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    • Cradleboard

    • Shows a Native American (Arapaho?) cradleboard. It features decorative opaque, red, white, black and green beadwork in geometric designs. The cradleboard has a leather thong, stained wood, lining dark brown velveteen, canvas backing and 1 calico?.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Cradleboards--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Nick-a-a-god, Utah

    • Studio portrait (standing) of Native American (Yampah Ute) chief Nick-a-a-god (Green Leaf). His hair falls loose to his chest. He wears metal hoop earrings and a multi-strand hair pipe choker necklace with contrasting stations. His v-neck buckskin...
    • Indians of North America--1860-1880.; Ute Indians--1860-1880.; Yampa Indians--1860-1880.; Clothing & dress--1860-1880.; Tribal chiefs--1860-1880.; Nick-a-a-god.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • [between 1869 and 1874.]
    • Bag

    • Shows a Native American (Ute) leather bag that belonged to Chipeta, wife of Chief Ouray. The bag is decorated with blue, lavender, red, yellow, white, silver, pink, green and brown beadwork. The beadwork designs are of arrow, people, triangles,...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1900-1930.; Ute Indians--Arts & crafts--1900-1930.; Chipeta--Associated objects.
    • [between 1903 and 1923]
    • Bags

    • Shows two bags. One is a Native American Southern Plains (possibly Mescalero Apache) buckskin bag and is decorated with green, white and pink beadwork in diamond and square designs. The second bag is Native American (Cheyenne) made of commercial...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Bags (costume accessories)--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Ashland Elementary School bulletin board

    • Photograph of the bulletin board in the Ashland School Art room, located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Ashland School (Denver, Colo.); Jefferson Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Denver Public Schools.; Denver (Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1935
    • 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
    • Teller School social science project

    • Photograph of young children at Teller Elementary School in Denver, Colorado during a class social science project. Eight children, two girls and six boys, stand in front of a board containing several examples of designs in cloth using dying...
    • Teller School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1934
    • Tzu-Chey (Mrs. Minnie Size) at Laguna Pueblo, N.M.

    • A woman identified as Mrs. Minnie Size (Tzu-Chey) balances a large ceramic vessel on her head at Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico. She wears a white scarf decorated with floral designs draped over her head. Her dress is a coarse, dark colored fabric...
    • Indians of North America--Women--New Mexico--Laguna--1890-1910.; Laguna Indians--Women--New Mexico--Laguna--1890-1910.; Laguna pottery--New Mexico--Laguna--1890-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Arts & crafts--New Mexico--Laguna--1890-1910.; Laguna...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 41, 1911 October 7

    • 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.
    • 19111007
    • Water jar

    • Shows a Native American (Zuni) water jar with a wide mouth and triangle and line designs. The designs are painted in yellow-white slip and dark brown and red paint.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1890-1920.; Water bottles--1880-1920.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1920.; Zuni pottery--1880-1920.; Jars--1880-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 23, 1912 June 8

    • 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.
    • 19120608
    • Official 1985 People Fair's Guide

    • Official guide from the 1985 People's Fair. Includes list of vendors, sponsors, and map of booths during the fair.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1985 May 18 and 19
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 1, 1909 February 20

    • 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.
    • 19090220
    • Annual: North Side High School 1907

    • North Denver High School yearbook for 1907
    • Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; North High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.
    • 1907
    • Life on Capitol Hill: A Fair on the Hill

    • Special 1979 People's Fair Souvenir Issue of Life on Capitol Hill Volume 5 Number 9. Includes list of vendors, sponsors, and map of booths during the fair.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1979 May 8
    • Display of baskets Papago- Pima baskets

    • Close up view of Native American (Papago and Pima) baskets and Navajo blankets. The woven baskets have Yei, woman, lightning, and rolling log designs. The fringed blankets have rolling log and lightning designs.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1910-1920.; Navajo Indians--Arts & crafts--1910-1920.; Navajo textile fabrics--1910-1920.; Pima baskets--1910-1920.; Pima Indians--Arts & crafts--1910-1920.; Tohono O'Odham Indians--Arts &...
    • 1912
    • The American Mountaineering Center, Golden, Colo.

