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    • Mesa Verde

    • John D. Rockefeller, Jr., left, stands with Dr. R.W. Corwin and Bert Mattison, in front of Round Tower at Cliff Palace, a Native American (Anasazi) cliff dwelling at Mesa Verde National Park.
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1924?]
    • Man on cliff dwelling - Mesa Verde

    • A man sits on a low wall that fronts a precipitous dropoff at Balcony House ruin, overlooking Soda Canyon, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Cliff dwellers

    • The Round Tower of Cliff Palace, a large cliff dwelling at Mesa Verde National Park, in the foreground; dwelling is under a large rock overhang.
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [between 1921 and 1931?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • A man squats near a thin trench in the distance in front of the ruins of the pithouses at Step House, a cliff dwelling at Mesa Verde National Park. The round pithouses lie underneath a massive rock overhang. Another man sits on the upper ledge of...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • A pit between Pithouses B and C of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, stands in the foreground. Small slabs of sandstone line the sides of the pithouse in the background. A piece of dark wood protrudes from the dirt ground of...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • Piles of rocks stand in the foreground of this view from the east side of Kiva A at Step House in Mesa Verde National Park. The cliff dwelling is under a large, rock overhang. The tallest portion of the ruin stands at right. Small shrubs are in...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Men work to excavate the pithouses of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. The farthest man is probably Marshall Finnan, future superintendent of the park. Several shovels and a pick ax are scattered throughout the excavation...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Pithouse C of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, stands in the foreground under a large rock wall. Two men stand on the ledge above the pithouse digging with shovels. Stone slabs line the wall in the pithouse. A small ring...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Two men stand above Pithouses A, B and C of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. The two work to excavate the site that lies under a massive rock wall. Digging tools, including a pick ax in the background and a shovel in the...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • A group of men stand with their pack horses on the ledge above Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. Squatting near his horse is future park superintendent Marshall Finnan. The remains of some of the structures are in the shadow...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Pithouse A of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, stands in the foreground. A small pile of sandstone slabs forms a wall on the near edge of the pithouse. Additional slabs line the sides of the pithouse. Two men kneel working...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • A man sits writing in a pithouse of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. The sides of the pithouse are lined with small slabs of sandstone. Additional portions of the cliff dwelling are being excavated behind where the man...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • A large, dirt pit stands between Pithouses B and C at the Step House cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. Pithouse C is in the background. People have left footprints on the dirt ground.
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • Men work to excavate the pithouses of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. Several men squat down in one of the round ditches. Digging tools lie scattered on the ground near them. The dwelling is at the bottom of a large, rock...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Pithouse B of Step House, a cliff dwelling at Mesa Verde National Park, is under excavation. Slabs of sandstone are revealed in the center of the pithouse. Also, two wood posts protrude from the dirt ground in the pithouse. A small pile of wood and...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Pithouse C of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, is under excavation. The round pithouse has slabs of sandstone around its edges and several pieces of wood protrude from the dirt ground. Another smaller ring is sunken into...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • A large, adobe ring lies on the ground in front of Pithouse C at Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. A small brush and trowel lie near the ring. A pile of sandstone forms a wall on the far side of the pithouse in the...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • pick ax.; Pithouses A, B and C of Step House lie at the base of a massive rock overhang in Mesa Verde National Park. The cliff dwelling site is under excavation, and men stand holding shovels in their hands. The man in the background is future...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Several pieces of wood, probably the remains of a wing wall, stand in Pithouse B of Step House, a cliff dwelling at Mesa Verde National Park. Other pieces of wood protrude from the dirt ground and wall in the background. People have left footprints...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • A man stands next to an adobe ring in the foreground of this view of Step House while it's under excavation. He holds a shovel in his right hand and props it up on the ledge above the adobe ring near a pile of rocks. The rocks may be part of a...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • A piece of wood and a round stone lie next to a hole in Pithouse A of Step House, a cliff dwelling at Mesa Verde National Park. Other pieces of wood protrude from the ground and the wall above the hole. A metal plate and bowl lie on an upper ledge...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • The dirt floor and small ring in Pithouse C are shown from the north side. A pile of stones on the far side of the pithouse forms a small wall topped by a piece of wood lying flat across it. Additional pieces of wood protrude from the floor of the...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Deric Nusbaum, Jesse's stepson, stands underneath the huge rock overhang at the site of Step House, a cliff dwelling at Mesa Verde National Park. He holds his left arm straight up to touch the rock overhang. The site has not been excavated. A man...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • A brush leans against one of the dirt and rock walls of Pithouse A in Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. Two slabs of rock stand above where the brush is propped. A small pile of rocks is on the dirt ground behind the...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • Deric Nusbaum, Jesse Nusbaum's stepson, sits in the background and watches four Native American men who sit in a circle in a wooden shelter, possibly a hogan, in Mesa Verde National Park. One of the men squats and is using a stick to scratch in the...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [between 1923 and 1927?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • A man walks up a series of makeshift stone steps that lead from the Step House cliff dwelling to the top of a mesa in Mesa Verde National Park. Huge boulders line either side of the steps. A bare shrub stands in the foreground.
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • Snow-capped mountains line the horizon in this view from the top of Mesa Verde National Park. Large trees and small shrubs grow on the hillside in the foreground. Plains are in the background before the distant mountains.
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [between 1921 and 1931?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • Brown sacks lie on the ledge of Pithouse A in Step House, one of Mesa Verde National Park's cliff dwellings. Two pieces of wood lie on the ground of the pithouse. Medium-sized rocks form a small, winding wall in the pithouse. Digging tools and a...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • Two men stand above the excavation site of Pithouses A, B and C in Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. Dirt has been removed from the round sites underneath a large rock overhang. Digging tools and boxes lie scattered around...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • Workers excavate portions of Pithouses A, B and C in Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. Piles of rocks form a wall in one of the circular rooms under the large rock overhang where the men work. Digging tools and boxes are...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, lies under a massive rock wall. Shown before excavation, piles of rocks and mounds of dirt cover the location of the pithouses. The remains of a rock wall lie at the base of the rock...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • Men stand down in the pithouses excavations at Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. The circular ditches appear to be lined with slabs of sandstone. Digging tools, including a pick ax and a shovel, lie on the ledge above where...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • A pithouse of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, stands in the foreground. Large pieces of rock form part of a ring along the front side of the pithouse. Boxes and bags are on the far ledge. A pick ax lies in the right...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • A portion of Pithouse A of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, stands in the foreground. A small pile of rocks creates a wall that winds through the ruin. The ground is dirt. A small, metal trowel is propped against the far...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • Deric Nusbaum, right, wearing a plaid shirt, kneels on the ground with three Native American men, possibly in Mesa Verde National Park. One of the men is digging in the sand with his hands and a piece of wood as the others look on smiling. Two of...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [between 1923 and 1927?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • The pithouses of Step House, a cliff dwelling at Mesa Verde National Park, lie underneath a massive rock overhang. The remaining walls of a rock structure lie near the pithouses. Snow patches cover the ground on the upper ledge of the overhang....
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Cliff dwellings, Mesa Verde

