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    • Snuff box

    • Shows a silver snuff box used by William F. Cody to hold his hair pins; it may have been given to him as a snuff box. The lid is engraved, the base is made of bone.
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Associated objects.; Snuff boxes and bottles--1900-1910.
    • 1901
    • Salt Lake, Monument Point

    • A Central Pacific Railroad train stops at Monument Point (mile 669) (Box Elder County), Utah. Men pose by the locomotive; letters read: "Jupiter." Horse drawn covered wagons approach from the east; a rock formation on the north end of Salt Lake is...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Box Elder County (Utah)--1890-1900.; Great Salt Lake (Utah)--1890-1900.; Monument Point (Box Elder County, Utah)--1890-1900.; Covered wagons--Utah--Box Elder County--1890-1900.; Lakes & ponds--Utah--Box...
    • [1869 May 9]
    • Actors at the Central City Opera House

    • Photograph of two actors in a scene from a play. The taller actor on the left is wearing a top hat, a waitcoat, a light-colored jacket with dark lapels, checkered trousers, and black, leather shoes. He has a full, graying beard, is holding a...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Actors--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.; Costumes--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1939?]
    • Mount Evans picnic

    • An unidentified man and three women, possibly including H.H. Lake's wife, Theodora, stop for a picnic in front of a stone building on Mount Evans in Clear Creek County, Colorado. One woman and the man sip from metal cups. The man holds a metal...
    • Evans, Mount (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Clothing & dress--Colorado--1910-1930.; Men--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1910-1930.; Picnics--Colorado--Mount Evans--1910-1930.; Stone buildings--Colorado--Mount Evans--1910-1930.; Tableware--1910-1930.;...
    • [between 1915 and 1930?]
    • Denver Public Schools relief maps

    • Photograph of several relief maps used by the Denver Public Schools system in various schools prior to 1920. Included in the picture is one full view of a map of Asia. Below the map is a panorama of mountains found in that region. Next to it is...
    • Topographic maps.; Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1900
    • International Project at Wyman School

    • International project at Wyman Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. Seven children, three girls and four boys, stand in front of a board titled "United Fund" with flags from around the world and paper people of different ethnicity and race. Two...
    • Wyman School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Marker on site of Wagon Box Fight near Story, Wyoming

    • Stone memorial marker with a bronze plaque commemorating the Wagon Box Fight, (Wagon Box Battle,) between the United States Army and Native American Sioux and Cheyenne warriors in the last major conflict of the Bozeman Trail conflicts, August 2,...
    • Cheyenne Indians--Commemoration--Wyoming--1920-1940.; Dakota Indians--Commemoration--Wyoming--1920-1940.; Indians of North America--Commemoration--Wyoming--1920-1940.; Red Cloud's War, 1866-1867--Commemoration--Wyoming--1920-1940.; Wagon Box Fight,...
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Willard Canon, Utah

    • A group of men sit on the ground near a trail in Willard Canyon, Box Elder County, Utah. The mountains of the Wasatch Range are in the distance.
    • Roads, Earth--Utah--Box Elder County--1870-1880.; Box Elder County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Willard Canyon (Utah)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--Box Elder County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Box Elder County--1870-1880.; Men--Utah--Box Elder...
    • [1872]
    • Box Canyon

    • A woman stands on the wooden boardwalk next to the Ouray Electric Power & Light Company pipeline inside Box Canyon, near Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. Canyon Creek rushes below and a ladder clings to the canyon wall. The woman wears a hat.
    • Ouray Electric Power & Light Company--Facilities--1900-1920.; Box Canyon (Ouray County, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Canyon Creek (Ouray County)--1900-1920.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Canyons--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1915?]
    • Box Canon, Ouray

    • View of the narrow rock walls of Box Canyon near Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows a wooden catwalk and reinforced wood supports around a water pipe of the Ouray Electric Power & Light Company. A wooden ladder scales a cliff near a waterfall on...
    • Ouray Electric Power & Light Company--Facilities--1880-1900.; Box Canyon (Ouray County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Canyon Creek (Ouray County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Union Pacific trestle in Bear River Canyon