    • View of the American Mountaineering Center located at 710 10th Street, Golden, Colo. Originally built as Golden High School in 1923 from designs by the Denver architect Eugene Gove, the three-story Beaux-Arts style school building is constructed...
    • Golden High School (Golden, Colo.)--2000-2010.; High Schools--Colorado--Golden--2000-2010.; Golden (Colo.)--2000-2010.; American Mountaineering Center (Golden, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Golden High School (Golden, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; High...
    • 2001
    • Buildings at Elitch's

    • View of buildings at Elitch's Gardens in Denver, Colorado; tables and benches are under a shelter, and painted designs cover the walls.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Elitch Gardens (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Amusement parks--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Baker Historic District House

    • Photograph of a house in the Baker Historic District located in Denver, Colorado. The Baker Historic District is a well-preserved middle class neighborhood developed from the 1870s to the 1920s. The greatest period of development was the late...
    • Baker (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1985 April
    • Dress

    • A Native American (Lakota) dress made with animal hide and decorated with multi-color beadwork. It has fringe on the ends of the cuffs and at the bottom hem. The design pattern on the dress top is blue beaded background and multi-color geometric...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1870-1890.; Teton Indians--Clothing & dress--1870-1890.; Dresses--1870-1890.
    • [between 1875 and 1890]
    • Zuni sand altar in kiva of the north

    • Reproduction of a drawing of a Native American Zuni Pueblo sand painting shows a double row of naked figures with a single feather on their heads and outstretched arms inside a circle decorated with feather like designs.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--New Mexico--Zuni--1880-1890.; Pueblo Indians--Arts & crafts--New Mexico--Zuni--1880-1890.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--New Mexico--Zuni--1880-1890.; Sandpaintings--New Mexico--Zuni--1880-1890.
    • [1883 or 1884?]
    • St. Thomas Seminary convent

    • Exterior photograph of the convent at the St. Thomas Theological Seminary located in Denver, Colorado. The St. Thomas Theological Seminary is comprised of a complex of buildings generally grouped around a quadrangle. The first building was...
    • St. Thomas' Seminary (Denver, Colo.) Cory-Merrill (Denver, Colo.) Theological seminaries--Colorado--Denver.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • Undated
    • Southwest Indian pottery

    • Pieces of southwestern Native American (Hopi) pottery and a Kachina doll are painted with intricate designs and are displayed on a shelf covered by woven blankets.
    • Hopi Indians--Arts & crafts--1890-1920.; Hopi pottery--1890-1920.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1890-1920.; Kachina dolls--1890-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Arts & crafts--1890-1920.; Pottery--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Library of Congress, South Hall entrance pavilion

    • View of the South Mosaic Corridor, first floor, of the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, Washington, District of Columbia; shows a double vaulted ceiling with elaborate designs, white marble walls with Corinthian pilasters and...
    • Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building (Washington, D.C.)--Facilities--1890-1900.; Washington (D.C.)--1890-1900.; Interiors--Washington (D.C.)--1890-1900.; Libraries--Washington (D.C.)--1890-1900.; Murals--Washington (D.C.)--1890-1900.;...
    • 1900
    • Interior of new type dining car on The Columbine, flower of travel comfort

    • Interior view of a dining car on The Columbine, a Union Pacific Railway Company passenger train. Shows men and women at restaurant tables, and African American waiters.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1920-1940.; African Americans--1920-1940.; Interiors--1920-1940.; Passengers--1920-1940.; Railroad dining cars--1920-1940.; Railroad porters--1920-1940.
    • [between 1927 and 1936]
    • St. Thomas Seminary original bell

