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    • Smiley Junior High School sewing class

    • A photograph of students from Smiley Junior High School in a sewing class. The girls are involved in a variety of activities. There are some students sitting at tables hand sewing. One student is using a sewing machine. One student is looking...
    • Smiley Junior High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; Students.;Home economics.; Sewing equipment and supplies.; Sewing machines.
    • 1951 April
    • Henry Junior High sewing project

    • Photograph of two women using a sewing machining during a sewing project at Henry Junior High School in Denver, Colorado. One women sits as a sewing machining while they other instructs her on sewing.
    • Henry Junior High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1975
    • South High School Sewing Class

    • Students sitting at tables in sewing class cutting material, stitching by hand or using a sewing machine at South High School in Denver, Colorado.
    •  
    • undated
    • Manufacturing clothes

    • A group of women, participants in a Work Projects Administration program, sit hunched over Singer sewing machines in a large open room probably in Denver, Colorado. Large spindles of thread on stands are near each sewing machine. Pieces of denim,...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--People--1930-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Clothing industry--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Public service employment--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Sewing--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1939 and 1943?]
    • Bringing home second-hand sewing machine for wife

    • Hispanic men stand near a sewing machine in a store in Colorado. A display of luggage and another sewing machine are nearby.
    • Hispanic Americans--Men--Colorado--1950-1960.; Men--Colorado--1950-1960.; Sewing machines--Colorado--1950-1960.
    • 1959 July 2
    • Salida tailor shop

    • Interior of a tailor shop, Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado, shows men and women sewing on machines or sewing by hand, a banner reading: "W.S. Buchanan Merchant Tailor," bolts of fabric, suits, trouser, a kerosene lamp, cracked and waterstained...
    • Salida (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Salida--1900-1910.; Sewing equipment & supplies--Colorado--Salida--1900-1910.; Sewing machines--Colorado--Salida--1900-1910.; Tailoring--Colorado--Salida--1900-1910.
    • 1901
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School millinery class

    • Photograph of a millinery class at the original Emily Griffith Opportunity School located in Denver, Colorado. The classroom is full of women sitting at tables working on hand stitching. Each woman has a small box of sewing items and the tables...
    • Sewing.; Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1920
    • Steele School sewing project

    • Photograph of a teacher and students during a sewing project at Steele Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. The teacher is seated at a desk. Around her stand several students. Each student has some fabric, needles and thread and are in various...
    • Steele School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1938 January
    • Henry Junior High sewing project

    • Photograph of several unidentified women working on a sewing project at Henry Junior High School in Denver, Colorado. Two women sit at two different tables using sewing machines. Two other women stand at a table behind them.
    • Henry Junior High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1975
    • South High School sewing class

    • Photograph of an unidentified girl measuring the hem of a dress of another a girl from South High School in Denver, Colorado. One girls stands on a chair while another holds a measuring stick against the fabric. Another unidentified girls sits at...
    • Sewing.; Sewing Machines.; South High School (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1947 November
    • South High School student sewing

    • Photograph of an unidentified student using a sewing machine during her Home Economics class at South High School in Denver, Colorado.
    • South High School (Denver, Colo.); Home economics.; Sewing machines.; Sewing.; Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1938
    • Mary Byers Robinson's residence interior

    • Interior view of a sewing room in Mary Byers Robinson's house at 1225 Pennsylvania Street in Denver, Colorado. A Singer sewing machine, window seat, portraits, and other pictures are in the room.
    • Robinson, Mary Byers--Homes & haunts--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School sewing class

    • Photograph of an unidentified woman using an antique sewing machine during a class at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado.
    • Sewing.; Sewing machines.; Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1975
    • Trinity fourth annual oratorio concert : Mendelssohn's Elijah

    • Program for a presentation of Mendelssohn's Elijah performed at Trinity Methodist Church in Denver, Colorado on March 9, 1905. Included in the program are several pictures of prominent performers, list of performers, a detailed listing of the...
    • Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Elias; Trinity Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.). Choir--Performances.; Oratorios--Librettos.; Trinity United Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church (Denver,...
    • 1905 March 9
    • Activity sewing

    • Convicts in striped shirts at the State Penitentiary, in Canon City, Colorado, work at sewing machines. Pipes, electric lamps, and windows furnish the interior, and spools of thread are in the background.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Interiors.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Sewing machines--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • Denver Public School sewing machines

