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    • White, John

    • John C. White, a stage driver during the mining boom in Eldora in Boulder County, Colorado, poses for a studio bust portrait. Eldora experienced its boom near the end of the 19th century. White drove the stage route between Eldora and Boulder...
    • Driving of horse-drawn vehicles--Colorado--Boulder County--1930-1950.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Eldora (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Boulder County--1930-1950.; White, John C.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Main boom on the Gallatin River, Central Park

    • Men stand and pose beside piles of timber, levees, and on a log boom on the Gallatin River at Central Park (Gallatin County), Montana. A man and a woman sit and pose in a rowboat beside the boom. The woman wears a dress, a neck scarf, and a cap....
    • Central Park (Mont.)--1890-1910.; Gallatin River (Wyo. and Mont.)--1890-1910.; Loggers--Montana--Central Park--1890-1910.; Logs--Montana--Central Park--1890-1910.; Lumber industry--Montana--Central Park--1890-1910.; Rivers--Montana--Central...
    • [between 1895 and 1910?]
    • Eldora, Colorado 1890-1899

    • Two panoramic prints mounted together show the town of Eldora in Boulder County, Colorado, during its mining boom. The town is at the base of a hill lined with pine trees. Part of a pine tree trunk stands in the left foreground.
    • Eldora (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hills--Colorado--Eldora--1890-1900.; Pines--Colorado--Eldora--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Ghost town of Gothic, Colo.

    • The massive craggy face of Gothic Mountain (12,625 feet) looms over the town of Gothic with its few scattered dilapidated log and wood frame buildings, in Gunnison County, Colorado. Possibly Garwood Hall, Judd's, (last resident after the boom)...
    • Gothic (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Gothic Mountain (Colo.); Mountains--Colorado--Gothic--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Nederland, Colo. 1916

    • Nederland, a mining town in Boulder County, Colorado, experienced a tungsten boom in 1916 when demand for steel-strengthening elements was high because of World War I. The large Hetzer Hotel stands in the left midground on a wide, dirt road. A...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Nederland (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Nederland--1910-1920.; Hotels--Colorado--Nederland--1910-1920.
    • [1916?]
    • Nebraska World War I Selective Service Draft Registration Cards Index, 1917-1918 A-L

    • The Nebraska registration cards are on 50 rolls of microfilm, Nebraska State Historical Society library microfilm catalog number RG0544.PR. They are arranged alphabetically by county or city. Within the county or city, names are listed usually...
    • World War, 1914-1918--Nebraska.; Nebraska--Genealogy--Sources.; Nebraska--History, Military.; United States. Selective Service System--Sources.; United States. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--World War, 1914-1918.; United States....
    • 2005
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337

    • Photograph of the several unidentified men in front of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337. The car functioned with D&RGW Derrick No. 27 from circa 1957 until 1997. The D&RGW's Salt Lake City car shops refitted the elegant...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1935
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337 interior

    • Photograph of the interior of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337. The car functioned with D&RGW Derrick No. 27 from circa 1957 until 1997. The D&RGW's Salt Lake City car shops refitted the elegant business car to perform...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1938
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337

    • Photograph of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337. The car functioned with D&RGW Derrick No. 27 from circa 1957 until 1997. The D&RGW's Salt Lake City car shops refitted the elegant business car to perform maintenance-of-way...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1998 November
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337

    • Photograph of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337. The car functioned with D&RGW Derrick No. 27 from circa 1957 until 1997. The D&RGW's Salt Lake City car shops refitted the elegant business car to perform maintenance-of-way...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1998 November
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337

    • Photograph of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337. The car functioned with D&RGW Derrick No. 27 from circa 1957 until 1997. The D&RGW's Salt Lake City car shops refitted the elegant business car to perform maintenance-of-way...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1998 November
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337

    • Photograph of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337. The car functioned with D&RGW Derrick No. 27 from circa 1957 until 1997. The D&RGW's Salt Lake City car shops refitted the elegant business car to perform maintenance-of-way...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1998 November
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337

    • Photograph of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337. The car functioned with D&RGW Derrick No. 27 from circa 1957 until 1997. The D&RGW's Salt Lake City car shops refitted the elegant business car to perform maintenance-of-way...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1998 November
    • Upper Red River N. M. La Belle boom

    • Miners connected with the La Belle mining boom pose in (possibly) Taos County, New Mexico, with loaded pack mules.
    • Donkeys--New Mexico--1890-1900.; Horseback riding--New Mexico--1890-1900.; Mining--New Mexico--1890-1900.; Pack animals--New Mexico--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337

