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    • Kokomo, Colorado

    • Frame commercial buildings line this sloping street in Kokomo, Summit County, Colorado. The two-story buildings have half-height false fronts, cornices, awnings, and signs: "The Palace of Fashion Fancy Staple and Dry Goods Dressmaking," "Oak Hall...
    • Kokomo (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Kokomo--1880-1890.
    • 1881
    • Ramona Hotel, Cascade Colo., 1890, on road to Pikes Peak

    • View towards the domed tower of the Ramona Hotel, a popular Ute Pass resort, located in Cascade, (Cascade Canon) at the foot of Pikes Peak on the Midland Terminal Railroad and on the Pikes Peak Highway, El Paso County, Colorado, includes a street...
    • Cascade (El Paso county, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Cascade--1890-1900.; Ramona Hotel (Cascade, Colo.)
    • 1890
    • Tincup, Colo. Town Hall, big building at right was just built

    • View over Tincup from American Mountain, Gunnison County, Colorado, shows scattered log buildings in a meadow including the newly completed Town Community Hall with corner belltower. The business district along Washington Avenue includes Frenchy's...
    • Tincup (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Log buildings--Colorado--Tincup--1900-1910.
    • 1906
    • Durango, Colorado

    • Panoramic view looking down on the town of Durango, Colorado, in La Plata County.
    • Durango (Colo.)--1930-1940.
    • 1931
    • Opera House, Central City

    • The Central City Opera House was renovated and reopened in the 1930s. Described as "the finest temple of the Muse west of the Missouri" and designed by Architect Robert S. Roeschlaub, the oldest opera house in Colorado is constructed of Gilpin...
    • Central City Opera House--1930-1940.; Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Opera houses--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.; Theaters--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • 1937
    • First Plymouth Congregational Church Thursday Seminars

    • Informational booklet detailing the First Plymouth Congregational Church Thursday Seminars in Denver, Colorado. Included are a schedule of the events and information on each seminar leader.
    • Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; First Plymouth Congregational Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1937
    • Central City Teller Opera House, Colorado

    • The Central City Opera House was reopened in 1932 after renovation. Described as "the finest temple of the Muse west of the Missouri" and designed by Architect R.S. Roeschlaub, the oldest opera house in Colorado is constructed of Gilpin County...
    • Central City Opera House--1930-1940.; Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Opera houses--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • First Baptist Church Diamond Anniversary

    • Book commemorating the Diamond Anniversary of the First Baptist Church in Denver, Colorado. Included in the book is a description of the history of the church, is former locations, photographs and a list of members of the congregation.
    • First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)--Directories.; First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1939
    • Orchestra at High School, 1941

    • Music students sit on wooden folding chairs holding their instruments and facing their music stands in a classroom at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado. The teacher, a man in a suit, conducts the orchestra which includes violins, tubas,...
    • Alamosa High School (Alamosa, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Classrooms--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Youth orchestras--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Physics class at High School, 1941

    • In a physics classroom at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado, pairs of students work at lab tables with a "Periodic chart of the atoms" posted high on the wall behind them. Blackboards line the walls, with bulletin board strips above them.
    • Alamosa High School (Alamosa, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Classrooms--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Laboratories--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Science--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Orchestra at Alamosa High School, 1941

    • Music students sit on wooden folding chairs with their instruments and music stands in a classroom at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado. The teacher, a man in a suit, conducts the orchestra with a baton. Instruments include violins, tubas,...
    • Alamosa High School (Alamosa, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Classrooms--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Youth orchestras--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Science experiment at Central, 1941, Miss Sootz

    • Boys and girls sit with open books at wooden desks with ornate iron sides in Miss Sootz's classroom at Central School in Alamosa, Colorado. Two pairs of children stand at a table in front of the room performing a science experiment with beakers of...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Classrooms--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Experiments--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Schools--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Science--1940-1950.; Sootz, Miss.
    • 1941
    • Basketball, Sanford vs. Alamosa, March 1941

    • Boys in short trunks, numbered tank tops, knee socks, high top tennis shoes, and knee pads spring to action during tip-off in a basketball game between Alamosa High School and Sanford. Two referees in striped shirts are ready for play while the...
    • Alamosa High School (Alamosa, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Basketball players--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Basketball--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Singing at Central, 1941, Miss Crosier

    • Boys and girls in a group at the side of a studio piano in classroom number 208 at Central School in Alamosa, Colorado, while Miss Crosir plays from sheet music. The blackboard behind the piano contains a list which includes "2. What is in, 3. The...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Christmas decorations--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Classrooms--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Music education--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Schools--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.;...
    • 1941
    • Singing carols at Boyd

    • A large group of children is gathered on and at the foot of stairs in Boyd School in Alamosa, Colorado, singing Christmas carols. Some of the boys wear overalls with bibs and a young black boy wears a tie. Most of the girls wear dresses and...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Christmas decorations--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Schools--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Singing--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Typing class at Alamosa High School, 1941