    • Photograph of the original bell of the St. Thomas Theological Seminary located in Denver, Colorado. The St. Thomas Theological Seminary is comprised of a complex of buildings generally grouped around a quadrangle. The first building was outgrown...
    • St. Thomas' Seminary (Denver, Colo.) Cory-Merrill (Denver, Colo.) Theological seminaries--Colorado--Denver.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • Undated
    • Olla

    • Shows a Native American (Zuni) olla, a large bulbous, usually wide mouthed vessel used as a water jar. Designs on the vessel include deer, hooks, hatching, cross hatching and triangles.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Zuni Indians--1880-1900.; Ollas--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Van Briggle

    • An interior display at Van Briggle Art Pottery, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, features ceramic vases and bowls with carved bas-relief floral or insect designs.
    • Van Briggle Pottery Company--1900-1910.; Art pottery--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Pottery--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Southwest Indian pottery

    • Pieces of southwestern Native American (Hopi) pottery and a Kachina doll are painted with intricate designs and are displayed on a shelf covered by woven blankets.
    • Hopi Indians--Arts & crafts--1890-1920.; Hopi pottery--1890-1920.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1890-1920.; Kachina dolls--1890-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Arts & crafts--1890-1920.; Pottery--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • St. Thomas Seminary

    • Exterior photograph of the theology building at the St. Thomas Theological Seminary located in Denver, Colorado. The St. Thomas Theological Seminary is comprised of a complex of buildings generally grouped around a quadrangle. The first building...
    • St. Thomas' Seminary (Denver, Colo.) Cory-Merrill (Denver, Colo.) Theological seminaries--Colorado--Denver.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • Undated
    • Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde, Colo.

    • View of the Cliff Palace in Mesa Verde National Park, Montezuma County, Colo. The Cliff Palace is the largest North American, prehistoric cliff dwelling and measures 80 feet high, 80 feet deep, and 200 feet long. Built between 1209-1270 by the...
    • Excavations (Archaeology)--Colorado--Montezuma County--1980-1990.; Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Montezuma County (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Excavations (Archaeology)--Colorado--Montezuma County--Pictorial works.; Mesa Verde National Park...
    • 1989.
    • Benedict Fountain, Hungarian Freedom Park

    • View of Benedict Fountain in Hungarian Freedom Park (formerly Arlington Park) located on Speer Boulevard, bounded by First Avenue and Clarkson Street, in the Speer neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. The fountain is three tiered with lions resting on...
    • Denver (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Hungarian Freedom Park (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Speer (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Fountains.; Parks.; Fountains--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Urban parks--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Denver...
    • 2009
    • Pouch

    • Shows a Native American (Sioux) buckskin pouch. The pouch feature decorative blue, dark blue, yellow and white beadwork in designs of lines, squares and triangles; the beadwork is attached with lazy stitch. The buckskin is yellow and ochre colored.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Pouches--1870-1890.
    • [between 1875 and 1888]
    • Southwest Indian pottery

    • A piece of southwestern Native American pottery (probably Hopi) painted with intricate designs and a basket are displayed on a shelf covered by woven blankets.
    • Baskets--1890-1920.; Hopi Indians--Arts & crafts--1890-1920.; Hopi pottery--1890-1920.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1890-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Arts & crafts--1890-1920.; Pottery--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Eldorado Spgs. swim meet

    • Swimmers compete in the pool at the resort in Eldorado Springs, Colorado, as onlookers watch the action.
    • Eldorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Swimming--Colorado--Eldorado Springs--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • St. Thomas Seminary

    • Exterior photograph of the recreation building at the St. Thomas Theological Seminary located in Denver, Colorado. The St. Thomas Theological Seminary is comprised of a complex of buildings generally grouped around a quadrangle. The first...
    • St. Thomas' Seminary (Denver, Colo.) Cory-Merrill (Denver, Colo.) Theological seminaries--Colorado--Denver.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • Undated
    • Bottle cap from Tivoli beer, bottled by the Tivoli-Union Brewery

