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    • 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
    • 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
    • Levi E. Marshal, Colorado pioneer

    • Head and shoulders portrait of Levi E. Marshall, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado with short cropped hair and a bushy mustache; fitted sack jacket buttoned all the way up to the small lapels.
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Marshall, Levi E.
    • 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.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 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.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 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.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 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.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 June 28
    • 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."
    • Sluices--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Central City; looking up Spring Gulch

    • Reproduction of a J. Bien rendering; shows Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, with houses, businesses, people, and mining facilities.
    • Central City (Colo.)--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
    • 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.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1860 May 12-16
    • Nevadaville, Colo. in Gilpin County

    • Main Street, in Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, is a dirt path flanked by log and frame buildings; some businesses have false fronts. Men walk among piled timber and lumber. Roads cut across one side of the valley; Maryland Mountain and...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860?
    • 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.
    • Governors--Colorado.; Governors' spouses--Colorado.
    • 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...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1862
    • View of Black Hawk Point

    • Reproduction of lithograph; shows Black Hawk, Gilpin County, Colorado, with Gregory Gulch, Chase Gulch, Clear Creek, houses, businesses, and mining facilities.
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1862
    • Chief Colorow

    • Lithographic reproduction of a head and shoulders portrait of Chief Colorow, White River Band, Native American Northern Utes.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Ute Indians--1860-1870.; Colorow, ca. 1810-1888.
    • 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.
    • Governors--Colorado.; Governors' spouses--Colorado.
    • 1863
    • 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
    • Black Hawk, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of frame and brick buildings on Gregory Street in Blackhawk (Black Hawk), Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows the Presbyterian Church with a spire on a hillside, and commercial buildings with signs that read: "Wholesale & Retail...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Denver C.T.

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses, houses, a corral, horse, and sheds. The first U.S. Denver Branch Mint is to the side; signs read: "Ladies Emporium," "Metropolitan Billiard Hall," and "F. A. Brocker Groceries."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Mints--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 13
    • Denver

    • View of buildings and houses in downtown Denver, Colorado. Signs read: "Drugs," "City Book Store," "Graham's City Drug Store," "Denver Photographic Rooms," and "Dry Goods & Clothing."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1865
    • Complimentary supper to Gen. P.E. Connor.

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    • Parties--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Connor, P. E. (Patrick Edward), 1820-1891.; Suppers--Colorado--Denver.; Denver (Colo.)--Social life and customs--To 1876.
    • 1865
    • Upper Empire and Silver Mountain

    • Reproduction of pencil rendering; shows Empire, Clear Creek County, Colorado, with houses, Native Americans, and horses.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1865 or 1866
    • 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
    • Buttes on the plains, D.T.

    • View of a mound of earth in the Dakota Territory; men and horses of Captain Fish's expedition pose.
    • Trails & paths--1860-1870.; Dakota Territory--1860-1870.; Overland Trails--1860-1870.; Expeditions & surveys--1860-1870.; Rock formations--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • Black Hawk looking up Gregory and Chase's Gulches

    • Reproduction of pencil rendering; shows Black Hawk, Gilpin County, Colorado, with Gregory Gulch, Chase Gulch, residences, businesses, and mining facilities.
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • Central City from the side of Mammoth Hill looking up Gregory and Eureka Gulches

    • Rendering of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows dwellings, businesses, and mining facilities. Pedestrians and wagons are in the streets and on a retaining wall housing a culvert for Clear Creek. Men and women are in the foreground;...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • S. end E. front U.P. railroad works at Omaha

    • View of frame railroad works buildings and the brick engine house of the Union Pacific Railroad in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Piles of lumber are stacked near the railroad buildings. Shows a depression in a grassy field.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • S. end E. front U.P. Railroad works at Omaha

    • View of the brick buildings of the Union Pacific Railroad works at Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows arched windows, gabled roofs, a brick smokestack, warehouse and engine house buildings. Stacks of lumber are nearby.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • [Sixteenth] 16th St. East side

    • Rooftop view of 16th (Sixteenth) Street, Larimer Street and Lawrence Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Signs on buildings read: "Pacific House" and "Denver Theatre." Shows a building construction site.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • The Middle Landing, O.R.R., Cascades, Columbia River

    • View of frame buildings, a boat house and a wooden ramp beside the Columbia River near The Cascades, whitewater rapids in Multnomah County, Oregon. Shows a trestle near buildings and dense trees on mountains nearby.
    • Columbia River--1860-1870.; Multnomah County (Or.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Oregon--Multnomah County--1860-1870.; Rivers--Oregon--Multnomah County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • The Dalles, from Sun Set Hill

    • View of the Columbia River at The Dalles (later Dalles Dam), whitewater rapids in Wasco County, Oregon or Klickitat County, Washington, near what is identified as "Sun Set Hill." Shows frame buildings, sparse trees and river inlets in the wide...
    • Columbia River--1860-1870.; Dalles, The (Or. and Wash. : Rapids)--1860-1870.; Rivers--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Lookout Mountain, Cascades, Columbia River

    • View of a settlement in Hood River County, Oregon; shows frame buildings, a blockhouse, and picket fences. Lookout Mountain is in the distance.
    • Hood River County (Or.)--1860-1870.; Lookout Mountain (Hood River County, Or.)--1860-1870.; Blockhouses--Oregon--Hood River County--1860-1870.; Farms--Oregon--Hood River County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Larimer St. Denver

    • View of businesses on Larimer Street in Denver, Colorado. Men stand near the two story brick and wood buildings. Signs read: "Dry Goods" and "Alfred Dolittl[e]".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Ware's Block, Omaha in 1868

    • Men stand and pose in second story windows or outside the Ware Block, a two-story brick commercial building in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows arched windows with tracery, a flat roof with bracketed eaves and signs on businesses that read:...
    • Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Banks--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Barrels--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Dry goods stores--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.;...
    • 1868
    • 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

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