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    • Mining life in California

    • Chinese miners, some in coolie hats sit or stand near tents, or mine near a lake, in an unidentified mining camp in California. One man shaves a miners head, another braids a mans queue. Two miners cook over an open campfire near their tent. A...
    • Chinese--California--1850-1860.; Dance parties--California--1850-1860.; Hairdressing--California--1850-1860.; Miners--California--1850-1860.; Mining camps--California--1850-1860.; Outdoor cookery--California--1850-1860.
    • 1857 October 3
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Manitou Soda Springs in 1870

    • View of Manitou Soda Spring and Navajo Spring in Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. The basin in which Soda Spring originates is on a large boulder on the south bank of Fountain Creek. A wood bridge spans the creek.
    • Fountain Creek (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Springs--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Streams--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Yellowstone River, above the Falls

    • View of rapids on the Yellowstone River, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Shows a narrow rock bound channel with large basalt boulders in the river. Pine forests are on the banks of the river.
    • Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Yellowstone River--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Rapids--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Rivers--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Geological and...
    • 1871
    • Medicine man and wife

    • A Native American (Crow) medicine man poses among trees and grass with his wife. He wears pants, a waist wrap, light colored shirt, vest, kerchief, earrings, braids, and a hat. She wears a large woven blanket over a dress and a necklace.
    • Crow Indians--Women--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Spiritual life--1870-1880.; Shamans--1870-1880.
    • 1871
    • Chiefs, Mandan Indians

    • Seated studio portrait of two unidentified Native American (Mandan) chiefs. The man on the left holds a bow; he wears strings of beads on either side of his face, necklaces, abalone shells, long hair extensions with painted stripes, a buckskin...
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Mandan Indians--1870-1880.; Tribal chiefs--1870-1880.
    • 1872
    • Navajoe Indian squaw and child

    • A Native American (Navajo) mother and child pose seated beside large rocks in Canyon de Chelly (later Canyon de Chelly National Monument), Arizona. The woman wears a bil (dress) and a bead necklace. The boy stands on a woven blanket.
    • Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; Chelly, Canyon de (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Boys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Mothers & children--Arizona--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873
    • Navajoe squaws and child

    • Native American (Navajo) women and a child pose seated beside large rocks in Canyon de Chelle (later Canyon de Chelly National Monument), Arizona. One woman wears a dress belted at the waist. A young woman wears a bil (dress), wrapped moccasins,...
    • Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; Chelly, Canyon de (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Boys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Mothers & children--Arizona--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873
    • Coyotero Apache scouts at Apache Lake

    • White and Native American men sit or stand with rifles, at what is identified as Apache Lake, in the White Mountains (Apache County or Navajo County, later Fort Apache Indian Reservation), Arizona. The two Native American (Coyotero Apache, Western...
    • Indian scouts--Arizona--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Western Apache Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Arizona--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873
    • Georgetown, taken from Giffith Mt.

    • Stereograph view of Georgetown, Colorado, looking southwest; shows a large boulder on Griffith Mountain in deep shadow, the Methodist Church, fenced town blocks, the smokestack on Chimney Rock, valley leading to Silver Plume, Leavenworth and...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Denver Jail in 1874

    • A group of men stand outside the Denver City Jail located at 231 Thirteenth (13th) Street, Denver, Colorado. A police officer stands outside a set of large wooden doors. The building is a one story brick structure with heavy wood shutters. Bars...
    • Denver (Colo.). Police Department.--People--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Jails--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Police--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Colorado Springs

    • View north of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows Cascade Avenue, Unity Church, dwellings with large yards and gardens, including the home of Professor Kerr and low hills in the background.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Churches--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Custer's expedition on the plains

    • View of a large contingent of horses, riders, and wagons making their way across a vast plain as part of George Armstrong Custer's expedition of 1874. Many of the men wear military uniforms.
    • Dakota Indians--War--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--1870-1880.; Soldiers--1870-1880.; Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876--Military service.
    • 1874
    • Willie E. Prindle

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of a young woman, Willie Prindle. She wears a dark dress with lace trimmed fitted sleeves. The dress has a lace decorated open neck with a ribbon and a large bow. She wears a double strand necklace with a pendant. Her...
    • Women--1870-1880.; Prindle, Willie.
    • 1875
    • Gen. Crook's Army camp at Point of Rocks, near Buffalo Gap, Black H.

    • View of General George Crook's expedition camp at Point of Rocks, near Buffalo Gap, Black Hills, Dakota Territory, shows a large rock formation with wall tents and covered wagons around it. The U. S. Army was on Native American campaigns to send...
    • Crook, George, 1829-1890--Journeys--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; United States. Army.--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • Del Norte residences

    • Wood-frame houses are built along an unpaved street in the town of Del Norte, Colorado in Rio Grande County. Architectural elements of the buildings include one and two-stories, gables, a bay window, and chimneys. A wood-picket fence surrounds the...
    • Del Norte (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Del Norte--1870-1880.
    • 1876
    • Colorado mining

    • View of two arrastras, large horizontal wheels, powered by water brought in by flumes, somewhere in early mining camp in Colorado. The wheels were possibly used for crushing ore or as a sluice box.
    • Mining--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1876
    • Dakota Indians enroute for rations near Deadwood, South Dakota

    • A large assembly of Native Americans (possibly Sioux)are gathered on horseback as they make their way to a rations station in Deadwood, South Dakota. Shows carriages, umbrellas, and wickiups.
    • Dakota Indians--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Indian encampments--South Dakota--1870-1880.
    • 1877
    • Josephine Williams