    • A locomotive and passenger coaches cross a Union Pacific Railroad trestle in Bear River Canyon (Box Elder County), Utah.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1910-1920.; Box Elder County (Utah)--1910-1920.; Canyons--Utah--Box Elder County--1910-1920.; Railroad bridges--Utah--Box Elder County--1910-1920.; Railroads--Utah--Box Elder County--1910-1920.; Trestles--Utah--Box...
    • 1914
    • Wagon Box Fight

    • Stone memorial marker with a bronze plaque commemorates the Wagon Box Fight, (Wagon Box Battle) between the United States Army and Native American Sioux and Cheyenne warriors in the last major conflict of the Bozeman Trail conflicts (Red Cloud's...
    • Cheyenne Indians--Commemoration--Wyoming--1920-1930.; Dakota Indians--Commemoration--Wyoming--1920-1930.; Indians of North America--Commemoration--Wyoming--1920-1930.; Red Cloud's War, 1866-1867--Commemoration--Wyoming--1920-1930.; Wagon Box Fight,...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • East High spotlight: vol 17 no 7

    • Christmas edition of the newspaper produced by East High School of Denver, Colorado. Included in the paper are photographs of students, articles on school events and sports.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1930 December 17
    • Baltimore & Ohio R.R. Soap Box Derby loco. Arlington Tower, Akron, OH, eng. 5207

    • View of Baltimore & Ohio steam locomotive # 5207 stopped on the tracks near Akron (Summit County), Ohio. Shows a painting of a Soap Box Derby coaster car, lettering on the locomotive reads: "5207," "B&O," "Lima," "Tom Barnes locomotive courtesy of...
    • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company--1940-1950.; International Soap Box Derby, Inc.--Public relations.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Publicity.; Railroad locomotives.
    • 1947 August 17
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 19, 1909 June 26

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19090626
    • East Broad Top R.R. & Coal Co., narrow gauge 178 box and standard car coupled Orbisonia, PA.

    • View of East Broad Top R.R. and Coal Company narrow gauge box car number 178 and a Chesapeake and Ohio standard car number 86666 coupled together on a siding in Orbisonia (Huntingdon County), Pennsylvania. A coal elevator, smokestacks and buildings...
    • East Broad Top Railroad and Coal Company--1940-1950.; Orbisonia (Pa.)--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge railroads--Pennsylvania--Orbisonia--1940-1950.; Railroad freight cars--Pennsylvania--Orbisonia--1940-1950.
    • 1947 September 1
    • Box Canyon interpretive sign, City Park, Denver

    • View of the interpretive sign for Box Canyon garden, part of the DeBoer Waterway (1953; Saco R. DeBoer, landscape architect) in Denver's City Park. The title of the sign is "History of the Box Canyon and Waterway." The sign consists of text and a...
    • City Park (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Denver (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Signs (Notices); Signs and signboards--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; City Park (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Denver (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 2003
    • Colorado & Southern Ry. abandoned box cars, St. Elmo, CO

    • View of two abandoned Colorado and Southern box cars joined together to form a house or cabin in St. Elmo (Chaffee County), Colorado. The wooden box cars are in a state of disrepair. Steps are near a door. Faded inscriptions are on the sides of the...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1950-1960.; Saint Elmo (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1950-1960.; Cabins--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1950-1960.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1950-1960.
    • 1951 July 51
    • Tunnel of the Hope M. M. & L. at Aspen, Colo.

