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    • Harley McCoy

    • Studio portrait of Harley P. McCoy, a miner and resident of Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. He was convicted of murder and sent to the Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City (Fremont County). He wears a coat with a collar with bound...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Criminals.; Miners.; McCoy, Harley P., 1860-
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    • A Colorado tragedy

    • The skeletons and partially clothed remains of miners murdered by Alferd Packer lay on the ground near Lake City in probably Gunnison County, Colorado. Victims are identified as "George Noon, or 'California,'" "James Humphrey," "Shannon Wilson...
    • Gunnison County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Dead persons--Colorado--Gunnison County--1870-1880.; Homicides--Colorado--Gunnison County--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--Gunnison County--1870-1880.; Skeletons--Colorado--Gunnison County--1870-1880.; Packer,...
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    • Sam Dugan [i.e. Sanford Dougan] hanged by vigilantes at Denver

    • Sanford Dougan, was lynched by a mob after being accused of murder in Denver, Colorado. He hangs from a tree and is dressed in a coat, slacks and boots. Shows a hat on the ground, handcuffs, a noose, and a hatchet stuck in the tree trunk. Frame and...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Dead persons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Hangings--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Dougan, Sanford.
    • 1868 December 2
    • Cline's ranch, Cimarron, Colo. Scene of the murder of young Jackson by the Ute Indians

    • Panoramic view of probably the Cimarron River valley, wooden fences, and livestock corrals on what is identified as Cline's ranch near Cimarron (Montrose County), Colorado. Men are by a wooden building in the distance.
    • Cimarron (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Ranches--Colorado--Cimarron--1880-1890.; Valleys--Colorado--Cimarron--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Summer View

    • Brave Bear's wife and brother, Native American (Sioux) woman and man, pose outdoors near a tepee in an Indian encampment, possibly near Fort Randall, South Dakota. Men in military uniforms stand near tepees.
    • Dakota Indians--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Indian encampments--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Soldiers--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Tipis--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Women--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Brave...
    • 1882
    • Hanging of Jose Abram Ortiz at Conejos in 1888 for murder of LaDuke

    • Sheriff J. Amarante Garcia and Deputy Jack Eels flank Jose Abram Ortiz, who is tied with ropes, on a gallows constructed outside the adobe jail in Conejos (Conejos County), Colorado. The sheriff reads the execution sentence. Men wearing wide brim...
    • Conejos (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hangings--Colorado--Conejos--1880-1890.
    • 1888
    • Douglas Hotel

    • View of the former Douglas Hotel at 4050 Walnut Street in the Cole neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows an abandoned building with broken windows and deteriorated paper advertisements for Barnes Circus and Jap Rose Soap. Sign painted on the side...
    • Douglas Hotel (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cole (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1927 Oct. 27
    • Murder trio on way to the penitentiary in 1933

    • Three handcuffed Mexican American youths on their way to Canon City, pose as they prepare to be transported to prison, Brighton (Adams County), Colorado. The men were sentenced to hang for the brutal murder of George F. Arnold, age 74. They are...
    • Mexican Americans--Colorado--Brighton--1930-1940.; Brighton (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prisoners--Colorado--Brighton--1930-1940.; Cox, Earl.; Montoya, Candelario.; Saiz, Joseph.; Templeton, Lee.; Vigil, Roy.
    • 1933
    • Died toward Ransk guard in uniform

    • Orville J. Turley, escapee from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, lays dead in the snow. Convicted for the 1915 murder of Emma G. Wise in Denver, this was how his second escape attempt ended. Men in Fedoras and trenchcoats and guards...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.
    • 1947
    • John Major Young was not executed & "not yet made good"

    • John Major Young, Black, handcuffed, and in a white suit jacket, passes through an interior door at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Men follow him and a guard holds the door in the foreground. Convicted of killing service station...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Young, John Major.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1966
    • West Side Recorder Volume 7 No 3

    • Newsletter dedicated to community life in the Auraria neighborhood prior to the construction of the Auraria campus
    • Community newspapers--Auraria (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1970 July
    • Murder By The Book

    • Professor Tom Noel waves from the front porch of Murder By The Book (1936), a book shop at 1574 Pearl Street, in the Platt Park neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. The shop is in a Queen Anne style house with prominent front and side gables and...
    • Murder By The Book (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Denver (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Platt Park (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Bookstores.; Murder By The Book (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Bookstores--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Denver...
    • 1998
    • Hinsdale County Courthouse, Lake City, Colo.

