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    • Philip St. George Cooke, Lieutenant-Colonel second dragoons, serving with the Army in Utah

    • Bust portrait of Lieutenant-Colonel Philip St. George Cooke of the United States Army 2nd Dragoons. Cooke has a moustache, a goatee and mutton chops, and wears a military uniform with a belted, double-breasted jacket and epaulettes.
    • United States. Army. Dragoons Regiment, 2nd--People.; Cavalry--1850-1860.; Military officers--American--1850-1860.; Cooke, Philip St. George, 1809-1895.
    • 1858 June 12
    • Map of Golden City: laid out in the spring of 1859

    • Golden's town company, known as the Golden City Association, was formed when the town was founded on June 16, 1859. At that time, the town of Golden City was part of Kansas Territory. The Territory of Colorado was created to govern the western...
    • Golden City (Kansas Territory)--Maps.; Kansas Territory--Maps.; Golden (Colo.)--Maps--19th century.; Golden (Colo.)--History--19th century.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--Maps--19th century.
    • 1859
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to Family. Kansas elections, best route for John, Horace Greeley report, Rocky Mountain News, Denver stores, band, gambling, 15,000 population, church.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 June 18
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with "Son" (John)

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to "Son" (John). Lies about Larimer, persuading John to come to Denver, price of flour in Denver, the mines, post office, Denver will be state capitol, cemetery company.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 June 28
    • Letter to Samuel L Dewel (Duel) from A. Hosterman

    • Samuel Dewel (Duel) served in the Civil War in Company A, 32nd Regiment of the Ohio Volunteers. He served from July 12, 1861 to August 19, 1862. He was honorably discharged for medical reasons. Friend A Hosterman wrote this letter to Dewel prior...
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    • 1862 June 29
    • Major-General William T. Sherman

    • Image on Harper's weekly title page shows a bust portrait of Major-General William T. Sherman. Sherman has a beard and wears a military uniform that includes a double-breasted jacket with a belt, an upright collar, a bow tie and officer's shoulder...
    • Generals--American--1860-1870.; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891.
    • 1864 June 4
    • When I first crossed the plains in 1865, Chs. S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He wears a wide brimmed hat, short hair and is clean shaven. He wears a coat decorated with piping and a tie and stickpin.
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Military scouts.; Rifles.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • 1865 June 1
    • Julesburg Stage Station

    • Photo of a drawing of the Julesburg Number 2 stage stop in Julesburg, Colorado in Sedgwick County. Pedestrians are on the dirt road in the foreground. Tents are pitched next to wood-frame buildings. A stagecoach is in front of the building.
    • Julesburg (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Our Indian war sketches

    • North American Indian (Arapahoe) men sit with military men in uniform, and smoke a calumet (pipe) near an Indian camp. The Indian men have long hair, necklaces or earrings, and sit wrapped in robes. One man wears a feather in his military hat....
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Calumets--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--1860-1870.; Indian encampments--1860-1870.; Military scouts--1860-1870.; Smoking--1860-1870.
    • 1867 June 29
    • David Bruce Powers train of Leavenworth at Denver

    • David Bruce Powers' supply train from Leavenworth, Kansas forms a circle on Market Street, Denver, Colorado. Men sit on burros and lead teams with covered wagons. Signs on businesses read: "Leather & Shoe Findings Storage & Commission," "Saddlery...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Wagon trains--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1868 June 20
    • The completion of the Pacific Rail Road the ceremony at Promontory Point [sic], Utah

    • Men pose at a ceremony to commemorate the completion of the trans-continental railroad at Promontory Summit (Box Elder County), Utah. Workers stand with dignitaries from the Union Pacific Railroad and the Central Pacific Railroad. Men shake hands,...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--Rites & ceremonies--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--Rites & ceremonies--1860-1870.; Box Elder County (Utah)--1860-1870.; Promontory Summit (Utah)--1860-1870.; Dedications--Utah--Promontory...
    • 1869 June 10
    • Promontory, Utah

    • Men stand and pose beside canvas tents and a Union Pacific Railroad or Central Pacific Railroad passenger car in Promontory (Box Elder County), Utah. The men wear sack suits and caps or flat brimmed hats. A sign on a tent reads: "Post Office." A...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Promontory (Utah)--1860-1870.; Men--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.; Post offices--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.; Railroad passenger...
    • 1869 June 30
    • Tent city at Promontory

    • Men pose in front of tents or false front frame buildings in possibly Promontory (Box Elder County) or Corinne (Box Elder County), Utah. Legible signs on businesses read: "G. Goldberg, Wholesale Wines, Liquors, Tobacco & Cigars," "Billiard Hall,"...
    • False fronts--Utah--1860-1870.; Stores & shops--Utah--1860-1870.; Tents--Utah--1860-1870.
    • 1869 June 30
    • Promontory, Utah

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad or Central Pacific Railroad tracks, a switch and railroad signal in possibly Promontory (Box Elder County) or Uintah (Uintah County), Utah. Shows a water tower, a railroad car, wooden wagons, tents and frame buildings...
    • Cities & towns--Utah--1860-1870.; Railroad signals--Utah--1860-1870.; Railroad tracks--Utah--1860-1870.
    • 1869 June 30
    • The stampede

