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    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 33, 1912 August 17

    • 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.
    • 19120817
    • Y-walls of the Row Houses

    • An interesting "Y-wall" excavated at the rear of the row houses. Photo Credit: History Colorado
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    • 2009 Aug 12
    • Indian "Turkish bath"

    • Two white men stand near a Native American (Shoshone or Bannock) bath in an area covered with tall grass and bushes. The bath is covered with a wooden frame. One man wears a military uniform. The other man wears a suit.
    • Bannock Indians--Structures--1880-1910.; Indians of North America--Structures--1880-1910.; Shoshoni Indians--Structures--1880-1910.; Steam baths--1880-1910.; Sweatbaths--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • East Portal at the Gunnison River

    • View of East Portal and the Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Montrose County), Colorado. Probably a powerhouse with smokestacks and other timber structures are built on excavated debris piles next to the Gunnison River. The vehicle adit for the...
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; East Portal (Montrose County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison Tunnel (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Adits--Colorado--East Portal--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--East...
    • [between 1905 and 1909?]
    • Dinosaur National Monument, Moffat County, Colo.

    • Overview of the local terrain in Dinosaur National Monument located off of Utah 149, 7 miles north of U.S. 40 in Utah and Colo. In 1915 President Woodrow Wilson set aside 80 acres around a dinosaur bone quarry in Utah. Twenty-three years later in...
    • Canyons--Colorado--Moffat County--2010-2020.; Dinosaur National Monument (Colo. and Utah)--2010-2020.; Moffat County (Colo.)--2010-2020.; Canyons--Colorado--Moffat County--Pictorial works.; Dinosaur National Monument (Colo. and Utah)--Pictorial...
    • 2012.
    • History of Denver

    • Comprehenisve study of the history of the Denver area before, during, and after the founding of the city.
    • Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1901
    • Excavation for the Denver City and County Building

    • A large hole has been excavated to accommodate the Denver City and County Building, Denver, Colorado. A tall, central support is topped with the American Flag, the Colorado State Flag, and the Denver City Flag; shows the Greek Theater and Colonnade...
    • City and County Building (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; City & town Halls--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • 1929
    • Aerial view of Denver, Colorado

    • Aerial view of Denver, Colorado. Shows Civic Center park, the Colorado State Capitol Building, Denver City and County Building, Petroleum Building, Farmers Union Building, Mile High Center, Brown Palace Hotel, Denver Public Library, Carnegie...
    • City and County Building (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Colorado State Capitol (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1956, September 14
    • Beginning of a section at R.R. siding

    • Two men stand near iron forms and lumber in an excavated ditch prepared for a pipeline for the Stanley Mine near Idaho Springs in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Workmen, a cart, railroad tracks and a wooden building are in the distance.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Stanley Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Construction--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Pipelines--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.
    • [1894]
    • Section complete

    • Men stand near a section of finished wooden pipe in an excavated ditch, part of a pipeline for the Stanley Mine near Idaho Springs in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Workmen, a cart, railroad tracks and a wooden building are in the distance.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Stanley Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Construction--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Pipelines--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Pipes (Conduits)--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • [1894]
    • Mesa Verde excavations, Cliff Palace?

    • Shows the ruins of Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde National Park, including the Round Tower. A massive, rock overhang above the cliff dwelling was excavated by archaeologist Jesse Fewkes in 1909. Several kivas lie close to the edge of the dwelling. Snow...
    • Cliff Palace (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Kivas--Colorado--1920-1930.; Rock formations--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1921 and 1931?]
    • Found in the Cliff "Palace"

    • View of a Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) artifacts excavated from Mesa Verde National Park and stored at the Denver Museum (Colorado History Museum), in Denver, Colorado. Shows a polychrome pottery cup, an ax with a wooden handle and a stone...
    • Colorado History Museum--Exhibitions & displays--1880-1900.; Colorado History Museum--1880-1890.; Mesa Verde National Park (Agency : U.S.); Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological...
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    • Found in the Cliff "Palace"

    • View of a Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) artifacts excavated from Mesa Verde National Park and stored at the Denver Museum (Colorado History Museum), in Denver, Colorado. Shows a corrugated pottery olla with a flared top, a polychrome bowl,...
    • Colorado History Museum--Exhibitions & displays--1880-1900.; Mesa Verde National Park (Agency : U.S.); Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.;...
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    • Mummy and baby board, Cliff "Palace"

    • View of the mummified remains of a Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) child on a reed, rope and fabric mat with a wooden cradle board excavated from Mesa Verde National Park and stored at the Denver Museum (Colorado History Museum), in Denver,...
    • Colorado History Museum--Exhibitions & displays--1880-1900.; Mesa Verde National Park (Agency : U.S.); Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.;...
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    • Skulls found in the Cliff "Palace"

