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    • Map of Golden City: laid out in the spring of 1859

    • Golden's town company, known as the Golden City Association, was formed when the town was founded on June 16, 1859. At that time, the town of Golden City was part of Kansas Territory. The Territory of Colorado was created to govern the western...
    • Golden City (Kansas Territory)--Maps.; Kansas Territory--Maps.; Golden (Colo.)--Maps--19th century.; Golden (Colo.)--History--19th century.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--Maps--19th century.
    • 1859
    • View of Black Hawk Point

    • Reproduction of lithograph; shows Black Hawk, Gilpin County, Colorado, with Gregory Gulch, Chase Gulch, Clear Creek, houses, businesses, and mining facilities.
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1862
    • Fall River near Idaho Springs

    • View of Fall River (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Wooden buildings, log cabins, a tent, and a covered wagon are near Fall River and Clear Creek.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Fall River (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Fall River (Colo. : Town)--1860-1880.; Streams--Colorado--Fall River--1870-1880.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--Fall River--1870-1880.
    • 1863
    • Scene on Monument Creek

    • A man stands near conical-shaped limestone columns with flat caps of resistant rock in Monument Park, El Paso County, Colorado. Shows scrubby vegetation, a stand of trees is in the distance.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Quirt

    • A leather Native American (Cheyenne?) quirt (a riding whip) with metal bands on the splayed ends, a brass and steel buckle, and sinew. The quirt was found in Sand Creek.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Whips--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Cherry Creek at time of flood Blake St. Denver

    • A man stands on the edge of Cherry Creek as it floods Blake Street in Denver, Colorado. A building is nearby.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Empire City, C.T.

    • View of Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado; shows log and wood houses, businesses, felled timber, tailings, and mine railroad tracks.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Log buildings--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Powder flask

    • A metallic powder flask found by George Squires at Sand Creek. The front of the flask has a decorative image of an elk next to a tree.
    • Powder flasks--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Denver

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood, Denver, Colorado. A sign on a building reads: "Commonwealth".
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Denver

    • Men and women stand near the edge of Cherry Creek as it floods the streets near 16th (Sixteenth) and Larimer Streets in Denver, Colorado. A sign on a nearby building reads: "Drugs, Chemicals, Oils, Paints, Brushes, & Glass".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Empire City, C.T.

    • Panoramic view of log cabins and frame buildings in Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Businesses have false fronts, and a reservoir is on the West Fork of Clear Creek.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Reservoirs--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Scene on Monument Creek

    • View of rock formations and a stand of pine trees in an open field in Monument Park in El Paso County, Colorado.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Old view of Denver

    • View shows wooden residences and the brick Lawrence Street Methodist Episcopal church, Denver, Colorado. The Cherry Creek, Platte River Confluence is in the distance.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Methodist Episcopal churches--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Scene on Monument Creek

    • View of rock formations in Monument Park in El Paso County, Colorado. Shows eroded conical-shaped limestone topped with flat caps. A man sits on a group of smaller rock formations in a field of scrub grass.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Waterfalls at Montgomery, C.T.

    • View of a wooden water wheel and an arrastre used for grinding ore in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. A flume and probably a wooden platform are on the hillside near waterfalls and a creek.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Grinding wheels--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864
    • Denver - early days flood

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado; shows torrents of water and a frame building.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Denver - early days flood

    • View of Denver, Colorado during a Cherry Creek flood. Storefront signs read: "Ladies Emporium" and "Denver Meat Market." The first U.S. Denver Branch Mint has a tower with battlements; a horse is in the foreground.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870; Mints--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Scene on Monument Creek near Colorado City

    • View of eroded limestone rock formations and trees in Monument Park, El Paso County, Colorado.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Mines of North Empire

    • View of the mines and the buildings near North Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • North Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Empire City

    • The town of Empire (City), Colorado in the Empire valley has a business district with false front buildings, log cabin residences, and a small resevoir which is supplied by the west fork of Clear Creek.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Old view of Denver

    • Roof-top view of Denver, Colorado. Cherry Creek is near business buildings and homes. Signs read: "Gazette", "Commonwealth", "J. G. Vawter & Co.", and "De Vor's Corner".
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Empire City

    • The town of Empire (City), Colorado is in the Empire valley and has a business district with false front buildings, log cabin residences, and a small reservoir that is supplied by the west fork of Clear Creek.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Scene on Monument Creek

    • A man poses by conical-shaped limestone columns topped with flat caps in an open field of scrub brush and grass in Monument Park, El Paso County, Colorado. Pine trees are in the distance.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Joseph W. Aldrich - Post Mill Village, Orange County, Vermont - Fort Logan

    • Studio portrait of Joseph W. Aldrich, Colorado Volunteers, First Cavalry Regiment (died at Sand Creek). Uniform includes a kepi hat, rifle, pistol, and sword.
    • United States. Army. Colorado Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1862-1865)--People.; Cavalry--Colorado--1860-1870.; Military officers--Colorado--1860-1870.; Aldrich, Joseph W., Colorado 1st Cavalry.
    • 1864 March 15
    • Flood - Cherry Creek

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses, houses, streets, and water. Signs read: "J. G. Vawter & Co." and "Commonwealth."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May
    • Flood - Cherry Creek

    • View of Denver, Colorado during a Cherry Creek flood; shows frame buildings and torrents of water.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May
    • Denver C.T.

