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    • Durango roundhouse

    • Two Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotives sit in the roundhouse at Durango (La Plata County), Colorado; a ladder leans on a gondola. A sign on one of the locomotives reads "496." A man works on one of the locomotives.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Railroad roundhouses--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.
    • (between 1950 and 1960?)
    • 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...
    • Burton, Alida.; Burton, Elsie.; Burton, Hiram Knight.; Burton, Smith Payne.; Children & adults--1850-1860.; Families--1850-1860.
    • 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...
    • Burton, Alida.; Burton, Elsie.; Burton, Hiram Knight.; Burton, Smith Payne.; Children & adults--1850-1860.; Families--1850-1860.
    • 1853?
    • Faro - Monte

    • Men play cards at tables with surrounded by men in California. Gambling chips and a chip bank are on the tables. The men wear shirts or jackets, pants boots and hats. Two gamblers wear suits, bow ties, and top hats.
    • Card games--1850-1860.; Casinos--1850-1860.; Gambling--1850-1860.
    • 1857 October 3
    • Mining life in California

    • Chinese miners, some in coolie hats sit or stand near tents, or mine near a lake, in an unidentified mining camp in California. One man shaves a miners head, another braids a mans queue. Two miners cook over an open campfire near their tent. A...
    • Chinese--California--1850-1860.; Dance parties--California--1850-1860.; Hairdressing--California--1850-1860.; Miners--California--1850-1860.; Mining camps--California--1850-1860.; Outdoor cookery--California--1850-1860.
    • 1857 October 3
    • 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
    • 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...
    • Colorado City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Main Street, Central City

    • View looking south down unpaved Main Street in Central City, Colorado, at about 9:00 a.m. The buildings consist of one and two-story clapboard storefronts with false fronts and rectangular windows. The street is littered with building materials,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Main Street, Central City

    • View looking north on Main Street toward Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. The block consists of mostly wooden, clapboard, one and two-story storefronts. The unpaved street is littered with garbage and debris. In the foreground, two men,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • West end South Adams village

    • View of frame buildings with gabled roofs in a town near hills and trees. Probably an ore pile and ore car tracks are near a river. One or two story buildings are near probably a barn and timber piles. Cultivated crops are near deciduous trees. A...
    • Cities & towns--1860-1870.; Croplands--1860-1870.; Mine railroad cars--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.; Rivers--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • [Promissory note.].

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    • Loans--Colorado--Central City.; Central City (Colo.)--To 1876.
    • 1866
    • View of Omaha, N. T. from Capitol Hill (2)

    • View of brick and frame houses and buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows the brick church and frame steeple of probably the First Congregational Church on 16th (Sixteenth) Street, wooden fences, a dirt road beside commercial...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Churches--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Courthouses--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Laying the rails of U.P.R.R. - two miles a-day

    • Construction workers lay rail over railroad ties on the Union Pacific Railroad in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a supply wagon, men in work clothes and felt hats, and members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, in...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln...
    • 1866 October
    • South Boulder Creek, Boulder, Co., Colo. Ter.

    • View of South Boulder Creek at the mouth of Eldorado Canyon near Eldorado Springs in Boulder County, Colorado. Two people stand in or beside the creek near a partly washed out log fence. Shows a hogback, and rock formations in the canyon.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Eldorado Canyon (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Eldorado Springs (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Canyons--Colorado--Boulder County--1860-1870.; Fences--Colorado--Boulder County--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Boulder County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Mud house at Ogalalla, Nebraska

    • Two women and a child sit on the ground beside a frame house with a shingle roof and sod siding in Ogallala (Keith County), Nebraska. The women wear dresses with full skirts. The house has a wooden lintel above a window, and a bench, a barrel and a...
    • Ogallala (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Houses--Nebraska--Ogallala--1860-1870.; Sod buildings--Nebraska--Ogallala--1860-1870.; Women--Nebraska--Ogallala--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
    • Pawnee

