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    • Cripple Creek fire

    • View of destruction caused by a fire in downtown Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows rubble, twisted sheet metal, brick foundations, residents, a horse-drawn fire wagon and smoldering ash.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1896?]
    • Bennett Ave. after 2nd fire

    • View of Bennett Avenue's desolation and total destruction caused by second fire of 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; destruction includes burnt telegraph or utility poles and scattered debris of timbers; groups of men survey remains and destruction;...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1896]
    • Destruction caused by second fire, Cripple Creek

    • Rubble and destruction caused by second fire of April 29, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; piles of twisted sheet metal, canvas tents amidst rubble, railroad tracks in foreground; view across fire devastated area toward distant view of remaining...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1896]
    • Interview with Albert Niederhut

    • Interview with Albert Niederhut, of Niederhut Carriages. Niederhut is the son of Henry E. Niederhut one of the founding members of the Niederhut Carriage Company. This interview covers the history of the company, its employees, and memories of...
    • Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.; Carriage manufacturers and dealers--Colorado.; Carriage industry--United States--History.
    • Undated
    • 1016 scalps, summer of 1919, Arizona

    • Two men hold signs over a heap of animal pelts in Arizona. Some animals have tags. The signs read: "1016 Scalps. Summer of 1919. Arizona" and "U.S. Biological Survey and Live Stock Sanitary Board Cooperating in the Destruction of Predatory Animals."
    • Hides & skins--Arizona--1910-1920.; Hunting--Arizona--1910-1920.
    • 1919
    • Ashcroft, Summer 1943, Mr. Sawyer unofficial caretaker Ashcroft [graphic]

    • Mr. Sawyer stands in the doorway of remains of the Ashcroft post office, (Castle Forks City, Chloride) Pitkin County, Colorado. The elderly man wearing suspenderss and a wide brimhat looks up at the weathered signs above the door: "Ashcroft" and...
    • Ashcroft (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.; Post offices--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.
    • 1943
    • Bredan Dairy building

    • View of the Bredan Creamery Inc., at 1123 South Broadway Street, in Denver, Colorado; shows a brick building with half timbering and round towers. Sign reads: "Yes, Bredan Butter."
    • Bredan Creamery Inc. (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Denver (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Dairying--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.
    • 1985, August 9
    • Bredan Dairy building

    • View of the Bredan Creamery Inc., at 1123 South Broadway Street, in Denver, Colorado; shows a brick building with half timbering and round towers. Sign reads: "Bread 'N Butter."
    • Bredan Creamery Inc. (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Denver (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Dairying--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.
    • 1985, August 9
    • Elk Avenue, looking east, after fire Jany 9th, 1893

    • Snowcovered view of destruction caused by a fire in the central business district, Elk Avenue, Cested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado; shows rubble, firehose carts, and standing false fronts on the north side of street.
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Crested Butte--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Crested Butte--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • Destruction from second fire, Cripple Creek

    • Destruction caused by second fire, April 29, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; shows rubble, debris, twisted sheet metal, brick foundation, two-story wood and brick commercial buildings with false fronts in background.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1896]
    • Pueblo flood

    • View of Union Depot in the aftermath of the 1921 flood in Pueblo, Colorado, shows debris and destruction. Piles of timber and beams are stacked against overturned railroad passenger cars. Mud and debris from the receded flood waters extends to the...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 28, 1909 August 28

    • 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.
    • 19090828
    • Ouray fire

    • Townspeople survey the vast destruction of a fire, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado. View includes a man and woman on horseback, groups of men, a person on a timber supported boardwalk leading to a plank road, charred trees, parts of stoves and wooden...
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Ouray--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Remains of Victor, Colo. next day after the fire

    • Bird's eye view of Victor, Colorado, one day after devastating fire of August 21, 1899. Shows wooden frame residences which escaped destruction in foreground left; ashes, debris, & remains from fire of former business district area, center & center...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • After the 2nd fire

    • Destruction caused by second fire on April 29, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; blocks of destroyed buildings in the commercial district, only foundations and twisted sheet metal remain, distant view of remaining buildings and residences.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1896]
    • Cripple Creek fire, early 1890's

    • View of destruction caused by 1896 fire, Cripple Creek, Colorado; scene includes remains of twisted sheet metal, ashes and burnt timbers, and former business and commercial district; canvas tents are scattered amidst fire debris; remaining...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1896]
    • 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...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1890-1900.; City & town halls--Colorado--Crested Butte--1890-1900.; Explosions--Colorado--Crested Butte--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Crested Butte--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • "Pauvre Italia!" destroyed landscape

    • Landscape showing destruction caused by German artillery, Possibly where the Tenth Mountain Division, 87th Regiment, Company L was located on "Punchboard Hill" above Malandrone, Italy.
    • War damage--Italy--1940-1950.; World War, 1939-1945--Destruction & pillage--Italy.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • [March] 1945
    • Colorado-Yule Marble finishing mill

    • Interior view looking west in shop 3 at the Colorado - Yule Marble finishing plant in Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado. Men work, wearing aprons, sweater and hats, holding scrapers and sponges, and tend a block of stone supported by wooden beams....
    • Quarries and quarrying--Colorado--Marble--1900-1920.; Marble (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Marble quarrying--Colorado--Marble--1900-1920.; Colorado Yule Marble Company.
    • [between 1909 and 1925]
    • Cripple Creek

    • Aftermath of destruction caused by April, 1896 fire, Cripple Creek, Colorado; men, women and children stroll down street that has debris and rubble left from fire; foreground includes woman holding baby, boy drinking from fire hydrant, canvas...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1896]
    • Colorado, the late outbreak and massacre at the White River Agency, the ruins after the fire and...

