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    • Float for 4th of July parade at Barr

    • A man and children sit in a horse-drawn cart decorated as an automobile for a Fourth of July parade in Barr, Colorado. The man wears a vest, long-sleeved shirt, bow tie, driving goggles, and hat. The children wear stovepipe hats with stars and...
    • Rockwell, Robert B.
    • 1908 July 4
    • Immigrants stage their annual 16th of September parade.

    • View of the annual 16th of September (Diez y Seis de Septiembre, Mexican Independence Day) parade in Sedgwick (Sedgwick County), Colorado. Shows a pickup decorated with bunting, flowers and American and Mexican flags. A woman in a white robe and...
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    • ca.1926
    • Walsenburg

    • View of a parade float, Walsenburg, Huerfano County, Colorado; shows women in cloche hats, an automobile adorned with crepe paper and letter "K," a man in leather gaiters, United States flags, and window lettering: "Kirkpatrick's Coca-Cola Bottling...
    • Quillen.
    • [between 1915 and 1920]
    • Castle Rock float

    • Women and girls participate in a float display in Castle Rock (Douglas County), Colorado. All wear white dresses and bonnets, except for one who wears a crown. Women wear banners with the names of U.S. states; one holds the U.S. flag, and two...
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Colorado Mining Association

    • View of the Colorado Mining Association parade as it passes spectators near Tremont and 16th (Sixteenth) Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows people, a flatbed truck, a float and storefronts. Signs read: "Mineral County," "We Mine The Lead...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • 1942
    • CMA 1942 parade

    • View of the Colorado Mining Association convention parade as it passes spectators near Tremont and 16th (Sixteenth) Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows people, parked automobiles, a "V" float, the Tremont Hotel building, storefronts and the...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • 1942
    • Alamosa, Colo.

    • A float from the Narrow Gauge Museum, a caboose body mounted on a truck, and marching bands move down a street during a parade to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Alamosa's founding in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows two brass marching...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1953 October 24
    • Parade entry, Flower Carnival

    • Boys pose in a train engine on a float as part of the Sunflower Carnival, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The engine, which sits on a flatbed trailer with metal wheels, is decorated with greenery. The engine, number 6, is coupled with a...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1893 and 1906?]
    • Indian Band, Ft. Lewis School

    • The Fort Lewis School Indian Band poses outdoors with their instruments near Fort Lewis, La Plata County, Colorado. One boy holds a drum major's baton. The Native American (tribe unknown) boys wear uniforms with hats. Pins on their hats read:...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1892 and 1910]
    • Maids of Honor Semi-Centennial Celebration, Boulder, Colorado

    • Women in white dresses and men in suits sit aboard a float in Boulder, Colorado, draped with gauze and white flowers, and a banner reads: "The Maids of Honor." Signs read: "[?]shine," "Pamona Grange," "Salina."
    • Tangen, Ed, 1873-1951.
    • 1909 November, 24
    • 4th of July celebration

    • Crowds gather around the bunting-draped flagpole and grandstand on Main Street and Fifth (5th) Avenue, Ouray, Colorado; the Magnolia Band is in the center with parade floats on Main (Third, 3rd.) United States flags, streamers, and evergreens...
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    • [between 1889 and 1900]
    • CMA, 1942 parade

    • View of the Colorado Mining Association convention parade as it passes spectators near Tremont and 16th (Sixteenth) Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. A man wears a cape and plays a trumpet. Shows people, parade floats, the Hotel Tremont, parked...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • 1942
    • CMA, 1942 parade

    • View of the Colorado Mining Association convention parade as it passes spectators near Glenarm and 16th (Sixteenth) Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. A flatbed truck carries a miniature model of a mining mill. Shows people, storefronts, the...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • 1942
    • 1st Commercial Div., Logan County Fair Parade

    • View of parade float for Sterling Jaycees, Logan County Fair, Sterling, Colorado, first place winner in Commercial Division of parade floats; block shape of float resembles a paddle wheel boat decorated with confetti paper, United States flag on...
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    • between 1963 and 1965
    • Colorado Yesterday and Today

    • Float with sign, "Colorado Yesterday and Today", Colorado Springs, Colorado. Shows a large hand created mountain with Native Americans, mountain men, and mountain rescue climbers. The parade, Pageant of the Rockies, is part of the festivities of...
    • Jennings, Jack.
    • 1965
    • Broadmoor, a perennial winner, took another prize with animated gunmen

