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    • 17th St. on top of Brown Palace

    • Women pose on the roof of the Brown Palace Hotel, in Denver, Colorado. They wear outfits that include leopard skin, fur, feathers, fancy hats, a plaid cape, gloves, taffeta, and high heels. 17th (Seventeenth) Street and downtown commercial...
    • Brown Palace Hotel (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 17th St., "New Albany"

    • Cars drive on and line 17th (Seventeenth) Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows the Albany Hotel and annex. Signs read: "Clarke. Soda. Drug."
    • Albany Hotel (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1940-1960.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1940-1960.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1940-1960.
    • [between 1948 and 1955?]
    • 1940 'urban renewal', 8th Street demolition

    • Men work at a house on Eighth (8th) Street in as part of Denver's Urban Renewal program in 1940 in Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Demolition--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Urban renewal--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • [First] 1st & Broadway off-street parking

    • Rooftop view of Broadway at 1st (First) Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Automobiles and streetcars are on the street. Signs on buildings read: "[W]illiams Stores Stetson Hat," "Walco's Sport Spot," "Prescriptions," "Taylors," "Bernard's Proven Better...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1948 September 9
    • [Four] 4-motor snow plow for the Denver Tramway Corp. by North Div. car barn on Cathness [sic] Pl

    • Men ride on the Denver Tramway Corporation snowplow number 2 on Caithness Place in the Highland neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. An automobile is parked nearby.
    • Denver Tramway Corporation (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Snow plows--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Highland (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Snow removal--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Street...
    • between 1948 and 1950
    • "Canon City" publicity shot

    • Film star Scott Brady poses in handcuffs, with a man and several women dressed in prison uniforms and caps, near a United Air Lines airplane in (probably) Denver, Colorado. The women wear sashes that read: "Welcome Scott Brady, Star of "Canon...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Actors--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Airplanes--American--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Publicity--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Brady, Scott, 1924-1985.; Canon City (Motion picture)
    • [1948?]
    • "Gus" Quinn

    • Louis Paul "Gus" Quinn, pilot and educator, poses by an airplane at Federal Heights Airport in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Air pilots--American--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Teachers--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Quinn, Louis Paul, 1895-1964.
    • [between 1945 and 1950?]
    • A castle like house it boasted an art gallery & had a skating rink on the top floor

    • View of the Donald Fletcher house at 1575 Grant Street in the North Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The Queen Anne style house has a hip roof, tower, chimney, encircling covered porch with columns, and arched windows.
    • Fletcher, Donald--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; North Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1948
    • A good illustration of the use of tin cans and pressure cookers on a small canning unit

    • Women and an African American man can food probably for school lunch programs in Denver, Colorado. Shows cans, large pots and pressure cookers.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Canning and preserving--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Food industry--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • A partial view of the Gates Plant

    • Rendering of the Gates Rubber Plant in Denver, Colorado; sign reads: "The Gates Rubber Co.," a water tower tops factory buildings, and Front Range mountains are in the background.
    • Gates Rubber Company--Buildings--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Factories--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Renderings.; Rubber industry--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Acoma Street side between 14th & 13th

    • View of O'Meara Ford automobile dealership at Broadway and 13th (Thirteenth) Street in the Golden Triangle neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Signs on the building read: "Ford O'Meara Motor Co." and "Ford Service."
    • O'Meara Ford (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Golden Triangle (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Automobile dealerships--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Aerial view of Denver

    • Aerial view of Denver, Colorado; shows Sloan's Lake, neighborhoods, downtown, and Long's Peak.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Aerial view of Denver

    • Aerial view of Denver, Colorado; shows Sloan's Lake, neighborhoods, and downtown.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Aerial view of Denver

    • Aerial view of downtown Denver, Colorado; shows downtown, Capitol Hill, and the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad yard.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Aerial view of Denver

    • Aerial view of Denver, Colorado; shows downtown, Denver and Rio Grande Railroad yards, and suburbs.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Aerial view of Denver, Colorado

    • Aerial photograph of Denver, Colorado. Shows the Colorado State Capitol building, Denver City and County Building, Carnegie Library, the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Daniels and Fisher Tower, Mountain States Telephone Building, Central...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Aerial view of Denver, industrial area

    • Aerial view of Denver, Colorado; shows the South Platte River, industrial buildings, and the Denver Stockyards.
    • Denver Union Stock Yard Company--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1940-1950.; Rivers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Stockyards--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Aerial view of Denver's railyards

    • Aerial view of Denver, Colorado; shows the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad switch yard, Union Station, the Longmont Farmers Milling and Elevator Company (flour mill), and the South Platte River.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1940-1950.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Airedale Building

    • View of the Airedale Building at 1217 20th (Twentieth) Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. The three-story brick building has bay windows and lettering that reads: "Airedale 1919." Signs read: "Dancing Floor Show," "Jones Oriental Club," "Hafey...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Airport hangar construction

