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    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 26, 1910 June 25

    • 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.
    • 1910 June 25
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Numbers 4 and 5, 1921 April-May

    • Newsletter produced 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.
    • 1921 April-May
    • Sugar beet workers

    • Sugar beet laborers Pedro Arellano, Frank Gallegos, Felipe Arellano, Antonio Avan Arellano and Eulogio Arellano, probably in Denver, Colorado, wait to be transported to sugar beet fields near Fort Collins. The men wear hats or caps, jackets, pants,...
    • Hispanic Americans--1920-1930.; Mexican Americans--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Agricultural laborers.; Agricultural laborers--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Mexican...
    • ca.1929
    • Old hotel at Stout, Colorado

    • Quarriers pose on the uncovered porch and on the grounds of the stone lodging house in Stout (Larimer County), Colorado. A boy sits on a horse; a man sits in a buggy. Two men strike a pugilistic pose.
    • Stout (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boys--Colorado--Stout--1890-1900.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Stout--1890-1900.; Laborers--Colorado--Stout--1890-1900.; Lodging houses--Colorado--Stout--1890-1900.
    • [1893]
    • Farm labor camp near Palisade

    • View of migrant laborers' houses near Palisade (Mesa County), Colorado. Modest frame houses are by trees and the Colorado River. Mount Garfield is in the distance.
    • Migrant agricultural laborers--Housing--Colorado--Palisade--1950-1960.; Palisade (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Houses--Colorado--Palisade--1950-1960.
    • 1954
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 17, 1912 April 27

    • 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.
    • 1912 April 27
    • 14th Street Viaduct construction.

    • Laborers work near Cherry Creek by the Blake Street approach to the 14th (Fourteenth) Street Viaduct in Denver, Colorado. A traveler and crane are nearby. A sign reads: "This Building For Rent [?] Lions And Johnson [?]".
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • [1898]
    • Big rock cut, on mile above Cabinet, N.P.R.R.

    • View of Northern Pacific Railroad Company construction near Cabinet (Bonner County) Idaho. Construction workers excavate a railroad cut with picks, shovels and hand carts. Cranes lift a boulder and containers. Chinese laborers wear coolie hats....
    • Northern Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Chinese--Employment--Idaho--Bonner County--1880-1890.; Bonner County (Idaho)--1880-1890.; Hoisting machinery--Idaho--Bonner County--1880-1890.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Idaho--Bonner...
    • [1882 or 1883]
    • The Sierra Nevada snow blockade

    • View of snow removal on the Central Pacific Railroad near Emigrant Gap in the Sierra Nevadas in Placer County, California. Chinese laborers remove snow in Blue Canyon.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Alien labor, Chinese--California--1890-1900.; Blue Canyon (Calif. : Town)--1890-1900.; Emigrant Gap (Calif.)--1890-1900.; Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)--1890-1900.; Blizzards--California--1890-1900.;...
    • 1890
    • Below smelting works

    • A view of smelting works along North Clear Creek in Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows mine processing buildings, a Colorado Central Railroad freight car and laborers. Shows railroad tracks and a bridge.
    • Colorado Central Railroad Company--1870-1890.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1870-1890.; North Clear Creek (Gilpin County-Jefferson County, Colo.)--1870-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1870-1890.; Ore industry--Colorado--Gilpin County--1870-1890.;...
    • [between 1871 and 1890]
    • Road tunnel construction in Red Rocks Park

    • Laborers pose near ore cars and on stone rubble, in the entrance to a road tunnel under construction, in Red Rocks Park, a Denver Mountain Park near Morrison in Jefferson County, Colorado. Dual railroad tracks enter the tunnel. Shows a sandstone...
    • Denver Mountain Parks--1930-1940.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Red Rocks Park (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Construction workers--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.; Construction--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1937 and 1940?]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 18, 1909 June 19

    • 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.
    • 1909 June 19
    • Gove Jr. High demolition ca. 1976

    • Construction laborers load debris onto a dump truck from the demolition of Gove Junior High School at 14th (Fourteenth) Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in Denver, Colorado. Shows a crane.
    • Gove Junior High School (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Demolition--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Dump trucks--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.;...
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    • Lettuce strike, Center, Colo.

