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    • Portrait of a woman

    • Portrait of an unidentified woman with an elaborate gilt frame. She wears a red velvet dress with a low neckline, blue ribbons in her hair and on her sleeves. She holds a small bouquet of flowers.
    • Women--1740-1750.
    • 1740
    • Spoon

    • Shows a spoon made of buffalo horn of the Native American Santee Sioux, Mt. Vara River, Nebraska.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1800-1810.; Santee Indians--Arts & crafts--1800-1810.; Spoons--1800-1810.
    • 1800
    • Jacquard coverlet

    • Woven bedspread, in navy blue and white, has a floral pattern with border.
    • Bedspreads--1840-1850.
    • 1846
    • Jacquard coverlet

    • Woven bedspread, in navy blue and white, has a floral pattern with border.
    • Bedspreads--1840-1850.
    • 1848
    • Maternal solitude

    • Landscape painting with cattle and coyotes; wood gilt frame.
    • Cattle--1840-1850.
    • 1848
    • 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,...
    • Bedspreads--1850-1860.
    • 1858
    • Nevadaville, Colorado

    • A landscape oil painting of Nevadaville, Colorado by Mary Achey. Buildings are in the valley below a range of mountains. Trees dot the landscape and the sky is clear blue and plains can be seen behind the mountains. The frame is gilded and molded...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Pitcher

    • Shows a Native American (Jicarilla Apache) micaceous clay pitcher. The pitcher has a handle and an indented neck.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Jicarilla Indians--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Pitchers--1860-1870.; Pottery--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment, Denver

    • An oil painting of an Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment in Denver, Colorado by Ester Yates Frazier. The painting is of a plains landscape with mountains in the background, native american figures, teepees and sky with clouds; the view is westward from...
    • Arapaho Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Cheyenne Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Indian encampments--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1861 April
    • Falstaff

    • Painting depicts Benedict Debarr in the role of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff (seated).
    • Debarr, Ben.; Actors--1860-1870.; Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character)
    • 1862
    • 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
    • Central City

    • View of frame houses and buildings on Main and Eureka Streets in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Buildings have gabled roofs or false fronts and signs read: "Concert Hall, Billiard Rooms," "J.H. Lutz, Star Store," and "Drug Store." The...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1863 or 1864
    • Quirt

    • A leather Native American (Cheyenne?) quirt (a riding whip) with metal bands on the splayed ends, a brass and steel buckle, and sinew. The quirt was found in Sand Creek.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Whips--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Powder flask

    • A metallic powder flask found by George Squires at Sand Creek. The front of the flask has a decorative image of an elk next to a tree.
    • Powder flasks--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • 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
    • 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
    • Moccasin

    • A pair of Native American (Cheyenne?) buffalo hide moccasins. They are undecorated, sewn and have ankle flaps.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1860-1870.; Moccasins--1860-1870.
    • 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
    • Planters House

    • View of people, horses, and covered wagons on a dirt street in Denver, Colorado. Shows men, carriages, and wagons in front of the Planters' House building; a two-story, frame hotel and stage stop at the corner of 16th (Sixteenth) Street and Blake...
    • Overland Stage Line--Buildings--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--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
    • Central City

    • View of Eureka Street in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Men and horse-drawn wagons are in the dirt street near lumber piles. Signs on businesses read: "Drug St[ore]," "Wholesale and Retail Dry Goods," "Hardware, Stoves & Tin Ware," "Book...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1865
    • When I first crossed the plains in 1865, Chs. S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He wears a wide brimmed hat, short hair and is clean shaven. He wears a coat decorated with piping and a tie and stickpin.
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Military scouts.; Rifles.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • 1865 June 1
    • Mrs. Henry P. H. Bromwell

    • A oil portrait of Mrs. Henry P. H. Bromwell by George Wright. Mrs. Bromwell is seated, has long black curls and wears a black dress with red lace. She sits on a brown sofa and there are red flowers in the background.
    • Women--1860-1870.; Bromwell, Henrietta E. (Henrietta Elizabeth)
    • 1866
    • Pearl St., 13th looking west

    • Men and women pose on Pearl Street at the intersection of 13th (Thirteenth) Street in Boulder (Boulder County), Colorado. People are on the porch of the two-story Colorado House hotel with a gabled roof. The first brick commercial building in...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Boulder--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Boulder--1860-1870.; Corrals--Colorado--Boulder--1860-1870.; Hotels--Colorado--Boulder--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Boulder--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (profile) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He stands in front of a painted backdrop near an artificial tree. He has a full beard and curly hair. He holds a rifle and wears a round brimmed hat with a tassel, a...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Beards.; Handguns.; Military scouts.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • 1869
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (profile) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He stands, with one foot on a stump, in front of a painted backdrop near an artificial tree. He has a full beard and curly hair. He holds a rifle and wears a round...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Beards.; Handguns.; Military scouts.; Stobie, Charles S.
    • 1869
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of frame and brick buildings on Main Street in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Two-story commercial buildings with flat roofs have signs that read: "Connor House," "Roworth & Co. Hardware, Groceries," "City Bookstore," "Pharmacy,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (profile) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He has a full beard and curly hair. He wears a round brimmed hat, a striped shirt and has a bandanna around his neck. He wears herring-bone pants and has a wide belt...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Beards.; Handguns.; Military scouts.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • 1869
    • Scout Chas. S. Stobie "Mountain Charlie" 1st scout White River Ute Agency

    • Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist, poses in a high back saddle on his paint horse by probably a river in Colorado. He wears a hat, a leather shirt with fringe and a decorated bib, a gun belt with cartridges, and leather boots.
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Horseback riding.; Military scouts.; Rivers.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • 1869
    • Rocky Mountain News Festival of Mountain and Plain

    • A lithograph poster advertising the Rocky Mountain News Festival of Mountain and Plain. Shows images of a parade. The text reads: "Rocky Mountain News Festival of Mountain and Plain/ October 7th /1896/ The queen of the plains/ The king of the...
    • Festivals--1870-1880.; Publicity--1870-1880.
    • 1869
    • Awl case and awl

    • Shows a Native American awl (Ute?) with a metal point, wood handle and the leather (commercial) case.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1880.; Awls--1870-1880.; Cases (containers)--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • W. H. Jackson

    • William Henry Jackson stands next to a chair in a studio portrait. He wears a cotton shirt and pants, high-topped boots and a bandanna, and holds his hat.
    • Photographers--1870-1880.; Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • 1870
    • Pikes Peak or bust

    • An oil painting of a covered wagon on a prairie landscape under a gray sky. Two oxen stand by, a body of a dead man lies on the ground next to the wagon. The words: "Pikes Peak or bust" are written on the wagon cover. The frame is gilded, gessoed...
    • Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Dead persons--1870-1880.; Ox teams--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Manitou Soda Springs in 1870

    • Men sit on rocks near Manitou Soda Spring and Navajo Spring on Fountain Creek in Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. A wood bridge and horse-drawn wagon are nearby.
    • Fountain Creek (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Springs--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Wolfe Hall

    • People pose at Wolfe Hall, a women's seminary school at 17th (Seventeenth) and Champa Streets in Denver, Colorado. The building has a mansard roof with dormer windows, Roman arched windows, a widow's walk, and a frame cupola. Girls, women, and men...
    • Wolfe Hall (Denver, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Church schools--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Legal fraternity of Georgetown

    • Men pose in front of a log building with a gabled roof and a sign that reads: "John H. McMurdy, Law Office" in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Men wear tuxedos with silk hats or derby hats and sit on horseback or stand. Boys are nearby...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Law offices--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.; Lawyers--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.; Log buildings--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Old Las Animas, Colo.

    • View of the main street in the town of Las Animas (Bent County), Colorado. Shows wood frame buildings including the "People's Hotel" and the "Merchant's Hotel." Horses and covered wagons are on the dirt road. A sign on one of the shops reads...
    • Las Animas (Colo.)--1870-1880.; City & town life--Colorado--Las Animas--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Las Animas--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Las Animas--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Plaza, La Veta, Colo. Beatty Mt. in background

    • People and a horse-drawn carriage are in front of the one-story adobe brick Francisco Plaza fort buildings in La Veta (Spanish Peaks, Huerfano County), Colorado (later the Francisco Fort Museum), this served as the commercial center of the town and...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1870-1880.; La Veta (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.; Forts & fortifications--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • Elk fawn

    • View of a spotted elk fawn among trees in the forest, probably in Colorado.
    • Elk--Colorado--1870-1880.; Forests--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1876
    • Leadville, Colorado

    • Pedestrians stand on the sidewalks near a road identified as Harrison Street in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. Horse drawn wagons make their way down the dirt road. Signs on businesses read: "John Lieninger, Books and Stationary," "Crockery and...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; City & town life--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Kokomo

    • Men wear suits and hats and pose on wooden sidewalks in front of commercial buildings in Kokomo (Summit County), Colorado. Frame buildings have gabled roofs and false fronts. Signs on businesses read: "Will C. Stainsby, Drugs & Medicines,...
    • Kokomo (Colo.)--1870-1880.; City & town life--Colorado--Kokomo--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Kokomo--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Men's moccasins

    • Shows a pair of Native American (Cheyenne) men's moccasins. They feature decorative white, green, blue, red and yellow beadwork designs.
    • Cheyenne Indians--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Moccasins--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Bag

    • Shows a buckskin bag of the Native American (Northern Plains). The bag features red, yellow, blue and white beadwork in stripes and lazy stitches.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Bags (costume accessories)--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Pouch

    • Shows a Native American (Ute) buckskin pouch with lazy stitching and white, pale blue, red, green and yellow beadwork in a striped design.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Pouches--1880-1890.
    • 1880

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