    • View of a partially constructed hangar at Denver Municipal Airport (Stapleton International Airport) in Denver, Colorado. Workmen work on the top of the building. Scaffolding and construction supplies are nearby.
    • Denver Municipal Airport--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Airports--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Hangars--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1941?]
    • 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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    • Ancient Roman influence seen thru parklike grounds

    • View of a staircase and stone wall at the John Evans II house at Alameda Avenue and Race Street in the Washington Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Bushes and trees grow nearby.
    • Evans, John, 1884-1978--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1940-1950.; Stairways--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Stone walls--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1949
    • Anita Alire and some friends pose in front of a gas station

    • Anita Apodaca Alire, in a long coat, poses with three men in front of a service station probably in Denver, Colorado. A sign on the building reads: "Joe Service Pat." Two of the men wear service station uniforms. The woman rests her hand on a...
    • Hispanic Americans--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Automobile service stations.; Women.; Alire, Anita Apodaca--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Service stations--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Denver...
    • [1949?]
    • Anita Apodaca Alire and friend

    • Anita Apodaca Alire, in a long coat, poses with a gas station attendant as she puts gas into an automobile. The license plate on the car reads: "1-44792 5 Colorado 49."
    • Hispanic Americans--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Automobile service stations.; Women.; Alire, Anita Apodaca--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Service stations--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Denver...
    • [1949?]
    • Annie Dickenson Brown Morris residence

    • View of the Annie Dickenson Brown Morris house at 410 Marion Street in the Country Club neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The two-story house has a hip roof, chimney, and covered porch. Snow covers the ground.
    • Country Club (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [1941 February 1]
    • Arapahoe St. between 15th & 16th

    • Firemen and spectators stand on Arapahoe Street after a fire at the Post Office building in Denver, Colorado. Fire trucks and hoses are also in the street. Signs on nearby buildings read: "Established 1889 Hoeckels Office Supplies Lithographing...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Fires--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Armed forces service centers

    • African American soldiers in uniform and women laugh as they stand near, or sit on, a piano at a W.P.A. armed forces center in Denver, Colorado. The women wear dresses, one has on strap heeled shoes.
    • United States. Army.--People.; United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Arms plant const. round the clock

    • Lights illuminate the night and the frame of a construction plant in the City and County of Denver, Colorado. A crawler crane is in front of the structure in the foreground.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Defense industry--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
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    • Auditorium Hotel

    • View of the Auditorium Hotel at 1406 Stout Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows a five-story Italianate style building with two wings. Signs read: "Denver Motor Hotel. Day-Nite Parking," "1410," and "Bauer Drug." Automobiles are parked in the...
    • Auditorium Hotel (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1948?]
    • Automobile near Detroit Pharmacy

    • View of an automobile covered with snow parked near the Detroit Pharmacy on 3rd (Third) Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Signs on the building read: "Cut-Rate Drugs Prescriptions," "Coca-Cola," and "Liquors."
    • Detroit Pharmacy (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Drugstores--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Snow--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • B. K. Sweeney Incorporated

    • Rooftop view of the B. K. Sweeney Incorporated manufacturing plant in Denver, Colorado. Automobiles are parked near the one-story brick building.
    • B. K. Sweeney Incorporated (Denver, COlo.)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Industry--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • B.M.H. (Jewish Synagogue) School Denver

    • View of a B.M.H. Congregation school in Denver, Colorado; it has Moderne styling, glass brick, and a menorah plaque.
    • Jewish day schools--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • 1941 July 22
    • Backyard of Davis' house

    • View of the Herndon Davis house at 3600 South Ogden Street in Englewood (Arapahoe County), Colorado. The stucco house has a pitched roof and chimney. Snow covers the ground.
    • Davis, Herndon Richard, 1901-1962--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Houses--Colorado--Englewood--1940-1950.
    • [between 1944 and 1950?]
    • Baker Jr. High play festival

    • Group portrait of teenaged girl students of Baker Junior High School in the Baker neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; outfits include drum majorette hats and batons. The young women are identified as: "Pallero, Esterling, Calloway, and Simmons."
    • Baker Junior High School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1940-1950.; Baker (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Drum majorettes--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • 1940 March 1
    • Bancroft (Dr. Frederick J.) farm

    • This watercolor and gouache painting shows the Frederick J. Bancroft farmhouse at Hart's Corner, Sheridan Boulevard and Morrison Road in Denver, Colorado; features a white picket fence.
    • Bancroft, F. J.--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Farmhouses--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Bar patrons

    • A man and woman smoke cigarettes and stand at a bar with beers, in (probably) Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Eating & drinking--Colorado--Denver--1940-1960.; Smoking--Colorado--Denver--1940-1960.
    • [between 1945 and 1955?]
    • Barclay Block (18th & Larimer)

