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    • Indian Jack standing, Geo. Brittenbendes

    • Studio portrait of Native American (Modoc) man, Indian Jack (Lew Wallace). He stands with his arm on the shoulder of George Brittenbendes, seated. Both men wear shirts, coats, pants and hats. Indian Jack discovered the Golden Age mine in Jamestown,...
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Modoc Indians--1870-1880.; Indian Jack.; Brittenbendes, George.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Gregory Gulch

    • View of dilapidated head frames, frame buildings and snow on tailings piles in Gregory Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. A historical marker sign reads: "On this ground, later known as Gregory Diggings, John H. Gregory discovered the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.; Canyons--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • 1932
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • Five unidentified men stand next to the bronze marker placed at the Mountain City site near Central City, Colorado, where John H. Gregory first discovered gold in 1859. The marker, dedicated July 23, 1932, reads: "On this ground later known as...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Historical markers--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Monuments &...
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • $20,000,000.00 in gold." The man on the left has a long, gray beard and holds a shovel in his hand. The man on the right wears a coat and overalls. H. H. Lake wears a suit. All three wear hats.; H. H. Lake stands between two unidentified men near...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Mountain City--1930- 1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.;...
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Gulch, Central City, Colorado

    • Several houses stand along a dirt road in Gregory Gulch in Gilpin County, Colorado. The gulch was named after John H. Gregory, who first discovered gold in Colorado in 1859. The cut in the hillside shows the vein Gregory followed in search of...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.; Grocery stores--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.; Houses--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • The mineral resources of Summit County

    • View of a 156 ounce specimen of crystallized gold, known as "Tom's Baby," taken from the Gold Flake Mine on Farncomb Hill, near Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado. The specimen was named after Tom Groves, one of the miners who discovered it.
    • Summit County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold--Colorado--Summit County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Summit County--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • Prepare for the miracle! : a sermon

    • Sermon given by Reverend Raymond A Waser to the congregation of First Plymouth Congregational Church in Denver, Colorado.
    • Miracles.; Healing of the paralytic (Miracle); First Plymouth Congregational Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1943 March 14
    • Where gold was firs [sic] discovered in Colo., near Idaho Spgs.

    • Miner with gold pan, pick, and shovel panning on banks of Clear Creek near Idaho Springs, Colorado; shows canvas frame tent and sluice box in background.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Gold miners--Colorado--Clear Creek--1890-1910.; Gold mining--Colorado--Clear Creek--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Dyersville

    • View overlooking the ghost town of Dyersville, Colorado, in Summit County. Decaying buildings and overgrown vegetation around structures.
    • Dyersville (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Dyersville--1960-1970.
    • 1962
    • Mining, Gilpin County

    • Several buildings line the dirt roads below the Cook Mine on Bobtail Hill in Gregory Gulch in Gilpin County, Colorado. The deep vein on the hill in the right midground is where John H. Gregory first discovered gold in Colorado in 1859. The stone...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.; Stone buildings--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Central City, Colorado. 1860-1869 (Prints)

    • Central City, Colorado, is shown during its early days in the 1860's in this view. John H. Gregory first discovered gold in the Gregory Diggings in 1859 which started the gold rush to the area. Buildings line the dirt streets of the mining town,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Site of camp of Russell party on Dry Creek near  Englewood, Colorado in 1858

    • Five men in suits pose in a grassy area in front of a large tree in Englewood, Colorado. They stand at the site on Little Dry Creek where gold was discovered by the party led by William Green Russell in 1858, the beginning of the gold rush of 1859....
    • Englewood (Colo.)--1900-1940.; Little Dry Creek (Colo.)
    • [between 1900 and 1940?]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • A group of 24 men stands at the site where John H. Gregory first discovered gold at Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The group is gathered for the July 23, 1932 dedication ceremony of the Gregory Monument, a bronze marker...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Mountain City--1930- 1940.; Monuments &...
    • [1932]
    • Pay Rock Mine

    • Miners pose near the shafthouse and tailings of the Pay Rock Mine near Silver Plume (Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • Pay Rock Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Silver Plume (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Silver Plume--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Silver Plume--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Central City, Colo. 1860

    • Several large buildings stand along Main Street in early day Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Gold was first discovered in the region by John H. Gregory in 1859 and spurred the town's growth. Additional buildings stand along Eureka Street...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Buildings--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Log...
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Gregory Gulch 1947

    • Mines and piles of mine tailings dot the hillsides surrounding Gregory Gulch in Gilpin County, Colorado. The gulch is named after John H. Gregory, who first discovered gold in Colorado in 1859. A dirt road intersects two wider dirt roads that run...
    • Mountain roads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Canyons--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.; Houses--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin...
    • [1947?]
    • Gregory Diggings, Central City monuments