    • Sitting portrait of an unidentified Native American (Pawnee) man. He is shirtless and wears leggings, a blanket around his waist, necklaces, earrings, a woven sash over his right shoulder, and two feathers in his hair. He holds a tomahawk in his...
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Pawnee Indians--1860-1870.; Clothing & dress--1860-1870.
    • 1867?
    • Pawnee Indians

    • Reproduction of a lithograph shows a head and shoulders view of three Native American (Pawnee) men. One wears a hat and crescent moon necklace, the other two have long, straight hair.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1880.; Pawnee Indians--1860-1880.; Men--1860-1880.
    • 1868
    • Main Street looking west from the corner of 3rd, in 1868.

    • Stone and brick buildings line dirt street in Canon City, Colorado. Two have arched windows, others have bracketed or stone cornices. Men and horses loiter; lumber and barrels are on boardwalk fronting a business with a sign reading: "Webb &...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Bird's eye view of Great Salt Lake City

    • View of Salt Lake City, Utah. Shows a two story frame Gothic Revival style residence, streets and frame and stone houses and buildings.
    • Salt Lake City (Utah)--1860-1870.; Houses--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Salt Lake City in 1869

    • View of one and two story frame and brick commercial storefront buildings with flat and gabled roofs on a dirt street, Salt Lake City, Utah. Signs read: "Saddler's Shop," "J. Mallen California Store [?]."
    • Salt Lake City (Utah)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Signs of the Mormon Cooperative Institution, Salt Lake County, 1869

    • View of three two story frame storefronts, Salt Lake City, Utah. Signs read: "[F]ancy Goods," "Farmers Exchange Godliness to the Lord Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution," "David Day," "Town Clock Store."
    • Cooperative societies--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.; Salt Lake City (Utah)--1860-1870.; Clock & watch making--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.; Cooperatives--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • 1st bldg.

    • View of the Territorial Prison (later the Colorado State Penitentiary) building in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows a two story stone building with a mansard roof, chimneys, and dormers.
    • Colorado State Penitentiary--Buildings--1860-1870.; Canon City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Stone buildings--Colorado--Canon City--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Depot at Cheyenne, Wyoming

    • View of the Union Pacific railroad depot at Cheyenne (Laramie County), Wyoming. Men sit in front of the one story depot; a two story hotel is beside the railroad station. A passenger train and caboose are near the buildings.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Cheyenne (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Hotels--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1860-1870.; Railroad stations--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1860-1870.; Railroads--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Pikes Peak or bust

    • An oil painting of a covered wagon on a prairie landscape under a gray sky. Two oxen stand by, a body of a dead man lies on the ground next to the wagon. The words: "Pikes Peak or bust" are written on the wagon cover. The frame is gilded, gessoed...
    • Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Dead persons--1870-1880.; Ox teams--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Between Second & Third St's.

    • Covered and freight wagons are parked on Main Street in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows wood and brick false front commercial buildings, and one and two story buildings. Signs read: "Boot Maker," "Hardware," "Baldwin House," "C. Makley...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Sterographs.; Wagon trains--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • A photo of the Ottawa Indian School as represented in it's first opening in 1870

    • Native American students and white teachers pose outside of the Ottawa Indian School in Kansas. It is a one room, board and batten structure with two double hung windows on the facing wall and a bell in front.
    • Indians of North America--Kansas--1870-1880.; Ottawa Indians--Kansas--1870-1880.; Kansas--1870-1880.; School children--Kansas--1870-1880.; Schools--Kansas--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Main Street between 2nd and 3rd on the south side

    • Broadwalk and ditch are in front of brick and frame commercial buildings in Canon City, Colorado. Men sit in front of store windows; signs read: "Hardware," "Baldwin House," and "Boot maker." Buggies are in a fenced yard by a gable roofed livery...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Burning Rock cut, Green River Valley

