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    • Southeast corner of 4th and River, home of Geo. R. Shaeffer

    • This hewn log cabin in Canon City, Colorado, has snow on its sagging shingle roof. A man holds the reins of a horse with a child on it, and a woman and child look out the door. A power pole is by a bay window and a brick chimney; a box is mounted...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1850-1860.; Log cabins--Colorado--Canon City--1850-1860.
    • 1858
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William H.H. correspondence sent to family. Gold, lot speculation, Auraria drinking & gambling, Reverend Fisher, donation of 4 lots from Auraria, "beat them fairly" "not a mining town. It will be a Capitol." future of Denver.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 February
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to family. Staying till spring, owns 1/18 of Denver City, 200 houses, trades for Leavenworth property, climate, railroad meeting, Brockway.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 January 11
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with "Son" (John)

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to "Son" (John). Lies about Larimer, persuading John to come to Denver, price of flour in Denver, the mines, post office, Denver will be state capitol, cemetery company.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 June 28
    • Colorado City, 1860

    • View of Colorado City, (capitol of Colorado Territory in 1861) El Paso County, Colorado; shows wood frame and stone false fronts and a two- story hotel (known as the El Paso House, Holmes House, Baird & Smith Hotel) with hip roof and dormer; Pikes...
    • Colorado City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Northwest Denver certificate no. 205 : be it know, that ...

    • Document dated January 28, 1861; made out to J. W. Stanton as owner of Lot 3, Block 21; Lot 1, Block 121; Lot 17, Block 222; Lot 4, Block 21; Lot 2, Block 121; Lot 18, Block 222; signed by J. W. Stanton, president and G. W. Lechner.
    • Lechner, G. W.; Stanton, J. W.; Real property, Exchange of--Colorado--Denver--To 1876.; Denver (Colo.) 1861.
    • 1861
    • Be it known, that ...

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    • Downieville Mining District (Colo.)--History--To 1876.; Mines and mineral resources--Colorado--Downieville District--1861.
    • 1861
    • Main Street, Central City streets

    • A winter view of the intersection of Main Street and Eureka streets in Central City, Colorado; signs read "Head Quarters Lager Beer Saloon," "Bookstore," "Bank," "Wholesale & Retail Dry Goods," and "Central Overland California & Pike's Peak Express...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1862
    • Cherry Creek at time of flood Blake St. Denver

    • A man stands on the edge of Cherry Creek as it floods Blake Street in Denver, Colorado. A building is nearby.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Denver

    • Men and women stand near the edge of Cherry Creek as it floods the streets near 16th (Sixteenth) and Larimer Streets in Denver, Colorado. A sign on a nearby building reads: "Drugs, Chemicals, Oils, Paints, Brushes, & Glass".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Scene on Monument Creek

    • View of rock formations and a stand of pine trees in an open field in Monument Park in El Paso County, Colorado.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of wood and stone storefronts in Central City, Colorado. The buildings surrounding it are constructed of wood. The hillside is bare, except for a few shanties and houses. Signs on the Masonic Hall read: "Graybill and Brenneman," " W.W....
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Denver flood

    • View of brick and frame houses and commercial buildings in Denver and Auraria during a Cherry Creek and South Platte River flood. A brick house near the standing water of Cherry Creek has a gabled rood and gingerbread details. Signs on flooded...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Denver, 1864

    • Panoramic view of brick and frame commercial buildings in downtown Denver, Colorado and the flooded South Platte River nearby. Shows the brick Denver Mint building at 16th (Sixteenth) Street and Market Street and businesses on probably Larimer...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 19
    • Destruction of Julesburg 1865 by Indians

    • Photoprint of a drawing of the 1865 siege of Julesburg, Colorado in Weld County shows smoke billowing out of burning buildings, as Native Americans on horses watch.
    • Julesburg (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Fires--Colorado--Julesburg--1860-1870.
    • 1865
    • Julesburg Stage Station

    • Photo of a drawing of the Julesburg Number 2 stage stop in Julesburg, Colorado in Sedgwick County. Pedestrians are on the dirt road in the foreground. Tents are pitched next to wood-frame buildings. A stagecoach is in front of the building.
    • Julesburg (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Pawnee Chief

