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    • Moqui women grinding corn

    • Interior view of Native American (Hopi) women grinding corn in a wooden trough with a stone insert (metate). Shows pottery.
    • Hopi Indians--Women--Arizona--1880-1900.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1880-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Domestic life--Arizona--1880-1900.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1880-1900.; Grinding--Arizona--1880-1900.; Home food...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Fashion plates

    • Women pose in outfits that include mink, fox, ermine, lynx, and ocelot fur coats, high heeled shoes, and marcel hair styles. Mickie Mackie (Shirly Copping) or Linay (?) Mackey is one of the group.
    • Clothing & dress--1920-1930.; Women--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Died toward Ransk guard in uniform

    • Orville J. Turley, escapee from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, lays dead in the snow. Convicted for the 1915 murder of Emma G. Wise in Denver, this was how his second escape attempt ended. Men in Fedoras and trenchcoats and guards...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.
    • 1947
    • Members of the Denver Woman's Christian Temperance Union

    • Denver Woman's Christian Temperance Union members pose in Denver, Colorado; outfits include fur collars, hats, and purses. Women include Adrianna Hungerford and Eleanor M. Skaggs.
    • Women's Christian Temperance Union of Denver--People--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Temperance--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Hungerford, Adrianna.; Skaggs, Eleanor M.
    • 1927, October 25
    • Spruce Creek Falls

    • In this view of Spruce Creek Falls south of Breckenridge, Colorado, a narrow crevice in jagged, stepped stone allows passage of the creek's water, which makes various turns and drops as it approaches the foreground. Evergreens grow from cracks in...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Spruce Creek Falls (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Waterfalls--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Denver Red Light district "Blue Row"

    • A man looks at a brick wall in Denver, Colorado, with gauge arch windows and bricked in door openings, purported to be "Blue Row," an early prostitution section of the city.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1944 August 1
    • Market Street

    • View of Market Street, in Denver, Colorado; shows automobile traffic, trucks, warehouse buildings, a man with a crate, and advertising signs: "Seattle Fish Co.," "Sunkist," "Amato & Sons," and "Katz Fruit Co." Silhouettes of men are on a clothes...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • [1938?]
    • Speer Boulevard and Cherry Creek Drive looking east from Broadway Bridge

    • View of retaining walls, landscaping, and Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado. Business sign reads: "Western Columbia Laundry." A merchant's wagon is by the dry cleaning plant.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Erosion protection works--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Polite tea

    • Women drink from tea or coffee cups in a living room with a fireplace and paintings in Denver, Colorado. One woman sits at a tea cart, another offers a plate of cookies.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Living rooms--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Tea parties--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Walden, Colo.

    • View of Main Street, Walden, Jackson County, Colorado; shows people, cars, a buggy, boardwalks, frame businesses, a barber pole, an oversized pocketwatch advertisment, and signs: "C. E. Mosman, General Merchandise, Groceries, Post Office,...
    • Walden (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Walden--1910-1920.
    • 1910
    • Death house used from 1934-1951, 24 men died there

    • Vents and a smokestack with guywires rise from the low gabled roof of this saltbox building at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. It is encircled by a chain-link fence; power poles, a stone tower and a wall with an arched gate are in...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1934 and 1951?]
    • Mathew "Bones" Hooks

    • Mathew "Bones" Hooks (a Black man) walks on Polk Street, in Amarillo (Potter County) Texas. Cars are parked by businesses.
    • Hooks, Mathew Bones, 1867-1950.; African Americans--Texas--Amarillo--1930-1940.; Amarillo (Tex.)--1930-1940.; Streets--Texas--Amarillo--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Denver, Laramie & Northwestern

    • Men pose on a Denver, Laramie and Northwestern railroad construction crane in (probably) Colorado.
    • Hoisting machinery--Colorado--1900-1910.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--1900-1910.; Denver, Laramie, and Northwestern Railroad Company.
    • [between 1900 and 1909?]
    • Kansas Pacific Depot

