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    • #1 Ranch Road under construction

    • In the distance, inmates of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, perform roadwork with horses near them. A 1920's truck is on the dirt road and lumber is piled in the foreground.
    • Road construction workers--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.
    • 1932
    • #129 Fruit Sheds on 2nd Street

    • View of fruit warehouses in Paonia, Colorado in Delta County. Scaffolding and boards are in front of the building in the foreground. Planks, boards, and debris litter the foreground in front of the outhouses. Other warehouses in the background.
    • Paonia (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Food industry--Colorado--Paonia--1910-1920.; Food storage buildings--Colorado--Paonia--1910-1920.
    • [1911?]
    • #327 Interior of Emry Shoe & Clothing Co.

    • A man walks through the interior of Emry Shoe and Clothing Company carrying a rectangular clothing box under his arm. He wears a suit, a hat, and holds gloves in his right hand. Items for sale include: jackets hanging on clothes racks, hats in...
    • Paonia (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Clothing stores--Colorado--Paonia--1900-1910.; Hats--Colorado--Paonia--1900-1910.; Shoe stores--Colorado--Paonia--1900-1910.
    • [1908?]
    • 1200 block Grant Creswell house in foreground

    • View of the Joseph Creswell house at 1244 Grant Street in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The Queen Anne-style rusticated stone house has a hip roof, dormer, semicircular window, and covered porch.
    • Creswell, Joseph--Homes & haunts.; Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • 1433 Creede

    • Pedestrians and horse drawn wagons proceed down the bustling street in the town of Creede, Colorado in Mineral County. Architectural features include one and two-story, wood-frame residences and commercial storefronts with flat roofs, gables,...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • 1890
    • 1442 Creede by W.H. Jackson.

    • People bundled in coats stand in front of shanties in the town of Creede, Colorado, in Mineral County. One of the rectangular, wood-frame buildings has a gable with roofing; the gables of the other buildings are covered with tent material. Stacks...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Bars--Colorado--Creede--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Creede--1880-1890.
    • [1885?]
    • 14th Street Viaduct Construction

    • Shows a construction crew working on the 14th (Fourteenth) Street Viaduct in Denver, Colorado. Cranes, pulleys, machinery, building materials and work horses are visible. Three men in suits and hats are in the foreground, possibly supervisors or...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.;...
    • 1898 September 20
    • 15th & Mapleton Mrs. Norton

    • Posing on the boardwalk in her yard in Boulder, Colorado, this woman wears a white bonnet and shawl. A spinning wheel is in the foreground; fenced gardens, trees, and frame residences are in the background, including one with bargeboard.
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • 16th Street decorated for Christmas

    • A snowy 16th (Sixteenth) street, Denver, Colorado, is decorated for Christmas with garlands of evergreen and wreathed stars that hangs over the street. The Daniels and Fisher Tower at Arapahoe Street is on the right. In the foreground the marquee...
    • Daniels and Fisher Stores Company--Buildings--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Christmas decorations--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Festoons--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • 16th Street Looking North

    • View of 16th Street in Denver, Colorado, looking north; circus banner hangs across street in foreground; pedestrian, bicycle, horse-drawn carriage, and street car traffic appears; man at far right stands on ledge; building in distance has banners...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1900.; City & town life--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.
    • [between 1889 and 1901]
    • 17th and Broadway, Denver

    • View towards Trinity Methodist Church, Hotel Metropole and edge of Brown Palace on Broadway from 17th (Seventeenth) Avenue, Denver, Colorado. Edge of trolley or street railway car, left foreground; early automobiles, streetlights, assay office and...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Churches--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Trinity Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1909
    • 17th St. Looking N. W. Denver

    • Rooftop-level, northwestward view of 17th Street in downtown Denver, Colorado; pedestrian, street car, and horse-drawn carriage traffic on street; business signage at left: Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co., Home Diary Cafe, J. J. Russell Merchant Tailor;...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.; City & town life--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.
    • [between 1886 and 1901]
    • 17th Street looking south toward lower downtown

    • An overhead view of 17th (Seventeenth) Street towards Lower Downtown (LoDo) in Denver, Colorado. Shows the trolley lines, pedestrians, automobiles and buildings. The white building in the foreground is the Security Building at 650 17th Street....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1927 July 12
    • 1810. Georgetown, Col.

