Skip to main content

Add or remove other collections to your search:



Narrow your search by:



You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: Break
(900 results)



Display: 50

    • Scott Brady, and newspaper front page about prison break

    • Scott Brady, star of "Canon City," and a man with a Denver Post newspaper, look at the headlines in an office in Denver, Colorado. The headline, about the 1947 prison break on which "Canon City" was based, reads: "2 Slain, 9 Captured, In State Pen...
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • 1948 July
    • Denver floods, Cherry Creek, 1933

    • Cherry Creek water floods 16th (Sixteenth) Street in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break. Automobiles, streetcars, and pedestrians line sidewalks in front of storefronts. The dome of the Customs House is to the side; sign reads:...
    •  
    • [1933]
    • Colorado penitentiary escapes

    • Guards carry a slumping convict (R. L. Freeman, kidnapper) through interior barred gates at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Snow is on their pants, shoes and hats. Men stand in the foreground; one holds a cigar.
    •  
    • 1947
    • Alfred Bromfield residence, break room

    • Interior view of the break room of the Alfred J. Bromfield Jr. residence, a modern style house designed by architect Burnham Hoyt, at 4975 South University Boulevard in Englewood (Arapahoe County), Colorado. The break room has two frosted glass...
    • Hedrich-Blessing (Firm)
    • [1936]
    • Ready to break camp

    • Group of cowboys on cattle drive ready to break camp, somewhere in Colorado; man on horseback with chaps and lasso attached to saddle, four men standing in front of canvas tent, one possibly holding a branding iron; four men and a boy lounging...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Schwarzmiller captured after his break in 1947

    • Werner Carl Schwartzmiller lays on the floor of Warden Best's office, recaptured after leading the break from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. A paper matchbook, paper cup, and the shoes of his captors surround him.
    •  
    • 1948
    • Trinity fourth annual oratorio concert : Mendelssohn's Elijah

    • Program for a presentation of Mendelssohn's Elijah performed at Trinity Methodist Church in Denver, Colorado on March 9, 1905. Included in the program are several pictures of prominent performers, list of performers, a detailed listing of the...
    • Trinity Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.). Choir.
    • 1905 March 9
    • Castlewood Dam Break

    • View of Cherry Creek floodwater and damage in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break. A man and woman are by collapsed buildings.
    •  
    • [1933]
    • Castlewood Dam Break Cherry Creek flood

    • View of Cherry Creek flood damage in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break. Men and boys clear debris by a bridge over Cherry Creek; warehouses are in the background. Sign reads: "American Forge Works - Oil Well Supplies."
    •  
    • 1933
    • Choosing a route

    • View of two Tenth Mountain Division, Mountain Training Group members during five minute break as they choose a route during a trek from Leadville to Aspen Colorado. According to the photographer, during good weather the men would try not go up and...
    • Rocker, Richard A.
    • February 1944
    • Flood in downtown Denver

    • View of the intersection of 16th and Cleveland Streets after a flood, caused by the break of a water main, in Denver, Colorado. Cars, pedestrians, and a streetcar are in or near the flooded street. Businesses include the "The Automobile Club, Rocky...
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • 1933
    • East High spotlight: vol 17 no 6

    • 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.)
    • 1930 November 26
    • Break neck hollow

    • People pose in a ravine identified as Break Neck Hollow, probably near Pilot Knob in Dakota County, Minnesota. Shows a large, lichen-covered rock, dense shrubs and a layered rock formation. The men and a boy wear sack suits or vests; the women and...
    • Croft, Thomas.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Break in dyke above 4th St. bridge

    • Men work with horse teams near a break in a dike after an Arkansas River flood in Pueblo, Colorado. Shows mud, broken trees and debris near the earthen dike.
    •  
    • [1921 June]
    • Colorado Penitentiary break 1947 Werner Schwarzmiller, convict

    • Werner Carl Schwartzmiller, recaptured after leading the break from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, glares as Warden Roy Best pulls his shirt. Blood on his head, face and clothes is the result of hammer blows dealt by Mrs. Oliver,...
    •  
    • 1948
    • Road block on a bridge : possibly a prison break from Canon City

