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    • 1903 Library CU Boulder

    • People ascend steps to the stone arched entry of the 1903 Library at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The large scale, two story building has a tiled, square monitor roof. Mature, bare trees conceal second floor details, and a cast iron,...
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    • [between 1933 and 1939?]
    • 1st grade art work at Central, 1941

    • Boys and girls sit around rectangular tables making art with clay in a first grade classroom at Central School in Alamosa, Colorado. Some children stand at a blackboard painting on paper with a table of paint jars and brushes behind them. An...
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    • 1941
    • 2nd grade at Central, 1941, Miss Monroe

    • Boys and girls sit around rectangular tables and weave hot pads in Miss Monroe's second grade classroom at Central School in Alamosa, Colorado. Striped shirts are popular among the boys and floral print dresses are worn by most girls. A long coat...
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    • 1941
    • 3400 block of South Broadway

    • WPA (Works Progress Administration) workmen are resurfacing one side of South Broadway in Englewood, Colorado. A rope barracade runs down the middle of the street between two sets of trolley tracks; trolley wires are overhead. A trolley is in the...
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • 3rd grade at Boyd, 1941

    • Boys and girls sit in rows of wooden desks in a third grade classroom at Boyd School in Alamosa, Colorado. Some boys wear overalls and one wears a bow tie. The girls wear print dresses with clips or bows in their hair. Built in bookshelves with...
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    • [1941]
    • 3rd grade at Central, 1941, Miss Borego

    • In Miss Borego's third grade classroom, number 202, at Central School in Alamosa, Colorado, boys and girls sit in rows of wooden desks reading books. One boy reads "Sails, Wheels, and Wings." A blackboard has a scene of wisemen and their camels,...
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    • [1941]
    • 4th grade at Boyd, 1941

    • Boys and girls sit in rows of wooden desks in a fourth grade classroom at Boyd School in Alamosa, Colorado. Built in bookshelves with jars of dried weeds on the top shelf are along the back wall. A blackboard is on the side wall near a bulletin...
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    • [1941]
    • 6th grade at Boyd, 1941

    • In this sixth grade classroom at Boyd School in Alamosa, Colorado, boys and girls sit in rows of wooden desks. Two children stand and read at bookshelves built into the back of the room. A boy with a paintbrush works on a mural of the Nativity...
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    • 1941
    • 8th grade gym class

    • In a girls' eighth grade gym class at Central School in Alamosa, Colorado, the girls all wear white, short sleeved blouses, belted dark shorts, socks and white tennis shoes. Several girls stand on their heads while pairs of girls hold them up. The...
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    • [1941]
    • "The Ghost Flies South" Nov. 1941, Junior class play

    • Stage scene during Junior play, The Ghost Flies South, at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado; living room scene includes students in costume: Native American woman (wearing beads and feather headband), house maid (face painted black, maid's...
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    • 1941
    • A final clean-up crew

    • A W.P.A. work crew cleans up tree branches and debris after a snowstorm in Denver, Colorado.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Acting Mayor Cranmer at Globeville pool dedication

    • Photograph of acting Denver Mayor George Cranmer addressing a crowd during the dedication of a WPA funded swimming pool in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Acting Mayor Cranmer stands on the diving board platform, talking in the...
    • Rocky Mountain News.
    • 1940 July 20
    • Adult education, Denver

    • Men engage in first aid instruction in Denver, Colorado; the "victim" is held above a stretcher.
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    • Adult education, Denver

    • Men engage in first aid instruction in Denver, Colorado; the "victim" is wrapped in bandages.
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    • Adult education, Denver

    • Men engage in first aid instruction in Denver, Colorado; the "victim" wears splints and bandages.
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    • Adult education, Denver

    • Men engage in first aid instruction in Denver, Colorado. They practice artificial respiration.
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    • Adult education, Denver

    • Men engage in first aid instruction in Denver, Colorado; they put a splint of the leg of the "victim."
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    • Adult education, Denver

    • Men engage in first aid instruction in Denver, Colorado; the "victim" is on a stretcher.
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    • Alamosa County, County Court House, July 1966

    • The courthouse in Alamosa, Colorado was built in 1938 with W.P.A. assistance and has Mission-style architecture with U-shape plan, brick construction, curvilinear gables, tile roof and an arcade along the interior courtyard with flowers. Two...
    • Jameson, J. Harold.
    • 1966
    • Alamosa County, County Court House, July 1966

    • The Alamosa Courthouse in Colorado was built in 1938 with W.P.A. help and has Mission-style architecture with U-shape plan, brick construction, curvilinear gables, tile roof and an arcade along the interior courtyard with flowers. A car and a truck...
    • Jameson, J. Harold.
    • 1966
    • Alamosa, Colo., Court House

    • The Alamosa Courthouse in Alamosa County, Colorado, was built in 1938 with W.P.A. help and has Mission-style architecture with a U-shaped floor plan, brick construction, curvilinear gables, tile roof, and an arcade along all three sides of the...
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    • [1938]
    • Alma, Colo.

