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    • Coal strike explosion

    • Men stand near a building destroyed by miners at the time of the U.M.W.A. strike against C.F. & I. in Las Animas County, Colorado. Shows a building with a smokestack destroyed by an explosion, piles of logs and smoke from burning debris. Men pose...
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Las Animas County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Explosions.; Miners' strikes.; Mining.; Ruins.; Coal strike, Colo., 1910-1920.
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    • Old Douglas County Courthouse after fire

    • Exterior photograph of the Old Douglas County Courthouse located in Castle Rock, Colorado. Photograph was taken the day a major fire destroyed the building. The two-story Late Victorian style courthouse was constructed during 1889 on a downtown...
    • Courthouses--Colorado--Castle Rock--1970-1980.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Castle Rock.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Castle Rock.; Architecture--Colorado--Castle Rock--History.
    • 1978 March 11
    • Old Douglas County Courthouse after fire

    • Exterior photograph of the Old Douglas County Courthouse located in Castle Rock, Colorado. Photograph was taken the day a major fire destroyed the building a fire truck can be seen in front of the building. The two-story Late Victorian style...
    • Courthouses--Colorado--Castle Rock--1970-1980.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Castle Rock.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Castle Rock.; Architecture--Colorado--Castle Rock--History.
    • 1978 March 11
    • Antonito fire

    • View of the aftermath of a fire in the town of Antonito (Conejos County), Colorado. Shows smoking adobe buildings destroyed by the fire. Hispanic American men, probably firefighters, stand near a wagon loaded with three large barrels filled with...
    • Hispanic Americans--1900-1910.; Mexican Americans--1900-1910.; Antonito (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Adobe buildings.; Business districts.; Fire fighters.; Fires.; Building, Adobe--Colorado--Antonito--Pictorial works.; Central business...
    • 1905
    • San Juan County near Silverton Vertex Mill fire day after

    • View of the destroyed Vertex Mill and nearby buildings near Silverton, (San Juan County), Colorado.
    • San Juan County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Fires--Colorado--San Juan County--1930-1940.; Mills--Colorado--San Juan County--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--San Juan County--1930-1940.
    • 1935
    • San Juan County Vertex lower terminal rebuilt after fire

    • View of the newly constructed Vertex Mill near Silverton (San Juan County), Colorado. Debris from the destroyed mill is nearby.
    • San Juan County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Vertex Mine (San Juan County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Fires--Colorado--San Juan County--1930-1940.; Mills--Colorado--San Juan County--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--San Juan County--1930-1940.
    • [between 1935 and 1940]
    • Santa Fe, N. M. Chapel of San Miguel, 401 Old Santa Fe Trail

    • View of the Chapel of San Miguel, in Santa Fe, New Mexico; shows stone walls, shuttered, arched windows, a woman, and a child.
    • Santa Fe (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Catholic churches--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1910-1920.; Children--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1910-1920.; Women--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1910-1920.; Mission San Miguel (Santa Fe, N.M.)--1910-1920.
    • 1910
    • Bullion King

    • The Bullion King Mine, Gunnison County, Colorado, shows mine buildings, men pose on steps. The mine was destroyed by a snow slide in 1891.
    • Bullion King Mine (Gunnison County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gunnison County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Gunnison County--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Gunnison County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Colorado Penitentiary interior buildings

    • Convicts work at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, in a hole near buildings destroyed during the riots of 1929. Rubble, a wheelbarrow, and lumber are in the area. The stone walled City Ditch is in the foreground.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1930
    • Betty Cram Oral History

    • Betty Johnson Cram was born September 18, 1922 on a farm near Niwot, Colorado. After high school she moved to Denver and worked several jobs. In 1941, she found work at the Livestock Exchange Group. She remained there for several years, working...
    • Cram, Betty Johnson, 1922-; Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Stockyards.
    • 2013 September 14
    • Houses destroyed by flood

    • View of houses, shacks and railroad box cars overturned and destroyed by the Arkansas River flood near the Walker railroad yard in Pueblo, Colorado. Shows railroad tracks and an adobe oven (horno) near the houses. Denver and Rio Grande Western...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Building failures--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Houses--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • 1921 June 12-17
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 6, 1919 June

