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    • 11th Annual Capitol Hill People's Fair

    • Program from the 1972 Capitol Hill People's Fair. Includes list of vendors, sponsors, and map of booths during the fair.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1982
    • 15 Years at the Fair: The People's Book

    • Booklet containing logos and images from the first fifteen years of the People's Fair.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1986
    • 1984 Capitol Hill People's Fair Guide

    • Guide from the 1984 People's Fair. Includes list of vendors, sponsors, and map of booths during the fair.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1984 May 19 and 20
    • A Brief History of Auraria

    • Booklet produced for the twentieth anniversary of the Auraria Campus. Booklet discusses the evolution and history of the Auraria neighborhood as well as the Auraria Campus.
    • Education, Higher--Colorado--Denver--History.; Universities and colleges--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1997
    • Actors and actresses

    • An man and woman clown for the camera in a dressing room possibly in Denver, Colorado. He wears a top hat and house coat; she wears a dancers costume with a feathered boa and applies makeup to his face with a powder puff. Mr. Rhoads' reflection is...
    • Actors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Men--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • As You Like It

    • Group portrait of Denver Community Players in Denver, Colorado dressed as Touchstone the clown and Corin and Silvius, shepherds, for Shakespeare's "As You Like It."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Actors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Open-air theatrical productions--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Automatic Telephone Co. political cartoon

    • Close-up view of a political cartoon that depicts a clown on a cone-shaped pillar. Text includes: "An Impossible Feat," "Lincoln, Neb Pop 40,000," "Denver Pop 200,000."
    • Political cartoons--Colorado--1900-1910.; Telephone industry--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Boss clown of the circus

    • A clown at the Flower (or Sunflower) Carnival poses in a burro drawn cart, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. His costume includes face paint, a pointed hat, and a striped, ruffled collar.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Clowns--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Donkeys--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1893 and 1906]
    • Bridge, Geyser Spring, Placerville, Colo

    • A man, women, and children pose on a wooden bridge over the San Miguel River, Placerville, San Miguel County, Colorado. A dog is by a child in a spotted clown costume. A gate leads to Lemon's hot springs and a Rio Grande Southern Railroad freight...
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1900-1910.; San Miguel River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Placerville (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Pedestrian bridges--Colorado--Placerville--1900-1910.
    • 1901
    • Capitol Hill People's Fair: Celebrate the City

    • Program from the 1978 Capitol Hill People's Fair. Includes list of vendors, sponsors, and map of booths during the fair.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1978
    • Capitol Hill People's Fair: Spring in the City 1977

    • Program from the 1977 Capitol Hill People's Fair. Includes list of vendors, sponsors, and map of booths during the fair.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1977
    • Central City people

    • In Central City, Colorado, a man in a suit, top hat and glasses, wearing a pin styled after a sheriff's badge and holding a cane, is surrounded by the faces of three clowns and another man in a hat. The clown on the right is holding onto the man's...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Clowns--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • 1957
    • Chifonete pole, San Geronimo Feast, Taos, N.M.

    • Native American (Pueblo) man dressed as a clown (Koshare), climbs to the top of a pole for the San Geronimo fiesta in Taos Pueblo, New Mexico. Spectators are standing or sitting on horseback or in wagons, some hold umbrellas. More people watch from...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1900-1910.; San Geronimo Fiesta (Taos Pueblo, N.M.)--1900-1910.; Taos Indians--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1900-1910.; Taos Pueblo...
    • 1902
    • Children & adults in costumes

    • View of children dressed in clown costumes for a parade, possibly in St. Augustine, Florida.
    • Children--1920-1930.; Costumes--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1925?]
    • Children with clown

    • A group of (possibly) Down's Syndrome boys and girls watch as a boy squeezes a clowns nose in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Clowns--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Circus clowns

    • Clowns pose in front of a canvas circus tent at probably the Dokey Circus in Denver, Colorado. A clown pretends to spank a clown with a straw broom. Men circus performers' costumes include: face paint, caps, knickers, a ruffled pants suit decorated...
    • Dokey Circus--People--1920-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Clowns--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Show tents--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.
    • [between 1927 and 1931?]
    • Circus performers

    • Circus performers pose in front of a canvas tent at probably the Dokey Circus in Denver, Colorado. Men dressed as clowns wear costumes that include: knickers, bow ties, hats or caps and a polka dotted clown suit with oversized feet. Clowns balance...
    • Dokey Circus--People--1920-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Clowns--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.
    • [between 1927 and 1931?]
    • Clown and bull

