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    • Badlands N. M. near 4 corners

    • View of barren rock mesas in New Mexico, near Four Corners. A dirt road or path leads through the mesas over a sandy desert landscape dotted with scrub bushes.
    • Four Corners Region--1900-1910.; Deserts--Four Corners Region--1900-1910.; Mesas--Four Corners Region--1900-1910.
    • 1908
    • Captains of the canon, Canon de Chelley [sic], Ariz.

    • View of rock pillar formations, mesas and a stream bed in Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona. Spider Rock has steep sandstone walls. Sparse trees are on mesas.
    • River channels--Arizona--Canyon de Chelly National Monument--1870-1890.; Canyon de Chelly National Monument (Ariz.)--1870-1890.; Spider Rock (Ariz.)--1870-1890.; Canyons--Arizona--Canyon de Chelly National Monument--1870-1890.; Rock...
    • [between 1879 and 1881]
    • New Mexico, views

    • View of the Pecos Pueblo Mission ruins, cholla cactus, desert mesas, and strato cumulus storm clouds in San Miguel County, New Mexico.
    • Pecos National Monument (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Archaeological sites--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Mesas--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Missions--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Indians of North America New Mexico--1910-1920.; Pueblo...
    • [1915?]
    • Indians, Pueblo

    • Stone and adobe buildings of the Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico have long wooden ladders leading to the upper levels. A small mound, probably an oven, lies several feet from the back of the row of buildings. Another structure with a pipe protruding...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Pueblo Indians--1910-1930.; Laguna (N.M.)--1910-1930.; Mesas--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1926?]
    • Canyon of the San Juan River, Utah

    • Aerial view of the San Juan River from the Honaker Trail looking west in San Juan County, Utah. Shows canyon walls and eroded sedimentary rock formations in the "goosenecks." Mesas are in the distance.
    • Goosenecks, The (Utah)--1890-1900.; San Juan County (Utah)--1890-1900.; San Juan River (Colo.-Utah)--1890-1900.; Canyons--Utah--San Juan County--1890-1900.; Mesas--Utah--San Juan County--1890-1900.; Rivers--Utah--San Juan County--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Plaza area Laguna Pueblo

    • Wooden ladders lead to the upper levels of the stone and adobe buildings of the Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico. The buildings are flat-roofed and some have large pipes, possibly from indoor stoves, protruding from their roofs. Additional mesas line...
    • Pueblo Indians--1910-1930.; Laguna (N.M.)--1910-1930.; Mesas--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Missions--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Indians of North America--New Mexico--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1926?]
    • Indians, Pueblo, Acoma, missions

    • structure are in the foreground. Additional mesas, including the "Enchanted Mesa," stand in the distance. The mission and convent are thought to have been built by Fray Juan Ramirez between 1629 and 1641.; The Pueblo Acoma Mission and convent...
    • Pueblo Indians--1910-1930.; Acoma (N.M.)--1910-1930.; Mesas--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Missions--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Ruins--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Indians of North America--New Mexico--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1926?]
    • Archaeology, dwellings, Utah

    • The remains of two large stone walls stand on the top of a mesa in southeast Utah. Two additional mesas stand in the distance. Small shrubs dot the landscape in the foreground.
    • Archaeological sites--Utah--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Utah--1920-1930.; Mesas--Utah--1920-1930.
    • [1920?]
    • Archaeology, Colorado

    • Two portions of a rock formation on top of a mesa stand taller than the rest creating tower-like structures. A canyon lies in the background between additional mesas, possibly in southeastern Utah or southwestern Colorado.
    • Archaeological sites--Four Corners Region--1920-1930.; Mesas--Four Corners Region--1920-1930.; Rock formations--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [1920?]
    • View of Mesa Verde from Yucca House National Monument

    • View of one of the mesas of Mesa Verde National Park, trees, wooden buildings and houses in the Montezuma Valley in Montezuma County, Colorado. A grove of trees is near an abandoned building.
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1970-1990.; Montezuma County (Colo.)--1970-1990.; Yucca House National Monument (Colo.)--1970-1990.; Mesas--Colorado--Montezuma County--1970-1990.; Valleys--Colorado--Montezuma County--1970-1990.
    • [between 1975 and 1981?]
    • Arizona, the Grand Canon, looking up from Bissell's Point

    • Panoramic view of eroded sandstone mesas and steep canyon walls near what is identified as Bissell's Point at Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Shows sedimentary rock layers, trees, shrubs and the Colorado River in the canyon.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1890-1900.; Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)--1890-1900.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1890-1900.; Cliffs--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1890-1900.; Mesas--Arizona--Grand Canyon National...
    • 1899
    • Cebolla, a famous fishing place on Gunnison River (S. W.), Colo.

