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    • Central City Opera House

    • The Central City Opera House, originally opened in 1878, was renovated and reopened in the 1930s. Described as "the finest temple of the Muse west of the Missouri" and designed by Architect Robert S. Roeschlaub, the oldest opera house in Colorado...
    • Central City Opera House--1940-1950.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Opera houses--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
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    • Gregory diggings

    • View of dilapidated two story wood frame building in Gregory Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. The building has a covered porch.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings.; Building deterioration.
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    • Central City, Colorado, businesses, breweries

    • View of a dilapidated brewery building, Central City, Gilpin Colorado.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.; Brewing industry--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
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    • Gregory diggings

    • View of dilapidated two story wood frame building in Gregory Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings.; Building deterioration.
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    • Gregory diggings

    • View of dilapidated wood frame houses and buildings in Gregory Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings.; Building deterioration.
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    • Kenneth MacKenna played "Othello," Central City Opera House

    • Actor Kenneth MacKenna poses sideways in a chair outside the Central City Opera House in Central City, Colorado. He wears a white sweater, shirt, trousers, and holds a pipe in his left hand. His legs are crossed, and his right arm is crossed over...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Actors--1940-1950.; MacKenna, Kenneth, 1899-1962.
    • 1934
    • Rehearsal, Josephine Antoine, John Carter and cast

    • A photo of actors rehearsing a musical number is clipped to a board in Central City, Colorado. Four women pose around an upright piano, which is played by a man weearing trousers, a patterned tie, a long- sleeved shirt, and a striped vest. The...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Actors--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • Eureka Street, Central City

    • A winter view down unpaved Eureka Street toward Central Hill in Central City, Colorado. Part of the sidewalk, a fire hydrant and a pipe are in the foreground. The Opera House is next to a clapboard house. The Post Office, the Chase & Sears...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • Father, Louise D'Angelo, Met star here

    • A head and torso studio portrait of an actor is posted, on a wooden board, over another picture. The actor wears a pinstripe suit and has short cropped hair with a receding hairline. The bottom print includes a pair of feet in sandals standing in...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Actors--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of Central City, Colorado, taken from the west probably during the summer or early fall. The Opera House is in the lower right corner, and the Teller House is to its left. St. Mary's Church is in the center of the image. Tailings, which...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • Helen Oldheim

    • A head and shoulder portrait of Helen Oldheim, an actress from the Central City Play Festival in Central City, Colorado, is clipped to a board. She wears a short-sleeved shirt with a black collar and a black border around the sleeves. Her wavy...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Actresses--1940-1950.; Oldheim, Helen.
    • 1940
    • Central City Opera House

    • The Central City Opera House was renovated and reopened in the 1930s. Originally opened in 1878 and described as "the finest temple of the Muse west of the Missouri." Designed by Architect Robert S. Roeschlaub, the oldest opera house in Colorado is...
    • Central City Opera House--1940-1950.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Opera houses--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • Teller House exterior

    • A photograph of The Teller House in Central City, Colorado, is held on a piece of pegboard over another photograph. The photograph is taken out of a window looking toward the Teller House. A goldpan, a lamp, and a mining implement are in the...
    • Teller House (Central City, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hotels--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • C&S steam engine

    • Two actors pose in the cab of a C & S train in a picture, clipped to a board, of the "The Bartered bride" in Central City, Colorado. One man wears an engineer's uniform with a striped cap and a bandana, and the other wears a broad-brimmed hat with...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Actors--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • Stars Helen Oldheim, Josephine Antoine

    • Two opera singers, cast members of the opera "The Bartered bride," pose for a photo in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. The women are dressed as cooks and pose in a kitchen. As they "cook, " Helen Oldheim, holds a pot by the handle and stirs...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Opera Singers--1940-1950.; Women--1940-1950.; Antoine, Josephine.; Oldheim, Helen.
    • 1940
    • Met star Frances Maddux

    • A head and shoulders portrait of an actress is clipped to a board in Central City, Colorado. Her blouse has small pleats and she wears pearls. Her hair is pulled away from her face.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Actresses--1940-1950.; Maddux, Frances.
    • 1940
    • Denver Public Library exhibit at the Rocky Mt. National Bank in the Teller House

    • The wood and glass neoclassical counter of the Rocky Mountain National Bank in Central City, Colorado, is in the front of the Denver Public Library Western History Department exhibit. A display board is to the left of the window and has photographs...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Exhibitions--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • Teller House, Central City