    • View of a beer cap (ca.1901-1915) from the Tivoli-Union Brewery in Denver, Colorado. Shows a gold colored bottle cap with a central image of the sun and rays that radiate outward on a field of gray clouds. The words: "Trade Mark" and "Tivoli" are...
    • Tivoli Brewery (Denver, Colo.)--Products--1900-1920.; Cap closures.; Tivoli Brewery (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Caps and closures--Pictorial works.
    • 1981
    • 1421 Champa, exterior, front

    • View of the Colorado Telephone Company Building at 1421 Champa Street in Denver, Colorado; a four story brick structure with an ornate cornice and stained glass fanlight window. Stone entablature reads: "Telephone Building." Engaged columns flank...
    • Colorado Telephone Company--Buildings--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • 1904
    • Los Angeles, Cal. Shop in Chinatown

    • Interior view of a gift and apothecary shop in Chinatown in Los Angeles, California. Shows a counter with low Chinese style wooden stools, a wall of drawers topped with shelves of porcelain jars, a glass case and shelves of large tins marked with...
    • Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)--1890-1900.; Los Angeles (Calif.)--1890-1900.; Drugstores.; Gift shops.
    • [1899]
    • Bag

    • A doeskin bag (Native American Mescalero Apache) used by a woman. The bag is decorated with a panel of floral designs with multicolor beads. A drawstring is at the top of the bag and fringe decorates the edges.
    • Apache Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1910.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1910.; Mescalero Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1910.; Bags (Containers)--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • 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
    • Egyptian Theatre, Delta

    • View of the front of the Egyptian Theatre at 452 Main Street in Delta, Colorado. The theater has an Egyptian deco design, with a winged sun disc over the entrance and marquee, and panels with Egyptian designs and hieroglyphs on either side of the...
    • Egyptian Theatre (Delta, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Delta (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Egyptian Theatre (Delta, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Motion picture theaters--Colorado--Delta--Pictorial works.; Delta (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 1992
    • Bag

    • Shows a bag (Sioux) with blue, red and white beadwork in arrow and strip designs; lazy stitch and fringe. Additional note on the Colorado Historical Society record: "During the January 1998 NAGPRA Sioux consultation, Zona Loans Arrow (Standing Rock...
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Bags (costume accessories)--1880-1890.
    • 1888
    • Central City business exterior

    • View of the McKinley-Newhard Crafts shop entrance in Central City (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Signs and lettering read: "McKinley Newhard Crafts," "Silver and Enamels Original Designs McKinley-Newhard Crafts," "Silver," "Silver Jewelry," and...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Handicraft--1950-1960.
    • [between 1951 and 1958]
    • St. Thomas Seminary

    • Exterior photograph of the gas house at the St. Thomas Theological Seminary located in Denver, Colorado. The St. Thomas Theological Seminary is comprised of a complex of buildings generally grouped around a quadrangle. The first building was...
    • St. Thomas' Seminary (Denver, Colo.) Cory-Merrill (Denver, Colo.) Theological seminaries--Colorado--Denver.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • Undated
    • Publicity advertising illustration, living room, 1756 Grape, McCarthy house

    • A woman sits in an upholstered chair and holds a telephone receiver to her ear in the living room of the home of Isabelle McCarthy at 1756 Grape Street in the South Park Hill Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A plant, lamp, and telephone base sit...
    • McCarthy, Isabelle--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; South Park Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Conversation--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Living rooms--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • 1940 February 1
    • Moccasins

    • A pair of moccasins for a man (Native American Sioux) decorated with geometric and triangular designs of multi-color beadwork. The moccasins also have flaps and beaded soles.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress--1880-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1900.; Moccasins--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf interior of "The Colorado" car

    • An interior view of the Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railroad "Colorado" car. It is decorated with wall to wall carpeting, wood furniture, an upholstered beach, a love seat, wicker (?) chairs, a light fixture that hangs from the ceiling and fringed...
    • Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad private cars--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]

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