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    • Betty Wonder Oral History

    • Betty Gallow Wonder was born July 17, 1939, in Denver, Colorado. A life-long resident of the Elyria neighborhood, she was the only child of working parents. She and many extended family members grew up and remained in the area. Betty spent most...
    • Wonder, Betty Lee, 1939-
    • 2013 September 21
    • Fred McPeck Oral History

    • Fred McPeck was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio in 1927. In 1943, he started work building airplane engines for the war effort. Three years later, he joined United States Marine Corps, and was stationed at Camp Lajeune North Carolina, Bermuda, Cuba,...
    • McPeck, Fred, 1927-
    • 2013 October 19
    • Jenny Santos Oral  History

    • Jenny Santos was born in Los Angeles, California in 1979. Jenny and her family moved to Denver in the 1980’s. After living in different neighborhoods in Denver, the family finally settled in Globeville when she was 12 years old. As of November...
    • Santos, Jenny, 1979-
    • 2013 September 20
    • Susan Knapp Oral History

    • Susan Lynn Knapp was born in 1949 in Denver, Colorado. Her family had lived in the Globeville and Swansea neighborhood for several decades, within a few blocks of each other, and owned several family businesses together. Her father and his...
    • Knapp, Susan, 1949-
    • 2013 November 16
    • Roberta Waggoner Oral History

    • Roberta Lee Waggoner was born at home in 1933. A native of the Swansea neighborhood in Denver, she attended old Swansea Elementary School. Her father was an employee with a local packing company. Her mother suffered from health problems and...
    • Waggoner, Roberta Lee, 1933-
    • 2013 October 4
    • St. James Hotel, Denver

    • View of the St. James Hotel at 1528 Curtis Street in Denver, Colorado. The brick building has a cornice and deep balconies. Signs read: “St. James Barber Shop and Bath Rooms.” “St. James," “H. G. Wolfe's Real Estate and Investment Company,”...
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1895 and 1897?]
    • Margret Escamilla Oral History

    • Margaret Escamilla was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1954. One of nine children, she was raised in a military family and lived in several countries. After she married her husband in 1971, she moved to the Globeville neighborhood of Denver,...
    • Escmilla, Margaret, 1954-
    • 2013 November 15
    • Metropolitan bldg., Denver

    • View of Metropolitan building (George Hebard Williamson, architect, 1910), at 16th (Sixteenth) Street and Court Place, in Denver, Colorado. Signs read: “Automatic Vacuum Cleaner Company,” “Shaw Drug Company,” “Surgical Instrument Company,” “Silver...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1911 or 1912]
    • Betty Cram Oral History

    • Betty Johnson Cram was born September 18, 1922 on a farm near Niwot, Colorado. After high school she moved to Denver and worked several jobs. In 1941, she found work at the Livestock Exchange Group. She remained there for several years, working...
    • Cram, Betty Johnson, 1922-
    • 2013 September 14
    • Kenneth Ray "Boogie" Mondragon Oral History

    • Kenneth Ray “Boogie” Mondragon was born in 1953 on the east side of Denver. As a youth his family moved into the Stapleton housing project in Denver’s Globeville neighborhood. Boogie remained in the neighborhood until 1992. During this time he...
    • Mondragon, Kenneth Ray 1953-
    • 2013 October 19
    • Mary Lou Egan Oral History

    • Mary Lou Egan was born in 1948 in Denver, Colorado. One of 5 children, she grew up in the Washington Park neighborhood. During her childhood she spent a signifigant amount of time at her grandparent’s house in the Globeville neighborhood. Her...
    • Egan, Mary Lou, 1948-
    • 2013 October 19
    • Dave Oletski Oral History

    • In 1954, David Oletski, was born at 4920 Logan Street in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One of six children, he was raised in a large extended family of Polish Catholics. At the time of his grandmother’s death in 1978, he had...
    • Oletski, David, 1954-
    • 2013 November 2
    • Chamber of Commerce bldg., Denver

