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    • Four pistols

    • Four pistols descriptions follow images from right to left. The first pistol was made by H. Aston & Co. from Middletown, Connecticut; U.S. Arsenal. The percussion pistol (US model 1842, military cap lock pistol) is single shot made from walnut with...
    • Handguns--1860-1880.
    • [between 1860 and 1875]
    • Bags

    • Shows two bags. One is a Native American Southern Plains (possibly Mescalero Apache) buckskin bag and is decorated with green, white and pink beadwork in diamond and square designs. The second bag is Native American (Cheyenne) made of commercial...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Bags (costume accessories)--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Commemorative medal

    • A commemorative bronze medal with an image of Zebulon Montgomery Pike, an army officer and explorer, on one side and Pikes Peak, in Colorado Springs, Colorado which bears his name, on the other side. This coin was struck in 1906 to celebrate the...
    • Medals--1770-1910.; Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, 1779-1813.--Commemoration.
    • [between 1779 and 1906]
    • Choker

    • A choker (Native American Sioux) made of dentalium shell and rawhide. Worn by Cedar Elk when young.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1880.; Chokers--1870-1880.; Necklaces--1870-1880.; Cedar Elk--Associated objects.
    • [between 1870 and 1879]
    • Bracelet

    • Shows four metal bracelets of the Native American Southern Plains Indians.
    • Bracelets--1880-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Scraper and awl

    • A Native American (Sioux) scraper tool made from elk horn and a steel blade. The scraper has a natural color, dots and lines carved into the handle portion, hollow depression and there is a thong piece of buckskin wrapped around the blade. This...
    • Arapaho Indians--Arts & crafts--1860-1880.; Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Scrapers (tools)--1880-1900.; Cases (containers)--1860-1880.
    • [between 1860 and 1900]
    • Woman's leggings and pouch

    • A pair of Native American (Arapahoe; Cheyenne) women's leggings made of buckskin. They are one-piece and painted with ochre coloring. The leggings are decorated with German silver conchas, yellow, white translucent red and blue Italian glass beads....
    • Arapaho Indians--Clothing & dress--1870-1900.; Crow Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1870-1900.; Leggings--1870-1900.; Pouches--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1899]
    • Indian excursion in Denver

    • Group portrait of Native American Ute men, women, and a girl in Denver, Colorado. They have drums, costume includes feather and horn headdresses, braids, embroidered aprons and leggings, felt hats, moccasins, and blankets. Advertisements on frame...
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Ute Indians--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Clothing & dress--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1901 and 1906?]
    • Switchboard operators at work

    • Mountain States Telephone Company operators work at a switchboard probably in Denver, Colorado. The women wear headsets and sit at the switchboard panel.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Telephone operators--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Telephone switchboards--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1930
    • Primrose coal miners

    • A large group of miners pose near the mouth of the Primrose Mine in Primrose (Huerfano County), Colorado. The miners wear work clothes including: overalls, pants, suspenders, and coats. Most of the men wear hats with Johnny Lamps and hold picks in...
    • Primrose (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Primrose Mine (Huerfano County, Colo.)--1910-1930.; Coal mining--Colorado--Primrose--1910-1930.; Miners--Colorado--Primrose--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Middle-aged couple seated in a garden

    • Outdoor portrait of a husband and wife in a garden near their home in Denver, Colorado. The woman wears a dress and a hat decorated with ribbon. The man wears a suit and hat.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Gardens--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Spouses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Suffolk Mine, San Miguel Co., Colo.

    • A group of miners pose near the mouth of the Suffolk Mine in San Miguel County, Colorado. The men wear work clothes and hats. Some men sit on the slope of the hill above the mine entrance. Others stand around an ore car.
    • San Miguel County (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Suffolk Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1870-1890.; Miners--Colorado--San Miguel County--1870-1890.; Mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Mining in Central City

    • A group of men pose in the interior of a shaft house at a mine in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Three men stand with their hands on a chain and their feet on a large bucket that lowers into the shaft.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1901?]
    • Legal fraternity of Georgetown

    • Men pose in front of a log building with a gabled roof and a sign that reads: "John H. McMurdy, Law Office" in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Men wear tuxedos with silk hats or derby hats and sit on horseback or stand. Boys are nearby...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Law offices--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.; Lawyers--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.; Log buildings--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Tejon St. in the business section of Colorado Springs

    • View of Tejon Street in Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado; shows pedestrians, brick and stone office buildings with storefronts, arches, and canvas awnings.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Manitou Springs - Railway Stations

    • View along the carriage entrance of the stone Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Depot, Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Railroad rails line the drive and "D. & R. G." is embossed on the metal catch boxes of the downspouts. Teams of horse...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--Buildings--1910-1920.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Porte cocheres--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1910-1920.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1910-1920.
    • 1912
    • Streets - Monte Vista

