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    • Hampson Bros. & Valdez

    • Teenage boys and girls pose on a horse drawn float in front of the Hampson Bros. & Valdez grocery store in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado, with a cash register, glass display case, United States flags, a banner: "Hampson Bros & Valdez," and...
    • Hampson Bros. & Valdez (Rifle, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Rifle (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1920.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1920.; Teenagers--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • 4th of July celebration

    • Crowds gather around the bunting-draped flagpole and grandstand on Main Street and Fifth (5th) Avenue, Ouray, Colorado; the Magnolia Band is in the center with parade floats on Main (Third, 3rd.) United States flags, streamers, and evergreens...
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1900.; Fourth of July celebrations--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1900.; Marching bands--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1900.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1900.
    • [between 1889 and 1900]
    • CMA, 1942 parade

    • View of the Colorado Mining Association convention parade as it passes spectators near Tremont and 16th (Sixteenth) Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. A man wears a cape and plays a trumpet. Shows people, parade floats, the Hotel Tremont, parked...
    • Colorado Mining Association--Public relations--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • CMA, 1942 parade

    • View of the Colorado Mining Association convention parade as it passes spectators near Glenarm and 16th (Sixteenth) Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. A flatbed truck carries a miniature model of a mining mill. Shows people, storefronts, the...
    • Colorado Mining Association--Public relations--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 25, 1911 June 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.
    • 19110617
    • CMA, 1942 parade

    • View northwest of the Colorado Mining Association convention parade as it passes spectators on 16th (Sixteenth) Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. A flatbed truck tows a "Wemco Air Compressor." Shows people, the Paramount Theater, floats and...
    • Colorado Mining Association--Public relations--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Air compressors--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • 1942
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 31, 1910 July 30

    • 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.
    • 19100730
    • CMA, 1942 parade

    • View of the Colorado Mining Association convention parade as it passes spectators near Tremont and 16th (Sixteenth) Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. A flatbed truck tows an air compressor. Shows people, street lamps, a clock, the "Hotel...
    • Colorado Mining Association--Public relations--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • Silver Cliff, Colorado

    • View of Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado; shows Town Hall, spectators, a Main Street parade with band, floats, United States flags, bunting, Uncle Sam, and signs: "Livery," and "H. W. Foss Grocery store."
    • Silver Cliff (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Bands--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.
    • 1889 or 1890
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 29, 1911 July 15

    • 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.
    • 19110715
    • Van Cleave & Harvey, Plumbers

    • Men pose on a wagon in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado, with a toilet, sink, bathtub, bunting, United States flags, and a banner: "Van.Cleave & Harvey Plumbers."
    • Van.Cleave & Harvey Plumbers (Rifle, Colo.)--People--1900-1920.; Rifle (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1920.; Plumbers--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1920.; Plumbing fixtures--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Scenes of the Historic Parade Given Annually by the Mormons on Pioneer Day, at Fruitland

    • View of five floats in the Mormon Pioneer Day Parade at Fruitland, New Mexico. One float consists of a wagon pulled by a team of two oxen. Another, with a sign that reads: "Relief Society" consists of a wagon on which women, one of whom holds a...
    • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints--Commemoration--1890-1900.; Fruitland (N.M.)--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--New Mexico--Fruitland--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--New Mexico--Fruitland--1890-1900.; Ox teams--New...
    • [1910]
    • Flower Carnival Parade

    • View of Sunflower Carnival parade floats, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado; shows Black men in hooded robes with a cart carrying a statue of a horse, a man in wide skirt, and a clown. The next float is drawn by a team of white, plumed...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; African Americans--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Bands--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Clowns--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Cross dressing--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.;...
    • [between 1893 and 1906?]
    • Bungling Bros.

    • Men and women pose with fake horses and parade floats representing circus wagons. A banner reads: "Bungling Bros. Circus." A barrel reads: "Crown Tar Works - Pitch."
    • Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Parades (Floats)--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • St. Louis Eads Bridge

    • View of Eads Bridge, designed by James Buchanan Eads, spanning the Mississippi River between St. Clair County, Illinois and St. Louis County, Missouri. Horses pull wagons over the iron arches, and concrete piers support the bridge. A paddle wheel...
    • Eads Bridge (Saint Louis, Mo.)--1870-1900.; Mississippi River--1870-1900.; Saint Louis (Mo.)--1870-1900.; Rivers--Missouri--Saint Louis--1870-1900.; Steamboats--Missouri--Saint Louis--1870-1900.; Truss bridges--Missouri--Saint Louis--1870-1900.
    • [between 1874 and 1900?]
    • The City of Denver: Volume 2 Number 20, 1914 July 25

    • Newsletter produced semi-monthly 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.
    • 19140725
    • Apteka Pharmacy and Sunday papers, 9:00 PM.