    • Girls sit at typewriters in a classroom at Alamosa High School, Alamosa County, Colorado. Some of the girls wear glasses, some have curled hair. A blackboard in the background has a bulletin board along the upper edge with two 1941 calendars, one...
    • Alamosa High School (Alamosa, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Classrooms--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Typewriting--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Ungraded group at High School, 1941

    • Boys and a few girls sit on wooden folding chairs at long tables in a classroom at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado. The tables have books and papers on them. A blackboard with a row of student drawings along the top is on the left. A...
    • Alamosa High School (Alamosa, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Classrooms--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Chemistry class at High School, 1941

    • In a chemistry classroom at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado, students in heavy aprons work at lab tables with beakers and jars with stoppers. Pane sash windows on the left side of the classroom allow sunlight to stream in the laboratory....
    • Alamosa High School (Alamosa, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Classrooms--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Laboratories--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Science--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Boys wood working class at High School, 1941

    • Boys are bent over wood tables at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado, using vises and planers on pieces of wood. Some boys draw on plans with the aid of yardsticks. There is a blackboard, wooden shelves, a step ladder and a sink in the room.
    • Alamosa High School (Alamosa, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Classrooms--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Woodworking--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Christmas pageant at Boyd School, 1941

    • A group of children performs a Christmas pageant on the stage of Boyd School in Alamosa, Colorado. Children in the center wear a uniform of pants, jackets and hats with round brims. They hold flashlights and stand on risers with one child in the...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Christmas decorations--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Pageants--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Schools--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Christmas pageant at Boyd, 1941

    • Children perform a Christmas pageant on the stage of Boyd School in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Children in the center wear a uniform of pants, jackets and hats with round brims. They stand on risers with one child in the top row, and rows...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Christmas decorations--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Pageants--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Schools--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • "The Ghost Flies South" Nov. 1941, Junior class play

    • Stage scene during Junior play, The Ghost Flies South, at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado; living room scene includes students in costume: Native American woman (wearing beads and feather headband), house maid (face painted black, maid's...
    • Alamosa High School (Alamosa, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Students--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Theatrical productions--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • 1st grade art work at Central, 1941

    • Boys and girls sit around rectangular tables making art with clay in a first grade classroom at Central School in Alamosa, Colorado. Some children stand at a blackboard painting on paper with a table of paint jars and brushes behind them. An...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Classrooms--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Schools--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • 2nd grade at Central, 1941, Miss Monroe

    • Boys and girls sit around rectangular tables and weave hot pads in Miss Monroe's second grade classroom at Central School in Alamosa, Colorado. Striped shirts are popular among the boys and floral print dresses are worn by most girls. A long coat...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Christmas decorations--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Classrooms--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Schools--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Monroe, Miss.
    • 1941
    • Future homemakers at High School, 1941

    • Girls in aprons stand at tables inside a classroom at Alamosa High, Alamosa County, Colorado. Front table has tub of "Crisco," covered tin of sugar, vanilla bottle, milk jar, flour sifter, bowl and hand beaters, "Calumet" baking powder and "Betty...
    • Alamosa High School (Alamosa, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Classrooms--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Home economics--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Weaving hot pads, 2nd grade at Central, 1941, Miss Monroe

    • Boys and girls in Miss Monroe's second grade classroom, at Central School in Alamosa, Colorado, weave hot pads at small rectangular tables. Several boys wears overall and the girls wear print or plaid dresses. One girl wears braids. A board on the...
    • Potholders--1940-1950.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Christmas decorations--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Classrooms--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Schools--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Monroe, Miss.
    • 1941
    • 6th grade at Boyd, 1941

    • In this sixth grade classroom at Boyd School in Alamosa, Colorado, boys and girls sit in rows of wooden desks. Two children stand and read at bookshelves built into the back of the room. A boy with a paintbrush works on a mural of the Nativity...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Christmas decorations--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Classrooms--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Schools--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Junior play, "The Ghost Flies South" Nov. 1941

    • On stage during the Junior play, "The Ghost Flies South," at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado, is a living room scene with a sofa, wooden rocker, and curtained doorway. The cast includes a student dressed as an Indian women with long dress,...
    • Alamosa High School (Alamosa, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Theatrical productions--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Train at Lowry

    • A soldier stands on a wooden platform in front of Union Pacific Railroad locomotive "451" and Denver and a Rio Grande Western freight car on tracks built by the Work Projects Administration (WPA) at Lowry Army Air Force Base in the Lowry Field...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Lowry Air Force Base (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military facilities--Colorado--Lowry Air Force Base--1940-1950.; Railroads--Colorado--Lowry Air Force Base--1940-1950.
    • 1941 May 27
    • Railroad being constructed

    • Men in overalls push a handcar on tracks under construction by the Work Projects Administration at Lowry Army Air Force Base in the Lowry Field neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Construction workers are on tracks in the distance. Shows a railroad...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Lowry Air Force Base (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military facilities--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroad...
    • 1941 May 27
    • Train at Lowry

    • Men in military uniforms walk beside Union Pacific locomotive number "451" at Lowry Air Force Base in the Lowry Field neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Lowry Air Force Base (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military facilities--Colorado--Lowry Air Force Base--1940-1950.; Railroad Signals--Colorado--Lowry Air Force Base--1940-1950.;...
    • 1941 May 27
    • WPA railroad at Lowry