    • This watercolor and gouache painting shows the Barclay Block at 1751 Larimer Street in Denver, Colorado; features storefronts and a cornice.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Baseball South High - Mr. Bosselman

    • Group portrait of the South High School baseball team in Denver, Colorado; teenaged boys pose in uniforms with bats, gloves, and baseball caps. Their jerseys read: "Wildcats." People sit in the bleachers.
    • South High School (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Baseball players--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Teenagers--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1948 June 6
    • Bass Groceries

    • Interior view of Bass Groceries, in (probably) Denver, Colorado; merchandise includes "Town Talk Bread," "Irresistible Carlson's Ice Cream," and "Matzos." An oversized ice cream cone is by a frozen foods case.
    • Kosher food--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Delicatessens--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Grocery stores--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Matzos--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • 1946 December 10
    • Bass Groceries

    • Interior view of Bass Groceries, in (probably) Denver, Colorado; a man talks on the phone. Merchandise includes "Manishewitz Matzos," "Horowitz Margareten Matzoh Ferfel Kosher for Passover," and "Streit's Egg Noodles." A delicatessen refrigerator...
    • Kosher food--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Delicatessens--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Grocery stores--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Matzos--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • 1946 December 10
    • Baur's downtown Denver

    • View of Curtis Street in Denver, Colorado; pedestrians include men in uniform, women, and children. Cars are at the curb; neon signs read: "Baur's Restaurant," "The Sota Zar Denver's Soda Bar," "Hotel Regent," "Chop Suey," and "Rialto Theater." A...
    • Baur's (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Confectioneries--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Pedestrians--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Restaurants--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1943 August
    • Benedictine nun

    • An unidentified Benedictine nun poses outside of probably St. Cajetan's Catholic Church in the Auraria Neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. She wears a white coif and wimple and a black veil and tunic. A teenage girl is nearby.
    • Hispanic Americans--1940-1950.; Auraria (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Girls.; Nuns.; Teenagers.; Benedictine nuns--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Teenage...
    • 1949
    • Billboard for Boggio's Rotisserie

    • View of a billboard located in Denver, Colorado. The billboard has a frame is in an Art-Deco style. A plaque on the molding at the bottom of the sign reads: "General Outdoor Adv. Co." The sign shows a portrait of a man, he has his hair combed back...
    • Boggio's Mount Crest Motel (Lakewood, Colo.)--Public relations--1940-1950.; Boggio's Rotisserie (Denver, Colo.)--Public relations--1940-1950.; General Outdoor Advertising Co.--Products--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Billboards.; Motels.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Billboard for Folger's Coffee

    • View of a billboard located in Denver, Colorado. The billboard has a frame that consists of two oversized newel posts with newel caps, and a cornice across the top. the bottom of the sign has a narrow skirt with vertical uprights and a small plaque...
    • Alden Sign Co.--Products--1940-1950.; J.A. Folger and Company--Public relations--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Billboards.; Coffee industry.; Coffee.
    • 1942?
    • Boats on Sloans Lake

    • A man prepares to start the engine of a "Speed Liner" motorboat on Sloans Lake in Denver, Colorado. Groups of people are in paddleboats; sailboats are anchored in a harbor area. A jetty extends into the water.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Sloans Lake (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Sloans Lake Park (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Boats--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Bob Huff reads in the Denver Public Library Western History department

    • Bob Huff reads a Beadle's Half Dime Library dime novel titled "Fancy Frank of Colorado" in the Western History department of the Denver Public Library at Colfax Avenue and Bannock Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. An...
    • Huff, Bob.; Denver Public Library. Western History Dept.--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Men--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • 1947 February 23
    • Bobby and Gloria Herrera

    • Toddlers Bobby and Gloria Herrera pose in bathing suits on their front porch at 1121 Lawrence Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. They stand on a woven rug with American Indian designs.
    • Mexican Americans--Colorado--1940-1950.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--1940-1950.; Auraria (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Boys.; Girls.; Infants.; Herrera, Bobby--Pictorial works.; Herrera, Gloria--Pictorial works.;...
    • [1947]
    • Bobby Herrera

    • Bobby Herrera, poses on a pony in front of a house at 10th (Tenth) and Lawrence Streets in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Bobby is dressed as a cowboy, he wears a western hat and a leather vest and chaps decorated with metal conchos....
    • Hispanic Americans--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Boys.; Horseback riding.; Ponies.; Herrera, Bobby--Pictorial works.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.;...
    • 1948
    • Boettcher residence detail

    • Interior view of the Charles Boettcher II residence, in Denver, Colorado; decor includes open beamed ceilings, wrought iron ornaments, and curtains and valances.
    • Boettcher, Charles, 1902-1963--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1948
    • Boettcher residence detail

    • Interior view of the Charles Boettcher II residence, in Denver, Colorado; shows a wooden door and wrought iron ornaments.
    • Boettcher, Charles, 1902-1963--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Doors & doorways--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1948

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