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    • Saddle bag

    • A saddle bag (Native American Ute Indian) used by Chipeta who died in 1924. The saddle bag is made of buckskin cut into a rectangular shape. It has a canvas backing that is edged with brass studs, wool trim and fringe. It is decorated with zigzag,...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1920.; Ute Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1920.; Saddlebags--1870-1920.; Chipeta--Associated objects.
    • [between 1875 and 1915]
    • Saint John's [sic]

    • Saints John, Summit County, Colorado, consists of frame milling sheds with windows and smokestacks. A square, masonry tower is up the hill, and trestled tracks lead to a mine up the hillside.
    • Saints John (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Saints John--1870-1880.; Smelters--Colorado--Saints John--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Wolfe Hall

    • Collage of alumni portraits and a view of Wolfe Hall in Denver, Colorado; women are identified as: Mrs. W. G. Wheeler, Elizabeth Spalding, Mrs. Arthur C. Watson, Mrs. John H. Gower, Margaret Saenger, and Mrs. Edwin Hurlbut.
    • Wolfe Hall (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Church schools--Colorado--Denver--1920-1830.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
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    • American flag

    • Shows the American flag made in Denver, Colorado for the First Colorado Volunteers Cavalry in the Civil War. The flag is made of wool and cotton, has 34 stars, and encased in nylon net.
    • Flags--American.--1860-1870.
    • [between 1861 and 1865]
    • Hydraulic gold mining near Dutch Flats, California, C. P. R. R.

    • View of gold miners excavating an eroded bluff with jets of water at a placer mine in Dutch Flat, California.
    • Dutch Flat (Calif.)--1850-1870.; Hydraulic mining--California--Dutch Flat--1850-1870.; Miners--California--Dutch Flat--1850-1870.; Mining--California--Dutch Flat--1850-1870.
    • [between 1857 and 1870?]
    • Forester Guard Hall 15th & Curtis

    • View of the Independent Order of Foresters Guard Hall, at 15th (Fifteenth) and Curtis Streets in Denver, Colorado; shows a brick building with a mansard roof and arched windows. Plaque reads: "I.O.O.V. Guard Association."
    • Independent Order of Foresters--Buildings--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • [between 1865 and 1870?]
    • Gate to the Garden of the Gods

    • Garden of the Gods, El Paso County, Colorado, consists of sheer sandstone formations flanking meadows. Pike's Peak is in the background.
    • Garden of the Gods (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Pikes peak (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Overland Park Clubhouse

    • Well-dressed men and women pose on steps at Overland Park, in Denver, Colorado; costume includes puff shoulder blouses, print fabric, lace, and bowler, stovepipe, straw, or flowered hats. Theo Holland holds a cane, Florence Kirkland (?) wears...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Overland Park (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Clothing & dress--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.; Clubhouses--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.; Holland,...
    • [between 1887 and 1900?]
    • Evans Block

    • View of the Evans Block on 15th (Fifteenth) and Arapahoe Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Pedestrians stand on the sidewalk. Signs read: "The Hurlbut Grocery Co.," "W. S. Sanderson & Bro.," "The Post Studio," "Morovit Coffee," "Ross' Cigars,"...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1913 May
    • Park Hill building - looking toward childrens reading room

    • Interior view of the Park Hill Branch of the Denver Public Library in Denver, Colorado; decor includes hanging lamps, card catalogs, arched windows, a fireplace and open-beamed ceilings.
    • Denver Public Library. Park Hill Branch--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; South Park Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
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    • Window seat over concealed radiator - heat emerges at window sill

    • Interior view of the Park Hill Branch of the Denver Public Library in Denver, Colorado; decor includes a fireplace, shell motifs, and a ship medallion carved by Robert Garrison. A woman sits by leaded glass windows.
    • Denver Public Library. Park Hill Branch--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; South Park Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fireplaces--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
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    • Chautauqua

    • In Boulder, Colorado, wood panelling finishes the interior walls of the art hall at the Boulder Chautauqua. Portraits and landscapes hang in oval and rectangular frames. A sculpture of a draped woman with a deer and a plaster bust top pedestals; a...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Art exhibitions--Colorado--Boulder--1900-1910.; Chautauquas--Colorado--Boulder--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Robvon Backing Ring Company

    • Workmen who include an African-American man, work at machinery and move wooden barrels in the Robvon Backing Ring & Fabrication Company shop in Denver, Colorado. A man who wears a suit stands nearby.
    • Robvon Backing Ring & Fabrication Co. (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Machinery--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Rubber...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Robvon Backing Ring Company

    • Workmen cut and move large strips of probably rubber at the Robvon Backing Ring & Fabrication Company in Denver, Colorado. A man who wears a suit and a man who wears a hat and tie stand nearby.
    • Robvon Backing Ring & Fabrication Co. (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Industry--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Robvon Backing Ring Company