    • View of Hope Mine Company operations near Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado; shows the mine entrance, tailings, ore processing sheds, a smokestack, lumber, and railroad grade.
    • Hope Mine (Pitkin County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Pitkin County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Pitkin County--1910-1920.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Pitkin County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Box Canyon near Ouray

    • View of the Ouray Electric Light & Power Company pipeline inside Box Canyon, near Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado; Canyon Creek is below.
    • Ouray Electric Power & Light Company--Facilities--1890-1910.; Box Canyon (Ouray County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Canyon Creek (Ouray County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Ouray County--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • A train wreck causing s[ix]teen hours delay

    • A view of the site of an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe train wreck. Men inspect a damaged wheel assembly. Shows a work train with a box car and an idler car, and a box car without a wheel assembly.
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--1900-1920.; Railroad accidents--1900-1920.; Railroad freight cars--1900-1920.; Railroads--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Colfax Elementary School milk truck

    • Photograph of three Colfax Elementary School students delivering milk in the "Colfax Dairy" milk truck during school in Denver, Colorado. A unidentified girl sits in the truck "driving" it. The truck is make of wood and metal. There is a...
    • Milkmen.; Colfax School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1939
    • Morey Junior High student election

    • Photograph of a student election at Morey Junior High School in Denver, Colorado. Two unidentified boys and two unidentified girls sit at tables. The boys are writing on pieces of paper. Another boy stands at the end of the table putting a...
    • Morey Junior High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1930
    • Raleigh Mill, Bonanza, Colo

    • View of the Raleigh Mill at Bonanza (Saguache County), Colorado; ore processing sheds with gables and smokestack are among snow and pines.
    • Mills--Colorado--Bonanza--1910-1930.; Mine buildings--Cars--Colorado--Bonanza--1910-1930.; Bonanza (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Bonanza--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Platoro Mining District

    • Scattered log and tent structures comprise the gold mining town of Platoro in the Platoro - Gilmore Mining District (Conejos County), Colorado; shows people in front of residences and stores along the wide center street.
    • Platoro (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Log buildings--Colorado--Platoro--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Platoro--1910-1920.; Tents--Colorado--Platoro--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Byers Junior High students buying war savings stamps

    • Photograph of a World War II war savings stamp booth at Byers Junior High School in Denver, Colorado. Four students sit at a square table with a cash box and stamps in front of them. Two other students stand next to them ready to buy stamps.
    • Byers Junior High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1943 October
    • Irrigation in Colorado letting water into a side sluice-way

    • Men open a sluice box gate in Colorado, turning a spool that lifts the wooden gate by a chain. Shows a river in a valley, and a snow covered mountain in the distance. Inset image shoes a sluice box built in a steep canyon.
    • Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--1870-1880.; Irrigation--Colorado--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--1870-1880.; Sluices--Colorado--1870-1880.
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    • Unid. man

    • Portrait of an unidentified man in profile; he wears a suit with a striped tie.
    • Men--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Unid. man

    • Portrait of an unidentified man seated in a chair; he wears a suit with a vest and tie and has a moustache.
    • Men--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Pueblo women grinding corn in the matate [sic]

    • Native American, Pueblo (possibly Laguna) women kneel on the floor of an adobe room and grind corn with manos and metates. A basket and ceramic pot are arranged near their work area. Meat strips hang to dry over their heads and a box of crackers...
    • Indians of North America--Women--New Mexico--1880-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Women--New Mexico--1880-1900.; Grinding--New Mexico--1880-1900.; Home food processing--New Mexico--1880-1900.; Interiors--New Mexico--1880-1900.; Rooms & spaces--New...
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Eugene Davis, gold prospector operating a papago, (dry washer) at his diggings, Pinos Altos, New...

    • Eugene Davis operates a rocker or papago, Pinos Altos, New Mexico. Rocks are placed in a screened box, water is sluiced over them and the box is rocked with a handle to separate the particles.
    • Pinos Altos (N. M.)--1940-1950.; Gold miners--New Mexico--Pinos Altos--1940-1950.; Gold mining--New Mexico--Pinos Altos--1940-1950.; Hydraulic Mining--New Mexico--Pinos Altos--1940-1950.; Mining--New Mexico--Pinos Altos--1940-1950.; Davis, Eugene.
    • May 1940
    • Boys of Class 9 A at Grant Junior High School

    • Boys of Class 9 A at Grant Junior High School in Denver, Colorado. Four rows of boys are lined up for a class photograph.
    • Grant Junior High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1950
    • Women Walking near Building at Mission Viejo

