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    • Scenery project

    • Photoprint of a watercolor of Leadvill, Colorado's opera house scenery. The painting is a part of the "Gothic set", used during the Elks era (after 1903). The scene looks down the East Fifth Street business district to the Leadville Courthouse on...
    • Tabor Opera House--1930-1940.; Leadville (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Interiors.; Opera houses--Colorado--Leadville--1930-1940.; Theaters--Colorado--Leadville--1930-1940.; Theatrical productions--1930-1940.; Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1933
    • State military encampment grounds, Portage Lake

    • View of Portage Lake at Camp Grayling in Grayling (Crawford County), Michigan shows a Ford touring car with passengers on a gravel road, and a man next to the vehicle. Military housing and a lake are in the distance.
    • Grayling (Mich.)--1910-1920.; Convertible automobiles--Michigan--Grayling--1910-1920.; Military facilities--Michigan--Grayling--1910-1920.
    • 1917 Aug. 23
    • Bank Night

    • View of the La Mar movie theater and businesses on Center Street in Manhattan Beach (Los Angeles County), California. The art deco style theater has a marquis that reads: "$1750 Cash Club Tonite, "South of Pago Pago" and "Sporting Blood." Shows a...
    • Motion picture theaters--1940-1950.
    • [1940]
    • Husband and wife

    • Studio portrait of a man and wife. The man wears a suit and tie. The woman sits in a chair and wears a dress with high collar and watch chain necklace.
    • Spouses--1900-1910.
    • [1902 March 23]
    • Congregational Church, Bachelor, Colo.

    • Boys pose beside a frame Congregational church with a gabled roof and a bell tower in Bachelor (Mineral County), Colorado. Children are on a steep hillside path nearby. Shows tree stumps around the church.
    • Bachelor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boys--Colorado--Bachelor--1890-1900.; Congregational churches--Colorado--Bachelor--1890-1900.
    • 1894 July 24
    • Corona School, probably 8th grade

    • Class portrait (7th or 8th grade) on the steps of the Corona School (now Dora Moore Elementary School) in Denver, Colorado. Students identified are: 2. Susie Fulenwider, 3. Esther Collins, 4. Edythe Hallbeck, 5. Jessie Kennicott, 6. Ginny Montoya,...
    • Corona School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; School children--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • 1914
    • Altruistic Club

    • View of an Altruistic Club function. An African American woman who wears a grass skirt and bikini top, dances on a stage in a dance hall in Denver, Colorado. Members of a jazz band are nearby.
    • Altruistic Club (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Organizations--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Clubs--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Dance parties--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • [1955 October 23?]
    • Sayer Mckee Drug Co

    • Business signs from right to left read "Olde Tyme Portaits, Antiques and Finery," "Baby Doe Fashions," "Sayer McKee Gift Shop" and "Sayer McKee, Bed & Bath Boutique". Pictures, clothing, and t-shirts are displayed in windows. "Open" and "Ski...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1980-1990.; Fraternal lodges--Colorado--Leadville--1980-1990.
    • [1981]
    • Reconnaissance of Po River from banks near San Benedetto, Italy

    • Three Tenth Mountain Division, 85th Mountain Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, Headquarters Company soldiers make a reconnaissance of the Po River at its banks near San Benedetto during the Italian Campaign. The banks of the river are flat. Part...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Po River (Italy)--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 85th.
    • April 23, 1945
    • El Moro, washery fire

    • Smoke rises from a hillside where the ruins of a coal washing building smolder at the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company coal camp of El Moro (Las Animas County), Colorado. Shows coal in railroad cars, industrial buildings, and equipment. A hogback is in...
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--1870-1910.; El Moro (Colo.)--1870-1910.; Coal mining--Colorado--El Moro--1870-1910.; Fires--Colorado--El Moro--1870-1910.; Mine buildings--Colorado--El Moro--1870-1910.; Mining--Colorado--El Moro--1870-1910.;...
    • [between 1876 and 1908?]
    • Dillon, Colorado

    • View of probably Main Street in Dillon (Summit County), Colorado. Shows automobiles parked in front of commercial storefronts. Signs read: "Monty's Drugs," "Cafe Bar," "Coors Beer," "Dillon Drug at Dillon," "Al's Package Liquors," "Staghorn Package...
    • Dillon (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Dillon--1950-1960.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Dillon--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960]
    • Caissons pulled by the U.S. Cavalry, Sixth Division

