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    • Decoration Day, Leadville 1884

    • Spectators lined the street of Leadville, Colorado's business district during the Decoration Day Parade of 1884 as several uniformed marching units, some with rifles, marched down Harrison Avenue. The busy scene includes businesses in two story...
    • Luke, Wellington O.
    • [1884]
    • Harrison St., Leadville

    • Looking north on Harrison Street in Leadville, Colorado is a view of horse drawn wagons and carriages in the street, pedestrians along the boardwalks, and a group of men, one with a burro, in the middle of the street. False front businesses line...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [1879]
    • Herman Hauser's jewelry store on Harrison Ave

    • View of businesses on Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado; men pose in front of storefronts with display windows and signs: "John F. Humphrey's & Co. Real Estate & Mining Agents," "Hauser the Jeweler," and "Saddle Rock Restaurant, 417."
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    • [1882]
    • Lake Loveland

    • View of two boats pulling water skiers across Lake Loveland, Colorado. Foothills show in background and a man in another boat watches from just off shoreline. Reservoir built in late 1890s by the English company which then controlled the Greeley -...
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    • 1959
    • South Park City (Fairplay) - 1959

    • View of one and two story stone and log buildings and machinery in Fairplay (Park County), Colorado; features an irregular roof and a side gable; machinery consists of miscellaneous parts, and what looks like a boiler on wheels.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1959
    • Opening school

    • Men in suits and a uniformed guard pose at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. They have pens and glasses in their pockets; behind them are bleachers, windows, and a music stand.
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    • 1959
    • Leadville

    • This view from Chicken Hill, northwest across Leadville, Colorado, shows a town filled with wood frame residences, barns, sheds, mining operations and brick commercial and public structures. Landmarks include the Church of the Annunciation, and the...
    • Luke, Wellington O.
    • [between 1880 and 1885]
    • Presbyterian Church and Manse

    • arches. Manse is a two-story frame structure with window pediments. Tall cottonwoods flank church, and white picket fence surrounds both buildings at Fifth Street and Gunnison Avenue. Double exposed image of residences, telephone lines and silver...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • [1959?]
    • Bird in a gilded cage

    • Holding a parakeet on her finger, this female inmate at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, aims a kiss at its beak. A potted philodendron and toothbrush are on the interior sill; bars and screen block the window.
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    • 1959
    • Weeding sugar beet fields near Brighton

    • A Mexican farm worker (migrant worker) uses a hoe to weed a sugar beet field near Brighton, Colorado. He wears work pants, long sleeved shirt and a straw hat. Another worker is in the distance.
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    • 1959
    • Elizabeth Barnes' gravestone

    • View of carved stone gravestone in the old Lake City cemetery, north of town along Lake Fork River, Colorado. Slab with curved top has "Mother Elizabeth Barnes" carved in relief and "Died Oct. 3, 1880: Aged 64YS. 7M. 21 D'S." inscribed on it....
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • [1959?]
    • Twenty-Forth Street School elective project

    • A young girl participates in an elective project at Twenty-Fourth Street Elementary School in Denver, Colorado, re-named Crofton School in 1959. A young girl dressed in a sombrero and shawl stands in front of several small figurines performing...
    • Source unknown..
    • undated
    • Choir robes were made by church members

    • An older woman dressed in a dark suit, a hat, and glasses dresses a small girl, who stands on a folding chair in a church in Bailey, Colorado. The child wears a choir robe, trousers, and shoes. The interior furnishings of the church include metal...
    • Sealy, Ira Gay.
    • 1958 December 15
    • Old Lake City cemetery

    • View of weathered grave marker in the old Lake City cemetery, north of town along Lake Fork River, Colorado; includes tall board with curved top, with hard to read inscription: "?bride, Lake City, June ? 1886, Age ??," weathered picket fence behind...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • [1959?]
    • Marble - 1959

    • View of a gazebo on the south side of Main Street near the Carbonate Creek amid Cottonwood trees in Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado; Whitehouse Mountain in the background. The fire bell tower is out of view behind and to the right.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1959
    • Marble - 1959 fire equipment

