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    • Fred McPeck Oral History

    • Fred McPeck was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio in 1927. In 1943, he started work building airplane engines for the war effort. Three years later, he joined United States Marine Corps, and was stationed at Camp Lajeune North Carolina, Bermuda, Cuba,...
    • McPeck, Fred, 1927-; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Skiing.
    • 2013 October 19
    • Dave Oletski Oral History

    • In 1954, David Oletski, was born at 4920 Logan Street in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One of six children, he was raised in a large extended family of Polish Catholics. At the time of his grandmother’s death in 1978, he had...
    • Oletski, David, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Habitat for Humanity (Denver, Colo.); Globeville Civic Association (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2013 November 2
    • Susan Knapp Oral History

    • Susan Lynn Knapp was born in 1949 in Denver, Colorado. Her family had lived in the Globeville and Swansea neighborhood for several decades, within a few blocks of each other, and owned several family businesses together. Her father and his...
    • Knapp, Susan, 1949-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2013 November 16
    • Betty Cram Oral History

    • Betty Johnson Cram was born September 18, 1922 on a farm near Niwot, Colorado. After high school she moved to Denver and worked several jobs. In 1941, she found work at the Livestock Exchange Group. She remained there for several years, working...
    • Cram, Betty Johnson, 1922-; Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Stockyards.
    • 2013 September 14
    • Kenneth Ray "Boogie" Mondragon Oral History

    • Kenneth Ray “Boogie” Mondragon was born in 1953 on the east side of Denver. As a youth his family moved into the Stapleton housing project in Denver’s Globeville neighborhood. Boogie remained in the neighborhood until 1992. During this time he...
    • Mondgradon, Kenneth Ray, 1953-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 October 19
    • Betty Wonder Oral History

    • Betty Gallow Wonder was born July 17, 1939, in Denver, Colorado. A life-long resident of the Elyria neighborhood, she was the only child of working parents. She and many extended family members grew up and remained in the area. Betty spent most...
    • Wonder, Betty Lee, 1939-; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 September 21
    • Roberta Waggoner Oral History

    • Roberta Lee Waggoner was born at home in 1933. A native of the Swansea neighborhood in Denver, she attended old Swansea Elementary School. Her father was an employee with a local packing company. Her mother suffered from health problems and...
    • Waggoner, Roberta Lee, 1933-; Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 October 4
    • Leadville saloon

    • Men in suits and hats stand at the bar in a saloon in Leadville, Colorado. Two men stand behind the long wooden bar, one wears a suit, bow tie and derby hat, the saloonkeeper wears a white jacket and bow tie. Both men have moustaches. The wooden...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Bars (Furniture)--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1910.; Bars--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • Central school building, Brush, Colorado

    • The Central Grade School in Brush, Morgan County, Colorado, is of brick with a terra cotta roof, stone entablature, and arched windows and doors with volute keystones. Stone frieze work is under the cornices, and also tops some of the windows. A...
    • Brush (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Schools--Colorado--Brush--1920-1930.
    • 1929
    • Brush baseball team

    • The Brush, Morgan County, Colorado, baseball team poses in uniforms, cleats, and ribbons reading: Brush. Some are identified as Finney, O'Dell, Jones, Gilmore, Rogers, Thompson, and Bolinger.
    • Brush (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Baseball players--Colorado--Brush--1910-1920.
    • August 9, 1913
    • Friendship- white and Indian

    • A Native American (Cheyenne) man shakes hands with a white man on the Cheyenne River Agency in South Dakota. The Native American man holds a kerchief, wears scarves over his braids and feathers in his hair. Spectators stand and sit in hitched...
    • United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Cheyenne Agency--1900-1920.; Cheyenne Indians--South Dakota--1900-1920.; Indians of North America--South Dakota--1900-1920.; Cheyenne River Indian Reservation (S.D.)--1900-1920.; Shaking hands--South...
    • [between 1902 and 1916]
    • Flathead Indians

    • Standing portrait of a white man and five Native American Flatheads (Salish). Identification (right to left) Michael Wyateelame, an elderly man, his wife, Susie Magpie, and Forest guard Harold Flower (white), Camas Prairie, Flathead Indian...
    • Indians of North America--Montana--Camas Prairie--1910-1920.; Salish Indians--Montana--Camas Prairie--1910-1920.; Camas Prairie (Mont.)--1910-1920.; Flathead Indian Reservation (Mont.)--1910-1920.; Flower, Harold.; Magpie, Susie.; Wyateelame,...
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Lone Valley schoolhouse, southwest of Akron, Colo.

