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    • Indian delegation at White House

    • Native American (Sioux, Pawnee, Potawatomi, and Sac & Fox) men pose with white men near the White House in Washington, D. C. The Native American men wear leggings, blankets, bead necklaces, fur pelts, hats, feather roaches, and headdresses.
    • White House (Washington, D.C.)--1850-1860.; Dakota Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.; Indians of North America--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.; Pawnee Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.; Potawatomi--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.;...
    • 1858 January 1
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William H.H. correspondence sent to family. Gold, lot speculation, Auraria drinking & gambling, Reverend Fisher, donation of 4 lots from Auraria, "beat them fairly" "not a mining town. It will be a Capitol." future of Denver.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 February
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to family. Staying till spring, owns 1/18 of Denver City, 200 houses, trades for Leavenworth property, climate, railroad meeting, Brockway.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 January 11
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to Family. Kansas elections, best route for John, Horace Greeley report, Rocky Mountain News, Denver stores, band, gambling, 15,000 population, church.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 June 18
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with "Son" (John)

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to "Son" (John). Lies about Larimer, persuading John to come to Denver, price of flour in Denver, the mines, post office, Denver will be state capitol, cemetery company.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 June 28
    • Street in Gregory Gulch, Pike's Peak

    • Reproduction of ink rendering; shows Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, with men, wagons, cabins, and signs: "Rocky Mountain Gold reporter," and "Express Office."
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Gregory Lode looking south Gregory store & F. Smith Bank.

    • Miners pose outside the Gregory Store and the F. Smith Bank at Gregory Gulch near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Frame mine buildings, probably the Gregory Mine, are on the treeless hillside. Shows tailings piles, stone retaining walls,...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Banks--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Gregory...
    • 1861
    • Edward W. Wynkoop

    • Studio portrait of Edward Wanshear Wynkoop in Denver, Colorado. He wears gauntlet gloves, a cape, jacket, and scarf as a tie.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Men--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Wynkoop, Edward Wanshear, b. 1836.
    • 1861
    • Colorado's first brass band

    • Nine men sit and stand with brass instruments and drums in Blackhawk, Colorado. Left to right - Upper row: Snare drummer unknown, J.J. Hamllik, George Stroehle, D.D. Lake, Albert Lintz. Lower row: Adam Schussler, Tulley Jones, Aleck Newton, Alec...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Bands--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Musicians--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • 1862
    • Diary of Margaret Patten Gray Evans

    • Margaret Evans, the wife of John Evans describes her daily life in 1863. The diary also includes doodles, children's drawings and an accounting ledger.
    • Governors--Colorado.; Governors' spouses--Colorado.
    • 1863
    • Taken after a snowstorm

    • Men stand and pose in the snow-covered street at the corner of 15th (Fifteenth) and Larimer Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Men wear short-crowned hats and long overcoats. Signs read: "H.J. Brendlinger Tobacco & Cigars" and "C.A. Cook & Co....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Snow--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1863 October 22
    • Scene on Monument Creek

    • A man stands near conical-shaped limestone columns with flat caps of resistant rock in Monument Park, El Paso County, Colorado. Shows scrubby vegetation, a stand of trees is in the distance.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Waterfalls at Montgomery

    • View of the arrastre (or arrastra) at Montgomery, Park County, Colorado, a frame wheel-construction used by miners for grinding ore. Water rushes through rocks; trees, slopes, and a flume are in the background.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Grinding wheels--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Waterfalls--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Buckskin Joe & Snowy Range

    • View down the dirt street through Buckskin Joe, Park County, Colorado. Buildings along the street include one and two-story log cabins; wheelbarrow is in center of road.
    • Buckskin Joe (Park County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Buckskin Joe--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Empire City, C.T.

    • View of Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado; shows log and wood houses, businesses, felled timber, tailings, and mine railroad tracks.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Log buildings--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Black Hawk, C.T.

    • View northwest of Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado; shows Gregory Street businesses and frame or log houses. Lettering reads: "Printing Office" and "Wholesale and Retail Meat Market." The Presbyterian Church and mines working the Gregory lode...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Blackhawk--1960-1970.
    • 1864
    • Empire City, C.T.

    • Panoramic view of log cabins and frame buildings in Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Businesses have false fronts, and a reservoir is on the West Fork of Clear Creek.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Reservoirs--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Scene on Monument Creek

    • View of rock formations and a stand of pine trees in an open field in Monument Park in El Paso County, Colorado.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Garden of the Gods

    • A man poses in the Garden of the Gods near rock formations in Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Shows The Needles, a collection of vertical, sandstone pinnacles.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Garden of the Gods (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Parks--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Scene on Monument Creek

    • View of rock formations in Monument Park in El Paso County, Colorado. Shows eroded conical-shaped limestone topped with flat caps. A man sits on a group of smaller rock formations in a field of scrub grass.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Black Hawk, C.T.

    • View north from Bobtail Hill, in Black Hawk, Colorado, up four mile Gulch to Dory Hill, where the state's first cemetery was located. Central business district includes: Undertaker, Union House (on Selak Street), Drugs (brick, arched windows and...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Montgomery C.T.

    • View of log, frame, and probably mine buildings in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. Cabins have log or sod roofs, stone chimneys, and metal pipes. Shows a wooden water wheel and timber piles between houses. A commercial building sign reads:...
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Denver City, C. T.