    • The Broadmoor Hotel's float passes in front of the First National Bank, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The prize winning float decorated with crepe paper shows two cowboys drawing guns over a card game. Lettering reads: "Fast Draw At...
    • McIntyre, Bob.
    • 1966 August 11
    • CMA, 1942 parade

    • View of the Colorado Mining Association convention parade as it passes spectators near Tremont and 16th (Sixteenth) Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. A flatbed truck tows an air compressor. Shows people, street lamps, a clock, the "Hotel...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • 1942
    • Logan Co. Fair Parade

    • Float in Logan County Fair parade, Sterling, Colorado, is confetti-decorated with buckets of flowers, pedestal, pillars & woman dressed as Statue of Liberty; lettering on float includes "A Capitol Idea" & "Liberty."
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    • between 1963 and 1965
    • Colorado Springs, Colorado Parade

    • View of a parade float, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, "title: Defenders of the West, sponsor by the United States Air Force Air Defense Command. Dominating the forward portion of the float, a revolving blue and white carousel showing...
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    • 1965 September 4
    • Arvada, Colorado

    • Two horses pull a float with ladies in long dresses, during a parade in Arvada, Jefferson County, Colorado. The float has a tent roof and banners that read: "Arvada Air is Fragrant with Roses." and "Arvada the Beautiful." Another banner on one of...
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    • 1910
    • B.P.O.E. float, Ouray, Colo.

    • Teenage girls pose in the rear of a flatbed truck, the B.P.O.E. (Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks) float, in the Fourth of July Parade, Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. The girls wear white dresses trimmed with lace and silk sashes. The float...
    • Orr Photo Service (Ouray, Colo.)
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    • Miniature Antlers Hotel and 1890 fire team won award for Air Force Academy

    • The Air Force Academy's float passes in front of the First National Bank, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The float depicts a fire hose team, wearing helmets, with their cart in front of the Antlers Hotel, lettering on the side reads, "...
    • McIntyre, Bob.
    • 1966 August 11
    • Logan County Fair Parade

    • Religious float in Logan County Fair parade, Sterling, Colorado, float decorated with confetti, replica of an Bible with scripture "No man cometh unto the Father but by me." "An open Bible for a troubled world" lettered on side of float; downtown...
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    • between 1963 and 1965
    • Logan County Parade Float

    • View of Cattlemen & Cowbelle Associations' float for Logan County Fair Parade, Sterling, Colorado, a parade float with six women in pioneer costume dress (some seated on bales of hay) and fiberglass cast of a bull; float signage includes: "The...
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    • between 1963 and 1965
    • 1st prize float

    • The first prize parade float depicts Teddy Roosevelt's big game hunts on the White River with a forested scene and taxidermied elk. Celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the White River National Forest, Rio Blanco County, Meeker, Colorado....
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    • October 11, 1941
    • Parade float, Logan Co. fair

    • View of boys on bicycles pulling home-made floats in Logan County Fair parade, Sterling, Colorado; boys wear cowboy hats and girls walk behind them in bonnets & shawls; one boy on a bicycle pulls a small dog in home-made cage atop wagon with sign...
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    • between 1963 and 1965
    • Flower Carnival Parade

    • View of the Sunflower Carnival parade, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado; shows a man wearing a tophat and a girl in a flower covered sleigh on a wheeled horse-drawn cart; other floats follow as spectators watch from under trees lining the...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1893 and 1906?]
    • Flower Carnival Parade

    • View of the Sunflower Carnival parade, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado; shows men in white suits and straw hats with standards leading an elaborate float towed by plumed horses with banners: "The Progress of Christianity," and flowers....
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1893 and 1906?]
    • Parade, Ouray Counties 1978 baby crop, 10:30 AM.

    • A giant baby carriage float with mothers and babies makes it way along Main Street, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado, during 4th (Fourth) of July, Independence Day parade. Spectators line sidewalk and side of street in front of the Chief Ouray Trading...
    • Benham, Jack Luther.
    • 1979 July 4
    • Mr. & Mrs. C. S. Sprague 1st prize, proprietor Evening Telegraph

    • View of the First Prize winner in the Flower (Sunflower) Carnival parade, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado; shows a horse drawn cart draped in fronds of Pampas Grass (?) with Charles Sprague, proprietor of the Evening Telegraph...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1893 and 1906?]
    • P. O. Employees