    • Newsletter produced monthly by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19190601
    • Disasterous [sic] fire at Sunnyside Mine

    • Smoke and flames engulf Sunnyside Mine, San Juan County, Colorado; miners evacuate carrying bundles.
    • San Juan County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Sunnyside Mine (San Juan County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Fires--Colorado--San Juan County--1910-1920.; Miners--Colorado--San Juan County--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--San Juan County--1910-1920.
    • April 1919
    • Memorial Church, Stanford University

    • "We must not desire all to begin by perfection. It matters little how we begin provided we be resolved to go on well and end well". The inscription under the center windows reads "Earth grants joys that are great; but transplant those joys to...
    • Stanford University--1900-1910.; Churches--California--Palo Alto--1900-1910.; Interiors.; Universities & colleges--California--Palo Alto--1900-1910.; Stanford Memorial Church (Palo Alto, Calif.)
    • [between 1903 and 1906?]
    • Residence in San Francisco, California

    • A large residence with columns supporting its covered entrance stands in San Francisco, California, prior to the "great earthquake" of April, 1906. Numerous buildings were destroyed in the city during the earthquake and the ensuing fire. An iron...
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1900-1910.; Cable railroads--California--San Francisco--1900-1910.; Houses--California--San Francisco--1900-1910.
    • [between 1903 and 1906?]
    • Masonic Temple Building fire

    • Exterior photograph of the side of the Masonic Temple Building during a fire in 1984, which nearly destroyed the building. This 1890 Romanesque Revival style building, located at the corner of 16th and Welton streets, served for many years as a...
    • Masonic Temple (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Fraternal lodges--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Temples--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Freemasons--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Edbrooke, Frank E.; Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • 1984
    • Coal Creek School

    • View of the Coal Creek School House at 800 Telluride Street, Aurora (Adams County), Colorado. The one room school has white wood-siding building with a gray slate roof. The entrance is protected by a portico. A post-and-rail wood fence surrounds...
    • Coal Creek School (Aurora, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Aurora (Colo.)--1990-2000.; One-room schools.; Windmills.; Coal Creek School (Aurora, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Rural schools--Colorado--Aurora--Pictorial works.; Windmills--Colorado--Aurora--Pictorial...
    • 1994
    • West half burned 3 days after east half

    • View of two images: top image includes second fire on April 29, 1896, as it streaks across town and an explosion occurs from dynamite stored at El Paso Livery and Stable; lower image includes aftermath from second fire, debris and rubble and...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Explosions--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1896]
    • Gold King mill, near Telluride, Colo.

    • View of the Gold King mill with cabins and cut trees, San Miguel County, Colorado.
    • Deforestation--Colorado--San Miguel County--1910-1920.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Cabins--Colorado--San Miguel County--1910-1920.; Mills--Colorado--San Miguel County--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1934 and 1941]
    • Eldorado Springs 1930

    • Two workmen toil to reconstruct the swimming pool in Eldorado Springs, Colorado. Much of the resort was destroyed by fire in 1929. The new front facade features mission style architecture, and, "The New Eldorado Hotel," is visible in the background.
    • Eldorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Remodeling--Colorado--Eldorado Springs--1930-1940.; Resorts--Colorado--Eldorado Springs--1930-1940.
    • 1930
    • Western State College bldgs.

    • View along a dirt tree-lined road to Colorado Hall, first campus dormitory built in 1922, wood frame building destroyed by fire in 1939, Western State College, Gunnison, Colorado, with Taylor Hall complex in distance. Central Hall is under...
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Dormitories--Colorado--Gunnison--1920-1930.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Gunnison--1920-1930.; Western State College of Colorado.
    • [between 1927 and 1930]
    • Protest, Mountain Bell vs. CHUN, two men carrying signs

    • Photograph of two men carrying signs protesting Mountain Bell's actions in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. Sign captions read, "39 housing units to be destroyed by Mountain Bell," and "Ma Bell hangs up on housing."
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1971
    • Masonic Temple Building fire

