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    • Betty Cram Oral History

    • Betty Johnson Cram was born September 18, 1922 on a farm near Niwot, Colorado. After high school she moved to Denver and worked several jobs. In 1941, she found work at the Livestock Exchange Group. She remained there for several years, working...
    • Cram, Betty Johnson, 1922-; Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Stockyards.
    • 2013 September 14
    • Susan Knapp Oral History

    • Susan Lynn Knapp was born in 1949 in Denver, Colorado. Her family had lived in the Globeville and Swansea neighborhood for several decades, within a few blocks of each other, and owned several family businesses together. Her father and his...
    • Knapp, Susan, 1949-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2013 November 16
    • Central City, Colo. 1900

    • has arrived. The Armory Hall (formerly the Belvidere Theatre) stands in the center foreground on Main Street adjacent to "The Shoo Fly," a variety and dance hall. Farther up Main Street in the left midground is the Retallack House, built in 1897...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1899 and 1900?]
    • Ellsworth School

    • Photograph of Ellsworth Elementary school located in Denver, Colorado. Several students are building wooden boxes, several sit at desks and several girls sew handkerchiefs.
    • Ellsworth School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Flathead Indian Council

    • A group of Native Americans gathers for a group portrait in front of several teepees on the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana. Several of the men, including Ka-Ka-She, wear tall, feather headdresses and long beaded necklaces; several...
    • Salish Indians--1900-1910.; Flathead Indian Reservation (Mont.)--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--Montana--1900- 1910.; Tipis--Montana--1900-1910.
    • [1906]
    • Grant Smelting plant

    • Photograph of three unidentified woman visiting the Grant Smelting plant in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. They stand in a side yard, watching several men cleaning the smelting equipment. In front of them is the famous...
    • Omaha and Grant Smelting Company (Denver, Colo.); Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • circa 1900
    • Four Mile House Trenches

    • Photograph of several test trenches during an archealogy excavation at the Four Mile House located in Denver, Colorado. Several markers indicate direction, size of objects found, and where items found. With a portion dating from 1859, Four Mile...
    • Four Mile Historic Park (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1970-1980.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Denver.; Transportation facilities--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic...
    • 1977
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West

    • Panoramic view of William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody posing in the center of a large group of Native American members of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Sioux leader Iron Tail stands at Cody's right. Many of the men in the group wear...
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Iron Tail.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1908?]
    • East High spotlight: vol 17 no 8

    • Newspaper produced by East High School of Denver, Colorado. Included in the paper are photographs of students, articles on school events and sports.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1931 January 14
    • East High spotlight: vol 30 no 1

    • Newspaper produced by East High School of Denver, Colorado. Included in the paper are photographs of students, articles on school events and sports.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1943 September 30
    • Mountain City

    • A trestle for the Gilpin Tramway stands in the background of this view of Mountain City, a small area on the outskirts of Central City, Colorado. Houses stand in the foreground. Several mines dot the hillside in the background.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Mountain City--1890-1900.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Mountain City--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1890-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--Mountain...
    • [1899?]
    • The Durant mine group

    • Several men and women stand in a group in front of a wood-frame house; some stand on a platform behind the group and some kneel in front. Several of the men wear miners' candles stuck through their hatbands. A mining cart is in the background.
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Aspen--1910-1920.
    • [about 1910?]
    • Branding at Green's Roundup 1940

    • A group of ranchers holds two calves down to inspect them in a corral, probably at the Green Ranch northeast of Blackhawk in Gilpin County, Colorado. A young boy lies on his side holding the hind legs of a calf. One rancher stands apart from the...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cattle ranches--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Cattle--Colorado--1940-1950.; Corrals--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.; Cowboys--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.
    • [1940?]
    • Mining, Gilpin County

    • Several buildings line the dirt roads below the Cook Mine on Bobtail Hill in Gregory Gulch in Gilpin County, Colorado. The deep vein on the hill in the right midground is where John H. Gregory first discovered gold in Colorado in 1859. The stone...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.; Stone buildings--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Central City after the fire

    • The shell of the Wells-Fargo Building stands in the foreground after a large fire in 1874 that ravaged through Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Several chimneys stand near the damaged building, and several workers walk among the rubble...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.; Fires--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
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    • Central City Art Gallery

