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    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Plains Indians war club. The handle is cylindrical and is made of wood, the head is ball shaped. Buckskin fringe is attached to the bottom of the club handle. The top portion of the handle is decorated with black glass beads.
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    • [between 1860 and 1880]
    • Knife

    • A Native American (Plains Indian) knife. It has a bone handle and iron blade with a slated end, curved and rounded handle and a fine wire wrapped around the upper part of the blade.
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    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Sioux war club from Pine Ridge, South Dakota. It has a bone head made with petrified vertebrae and a handle (possibly wood). The handle is decorated with green, blue and rust color beadwork; horsehair dyed green, eagle...
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Sioux war club from Pine Ridge, South Dakota. It has a white marble hatchet and a wood handle. The handle is decorated with horsehair dyed orange and green. A tassel made of orange horsehair is attached at the end.
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    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Sioux war club made by White Whirl Wind of Pine Ridge, South Dakota. The head of the club is made of carved oblong stone which is painted with blue and red poster paint. The handle is wood and is decorated with red, blue,...
    • White Whirl Wind.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Sioux war club with a head or ax piece made from horn (possibly mountain sheep or goat). The wood handle is decorated with braided horsehair dyed red, white and black. Red horsehair is attached to the end of the handle.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Sioux war club with a oblong and gray stone head and wood handle. The handle is decorated with rawhide, eagle feathers and a pendant made from deer hair.
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    • [between 1860 and 1880]
    • Lance

    • A Native American (Plains) lance. The point is constructed of metal and the handle is a rake handle. It is decorated with a rawhide band painted red, a braid of black hair wrapped in rawhide painted red, eagle feather and buffalo fur.
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    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Tomahawk

    • A Native American tomahawk. The handle made of wood and has designs burned into it and lines of brass tacks. The handle is metal material.
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    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Spoon

    • Shows a cow horn spoon made by Native American Sioux. The spoon was found in Wounded Knee, South Dakota. It features multicolored beadwork on the handle, red and white quill and rawhide fringe on the end of the handle.
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    • 1890
    • The plaza is full of snakes that have broken away from the Gatherers

    • View of Native American (Hopi) men, Snake members, who handle snakes as part of the Snake Dance at Walpi Pueblo, First Mesa, Arizona. One snake member holds a feather whip toward a snake on the ground while other members handle snakes and look on....
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1899
    • A. E. Leikauf  Meat Company

    • Interior view of the August E. Leikauf Meat Company located at 1013 15th (Fifteenth) Street in Denver, Colorado. Shows display cases filled with meat, bacon and pork; cans of "Armour's Simon Pure [leaf] lard" sit on the counter with potted ferns....
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1913 and 1920?]
    • Eldora's Milliner party march 1899

    • Men, women, and children gather on an unidentified snow covered wooden structure in Eldora, Colorado. The wooden handle of a shovel sticks up from a hole which has been dug into the snow.
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    • [1899?]
    • Portrait of a man

    • Standing portrait a Native American, possibly Lakota Sioux, wearing a striped tunic, leggings, moccasins, feather headdress; holding a wooden handle whip, and prop wood rifle in front of a painted backdrop.
    • Northwestern Photographic Co.
    • [1890 or 1891]
    • Tomahawk; pipe

    • Shows a Native American Sioux wood and steel blade tomahawk from Rosebud, South Dakota. The wood handle is squared, burned and has rings of brass tacks around it.
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    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • War club

    • Shows a war club made by Native American Sioux White Whirl Wind from Pine Ridge, South Dakota. The stone head is oval and is covered with horsehair dyed purple and an eagle feather is attached at one end. The handle is decorated with blue and black...
    • White Whirl Wind.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Main Street, Central City

    • View of the intersection of Main and Eureka Streets in Central City, Colorado (taken from Eureka Street). The First National Bank building is on the right with a sign on it that reads "Post Office." A man with a cane sits on a step outside of the...
    • Metzger, T. M.
    • 1948
    • War club

    • Shows a war head (Native American Sioux ) made by White Whirl Wind of Badlands, South Dakota (Pine Ridge Indian Agency). The war club features a stone head, quartz, chert, a wood handle with yellow and black beadwork, horsehair dyed purple and...
    • White Whirl Wind.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Sioux war club from Pine Ridge, South Dakota. The club features a beige chert head carved to points on both sides; a wood handle decorated with blue, silver color and green faceted beadwork.
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    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Sioux war club made by Stinking Bear from Pine Ridge, South Dakota. The head of the club is made of an oblong piece of red catlinite with a lead inlay. The wood handle is decorated with braided horsehair dyed purple, green,...
    • Stinking Bear.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Blacksmith

    • A blacksmith identified as Hilario Herminio Paiz (Herman), poses outside of a wood building on his ranch in Gulnare (Los Animas County, Colorado. He wears a cap, leather apron, leather gloves and holds a metal handle drift. A man beside him wears...
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    • [ca. 1915]
    • Gramm Truck the first motor apparatus on the C. S. F. D.