    • View of Kansas Pacific Depot in Denver, Colorado; boxcars and houses are in the background.
    • Kansas Pacific Railway Company--Buildings--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1872 February 29
    • Kitchen Cabinet Sympathy Orchestra of the Montview Church of Denver

    • Women pose in the Montview Church in Denver Colorado and hold household implements including funnels, a floor sweeper, washtubs, a tea pot, and tongs. Costume includes uniforms, a Scottish kilt, and blackface. A stained glass window depicts Jesus...
    • Kitchen Cabinet Sympathy Orchestra--1900-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Churches--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Equipment--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Music ensembles--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Book line Children's Department Dickinson Branch Library

    • Interior view of the Dickinson Branch of the Denver Public Library in the West Colfax neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows children at a librarian's counter. Dudley S. Carpenter murals fill groin vaults.
    • Dickinson, Charles E.--Monuments.; Denver Public Library. Dickinson Branch--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
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    • C. C. Hamlin of Mine Owner's Association addressing crowd

    • People crowd Fourth and Victor Avenues and a vacant lot in Victor, Teller County, Colorado, during a Western Federation of Miners labor strike, by houses and mining processing sheds. Clarence C. Hamlin, of the Mine Owner's Association, provoked a...
    • Audiences--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.; Miners' strikes--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.; Public speaking--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.; Women--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.;...
    • June 6, 1904
    • Woodbury

    • View of the Woodbury Branch of the Denver Public Library in the West Highland neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The brick building has a tile roof, arched windows, and carved stone entablature. Landscaping includes hedges, flowerbeds, and lawn.
    • Woodbury, Roger Williams, 1841-1903--Monuments.; Denver Public Library. Woodbury Branch--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; West Highland (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1951 June 22
    • Department Dickinson Branch Library

    • Interior view of the Dickinson Branch of the Denver Public Library in the West Colfax neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows a librarian's counter, Dudley S. Carpenter murals, groin vaults, tables, chairs, and book shelves.
    • Dickinson, Charles E.--Monuments.; Denver Public Library. Dickinson Branch--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Murals--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
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    • Toy bow

    • Native American (Apache) curved wooden bow with sinew and green, red, and gold pigment.
    • Apache Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Bows (Archery)--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Walden, Colo.

    • View of Walden, North Park, Jackson County, Colorado; shows the 1896 Methodist Episcopal Church and parsonage, the Mosman store, businesses and residences.
    • Walden (Colo.)--1900-1910.
    • [between 1903 and 1905]
    • City Hall, Central City, Colo. Herndon Davis sketches

    • Reproduction of Herndon Davis watercolor; shows Eureka Street buildings, Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, with belltower and signs: "City Hall," and "Williams Stables."
    • Central City (Colo.)--1920-1940.
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Interior of Woodbury Library

    • Interior view of the Woodbury Branch of the Denver Public Library in the West Highland neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; decor includes an open-beamed ceiling, arched windows; a palm, bookshelves, tables, chairs, and and framed Renaissance prints.
    • Woodbury, Roger Williams, 1841-1903--Monuments.; Denver Public Library. Woodbury Branch--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; West Highland (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • 1918
    • First electric storage battery car in America ran in Twin Falls, Idaho

    • A Twin Falls Railway Company battery powered electric railroad car sits on a flatcar in Twin Falls (Twin Falls County). Men including R. R. Spafford and Mr. Gettert pose by the coach: letters read: "Shoshone Falls," and "101 Baggage & Express."
    • Twin Falls Railway Company--1910-1920.; Twin Falls (Idaho)--1910-1920.; Electric railroads--Idaho--Twin Falls--1910-1920.
    • 1913 April 29
    • Feed store

    • Ornate wallpaper finishes the interior of this feed store in Boulder, Colorado. Full burlap sacks are piled in back and to the sides; a man wheels one on a handtruck. Wire-handled, wooden buckets are by a counter; shelves are filled with boxes,...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Feed stores--Colorado--Boulder--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Mathew "Bones" Hooks