    • Members of the U.S. Sixth Division Cavalry ride horses in two groups pulling caissons (two-wheeled wagons with storage space for ammunition). One man sits on his horse between the two groups. The men are touring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show....
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Caissons (Vehicles)--1890-1900.; Cavalry--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; United States. Army. Cavalry, 6th.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1898?]
    • Snow Denver 23 South Lincoln

    • View of a duplex at 23 South Lincoln Street after a snow storm in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Duplexes--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1913
    • Gilpin School 8th grade

    • An African-American (Black) boy and white students of the eighth grade class sit on the steps of Gilpin School at 29th (Twenty-ninth) and Stout Streets in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Teachers stand beside them. Teachers and...
    • Gilpin School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1890-1900.; African Americans--Education--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; School children--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.;...
    • 1894 Nov. 23
    • When the clouds are low in the valley above Telluride, Colo.

    • View of Bridal Veil Falls and the geological formation known as the Amphitheater shrouded by thick clouds in San Miguel County, Colorado. The town of Pandora and railroad tracks are nearby.
    • Basins (Geology)--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1920.; Amphitheater, The (Colo.)--1880-1920.; Bridal Veil Falls (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1880-1920.; Pandora (Colo.)--1880-1920.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1920.; Cities &...
    • [between 1880 and 1920?]
    • Burros packed with supplies

    • View of a pack train of burros loaded with equipment and supplies possibly in Fremont County, Colorado. The burros are loaded with boxes, containers, bed-rolls, and a table. They crowd together on a trail near possibly Fourmile Creek. A railroad...
    • Fremont County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1890.; Packtrains--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1890.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1890.; Streams--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1881 and 1884?]
    • Windsor Hotel

    • Stereographic view of the Windsor Hotel at the northeast corner of 18th (Eighteenth) and Larimer streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. The hotel, built by an English firm under the direction of James Duff, opened its doors June 23, 1880. The...
    • Signs and signboards--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Awnings--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Flags--American--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Stone...
    • [between 1880 and 1885?]
    • Zephyr in Hot Sulphur Springs, Colo.

    • A crowd is gathered around the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Denver Zephyr on its first trip to Hot Sulphur Springs (Grand County), Colorado. Shows the railroad station, a water tower and mesas in the distance.
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Denver Zephyr (Express train)--Colorado--Hot Sulphur Springs--1930-1940.; Hot Sulphur Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Railroads--Colorado--Hot Sulphur Springs--1930-1940.;...
    • 1934 Jun. 16
    • Sioux squaw

    • A Sioux woman stands in front of a teepee in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The lower front side of the teepee is rolled up exposing the wood logs that form its frame. A spear with feathers adorning it is stuck in the ground in the right...
    • Dakota Indians--Women.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Tipis.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Gladstone

    • View of gable-roofed log buildings, cribbing and an aerial tramway, probably near either the Gold King Mill or the Gold Prince Mill in Gladstone (San Juan County), Colorado.
    • Gladstone (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Log cabins--Colorado--Gladstone--1880-1910.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Gladstone--1880-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Gladstone--1880-1910.
    • [between 1887 and 1910?]
    • Girls on a fence (side view)

    • Group portrait of girls on a plank rail fence at the Kennicott Ranch in Westcliffe (Custer County), Colorado; they wear dresses with pleats, blouses with ruffles, wide brim hats, a bonnet, stockings, and high button shoes. The girl with gauntlets...
    • Westcliffe (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Clothing & dress--Colorado--Westcliffe--1890-1910.; Girls--Colorado--Westcliffe--1890-1910.; Ranches--Colorado--Westcliffe--1890-1910.; Kennicott, Anna Townsend.
    • [between 1899 and 1903?]
    • William L. Ford residence

    • Interior view of a bedroom in the William L. Ford house at 540 South Emerson Street in the Washington Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Beds, a bedside table, desk, and chair are in the room.
    • Ford, William L.--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Washington Park West (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Bedrooms--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1930 November 23
    • Po River scene after initial crossing

    • Members of the 10th Mountain Division stand near amphibious vehicles and unloaded supplies at the edge of the Po River in Italy during the Italian campaign of World War II.
    • World War, 1939-1945--Amphibious operations--Italy--1940-1950.; Po River (Italy)--1940-1950.; Amphibious vehicles--American--Italy--1940-1950.; Infantry--American--Italy--1940-1950.; Military personnel--Italy--1940-1950.; Rivers--Italy--1940-1950.;...
    • [1945 April 23]
    • Rodeo bronc riding

    • Spectators watch a competitor as he rides bucking bronco horse possibly at the Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne (Larimer county), Wyoming. Another horseback rider gallops in front of the bronco rider. A sign above the grandstand reads: "Rider...
    • Cheyenne (Wyo.)--1900-1920.; Broncos--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1900-1920.; Horseback riding--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1900-1920.; Rodeos--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1900-1920.; Spectators--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Mexican roper