    • A customer pulls a Sunday paper off the stack on the counter of the Apteka Pharmacy, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado. The drug store includes a display of oil lamps, a soda fountain with a snow cone machine and "Tasty Great" ice cream cones. Signs...
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Drugstores--Colorado--Ouray--1970-1980.
    • September 1979
    • Tiny Town

    • A one sixth scale riverboat, the S.S. Columbine, floats in a dammed lake created with water diverted from South Turkey Creek in Tiny Town, Jefferson County, Colorado. Moving company owner George Turner built the miniature village and opened it to...
    • Turner, George 1859-1932--Homes & haunts.; Tiny Town (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Boats--Colorado--Tiny Town--1920-1930.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Tiny Town--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • 1st Commercial Div., Logan County Fair Parade

    • View of parade float for Sterling Jaycees, Logan County Fair, Sterling, Colorado, first place winner in Commercial Division of parade floats; block shape of float resembles a paddle wheel boat decorated with confetti paper, United States flag on...
    • Sterling (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Sterling--1960-1970.
    • between 1963 and 1965
    • Omaha, Grand Court (Night)

    • Nighttime view of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition in Omaha, (Douglas County) Nebraska. Shows the Grand Court and exhibit buildings lit by electric lights. Lights are reflected in the Grand Canal. People sit on park benches, and a...
    • Omaha (Neb.)--1890-1900.; Canals--Nebraska--Omaha--1890-1900.; Exhibition buildings--Nebraska--Omaha--1890-1900.; Exhibitions--Nebraska--Omaha--1890-1900.; Reflections--Nebraska--Omaha--1890-1900.; Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition...
    • 1898
    • Fire, Georgetown, Colorado

    • View of a fire near Georgetown, Colorado. A long one-story wood construction building, behind a large wood telephone pole, is reduced to a charred wall with smoke rising from it. In front of the pole women, two of whom are on horses, men, and...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1940-1970.; Fires--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1970.
    • [between 1940-1970?]
    • Festival of Mountain and Plain parade

    • Men and women sit and stand on horse-drawn parade floats, part of the Festival of Mountain and Plain, in Denver, Colorado. One float has a cloth canopy and lettering that reads: "Degree of Honor A O U W." Spectators sit in grandstands nearby.
    • Festival of Mountain and Plain (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.;...
    • [1896]
    • Parade float, Logan Co. fair

    • View of boys on bicycles pulling home-made floats in Logan County Fair parade, Sterling, Colorado; boys wear cowboy hats and girls walk behind them in bonnets & shawls; one boy on a bicycle pulls a small dog in home-made cage atop wagon with sign...
    • Sterling (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Sterling--1960-1970.
    • between 1963 and 1965
    • Apartment house being aired out after flood

    • Clothes, rugs, mattresses, blankets, quilts, and other items hang over clotheslines and balcony railings of an apartment building in Aurora, Colorado, after a flood. The building is a modern, L-shaped, three story, brick, with flat panels as...
    • Aurora (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Apartment houses--Colorado--Aurora--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Aurora--1960-1970.
    • July 26, 1965
    • Sunflower Carnival

    • View of a parade on Cascade Avenue, part of the Flower Carnival, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. A group of men and women sit on a float decorated with streamers, bunting, and a sign that reads "[?] Workers". The float is hitched to a...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Women--Colorado--Colorado...
    • [August, 1898]
    • Montrose, Colo. parade

    • A large crowd gathers to watch a parade in Montrose, Colorado. Most of the people are on street-level sidewalks, while many others are viewing from second story windows. Three parade floats are decorated horse- drawn carriages, and the near float...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Montrose--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Montrose--1910-1920.
    • 1915
    • Crowd watching parade

    • A crowd is gathered to watch a parade, probably in Barbados. Shows: horse drawn, decorated floats, buildings, street sign reads: "One Way Crossing, Dept. Of Public Safety."
    • Barbados--1920-1930.; Floats (Parades)--Barbados--1920-1930.; Parades & processions--Barbados--1920-1930.; Spectators--Barbados--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1925?]
    • Pioneer Jubilee, Salt Lake City

    • Floats pulled by horses at the Pioneer Jubilee Parade, Salt Lake City, Utah. A decorated arch on two pedestals reads: "Education"; two women sit beneath the arch in white dresses; they hold scrolls and signs that read: "B. Y. College". An arch in...
    • Utah Pioneer Jubilee (1897 : Salt Lake City, Utah); Salt Lake City (Utah)--1890-1900.; Anniversaries--Utah--Salt Lake City--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Utah--Salt Lake City--1890-1900.; Parades & processions--Utah--Salt Lake City--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897
    • Flower Carnival Parade

    • View of the Sunflower Carnival parade, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado; shows a man wearing a tophat and a girl in a flower covered sleigh on a wheeled horse-drawn cart; other floats follow as spectators watch from under trees lining the...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890- 1910.; Sleds & sleighs--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.
    • [between 1893 and 1906?]
    • Tom Hughes, early day photographer in Meeker

