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    • Branding at Green's Roundup 1940

    • A group of ranchers holds two calves down to inspect them in a corral, probably at the Green Ranch northeast of Blackhawk in Gilpin County, Colorado. A young boy lies on his side holding the hind legs of a calf. One rancher stands apart from the...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cattle ranches--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Cattle--Colorado--1940-1950.; Corrals--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Cowboys--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.
    • [1940?]
    • Pony Express rider Gordon Welles

    • A pony express rider wearing jeans, a short sleeved shirt, cowboy hat, and cowboy boots, sits on top of a horse, as he hands a mailbag to an older man in a suit in Central City, Colorado. The older man stands on the bottom step of a marble stairway...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Historical reenactments--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.; Pony express--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • August, 1940
    • Branding at Green's Roundup 1940

    • Two ranchers on horseback rope a calf in a corral, probably at the Green Ranch northeast of Blackhawk in Gilpin County, Colorado. A third rancher walks toward the roped calf. A Hereford cow watches from the right foreground. Tall trees stand...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cattle ranches--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Cattle--Colorado--1940-1950.; Corrals--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Cowboys--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Horseback...
    • [1940?]
    • Branding at Green's Roundup 1940

    • A rancher on horseback ropes a calf in a corral, probably at the Green Ranch northeast of Blackhawk in Gilpin County, Colorado. A herd of Herefords, including several calves, stands in the background near the log fence of the corral. Tall trees...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cattle ranches--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Cattle--Colorado--1940-1950.; Corrals--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Cowboys--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Roping--1940-1950.
    • [1940?]
    • Helen Oldheim

    • A head and shoulder portrait of Helen Oldheim, an actress from the Central City Play Festival in Central City, Colorado, is clipped to a board. She wears a short-sleeved shirt with a black collar and a black border around the sleeves. Her wavy...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Actresses--1940-1950.; Oldheim, Helen.
    • 1940
    • Branding at Green's Roundup 1940

    • A rancher on horseback twirls a lasso in the air as he ropes a Hereford calf in a corral, probably at the Green Ranch northeast of Blackhawk in Gilpin County, Colorado. Another rancher walks toward the roped calf. Tall trees stand outside of the...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cattle ranches--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Cattle--Colorado--1940-1950.; Corrals--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Cowboys--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Roping--1940-1950.
    • [1940?]
    • Branding at Green's Roundup 1940

    • corral. Several pieces of wood lie scattered on the dirt ground in the corral and among the trees in the background.; Two ranchers and a young boy hold a calf down as a third rancher brands it with a long branding iron in a corral, probably at the...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cattle branding--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Cattle ranches--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Cowboys--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Roping--1940-1950.
    • [1940?]
    • Branding at Green's Roundup 1940

    • A rancher on horseback holds a rope attached to a calf in a corral, probably at the Green Ranch northeast of Blackhawk in Gilpin County, Colorado. Two ranchers and a young boy hold the roped calf down to inspect it. Another rancher walks toward the...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cattle ranches--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Cattle--Colorado--1940-1950.; Corrals--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Cowboys--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Roping--1940-1950.
    • [1940?]
    • Met star Frances Maddux

    • A head and shoulders portrait of an actress is clipped to a board in Central City, Colorado. Her blouse has small pleats and she wears pearls. Her hair is pulled away from her face.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Actresses--1940-1950.; Maddux, Frances.
    • 1940
    • Branding Scenes

    • A rancher, possibly George Green, rides a white horse and twirls a lasso in the air as he goes to rope a calf in a corral at a ranch in Gilpin County, Colorado. Another rope is already attached to the calf. A herd of Herefords stands along the...
    • Hereford cattle--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cattle ranches--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.; Corrals--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.; Cowboys--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Gilpin...
    • [1940?]
    • Branding at Green's Roundup 1940

    • A rancher on horseback twirls a lasso in the air as he ropes a calf in a corral, probably at the Green Ranch northeast of Blackhawk in Gilpin County, Colorado. A herd of Herefords, including several calves, stands near the log fence of the corral....
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cattle ranches--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Cattle--Colorado--1940-1950.; Corrals--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Cowboys--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Roping--1940-1950.
    • [1940?]
    • Court house lawn, Central City

