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    • The Lick Monument, San Francisco

    • Women in fitted dresses and hats, and men with suits, hats and canes stand at the proposed Lick Monument in Marshall Square, San Francisco (Marin County), California. On a central pedestal, Eureka stands with a shield, in front of the state bear. A...
    • Indians of North America--Commemoration--California--San Francisco--1890-1900.; Mexicans--Commemoration--California--San Francisco--1890-1900.; Spaniards--Commemoration--California--San Francisco--1890-1900.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1890-1900.;...
    • Denver Police Memorial

    • Workmen lower a marble panel onto a platform at the Denver Police Memorial located in the courtyard of the Police Administration Building at Cherokee Street and Fourteenth (14th) Street in the Civic Center Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The...
    • Denver (Colo.). Police Department.--Commemoration.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1990-2000.; Denver (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1990-2000.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Denver--1990-2000.;...
    • [1991]
    • The gateway to the Garden of the Gods

    • A wagon train is on a dirt road near sandstone rock formations at Garden of the Gods in El Paso County, Colorado. Shows covered wagons, people on horseback, sparse trees on hillsides and snow on Pikes Peak in the distance.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Garden of the Gods (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Gate Rock (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Wagon...
    • Clear Creek Canon, Rocky Mountains

    • Sheer rock canyon walls are in Clear Creek Canyon in Clear Creek County or Jefferson County, Colorado. Shows a waterfall on Clear Creek and a deep chasm in the valley, sparse trees, rocky cliffs, and snow on mountains in the distance.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--1870-1880.; Streams--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • Fighting the fire

    • Men use blankets attached to sticks to snuff the flames of a prairie fire. A farmer plows furrows on a hill to create a fire break. Shows smoke and flames on the treeless prairie.
    • Fire fighting--1870-1880.; Grassland fires--1870-1880.
    • Chamberlin Observatory, view of engraved stone

    • Close up view of engraved stone on Chamberlin Observatory building: "Present to the University of Denver by H.B. Chamberlin, Erected A.D. 1890"
    • Neighborhoods--Colorado--Denver--History.; Universities and colleges--Colorado--Denver.; Observatories--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1979 August
    • An engraved sterling silver diploma

    • Dr. Orlo E. Childs, president of the Colorado School of Mines (on right) poses with Morgan J. Davis, Houston oilman, in gowns, mortar boards and tassels. Davis holds the engraved sterling silver diploma with an honorary doctoral degree presented by...
    • Graduation ceremonies--Colorado--Golden--1960-1970.; Childs, Orlo E., 1914-; Davis, Morgan J.; Colorado School of Mines.
    • 1964
    • Buchtel Boulevard, engraved marker

    • Engraved memorial stone on Buchtel Blvd.: "In honor of University Park's Centennial 1886-1986, 'We seek to understand the truth about everything under the stars and above the stars.' Henry A. Buchtel, Governor, Chancellor, Minister, 1847-1924."
    • Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Streets--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Old Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City entrance

    • View of a Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City entrance at 17th (Seventeenth) and Arapahoe streets in Denver, Colorado. Shows the Colorado Yule marble facade, ornate lamp holders and double door portal. Engraved above the door reads: "Federal...
    • Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City--Buildings--1920-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Banks--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Doors & doorways--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.
    • [between 1925 and 1935?]
    • A battle in the clouds

    • A Native American man with long hair and fringed leggings, holds an eagle above the talon and prepares to strike it with a stick. A dead rabbit is on a fallen tree beside the man. Shows steep mountain slopes and clouds in the distance.
    • Indians of North America--Spiritual life--1870-1880.; Eagles--1870-1880.; Rites & ceremonies--1870-1880.
    • Chinese immigrants at the San Francisco custom-house

