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    • Relics from the cliff dwellings

    • View of Native American Anasazi pottery, baskets, awls, an atlatl, and an ax and an ax head.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Group portrait

    • A group of men and women stand and sit in a forested area possibly on the grounds of the Wolhurst estate in Arapahoe County, Colorado. The men wear hats, straw and derby, with suits and vests. The women wear hats, some with flower decoration, and...
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    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Railroad workers at camp

    • covered wagon is behind the horses in the right background. A ridge of snow-capped mountains is in the distance.; Stereographic view of a group of seven men gathered in front of a large tent, possibly part of a railroad construction or surveying...
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • 300 block Main

    • View along the 300 block of Main Street, Longmont, Colorado, shows townspeople gathered around and on a freshly cut cottonwood tree. A man poses with an ax over his shoulder; a boy sits on his bicycle holding on to a tree branch. The brick...
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    • [1901]
    • Cherrelyn horse car

    • The Cherrelyn Gravity and Broncho Street Railway horse car pauses in front of the Cherrelyn Post office (district incorporated into Englewood) Arapahoe County, Colorado. Scene includes: weathered "Cherrelyn" car, a horse-drawn wagon and sign on...
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    • [between 1903 and 1910]
    • Farming and ranching

    • Cowboys gather around a campfire at night with their grub wagon or chuck box, possibly near Sterling, Colorado. Smoke rises from their campfire; pots, kettles and an ax are scattered around them. Some of the men drink from tin cups.
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    • Cutting wood - Mary Walk in Water (Chinis Nickomi)

    • Mary Walk in Water (also known as Mary Inhoosta Woodcock), a Native American woman on the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana, chops a log with an ax in front of a teepee. Pots cook over a campfire; a mixing bowl is in the left...
    • Boos, Edward H.
    • [between 1905 and 1907?]
    • Signal fire [art original].

    • Image of men gathering wood, stacking rocks, wielding a pick ax, and shoveling.
    • Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909.
    • [between 1880 and 1909]
    • Doc Susie headed for college at Cripple Creek home

    • Susan Anderson, at age 23, (1870-1960) stands outside her log cabin in Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. Two men sit on log stumps next to neatly stacked split firewood. An ax is in a large log on cross stands. Susan graduated from medical...
    • Harlan, Andrew James.
    • 1893?
    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Sioux war club with a head or ax piece made from horn (possibly mountain sheep or goat). The wood handle is decorated with braided horsehair dyed red, white and black. Red horsehair is attached to the end of the handle.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Fire Engine

    • A fire engine parked in front of the amphitheater at the Civic Center in Denver was probably owned by the fire department in Garland, Colorado. Ladders, a bell, fire extinguishers, an ax, a lantern and other equipment are on the vehicle, which is...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1926 April 13
    • Red Cloud Delegation

    • Group portrait of the Native American Sioux (Dakota) Delegation to Washington, D.C. They pose with Interpreter, John Bridgeman, they are, left to right, Red Dog, Little Wound, Red Cloud (Makhpia-sha / Maqpeya-luta), American Horse and Red Shirt...
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    • [1874?]
    • Kubler

    • A miner uses a pick ax and shovel to fill an ore cart with the shiny bituminous coal, inside the Kubler Mine, Gunnison County, Colorado. Timber uprights brace the ceiling.
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    • 1913
    • Red Cliff, Summit Co. Col.

    • A group of men, probably miners, stand on a timber sidewalk and pose beside a false front commercial building in Red Cliff, Eagle County (formerly Summit County), Colorado. Signs on the building read: "M. Edwards, Drugs and General Merchandise,...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
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    • Sopris School

    • Boys in costumes pose near a U. S. flag at the Sopris School in Sopris (Las Animas County), Colorado. The boys hold a lantern, hammer, saw, pick ax, and lunch pail. They wear overalls, an apron, and hats with miner's lights.
    • Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943.
    • [1915]
    • Larimer Co

    • Three men stand in front of the Forks General Store in Forks (Larimer County), Colorado. A sign indicates that a post office is located in the store, and other signs advertise "Battle Ax Hunting Tobacco," and, "Baled Hay and Grain for Sale."
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    • [between 1875 and 1885]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Men work to excavate the pithouses of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. The farthest man is probably Marshall Finnan, future superintendent of the park. Several shovels and a pick ax are scattered throughout the excavation...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [926?]
    • Longmont's Main St. in horse and buggy days

