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    • Hook and ladder house, Denver

    • View of the Denver Fire Department, in Denver, Colorado; shows a brick building with a cupola, firemen, and a fire truck. Stone plaque reads: "Denver Hook & Ladder No. 2."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1880.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Denver--1860-1880.; Fire stations--Colorado--Denver--1860-1880.
    • 1875
    • Public School, Montrose, Colo

    • The public school in Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado, is a two-story brick building with stone trim and hipped roofs. A square tower has an imbricated, tapered belfry, dormers, widow's walks, and a windvane. Children and a man in a suit pose by...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Children & adults--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; School children--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Schools--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Silver Plume school

    • View of the schoolhouse, built in 1894, in Silver Plume, Colorado; shows Romanesque architecture in the sandstone arches over the doorway; common bond brickwork, with every seventh course showing headers; plaque over the door reads, "Public School...
    • Silver Plume (Colo.)--1890-1900.; School children--Colorado--Silver Plume--1890-1900.; Schools--Colorado--Silver Plume--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Moqui plaque weaver

    • Portrait of unidentified Native American woman (Hopi) weaving a basket; she wears a dress, print fabric, necklaces, and hair whorls.
    • Hopi Indians--Women--Arizona--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1890-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Arts & crafts--Arizona--1890-1900.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1890-1900.; Basket making--Arizona--1890-1900.
    • 1899 or 1900?
    • Montrose, Colo. fire station

    • Firemen, a horse-drawn firewagon, and young onlookers stand near the firehouse in Montrose, Colorado. It is a two story brick building with a, "MFD," plaque on the front facade, and a fire bell on the roof. Two dogs are near the wagon.
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Montrose--1910-1920.; Fire stations--Colorado--Montrose--1910-1920.
    • 1915
    • Montrose, Colo. fire station

    • Members of the Montrose Fire Department pose in front of their fire house in Montrose, Colorado. Two firemen are on a carriage that has two horses harnessed to it. The building is a two story brick structure with a plaque on the front facade that...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Montrose--1910-1920.; Fire stations--Colorado--Montrose--1910-1920.
    • 1915
    • Montrose High School in 1920

    • Montrose High School, in Montrose, Colorado, is a two story, brick building with a series of rough cut stone courses along the foundation. Other features include an arched entry, overhanging eaves, keystones, and quoins. A plaque near the top of...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Schools--Colorado--Montrose--1910-1920.
    • 1920
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 8, 1921 August

    • 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.
    • 19210801
    • J. J. Reithman & Frank Byers at dedication of Montana City marker

    • J. J. Reithman and Frank Byers flank a plaque commemorating Montana City, Colorado. The brass letters read: "To perpetuate the memory of the founding of Montana City September 1858 the first organized town in the region and the beginning of Denver....
    • Montana City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Dedications--Colorado--Montana City--1920-1930.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Montana City--1920-1930.; Byers, Frank S.; Reithman, J. J.
    • 1924 November 8
    • Fire Engine

    • A fire engine parked in front of the amphitheater at the Civic Center in Denver was probably owned by the fire department in Garland, Colorado. Ladders, a bell, fire extinguishers, an ax, a lantern and other equipment are on the vehicle, which is...
    • Garland City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Garland--1920-1930.
    • 1926 April 13
    • Longmont National Bank

    • View from intersection of the exterior of the two-story Longmont National Bank, Colorado, housed in the corner of a brick block with decorative tiles and marble entry surround. Bronze plaque on corner reads: The Longmont National Bank, Savings...
    • Longmont (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Banks--Colorado--Longmont--1920-1930.
    • 1926 November 23
    • D&RGW lounge-observation "Glenwood Canon" on train #7 "The Panoramic...

    • Men and women pose on the observation deck of Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad lounge car "Glenwood Canon," at Union Station, Denver, Colorado. Plaque reads: "Denver & Rio Grande Western Panoramic Special."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad lounge cars--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1927?
    • Gregory Gulch

    • View of dilapidated head frames, frame buildings and snow on tailings piles in Gregory Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. A historical marker sign reads: "On this ground, later known as Gregory Diggings, John H. Gregory discovered the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.; Canyons--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • 1932
    • Left: grave of Dull Knife, right: grave of Little Wolf, Lame Deer, Montana