    • Mathew "Bones" Hooks, a Black man, holds papers in his lap. A telephone and map of Texas are by a roll top desk.
    • Hooks, Mathew Bones, 1867-1950.; African Americans--1930-1950.; Interiors--1930-1950.; Offices--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Exhibition at Central City, Colo. double-hand hard rock drilling

    • Miners in Central City, Colorado, are: "A. Frank Eccker" (swinging sledgehammer) and "E. J. Eccker" (turning drill). Men and boys watch the demonstration of mining techniques; brick buildings and timber retaining walls are in the background.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Contests--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.; Eccker, A. Frank.; Eccker, E. J.
    • July 6, 1946
    • Archaeology, Colorado

    • A large, pottery vessel sits on a dark, wrinkled cloth backdrop that is pinned to a bookshelf. The piece has two small knobs for handles and a large mouth. There are several cracks on the surface. Notebooks and folders are piled on the shelves...
    • Indian pottery--North America--1900-1930.; Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Four Corners Region--1900-1930.
    • [between 1907 and 1931?]
    • On scenic electric car tracks, back of school and court house

    • Men pose by a Twin Falls Railway Company flatcar in Twin Falls (Twin Falls County), Idaho. A man sits on a horse; the Twin Falls courthouse and high school are in snow covered fields.
    • Twin Falls Railway Company--1910-1920.; Twin Falls (Idaho)--1910-1920.; Courthouses--Idaho--Twin Falls--1910-1920.; Electric railroads--Idaho--Twin Falls--1910-1920.; Railroad freight cars--Idaho--Twin Falls--1910-1920.; Schools--Idaho--Twin...
    • 1912
    • Monarch Mine explosion

    • Men pose in a mine after an explosion at the Monarch Mine near Louisville in Broomfield County, Colorado. Some of the miners wear helmets with lamps; one carries a lunch pail.
    • Broomfield County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Monarch Mine (Broomfield County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Coal mining--Colorado--Broomfield County--1930-1940.; Disasters--Colorado--Broomfield County--1930-1940.; Mine accidents--Colorado--Broomfield...
    • 1936 January 20
    • Morrison, Colorado

    • Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, consists of frame and stone commercial buildings and the Colorado and Southern Railroad depot. Lumber is piled on Bear Creek Avenue; one structure has a curved false front. Hogback is in the background.
    • Morrison (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Thirteenth and Market Streets, Denver

    • View of the intersection of 13th (Thirteenth) and Market Streets in Denver, Colorado; shows brick and frame businesses, horse drawn wagons, smokestacks, and signs: "J. H. Wyckoff Carriage Shop," "Colorado Moline Plow Co.," and "Denver Dry Goods."...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900.]
    • Hanging vines at Cherry Creek near Marion

    • View of Cherry Creek and retaining walls in Denver, Colorado; a man pushes a lawnmower, and a bridge is in the background.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Erosion protection works--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Lawn mowing--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1904 and 1920?]
    • Monarch Mine explosion

    • A crowd of men and women display shock after an explosion at the Monarch Mine near Louisville in Broomfield County, Colorado.
    • Broomfield County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Monarch Mine (Broomfield County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Coal mining--Colorado--Broomfield County--1930-1940.; Disasters--Colorado--Broomfield County--1930-1940.; Mine accidents--Colorado--Broomfield...
    • 1936 January 20
    • First Fairmount [sic] School 8th grade

    • Group portrait of Fairmont School students in the Baker neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; they are identified as (L to R) back row: Charles Carlson, Alta Hayes, Charles Jones, Clifford Hoglund, Jennie Johnson, Jennie Botterell, Maud Doyle, Pearl...
    • Fairmont School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1890-1900.; Baker (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; School children--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
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    • Young woman

    • Studio portrait of a teenage girl in a dress and bodice with pleats.
    • Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Girls--1890-1900.; Teenagers--1890-1900.
    • 1890
    • The old Taney House, Denver's pioneer hotel at 1423 Market Street

    • View of the abandoned Taney House, a hotel at 1423 Market Street, in Denver, Colorado; shows a brick building with a balcony. A horse drawn buggy and delivery truck are in the street; signs read: "For Sale H.J. Bourk 1544 Market St."
    • Taney House (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1915 December 7
    • Denver High School Cadets

    • Group portrait of uniformed East Denver High School (East Side High School) cadets and canvas tents in City Park, Denver, Colorado; they hold swords and rifles.
    • East Denver High School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1880-1890.; City Park (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cadets--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Camps--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.;...
    • 1888 June 1
    • Stone - hung May 1866, Denver, C.T.