    • Two people wearing canvas hats sit on high cliff overlooking Cebolla, on the Gunnison River, Gunnison County, Colorado. A long Denver and Rio Grande Western narrow gauge passenger train smokes by the depot and fishing resort below them. The resort...
    • Cebolla (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroads--Cebolla--1880-1900.; Resorts--Colorado--Cebolla--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Irrigation ditch

    • View of an irrigation ditch possibly in Colorado. A sluice crosses above the irrigation ditch. Mesas are in the distance.
    • Irrigation canals & flumes--1900-1920.
    • [between 1901 and 1920?]
    • Indians Pueblo, Acoma Missions

    • convent are thought to have been built by Fray Juan Ramirez between 1629 and 1641.; The ruins of the Pueblo Acoma Mission and graveyard stand on top of a large mesa in northern New Mexico. The flat-roofed mission has two square steeples and is made...
    • 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--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1926?]
    • Haystack Mountain and plant site of the Mid-Continent Shale and Refining Co.

    • Men stand beside a car on a dirt road near Haystack Mountain in Garfield County, Colorado. Sagebrush, a haystack, trees, a fence, and Parachute Creek are in the valley. Shows layered shale on the Roan Cliffs and talus on mesas near the plant site...
    • Mid-Continent Shale and Refining Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Haystack Mountain (Garfield County,...
    • [1920 August]
    • Hopi, Snake Priest

    • Native American (Hopi) Snake Priests wearing kilts, body paint and feathers, enter a kiva, Hopi Mesas, Arizona.
    • Hopi Indians--Arizona--1890-1910.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1890-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Spiritual life--Arizona--1890-1910.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1890-1910.; Kivas--Arizona--1890-1910.; Priests--Arizona--1890-1910.; Rites &...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Indians Pueblo

    • View of Native American Hopi priest, he sprinkles a design in corn meal on the dirt in front of men and women dancers wearing kilts, necklaces, shawls, face and hair paint. Hopi and white spectators look on from around the pueblo, Hopi Mesas,...
    • Hopi Indians--Dance--Arizona--1880-1900.; Indian dance--Arizona--1880-1900.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1880-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Spiritual life--Arizona--1880-1900.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.); Ceremonial...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • The Colorado Sugar Manufacturing Co.

    • View of brick structures and a building under construction at the Colorado Sugar Manufacturing Company plant in Grand Junction (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows piles of bricks, iron scaffolding on a stone foundation and mesas in the distance.
    • Colorado Sugar Manufacturing Company--Buildings--1890-1900.; Grand Junction (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Grand Junction--1890-1900.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Grand Junction--1890-1900.
    • 1899 July 1
    • Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • Aerial view of sandstone canyons of the Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Shows vegetation on rock layers, steep slopes, and eroded rock walls and mesas in the distance.
    • Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)--1880-1910.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1880-1910.; Rock formations--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Looking down Cliff Cañon

    • Panoramic view of Cliff Canyon and the striated sandstone rimrock cliffs that edge Chapin Mesa in Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado. Shows juniper and piñon forests and the deep canyon with mesas in the distance.
    • Chapin Mesa (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cliff Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons.; Cliffs.; Forests.; Mesas.
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    • Western Slope ranch lands

    • View of a fence and road near a ranch in Colorado. A utility building and mesas are in the distance.
    • Ranches--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Indians, Pueblo, Laguna

    • A row of small buildings of the Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico is shown from the back. Wooden ladders lead to the upper levels of the structures. The windows and doors are framed with wood. The surface of the ground is composed of large slabs of rock....
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Laguna (N.M.)--1910-1930.; Missions--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1926?]
    • Zuni

    • View over the Native American Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, shows rooftops of adobe houses, wagons, timber corrals, and distant mesas.
    • Indians of North America--Structures--New Mexico--Zuni--1930-1940.; Pueblo Indians--Structures--New Mexico--Zuni--1930-1940.; Zuni Indians--Structures--New Mexico--Zuni--1930-1940.; Zuni (N.M.)--1930-1940.; Mesas--New Mexico--Zuni--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1934 and 1936?]
    • Location of cabin of D.C. Oakes

    • The grandson of D.C. Oakes, a Colorado Pioneer, stands on the spot where D.C. Oakes had his cabin near Larkspur (Douglas County), Colorado. A field with sheeves of wheat and mesas are in the distance.
    • Douglas County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Croplands.; Men.; Oakes, D. C. (Daniel C.)--Homes & haunts.
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    • Western Slope