    • Exterior photograph of the entrace of the Masonic Temple Building during a fire in 1984, which nearly destroyed the building. This 1890 Romanesque Revival style building, located at the corner of 16th and Welton streets, served for many years as...
    • Masonic Temple (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Fraternal lodges--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Temples--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Freemasons--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Edbrooke, Frank E.; Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • 1984
    • Trinidad flood

    • A man stands near the edge of the Purgatoire River during a flood in Trinidad (Las Animas County), Colorado. Destroyed railroad tracks, buildings, and houses are nearby.
    • Purgatoire River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.
    • [1904]
    • Meeker, Colorado

    • The second J. W. Hugus and Company Building, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado, (originally built in the 1890s, destroyed by fire in the 1910 or 1911, then rebuilt.) Several men and a boy pose on boardwalk in front of the Meeker Bank and Hugus...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Buildings--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Jarvis Hall, Golden

    • View of a drawing of 1870s Jarvis Hall, an Episcopalian college southeast of Golden (where Lookout Mountain School for Boys was later located) with Matthews Hall and a early Colorado School of Mines building, Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado;...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Buildings--Colorado--Golden--1870-1880.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Golden--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Lettuce field of Sato and Parish, San Luis, Colorado, 1926

    • 1926: Panoramic photo shows lettuce field situated between the farms of Joseph Sato and William S. Parrish near the San Luis State Road, Costilla County, Colo. Truck farmer Joseph Sato is standing middle left and William S. Parrish is on the middle...
    • Parrish, Willam S., 1865.; Sato, Joseph M., 1900-1983.; San Luis Roller Milles (San Luis, Colo.).; J. Kai Photo Studio (Denver, Colo.).; Truck farming--Colorado--San Luis.; Truck farming--Colorado--Costilla County.; Japanese American...
    • 1926
    • Masonic Temple Building fire

    • Exterior photograph of the side of the Masonic Temple Building during a fire in 1984, which nearly destroyed the building. This 1890 Romanesque Revival style building, located at the corner of 16th and Welton streets, served for many years as a...
    • Masonic Temple (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Fraternal lodges--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Temples--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Freemasons--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Edbrooke, Frank E.; Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • 1984
    • Hotel Alvarado, Albuquerque

    • A man wearing a dark suit stands on a brick sidewalk bordering the adobe Hotel Alvarado in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Hotel Alvarado was completed in 1902 to serve lunch to train passengers. The dining room could accommodate up to about 200...
    • Alvarado Hotel (Albuquerque, N.M.)--1900-1910.; Albuquerque (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Adobe buildings--New Mexico--Albuquerque--1900-1910.; Railroad tracks--New Mexico--Albuquerque--1900-1910.; Sidewalks--New Mexico--Albuquerque--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1902 and 1910?]
    • Railroad tracks along Chalk Creek

    • A track of the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad runs in the left foreground in Chalk Creek Canyon, in Chaffee County, Colorado. Chalk Creek runs parallel to a dirt road in the midground. Several trees with bare branches and rocks stand along...
    • Chaffee County (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Chalk Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Chalk Creek Canyon--1870-1900.; Streams--Colorado--Chaffee County--1870-1900.; Trees--Colorado--Chaffee County--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Masonic Temple Building fire

    • Exterior photograph of the side of the Masonic Temple Building during a fire in 1984, which nearly destroyed the building. This 1890 Romanesque Revival style building, located at the corner of 16th and Welton streets, served for many years as a...
    • Masonic Temple (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Fraternal lodges--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Temples--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Freemasons--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Edbrooke, Frank E.; Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • 1984
    • Cornet Creek flood

    • Oak Street filled with mud and debris from the disastrous Cornet Creek flood on July 27, 1914, Telluride, Colorado. Jack Hawkins' two-story wood frame Victorian with front wraparound porch and second-story bay window tilts on side from flood...
    • Hawkins, Jack--Homes & haunts--1910-1920.; Cornet Creek (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telluride (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.
    • July 1914
    • Bromwell School after fire

    • Reproduction of a photograph of the exterior of the Old Bromwell School in Denver, Colorado, after a fire destroyed the building.
    • Fires.; Bromwell School (Denver, Colo.);Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1912
    • Masonic Temple Building fire

