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    • 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
    • Road building

    • Road work by inmates of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, consists of broken rocks at the base of an embankment.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Roads--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Main Street between third and fourth north side

    • Commercial buildings on Main Street in Canon City, Colorado, have striped, canvas awnings, bracketed cornices, open porches, arched windows, balconies, and are fronted by boardwalk, crates, a barber pole, bare trees, and horse drawn wagons,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • Young man

    • Studio portrait of a man with a moustache, bandana, and starched collar.
    • Men--1890-1900.
    • 1890
    • Main Street between Third and Fifth

    • Brick and frame commercial buildings, storefronts and residences line dirt street and boardwalk in Canon City, Colorado. A belfry is atop the Baptist church. Signs read: "Free reading room," "A. W. Dennis Photographer," "Adams Express Co," and...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Denver Fire Department

    • Firemen pose in a horse-drawn pump wagon on cobblestones in Denver, Colorado; City Hall is in the background.
    • Denver (Colo.). Fire Department.--Equipment & supplies--1880-1890.; Horse-drawn vehicles--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; City & town halls--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Fire engines &...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Stretch of road built by C. S. P. crews

    • Dirt road built by inmates of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, cuts through scrub dotted hills. Cattle graze on the slope below, where barbed wire fence follows another dirt road. Railroad tracks, power poles and lines are in the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Roads--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.
    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Superintendants of road bldg. crew

    • Superintendants of the State Penitentiary road building crew pose by waterfalls near Canon City, Colorado. They wear suits and hats. A hewn log cabin is by them, shrubs and rocks are in the foreground and cliffs are in the background.
    • Road construction workers--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.; Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • D&RG 1003, 4-6-2, at Baldwin Locomotive Works

    • Photo of a photograph of a builder's view of Denver and Rio Grande locomotive 1003, 4-6-2, at Baldwin Locomotive Works.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.--1910-1920.; Railroad locomotives--1910-1920.
    • February, 1913
    • 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
    • Investigating committee of 1929 riot : appointed by Gov.

    • Members of the committee investigating the 1929 riot at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, wear suits and ties and sit around a wooden table. They are (l to r): George Crowder, Henry McAllister, William W. Grant, and Benjamin Hilliard,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Crowder, George.; Grant, William W.; Hilliard, Benjamin C.; McAllister, Henry.
    • 1929
    • D&RG 1003, 4-6-2, at Baldwin Loco Works, Philadelphia, PA

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad locomotive 1003 (and coal car) at Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.--1910-1920.; Philadelphia (Pa.)--1910-1920.; Railroad locomotives--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--1910-1920.
    • February, 1913
    • West gate of prison during 1929 riot

    • Officials and uniformed armed National Guardsmen at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, make way for an armored sedan (Colorado plates 61-161 1929). The car (with side-mounted gun) exits through a stone arch. The keystone reads: "1896;"...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Hearses--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Militias--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • D&RG 1212, 2-8-2, at Baldwin Loco. Works, Phila, PA

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad locomotive 1212 with coal car, at Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.--1910-1920.; Philadelphia (Pa.)--1910-1920.; Railroad locomotives--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--1910-1920.
    • December, 1912
    • Tomahawk

    • A Native American tomahawk. The handle made of wood and has designs burned into it and lines of brass tacks. The handle is metal material.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Tomahawks--1860-1870.
    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Mutiny at Colo. State Penitentiary Oct. 3 1929

    • Smoke billows from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, during a riot. Twelve inmates, led by Danny Daniels, took control of the prison, killed seven guards (four in a firing squad) and released the other prisoners. People are in the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fires--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Tomahawk; pipe

    • Shows a Native American Sioux wood and steel blade tomahawk from Rosebud, South Dakota. The wood handle is squared, burned and has rings of brass tacks around it.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Calumets--1860-1870.; Tomahawks--1860-1870.
    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Denver Bears

    • Members of the Denver Bears baseball team pose outdoors at a baseball field in Denver, Colorado. They are identified as: standing: Len "Dad" Shirk, Walter Price (P) Walter Bissell, unknown, "Old Hoss" Hausen (C), Happy "Klondike" Kane (P), J. H....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Baseball players--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver Bears (Baseball team)
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Road camp

    • Canvas tents at the State Penitentiary road building camp near Canon City, Colorado, have open doorflaps and a corner hoisted for air. Stratus clouds fill the sky.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Tents--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Colorado State Penitentiary about 1884

    • The State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, consists of three-story stone buildings surrounded by stone walls, with a square corner tower. The two-story Administration Building is built into the wall, and has arched windows, and a cottage roof...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1884
    • Penitentiary road camp

