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    • Irene McWilliams

    • Irene McWilliams Musician, Teacher and Churchwoman W.P.A. music teacher, 1933-1939; director of Denver U.S.O., WWII: taught at Littlejohn School of Music (a federal project to rehabilitate wounded soldiers through music); conducted choirs for...
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    • Golden, Colorado

    • View north from South Table Mountain over Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado, includes the Adolph Coors Brewery, greenhouses and residence, Colorado and Southern (formerly Colorado Central) Railroad, depot and trains, North Table Mountain and the...
    • Adolph Coors Company--1930-1940.; Golden (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Brewing industry--Colorado--Golden--1930-1940.
    • [between 1908 and 1920]
    • Coors brewery, Golden

    • View southeast of the Adolph Coors Company brewery, Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado, shows the cooling pond, tall smokestack and multi-story brick plant buildings.
    • Adolph Coors Company--1930-1940.; Golden (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Brewing industry--Colorado--Golden--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Alamosa, Colo., Court House

    • The Alamosa Courthouse in Alamosa County, Colorado, was built in 1938 with W.P.A. help and has Mission-style architecture with a U-shaped floor plan, brick construction, curvilinear gables, tile roof, and an arcade along all three sides of the...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Courthouses--Colorado--Alamosa County--1930-1940.; Courthouses--Colorado--Alamosa--1930-1940.
    • [1938]
    • Building pyramids in 8th grade gym class

    • An eighth grade girl's gym class forms a human pyramid at the Central School in Alamosa, Colorado. The girls wear white, short sleeved blouses, belted dark shorts, socks and white tennis shoes. Four girls are on their hands and knees in the center....
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Acrobatics--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Schools--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • [1941]
    • 8th grade gym class

    • In a girls' eighth grade gym class at Central School in Alamosa, Colorado, the girls all wear white, short sleeved blouses, belted dark shorts, socks and white tennis shoes. Several girls stand on their heads while pairs of girls hold them up. The...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Acrobatics--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Schools--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
    • 4th grade at Boyd, 1941

    • Boys and girls sit in rows of wooden desks in a fourth grade classroom at Boyd School in Alamosa, Colorado. Built in bookshelves with jars of dried weeds on the top shelf are along the back wall. A blackboard is on the side wall near a bulletin...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Christmas decorations--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Classrooms--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Schools--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • [1941]
    • 3rd grade at Boyd, 1941

    • Boys and girls sit in rows of wooden desks in a third grade classroom at Boyd School in Alamosa, Colorado. Some boys wear overalls and one wears a bow tie. The girls wear print dresses with clips or bows in their hair. Built in bookshelves with...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Christmas decorations--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Classrooms--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Schools--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • [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
    • 3rd grade at Central, 1941, Miss Borego

    • In Miss Borego's third grade classroom, number 202, at Central School in Alamosa, Colorado, boys and girls sit in rows of wooden desks reading books. One boy reads "Sails, Wheels, and Wings." A blackboard has a scene of wisemen and their camels,...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Christmas decorations--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Classrooms--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Schools--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Borego, Miss.
    • [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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Central School building, 1941

    • The two-story Central School in Alamosa in Alamosa County, Colorado, is a brick building featuring a low hip tile roof, pane sash windows, and double door entries. A trace of snow and an automobile are in front of the building.
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Schools--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • [1941]
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • "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
    • 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
    • Alma, Park Co.

    • View west of Alma, (10,353 feet) Park County, Colorado, includes large tailing dumps from placer and hydraulic dredge mining above the Middle Fork of the South Platte River; shows frame residences, commercial buildings on main street, and ruins of...
    • Alma (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Alma--1920-1930.
    • [1929]
    • Old Depot Bailey, Denver South Park and Pacific

    • The dilapidated, old Bailey train station is situated next to the rails of the Denver-South Park and Pacific railroad in Park County. The one-story, rectangular, clapboard structure has a side gable with a corrugated, tin roof that has pieces...
    • Bailey (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Bailey--1930-1940.; Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Black Hawk, Colo., early days, 1860's

    • View west up Gregory Gulch toward Central City, Colorado; shows Chas. Leitzman's blacksmith shop, "Wholesale & Retail Meat Market" (with a horse in front and men sitting on the steps), a building that housed many saloons (most notably Jesse...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • [between 1863 and 1869]
    • Langford House, Black Hawk

    • View of the front of the Langford House in Chase Gulch near Black Hawk, Colorado; shows the arched entry to the foyer, arched casement window over the entryway, steep gable (typical of Carpenter Gothic architecture), decorative jigsaw bargeboard...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1930-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Blackhawk--1930-1970.; Stone walls--Colorado--Blackhawk--1930-1970.
    • [19--?]
    • Bond school

    • The Bond School, made from an old passenger railroad car, is next to a dirt road in the town of Bond, Colorado (Eagle County). An outhouse is behind the school. Steps lead from the ground to the school door and brush grows around the foundation....
    • Bond (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Bond--1930-1940.; Schools--Colorado--Bond--1930-1940.
    • [between 1936 and 1939]
    • 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
    • Professional football in Will Rogers Stadium, Broadmoor, Colorado  Springs

    • View of a professional football game at Will Rogers Stadium, Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows spectators in bleachers, goalposts, United States flag, players, officials and Cheyenne Mountain in the background.
    • Broadmoor (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Football--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1940.; Stadiums--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs

    • View of the Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows the nine-story Italianate structure with a cupola, and a terrace on Broadmoor Lake with a footbridge leading to the island.
    • Broadmoor (Hotel : Colorado Springs, Colo.)--Buildings--1930- 1940.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Hotels--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1940.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1940.; Pedestrian bridges--Colorado--Colorado...
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • 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

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