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    • New Mexico, views

    • Five men work to stabilize portions of the remaining walls of the Pecos Pueblo Mission in New Mexico. One man works by himself in the left foreground; two work together on a set of four stairs; and two men work on a ledge above them to move thick...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--Pecos--1910-1920.; Pecos (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Pecos National Monument (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Archaeological sites--New...
    • [1915?]
    • RGS narrow gauge motor car tender number 18

    • View of deteriorated tender number 18. Photographed: Ilium, Colorado, 1984.
    • Railroad motor-cars--1980-1990.; Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Ilium--1980-1990.; Illium (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Ilium--1980-1990.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1984
    • Leadville street scene, for Public Service Co., July 29, 1924

    • View south down dirt Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado includes two young girls in dresses and cloche hats who sit on a sidewalk on a hill above the street and look down on the busy main street. Landmark buildings include the First...
    • American National Bank (Leadville, Colo.)--1920-1930.; First Presbyterian Church (Leadville, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Vendome Hotel--1920-1930.; Leadville (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Business districts--Colorado--Leadville--1920-1930.; City & town...
    • 1924
    • Tom Mahon

    • Head and shoulders portrait of Tom Mahon, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado; he has neatly combed short hair, a mustache, and wears a cravat and a plaid jacket with top button fastened.
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Mahon, Tom.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • San Juan Chief mill

    • View of the San Juan Chief Mine stamp mill in Mineral Point (San Juan County), Colorado. Shows a badly deteriorated wood frame structure, a log retaining wall, pieces of machinery and rubble.
    • Mineral City (Colo.)--1970-1980.; San Juan Chief Mine (San Juan County, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Mills--Colorado--Mineral City--1970-1980.; Ore industry--Colorado--Mineral City--1970-1980.; Ruins--Colorado--Mineral City--1970-1980.
    • 1973
    • Alamosa

    • The Manders Building, on the corner of San Juan and Main streets, in Alamosa, Colorado is a two-story building, constructed in 1891, with rusticated stone block, bracketed enriched cornice, corner entry with double wooden panel with large glass...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Alamosa--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Alamosa--1890-1900.
    • [between 1891 and 1900]
    • Sts. John

    • View of the ghost town of Saints John (Saint John, Coleyville) in Summit County, Colorado. Shows, weathered, abandoned and deteriorated wooden cabins.
    • Saints John (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Saints John--1960-1970.; Cabins--Colorado--Saints John--1960-1970.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Saints John--1960-1970.
    • 1969
    • Post office and store

    • A group of men stand outside of a single story wood post office. A store is on one side and on the opposite side is an additional store front; the sign above this doorway reads: "Agency Omaha Barbed Wire".
    • Post offices--1890-1910.; Stores & shops--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Railroad workers at camp

    • covered wagon is behind the horses in the right background. A ridge of snow-capped mountains is in the distance.; Stereographic view of a group of seven men gathered in front of a large tent, possibly part of a railroad construction or surveying...
    • Colorado--1870-1900.; Covered wagons--Colorado--1870-1900.; Mountains--Colorado--1870-1900.; Railroad construction workers--1870-1900.; Tents--Colorado--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Mill, North London gulch

    • View of the interior of the abandoned and deteriorated North London Mill in Park County, Colorado. Shows wooden pillars with concrete footings, the stone foundation and wooden beams.
    • North London Mill (Park County, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Park County (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Building deterioration--Colorado--Park County--1970-1980.; Mills--Colorado--Park County--1970-1980.; Ore industry--Colorado--Park County--1970-1980.
    • 1977
    • Ute group portrait

    • Studio portrait of unidentified Native American adults and child (Ute); costume includes hair pipe breastplates and chokers, blankets, feathers, earrings, fur, and medals; a man holds a horse hair whisk.
    • Indians of North America--Women--1880-1900.; Ute Indians--Children--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Methodist Church, Episcopal Church

    • Snowy view southwest along Fourth (4th) Street of the Methodist Church and the Episcopal Church, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado.
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Episcopal churches--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1900.; Methodist churches--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Western Hotel

