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    • Spoon

    • Shows a spoon made of buffalo horn of the Native American Santee Sioux, Mt. Vara River, Nebraska.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1800-1810.; Santee Indians--Arts & crafts--1800-1810.; Spoons--1800-1810.
    • 1800
    • Procession at San Francisco, in celebration of the admission of California into the American Union

    • View of crowds and a parade in celebration of California's acceptance into the union at the Plaza of San Francisco in San Francisco, California. Shows the three story Eldorado Hotel with a portico decorated with columns and a sign that reads: "El...
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1850-1860.; Floats (Parades)--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Hotels--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Parades & processions--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Plazas--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.;...
    • 1851 January 25
    • The trapper and the Indians

    • A naked man, the trapper John Colter, stands with arms raised and faces Native American (Blackfeet, Siksika) men who run toward him with spears, tomahawks and shields. Shows prickly pear cactus and shrubs on the ground in Gallatin County near the...
    • Indians of North America--Montana--Gallatin County--1810-1820.; Siksika Indians--Montana--Gallatin County--1810-1820.; Gallatin County (Mont.)--1810-1820.; Confrontations--Montana--Gallatin County--1810-1820.; Fighting--Montana--Gallatin...
    • 1856 May 10
    • Southeast corner of 4th and River, home of Geo. R. Shaeffer

    • This hewn log cabin in Canon City, Colorado, has snow on its sagging shingle roof. A man holds the reins of a horse with a child on it, and a woman and child look out the door. A power pole is by a bay window and a brick chimney; a box is mounted...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1850-1860.; Log cabins--Colorado--Canon City--1850-1860.
    • 1858
    • Blake Street F & G Sts.

    • Horse-drawn wagons are parked near buildings on Blake Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Signs on the buildings read: "Wholesale Groceries," "H. Burton Storage & Commission," and "Missouri House."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Denver

    • Horse-drawn wagons are parked near buildings on Blake Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Oxen and horses are beside wagons. Signs on frame and brick commercial buildings read: "Wholesale Groceries," "H. Burton Storage & Commission," and "Missouri...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Commercials streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Fifteenth Street, Denver

    • View of 15th (Fifteenth) Street, in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses with signs: "J. H. Voorheis" (on hanging boot), "Warren Hussey & Co Bank," and "Watches and Jewelry." Also shows a barber pole, the First National Bank (under construction),...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1861
    • Chief Colorow

    • Lithographic reproduction of a head and shoulders portrait of Chief Colorow, White River Band, Native American Northern Utes.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Ute Indians--1860-1870.; Colorow, ca. 1810-1888.
    • 1862?
    • Fall River near Idaho Springs

    • View of Fall River (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Wooden buildings, log cabins, a tent, and a covered wagon are near Fall River and Clear Creek.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Fall River (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Fall River (Colo. : Town)--1860-1880.; Streams--Colorado--Fall River--1870-1880.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--Fall River--1870-1880.
    • 1863
    • Old view of Denver

    • View shows wooden residences and the brick Lawrence Street Methodist Episcopal church, Denver, Colorado. The Cherry Creek, Platte River Confluence is in the distance.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Methodist Episcopal churches--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Old view of Denver

    • View, facing west, of Denver, Colorado. Viaducts cross the South Platte River and a sign on a building reads: "Commonwealth".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Montgomery

    • Panoramic view of log and frame houses, mine buildings, and a lake near the Middle Fork of the South Platte River in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. Shows snow-covered mountains in probably the Tenmile Range.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River, Middle Fork (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mine...
    • 1864
    • Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864

    • View of frame and brick commercial buildings and houses near downtown Denver, Colorado and the flooded South Platte River and Cherry Creek. People stand beside Cherry Creek near a brick building with a sign that reads: "Drugs, Chemicals, Paints,...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Denver flood

    • View of brick and frame houses and commercial buildings in Denver and Auraria during a Cherry Creek and South Platte River flood. A brick house near the standing water of Cherry Creek has a gabled rood and gingerbread details. Signs on flooded...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864

    • People and horses stand beside an eroded Larimer street during a flood of Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado. Shows brick and frame commercial buildings in Auraria and the flooded South Platte River. Piles of probably people's belongings are beside a...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Denver, 1864

    • Panoramic view of brick and frame commercial buildings in downtown Denver, Colorado and the flooded South Platte River nearby. Shows the brick Denver Mint building at 16th (Sixteenth) Street and Market Street and businesses on probably Larimer...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 19
    • West end South Adams village

    • View of frame buildings with gabled roofs in a town near hills and trees. Probably an ore pile and ore car tracks are near a river. One or two story buildings are near probably a barn and timber piles. Cultivated crops are near deciduous trees. A...
    • Cities & towns--1860-1870.; Croplands--1860-1870.; Mine railroad cars--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.; Rivers--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • View of Camp No. 2 from Prospect Hill

