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  • All fields: Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.
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    • "The Ghost Flies South" Nov. 1941, Junior class play

    • Stage scene during Junior play, The Ghost Flies South, at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado; living room scene includes students in costume: Native American woman (wearing beads and feather headband), house maid (face painted black, maid's...
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    • 1941
    • Junior play, "The Ghost Flies South" Nov. 1941

    • On stage during the Junior play, "The Ghost Flies South," at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado, is a living room scene with a sofa, wooden rocker, and curtained doorway. The cast includes a student dressed as an Indian women with long dress,...
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    • 1941
    • Basketball, Sanford vs. Alamosa, March 1941

    • Boys in short trunks, numbered tank tops, knee socks, high top tennis shoes, and knee pads spring to action during tip-off in a basketball game between Alamosa High School and Sanford. Two referees in striped shirts are ready for play while the...
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    • 1941
    • Chemistry class at High School, 1941

    • In a chemistry classroom at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado, students in heavy aprons work at lab tables with beakers and jars with stoppers. Pane sash windows on the left side of the classroom allow sunlight to stream in the laboratory....
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    • 1941
    • Future homemakers at High School, 1941

    • Girls in aprons stand at tables inside a classroom at Alamosa High, Alamosa County, Colorado. Front table has tub of "Crisco," covered tin of sugar, vanilla bottle, milk jar, flour sifter, bowl and hand beaters, "Calumet" baking powder and "Betty...
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    • 1941
    • Adams State College

    • Exterior view Adams State Normal School, Alamosa, Alamosa County, Colorado. Built in 1925, named after William H. Adams, senator and three term governor of Colorado. Two-story brick building features: a classical entry with ionic columns, and...
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    • [1947]
    • Adams State, 5/18/47 Roto

    • Exterior view of a back of a two-story stucco building, Adams State Normal School, Alamosa, Alamosa County, Colorado. Built in 1925, named after William H. Adams, senator and three term governor of Colorado. Spanish style building features a tile...
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    • 1947
    • Alamosa High School building, 1941

    • The Alamosa High School, in Alamosa, Colorado, is a two-story brick building which burned April 26, 1930, was rebuilt and then occupied again in August 1932. It features simple deco architectural elements, a flat roof, brick chimney, and pane sash...
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    • 1941
    • Orchestra at High School, 1941

    • Music students sit on wooden folding chairs holding their instruments and facing their music stands in a classroom at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado. The teacher, a man in a suit, conducts the orchestra which includes violins, tubas,...
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    • 1941
    • Physics class at High School, 1941

    • In a physics classroom at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado, pairs of students work at lab tables with a "Periodic chart of the atoms" posted high on the wall behind them. Blackboards line the walls, with bulletin board strips above them.
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    • 1941
    • Orchestra at Alamosa High School, 1941

    • Music students sit on wooden folding chairs with their instruments and music stands in a classroom at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado. The teacher, a man in a suit, conducts the orchestra with a baton. Instruments include violins, tubas,...
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    • 1941
    • Typing class at Alamosa High School, 1941

    • Girls sit at typewriters in a classroom at Alamosa High School, Alamosa County, Colorado. Some of the girls wear glasses, some have curled hair. A blackboard in the background has a bulletin board along the upper edge with two 1941 calendars, one...
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    • 1941
    • Ungraded group at High School, 1941

    • Boys and a few girls sit on wooden folding chairs at long tables in a classroom at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado. The tables have books and papers on them. A blackboard with a row of student drawings along the top is on the left. A...
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    • 1941
    • Alamosa, Adams State College

    • Adams State Normal School in Alamosa, Colorado, was built in 1925 and named after William H. Adams, senator and three term governor of Colorado. The two-story brick building has a classical entry with ionic columns, pediment, stone quoins, u-shape...
    • Fisher, Theodore.
    • 1942
    • Boys wood working class at High School, 1941

    • Boys are bent over wood tables at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado, using vises and planers on pieces of wood. Some boys draw on plans with the aid of yardsticks. There is a blackboard, wooden shelves, a step ladder and a sink in the room.
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    • 1941
    • Adams State, 5/18/47 Roto

    • The Casa Bonita Lounge of the Adams State Normal School in Alamosa, Colorado has Spanish style carved wood sofas, a table with a woven blanket on top, and a tile fireplace with a wooden mantle and decorative flower arrangements. There are sconces...
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    • 1947
    • D&RGW Pullman "Amawalk," Alamosa, Colo. (2-8-2) 489.

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 489 (2-8-2)) parked in the yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. A Pullman passenger coach is on a parallel track, lettering on the car reads: "Pullman" and "Amawalk." A man sits on the front...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1949 March 11
    • D&RGW (2-8-2')s 483, 492, south Alamosa, Colo.

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotives 483 and 492 (2-8-2's) with a consist of box cars, vent smoke near Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows a neon sign: "Narrow Gauge Motel - Hobby Shop - Open," mountains, and a billboard: "Dodge Simpson...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1949
    • D&RGW (2-8-2) 464, south Alamosa, Colo.

