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Capt. Alfred Scott McLaren

  We sat down with Capt. Alfred Scott McLaren, USN (Ret.) Ph.D, President Emeritus of The American Polar Society, President Emeritus of The Explorers Club, and Recipient of  The Explorers Club Medal for "his extraordinary contributions to Arctic exploration and…

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James McVey

  Jim McVey shares about quarantine, his father's death, and spring-time in the mountains. Jim is the author of several books, most recently Bridging Worlds: A Sherpa's Story with Pemba Sherpa. He is also the director of Victory Gardens. www.nedvictorygardens.org

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Oral History Scavenger Hunt

Despite the unfortunate cancellation of Frozen Dead Guy Days, we are trying to keep the frozen dead spirit alive! Hidden in plain sight throughout the town of Nederland are a variety of Oral History stashes. These are QR codes on…

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Craziest Frozen Dead Story Contest

  Although Frozen Dead Guy Days 2020 is cancelled, we are still in the frozen dead spirit! ANNOUNCING the first annual Craziest Frozen Dead Story Contest!! Submit your craziest Frozen Dead story on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter using the hashtag…

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Brad Wickham

  Listen in as Brad Wickham, Grandpa Bredo's longtime caretaker, discusses his appearance on John Oliver's "Wacky Festivals" segment, the charms of Frozen Dead Guy Days, and recalls Norwegian visitors and their pride in the festival. We'll be going live…

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Teresa Crush-Warren

  With Frozen Dead Guy Days quickly approaching, Ned Speaks is proud to present an interview with Teresa Crush-Warren in which she recounts the discovery of Bredo's body, the ensuing media frenzy, and several tales from the early years of…

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Getting Involved

Greetings and welcome to the Nederland Community Library's Ned Speaks Oral History Project! The aim of this project is to record and share the unique voices, stories, and experiences of our Mountain Patrons. We will be recording interviews with community…

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Happy Birthday, Grandpa!

  We at NCL are pleased to celebrate Grandpa Bredo's 120th birthday! Enjoy this snippet of our interview with Teresa Crush-Warren; the full interview will be released for your listening pleasure on Sunday, March 1. Get the insider scoop on…

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Eric Mix

Long-time resident Eric Mix talks about his first glimpse of Nederland's cowboys LINK to full interview (coming soon) Want to participate in NedSpeaks?   Contact Charlie Westerink

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