    • View of the Hinsdale County Courthouse located at 137 Henson Street in Lake City, Colorado. The two-story courthouse has a front gable, decorative brackets and lap-siding. In 1885, the courthouse was the site of one of Colorado's most notorious...
    • Court Houses--Colorado--Lake City--2000-2010.; Lake City (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Courthouses--Colorado--Lake City--Pictorial works.; Lake City (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 2002
    • West Moncrieff Place "Spiderman House"

    • View of the facade of West Moncrieff Place (1895), located in the West Highland neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Home of murder victim Phillip Peters and known as "The Spiderman House," the Queen Anne Cottage Style house features a fish scale...
    • Peters, Philip, d. 1941--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Montclair (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Houses.; Coneys, Theodore, 1882-1967--Homes & haunts.; Coneys, Theodore, 1882-1967--Homes and haunts.; Peters, Philip, d. 1941--Homes and...
    • 2004
    • Stone - hung May 1866, Denver, C.T.

    • Henry Stone poses in leg irons. This member of the 13th (Thirteenth) Missouri Cavalry confessed to the murder of two men. Over 3000 people attended his execution in Denver, Colorado Territory, on May 24, 1866.
    • Criminals--1860-1870.; Men--1860-1870.; Prisoners--1860-1870.; Shackles--1860-1870.; Stone, Henry, 1843-1866.
    • [1866?]
    • Ocean Wave Bridge, Lake City

    • Ocean Wave Bridge, north of town, over the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River, Lake City, Colorado, a wood-beam and plank suspension bridge. George Betts and James Browning were hanged by a lynch mob on April 26, 1882 for the murder of Sheriff...
    • Gunnison River (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Lake City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Lake City--1890-1900.
    • [1898]
    • Trio in front of jail

    • Three men stand outside of the Denver City Jail during the Brown Palace murder trial in Denver, Colorado. They wear suits, vests and hats. One man holds a cigar. The man in the center, with a rolled piece of paper in his hand, is the defendant,...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Jails--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Henwood, Frank.
    • [1913]
    • Red Cliff, Colo.

    • View of Red Cliff (or Redcliff), Summit (or Eagle) County, Colorado; shows frame buildings, Denver & Rio Grande Railroad tracks, and Turkey Creek. Landmarks include the church, Eagle Hotel, Quartzite Hotel, Star Hotel, homes of Dr. A. G. Mays and...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Red Cliff (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Red Cliff--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Murder scene

    • View of a murder scene in Denver, Colorado; shows the body of an unidentified woman, a roll top desk, a telephone, a spittoon, and an overturned chair.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1940.; Dead persons--Colorado--Denver--1910-1940.; Homicides--Colorado--Denver--1910-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1940.; Victims--Colorado--Denver--1910-1940.
    • [between 1910 and 1940?]
    • Unknown murder in Denver

    • Shows the body of an unidentified female murder victim, the woman lies on the floor of a room in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1950.; Dead persons--Colorado--Denver--1910-1950.; Homicides--Colorado--Denver--1910-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1950.; Victims--Colorado--Denver--1910-1950.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1910-1950.
    • [between 1910 and 1950?]
    • Center Theater, Denver

    • View of the Center Theater entrance and marquee at 1621 Curtis Street in Denver, Colorado; shows neon sign and lettering: "Vaudeville Sensational Nude Dancer Flo Ash - Held Over," "The Watkins Twins," "Norman Nasarr," "The Junior Wranglers," "Wade...
    • Center Theater (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1940.; Electric signs--Colorado--Denver--1910-1940.; Marquees--Colorado--Denver--1910-1940.; Theaters--Colorado--Denver--1910-1940.
    • [between 1915 and 1937]
    • Denver officers examining murder site.

    • Interior view of a small room as four Denver Police officers examine a murder site. Shows a blood stained bed and pillows.
    • Crime scenes--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Beds--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Blood--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Police--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Two women leave a Denver residence - murder scene

    • Two women are escorted from a home in Denver. One women is being led out by a police officer and the other woman is being led out by a man in plain clothes. They may be leaving the scene of a murder or suicide.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Police--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950]
    • Gas chamber shell

    • Margaret Fliedner sits in a heavy wooden chair in the shell of a gas chamber manufactured by an unidentified iron works in Denver, Colorado. The chamber is ready for shipment to the Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gas chambers--Colorado--1930-1940.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Fliedner, Margaret.
    • [between 1933 and 1934?]
    • Bon-Ton Saloon Main St. Only cold blooded murder in Nevadaville committed just to the right of...

    • This one-story, brick fronted building in Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, has an arched door and windows. This was Thomas H. Lawry's Bon-Ton Saloon, on Main Street. Window mullions remain; tailings are in the background.
    • Lawry, Thomas H.--Homes & haunts.; Bon-Ton Saloon (Nevadaville, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Nevadaville (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Nevadaville--1930-1940.; Bars--Colorado--Nevadaville--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1937 and 1939?]

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