    • View of Georgetown, Colorado, looking south toward the valley leading to Silver Plume, where the High Bridge of the Georgetown Loop is visible between Leavenworth and Republican Mountains. Visible landmarks in the sunlit grid-plan town include the...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • 1899-1902

    • A pile of large rocks stands in front of a large mine and milling complex at the base of a hill, possibly in Gilpin County, Colorado. A wood frame is supported by tree branches in the center foreground. A tree stands in the right foreground.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Mills--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.; Rocks--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • 1903 Library CU Boulder

    • People ascend steps to the stone arched entry of the 1903 Library at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The large scale, two story building has a tiled, square monitor roof. Mature, bare trees conceal second floor details, and a cast iron,...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Libraries--Colorado--Boulder--1930-1940.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Boulder--1930-1940.; University of Colorado (Boulder Campus)
    • [between 1933 and 1939?]
    • 1929 Prison riot at Canon City

    • Guards carrying rifles and wearing ammunition belts stand outside the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, during the 1929 riot. A man in the foreground holds a camera. Others stand around a camera on a tripod, by the one-story stone shop....
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prison guards--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • 1st Congregational Church of Boulder, Colo., 1870

    • Horses and buggies are in a line in front of the 1st (First) Congregational Church in Boulder, Colorado, and a ditch runs from the hill in the background to the foreground. The brick building has a gable roof and a square tower with battlements....
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Churches--Colorado--Boulder--1870-1880.; Congregational churches--Colorado--Boulder--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • 1st switchboard, Grand Junction

    • Interior view of Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph switchboard office area, in Grand Junction, Colorado, shows two female switchboard operators behind a wooden spindle balustrade with swinging door. A group of men, women and one boy pose...
    • Grand Junction (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Interiors--1900-1910.; Telephone operators--Colorado--Grand Junction--1900-1910.; Telephone switchboards--Colorado--Grand Junction--1900- 1910.
    • 1903
    • 2 views of Acoma mission

    • of grass are in the foreground. Standing on top of a large mesa, the mission is thought to have been built between 1629 and 1641 by Fray Juan Ramirez.; The Pueblo Acoma Mission and convent in New Mexico is flat-roofed as shown in this photo of a...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Pueblo Indians--1910-1930.; Acoma (N.M.)--1910-1930.; Missions--1910-1930.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Ruins--New Mexico--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1926?]
    • 24th Street School

    • Black and white photograph of 24th Street School (Denver, Colo.), delivery wagon in foreground of picture.
    • Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--History.; School buildings--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1870-1890
    • 2nd Pueblo - Taos

    • View of Taos Pueblo, New Mexico; shows adobe pueblo dwellings, stoves, scaffolds, ladders, laundry, and wagons. Native American (Taos Pueblo) men, women, and children mingle with White visitors; a man in the foreground wears a striped blanket.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1910-1920.; Taos Indians--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Taos Pueblo (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Pueblos--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1910-1920.
    • 1917
    • 2nd Pueblo - Taos - fiesta

    • View of Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, during a fiesta; shows Native Americans (Taos Pueblo), adobe dwellings, ovens, and branch scaffolds. White people, cars, and a wagon are in the foreground.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1920-1930.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1920-1930.; Taos Indians--New Mexico--1920-1930.; Taos Pueblo (N.M.)--1920-1930.; Pueblos--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • 3 Falls, S. Cheyenne Canon

    • View from the base of Three Falls waterfall in South Cheyenne Canyon, southwest of Colorado Springs, Colorado; wooden walkway crosses pool in foreground; stairs are parallel to waterfall.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; South Cheyenne Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Three Falls (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Waterfalls--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1886 and 1901]
    • 3 levels of track @ Gilluly coal train in foreground

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad coal cars pass in Utah County, Utah; tracks traverse hills in the background.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Utah County (Utah)--1920-1930.; Railroad freight cars--Utah--Utah County--1902-1930.; Railroads--Utah--Utah County--1902-1930.
    • [between 1922 and 1930?]
    • 3026 Lafayette St. group

    • A group of men and women stand near Edward Hildebrand's house at 3026 Lafayette Street in Denver, Colorado. One woman wears an elaborately decorated hat, fur collar, and she holds a muff. A dog stands in the foreground
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Clothing & dress--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Hildebrand, Edward--Homes & haunts.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • 3220 Hotel Monte Christo Salida, Colo.