    • Unpaved street in the commercial district of Monte Vista (Rio Grande County), Colorado. Produce sacks are stacked on a parked, flatbed truck. Shows pedestrians, cars, electric street lampposts. Signs read: "Fassett," "Hotel La Veta," "Stow's,"...
    • Monte Vista (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Automobiles--Colorado--Monte Vista--1920-1930.; Business districts--Colorado--Monte Vista--1920-1930.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Monte Vista--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Bakery in Steamboat Springs

    • A woman, a baby, boys, and a man pose outside a log building with a frame false-front identified as a bakery in Steamboat Springs (Routt County), Colorado. A saddled horse stands in the dirt street.
    • Steamboat Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bakeries--Colorado--Steamboat Springs--1890-1900.; Horses--Colorado--Steamboat Springs--1890-1900.; Log buildings--Colorado--Steamboat Springs--1890-1900.; People--Colorado--Steamboat Springs--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Heart of Selkirks

    • View of the Selkirk Range. Shows rugged snow covered mountains.
    • Selkirk Range--1880-1900.; Mountains--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • School house, Tabernash, Colo.

    • View of the frame Tabernash school building and playground in Tabernash (Grand County), Colorado. The school has two identical buildings with dormers and gabled roofs joined by a covered entrance. Log cabins and laundry are on a line nearby.
    • Tabernash (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Log cabins--Colorado--Tabernash--1910-1930.; Playgrounds--Colorado--Tabernash--1910-1930.; Schools--Colorado--Tabernash--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • The homeless, Victor's big fire

    • View of large groups of people left homeless after a fire in Victor (Teller County), Colorado. Men, women and children stand around household belongings and furniture in numerous piles along hillside. Shows handcarts, buggies and wagons used to...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Homeless persons--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1899 Aug. 21
    • Men in carriage past old Alameda bridge

    • Men pose in a horse-drawn buggy on Alameda Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Shows the bridge over Archer Canal.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [between 1904 and 1909]
    • U.S. Post Office, Grand Junction, Colorado

    • View of the three-story stone Post Office building at the corner of Rood Avenue and 4th (Fourth) Street in Grand Junction (Mesa County), Colorado. The Post Office has column light posts beside two stone staircases, arched windows and doorways on...
    • United States. Post Office (Grand Junction, Colo.)--1910-1930.; Grand Junction (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Post offices--Colorado--Grand Junction--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1925?]
    • Close view of oil shale deposits in northwestern Colorado

    • Men stand on a rocky ledge and pose beneath a layered shale cliff in Mesa County or Garfield County, Colorado. Shale cliffs are above talus, shrubs, and a valley.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--1900-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1918]
    • Court House, Pueblo

    • View of the County Courthouse at 10th and Main Street in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. The classical-style building has columns with Corinthian capitals, decorative balustrades, pediments with dentil details, and a rounded, central dome with...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Courthouses--Colorado--Pueblo--1910-1930.
    • [between 1912 and 1925?]
    • Georgetown, Colo.

    • View of frame buildings and houses in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows the frame Barton House hotel, the Victorian Hamill House, a mine smokestack, cabins, timber piles, and dirt roads. Snow is on mountains above the Clear Creek...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.
    • [1873?]
    • Terrible Mine & Mill Silver Plume - Colo

    • View of the Terrible Mill and Mine at Silver Plume, Colorado. Shows wood frame buildings, wooden ore cars on track, trestle, smokestack, a pipeline and tailings pile.
    • Silver Plume (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Terrible Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Mills--Colorado--Silver Plume--1890-1910.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Silver Plume--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Silver Plume--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Mill and tailings

    • View of a mine ore processing site in (probably) Colorado; elevator sheds and a tipple with ore car tracks top piles of tailings.
    • Mining--Colorado--1910-1930.; Ore industry--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Lady Belle Mine, Eagle Mining District, Colo.

    • Men pose by tailings and scrub trees on a slope at the Lady Belle Mine south of Eagle, Eagle County, Colorado; mountains are in the background.
    • Eagle County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Lady Belle Mine (Eagle County, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Eagle County--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Eagle County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Starkville church

    • View of a church in the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company coal camp, Starkville (Las Animas County), Colorado. The church is a frame structure with a round stained glass window over the arched doorway. The steeple is decorated with fish scale shingles...
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--1890-1930.; Mining camps--Colorado--Starkville--1890-1930.; Starkville (Colo.)--1890-1930.; Churches--Colorado--Starkville--1890-1930.; Coal mining--Colorado--Starkville--1890-1930.;...
    • [between 1896 and 1922?]
    • Tunnel of the Hope M. M. & L. at Aspen, Colo.