    • View of the Chamber of Commerce building, on Champa Street, in Denver, Colorado. A horse-drawn gig is parked in front; signs read: “J. Irving Carper,” “Denver Retail Grocers' Association,” “Business Men's Clearinghouse,” “Francis J. Fisher -...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1911 or 1912]
    • Washington mining accidents : 1892-1896 & 1905-1919

    • List of mining accident victims in 1892 (Roslyn Mine only), 1895-1896, and 1905-1919 (fatal accidents only 1915-1919), taken from the 1892-1896 Annual reports of the Inspectors of Coal Mines (State Inspector of Coal Mines) and the 1905-1916 Report...
    • Sherard, Gerald E. (Gerald Emerson), 1947-.
    • 2007 June
    • Bird's-eye view of Denver from state capitol

    • Views of buildings and landmarks in Denver and Colorado, that are numbered include: 1. Oxford Hotel Office. 2. Robertson-Doll Carriage Co. 3. Colorado Dry Goods Co. 4. Jackson-Smith Photographic Co. 5. Daniels & Fishers. [Caption below image: F.E....
    • Logan, Charles Thomas.
    • 1898, October
    • Judy Montero Oral History

    • Judy Hinojosa Montero was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1952. After her parents divorce, her mother remarried and her step-father moved the family to Denver, Colorado in 1954. Judy attended Bryant-Webster Elementary School in Denver. The...
    • Montero, Judy Hinojosa, 1954-
    • 2013 November 20
    • Camp Weld Council, Denver

    • Group portrait of the Camp Weld Council, Denver Colorado shows white and Native American (Arapaho and Cheyenne) men arranged in three rows. Identification: Left to right, kneeling: Maj. Edward Wynkoop and Capt. Silas S. Soule; seated: White...
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    • September 28, 1864
    • World War I Civilian Registration Index of Colorado Minorities.

    • List of men of ethnic minority between the ages of 18 and 45 who were required to register for the United State Selective Service during World War I. List is taken from Microfilm Rolls # 1509 CO 1-CO 2, and CO 6-CO 9, for Alamosa, Arapahoe,...
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    • undated
    • Lynch mob and victim

    • Members of a lynch mob gather around the charred body of victim, Will Brown, a Black man, in Omaha, Nebraska. From Orville D Menard's “Lest We Forget: The Lynching of Will Brown, Omaha’s 1919 Race Riot,” "A riot-crazed mob stormed the burning...
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    • September 28, 1919
    • Nova Scotia Mining Accidents 1898 to 1916

    • An alphabetical listing of people who were killed in mining accidents in Nova Scotia from 1898 & 1904-1916.
    • Sherard, Gerald E. (Gerald Emerson), 1947-
    • 2007
    • The Real Pioneers of Colorado

    • Transcript of a document originally written by Maria Davies McGrath in 1934. This document contains transcripts of all three volumes, arranged alphabetically by pioneers last name. Within each entry is a brief biography of the individual (s) who...
    • McGrath, Maria Davies, 1865-1951.
    • 1934
    • Colorado Tax Assessment List 1862-1866

    • Federal Internal Revenue assessment lists for the Territory of Colorado 1862-1866. Includes resident and absentee property holders.
    • Sherard, Gerald E. (Gerald Emerson), 1947-
    • 2005
    • Fallen Heroes of World War I from Denver, Colorado

    • This honor roll appeared in commemoration of the local heroes who gave their lives in World War I. The article appeared in an Armistice Day issue of a local newspaper. Researchers may wish to pursue commemorative articles in newspapers from their...
    • Jeffery, James K.
    • 2004
    • 
An Index to Sons of Colorado 1906-1908: Deaths and Obituaries.