    • A man poses in a field of grain on the Western Slope of Colorado. A house and mesas are in the distance.
    • Croplands--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Hopi Snake Dance, Arizona

    • Reproduction of a painting shows a Native American Hopi Pueblo Snake Dance with dancers wearing kilts and body paint, carrying snakes in their mouths and hands, Hopi Mesas, Arizona.
    • Hopi Indians--Dance--Arizona--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Arizona--1900-1910.; Snake dance--Arizona--1900-1910.
    • [between 1905 and 1910]
    • Medium security area at Canon City

    • Aerial view of the dormitories of the medium security facility at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Lawn, hedge and parking lot front them; a birdbath and radio tower are in the yard. Picnic tables are beyond the landscaped area;...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1960
    • Summit of  Funicular Railway near Golden, Colo.

    • A view from above Golden (Jefferson County), Colorado shows a funicular railroad car with passengers at the summit of Lookout Mountain. An inscription on the car reads "Lookout Mountain Park Funicular". An American flag is at the back of the car....
    • Lookout Mountain Park Funicular (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Golden (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Lookout Mountain (Jefferson County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Cable railroads--Colorado--Jefferson County--1910-1920.; Cites &...
    • 1916 Jan. 16
    • Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • Panoramic view of the sandstone canyons of the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon in what became Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Shows vegetation on rock layers, steep slopes, and eroded rock walls and mesas in the distance.
    • Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1880-1890.; Rock formations--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Western Slope ranch

    • View of a house, utility buildings, and an orchard on a ranch in Colorado. Mesas are in the distance.
    • Orchards--Colorado--1910-1930.; Ranches--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Mesa Verde Natl. Pk. note wild flowers

    • A two track road cuts through valley with wild flowers and Rabbit Brush, Mesa Verde National Park, Montezuma County, southwestern Colorado. Tree covered mesas show in distance.
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Canyons--Colorado--1910-1930.; Roads--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1916 and 1925]
    • Greeley Water Dep't. water treatment plant

    • Bird's eye view of probably Greeley Water Department treatment plant holding pools in Greeley (Weld County), Colorado. Shows dirt roads, buildings, mesas and concrete retaining walls around reservoirs.
    • Greeley (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Public utility companies--Colorado--Greeley--1930-1950.; Reservoirs--Colorado--Greeley--1930-1950.; Sewerage--Colorado--Greeley--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Moki pueblo, patient toil

    • View of a Native American (Hopi) woman and a boy on the Hopi Indian Reservation, Arizona. The woman wears a dress and a shawl and has a fabric strap balanced on her head to support a fabric bundle with probably a baby inside. She holds a cup in her...
    • Hopi Indians--Women--Arizona--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1890-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Children--Arizona--1890-1900.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1890-1900.; Boys--Arizona--1890-1900.; Women--Arizona--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Hopi children

    • A Hopi Native American girl poses with a baby wrapped in a blanket on her back, Hopi Mesas, Arizona.
    • Hopi Indians--Children--Arizona--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Arizona--1900-1910.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1900-1910.; Infants--Arizona--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1902?]
    • Pueblo of Jemez

    • Reproduction of a lithograph by R. H. Kern, shows adobe buildings of the Native American pueblo of Jemez, New Mexico; mesas and hills in the distance.
    • Indians of North America--Structures--New Mexico--Jemez Pueblo--1840-1850.; Jemez Pueblo (N.M.)--1840-1850.; Pueblos--New Mexico--Jemez Pueblo--1840-1850.
    • [between 1920-1950?]
    • Jefferson County Fair Grounds setting up the parade.

    • Members of the Roundup Riders of the Rockies line up on horseback before a parade at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Golden, Colorado. Some men and women wear costumes and are dressed as North American Indians; others are dressed as Arabs with...
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Golden (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Costumes--Colorado--Boulder--1950-1960.; Entertainment--Colorado--Boulder--1950-1960.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Boulder--1950-1960.;...
    • 1957?
    • Shoshone Falls, Idaho

    • View of Shoshone Falls on the Snake River near Twin Falls (Twin Falls County), Idaho. Shows steep, rocky cliffs and mesas in the canyon.
    • Shoshone Falls (Idaho)--1880-1900.; Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)--1880-1900.; Twin Falls County (Idaho)--1880-1900.; Waterfalls--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Pueblo Indians, Hopi

    • Hopi Pueblo Native American women and girls wrapped in blankets and mantles perform a sacred dance, in a field, Hopi Mesas, Arizona. A boy wearing a breechcloth is behind the group.
    • Hopi Indians--Dance--Arizona--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Spiritual life--Arizona--1900-1910.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1900-1910.; Ceremonial dancers--Arizona--1900-1910.; Rites &...
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Shoshone Indian village on the south fork of the Little Wind River