    • View of Hope Mine Company operations near Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado; shows the mine entrance, tailings, ore processing sheds, a smokestack, lumber, and railroad grade.
    • Hope Mine (Pitkin County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Pitkin County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Pitkin County--1910-1920.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Pitkin County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • H.G. Poe residence in Hotchkiss, Colo

    • View of the the H.G. Poe bungalow in Hotchkiss (Delta County) Colorado; features a gable and leaded windows.
    • Poe, H. G.--Homes & haunts.; Hotchkiss (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Bungalows--Colorado--Hotchkiss--1910-1930.; Houses--Colorado--Hotchkiss--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Industries - construction - view near Alameda Avenue

    • View of Alameda underpass construction in Denver, Colorado; shows excavation and men working with wood shoring.
    • Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Excavation--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909 or 1910]
    • Clear Creek Canon 16 mi from De Beque, Colo

    • View of Roan Cliffs and the Clear Creek valley in Garfield County, Colorado; men pose on a rock.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mountains--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.; Valleys--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Violet Fay

    • A child's grave in the Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado cemetery is covered with flowers including roses. Tombstone sculpture depicts a lamb; inscription reads: "Violet Fay - Dau. of F. & F.E. Gorham, Dec. 16, 1895 - Aug. 6, 1900."
    • Gorham, Violet Fay, 1895-1900--Tomb.; Rifle (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cemeteries--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.; Tombs & sepulchral monuments--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Man

    • Studio portrait of a man, he wears a wool jacket, tie, and wire rimmed glasses.
    • Men--1910-1920.; Tailor, M. A.
    • 1919, March 30
    • Looking down the San Miguel Valley, Telluride in distance

    • Aerial view of the towns of Telluride and Pandora in San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows an aerial tramway and surrounding San Juan Mountains.
    • Pandora (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Telluride (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Aerial tramways--Colorado--Pandora--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Young woman

    • Studio portrait of a young woman; outfit includes a velvet dress, lace collar, and Marcel hair style.
    • Women--1920-1930.
    • 1924, December 22
    • Creek near Rifle

    • View of a mountain creek and dense trees probably near Rifle in Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Streams--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Hampson Bros. & Valdez

    • Teenage boys and girls pose on a horse drawn float in front of the Hampson Bros. & Valdez grocery store in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado, with a cash register, glass display case, United States flags, a banner: "Hampson Bros & Valdez," and...
    • Hampson Bros. & Valdez (Rifle, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Rifle (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1920.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1920.; Teenagers--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Portrait of women

    • Women, possibly a mother and daughter, pose for a studio portrait. The women have short, upswept hairstyles, narrow waisted skirts and puffy blouses. One woman wears a sailor blouse and scarf.
    • Women--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Westwood, Colorado, buildings, exchange, exterior, front

    • View of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building probably in the Westwood Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The one story brick building is constructed in the style of a domestic structure with an arched doorway and...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Westwood (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1937 July 16
    • Stoffer, G.E. at trolley coach controls

    • G.E. Stoffer poses in the driver's seat of a Denver Tramway Corporation trolley car in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver Tramway Corporation (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Street railroads--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Stoffer, G. E.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Parks - scene of flowerbeds

    • View of people and landscaping at (probably) City Park, in Denver, Colorado; a man and woman pose by flower beds, a brick smokestack is in the background.
    • City Park (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Flowers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; People--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • CMA London office staff

    • Interior view of an office at the London Mine in (possibly) Alma, (Park County), Colorado; men and a woman work at desks with ink bottles, a pencil sharpener, and ledgers. Safe and adding machine read: "Charpiot Safe Co. Denver, Colo," and "Monroe."
    • Interiors--Colorado--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--1940-1950.; Offices--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Green Mountain Dam

    • View of Green Mountain Dam construction in Summit County, Colorado; shows graded earth, snow, mountains, and clouds.
    • Blue River (Colo. : river)--1930-1950.; Green Mountain Dam (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Summit County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Dam construction--Colorado--Summit County--1930-1950.; Rivers--Colorado--Summit County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1938 and 1943?]
    • Fourth of July parade, Georgetown

    • View of a fourth of July parade on Alpine Street (later 6th, Sixth, Street), at Taos Street in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. A man with a white beard, identified as Tom Old, leads the parade in front of a horse-drawn fire wagon...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Georgetown--1900-1910.; Flags--American--1900-1910.; Fourth of July celebrations--Colorado--Georgetown--1900-1910.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Georgetown--1900-1910.
    • 1905 July 4?
    • First National Bank

    • View of the one-story First National Bank in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado. The bank has rusticated stone around the arched entrance, stone lintels and sills, and a corbelled cornice.
    • First National Bank (Rifle, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Rifle (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Banks--Colorado--Rifle--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • General store

    • Interior view of a general store. Shows glass display cases, flags, newspapers, a clock, women and a man, possibly Willis Z. Kinney. On the shelves are bottles, books and cartons.
    • General stores--Colorado--1880-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Currecanti [sic] Needle, Black Canon of the Gunnison

    • View of Curecanti Needle, a pillar rock formation near the Gunnison River in the Black Canon of the Gunnison (Gunnison County), Colorado. Shows narrow gauge tracks and the track bed of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway, rock formations, telegraph...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Curecanti Needle (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gunnison County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--Gunnison...
    • [between 1881 and 1886?]

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