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    • Indians, Ute, wars, Meeker massacre

    • View of Meeker tragedy memorial markers, outside of Meeker, Rio Blanco, Colorado; the wood sign reads: "This area was site of White River Ute Indian Agency where U. S. Gov't. Agent, Nathan C. Meeker, with male employees were massacred. Women and...
    • Meeker, Nathan Cook, 1814-1879--Monuments.; Indians of North America--Colorado--Meeker--1920-1940.; Ute Indians--War--Colorado--Meeker--1920-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Meeker--1920-1940.; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. White...
    • [between 1927 and 1940?]
    • The first auto in Meeker

    • A crowd gathers in front of Meeker Stables, Harp's Livery, around the first automobile in town, Main Street, Meeker, Colorado. The automobile owned by Horace Simpson Harp, partner in the Harp Stage Line that operated between Grand Junction, Rifle,...
    • Harp, Horace Simpson--Homes & haunts.; Meeker (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Automobiles--Colorado--Meeker--1900-1910.; Livery stables--Colorado--Meeker--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Meeker--1900-1910.
    • 1904
    • Meeker, Colorado

    • The second J. W. Hugus and Company Building, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado, (originally built in the 1890s, destroyed by fire in the 1910 or 1911, then rebuilt.) Several men and a boy pose on boardwalk in front of the Meeker Bank and Hugus...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Buildings--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Meeker Hotel, Meeker, Colo.

    • View of the Meeker Hotel located at 560 Main Street, Meeker, Colo. Built by Susan C. Wright in 1883, the two-story brick building has round, fan lighted windows and a corbeled cornice. The hotel features a recessed center section with a wrought...
    • Meeker Hotel (Meeker, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Hotels--Colorado--Meeker--1990-2000.; Meeker (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Meeker Hotel (Meeker, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Hotels--Colorado--Meeker--Pictorial works.; Meeker (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 1991.
    • Meeker, Colorado

    • Men pose on boardwalk in front of the Meeker Hotel, a converted adobe army barracks with wood false front, 560 Main Street, Meeker, Colorado. The hotel was founded by Susan C. Wright, one of the founders of Meeker. Her brother Reuben Sanford Ball...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Meeker Hotel (Meeker, Colo.)
    • [1896]
    • The first automobile in Meeker

    • A crowd gathers around the first automobile in town, in front of Meeker Stables, Harp's Livery, Main Street, Meeker, Colorado. The automobile owned by Horace Simpson Harp, partner in the Harp Stage Line that operated between Grand Junction, Rifle,...
    • Harp, Horace Simpson--Homes & haunts.; Meeker (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Automobiles--Colorado--Meeker--1900-1910.; Livery stables--Colorado--Meeker--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Meeker--1900-1910.
    • April 12, 1904
    • Colorado, the late outbreak and massacre at the White River Agency, the ruins after the fire and...

    • Reproduction of a sketch of the Meeker tragedy at the White River Ute Indian Agency, September 29th 1879, Rio Blanco County, Colorado, shows soldiers surveying the destruction from the fire and battle between Native American Utes and Nathan Meeker,...
    • Meeker, Nathan Cook, 1814-1879--Tomb.; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. White River Agency (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Colorado--Meeker--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--War--Colorado--Meeker--1870-1880.; Meeker...
    • [between 1940 and 1960?]
    • Indians, Ute, wars, Meeker massacre

    • Detail view of the Meeker tragedy memorial marker, outside of Meeker, Rio Blanco, Colorado; bronze plaque on rock reads: "This native granite stone erected by the citizens of Rio Blanco County, Colorado 1927 and dedicated to the memory of Nathan C....
    • Meeker, Nathan Cook, 1814-1879--Monuments.; Indians of North America--War--Colorado--Meeker--1920-1940.; Ute Indians--Colorado--Meeker--1920-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Meeker--1920-1940.; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. White...
    • [between 1927 and 1940?]
    • Meeker, Colorado

    • Copy image of a 1887 H. A. Wildhack original of the first quarters of the J. W. Hugus and Company general merchandisers and bankers, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado, with three men standing on the boardwalk and another on horseback. The wood...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Meeker--1880-1900.
    • 1887
    • Meeker Colo.