    • Photograph of three foot powered Singer sewing machines originally used in different schools in the dearly days of Denver, Colorado. The machine of the right of the picture was one of those original to Barnum School in Denver, Colorado.
    • Sewing machines.; Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Women's sewing

    • Treadle sewing machines at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, are in a room with bare interior walls and empty curtain racks over barred windows. Spindle chairs and a wooden table have a cardboard box, fabric scraps, and paper on them;...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Interiors.; Sewing machines--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1910.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Henry Junior High sewing project

    • Photograph of a male student at Henry Junior High School in Denver, Colorado using a sewing machine during a project at the school.
    • Henry Junior High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1975
    • H.H. Lake & his family

    • Two women, probably members of H. H. Lake's family, sit on a bench on a porch sewing. A dog stands next to the bench. The house is probably in Central City, Colorado, where Lake worked at the First National Bank for 47 years.
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952--Family--Colorado--Central City.; Central City (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Dogs--Colorado--Central City--1910-1930.; Porches--Colorado--Central City--1910-1930.; Sewing--Colorado--Central City--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1930?]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 9, 1910 February 26

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19100226
    • Linen storage room at Agnes Memorial Sanatorium

    • Interior view of a linen storage room at Agnes (Phipps) Memorial Sanatorium in Denver, Colorado. Large wooden shelves and drawers line the room. Sheets and blankets are arranged in the cabinets. A large folding table is in the center of the room,...
    • Agnes Memorial Sanatorium (Denver, Colo.)--Facilities--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Sanatoriums--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Sewing machines--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Mybak at the Machine

    • Mybak, a Native American (Plains) woman, sits at a sewing machine that is on a table outdoors. A large piece of cloth is draped over the table. Steps that lead to an open screen door are nearby.
    • Indians of North America--Great Plains--1880-1910.; Great Plains--1880-1910.; Sewing machines--Great Plains--1880-1910.; Women--Great Plains--1880-1910.; Mybak.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Irene at a sewing machine

    • Irene works at a sewing machine in Denver, Colorado. She sits near a wood stove and wears a hat.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Sewing machines--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Migrant mother learns to sew

    • A Hispanic woman sews with a sewing machine in Colorado. A boy and white woman look on. A baby crib is nearby.
    • Hispanic Americans--Women--Colorado--1950-1960.; Sewing--Colorado--1950-1960.; Women--Colorado--1950-1960.
    • 1959 August
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 25, 1910 June 18

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19100618
    • The fairest of her sex rustling

    • Interior view of a dress shop in Leadville (Lake County) Colorado; shows women working with a sewing machine, fabric, and dressmaker's models.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Clothing stores--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Seamstresses--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Sewing--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.;...
    • 1892, March 15
    • H.H. Lake & his family

    • A woman, probably a member of H. H. Lake's family, sits in a chair sewing, probably in Central City, Colorado. A small dog lies near her feet on an oval rug.
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952--Family--Colorado--Central City.; Central City (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Dogs--Colorado--Central City--1910-1930.; Sewing--Colorado--Central City--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1930?]
    • Ladies sewing class

    • Women work on sewing projects at the Rude Park Community Center, 1285 Decatur Street, in Denver, Colorado. Signs on the walls read: "Smoking Prohibited" and "Welcome Buddies".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Rude Park (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Community centers--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Sewing--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • February, 1934
    • Female dept

    • Black and white female convicts at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado sit among sewing machines; men in aprons oversee. Spools of thread are on armatures; electric light cords hang from the ceiling, and a regulator clock is on the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Sewing machines--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Women--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State...
    • [between 1925 and 1940?]
    • Sewing pouch

    • Shows a sewing pouch made by Native American Sioux, Black Eyes, of Allen, South Dakota. The pouch is made of tanned cow leg; it has a flap, decorative buff, yellow, green, blue, red and white beadwork, horsehair dyed red and a tinkler.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1910-1920.; Pouches--1910-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Henry Junior High sewing project

    • Photograph of three unidentified women during a sewing project at Henry Junior High School in Denver, Colorado. All three of the women stand at a table and are working with fabric.
    • Henry Junior High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1975
    • St. Christopher's mission near reservation

    • A Native American (Navajo) woman sews with a sewing machine at Saint Christopher's Mission near Bluff, Utah. She wears her hair in a chongo.
    • St. Christopher's Mission (Bluff, Utah)--1950-1960.; Indians of North America--Utah--1950-1960.; Navajo Indians--Utah--1950-1960.; Sewing machines--Utah--1950-1960.; Women--Utah--1950-1960.
    • 1952
    • Henry Junior High sewing project