    • Chinese immigrants wait in line at the San Francisco custom house in San Francisco (Marin County), California. Men wear queues (braids), and straw domed-shaped (coolie) hats. Custom workers in suits and hats inspect immigrants' belongings. Inset...
    • Chinese--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Arrivals & departures--Chinese--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Customhouses--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Customs inspections--California--San...
    • Lester Drake monument, Riverside Cemetery

    • View of the monument for Lester E. Drake, Sr. (July 31, 1822 - March 16, 1889) located in block 4, lot 23, of Riverside Cemetery (incorporated 1876), 5201 Brighton Boulevard in the Elyria-Swansea neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows a...
    • Riverside Cemetery (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--2000-2010.; Denver (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Cemeteries.; Tombs and sepulchral monuments.; Drake, Lester E., 1822-1889--Tomb.; Riverside Cemetery (Denver,...
    • 2003
    • Se-quo yah

    • Head and shoulders portrait of Sequoyah, a Native American (Cherokee) man. He holds an engraved tablet on his lap, wears a robe, a medal, and a head cover, and is smoking a pipe. He is credited with the creation of the Cherokee syllabary.
    • Cherokee Indians--1800-1850.; Indians of North America--1800-1850.; Teachers--1800-1850.; Sequoyah, 1770?-1843.
    • [between 1940 and 1970?]
    • The Chinese question

    • The allegorical figure Columbia stands in a dress, with cap sleeves and a tiara inscribed with : "U.S.," she is between an angry mob and a Chinese man with a queue (braid) who kneels beside her. The mob, probably Irish, carries pistols, sticks and...
    • Chinese--1870-1880.; Irish Americans--1870-1880.; Allegorical drawings--1870-1880.; Race discrimination--1870-1880.; Race riots--1870-1880.
    • Chinese fishermen in San Francisco Bay

    • Chinese fishermen in hooded shirts stand in San Francisco Bay and circle fishing nets in San Francisco (Marin County), California. Shows a wooden sailboat and birds above the surface of the water.
    • Chinese--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1870-1880.; San Francisco Bay (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Fishing--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Sailboats--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.
    • From mine to mill

    • A team of four horses runs with a wooden wagon, probably filled with ore, on a dirt road in a mountain valley. The driver wears a wide-brimmed hat and boots, and holds his foot on the brake. An onlooker with a beard leans on a post beside a dog and...
    • Carts & wagons--1870-1880.; Horse teams--1870-1880.; Mining--1870-1880.
    • 1878 September 14
    • A perilous trip, shooting a flume in the Sierra Nevada

    • Two men in small boat slide down a narrow, wooden flume filled with water in the Sierra Nevada Range in Nevada or California. Shows the flume on a tree-covered mountain, rock formations and summits in the distance.
    • Aquatic sports--1870-1880.; Boats--1870-1880.; Flumes--1870-1880.
    • 1877 June 2
    • "Hands up", an incident of travel on the plains

    • Bandits in hats and face masks hold up a stagecoach at gun point on a road at night. Stagecoach drivers and a passenger hold their hands up. Two bandits hold the reins of the two teams of spooked horses.
    • Criminals--1880-1890.; Horse teams--1880-1890.; Robberies--1880-1890.; Stagecoaches--1880-1890.
    • 1885 August 29
    • Gilman, from Windy Point

    • Bird's eye view of Gilman, Colorado and Iron Mask Mine (Eagle County) from Windy Point shows a town with wood frame buildings perched on the edge of Eagle River Canyon. Mine surface buildings and tailings also show in Gilman, the company town built...
    • Gilman (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Gilman--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Gilman--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • A tornado in the Rocky Mountains

    • View of a tornado and a billow of clouds in a steep canyon in the Rocky Mountains. Shows splintered trees where the funnel touches the ground. Rocky peaks and a dark sky are in the distance.
    • Tornadoes--1880-1890.
    • 1885 September 19
    • The United States Artillery School at Fortress Monroe