    • The Lone Valley schoolhouse stands on a grassy plain southwest of Akron in Washington County, Colorado. The small, weathered, clapboard, one-room schoolhouse has an entry vestibule, front gables, shingle roof, and brick chimney. A merry-go-round is...
    • Akron (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Schools--Colorado--Akron--1950-1960.; Schools--Colorado--Washington County--1950-1960.
    • 1959
    • Margret Escamilla Oral History

    • Margaret Escamilla was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1954. One of nine children, she was raised in a military family and lived in several countries. After she married her husband in 1971, she moved to the Globeville neighborhood of Denver,...
    • Escmilla, Margaret, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 November 15
    • Jenny Santos Oral  History

    • Jenny Santos was born in Los Angeles, California in 1979. Jenny and her family moved to Denver in the 1980’s. After living in different neighborhoods in Denver, the family finally settled in Globeville when she was 12 years old. As of November...
    • Santos, Jenny, 1979-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 September 20
    • Will compete for state prize

    • The Eaton High School chorus in Eaton, Weld County, Colorado, poses in three rows. Women wear skirts and blouses or patterned dresses, one with a dropped waist, and have waved hair. The men wear lettermen's sweaters, either cardigan or pullover,...
    • Eaton (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Singers--1940-1950.
    • 1931 May 4
    • Drunk Tank

    • Drunk men sit and lie on the floor of a holding cell in the Police Building, Denver, Colorado. Several men are passed out on the floor. Trash and cigarette butts lie near their bodies. An African American (Black) man sits with his back against the...
    • Denver (Colo.). Police Department.--Facilities--1930-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Detention facilities--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Intoxication--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1939 and 1950?]
    • Choir robes were made by church members

    • An older woman dressed in a dark suit, a hat, and glasses dresses a small girl, who stands on a folding chair in a church in Bailey, Colorado. The child wears a choir robe, trousers, and shoes. The interior furnishings of the church include metal...
    • Bailey (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Churches--Colorado--Bailey--1950-1960.; Interiors--1950-1960.; Taft, Russell, Mrs.; Tripp, Amy.
    • 1958 December 15
    • Rifle, Colorado

    • Aerial view of the town of Rifle in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows agricultural fields and ditches. The Colorado River meanders past the town and the Grand Hogback is in the distance.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1940-1970.; Grand Hogback (Colo.) 1890-1920.; Rifle (Colo.)--1940-1970.; Cites & towns--Colorado--Rifle--1940-1970.; Rivers--Colorado--Rifle--1940-1970.
    • [between 1940 and 1970?]
    • Pahaka's (Buffalo Bill) farewell salute

    • Buffalo Bill (William F. Cody) rides at the head of a group of Native American (Sioux) men on horseback as part of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The Sioux men hold staffs decorated with feathers and wear moccasins, beaded leggings, and feather...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Dakota Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Clothing & dress--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
    • [1907?]
    • Gilpin School students during classroom lesson

    • Gilpin Elementary students in a classroom lesson. One group of children is seated around a table looking at illustrated books. Three children stand around a bird cage hanging from a stand. One child has a pointing stick pointed at a poster with...
    • Gilpin Place School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; Plants.; Birds.;
    • Undated
    • Electric power plant

    • Interior view of an electric power plant in Aspen, Colorado; features two large generators with belts resting on wood bases, and electrical boxes and other circuitry on the back wall; man in a suit and a bowler hat sits on a chair in the back of...
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hydroelectric power--Colorado--Aspen--1880-1890.; Interiors.; Power plants--Colorado--Aspen--1880-1890.
    • [about 1885]
    • Leadville

    • Horse drawn wagons loaded with goods are in this early view of a main street, later West 3rd (Third) Street, in Leadville, Colorado. Pedestrians walks on the dirt street, handbills can be seen on telephone and telegraph poles, and the street is...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1885]
    • Central City drug store

    • Four men in dark suits stand around a display cabinet in the back of Best's drug store in Central City, Colorado. Two display cabinets, one horizontal and one vertical, are in the foreground. The cabinet in the center of the image contains wallets...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Drugstores--Colorado--Central City--1870-1900.; Interiors--1870-1900.
    • [between 1879 and 1891]
    • First Fairmount [sic] School 8th grade

    • Group portrait of Fairmont School students in the Baker neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; they are identified as (L to R) back row: Charles Carlson, Alta Hayes, Charles Jones, Clifford Hoglund, Jennie Johnson, Jennie Botterell, Maud Doyle, Pearl...
    • Fairmont School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1890-1900.; Baker (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; School children--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • Indian women cooking for a feast

    • Native American Sioux women cook in on open field, Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota. Their work area includes a wagon loaded with supplies, boiling pots, kettles, wooden barrels and crates. Wall tents show in background.
    • Dakota Indians--South Dakota--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--South Dakota--1910-1920.; Cheyenne River Indian Reservation (S.D.)--1910-1920.; Outdoor cookery--South Dakota--1910-1920.; Women--South Dakota--1910-1920.
    • October 1916?
    • Brighton pioneers

