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    • Portrait of a woman

    • Portrait of an unidentified woman with an elaborate gilt frame. She wears a red velvet dress with a low neckline, blue ribbons in her hair and on her sleeves. She holds a small bouquet of flowers.
    • Women--1740-1750.
    • 1740
    • Spoon

    • Shows a spoon made of buffalo horn of the Native American Santee Sioux, Mt. Vara River, Nebraska.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1800-1810.; Santee Indians--Arts & crafts--1800-1810.; Spoons--1800-1810.
    • 1800
    • Jacquard coverlet

    • Woven bedspread, in navy blue and white, has a floral pattern with border.
    • Bedspreads--1840-1850.
    • 1846
    • Jacquard coverlet

    • Woven bedspread, in navy blue and white, has a floral pattern with border.
    • Bedspreads--1840-1850.
    • 1848
    • Maternal solitude

    • Landscape painting with cattle and coyotes; wood gilt frame.
    • Cattle--1840-1850.
    • 1848
    • Heiram and Alida Burton Elsie and Smith Payne Burton Children

    • Shows Hiram and Alida Burton with their children Elsie and Smith Payne Burton. Two young children sit on the lap of the man. The young girl wears a dress, and the toddler wears a pullover with bloomers. The woman wears a dress with a lace collar...
    • Burton, Alida.; Burton, Elsie.; Burton, Hiram Knight.; Burton, Smith Payne.; Children & adults--1850-1860.; Families--1850-1860.
    • 1852?
    • Coverlet

    • Woven jacquard coverlet, made of blue wool and cotton wefts with cotton warp threads in the double weave technique. American spread eagle in each corner, overall geometric floral pattern and words: "United We Stand, Divided We Fall", "Eve Nellis,...
    • Bedspreads--1850-1860.
    • 1858
    • Nevadaville, Colorado

    • A landscape oil painting of Nevadaville, Colorado by Mary Achey. Buildings are in the valley below a range of mountains. Trees dot the landscape and the sky is clear blue and plains can be seen behind the mountains. The frame is gilded and molded...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Hiram McKnight Burton

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of Hiram McKnight Burton. He wears a cowboy hat and suit.
    • Burton, Hiram Knight.; Men--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Rocky Mountain News

    • Photograph of a lithograph which depicts Rocky Mountain News newspaper offices in Denver, Colorado; lettering reads: "Rocky Mountain News, News Block, Pioneer Newspaper of the Rocky Mountains, Byers & Daley Publishers, Blank Book Manufacturers...
    • Rocky Mountain News--Buildings--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Lithographs--1860-1870.; Newspaper industry--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Pitcher

    • Shows a Native American (Jicarilla Apache) micaceous clay pitcher. The pitcher has a handle and an indented neck.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Jicarilla Indians--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Pitchers--1860-1870.; Pottery--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Pikes Peak or bust

    • View of men camping in (probably) Colorado, with a covered wagon, tent, dogs, horses, and liquor bottles. Lettering reads: "Pikes Peak or Bust 1860."
    • Camping--Colorado--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--Colorado--1860-1870.; Dogs--Colorado--1860-1870.; Men--Colorado--1860-1870.; Transportation--Colorado--1860-1870.
    • 1860?
    • Fifteenth Street, Denver

    • View of 15th (Fifteenth) Street, in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses with signs: "J. H. Voorheis" (on hanging boot), "Warren Hussey & Co Bank," and "Watches and Jewelry." Also shows a barber pole, the First National Bank (under construction),...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1861
    • Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment, Denver

    • An oil painting of an Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment in Denver, Colorado by Ester Yates Frazier. The painting is of a plains landscape with mountains in the background, native american figures, teepees and sky with clouds; the view is westward from...
    • Arapaho Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Cheyenne Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Indian encampments--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1861 April
    • Falstaff

    • Painting depicts Benedict Debarr in the role of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff (seated).
    • Debarr, Ben.; Actors--1860-1870.; Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character)
    • 1862
    • Quirt

    • A leather Native American (Cheyenne?) quirt (a riding whip) with metal bands on the splayed ends, a brass and steel buckle, and sinew. The quirt was found in Sand Creek.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Whips--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Powder flask

    • A metallic powder flask found by George Squires at Sand Creek. The front of the flask has a decorative image of an elk next to a tree.
    • Powder flasks--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Moccasin

    • A pair of Native American (Cheyenne?) buffalo hide moccasins. They are undecorated, sewn and have ankle flaps.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1860-1870.; Moccasins--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Denver flood

