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    • Weaving tools

    • View of a spindle and bowl made by Alberto Lobato and two hand carders used by weaver María Salomé Córdova, his mother. The spindle and bowl were used to spin the wool.
    • Córdova, María Salomé, 1867-1960--Associated objects.; Lobato, Alberto, 1895-1976--Associated objects.; Hispanic Americans--1940-1950.; Mexican Americans--1940-1950.; Tools.; Córdova, María Salomé, 1867-1960--Pictorial works.; Lobato,...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Road repair - views along road to Mesa Verde

    • Workers look up at a man sitting on a large slab of rock that lies on the uphill side of a steep slope next to a road, possibly Knife Edge Road in Mesa Verde National Park. The steep hill continues down from where the men stand. Some men hold...
    • Knife Edge Road (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roads, Earth--Colorado--1920-1930.; Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Road construction--Colorado--1920-1930.; Mountain roads--Colorado--History--1920-1930.
    • [between 1923 and 1927?]
    • Class in sloyd

    • An older boy watches younger boys do sloyd, a Swedish system of manual training in woodcarving, in a classroom at Gilpin School at 29th (Twenty-ninth) and Stout Streets in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The boys stand at...
    • Gilpin School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; School children--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.;...
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    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School custodial and maintenance shop

    • Photograph of an unidentified man standing in the custodial and maintenance shop at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado. Next to him is a free standing wall with different custodial tools hanging. Behind on the other wall...
    • Maintenance and repair.; Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1950
    • Motorcycle race track at Tuilleries [sic]

    • A large group of workmen take a break from construction to pose on the motorcycle race track at the Tuileries amusement park in Englewood, Colorado; they sit on the partially completed inclined wood track with its diagonal bracing behind them. The...
    • Englewood (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Amusement parks--Colorado--Englewood--1910-1920.; Racetracks--Colorado--Englewood--1910-1920.; Gillpatrick, William.
    • [1910?]
    • Community garden at south end of 4th (Main) Street

    • Saguache, Saguache County, Colorado, people are in a vegetable garden. Charles Tarbell is the rotund man in a Panama hat; R. R. Tarbell is the tall, dark suited man, T. M. Alexander points. Others work with garden tools. A woman wears a black dress...
    • Saguache (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Saguache Range (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Gardening--Colorado--Saguache--1910-1920.; Women--Colorado--Saguache--1910-1920.; Alexander, T. M.; Tarbell, Charles.; Tarbell, R. R.
    • 1915
    • Near Garden of the Gods

    • A view of laborers and probably a Colorado Midland Railway locomotive and work car during construction of the railroad in El Paso County, Colorado. The men pose with tools.
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1880-1890.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.; Railroad construction workers--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1887 and 1888?]
    • Coopers

    • View of a group of barrel makers (coopers). Men and boys pose with barrels and tools. Shows barrels in various stages of construction, staves, adzes, possibly a draw knife, and a cooper's driver.
    • Barrels--1900-1910.; Boys--1900-1910.; Coopers--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • View in Chestnut Street

    • Pedestrians walk on a sidewalk and on Chestnut Street in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. Shows horse-drawn carriages and men with tools.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1910.; City & town life--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1910.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Members of the Rocky Mountain Railroad Club pose as they restore Rio Grande Southern locomotive (4-6-0) #20 (restored as Florence & Cripple Creek #20). The men and a boy work beside a caboose and a box car in the Narrow Gauge Motel and Narrow Gauge...
    • Narrow Gauge Museum (Alamosa, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1950-1960.; Rocky Mountain Railroad Club--Meetings--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Galleries & museums--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge...
    • 1953 November
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Family Room Interior

    • Black and white print of family room of unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Large brick fireplace covers left side of print. Fireplace opening has screen and a set of tools. Light colored mantle has a pitcher, a Native...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Surveying thru to Summit Black Canon