    • Firemen in uniforms pose with a new fire engine, outside the firehouse door of Company No. 2, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The vehicle features a siren, chrome headlamps, rubber tires, pinstriping, starting crank, drive chains, brake...
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    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Sioux war club made by White Whirl Wind from Pine Ridge, South Dakota. The head is made of a round stone. The wood handle is decorated with braided horsehair dyed black and white.
    • White Whirl Wind.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • Grinding grain

    • A Korean woman stands near a large wooden mortar filled with grain and grinds it with a stone pounding mallet with a wooden handle in South Korea. She wears a linen dress and her hair is pulled back in a bun. A flat winnowing basket and iron...
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [between 1952 and 1953?]
    • WPCD sorting primers

    • Interior view of the powder house at the West Portal site of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. A man wears a hat and sorts the explosive primers. The boxes read: "Hercules...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1942?]
    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Sioux war club with a red catlinite stone, pointed and oblong at the head. The wood handle is decorated with doeskin, a tassel made of horsehair dyed orange. Red and white beadwork is on the horsehair tassel.
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    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Baskets

    • View of two Native American baskets; one with a handle.
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    • [between 1900 and 1940?]
    • Baby

    • Studio portrait of a baby in a perambulator. A parasol is attached to the handle of the baby carriage.
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Baby

    • Studio portrait of a baby in a perambulator. A parasol is attached to the handle of the baby carriage.
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Young Child with Easter Basket at Mission Viejo

    • A young blond child sitting in front of an Easter basket on rust colored carpet. The girl is wearing a denim jumper, a white blouse, and white tights. The Easter basket is yellow with pink and green stripes woven in with a pink handle. It has pink...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1980
    • Nederland, Colo. 1899

    • The town of Nederland stands in the background along the base of a hill in Boulder County, Colorado. The Breed and Cutter Reduction Works Mill stands in the far left of the town. The Hetzer House Hotel is in the center of the town. The tops of...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Baby buggy made by Grandpa Thomas

    • View of a baby buggy built by James B. Thomas, a carpenter in Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. The buggy is built in the shape of a surrey, it has an upholstered seat, a fringed top, a handle, large wheels in the rear, small wheels in the...
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    • War club grip

    • Native American (Sioux) wooden war club with a painted green handle and attached rawhide and eagle feather; stone head probably added at a later date.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • War club

    • Native American (possibly from the Southern Plains), war club has a wood handle decorated with dyed red horsehair and a tin jingler; stone head attached with rawhide.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Quirt

    • Shows Native American (Souix or Cheyenne) quirt made from commercial leather. It has a braided handle with a leather thong attached with a metal circlet.
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    • [between 1870 and 1879]
    • Comb

    • Native American (Sioux) wooden comb with a long handle.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Spoon

    • Shows a Native American (Arapaho) spoon made of mountain sheep horn. The handle is decorated with woven multicolor quill.
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    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Shield

    • A Native American (Sioux? or Cheyenne?) ritual shield. It is made of yellow ochre rawhide and buckskin and has red strouding, eagle feathers and a wire handle. Images of a turtle, butterflies, lizard and a bird painted in green, black, red and...
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    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Baby in elaborate wicker carriage

    • Outdoor portrait of a baby in a wicker perambulator in Denver, Colorado. An umbrella is attached to the handle.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [between 1904 and 1915]
    • Park Greeley

    • Aerial view of the baseball diamond of the Colorado State College of Education (also known as the University of Northern Colorado and formerly the State Normal School, Colorado Teachers College, and Colorado State College) in Greeley, Colorado in...
    • Calvin, Skeets.
    • 1952 April 25
    • María Onofre Paiz at gasoline pump

    • María Onofre Paiz, A young woman uses a handle to pump gasoline into an elevated tank outside a tin building on the Paiz Ranch in Gulnare (Las Animas County) Colorado. She wears a dress with short sleeves and her hair is short, parted in the...
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    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Larimer Street, Denver

    • Men pose near the entrance to a liquor store on Larimer Street near 17th (Seventeenth) Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Nearby signs read: "Arcade Cafe," "Single Rooms 20 [cents] a Night 1.00 a Week Herbert W. Griffin Prop.," and "We Handle...
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Chief Washakie in council

    • Studio portrait (standing and sitting) of Chief Washakie and other Native American (Shoshone) men and a boy. Chief Washakie stands in the center of the group, he wears moccasins, leggings, and a feather headdress; he holds a wooden pipe. Members of...
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    • [between 1884 and 1885]
    • Burns Statue, City Park

    • View of City Park, in Denver, Colorado; shows a granite and marble statue of poet Robert Burns, men, cannons, landscaping, trees and flower beds. Sign reads: "Do Not Handle the Flowers."
    • Mile High Photo Company.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Joseph Help, Ogallala Sioux

    • Seated portrait of Joseph Help, Native American Oglala Sioux man, (Lakota) holding a a war club (tomahawk) with a beaded handle and wearing a cotton shirt, animal fur around his shoulders, arm and wrist bands, neck scarf, feathers and beads in his...
    • Heyn Photo.
    • 1899
    • Jar

    • A Native American jar found in Montezuma, Colorado. The jar was used to carry water, and feature a flared rim and a handle strap. The designs on the jar are hatching, turkey foot tracks and a key.
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    • [between 1000 and 1300]
    • Effigy

    • Native American (Zuni) earthenware effigy in the shape of a bird or chicken; red and brown painted spots and band on orange-white background; handle in center between head and knob.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Wyatt School pioneer project

    • Photograph of five unidentified students from Wyatt Elementary School in Denver, Colorado during a pioneer project. Five students are pictured with a section of a log cabin wall behind them. One boy stands with an ax handle in his hands, the...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • circa 1930

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