    • View of railroad tracks under construction by the Work Projects Administration (WPA) from the Union Pacific Railroad line to Lowry Air Force Base in the Lowry Field neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows railroad construction workers near the...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Lowry Air Force Base (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroad...
    • 1941 May 27
    • Railroad construction at Lowry

    • Work Projects Administration (WPA) railroad construction workers in overalls and fedoras use a hammers and a crowbar to install rails at a switch on railroad tracks near Lowry Air Force Base in the Lowry Field neighborhood of Denver, Colorado....
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Lowry Air Force Base (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Crowbars--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroad construction...
    • 1941 May 27
    • Man on railroad bridge near Lowry

    • A man in a suit stands on a wooden railroad bridge and track constructed by the Work Projects Administration (WPA) over an irrigation ditch near Lowry Air Force Base in the Lowry Field neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows telephone lines beside...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Lowry Air Force Base (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroad...
    • 1941 May 27
    • Cutting gauze at Colorado General Hospital

    • A Work Projects Administration (W.P.A) worker uses a power saw to cut gauze into strips in a room at Colorado General Hospital, University of Colorado Medical Center in Denver, Colorado. The man wears a white shirt and has his sleeves rolled up to...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration--People--1940-1950.; Colorado General Hospital (Denver, Colo.)--Equipment & supplies--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gauze--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Hospitals--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • 1942 September
    • Brief histories of the Denver Public Schools

    • Compiled for the administrative offices of the Denver Public Schools, this book contains brief histories for the majority of the Public Schools in Denver, Colorado up to they year 1952.
    • Denver Public Schools--History.
    • 1952
    • Alamosa County, County Court House, July 1966

    • The courthouse in Alamosa, Colorado was built in 1938 with W.P.A. assistance and has Mission-style architecture with U-shape plan, brick construction, curvilinear gables, tile roof and an arcade along the interior courtyard with flowers. Two...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Courthouses--Colorado--Alamosa County--1960-1970.; Courthouses--Colorado--Alamosa--1960-1970.
    • 1966
    • Alamosa County, County Court House, July 1966

    • The Alamosa Courthouse in Colorado was built in 1938 with W.P.A. help and has Mission-style architecture with U-shape plan, brick construction, curvilinear gables, tile roof and an arcade along the interior courtyard with flowers. A car and a truck...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Courthouses--Colorado--Alamosa County--1960-1970.; Courthouses--Colorado--Alamosa--1960-1970.
    • 1966
    • Delta, Colorado

    • A W.P.A. painting in a building in the town of Delta, Colorado, in Delta County, has an Amerian Indian theme. Teepees are in the background of a scene where a man holds a headless rabbit, and a woman grinds corn on the ground. Blood stains are...
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--Delta.; Delta (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Art--1980-1990.; Tipis.
    • 1980
    • Delta, Colorado

    • A W.P.A. painting in a building in the town of Delta, Colorado in Delta County has an Amerian Indian theme in which a man holds a headless rabbit while a woman grinds corn on the ground. Teepees are in the background and bloodstains are on the...
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--Delta.; Delta (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Art--1980-1990.; Tipis.
    • 1980
    • Delta, Colorado

    • A W.P.A. painting in a building in the town of Delta, Colorado, in Delta County has an Amerian Indian theme in which a man holds a headless rabbit while a woman grinds corn on the ground. Teepees are in background and bloodstains are on the ground.
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--Delta.; Delta (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Art--1980-1990.; Tipis.
    • 1980
    • Tope public school, Grand Junction

    • Exterior view of Tope elementary school, North 7th (Seventh), Grand Junction, Colorado, shows a one-story flat-roof brick public school building with a series of single double-hung windows, a brick smokestack, and a front entryway with a series of...
    • Grand Junction (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Schools--Colorado--Grand Junction--1980-1990.
    • 1980
    • Frist [sic] miners cabin in California gulch where millions in gold was taken out

    • View of a miner's abandoned log cabin and outhouse in California Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado.
    • California Gulch (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Log cabins--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.; Privies--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.
    • 1980
    • Draft Copy of Cemetery to Conservatory

    • Draft copy of the book Cemetery to Conservatory written by Louisa Ward Arps pertaining to the history of and around the Denver Botanic Gardens and Cheesman Park. Contains author revisions and notes.
    • Botanical gardens--Colorado--Denver.; Cemeteries--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1980
    • Auraria Remembered

    • Oral history of former residents of the Westside neighborhood that were displaced by the building of the Auraria Higher Education Center in the 1970s.
    • Neighborhoods--Colorado--Denver--History.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Denver--Biography.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1991
    • Pre-1963 Colorado mining fatalities

    • An alphabetical listing of people who were killed in mining accidents in Colorado from 1884, when state legislation first required mining companies to report their accidents, through 1962.
    • Mine accidents--Colorado. ; Registers of births, etc.--Colorado. ; Colorado--Vital records.
    • 1995

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