    • Distant view of Union Pacific Railroad passenger cars beside canvas tents near the Platte River in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows people beside a Pullman car and a United States flag on a flag pole in the camp. The encampment was for...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Camping--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • View of Omaha, N. T. from Capitol Hill (2)

    • View of brick and frame houses and buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows the brick church and frame steeple of probably the First Congregational Church on 16th (Sixteenth) Street, wooden fences, a dirt road beside commercial...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Churches--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Courthouses--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • View of Omaha, N.T. from Capitol Hill (1)

    • View of brick and frame houses and buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden fences, dirt roads and the Missouri River in the distance.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Landing of the U.P.R.R. Excursts. at Omaha (1)

    • People stand near piles of supplies stored in barrels, wooden crates and burlap sacks, in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows a stagecoach, horse drawn wagons, railroad tracks, a Union Pacific Railroad car, and probably the "Colorado" or the...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Steamboats--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Tourists--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Landing of the U.P.R.R. Excursts. at Omaha (2)

    • People in horse drawn wagons and buggies are beside Union Pacific Railroad tracks, a railroad car, and the river steamers, the "Denver" and the "Colorado", on the Missouri River in probably Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows United States...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad tracks--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Steamers Denver and Colorado, U.P.R.R.

    • People disembark at Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska, and pose near the steamers "Denver" and "Colorado" on the Missouri River. Shows tall smokestacks on steamboats, and people behind ornate wooden railings on upper and lower story observation...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Steamboats--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Camp of Pawnee Indians on the Platte Valley

    • Native American (Pawnee) men are on horseback probably near the Platte River in Nebraska. Shows tepees and distant, sparse trees. Men wear feather headdresses for a staged performance for members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Pawnee Indians--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Group of Mounted Pawnee Warriors

    • Native American (Pawnee) men pose in a row beside a tepee, probably near the Platte River in Nebraska. Some of the men wear feather headdresses for a staged performance for members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company.--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Pawnee Indians--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Tipis--Nebraska--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • The Platte River opposite Platte City

    • A man with a beard sits on the edge of an overlook above the Platte River opposite what is identified as Platte City in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a skull with horns on the ground and people seated in a group nearby, members of the...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Platte River (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • The Platte River and Kinsley's brigade

    • A group of African American (Black) men pose at the edge of the Platte River in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. The men are probably servants or dining car attendants for the restaurateur H.M. Kinsley on the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; African Americans--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Platte River (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • The Elkhorn Club on the banks of the Platte

    • Men, women, a girl and a boy, identified as the Elkhorn Club, pose near the Platte River in Nebraska. The women sit and pose in dresses, overcoats, and hats with narrow or no brims. The men wear suits with overcoats, caps, and felt or top hats....
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Platte River (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Clubs--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Tourists--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Women--Nebraska--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • North Platte Bridge

    • View of a wooden bridge over the North Platte River in North Platte (Lincoln County), Nebraska. Union Pacific Railroad tracks are on the narrow bridge.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; North Platte (Neb.)--1860-1870.; North Platte River--1860-1870.; Railroad bridges--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Bridge over Loup Forks at Columbus, Nebraska

    • Men and saddled horses stand on a wooden bridge over the Loup River in Columbus (Platte County), Nebraska. Shows horse-drawn carriages on the bridge and trees at the edge of the river in the distance.
    • Columbus (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Loup River (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Bridges--Nebraska--Columbus--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Columbus--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • The Middle Landing, O.R.R., Cascades, Columbia River

    • View of frame buildings, a boat house and a wooden ramp beside the Columbia River near The Cascades, whitewater rapids in Multnomah County, Oregon. Shows a trestle near buildings and dense trees on mountains nearby.
    • Columbia River--1860-1870.; Multnomah County (Or.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Oregon--Multnomah County--1860-1870.; Rivers--Oregon--Multnomah County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • The Dalles, from Sun Set Hill

    • View of the Columbia River at The Dalles (later Dalles Dam), whitewater rapids in Wasco County, Oregon or Klickitat County, Washington, near what is identified as "Sun Set Hill." Shows frame buildings, sparse trees and river inlets in the wide...
    • Columbia River--1860-1870.; Dalles, The (Or. and Wash. : Rapids)--1860-1870.; Rivers--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Lookout Mountain, Cascades, Columbia River

    • View of a settlement in Hood River County, Oregon; shows frame buildings, a blockhouse, and picket fences. Lookout Mountain is in the distance.
    • Hood River County (Or.)--1860-1870.; Lookout Mountain (Hood River County, Or.)--1860-1870.; Blockhouses--Oregon--Hood River County--1860-1870.; Farms--Oregon--Hood River County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Omaha, Nebraska

    • View of houses, fenced lots and commercial buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows a garden, brick and frame buildings, a church with a central steeple, trees and dirt streets, and the Missouri River in the distance.
    • Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Delegation of Colorado Ute Indians together with white escorts in Washington D. C. who formulated...