    • Two men stand on the edge of the Burning Rock Cut, a Union Pacific railroad cut, under construction in the Green River Valley Area of Utah. A mule drawn wagon and construction workers are on the far side of the cut. Buttes and a desolate landscape...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Emery County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Green River Valley (Utah)--1870-1880.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Utah--Emery County--1870-1880.; Railroad cuts--Utah--Emery County--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Independence Rock

    • Two men, one on horseback are near Independence Rock, Natrona County, Wyoming.
    • Independence Rock (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Wyoming--Natrona County--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • In the mountains

    • View of travelers on top of a stagecoach on a mountain road. The women wear dresses with fitted bodices, full skirts, lace or ruffled trim, and hats. The men wear suits, neckerchiefs and hats. Two teams of horses kick up dust on the dirt road....
    • Horse teams--1870-1880.; Passengers--1870-1880.; Stagecoaches--1870-1880.; Women--1870-1880.
    • 1870 August 20
    • Shoshoni

    • View of a North American Indian (Shoshoni) encampment near South Pass in Fremont County, Wyoming. Tepees are scattered across a sagebrush covered plain. A Shoshone man wrapped in a blanket is near two people riding on horseback. Rock formations and...
    • Indians of North America--Structures--Wyoming--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Shoshoni Indians--Structures--Wyoming--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; South Pass (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--Wyoming--Fremont...
    • 1870 September 20
    • The store of the trading post

    • Native Americans line up at the counter of a trading post as two white men attend to their needs.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Trading posts--1860-1870.
    • 1870?
    • Cree Indian girls, Chief Rockaboy's daughter

    • Two Native American Chippewa (Ojibwa) girls, one the daughter of Chief Rocky Boy, (Stone Child) pose beside a tepee wearing wearing dresses with belts, braids and jewelry. Chief Rocky Boy, secured reservation land in Montana for the nomadic bands...
    • Indians of North America--Montana--1870-1880.; Ojibwa Indians--Montana--1870-1880.; Rocky Boy--Family.
    • 1871
    • Jose and Joe Clark, Hunters of U.S.G.S.

    • Two hunters for the Hayden Survey (U.S. Geological Survey of the U.S. Territories) identified as Jose and Joe Clark, pose on horseback after a successful hunt in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. One of the men is Black (African American). Shows...
    • African Americans--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Hunting--Yellowstone National...
    • 1871
    • Tee-pees or tents of Sioux Indians

    • Native American (Santee Sioux) pose outside two tepees in a brushy area.
    • Dakota Indians--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Santee Indians--1870-1880.; Tipis--1870-1880.
    • 1871?
    • Packing

    • Two men adjust the load on the back of a donkey in Colorado; shows a campsite with a tent, supplies, pots and pans.
    • Donkeys--Colorado--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--1870-1880.; Pack animals--Colorado--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • 1871?
    • Head men or Chiefs, Gros Ventres

    • Two Native American Atsina (Gros Ventre) men pose wearing leggings, fringed tunics, and feathers in their hair; one holds a rifle, the other has a bow and arrows.
    • Atsina Indians--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.
    • 1872
    • Chiefs, Mandan Indians

    • Seated studio portrait of two unidentified Native American (Mandan) chiefs. The man on the left holds a bow; he wears strings of beads on either side of his face, necklaces, abalone shells, long hair extensions with painted stripes, a buckskin...
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Mandan Indians--1870-1880.; Tribal chiefs--1870-1880.
    • 1872
    • St. Vrain Block, Longmont, Colorado east side of Main Street.

    • "The St. Vrain Block was on the east side of Main Street, in 300 block. It housed the Chicago-Colorado Colony office, shown at left, the St. Vrain Hotel and offices. It burned to the ground in the fire of 1879. Byron L. Carr, lawyer, is shown...
    • Longmont (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Longmont--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Longmont--1870-1880.
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon, mouth of Kanab Wash

    • Two members of the geological survey stand or sit on boulders beside the Colorado River near the confluence with Kanab Creek in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. One of the men is wrapped in a woven blanket, and holds...
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Boulders--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Grand...
    • 1872

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