    • Men block a wooden bridge following a break from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Some have rifles and helmets, others are in suits and Fedora hats. Water is below and a 1930's sedan is in the foreground. A delivery truck and...
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Colorado prison break

    • Laying inside of a soft top truck after his 1947 escape and recapture from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, John Smalley is flanked by crouching men in winter coats. The interior dashboard has "Willy's" embossed in the center over gauges.
    •  
    • 1948
    • Tombstone of Mary E. Dudley, 1856-1915

    • View of a grave marker in a Denver, Colorado, cemetery, with inscription: "Mary Dudley 1856-1915;" shows flower arrangements and other tomb stones.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Staff lounge

    • Interior view a break room at Swift and Company in Denver, Colorado; shows women in wicker chairs, ferns, and a bowl of flowers.
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1917?
    • Water fights, between fights, private bank party, 2:30 PM.

    • Spectators and participants stand in the intersection of Main Street and 6th (Sixth) Avenue, Ouray, Colorado, during a break in water fights during the 4th of July, Independence Day celebration. People watch from the narrow balcony of the Citizens...
    • Benham, Jack Luther.
    • 1979 July 4
    • Tombstone of Marie and Zachary Sturman

    • View of grave markers in a Denver, Colorado, cemetery, with inscriptions: "Zachary H. 1854; Marie L. 1877- 1915; Sturman;" also shows flower arrangements and other tombstones.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • City Hall after explosion

    • View of destruction caused by a dynamite blast used to create a fire break during the 1893 fire in central business district, Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado; shows a large hole in the side of the old City Hall; building...
    •  
    • 1893
    • Indian travois

    • A Native American (Plains) woman rides on the back of a horse with her legs around the shafts of a travois which drags behind. Two small children occupy a wooden restraining cage which has been built on top of the support bench on the travois.
    •  
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Carriages - Surreys

    • A man, possibly H.H. Lake, stands in front of two horses taking a break from pulling a large carriage in which two women and two children sit. The group, including Lake's wife, Theodora, and possibly their son and daughter, is in Rollinsville,...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [1899?]
    • Denver Zephyr clock

    • View of a Chicago, Burlington and Quincy wooden clock in probably Denver, Colorado. A sign reads: "Mountain Time." Letters on the clock case read: "Naval Observatory Time hourly by Western Union" and "The Start of the Zephyr Will Break the Tape and...
    •  
    • 1934
    • Lafayette House

    • Exterior photograph of the Lafayette House located in Lafayette, Colorado. In 1900, the large two-story Lafayette House opened its doors for business, accepting both overnight guests and boarders. It also provided quarters for Baldwin-Felts...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Lafayette House

    • Exterior photograph of the Lafayette House located in Lafayette, Colorado. In 1900, the large two-story Lafayette House opened its doors for business, accepting both overnight guests and boarders. It also provided quarters for Baldwin-Felts...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Trout Lake Dam flood

    • The tracks of the Rio Grande Southern Railroad are washed out after the Trout Lake Dam break of 1909 in San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows the San Miguel River and utility poles.
    • Byers, Joseph E.
    • 1909 September 5
    • Fairmont School students in library

    • Photograph of students from Fairmont Elementary School in Denver, Colorado during a study break in the school's library.
    • J. Kai Photo Studio (Denver, Colo.)
    • undated
    • Cherry Creek flood damage Castlewood Dam disaster

    • Men use shovels to clear mud from the Cherry Creek flood after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break in Denver, Colorado. Teenage boys look on; storefront signs read: "Coca Cola," "Patterson's Eggs," and "233."
    •  
    • 1933 August
    • Lafayette House

    • Exterior photograph of the Lafayette House located in Lafayette, Colorado. In 1900, the large two-story Lafayette House opened its doors for business, accepting both overnight guests and boarders. It also provided quarters for Baldwin-Felts...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Cherry Creek flood

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows muddy water in standing waves. A business at 115 West 7th (Seventh) Avenue has a sign: "O. P. Skaggs System Foods."
    • Ford Optical Company.
    • 1933 Aug. 3
    • Cherry Creek flood at 4

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows torrents of muddy water. West Denver High School is in the background.
    • Ford Optical Company.
    • 1933 Aug. 3

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK