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    • Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment, Denver

    • An oil painting of an Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment in Denver, Colorado by Ester Yates Frazier. The painting is of a plains landscape with mountains in the background, native american figures, teepees and sky with clouds; the view is westward from...
    • Arapaho Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Cheyenne Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Indian encampments--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1861 April
    • Waterfalls at Montgomery

    • View of the arrastre (or arrastra) at Montgomery, Park County, Colorado, a frame wheel-construction used by miners for grinding ore. Water rushes through rocks; trees, slopes, and a flume are in the background.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Grinding wheels--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Waterfalls--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Soda Springs 1864

    • A man in a suit sits nexts to rocks that form a shelter over the Soda Spring, in Canon City, Colorado. Men sit by a wooden flume above that is supported by rock piers. Boulders are all around, and foothills are in the background.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Springs--Colorado--Canon City--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Main Street, Central City

    • View looking south down unpaved Main Street in Central City, Colorado, at about 9:00 a.m. The buildings consist of one and two-story clapboard storefronts with false fronts and rectangular windows. The street is littered with building materials,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Water power plant Montgomery City Colo

    • The water power plant at Montgomery, Park County, Colorado, consists of a frame wheel construction. Water rushes through rocks; trees, slopes, and the flume are in the background.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Water power--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1865
    • Mrs. Henry P. H. Bromwell

    • A oil portrait of Mrs. Henry P. H. Bromwell by George Wright. Mrs. Bromwell is seated, has long black curls and wears a black dress with red lace. She sits on a brown sofa and there are red flowers in the background.
    • Women--1860-1870.; Bromwell, Henrietta E. (Henrietta Elizabeth)
    • 1866
    • Central City from the side of Mammoth Hill looking up Gregory and Eureka Gulches

    • Rendering of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows dwellings, businesses, and mining facilities. Pedestrians and wagons are in the streets and on a retaining wall housing a culvert for Clear Creek. Men and women are in the foreground;...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • The Boys that made us comfortable, All Hail

    • Men, workers for the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, pose in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. They wear beards, suits and bow ties, overcoats, and hats or caps with narrow brims. Shows canvas tents and a stove pipe in the...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Employees--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Laborers--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Mrs. Frasier Earl bldg 1320 Pearl St Eph Pound

    • Men, women, children and a dog pose on the sidewalk in Boulder, Colorado. A white picket fence encloses a yard with bare trees and a frame, gable roofed house with a shingle roof, dormer, and signs: "Mr[s. Fra]sier Rest[a]urant," and "Board and...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Restaurants--Colorado--Boulder--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Wolfe Hall

    • View of Wolfe Hall, a women's seminary school at 17th (Seventeenth) and Champa Streets in Denver, Colorado; shows a brick building with a mansard roof, gables, a cupola, and tracery. Girls and women are in the yard; Forester Guard Hall, businesses,...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Church schools--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Georgetown

    • View of the south end of Georgetown, Colorado, showing the grid pattern of the town, with many simple wood construction buildings and tall pine trees. Leavenworth Mountain is in the background. Clear Creek runs through the area, and a tall chimney...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Georgetown - Colo

    • View of the south end of Georgetown, Colorado, showing the grid pattern of the town, with many simple wood construction buildings and tall pine trees. Leavenworth Mountain is in the background. Clear Creek runs through the area, and a tall chimney...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Third and Main Streets, taken in 1868 the buildings were erected in 1860

    • Men in top hats ride donkeys on Main Street in Canon City, Colorado. Scene includes frame and brick commercial buildings with arched windows and signs: [illegible]. Low hills are in the background, and ruts in the dirt are in the foreground.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Donkeys--Colorado--Canon City--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Main Street looking west from the corner of 3rd, in 1868.