    • View of the Meeker Hotel located at 580 Main Street in Meeker (Rio Blanco County), Colorado. The brick buildings has a decorative parapet. A sign reads: "Meeker Hotel." A barbershop is on one side of the hotel and "Meeker Liquors" is on the other....
    • Meeker Hotel (Meeker, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Meeker (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Hotels.; Liquor stores.
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    • Meeker businesses

    • View of a street in Meeker (Rio Blanco County), Colorado; people pose by storefronts, barrels, United States flags, and a poster with a Star of David (Magen David). Lettering reads: "Rector & Davis Saloon," "Wiseman's Restaurant," and "Meeker...
    • Rector & Davis Saloon (Meeker, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Bars--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1910.; Restaurants--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1910.; Stables--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1910.
    • [between 1895 and 1910?]
    • An early view taken from the front door of the Meeker Herald building

    • View from front door of Meeker Herald building, across boardwalk to Main Street, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado, includes the picket fence of army garrison parade grounds, the Independent Organization of Odd Fellows Hall, Antlers Hotel, Hartke...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Meeker--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Meeker, Colorado

    • A group of men gather on the boardwalk and on horses in front of the first building of the J. W. Hugus and Company general merchandisers and bankers, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado. The wood false front building once was an army barracks...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Commercial buildings--Colorado--Meeker--1880-1890.
    • 1889
    • Meeker flood

    • View from bluff across the White River south of Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows high water and muddy streets. Landmark buildings include the Hugus Block, the Meeker Hotel, and St. James Episcopal Church.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1910.; White River (Colo. and Utah)--1890-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1910.
    • [between 1897 and 1910?]
    • Meeker, Colorado after the Meeker flood in May of 1897.

    • View from bluff across the White River south of Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado, shows high water and muddy streets. Landmark buildings include the Hugus Block, the Meeker Hotel, and St. James Episcopal Church.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1900.; White River (Colo. and Utah)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.
    • 1897
    • Meeker, Colorado, the St. James Episcopal Church

    • Three people in a two horse open sleigh make their way across the snow in front of the St. James Episcopal Church, 368 Fourth (4th) Street, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado. The English style church was built in 1890 of sandstone with a square...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Episcopal churches--Colorado--Meeker--1900-1910.; St. James Episcopal Church (Meeker, Colo.)
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • First Meeker Hotel

    • Men pose on boardwalk in front of the Meeker Hotel, a converted adobe army barracks with wood false front and pediment window hoods, Main Street, Meeker, Colorado. The hotel was founded by Susan C. "Annie" Wright, one of the founders of Meeker. Her...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Meeker--1880-1890.; Meeker Hotel (Meeker, Colo.)
    • [between 1884 and 1885]
    • Meeker House, Greeley

    • View of the two-story stone Meeker house on 9th (Ninth) Avenue in Greeley (Weld County), Colorado, built by Nathan C. Meeker, founder of Greeley. The house has wooden shutters, a low-pitched, hipped roof and a widow's walk. A man poses beside a...
    • Meeker, Nathan Cook, 1814-1879--Homes & haunts.; Greeley (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Houses--Colorado--Greeley--1900-1920.
    • [between 1903 and 1920?]
    • On site of Redcliff, during Meeker troubles, miners dug a cave in rocks as protection against...

    • Miners including women and children pose on Red Cliff, a rock outcropping, near Meeker, Colorado, with an American flag, rifles and a guitar. Rock structure used for fortification during the Meeker massacre with Native American Utes.
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--Meeker--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--War--Colorado--Meeker--1870-1880.; Meeker (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Battlefields--Colorado--Meeker--1870-1880.; Children--Colorado--Meeker--1870-1880.;...
    • 1879
    • 50th anniversary celebration 2nd prize float, "The Meeker Massacre"

    • The second prize parade float depicts the Meeker Massacre, with white men dressed in Native American costumes. They wear feather headresses and skin pants, shoot Indian Agent Nathan C. Meeker, and hold a woman captive by her hair. Parade part of...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1940-1950.; White River National Forest (Colo.)--Commemoration.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.; Historical reenactments--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.
    • October 11, 1941
    • About 1903

    • View of front desk area in the Meeker Hotel, 560 Main Street, Meeker, Colorado. Lobby includes: potted plants, taxidermied elk, antelope deer, big horn sheep and birds, safe with owners name, "R. S. Ball," frame pictures, display case, and sign:...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Hotels--Colorado--Meeker--1900-1910.; Interiors.; Lobbies--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Meeker Hotel (Meeker, Colo.)
    • [between 1900 and 1905]
    • Tearing down barracks for start of IOOF building

