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    • Denver Public Library young peoples division

    • Boys and girls read and browse books in the children's department of the Denver Public Library at Colfax Avenue and Bannock Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A nearby sign reads: "For Young People."
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    • [between 1950 and 1956?]
    • Eugene Field branch

    • Children pose on steps of the Eugene Field Library in the Washington Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; two boys are twins, book titles include: "Magic Made Easy," "If I Ran The Zoo," and "Uncle Remus."
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    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Library at Denver General Hospital

    • A group of doctors or possibly medical students sit at tables in a library, a branch of Denver Public Library, at Denver General Hospital in Denver, Colorado. The men wear white jackets and have books open in front of them. One man wears saddle...
    • Denver (Colo.). Bureau of Health and Hospitals.
    • [1958?]
    • Library at Denver General Hospital

    • A group of doctors or possibly medical students sit at tables in a library, a branch of Denver Public Library, located at Denver General Hospital in Denver, Colorado. The men wear white coats and have books open in front of them. Medical journals...
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    • 1958
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, houses, and the Voorhies colonnade.
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    • 1955
    • Looking north

    • Workmen lay concrete at the Denver Public Library Construction site at 1331 Broadway in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Rebar, a wheelbarrow, and building materials are nearby.
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    • 1954 September 14
    • Denver Public Library construction site

    • View of the Denver Public Library construction site at 1331 Broadway in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Workmen work with rebar and building materials. Cement trucks and an automobile are nearby.
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    • 1954 November 8
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, houses, and the Voorhies colonnade.
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    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction site

    • Black (African American) and white workmen pour concrete at the Denver Public Library construction site at 1331 Broadway in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Rebar and cement trucks are nearby.
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    • [1954]
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, scaffolding, and parked cars. Buildings include East High School and a church. Lettering reads: "Model...
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    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows scaffolding and parked cars.
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    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows finished stone walls, windows, and building materials.
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    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library

    • View of Denver Public Library at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows stone walls, windows, construction materials, and parked cars.
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    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, houses, and the Voorhies colonnade.
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    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms and scaffolds.
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    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows stone walls, window openings, a parked car, and building materials. Sign reads: "Denver Builds Denver Public Library...
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    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, scaffolding, and parked cars. A church steeple is in the distance. Letters on a building read: "Model...
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    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows scaffolding and parked cars.
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    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows finished stone walls, windows, and building materials.
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    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library

    • View of Denver Public Library at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows stone walls, windows, construction materials, and parked cars.
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    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows stone walls, window openings, a parked car, and building materials. Sign reads: "Denver Builds Denver Public Library...
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    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library

    • View of the Denver Public Library at Colfax Avenue and Bannock Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Flowerbeds, trees, and a sign that reads: "Flowers Please Don't Pick" in Civic Center Park are nearby.
    • Grover, Charles E.
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    • Drive up book return

    • Barbara Blamey puts books in a return box at Denver Public Library in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Letters read: "Drive Up Book Return City & County Denver - Denver Public Library." Embossed chrome insignia on the car reads:...
    • McCall, Floyd Haley, 1902-
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    • Denver Public Library construction

    • Interior view of Denver Public Library construction in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows columns, saw horses, and a stairwell opening.
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    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library

    • View of the Denver Public Library entrance at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; people enter through glass doors.
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    • [1955]
    • Colfax & Acoma

    • A woman leans from her car and puts books in a return slot at the Denver Public Library in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
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    • 1951 April
    • Denver Public Library cornerstone laying

    • People watch the cornerstone ceremony at the Denver Public Library construction site in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; men (one Black, African American) and women pose by building materials.
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    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library cornerstone laying

    • People watch the cornerstone ceremony at the Denver Public Library construction site in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; men (one Black, African American) and women pose by building materials.
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    • 1955
    • Public Library - Frederick R. Ross branch

    • Interior view of the Ross-Broadway Branch of the Denver Public Library in Denver, Colorado; women and children study and browse bookshelves. Decor includes a globe, monitor windows, and a ceiling light fixture. Book titles include: "The Illustrated...
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    • Denver Public Library cornerstone laying

    • Men (one Black, African American) and a woman pose the cornerstone ceremony at the Denver Public Library construction site in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
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    • Library book transfer

    • A man stands near a conveyor and dump truck at the Carnegie library in Denver, Colorado. A wooden crate on the conveyor holds books to be moved to the new library on Broadway. The City and County Building and a front-end loader are in the distance.
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    • [1956]
    • Library book transfer