    • Seated portrait of Tom Hughes, taken in Mrs. William A Keller's front room of the ranch house outside of Meeker, near Coal Creek, Rio Blanco County, Colorado. A ornate rug serves as a backdrop, other props includes a small marble top table with a...
    • Keller, William A.--Family--Homes & haunts.; Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hughes, Tom.
    • between 1897 and 1898
    • Festival of Mountain and Plain parade

    • Black (African American) men and boys ride on a horse-drawn float, part of the Festival of Mountain and Plain, in a parade in Denver, Colorado. The boys sit in a large wooden watermelon on the float. Lettering reads: "Colorado Melon." Spectators...
    • Festival of Mountain and Plain (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; African Americans--Boys--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Parades &...
    • [1896]
    • 12th Street, Boulder, Colo.

    • A man in a boat floats down a river of water on a flooded street in Boulder, Colorado in Boulder County during the city flood of 1894. Spectators stand on the side of the street and watch.
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • June 1, 1894
    • Great flood Pueblo Colo. June 3rd '21 Union Station

    • Flood water in Pueblo, Colorado, fills the first floor of three- story, stone Union Station. The building has an arched entry and windows, a gable roof with eyebrow dormers, and a tower. A freight car is awash and lettering on it reads: "St. Louis...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • 1921
    • Trinidad flood, Colorado and Southern

    • A Colorado and Southern work train is on a bridge over the Purgatoire River in Trinidad (Las Animas County), Colorado. A boiler, with riveted seams, floats in the water below. The trestle is constructed of rough hewn timber posts and cross beams....
    • Purgatoire River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.;...
    • 1904 Sept
    • Fourth of July festival, Victor

    • Bird's eye view of Fourth Street during 4th of July celebration, 1899, Victor, Colorado. Parade consists of horse-drawn wagons & floats marching underneath welcoming arch lettered with Florence & Cripple Creek and Golden Circle names; erected for...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Celebrations--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Holidays--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • [1899]
    • Colo. Glenwood Springs Bath House

    • Two swimmers, a man and a woman, play in the Natatorium at the hot springs pool in the town of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, in Garfield County. She floats in a prone position in the water in the arms of the man. She wears a swimming suit that...
    • Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Springs--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1910-1920.; Swimmers--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1910-1920.; Swimming pools--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1910-1920.
    • [1910?]
    • Sunflower carnival parade

    • A group of women with umbrellas sit on a horse drawn float at the Sunflower (Flower) Carnival Parade, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Two men in belted pirate costumes walk along with the team of horses. A driver wears a dark suit and top hat....
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Horse teams--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Colorado...
    • 1898
    • Sunflower Carnival

    • Men dressed as clowns stand near a horse hitched to a float as part of the Flower Carnival in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. One man wears a bandolier made of flowers and a conical hat. Other floats and parade entries are nearby.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Clowns--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Costumes--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.;...
    • [August, 1896.]
    • Lyons Colo. Band

    • The Lyons Band poses at the head of the 1901 Fourth of July parade, Lyons, Colorado. L. H. Dieterick plays the bass drum and Grubbs is on the snare drum. Other musicians play trombones, altos, tenors and cornets. More marching units and floats show...
    • Lyons (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Fourth of July celebrations--Colorado--Lyons--1900-1910.; Marching bands--Colorado--Lyons--1900-1910.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Lyons--1900-1910.
    • 1901 July 4
    • Colo. Glenwood Springs Bath House

    • Swimmers frolic in the Natatorium at the hot springs pool and spa in the town of Glenwood Springs (formerly known as Defiance), Colorado, in Garfield County. A wooden ladder floats in the pool. A swimmer slides down the slide as another climbs up...
    • Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Springs--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1920.; Swimmers--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1920.; Swimming pools--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1920.
    • [between 1891 and 1915]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 21, 1910 May 21

    • 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.
    • 19100521
    • The City of Denver: Volume 1 Number 18, 1913 June 28

    • Newsletter produced semi-monthly 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.
    • 19130628
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 28, 1910 July 9

    • 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.
    • 19100709
    • Immigrants stage their annual 16th of September parade.

    • View of the annual 16th of September (Diez y Seis de Septiembre, Mexican Independence Day) parade in Sedgwick (Sedgwick County), Colorado. Shows a pickup decorated with bunting, flowers and American and Mexican flags. A woman in a white robe and...
    • Hispanic Americans--1920-1930.; Sedgwick (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floats (Parades); Parades & processions.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Sedgwick--Pictorial works.; Independence Day (Mexico)--Anniversaries, etc.--Pictorial works.; Parade...
    • ca.1926
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 28, 1911 July 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.
    • 19110708

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