    • A caisson with large spoked wheels and a case sits on the courthouse lawn in Central City, Colorado. A second caisson with large spoked wheels and a tank with a gauge is in front of it. Trees and the buildings of Eureka Street are in the background.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Central City--1930- 1940.
    • 1938
    • Courthouse lawn, Central City

    • Fire equipment is on the court house lawn in Central City, Colorado. The equipment includes four carts with large spoked wheels and rails. Trees and the buildings of Eureka Street are in the background.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Central City--1930- 1940.
    • 1938
    • Old cemetery at Nederland

    • Gravestones are in grass and weeds, Nederland, Boulder County, Colorado; picket fence and trees are in the background.
    • Nederland (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Cemeteries--Colorado--Nederland--1930-1940.; Tombs & sepulchral monuments--Colorado--Nederland--1930- 1940.
    • August 1937
    • Courthouse lawn, Central City

    • Fire equipment sits on the lawn of the courthouse in Central City, Colorado. The apparatus in the foregroound has four spoked wheels and sideboards. Another piece of equipment with spoked wheels is behind it. A tree is in the background. Two...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Central City--1930- 1940.
    • [1938]
    • South High School Students

    • Photographs of four South Denver High School Students reading magazines from a magazine rack in the school library.
    • South High School (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Denver Public Schools--Buildings--1940-1950.; South High School (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1940 March
    • Nevadaville, Colorado 1900

    • The remains of the Ophir Mine stand in the foreground on Quartz Hill in a view looking toward Nevadaville, a mining town in Gilpin County, Colorado. A large wood hoist is in the right foreground. Several buildings remain standing in the town,...
    • Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Nevadaville--1930-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Nevadaville (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Nevadaville--1930-1950.; Churches--Colorado--Nevadaville--1930-1950.; Hoisting...
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Interior, Grace Episcopal Church, Georgetown, Colorado

    • A view of the interior west end of Grace Episcopal Church, Georgetown, Colorado. The altar sits atop two steps and is covered with a white cloth on which "IHS" is embroidered. Two vessels sit on the altar, and two diagonal candelabras and a cross...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Altars--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1950.; Episcopal churches--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Grace Episcopal Church (Georgetown, Colo.)
    • 1940?
    • Interior, Grace Episcopal Church, Georgetown, Colorado

    • A view of the interior east end of Grace Episcopal Church, Georgetown, Colorado. The view is down the aisle toward the entrance door of the church; pews are on either side of the aisle, and in the distance a wood double door within a pointed arch...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Episcopal churches--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Organ lofts--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1950.; Organs--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1950.; Grace Episcopal Church (Georgetown, Colo.)
    • 1940?
    • Clear Creek County Court House, Georgetown, Colorado

    • Exterior view of the Clear Creek County Court House, Georgetown, Colorado. The wood construction building, built in 1868, is seen at its original site at Fifth and Argentine Streets. Originally the Ohio Bakery, it became the court house in 1874....
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Courthouses--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950.]
    • At Apex, Colo.

    • View of main street in Apex, seven miles northwest of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado; shows two women standing next to an automobile; a truck is parked behind them; two-story false front building with weathered lettering: "Vercreen? Club...
    • Apex (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Streets--Colorado--Apex--1940-1950.
    • [July 1940]
    • Rehearsal, Josephine Antoine, John Carter and cast

    • A photo of actors rehearsing a musical number is clipped to a board in Central City, Colorado. Four women pose around an upright piano, which is played by a man weearing trousers, a patterned tie, a long- sleeved shirt, and a striped vest. The...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Actors--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • Central City Opera House

    • The Central City Opera House, originally opened in 1878, was renovated and reopened in the 1930s. Described as "the finest temple of the Muse west of the Missouri" and designed by Architect Robert S. Roeschlaub, the oldest opera house in Colorado...
    • Central City Opera House--1940-1950.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Opera houses--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
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    • 3400 block of South Broadway