    • Men and a dog stand under the balcony of the Western Hotel, 220 7th (Seventh) Avenue, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado. Three story hotel built by John Johnstone and Fred Mayol in 1892, features light colored clapboard siding with contrasting trim...
    • Western Hotel (Ouray, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Ouray (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Ouray--1890-1900.
    • [between 1895 and 1900]
    • Ute Indians

    • An unidentified Native American man poses for a studio portrait. He wears a dark feather headdress adorned with a beaded band and ribbons. His hair is in braids. He wears a shawl around his shoulders and holds his hands in his lap. A second shawl...
    • Indians of North America--Portraits--1910-1940.; Ute Indians--1910-1940.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1910-1940.
    • [between 1915 and 1937?]
    • Western Hotel, Ouray

    • Men pose under the balcony of the Western Hotel, 220 7th (Seventh) Avenue, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado. Three story hotel built by John Johnstone and Fred Mayol in 1892, features light colored clapboard siding with contrasting trim boards,...
    • Western Hotel (Ouray, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Ouray (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Ouray--1890-1900.
    • [between 1895 and 1900]
    • Texas Creek, Colorado, at the Junction of the D&RGW's main line and Westcliffe Branch

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad trestles over Texas Creek, Fremont County, Colorado; also shows a wooden bridge and sheds.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Texas Creek (Fremont County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.; Streams--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.;...
    • September, 1925
    • Mill, Whitecross

    • View of the remains of a mining mill in Whitecross (Hinsdale County), Colorado. Shows a deteriorated wood building. A frame cabin and log cabin are in the distance.
    • Whitecross (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Building deterioration--Colorado--Whitecross--1960-1970.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Whitecross--1960-1970.; Mills--Colorado--Whitecross--1960-1970.; Ore industry--Colorado--Whitecross--1960-1970.
    • 1963
    • Ute group portrait

    • Studio portrait of unidentified Native American (Ute) men, women, and children; the men wear leggings, shirts, hair pipe breastplates and chokers, feathers, earrings; one man holds a flute. The women and girls wear dresses, shawls, and beaded...
    • Indians of North America--Children--1880-1900.; Ute Indians--Women--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Built 1888, Ouray, Co.

    • View southeast towards the Ouray County Courthouse, 4th (Fourth) Street and 6th (Sixth) Avenue, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado, shortly after 1888 construction.
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Courthouses--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1890.
    • 1888
    • Ute group portrait

    • Studio portrait of unidentified Native Americans and child (Ute); costume includes hair pipe breastplates and chokers, blankets, feathers, earrings, fur, and medals; a man holds a horse hair whisk.
    • Indians of North America--Women--1880-1900.; Ute Indians--Children--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Leadville, Colo July 5, 1902

    • View north over wood frame residences to the old High School, West 9th (Ninth) Street, Leadville, Colorado, where a light covering of snow can be seen on a July day.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1900-1910.
    • 1902
    • Tiny Town

    • View over the deteriorated buildings of Tiny Town Turkey Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado. Moving company owner George Turner built the miniature village and opened it to the public in 1920.
    • Turner, George 1859-1932--Homes & haunts.; Tiny Town (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Miniature cities & towns--Colorado--Tiny Town--1980-1990.
    • October, 1987
    • Ute group portrait

    • Studio portrait of unidentified Native American (Ute) men, women, and a child. The men wear braids, blankets, leggings, shirts, hair pipe breastplates and chokers, feathers, earrings, leather, fringe, and beadwork; one man holds a flute. The women...
    • Indians of North America--Children--1880-1900.; Ute Indians--Women--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Idaho Springs, Colorado

    • View looking north of Idaho Springs, Colorado, shows the central business district along Miner Street, Colorado Central Railroad tracks, the schoolhouse, Methodist church, Episcopal church, Presbyterian church, residences, and Bellevue Mountain.
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1880-1890.
    • [between 1886 and 1890]
    • Speer Blvd. near 11th Ave., Denver

    • View of one story retail buildings between 11th and 12th Avenues at Elati Street on Speer Blvd. in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One building, with horizontal flagstone cladding, has a series of rounded storefronts with glass...
    • Narconon (Organization : United States)--Buildings--1980-1990.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Denver (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.
    • 1982 January
    • Motorcycle shop