    • View of fire equipment behind a low picket fence in Marble, Colorado; three separate carts in a row having spoked wheels and an extension off the front to pull the cart; hose rolled up on the axis of the cart; tall pine trees in the background.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1959
    • Twenty-Forth Street School students in classes

    • Young children working on a class assignment at Twenty-Fourth Street Elementary School in Denver, Colorado, re-named Crofton School in 1959. A young girl is peeling the paper away from her crayon as she looks into the camera, to her left a young...
    • Source unknown..
    • undated
    • Leadville from Capitol Hill

    • View from Capitol Hill across Leadville, Colorado shows a booming town filled with log and wood frame houses, lean-tos, sheds and barns, and some canvas tents. There is a make-shift corral, a horse and a long tent in the foreground.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1879
    • Leadville from Carbonate Hill

    • View northwest from Carbonate Hill across Leadville, Colorado includes a foreground filled with downed trees and stumps and buildings with log and wood frame construction. Gabled roofs and false fronts are on a majority of buildings in the booming...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1879
    • St. Francis of Assisi Church

    • View of the San Francisco de Asis (Saint Francis of Assisi) Church in Ranchos de Taos (Taos County), New Mexico. Shows the back of the church with adobe buttresses. Snow covers the ground beside a road.
    • Harber, William G.
    • 1959 December
    • Presbyterian Church and Manse

    • View of side of Presbyterian Church and half of the front facade of the Manse, Lake City, Colorado, taken from Gunnison Avenue. Known as the oldest church on the Western Slope (built by George M. Darley in 1876, the the Manse built 1879), both are...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1959
    • Old Capitol cabin had another use

    • Facade of the Sam Wah Chinese Laundry, Colorado Avenue, Colorado City, (capitol of Colorado Territory in 1861) El Paso County, Colorado; shows a clapboard false front. Signs read: "Dixie Queen," "Old Virgin," and "Sam Wah L-aundry."
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    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • N. part of city [graphic]

    • View north across Leadville, Colorado shows a booming town filled with log, board and batten and other wood frame constructed houses, lean-tos, false fronts, sheds, barns and outhouses. Horace A.W. Tabor's house on Carbonate Avenue (East 5th...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [1879?]
    • Old C block

    • Men look at the two-story, rusticated stone walls of the old "C" block at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. The windows are boarded over and show smoke damage. A new, concrete cell block adjoins; it has barred windows, turban vents...
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    • 1950
    • 3 weeks ago, opposite is my store, hotel before ocupation [sic] [graphic]

    • Exterior view of the two-story Hotel Windsor in Leadville, Colorado shows a false front with bracketed cornice, clapboard siding, four storefronts with double door entries and multi-pane windows and three second-story sash windows above each store....
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1879 and 1880]
    • Old City Hall and fire station, Goldfield, Colo.

    • View of the old dilapidated Goldfield City Hall and fire station, Teller County, Colorado, shows the two-story wood structure with tall diagonal board doors, rear bell tower and flagpole.
    • McFadden, Bryant.
    • 1959
    • Presbyterian Church

    • bullet fuel tank, automobile on road and bluff in background.; View southeast along Fifth Street to side facade of the Presbyterian Church, Lake City, Colorado. Known as the oldest church on the Western Slop, it was built by George M. Darley in...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • [1959?]
    • Marble - 1959

    • View looking down a dirt road bound by a corridor of trees in Marble, Colorado; one window of a residence visible through a hole in the trees, and snow capped peaks in the distance.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1959
    • Old Lake City cemetery

    • View of weathered Victorian picket fenced gravesites in the old Lake City cemetery, north of town along Lake Fork River, Colorado. Wooden fence surrounds wooden cross in foreground; decorative iron fence right middleground; evergreens and slope in...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • [1959?]
    • Englewood

