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    • Leadville Opera House scenery project, 1933

    • Interior view of Tabor Opera House stage, Leadville, Colorado. Stage has painted flat of a room interior with ornate doorways, marble columns, and balustrade framed by a painted tasselled curtain. A spotlight ray angles diagonally in front of...
    • Current, Ira B.
    • 1933
    • Leadville Opera House scenery project, 1933

    • Photoprint of a watercolor of the Leadville, Colorado's Tabor Opera House's original scenery. Painted by Muriel Wolle as part of her University of Colorado scenery project, the painting has four elements, with the two pairs stacked and each pair...
    • Current, Ira B.
    • [1933]
    • Bur-rodeo, first annual event in Leadville

    • Contestants and their burros gather at the start of the first annual "Bur-rodeo" racem, a feature of the "Boom Days" festivies in Leadville, Colorado. Spectators look on from behind a snowfence, while three male contestants in shorts, one with a...
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    • 1969
    • Bur-rodeo, first annual event in Leadville

    • Contestants and their burros on part of the twenty-one mile course of the first annual "Bur-rodeo" race, a feature of the "Boom Days" festivies in Leadville, Colorado. Numbers 66, 65 and 59 head up a gravel street with residences on the side, and a...
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    • 1969
    • Cowboys on a Roundup

    • Cowboys line up near covered wagons and a chuck wagon in Kaufman pasture, South Park, Chaffee County, Colorado. Identified are, left to right: Mel DeWitt; Mack Mickan; unknown; unknown; Bert DeWitt; unknown; unknown; Tom McQuade; Billy Cogan;...
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    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Bur-rodeo, 1st annual event in Leadville

    • A female contestant and her burro on a gravel road compete in the first annual "Bur-rodeo" race, a feature of the "Boom Days" festivities in Leadville, Colorado. The woman has on shorts, a sleeveless top with number "A&T 52" on it, running shoes...
    • Gordon, John.
    • 1969
    • Bur-rodeo, first annual event in Leadville

    • First place finisher Steve Mathews of Denver runs alongside his burro on a gravel road in the first annual "Bur-rodeo" race, a feature of the "Boom Days" festivies in Leadville, Colorado. He wears a tee-shirt, baseball cap and running shoes. The...
    • Gordon, John.
    • 1969
    • Marksman

    • A group of spectators watch as a Native American Sioux man stands in position to shot his bow and arrow. He wears a vest made of shell or bone; a decorative garland made of nuts, shell or bone that is around his waist, legs and ankles. Bird...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Sloping Walls

    • View of the canyon walls of possibly Tantalus Creek in Wayne County, Utah. Shows boulders and rock formations.
    • Beaman, E. O.
    • 1871
    • Irrigated wheat crop, Uncompahgre Project, Colo.

    • A man in a shirt, pants, vest, and a hat poses near a stack of wheat sheaves in a field near Delta (Delta County), Colorado. Stacks of wheat are in the distance.
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Robt. W. Steele Gym, No. Denver

    • View of the Robert W. Steele Gymnasium at 3921 King Street in the Berkeley neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows a brick two-story building with parapets and arched windows. Carved into the medallion above the front door: "A.D. 1914. Robert W....
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    • [between 1915 and 1919?]
    • Albany Hotel

    • View of the Albany Hotel at 17th (Seventeenth) and Stout Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows a four-story building with oriel windows and ornamental brackets and the Italianate style Albany Hotel annex. Signs read: "Mrs. Stover's Bungalow...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [between 1920 and 1929?]
    • Cripple Creek, Colo. first train into the "great gold camp"

    • View of the first train into Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows Denver and Rio Grande locomotive 39, a baggage car and passenger cars surrounded by a crowd of people. Mine buildings are on the hillsides. Horse-drawn carriages and piles...
    • Gillen, William J., photographer.
    • 1894 July 1
    • Flood at Longmont

    • A man on horseback and a horse-drawn carriage are in a flood on Main Street in Longmont (Boulder County), Colorado. Wood frame houses, a picket fence, and trees are in water from the flooded Saint Vrain Creek.
    • Kilgore, Will A.
    • 1894 June 2
    • Centennial Race Track The Joe's Awful Coffee Lounge

