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    • Faro - Monte

    • Men play cards at tables with surrounded by men in California. Gambling chips and a chip bank are on the tables. The men wear shirts or jackets, pants boots and hats. Two gamblers wear suits, bow ties, and top hats.
    • Card games--1850-1860.; Casinos--1850-1860.; Gambling--1850-1860.
    • 1857 October 3
    • Mining life in California

    • Chinese miners, some in coolie hats sit or stand near tents, or mine near a lake, in an unidentified mining camp in California. One man shaves a miners head, another braids a mans queue. Two miners cook over an open campfire near their tent. A...
    • Chinese--California--1850-1860.; Dance parties--California--1850-1860.; Hairdressing--California--1850-1860.; Miners--California--1850-1860.; Mining camps--California--1850-1860.; Outdoor cookery--California--1850-1860.
    • 1857 October 3
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William H.H. correspondence sent to family. Gold, lot speculation, Auraria drinking & gambling, Reverend Fisher, donation of 4 lots from Auraria, "beat them fairly" "not a mining town. It will be a Capitol." future of Denver.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 February
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to family. Staying till spring, owns 1/18 of Denver City, 200 houses, trades for Leavenworth property, climate, railroad meeting, Brockway.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 January 11
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to Family. Kansas elections, best route for John, Horace Greeley report, Rocky Mountain News, Denver stores, band, gambling, 15,000 population, church.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 June 18
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with "Son" (John)

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to "Son" (John). Lies about Larimer, persuading John to come to Denver, price of flour in Denver, the mines, post office, Denver will be state capitol, cemetery company.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 June 28
    • Landscape from Book 2nd [sketchbook]

    • 1 sketch from his notebook which contains: landscapes (2), houses (3), leaves (3), and architectural details (4).
    • Landscapes (representations);
    • 1860
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to family. Politics, "Larimer addition to Denver City", boys coming out, new office & new home.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1860 May 12-16
    • Northwest Denver certificate no. 205 : be it know, that ...

    • Document dated January 28, 1861; made out to J. W. Stanton as owner of Lot 3, Block 21; Lot 1, Block 121; Lot 17, Block 222; Lot 4, Block 21; Lot 2, Block 121; Lot 18, Block 222; signed by J. W. Stanton, president and G. W. Lechner.
    • Lechner, G. W.; Stanton, J. W.; Real property, Exchange of--Colorado--Denver--To 1876.; Denver (Colo.) 1861.
    • 1861
    • Diary of Margaret Patten Gray Evans

    • Margaret Evans, the wife of John Evans describes her daily life in 1861. She describes her efforts to improve her children, and comments about religion.
    • Governors--Colorado.; Governors' spouses--Colorado.
    • 1861
    • Grantor Volume 3 1861-1867

    • This section represents an alphabetical listing of the Grantor's from volume 3.
    • 255 p.
    • 1861-1867
    • Diary of Margaret Patten Gray Evans

    • Margaret Evans, the wife of John Evans describes her daily life in 1863. The diary also includes doodles, children's drawings and an accounting ledger.
    • Governors--Colorado.; Governors' spouses--Colorado.
    • 1863
    • Taken after a snowstorm

    • Men stand and pose in the snow-covered street at the corner of 15th (Fifteenth) and Larimer Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Men wear short-crowned hats and long overcoats. Signs read: "H.J. Brendlinger Tobacco & Cigars" and "C.A. Cook & Co....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Snow--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1863 October 22
    • Empire City, C.T.

    • Panoramic view of log cabins and frame buildings in Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Businesses have false fronts, and a reservoir is on the West Fork of Clear Creek.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Reservoirs--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Black Hawk, C.T.

    • View north from Bobtail Hill, in Black Hawk, Colorado, up four mile Gulch to Dory Hill, where the state's first cemetery was located. Central business district includes: Undertaker, Union House (on Selak Street), Drugs (brick, arched windows and...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Montgomery C.T.

    • View of log, frame, and probably mine buildings in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. Cabins have log or sod roofs, stone chimneys, and metal pipes. Shows a wooden water wheel and timber piles between houses. A commercial building sign reads:...
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Waterfalls at Montgomery, C.T.

    • View of a wooden water wheel and an arrastre used for grinding ore in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. A flume and probably a wooden platform are on the hillside near waterfalls and a creek.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Grinding wheels--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864
    • Montgomery

    • Panoramic view of log and frame houses, mine buildings, and a lake near the Middle Fork of the South Platte River in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. Shows snow-covered mountains in probably the Tenmile Range.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River, Middle Fork (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mine...
    • 1864
    • Central City, Colorado Territory

    • Panoramic view of frame and brick buildings on Main Street in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows houses and businesses with gabled roofs and false fronts and signs that read: "O.K. Store, Wholesale & Retail," "Central City Bakery,"...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Black Hawk, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of frame and brick buildings on Gregory Street in Blackhawk (Black Hawk), Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows the Presbyterian Church with a spire on a hillside, and commercial buildings with signs that read: "Wholesale & Retail...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864

    • View of frame and brick commercial buildings and houses near downtown Denver, Colorado and the flooded South Platte River and Cherry Creek. People stand beside Cherry Creek near a brick building with a sign that reads: "Drugs, Chemicals, Paints,...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Denver flood

    • View of brick and frame houses and commercial buildings in Denver and Auraria during a Cherry Creek and South Platte River flood. A brick house near the standing water of Cherry Creek has a gabled rood and gingerbread details. Signs on flooded...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864

    • People and horses stand beside an eroded Larimer street during a flood of Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado. Shows brick and frame commercial buildings in Auraria and the flooded South Platte River. Piles of probably people's belongings are beside a...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Denver, 1864

    • Panoramic view of brick and frame commercial buildings in downtown Denver, Colorado and the flooded South Platte River nearby. Shows the brick Denver Mint building at 16th (Sixteenth) Street and Market Street and businesses on probably Larimer...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 19
    • Commissioners and directors of the U.P.R.R.

