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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-; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 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-; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Skiing.
    • 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-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 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-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 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-; Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 October 4
    • 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-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 November 15
    • 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...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Awnings--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Bicycles & tricycles--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Porches--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • [between 1895 and 1897?]
    • 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-; Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Stockyards.
    • 2013 September 14
    • 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...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Office buildings--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [1911 or 1912]
    • 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...
    • Mondgradon, Kenneth Ray, 1953-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 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-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 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-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Habitat for Humanity (Denver, Colo.); Globeville Civic Association (Denver, Colo.)
    • 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....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Chambers of commerce--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Office buildings--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [1911 or 1912]
    • 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-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 November 20
    • 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...
    • Mine accidents--Washington (State)--Indexes.
    • 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....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • 1898, October
    • An Index to Sons of Colorado 1906 -1908: Volume I and II

    • An index to the Sons of Colorado magazine. Index is organized alphabetically and includes the name or subject, the volume, number and page.
    • Society of Colorado Pioneers.; Sons of Colorado (Organization) ; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Obituaries--Indexes.; Obituaries--Colorado--Indexes.; Patriotic societies--Colorado.
    • undated
    • 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,...
    • World War, 1914-1918--Colorado.; Colorado--Genealogy--Sources.; Denver (Colo.)--History, Military.; United States. Selective Service System-- Sources.; United States. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--World War, 1914 -1918.; United States....
    • 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...
    • Omaha (Neb.)--1910-1920.; African Americans--Nebraska--Omaha--1910-1920.; Lynchings--Nebraska--Omaha--1910-1920.
    • September 28, 1919
    • Yule quarry - crane and power house facilities of the Yule Marble Co. near the head of Yule Creek,...

    • View of the Colorado Yule Marble Company quarry, four miles south of Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado; shows a crane, buildings, cable and pulleys, a suspended block of stone, a gondola, and men working. The block will be transferred to the cable...
    • Colorado Yule Marble Company--1910-1920.; Marble (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.; Marble quarrying--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.
    • [between 1913 and 1917]
    • 
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...
    • Society of Colorado Pioneers.; Sons of Colorado (Organization) ; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Obituaries--Indexes.; Obituaries--Colorado--Indexes.; Patriotic societies--Colorado.
    • 2005
    • 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.
    • Mine accidents--Nova Scotia--Indexes.
    • 2007
    • Colorado Tax Assessment List 1862-1866

    • Federal Internal Revenue assessment lists for the Territory of Colorado 1862-1866. Includes resident and absentee property holders.
    • Internal revenue--Colorado.; Colorado--Vital Records.; Tax collection--Colorado.; Colorado--Genealogy.
    • 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...
    • World War, 1914-1918--Colorado.; Colorado--Genealogy--Sources.; Denver (Colo.)--History, Military.
    • 2004
    • 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.
    • World war, 1914-1918--Colorado.; Colorado--Genealogy--Sources.; Denver (Colo.)--History, Military.; United States. Selective Service System--Sources.; United States. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--World War, 1914-1918.; United States....
    • 1929
    • Indiana Mining Accidents : 1891-1915

    • Includes a brief history of mining in Indiana, and an alphabetical index by miner’s name for fatal and nonfatal accidents in
    • Mine accidents--Indiana--Indexes.
    • 2007
    • Illinois Mining Accidents 1889 to 1925

    • An alphabetical listing of people who were killed in mining accidents in Illinois from 1889 to 1925.
    • Mine accidents--Illinois--Indexes.
    • 2007
    • Pennsylvania Mining Accidents 1869 - 1916

    • History of mines and mining in Pennsylvania, and an alphabetical index by miner’s name for fatal and non-fatal mine accidents in Pennsylvania for the years 1869, 1871, 1872, 1874 (partial), 1875, 1877, 1879, 1880, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1887, 1888,...
    • Mine accidents--Pennsylvania--Indexes.
    • 2007
    • 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,
    • Society of Colorado Pioneers--Indexes.
    • 1990
    • 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.
    • Mine accidents--South Dakota--Indexes.
    • 2007 June
    • 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...
    • Sanatoriums--Colorado--Denver.
    • 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...
    • Mine accidents--British Columbia--Indexes.
    • 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.
    • Denver (Colo.)--Directories.; Denver (Colo.)--1887.
    • 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...
    • Sanatoriums--Colorado--Denver.
    • 2010 May 14
    • Utah Mining Accidentes : 1896, 1899-1904, and 1907-1916

    • List of mining accident victims in 1896, 1899-1904, and 1907-1916. Gives name and age of accident victim, date, mine location or residence, whether fatal or non-fatal, and year and page of report.
    • Coal mine accidents--Utah.; Coal mines and mining--Utah--Safety measures.;
    • 2007 April
    • 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...
    • Railroads--Colorado--Employees--Names.; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company--Employees.; Colorado and Southern Railway--Employees.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Employees.; Denver, Leadville, and Gunnison Railway...
    • 2005
    • 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...
    • Pioneers--Colorado.; Colorado--Biography.
    • 1934
    • WWI Colorado Draft Registration Cards

    • Index to the World War I Draft Registration Cards for Colorado between the years of 1917-1918. During World War I there were three registrations. The first, on June 5, 1917, was for all men between the ages of 21 and 31. These men were born...
    • World War, 1914-1918--Colorado.; Colorado--Genealogy--Sources.; Denver (Colo.)--History, Military.; United States. Selective Service System--Sources.; United States. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--World War, 1914-1918.; United States....
    • 2005
    • Former Tuberculosis Sanatorium

    • Exterior of house from the side. 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 time. Colorado, with its dry and sunny climate, drew...
    • Sanatoriums--Colorado--Denver.
    • 2010 May 14
    • Quebec Mining Accidents : 1909-1936

    • Index of mining accidents in Quebec, Canada between the years 1909 and 1936. Index is an alphabetical list by miner’s name for fatal and non-fatal mine accidents.
    • Mine accidents--Quebec--Indexes.
    • 2007 June
    • Former Tuberculosis Sanatorium View of Upper Porch

    • View of upper porch. 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 time. Colorado, with its dry and sunny climate, drew tuberculosis...
    • Sanatoriums--Colorado--Denver.
    • 2010 May 14
    • Former Tuberculosis Sanatorium View of Front Door

    • View of front door. 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 time. Colorado, with its dry and sunny climate, drew tuberculosis...
    • Sanatoriums--Colorado--Denver.
    • 2010 May 14
    • Former Tuberculosis Sanatorium Exterior

    • Exterior of house. 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 time. Colorado, with its dry and sunny climate, drew tuberculosis...
    • Sanatoriums--Colorado--Denver.
    • 2010 May 14
    • Savio House

    • Exterior of front yard. Architect William Norman Bowman and his wife Alice built the Savio House in 1910 May. They named the building Yamecila, which is Alice May spelled backwards. Eight years after the house was constructed the Bowman’s lost it...
    • Sanatoriums--Colorado--Denver; Child welfare--Colorado
    • 2010 May 14

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