    • View of the remains of the old army barracks and later first home of the Herald newspaper, Meeker, Colorado; in process of tearing down to make way for the IOOF Hall; only walls remain.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Barracks--Colorado--Meeker--1880-1890.; Demolition--Colorado--Meeker--1880-1890.; Newspapers--Colorado--Meeker--1880-1890.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Meeker saloon

    • Interior view of a saloon in Meeker (Rio Blanco County), Colorado; men pose behind the bar with mirrors, bunting, United States flags, a cash register, and a carved wood bar back. Also shows a dog, kerosene lamp, posters, and a spittoon.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bars--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Bartenders--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Festive decorations--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.
    • 1899 July 5
    • Meeker, Colo.

    • Men assemble on the boardwalk in front of the Post Office, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado. The one story building features rusticated stone construction, dentils on cornice, arched transoms above large four pane windows and entry double door...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Post offices--Colorado--Meeker--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Meeker, Colorado

    • View of the bridge crossing the White River at Meeker on the Mesa and Flag Creek road. Men, women, a girl and a dog pose on the wooden truss bridge leading into Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1900.; White River (Colo. and Utah)--1890-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.
    • 1897
    • Meeker, Colorado

    • View from the parade grounds of Fort Meeker towards the remains of the J. W. Hugus Building after the 1910 or 1911 fire. The Meeker Hotel with 1904 wing addition shows next to the ruins.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Fires--Colorado--Meeker--1910-1920.
    • [1910 or 1911]
    • Part of town taken from Market Street toward north

    • View of lumber yard in Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado, shows men inside a fenced yard with stacks of milled lumber. Log barracks, wood frame houses and a line of covered wagons are in the background. Timber was cut in the Buford area east of...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Lumber industry--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Lumberyards--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Interior Meeker Hotel

    • View of the Meeker Hotel lobby, 560 Main Street, Meeker, Colorado. Interior includes: taxidermied elk, antelope deer, big horn sheep and birds, antler chairs and plant stands with potted plants, front desk with safe and framed pictures.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Hotels--Colorado--Meeker--1900-1910.; Interiors.; Lobbies--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Meeker Hotel (Meeker, Colo.)
    • [between 1900 and 1905]
    • Woodmen of World Members in front of I. O. O. F. building, Meeker, Colorado.

    • The Woodmen of the World pose in front of the 1897 Odd Fellows Lodge on Main Street, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado. First row sits on benches in uniform holding long handle axes. The second row wears suits and men around the central banner...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1910.; Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
    • [between 1897 and 1910]
    • Meeker Hotel

    • Busy scene in front of Meeker Hotel, 560 Main Street, Meeker, Colorado, shows a stagecoach parked in front with large group of men on boardwalk and guests out on the second floor balcony.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Meeker Hotel (Meeker, Colo.)
    • [between 1896 and 1900]
    • Meeker

    • A large group of men gather in front of the Meeker Hotel, Main Street, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado. A couple are mounted on horses and have a band of dogs around them; snow covers the ground.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Meeker Hotel (Meeker, Colo.)
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Meeker, Colorado; the old Paradice [sic] mine owned by the Fairfield family

    • View shows the Fairfield family, of Meeker (Rio Blanco County), Colorado, and owners of the Paradise mine, on a picnic outing. The men and women are gathered under a trestle with their horse-drawn carriages and dog.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1910.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • About 1903

    • View of the Meeker Hotel lobby, 560 Main Street, Meeker, Colorado. Interior includes: taxidermied elk, antelope deer, ducks, antler plant stands, door with transom window sign: "Barber Shop," a bulletin board and stairway.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Hotels--Colorado--Meeker--1900-1910.; Interiors.; Lobbies--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Lobbies--Colorado--Meeker--1900-1910.; Meeker Hotel (Meeker, Colo.)
    • [between 1900 and 1905]
    • Meeker, Colorado

    • Looking south on the easterly part of Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado, shows buildings built by the army garrison under the command of General Wesley Merritt. He established his 'Camp on White River' to enforce the banishment of the Northern...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1900.; White River (Colo. and Utah)--1890-1900.
    • 1897
    • July 7, #6

    • Sixth in a series of progress documentation views of the summer 1896 construction of the Meeker Hotel, 560 Main Street, Meeker, Colorado. This facade view shows brick work near completion on the two story hotel with two men posing on rafters. The...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Meeker Hotel (Meeker, Colo.)
    • [1896]
    • Interior Meeker Hotel