    • Men, identified as the commissioners and directors of the Union Pacific Railroad, stand in a row near railroad tracks and pose with a long piece of paper in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. The Union Pacific Railroad officials wear suits with...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--People--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business men--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Generals--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Men--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad...
    • 1866, October
    • Julesburg Stage Station

    • Photo of a drawing of the Julesburg Number 2 stage stop in Julesburg, Colorado in Sedgwick County. Pedestrians are on the dirt road in the foreground. Tents are pitched next to wood-frame buildings. A stagecoach is in front of the building.
    • Julesburg (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • This is to certify, that ... [deed no. 22]

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    • Cemeteries--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Acacia Cemetery (Denver, Colo.); Freemasons--Colorado--Denver.; Denver (Colo.)--To 1876.
    • 1867
    • "Barton House" at Georgetown, Colo.

    • Men and women pose in front or on the second-story balcony of the Barton House hotel in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Men sit on a horse-drawn stagecoach. The frame hotel has a hipped roof with dormer windows, brackets and overhanging...
    • Barton House (Georgetown, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Hotels--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; People--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Grantee Volume 4 1867-1868

    • This section represents an alphabetical listing of the Grantee's from volume 3.
    • 332 p.
    • 1867-1868
    • Grantor Volume 4 1867-1868

    • This section represents an alphabetical listing of the Grantor's from volume 3.
    • 356 p.
    • 1867-1868
    • Tent city at Promontory

    • Men pose in front of tents or false front frame buildings in possibly Promontory (Box Elder County) or Corinne (Box Elder County), Utah. Legible signs on businesses read: "G. Goldberg, Wholesale Wines, Liquors, Tobacco & Cigars," "Billiard Hall,"...
    • False fronts--Utah--1860-1870.; Stores & shops--Utah--1860-1870.; Tents--Utah--1860-1870.
    • 1869 June 30
    • Black Canon, Colorado River, from camp 8 looking above

    • A man sits in a wooden boat with a mast on the edge of the Colorado River in the Black Canyon, Mojave County, Arizona. Shows rocks on a shore beside the river, and steep cliff walls of the Black Canyon near what is identified as "camp 8".
    • Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Mojave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Boats--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions &...
    • 1871
    • The Far West - shooting buffalo on the line of the Kansas- Pacific Railroad

    • Reproduction shows men shooting and buffalo running and falling; coaches and a balloon-stacked locomotive of the Kansas-Pacific Railroad wait on the tracks; telegraph wires are overhead.
    • Kansas-Pacific Railway Company--1870-1880.; Bison hunting--1870-1880.; Railroads--1870-1880.
    • 1871
    • Bluff opposite big horn camp, Black Canon, Colorado River

    • View of a steep rock cliff and the Colorado River in Black Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. A wooden boat with a mast is on a sandbar and men stand beside gear and supplies at what is identified as "big horn camp".
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Grand...
    • 1871
    • Devil's Anvil

    • A rock formation identified as "Devil's Anvil" protrudes from a rock wall in Toroweap Valley in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows layered rock walls in the distance.
    • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Toroweap Valley (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys...
    • 1872
    • The Grand Canyon of the Colorado

    • View of Toroweap Point, a rock precipice at the edge of Toroweap Valley and the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows layered rock walls in the distance, and the Colorado River in the valley.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Toroweap Point (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Toroweap Valley (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions...
    • 1872
    • Cańon of Kanab Wash [sic], Colorado River, looking south

    • View of steep rock walls, a narrow valley and Kanab Creek in Kanab Canyon (Coconino County), Arizona. A timber structure is beside a creek bed near boulders.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Creek (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Streams--Arizona--Coconino...
    • 1872
    • Mrs. William N. Byers

    • Studio portrait (standing) of Elizabeth M. Byers (Mrs. William N. Byers). She leans on an animal pelt in a dress with a lace collar, velvet bodice and full hoop skirt with ruffles and a bustle. Her hair is curled and braided.
    • Clothing & dress--1870-1880.; Women--1870-1880.; Byers, Elizabeth Minerva.; Byers, William Newton, 1831-1903--Family.
    • 1872
    • The Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • A man from the Corps of Engineers survey crew crouches behind a box camera, on a tripod, near the Colorado River and the confluence with Kanab Creek in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows footprints in the sand and a...
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Cameras--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • Grace Episcopal Church, Colorado Springs, Colo.

    • View of Grace Church (under construction), Weber Street, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. Benjamin Brewster's design includes a faceted apse.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Building construction--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870- 1880.; Episcopal churches--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.
    • 1873

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