

Thad Sowder souvenir leather pennant, circa 1903.........Thad Sowder was from Ovid , Colorado in Sedgwick county. Sowder was a folk hero in my home town of Julesburg, Colorado also in Sedgwick  county.

Thad Sowder souvenir leather pennant, circa 1903………Thad Sowder was from Ovid , Colorado in Sedgwick county. Sowder was a folk hero in my home town of Julesburg, Colorado also in Sedgwick county.

Championship Mountain and Plain, Denver 1901 and 1902

Championship Mountain and Plain, Denver 1901 and 1902

Thad Sowder, Champion Rough Rider of the World, Cheyenne 1897 and 1900. Buffalo bill's prominent bucking horse rider on his European Trip

Thad Sowder, Champion Rough Rider of the World, Cheyenne 1897 and 1900. Buffalo bill’s prominent bucking horse rider on his European Trip

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My grandfather Walter Sprick shook hands with Thomas Dewey on his 1947 Whistle Stop Tour

My grandfather Walter Sprick shook hands with Thomas Dewey on his 1947 Whistle Stop in Julesburg, Colorado. My grandfather was chosen by the local Republican Party to shake the hand of Presidential candidate Thomas Dewey.

My grandfather Walter Sprick shook hands with Thomas Dewey on his 1947 Whistle Stop in Julesburg, Colorado. My grandfather was chosen by the local Republican Party to shake the hand of Presidential candidate Thomas Dewey.

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Fluffy and Rivets lost their front porch, circa 1948

Fluffy and Rivets hung out on the porch of Bertha and Walter Sprick's house in Julesburg, Colorado

Fluffy and Rivets hung out on the porch of Bertha and Walter Sprick’s house in Julesburg, Colorado

Walt and his daughter Eileen, my mother tore off Fluffy and Rivets front porch

Walt and his daughter Eileen, my mother tore off Fluffy and Rivets front porch

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A portrait of my grandfather Walter Sprick

A portrait of my grandfather Walter Sprick with a modest goatee and a gossamer mustache grown for the Sedgwick County Fair and Rodeo,  Julesburg, Colorado.

A portrait of my grandfather Walter Sprick with a modest goatee and a gossamer mustache grown for the Sedgwick County Fair and Rodeo, Julesburg, Colorado.

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