    • View taken from the top of Dickens Opera House, shows part of the 300 block, looking north on Main Street, Longmont, Colorado. The well tracked dirt street is busy with delivery wagons, buggies and pedestrians. Many of the brick commercial...
    • Boynton, Charles W.
    • [between 1890 and 1905]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Two men stand above Pithouses A, B and C of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. The two work to excavate the site that lies under a massive rock wall. Digging tools, including a pick ax in the background and a shovel in the...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Pithouse A of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, stands in the foreground. A small pile of sandstone slabs forms a wall on the near edge of the pithouse. Additional slabs line the sides of the pithouse. Two men kneel working...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Aug M. Co. Gilman Property, Platoro Mining District

    • Men pose by a mine entrance in the Platoro District near Stunner (Conejos County), Colorado; one has an ax, the other has a framing square. Wood, ties, and snow surround them.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • The Kelly tunnel

    • Five men stand in front of the Kelly Tunnel Number Four mine (gold) entrance with saw horses, lumber, ax, and hand saw in Clear Creek County, Colorado.
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    • [1900?]
    • Ice packing scene

    • A man wades through water in the hole cut through the ice on a pond in Paonia, Colorado in Delta County. A man walks next to him. A third man stands at the edge of the hole holding an ax. Two log cabins are on the banks of the pond. One cabin...
    • Edwards, W. S.
    • January 13, 1911
    • Wyatt School pioneer project

    • Photograph of five unidentified students from Wyatt Elementary School in Denver, Colorado during a pioneer project. Five students are pictured with a section of a log cabin wall behind them. One boy stands with an ax handle in his hands, the...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • circa 1930
    • Englewood Fire Station

    • A sign in front of the brick fire house in Englewood, Colorado, reads, "Englewood Fire Station No. 4." A fire engine is parked in the driveway in front of one of the garage doors; it includes a mechanized ladder labeled "T. E. L. E. Squirt," hoses,...
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    • [between 1960 and 1979?]
    • Cowboy lunch

    • Men pose by a chuck wagon, an ax, and cooking pots. Stone buildings with tin roofs and a dam or spillway are in the background.
    • Fortner, Cecil B.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William H.H. correspondence sent to family. Gold, lot speculation, Auraria drinking & gambling, Reverend Fisher, donation of 4 lots from Auraria, "beat them fairly" "not a mining town. It will be a Capitol." future of Denver.
    • Larimer, William Henry Harrison, 1840-1910.
    • 1859 February
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • pick ax.; Pithouses A, B and C of Step House lie at the base of a massive rock overhang in Mesa Verde National Park. The cliff dwelling site is under excavation, and men stand holding shovels in their hands. The man in the background is future...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Hawikuh

    • A man squats down and brushes the dirt away from a stone slab at an excavation site at Hawikuh in New Mexico. The handle of a digging tool lies on the ground behind him. The man wears a hat that covers his face as he bows his head toward the...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [between 1917 and 1923?]
    • Issuing supplies

    • White men, some in military uniform, stand around bundles of supplies to be distributed to Native American (Brule ?)prisoners of war, Fort Randall, South Dakota.
    • Bailey, Dix & Mead.
    • 1882?
    • Leadville pioneer homes

    • Pioneer Leadville residents pose in front of their early homes in 1879, Colorado. The man and woman in the center, dressed in their finest, stand with their baby girl on a wood chair. Two men and another woman stand next to them, with a nursing...
    • Luke, Wellington O.
    • 1879
    • A Sioux home

    • A Native American Dakota Sioux man swings an ax in a backyard littered with bed frames and springs, Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota.
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    • 1968
    • Heritage Square actors

    • Two Heritage Square Opera House actors pose in front of a painted drop, outside of Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado. One evil character holds an ax over the head of the other. Heritage Square is a re- creation of a 1880s Victorian western town...
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    • [between 1970 and 1980]
    • Cha's Burton's cmmissary [sic], South Fork, Colo.

    • View of Charles Burton's commissary in South Fork, (Baxterville), Rio Grande County, Colorado; shows men, log and sod cabins, a pick ax, shovel, saw, oil barrel, sharpening wheels, and a carpenter's square.
    • Davis, O. T.
    • 1896

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