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Wyoming Stories: Memories Of Mid-Century Rawlins

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Micah Schweizer
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Like many Wyoming natives, Pat and Ellie Noonan met at a college party in Laramie—almost sixty years ago. In this story, the couple describe the misadventures of their first encounter.
 

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Finding Big Nose George

The Noonans remember the summer that city officials dug up the century-old corpse of outlaw Big Nose George.

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Everything was Turned Upside Down: Rawlins gets a computer

From the early 1960s to the late 80s, Pat Noonan was employed by the First National Bank of Rawlins, first as a teller and later as its inaugural Computer Operations Manager—which was a wholly alien pursuit for a small town bank in 1971.

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