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    • Dofflemyer family

    • Head and shoulders family portrait of the Dofflemyres, shows James, an early Gunnison, Colorado, surveryor and later manager of the first telegraph and telephone, his wife Jennie, first telephone operator, and their two children; daughter, Lou and...
    • Rinehart, A. E. (Alfred Evans)
    • [between 1898 and 1901]
    • Dallas Railway & Terminal Co.

    • Dallas Railway and Terminal Company electric interurban trolley car #448 waits at the end of the State Street Line in Dallas, Texas. The operator stands by the car; the destination sign reads: "Trinity Heights." Lettering on the streetcar reads:...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1946 January 27
    • C B & Q Depot Brush, Colo.

    • View inside the Colorado, Burlington and Quincy railroad Depot in Brush (Morgan County), Colorado. E.S. Dutton, the agent, and George Stewart, the telegraph operator, sit at telegraph equipment. Dutton, in a bowler hat, taps out a message. The men...
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    • 1901
    • Central City, Colorado

    • and residence of Harley B. Morse, the Central City Daily Register building, Washington Hall, the residence of William M. Roworth, St. James Methodist Church, residences of Henry M. Teller (one of Colorado's first senators), and Willard Teller....
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1865 and 1870?]
    • Bowen, Colorado

    • A telegraph operator stands outside the Western Union Telegraph and Cable Office in Bowen, a Victor American Fuel Company town in Las Animas County, Colorado. The operator is probably a Hispanic man who wears pants, suspenders, a light colored...
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Larimer Street Denver, Colorado

    • A streetcar conductor and a streetcar operator pose near and in Denver City Tramway Company car number 68 on Larimer Street between 16th (Sixteenth) and 17th (Seventeenth) Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. The destination sign on the streetcar...
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    • 1906
    • Jennie Pomroy Dofflemyre

    • Head and shoulders studio portrait of Jennie Pomroy Dofflemyre, first telephone and telegraph operator and her baby, Gunnison, Colorado.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Hoist and operator, Nederland

    • A man holds a lever and sits at a mine hoist in a wooden building at the Wolf Tongue tungsten mine in Nederland (Boulder County), Colorado. Shows machinery and cable wrapped on a spool. A calendar on the wall reads "December 1941" and a poster...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • 1941
    • Exchange interior, operator's rest room

    • Telephone operators sit in the operator's rest room at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Boulder (Boulder County), Colorado. The women sit in rocking chairs near a table where magazines and a plant are...
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    • 1914
    • 1421 Champa, operator's school

    • A woman sits at a desk and interviews an applicant for a position as an operator at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph building, 1421 Champa Street in Denver, Colorado. The woman behind the desk wears a dress with a broad collar and has a...
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    • 1921 June 9
    • 1421 Champa, operator's school

    • A teacher demonstrates the operation of a switchboard at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph building in Denver, Colorado. Women, students in the operator's training program, sit at desks.
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    • 1921 June 9
    • 1421 Champa, operator's school

    • A woman measures the height of a student at the operator's school at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company building at 1421 Champa Street in Denver, Colorado. The student wears a wool skirt and jacket. The other woman wears a cotton...
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    • 1921 June 9
    • 1421 Champa, operator's school

    • A woman, possibly Blanche M. McFann, sits at a desk in an office at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph building at 1421 Champa Street in Denver, Colorado. The woman is associated with the operator's training school program run by the...
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    • 1921 June 9
    • 1421 Champa, operator's school

    • Teachers stand behind a group of students who work at a switchboard at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company operator's school at 1421 Champa Street, Denver, Colorado. The women wear headsets and sit in tall chairs facing the...
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    • 1921 June 9
    • 1421 Champa, operator's school

    • A woman screens an applicant for the operator's school at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company Building at 1421 Champa Street, Denver, Colorado. The job applicant sits in a chair and raises her arm to measure her reach. The other...
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    • 1921 June 9
    • Operator's locker room - 1421 Champa

    • Interior view of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange operator's locker room in Denver, Colorado; shows metal mesh lockers and a linoleum floor.
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    • 1914
    • Tremont House, backhoe operator

    • A backhoe and it's operator sit ready to work at the Tremont House site
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1988 December 20
    • Operator's rest room - 1421 Champa

    • Interior view of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange operator's lounge in Denver, Colorado; women's outfits include upswept hair styles and high button shoes. Decor includes an upright clock, framed pictures, Oriental rugs,...
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    • 1914
    • Exchange, interior, operator's rest room

    • Operators read and sew in the operator's lounge room at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. The women sit in mission style rocking chairs. Magazines are stacked on a table in...
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    • 1914
    • Kemp Cabin - Happy Valley 1894

    • A group of men, women and children poses in front of the Kemp family log cabin near Eldora in Boulder County, Colorado. Photographer Donald C. Kemp's father John H. Kemp sits with young Don and his brother Robert on the steps to the cabin. Kemp was...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Kemp Cabin just completed 1893