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses, houses, a corral, horse, and sheds. The first U.S. Denver Branch Mint is to the side; signs read: "Ladies Emporium," "Metropolitan Billiard Hall," and "F. A. Brocker Groceries."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Mints--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 13
    • Cherry Creek flood

    • View of (possibly) Cherry Creek flood damage in Denver, Colorado; shows grasses and reeds.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 13
    • Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864

    • View of frame and brick commercial buildings and houses near downtown Denver, Colorado and the flooded South Platte River and Cherry Creek. People stand beside Cherry Creek near a brick building with a sign that reads: "Drugs, Chemicals, Paints,...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Denver flood

    • View of brick and frame houses and commercial buildings in Denver and Auraria during a Cherry Creek and South Platte River flood. A brick house near the standing water of Cherry Creek has a gabled rood and gingerbread details. Signs on flooded...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • West Denver during the flood

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses, streets, and water. People watch from the water's edge; signs read: "Commonwealth," "J. G. Vawter & Co," "J. B. Doyle & Co," "Keller House," "American House," and "Bell's Boarding...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864

    • People and horses stand beside an eroded Larimer street during a flood of Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado. Shows brick and frame commercial buildings in Auraria and the flooded South Platte River. Piles of probably people's belongings are beside a...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Flood - Cherry Creek 148 Larimer looking SW

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses, houses, people, streets, and water. Signs read: "Tremont House," "Groceries," "American House," and "Devor's Corner."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 19
    • Denver flood

    • View of Denver, Colorado during a Cherry Creek flood; shows frame buildings and houses. Storefront signs read: "Tremont House" and "Groceries."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 19
    • Flood of May 19, 1864

    • View of Denver, Colorado during a Cherry Creek flood; shows frame buildings and houses. Storefront signs read: "Tremont House" and "Groceries."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 19
    • General Custer presenting captured battle-flags at the War Department, Washington

    • Image on Harper's weekly title page shows General George A. Custer in Washington D.C. Custer wears a military uniform and presents tattered Confederate battle flags held by Confederate soldiers, captured at the Battle of Cedar Creek, to dignitaries...
    • Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Generals--American--District of Columbia--Washington--1860-1870.; Military parades & ceremonies--District of Columbia--Washington--1860-1870.; Military standards--Confederate--1860-1870.; Prisoners--District of...
    • 1864 November 12
    • Upper Empire and Silver Mountain

    • Reproduction of pencil rendering; shows Empire, Clear Creek County, Colorado, with houses, Native Americans, and horses.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1865 or 1866
    • Upper Empire and Silver Mountain

    • Reproduction of pencil rendering; shows Empire, Clear Creek County, Colorado, with houses, Native Americans, and horses.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870--Maps.;
    • 1865 or 1866
    • Idaho in 1866

    • Reproduction of ink rendering; shows Idaho Springs, Clear Creek County, Colorado.
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • West end

    • View of a row of identical frame buildings, possibly miner's residences, in a mountain valley. Shows talus beside a creek bed, piles of wooden boards, trees, bushes, and dirt roads.
    • Houses--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.; Streams--1860-1870.; Valleys--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • Idaho in 1866

    • Reproduction of ink rendering; shows Idaho Springs, Clear Creek County, Colorado.
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1860-1870--Maps.; Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1860-1870--Aerial views.;
    • 1866
    • Central City from the side of Mammoth Hill looking up Gregory and Eureka Gulches

    • Rendering of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows dwellings, businesses, and mining facilities. Pedestrians and wagons are in the streets and on a retaining wall housing a culvert for Clear Creek. Men and women are in the foreground;...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • South Boulder Creek, Boulder, Co., Colo. Ter.

    • View of South Boulder Creek at the mouth of Eldorado Canyon near Eldorado Springs in Boulder County, Colorado. Two people stand in or beside the creek near a partly washed out log fence. Shows a hogback, and rock formations in the canyon.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Eldorado Canyon (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Eldorado Springs (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Canyons--Colorado--Boulder County--1860-1870.; Fences--Colorado--Boulder County--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Boulder County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Flume near Idaho Springs

    • View of a wooden flume at probably a placer mine on Chicago Creek near Idaho Springs in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows a timber foot bridge over the creek, log cabins and tailings piles.
    • Chicago Creek (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Flumes--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Georgetown

    • View of the south end of Georgetown, Colorado, showing the grid pattern of the town, with many simple wood construction buildings and tall pine trees. Leavenworth Mountain is in the background. Clear Creek runs through the area, and a tall chimney...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Georgetown, Colo. looking north

    • View of Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado; landmarks include the Hamill House, the Hall smelter, Chimney Rock, a smokestack, homes, and commercial buildings.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Brown Company's Works at Georgetown, Colo.

    • Smoke rises from a smokestack at what is identified as "Brown Company's" reduction works in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Men stand beside wooden mine or processing buildings. Shows a tower on scaffolding and vented, gable roofs.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Ore industry--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Stewart's reduction works at Georgetown, Colo.

    • View of wooden mine processing buildings, identified as "Stewart's reduction works," beside Clear Creek in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows a horse-drawn wagon beside the reduction works, and brick chimneys on the buildings. Snow is...
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Ore industry--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1867

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