    • Image of a oval portrait of Kit Carson and a triptych of standing portraits of the delegation of representatives from the Tabeguache, Moache, Capote, Weeminuche, Yampa, Grand River, and Uintah bands of Native American Utes and white delegates in...
    • Capote Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Moache Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Tabeguache Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Uinta Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.;...
    • 1868
    • Denver in 1868

    • View of a wooden bridge over the South Platte River, possibly at 15th (Fifteenth) Street, near the confluence with Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado. Horses drink from the river. Shows buildings and houses in Denver in the distance, wheel ruts in...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Indians, Ute, government relations, delegations

    • A triptych of standing portraits of the delegation of representatives from the Tabeguache, Moache, Capote, Weeminuche, Yampa, Grand River, and Uintah bands of Native American Utes and white delegates in Washington D. C. to sign the Kit Carson...
    • Capote Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Moache Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Tabeguache Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Uinta Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.;...
    • 1868
    • Street view in Green River, Wyoming Territory

    • Men wear sack suits and overcoats, and hats or caps and pose in a row in front of businesses in Green River (Sweetwater County), Wyoming. Shows a saddled horse, a wagon, and commercial signs that read: "Dixon & Grimes Groceries and Provisions,"...
    • Green River (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Clothing stores--Wyoming--Green River--1860-1870.; General stores--Wyoming--Green River--1860-1870.; Men--Wyoming--Green River--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Cottonwood trees at Fort Steele, Wyo. Terr.

    • View of a man reclined in a grassy field beside Cottonwood trees on the North Platte River at Fort Fred Steele (Carbon County), Wyoming. Shows probably a bull buffalo skull on the ground nearby.
    • Cottonwood--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.; Fort Fred Steele (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Trees--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Bridge across North Platte at Fort Steele

    • Men, probably construction workers, stand on a wooden Union Pacific Railroad bridge over the North Platte River at Fort Fred Steele (Carbon County), Wyoming. Men, horses and wagons, and probably an adobe building are in the valley.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Facilities--1860-1870.; Fort Fred Steele (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; North Platte River--1860-1870.; Bridge construction--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.; Railroad bridges--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Fort Steele, Wyoming Territory in 1868

    • View of frame buildings and canvas tents beside the North Platte River at Fort Fred Steele (Carbon County), Wyoming. Shows probably telegraph wires and barrels stacked beside buildings.
    • Fort Fred Steele (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; North Platte River--1860-1870.; Forts & fortifications--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.; Rivers--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.; Tents--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Indians rec' [i.e. receive] annuities

    • Stereographic view of Native American (Plains) men and women, they stand near covered wagons and a wooden rail fence to receive food rations. Saddled horses stand on the edge of a nearby river.
    • Indians of North America--Government relations--Great Plains--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--1860-1870.; Food relief--1860-1870.; Women--1860-1870.
    • 1868 October 1
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (profile) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He stands in front of a painted backdrop near an artificial tree. He has a full beard and curly hair. He holds a rifle and wears a round brimmed hat with a tassel, a...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Beards.; Handguns.; Military scouts.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • 1869
    • Weber Canyon, Utah

    • View of rock walls and the Weber River in a narrow portion of Weber Canyon in Utah.
    • Weber Canyon (Utah)--1860-1870.; Weber River (Utah)--1860-1870.; Canyons--Utah--1860-1870.; Rivers--Utah--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (profile) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He stands, with one foot on a stump, in front of a painted backdrop near an artificial tree. He has a full beard and curly hair. He holds a rifle and wears a round...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Beards.; Handguns.; Military scouts.; Stobie, Charles S.
    • 1869
    • Uintah

    • View of a valley, the Weber River, Weber Canyon and a few buildings in Uintah (Weber County), Utah. Shows rocky hillsides and a tree.
    • Uintah (Utah)--1860-1870.; Weber Canyon (Utah)--1860-1870.; Weber River (Utah)--1860-1870.; Canyons--Utah--Uintah--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Utah--Uintah--1860-1870.; Rivers--Utah--Uintah--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (profile) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He has a full beard and curly hair. He wears a round brimmed hat, a striped shirt and has a bandanna around his neck. He wears herring-bone pants and has a wide belt...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Beards.; Handguns.; Military scouts.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • 1869
    • Scout Chas. S. Stobie "Mountain Charlie" 1st scout White River Ute Agency

    • Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist, poses in a high back saddle on his paint horse by probably a river in Colorado. He wears a hat, a leather shirt with fringe and a decorated bib, a gun belt with cartridges, and leather boots.
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Horseback riding.; Military scouts.; Rivers.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • 1869

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