    • Interior view of a motorcycle shop in Denver, Colorado; shows a man and motorcycles.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Motorcycles--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Stores & shops--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1915?]
    • Ute Brave & squa [sic]

    • Standing studio portrait of unidentified Native American (Ute) man and wife. The woman has her hair rolled and wrapped, she wears face paint, a fringed buckskin dress, beaded necklace, moccasins, and a paisley shawl. The man wears fur wrapped...
    • Indians of North America--1880-1900.; Ute Indians--Women--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Fluorspar Mill, 4UR Ranch

    • View of the abandoned Colorado Fluorspar Company Mine and mill on the 4UR ranch in Wagon Wheel Gap (Mineral County), Colorado. Shows a tailing pile, ore house and deteriorated wooden buildings. Corrugated metal buildings are next to the mill. Goose...
    • 4UR Ranch (Wagon Wheel, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Colorado Fluorspar Company Mine (Mineral County, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Wagon Wheel Gap (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Abandoned mines.; Mills.; Ore industry.; 4UR Ranch (Wagon Wheel, Colo.)--Pictorial works.;...
    • 2009
    • Man - portrait

    • Studio portrait of an unidentified man in Colorado. He wears a suit, dress shirt with a dark collar and a striped tie.
    • Men--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930]
    • Ouray County Courthouse, built 1888

    • View northeast of the Ouray County Courthouse, 4th (Fourth) Street and 6th (Sixth) Avenue, Ouray, Colorado. Cascade Falls shows in background.
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Ouray--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Alma, Park County, Colorado and its smelting works from the Dolly Varden Mine

    • A copy of a lithograph in a circle shape shows the view from the Dolly Varden Mine down on Alma, (10,353 feet) Park County, Colorado, shows wood frame buildings, smelters, patches of evergreens, cleared areas and a creek.
    • Alma (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Alma--1870-1880.
    • [between 1960-1980?]
    • Las Vegas & vicinity

    • View of an adobe house and horno (oven) in Gallinas (San Miguel County), New Mexico. The house has a portal (porch), canales (water spouts) and vigas (rafters). Shows Territorial style window frames and deteriorated adobe walls. A wooden fence is...
    • Gallinas (San Miguel County, N.M.)--1900-1910.; Adobe houses--New Mexico--Gallinas--1900-1910.; Building deterioration--New Mexico--Gallinas--1900-1910.; Ovens--New Mexico--Gallinas--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1905?]
    • Carson

    • View of an abandoned log cabin and wood buildings in the ghost town of Carson (Hinsdale County), Colorado. Shows a deteriorated false front building, and a parked jeep. A mine site and tailings are in the distance.
    • Carson (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Carson--1970-1980.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--Carson--1970-1980.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Carson--1960-1970.
    • 1963
    • Recreation - picnic -  group in park

    • Outdoor portrait of men, women, girls, boys, and teenagers at a picnic in a Denver, Colorado park; costume includes a large hats with flowers. A man in military uniform eats a banana; a boy holds a a United States flag.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Eating & drinking--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Men--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Picnics--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1904 and 1910?]
    • 7th Street, Leadville, Colorado, ca 1929

    • Foggy scene with a dilapidated wood frame false front and front gable structures on snow-covered 7th (Seventh) Street in Leadville, Colorado. The corner false front has broken windows, boarded up storefronts and an advertisement "Wrigley's...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Leadville--1920-1930.; Colorado and Southern Railway.
    • 1929
    • Prison hospital

    • Black and white convicts lie in cots in the hospital at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. The walls are partly tiled; electric lights and a steam radiator furnish the interior.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors.; Prison hospitals--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1918
    • Ouray fire

    • Townspeople survey the vast destruction of a fire, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado. View includes a man and woman on horseback, groups of men, a person on a timber supported boardwalk leading to a plank road, charred trees, parts of stoves and wooden...
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Ouray--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Lieu. Cloman's troop of Indian scouts P.R. Agency S.D.