    • Two women with boxes on sidewalk in front of building. One woman is brunette and wearing red sweater and blue pants carrying a brown cardboard box. Other woman is blond and wearing white short sleeve shirt and blue pants and is carrying a white box...
    • Recreation centers--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Flop house on Larimer

    • A man sleeps on a bed in an abandoned building on Larimer Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Box springs, mattresses, and a large box are in the room.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Vagrants--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1967
    • Farming and ranching

    • Cowboys gather around a campfire at night with their grub wagon or chuck box, possibly near Sterling, Colorado. Smoke rises from their campfire; pots, kettles and an ax are scattered around them. Some of the men drink from tin cups.
    • Sterling (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Campfires--Colorado--Sterling--1900-1910.; Cowboys--Colorado--Sterling--1900-1910.; Night--Colorado--Sterling--1900-1910.
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    • Fishing

    • A man cleans fish over a station made of a tin pan, basin, and a box, probably in Colorado. He wears a cap, a jacket, an apron, and gloves. The box is stamped: "The C. S. Morey Mercantile Co., Denver, Co."
    • Fishers--Colorado--1890-1910.; Fish--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Colorado Fuel & Iron Company, Pueblo

    • The Colorado Fuel & Iron Company in Pueblo, Colorado, was created in 1892 to produce iron and steel for use in continuing the narrow gauge Denver & Rio Grande Railway from Pueblo to Canon City. Two buildings with large smokestacks are in the left...
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--1890-1910.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--Pueblo--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--Pueblo--1890-1910.; Smokestacks--Colorado--Pueblo--1890-1910.; Steel...
    • [between 1892 and 1910?]
    • Alameda yards work cars # 758 424

    • View of Denver Tramway Corporation work cars 758 and 424 in the Alameda yard in Denver, Colorado. Car 758 has a crane. Buildings and a hopper are nearby.
    • Denver Tramway Corporation (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Street railroads--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
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    • Crippl [sic] Creek in 1876

    • View of Welty log cabin and springhouse on Broken Box Ranch, future site of Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado; the house has a stone chimney, and smaller buildings are to the sides.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Log cabins--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1870-1880.
    • 1876
    • Mitchell School teacher and student

    • The photograph shows a teacher and a student at Mitchell Elementary School located on 32nd and Lafayette Street in Denver, Colorado. The teacher is standing next to the student's desk holding a book. The student is in a wheel chair. He is writing...
    • Mitchell School (Denver, Colo.); Five Points (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; Students.; Teachers.;Wheelchairs.;Handicapped persons.;Children reading...
    • undated
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School millinery class

    • Photograph of a millinery class at the original Emily Griffith Opportunity School located in Denver, Colorado. The classroom is full of women sitting at tables working on hand stitching. Each woman has a small box of sewing items and the tables...
    • Sewing.; Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1920
    • 2 fishermen

    • Two men clean fish over a station made of a tin pan, basin, and a box, probably in Colorado. The box is stamped: "The C. S. Morey Mercantile Co., Denver, Co." Both men wear gloves.
    • Fishers--Colorado--1890-1910.; Fish--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • D&RGW, Farmington, N.M.

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow gauge locomotive 495 (2-8-2) at a railroad crossing in Farmington (San Juan County), New Mexico. The locomotive pushes box car 3749. Shows an automobile, a switch and a railroad...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Farmington (N.M.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--New Mexico--Farmington--1950-1960.; Railroad crossings--New Mexico--Farmington--1950-1960.; Railroad freight cars--New...
    • 1953 February
    • Denver Orphan's Home Historic Building Application Forms

    • Record contains both the Colorado Historical Society's Historic Record Inventory Sheet and the United State's Department of Interior's National Register of Historic Places Registration Form for the Denver Orphan's Home.
    • Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Orphanages--Colorado
    • 1993
    • Mining scene in Hinsdale County, Colorado

    • View of mine processing buildings, forest, and peaks in Hinsdale County, Colorado. A man stands on a dirt road. Storm clouds are over the San Juan mountains in the distance.
    • Hinsdale County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Hinsdale County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]

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