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    • Kenneth Ray "Boogie" Mondragon Oral History

    • Kenneth Ray “Boogie” Mondragon was born in 1953 on the east side of Denver. As a youth his family moved into the Stapleton housing project in Denver’s Globeville neighborhood. Boogie remained in the neighborhood until 1992. During this time he...
    • Mondragon, Kenneth Ray 1953-
    • 2013 October 19
    • Betty Wonder Oral History

    • Betty Gallow Wonder was born July 17, 1939, in Denver, Colorado. A life-long resident of the Elyria neighborhood, she was the only child of working parents. She and many extended family members grew up and remained in the area. Betty spent most...
    • Wonder, Betty Lee, 1939-
    • 2013 September 21
    • Fred McPeck Oral History

    • Fred McPeck was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio in 1927. In 1943, he started work building airplane engines for the war effort. Three years later, he joined United States Marine Corps, and was stationed at Camp Lajeune North Carolina, Bermuda, Cuba,...
    • McPeck, Fred, 1927-
    • 2013 October 19
    • 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-
    • 2013 September 14
    • West Side Recorder Volume 7 No 4

    • Newsletter dedicated to community life in the Auraria neighborhood prior to the construction of the Auraria campus
    • West Side Recorder
    • 1970 August
    • Otis Taylor and the Shoe String Ball

    • View of African American Otis Taylor sitting next to his shoe string ball at a shoe shine shop probably in the Five Points neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. A sign over the door reads: "1655." The ball was started in 1926 by shoe shine, Jack Hughes....
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2006
    • Nov. 5, 1884, Silver Plume

    • The view, looking west, of Silver Plume, Colorado, after the fire on November 4, 1884, shows burned foundations that previously housed the town's central business district. Men survey the damage along Main Street; a carriage in the near foreground...
    • Martin, Alexander, d. 1929.
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    • Jenny Santos Oral  History

    • Jenny Santos was born in Los Angeles, California in 1979. Jenny and her family moved to Denver in the 1980’s. After living in different neighborhoods in Denver, the family finally settled in Globeville when she was 12 years old. As of November...
    • Santos, Jenny, 1979-
    • 2013 September 20
    • 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-
    • 2013 November 16
    • Rio Grande style blanket and beater

    • View of a hand-woven Rio Grande style blanket made at a WPA sponsored weaving project in San Luis (Costilla County), Colorado. Shows a multi colored striped blanket and two chain rug beaters with wooden handles.
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    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Summit of Grey's Peak, Colorado

    • A man with a moustache and a suit and hat poses beside his horse at the summit of Grays Peak in Clear Creek County or Summit County, Colorado. Men with beards, suits and overcoats, and a woman in a dress and a hat pose beside a rock wall nearby....
    • Martin, Alexander, d. 1929.
    • [between 1884 and 1888?]
    • 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.)
    • 1931 January 14
    • Central City water supply

    • The Central City, Colorado, water supply delivered water to the town of Central City and the surrounding areas from the early eighteen seventies to the mid-eighteen eighties, when the city's water pipes were laid. The wagon, which is drawn by a...
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    • [between 1871 and 1888?]
    • Mary Lou Egan Oral History

    • Mary Lou Egan was born in 1948 in Denver, Colorado. One of 5 children, she grew up in the Washington Park neighborhood. During her childhood she spent a signifigant amount of time at her grandparent’s house in the Globeville neighborhood. Her...
    • Egan, Mary Lou, 1948-
    • 2013 October 19
    • A Century of Baptist Faith: First Baptist Church of Denver

    • Book created by the Fist Baptist Church of Denver regarding the centennial anniversary of the founding of the Church. Included in the book is: a history of the church beginning in 1864, as well as photographs and lists of the different...
    • Stevens, Maud
    • 1963 December
    • West Side Recorder Volume 5 No 9

    • Newsletter dedicated to community life in the Auraria neighborhood prior to the construction of the Auraria campus
    • West Side Recorder
    • 1969 March
    • East High spotlight: vol 24 no 5

    • Christmas edition of the 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.)
    • 1942 December 10
    • East High spotlight: vol 28 no 10

    • 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.)
    • 1942 February
    • 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-
    • 2013 November 2
    • East High spotlight: vol 29 no 24

    • 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.)
    • 1942 November
    • East High spotlight: 21st year no 9

    • 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.)
    • 1943 March 4
    • Roberta Waggoner Oral History

    • Roberta Lee Waggoner was born at home in 1933. A native of the Swansea neighborhood in Denver, she attended old Swansea Elementary School. Her father was an employee with a local packing company. Her mother suffered from health problems and...
    • Waggoner, Roberta Lee, 1933-
    • 2013 October 4
    • East High spotlight: vol 29 no 13

    • 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.)
    • 1943 May 27
    • Meeker, Colorado