    • A group of uniformed officers maneuver a cannon at the Artillery School in Fortress Monroe, (later Fort Monroe) in Hampton, Virginia. Frame and brick buildings include barracks and officer's houses and school buildings on the military campus.
    • Fort Monroe (Va.)--1880-1890.; Cannons--Virginia--Fort Monroe--1880-1890.; Forts & fortifications--Virginia--Fort Monroe--1880-1890.; Military training--Virginia--Fort Monroe--1880-1890.
    • 1888 April 14
    • Farisita cemetery

    • A gravestone in the cemetery at Farisita (Huerfano County), Colorado features a crucifix engraved with the raised image of Christ, atop a rectangular stone. The inscription reads: "Faris Asperdon Born Dec. 1884 (?) Died ??." Fresh flowers are at...
    • Farisita (Colo.)--1880-1970.; Cemeteries--Colorado--Farisita--1880-1970.; Tombs & sepulchral monuments--Colorado--Farisita--1880- 1970.
    • [between 1884 and 1970]
    • Irrigation in Colorado letting water into a side sluice-way

    • Men open a sluice box gate in Colorado, turning a spool that lifts the wooden gate by a chain. Shows a river in a valley, and a snow covered mountain in the distance. Inset image shoes a sluice box built in a steep canyon.
    • Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--1870-1880.; Irrigation--Colorado--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--1870-1880.; Sluices--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • San Diego - Old Mission, Old Town, California

    • View of mission bells in Old Town, San Diego, California; one has an engraved cross. A wood frame building is behind the bells.
    • Old Town (San Diego, Calif.)--1900-1920.; San Diego (Calif.)--1900-1920.; Bells--California--San Diego--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Bear and fish totems

    • View of two Native American totem poles. The near pole has engraved footprints ascending from the base of the pole to a crouching bear at the top. The other pole has two anthropomorphic figures, one crouching, below the uppermost which represents a...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--Northwest, Pacific--1880-1890.; Northwest, Pacific--1880-1890.; Bears--Northwest, Pacific--1880-1890.; Fish--Northwest, Pacific--1880-1890.; Totem poles--Northwest, Pacific--1880-1890.
    • 1890
    • Caribou, Colo. Sarah Collins grave 1875

    • A light-colored gravestone marks the grave of Sarah Collins in a cemetery in Caribou, a small mining town in Boulder County, Colorado. The gravestone has a dove engraved near its top and reads: "Sarah Collins Wife of James Collins Died Oct. 5, 1875...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Caribou (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Cemeteries--Colorado--Blackhawk--1930-1950.; Tombs & sepulchral monuments--Colorado--Caribou--1930-1950.; Collins, Sarah.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • "The Antlers," Colorado Springs

    • People are on Pikes Peak Avenue in front of the Antlers Hotel in Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Shows horses, a dog, a carriage and a young girl in a mule-driven cart.
    • Antlers Hotel (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; City & town life--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1890.
    • 1886 November 20
    • Sketches at Santa Barbara, Southern California

    • Views in Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara County), California, show houses, gardens, beaches, the City Hall and Hall of Records, and monks at the adobe Santa Barbara Mission.
    • Santa Barbara Mission--1890-1900.; Santa Barbara (Calif.)--1890-1900.; Beaches--California--Santa Barbara--1890-1900.; City & town halls--California--Santa Barbara--1890-1900.; Houses--California--Santa Barbara--1890-1900.;...
    • General Rose Memorial Hospital

    • Exterior view of General Rose Memorial Hospital at 4567 East 9th (Ninth) Avenue in the Hale neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows the Goodstine Pavilion and Harry W. Rabb, Graduated Care Pavilion. The words "General Rose Memorial Hospital" are...
    • General Rose Memorial Hospital (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Hale (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Hospitals--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [between 1962 and 1970?]
    • Winter railroad travel in the northwest

