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    • Four pistols

    • Four pistols descriptions follow images from right to left. The first pistol was made by H. Aston & Co. from Middletown, Connecticut; U.S. Arsenal. The percussion pistol (US model 1842, military cap lock pistol) is single shot made from walnut with...
    • Handguns--1860-1880.
    • [between 1860 and 1875]
    • Headdress

    • Shows a Native American (Sioux) headdress. It is made from eagle feathers, red wool; red, blue and purple down; loom woven orange, green, red, blue, black and white Italian? beads; transparent red faceted beads, a round painted disc, fur, buckskin.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Headdress--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Engraving of David H. Moffat

    • An engraving of Colorado businessman David H. Moffat director of First National Bank of Aspen, Colorado. Below the bust engraving is his signature.
    • Moffat, David H. (David Halliday), 1839-1911.
    • [between 1855 and 1905]
    • Toy bow

    • Native American (Apache) curved wooden bow with sinew and green, red, and gold pigment.
    • Apache Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Bows (Archery)--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Pouch

    • Shows a Native American (Ute) peyote button pouch. It is made of buckskin with a leather top flap. The pouch is decorated with red, blue, green and white beadwork.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Ute Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Pouches--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Side chair

    • Made in Mexico City, Mexico, this wooden chair is decorated with yellow, red, green and gold paint, and has a scroll carved back.
    • Chairs--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • Dye Coupler Print

    • A dye coupler print of Thunder Bear (Cheyenne) and a war insignia.
    • Cheyenne Indians--Arts & crafts--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1910-1920.
    • 1912
    • Powder horn

    • Powder horn made of cow horn with wooden end plug.
    • Powder flasks--1860-1890.
    • [between 1860 and 1890]
    • Woman warming hands

    • An elderly African American woman warms her hands in front of the hearth, she wears a shawl over her dress and a scarf on her head; interior shows a wall clock and chair.
    • Afro-Americans--1900-1950.; Women--1900-1950.
    • [between 1900 and 1950?]
    • East High School

    • Architectural drawing shows details of north and south pediments for East Denver High School at 19th (Nineteenth) and Stout Streets in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver Public Schools--1880-1890.; Schools--1880-1890.; East Denver High School (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1880-1890.
    • 1888
    • Avenue in fall

    • A landscape watercolor painting by Henrietta Bromwell. Images in the painting include a row of trees, a road, meadow, field of grass, a building in the background, and blue sky. The image is pale fall colors of gold, violet and gray. The painting...
    • Meadows--1890-1915.; Trees--1890-1915.
    • [between 1890 and 1915]
    • Shirt

    • A front view of a Native American (Ute) buckskin shirt used by Chief Ouray. The shirt is decorated with maroon, yellow and dark blue beads on a white background (beads) and fringe.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Shirts, Men's--1880-1890.; Ute Indians--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Ouray--Associated objects.
    • 1880
    • The stable

    • A landscape oil painting of a red stable with open doors, grass, trees, fence and sky. The painting is on an unframed rectangular illustration board.
    • Meadows--1890-1910.; Stables--1890-1910.; Trees--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Buffalo Bill Cody

    • Head and shoulders portrait of William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill) at age fifty-four. The painting has an elaborate, gilded frame.
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
    • 1899
    • Zanetell tent at Forbes tent colony

    • Striking coal miners and their families pose near Joe Zanetell's tent during the UMW labor strike against CF & I. at Forbes Camp near Ludlow, Las Animas County, Colorado The people are identified (left to right) as: 1) an unidentified man, 2)...
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914.; Las Animas County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Children--Colorado--Las Animas County--1910-1920.; Miners'...
    • 1914
    • Joseph A. Thatcher

    • Portrait of Joseph A. Thatcher; a bank president from Denver, Colorado. He wears a gray, three piece suit and a red tie. The painting has an elaborate, gilded frame.
    • Thatcher, Joseph A.
    • 1899
    • Landscape

    • This landscape painting, in the French Impressionism style, shows water, grass and trees. The gilded frame is made of molded wood with acanthus leaf corners.
    • Lakes & ponds--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • Basket

    • Shows a Native American (Jicarilla Apache) coiled basket used as a water bottle. The bottle features a pitched coiled design method. The foundation is made of rod pieces and the handle of horsehair.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1900-1930.; Jicarilla Indians--Arts & crafts--1900-1930.; Water bottles--1900-1930.; Baskets--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930]
    • William Bent

    • Head and shoulders portrait of William Bent, founder of Bent's Fort on the Santa Fe Trail.
    • Bent, William, 1809-1869.
    • [between 1860 and 1869?]
    • Central High School, Pueblo, Colorado

    • Architectural drawing of Central High School in Pueblo, Colorado.
    • Central High School (Pueblo, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Denver Public Schools--1900-1910.; Schools--1900-1910.
    • 1905
    • Buffalo horn

    • Shows a Native American (Sioux) black buffalo horn. It is polished and perforated and was possibly used as an adornment on a headdress. Notes from Colorado Historical Society records: "From a buffalo killed by Rev. S. W. Albone".
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Horns--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Bison--18080-1890.
    • 1880
    • Case

