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    • Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 5, 1918 July

    • Newsletter produced monthly 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.
    • 19180701
    • Booth, outdoor #2, Elitch Gardens

    • View of a telephone booth at Elitch Gardens in Denver, Colorado. The booth has a wood frame and glass door and panels. Signs on the booth read: "Mountain States Tel. & Tel. Co., American Telephone and Telegraph Co., Bell System," and "Telephone...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Equipment & supplies--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Elitch Gardens (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Telephone booths--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1934 July 17
    • 1429 Champa, commercial office, exterior, front

    • View of the commercial office of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company at 1429 Champa St. in Denver, Colorado. The building is a one story brick structure with cornice, dentils, and large store-front windows. Carved stone entablatures...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1915
    • Exchange, construction progress

    • View of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph exchange building on 3rd (Third) Street in Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. The small wood frame structure is propped up by wooden beams along the front of the building. A sign on a...
    • Colorado Telephone Company--Buildings--1890-1900.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1896, June
    • Storms, Monument, Colo.

    • Workers dressed in winter clothes pose on a Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company truck in Monument (El Paso County), Colorado. Wires, equipment, and a lamp hang from the truck with a sign reading: "American Telephone and Telegraph Co....
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Monument (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Linemen--Colorado--Monument--1910-1920.; Trucks--Colorado--Monument--1910-1920.
    • 1916 January 4
    • First heavy duty trucks used by company

    • Men pose with Mountain States Telephone and Telephone Company trucks on Champa Street, in Denver, Colorado; lettering on vehicles and on an incised stone arch reads: "Telephone Building," "Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Company." A house...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Equipment & supplies--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Trucks--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Limon, Colorado, exchange equipment

    • An operator works at a switchboard at the Mountain States telephone exchange building in Limon (Lincoln County), Colorado. Shows telephone equipment and telephone booths on the far end of the room. The woman wears a headset and polka-dot dress.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Equipment & supplies--1930-1940.; Limon (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Limon--1930-1940.; Telephone operators--Colorado--Limon--1930-1940.; Telephone...
    • 1932 April 14
    • Station equipment booth, outdoor #2 at Lakewood exchange

    • View of a telephone booth near the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company building in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. The booth has a wood frame and glass panels. Signs on the doors read: "Public Telephone." The exchange building...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Equipment & supplies--1940-1950.; Lakewood (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Telephone booths--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.
    • 1941 April
    • Cable pulling engine

    • View of telephone cable installation machinery by a cast iron hitching post on 15th (Fifteenth) Street, in Denver, Colorado. Letters read: "The Colorado Telephone Company, Bell System, American Telephone & Telegraph Co, Don't Write, Telephone."...
    • Colorado Telephone Company--Equipment & supplies--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Hitching posts--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Machinery--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
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    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 8, 1911 February 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.
    • 19110218
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 5, 1919 May

    • Newsletter produced monthly 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.
    • 19190501
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 20, 1911 May 13

    • 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.
    • 19110513
    • Booth, outdoor #1, taken at City Park

    • View of a telephone booth at City Park in Denver Colorado. The telephone is mounted in a wooden booth that is lined with molded, decorative tin. Signs on and around the booth read: "Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company, Bell System,"...
    • Mountain State Telephone and Telegraph Company--Equipment & supplies--1930-1940.; City Park (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Telephone booths--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1934 July 17
    • Dofflemyer family

    • Head and shoulders family portrait of the Dofflemyres, shows James, an early Gunnison, Colorado, surveryor and later manager of the first telegraph and telephone, his wife Jennie, first telephone operator, and their two children; daughter, Lou and...
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Families--Colorado--Gunnison--1890-1910.
    • [between 1898 and 1901]
    • "Stringing" the great 100 pair cable-16G Toll Line, Colo, Telephone Co., Denver, Colo.

    • Workers for the Colorado Telephone Company stand in an alley with a spool of telephone wire, or pose harnessed to a wooden telephone pole in Denver, Colorado. Men carry tool belts, wear overalls, suspenders, hats and leather gloves.
    • Colorado Telephone Company--People--1880-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Linemen--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.; Telephone lines--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.; Utility poles--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Magna, Utah, buildings, 9083 West 2700 South, Magna-Garfield exchange exterior

    • View of the Magna-Garfield telephone exchange building located at 9083 West 2700 South, Magna (Salt Lake County), Utah. The building is a simple one story brick structure with glass brick windows. A sign near the building reads: "Telephone Office,...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1950-1960.; Magna (Utah.)--1950-1960.; Telephone companies--Utah--Magna--1950-1960.
    • 1950
    • Station equipment, booth, #30 type

    • View of a telephone booth in a building probably in Denver, Colorado. The booth is an ornate wood structure with small panes of glass and a heavy wooden door. A sign on the telephone reads: "If I had a telephone here at home it would not be too...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Equipment & supplies--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone booths--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1915
    • Denver Union Depot, telephone booths

    • An operator sits at a switchboard near a bank of telephone booths at Union Station in Denver, Colorado. A woman sits behind a desk near a sign that reads: "Western Union Telegraph and Cable." The telephone booths are identified by numbers mounted...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Union Depot (Denver, Colo.)--Facilities--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • 1915
    • Delta Exchange equipment - switchboard

