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    • Junction of the Casey with Lawrence St.

    • Reproduction of an 1880's photoprint of a horse-drawn carriage traveling up the slush-covered Casey in Central City, Colorado in Gilpin, Colorado. Snow covering roofs along the street. Signs: "Floyd House"
    • Roach, Otto.
    • [between 1935 and 1941?]
    • St Johns

    • Saints John, Summit County, Colorado, consists of frame dwellings and mining facilities. The mill in the foreground has a smokestack and a elevator building supported by wood beams. Saints John, sometimes called Saint Johns, boomed in the 1870's...
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    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Miners at Saints John

    • In Saints John, Summit County, Colorado, men pose on steps and in front of frame buildings with sash windows and gable roofs. They wear slouch, bowler and top hats, jackets, sweaters, and suspenders. Planks and kindling are piled nearby; a woman...
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    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Walker Castle

    • John Brisben Walker's Castle of Commerce is a three-story stone castle in Denver, Colorado, with battlements, a round tower, and an arched entry. This was part of John Brisben Walker's Riverfront Park, active in the 1870's and 1880's. A trestled...
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    • Sts John, Colorado

    • Saints John, in Summit County, Colorado, consists of sagging frame buildings, logs, and a square, masonry smokestack. After it peaked in the 1870's and 1880's, this Boston Mining Company town dwindled in the 1890's. Gray's Peak and Torrey's Peak...
    • Brown, Robert L.
    • 1961
    • Snetzer Block

    • Exterior view of Jacob Snetzer's tailor shop, Georgetown, Colorado, at Taos and Fifth Street, looking east. The building is of wood construction, with a false front, an elaborate cornice with brackets, and windows with decorative arches on the...
    • Moss, Elmer.
    • 1951
    • Colorado - Saints John

    • Saints John, Summit County, Colorado, consists of frame buildings in a meadow, with steep slopes in the background. This silver mining town peaked in the 1870's and 1880's, and was abandoned by 1900.
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    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • Greeley, Colorado people

    • Photoprint of five photos depict the early history of the town of Greeley, Colorado in Weld County.
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    • [between 1950 and 1980]
    • Sister's Mustard Seeds

    • Portrait of Agnes Finding Miner and Sister's Mustard Seeds in Breckenridge, Colorado. The founder of this girl's charitable organization is seated in the upper middle and wears a wide brimmed, feathered hat, white dress and dark bodice. The other...
    • Westerman, Otto.
    • [between 1885 and 1890?]
    • Montrose in distance, '85

    • Early view, across tree-covered landscape, of the town of Montrose, Colorado. Flat Top mountain is the distance.
    • Goodman, Charles, d. 1912.
    • [1885?]
    • Colorado Central passenger train on trestle above street

    • View west on Gregory Street showing the business section of Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado. Signs read: "Black Hawk Cracker Works" and "The Post Hardware Store." A Colorado Central passenger train is on a trestle; other features include the...
    • Weitfle, Charles, 1836-
    • [188-?]
    • Manitou Avenue, 700 Block

    • Exterior view of the 700 block of Manitou Avenue, in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking northeast. In the left, a two-story brick building with stone quoins, pedimented windows, and a bracketed cornice has a striped, scalloped awning and a sign:...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • [between 1980 and 1985?]
    • State street

    • View west from Harrison Avenue down Leadville, Colorado's State Street (later Second Street.) Businesses include "Little Pittsburg Beer Hall," "Theater Comique," "St. James Restaurant," "A.M. Jane, Commission Merchant," "Odeon," "Occidental...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1880 and 1885]
    • Georgetown, Colo.

    • View of Georgetown, Colorado, looking south toward the valley leading to Silver Plume, where the High Bridge of the Georgetown Loop is visible between Leavenworth and Republican Mountains. Visible landmarks include the Cushman Block, on Sixth...
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    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Georgetown, Colorado

    • Exterior view of Georgetown, Colorado, looking south toward the valley leading to Silver Plume, where the High Bridge of the Georgetown Loop is visible. In the foreground is Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, priest's residence, and hospital...
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    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Unidentified Jicarilla Apache woman

    • Standing studio portrait vignette of a Native American Jicarilla Apache woman posed in profile holding a basket and wearing a buckskin dress with quillwork and fringe, necklace and bracelets.
    • Randall, A. Frank.
    • [between 1883 and 1888?]
    • Central City. Saratoga Mine (C-46)

    • A group of miners stands in a cage inside a mine, possibly the Saratoga Mine in Russell Gulch near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado, probably in the 1880s or 1890s. Cages such as this replaced bucket hoists by the 1880s in many mines, and...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Silver Plume, Colo

    • The Large Town Hall in Silver Plume, Colorado, was built in Brownsville in the early 1880's and was moved to Main Street, Silver Plume in 1886. It is a false front structure with a cornice, pilasters and a second story porch with balustrade....
    • Peery, Bill.
    • [between 1954 and 1981?]
    • Main Street, Breckenridge

    • On Main Street in Breckenridge, Colorado, two-story, gable roofed buildings on the left are at 123 and 121 South Main, both dating from the 1880's. The near one has a false front with a bracketed cornice and sash windows, and has projecting signs...
    • Davis, Dick.
    • 1968 Mar 14
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of Eureka Street; foreground includes the crest of a hill of the left and the roofs of several houses on the right. The back side of the Teller House is in the center of the image, and the Opera House is to the left. The Post Office, the...
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    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Toy bow

    • Native American (Apache) curved wooden bow with sinew and green, red, and gold pigment.
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    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Portrait of Louis Wyman

    • Studio portrait of Louis Wyman, of Silverton, Colorado. This head and shoulder image shows Wyman at about 35 years of age, in a buttoned corduroy jacket. He has a moustache, close cropped hair, and a striped silk cravat. Wyman was a freighter in...
    • Wells, Charles H.
    • [between 1886 and 1890?]
    • Red Cliff, Colo.