    • View of a conveyor used to move books from the Carnegie library to the Denver Public Library at 1331 Broadway in Denver, Colorado.
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    • [1956]
    • Woodbury Branch

    • Gilbert Vigil (left) and Phil Ortega sit on stone railings at the Woodbury Branch Library in the West Highland neighborhood of Denver, Colorado and read a book: "Traveling With The Birds."
    • Moldvay, Albert, 1921-
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    • Denver Public Library

    • View of the Denver Public Library entrance at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; metal letters read: "The City and County Of Denver - The Public Library 1955."
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    • Denver Public Library construction

    • Interior view of Denver Public Library construction in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows columns, saw horses, and a stairwell opening.
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    • 1955
    • Barnum construction

    • View of construction of the Ross-Barnum Branch of the Denver Public Library in Denver, Colorado; a man holds a shovel. Bricks are on a scaffold.
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    • 1953
    • Barnum construction

    • View of construction of the Ross-Barnum Branch of the Denver Public Library in Denver, Colorado; a man holds a ruler and smokes a cigar.
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    • 1953
    • Barnum construction

    • View of construction of the Ross-Barnum Branch of the Denver Public Library in the Barnum neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; men work on brick walls.
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    • 1953
    • Dr. Malcolm G. Wyer at Barnum dedication

    • Doctor Malcolm G. Wyer poses at the Ross-Barnum Branch of the Denver Public Library in Denver, Colorado; poster board reads: "Frederick R. Ross Branch It's All New - Everyone Welcome."
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    • 1954 May 21
    • Public Library - Frederick R. Ross Branch

    • Interior view of the Ross-Broadway Branch of the Denver Public Library in the Speer neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; men wait at a counter and women work. Decor includes card catalogs, bookshelves, and monitor windows.
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    • 1951 November 29
    • Frederick R. Ross Branch groundbreaking

    • View of ground breaking at the Ross-Broadway Branch of the Denver Public Library in the Speer neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; participants are identified as (L to R) William F. Kreutter, Mrs. John McPhee, Davis W. Moore, Malcolm G. Wyer, Henry A....
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    • 1950 September 28
    • Public Library - Frederick R. Ross branch

    • Interior view of the Ross-Broadway Branch of the Denver Public Library in the Speer neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; teenage boys study, and people browse bookshelves. A piano, ceiling light fixture, open dictionary, and monitor windows complete...
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    • 1951 November 29
    • Denver W. 14th Ave. & Bannock St.

    • Walter Johnson, candidate for governor of Colorado sits in an open antique touring car with an unidentified man and boy on the corner of Fourteenth Avenue and Bannock Street in Denver, Colorado. Signs on the automobile read: "Walter Johnson for...
    • Trout, George A.
    • 1950 September 4
    • New bookmobile

    • Roy Baker and John Eastlick stand by Denver Public Library bookmobiles in Denver, Colorado.
    • Mathias, David.
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    • First Bookmobile used DPL - put into service Nov 1950

    • View of the Denver Public Library bookmobile in Denver, Colorado; lettering reads: "Denver Public Library - Traveling Branch." A man and woman board the vehicle; the Carnegie Building of the Denver Public Library in Civic Center Park is in the...
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    • Denver Public Library bookmobile

    • View of the Denver Public Library bookmobile in Denver, Colorado; a woman and two boys climb aboard, and lettering reads: "Denver Public Library Traveling Branch."
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    • Librarians at Denver Public Library

    • Librarians who include Frances Lumbeck, Phyllis Miller, Martha Baker, Eulalia Chapman, Ruthellen Brown, Harry J. Mooney, and Forrest Carhart sort catalog cards in the Bibliographic Center at the Denver Public Library at Colfax Avenue and Bannock...
    • Snyder, David C.
    • 1955 June 27
    • Catalog department in former main library

    • Men and women work at desks in the catalog department of the Denver Public Library at Colfax Avenue and Bannock Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Books, book trucks, typewriters, and card catalogs are in the room.
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    • [between 1950 and 1955]
    • Denver Public Library bookmobiles

    • A woman and children walk by a Denver Public Library bookmobile in Denver, Colorado; one teenager is Black (African American), a bicycle leans on the vehicle, and a boy is in a Cub Scout uniform.
    • Coffey, Pat.
    • 1956
    • Miss Ellen Lipp

    • Ellen Lipp returns a book at the Denver Public Library in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; a window has a speaker system and letters: "Drive-In Depository."
    • Teter, Cloyd M.
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