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    • Portrait of a woman

    • Portrait of an unidentified woman with an elaborate gilt frame. She wears a red velvet dress with a low neckline, blue ribbons in her hair and on her sleeves. She holds a small bouquet of flowers.
    • Women--1740-1750.
    • 1740
    • Maternal solitude

    • Landscape painting with cattle and coyotes; wood gilt frame.
    • Cattle--1840-1850.
    • 1848
    • Hiram and Aldia Burton

    • A portrait of Hiram and Aldia Burton. Hiram wears a suit and bow tie, Aldia wears a dress with a lace collar.
    • Burton, Alida.; Burton, Hiram Knight.; Men--1850-1860.; Spouses--1850-1860.; Women--1850-1860.
    • 1849
    • Heiram and Alida Burton Elsie and Smith Payne Burton Children

    • Shows Hiram and Alida Burton with their children Elsie and Smith Payne Burton. Two young children sit on the lap of the man. The young girl wears a dress, and the toddler wears a pullover with bloomers. The woman wears a dress with a lace collar...
    • Burton, Alida.; Burton, Elsie.; Burton, Hiram Knight.; Burton, Smith Payne.; Children & adults--1850-1860.; Families--1850-1860.
    • 1852?
    • Heiram and Alida Burton Elsie and Smith Payne Burton Children

    • Shows Hiram and Alida Burton with their children Elsie and Smith Payne Burton. Two young children sit on the lap of the man. The young girl wears a dress, and the toddler wears a pullover with bloomers. The woman wears a dress with a lace collar...
    • Burton, Alida.; Burton, Elsie.; Burton, Hiram Knight.; Burton, Smith Payne.; Children & adults--1850-1860.; Families--1850-1860.
    • 1853?
    • Nevadaville, Colorado

    • A landscape oil painting of Nevadaville, Colorado by Mary Achey. Buildings are in the valley below a range of mountains. Trees dot the landscape and the sky is clear blue and plains can be seen behind the mountains. The frame is gilded and molded...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Hiram McKnight Burton

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of Hiram McKnight Burton. He wears a cowboy hat and suit.
    • Burton, Hiram Knight.; Men--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • 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
    • Falstaff

    • Painting depicts Benedict Debarr in the role of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff (seated).
    • Debarr, Ben.; Actors--1860-1870.; Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character)
    • 1862
    • Powder flask

    • A metallic powder flask found by George Squires at Sand Creek. The front of the flask has a decorative image of an elk next to a tree.
    • Powder flasks--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Safely's residence

    • View of the Safely home in Denver, Colorado. The house has a small porch, decorative trimmed eaves, and shutters.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Safely family--Homes & haunts.
    • 1864
    • 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
    • Georgetown, Colo. looking north

    • View of Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado; landmarks include the Hamill House, the Hall smelter, Chimney Rock, a smokestack, homes, and commercial buildings.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Pikes Peak or bust

    • An oil painting of a covered wagon on a prairie landscape under a gray sky. Two oxen stand by, a body of a dead man lies on the ground next to the wagon. The words: "Pikes Peak or bust" are written on the wagon cover. The frame is gilded, gessoed...
    • Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Dead persons--1870-1880.; Ox teams--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Hil-E-Nee-Kuhm [?], docter [sic]

    • Head and shoulders studio portrait of a Native American (Crow) doctor, identified as Hileneekuhm (?). He wears a fringe shirt with decorative stitching, a multi-string necklace, braid wraps, and plumage. He holds a ceremonial object in his hands.
    • Crow Indians--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.
    • 1871
    • Soo-Yee, Blackfoot Bronc.

    • Head and shoulders studio portrait of a Native American (Crow or Siksika) man, identified as Sooyee. He wears a shirt with decorative stitching, a multi-string necklace, braids and plumage. He holds a feathered object in his hand.
    • Crow Indians--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Siksika Indians-- 1870-1880.; Soo-yee.
    • 1871
    • Ute Indians of southern Colorado

    • Reproduction of a lithograph shows two Southern Utes, one sitting, one standing. The man sitting wears leggings, a coat, and a decorative necklace. The man standing wears a full length cape, leggings, and decorative emblems on his braid which is as...
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--1870-1880.
    • 1876
    • A Chinese reception in San Francisco