    • Locomotives push a wedge snow plow, the "snow king," over deep snow on tracks beside telegraph poles in Minnesota. Wolves howl in the moonlight near railroad tracks, travellers approach a log cabin in the snow, and North American Indians on...
    • Blizzards--1860-1870.; Log cabins--1860-1870.; Railroad snowplow locomotives--1860-1870.; Railroads--1880-1890.; Snow removal--1860-1870.; Wolves--1860-1870.
    • Forest fire on the banks of the Red River

    • People watch a forest fire from a steamboat or a barge towed by the steamboat on the Red River in Texas. Deer, dogs and birds flee from the flames and smoke in the forest. Men on the raft aim rifles to shoot the animals.
    • Red River (Tex.-La.)--1870-1880.; Barges--American--Texas--1870-1880.; Forest fires--Texas--1870-1880.; Hunting--Texas--1870-1880.; Rivers--Texas--1870-1880.; Steamboats--American--Texas--1870-1880.
    • Base of monument in Lamar

    • View of stone monumet base of the "Madonna of the Trail," on Highway 50 (Fifty) the old Santa Fe trail, Lamar, Prowers County, Colorado; with engraved words: In Commemoration Of "Big Timbers" extending eastward and westward along Arkansas River...
    • Lamar (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Lamar--1970-1980.
    • September 1972
    • Farmers Bank of Fleming Colo.

    • The single-story, brick Farmers Bank in Fleming, Colorado, features dentils, pediments, transoms, and four visible doorways. Two plaques are on the walls, both with the name of the bank engraved on them.
    • Fleming (Colo.)--1910-1940.; Banks--Colorado--Fleming 1910-1940.
    • [between 1918 and 1935?]
    • Over the plains to Colorado

    • Agricultural scenes show farmers and combines at work in Kansas wheat fields. Men stand on a wooden bridge over a bog. Shows frame houses and barns in the distance, and railroad tracks near cows in a field.
    • Farming--Kansas--1880-1890.; Harvesting--Kansas--1880-1890.; Wheat--Kansas--1880-1890.
    • 1885 July 25
    • Christmas in the wilds, with the Hudson Bay Company hunters

    • Hunters around a fire raise their glasses in a Christmas toast in Canada. A man in a dog sled raises his hat in the air. Shows smoke from the fire, a kettle on the ground, dogs, snowshoes, and a man with a bundle of sticks in his arms.
    • Campfires--Canada--1870-1880.; Dogsledding--Canada--1870-1880.; Hunting--Canada--1870-1880.
    • Snuff box

    • Shows a silver snuff box used by William F. Cody to hold his hair pins; it may have been given to him as a snuff box. The lid is engraved, the base is made of bone.
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Associated objects.; Snuff boxes and bottles--1900-1910.
    • 1901
    • Chinese emigration to America

    • Chinese emigrants with queues (braids), in robes and hats or caps, are gathered in the hold of the steamship "Alaska" en route to the United States. The men use chopsticks and eat rice from bowls. Some read or stand near windows. A white man...
    • Chinese--1870-1880.; Eating & drinking--1870-1880.; Emigration & immigration--Chinese--1870-1880.; Interiors--1870-1880.; Ships--1870-1880.
    • 1876 May 20
    • Buffalo bulls protecting a herd from wolves

    • American buffalo bulls face a pack of wolves on a prairie. A wolf has been tossed in the air by a bull. Another wolf lies dead beside a buffalo. Shows mountains and the buffalo herd in the distance.
    • Animal attacks--1870-1880.; Animal behavior--1870-1880.; Bison--1870-1880.; Wolves--1870-1880.
    • 1871 August 5
    • Sketches in the Northwest

    • Men stand beside an ox-driven wagon at Fort Garry (later Lower Fort Garry National Historic Park) in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. A man hauls a moose head on his back. Shows a silo and a frame building. A North American Indian in a woven blanket,...
    • Dakota Indians--Spiritual life--North Dakota--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Spiritual life--North Dakota--1870-1880.; Votive offerings--North Dakota--1870-1880.; Fort Garry (Man.)--1870-1880.; Missouri River--1870-1880.; Carts &...
    • 1870 January 25
    • Fur-traders on the Missouri attacked by Indians