    • Interior view of a Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company office in Delta (Delta County), Colorado; shows telephone operators working at a switchboard.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Delta (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Delta--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Delta--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone operators--Delta--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone...
    • 1914
    • Denver Union Depot, public telephones

    • An operator sits at a switchboard near a bank of telephone booths at Union Station in Denver, Colorado. She sits behind a divider and wears a head set. The telephone booths are lined with decorative molded tin and numbers identify each booth. A...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--Facilities--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • 1915
    • Exchange interior, operator's rest room

    • Telephone operators sit in the operator's rest room at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Boulder (Boulder County), Colorado. The women sit in rocking chairs near a table where magazines and a plant are...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Boulder (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Boulder--1910-1920.; Lounges--Colorado--Boulder--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Boulder--1910-1920.; Telephone...
    • 1914
    • Estes Park, Colorado, exchange equipment, switchboard

    • Operators work at the switchboard in the Mountain States telephone exchange in Estes Park (Larimer County), Colorado. The women work in an area separated from the rest of the room by a low divider. A telephone and adding machine sit on a desk...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1930-1940.; Estes Park (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Estes Park--1930-1940.; Telephone operators--Colorado--Estes Park--1930-1940.; Telephone switchboards--Colorado--Estes...
    • 1931 July 24
    • 1421 Champa, operator's school

    • A woman sits at a desk and interviews an applicant for a position as an operator at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph building, 1421 Champa Street in Denver, Colorado. The woman behind the desk wears a dress with a broad collar and has a...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Employment interviewing--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Telephone...
    • 1921 June 9
    • Denver-New York toll line, opening of booths in A. B. clubroom used in opening demonstration

    • Interior view of an area identified as the A. B. clubroom possibly in the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company building in Denver, Colorado. Wooden telephone booths line one wall. Signs over the booths read: "Omaha Direct," "Chicago...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Facilities--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--1910-1920.; Telephone booths--Colorado--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • 1911, May 8
    • W. Morgan, exchange equipment, terminal room

    • View of the terminal room in the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph exchange building in Morgan (Conejos County), Colorado. A candle stick telephone sits on a desk near other switchboard equipment. Wires, circuits, and control panels line the...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Equipment & supplies--1910-1920.; Morgan (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Morgan--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Morgan--1910-1920.; Telephone...
    • 1914
    • Durango exchange equipment, operating room

    • Telephone switchboards line a wall of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Cords are strung across the switchboard and numbers identify each work station. A supervisors desk...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Facilities--1910-1920.; Durango (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Durango--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Durango--1910-1920.; Telephone switchboards--Colorado--Durango--1910-1920.
    • 1915
    • Lakewood exchange equipment, old exchange switchboard

    • View of a switchboard and circuits at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. Cords are stretched across the work station. A telephone booth is in the corner of the room.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Equipment & supplies--1910-1920.; Lakewood (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Lakewood--1910-1920.; Telephone switchboard--Colorado--Lakewood--1910-1920.
    • 1915
    • Westwood, Colorado, buildings, exchange, exterior, front

    • View of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building probably in the Westwood Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The one story brick building is constructed in the style of a domestic structure with an arched doorway and...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Westwood (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1937 July 16
    • Interior, operator's locker & dining room

    • View of the staff dining room for operators at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph exchange building in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows lockers, icebox, food service area, and tables. Salt and pepper shakers, sugar bowls, and cream...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Facilities--1910-1920.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Dining rooms--Colorado--Pueblo--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Pueblo--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Pueblo--1910-1920.
    • 1914
    • Gallup Office

    • View of Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company offices on Gallup (later Zuni) Street in the Highland Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; the brick building has a cornice and an arched entry. Letters read: "The Colorado Telephone Company;"...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Highland (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1915
    • Colorado Springs, Colorado, commercial office, exterior front

    • View of the commercial office of Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company possibly located at 120 East Kiowa Street in Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. The building is a one story brick structure with large rectangular windows. A...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1940.;...
    • 1937 June 2
    • 1421 Champa, exterior, front

    • View of the Colorado Telephone Company Building at 1421 Champa Street in Denver, Colorado; a four story brick structure with an ornate cornice and stained glass fanlight window. Stone entablature reads: "Telephone Building." Engaged columns flank...
    • Colorado Telephone Company--Buildings--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • 1904
    • Telephone political cartoon

    • Close-up view of a political cartoon that depicts a dog listening to a telephone. Text includes: "'His Maters Value,'" "Promotor," "Los Angeles Capitalists," "Automatic Telephone $$$," and "It Only Works One Way."
    • Political cartoons--Colorado--1900-1910.; Telephone industry--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Aerial construction, setting anchor

    • A group of workers dig a hole for a Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company telephone pole in a rural area of Colorado. The men hold shovels and tools dangle from their belts. A barbed wire fence runs along a dirt road. Shows open fields.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Linemen--Colorado--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • 1914
    • York Office - front view