    • View of brick and frame houses and commercial buildings in Denver and Auraria during a Cherry Creek and South Platte River flood. A brick house near the standing water of Cherry Creek has a gabled rood and gingerbread details. Signs on flooded...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • When I first crossed the plains in 1865, Chs. S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He wears a wide brimmed hat, short hair and is clean shaven. He wears a coat decorated with piping and a tie and stickpin.
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Military scouts.; Rifles.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • 1865 June 1
    • Mrs. Henry P. H. Bromwell

    • A oil portrait of Mrs. Henry P. H. Bromwell by George Wright. Mrs. Bromwell is seated, has long black curls and wears a black dress with red lace. She sits on a brown sofa and there are red flowers in the background.
    • Women--1860-1870.; Bromwell, Henrietta E. (Henrietta Elizabeth)
    • 1866
    • Larimer Street

    • Men stand near businesses on Larimer Street in Denver, Colorado. Signs read: "Broadway Sto[re]", "Dry Goods & Clo[thes] Wholesale & Ret[ail]", "Tappan & Co", "Groceries Wines & Liquors At Wholesale & Retail". Lawrence Street Methodist Episcopal...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • Tappan Block

    • Men pose with yokes outside the Tappan Block building on Larimer Street in Denver, Colorado. A Masonic symbol and a sign that reads: "Tappan & Co" are on the building.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Yokes.
    • 1866
    • Flume near Idaho Springs

    • View of a wooden flume at probably a placer mine on Chicago Creek near Idaho Springs in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows a timber foot bridge over the creek, log cabins and tailings piles.
    • Chicago Creek (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Flumes--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Sixteenth Street, Denver

    • View of 16th (Sixteenth) Street, in Denver, Colorado; shows construction, houses, and frame buildings with signs: "Pacific House," "Contractors and Builders," and "Denver Theater."
    • Pacific House (Denver, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Theaters--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Seventh Cavalry scenes

    • North American Indian (Lakota, Sioux) men on horseback attack Seventh (7th) Cavalry soldiers in probably Montana. The soldiers wear military uniforms, stand or kneel in a circle and hold rifles. Eagles, dogs, rabbits, deer, coyotes or wolves gather...
    • Cheyenne Indians--War--1860-1870.; Dakota Indians--War--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--War--1860-1870.; Skirmishing--1860-1870.; Cavalry--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--1860-1870.; Fighting--1860-1870.; Pets--1860-1870.; Wagon trains--1860-1870.
    • 1867 August 17
    • Downtown Denver

    • View of the Colorado Seminary, the Governor John Evans house, and an unidentified house on 14th (Fourteenth) and Arapahoe Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. The brick buildings have hip roofs, chimneys, and a cupola.
    • Evans, John, 1814-1897.--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Church schools--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Pawnee Indians

    • Reproduction of a lithograph shows a head and shoulders view of three Native American (Pawnee) men. One wears a hat and crescent moon necklace, the other two have long, straight hair.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1880.; Pawnee Indians--1860-1880.; Men--1860-1880.
    • 1868
    • Santee and Ponca Indians

    • Shows three Native American chiefs from the Santee and Ponca tribes. French identifications read: "Grand-Algle, Grosse-Caisse, and Fort-Marcheur." Each man's clothing is different in style and may be representative of his tribe.
    • Dakota Indians--1830-1870.; Indians of North America--1830-1870.; Ponca Indians--1830-1870.; Santee Indians--1830-1870.; Tribal chiefs--1830-1870.
    • 1868
    • Pawnee Indians

    • Reproduction of a lithograph shows Native American (Pawnee) men, a woman, and an infant in a cradleboard wrapped in warm clothes inside a wigwam. The grand chief of the Pawnee (Pierre la Cherre) is the man in the middle of the group wearing a...
    • Indians of North America--1860-1880.; Pawnee Indians--1860-1880.; Cradleboards--1860-1880.; Tribal chiefs--1860-1880.; Women--1860-1880.; La Cherre, Pierre.
    • 1868
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (profile) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He stands in front of a painted backdrop near an artificial tree. He has a full beard and curly hair. He holds a rifle and wears a round brimmed hat with a tassel, a...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Beards.; Handguns.; Military scouts.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • 1869
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (profile) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He has a full beard and curly hair. He wears a round brimmed hat, a striped shirt and has a bandanna around his neck. He wears herring-bone pants and has a wide belt...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Beards.; Handguns.; Military scouts.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • 1869
    • Rocky Mountain News Festival of Mountain and Plain

    • A lithograph poster advertising the Rocky Mountain News Festival of Mountain and Plain. Shows images of a parade. The text reads: "Rocky Mountain News Festival of Mountain and Plain/ October 7th /1896/ The queen of the plains/ The king of the...
    • Festivals--1870-1880.; Publicity--1870-1880.
    • 1869
    • Awl case and awl