    • The Hotel Monte Christo in Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado, is a three-story frame building with mansard roofs and half-timbering. A faceted tower is at the center; wide eaves shelter the ground floor, and tracks of the Denver and Rio Grande...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Hotel Monte Christo (Salida, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Salida (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Salida--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--Salida--1880-1890.
    • [between 1883 and 1890?]
    • 4 Bar Ranch

    • View of dirt road winding through the 4 Bar Ranch near Carbondale, Colorado; utility pole and wires, baled hay, farm buildings, and cultivated fields in distance, mountains in background, and field of clover in foreground.
    • Ranches--Colorado--Carbondale--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1919]
    • 4th Street, looking east across Main Street, Pueblo, Colorado

    • View of 4th (Fourth) Street looking east towards Main Street, in Pueblo, Colorado, shows a commercial street with single and multi-story flat roof brick buildings. Automobiles are parked on both sides of the street. A traffic light and an electric...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Business districts--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.; Streets--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.
    • 1930?
    • 527 D & R G Hospital

    • The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Hospital in Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado, is a brick building with a porch, balcony, a frame wing with bargeboard, and dormers. Dirt road is in the foreground.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Hospital (Salida, Colo.)--1900- 1910.; Salida (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Hospitals--Colorado--Salida--1900-1910.
    • [between 1903 and 1910?]
    • [Mountain scene] [art original].

    • Landscape painting with mountains in background, trees in foreground.
    • New Mexico--20th century.; Mountains--West (U.S.)--Pictorial works.; Oil paintings.; Natural landscapes.
    • [19--?]
    • [Seventeenth] 17th St. Denver

    • View of 16th (Sixteenth) Street from Broadway in downtown Denver, Colorado. The Brown Palace Hotel is nearby. A sign on a building reads: "Uhland's Drug Store."
    • Brown Palace Hotel (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Intersections--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • "My Home in the Rocky Mountains" from a sketch.

    • Panoramic view of the Bird homestead, situated in a valley in Colorado. Horizontal cabin with a gable and a sod roof. Lake behind cabin. Horse-drawn wagon in foreground, along with several horses. Rocky Mountains in the background.
    • Log cabins.; Bishop, Isabella Bird--Homes & haunts.
    •  
    • "The Antlers," Colo Springs

    • View of the west face of the Antlers Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado (built in 1883; designed by Peabody and Stearns of Boston; burned in 1898); a man and woman stand at the center of the second-floor balcony; several people sit in park in...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1900.; Antlers Hotel (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
    • [between 1886 and 1898]
    • "The Colorado" and Pool

    • View of the hot springs pool at Glenwood Springs, Colorado; slide at far left, male swimmer with log in foreground; groups of people relax on tree-lined, grass-covered hillside above pool; the Hotel Colorado, somewhat obscured by trees, is visible...
    • Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Bathhouses--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1900.; Resorts--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1900.; Springs--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1900.; Hotel...
    • [between 1893 and 1901]
    • "The Colorado" from the Grand River, Glenwood

    • Distant, northwestward view of the Hotel Colorado and hot springs complex taken from the south bank of the Grand River (now Colorado River); brush in foreground, river in mid-ground; Hotel Colorado at left, fountain rises from pool (not...
    • Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Bathhouses--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1900.; Fountains--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1900.; Resorts--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1900.; Springs--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1900.; Hotel...
    • [between 1892 and 1901]
    • "The Loop", U. P. D. & G. Ry.

