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    • Colorado Obituary Project 1969-1990, Revised

    • The Colorado Obituary Project is a statewide index of approximately 50,000 non-Denver obituaries mostly from the 1970s through 1990. Researchers may request a copy of the full text obituary through the Western History and Genealogy Department.
    • Colorado Genealogical Society.
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    • Bowen, Colorado

    • A telegraph operator stands outside the Western Union Telegraph and Cable Office in Bowen, a Victor American Fuel Company town in Las Animas County, Colorado. The operator is probably a Hispanic man who wears pants, suspenders, a light colored...
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • 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...
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    • 1915
    • The Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company Building

    • North elevation view of the Osage Building, the former Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company building at 1175 Osage Street in the Lincoln Park Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The three story commercial style building has a decorative...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2009
    • Telephone building looking up main st.

    • Exterior view of a two-story brick building on the corner of Harrison Avenue and Main Street (renamed West 3rd (Third) Street) in Leadville, Colorado. Built in 1879, the building features a bracketed cornice, tall storefronts with double doors,...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1879 and 1884]
    • American District Telegraph Co. 1423 Stout St.

    • View of a business at 1423 Stout Street, in Denver, Colorado; signs on the Mission Style building read: "The American District Telegraph Company" (later Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company).
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    • 1920
    • Western Union Telegraph Office

    • Interior view of Western Union telegraph office in Denver, Colorado; shows a delivery boy in uniform, a man in a suit, and a woman by a telephone. Calendar and lamp read: "Western Union Telegraph and Cable."
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    • 1917 May 9
    • C B & Q Depot Brush, Colo.

    • View inside the Colorado, Burlington and Quincy railroad Depot in Brush (Morgan County), Colorado. E.S. Dutton, the agent, and George Stewart, the telegraph operator, sit at telegraph equipment. Dutton, in a bowler hat, taps out a message. The men...
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    • 1901
    • San Francisco from Telegraph Hill

    • A partial view of the Observatory on Telegraph Hill and the city of San Francisco, California. San Francisco Bay is in the distance.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1902]
    • 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...
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    • 1937 June 2
    • 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....
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    • 1916 January 4
    • Telegraph work

    • Colorado National Guard soldiers work to repair or install telegraph wire on a wooden telegraph pole in the Cripple Creek mining district in "Camp Goldfield" in Victor (Teller County), Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners strike. Shows...
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903]
    • 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...
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    • 1938 April 22
    • 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...
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    • 1949 July
    • Dispatch room (?)

    • Interior view of (probably) a telegraph office in Denver, Colorado; shows men and women at desks with a telephone and telegraph equipment; men in uniform sit against the wall.
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    • [between 1910 and 1915?]
    • Men at Fort Morgan depot

    • Lieutenant Biglow, Lieutenant Benidict, Mr. L. C. Paddock, Wm. Waddell, and Dr. Woods pose near the Fort Morgan railroad depot. A sign reads: "American Telephone and Telegraph and Associated Companies Long Distance Telephone Bell System Western...
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    • [1914]
    • Messenger service

    • Interior view of a telegraph office in Denver, Colorado; shows men at desks with typewriters, telegraphic equipment, and telephones. Switches are on the wall by a sign: "Postal Telegraph Messengers Furnished."
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    • [between 1910 and 1915?]
    • 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...
    • Rinehart, A. E. (Alfred Evans)
    • [between 1898 and 1901]
    • Denver and Rio Grande Depot at Alamosa, Colorado, May 1893

    • The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Depot in Alamosa, Colorado, is a two-story wood fram Victorian structure with intersecting gables with decorative aprons, cresting roof, octagonal shingles, bracketed overhanging lower eave, and clapboard siding...
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    • 1893
    • Gallegos Mercantile and Hotel

    • View of the Gallegos Mercantile and Hotel on the plaza in San Luis, (Costilla County), Colorado. The two story stone building, owned by José Presentación "J.P." Gallegos, was also the telegraph and post office. The front of the building has a...
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    • [between 1900 and 1905?]
    • The Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company Building

    • View of the Osage Building, the former Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company building (ca. 1900) located at 1175 Osage Street in the Lincoln Park Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The three story commercial style building has a...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2009
    • Colorado Southern Ry., West Portal,  Alpine Tunnel

    • View of the ruins of Alpine Station near the West Portal of the Alpine Tunnel in (Gunnison County), Colorado. Shows the abandoned telegraph station and boarding house and the ruins of the engine house. Railroad ties on the abandoned Colorado &...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1956
    • Jennie Pomroy Dofflemyre

    • Head and shoulders studio portrait of Jennie Pomroy Dofflemyre, first telephone and telegraph operator and her baby, Gunnison, Colorado.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Harrison Ave.