    • Men unload strips of probably rubber from a railroad car at the Robvon Backing Ring & Fabrication Company in Denver, Colorado. Lettering on the railroad car reads: "Baltimore & Ohio."
    • Robvon Backing Ring & Fabrication Co. (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Industry--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Lifting & carrying--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Railroad freight...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Robvon Backing Ring Company

    • Men unload strips of metal to be used for barrel hoops from a railroad car at the Robvon Backing Ring & Fabrication Company in Denver, Colorado. Nearby buildings have signs that read: "Mutual [...] Mfg. Co. and "Well Casings, Cement Septic Tanks...
    • Robvon Backing Ring & Fabrication Co. (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Industry--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Lifting & carrying--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Railroad freight...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Falls, South Cheyenne [?]

    • View of a waterfall in possibly South Cheyenne Canyon, El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Waterfalls--Colorado--1870-1890.
    • [between 1879 and 1882?]
    • The Denver Equitable Building Co.

    • View of the Equitable Building construction site at 17th (Seventeenth) and Stout Streets in Denver, Colorado. The Masonic Temple and 1st (First) Congregational Church are nearby. Signs on a building read: "Hughes & Keith Sanitary Supply Co....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver Equitable Building Company--1890-1900.
    • 1891, July 9
    • The Denver Equitable Building Co.

    • View of the Equitable Building construction site at 17th (Seventeenth) and Stout Streets in Denver, Colorado. The Masonic Temple and 1st (First) Congregational Church in are nearby. A sign on a building reads: "Hughes & Keith San[ita]ry Supply Co....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver Equitable Building Company--1890-1900.
    • 1891, July 24
    • Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern 2-8-0 #71 Prosser, N.Y. backing on wye.

    • Smoke rises from a Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad locomotive #71, and gondola freight cars backing at a wye on tracks in Prosser (Allegheny County), New York. Shows a switch stand beside the tracks.
    • Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Prosser (N.Y.)--1940-1950.; Railroad freight cars--New York--Prosser--1940-1950.; Railroad signals--New York--Prosser--1940-1950.; Railroads--New York--Prosser--1940-1950.
    • 1947 July 19
    • Report of tests of fire proof arches, made in Denver, Colorado, for the Denver Equitable Building...

    • View of comparative engineering tests for the Equitable Building Company in Denver, Colorado; shows men working and arch A1 (Pioneer Fireproof Construction Company), with tiling, steel girders, and brick foundations. Union Pacific Railroad freight...
    • Equitable Building (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building materials--Testing--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Testing--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • December 1890
    • Report of tests of fire proof arches, made in Denver, Colorado, for the Denver Equitable Building...

    • View of comparative engineering tests for the Equitable Building Company in Denver, Colorado; shows men working and arch A1 (Pioneer Fireproof Construction Company), with tiling, steel girders, and brick foundations. Milwaukee and Northern Railroad...
    • Equitable Building (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building materials--Testing--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Testing--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • December 1890
    • Southern Pacific lines (Texas & New Orleans) leaving Harwood, Tx. train #219, locomotive 221...

    • Smoke rises from Texas & New Orleans Railroad locomotive #221 backing on tracks with combine car #78 in Harwood (Gonzales County), Texas. Railroad crewmen pose in the open doors of the railroad car of train #219. Letters on the combine car read:...
    • Southern Pacific Company--1940-1950.; Texas and New Orleans Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Harwood (Tex.)--1940-1950.; Railroad employees--Texas--Harwood--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives--Texas--Harwood--1940-1950.; Railroad passenger...
    • 1946 October 28
    • Report of tests of fire proof arches, made in Denver, Colorado, for the Denver Equitable Building...

    • View of comparative engineering tests for the Equitable Building Company in Denver, Colorado; shows men working and arch A2 (Thomas A. Lee), with tiling, steel girders, and brick foundations. Milwaukee and Northern Railroad freight cars are in the...
    • Equitable Building (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building materials--Testing--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Testing--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • December 1890
    • D&RGW Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursion train, Durango yard (2-8-2) 453 backing with...

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 453 (2-8-2) vents steam and smoke while backing with a Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursion train in Durango (Durango County), Colorado. Shows warehouses and a mill building with signs: "Graden Flour...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Perins Peak (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Mills--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.;...
    • 1951 November 21
    • U. S. A. General Hospital No. 21 Denver, Colo Transformers and Pole Line

    • Power poles in Denver, Colorado, have a working platform and tranformers mounted on the crossbeams. A concrete building has a sign over the door: "Office Quartermaster;" a cylindrical brick smokestack is in the background.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Electrical apparatus--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Hospitals--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.
    • [between 1917 and 1930?]
    • Briarhurst Mansion