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 464 (2-8-2 with coal tender) vents smoke at south Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows a neon sign: "Narrow Gauge Motel - Open," mountains, and a billboard: "Mercury."
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1949
    • D&RGW, Alamosa

    • View of the "San Juan" with Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow gauge locomotive 476 (2-8-2) and passenger cars in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The "Silver Vista" observation car is on the end of the train.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1949 September 1
    • G.E. Locomotive, Alamosa

    • View of a Denver Rio Grande Western Railroad General Electric electric locomotive, a steam locomotive, railroad cars, water tower and an inclined trestle in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1946 and 1950?]
    • G.E. Locomotive, Alamosa

    • Three-quarter view of a Denver & Rio Grande Western General Electric diesel locomotive labeled: "38" and railroad cars at the Alamosa station in Alamosa County. A man wears a coat, overalls and a hat. A parked train car is labeled: "D. & R. G. W."...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1946 and 1950?]
    • 482 plow front & postal car 65

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 482 (the San Juan train), with a pilot plow, and postal car no. 65 in the yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The locomotive vents smoke and steam. The railroad station roof is behind the...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1949 January 8
    • Caboose ahead of loco

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western standard gauge locomotive 1146 sits with narrow gauge caboose 04343 in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1949 March 14
    • Denver and Rio Grande caboose

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Company caboose 0856 is parked with standard and narrow gauge boxcars and an idler car at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1949 February
    • Weaving hot pads, 2nd grade at Central, 1941, Miss Monroe

    • Boys and girls in Miss Monroe's second grade classroom, at Central School in Alamosa, Colorado, weave hot pads at small rectangular tables. Several boys wears overall and the girls wear print or plaid dresses. One girl wears braids. A board on the...
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    • 1941
    • Flanger train leaving Alamosa at wye

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Western train with locomotives 498 and 497 (with a flanger snow plow) at the Alamosa yard, in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The locomotives pull a spreader, a flanger, and two cabooses. The locomotives vent...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1949
    • Standard gauge wedge plow 066

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Company locomotive #1167, with wedge snowplow #066, sit in the yard in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1949 February 15
    • D&RGW

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Jordan spreader "OU" in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The spreader was made by the C.F. Jordan Company. Shows snow on the plow and on the ground beside the tracks.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1949 January 6
    • D&RGW, Alamosa, Colo.

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow gauge locomotives 475 and 472 (2-8-2) in the railroad yard in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1941 July 4
    • D&RGW, Alamosa, Colo.

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotives 1514 (4-8-2) and 3375 (2-6-6-0 former D&SL 216) on a double header freight train in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1949 January 15
    • D&RGW

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #1185 (2-8-0), with a consist of refrigerator cars, in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows utility poles, and houses. Snow is on the ground.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952 January
    • Building pyramids in 8th grade gym class

    • An eighth grade girl's gym class forms a human pyramid at the Central School in Alamosa, Colorado. The girls wear white, short sleeved blouses, belted dark shorts, socks and white tennis shoes. Four girls are on their hands and knees in the center....
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    • [1941]
    • Central School building, 1941

    • The two-story Central School in Alamosa in Alamosa County, Colorado, is a brick building featuring a low hip tile roof, pane sash windows, and double door entries. A trace of snow and an automobile are in front of the building.
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    • [1941]
    • Christmas pageant at Boyd School, 1941

    • A group of children performs a Christmas pageant on the stage of Boyd School in Alamosa, Colorado. Children in the center wear a uniform of pants, jackets and hats with round brims. They hold flashlights and stand on risers with one child in the...
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    • 1941
    • Christmas pageant at Boyd, 1941

    • Children perform a Christmas pageant on the stage of Boyd School in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Children in the center wear a uniform of pants, jackets and hats with round brims. They stand on risers with one child in the top row, and rows...
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    • 1941
    • 1st grade art work at Central, 1941

    • Boys and girls sit around rectangular tables making art with clay in a first grade classroom at Central School in Alamosa, Colorado. Some children stand at a blackboard painting on paper with a table of paint jars and brushes behind them. An...
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    • 1941
    • 2nd grade at Central, 1941, Miss Monroe

    • Boys and girls sit around rectangular tables and weave hot pads in Miss Monroe's second grade classroom at Central School in Alamosa, Colorado. Striped shirts are popular among the boys and floral print dresses are worn by most girls. A long coat...
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    • 1941
    • 3rd grade at Boyd, 1941

    • Boys and girls sit in rows of wooden desks in a third grade classroom at Boyd School in Alamosa, Colorado. Some boys wear overalls and one wears a bow tie. The girls wear print dresses with clips or bows in their hair. Built in bookshelves with...
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    • [1941]
    • 4th grade at Boyd, 1941

    • Boys and girls sit in rows of wooden desks in a fourth grade classroom at Boyd School in Alamosa, Colorado. Built in bookshelves with jars of dried weeds on the top shelf are along the back wall. A blackboard is on the side wall near a bulletin...
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    • [1941]

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