    • Montage of horse racing at Centennial Race track in Littleton, Arapahoe County, Colorado. The upper photo shows the winning horse (Say Boba), the second place horse (Naya's Day), the third place horse (Shifty Jean) and jockeys as they race toward...
    • Morgan, Ralph.
    • 1956 July 6
    • Gilpin County Tramway, carried ore from mines to mill in Black Hawk

    • A man and a boy, railroad employees, pose beside Gilpin Tramway locomotive number 181 and a flatbed car loaded with railroad ties in probably Chase Gulch near Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado. An inscription on the engine reads "Gilpin."
    • Stair, L. E.
    • 1887 Aug
    • Housing applicants, Lincoln Park project

    • Women and men wait in an office to apply for apartments at the Denver Housing Authority Lincoln Park project located between 13th Avenue and Colfax, and Mariposa and Osage Streets in Denver, Colorado.
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    • 1940
    • Mrs. Chapin, mother of Mrs. Beckwith. She is buried in the Ula Cemetery.

    • Mrs. Chapin poses at the Kennicott Ranch in Westcliffe (Custer County), Colorado; she wears an apron. Interior decor includes a "Hallet, Davis & Co." console grand piano and stool, chintz wallpaper, lace curtains, a spindle table, and a portrait of...
    • Kennicott, Eugenia Ransom.
    • [between 1899 and 1903?]
    • Hotel de Paris, Georgetown, Colo.

    • View of the Hotel De Paris in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. The two-story building has a stucco finish and ornate arched lintels above windows. Shows a stone wall and arch with a carved lion above an iron gate. A sign above the front...
    • Dalgleish, G. (George)
    • [between 1892 and 1901]
    • Police automobiles, Denver City Hall and Police Headquarters

    • Police officers stand next to police cars (automobiles) near Denver City Hall and Police Headquarters at 14th Street (fourteenth) and Larimer Street in the central business district of Denver, Colorado. The cars block Speer Boulevard and Larimer...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
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    • Julesburg, Colo., all aboard for the picnic

    • Children and men sit and pose in a horse-drawn wagon on a dirt road in Julesburg (Sedgwick County), Colorado. Girls wear ruffled bonnets; boys wear felt hats. A foal is beside the team of horses.
    • Parks, Alice L.
    • 1893 August 13
    • Still in Pueblo, Colorado

    • A man sits near a moonshine still in Anton Herbenich's home in Pueblo, Colorado. The still consists of a covered metal container, pipes, and barrels. Bottles and jars of liquor are arranged on a counter.
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    • 1918
    • Along Clarks Forks River

    • A man fishes from the shore of the Clark Fork (Clarks Forks) River near Northern Pacific Railway tracks in probably Missoula County, Montana. He wears a long overcoat and hat.
    • Haynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921.
    • [between 1883 and 1905?]
    • William N. Byers

    • Studio portrait of William Newton Byers, Denver journalist, founder of the Rocky Mountain News, civic leader, president of Festival of Mountain and Plain, and postmaster.
    • Storm, Francis D.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Main Street, Jimtown, Colo.

    • Men and girls stand and pose on Main Street in Creede (Mineral County), Colorado. Shows horse-drawn wagons in the dirt street, lumber piles and a building under construction. Timber buildings have false fronts, flat roofs and signs that read:...
    • Hilton, E. F.
    • [between 1892 and 1894?]
    • Pig Parlor 1756 California St. Denver, Colo.

    • Interior view of the Pig Parlor restaurant in downtown Denver, Colorado; men pose in the kitchen behind a checkered counter and condiments. Decor includes a deco ceiling lamp, a mural of pigs, a grill, coffee machines, and a menu.
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [between 1915 and 1930?]
    • Old home of William N. Byers

    • William N. Byers and his wife Elizabeth and children, Frank and Mary (later Mary Byers Robinson), pose in front of their home in Denver, Colorado; shows a one story wood frame house with a pitched roof and chimney.
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    • 1862
    • Farmlands aerial view

    • Aerial view of farms and rivers in Colorado.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [1894, March 13]
    • William Denver McGaa

    • Portrait of William Denver McGaa, the first child born in Denver, Colorado. He wears a suit, vest, tie, and stiff collared shirt. He was named after Governor James Denver of Kansas Territory.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Man

    • Studio portrait of a man. He wears a suit and tie and has a watch chain on his lapel.
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Demolition of houses near City Auditorium