    • Four mounted Native Americans use pieces of cloth to stampede four horses.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Stampedes--1860-1870.
    • 1869?
    • 1st child born in Greeley

    • A couple, Horace Greeley and Bertha Dixon, pose for a formal studio portrait in Greeley, Colorado in Weld County. The man, who sits in an upholstered chair with fringe around the edge, wears a suit, a shirt, a vest, and leather gloves. The woman...
    • Greeley (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Dixon, Bertha.; Greeley, Horace.
    • 1870 June 18
    • The Far West - shooting buffalo on the line of the Kansas- Pacific Railroad

    • Reproduction shows men shooting and buffalo running and falling; coaches and a balloon-stacked locomotive of the Kansas-Pacific Railroad wait on the tracks; telegraph wires are overhead.
    • Kansas-Pacific Railway Company--1870-1880.; Bison hunting--1870-1880.; Railroads--1870-1880.
    • 1871
    • Bird Chief, War-Chief of the Arrapahoes

    • Photomechanical reproduction of an engraving of Bird Chief, a Native American (Arapaho) man. He wears a vest and a bead necklace.
    • Arapaho Indians--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Bird Chief.
    • 1871 June 24
    • Denver Tramway, Denver and Swansea street car dummy engine "Governor Gilpin:

    • Photograph of the Denver Tramway street car for the Denver and Swansea line. The words "Gov. (Governor) Gilpin" are written on the sides. It was created as a test engine for a special day trip created by the Denver and South Park Railroads to...
    • Denver Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.); Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1874 June
    • G.J.B., 2 1/2 yrs.

    • Standing studio portrait of George Jarvis Bancroft. He wears a woolen suit with a jacket, skirt, matching bloomers, and striped stockings and boots. The skirt and bloomers have side stripes and the jacket has two rows of buttons and contrasting...
    • Bancroft, Caroline--Family.; Boys--1870-1880.; Bancroft, George Jarvis.
    • 1876 June
    • Idaho [Springs]

    • View of Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County), Colorado; shows the Alvord House, wooden houses, businesses, and newly planted trees.
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1870-1880.
    • 1876 June 21
    • Denver Fire Dept.

    • Firemen from "Hook and Ladder No. 1" and "Woodie Fisher Hose No. 1," pose in uniforms and fire helmets at the Denver Fire Department "Central Station", on Lawrence Street, Denver, Colorado; some hold brass horns. Other firemen sit in windows and on...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Fire stations--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1876 June 6
    • Lieut. J. J. Crittenden, 20th Infantry, fell here in Custer Battle, June 25, 1876

    • View of man painting letters on the grave cross of Lieutenant J. J. Crittenden, of the 20th Infantry, who died in the Little Bighorn Battle in 1876, Montana.
    • Cheyenne Indians--War--Montana--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--War--Montana--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Montana--1870-1880.; Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876--Battlefields.; Little Bighorn Battlefield (Mont.)--1870-1880.;...
    • 1877
    • A perilous trip, shooting a flume in the Sierra Nevada

    • Two men in small boat slide down a narrow, wooden flume filled with water in the Sierra Nevada Range in Nevada or California. Shows the flume on a tree-covered mountain, rock formations and summits in the distance.
    • Aquatic sports--1870-1880.; Boats--1870-1880.; Flumes--1870-1880.
    • 1877 June 2
    • A whaling station on the California coast

    • View of the Pacific Ocean, men flaying a whale, smokestacks of a rendering plant, and a seaman with a telescope, in California. The Harper's Weekly masthead depicts an artist's palette, a lyre, globe, and telescope.
    • Fishermen--California--1870-1880.; Fishing industry--California--1870-1880.; Whaling--California--1870-1880.
    • 1877 June 23
    • A Chinese reception in San Francisco

    • Chinese men and women are in a room decorated with lanterns, filigree wall screens and tapestries in San Francisco (Marin County), California. Men and women play stringed instruments, cymbals and drums. Some men smoke pipes; others eat rice at a...
    • Chinese--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Clothing & dress--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Eating & drinking--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Interiors--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.;...
    • 1877 June 9
    • The largest cottonwood tree in Colorado

    • View of large cottonwood tree called "The Old Monarch" in the middle of the block between "C" and "D" Streets on South Union Avenue, in Pueblo, Colorado, shows a horsedrawn stagecoach parked next to the tree and the "Topeka House," a two-story...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Trees--Colorado--Pueblo--1870-1880.
    • 1879 June 29
    • Colorado, contrasts of life in the new mining district - the first "swell" arrival at...

    • View of a street in Leadville (Lake County) Colorado; miners watch a well dressed man with a velvet coat, striped pants, top hat, cane, and luggage walk past a bar. Business signs read: "Bar Room" and "Groceries."
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; City & town life--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Dandies--Colorado--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--1870-1880.; Spectators--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879 June 7

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