    • Two unidentified women bend over a table working on a sewing project at Henry Junior High School in Denver, Colorado.
    • Henry Junior High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1975
    • Help volunteers

    • HELP (Helpful Extra Library People) volunteers, a group of mostly Jaycees and Jayceettes, work inside the Adams County Library, Northglenn, Colorado, stamping books, typing, sewing and shelving.
    • Northglenn (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Community service--Colorado--Northglenn--1960-1970.; Interiors.; Libraries--Colorado--Northglenn--1960-1970.; Adams County Public Library (Colo.)--1960-1970.
    • October 7, 1964
    • Flower Day - Denver

    • View of a parade float in Denver, Colorado. Office building signs read: "Singer Sewing Machines" and "Brooks Photo Studio." People watch from sidewalks.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • 1890
    • State Indust. School, boys in shoe shop

    • Boys at work in the shoe shop, State Industrial School (name change in 1961 to Lookout Mountain School for Boys) Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado. They wear soiled white aprons and clothes as they hammer on soles on center repair table and sew...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Reformatories--Colorado--Golden--1920-1930.; Schools--Colorado--Golden--1920-1930.; Students--Colorado--Golden--1920-1930.; State Industrial School (Golden, Colo.)
    • May 18, 1928
    • Northeast corner of 3rd and Main Streets showing the Roane and Sanders clothing store

    • This brick, one-story commercial building in Canon City, Colorado, has a false front with a cornice and lettering on the awning that reads: "Clothing Roane & Sanders, Hats, Caps." Letters in the storefront read: "Clothing, Roane & Sanders Variety...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Dry goods stores--Colorado--Canon City dy 1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Manual High, 5 girls wearing dresses they made

    • Five students pose in dresses they made in sewing class at Manual Training High School at 27th (Twenty-seventh) and Franklin Streets in the Whittier neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows muslin and cotton dresses with ribbon and lace trims. Two...
    • Manual Training High School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Whittier (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dresses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1905?]
    • Montrose Mercantile Co. Reeves and Mather, Montrose, Colo.

    • A man sits at a sewing machine in this interior view of the Montrose Mercantile Company, in Montrose, Colorado. He is surrounded by various items including: blankets, trousers, shirts, gloves, women's clothing, and, in the background, Reeves and...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Interiors.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Montrose--1900-1910.; Merchandise displays--Colorado--Montrose--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Carl Sabatini teaching tailoring

    • Carl Sabatini smartly dressed in a vest, tie, checked trousers with a wristwatch and tape measure instructs a boy at a sewing machine in a classroom at the State Industrial School (name change in 1961 to Lookout Mountain School for Boys) Golden,...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Reformatories--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; Schools--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; Students--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; Tailor shops--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; Sabatini, Carl.; State Industrial School (Golden,...
    • April 1941
    • Group of 6 girls wearing dresses they made

    • Students model dresses they made in sewing class at Manual Training High School at 27th (Twenty-seventh) and Franklin Streets in the Whittier neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows six girls in shirtwaist style dresses of silk, sprigged muslin,...
    • Manual Training High School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Whittier (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dresses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1905?]
    • Mary Byers Robinson and William Francis Robinson residence

    • Interior view of the Mary Byers Robinson and William Francis Robinson residence at 1225 Pennsylvania Street in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A window seat, chairs, stool, sewing machine, and portraits are in the room.
    • Robinson, Mary Byers--Homes & haunts.; Robinson, W. F.--Homes & haunts.; Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [between 1906 and 1910?]
    • Buena Vista

    • Main Street, in Buena Vista, Colorado, is lined on both sides with frame, false-fronted businesses. Men, horses, and wagons are on the boardwalks and in the street, which has piles of rock in its center. Signs read: Morris wine & beer hall, Little...
    • Buena Vista (Colo.)--1885-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Buena Vista--1880-1890.
    • [between 1885 and 1890?]
    • Three girls wearing dresses they made

    • Students model dresses they made in sewing class at Manual Training High School at 27th (Twenty-seventh) and Franklin Streets in the Whittier neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows three girls in shirt waist style dresses with lace trim. One girl...
    • Manual Training High School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Whittier (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dresses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1905?]

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