    • View of Colorado Telephone Company offices on York Street in Denver, Colorado; the brick building has a cornice and letters: "The Colorado Telephone Company."
    • Colorado Telephone Company--Buildings--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1915
    • Lewistown, Montana

    • View of the Mountain State Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Lewistown (Fergus County), Montana. The building is a two and one-half story brick structure with a pedimented frontispiece and cornice with dentils. Sign above the...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1920-1930.; Lewistown (Mont.)--1920-1930.; Telephone companies--Montana--Lewistown--1920-1930.
    • 1920
    • Boulder, Colorado, buildings, exchange exterior, front

    • View of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building possibly located at 1319 Spruce Street in Boulder, Colorado. The two-story brick structure has some Art Deco style elements and decorative iron work on the door. A sign...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1930-1940.; Boulder (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Boulder--1930-1940.
    • 1938 April 22
    • Telephone cartoon

    • Close-up view of a political cartoon that depicts two men, one representative of the Automatic Telephone Company and the other of Denver, Colorado. Text includes: "23," and "Automatic Telephone Promotor Los Angeles, Calif."
    • Political cartoons--Colorado--1900-1910.; Telephone industry--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • J. E. MacDonald, office, 1421 Champa

    • Interior view of a Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company office in Denver, Colorado; decor includes a desk, lamp, telephone, Oriental rugs, and Moroccan leather wall covering.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Facilities--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephones--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1912
    • Telephone political cartoon

    • Close-up view of a political cartoon that depicts a telephone as a snake that reaches from Los Angeles to Denver. Text includes: "Automatic Telephone stock jobbing scheme.
    • Political cartoons--Colorado--1900-1910.; Telephone industry--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Station equipment, booth, outdoor #1, 14th and Welton, Denver

    • View of a telephone booth near the W & W Garage at 1400 Welton Street in Denver, Colorado. The booth is made from wood and is lined with molded, decorative tin. Signs on the phone booth read: "Telephone," "Mountain States Tel & Tel. Co.," and "Bell...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Equipment & supplies--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Telephone booths--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1941 April
    • Estes Park, Colorado, exchange building

    • View of the Mountain States telephone exchange building in Estes Park (Larimer County), Colorado. The structure is a log building with a dormer and stone chimney. A stone wall serves as a fence and embankment. A sign reading "Telephone" hangs on...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1930-1940.; Estes Park (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Log buildings--Colorado--Estes Park--1930-1940.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Estes Park--1930-1940.
    • 1931 July 29
    • Station equipment, booth, open type, metal

    • Interior view of a telephone booth. The phone is mounted in a three-sided wood frame booth. A light is mounted above a podium where a telephone directory sits.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Equipment & supplies--1940-1950.; Telephone booths--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • 1941 April
    • J. E. MacDonald, office, 1421 Champa

    • Interior view of a Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company office in Denver, Colorado; decor includes a roll top desk, a safe (Charpiot Safe Co.), ceiling lamp, telephone, Oriental rugs, a bell, rubber stamp and pad, thermometer, Arts and...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Facilities--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Offices--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; MacDonald, James...
    • 1912
    • Pueblo Exchange Bldg. front

    • View of the Colorado Telephone Company exchange office in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado; sign reads "Long Distance Telephone," (bell logo) and "Pay Station." Features include a tile roof and stepped pediment; adjacent duplex has corbeled brick...
    • Colorado Telephone Company--Buildings--1910-1920.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Duplexes--Colorado--Pueblo--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Pueblo--1900-1910.
    • 1910
    • Fort Collins, Colorado, exchange building

    • View of the Mountain States telephone exchange building in Fort Collins (Larimer County), Colorado. The building is a two-story brick structure with arched windows and a flat roof. A sign on the door depicts a bell and reads: "Bell System." A sign...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1930-1940.; Fort Collins (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Fort Collins--1930-1940.
    • 1931 October
    • Johnstown, Colorado, exchange building

    • View of the Mountain States telephone exchange building in Johnstown (Weld County), Colorado. The building is a one-story frame store-front with a flat roof. A sign extending from the building reads: "Telephone." A sign painted on the door depicts...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1930-1940.; Johnstown (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Johnstown--1930-1940.
    • 1931 October
    • Englewood, Colorado, buildings, exchange exterior

    • View of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building located at 3825 South Broadway in Englewood, Colorado. The building is a one-story brick structure with stone decoration at the foundation and around the door. Signs on...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1940-1950.; Englewood (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Englewood--1940-1950.
    • 1949 July
    • Leadville Exchange

    • View of a Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company office in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado; features include an arched entry, false columns, and a cornice. Letters read: "The Colorado Telephone Company;" a wheelbarrow is by lumber.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1910-1920.; Leadville (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Office buildings--Colorado--Leadville--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Leadville--1910-1920.
    • 1914
    • Longmont, Colorado, exchange building

    • View of the telephone exchange building on the corner of 5th Avenue and Main Street in Longmont (Boulder County), Colorado. The building is a one and one-half story brick structure with arched windows, dentals, and a flat roof. A sign on the door...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1931-1940.; Longmont (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Longmont--1930-1940.
    • 1931 October

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