    • View of Dull Knife's (Morning Star) and Little Wolf's gravestones, in a Lame Deer, Montana cemetery. Dull Knife's gravestone is a concrete marker with a flat top and plaque; Little Wolf's gravestone is decorated with an American flag. Both were...
    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana--Lame Deer--1930-1940.; Dakota Indians--Montana--Lame Deer--1930-1940.; Indians of North America--Montana--Lame Deer--1930-1940.; Lame Deer (Mont.)--1930-1940.; Cemeteries--Montana--Lame Deer--1930-1940.; Tombs &...
    • 1936
    • Fairplay - 1941 old brewery

    • The old brewery in Fairplay, Colorado, is constructed of cut, coursed stone, and has a false front. The other building is constructed of the same materials as the brewery, and has a bracketed cornice and one large window bay on either side of the...
    • Fairplay (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Brewing industry--Colorado--Fairplay--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • B.M.H. (Jewish Synagogue) School Denver

    • View of a B.M.H. Congregation school in Denver, Colorado; it has Moderne styling, glass brick, and a menorah plaque.
    • Jewish day schools--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • 1941 July 22
    • Women's Christian Temperance Union plants memorial tree

    • Members of the Women's Christian Temperance Union gather around a small spruce tree at Elitch Gardens in Denver, Colorado. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Wilmore are seated on a park bench near the tree. A plaque reading: "8th District W.C.T.U. Honor Mr. &...
    • Women's Christian Temperance Union--People--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Public service organizations--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Temperance--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Tree planting ceremonies--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • 1942 July 17
    • Billboard for Folger's Coffee

    • View of a billboard located in Denver, Colorado. The billboard has a frame that consists of two oversized newel posts with newel caps, and a cornice across the top. the bottom of the sign has a narrow skirt with vertical uprights and a small plaque...
    • Alden Sign Co.--Products--1940-1950.; J.A. Folger and Company--Public relations--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Billboards.; Coffee industry.; Coffee.
    • 1942?
    • Windows of First Plymouth Congregational Church, Denver, Colorado

    • Book created by Rev. Raymond A Waser regarding the significance of the windows in the First Plymouth Congregational Church in Denver, Colorado.
    • Glass painting and staining.; Christian art and symbolism.; Church architecture.; First Plymouth Congregational Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1943
    • Chicago and Northwestern monument

    • Stone monument near Dubois (Fremont County), Wyoming shows a tie hack (laborer) in bas-relief with related historical features sculpted around him. A plaque affixed to the monument reads "Erected to perpetuate the memory of the hardy woods and...
    • Chicago and North Western Railway Company--Commemoration--1940-1950.; Dubois (Wyo.)--1940-1950.; Monuments & memorials--Wyoming--Dubois--1940-1950.
    • 1948
    • As-U-Go

    • On cover, "Issued to commemorate the retirement of the street car and the complete conversion of Denver's public transit system to rubber-tired vehicles."
    • Street railroads--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Local transit--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.
    • 1950 June 3
    • Brief histories of the Denver Public Schools

    • Compiled for the administrative offices of the Denver Public Schools, this book contains brief histories for the majority of the Public Schools in Denver, Colorado up to they year 1952.
    • Denver Public Schools--History.
    • 1952
    • Park Greeley

    • Aerial view of the baseball diamond of the Colorado State College of Education (also known as the University of Northern Colorado and formerly the State Normal School, Colorado Teachers College, and Colorado State College) in Greeley, Colorado in...
    • Greeley (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Baseball--Colorado--Greeley--1950-1960.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Greeley--1950-1960.; University of Northern Colorado.
    • 1952 April 25
    • First National Bank, Central City

    • View of facade of the First National Bank building and the Teller House in Central City. The block is bordered by Pine, Eureka, and Main Streets. A strong shadow is cast against the buildings. The bank is a brick, Victorian structure with large,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Banks--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Hotels--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Teller House (Central City, Colo.)
    • 1953
    • Central City, Joe Dekker and Rick Ricketson

    • Members of the Roundup Riders of the Rockies, Vice President Joe Dekker and President Rick Ricketson (also President of the Central City Opera), pose beside a map plaque of "Historic Central City," in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. The men...
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Clothing & dress--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Organizations--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Plaques--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.;...
    • 1953 July
    • Cell house 3 - gas chamber on top

    • Cellhouse 3, at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, made of concrete has barred windows and a flat roof with wide eaves. Centered over the slightly projecting entry, the smaller third floor is topped by a vent pipe; it houses the gas...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1955
    • World War II plaque with chartered members of Fire Department, Edgewater, Colorado