    • A Mexican vaquero twirls a lasso in the air in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He wears a sombrero and a dark, bolero coat. Several tents are set up in the background.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Gauchos.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Monterey, 17 Mile Drive near Midway Point

    • Cypress trees stand on a rocky slope along the Pacific Ocean coast near Midway Point (Monterey County), California.
    • Midway Point (Monterey County, Calif.)--1870-1900.; Monterey County (Calif.)--1870-1900.; Pacific Ocean--1870-1900.; Capes (Coasts)--California--Monterey County--1870-1900.; Cypresses--California--Monterey County--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Recen

    • View of frame houses and road grades in the mountains above the mining town of Recen (Kokomo, Summit County), Colorado. Shows commercial buildings with false fronts, mine buildings and tailings piles. Identification: "1. Stable owned by Prior...
    • Recen (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Cites & towns--Colorado--Recen--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Recen--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1895?]
    • Robert Higdon

    • Robert Higdon wears a tramway operator's uniform and poses beside Denver Tramway trolley car number "336" on possibly route "3," the Englewood Route in Denver or Englewood, Colorado. He wears a tie, a cap and a watch chain on a belt and poses...
    • Denver Tramway Corporation (Denver, Colo.)--People--1940-1950.; Street railroad employees--Colorado--1940-1950.; Street railroads--Colorado--1940-1950.; Higdon, Robert.
    • 1949
    • Girls Gossiping - Anna posed as the girl doing the gossiping

    • Group portrait of girls in theatrical poses by a rail fence at the Kennicott Ranch in Westcliffe (Custer County), Colorado; they wear dresses with pleats, blouses with ruffles, and wide brim hats. Anna Kennicott (profile) has a pony tail hair style.
    • Westcliffe (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Clothing & dress--Colorado--Westcliffe--1890-1910.; Conversation--Colorado--Westcliffe--1890-1910.; Girls--Colorado--Westcliffe--1890-1910.; Ranches--Colorado--Westcliffe--1890-1910.; Kennicott, Anna Townsend.
    • [between 1899 and 1903?]
    • District school

    • Miss McDonald, teacher, and her companion, Miss Dora Orcatt are mounted on horses in front of a district school outside of Leadville, Colorado. Miss McDonald, in the center wears dress, a large bow around her neck, leather riding gloves, and a flat...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Horses--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Teachers--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Orcatt, Dora.
    • 1894
    • Pikes Peak & Manitou Eng. No. 3

    • Shows the Manitou & Pikes Peak Railway Engine No. 3 as it moves along railroad tracks in Manitou Springs, Colorado. A crew member is seated in the back of the train, another person leans out of a window on the side.
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1890-1900.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1890-1910.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • K with mules

    • Portrait of K. Molenaar holding the leads of two mules at the mule barns, Camp Hale, Colorado. He is wearing a knapsack and carrying a rifle. The two mules are wearing loaded pack saddles. In the background another soldier is also holding a mule....
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mules--Colorado--1940-1950.; Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 1943
    • Buffalo dance, San Ildefonso

    • Native American (San Ildefonso Pueblo) men and woman perform a buffalo dance at the San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico. Men wear buffalo headdresses with horns, one headdress with antlers, body paint, kilts, pelts, feathers, and carry arrows. The...
    • Buffalo dance--New Mexico--San Ildefonso--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--New Mexico--San Ildefonso--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Women--New Mexico--San Ildefonso--1910-1920.; Tewa Indians--Dance--New Mexico--San Ildefonso--1910-1920.; San...
    • 1918
    • Unloading @ Po River after initial crossing Italy

    • Members of the 10th Mountain Division stand near supplies unloaded from amphibious vehicles near the Po River in Italy during the Italian campaign in World War II.
    • World War, 1939-1945--Amphibious operations--Italy--1940-1950.; Po River (Italy)--1940-1950.; Amphibious vehicles--American--Italy--1940-1950.; Infantry--American--Italy--1940-1950.; Military personnel--Italy--1940-1950.; Rivers--Italy--1940-1950.;...
    • 1945 April 23
    • Pillar of Fire - Westminster broadcasting studio

    • Interior view of the Pillar of Fire broadcast studio at Belleview Christian College in Westminster (Adams County), Colorado. A piano, organ, and desks are in the room.
    • Belleview Christian College (Denver, Colo.)--Facilities--1930-1940.; Pillar of Fire (Religious sect)--Facilities--1930-1940.; Westminster (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Radio stations--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1935 January 23
    • Sergt. Lean's tent