    • This view northeast on Harrison Avenue from Third Street in Leadville, Colorado, shows a two story brick Mountain Claims Office on the corner with the Atlantic & Pacific Telegraph Office next to it. Next, numbered on the print, are (1) the...
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    • [between 1879 and 1880]
    • Central City Main Street

    • View of Eureka Street of Central City, Colorado; shows left side of the street, adjacent sidewalk, dirt road, telegraph poles, and wires. In foreground is the First National Bank building, a Victorian, brick structure, with the name of the bank...
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    • [between 1925 and 1934?]
    • Mountain City, 1899

    • A train engine emits a large cloud of smoke along the snow- covered hillside above Mountain City, Colorado, in the winter. (Mountain City was never considered its own municipality but part of Central City in Gilpin County.) The train is heading up...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [1899?]
    • Western Union, Denver

    • Interior view of Western Union Telegraph and Telegram office in Denver, Colorado; shows men operating telegraph equipment and flywheels. Calendars and advertising posters are on the wall.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • July, 1915
    • F. B. & L. Block, Cripple Creek, Colo.

    • View of Fairley Brothers and Lampman Block Building, 300 East Bennett Avenue, Cripple Creek, Colorado; this three-story brick commercial building has rock-faced stone quoins, storefront windows with displays of merchandise and goods, recessed...
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    • [between 1900 and 1904]
    • Corona, Colo. on the D & S. L.

    • Snow nearly buries telegraph lines outside the rail stop of Corona, on Rollins Pass, (Grand County) Colorado, on the Denver and Salt Lake railroad (the Moffat Line). The top of the snowshed is visible in the snowfield. Mountains are in the distance.
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    • [between 1913 and 1928]
    • Found in excavating at Ft Casper [i.e. Caspar]

    • View of artifacts found at Fort Caspar in Casper (Natrona County), Wyoming. Shows harness and farrier's tools including a fish plate (from a freighter wagon), a hame and short tug, an axe, a coupling iron, a spoon, a glue pot, a yoke iron, part of...
    • United States. Works Progress Administration.
    • 1936 March 23
    • South from Telegraph Hill

    • A man stands next to a low wall that surrounds the summit of Telegraph Hill in San Francisco, California; shows a flagpole, utility pole, and the city. In the distance is the silhouette of the spires of St. Mary's Church and possibly the Emanuel...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • 1421 Champa, operator's school

    • A woman measures the height of a student at the operator's school at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company building at 1421 Champa Street in Denver, Colorado. The student wears a wool skirt and jacket. The other woman wears a cotton...
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    • 1921 June 9
    • Messengers of the Western Union Telegraph Co.

    • Panoramic view of a group of young men on the steps of the United States Post Office at 1961 Stout Street in Denver, Colorado. Western Union Telegraph Company messengers pose in uniforms that include jackets with metal buttons, notepads in breast...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1917
    • Looking toward Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, Calif.

    • Panoramic view of Telegraph Hill from North Beach after the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, California. People walk among the ruins of buildings and houses. Rubble litters the landscape. Sailing and steamships are in the harbor and San Francisco...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • c1906
    • Looking  toward Telegraph Hill, from Stanford mansion, San Francisco, Cal.

    • Panoramic view of North Beach and a part of Telegraph Hill after the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, California. A man stands in the rubble near the remains of a destroyed mansion on Nob Hill. The damaged St. Francis of Assisi Church (now the...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • c1906
    • Pony Express and stage station, Red Buttes, Wyo.

    • A Pony Express rider and a stagecoach leave the Red Buttes station in Natrona County, Wyoming. A lineman works on a telegraph line as a crew, with a mule-drawn wagon, secures the pole in the ground. The station consists of two log buildings with...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • 1933
    • The Pride of Leadville, Col. U.S.A.

    • This view, from the south, of horse drawn wagons and carriages up Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado, includes brick commercial blocks with awnings, the old Lake County Courthouse with Lady Justice and her scales, and the Tabor Grand Hotel in...
    • Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909.
    • 1890
    • Auto equipment, old trucks, white, construction, used at Pueblo

    • View of a truck used by the Mountain State Telephone and Telegraph Company in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. The truck has a hand brake, sirens, and plastic windshield rolled and attached to the roof of the automobile. Words painted on the side...
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    • 1914

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