    • Colorado and Southern Railroad boxcars pause at the station in Alma, (10,353 feet) in Park County, Colorado. Log cabins and wood frame structures show beyond the station. A man walks near a small lean-to in the foreground and evergreens are on the...
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    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Alma, Park Co.

    • View west of Alma, (10,353 feet) Park County, Colorado, includes large tailing dumps from placer and hydraulic dredge mining above the Middle Fork of the South Platte River; shows frame residences, commercial buildings on main street, and ruins of...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [1929]
    • American Guide display - Denver Dry Goods Company

    • Interior view of the Denver Dry Goods Store, in Denver, Colorado; shows books and magazines in glass display cases, a woman customer, and a show card with lettering: "American Guide Almanac."
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Armed forces service centers

    • African American soldiers in uniform and women laugh as they stand near, or sit on, a piano at a W.P.A. armed forces center in Denver, Colorado. The women wear dresses, one has on strap heeled shoes.
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    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Arts building

    • Gabled, three-story wings flank the central section of the arts building at the University of Colorado at Boulder. In architect Charles Z. Klauder's rural Italian motif, the sandstone edifice has a gabled, terra- cotta roof with chimneys. Stone...
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    • [between 1933 and 1940?]
    • Aspen 1930's ski course construction

    • Two women skiers in Aspen, Colorado stand at the top of the ski hill facing downwards. Both women wear trousers, light jackets and scarves on their head. Trees are on either side of the ski slope, and the town is at the base of the hill.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Aspen, Colo WPA ski course

    • View of Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado, during a Works Progress Administration educational course in skiing; shows snow, a skier, crowds, and town buildings.
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    • 1939, March 5
    • Auditorium, Loveland

    • A man adresses the audience from beside a lectern on stage of the auditorium, Loveland Community Building, Colorado. The stage is full of men in suits with a orchestra seated behind them. An American flag is above them on the back curtain drop....
    • Hancock Studio.
    • [between 1936 and 1941]
    • Auditorium, Loveland

    • A woman with a corsage stands at a lectern on stage of the auditorium, Loveland Community Building, Colorado. The stage is full of men in suits with a orchestra seated behind them. An American flag is above them on the back curtain drop. Two...
    • Hancock Studio.
    • [between 1936 and 1941]
    • Auditorium, Loveland, CO

    • Interior auditorium view, Loveland Community Building, Colorado, includes a men on a stage with an American flag on the back curtain drop. Two flower arrangements and "USA Work Program, WPA" signs are on the edge of the stage. The audience in floor...
    • Hancock Studio.
    • [between 1936 and 1941]
    • Barn and sheds, Ft. Bridger - old Pony Express stable

    • These log and stone buildings at Fort Bridger (Uinta County), Wyoming, were once Pony Express facilities. The barn has a second story hay loft door with hoist pole; sign reads: "USA Work Program WPA."
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    • [between 1938 and 1945?]
    • Barnum Park WPA Memorial

    • Memorial dedicated to the Works Progress Administration at 5th and Julian. James Rogers photographer in photo.
    • Hamilton, Kinsey
    • 2010 May 14
    • Barnum Park WPA Monument

    • Memorial dedicated to the Works Progress Administration at 5th and Julian. Inscription reads "Erected Through the Cooperation of Federal State and Local Governments by Works Progress Administration Dedicated to the Enrichment of Human Lives A...
    • Rogers, James W.
    • 2010 May 14
    • Barnum Park WPA Monument Inscription

    • Memorial dedicated to the Works Progress Administration at 5th and Julian. Inscription reads "Erected Through the Cooperation of Federal, State and Local Governments by Works Progress Administration Dedicated to the Enrichment of Human Lives A...
    • Hamilton, Kinsey
    • 2010 May 14
    • Basketball, Sanford vs. Alamosa, March 1941

    • Boys in short trunks, numbered tank tops, knee socks, high top tennis shoes, and knee pads spring to action during tip-off in a basketball game between Alamosa High School and Sanford. Two referees in striped shirts are ready for play while the...
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    • 1941
    • Bear Pits - City Park - Pueblo, Colo.

    • Crude stone walls divide bear pits in Pueblo, Colorado, at the City Park zoo. A stone obelisk is by a 30's touring car in the parking area. Bare trees fill the surrounding park.
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    • [between 1933 and 1940?]
    • Beulah mountain park (Pueblo) Ap 1939

    • Teenage girls pose at the Beulah resort near Pueblo, Colorado, on the log railing of an open porch fronting a frame, one-story dormitory. The walks at the bottom of the steps are concrete with curved 'grout' lines.
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    • 1939
    • Beulah mountain park (Pueblo) Ap 1939

    • Men on boards and sawhorses work on windows of a brick, one- story dormitory building that is part of the Beulah resort near Pueblo, Colorado. Vigas follow the flat roof line, chicken wire (plaster base) covers the brick, and a deck fronts the...
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    • 1939
    • Bibliographic Center Denver Public Library

    • Men and women work in the Bibliographic Center in the Denver Public Library at Colfax Avenue and Bannock Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Books and stacks are nearby. A sign reads: "Please Do Not Close the C.B.I. and...
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