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    • W.P.A. nursery school - Colorado

    • Children eat at tables in a W.P.A. nursery school in Denver, Colorado; food includes cake and tin cups of milk.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1930-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Children eating & drinking--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Nursery...
    • [between 1933 and 1950?]
    • The first clean-up crew opening a street for travel

    • A W.P.A. work crew clean up fallen trees and branches after a snowstorm in Denver, Colorado. A truck with a license plate, "Colo. 1936 1T3613" hauls tree branches and limbs. Shows wooden barricades.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--People--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Disasters--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Snow--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Removing broken but still hanging limbs, etc.

    • A W.P.A. work crew cleans up fallen tree branches after a snowstorm in Denver, Colorado. Shows heavy damage to trees.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--People--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Disasters--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Clearing sidewalks and hauling away debris

    • A W.P.A work crew clears away fallen branches on a city street after a snowstorm in Denver, Colorado.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--People--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Disasters--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • A final clean-up crew

    • A W.P.A. work crew cleans up tree branches and debris after a snowstorm in Denver, Colorado.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--People--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Trees--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Day nurseries

    • Toddlers read picture books in a W.P.A. nursery school in Denver, Colorado.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Children reading & writing--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Nursery schools--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Day nurseries

    • A woman offers a book to a girl in bed in probably an infirmary in a W.P.A. day nursery in Denver, Colorado.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1930-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Infirmaries--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1933 and 1950?]
    • Day nurseries

    • Toddlers feed bunnies in a sand box at a W.P.A. day nursery in Denver, Colorado.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Children & animals--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Rabbits--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Day nurseries

    • Toddlers use crayons, paint brushes, an easel, and scissors at a W.P.A. nursery school in Denver, Colorado. Chairs are made from nail kegs.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Children drawing & painting--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Nursery schools--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; School children--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 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
    • 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
    • Geology bldg

    • Exterior detail of entry of Berthoud Hall, geology building, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Jefferson County, shows elaborate Beaux Arts terra cotta trim around arched double door and window transom, pilaster between windows. Designed by Denver...
    • Colorado School of Mines--Buildings--1950- 1960.; Golden (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Golden--1950-1960.; Colorado School of Mines.
    • [between 1950 and 1960]
    • Armed forces service centers

    • African American soldiers in uniform and women laugh as they stand near, or sit on, a piano at a W.P.A. armed forces center in Denver, Colorado. The women wear dresses, one has on strap heeled shoes.
    • United States. Army.--People.; United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 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
    • An advance WPA crew searching out live wires  and removing hidden dangers

    • W.P.A. employees stand among fallen tree limbs on a residential street after a Denver, Colorado snowstorm. Shows houses and wooden barricades in the distance.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--People--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Disasters--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Residential...
    • [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]
    • P. W. A. [sic] mining class - Denver

    • View shows W. P. A. students learning the art of placer mining by using a rocker on the banks of an unidentified stream, Denver, Colorado. A rocker consists of a screen box on top draining to a larger box below which is inlaid with riffles to catch...
    • United States. Works Progress Administration of Colorado.--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [1930]
    • Two leaders in the establishment of the soldiers recreational center

    • An African American man, in a U.S. Army uniform, and a woman, in a dress and hat, play ping pong at a soldiers recreational center in Denver, Colorado; Andrew Hester, W.P.A. Recreation Director and County Judge C. Edgar Kettering, and soldiers look...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Judges--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Table...
    • [between 1940 and 1945?]
    • Georgetown

    • View of Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows Clear Creek, houses, businesses and the bell tower at the Alpine Hose Company No. 2 Fire House on Fifth (5th) Street. Ice is in the Creek and a stone foundation is near the water.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1930-1950.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Georgetown--1930-1950.; Streams--Colorado--Georgetown--1930-1950.
    • [between 1933 and 1941?]
    • Tennis courts at Gove Junior High School

    • The outdoor tennis courts at Gove Junior High School in Denver, Colorado. A cement court is shown surrounded by a chain-linked fence. Behind the fence five cars are parked on the street
    • Gove Junior High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Colo. School of Mines, Golden, geology building

    • Exterior view of the 1938-1940 W.P.A. project, Berthoud Hall geology building, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Jefferson County, shows the newly constructed three-story with basement Beaux Arts brick building with hipped tile roof and decorative...
    • Colorado School of Mines--Buildings--1930- 1940.; Golden (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Buildings--Colorado--Golden--1930-1940.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Golden--1930-1940.; Colorado School of Mines.
    • [between 1939 and 1940]
    • Mines, geology bldg.

    • Exterior view of the 1938-1940 W.P.A. project, Berthoud Hall, geology building, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Jefferson County, shows the three-story with basement brick Beaux Arts building with hipped red tile roof and decorative terra cotta...
    • Colorado School of Mines--Buildings--1950- 1960.; Golden (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Golden--1950-1960.; Galleries & museums--Colorado--Golden--1950-1960.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Golden--1950-1960.; Colorado School of...
    • [between 1950 and 1960]
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of Central City, Colorado, looking north toward Gunnell Hill. In the foreground is depression in the ground surrounded by a fence. Behind it is a rundown house and a telephone post. Several cars are parked next to the telephone post. A man...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • C. & S. train at Como, Colo. (South Park Branch)

    • View of Colorado and Southern Railway locomotive number 8 at the rail yard in Como (Park County), Colorado. Shows the engine, a tender and a post office car. The mail car reads "U.S. Mail Railway Post Office". Railroad shops and trains are in the...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1930-1950.; Como (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Railroad mail service--Colorado--Como--1930-1950.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Como--1930-1950.; Railroads--Colorado--Como--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1945?]
    • 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
    • Old residence of H.A.W. Tabor

    • Exterior view of Horace A.W. Tabor and his first wife, Augusta's, house at 160 East 5th (Fifth) Street in Leadville, Colorado. Built in 1877 and moved from Harrison Avenue to allow room for his opera house, the dilapidated small two-story...
    • Tabor, Horace Austin Warner, 1830-1899--Homes & haunts.; Leadville (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dwellings--Colorado--Leadville--1930-1940.; Tabor, Augusta, d. 1895--Homes & haunts.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • 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

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