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    • Trianon interior

    • View of the ornate wood surround fireplace in Trianon, formerly called Claremont, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. Telamons and caryatids serve as the support columns for the mantel. A equesterain sculpture sits on the mantel. Wing back...
    • Sealy, Orin A.
    • 1063 December 8
    • Spoon

    • Shows a spoon made of buffalo horn of the Native American Santee Sioux, Mt. Vara River, Nebraska.
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    • 1800
    • Morrison Home, Lilac Hill

    • View of Alfred W. Morrison's house, "Lilac Hill" in Fayette, Howard County, Missouri. Shows Early Classical Revival architecture with a columned porch, a balcony over a round-arched doorway and keystones on lintels.
    • Piaget.
    • 1829
    • Hiram and Aldia Burton

    • A portrait of Hiram and Aldia Burton. Hiram wears a suit and bow tie, Aldia wears a dress with a lace collar.
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    • 1849
    • 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...
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    • 1852?
    • 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...
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    • 1853?
    • Pueblo of Taos - north pueblo

    • Reproduction of ink rendering; shows Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, with Native Americans and adobe pueblo dwellings.
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    • 1857
    • Mormons in a kanyon [sic] of the Rocky Mountains

    • Mormon emigrants in covered wagons travel on a dirt road in a canyon in the Rocky Mountains. A man on horseback with a whip drives oxen on the trail. Shows a stream in the valley and mountains in the distance.
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    • 1857 April 18
    • Indian delegation at White House

    • Native American (Sioux, Pawnee, Potawatomi, and Sac & Fox) men pose with white men near the White House in Washington, D. C. The Native American men wear leggings, blankets, bead necklaces, fur pelts, hats, feather roaches, and headdresses.
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    • 1858 January 1
    • Map of Golden City: laid out in the spring of 1859

    • Golden's town company, known as the Golden City Association, was formed when the town was founded on June 16, 1859. At that time, the town of Golden City was part of Kansas Territory. The Territory of Colorado was created to govern the western...
    • Clarke, R. W.
    • 1859
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William H.H. correspondence sent to family. Gold, lot speculation, Auraria drinking & gambling, Reverend Fisher, donation of 4 lots from Auraria, "beat them fairly" "not a mining town. It will be a Capitol." future of Denver.
    • Larimer, William Henry Harrison, 1840-1910.
    • 1859 February
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to family. Staying till spring, owns 1/18 of Denver City, 200 houses, trades for Leavenworth property, climate, railroad meeting, Brockway.
    • Larimer, William, 1809-1875.
    • 1859 January 11
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to Family. Kansas elections, best route for John, Horace Greeley report, Rocky Mountain News, Denver stores, band, gambling, 15,000 population, church.
    • Larimer, William, 1809-1875.
    • 1859 June 18
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with "Son" (John)

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to "Son" (John). Lies about Larimer, persuading John to come to Denver, price of flour in Denver, the mines, post office, Denver will be state capitol, cemetery company.
    • Larimer, William, 1809-1875.
    • 1859 June 28
    • Central City

    • View of Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado; shows Main and Eureka Streets, businesses, houses, mines, and tailings piles.
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    • 1860
    • Corner Blake & 15th

    • Horse-drawn covered wagons are parked near buildings at 15th (Fifteenth) and Blake Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Signs on the wood frame buildings read: "Platte House," "Keith & Bond Auction Commission & Storage," and "Meat Market [?]...
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    • 1860
    • Blake Street F & G Sts.

    • Horse-drawn wagons are parked near buildings on Blake Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Signs on the buildings read: "Wholesale Groceries," "H. Burton Storage & Commission," and "Missouri House."
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • 1860
    • Denver

    • Horse-drawn wagons are parked near buildings on Blake Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Oxen and horses are beside wagons. Signs on frame and brick commercial buildings read: "Wholesale Groceries," "H. Burton Storage & Commission," and "Missouri...
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • 1860
    • Illinois gulch (?)