    • Native American Anasazi masonry cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, Montezuma County, Colorado; two men stand below ruin and lower sandstone arch; pinyon and juniper trees along cliffside.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1925 and 1930]
    • Rhoads' daughters at Mesa Verde

    • Harry Rhoads' daughters, Mary Elizabeth and Harriet, peek out of a doorway of Native American (Anasazi) reconstructed masonry cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde National Park in Southern Colorado.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Sade Rhoads at Mesa Verde

    • Sade Rhoads poses near Spruce Tree House, ancient Native American (Anasazi) cliff dwelling ruins, at Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Spruce Tree House

    • View, facing northwest, of Spruce Tree House, Native American (Anasazi) cliff dwellings, near Spruce Tree Canyon, Mesa Verde National Park (Montezuma County), Colorado.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Square Tower House

    • View, facing northwest, of Square Tower House, Native American (Anasazi) cliff dwellings, Mesa Verde National Park (Montezuma County), Colorado.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Spruce Tree House in Mesa Verde National Park

    • Sade Rhoads poses at Native American (Anasazi) Spruce Tree house, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado. Shows cliff dwelling ruins with walls and pits.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Square Tower House

    • A view of the Native American (Anasazi) Square Tower House at Mesa Verde National Park in Southern Colorado. Shows masonry ruins of the cliff dwelling under a cliff on a canyon wall. A square tower is the most prominent remaining structure at the...
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Spruce Tree House

    • Mary and Harriet Rhoads pose at Native American (Anasazi) Spruce Tree House, a cliff dwelling at Mesa Verde National Park in Southern Colorado. Shows masonry kivas, and remains of living quarters.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Harry Rhoads at Mesa Verde National Park

    • Harry Rhoads poses at Native American (Anasazi) Spruce Tree House in Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado. Shows cliff dwelling masonry ruins with walls and pits.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Sun Temple

    • Sade Rhoads and her two daughters pose on the Native American (Anasazi) Sun Temple ruins in Mesa Verde National Park in Southern Colorado. Shows stabilized masonry walls, kivas; an automobile is in the background.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Cliff Palace

    • A view of the Native American (Anasazi) Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde National Park in Southern Colorado. Shows masonry dwellings, kivas, towers, and ruins under a cliff overhang.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde

    • Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde National Park, Montezuma County, Colorado. Prehistoric Native American Anasazi cliff dwelling located at head of Cliff Canyon, shows stone masonry construction inside cave below mesa top; ladders lead from one level of...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1925 and 1930]
    • Sun Temple

    • Sade Rhoads poses on the Native American (Anasazi) Sun Temple ruins in Mesa Verde National Park in Southern Colorado. She stands on the remains of a masonry wall. Two kivas are to the right of the stone wall.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Square Tower house

    • A group of men, women, and children visit the Native American (Anasazi) Square Tower House at Mesa Verde National Park in Southern Colorado. The Square Tower stone masonry and mud ruin with five door openings stands underneath a cliff overhang.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]

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