    • Several cavalrymen in uniform stand in front of a group of tents in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. "Ma" Whitaker, manager of the costumes for the show who was married to "Pa" Whitaker, an announcer,...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Sunshine Mission

    • Two men from the Sunshine Rescue Mission at 1822 Larimer Street in Denver, Colorado hand a loaf of Butterkrust bread to an indigent woman. The men wear uniforms with armbands that read: "[R]ecruiting [S]ervi[ce]."
    • Sunshine Rescue Mission (Denver, Colo.)--People--1910-1930.; Rescue missions (Church work)--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Asylums--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Bread--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Poor...
    • [between 1915 and 1929?]
    • Colo. Midland RR Indian trademark

    • A photo of the proposed Colorado Midland Railroad Company trademark. It is an illustrated image of a Native American. He holds a spear decorated with feathers in one hand and a shield with a logo that reads: "Colorado Midland Railway Pikes Peak...
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--Public relations--1890-1910.; Indians of North America--1890-1910.; Logos--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Taylor and Brunton Sampling Company - Cripple Creek district

    • Engine no. 104, of the Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District Railroad, is parked in front of the Taylor and Brunton Sampling Company building in Pitkin County, Colorado. "Taylor and Brunton Sampling Company" is painted on the side of the four...
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1890-1900.; Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway--1890-1900.; Midland Terminal Railway--1890-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--Pitkin County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Pitkin County--1890-1900.; Railroad...
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Roping, Esqueval, old Mexican roper, a sound of several whistles "roped", a loop in each...

    • Joe Esquivel, chief of the cowboys in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, sits on a horse in the right midground in an arena during a rehearsal for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. A Native American man sits on a horse near him. A third man is in the left...
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowboys--1900-1910.; Horses--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Esquivel, Joe.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Charles Egry's homestead

    • View of the two-story hewn log house identified as Charles Egry's Homestead in Pyramid (Rio Blanco County), Colorado. The ranch house has a hipped roof with a cross gable, chimneys and a large covered porch. Shows probably a storage barn, a rock...
    • Egry, Charles--Homes & haunts.; Pyramid (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Houses--Colorado--Pyramid--1900-1910.; Log buildings--Colorado--Pyramid--1900-1910.
    • 1905
    • Bucking

    • A cowboy rides a bucking horse in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. A landscape scene is painted on the backdrop at the far end of the arena. The tops of numerous buildings are visible in...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Broncos.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Idaho Springs

    • Several large brick and wood buildings stand along the streets in Idaho Springs in Clear Creek County, Colorado; view is from a hill south of town. A mountain ridge stands in the distance.
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1870-1900.; Mountains--Colorado--1870-1900.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Rough riders of Battle of San Juan Hills

    • Members of "Buffalo Bill's Congress of Rough Riders of the World" reenact the Battle of San Juan Hill during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men carry rifles and walk toward the back of the arena. One man carries a large,...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry--1900-1910.; Historical reenactments--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; San Juan Hill, Battle of, 1898.
    • [1901?]
    • Thompson, George W.

    • A photo of horse thief George W. Thompson. He has a mustache and beard and his hands are folded in his lap with his hat. Thompson wears a tattered cowboy jacket, vest and a dark colored shirt.
    • Thompson, George W.; Criminals--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Conduits

    • View of a large metal conduit loaded on a railroad flatbed car in Colorado. The pipe is probably for use with the Fraser River Diversion project. Shows a locomotive in the distance. Snow covers the ground.
    • Pipes (Conduits)--Colorado--1930-1940.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--1930-1940.
    • 1937 January 23
    • Trains at Mule Shoe Curve on Veta Pass

    • Stereographic view of two short trains of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad on Mule Shoe Curve at Veta Pass in Colorado. Several men sit on the locomotive and car in the foreground. Another man stands next to the train in the background at the base...
    • Veta Pass (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Veta Pass--1870-1900.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Veta Pass--1870-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Veta Pass--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Empress Theater

    • A woman poses in the lobby of the Empress Theater at 1615 Curtis Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Arrangements of flowers are near the main entryway. A ticket booth is nearby.
    • Empress Theater (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Lobbies--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Theaters--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [1916 April 23]
    • Sioux war dance

    • A group of Sioux men reenacts a war dance in a grassy area during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear loincloths and feather headdresses. Several of the men carry long spears. Tents cover the viewing stands in the left...
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress.; Dakota Indians--Dance.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899


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