    • Panoramic, northeastward view of the "Loop," a circuitous, narrow-gauge railway route above Georgetown, Colorado; owned by Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf; two trestles in distance; buildings of Georgetown visible beyond distant trestle; pine trees in...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--Georgetown--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Georgetown--1890-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1899]
    • A bit in Denver Bottoms

    • A landscape oil painting by Henrietta Bromwell of buildings, smoke stacks; bushes are in the foreground and along the stream. Henrietta uses orange, blue, purple, green, grey and pink oil paints on a rectangular board. An inscription on the back of...
    •  
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • A Colo. irrigation reservoir

    • View of De Weese Reservoir in Custer County, Colorado; shows three people in foreground, dam at right, reservoir at mid-ground, and snowy peaks of the Sangre de Cristo Range in background.
    • De Weese Reservoir (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Sangre De Cristo Range (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Irrigation--Colorado--Custer County--1900-1920.; Reservoirs--Colorado--Custer County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • A Colorado poultry yard

    • Poultry (chickens, hens and roosters) in fenced yard, somewhere in Colorado; pig and piglets, water trough and hand pump for water; McClure's shadow, center foreground; wooden frame farm outbuildings, background.
    • Chickens--Colorado--1890-1910.; Farms--Colorado--1890-1910.; Poultry--Colorado--1890-1910.; Roosters--Colorado--1890-1910.; Swine--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • A Colorado sheep ranch

    • View of sheep and lambs in timber corrals in Colorado; a sheepherder poses with a dog, and a cabin is among trees.
    • Dogs--Colorado--1910-1920.; Log cabins--Colorado--1910-1920.; Ranchers--Colorado--1910-1920.; Sheep ranches--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • [1910-1920?]
    • A glimpse of Colo. Springs from the Short Line Tracks

    • Distant view of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and the Plains taken from Cripple Creek Short Line; standard gauge track and push car used by L.C. McClure in foreground; Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District Railway.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Plains--Colorado--1900-1920.; Railroad handcars--Colorado--1900-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1900-1920.; Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • A Glimpse of Denver

    • View of Denver, Colorado; shows the Brown Palace Hotel, Trinity Methodist Church, Denver High School, and Front Range mountains in the distance. Houses and mansions east of Broadway are in the foreground.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Churches--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Brown Palace...
    • [between 1892 and 1901]
    • A Roarnig [sic] Fork Valley agricultural scene, Colo. Midland Ry.

    • View across Roaring Fork River valley north of Carbondale, Colorado, reached via Colorado Midland Railway; shows agricultural fields, pastures, Roaring Fork River, railroad box car, and barbed wire fence, foreground.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Roaring Fork River Valley (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Barbed wire--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.; Croplands--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.; Fences--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.; Railroad...
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • A scene in Manitou

    • Scene in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking north at the Soda Spring Pavilion and the Cliff House. The Pavilion is a frame structure with a cross-gable roof and a cupola with flagpole; the foundation is knee- high rusticated stone. The east half is...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1890.; Pedestrian bridges--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880- 1890.; Resorts--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1890.; Springs--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1890.; Cliff...
    • [between 1885 and 1887?]
    • A shady lane in Monument Valley Park, Colo. Springs

    • Tree-lined dirt trail in Monument Valley Park, Colorado Springs, Colorado; wooden park bench underneath cottonwood tree, left foreground; rock supported embankment along trail, center left; numerous leaves on trail, probably autumn; large structure...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Benches--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.; Parks--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.
    • [between 1903 and 1910]
    • A stock company at the Opera House in its heyday

    • A theater troupe performs on the stage of the Central City Opera House in Central City, Colorado. The orchestra and the audience's heads are in the foreground. Some cast members sit in chairs on the stage, and others stand behind them. The cast is...
    • Central City Opera House--1880-1890.; Central City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Interiors--1880-1890.; Opera houses--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.; Stage props--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • A summer camp in the Rocky Mtns.

    • View of a campsite in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado; large canvas tent is supported by wooden posts with awning extended over front door to make a "covered porch;" three women sit underneath awning (one weaves reed or cane, one reads, one...
    • Camping--Colorado--1900-1910.; Camps--Colorado--1900-1910.; Tents--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • [1905]

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