    • Four elderly firemen in uniform, original members of the Fire Department in Edgewater, Colorado, stand in formation as if to pull the hose cart. Behind them is a plaque decorated with an eagle and titled "Roll of Honor" with a list of Edgewater men...
    • Edgewater (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Edgewater--1950-1960.; Plaques--Colorado--Edgewater--1950-1960.
    • 1955
    • Our Lady of Guadalupe, Conejos

    • Inscription on brass plaque reads: "This tablet is the property of the State of Colorado. D.O.M. June 10, 1958. This tract was selected by Bishop Machebeuf, for the first permanent church in Colorado. Here was built A. Jacal (Picket) church, later...
    • Our Lady of Guadalupe (Church : Conejos, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Conejos (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Catholic churches--Colorado--Conejos--1960-1970.
    • 1960
    • Ridgway

    • View of a brick building at 521-523 Clinton Street in Ridgway (Ouray County), Colorado. The building has a cornice with brackets, a stepped parapet, an arched door and barred window with stone voussoirs and pilasters. Shows display windows. A stone...
    • Ridgway (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Buildings--Colorado--Ridgway--1960-1970.
    • 1963
    • The Story of All Saint's Episcopal Parish

    • A brief history of the All Saint's Episcopal Parish from 1874 to 1864. Included is a list of all priests who served within the parish for those years.
    • All Saint's Episcopal Parish (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1964
    • St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Westcliffe

    • View of the facade of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Westcliffe (also known as Clifton and West Cilff), Custer County, Colorado. Architectural features: clapboard siding, gable, front steeple, hipped roof with cross, double doors with pointed...
    • Saint Luke's Episcopal Church (Westcliffe, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Westcliffe (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Episcopal churches--Colorado--Westcliffe--1960-1970.
    • 1966
    • During ceremonies marking centennial

    • A girl sits near a marker that commemorates the Battle of Summit Springs in Washington County, Colorado. The metal plaque is mounted on a pad of concrete. The plaque reads: "Location of Tall Bull's lodge where Mrs. Weichel was found July 11, 1869....
    • Cheyenne Indians--Commemoration--Colorado--Summit Springs--1960-1970.; Indians of North America--Commemoration--Colorado--Summit Springs--1960-1970.; Summit Springs (Colo.), Battle of, 1869--Monuments--1960-1970.; Summit Springs...
    • 1969 July 10
    • West Side Recorder Volume 6 No 1

    • Newsletter dedicated to community life in the Auraria neighborhood prior to the construction of the Auraria campus
    • Community newspapers--Auraria (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1969 May
    • West Side Recorder Volume 6 No 10

    • Newsletter dedicated to community life in the Auraria neighborhood prior to the construction of the Auraria campus
    • Community newspapers--Auraria (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1970 February
    • Sand Creek Massacre marker

    • Close-up view of a marker that commemorates the Sand Creek Massacre in which United States troops killed some 200 Native Americans (Cheyenne and Arapaho), two thirds of whom were women and children, Kiowa County, Colorado. The concrete obelisk has...
    • Arapaho Indians--Commemoration--Colorado--Kiowa County--1970-1980.; Cheyenne Indians--Commemoration--Colorado--Kiowa County--1970-1980.; Indians of North America--Commemoration--Colorado--Kiowa County--1970-1980.; Sand Creek Massacre, Colo.,...
    • 1972
    • Craft Building

    • View of The Craft Building, 1212-1221 California Street, in the Central Business District, Denver, Colorado. Shows an early twentieth-century, two-story, brick commercial building with a shaped parapet, corbeled pilasters, a dentil window surround...
    • Central Business District (Denver, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Commercial buildings.; Commercial buildings--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Denver (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 1976
    • New Terrace

    • View of New Terrace (c. 1888) at 900-914 East Twentieth (20th) Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows a part of the facade of the eight unit building which faces the street. The two-story brick building is in the Queen...
    • New Terrace (Denver, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Apartment houses.; New Terrace (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Apartment houses--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Denver...
    • 1976
    • Helen Arndt Jane Smith Sen. Barbara Holme at Richthofen Fountain

    • Helen Arndt, Jane Smith, and Senator Barbara Holme pose near the Richthofen Fountain during a historic landmark dedication ceremony in the Montclair neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One woman holds the historical designation plaque.
    • Von Richthofen, Walter, Baron, 1848-1898--Monuments.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Montclair (Denver, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Dedications--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Fountains--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Monuments &...
    • 1976 May 2
    • Gove Junior High School Dedication

