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    • 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
    • John M Dumont built this house for the Boston Mine

    • This shingle sided structure in North Empire, Clear Creek County, Colorado, has one side of its gable roof built into the hillside; dormers are at ground level. John Dumont built the structure, used as a dormitory for employees of the Boston Mine...
    • Peterson, D. K.
    • June, 1960
    • Cadalac [sic] Car used by Mr. I. Hale

    • View of an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe inspection (road master) car at an unidentified railroad roundhouse; shows an open Cadillac touring car, used by I. Hale, with wheels adapted to travel on railroad tracks. A locomotive is in the roundhouse.
    • Eagan.
    • [between 1913 and 1930?]
    • 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
    • Ornament

    • Shows a Native American Sioux circlet ornament made or found in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. It features blue and green beadwork, buckskin, a tin jingler and chicken feathers dyed red. The ornament would be used in the hair or fastened to horse...
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    • [between 1875 and 1900]
    • Film crew in West Portal

    • Men, actors or directors and railroad workers, are in the entrance of the Moffat Tunnel in Grand County, Colorado. The site was used as the set for the silent film "Trail of '98." A man, probably the director, wears a cap, tall boots, a suit and a...
    • Columbine Pictures, Inc.
    • [1927]
    • 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
    • Weaving tools

    • View of a spindle and bowl made by Alberto Lobato and two hand carders used by weaver María Salomé Córdova, his mother. The spindle and bowl were used to spin the wool.
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    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 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
    • Cadalac [sic] car used by Mr. Hale

    • View of an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe inspection (road master) car in an unidentified railroad yard; shows an open Cadillac touring car, used by I. Hale, with wheels adapted to travel on railroad tracks. Freight cars and buildings are in the...
    • Eagan.
    • [between 1913 and 1930?]
    • Electrical prods Broadway side of Tom Botterill's

    • View of Tom Botterill's Used Cars at 1270 Broadway in Denver, Colorado. Automobiles are parked near the two-story building with arched windows. Signs read: "Botterill Hudson Essex," "Tom Botterill," and "Used Cars."
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1929 August 5
    • 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
    • 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-
    • 2013 November 15
    • Boston Mine Boarding House

    • This shingle sided structure in North Empire, Clear Creek County, Colorado, has one side of its gable roof built into the hillside. John Dumont built the structure, used as a dormitory for employees of the Boston Mine Company (active between 1872...
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    • 1960
    • Clay C. Blough's pony

    • Clay C. Blough's pony is hitched to a post outside of the Cozens- Lemmon Mercantile Co. in Fraser, Colorado. Snow blankets the area and other false front buildings line the street. Mountains identified as the Snowy Range, part of the Continental...
    • Blough, Clay C.
    • [between 1906 and 1909]
    • 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...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1898 and 1910?]
    • The site of the fort

    • Men and the widow of D.C. Oakes, an elderly woman, pose at the site of what used to be Fort Lincoln located at the site of the town of Huntsville (near the current town of Larkspur) in Douglas County, Colorado. The fort was built by D.C. Oakes to...
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    • Rocky Mtn. News General Electric Motors

    • Shows two General Electric Company motors, possibly used to turn the presses at the Rocky Mountain News printing department in Denver, Colorado. A large power/switch box is on the back wall behind the motors.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • 1902
    • Antlers Hotel

    • A man with two horses stands beside the Antlers Hotel, Meeker, Colorado. The two story wood frame building features a false front with apex gable, clapboard siding and a side stairway leading to second floor. Built in 1884-1885 by E. S. R....
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    • [between 1884 and 1887]
    • City Hall after explosion

    • View of destruction caused by a dynamite blast used to create a fire break during the 1893 fire in central business district, Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado; shows a large hole in the side of the old City Hall; building...
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    • 1893
    • City waterworks, Akron, Colo.

    • View of two-story native stone structure with a windmill on its hipped roof and a tall cylindrical water tank (standpipe) in Akron, Washington County, Colorado. Building once housed city offices, jail, and the water well. Windmill and watertank no...
    • Calvert.
    • [between 1886 and 1890]
    • Unidentified mine, Boulder County

    • View of an unidentified mine on the side of a steep hill in Boulder County, Colorado. Men stand on and near a headframe, tailings and a stone retaining wall. A horse used to power a large winch used for the mine stands on the headframe. Men pose...
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • The Gilpin Tramway Co.

    • Three Gilpin Tramway Company locomotives and gondola cars loaded with frozen ore park on railroad tracks outside the steam shed used to thaw the ore before sent to processing mill in winter. Two men stand on side of locomotive Quartz Hill 3 and a...
    • Thomas, A. M., photographer.
    • [1900 or 1901]
    • Shield

    • A Native American (Sioux? or Cheyenne?) ritual shield. It is made of yellow ochre rawhide and buckskin and has red strouding, eagle feathers and a wire handle. Images of a turtle, butterflies, lizard and a bird painted in green, black, red and...
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    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Cripple Creek strike

    • Company G, First Regiment of Fort Collins, pose with rifles, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. The uniformed militia used the Midland Sampler building "12" as a barracks during the Western Federation of Miners strike.
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    • 1903 September 5
    • Denver Public Schools furniture

    • Photograph of a stereocard catalog chest, with two stereoptic viewer on top and thee stereo optic cards sticking out of different drawers which was used at Fairmont Elementary School. Next to the chest is a glass encased bookshelf used at the...
    • Source unknown.
    • undated
    • Limon

    • View of the Limon Trading Post, Lincoln County, Colorado, features the one-story false front with composite siding, columned porch, picket fence and signs: "Limon Trading Post, Used Furniture, Antique," and "Limon Trading Post, New & Used...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1985
    • Fast mail

    • An oil painting by Denver, Colorado artist Paul Gregg. It shows a landscape a cowboy riding a horse and an airplane. The colors used in the painting include, blue, gray, yellow, orange, black and brown. This painting was used in The Denver Post.
    • Gregg, Paul, painter.
    • 1949
    • Pima Indians, art and crafts

    • View of two Native American (Pima) kiahas stacked one on top of the other. Baskets, woven around a wood frame, these were used for carrying loads of heavy materials on a person's back. They were used extensively until the advent of the horse in the...
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    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Bill [i.e. Ben] Pickett famous cowboy

    • Studio portrait of Ben Pickett, brother or cousin of Bill Pickett. He holds a rope and wears cowboy boots, a vest, and wide-brimmed hat. He poses near a fur pelt on a pedestal.
    • Doubleday, Ralph Russell, 1882-1958.;
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Mack Colorado, Uintah houses

    • View from the water tank over Mack, Mesa County, Colorado. A company town named for John Mack, president of Barber Asphalt Paving company and the Uintah Railway Company. Two houses, the Uintah Railway office building and the Uintah Hotel show on...
    • Kennedy, Frank A.
    • 1906
    • Brick streets, Trinidad, Colo.

    • View of bricks used for paving streets in the town of Trinidad, Colo. The section of bricks is located at the corner of Cedar Street, Plum Street between Commercial Street and Convent Street. Trinidad is one of the few communities in the state of...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2000
    • Black Hawk, Colorado

    • Construction of the Gunnell Gold Company mill and mine in Black Hawk, Gilpin County, Colorado, later used as the Colorado Central railroad station. Shows stone building and lumber.
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    • 1864 November 16
    • Snuff box

    • Shows a silver snuff box used by William F. Cody to hold his hair pins; it may have been given to him as a snuff box. The lid is engraved, the base is made of bone.
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    • 1901

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