    • The Teller House, built in 1871, is on Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. Located between the First National Bank block and the Opera House block, the four story Victorian building has a flat roof, rectangular windows with lintels and sills,...
    • Teller House (Central City, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hotels--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • Teller House, Central City

    • The black, paneled front door and part of the second story of the brick Teller House are visible in the image. The arched doorway has a sign that reads "Teller House" arched over the door. Two wrought iron gas lights are on either side of the door...
    • Teller House (Central City, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hotels--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • Louise D'Angelo Met star here

    • An actress holding a small open book in her hands poses during the Central City Play Festival in Central City, Colorado. She wears a long, satin dress with a gathered collar, three appliques across the chest, and puffed, embroidered material...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Actresses--1940-1950.; D'Angelo, Louise.
    • 1940
    • Louise D'Angelo

    • A studio portrait of Louise D'Angelo, an actress from The Bartered bride, is clipped to a board in Central City, Colorado. She wears a dark, peasant dress with a laced bodice, a white blouse with puffed sleeves and embroidery on the sides, beads,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Actresses--1940-1950.; D'Angelo, Louise.
    • 1940
    • Foundry and old house from Eureka Street, Central City, 1953

    • The ruins of the old foundry are on upper Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. Several of the walls have completely crumbled, and the remaining walls are deteriorating. The holes for the windows and doors are visible. A furnace is in the middle...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Foundries--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • 1941
    • Eureka Street, Central City  streets

    • Winter scene on upper Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. The hillside is covered with snow. Eureka Street is in the right foreground. In the background on the hill is a two-story structure with a hipped roof. Three other houses stand in...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Eureka Street, Central City streets

    • Winter on upper Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado; the street is bordered by a dry-masonry wall. The wall was built by Cornish craftsmen, probably in the nineteenth century. Snow covers the top of the wall, which is entirely built without...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Masonry--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.; Stone walls--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Robert Nicholson, Robert Edmund Jones

    • Head and shoulder, studio photographs of two actors from the Central City Play Festival are attached to a board with clips. The actor in the photo to the left wears a jacket, white shirt, and a tie. His hair is combed away from his face, and he...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Actors--1940-1950.; Theatrical producers & directors--1940-1950.; Jones, Robert Edmund, 1887-1954.; Nicholson, Robert.
    • 1941
    • Hubert Graf

    • Hubert Graf, singer with the Central City Opera House, poses, in Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado. He wears a striped tie and jacket.
    • Graf, Hugo--Performances--1940-1950.; Central City Opera House Association (Central City, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Costumes--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.; Opera singers--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Hendrie-Bolthoff's Foundry, Central City, June, 1941

    • View of the Hendrie-Bolthoff Foundry in Central City (Gilpin county), Colorado; snow dusts split rail fence around the stone building along Eureka Street, and cirrus clouds span the sky.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Foundries--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Houses on 2nd High St., Central City, Colo.

    • Several houses are built above a masonry retaining wall along Second High Street, a dirt road in Central City, Colorado. The house in the center is a two story brick with two gables that intersect a hipped roof. It has three chimneys, wrought iron...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Hendrie-Bolthoff's foundry, Central City, 1941

    • Snow covers the ruins of the Hendrie-Bolthoff Foundry in Central City. A decaying water sluice pours water into the creek below. The creek banks are muddy and partially covered with snow. The wood, masonry, and tin walls are crumbling and in decay....
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Foundries--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.; Ruins--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Larry Bolton, Edwina Eustice, Anna Kaskis, Margit Bokar

    • Two photoprints of actors from "Orpheus" and "The Barber of Seville" are clipped to a board in Central City, Colorado. Two actresses, one in an iridescent tunic with a floor-length cloak draped over a shoulder and the other in a long, sleeveless...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Actors--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Frank St. Leger

    • A head and shoulders studio portrait of Frank St. Leger, an actor in the "Barber of Seville," is clipped to a board in Central City, Colorado. He wears a suit, vest, striped tie, and white shirt. He is balding and wears round glasses.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Actors--1940-1950.; St. Leger, Frank.
    • 1941
    • Eureka Street, Central City streets

    • Winter on upper Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. Eureka Street is in the foreground, and several structures are on the hill above, including a two-story structure with a hipped roof. Mine tailings, partially covered in snow, are at the top...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Teller House Gen. Grant's room, Central City, 1941