    • Exterior photograph of the side of the Masonic Temple Building during a fire in 1984, which nearly destroyed the building. Frozen liquid can be seen hanging as icicles from the shattered windows. This 1890 Romanesque Revival style building,...
    • Masonic Temple (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Fraternal lodges--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Temples--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Freemasons--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Edbrooke, Frank E.; Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • 1984
    • Union Station from River Front Park

    • View of Union Station (1894 : Van Brunt and Howe , remodeled 1912 : Gove and Walsh) from the cable-stayed suspension pedestrian bridge the Denver Millennium Bridge in River Front Park in the Union Station neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. The Denver...
    • Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Denver Millennium Bridge (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Denver (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Railroad stations.; Pedestrian bridges.; Cityscapes.; Union Station (Denver,...
    • 2002
    • Memorial Church, Stanford University

    • Memorial Church was completed at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, in 1903 and was dedicated by Jane Stanford to the memory of her late husband, Leland Stanford. The Stanfords founded the university in 1885. Four stained-glass windows,...
    • Stanford University--1900-1910.; Churches--California--Palo Alto--1900-1910.; Interiors.; Stained glass--California--Palo Alto--1900-1910.; Universities & colleges--California--Palo Alto--1900-1910.; Stanford Memorial Church (Palo Alto, Calif.)
    • [between 1903 and 1906?]
    • Residence in San Francisco, California

    • A large residence with a band of three rounded arches on its front side stands on a hill in San Francisco, California, prior to the "great earthquake" of April, 1906. Numerous buildings were destroyed in the city during the earthquake and the...
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1900-1910.; Cable railroads--California--San Francisco--1900-1910.; Cobblestone streets--California--San Francisco--1900-1910.; Houses--California--San Francisco--1900-1910.
    • [between 1903 and 1906?]
    • Masonic Temple Building fire

    • Exterior photograph of the side of the Masonic Temple Building during a fire in 1984, which nearly destroyed the building. This 1890 Romanesque Revival style building, located at the corner of 16th and Welton streets, served for many years as a...
    • Masonic Temple (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Fraternal lodges--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Temples--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Freemasons--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Edbrooke, Frank E.; Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • 1984
    • Eldorado Springs flood

    • Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Peterson pose with their dogs, Useless and Skeeziks, after the flood destroyed their house and nearly took their lives in 1938.
    • Eldorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.
    • September 1938
    • Ferris wheel at Lakeside

    • View of a Ferris wheel at Lakeside Amusement Park in Lakeside (Jefferson County), Colorado.
    • Lakeside (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Lakeside Amusement Park (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Amusement parks--Colorado--Lakeside--1920-1930.; Ferris wheels--Colorado--Lakeside--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Masonic Temple Building fire

    • Exterior photograph of the side of the Masonic Temple Building during a fire in 1984, which nearly destroyed the building. This 1890 Romanesque Revival style building, located at the corner of 16th and Welton streets, served for many years as a...
    • Masonic Temple (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Fraternal lodges--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Temples--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Freemasons--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Edbrooke, Frank E.; Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • 1984
    • School, Crawford, Colo.

    • View of the Crawford School located at 425 Colorado 92, Crawford, Colo. The schoolhouse replaced an earlier one destroyed by fire and now serves as a community center and town hall.
    • Crawford Community Center (Crawford, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Public schools--Colorado--Crawford--2000-2010.; Crawford (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Crawford Community Center (Crawford, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Public schools--Colorado--Crawford--Pictorial...
    • 2003.
    • Ruins of Masonic Temple fire

    • View of the ruins of the Masonic Temple and nearby storefronts, Main Street, Longmont, Colorado. "The three story lodge building adjoined Dickens Opera House, shown at extreme right. Thomas Butler Hardware store did not burn, but collapse of Temple...
    • Longmont (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Fires--Colorado--Longmont--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Longmont--1900-1910.
    • 1905 February 13
    • Brownville across creek from Terrible Mine

    • Brownsville, in Clear Creek County, Colorado, consists of frame, saltbox dwellings, an ore processing shed, and a wooden footbridge crossing Clear Creek. A man, horse, and wagon are in the foreground and rocky slopes are in the background. Also...
    • Brownsville (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1880-1900.
    • [between 1886 and 1898]

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