    • In Montrose County, Colorado, a Denver and Rio Grande Railroad survey team pauses by the Gunnison River. They wear slouch hats and carry hand tools.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1900.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--1880-1890.; Railroad employees--Colorado--1880-1890.
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    • Manual High School Opportunity Drafting Class

    • Photograph of an Opportunity Class (or community class) in Drafting at Manual High School in Denver, Colorado. Students sit at drafting tables covered with drawings and tools.
    • Manual Training High School (Denver, Colo.); Whittier (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1910
    • Rio Grande style blanket and beater

    • View of a hand-woven Rio Grande style blanket made at a WPA sponsored weaving project in San Luis (Costilla County), Colorado. Shows a multi colored striped blanket and two chain rug beaters with wooden handles.
    • Hispanic Americans--Arts & crafts--1940-1950.; Mexican Americans--Arts & crafts--1940-1950.; Blankets.; Tools.; Blankets--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Mexican Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Bicycle repair shop

    • Interior view of a bicycle repair shop in Denver, Colorado; shows men, a boy, a vise, workbench, drill press, bicycle parts, and tools.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bicycles & tricycles--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Maintenance & repair--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Workshops--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [between 1905 and 1910?]
    • The Swimming Pool, Glenwood Springs, 1266

    • Water gushes out of the fountain in the middle of the Natatorium in the hot springs spa in the town of Glenwood Springs (formerly known as Defiance), Colorado, in Garfield County. The Stone Bath House and the Wooden Bath House are next to the...
    • Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fountains--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1900.; Springs--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1900.
    • [March 24, 1896]
    • Quarry at Wilson's Spur, Frying Pan

    • Workers stand near a mule-drawn rail car loaded with cut stone at Wilson's Spur on the Colorado Midland Railway in Eagle County, Colorado. Shows an ax, a chisel, sledgehammers, and other tools. Workmen are in the distance. The Fryingpan River and a...
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1880-1900.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Fryingpan River (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Eagle County--1880-1900.; Mules--Colorado--Eagle County--1880-1900.; Quarrying--Colorado--Eagle...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • The Real Pioneers of Colorado

    • Transcript of a document originally written by Maria Davies McGrath in 1934. This document contains transcripts of all three volumes, arranged alphabetically by pioneers last name. Within each entry is a brief biography of the individual (s) who...
    • Pioneers--Colorado.; Colorado--Biography.
    • 1934
    • Speer Blvd. near 11th Ave., Denver

    • View of one story retail buildings between 11th and 12th Avenues at Elati Street on Speer Blvd. in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One building, with horizontal flagstone cladding, has a series of rounded storefronts with glass...
    • Narconon (Organization : United States)--Buildings--1980-1990.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Denver (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.
    • 1982 January
    • Cabinet shop

    • Interior view of a woodworking shop in Denver, Colorado; shows men, cabinets, lumber, a bicycle, and a counter with planes, files, and other tools.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Cabinetmaking--Denver--1910-1920.; Carpenter shops--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1915?]
    • Denver Ordnance Plant, hoisting window frames into place

    • Construction workers hoist window frames up to the second story of a building at the Denver Ordnance Plant (Remington Ordnance Plant, later Denver Federal Center) in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. The men wear work pants, t-shirts, and hard...
    • Denver Ordnance Plant--Buildings--1940-1950.; Lakewood (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Ordnance...
    • [1941?]
    • Interior of power plant Consolidated Stanley Mining Co.

    • The interior of the power plant of the Consolidated Stanley Mining Company in Clear Creek County, Colorado. The room is filled with various power generating machinery, wood supports and platforms and tools. Two male workers stand on a platform;...
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Stanley Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1910.; Power plants--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Plumbing shop

    • Interior view of a plumber's shop in Denver, Colorado; shows a man, bins of pipe fittings, a pipe cutter, and tools.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Plumbers stores--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Plumbing industry--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Stores & shops--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1915?]
    • Argentine Mine, Leadville, Col.