    • Rooftop view of Larimer and McGaa (Market) Streets in Denver, Colorado. Signs on the business district buildings read: "Chamberlain's Ambrotype And Photographic Gallery", "Ladies Emporium", "Woolworth & Moffat", "Blank Books School Books Maps",...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Central City, C. T.

    • View of Central City, Colorado in Gilpin County before the fire that destroyed most of the town. Piles of boards behind commercial buildings near patches of snow on the ground. Signs: "Clothing & Furnishing Goods O. K. Store Wholesale & Retail,"...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Waterfalls at Montgomery, C.T.

    • View of a wooden water wheel and an arrastre used for grinding ore in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. A flume and probably a wooden platform are on the hillside near waterfalls and a creek.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Grinding wheels--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864
    • Montgomery

    • Panoramic view of log and frame houses, mine buildings, and a lake near the Middle Fork of the South Platte River in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. Shows snow-covered mountains in probably the Tenmile Range.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River, Middle Fork (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mine...
    • 1864
    • Twin Lakes

    • View across the Twin Lakes Reservoir towards snow covered Mounts Elbert and Massive near Twin Lakes (Lake County), Colorado. A woman wears a dress and stands near a covered wagon along a dirt trail. Fir trees dot the hills.
    • Elbert, Mount (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Lake County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Massive, Mount (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Twin Lakes (Colo. : Lake)--1860-1870.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Lake County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Twin Lakes in the Rocky Mountains

    • View across the Twin Lakes Reservoir towards Mounts Elbert and Massive near Twin Lakes (Lake County), Colorado. Shows fir trees, rocks and a dirt path. A man and a woman sit on a boulder.
    • Elbert, Mount (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Lake County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Massive, Mount (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Twin Lakes (Colo. : Lake)--1860-1870.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Lake County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Central City, Colorado Territory

    • Panoramic view of frame and brick buildings on Main Street in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows houses and businesses with gabled roofs and false fronts and signs that read: "O.K. Store, Wholesale & Retail," "Central City Bakery,"...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Planters House

    • View of people, horses, and covered wagons on a dirt street in Denver, Colorado. Shows men, carriages, and wagons in front of the Planters' House building; a two-story, frame hotel and stage stop at the corner of 16th (Sixteenth) Street and Blake...
    • Overland Stage Line--Buildings--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864
    • California hunter and trapper

    • A studio portrait of a man identified as Seth Kinman. The bearded man wears pants, boots, an animal hide coat with fringes, bear claw belt and a head band. He leans against a rifle.
    • Hunters--1860-1870.; Clothing & dress--1860-1870.; Men--1860-1870.; Rifles--1860-1870.; Trappers--1860-1870.; Kinman, Seth.
    • 1864
    • Black Hawk, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of frame and brick buildings on Gregory Street in Blackhawk (Black Hawk), Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows the Presbyterian Church with a spire on a hillside, and commercial buildings with signs that read: "Wholesale & Retail...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Scene on Monument Creek near Colorado City

    • View of eroded limestone rock formations and trees in Monument Park, El Paso County, Colorado.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Mines of North Empire

    • View of the mines and the buildings near North Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • North Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Empire City

    • The town of Empire (City), Colorado in the Empire valley has a business district with false front buildings, log cabin residences, and a small resevoir which is supplied by the west fork of Clear Creek.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Empire City

    • The town of Empire (City), Colorado is in the Empire valley and has a business district with false front buildings, log cabin residences, and a small reservoir that is supplied by the west fork of Clear Creek.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Scene on Monument Creek

    • A man poses by conical-shaped limestone columns topped with flat caps in an open field of scrub brush and grass in Monument Park, El Paso County, Colorado. Pine trees are in the distance.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Montgomery City

    • View of log houses and probably mine buildings in Montgomery, Park County, Colorado. Cabins have log or grass roofs and metal chimney pipes. Stacks of timber are between houses. A commercial building sign reads: "Groceries and Provisio[ns?]." Dead...
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Joseph W. Aldrich - Post Mill Village, Orange County, Vermont - Fort Logan

    • Studio portrait of Joseph W. Aldrich, Colorado Volunteers, First Cavalry Regiment (died at Sand Creek). Uniform includes a kepi hat, rifle, pistol, and sword.
    • United States. Army. Colorado Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1862-1865)--People.; Cavalry--Colorado--1860-1870.; Military officers--Colorado--1860-1870.; Aldrich, Joseph W., Colorado 1st Cavalry.
    • 1864 March 15
    • Denver C.T.

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses, houses, a corral, horse, and sheds. The first U.S. Denver Branch Mint is to the side; signs read: "Ladies Emporium," "Metropolitan Billiard Hall," and "F. A. Brocker Groceries."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Mints--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 13
    • Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864

    • View of frame and brick commercial buildings and houses near downtown Denver, Colorado and the flooded South Platte River and Cherry Creek. People stand beside Cherry Creek near a brick building with a sign that reads: "Drugs, Chemicals, Paints,...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Denver flood

    • View of brick and frame houses and commercial buildings in Denver and Auraria during a Cherry Creek and South Platte River flood. A brick house near the standing water of Cherry Creek has a gabled rood and gingerbread details. Signs on flooded...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864

    • People and horses stand beside an eroded Larimer street during a flood of Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado. Shows brick and frame commercial buildings in Auraria and the flooded South Platte River. Piles of probably people's belongings are beside a...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19

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