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Tabor Opera House – Bibliography

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Tabor Opera House – August 2005 – Colorado Central Magazine


These items are all available at the Lake County Public Library.

Blair, Edward. Leadville: Colorado’s Magic City. Boulder, Pruett Publishing, 1980.

Cochran, Alice. “Jack Langrishe and the Theater of the Mining Frontier.” Colorado Magazine, XLVI/4, 1969.

Cox, Jack. “Tabor’s Encore,” Denver Post, Nov. 1, 2004.

Degitz, Dorothy M. History of the Tabor Opera House, Leadville, Colorado, from 1879-1905. Thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of Master of Arts, August 2, 1933. Western State College, Gunnison, Colo. Also excerpted article in Colorado Magazine, Vol. XIII, #3, May 1936.

Denver Public Library Western History Collection.

Furman, Evelyn. The Tabor Opera House: A Captivating History, 1972.

Griswold, Don and Jean. The Carbonate Camp Called Leadville. Univ. of Denver Press, 1951.

Griswold, Don and Jean. History of Leadville and Lake County. Denver, Colorado Historical Society, 1996.

O’Brien, Theresa. The Bitter Days of Baby Doe Tabor and Memories of the High Country. 1963.

Swartz, Mim. “Past Lives in Tabor Opera House,” Rocky Mountain News, June 17, 1990.

Vaughn, Frank. “Leadville’s Opera House”, 1905. As reproduced in The Carbonate Camp Called Leadville .


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