    • A woman wearing a print dress, pumps and a hat stands to the left of the Gregory Diggings monument in Central City. The masonry monument is of granite and has a granite foundation. The brass marker in the center reads "On this ground later known as...
    • Gregory, John H.--Monuments--1930-1940.; Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • [between 1932 and 1940?]
    • Gregory Gulch 1947

    • Mines and piles of mine tailings dot the hillsides surrounding Gregory Gulch in Gilpin County, Colorado. The gulch is named after John H. Gregory, who first discovered gold in Colorado in 1859. A dirt road intersects two wider dirt roads that run...
    • Mountain roads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Canyons--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.; Ruins--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.; Stone...
    • [1947?]
    • Gregory Diggings, Central City monuments

    • The Gregory's Diggings masonry monument is of granite and has a granite foundation. The brass marker in the center reads "On this ground later known as Gregory's Diggings John H. Gregory of Georgia discovered the first gold lode in Colorado on May...
    • Gregory, John H.--Monuments--1930-1940.; Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • [between 1932 and 1940?]
    • 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]
    • Caribou Mine (L#173)

    • Caribou Mine stands in the background in this view near Nederland in Boulder County, Colorado. The silver mine was reportedly discovered in 1864. Silver ingots produced from the mine and valued at about $13,000 were used to pave the street in front...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Nederland--1900-1920.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Nederland--1900-1920.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Nederland (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Silver mining--Colorado--Nederland--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • 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?]
    • Placing marker at site of Gregory Lode

    • A crowd of men, women, and children gather around a temporary historical marker posted on a dirt road in Blackhawk (Black Hawk) (Gilpin County), Colorado. The sign reads: "The State Historical and Natural History Society of Colorado. On this...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Dedications--Colorado--Blackhawk--1920-1930.; Gold mining--Colorado--Blackhawk--1920-1930.; Historical markers--Colorado--Blackhawk--1920-1930.; Spectators--Colorado--Blackhawk--1920-1930.; Gregory, John H.--Homes &...
    • 1924 August 8
    • Caribou mine

    • View shows a wooden building which was part of the Caribou mine, Boulder County, Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Boulder County--1880-1900.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Caribou Shaft (Boulder County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Querida

    • View of Querida, (Spanish for "dear one") Custer County, Colorado, shows a dirt street flanked by businesses and dwellings, including one in a large fenced yard. Originally named for the E. C. Bassick mine (discovered in 1877), which is against...
    • Querida (Colo.)--1870-1890.
    • [between 1877 and 1885?]
    • Commemorative medal

    • A commemorative bronze medal with an image of Zebulon Montgomery Pike, an army officer and explorer, on one side and Pikes Peak, in Colorado Springs, Colorado which bears his name, on the other side. This coin was struck in 1906 to celebrate the...
    • Medals--1770-1910.; Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, 1779-1813.--Commemoration.
    • [between 1779 and 1906]
    • 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?]
    • Mary Miller house

    • Exterior photograph of the Mary Miller House located in Lafayette, Colorado. Constructed circa 1888, the house is associated with Mary Miller, the founder of the town of Lafayette. In 1884, coal was discovered on the 1280 acre Miller farm. ...
    • Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Lafayette.; Historic buildings--Colorado-Lafayette.; Architecture--Colorado--Lafayette--History.
    • Undated
    • Children Native American Project at Gilpin School

    • Five children in a classroom dressed in Native American clothing enacting a scene outdoors. Three children are seated to the right of a fire. Two children are to the left of a tee-pee, each with a bow and arrow; one child is standing, the other is...
    • Gilpin Place School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • Undated
    • Wash day in a United States Geological Survey camp

    • View of a large kettle beside canvas tents at a United States Geological Survey camp in either Mesa County or Garfield County, Colorado. Oil shale burns under a laundry kettle.
    • Geological Survey (U.S.)--People--1910-1920.; Oil-shales--Colorado--1910-1920.; Campfires--Colorado--1910-1920.; Camping--Colorado--1910-1920.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--1910-1920.; Tents--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • 1914?
    • Gregory Gulch

    • View of the site of the Gregory Diggings near Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado. A sign reads: "The State Historical And Natural History Society On This Ground Later Known As Gregory Diggings John M. Gregory Discovered The First Gold Quartz...
    • Gregory, John H.--Monuments & memorials--1930-1940.; Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Tom's Baby, a crystallized gold nugget

    • View of the largest crystallized gold nugget unearthed in Colorado history, it was discovered in 1887 near Breckenridge (Summit County), Colorado, by miners Tom Graves and Harry Lytton. The nugget became known as "Tom's Baby," because Graves would...
    • Summit County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold--Colorado--Summit County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Summit County--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • West Moncrieff Place "Spiderman House"

    • View of the facade of West Moncrieff Place (1895), located in the West Highland neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Home of murder victim Phillip Peters and known as "The Spiderman House," the Queen Anne Cottage Style house features a fish scale...
    • Peters, Philip, d. 1941--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Montclair (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Houses.; Coneys, Theodore, 1882-1967--Homes & haunts.; Coneys, Theodore, 1882-1967--Homes and haunts.; Peters, Philip, d. 1941--Homes and...
    • 2004
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • Three unidentified men are gathered in the midground in the vein where John H. Gregory first discovered gold at Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The group is gathered for the July 23, 1932 dedication of the Gregory Monument, a...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gregory, John H.
    • [1932]
    • Mountain City, Colo.