    • State Penitentiary road crew tents are in a field near Canon City, Colorado. Steam issues from a locomotive approaching over a rise, behind which are power poles, trees, and low hills. Sheep fence with wood posts, dirt road, bare trees, a power...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Work camps--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1912 and 1920?]
    • Picking potatoes : washing & packing 1920's

    • Men work at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Plank walls and roof surround an opening fronted by a channel in the foreground. With bags, shovels, and wheelbarrows, inmates are watched by men sitting on barrels in a mule drawn wagon....
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Pig pens

    • Plank fence surrounds hog pens at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Sheds on one side have hay piled on their roofs; rocks, dirt road, and a wagon wheel are in the foreground. Outbuildings are in back, and the quarried hill in the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Swine--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Colorado pen riots corridor where convicts committed suicide

    • Interior, bracketed metal and pipe railed balconies top cells at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Iron gates are in the brick wall; one in the foreground is open. A writing slate hangs inside the cell, and the facing floor is strewn...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Interiors.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Pressing the search for James Sherbondy

    • Responding to an escape from the State Penitentiary, in Canon City, Colorado, these soldiers carry rifles (one with a telescopic sight.) They wear helmets, double breasted trenchcoats, or fur lined jackets. One crouches over a pile of sticks; snow...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.
    • 1947
    • Marble quarry of the Yule Marble Co. on Yule Creek south of Marble, Colorado

    • View of the Colorado Yule Marble Company quarry four miles south of Marble, Colorado showing the early development of the quarry; shows buildings, a 50 ton electric crane, terraced slopes and the first of three quarry openings (to the left of the...
    • Colorado Yule Marble Company--1900-1910.; Marble (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Buildings--Colorado--Marble--1900-1910.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Marble--1900-1910.; Marble quarrying--Colorado--Marble--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Marble--1900-1910.
    • 1907
    • P.B.X. exchange - old switchboard - Denver Tramway Co.

    • Interior view of a Colorado Telephone Company switchboard in the Denver Tramway Company building in Denver, Colorado. Men work at panels with gauges, microphones, speakers, vacuum tubes, and a clock.
    • Colorado Telephone Company--Equipment & supplies--1890-1900.; Denver Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.)--Facilities--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Telephone operators--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.;...
    • 1898
    • Prison road building tents

    • White canvas tents of the State Penitentiary road building camp in Canon City, Colorado, are at the base of a rocky, scrub dotted bluff. Grazing horses and a water wagon are next to them; railroad tracks and power poles and lines are in the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Tents--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1916
    • Prison road building

    • Road built by inmates at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, consists of flat dirt and blasted rock at the base of a bluff.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Roads--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.
    • 1916
    • Stagecoach

    • Men, women, and children ride a stagecoach with a four horse team in Canon City, Colorado. Stagecoach features ornate flourishes, lamps, and a roof rail; boy with a baby donkey stands by the wheel. Brick Methodist Church has stone, angular...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Churches--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • [between 1873 and 1880?]
    • Ready to serve Christmas dinner at road camp

    • Pine wreaths adorn the interior walls of a canvas tent at the State Penitentiary road building camp near Canon City, Colorado. A table is laden with dinnerware, food, and pitchers; a uniformed guard stands behind it.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.; Table settings & decorations--Colorado--Canon City--1910- 1920.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1910 qnd 1920?]
    • The dairy and hog barns with the hogback in the background

    • Two-story stone barns at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, have a shingle, hipped gable roof, brick chimneys, and adjoining silos with conical roofs and elevators. Iron "S" brackets line the brick wing, and rock walls and wooden gates...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Barns--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1900?
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 48, 1910 November 26

    • Newsletter produced 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.
    • 1910 November 26
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 30, 1912 July 27

    • Newsletter produced 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.
    • 1912 July 27
    • Manualian: 1910

    • Yearbook for Denver Manual Training High School 1910.
    • Manual High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.
    • 1910
    • West Denver High School Heraldo Annual: 1907

    • West Denver High School yearbook for 1907.
    • West High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Periodicals.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.
    • 1907
    • 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
    • Manual Annual: 1908

    • Yearbook for Denver Manual Training High School 1908.
    • Manual High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.
    • 1908
    • Official 1986 People Fair's Guide

    • Official guide from the 1986 People's Fair. Includes list of vendors, sponsors, and map of booths during the fair.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1986 May 17 and 18
    • W.S.H.S. Annual: 1918

    • West Denver High School yearbook for 1918.
    • West High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Periodicals.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.
    • 1918
    • The Urban Dweller: A Publication by Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods Inc.

    • Newsletter produced by the Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods (CHUN) pertaining to organization's meetings, events, and decisions. Specific issues addressed in this newsletter include neighborhood planning, the People's Fair, education, and historic...
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Land use, Urban--Colorado--Denver; Zoning--Colorado--Denver; City planning--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.; Transportation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1974 May

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