    • An index to the death and obituary notices published in the Sons of Colorado. Index is organized alphabetically by last name, and includes the type of announcement, the volume, number and page of the original announcement. Includes both volumes I...
    • Denver Public Library, Western History/Genealogy Dept.
    • 2005
    • Genealogical index to the records of the Society of Colorado Pioneers

    • An index produced by the Colorado Genealogical Society pertaining to the recognized settlers of Colorado. Information for each individual include, date and place of birth, date and place of death, date of arrival in Colorado,
    • Colorado Genealogical Society
    • 1990
    • Colorado World War I Casualties in Europe

    • List of all Colorado World War I dead originally compiled in 1929. Includes a transcript of an article from the Denver Post from 1929 detailing the list, and the list including name, division, rank and cemetery location.
    • Denver Public Library. Western History/Genealogy Dept.
    • 1929
    • Former Tuberculosis Cottage at 26 S Osceola Street

    • Exterior view of former recovery cottage for tuberculosis patients now a private residence. In the early 1900s, people came to Denver to “chase the cure” to seek a remedy for tuberculosis, the leading cause of death in the United States at that...
    • Hamilton, Kinsey
    • 2010 May 14
    • British Columbia Fatal Mining Accidents : 1887, 1896-1942

    • Index of the Fatal Mining Accidents occurring in British Columbia Canada in the years 1887, and 1896-1949. Information is arranged alphabetically and includes: the name of the victim, date of the accident, colliery/mine name (town), whether fatal...
    • Sherard, Gerald E. (Gerald Emerson), 1947-
    • 2007
    • The 1887 Denver Directory

    • Index of the 1887 City of Denver Directory. Index is made of three volumes. Volume I: Denver directory indexed by name. Volume II: Denver directory indexed by address. Volume 3: Statistical abstract of Denver in 1887.
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    • 2002
    • Former Tuberculosis Cottage at 26 S Osceola Street

    • Exterior front view of former recovery cottage for tuberculosis patients now a private residence. In the early 1900s, people came to Denver to “chase the cure” to seek a remedy for tuberculosis, the leading cause of death in the United States at...
    • Hamilton, Kinsey
    • 2010 May 14
    • Railway employee records for Colorado : Volume III

    • Index of Colorado Railway Employee records for the: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, Colorado & Southern Railway in Denver, Leadville & Gunnison Railway, Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad , Union Pacific Railway. Information includes name...
    • Sherard, Gerald E. (Gerald Emerson), 1947-
    • 2005
    • Ontario Mining Accidents : 1892-1922

    • Index of mining accidents in Ontario, Canada between the years 1892 and 1922. Index is an alphabetical list by miner’s name for fatal and non-fatal mine accidents.
    • Sherard, Gerald E. (Gerald Emerson), 1947-.
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    • Alabama Fatal Mining Accidents : 1905, 1912-1921

    • List of fatal mining accident victims in 1905 (Virginia City Mine only) and 1912-1921, taken from the 1912-1921 Annual report of coal mines, State of Alabama, and from the website http://www.gendisasters.com/al/ "Alabama mine explosions". Gives...
    • Sherard, Gerald E. (Gerald Emerson), 1947-.; Alabama. Office of State Mine Inspectors.
    • 2007
    • South Dakota Mining Accidents : 1897-1924

    • List of mining accident victims, taken from the Annual report of the Inspector of Mines. Gives name of accident victim, date, mine and town, whether fatal or non-fatal, report year, and page.
    • Sherard, Gerald E. (Gerald Emerson), 1947-.
    • 2007 June
    • Arizona Fatal Mining Accidents ; 1912-1929

    • Index of Fatalities of Arizona miners between the years 1912 and 1929. Information is recorded alphabetically and included are: the name of the victim, date of the accident, county in which the mine is located or the mine company, whether fatal...
    • Sherard, Gerald E. (Gerald Emerson), 1947-
    • 2007
    • West Virginia Mining Accidents : 1887 - 1927

    • Index of mining accidents in West Virginia between the years 1887 and 1927 respectively. Index is an alphabetical list by miner’s name for fatal and non-fatal mine accidents.
    • Sherard, Gerald E. (Gerald Emerson), 1947-.
    • 2007 March
    • World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing ; State of Colorado

    • Index to the World War II dead and missing from the State of Colorado prepared by the War Department in 1946. Index includes: statistics of each Colorado county and an alphabetical listing of the dead and missing by county,
    • Denver Public Library, Western History/Genealogy
    • 2006

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