    • Photograph of the interior of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337 with its cable and hooking system. The car functioned with D&RGW Derrick No. 27 from circa 1957 until 1997. The D&RGW's Salt Lake City car shops refitted the...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1998 November
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337

    • Photograph of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337. The car functioned with D&RGW Derrick No. 27 from circa 1957 until 1997. The D&RGW's Salt Lake City car shops refitted the elegant business car to perform maintenance-of-way...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1994
    • Rudefaha mine in boom days of 1904-1908

    • Miners sit on, or stand near, ore cars at the Rudefaha Copper Mine in Battle (Carbon County), Wyoming. Shows wooden mine buildings, tailings piles and an aerial tramway tower.
    • Battle (Wyo.)--1900-1910.; Rudefaha Mine (Carbon County, Wyo.)--1900-1910.; Copper miners.; Copper mining.; Mine buildings.; Mine railroad cars.
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    • Bur-rodeo, 1st annual event in Leadville

    • A female contestant and her burro on a gravel road compete in the first annual "Bur-rodeo" race, a feature of the "Boom Days" festivities in Leadville, Colorado. The woman has on shorts, a sleeveless top with number "A&T 52" on it, running shoes...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Donkeys--Colorado--Leadville--1960-1970.; Running races--Colorado--Leadville--1960-1970.
    • 1969
    • Bur-rodeo, first annual event in Leadville

    • First place finisher Steve Mathews of Denver runs alongside his burro on a gravel road in the first annual "Bur-rodeo" race, a feature of the "Boom Days" festivies in Leadville, Colorado. He wears a tee-shirt, baseball cap and running shoes. The...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Donkeys--Colorado--Leadville--1960-1970.; Running races--Colorado--Leadville--1960-1970.; Mathews, S. (Steve)
    • 1969
    • Lawrence, Colo.

    • A group of people mounted on horses and burros pose outside three Lawrence businesses, Teller County, Colorado. The front gable buildings are constructed of log or board and batten with false fronts. Signs read: "Bert Cave, General Merchandise...
    • Lawrence (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Lawrence--1890-1900.
    • [between 1892 and 1900]
    • Early Portland plant

    • Men pose in Portland, Fremont County, Colorado, by a horse-drawn wagon and truck loaded with full burlap sacks; wheelbarrows lie on rail tracks; a boom with wires and lumber are in the background. The Geddes & Seerie Stone Co. chose this site in...
    • Geddes & Seerie Stone Company (Portland, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Portland (Colo.)--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Caribou, Colo. 1870-1879

    • probably when this image was first taken.; The mining town of Caribou sits along the base of Caribou Hill in Boulder County, Colorado. The schoolhouse is in the left foreground on Sherman Street with three long log poles propped against one side...
    • School buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1870-1880.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Caribou (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Caribou--1870-1880.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Panoramic photograph of Eldora, looking north.

    • Panoramic view of Eldora (Boulder County), Colorado; numbered locations are: "1. power house, Mogul Tunnel, 2. Bank of Eldora, 3. residence of Mick Langley, 4. grocery store, J. Greenlee, 5. Weldon House (board), 6. residence, John H. Kemp, Happy...
    • Eldora (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Eldora--1890-1900.
    • 1899 August
    • Bur-rodeo, first annual event in Leadville

    • Contestants and their burros gather at the start of the first annual "Bur-rodeo" racem, a feature of the "Boom Days" festivies in Leadville, Colorado. Spectators look on from behind a snowfence, while three male contestants in shorts, one with a...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Donkeys--Colorado--Leadville--1960-1970.; Running races--Colorado--Leadville--1960-1970.
    • 1969
    • Main St., Walsenburg, Colo.

    • View south on Main Street, Walsenburg, Huerfano County, Colorado; shows Twin Lakes Hotel (built 1887 by Martin and Holmes in Garden City, later moved to this location). Sign reads "Railroad Crossing Look Out for Cars."
    • Walsenburg (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Walsenburg--1890-1900.
    • May 20, 1893
    • Bur-rodeo, first annual event in Leadville

    • Contestants and their burros on part of the twenty-one mile course of the first annual "Bur-rodeo" race, a feature of the "Boom Days" festivies in Leadville, Colorado. Numbers 66, 65 and 59 head up a gravel street with residences on the side, and a...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Donkeys--Colorado--Leadville--1960-1970.; Running races--Colorado--Leadville--1960-1970.
    • 1969
    • Alice, view looking southwest