    • James Lyttle, a Scottish printer and newspaperman stands on the boardwalk in front of his new front gable clapboard Herald newspaper office, on Fourth (4th) and Main Street, Meeker, Colorado. Newspaper started in 1885 in an old army barracks.
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    • [1888]
    • Meeker, Colorado

    • Copy image of a 1887 H. A. Wildhack original of the first quarters of the J. W. Hugus and Company general merchandisers and bankers, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado, with three men standing on the boardwalk and another on horseback. The wood...
    • Wildhack, H. A.
    • 1887
    • Conqueror Boarding House at North Empire

    • The Conqueror Boarding House in North Empire, Clear Creek County, Colorado, is a three-story frame building with a gable roof, dormer, covered porch, and stone foundation. Wooden steps lead up the slope; doors and windows are missing. The smaller...
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    • [between 1940 and 1960?]
    • Moffat Tunnel. East Portal 1951

    • A railroad track for the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad runs from the foreground back to the East Portal of the Moffat Tunnel on Rollins Pass in Gilpin County, Colorado. A small group of tents is in the foreground. Pine trees stand along the...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1951?]
    • Freddy Rodriguez and the Jazz Connection

    • View of Freddy Rodriguez and the Jazz Connection at the El Chapultepec Jazz Club, 1962 Market Street in Union Station neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Saxophonist Freddy Rodriguez, has gray hair and a mustache, a female singer holds a microphone and...
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    • 1983
    • Moffat Tunnel. East Portal 1951

    • A railroad track for the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad runs from the foreground back to the East Portal of the Moffat Tunnel on Rollins Pass in Gilpin County, Colorado. A small group of tents is in the foreground. Pine trees stand along the...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1951?]
    • Eldora - Happy Valley

    • large pine tree is in the foreground.; The town of Eldora is nestled between two mountain ridges in Boulder County, Colorado. Eldora saw its boom near the end of the 19th century when mining camps started to develop in the surrounding area. The...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • W. W. Porter

    • Studio portrait, head and shoulders, of William Wood Porter, Denver realtor; arrived in Denver 1882 and started firm of Porter, Raymond & Co.; organized W. W. Porter Investment Co. in 1892.
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1886 and 1901]
    • Black Hawk, Main St., Gilpin Co., Colo.

    • View southwest from Swede Hill of Main St. Black Hawk, Colorado; shows The Gilpin Hotel and Ben Olsen's Saloon building. Across the street is a rectangular, stone, flat-roofed building and the Black Hawk Boiler and Sheet Iron Works (owned and...
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    • 1971
    • Indian couple will ride horses across continent

    • View of Little Chief White Eagle, a Yaqui Native American wearing leggings, kilt with an embroidered swastika, shirt and a headdress and Princess Rainbow Sistesso, a Sioux, in a fringed buckskin dress, walking on a sidewalk with a dog wearing...
    • International Newsreel Corporation.
    • 1930 October
    • West Side Recorder Volume 7 No 9

    • Newsletter dedicated to community life in the Auraria neighborhood prior to the construction of the Auraria campus
    • West Side Recorder
    • 1971 January
    • Del Norte residences

    • A man, two women, and four children stand outside of the French family home in the town of Del Norte, Colorado in Rio Grande County. Features of the L-shaped house include board-and-batten siding, a front gable, shingles, and two chimneys. A small...
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    • 1873
    • Pahaska Tepee

    • Men and women hike past the Pahaska Tepee, a spruce tree lodge located at Lookout Mountain Park, a Denver Mountain Park located on the top of Lookout Mountain in Jefferson County west of Denver, Colorado. The women wear jodhpurs, boots and sweaters...
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    • [between 1924 and 1930?]
    • Lincoln School, Alamosa, Colorado

    • The Lincoln School in Alamosa, Alamosa County, Colorado, is a two-story brick building built in 1936-1937 and featuring a hip roof, brick chimney, projecting two-story entry with pediment and half round window, double door entry covered with a...
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    • [1937]
    • West Side Recorder Volume 7 No 11

    • Newsletter dedicated to community life in the Auraria neighborhood prior to the construction of the Auraria campus
    • West Side Recorder
    • 1971 April
    • Argo smelting works (Boston and Colorado Smelting Co.)

    • Interior view of an Argo Smelting Works building, owned by the Boston and Colorado Smelting Company, Denver, Colorado, shows a chimney surrounded by gutters emanating from a furnace. One of the furnace doors is open as a man uses a long steel rod...
    • Hanington, C. H.
    • 1892
    • Gilpin Tramway

    • The Gilpin Tramway Engine No. 5 travels along a hillside near Central City, Colorado, in Gilpin County. The rail, a two-foot, narrow- gauge line, was started in 1887 and extended about 26 miles from Blackhawk through Chase Gulch to Central City, up...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1899 and 1913?]
    • Argo smelter refinery

    • Interior view of an Argo smelting works building, owned by the Boston and Colorado Smelting Company, Denver, Colorado, shows a stack of crucibles on top of a furnace, a hoist, and a cart.
    • Hanington, C. H.
    • 1892

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