    • View of a group of Native American (Shoshone) tepees near the edge of the south fork of the Little Wind River in Wyoming. The camp was constructed as part of the Tim McCoy film, "War Paint." Mesas and mountains stand near the edge of the river.
    • Indians of North America--Structures--Wyoming--1920-1930.; Motion picture locations--Wyoming--1920-1930.; Shoshoni Indians--Structures--Wyoming--1920-1930.; Wind River (Wyo.)--1920-1930.; Indian encampments--Wyoming--1920-1930.; Motion...
    • [1926]
    • Colorado Railroad Museum, Golden, Colo.

    • View of smoke and Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #346, and Rio Grande Southern caboose 0404, the first time under steam at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden (Jefferson County), Colorado. A truck parked beside the...
    • Colorado Railroad Museum--1960-1970.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1960-1970.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--Equipment & supplies--1960-1970.--1960-1970.; Golden (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Narrow gauge...
    • 1962 July 30
    • The Bullroarer in Flute Dance

    • View of a Hopi Native American with a bull-roarer wearing a kilt and moccasons during a Flute Dance, Hopi Mesas, Arizona.
    • Hopi Indians--Dance--Arizona--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Spiritual life--Arizona--1900-1910.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1900-1910.; Ceremonial dancers--Arizona--1900-1910.; Rites &...
    • [between 1900 and 1902]
    • The Kansas gold region view of Auraria and Denver City, Cherry Creek, near Long's Peak

    • View of commercial buildings, houses and farms in Denver, Colorado. Shows a cluster of buildings in Auraria, sparse buildings and tepees on a bluff in Denver, trees along Cherry Creek and mesas, mountains and the summit of Longs Peak in the...
    • Auraria (Denver, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Longs Peak (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
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    • Coal mine

    • View of a mill building of an unidentified coal mine probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. Shows coal cars on narrow gauge tracks, a frame mill, an elevator and powerhouse smokestacks in a valley. Mesas are near the mine.
    • Las Animas County (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1920.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1920.
    • [between 1895 and 1915?]
    • Rocky Mtns. from Denver

    • Panoramic view of farms and fenced fields west of Denver in probably Jefferson County, Colorado. Shows farm houses, telegraph poles, cultivated fields, sparse trees, and a square building beside a flag pole. Mesas are near foothills and snow is on...
    • Front Range (Colo. and Wyo.)--1880-1900.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Croplands--Colorado--Jefferson County--1880-1900.; Farms--Colorado--Jefferson County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • A morada below Embudo, New Mexico

    • View of a Penitente morada near Embudo (Rio Arriba County), New Mexico. Shows a two story hand plastered adobe building with a white washed facade, arched doorway, bell tower, covered balcony, and vigas. An adobe wall with a whitewashed gateway...
    • Hermanos Penitentes--Buildings--1890-1910.; Rio Arriba County (N.M.)--1890-1910.; Adobe buildings.; Chapels.; Courtyards.; Facades.; Walls.; Moradas.
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    • In cloud land

    • View of cumulus clouds over mesas probably in Colorado.
    • Clouds--Colorado--1890-1900.; Mesas--Colorado--1890-1900.
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    • Collbran, Colo.

    • Aerial view of the town of Collbran in the Plateau Valley (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows wood frame commercial buildings, houses, a church, and barns. Mesas are in the distance.
    • Collbran (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Collbran--1920-1930.
    • 1920
    • Indians, Pueblo, Hopi, religion

    • View of Hopi Native American men, women and children wearing ceremonial costumes including kilts, mantas, blankets, face paint, bead necklaces and feathers, as they hike up a trail to a mesa top, Hopi Mesas, Arizona.
    • Hopi Indians--Arizona--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1890-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Spiritual life--Arizona--1890-1900.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1890-1900.; Rites & ceremonies--Arizona--1890-1900.
    • [1899 or 1900]
    • Man-With-No-Hair and his squaw, Crows

    • A Native American (Crow) man and woman stand and pose beside dogs, probably at Crow Agency (Big Horn County), Montana. The woman wears earrings and a cotton dress under a woven shawl with a stripe and checkerboard pattern. The man, identified as...
    • Crow Indians--Structures--Montana--Crow Agency--1880-1900.; Indians of North America--Montana--Crow Agency--1880-1900.; Crow Agency (Mont.)--1880-1900.; Dogs--Montana--Crow Agency--1880-1900.; Indian encampments--Montana--Crow Agency--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]

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