    • View of Red Cliff (or Redcliff), Summit (or Eagle) County, Colorado; shows frame buildings, Denver & Rio Grande Railroad tracks, and Turkey Creek. Landmarks include the church, Eagle Hotel, Quartzite Hotel, Star Hotel, homes of Dr. A. G. Mays and...
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    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • A stock company at the Opera House in its heyday

    • A theater troupe performs on the stage of the Central City Opera House in Central City, Colorado. The orchestra and the audience's heads are in the foreground. Some cast members sit in chairs on the stage, and others stand behind them. The cast is...
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    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Manhattan cemetary off of Pouder R [sic]

    • Manhattan, in Larimer County, Colorado, was a gold camp on the Poudre River, peaking in the 1880's. At the cemetery, wooden grave markers are enclosed by log and wire fence.
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Gregory Street, Central City streets

    • View of Central City, Colorado, overlooking the town from Central Hill. A mine, its tailings, and the tracks for the ore cars sit on the barren hill in the foreground. St. Aloysisus' Convent and School is behind the mine. Below in the gulch is...
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    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Manhattan, Colorado

    • Manhattan (Larimer County), Colorado, was a gold camp on the Poudre River, peaking in the 1880's. Men and women pose with horses and an uncovered Texas wagon. Log and frame buildings flank the dirt street; foothills are in the background.
    • Seckner, S. H.
    • 1888
    • Coverlet

    • Woven jacquard coverlet, made of blue wool and cotton wefts with cotton warp threads in the double weave technique. American spread eagle in each corner, overall geometric floral pattern and words: "United We Stand, Divided We Fall", "Eve Nellis,...
    • Nellis, Jake.
    • 1858
    • Manhatton [sic]

    • Manhattan, in Larimer County, Colorado, was a gold camp on the Poudre River, peaking in the 1880's. From the hillside, the town's streets form a "Y;" frame and log buildings flank the thoroughfares. The mountain in the background is possibly Longs...
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    • 1885
    • Central City Opera House

    • Opened in 1878, the Central City Opera House was described as "the finest temple of the Muse west of the Missouri." Designed by Architect Robert S. Roeschlaub, the oldest opera house in Colorado is constructed of Gilpin County granite, except for...
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    • [between and 1880 and 1890?]
    • Central City, Colorado

    • stairs extends down the hill from the academy to the Catholic church (later the site of St. Mary's of the Assumption Church built in 1892). Numerous brick buildings stand along Main Street in the midground, including the Temple of Fashion, an...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • 3 weeks ago, opposite is my store, hotel before ocupation [sic] [graphic]

    • Exterior view of the two-story Hotel Windsor in Leadville, Colorado shows a false front with bracketed cornice, clapboard siding, four storefronts with double door entries and multi-pane windows and three second-story sash windows above each store....
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1879 and 1880]
    • Black Hawk

    • View northwest along North Clear Creek toward downtown Black Hawk, Colorado; shows Colorado Central Railroad turntable, depot, track, and cars. Maryland mountain in the far distance. Presbyterian church and school house sit elevated to the left...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [188-?]
    • Colorado School of Mines

    • Exterior view of the Mining Building on the Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Jefferson County, shows one of the original two-story red brick buildings built in the 1880's; engraved on stone above entry: State School of Mines.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Covered wagon days in Wyoming

    • View of a wagon train in Carbon County, Wyoming. Possibly Ruby Rivera, later sheriff of Carbon County, and his family, men with rifles and women and children pose near the four covered wagons. The animal teams include horses and mules. Cattle are...
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    • Walker (John Brisben) Castle

    • This watercolor painting shows a three-story stone castle in Denver, Colorado with battlements, a round tower, and an arched entry. This was originally part of John Brisben Walker's Riverfront Park active in the 1870's and 1880's.
    • Davis, Herndon Richard, 1901-1962.
    • 1940
    • Capitol Hill Neighborhood Plan

    • Pamphlet outlining the proposed improvements to the Capitol Hill neighborhood.
    • Denver Planning Office.
    • 1973 November 21
    • Silver Plume

    • The Large Town Hall in Silver Plume, Colorado, built in Brownville in the early 1880's and moved to Main Street Silver Plume in 1886. It is a false front structure with a cornice and a second story balcony with balustrade. Pediments are over the...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • [between 1935 and 1949]
    • Black Canon

    • Copy of a 1880's William Henry Jackson original of a Denver & Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge engine with four cars just over a bridge near Cimarron, Montrose County, Colorado, shows the floor of a side canyon of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [194-?]

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