    • Studio bust portrait of Josephine Williams, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Williams wears her wavy hair pulled back. She has a dress bodice with square lapels, a lace scarf tied around a standing frill collar, a necklace with a...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Williams, Josephine, ca. 1860-; Denver High School--People--1870-1880.; Denver Public Schools--People--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • The Parade

    • A parade moves down Main Street in Central City, Colorado in Gilpin County. Spectators stand on the boardwalks and watch the spectacle. Signs: "C. Weitfle" and "J. Collier's Photographic Gallery."
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
    • 1878 May 21
    • Letter written by P.T. Barnum  to Judge Silas B. Haynes regarding Villa Park's development

    • Letter written by P.T. Barnum to Judge Silas B. Haynes regarding the development of the Villa Park neighborhood, including extension of the Rail lines as well as factories. Also discussed are details of Barnum's cattle ranch and William Craig.
    • Real property--Colorado--Denver.; Railroads.; Community development, Urban--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1878 November
    • Letter written by P.T. Barnum to Judge Silas B. Haynes regarding Villa Park

    • Letter written by P.T, Barnum to Judge Silas B. Haynes regarding Barnum's Villa Park Property being turned into a Denver City Park. Also included is Barnum's concerns regarding employee David Sherwood.
    • Real property--Colorado--Denver.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1878 September
    • Lou Ella Herbert

    • Studio bust portrait of Lou Ella Herbert, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Herbert has her hair in a long braid. She wears a dress with a front closure lined with large buttons, a velvet upright collar and a lace scarf tied at...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Herbert, Lou Ella.; Denver High School--People--1870-1880.; Denver Public Schools--People--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Florence E. McCune

    • Studio bust portrait of Florence Emmeline McCune, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. McCune has her hair pulled back. She wears a dress with a diagonal closure of large buttons and a scalloped hem. A patterned scarf is tied around...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; McCune, Florence E. (Florence Emmeline); Denver High School--People--1870-1880.; Denver Public Schools--People--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Clarence Phillips

    • Studio bust portrait of Clarence Phillips, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Phillips has his hair parted to the side and wears a coat, a shirt with an upright collar and a large silk tie with a tie pin.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Phillips, Clarence.; Denver High School--People--1870-1880.; Denver Public Schools--People--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • The largest cottonwood tree in Colorado

    • View of large cottonwood tree called "The Old Monarch" in the middle of the block between "C" and "D" Streets on South Union Avenue, in Pueblo, Colorado, shows a horsedrawn stagecoach parked next to the tree and the "Topeka House," a two-story...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Trees--Colorado--Pueblo--1870-1880.
    • 1879 June 29
    • Dr. M. Beshoar's brick yard

    • Men pose with their equipment and materials in a brickyard in Trinidad, Colorado. One stands with a shovel by a sifting machine with a large geared wheel. Other men sit on a machine that has a short, baffled smokestack. A kiln with arched openings...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Bricklaying--Colorado--Trinidad--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Brownsville, Colorado

    • Reproduction of ink rendering; shows Brownsville (later known as Silver Plume), Clear Creek County, Colorado, with residences, storefronts, mining facilities, and Clear Creek.
    • Brownsville (Jefferson County, Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Tent life in Gunnison

    • Early Gunnison, Colorado residents read newspapers inside their short walled canvas tent. A large pair of antlers hang on the front support pole. A washboard, more antlers, liquor bottles, and wood for the stove are outside the tent.
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Tents--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Gall's tepee with several others

    • Dakota Chief Gall's camp at Fort Buford, Dakota Territory; twenty tepees grouped together with firewood, kindling, wooden barrel and crates stacked outside on open plains or prairie.
    • Fort Buford (Fort Buford, N.D.)--1880-1890.; Indian encampments--Dakota Territory.; Prairies--1880-1890.; Tipis--1880-1890.; Gall, ca. 1840-1894.
    • 1881
    • Tabor Light Cavalry at the funeral of a member

    • A group of Tabor Light Cavalry at the funeral of a member in Leadville, Colorado, wear military uniforms that include helmets, coats, boots, and gloves. They form a u-shaped line around a coffin covered with flowers and an American flag. They hold...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Funeral rites & ceremonies--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Soldiers--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • 1881
    • Drug store

    • Exterior view of the J. W. Fleming drugstore in Silverton Colorado, on the west side of Greene St. between 13th and 14th. This single story frame building has a false front topped by a bracketed cornice with dentils. Above the door, a sign reads...
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Drugstores--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.
    • 1881?
    • Main Street, Gunnison, Colo.

    • View of east side of Main Street from the Red Lion Inn, Gunnison, Colorado; owners of the "Stough and Davis Dry Goods and Millinery" stand at their entry with fabric displayed; a large camera is on top of their rooftop sign. Frank E. Dean and his...
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • The Earnest Presbyterian: Vol. I No. 1

    • Newspaper produced by the Seventeenth Street Presbyterian Church, known today as Central Presbyterian, located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1882 January
    • Ottowas visiting their Queen on her 115th birthday anniversary

    • A large group of Native American (Ottawa) men, women, and children pose in front of a clapboard building in Kansas. They have gathered to celebrate the one-hundred fifteenth birthday of their "Queen", who occupies a chair in the middle of the group.
    • Indians of North America--Kansas--1880-1890.; Ottawa Indians--Kansas--1880-1890.; Kansas--1880-1890.; Aged persons--Kansas--1880-1890.; Children--Kansas--1880-1890.; Women--Kansas--1880-1890.
    • 1882 January (?) 6

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