    • These South Platte Valley pioneers, probably at the Hagus homestead in Brighton, Colorado, include men women, and children in sack suits, bowlers, puff shouldered blouses and jabot collars. They are identified as: back row, left to right, Nick...
    • Brighton (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Picnics--Colorado--Brighton--1880-1900.
    • [between 1888 and 1891]
    • Costilla County courtroom

    • View of a trial in the Costilla County Court House in San Luis (Costilla County), Colorado. Judge Jesse E. Wiley, seated at a table at the back of the room wears a suit and bow tie. Members of the court stand near the judge and the Hispanic...
    • Costilla County Court House (San Luis, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Hispanic Americans--1910-1920.; Mexican Americans--1910-1920.; San Luis (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Courtrooms.; Judges.; Juries.; Wiley, Jesse E.--Pictorial works.; Costilla County Courthouse...
    • 1917
    • Adult male lobo wolf and young

    • Two wolves killed by biological survey hunters hang by their hind legs from ropes tied around a wooden pole on the Diamond Bar Ranch northeast of Silver City (Grant County), New Mexico.
    • Wolves--Control--New Mexico--Grant County--1910-1920.; Grant County (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Dead animals--New Mexico--Grant County--1910-1920.; Wolf hunting--New Mexico--Grant County--1910-1920.
    • 1919
    • Memories- Listening to the drum

    • A Native American (Cheyenne) man stands outdoors near a group of men, probably at the Cheyenne River Agency in South Dakota. He holds a wooden pipe decorated with beads and cloth close to his body. He wears a jacket and a soft peaked cap.
    • United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Cheyenne Agency--1890-1920.; Cheyenne Indians--South Dakota--1890-1920.; Indians of North America--South Dakota--1890-1920.; Aged persons--South Dakota--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1916?]
    • Aspen, Colorado

    • View of the town of Aspen, Colorado, and the base of Smuggler Mountain taken from Aspen Mountain down a steep, snowy slope with rocks and trees. Mining tramway towers are visible at the bottom of the mountain. The town of Aspen is visible over...
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1950-1960.
    • [1953?]
    • Main St. Delta, Colo, Dennis and Carol G.

    • A group of people poses in the "Delta House Smith Bro's. Livery and Transfer" wagon, parked in the middle of unpaved Main Street in the town of Delta, Colorado. Men, women, and children sit in the cab, and two people sit on it. A boy sits next to...
    • Delta (Colo.)--1890-1900.; People--Colorado--Delta--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • Up Castle Creek

    • View of two women and two young children sitting in an open carriage drawn by a harnessed chestnut horse, Aspen, Colorado; features a young girl alone in the front seat and two women and a little girl wearing a bonnet in the back; carriage has...
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Aspen--1900-1910.
    • 1909 July 24
    • Hotel Glenwood Grand Ave.

    • Men stand in a line around the sidewalk outside of the Glenwood Hotel in the town of Glenwood Springs (formerly known as Defiance), Colorado, in Garfield County. Features of the Victorian building on Cooper Avenue include: balconies, round bay...
    • Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1880-1890.; Glenwood Hotel (Glenwood Springs, Colo.)
    • [between 1884 and 1888]
    • Camp on bank of Rocky Mountain Lake

    • A group of people stand under the awning of a large tent at Rocky Mountain Lake Park auto camp (motor camp) in the Berkeley neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A young girl sits behind a table cluttered with dishes and a jar of milk. A woman pours...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Rocky Mountain Lake (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Rocky Mountain Lake Park (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Camping--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Eating & drinking--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • [between 1917 and 1920?]
    • Part of predatory animal catch for January and February

    • A man stands among the pelts of predators in front of wooden framework braced against a wall covered with pelts. Two girls sit and stand in the pelts by a stone wall.
    • Predatory animals--Control--1910-1920.; Girls--1910-1920.; Hides and skins--1910-1920.
    • 1916
    • Brush high school basketball team

    • The Brush, Morgan County, Colorado, girl's basketball team poses in uniforms consisting of bloomers, sailor shirts with bandanas, and scarves around their heads. One holds a basketball. They are identified as: Ann White, Bertha Jones, Ada Grill (or...
    • Brush (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Basketball players--Colorado--Brush--1910-1920.; Basketball players--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Schools--Colorado--Brush--1910-1920.
    • 1914
    • Fulford  New York Mountain in background, White Quail Gulch

    • The Lannet (Lanning) Sisters Hotel and the O. W. Daggett Store Building are visable among the wood buildings in White Quail Gulch, Fulford, Colorado. Snow covers the buildings and the ground, including stumps in the foreground and New York Mountain...
    • Fulford (Colorado)--1900-1910.; Business districts--Colorado--Fulford--1900-1910.
    • 1902
    • Family checks out books at Englewood Public Library, 3345 S. Bannock St.