    • A man stands and looks at piles of bricks, boards, dirt and debris from demolished houses in Denver, Colorado. Shows trucks, workmen and the cupola of the City Auditorium in the distance.
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    • 1940 March or April
    • Chicago, Burlington and Quincy, Denver Zephyr, contestants boarding

    • Female beauty contestants, fashionably dressed, board the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy, Denver Zephyr in Chicago, Illinois. "Queen Virginia Roper" wears a crown and shakes hands with Ralph Budd the president of the railroad. The other contestants...
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    • 1936 Nov. 13
    • D&RG No. 1001 at Union Station, Denver

    • Workers sit on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad engine number 1001 at Union Station in Denver, Colorado. Steam rises from under the locomotive. The clock tower of Union Station is visible in the distance. A sign on the engine reads "Keep Off". The...
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    • 1905
    • Newspaper excursion

    • A view of the Gilpin Tramway train, on an excursion with newspaper men and their families, in Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows a locomotive and three open passenger cars in a mountain landscape. Well-dressed men, women, and children are on and near...
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    • 1888 June 7
    • Denver railroad offices

    • Colonel D. C. Dodge and Austin McFarland stand near the Denver and Rio Grande Railway ticket counter in Denver, Colorado. D. C. Dodge holds a brochure titled "Denver Rio Grande Western Pacific." Other brochures and signs that read: "Southern...
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • 1917 March 13
    • Man and dogs

    • A man kneels and poses beside two dogs in probably western Colorado. The man wears a plaid cap, glasses, a vest and a bow tie. A large canvas tent is near a fence.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Gilpin Tramway, Picnic

    • Passengers on a picnic excursion pose in front of open Gilpin Tramway passenger railroad cars and a locomotive in Gilpin County, Colorado. The large group of well-dressed men, women, and children stand downhill from the train. The excursion cars...
    • Steele, W. C.
    • 1888 Aug. 30
    • Denver Urban Renewal, Whittier project

    • African Americans Omar Blair, representing the Denver Urban Renewal Authority and the Rev. Cecil W. Howard, of the Shorter Community AME Church, along with Denver Mayor William H. McNichols hold shovels at the ground breaking for the Denver Urban...
    • Gordon, John.
    • 1969 April 13
    • Peere [i.e. Pere] Marquette R.R.

    • View of a Pere Marquette Railroad passenger train near Flint (Genessee County), Michigan. The train is near a trestle with cement embankments. The locomotive has a cowcatcher. A man with a hat stands near the tracks.
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    • 1901
    • Samaritan Shelter on Logan St.

    • People line up at night at the front door of the Samaritan Shelter (Samaritan House) on Logan Street in Denver, Colorado. Men and women wear coats and hats, and some have suitcases or bags.
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1982 Nov
    • Wm. N. Byers attempts ascent of Mt. Byers

    • William Newton Byers lies on a cloth (possibly a tent) on the ground in the tundra of Mt. Byers (Byers Peak). He was a Denver journalist, founder of Rocky Mountain News, civic leader, president of Festival of Mountain and Plain, and postmaster. He...
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    • [between 1886 and 1901]
    • Foxton, train wreck, Colorado and Southern

    • A group of bystanders stands near the wreckage of a Colorado and Southern Railway train near Foxton (Jefferson County), Colorado. A tender, number "10," hangs off the bridge over the North Fork of the South Platte River.
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    • 1901 Sept. 1
    • Indian Chiefs and U.S. officials

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody stands in the center of the back row of a group of Native American chiefs and several United States government officials, possibly after the Battle of Wounded Knee. Cody holds the hands of the two men on either...
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    • [1891?]
    • Denver Zephyr clock

    • View of a Chicago, Burlington and Quincy wooden clock in probably Denver, Colorado. A sign reads: "Mountain Time." Letters on the clock case read: "Naval Observatory Time hourly by Western Union" and "The Start of the Zephyr Will Break the Tape and...
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    • 1934
    • Colo. & Southern narrow gauge snow plow No. 99200, Leadville, Colo.

    • View of a Colorado and Southern Railway rotary snow plow and tender parked on a siding in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. The railroad cars read: "C&S Rotary 99200" and "C&S Rotary Denver." Snow-covered mountain peaks are in the distance.
    • Poor, M. C., 1901-1973.
    • 1936 June

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