    • The Kemp family log cabin is framed by a circle in this image taken when the cabin was first completed in 1893 near Eldora in Boulder County, Colorado. Photographer Donald C. Kemp's father John H. Kemp was a mine operator in Central City in Gilpin...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Silver Plume - 1890's

    • The Windsor Hotel is in Silver Plume, Colorado. The structure features three stories, horizontal clapboard siding, two gabled dormers with double hung windows, segmental arch window openings (pediments on first and second floors), a hipped roof,...
    • Stanton, J. B.
    • [between 1892 and 1902]
    • Pride of the West, in Cunningham Gulch

    • View of Pride of the West mining ore processing buildings in Cunningham Gulch, San Juan County, Colorado; shows concentrator sheds, cribbing, and tailings.
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    • 1937
    • Rowley, J. B.

    • J. B. Rowley, a pioneer of Eldora in Boulder County, Colorado, poses for a studio bust portrait wearing a dark fur hat and a leather coat over a plaid shirt and a tie. Rowley was a prospector and small mine operator near the turn of the century in...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1939?]
    • Rowley, J. B.

    • bottle, possibly of wine, stands on the table near two small glasses and a pack of cigarettes. A cork lies next to the cigarette pack.; J. B. Rowley, a pioneer of the mining town of Eldora in Boulder County, Colorado, sits at a table in front of a...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1939?]
    • Largest hay barn in the state of Wyoming, Colonel Torry's M Ranch

    • View of men in front of a log barn, at what is identified as Colonel Torry's M Ranch, in Hat Creek (Niobrara County), Wyoming. The barn has a gabled roof, a transom over a main entrance and cupolas with vents. Men are identified left to right as:...
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    • 1882
    • 1st street car

    • View of horse-drawn street car, in Grand Junction, Colorado, shows a trolley operator holding reins, railway tracks, and timber stacked along the dirt street. Signs on the railway car include: "Cameron's R.R. ticket," "Take this car to the Grand...
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    • 1887?
    • A. Brisbois photographer & staff

    • Photomontage of Alfred Brisbois, a photographer in Leadville (Lake County) Colorado, and his staff, identified as: "Miss Rose Northrupp, Reception Room," "Mr. A. Muhr, Operator Late of New York," "Mr. W. W. Cecil, 1st Printer," "Mr. C. C. Turldon,...
    • Brisbois, Alfred.
    • 1890?
    • The town [sic] of Alpine Tunnel, 1944

    • View east of the ruins of buildings and abandoned tracks at Alpine Tunnel, (11,545 feet) Gunnison County, Colorado, includes the hand hewn stone Granite Hotel and engine house, wood frame operator's shack and the combination depot, dining room and...
    • Haley, E. J.
    • 1944
    • First switchboard in Idaho Springs, Anna McKinley

    • A woman telephone operator is sitting at the first switchboard in Idaho Springs, Colorado. The headset she is wearing has a transmitter at mouth level, and wires connected to the board. Her surroundings include: an enclosing wooden railing with a...
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    • 1898
    • RGS narrow gauge motor car number 2

    • Three-quarter view of right side of motor car, from front end, close view; John and Josie Crum in foreground; Galloping Goose. (John Crum was an RGS conductor and later motor car operator. Josie Moore Crum, his wife, a noted Southwest Colorado...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Ground breaking

    • A group of men and women stand around a backhoe during the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of an addition to Lamb Memorial Hospital at 1560 Humboldt Street in the North Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Some of the men...
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    • 1953 November
    • Ground breaking

    • A group of men in suits pose in front of a backhoe at a ground breaking ceremony for an addition to Lamb Memorial Hospital at 1560 Humboldt Street in the North Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The men wear suits and ties. A man sits...
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    • 1953 November
    • RGS narrow gauge views

    • Josie and John Crum on motor car during scrapping; Goose 7 in background. (John Crum was an RGS conductor and later motor car operator. Josie Moore Crum, his wife, a noted Southwestern Colorado historian, wrote "RGS Story.") Photographed: Grady,...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1953
    • RGS narrow gauge views

    • H.L. Wolford, an RGS locomotive engineer and motor car operator, moving rock off track. Photographed: unknown location, possibly Colorado, October 12, 1945.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1945
    • RGS narrow gauge views

    • H.L. Wolford, an RGS locomotive engineer and motor car operator, moving rock off RGS main track. Photographed: unknown location, possibly Colorado, October 12, 1945.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1945
    • RGS narrow gauge views

    • Josie and John Crum on motor car during scrapping. (John Crum was an RGS conductor and later motor car operator. Josie Moore Crum, his wife, a noted Southwestern Colorado historian, wrote "RGS Story.") Photographed: Grady, Colorado, June 1953.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1953
    • Operations room, Denver Police Department

    • A group of men in suits pose in a operations room at the Denver Police Department in Denver, Colorado. An operator sits behind a desk where rolls of ticker tape and telegraph machines are arranged. Electrical switches, dials, and light bulbs are...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [between 1908 and 1915?]

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