    • Stone and brick buildings line dirt street in Canon City, Colorado. Two have arched windows, others have bracketed or stone cornices. Men and horses loiter; lumber and barrels are on boardwalk fronting a business with a sign reading: "Webb &...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Canon City, Colorado

    • Looking east at Canon City, Colorado, the Territorial Prison is in the foreground. The two-story stone building has a mansard roof and dormers, and was completed in 1870. The City Ditch is next to it; the Arkansas River and the town of Canon City...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1869?
    • Soda and Iron Springs, Canon

    • These rustic, faceted pavilions at the Soda Springs in Canon City, Colorado, are flanked by rock retaining walls and have rail hitching racks in front of them. The crag in the background has a rubble wall built along its base, with a door opening.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Springs--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Navajo Spring, Manitou, Colorado 1870

    • View of Navajo Spring, in Manitou Springs, Colorado. The basin in which the spring originates is on a large boulder on the south bank of Fountain Creek, and a man in a conductor's hat sits by it. Another man in straw hat sits to the left, and on...
    • Fountain Creek (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Springs--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • 1st Congregational Church of Boulder, Colo., 1870

    • Horses and buggies are in a line in front of the 1st (First) Congregational Church in Boulder, Colorado, and a ditch runs from the hill in the background to the foreground. The brick building has a gable roof and a square tower with battlements....
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Churches--Colorado--Boulder--1870-1880.; Congregational churches--Colorado--Boulder--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Main Street between 2nd and 3rd on the south side

    • Broadwalk and ditch are in front of brick and frame commercial buildings in Canon City, Colorado. Men sit in front of store windows; signs read: "Hardware," "Baldwin House," and "Boot maker." Buggies are in a fenced yard by a gable roofed livery...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Is-se-Dar about to gather in horses he sees in distance

    • Issedar, a Native American (Flathead) man, poses next to his horse and shields his eyes with his left hand. In his right hand he holds a bow and arrows. He wears fur around his ankles, a studded breech cloth, bells on his legs, and an ornate...
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Salish Indians--1870-1880.; Is-see-dar, Salish Chief.
    • 1871
    • Start of Powell's expedition at Green River City

    • View of men and boats at Green River City (later Green River, Sweetwater County), Wyoming Territory, embarking on John Wesley Powell's Colorado River expedition. A tripod camera cover reads: "E. O. Beaman Photo;" bluffs are in the background.
    • Green River (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Green River (Wyo.-Utah)--1870-1880.; Boats--Wyoming--Green River--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Wyoming--Green River--1870-1880.; Rivers--Wyoming--Green River--1870-1880.; Geographical and Geological Survey of...
    • 1871 May 22
    • Golden City

    • View, along Washington Avenue, of false front businesses with covered boardwalks, in Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado, includes: "Louis Billiard Room," "Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes & Clothing," "Jefferson Coal & Mining Co." and "C.A. Clark Groceries...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1872
    • Near Jacob's Pool

    • A man in a hat, probably from the geological survey, stands and faces the Vermilion Cliffs, sandstone formations in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows wagon ruts and footprints in the clay soil on a hill near Jacobs Pool.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Vermilion Cliffs (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • Kansas Pacific Depot

    • View of Kansas Pacific Depot in Denver, Colorado; boxcars and houses are in the background.
    • Kansas Pacific Railway Company--Buildings--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1872 February 29
    • Central City and California Gulch

    • View of California Gulch outside of Leadville (or Central City), Colorado; shows a stream, felled timber, and miner's cabins.
    • California Gulch (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • Del Norte residences

    • A man, two women, and four children stand outside of the French family home in the town of Del Norte, Colorado in Rio Grande County. Features of the L-shaped house include board-and-baten siding, a front gable, shingles, and two chimneys. A small...
    • French, J. Cary--Homes & haunts--1870-1880.; Del Norte (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Del Norte--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • Central City and Blackhawk, Colorado

    • Rendering shows Blackhawk and Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado. Dwellings, churches, civic buildings, and mining facilities follow streets; mountains are in the background. Vignettes have labels: "Hardware Groceries," "The Daily Register,"...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • Navajo men

    • Native American (Navajo) men stand outdoors probably in Arizona. Shows white men on horseback and a long, low, adobe structure in background.
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • Pueblo, Col. early days

    • Bird's eye view of Pueblo, Colorado, shows commercial buildings on both sides of dirt street; signs attached to buildings: "Capitol," "Dancing," "(?) Hotel," "Phoenix," and "Pueblo Agricultural Wagon Depot;" background view of sparsely settled area.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Pueblo--1870-1800.
    • 1873?
    • Central City after 1st fire of 1874