    • View of the Argentine Mine, in Lake County, Colorado; shows a mule powered grinder and gold miners with hand tools.
    • Grinding machines--Colorado--Lake County--1860-1890.; Lake County (Colo.)--1860-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Lake County--1860-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Lake County--1860-1890.; Mules--Colorado--Lake County--1860-1890.
    • [between 1860 and 1890?]
    • Drill sharpening at Camp Bird

    • Miners work with a sledge hammer and anvil in a shop at Camp Bird Mine (Ouray County) Colorado; interior walls are hung with hoses and tools.
    • Camp Bird (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Camp Bird Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Camp Bird--1890-1910.; Metalworking--Colorado--Camp Bird--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Camp Bird--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Camp...
    • [between 1898 and 1910?]
    • Denver Ordnance Plant, steam plant under construction

    • A crew of construction workers build the framework for the Steam Plant at the Denver Ordnance Plant (Remington Ordnance Plant, later the Denver Federal Center) in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. Three boilers and pipe systems are enclosed in...
    • Denver Ordnance Plant--Buildings--1940-1950.; Lakewood (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Ordnance...
    • [1941?]
    • Miner's drilling contest in Leadville

    • View of a mine worker's competition at Fifth and Harrison Streets, Leadville, Colorado; shows miners and judges on a platform with sledge hammers and tools. Probably Fred C. Dopp, kneels and holds the spike. Men, women, and children crowd the area;...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Contests--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.; Spectators--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.; Dopp,...
    • [between 1901 and 1910?]
    • Miner's drilling contest in Leadville

    • View of a mine worker's competition at Fifth and Harrison Streets, Leadville, Colorado; shows miners on a platform with sledge hammers and tools. The man who holds the sledge hammer is possibly Fred C. Dopp. Men, women, and children crowd the area;...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Contests--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Spectators--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.
    • [between 1901 and 1910?]
    • Miner's drilling contest in Leadville

    • View of a mine worker's competition at Fifth and Harrison Streets, Leadville, Colorado; shows miners on a platform with sledge hammers, a scale, and tools. Men, women, and children crowd the area; the American National Bank is in the background,...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Contests--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Spectators--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.
    • [between 1891 and 1900?]
    • Thor Power Tool Co.

    • View of the Thor Power Tool Company probably in Colorado. Shows a brick building, signs read: "Thor Portable Power Tools."
    • Equipment industry--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Mines - Della S - Aspen air hoist

    • Interior view of the Dellas Mine in Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado; shows a miner, an air powered cable hoist, and tools.
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Dellas Mine (Pitkin County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.
    • 1893, February 26
    • Stedman School kindergarten students using hand tools

    • Photograph of three kindergarten students using hand tools at Stedman Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. One boy stands at the end of the table using a handsaw to cut a piece of wood. Two other boys stand at the table hammering nails into...
    • Kindergartens.; Tools.; Stedman School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Santa Clara Indian at cliff dwelling in Manitou, Colo. silversmith, Epenfanio Tafaya

    • Native American (Santa Clara) silversmith, Epenfanio Tafaya (Tafoya), wears a fringed buckskin shirt with a beaded flower motif over the shoulders, beaded necklaces, fringed and beaded leggings, and moccasins. He stands beside a workbench post with...
    • Manitou Cliff Dwellings Museum (Manitou Springs, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Indians of North America--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1920-1930.; Pueblo Indians--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1920-1930.; Silversmiths--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1920-1930.; Tewa...
    • September 1, 1924
    • Manual Annual: 1909

    • Yearbook for Denver Manual Training High School 1909
    • Manual High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.
    • 1909
    • Crested Butte, Colorado, Jacob Kochevar residence

    • View includes the dilapidating clapboard residences of Jacob and Maija Kochevar, (Yugoslavian immigrants) Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado. Their son Jacob, "Jakie" built the newer false front and decorated the second-story with...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Building deterioration--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.; Clapboard siding--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.; False fronts--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1965]
    • Found in the Cliff "Palace"