    • Shows a Native American awl (Ute?) with a metal point, wood handle and the leather (commercial) case.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1880.; Awls--1870-1880.; Cases (containers)--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Pikes Peak or bust

    • An oil painting of a covered wagon on a prairie landscape under a gray sky. Two oxen stand by, a body of a dead man lies on the ground next to the wagon. The words: "Pikes Peak or bust" are written on the wagon cover. The frame is gilded, gessoed...
    • Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Dead persons--1870-1880.; Ox teams--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Mrs. William N. Byers

    • Studio portrait (standing) of Elizabeth Minerva Byers (Mrs. William N. Byers). She wears a dress with a full skirt trimmed with ruffles and a bodice of velvet. She stands near an animal pelt and a studio prop.
    • Women--1870-1880.; Byers, Elizabeth Minerva.; Byers, William Newton, 1831-1903--Family.
    • 1872
    • Alida Burton residence

    • View of the Alida Burton house at 100 West Colfax Avenue in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Snow covers the ground and nearby trees.
    • Burton, Alida--Homes & haunts.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • Zuni Pueblo man

    • A Native American (Pueblo, Zuni) man poses with a cane and staff near adobe cluster homes at Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico. He wears a blanket, bead necklaces, and headband.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni Indians--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Clothing & dress--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Staffs (Sticks)--New...
    • 1873
    • Navajo men

    • Native American (Navajo) men stand outdoors probably in Arizona. Shows white men on horseback and a long, low, adobe structure in background.
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • Hunting party

    • Studio portrait of a bison hunting party; the men are identified as General Fuller, L.C. Ellsworth, C.W. Wright, and W.N. Byers, Joe Boyd, and Edwards. The men wear suits and hats, one man wears a fringed buckskin coat, they hold rifles. Shows...
    • Bison hunting--1870-1880.; Men--1870-1880.; Boyd, Joe, resident, Hugo, Colorado.; Byers, William Newton, 1831-1903.; Ellsworth, Lewis C.; Wright, C. W.
    • 1873
    • Navajo woman and daughters

    • A Native American (Navajo) woman poses outdoors with her daughters. One girl wears wrapped boot moccasins and bead necklaces.
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--1870-1880.; Girls--1870-1880.; Mothers & children--1870-1880.; Women--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • Colorado Springs map

    • View of a bird's eye map of Colorado Springs, Colorado City, and Manitou (El Paso County), Colorado.
    • Maps--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Ute men

    • Studio portrait (sitting and standing) of Native American (Ute) men. They wear moccasins, beaded leggings, hair pipe necklaces, scarves over their braids, and concho medals.
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--1870-1880.; Clothing & dress--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Denver Jail in 1874

    • A group of men stand outside the Denver City Jail located at 231 Thirteenth (13th) Street, Denver, Colorado. A police officer stands outside a set of large wooden doors. The building is a one story brick structure with heavy wood shutters. Bars...
    • Denver (Colo.). Police Department.--People--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Jails--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Police--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Colorado Springs map

    • View of a bird's eye map of Colorado Springs, Colorado City, and Manitou (El Paso County), Colorado.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880--Maps.;
    • 1874
    • Denver, Colorado

    • View, from the Arapahoe School, of houses and streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Buildings include Wolfe Hall.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill, and group

    • Group portrait of frontier celebrities; (L to R) probably Eugene Overton, Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill Cody, Texas Jack Omohundro, and probably Elisha Green. The men wear fringed buckskins and hats. Buffalo Bill has a hat with ostrich plumes. The...
    • Clothing & dress--1870-1880.; Cowboys--1870-1880.; Entertainers--1870-1880.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Green, Elisha.; Hickok, Wild Bill, 1837-1876.; Omohundro, John Burwell, 1846-1880.; Overton, Eugene.
    • 1874?
    • William Newton Byers residence interior

    • Interior view of the William Newton Byers house at 1310 Bannock Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Armchairs, a table, lounge, and ornate wooden cabinet with glass doors are in the room.
    • Byers, William Newton, 1831-1903--Homes & haunts.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1875 April
    • Cherokee Indians, education

    • Native American (Cherokee) women from the graduating class of 1875, pose outside of the Cherokee Female Seminary, Park Hill (near Tahlequah), Oklahoma. Schools were built for both male and female students and were designed as vehicles towards...
    • Cherokee Female Seminary (Park Hill, Okla.)--1870-1880.; Cherokee Indians--Oklahoma--Park Hill--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Oklahoma--Park Hill--1870-1880.; Park Hill (Okla.)--1870-1880.; Schools--Oklahoma--Park Hill--1870-1880.;...
    • 1875?
    • Denver, Colorado

    • View of possibly 14th (Fourteenth) and Larimer Streets in Denver, Colorado. City Hall is in the distance.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1876

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