    • Curtained windows on opposite sides of a mirrored chest-of- drawers in the General Ulysses S. Grant bedroom illuminate a room in the Teller House in Central City, Colorado. A painting hangs above a loveseat. Patterned wallpaper covers the walls.
    • Teller House (Central City, Colo.)--Facilities--1940-1950.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Bedrooms--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.; Clothes chests--1940-1950.; Hotels--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.; Interiors--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Teller House Gen. Grant's room, Central City, 1941

    • A double bed with a large, curved headboard with oval-shaped moldings and finials and a footboard with molding is in the corner of a room in the Teller House in Central City, Colorado. A large pillow is on the bed. The wall is covered with...
    • Teller House (Central City, Colo.)--Facilities--1940-1950.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Bedrooms--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.; Hotels--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • John Brownlee

    • A head and shoulders, studio portrait of an actor, John Brownlee, in Central City, Colorado, is clipped over five other photoprints. The man wears a pinstripe suit with a striped shirt and a tie. His hair is combed back away from his face.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Actors--1940-1950.; Brownlee, John 1901-1969--Performances--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • John Brownlee

    • John Brownlee, actor with the Central City Opera House, poses, in Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado. He wears a striped tie and jacket.
    • Brownlee, John 1901-1969--Performances--1940-1950.; Central City Opera House Association (Central City, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Costumes--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.; Opera singers--Colorado--Central...
    • 1941
    • Teller House, Central City, 1941

    • A drawing room in the Central City, Colorado, Teller House is roped off from the public. There are three, large rectangular windows with window dressings and lace curtains. A coffee table is in front of the sofa that sits under the center window....
    • Teller House (Central City, Colo.)--Facilities--1940-1950.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Drawing rooms--1940-1950.; Hotels--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.; Interiors--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Teller House, Central City, 1941

    • A large mirror with a cartouche is between two large windows, dressed with lace curtains and large, heavy, dark drapes in a room in Central City, Colorado. A sofa and a plant are to the right of each window. A table with a mirror and decorative...
    • Teller House (Central City, Colo.)--Facilities--1940-1950.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hotels--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.; Interiors--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Teller House, Central City

    • View of a drawing room that looks into another room in the Teller House in Central City, Colorado. The hardwood floor is covered with a patterned carpet. A rococo revival, round, mirror hangs above a sofa covered with a tasseled spread. A rococo...
    • Teller House (Central City, Colo.)--Facilities--1940-1950.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Drawing rooms--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.; Hotels--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.; Interiors--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Mrs. Horace Bennett, Mrs. Milton Bennel, Mrs. Frank Richetson, Jr, producer Robert Edmund Jones

    • Four women and a man stand in front of a fireplace hearth during the Central City Play Festival in Central City, Colorado. The women wear blouses and skirts or dresses, and hats. The man, probably the producer, wears a suit and tie. The background...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Actors--1940-1950.; Theatrical producers & directors--1940-1950.; Jones, Robert Edmund, 1887-1954.
    • 1941
    • Eclipse Livery

    • Winter view taken from behind a pipe fence of the Eclipse Livery building in Central City, Colorado. The stone building has a rectangular - box shape with arched windows and doors in the front and rectangular windows on the side. Several of the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Buildings--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.; Stables--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Nino Ruisi

    • A photoprint of an Nino Ruisi, an actor from the Central City Play Festival, is set against a dark background in Central City, Colorado. He wears an Egyptian style costume with an ornate, pointed hat, a wig that has metal pendant hanging from it,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Actors--1940-1950.; Ruisi, Nino.
    • 1941
    • Central City, 1942

    • A partial view of the Smith house, a Gothic Revival, board-and- batten house in Central City, Colorado, shows the gables and the front porch of the two story, L-shaped structure with a steeply pitched roof with shingles, bargeboard gingerbread...
    • Smith, Eben, 1832-1906--Homes & haunts.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • Central City, 1942

    • The Smith house, built by mining magnate Eben Smith, is above a masonry retaining wall overlooking Casey Avenue in Central City, Colorado. It is a gothic revival, board-and-batten house with a steeply pitched gabled roof, shingles, and gingerbread...
    • Smith, Eben, 1832-1906--Homes & haunts.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • Casey Street, Central City streets

    • View of Casey Street in Central City, Colorado; shows houses, including a Victorian with a mansard roof and a bay window, atop retaining walls.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • Casey Street, Central City

    • View of unpaved Casey Street in Central City, Colorado. Weeds and vegetation grow on the side of the road. The road forms a shelf in the center of the image, under which is a hill. A small, wood-frame house to the left of a telephone pole, has a...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1942

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