    • View of Central City and Casto Hill, which are blanketed in snow, after the fire of 1874. Gregory Street is at the bottom of a snowy slope, flanked by small, wood-frame houses with snow on their roofs. Lawrence and East High Streets are in the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Fires--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Central City after fire 1874

    • View of Central City, Colorado, after the fire of 1874. A burned out brick building is surrounded by debris in the foreground. Burned out buildings litter the background. Smoke rises from one of the buildings in the center of the photograph. A...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Fires--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Looking west on Pikes Peak across intersection of Tejon

    • View west on Pikes Peak Avenue, a dirt street in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows frame businesses, new trees, the Colorado Springs Hotel, horses, buggies, wagons, with Pikes Peak and foothills in the background. Signs read: "R. T....
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Old City Drug Store, corner Huerfano and Tejon St., Pikes Peak from Colorado Springs

    • Frame businesses flank Huerfano Street in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado and Pikes Peak is in the background. Signs read: "Drugs & Millinery," and "Goodrich & True."
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Drugstores--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Colorado Springs

    • View north of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows Cascade Avenue, Unity Church, dwellings with large yards and gardens, including the home of Professor Kerr and low hills in the background.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Churches--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Georgetown, Alpine Street

    • View west down Alpine Street (later 6th Street) Georgetown, Colorado. Dirt street lined with wood frame false front businesses and a few brick buildings. Horse-drawn wagons fill street in distance. Republican Mountain slope in background.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1875
    • Central City transportation

    • Two stagecoaches are in the foreground. One is being drawn by four horses and is pulling out of a wood barn with a chimney and a gabled roof. The driver sits on top of the cab. The second stagecoach is parked alongside the front of the barn, with...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
    • 1875
    • Morrison, Colo

    • Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado. The two-story stone school with belfry is in the foreground; frame and stone commercial buildings and dwellings line Bear Creek Avenue. Freight cars and an engine of the Morrison Branch of the Colorado and...
    • Morrison (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Morrison--1870-1880.
    • 1875?
    • Plaza, La Veta, Colo. Beatty Mt. in background

    • People and a horse-drawn carriage are in front of the one-story adobe brick Francisco Plaza fort buildings in La Veta (Spanish Peaks, Huerfano County), Colorado (later the Francisco Fort Museum), this served as the commercial center of the town and...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1870-1880.; La Veta (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.; Forts & fortifications--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • Soldiers fighting over horse meat

    • View of U. S. Army soldiers in a mock fight over horse meat, during the Native American campaigns, Black Hills, Dakota Territory. Soldiers in background continue to cut meat from the horse.
    • Crook, George, 1829-1890--Journeys--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Horsemeat--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • Del Norte residences

    • Wood-frame houses are built along an unpaved street in the town of Del Norte, Colorado in Rio Grande County. Architectural elements of the buildings include one and two-stories, gables, a bay window, and chimneys. A wood-picket fence surrounds the...
    • Del Norte (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Del Norte--1870-1880.
    • 1876
    • Wanless Block and next El Paso Club

    • View west of Pikes Peak Avenue, a dirt street in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows frame and brick businesses, horses, wagons, buggies, young trees, with Pikes Peak and foothills in the background.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.
    • 1876?
    • The Soda Springs on the left and the Iron Springs

    • This eight-sided gazebo in Canon City, Colorado, is made of branches, some twisted into flourishes. Deer antlers top the plank roof, and men and a woman sit on benches in back. A rubble wall is at the base of the rocks in the background, with a...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gazebos--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1877
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak, Colo.

    • View of Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking southwest; shows the Manitou House and Clubhouse, the Mansions Hotel, and a wooden bridge across Fountain Creek. Pike's Peak and a few houses of Manitou Springs are in the background; the Manitou School...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1877
    • Fort Collins

    • Panoramic view of Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colorado, shows a woman on the dirt street. Frame residences with picket fences, including Judge Stover's boyhood home, are in the background.
    • Fort Collins (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Stover, Judge--Homes & haunts.
    • 1877

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