    • View of a Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) artifacts excavated from Mesa Verde National Park and stored at the Denver Museum (Colorado History Museum), in Denver, Colorado. Shows a polychrome pottery cup, an ax with a wooden handle and a stone...
    • Colorado History Museum--Exhibitions & displays--1880-1900.; Colorado History Museum--1880-1890.; Mesa Verde National Park (Agency : U.S.); Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological...
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    • Building rock wall

    • Two men work on a rock wall adjacent to the tracks of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad in Glenwood Canyon (Garfield County), Colorado. Sledge hammers, shovels, and railroad ties are among the tools.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Palace Variety Theater and Gambling Parlors

    • This watercolor painting shows Blake Street storefronts, originally the Palace Variety Theater and Gambling Parlors, in Denver, Colorado; signs in the arched windows read: "1451, 1453, Pipes, Pumps," and "Banner Machinist Tools."
    • Palace Theatre (Variety theater : Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Theaters--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • Colo. Utah Coal Co. Mine, Mt. Harris Colo.

    • Interior view of a coal mine owned by the Colorado-Utah Coal Company at Mt. Harris, Colorado; in left foreground, a miner crouches holding a shovel; at right foreground, a miner stands next to a railroad track holding a hatchet; at rear, several...
    • Colorado-Utah Coal Company--1910-1920.; Harris, Mount (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal miners--Colorado--Mount Harris--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Mount Harris--1910-1920.; Industry--Colorado--Mount Harris--1910-1920.; Interiors.
    • [1915?]
    • Hefferman's Trading Post - inside corral

    • View of two white men standing outside of Hefferman's Trading Post, a brush and branch roofed porch surrounded by a wood and wire fence, possibly near Shiprock Agency, New Mexico. A one story adobe and stone building behind the porch has a gable...
    • Navajo Indian Reservation--1900-1910.; Trading posts--New Mexico--1900-1910.
    • [1908?]
    • Planting an orchard

    • Farm workers, men and boys, pose with two well dressed men, a boy and a girl, in a plowed farm field in probably western Colorado. The farm workers wear work clothes and hats, and hold shovels and tools. The boys wear knickers and caps; one boy...
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1880-1900.; Boys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Croplands--Colorado--1880-1900.; Farming--Colorado--1880-1900.; Girls--Colorado--1880-1900.
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    • Gates' plant, W.W.I war garden

    • Women tend a vegetable garden with shovels, hoes and other tools. The garden is next to the Gates Rubber Company office building on South Broadway in Denver, Colorado. A sign reads: "Gates War Garden"; plants include cabbage and corn.
    • Gates Rubber Company--People--1910-1920.; World War, 1914-1918--Commemoration--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Gardens--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1914 and 1918?]
    • 1924 First Baptist Church Directory

    • Membership directory for the First Baptist Church located in Denver, Colorado. Included in the directory are a list of church events, officers and their reports, lists of members, and advertisements.
    • First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)--Directories.; First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1924
    • Crested Butte, Colorado, Jacob Kochevar residence

    • View along Elk Avenue includes both of the dilapidating clapboard residences of Jacob and Maija Kochevar, (Yugoslavian immigrants) Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado. Both of the weathered wood false fronts have broken windows and sagging...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Building deterioration--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.; False fronts--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1965]
    • Crested Butte, Colorado, Jacob Kochevar residence

    • View of dilapidating clapboard residence of Jacob and Maija Kochevar, Yugoslavian settlers, Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado. Their son Jacob, "Jakie" built them the false front with three evenly spaced side entrances and...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Building deterioration--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.; Clapboard siding--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.; False fronts--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1965]
    • Rock used for sharpening tools,  Acowitz Cañon

    • View of a large stone used for sharpening tools by Native Americans (Ancestral Puebloan) in a cliff dwelling ruin near the edge of Johnson Canyon (Acowitz Canyon) in the Ute Mountain Tribal Park on the Ute Mountain Indian Reservation in...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Johnson Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Ute Mountain Indian Reservation--1880-1890.; Ute Mountain Tribal Park (Colo.)--1880-1890.;...
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