    • A tall sculpture and a low, round table with a ceramics display on it are in the Gilpin County Art Gallery in Central City, Colorado. Paintings are displayed on the wall in the background, where a ladder rests next to an arched window. A chair is...
    • Gilpin County Art Gallery--1960-1970.; Central City (Colo.)--1960-1970.
    • 1961
    • Caribou Flats 1945

    • Several cabins stand along a ridge in the background near Caribou Flat in Boulder County, Colorado. A large building, possibly a mine shafthouse or mill, stands among the pine trees in the midground. A ridge of mountains is in the distance.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Boulder County--1940-1950.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cabins--Colorado--Boulder County--1940-1950.
    • [1945?]
    • Ebert School student hat dance

    • Photograph of several older female students from Ebert Elementary School performing a hat dance. Five girls stand on stage dressed in traditional Mexican clothing. They have a sombrero on the floor between them. They are all in the middle of...
    • Ebert School (Denver, Colo.); Five Points (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1928
    • Four Mile House meeting in back parlor

    • Photograph of several individuals sitting in a meeting in the back parlor of the Four Mile House located in Denver, Colorado. With a portion dating from 1859, Four Mile House is Denver's earliest surviving structure. The location served as the...
    • Four Mile Historic Park (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1970-1980.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Denver.; Transportation facilities--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic...
    • 1979 February
    • Indians, Pueblo, Acoma

    • A Native American woman walks down a dirt and rock trail, possibly the "Camino del Padre" formed when Fray Juan Ramirez built the San Estevan del Rey Mission at the Acoma Pueblo in New Mexico between 1629 and 1649. She wears a light-colored,...
    • Indians of North America--Women--1910-1930.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Trails & paths--New Mexico--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1926]
    • Mining, Gilpin County

    • A mine shafthouse with several levels stands in the right foreground near large piles of mine tailings, probably near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Several additional buildings stand in the background at the base of a hillside. Another...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1920.
    • [between 1899 and 1920?]
    • Ore chute on abandoned Argentine Central Railway

    • View of the exterior of the remains of an ore loading chute along the Argentine Central Railway near Silver Plume (Clear Creek County), Colorado. The structure is built against a hill. The wood is warped and sections of the exterior are missing....
    • Argentine Central Railway Company--Facilities--2010-2020.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--2010-2020.; Abandoned mines.; Mining equipment.; Argentine Central Railway Company--Pictorial works.; Ore handling--Colorado--Clear Creek County--Equipment and...
    • 2010
    • Dave Oletski Oral History

    • In 1954, David Oletski, was born at 4920 Logan Street in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One of six children, he was raised in a large extended family of Polish Catholics. At the time of his grandmother’s death in 1978, he had...
    • Oletski, David, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Habitat for Humanity (Denver, Colo.); Globeville Civic Association (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2013 November 2
    • Perigo Mill in Gilpin County

    • Large piles of wood are stacked at the side of the Perigo Mill in Gilpin County, Colorado. The mill has several levels, and two large smokestacks supported by wires protrude from the roof. Several smaller smokestacks also protrude from the roof. A...
    •  
    • [between 1898 and 1910?]
    • East High School Students

    • Photograph of several East Denver High School students gathered around a desk. Several students are seated around a table with papers in front of them, others are standing or sitting along the back wall.
    • Marinoff, Oscar, 1898-1982--Archives.; Marinoff family--Archives.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; East Denver High School--People--1920-1930.
    • circa 1920
    • Alamosa

    • Several buildings were moved to Alamosa, Colorado, from Garland City in 1878. Men stand on a boardwalk, posing in front of some of them. From the left to right are Sabine, Thomas, Putnam, Hill and Anthony. Thomas has a hand trick with full sacks...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Alamosa--1870-1880.
    • [1878]
    • Central City, Colo. 1860

    • Several large buildings stand along Main Street in early day Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Gold was first discovered in the region by John H. Gregory in 1859 and spurred the town's growth. Additional buildings stand along Eureka Street...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Buildings--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Log...
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Little, R. H. B.