    • Homer Holcomb hazes a Brahma bull at the Colorado State Fair rodeo in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado; men, horses and people are by loudspeakers.
    • Colorado State Fair--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Bulls--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Clowns--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Fairs--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Rodeos--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Holcomb, Homer.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Clown and chariot

    • Homer Holcomb rides in a chariot attached to a Brahma bull at the Colorado State Fair rodeo in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado; men watch from chutes.
    • Colorado State Fair--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Bulls--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Chariots--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Clowns--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Fairs--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Clown and chariot

    • Homer Holcomb hides in a chariot attached to a Brahma bull at the Colorado State Fair rodeo in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado; men watch from chutes and judge stands. Loudspeakers are on a pole.
    • Colorado State Fair--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Bulls--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Chariots--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Clowns--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Fairs--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Clown and chariot

    • Homer Holcomb runs by a chariot and a Brahma bull at the Colorado State Fair rodeo in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado; men ride horses in the background.
    • Colorado State Fair--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Bulls--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Chariots--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Clowns--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Fairs--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Clown and dummy

    • Homer Holcomb stands by a dummy at the Colorado State Fair rodeo in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado; he holds a coat with letters: "Dickies."
    • Colorado State Fair--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Clowns--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Fairs--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Rodeos--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Holcomb, Homer.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Clown bulldogging

    • Homer Holcomb wrestles a steer at the Colorado State Fair rodeo in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. People and a tent are in the background.
    • Colorado State Fair--1920-1930.; Steer wrestling--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Clowns--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Fairs--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Rodeos--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Holcomb, Homer.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Clown crash

    • Homer Holcomb hits the dirt at the Colorado State Fair rodeo in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Men, women, and children watch from behind a fence by a band.
    • Colorado State Fair--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Clowns--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Fairs--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Rodeos--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Spectators--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Holcomb, Homer.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Clown with steer

    • Homer Holcomb holds onto a steer's tail at the Colorado State Fair rodeo in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado; bleachers are in the background.
    • Colorado State Fair--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cattle--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Clowns--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Fairs--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Rodeos--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Holcomb, Homer.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Clown, mule, and children

    • Homer Holcomb stands by a mule at the Colorado State Fair rodeo in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado; boys ride the mule. Chutes are in the background.
    • Colorado State Fair--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Boys--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Clowns--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Fairs--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Mules--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Rodeos--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Costume party

    • Men and women wearing costumes sit on stairs; outfits include hats, gingham, and a clown suit.
    • Costumes--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Crash landing

    • A man (rodeo clown?) falls to the dirt in an arena; people watch and laugh from bleachers. A band member holds a tuba.
    • Cowboys--1920-1930.; Rodeos--1920-1930.; Spectators--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • CU stadium, Boulder pow wow public show Doc Gilbert, Bob Cormack (clown), Harry Gorman.

    • A clown pulls a roped calf's tail at Folsom Field on the University of Colorado campus in Boulder (Boulder County), Colorado. Bob Cormack is dressed as a clown and wears face paint, a wig, and a patched jacket and pants. Gail "Doc" Gilbert wears a...
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Boulder (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Folsom Field (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Cattle--Colorado--Boulder--1950-1960.; Clowns--1950-1960.; Entertainment--Colorado--Boulder--1950-1960.;...
    • 1957 July 20
    • Decker Branch 75th Anniversary celebration craft fair plastic canvas booth

    • Photograph of a plastic canvas booth in the craft fair outside the Decker Branch library, located in Denver, Colorado, as part of the library's 75th anniversary. An unidentified woman stands at the table talking to a woman sitting at the table. ...
    • Denver Public Library. Decker Branch.
    • 1988
    • Denver Fire Dept clown band

    • Firemen pose in costumes and hold trombones in Denver, Colorado. Outfits include top hats, face paint, duck feet, and a British officer's helmet. Characters are a flapper, Keystone Cop, and blackface. Bass drum reads: "Denver Fire Department."
    • Denver (Colo.). Fire Department.--People--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Bands--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Blackface entertainers--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Clowns--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1945?]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 45, 1911 November 4

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19111104
    • East High spotlight: vol 2 no 1

    • Newspaper produced by East High School of Denver, Colorado. Included in the paper are photographs of students, articles on school events and sports.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1925 April 15
    • Estes Park High School band leads the 3R Riders