    • Members and supporters of the United Farm Workers of America join the lettuce strike against Finerman Company in Center (Saguache County), Colorado. Men and women stand neat the side of a highway. Some wear berets and armbands with the United Farm...
    • Mel Finerman Company--People--1970-1980.; United Farm Workers of America--People--1970-1980.; Mexican Americans--1970-1980.; Hispanic Americans--1970-1980.; Center (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Migrant agricultural laborers.; Mel Finerman Company--Pictorial...
    • [1971?]
    • Exchange construction progress

    • Laborers work at the construction site of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Shows wood framing and partial brick walls.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1890-1900.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Construction workers--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Telephone...
    • 1897 December
    • The Frank Leslie Transcontinental excursion Across the continent, side-scenes of travel on the...

    • Men and women passengers sit in cramped seats inside a Central Pacific Railroad car. Passengers stretch across seats or sit huddled together on the train. A railroad worker polishes a rifle. A second worker sits and reads. Shows trunks and...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Chinese--1870-1880.; Interiors--1870-1880.; Passengers--1870-1880.; Railroad employees--1870-1880.; Railroad handcars--1870-1880.; Railroad passenger cars--1870-1880.; Rifles--1870-1880.;...
    •  
    • Industries construction scene at Alameda project

    • Laborers work on the partially constructed Alameda Avenue bridge in Denver, Colorado. Other workmen stand near an engine.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Engines--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 12, 1919 December

    • Newsletter produced 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.
    • 1919 December
    • Clear Cr. highway tunnel

    • Laborers work on a road on the banks of Clear Creek in Jefferson or Clear Creek County, Colorado. They construct a framework and embankment on the edge of the river. A shack and steam shovel is in the distance.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Streams--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Lettuce strike, Center, Colo.

    • A member of the United Farm Workers of America stands beside his wife and holds his baby probably during a lettuce strike in Center (Saguache County), Colorado.
    • United Farm Workers of America--People--1970-1980.; Mexican Americans--1970-1980.; Hispanic Americans--1970-1980.; Center (Colo.))--1970-1980.; Migrant agricultural laborers.; Infants.; United Farm Workers of America--Pictorial works.; Mexican...
    • [1970?]
    • Coke Ovens at Cardiff, Colorado, Colorado Midland Railroad

    • View of horse-drawn ore carts on top of a long line of joined stone coke ovens, shows rakes, wheelbarrows, a hose, wood piles and laborers, Cardiff (Garfield County), Colorado.
    • Coke-ovens--Colorado--Cardiff--1880-1910.; Cardiff (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Cardiff--1880-1910.; Coke industry--Colorado--Cardiff--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • Railroad bridge construction

    • Laborers work on a railroad viaduct over Alameda Avenue in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Denver Ordnance Plant, bricklaying

    • Bricklayers work from scaffolding at the Denver Ordnance plant (Remington Ordnance Plant, later the Denver Federal Center) in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. Masons construct window casings with brick. Laborers wear work clothes and hats...
    • Denver Ordnance Plant--Buildings--1940-1950.; Lakewood (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Bricklaying--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Industrial...
    • [1941?]
    • Near Garden of the Gods

    • A view of laborers and probably a Colorado Midland Railway locomotive and work car during construction of the railroad in El Paso County, Colorado. The men pose with tools.
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1880-1890.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.; Railroad construction workers--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1887 and 1888?]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 2, 1910 January 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.
    • 1910 January 8
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 5, 1910 January 29

    • 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.
    • 1910 January 29
    • The City of Denver: Volume 2 Number 14, 1914 April 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.
    • 1914 April 25
    • The City of Denver: Volume 2 Number 17, 1914 June 13

    • 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.
    • 1914 June 13
    • Strike brakers [i. e. breakers] Vulcan Mine La Fayette [i. e. Lafayette], Colo.

    • Coal mine strikebreakers, laborers called in to work while the UMW strikes against the RMFC, pose near the hoist building of the Vulcan Mine near Lafayette, Boulder County, Colorado.
    • Rocky Mountain Fuel Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Lafayette--1910-1920.; Strikebreakers--Colorado--Lafayette--1910-1920.; Lafayette (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Vulcan Mine...
    • [1913 or 1914]
    • Strike brakers [i. e. breakers] La Fayette [i. e. Lafayette] Colo before settlement.

    • Coal mine strikebreakers, laborers called in to work while the UMW strikes against the RMFC, pose near the hoist building of the Capitol Mine near Lafayette, Boulder County, Colorado.
    • Rocky Mountain Fuel Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Lafayette--1910-1920.; Strikebreakers--Colorado--Lafayette--1910-1920.; Capitol Mine (Lafayette, Colo.)--1910-1920.;...
    • [1913 or 1914]
    • Repairing levee near Fourth Street

    • Laborers stand near a broken levee on a rocky slope between a railroad grade and the flooded Arkansas River in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows telephone poles and a freight car that reads: "St. Louis Southwestern S.S.W. 19730" on Denver and...
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Laborers--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 3, 1919 March

    • Newsletter produced 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.
    • 1919 March
    • Coke ovens at Cardiff, Colo.