    • Chinese men and women are in a room decorated with lanterns, filigree wall screens and tapestries in San Francisco (Marin County), California. Men and women play stringed instruments, cymbals and drums. Some men smoke pipes; others eat rice at a...
    • Chinese--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Clothing & dress--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Eating & drinking--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Interiors--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.;...
    • 1877 June 9
    • M. Adella Condit

    • Studio bust portrait of Mary Adella Condit, salutatorian and senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Condit's hair is pulled back and tied with a ribbon in back. She wears a dark lace scarf fastened at the throat, and her dark dress has a...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Condit, M. Adella (Mary Adella); Denver High School--People--1870-1880.; Denver Public Schools--People--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • Tabor Hose Team

    • H.A.W. Tabor Hose Cart Team poses on May 4, 1879, in u-shape formation on Harrison Avenue, a dirt road in Leadville, Colorado. The firemen are in uniforms with jackets, hats, gloves and belts. The cart donated by Tabor is decorated with American...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • M. Jessie Cooper

    • Studio portrait of Mary Jessie Cooper, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Cooper stands and poses with her arm on the back of a chair. She wears a lace dress with a belt sash, a frilled collar with a velvet band, and three-quarter...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Cooper, M. Jessie (Mary Jessie); Denver High School--People--1870-1880.; Denver Public Schools--People--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Men's moccasins

    • Shows a pair of Native American (Cheyenne) men's moccasins. They feature decorative white, green, blue, red and yellow beadwork designs.
    • Cheyenne Indians--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Moccasins--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Toy cradleboard

    • Shows a Native American (Ute) toy cradleboard that features multicolor decorative beadwork designs.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Ute Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Cradleboards--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Pouch

    • Shows a Native American (Sioux) pouch with white, blue and yellow decorative beadwork, a loop, a flap and lazy stitching.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Pouches--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Bag

    • Shows a Native American (Sioux) buckskin bag with fringe on the bottom and on the flap, decorative pink, blue, white and yellow beadwork. The beadwork designs are pink triangles outlined in blue.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Bags (costume accessories)--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Pouch

    • Shows a Native American (Ute) cloth pouch, possibly made of buckskin. The pouch features lazy stitching and decorative pink, blue and white beadwork in geometric designs. Yellow and ochre fringe is sewn on all sides of the pouch
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Ute Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Pouches--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Case

    • Shows a leather awl case Native American (Sioux) with decorative bands of white, red, green, yellow and black beadwork and leather strips are attached to one end. At the other end are strings of beads.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1800-1810.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Cases (containers)--1800-1810.
    • 1880
    • Luella E. Henderson

    • Studio portrait of Luella Ellen Henderson, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Henderson's hair is parted in the middle and worn back in a bun or twist. Her fitted dress has box pleated cuffs and decorative buttons. She wears a...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Henderson, Luella E. (Luella Ellen); Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Opera House, Colorado Springs

    • Interior view of the Opera House stage, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, decorated with a canon, American flags, tombstone memorial, flowers and garland. Draped upper box seats are in the proscenium which is painted with decorative...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1900.; Opera houses--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1900.; Stages (Platforms)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1900.
    • 1881
    • Old home of Olive H. Oakes

    • Women identified as Anderson and Eliza Carter pose near a wooden fence at the Olive Oakes house on Curtis Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. The house has a hip roof, shutters, decorative trim, and is covered by ivy.
    • Oakes, Olive H.--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Carter, Anderson.; Carter, Eliza.
    • 1881
    • Garfield school

    • Architectural drawing of Longfellow School at 13th (Thirteenth) and Welton Streets in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver Public Schools--1880-1890.; Longfellow School (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Schools--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • Palmer Lake, Glen Park

    • Eleven men stand in front of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway building at an unidentified exposition, the building was later moved to Palmer Lake (El Paso County), Colorado and served as the railroad depot. The Victorian style building has a tower...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Exhibition buildings--1880-1890.; Railroad stations--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • 2d & 3d Town Co's. office, Grand Junction

    • View of Grand Junction Town and Improvement Company's buildings, Grand Junction, Colorado, shows two different views which include a one- story log cabin with sod roof and a two-story gable roof brick building with falsefront. Men and a woman...
    • Grand Junction (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Sod buildings--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • Garfield school

    • Architectural drawing of the foundation plan for Longfellow School at 13th (Thirteenth) and Welton Streets in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver Public Schools--1880-1890.; Longfellow School (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Schools--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • Irwin (Ruby Camp) Colo. Gunnison Co.