    • Robert H. B. (Bob) Little poses at his desk, probably in the late 1890s, at his home in Eldora, Boulder County, Colorado. Little was the town's first clerk and later served as mayor for several years just after the turn of the century. He was also...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Eldora (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Desks--1930-1950.; Mayors--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1950.; Pianos--1930-1950.; Pioneers--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1950.; Rocking chairs--1930-1950.; Little, Robert H. B.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Teller School old and new knights

    • Photograph of several students at Teller Elementary School in Denver, Colorado dressed in medieval clothing. One boy sits on a throne with a robe and conical helmet. One the sides are several knights holding shields. The shields have "Loyalty,...
    • Teller School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Alamosa, 1891

    • Dark smoke pours from the Alamosa Milling & Elevator Co. in Alamosa County, Colorado. Several men in suits and hats, and two in white work clothes, pose on a platform with a cart loaded with white sacks of flour. Another man in a suit stands alone...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Flour & meal industry--Colorado--Alamosa--1890-1900.; Mills--Colorado--Alamosa--1890-1900.; Alamosa Milling & Elevator Co.
    • [1891]
    • Central City. 1860-1869

    • Several storefronts face Main and Eureka streets in early day Central City, Colorado, probably in the early 1860s. Among the businesses are a clothing store, a hardware store and a concert hall with billiard rooms. Several horse-drawn wagons travel...
    • Horse-drawn vehicles--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Billiard rooms--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Building construction--Colorado--Central City--1860- 1870.; Clothing stores--Colorado--Central...
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Black Hawk, Colorado

    • Smoke puffs from a smokestack of a shafthouse in the foreground of this view of Blackhawk, Colorado. Additional smoke puffs from a train engine in the background. An American flag flies from a pole in the midground. Several wagons travel up and...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Blackhawk--1890-1900.; Blackhawk (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bakeries--Colorado--Blackhawk--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Blackhawk--1890-1900.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Blackhawk--1890-1900.;...
    • [1899?]
    • Antoine and Michael

    • Antoine Moiese ("Grizzly Door") and Michael, two Native American men on the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana, sit on a striped blanket playing cards. Both men wear wide-brimmed hats with single feathers stuck in their bands. Both also...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--Montana--1900-1910.; Salish Indians--1900-1910.; Flathead Indian Reservation (Mont.)--1900-1910.; Card games--Montana--1900-1910.; Moiese, Antoine.
    • [between 1905 and 1907?]
    • Street scene in San Francisco

    • Numerous pedestrians walk along a busy sidewalk in San Francisco, California. A horse-drawn wagon is stopped in front of the building in the left midground where several banking and insurance offices are housed. Several workers stand on a...
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1900-1910.; Advertisements--California--San Francisco--1900-1910.; Business districts--California--San Francisco--1900-1910.; Carts & wagons--California--San Francisco--1900-1910.
    • [between 1903 and 1906?]
    • Portrait of a man

    • Full length studio portrait of a thin Italian American man, possibly Vigilio Ruggera. He wears a new looking dark colored suit, white shirt, and dark colored necktie. An ornate watch chain with several gold strands is attached to a button hole on...
    • Italian Americans--1890-1900.; Men--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Businesses on Eureka Street, Central City

    • Businesses along Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado, include "The Grubstake Inn" and "The Chandler House of Gifts," which are in the Mellor block. The Grubstake Inn has several signs on it, including "Cafe," "Coors," and "Howdy Folks Cafe...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960]
    • Colorado Fuel & Iron Company, Pueblo

    • The Colorado Fuel & Iron Company in Pueblo, Colorado, was created in 1892 to produce iron and steel for use in continuing the narrow gauge Denver & Rio Grande Railway from Pueblo to Canon City. A long building is in the left midground, possibly...
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--1890-1910.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--Pueblo--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--Pueblo--1890-1910.; Smokestacks--Colorado--Pueblo--1890-1910.; Steel...
    • [between 1892 and 1910?]
    • After the fire, Central City, Colorado

    • The shell of the Wells-Fargo Building stands in the foreground after a large fire in 1874 that ravaged through Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Several chimneys stand near the damaged building, and several workers work to build a wood frame...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.; Construction--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
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    • Traylor School library