    • Men stand by horse-drawn ore carts atop coke ovens in Cardiff, Garfield County, Colorado; shows laborers, wheelbarrows, and wood piles.
    • Coke-ovens--Colorado--Cardiff--1890-1910.; Cardiff (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Cardiff--1890-1910.; Coke industry--Colorado--Cardiff--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Library

    • Exterior of the Leslie J. Savage Library, Western State College campus, Gunnison. Colorado; designed by Denver architect Temple Hoyne Buell, it was built by craftspeople and laborers of the Public Works Administration and dedicated in 1939. Large...
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Libraries--Colorado--Gunnison--1960-1970.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Gunnison--1960-1970.; Western State College of Colorado.
    • [between 1960 and 1970]
    • Library

    • Exterior of the Leslie J. Savage Library, Western State College campus, Gunnison, Colorado; designed by Denver architect Temple Hoyne Buell, it was built by craftspeople and laborers of the Pubic Works Administration and dedicated in 1939.
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Libraries--Colorado--Gunnison--1960-1970.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Gunnison--1960-1970.; Western State College of Colorado.
    • [between 1960 and 1970]
    • Migrant workers w. Director of Ft. Lupton camp

    • Mexican and Hispanic American men and women sit and stand at a meeting with the director of a Fort Lupton migrant worker camp in Fort Lupton (Weld County), Colorado.
    • Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Fort Lupton--1960-1970.; Labor camps--Colorado--Fort Lupton--1960-1970.; Mexicans--Colorado--Fort Lupton--1960-1970.; Fort Lupton (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Alien laborers--Mexican--Colorado--Fort Lupton--1960-1970.;...
    • 1969 June
    • Leroy "Korn" Maes

    • Leroy "Korn" Maes, leader of the United Farm Workers of America (United Farm Workers) strike against the Finerman Lettuce Company poses with some children in Center (Sagauache County), Colorado. He has long hair, and a bushy mustache.
    • United Farm Workers of America--People--1970-1980.; Mexican Americans--1970-1980.; Hispanic Americans--1970-1980.; Agricultural laborers' unions.; Maes, Leroy--Pictorial works.; United Farm Workers of America--Pictorial works.; Mexican...
    • [1970?]
    • Betty Cram Oral History

    • Betty Johnson Cram was born September 18, 1922 on a farm near Niwot, Colorado. After high school she moved to Denver and worked several jobs. In 1941, she found work at the Livestock Exchange Group. She remained there for several years, working...
    • Cram, Betty Johnson, 1922-; Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Stockyards.
    • 2013 September 14
    • East High spotlight: vol 28 no 13

    • Newspaper produced by East High School of Denver, Colorado. Included in the paper are photographs of students, articles on school events and sports.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1942 March 26
    • Mexican workers recruited and brought to the Arkansas Valley, Colorado, Nebraska and Minnesota

    • Unidentified Mexican sugar beet workers, recruited by the Farm Security Administration to work in Colorado, Nebraska and Minnesota, pose near a railroad train at an unidentified railroad station. Many of the men wear straw hats.
    • Mexicans--1940-1950.; Agricultural laborers--Mexican.; Agricultural laborers, Foreign--Pictorial works.; Mexicans--Pictorial works.
    • [1943 May]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 3, 1912 January 20

    • 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.
    • 1912 January 20
    • Jesús Valderrama

    • Portrait of United Farm Workers of America supporter, Jesús Valderrama. He wears a straw hat with a high crown. Valderrama was beaten and then arrested at a UFW picket line at Party Time Liquor in Denver, Colorado.
    • United Farm Workers of America--People--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Agricultural laborers.; Valderrama, Jesús--Pictorial works.; United Farm Workers of America--Pictorial works.; Mexican American agricultural...
    • [1975?]
    • Child picker

    • A Hispanic boy works in a field in Colorado. He wears a plaid shirt.
    • Hispanic Americans--Employment--Colorado--1950-1960.; Boys--Colorado--1950-1960.; Child laborers--Colorado--1950-1960.; Migrant agricultural laborers--Colorado--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • 14th Street Viaduct construction

    • Laborers work with a crane at the 14th (Fourteenth) Street Viaduct construction site in Denver, Colorado. Light snow covers the ground.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • [1898]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 48, 1910 November 26

    • 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.
    • 1910 November 26

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