    • Reuben Sanford Ball, owner and proprietor sits at a table in the lobby of his Meeker Hotel, 560 Main Street, Meeker, Colorado. Original hotel founded by his sister Susan A. "Annie" Wright. Interior includes: man leaning on front wooden desk, potted...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Hotels--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1910.; Interiors.; Ball, Reuben Sanford.; Meeker Hotel (Meeker, Colo.)
    • [between 1896 and 1910]
    • June 13, #2

    • Second in a series of views documenting progress of the summer of 1896 construction of the Meeker Hotel, 560 Main Street, Meeker, Colorado. The workmen (and possibly the owner Reuben Sanford Ball) pose on the construction site. The first floor of...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Meeker Hotel (Meeker, Colo.)
    • [1896]
    • June 17, #3

    • Third in a series of progress documentation views of the summer 1896 construction of the Meeker Hotel, 560 Main Street, Meeker, Colorado. The wooden facade openings with arched transoms are set, masons proceeds with brick work between them. Stacks...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Meeker Hotel (Meeker, Colo.)
    • [1896]
    • Ezra Meeker

    • Men, a women, and children pose on or beside an oxen-drawn covered wagon in an eroded ravine near Bellevue (Sarpy County), Nebraska. Ezra Meeker, an elderly man, has a beard, wears a jacket and slacks, and stands beside oxen. On the wagon, a woman...
    • Oregon National Historic Trail--1910-1920.; Aged persons--Men--Nebraska--1910-1920.; Canyons--Nebraska--1910-1920.; Children--Nebraska--1910-1920.; Covered wagons--Nebraska--1910-1920.; Ox teams--Nebraska--1910-1920.;...
    • [between 1910 and 1912?]
    • June 25, #4

    • Fourth in a series of views documenting progress of the summer of 1896 construction of the Meeker Hotel, 560 Main Street, Meeker, Colorado. This facade view shows the brick and window work continuing on the second level. Workers stand on the upper...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Meeker Hotel (Meeker, Colo.)
    • [1896]
    • June 27, #5

    • Fifth in a series of views documenting progress of the summer of 1896 construction of the Meeker Hotel, 560 Main Street, Meeker, Colorado. This facade view shows the wood frame work of the second story windows in place with brick work continuing on...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Meeker Hotel (Meeker, Colo.)
    • [1896]
    • Meeker couple and house

    • View of a house in Meeker (Rio Blanco County), Colorado; a man and woman pose on the porch by a pile of antlers.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Spouses--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.
    • 1899 July 5
    • Three original log cabins in Meeker, Colo.

    • View of the old log officers' barracks in Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado. The corner building converted into the "Community Center" and the "Meeker Public Library And Reading Room."
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Barracks--Colorado--Meeker--1900-1910.; Log cabins--Colorado--Meeker--1900-1910.; Officers' quarters--Colorado--Meeker--1900-1910.
    • [between 1942 and 1950]
    • Meeker Community Church

    • Three-quarter view of the Meeker Community Church, 11th (Eleventh) and Garfield streets, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado. The center section was the Mesa schoolhouse before it was moved to town and converted into the church. The wood frame...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Churches--Colorado--Meeker--1970-1980.; Meeker Community Church (Meeker, Colo.)
    • [between 1970 and 1980]
    • Meeker Community Church

    • View of the side of the Meeker Community Church, 11th (Eleventh) and Garfield streets, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado. The center section was once the Mesa schoolhouse before it was moved to town and converted into the church. The wood frame...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Churches--Colorado--Meeker--1970-1980.; Meeker Community Church (Meeker, Colo.)
    • [between 1970 and 1980]
    • Meeker Community Church

    • Three-quarter view of the Meeker Community Church, 11th (Eleventh) and Garfield streets, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado. The center section was the Mesa schoolhouse before it was moved to town and converted into the church. The wood frame...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Churches--Colorado--Meeker--1970-1980.; Meeker Community Church (Meeker, Colo.)
    • [between 1970 and 1980]
    • June 9, 96, #1

    • First in a series of progress documentation views of the summer of 1896 construction of the Meeker Hotel, 560 Main Street, Meeker, Colorado. A large stack of bricks is piled in front of the beginnings of the wood frame work of the windows and...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Meeker Hotel (Meeker, Colo.)
    • [1896]

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