    • Reproduction of a sketch of the Meeker tragedy at the White River Ute Indian Agency, September 29th 1879, Rio Blanco County, Colorado, shows soldiers surveying the destruction from the fire and battle between Native American Utes and Nathan Meeker,...
    • Meeker, Nathan Cook, 1814-1879--Tomb.; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. White River Agency (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Colorado--Meeker--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--War--Colorado--Meeker--1870-1880.; Meeker...
    • [between 1940 and 1960?]
    • Crested Butte, Colo., Cor. 2nd & Elk Ave. looking southeast

    • Snow covers the destruction from the fire in the central business district of Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado. Scene includes wagon wheels, brick chimney, and hose connected to a fire hydrant. Standing wood frame and log structures are...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Crested Butte--1890-1900.
    • 1888
    • Flood scene, Union Depot, Pueblo, June 6-1921

    • View of damage from the Arkansas River flood at the Union Depot rail yard in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Denver and Rio Grande Western passenger cars are near the passenger platform. Damaged cars are turned over and logs and lumber is...
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Union Depot (Pueblo, Colo.)--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June 6
    • East High spotlight: vol 29 no 24

    • 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.)
    • 1942 November
    • Marble - 1942

    • View of the Horace Williams residence amid flood debris, in Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado; boulders, rocks and fallen timbers form a path of destruction around the house and into the foreground. The house was knocked off the foundation by the...
    • Marble (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Floods--Colorado--Marble--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 12, 1911 March 18

    • 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.
    • 19110318
    • Santa Fe depot

    • View of overturned freight cars and wreckage from the Arkansas River flood on Union Avenue in front of the stone Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad depot in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows standing water around trees and piles of debris.
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Debris--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 4, 1919 April

    • Newsletter produced monthly 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.
    • 19190401
    • The Scriptbook

    • Booklet created by The Script Club of East High School in Denver, Colorado. Members of The Script Club, the writing club of East High, submitted their own works for create this booklet. Included are poems, essays, sketches and stories written by...
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High school students' writings--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1932 May
    • Bennett [illegible] and Penrose Blk

    • Destruction on Bennett Avenue caused by second fire of April 29, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; groups of men poke through smouldering remains and debris; scene includes burned-out two-story Tutt and Penrose building with flat roof and ornamental...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1896]
    • Troop train passing over a bridge, Italy

    • View taken from a troop train towards the rear as it passes over a bridge in Italy. A few faces and legs of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers are visible as they poke out of the open doors the box cars. The landscape reveals a great deal of...
    • Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; Troop movements--American--Italy--1940-1950.; War damage--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • [1945]
    • Trinity Methodist Pioneer Day

    • Transcript of the proceedings for the Pioneer Day Celebration at Trinity Methodist Church in 1894.
    • Pioneers--Colorado.; Trinity United Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1894 January 7
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 6 Numbers 6 and 7, 1923 June-July

    • Newsletter produced monthly 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.
    • 19230600
    • Flood in lower downtown Denver

    • Shows flood waters near the 23rd Street viaduct in lower downtown Denver, Colorado, after the Castlewood Dam destruction and subsequent Cherry Creek flood in 1933.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1933
    • The City of Denver: Volume 2 Number 10, 1914 February 28

    • Newsletter produced semi-monthly 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.
    • 19140228
    • After the fire

    • Six men survey destruction from second fire on April 29, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; five men have sherriff badges, some wear overcoats, and one man wears knee-high rubber boots and carries a lunch bucket.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Sheriffs--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1896]
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 7 Numbers 7 and 8, 1924 July-August

    • Newsletter produced every two months 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.
    • 19240700
    • Bennett Ave. after the fire

    • Large group of men and on-lookers view destruction, debris and remains of two-story brick wall on Bennett Avenue caused by second fire on April 29, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; mule-drawn wagon loaded with wooden barrels is parked along edge of...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1896]
    • East Denver High School Annual: 1909

    • 1909 Yearbook from East Denver High School.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1909
    • Bennett Ave. looking west

    • Destruction west on Bennett Street caused by second fire on April 29, 1986, Cripple Creek, Colorado; groups of men and two men on horseback in street survey rubble and remains of once thriving commerical business district; shows utility poles with...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Pisgah, Mount (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1896]
    • Bennett Ave.

    • View of destruction west on Bennett Avenue, Cripple Creek, Colorado, caused by second fire on April 29, 1896; groups of men and solitary men survey remaining debris; smoke still rises from ashes and utility poles with fallen wires border street;...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1896]

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