    • WPA (Works Progress Administration) workmen are resurfacing one side of South Broadway in Englewood, Colorado. A rope barracade runs down the middle of the street between two sets of trolley tracks; trolley wires are overhead. A trolley is in the...
    • Englewood (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Street maintenance & repair--Colorado--Englewood--1930- 1940.; Streets--Colorado--Englewood--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Central City Opera House

    • The Central City Opera House was renovated and reopened in the 1930s. Originally opened in 1878 and 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...
    • Central City Opera House--1940-1950.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Opera houses--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • East High School students fitting a shirt pattern

    • Two female students from East Denver High School fit a shirt pattern for future sewing.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1940 March
    • Shove Memorial Chapel, Colorado College, Colorado Springs

    • Shove Memorial Chapel, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado (built 1930 - 1931 / architect John Gray), has a square belltower with turret and a rosette window. Nevada Avenue has landscaping.
    • Gray, John, . 1889-1975--Homes & haunts.; Colorado College--1930-1940.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Churches--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1940.; Streets--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1940.; Universities &...
    • [1939]
    • School Dist. No. 6 Greeley, Colo.

    • Three Greeley, Colorado kindergarteners, two girls and one boy, lovingly feed a chicken and her chicks in the schoolyard of their school in Weld County. The three childern squat near the ground. The two girls, both of whom wear large bows in...
    • Greeley (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Chickens--Colorado--Greeley--1930-1940.; Schools--Colorado--Greeley--1930-1940.; Students--Colorado--Greeley--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Teller House exterior

    • A photograph of The Teller House in Central City, Colorado, is held on a piece of pegboard over another photograph. The photograph is taken out of a window looking toward the Teller House. A goldpan, a lamp, and a mining implement are in the...
    • Teller House (Central City, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hotels--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • American City mill

    • View of the remains of an American City mill, Gilpin County, northwest of Black Hawk, Colorado, shows the multi-structure operation on a cleared slope. The town flourished in the late 1890s and early 1900s with several mine and milling companies.
    • American City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mills--Colorado--American City--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • Cossitt Hall, men's gym, Colorado College

    • View of men's gymnasium, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, (completed fall, 1914); shows portico sign: "Frederick H. Cossitt Memorial." Pikes Peak is in the background.
    • Cossitt, Frederick H.--Commemoration.; Colorado College--1930-1940.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gymnasiums--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1940.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930- 1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • American City

    • Exterior view of the remains of Hotel Del Monte in American City, Gilpin County, northwest of Black Hawk, Colorado, shows the log cabin built into the slope of the hill with intersecting gables and a dilapidated front deck with rail. Sign aside...
    • American City (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Hotels--Colorado--American City--1890-1910.; Log cabins--Colorado--American City--1890-1910.
    • 1940
    • Southern Colorado Power Co. #80, Pueblo, Colo.

    • View of Southern Colorado Power Company's electric street railway car number 80, in Pueblo, Colorado, shows the car, not in use, parked between two others. The background view includes a brick commercial building with "Grocery Co." sign beneath its...
    • Southern Colorado Power Company--1940-1950.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Street railroads--Colorado--Pueblo--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950]
    • Southern Colorado Power Co., #90

    • View of Southern Colorado Power Company's electric street railway car number 90 in service on the outskirts of Pueblo, Colorado includes a grassy slope in the background.
    • Southern Colorado Power Company--1940-1950.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Street railroads--Colorado--Pueblo--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950]
    • Shove Memorial Chapel, Colo. College, Colo. Springs Campus scene with Pikes Peak in the middle...

    • View of Colorado College, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, from the Lennox house roof; shows Shove Memorial Chapel (gift of Eugene P. Shove). John Gray's design includes a square belltower, turret, and rosette window. Cars line Nevada...
    • Gray, John, 1889-1975--Homes & haunts.; Shove, Eugene P.--Commemoration.; Colorado College--1930-1940.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Churches--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-...
    • [between 1931 and 1940]
    • Southern Colorado Power Co., #119

    • View of Southern Colorado Power Company street railway car number 119 at a busy intersection, in Pueblo, Colorado, shows the electric street railway car with "Fairmount Park" above the driver's window and a large "5" on the rooftop. The background...
    • Southern Colorado Power Company--1940-1950.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Street railroads--Colorado--Pueblo--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950]
    • Southern Colorado Power Co. #120, Pueblo, Colo.