    • Southwest across Alice, in Clear Creek County, Colorado is one of the largest mining camps in the Fall River valley below Saint (St.) Mary's Glacier, settled in the early 1880s. Widely scattered ruins of the small boom town include mines and...
    • Alice (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Alice--1910-1920.
    • 1911
    • Demolition of Gove Junior High 1976

    • View of a crane boom as it lowers onto the roof of Gove Junior High School at 14th (Fourteenth) Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in Denver, Colorado. Roof areas that have been demolished are visible through the windows.
    • Gove Junior High School (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Demolition--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.
    • 1976
    • 1612 Wazee Street, Denver

    • View of a commercial building at 1612 Wazee Street in the Union Station Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Building features include stone trim and storefronts. Signs read: "Michael Boom Realty," and "Deli Market;" cars are parked at the curb.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Union Station (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1990-2000.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1990-2000.; Show windows--Colorado--Denver--1990-2000.
    • 1994 December
    • Mining monument, Georgetown, Colorado

    • Detail of a bronze marker in Georgetown, Colorado, reads: "Commemorating the historical importance of the Georgetown Mining Region. The Griffith Lode (2500 ft. N. E.), later a silver producer, was discovered June 17, 1859, by George W. Griffith,...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Historical markers--Colorado--Georgetown--1960-1970.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Puma City, Tarryall Post-Office, looking north through Main Street

    • View of Puma City, Park County, Colorado, shows frame dwellings and businesses flanking dirt street. This town peaked during the 1890's with a population over a thousand; town of Tarryall replaced it west of this location.
    • Puma City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1898 and 1899?]
    • Eldora, Colorado 1900

    • Several buildings stand along dirt roads, probably including Eldorado Avenue, in Eldora, a mining town in Boulder County, Colorado. The town experienced its mining boom for about two years starting in 1897, when gold tellurides and sulphides were...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Eldora (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--Eldora--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Eldora--1890-1900.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Eldora - Happy Valley

    • large pine tree is in the foreground.; The town of Eldora is nestled between two mountain ridges in Boulder County, Colorado. Eldora saw its boom near the end of the 19th century when mining camps started to develop in the surrounding area. The...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Eldora (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Cabins--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Bur-rodeo, first annual event in Leadville

    • Contestants in shorts and running shoes gather their burros at the start of the first annual "Bur-rodeo" race, a feature of the "Boom Days" festivies in Leadville, Colorado. Children in jeans and plaid shirts and adults in cowboy hats are among the...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Donkeys--Colorado--Leadville--1960-1970.; Running races--Colorado--Leadville--1960-1970.
    • 1969
    • Caribou, Colorado

    • A horse and empty buggy are stopped on a rocky, dirt road in Caribou, a mining district in Boulder County, Colorado. Caribou saw its boom in the 1870s when it was reportedly one of the most important silver producers in Colorado. Several log cabins...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Caribou (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Caribou--1890-1900.; Log cabins--Colorado--Caribou--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Zang's Hotel as it looked after it was first erected

    • Four men and two dogs stand on the porch of "Zang's Hotel and Bar" in the town of Creede, Colorado, in Mineral County. A saddled horse is hitched to a sidewalk. Architectural elements of the building include two stories, false fronts, cornices,...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Horses--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Leadville, north

    • View north across Leadville, Colorado. Boom town filled with log and wood frame houses, lean-tos, false fronts, sheds, and barns and some canvas tents. A lumber mill with piles of logs and sawdust and a slope of stumps is in the foreground....
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Dwellings--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Log cabins--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Lumber industry--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • [between 1877 and 1879]
    • Montgomery City - Mt. Lincoln

    • This etching of Montgomery, Park County, Colorado, shows cabins, a road, people, and wagons. The conical mountain in the background, erroneously thought to be the highest in the state, was named after president Abraham Lincoln. During its boom, the...
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1850-1870.
    • [between 1859 and 1868?]
    • Eldora Valley

    • The snow-capped peaks of the Continental Divide stand in the distance of this view of Eldora in Boulder County, Colorado. Eldora experienced its mining boom for about two years starting in 1897, when gold tellurides and sulphides were discovered on...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Eldora (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Gold mining--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1950.; Mountains--Colorado--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Gothic

    • This view south over Gothic, in Gunnison County, Colorado, shows log and painted wood frame structures with Crested Butte in the background. A mining boom town from 1879 to 1884; Gothic was bought in 1928 by the Rocky Mountain Biological...
    • Gothic (Colo.)--1880-1920.; Crested Butte (Colo.)--1880-1920.
    • [between 1880 and 1920]

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