    • Sitting portrait of an unidentified Native American (Pawnee) man holding a small child. The man wears moccasins, leggings, a fur wrap around his waist, a print shirt, and a bead necklace. The child is obscured by the man's arms with the exception...
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Pawnee Indians--1860-1870.; Fathers & children--1860-1870.
    • 1867?
    • David Bruce Powers train of Leavenworth at Denver

    • David Bruce Powers' supply train from Leavenworth, Kansas forms a circle on Market Street, Denver, Colorado. Men sit on burros and lead teams with covered wagons. Signs on businesses read: "Leather & Shoe Findings Storage & Commission," "Saddlery...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Wagon trains--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1868 June 20
    • Main Street looking west from the corner of 3rd, in 1868.

    • Stone and brick buildings line dirt street in Canon City, Colorado. Two have arched windows, others have bracketed or stone cornices. Men and horses loiter; lumber and barrels are on boardwalk fronting a business with a sign reading: "Webb &...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Canon City, Colorado

    • Looking east at Canon City, Colorado, the Territorial Prison is in the foreground. The two-story stone building has a mansard roof and dormers, and was completed in 1870. The City Ditch is next to it; the Arkansas River and the town of Canon City...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1869?
    • Navajo Spring, Manitou, Colorado 1870

    • View of Navajo Spring, in Manitou Springs, Colorado. The basin in which the spring originates is on a large boulder on the south bank of Fountain Creek, and a man in a conductor's hat sits by it. Another man in straw hat sits to the left, and on...
    • Fountain Creek (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Springs--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • A photo of the Ottawa Indian School as represented in it's first opening in 1870

    • Native American students and white teachers pose outside of the Ottawa Indian School in Kansas. It is a one room, board and batten structure with two double hung windows on the facing wall and a bell in front.
    • Indians of North America--Kansas--1870-1880.; Ottawa Indians--Kansas--1870-1880.; Kansas--1870-1880.; School children--Kansas--1870-1880.; Schools--Kansas--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Indian widow at her husband's grave

    • A Native American woman mourns the death of her husband. She holds a human skull and appears to be symbolically feeding it while others are scattered on the ground around her. Behind her are several burial platforms.
    • Indians of North America--Spiritual life--1860-1870.; Manners & customs--1860-1870.; Scaffold burial--1860-1870.
    • 1870?
    • The old Livery barn on the southwest corner of 6th and Main Streets

    • This two-story brick livery in Canon City, Colorado, has stone window heads and corbeling atop the false front. A projecting sign reads: "Canon City Livery Feed Sale Stables." Men and horses stand by the open door, which has a carriage in it; a...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Stables--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1871
    • Bull-boat on Missouri river at Ft. Clark

    • Native American (Mandan) bull-boat, a light, tub-shaped craft made of a willow frame and covered with rawhide with no division of bow or stern; Missouri River, Fort Clark, North Dakota. It was used to carry goods down or across rivers and could be...
    • Indians of North America--Transportation--North Dakota--Fort Clark--1870-1880.; Mandan Indians--Transportation--North Dakota--Fort Clark--1870-1880.; Fort Clark (N.D.)--1870-1880.; Missouri River--1870-1880.; Boats--North Dakota--Fort...
    • 1872
    • St. Vrain Block, Longmont, Colorado east side of Main Street.

    • "The St. Vrain Block was on the east side of Main Street, in 300 block. It housed the Chicago-Colorado Colony office, shown at left, the St. Vrain Hotel and offices. It burned to the ground in the fire of 1879. Byron L. Carr, lawyer, is shown...
    • Longmont (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Longmont--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Longmont--1870-1880.
    • 1872
    • The Wet Mountain Valley hay store on the northeast corner of 6th and Main Street in 1872

    • The Wet Mountain Valley hay store in Canon City, Colorado, is a two-story frame building with a gable roof and posters on it reading: "Pearline for Easy Washing," "Coming Soon Gentry Bro's Famous Shows," "War Malone wedding is co(?)," "Coming the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Hay--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1872
    • The Canon of Kanab Creek