    • First Federal Savings Bank in Englewood, Colorado, at 4301 South Broadway, has vaulting of girders, light brick walls with vertical white elements and a continuous clerestory window, steps leading to a central entrance, a low brick wall next to an...
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    • [between 1959 and 1970?]
    • Loveland

    • View of the Loveland Colorado High School, shows the long rectangular collegiate building with projecting bay entrances and parapet with battlement.
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    • 1959
    • Marble - 1959 City Hall - earlier firehouse

    • View of buildings, in Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado. The three story building was first a millinery (1909-1911 of Ms Lou Bantock a single head of household) then the Marble City State Bank (1912-1918) then later a firehouse, and the Marble...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1959
    • Mary Lou Egan Oral History

    • Mary Lou Egan was born in 1948 in Denver, Colorado. One of 5 children, she grew up in the Washington Park neighborhood. During her childhood she spent a signifigant amount of time at her grandparent’s house in the Globeville neighborhood. Her...
    • Egan, Mary Lou, 1948-
    • 2013 October 19
    • Boulder Historical Society

    • Caroline Bancroft proudly displays her book to two members of the Boulder Historical Society, Dr. J. B. Schoolland and Martin R. Parsons. She wears a plaid skirt, a scarf, a hat, and glasses. The men wear suits. Bancroft books are displayed on...
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    • January 22, 1959
    • Farm in Central City, Colorado

    • A gabled, clapboard barn in the foreground is below a hill in Central City, Colorado. The one story building has a tin roof and wooden doors with cross braces that are painted a dark color. The only visible window is on the side of the building...
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    • [between 1950 and 1959]
    • Grand Canon of the Arkansas

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks and the Arkansas River in Royal Gorge, Fremont County, Colorado. Steep canyon walls are on either side of the river.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1886?]
    • Diana Apartments

    • View of an apartment building at 1345 Pearl Street, in Denver, Colorado; canopy sign reads: "Diana," cars are in the street.
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    • 1959 November
    • Mouth of Henson Creek

    • View of mouth of Henson Creek northwest to three frame residences, sheds and bluff slope, Lake City, Colorado; shows creek bank built up with rock and telephone lines cross creek. A pickup truck is parked in front of center residence.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1959
    • John & Madge Gates as newlyweds

    • Newlyweds John Gates and Mrs. Bertha M. Gruenfeldt stand together outside of a home. She wears a white suit and hat, and holds a bouquet of flowers. John Gates wears a suit and tie.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • 1959
    • Marble - 1959

    • View of a hexagonal gazebo and a wooden bell tower in Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado, constructed of timbers and surrounded by trees and snowy mountains. The wood structure under the fire bell tower was built in 1926 to house the fire...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1959
    • Late 1950's, roundhouse

    • View of the dilapidated six stall stone roundhouse, Como yards, Park County, Colorado, shows stone arches with keystones framing the large diagonal board doors and a fence surrounding the building. The railroad tracks have long been pulled and...
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    • [between 1955 and 1959]
    • First Fed. Savings & Loan 5063, W. C. Muchow & Assoc. order, 63278.

    • The newly-completed First Federal Savings Bank in Englewood, Colorado, at 4301 South Broadway, is illuminated at night. Light shines from the continuous clerestory window around the top of the walls and from the lower lever windows. Girders are on...
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    • [between 1959 and 1965?]
    • Methodist Church

    • Exterior view of the Methodist Church, Fifth (5th) and Lincoln Street, Loveland, Colorado, shows the J-shaped brick building with gable roof and corner belltower, built in 1902.
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    • 1959
    • Young boy at a Colorado camp

    • A Hispanic boy holds a puppy at a migrant worker camp in Colorado. Other children stand nearby.
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    • 1959
    • Fireworks display set off by AdAmAn Club in celebration of New Years

    • Silhouettes of members of the AdAmAn Club show in the illumination of fireworks on top of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. Annual club festivities include a trek to the top of the 14,110 foot mountain to set off fireworks on...
    • Bates, James, Colorado photographer.
    • 1959

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