    • Interior of Frank A. Traylor Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. The school library, along the wall are several shelves with books and in the center are several empty tables with chairs.
    • Traylor School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Margret Escamilla Oral History

    • Margaret Escamilla was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1954. One of nine children, she was raised in a military family and lived in several countries. After she married her husband in 1971, she moved to the Globeville neighborhood of Denver,...
    • Escmilla, Margaret, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 November 15
    • Chippin, Utah

    • A studio portrait (standing) of Chippin (Always Riding), a Native American (Ute) warrior. He wears a bead and naja ornament woven into his shoulder length hair. He has several large metal hoop earrings and a multi-strand hair pipe (bone) choker...
    • Indians of North America--1860-1880.; Ute Indians--1860-1880.; Clothing & dress--1860-1880.; Warriors--1860-1880.; Chippin.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • [between 1869 and 1874.]
    • Teller School Indian project

    • Photograph of several young children at Teller Elementary School in Denver, Colorado during the 1937-1938 school year class Indian project. In the background is a tepee and several trees made from paper. All of the students are wearing paper fringe...
    • Teller School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1937
    • West High School students watching motion picture project

    • Photograph taken as part of Denver's West High School's motion picture project entitled "How to Find a Job in Denver". Photograph is of several unidentified students leaning over, sitting on or around a table watching filming for the project. In...
    • Motion Pictures.; West High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1939
    • Antonito fire

    • View of the aftermath of a fire in the town of Antonito (Conejos County), Colorado. Shows smoking adobe buildings destroyed by the fire. Hispanic American men, probably firefighters, stand near a wagon loaded with three large barrels filled with...
    • Hispanic Americans--1900-1910.; Mexican Americans--1900-1910.; Antonito (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Adobe buildings.; Business districts.; Fire fighters.; Fires.; Building, Adobe--Colorado--Antonito--Pictorial works.; Central business...
    • 1905
    • Dress

    • A wool dress (Native American Ute Indian) worn by Chipeta. The loose fitting dress has a cotton lining, binding, a round neck and a button closure at the back.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1910.; Ute Indians--Clothing & dress--1880-1910.; Dresses--1880-1910.; Chipeta--Associated objects.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • Colorado Fuel & Iron Company, Pueblo

    • The Colorado Fuel & Iron Company in Pueblo, Colorado, was created in 1892 to produce iron and steel for use in continuing the narrow gauge Denver & Rio Grande Railway from Pueblo to Canon City. Two buildings with large smokestacks are in the left...
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--1890-1910.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--Pueblo--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--Pueblo--1890-1910.; Smokestacks--Colorado--Pueblo--1890-1910.; Steel...
    • [between 1892 and 1910?]
    • Jack party

    • View of Sixth (Alpine) Street at the corner of 6th and Taos St. west, in Georgetown, Colorado. A group of 21 men, women, and children on burros and horses are lined up across the street and pose for the camera. The women wear various large,...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Georgetown--1880-1910.; Tourists--Colorado--Georgetown--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • View south from Nigger Hill, Central City, 1900 (Lake #9)

    • Several mines dot the hillside in the distance in this view taken from Barney Ford Hill (formerly called "Nigger Hill") in Central City, Colorado. Piles of tailings stand next to several of the shafthouses in Gilpin County.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Central City--1900-1920.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Central City--1900-1920.; Central City (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Hills--Colorado--Central City--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Central...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Ophir Loop Ames, Colo.

    • View of Ophir Loop Bridge 45-A and 45-B of the Rio Grande Southern Railroad, Ophir, San Miguel County, Colorado; shows frame residences, the Silver Bell mill at the base of Yellow Mountain, the mine, and tailings.
    • Ophir Loop (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1890-1910.; Ophir (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Bridges--Colorado--Ophir--1890-1910.
    • [between 1895 and 1910?]
    • Indian delegation at White House

    • Native American (Sioux, Pawnee, Potawatomi, and Sac & Fox) men pose with white men near the White House in Washington, D. C. The Native American men wear leggings, blankets, bead necklaces, fur pelts, hats, feather roaches, and headdresses.
    • White House (Washington, D.C.)--1850-1860.; Dakota Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.; Indians of North America--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.; Pawnee Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.; Potawatomi--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.;...
    • 1858 January 1

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