    • Photograph of the dedication ceremonies to the new Gove Junior High School in Denver, Colorado. Pictured is the presentation of the dedicatory plaque as Omar Blair hands it to another man.
    • Gove Junior High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1976 May 24
    • Old Spaghetti Factory

    • View of the Old Spaghetti Factory restaurant on the corner of Lawrence and Eighteenth (18th) Street. The building, constructed as the Denver City Cable Rail Way Co. Building (1889), sits at 1215 Eighteenth (18th) Street in the Central Business...
    • Denver City Cable Railway Company (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1970-1980.; Old Spaghetti Factory (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1970-1980.; Central Business District (Denver, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Restaurants.; Denver City...
    • 1977
    • Plaque with "Two Rivers" a poem by Thomas Hornsby Ferril

    • View of a bronze plaque with "Two Rivers" a poem by Thomas Hornsby Ferril installed in Confluence Park, in the Union Station neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The Plaque reads: "Two rivers that were here before there was a city still come together:...
    • Confluence Park (Denver, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1970-1980.; Union Station neighborhood (Denver, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Parks.; Plaques.; Ferril, Thomas Hornsby, 1896-1988. Two rivers.;...
    • 1977
    • Nabor DuPont in his barbershop

    • Nabor DuPont stands in his business, Nabor's Barber Shop located adjacent to the Palace Hotel at 429 Main Street in Antonito (Conejos County), Colorado. Nabor is wearing jeans and has a short-sleeved button-down shirt. He is standing in front of a...
    • Nabor's Barber Shop (Antonito, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Antonito (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Barbershops.; Barbers.; Interiors.; DuPont, Nabor--Pictorial works.; Nabor's Barber Shop (Antonito, Colo.)--Pictorial works.;...
    • 1978
    • Masonic Hall, Alamosa

    • View of the Masonic Building, home to Alamosa Masonic Lodge No. 44, at 514 San Juan Avenue, Alamosa, Colorado. The two story commercial brick building has a shaped parapet, a cast iron cornice and Italianate facade with columns and arched windows....
    • Freemasons. Alamosa Lodge, No. 44 (Alamosa, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Del Mar Carpet (Alamosa, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Columbine Hallmark Shoppe (Alamosa, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Fraternal lodges.; Commercial facilities.; Stores &...
    • 1979
    • Draft Copy of Cemetery to Conservatory

    • Draft copy of the book Cemetery to Conservatory written by Louisa Ward Arps pertaining to the history of and around the Denver Botanic Gardens and Cheesman Park. Contains author revisions and notes.
    • Botanical gardens--Colorado--Denver.; Cemeteries--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1980
    • The Urban Dweller: A Publication by Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods Inc., Issue 11

    • Newsletter produced by the Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods (CHUN) pertaining to organization's meetings, events, and decisions. Specific issues addressed in this newsletter include development, CHARG, fundraising, CHUN's boundaries,...
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Land use, Urban--Colorado--Denver; Zoning--Colorado--Denver; City planning--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.; Transportation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1981 April
    • 11th Annual Capitol Hill People's Fair

    • Program from the 1972 Capitol Hill People's Fair. Includes list of vendors, sponsors, and map of booths during the fair.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1982
    • 1535 Grant Street, Denver

    • View of apartments / offices (built 1905) at 1535 Grant Street, in the North Capitol Hill Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The brick building features a dentiled cornice, ornate capitals, pilasters, garlands, wrought iron lamps, and a metal...
    • Barrister Building (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Denver (Colo.)--1980-1990.; North Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Apartment buildings--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Office buildings--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.
    • 1982 May
    • Black History Month Award

    • Plaque given to the Fiord Warren Library from the Denver Prince Hall Masonic Family honoring their work during Black History Month in 1983.
    • Denver Public Library. Ford Warren Branch.
    • 1983 February 8
    • Fort Collins Municipal Railway building, Colo.

    • View of the Fort Collins Municipal Railway Streetcar barn located at 350 North Howes Street, Fort Collins, Colo. The simple brick building is distinguished by a pediment with a decorative plaque with the words: The Ft. Collins Municipal Railway...
    • Fort Collins Municipal Railway (Fort Collins, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Fort Collins (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Fort Collins Municipal Railway (Fort Collins, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Electric railroads--Colorado--Fort Collins--Buildings--Pictorial works.;...
    • 1987

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