    • View of steep, layered rock walls in Kanab Canyon near the confluence with the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows loose rocks at the bottom of the canyon.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • The Cañon of Kanab Creek

    • A man in a hat, from the geological survey, holds a stick and sits on a rock near Kanab Creek. Shows steep, layered rock walls in Kanab Canyon near the confluence with the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows loose rocks in the river...
    • Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Creek (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Streams--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Geographical...
    • 1872
    • Lieutenant-Governor of the Zuni Indians

    • A Native American (Zuni Pueblo) man, identified as the Lieutenant-governor, poses at Zuni, New Mexico. The man holds a silver capped cane, sits wrapped in a woven blanket and wears a headband and a multi-strand turquoise bead necklace. People are...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni Indians--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--1870-1880.; Tribal chiefs--New Mexico--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the...
    • 1873
    • Old Spanish record

    • View of the carved inscription of Bishop Martin de Elizacochea in the sandstone surface of Inscription Rock (or El Morro rock, later El Morro National Monument) in Cibola County, New Mexico. The inscription translated into English reads: "The 28th...
    • Cibola County (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Inscription Rock (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--Cibola County--1870-1880.; Inscriptions--New Mexico--Cibola County--1870-1880.; Rock--New Mexico--Cibola County--1870-1880.; Geographical...
    • 1873
    • Manual of the First Presbyterian Church of Denver, Colorado.

    • Book produced by the First Central Presbyterian Church, later known as Central Presbyterian, located in Denver, Colorado. Contained in the book is a partial list of members, a brief historical sketch of the church, and the Articles of Faith in...
    • First Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.)--Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Church buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1873 December 22
    • Central City after 1st fire of 1874

    • View of Central City and Casto Hill, which are blanketed in snow, after the fire of 1874. Gregory Street is at the bottom of a snowy slope, flanked by small, wood-frame houses with snow on their roofs. Lawrence and East High Streets are in the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Fires--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Denver Tramway, Denver and Swansea street car dummy engine "Governor Gilpin:

    • Photograph of the Denver Tramway street car for the Denver and Swansea line. The words "Gov. (Governor) Gilpin" are written on the sides. It was created as a test engine for a special day trip created by the Denver and South Park Railroads to...
    • Denver Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.); Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1874 June
    • Central Presbyterian Directory: 1875

    • Membership directory for 1875 of the Central Presbyterian Church, located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--Directories.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1875
    • Mack's lumber yard N W corner Main & Sixth St.

    • The office of this lumberyard in Canon City, Colorado, is a frame saltbox structure with a false front. Curving lines of letters on it read: "Easte(?), Chic(?), Wholesale, mouldings, lath, shingles, hardwood, picket fence, glass, cement, plaster,...
    • Lumberyards--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1875
    • Central City transportation

    • Two stagecoaches are in the foreground. One is being drawn by four horses and is pulling out of a wood barn with a chimney and a gabled roof. The driver sits on top of the cab. The second stagecoach is parked alongside the front of the barn, with...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
    • 1875
    • S.W. corner 8th Ave. & 9th Street

    • Citizens of Greeley, Colorado, in Weld County, stand in front of two commercial storefronts. Three women stand in front of a wood-frame clapboard building with a front gable. The Greeley Armory, with its door partially open, is next door and is...
    • Greeley (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Armories--American--Colorado--Greeley--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Greeley--1870-1880.; Men--Colorado--Greeley--1870-1880.; Women--Colorado--Greeley--1870-1880.
    • 1875
    • Col. Mills, and officers of his Battallion, 3rd Cavalry

    • Captain Anson Mills poses in front of a trophy tepee from the Slim Buttes battle in the southern Black Hills, Dakota Territory, with Lieutenant Colonel William B. Royall, Captain William H. Andrews, First Lieutenant Joseph Lawson, scout Frank...
    • Crook, George, 1829-1890--Journeys--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; United States. Army. Cavalry, 3rd--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Slim Buttes (S.D.),...
    • 1876

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