    • Shows a leather awl case Native American (Sioux) with decorative bands of white, red, green, yellow and black beadwork and leather strips are attached to one end. At the other end are strings of beads.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1800-1810.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Cases (containers)--1800-1810.
    • 1880
    • Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi

    • Head and shoulders portrait of Hindu leader Mohandas K. Gandhi.
    • Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948.
    • [between 1976 and 1977]
    • Awl

    • Shows a Native American (Sioux) awl decorated with bands of mauve, light blue, red, green and white beadwork. Skin (possibly leather) are attached to one end of the awl.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Awls--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Study of two men in profile

    • Two unidentified men in profile for the Colorado Judicial Building mural in Denver, Colorado.
    • Men--Colorado--1970-1980.
    • [between 1976 and 1977]
    • Study of two women

    • Drawing shows two women at a table with a tablecloth; one woman stands, the other woman is seated.
    • Women--Colorado--1970-1980.
    • [between 1976 and 1977]
    • State School of Mines executive building

    • Architectural drawing shows longitudinal section of the State School of Mines Executive Building in Golden, Colorado.
    • Schools--1880-1890.; Colorado School of Mines--1880-1890.
    • 1889 August 24
    • Shirt

    • A back view of a Native American (Ute) buckskin shirt used by Chief Ouray. The shirt is decorated with maroon, yellow and dark blue beads on a white background (beads) and fringe.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Shirts, Men's--1880-1890.; Ute Indians--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Ouray--Associated objects.
    • 1880
    • Campion summer home, Twin Lakes, Colorado

    • View of John Francis Campion's "Country Villa" built in 1895, Twin Lakes (Lake County), Colorado; mountains are part of the Sawatch Range.
    • Twin Lakes (Lake County, Colo.)--1890-1920.; Houses--Colorado--Twin Lakes--1890-1920.; Campion, John Francis--Homes & haunts.
    • [between 1895 and 1920]
    • Burden basket

    • Shows a Native American (Apache) diagonal twined burden basket. The basket is made of willow and devil's claw with a metal rim and a leather strap dyed natural brown. Design images on the basket include horizontal bands and vertical lines.
    • Apache baskets--1870-1900.; Apache Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Baskets--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900]
    • 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
    • Poster "Freedom of Fear"

    • A World War II poster made by the United States Government Printing Office. The poster is print of a painting by Norman Rockwell. The image is of a father and mother as they tuck their two children in to bed. The text reads: "Ours...to fight for...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Posters.
    • 1943
    • John Hittson

    • Head and shoulders portrait of cattleman John Hittson. He has a moustache and goatee.
    • Hittson, John Nathan.
    • 1938
    • Central High School, Pueblo, Colorado

    • Architectural drawing shows sections of general construction for Central High School in Pueblo, Colorado.
    • Central High School (Pueblo, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Denver Public Schools--1900-1910.; Schools--1900-1910.
    • 1905
    • Drum stick

    • Native American (Sioux) wooden drumstick with a buckskin ball tied with rawhide.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Musical instruments--1870-1900.; Percussion instruments--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900]
    • Dance roach

    • Native American (Osage) antler bone spreader with cut out design painted red and green; feather.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1830-1880.; Osage Indians--Clothing & dress--1830-1880.; Headdress--1830-1880.
    • [between 1830 and 1880]
    • Kachina

    • Shows a Native American (Zuni) kachina doll of Zuni warrior Salimbiya. The doll has a case mask, yellow feather, flower ears, tube mouth, feather ruff; black, red and green cotton ceremonial kilt, purple legs and body, articulated arms, yucca whip,...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Kachina dolls--1880-1900.; Zuni dolls--1880-1900.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Dress

    • Front view of a Native American (Sioux) buckskin dress with lazy stitch, fringe, royal blue, yellow, rose color, green and light blue beadwork. Images on the bodice of the dress are of a man on horseback, man walking, a isoscoles triangle and a...
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Dresses--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • 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.
    • Airplanes--1940-1950.; Cowboys--1940-1950.; Horseback riding--1940-1950.
    • 1949
    • Dress

    • Back view of a Native American (Sioux) buckskin dress with lazy stitch, fringe, royal blue, yellow, rose color, green and light blue beadwork. Images on the bodice of the dress are of a man on horseback, man walking, a isoscoles triangle and a...
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Dresses--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Happiness or bust (originally untitled)

    • An oil painting by Denver, Colorado artist Paul Gregg. The painting is of a young boy in a wagon pulled by oxen, with the words "Happiness or Bust" painted on one side; in the background is a landscape of shrubbery. A large yellow sun is behind the...
    • Boys--1930-1940.; Carts & wagons--1930-1940.; Ox teams--1930-1940.
    • 1932 January 1
    • Bonnet

    • Native American (Oglala Sioux) bonnet made of red and yellow quillwork with a crossed flag pattern.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1860-1880.; Oglala Indians--Clothing & dress--1860-1880.; Bonnets--1860-1880.
    • [between 1860 and 1880]
    • Bundle case

    • Shows a Native American (Ute) bundle case used to hold medicine. The case features a rawhide thong, fringe, lid and feathers. It is painted with triangles, rectangles, and lines in green, red, black, yellow and blue.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Medicine bundles--1880-1890.; Ute Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Cases (containers)--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]

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