    • A group of miners with shovels and pitch forks work on a system of sluices possibly in Illinois Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows cabins, tents, sign on a business reads: "Star & Johnson, Sterling Industry Wholesale Dealers."
    • Cable, Rufus E.
    • 1860
    • Colorado City, 1860

    • View of Colorado City, (capitol of Colorado Territory in 1861) El Paso County, Colorado; shows wood frame and stone false fronts and a two- story hotel (known as the El Paso House, Holmes House, Baird & Smith Hotel) with hip roof and dormer; Pikes...
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    • 1860
    • Pitcher

    • Shows a Native American (Jicarilla Apache) micaceous clay pitcher. The pitcher has a handle and an indented neck.
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    • 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...
    • Williams & McDonald.
    • 1860
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to family. Politics, "Larimer addition to Denver City", boys coming out, new office & new home.
    • Larimer, William, 1809-1875.
    • 1860 May 12-16
    • Mills and houses in Chase Gulch

    • View of four small wood buildings in Chase Gulch, Black Hawk, Colorado, with central building showing smoke from the chimney. Small Aspen tree occupies center of photo. Man visible in front of left building and is standing on road.
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    • 1861
    • 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),...
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • 1861
    • Gregory Lode looking south Gregory store & F. Smith Bank.

    • Miners pose outside the Gregory Store and the F. Smith Bank at Gregory Gulch near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Frame mine buildings, probably the Gregory Mine, are on the treeless hillside. Shows tailings piles, stone retaining walls,...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1861
    • Larimer St

    • View of Larimer Street in Denver, Colorado. Two-story wood and brick buildings line the street. Signs read: "Chamberlains Ambrotype & Photographic Gallery", "Bookstore The News Depot", and "Graham's Pioneer Drug Store".
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • 1861
    • Diary of Margaret Patten Gray Evans

    • Margaret Evans, the wife of John Evans describes her daily life in 1861. She describes her efforts to improve her children, and comments about religion.
    • Evans, Margaret Gray, 1830-1906.
    • 1861
    • Main Street, Central City streets

    • A winter view of the intersection of Main Street and Eureka streets in Central City, Colorado; signs read "Head Quarters Lager Beer Saloon," "Bookstore," "Bank," "Wholesale & Retail Dry Goods," and "Central Overland California & Pike's Peak Express...
    • Faul, Henry.
    • 1862
    • Diary of Margaret Patten Gray Evans

    • Margaret Evans, the wife of John Evans describes her daily life in 1863. The diary also includes doodles, children's drawings and an accounting ledger.
    • Evans, Margaret Gray, 1830-1906.
    • 1863
    • 15 St Denver

    • View of 15th (Fifteenth) (F) Street in Denver, Colorado. Signs on the wood and brick business district buildings read: "Broadway Store Dry Goods & Clothing Wholesale & Retail", "Tappan & Co.", "Chemicals Paints Oils Brushes & Glass", and "Drugs"....
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • 1863
    • Taken after a snowstorm

    • Men stand and pose in the snow-covered street at the corner of 15th (Fifteenth) and Larimer Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Men wear short-crowned hats and long overcoats. Signs read: "H.J. Brendlinger Tobacco & Cigars" and "C.A. Cook & Co....
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1863 October 22
    • Old view of Denver

    • View shows wooden and brick residences and brick commercial buildings in early Denver, Colorado. Signs: "Drugs," "Denver Book Store," "Denver Photographic Rooms," "City Drug Store," "Ambrotypes," "Dry Goods & Clothing," "Storage," "Mission,"...
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • 1864
    • Central City, C. T.

    • View of Central City, Colorado in Gilpin County before the fire that destroyed most of the town. Piles of boards behind commercial buildings near patches of snow on the ground. Signs: "Clothing & Furnishing Goods O. K. Store Wholesale & Retail,"...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • Twin Lakes

    • View across the Twin Lakes Reservoir towards snow covered Mounts Elbert and Massive near Twin Lakes (Lake County), Colorado. A woman wears a dress and stands near a covered wagon along a dirt trail. Fir trees dot the hills.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864

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