    • Estes Park High School marching band members play brass instruments and march down probably Elkhorn Avenue in a parade in Estes Park (Larimer County), Colorado. A clown leads a burro and students play instruments that include trombones and tubas....
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Estes Park (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Estes Park--1950-1960.; Organizations--Colorado--Estes Park--1950-1960.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Estes Park--1950-1960.;...
    • 1957
    • Falling clown

    • Homer Holcomb falls from a steer at the Colorado State Fair rodeo in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado; a van is in the background.
    • Colorado State Fair--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cattle--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Clowns--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Fairs--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Rodeos--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Holcomb, Homer.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Festival of Mountain and Plain parade

    • Men stand on a float, part of the Festival of Mountain and Plain, in a parade in Denver, Colorado. The float is pulled by a team of oxen and features a man in a clown suit and a brick house with lettering that reads: "Curfew." Spectators line the...
    • Festival of Mountain and Plain (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.;...
    • [1896]
    • Festivities at opening of Central City opera season

    • Two men squirt a clown with water from a firehose on Main Street in Central City, Colorado. Spectators gather on the sidewalks and in the street behind them. Viewers stand above the "Toll Gate" sign to watch the show. The buildings of Main Street...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Clowns--1960-1970.; Spectators--Colorado--Central City--1960-1970.
    • 1964
    • Fire Dept clown band

    • Firemen pose in costume with musical instruments in Denver, Colorado. Outfits include top hats and face paint. Characters are a flapper, a cook, blackface, Pierrot, a convict, and a Keystone Cop. Instruments include: trombones, saxophones,...
    • Denver (Colo.). Fire Department.--People--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Bands--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Clowns--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Costumes--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1945?]
    • Flower Carnival

    • Posing at the Flower (or Sunflower) Carnival Burlesque Parade, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, E. R. March, Jamie Platt and Frankie Poley are by a horse. Props include a ballet dress, a fan, a clown costume, mask, and top hat. A dog...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Boys--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Clowns--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Cross dressing--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1893 and 1906]
    • Flower Carnival Parade

    • View of Sunflower Carnival parade floats, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado; shows Black men in hooded robes with a cart carrying a statue of a horse, a man in wide skirt, and a clown. The next float is drawn by a team of white, plumed...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; African Americans--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Bands--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Clowns--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Cross dressing--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.;...
    • [between 1893 and 1906?]
    • Ford Warren Branch after school program "Karen the Clown"

    • Photograph of an after school program with "Karen the Clown" at the Ford Warren Branch library in Denver, Colorado. Karen stands behind and into an open steamer trunk.
    • Denver Public Library. Ford Warren Branch.
    • 1996
    • Ford Warren Branch summer reading program

    • Photograph of Kate the Clown performing during a summer reading program at Ford-Warren Branch library located in Denver, Colorado. In front of her a crowd of children watch her.
    • Denver Public Library. Ford Warren Branch.
    • 1996
    • Ford Warren Branch summer reading program

    • Photograph of a crowd of children watching Kate the Clown performing during a summer reading program at Ford-Warren Branch library located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver Public Library. Ford Warren Branch.
    • 1996
    • Ford Warren Branch summer reading program

    • Photograph of Kate the Clown performing during a summer reading program at Ford-Warren Branch library located in Denver, Colorado. In front of her a crowd of children watch her.
    • Denver Public Library. Ford Warren Branch.
    • 1996
    • Ford Warren Branch summer reading program Kate the Clown

    • Photograph of Kate the Clown performing during a summer reading program at Ford-Warren Branch library located in Denver, Colorado. In the picture she can be seen looking through a window of a fake stone wall.
    • Denver Public Library. Ford Warren Branch.
    • 1996
    • Four women in costume

    • View of four women wearing harlequin or clown costumes in Colorado.
    • Clowns--Colorado--1910-1920.; Costumes--Colorado--1910-1920.; Women--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Halloween Costume Party at Gates' Rooftop Garden

    • A woman (possibly a Gates' employee), poses in a doorway with three children. They are all dressed in Halloween costumes. She wears a clown costume with a pointed hat and the three children, also wear clown costumes. Two of the children wear...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Costumes--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Halloween--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Hilltopper, Volume 1 Number 4

    • Neighborhood newsletter highlighting Capitol Hill businesses and interests.
    • Neighborhoods--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1954 April 2

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