    • Henry Stone poses in leg irons. This member of the 13th (Thirteenth) Missouri Cavalry confessed to the murder of two men. Over 3000 people attended his execution in Denver, Colorado Territory, on May 24, 1866.
    • Criminals--1860-1870.; Men--1860-1870.; Prisoners--1860-1870.; Shackles--1860-1870.; Stone, Henry, 1843-1866.
    • [1866?]
    • Trinidad 1913, coal strike

    • Men, probably in Colorado National Guard uniforms with flat brimmed hats and knickers, stand and pose on a Denver and Rio Grande Railroad locomotive derailed in deep snow in Trinidad (Las Animas County), Colorado.
    • Colorado. National Guard.--1910-1920.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Militias--Colorado--Trinidad--1910-1920.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Trinidad--1910-1920.; Snow--Colorado--Trinidad--1910-1920.
    • 1913
    • Watching the rescuers bring up the dead at the mouth of the mine

    • Men, women and children stand by mill sheds after an explosion at the Monarch Mine near Louisville in Broomfield County, Colorado. A stone building is near the crowd.
    • Broomfield County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Monarch Mine (Broomfield County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Coal mining--Colorado--Broomfield County--1930-1940.; Disasters--Colorado--Broomfield County--1930-1940.; Mine accidents--Colorado--Broomfield...
    • 1936 January 20
    • Ugliness soon will vanish

    • View of abandoned houses on Ninth Street in Denver, Colorado (Lincoln Park Neighborhood); shows dilapidated frame residences and trees.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1938 November 13
    • New exhibition hall at Grand Junction fair grounds

    • View of wagons and horses in harness by an exhibition hall at the Grand Junction (Mesa County), Colorado fair grounds.
    • Grand Junction (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1900.; Exhibition buildings--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1900.; Horses--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1900.; Transportation--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Oldest radio fan

    • Katherine Steiger smiles and wears headphones; the elderly woman wears a polka-dot dress with a lace collar, glasses, and holds a newspaper: "The Enquirer - Radio Section." A radio receiver is on a table; lettering between dials reads: "Crosley...
    • Aged persons--1920-1930.; Interiors.; Radios--1920-1930.; Women--1920-1930.; Steiger, Katherine.
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    • Wolfe Hall

    • View of Wolfe Hall on Clarkson Street between 13th (Thirteenth) and 14th (Fourteenth) Avenues in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The four-story rusticated stone building has towers with conical roofs, arched windows, and a carved...
    • Wolfe Hall (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Church schools--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
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    • Grand Junction - New Castle Stage

    • View of men and a stage coach in Grand Junction (Mesa County), Colorado; the Brunswick Hotel is a brick building with storefronts and a mansard roof.
    • Grand Junction (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.; Transportation facilities--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.; Transportation--Colorado--Grand...
    • 1889
    • Denver 1859 first hotel

    • A boy stands in ruins of a frame building identified as the first hotel in Denver, Colorado; he looks at a hewn log wall.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1939 January 6
    • Wazee Street offices

    • View of a storefront business building, the Office of the State Director of Commodity Distribution and the warehouse for yardage and completed wearing apparel, at 1630 Wazee Street, in Denver, Colorado; shows a brick structure with ceramic...
    • Colorado. State Dept. of Public Welfare. Surplus Commodities Division--Buildings--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Government facilities--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Cow punchers

    • Men pose in woolies, cowboy hats, bandanas, medals, gloves, and gauntlets. One man wears a buckskin shirt and pants with fringe; the shirt has embroidered hearts and the words: "Bu[ck]skin Charley."
    • Cowboys--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]

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