    • A family with their arms full of books and each wearing a heavy coat poses at the Englewood Public Library in Englewood, Colorado. They are, left to right: Mrs. James F. Taylor, Greg Taylor, Anne Taylor, James F. Taylor, and Susan Taylor. Titles on...
    • Englewood (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Children--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.; Families--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.; Libraries--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.
    • February 17, 1964
    • Jerry Dingerson, water wheel of Georgetown Courier

    • Interior view of the Georgetown Courier building in Georgetown, Colorado. Jerome (Jerry) Dingerson, in a plaid shirt, apron, and pin- striped trowsers with a screwdriver in the back pocket, kneels to the right of an enclosed water wheel and grasps...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Newspapers--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1950.; Printing presses--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1950.; Dingerson, Jerry.
    • [between 1945 and 1950?]
    • Has the pipe

    • Standing portrait of a Native American (Siksika, Blackfeet) man, Has the Pipe, and a horse at Fort Belknap, Montana. The man wears a suit, a ribbon over his heart, and holds a hat in his hands.
    • Indians of North America--1910-1920.; Siksika Indians--1910-1920.; Has the Pipe. Siksika Indian.
    • 1917?
    • Pine Ridge Indians Pine Ridge Indian Resv. So. Dak.

    • A Native American (Sioux) man and woman pose outdoors at the Pine Ridge Agency, South Dakota. The man wears traditional clothes that include a feather headdress, beaded moccasins and leggings, and a necklace made of teeth. The woman wears...
    • United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Pine Ridge Agency--1930-1940.; Dakota Indians--South Dakota--Pine Ridge--1930-1940.; Indians of North America--South Dakota--Pine Ridge--1930-1940.; Pine Ridge (S.D.)--1930-1940.; Shelters--South...
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Black wolf taken at Fool's Inlet, Wrangell Island, Alaska

    • A man in a cap and coat stands in snow and holds the frozen snowy carcass of a wolf near Fool's Inlet on Wrangell Island, Alaska. The wolf's front paw is caught in a trap.
    • Wolves--Control--Wrangell Island--1930-1950.; Wrangell Island (Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area, Alaska)--1930-1950.; Animal traps--1930-1950.; Dead animals--Alaska--Wrangell Island--1930-1950.; Wolf hunting--Alaska--Wrangell Island--1930-1950.
    • [between 1939 and 1944?]
    • Puppet Project at Wyman School

    • Puppet project at Wyman Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. Six students from Wyman Elementary School demonstrate the puppets they have created. From left to right the students are Billy Carpenter, Patricia Burns, Charles Hazlewood, Edmund...
    • Wyman School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1937
    • Inside of the community church

    • Two women and a man stand at the back of a church in Bailey, Colorado. Individual chairs are lined up in rows to face the chancel. Sunlight streams through a large cross on the wall above the altar, which is between two, large, glass windows. One...
    • Bailey (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Churches--Colorado--Bailey--1950-1960.; Interiors--1950-1960.; Taft, Russell L.; Thompson, Roy, Mrs.; Tripp, Gordon, Mrs.
    • 1958 December 15
    • Portal Argo Tunnel Idaho Springs, Colo.

    • Miners pose on electric velocipede cars and a tram engine near the entrance to the Argo Tunnel near Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County), Colorado. The tram engine pulls loaded mine ore cars.
    • Mine railroads--Cars--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1910-1920.; Argo Tunnel Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1910-1920.
    • 1915
    • Boulder County

    • A wagon driver negotiates his team of four horses through the unpaved streets of the town of Gold Hill, Colorado, in Boulder County. A second wagon pulled by a team of horses is across from the first team.
    • Gold Hill (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Horse-drawn vehicles--Colorado--Gold Hill--1880-1890.
    • 1885
    • Adams Hotel

    • View of the Dutch Room in the Adams Hotel at 1800 Welton Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows wooden tables and wooden captain's chairs with leather seats and backs in the dining room. Beer steins sit on a plate rail above wooden paneling. A...
    • Adams, The (Hotel : Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Dining rooms--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1953 Jan. 9
    • Tom May and January

    • A miner (Tom May) and his burro (January) stand within the confines of a mining tunnel in Silver Plume, Clear Creek County, Colorado. The young man stands with one foot on the ore cart and the burro carries two lanterns on its back.
    • May, Tom, Miner.; Silver Plume (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Silver Plume--1870-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Silver Plume--1870-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Silver Plume--1870-1890.
    • [between 1875 and 1890]
    • Courier Bldg.

    • Exterior view of the Georgetown Courier building, Georgetown, Colorado. The newspaper began publication in 1878, with Jesse S. Randall as publisher, and was in this building starting in 1877. The wood construction building has a false front with a...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Buildings--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1950.; Newspapers--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1950.
    • [1948?]


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