    • A train leaves a trail of smoke behind it as it crosses above Gregory Diggings in Gilpin County, Colorado. The large vein in the hillside in the right midground is where John H. Gregory first discovered gold in Colorado in 1859. Houses stand on...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Canyons--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.; Grocery stores--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.; Houses--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.; Railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.
    • [between 1899 and 1920?]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • Three men, two wearing suits and the third wearing a coat over overalls, stand in the rocky vein where John H. Gregory first discovered gold in Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The men are gathered at the site for the July 23,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gregory, John H.
    • [1932]
    • Notice of location of a quartz claim

    • Reproduction shows a hand-written mining claim for the Bunker Hill Lode, on Milo Creek, in the Yreka Mining District, Shoshone County, Idaho, signed by Philip O'Rourke and Whitney [?] N. S. Kellogg.
    • Mining claims--Idaho Territory--Shoshone County--1880-1890.; Idaho Territory--1880-1890.; Shoshone County (Idaho Territory)--1880-1890.; Mining--Idaho Territory--Shoshone County--1880-1890.
    • September, 1885
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • A fire hydrant stands in the foreground of this view of Gregory Diggings in Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, at the July 23, 1932 dedication of the Gregory Monument to John H. Gregory, who first discovered gold in the area in 1859. A...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Fire hydrants--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Mountain...
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • A group of men wearing suits, including H. H. Lake (fourth from left), pose during the July 23, 1932 dedication of the Gregory Monument in Mountain City near Central City, Colorado. The site was marked by a bronze plaque noting it as the place...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gregory, John H.;...
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Gulch, Central City, Colorado

    • owned by Fred Kruse and founded by Belden & Company during the area's mining heyday.; Two dirt roads intersect in the foreground of this view of Gregory Gulch, named for John H. Gregory who first discovered gold in Gilpin County, Colorado, in 1859....
    • Roads, Earth--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.; Grocery stores--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.;...
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Central City, Colorado

    • Aerial shot of Central City, and Blackhawk, Colorado, taken during the winter. Snow dusts the landscape, and Highway 119 connects the two towns. North Clear Creek is to the lower right side of the photograph. Gold was discovered in Gregory Gulch...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1920-1960.; Central City (Colo.)--1920-1960.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1920-1960.
    • [between 1920 and 1960?]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • $20,000,000.00 in gold." Several other men are in the background watching the groundbreaking.; An older man with a long beard and wearing a suit leans down to turn a shovel full of dirt at the July 23, 1932 dedication of the Gregory Monument in...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Mountain City--1930- 1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.;...
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • Two unidentified men stand in the midground on a walkway of wood planks near the site where John H. Gregory first discovered gold at Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The site was marked with a bronze plaque on July 23, 1932...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Wooden sidewalks--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gregory, John H.
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • A group of 24 men stands at the site where John H. Gregory first discovered gold at Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The group is gathered for the July 23, 1932 dedication ceremony of the Gregory Monument, a bronze marker...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Mountain City--1930- 1940.; Gregory, John...
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • A group of 24 men stands at the site where John H. Gregory first discovered gold at Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The group is gathered for the July 23, 1932 dedication ceremony of the Gregory Monument, a bronze marker...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Mountain City--1930- 1940.; Monuments &...
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Gulch, Central City, Colorado

    • mines. In the right foreground, the building with a band of arches on its facade was the grocery and provisions store owned by Fred Kruse and founded by Belden & Company during the area's mining heyday.; Two dirt roads intersect in the foreground...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.; Roads, Earth--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.;...
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Mountain City, Colorado

    • Houses and buildings stand along dirt roads in Mountain City on the outskirts of Central City, Colorado, in the 1860s. Several mine shafthouses stand on the hills in the background. Gold was first discovered in the area in 1859 by John H. Gregory.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Central...
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Russell Gulch, Colo.

    • The mining district of Russell Gulch was about four miles southwest of Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. About $35,000 in gold was reportedly mined every week when the area was first discovered by William Green Russell in 1859. Several...
    • Russell Gulch (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1890-1900.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]

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