    • Profile views of three Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) skulls excavated from Cliff palace in Mesa Verde National Park and stored at the Denver Museum (Colorado History Museum), in Denver, Colorado.
    • Colorado History Museum--Exhibitions & displays--1880-1900.; Mesa Verde National Park (Agency : U.S.); Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.;...
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    • Skulls found in the Cliff "Palace," Denver Museum

    • Face forward view of three Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) skulls excavated from Mesa Verde National Park and stored at the Denver Museum (Colorado History Museum), in Denver, Colorado.
    • Colorado History Museum--Exhibitions & displays--1880-1900.; Mesa Verde National Park (Agency : U.S.); Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.;...
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    • 1421 Champa, construction progress excavation

    • View of an excavated area filled with brick rubble and wood joists at the site of the Colorado Telephone Company building at 1421 Champa Street, Denver, Colorado. A cut stone wall lines a portion of the hole. Bricks are stacked near a shed-roofed...
    • Colorado Telephone Company--Buildings--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Excavation--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • 1902 June 4
    • Clear Creek, loading Pioneer

    • Men work in a tunnel excavated for Highway 6 in Jefferson or Clear Creek County, Colorado. They wear work clothes, hard hats, and electric mine lamps. Ankle deep water fills the cavern. Explosives are placed in holes that are drilled in the rock...
    • Construction workers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--1940-1950.; Highway construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Excavation scene

    • Outdoor portrait of men with horses and an excavated area in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Excavation--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Horses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Children swimming in the Platte large steam shovel looming over them

    • Boys sit on a pile of excavated rock and in the South Platte River, near a steam shovel, at the Alameda Avenue bridge, Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1930.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1910-1930.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Steam shovels--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Swimming--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1925]
    • Borrow pit at Sta #3152 to Sta #3154

    • View in Glenwood canyon (Garfield or Eagle County) Colorado; shows men on excavated hillside by Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Another view of borrow pit between Sta 3152 & Sta 3154

    • View of excavated hillside in Glenwood Canyon (Garfield or Eagle County) Colorado; shows Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks, man, and sign: "Higby."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Building under construction at Denver General

    • View of a building under construction at Denver General Hospital at West 6th (Sixth) Avenue and Cherokee Street in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows excavated lower level, rebar, and framed footings.
    • Denver General Hospital--Buildings--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Lincoln Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1940-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Hospitals--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Douglas Hotel

    • View of the former Douglas Hotel at 4050 Walnut Street in the Cole neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows an abandoned building with broken windows and deteriorated paper advertisements for Barnes Circus and Jap Rose Soap. Sign painted on the side...
    • Douglas Hotel (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cole (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1927 Oct. 27
    • The Annual: East Denver High School, 1914

    • 1914 Yearbook from East Denver High School.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1914
    • Aztec ruins

    • Deric Nusbaum, Jesse Nusbaum's stepson, stands with two younger boys on top of a portion of the excavated Aztec Ruins near the Animas River in northern New Mexico. A car, possibly a Model T Ford, and a truck are parked near the ruins where the...
    • Excavations (Archaeology)--New Mexico--1920-1930.; Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites-- New Mexico-- 1920-1930.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--1920-1930.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1920-1930.; Aztec Ruins...
    • [between 1921 and 1926?]
    • Golconda placer mine, La Plata Mountains, Colo.

    • View of the Golconda Group Mine near Summitville in Rio Grand County, Colorado. A sluice box sits in an excavated trench. Men work near the trench. Mount Hesperus (Hesperus Mountain) is in the distance.
    • Golconda Group Mine (Rio Grande County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hesperus Mountain (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Summitville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.;...
    • 1893
    • Golconda extension placer mine, La Plata Mountains, Colo.

    • View of the Golconda Group Mine in Summitville, Rio Grande County, Colorado. Shows wood plank building, log cabin, and tent. A sluice box sits in an excavated trench. Men are in the distance.
    • Golconda Group Mine (Rio Grande County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Summitville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.; Sluices--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • Gunnison street scene

    • View along a Gunnison street, Colorado, shows a excavated water well ditch in center. Wood frame businesses and residences line streets. Signs include: "Meat Market" and "Lodging House." Snow covered Elk Mountain Range is in background.
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • [1881]
    • Virginia Ave. west from Main Street

    • View west from Main Street along Virginia Avenue, Colorado, shows a excavated water well ditch, wood frame false front businesses, signs include: "Blacksmith Shop," "Swan Bros. Photographic," "Millinery," "Cigars, Pipes, & Tobacco," and...
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; Water supply--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • [1881]
    • Tremont House, individuals standing on surface layer

    • Photograph of individuals standing on the surface layer of the Tremont House site with an unidentified individuals standing in excavated chamber.
    • Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1989 April 28

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