    • Exterior view of the original Briarhurst Mansion, in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking northwest. Built in 1873 by William Bell, a founder of Manitou Springs, this Tudor style two-story residence features gables, bay windows, dormers, jigsaw work...
    • Bell, William Abraham--Homes & haunts.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1890.
    • [between 1873 and 1886?]
    • Portrait of a boy

    • Studio portrait (standing) of a young man. He wears a double-breasted jacket and rests his hand on a chair.
    • Boys--1850-1870.
    • [between 1856 and 1870]
    • Street cleaning department

    • View of a truck and wagon in Denver, Colorado; letters read: "Street Cleaning Dept. 27," and "1."
    • Street cleaning--Equipment and supplies--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Trucks--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end, distant view; backing with 2 gondolas. Photographed: between Coal Mine and Franklin Junction, Colorado, September 10, 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Coal Mine--1950-1960.; Coal Mine (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Franklin Junction (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Coal Mine--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • The inevitable "parlor" where girls entertained in elegant splendor

    • Interior view of refurbished parlor of the Old Homestead, 353 (or 367) Myers Avenue, Cripple Creek, Colorado; prominent "parlor or sporting" house of red-light district that operated until 1916 and later became a residence until reopened in 1950's...
    • Old Homestead (Cripple Creek, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Brothels--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1960-1970.; Galleries & museums--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1960-1970.; Interiors.; Parlors--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1960-1970.
    • 1969 September 16
    • Automobile parts warehouse

    • Interior view of an automobile parts warehouse in Denver, Colorado. Stocked wooden shelves and bins are in the room.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Automobile equipment & supplies--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Interiors.; Shelving--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Warehouses--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Cooking Club

    • Well dressed women members of the Cooking Club pose in (probably) Denver, Colorado; they are identified as (L to R bottom) Florence Holland, Mrs. Frank Whipple, (L to R top) Isabel Heil Knoll, and Mrs. Caroline Pearce Dunbar (feathered hat).
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Clubs--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Dunbar, Caroline Pearce.; Holland, Florence Ward.; Knoll, Isabel Heil.
    • 1884
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Right rear view of engine, very distant view; scrap train backing, near Ames; scenic. Photographed: near Butterfly, Colorado, November 7, 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Butterfly--1950-1960.; Butterfly (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Butterfly--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • Harley Davidson motorcycle with a Winter-Weiss platform sidecar

    • View of a Harley Davidson motorcycle with a Winter-Weiss Company platform sidecar. An advertising model of an oversized folding bellows camera is on the sidecar's platform.
    • Winter-Weiss Company--1920-1930.; Cameras.; Motorcycles.; Publicity.; Motorcycle sidecars.
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    • Welcome arch at night

    • Night view of the Welcome Arch and Union Pacific railroad station clock tower in Denver, Colorado.
    • Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Welcome Arch (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Arches--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Clock towers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1906 and 1912]
    • Dick Washakie, Shoshone Subchief

    • Studio portrait, head and shoulders, of Dick Washakie, a Shoshone Native American subchief; subject wearing headdress.
    • Indians of North America--Portraits--1890-1900.; Shoshoni Indians--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Washakie, Dick.
    • c1899
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Rear view, backing on curve near top of grade. Photographed: near Millwood, Colorado, November 6, 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Millwood--1950-1960.; Millwood (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Millwood--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • Indian motorcycle with a Winter-Weiss platform sidecar

    • An African American man rides an Indian Motorcycle with a Winter-Weiss Company platform sidecar in front of the Macon Pure Milk Company in Macon, Georgia. He wears a cap, vest, gaiters add boots. An advertising model of an oversized milk bottle is...
    • Winter-Weiss Company--1920-1930.; Macon (Ga.)--1920-1930.; Bottles.; Motorcycles.; Publicity.; African Americans.; Motorcycle sidecars.
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    • The Rough Riders

    • Women pose in Denver, Colorado; riding outfits include leather gloves, puff sleeved jackets, ribbons, and hats.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Clothing & dress--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • KKK mtg. at Table Top Mountain near Golden

    • Panoramic night view of men, members of the KKK, in pointed hoods that cover the face and dark or white robes who stand, or sit on horseback, on Table Top Mountain near Golden (Jefferson County), Colorado. Men in bandanna masks and street clothes...
    • Ku Klux Klan (1915-)--People.; Hate groups--Colorado--Golden--1920-1930.; Golden (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Costumes--Colorado--Golden--1920-1930.; Flags--American--Colorado--Golden--1920-1930.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Golden--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1924 and 1925]
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 74, engine type 2-8-0

    • Right side view of engine, close view; engine backing on wye. Photographed: Placerville, Colorado, September 25, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Placerville--1950-1960.; Placerville (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Placerville--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • Leadville?

    • View of (possibly) Leadville (Lake County), Colorado.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Golfers

    • Men golf in Denver, Colorado; a boy holds a bag of clubs.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Golf--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Golfers--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]

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