    • View of Southern Colorado Power Company's electric street railway car number 120 in service on the outskirts of Pueblo, Colorado, includes a grassy slope in the background.
    • Southern Colorado Power Company--1940-1950.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Street railroads--Colorado--Pueblo--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950]
    • Teller House, Central City

    • The Teller House, built in 1871, is on Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. Located between the First National Bank block and the Opera House block, the four story Victorian building has a flat roof, rectangular windows with lintels and sills,...
    • Teller House (Central City, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hotels--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • Street railways, Pueblo

    • View of street railway car number 80, in Pueblo, Colorado, shows the electric street railway car with "20" on its roof.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Street railroads--Colorado--Pueblo--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950]
    • Theater at Apex, Colorado

    • Apex Miner's Hall, seven miles northwest of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, features a log frame structure with a hipped roof, heavy chinking, and flag pole on roof. Building served as a recreation hall and theater. A dirt road is in front...
    • Apex (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Recreation & sports facilities--Colorado--Apex--1940-1950.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--Apex--1940-1950.
    • [July 1940]
    • Nevadaville old John Lyng house, spring

    • The John Lyng house, in Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, is a dilapidated frame structure with a brick chimney, gable roof, and shed roofed extension. Door and window openings are empty or covered in corrugated metal; rock retaining wall...
    • Lyng, John--Homes & haunts.; Nevadaville (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Nevadaville--1930-1940.; Houses--Colorado--Nevadaville--1930-1940.
    • 1940
    • Parade for opening of Ice Palace, Leadville, Colo.

    • View north on Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado, from the January 1, 1896, opening day parade for the Ice Palace built for the Crystal Carnival. Spectators fill the street in front of the Lake County Courthouse as the Leadville Snowshoe Club,...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Leadville--1940-1960.; Streets--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Creede

    • Wood-frame houses line the unpaved streets of Creede, Colorado (Mineral County). Architectural features of the houses include gables, hipped roofs, and chimneys. People stand near one of the houses and the steep walls of the rocky canyon are in the...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Canyons--Colorado--Creede--1940-1950.; Dwellings--Colorado--Creede--1940-1950.
    • [1940?]
    • Canon City execution room

    • Levers, switches, and a pulley with a weight and a square can hang outside the gas chamber at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Wood molding frames a slotted window in the wall, and doors flank the apparatus.
    • Gas chambers--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Uncompahgre Project Colorado

    • View looking east from a hill on the west side of Montrose, Colorado. The central business district, Denver and Rio Grande Railroad cars, residences, and the Methodist church are included. Flat Top mountain is in the distance.
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1900-1940.
    • [between 1900 and 1940]
    • Colo. La Jara R. R. Station

    • A man stands in front of the train depot at La Salle, Colorado in Montrose County on the tracks of the Denver & Rio Grand Western railroad. Architectural features of the two-story building include: a hipped roof, a chimney, and a covered...
    • La Salle (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Railroad stations--Colorado--La Salle--1920-1940.
    • [between 1925 and 1940]
    • The land, Colorado, Coors, Inc. in foreground

    • View north from South Table Mountain over Adolph Coors Company, brewery, ponds, Coors residence and greenhouses, Colorado and Southern railroad, Coors boxcars, North Table Mountain and foothills.
    • Golden (Colo.)--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Bear Creek snow scenes, Idledale.

    • A man in cap and overcoat and a boy with snowy feet pose by the Idledale bridge in Idledale, Colorado. A sign on the log bridge reads, "Idledale, Fishing, Boating, by the Day, Week, or Season, Furnished Rooms and Board, J. C. Starbuck, Prop., Tel....
    • Idledale (Colo.)--1910-1940.
    • [between 1910 and 1940?]
    • Looking N. W. Cherry Creek in distance

    • The tracks of the Colorado & Southern Railroad stretch across the snowy prairie at Parker, Colorado in Douglas County. Wooden farmhouses and barns near edge of tracks.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1920-1940.; Parker (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Barns--Colorado--Parker--1920-1940.; Farmhouses--Colorado--Parker--1920-1940.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Parker--1920-1940.
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]

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