    • Lieutenant Cloman poses with his horse mounted troops of Native American Oglala Sioux scouts, during a drill in a snowstorm on the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota. They wear uniforms with fur caps and mittens and hold rifles. Tepees, wall...
    • United States. Army.--1890-1900.; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Pine Ridge Agency--1890-1900.; Dakota Indians--Military service--South Dakota--Pine Ridge--1890-1900.; Indian scouts--South Dakota--Pine Ridge--1890-1900.; Indians of North...
    • 1891
    • Eldorado springs, Colorado crazy stairs

    • Visitors to the resort in Eldorado Springs, Colorado, ascend the "Crazy Stairs," which have been built on a sheer rock face. A lookout tower flying an American flag is visible at the top of the stairs.
    • Eldorado Springs (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Rock formations--Colorado--Eldorado Springs--1910-1930.; Stairways--Colorado--Eldorado Springs--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1925]
    • Small community with large church

    • Shows a small plains community, possibly in the Moreno Valley in New Mexico near the Eagle Nest Lake. The largest building is the church, with a large steeple topped with a cross. A second cross tops the other side of the pitched-roof structure....
    • Eagle Nest Lake (N.M.)--1920-1930.; Moreno Valley (N.M.)--1920-1930.; Churches--New Mexico--1920-1930.; Plains--1920-1930.
    • [between 1922 and 1931?]
    • John Wesley McVey, Boulder Hotel owner

    • John Wesley McVey, a Black man, poses with his leg propped on a bench. A second man wearing a suit, waistcoat, and a hat poses with his leg propped on the same bench. McVey's building is in the background.
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1880-1890.; African Americans--Colorado--Boulder--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Boulder--1880-1890.; McVey, John Wesley.
    • 1885
    • San Juan mining

    • Two men pose with an ore cart full of ore at the entrance to an unidentified mine, San Juan County, Colorado.
    • Mine railroads--Cars--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1930.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1900-1930.; Miners--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1930.; Mining--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • Prowers House, Boggsville

    • View of the Prowers House on the Boggsville Historic site in Bent County, Colorado. The two story territorial style plastered, adobe structure is in deteriorated condition. Marks on the building indicate a porch is missing from the facade. Leafless...
    • Prowers House (Boggsville, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Boggsville (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Historic buildings.; Adobe buildings.; Abandoned buildings.; Prowers, John W.--Homes and Haunts.; Prowers House (Boggsville, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Historic...
    • 1987
    • Ouray, Colo.

    • View southwest over Ouray, Colorado, shows wood frame houses, the Ouray County Courthouse, and Canyon Creek Gorge.
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1880-1900.
    • [between 1888 and 1900]
    • Ouray, Colo.

    • A man in pajamas sits up in a bed covered with white bed linens, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado, in a room with floral patterned wallpaper.
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bedrooms--Colorado--Ouray--1890-1900.; Interiors.; Sleepwear--Colorado--Ouray--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • The remains of a cliff dwelling called the "Inaccessible House" are in the side of a steep cliff at Mesa Verde National Park. A man and a horse stand on the top ledge of the cliff, showing how difficult the dwelling is to reach.
    • Inaccessible House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Rock formations--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1921 and 1931?]
    • Silverton RR

    • View of an abandoned narrow gauge railroad grade on the Silverton Railroad near Ironton (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows railroad ties on a curved grade, and deteriorated ties on the slope. Trees are near the rocky summits of the San Juan mountains.
    • Silverton Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; San Juan Mountains (Colo. and N.M.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Ouray County--1950-1960.; Railroad ties--Colorado--Ouray County--1950-1960.
    • 1952 September 6
    • Vidler mine, Clear Creek County, Argentine Pass

    • Burros stand loaded with mining equipment outside the entrance to the Vidler mine, Clear Creek County, Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1900-1910.; Clear Creek County(Colo.)--1900-1910.; Vidler Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Donkeys--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Interior of St. John's Cathedral

    • Interior view of the Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist (also known as St. John's Church in the Wilderness and Saint John's Cathedral) in Denver, Colorado.
    • Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Episcopal churches--Colorado--Denver--1880-1910.
    • [between 1881 and 1903?]
    • View of Grand Lake

    • Stereographic view of Grand Lake and Long's Peak in Grand County, Colorado. A large basket made from thin branches sits on the sandy shore and tall pine trees stand along the shore of the lake.
    • Grand County (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Grand Lake (Colo. : Lake)--1870-1900.; Longs Peak (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Baskets--1870-1900.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Grand County--1870-1900.; Pines--Colorado--Grand County--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]

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