    • The Hotel Belmont in Irwin, Gunnison County, Colorado, is a two- story flat-roofed Italianate building with brackets under the eaves, three second-story arched windows over the store windows on the front, and six windows over the store on the side....
    • Irwin (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Irwin--1880-1890.; Hotel Belmont (Irwin, Colo.)
    • 1882
    • Garfield school

    • Architectural drawing of Longfellow School at 13th (Thirteenth) and Welton Streets in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver Public Schools--1880-1890.; Longfellow School (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Schools--1880-1890.
    • 1882 February 11
    • The Earnest Presbyterian: Vol. I No. 1

    • Newspaper produced by the Seventeenth Street Presbyterian Church, known today as Central Presbyterian, located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1882 January
    • J. Belle Osgood

    • Studio bust portrait of Julia Belle Osgood, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. The view, taken in profile, shows Osgood's short curly hairstyle. Her dress has a center velvet panel flanked by two rows of buttons. She wears a bar...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Osgood, J. Belle (Julia Belle); Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1883
    • Front elevation Philip Feldhauser, Jr. residence

    • Front elevation, with a structural cross section, of a proposed residence at 1015 Logan Street, Capitol Hill neighborhood, Denver, Colorado, commissioned by Philip Feldhauser, Jr., ca.1882. The overall structure is Queen Anne in style, constructed...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Houses.
    • 1883, February 3
    • Decorative arch Denver exposition

    • Members of a marching band and men on horseback pose near an arch decorated with greenery and flags possibly on 32nd (Thirty-second) Avenue at Eliot Street in Denver, Colorado. Churches, one with a cross and arched windows, are nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Arches--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Churches--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.;...
    • 1883?
    • Emerson school

    • Architectural drawing of Emerson Public School at 1420 Ogden Street in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver Public Schools--1880-1890.; Emerson School (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Schools--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Daniels & Fisher

    • View of the corner, four-story Daniels & Fisher building at 16th (Sixteenth) and Lawrence Streets in the Central Business District in Denver, Colorado. Windows have hood molding and awnings and the flat roof line has decorative brackets and...
    • Daniels and Fisher Stores Company--Buildings--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Department stores--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Emerson school

    • Architectural drawing of Emerson Public School at 1420 Ogden Street in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver Public Schools--1880-1890.; Emerson School (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Schools--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Emerson school

    • Architectural drawing shows basement plan of Emerson Public School at 1420 Ogden Street in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver Public Schools--1880-1890.; Emerson School (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Schools--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Admission of Colorado to the Union

    • An oil painting that depicts Miss Colorado being accepted into the Union by Madame Columbia. A group of men stand next to Miss Colorado and Madame Columbia who holds a Union flag. They all stand next to a stone archway that has the words "State of...
    • Statehood (American politics)--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1884
    • As we returned from a mountain picnic

    • Men and women on horseback pose in a row near Saguache (Saguache County), Colorado. Women wear decorative hats and long dresses and sit sidesaddle. Men wear suits with ties and hats. A frame cabin with a chimney and fallen trees on a hillside are...
    • Saguache (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Saguache--1880-1890.; Men--Colorado--Saguache--1880-1890.; Women--Colorado--Saguache--1880-1890.; Mugrage, Minnie.
    • 1884 June 19
    • Foote & Stoddard Livery built in 1879.

    • George Stoddard, Virgil Stoddard Sr. and George Foote stand in front of their livery with three fine horses at the corner of Cleveland and 4th (Fourth) Street, Loveland, Colorado. The livery is wood frame featuring a decorative arched apex gable...
    • Loveland (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Horses--Colorado--Loveland--1880-1890.; Livery stables--Colorado--Loveland--1880-1890.; Foote, George.; Stoddard, George.; Stoddard, Virgil.
    • 1885
    • Robinson, Colorado

    • Overlook view of Robinson (Summit County), Colorado shows mountains, houses, mill, and train. Painting has an ornate carved and bronzed frame.
    • Robinson (Summit County)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Robinson--1880-1890.
    • 1885
    • William F. Robinson residence 634 So. 15th near Dailey Ave

    • William Francis Robinson, Mary Byers Robinson, a boy, and a dog pose outdoors near their house at 634 South 15th Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. The brick house has a porch with decorative railing, and shutters. A low stone wall with...
    • Robinson, Mary Byers.; Robinson, W. F.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Families--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • 1885 October

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