    • Men row a wooden mackinaw boat filled with American buffalo and other furs on the Missouri River, to escape attack by Native Americans. Shows an exchange of arrows and bullets. Fallen men are in the boat; one Native American man falls from a tree....
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Boats--1860-1870.; Fighting--1860-1870.; Fur trade--1860-1870.; Hides & skins--1860-1870.; Rivers--1860-1870.
    • Colorado School of Mines

    • Exterior view of the Mining Building on the Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Jefferson County, shows one of the original two-story red brick buildings built in the 1880's; engraved on stone above entry: State School of Mines.
    • Colorado School of Mines.--Buildings--1900- 1920.; Golden (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Buildings--Colorado--Golden--1900-1920.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Golden--1900-1920.; Colorado School of Mines.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Scenes on the Pacific Railroad

    • Men and women dressed in formal attire sit in a Pacific Railroad dining car. African American (Black) men waiters carry trays. The railroad car has curtains, glass globe lights and mirrors. Railroad workers stand near a dynamite blast through a...
    • African Americans--1860-1870.; Chinese--1860-1870.; Blasting--1860-1870.; Interiors--1860-1870.; Passengers--1860-1870.; Railroad construction & maintenance--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--1860-1870.; Railroad dining cars--1860-1870.;...
    • On the plains, Indians attacking Butterfield's overland dispatch coach

    • A driver and passengers on a mule-driven stagecoach, the "Butterfield Overland Dispatch", fire rifles and pistols as North American Indians on horseback charge the stagecoach. Indians hold coup sticks, guns and shields. Shows a tepee and men on a...
    • Butterfield Overland Stage Line--Disasters--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Danger--1860-1870.; Stagecoaches--1860-1870.
    • Big horn stalking in the Rocky Mountains

    • Two hunters crouch below a rocky ridge in the Rocky Mountains. One man wears a plaid or tweed jacket and cap, an ammunition belt and holds a rifle. The other hunter, a Native American, wears a fringed jacket and pants, a cloth head wrap, and...
    • Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Mountain sheep hunting--1880-1890.
    • Two bits to see the papoose

    • View of the Lincoln Tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield (Sangamon County), Illinois features a granite obelisk, bronze statues, a balustrade and staircase. Passengers in suits, hats and formal dresses admire North American (Shoshone) Indian...
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Tomb--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Springfield (Ill.)--1870-1880.; Cradleboards--1870-1880.; Mothers & children--1870-1880.; Spectators--1870-1880.; Tombs & sepulchral...
    • 1874 October 24
    • Talmadge and Boyer Block, Denver

    • View of the Talmadge and Boyer business block at 2924-42 Zuni Street in the Highland Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The four story brick and sandstone building has a wide cornice, ornate brick corbeling, arched windows, and a cartouche engraved...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Highland (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Office buildings--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Storefronts--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.
    • 1984 October
    • Four pistols

    • Four pistols descriptions follow images from right to left. The first pistol was made by H. Aston & Co. from Middletown, Connecticut; U.S. Arsenal. The percussion pistol (US model 1842, military cap lock pistol) is single shot made from walnut with...
    • Handguns--1860-1880.
    • [between 1860 and 1875]
    • Prospecting on the Ute Reservation, an ominous meeting

    • A North American Indian (Ute) man confronts a prospector on a mountain slope in Utah or Colorado. The Ute man wears a necklace with a star pendant and holds a rifle. Men with rifles stand behind him. The prospector holds a pick axe, and looks over...
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--1870-1880.; Miners--1870-1880.; Mining--1870-1880.; Pack animals--1870-1880.; Thornburgh, Thomas Tipton, 1843-1879.
    • 1879 October 25


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