    • Uniformed mail carriers and men in suits and straw hats pose with their horse-drawn Flower (Sunflower) Carnival parade entry, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. Men lean out from windows of the float decorated with a taxidermied eagle in...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1893 and 1906?]
    • Sons of Italy float Saint Patrick's Day parade, Civic Center, Denver

    • Close-up view of the Sons of Italy float in the Saint Patrick's Day Parade as it passes in front of the Denver City and County Building, Civic Center, Denver, Colorado. The float, decorated with crepe paper, shows a lion laying on its back, a...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1987
    • 50th anniversary celebration 2nd prize float, "The Meeker Massacre"

    • The second prize parade float depicts the Meeker Massacre, with white men dressed in Native American costumes. They wear feather headresses and skin pants, shoot Indian Agent Nathan C. Meeker, and hold a woman captive by her hair. Parade part of...
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    • October 11, 1941
    • Van Cleave & Harvey, Plumbers

    • Men pose on a wagon in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado, with a toilet, sink, bathtub, bunting, United States flags, and a banner: "Van.Cleave & Harvey Plumbers."
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • A parade float, Hulett Rodeo, 1950

    • View of a parade float and a horse-drawn wagon in the Hulett Rodeo parade in Hulett (Crook County), Wyoming. The float is a truck, the bed of the vehicle is decorated with papers flowers to look like an American flag. Lettering on the truck reads:...
    • Sanborn (Colo.)
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    • London Bostomonger, A. E. Rofe

    • A. E. Rofe, London Bostomonger, sits in a donkey-drawn cart parade entry for the Flower (Sunflower) Carnival, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The man, with upside-down pipe, holds the reins and wears a corduroy suit with numerous...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1895
    • Macmonnie's barge F-M-P

    • Spectators watch as a float representing a large boat passes by in a parade at 17 (Seventeenth) and Broadway, Denver, Colorado. Several people ride on the float and they wear masks and long white robes, some carry decorated rowing oars and one...
    • Brown, James B., photographer.
    • 1897
    • Sunflower Carnival

    • View of a parade on Cascade Avenue, part of the Flower Carnival in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. A man drives a parade float decorated with a pagoda, paper lanterns, greenery, streamers, and bunting. The float is hitched to a four...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [August, 1898]
    • R. B. Taylor, on right

    • Uniformed freesmasons including R. B. Taylor, pose on horseback in a line, during the Flower (Sunflower) Carnival parade, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. They wear helmets, gloves, and gauntlets. The AOUW (Ancient Order of United...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1893 and 1906?]
    • The Style Shop - decorated car

    • Women, teenage girls, and a man pose in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado, in an automobile wrapped in bunting and pennants: "The Style Shop - Mrs. Linder." Costume includes wide hats, fur, lace, tassels, feathers, and ruffles.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Parade entry Flower Carnival

    • Two woman on a parade float, one sits on a sunflower throne, the other stands; the float is pulled by a two horse team and decorated in a medieval theme, Sunflower (Flower) Carnival, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The horses are draped...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [August 1897]
    • The Style Shop - decorated car

    • Women, teenage girls, and a man pose in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado, in an automobile wrapped in bunting and pennants: "The Style Shop - Mrs. Linder." Costume includes wide hats, fur, lace, tassels, feathers, and ruffles.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Camp Fire Girls, Ouray, Colo.

    • The Camp Fire Girls pose on their Independence Day float in front of Citizens Bank, Main Street Third (3rd) Avenue and Sixth (6th) Avenue, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado. They wear gathered hats and ruffly collars, and the automobile is decorated...
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    • July 4, 1923
    • Parade entry Flower Carnival

    • Two woman on a parade float, one sits on a sunflower throne, the other stands; the float, pulled by four horses, is decorated with large leaves in a medieval theme, Sunflower (Flower) Carnival, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The horses...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [August, 1897]
    • Woodmen of the World

    • Men pose in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado, by a team of horses and a wagon. Uniforms include kepi hats and ritual gowns; a mesa is in the distance.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Sunflower Carnival

    • View of a parade, part of the Flower Carnival in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. A man sits in a two wheel buggy decorated with greenery and hitched to a single horse. Two men on horseback ride near the buggy. Spectators line the...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [August, 1898]
    • Sunflower Carnival

    • View of a parade on Cascade Avenue, part of the Flower Carnival in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. A man sits in a four wheel buggy decorated with streamers and holds a banner. The buggy is hitched to a single horse. Two men on...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [August, 1898]

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