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    • Buena Vista

    • Main Street, in Buena Vista, Colorado, is lined on both sides with frame, false-fronted businesses. Men, horses, and wagons are on the boardwalks and in the street, which has piles of rock in its center. Signs read: Morris wine & beer hall, Little...
    • Buena Vista (Colo.)--1885-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Buena Vista--1880-1890.
    • [between 1885 and 1890?]
    • Lawrence from 11th St. Denver, Colo

    • View of Lawrence Street (at intersection of 11th) in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado; shows office buildings, trees, and signs: "Knight Clark & Co., Pianos, Organs, Sewing Machines," "Joslin's Dry Goods," and "California Restaurant."
    • Auraria (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • San Juan, boys and burros

    • View of a Native American (San Juan, Tewa) man and children with a burro in front of low adobe pueblo buildings, San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--San Juan Pueblo--1880-1900.; Tewa Indians--New Mexico--San Juan Pueblo--1880-1900.; San Juan Pueblo (N.M.)--1880-1900.; Children--New Mexico--San Juan Pueblo--1880-1900.; Donkeys--New Mexico--San Juan...
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Breaking camp

    • A survey team breaks camp near Fourmile Creek in Fremont County, Colorado. Burros are loaded with equipment, bedrolls, and a table. A team of railroad surveyors stand interspersed with the burros. One man holds a stadia rod in his hand. A canvas...
    • Fourmile Creek (Fremont County and Custer County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Camping--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1890.; Packtrains--Colorado--Fremont...
    • [between 1881 and 1884?]
    • Lawrence Street, Denver, Colo

    • View of Lawrence Street, Auraria in Denver, Colorado; shows office buildings and horse and buggy traffic. A female wooden model is by the McClelland (or McLellan?) Block; signs read: "Joslins," "Cigars."
    • Auraria (Denver, Colo.)--1870-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Lawerence [sic] street - Denver - Colo

    • View of Lawrence Street, in Denver, Colorado; shows office buildings, horse and buggy traffic, and the McClelland (or McLellan?) Block. Signs read: "Joslin's Dry Goods," and "Boots and Shoes."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • [1880?]
    • Chipeta Falls, Black Canon of the Gunnison

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Railway excursion train near Chipeta Falls, along the Gunnison River in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison in Gunnison or Montrose County, Colorado. Men stand or sit on locomotive number "275" or beside the tracks.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Chipeta Falls (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--1880-1890.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1882 and 1886?]
    • The Colorado and Swimming Pool, Glenwood Springs

    • View of the Hotel Colorado and the stone Bath House at the Glenwood Hot Springs pool in Glenwood Springs (Garfield County), Colorado. The four-story Italianate-style, stone and brick Hotel Colorado has square towers and a first floor arcade near...
    • Hotel Colorado (Glenwood Springs, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1890-1900.; Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bathhouses--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1900.;...
    • [between 1891 and 1897?]
    • White Rock Point between Cumbres and Chama

    • View of three sod roofed log buildings, a Denver & Rio Grande train, and a pond on possibly Cumbres Pass, Conejos County, Colorado. Shows talus and rocky slopes in the valley.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Costilla County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Log buildings--Colorado--Costilla County--1880-1890.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--Costilla County--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--Costilla...
    • [between 1882 and 1890]
    • Annual: East Denver High School, 1917

    • 1917 Yearbook from East Denver High School.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1917
    • Curiosities of Monument Park

    • View of a rock formation at Monument Park (El Paso County) near Colorado Springs, Colorado. Shows pine trees and Pikes Peak in the distance.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1881 and 1890?]
    • Charles Stratton and Livinia Warren

    • Portrait of midget performers Charles Stratton (General Tom Thumb) and Livinia Warren.
    • Midgets--1870-1880.; Dwarfs--1870-1880.; Human curiosities--1870-1880.; Spouses--1870-1880.; Magri, M. Lavinia (Mercy Lavinia), 1841-1919.; Thumb, Tom, 1838-1883.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Sideshow fat lady

    • Portrait of a woman performer wearing a tiara, black pearls, and a silk dress.
    • Human curiosities--1870-1890.; Obesity--1870-1890.; Women--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Two headed girl, Millie - Chrissie

    • Portrait of Black (African American) Siamese twin girls wearing crowns.
    • African Americans--Children--1870-1890.; Girls--1870-1890.; Human curiosities--1870-1890.; Siamese twins--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Curiosities of Monument Park

    • View of a sandstone rock formation (the Parachute) and pinon pines in Monument Park (El Paso County), Colorado.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Millie - Christine - Wonderland

    • Portrait of Black (African American) Siamese twin girls, wearing a striped silk dress.
    • African Americans--Children--1870-1900.; Girls--1870-1900.; Human curiosities--1870-1900.; Siamese twins--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • The 1887 Denver Directory

    • Index of the 1887 City of Denver Directory. Index is made of three volumes. Volume I: Denver directory indexed by name. Volume II: Denver directory indexed by address. Volume 3: Statistical abstract of Denver in 1887.
    • Denver (Colo.)--Directories.; Denver (Colo.)--1887.
    • 2002
    • Admiral Dot and nephew - Major Mumm

    • Studio portrait of a midget and a boy in suits. A top hat is on a table.
    • Midgets--1870-1900.; Boys--1870-1900.; Dwarfs--1870-1900.; Human curiosities--1870-1900.; Men--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Gen. Tom. Thumb and Wife

    • Portrait of midget performers Charles Stratton (General Tom Thumb) and Lavinia Warren. He wears a tuxedo; she wears a dress with lace, a train, and a corset.
    • Midgets--1870-1890.; Dwarfs--1870-1890.; Human curiosities--1870-1890.; Spouses--1870-1890.; Magri, M. Lavinia (Mercy Lavinia), 1841-1919.; Thumb, Tom, 1838-1883.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Jennie Quigley, Scottish Queen, 28 years, 36 inches.

    • Portrait of a woman midget holding a parasol and wearing a tiara and an overdress with fringe.
    • Midgets--1870-1900.; Dwarfs--1870-1900.; Human curiosities--1870-1900.; Women--1870-1900.; Quigley, Jennie.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Ida Williams, weight 566, age 19

    • Portrait of Ida Williams wearing white gauze and pearls.
    • Human curiosities--1870-1900.; Obesity--1870-1900.; Women--1870-1900.; Williams, Ida.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • The Aeronaut Encircles the Globe: The Yearbook of 1925

    • South Denver High School yearbook for 1925.
    • South High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1925
    • Wild men from Borneo

    • Group portrait of men; two are midgets.
    • Midgets--1870-1900.; Dwarfs--1870-1900.; Human curiosities--1870-1900.; Men--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Fedor Petrewe (?) from Russia age 20

    • Portrait of Fedor Petrewe (?), of the Wonderland Theatre. He is afflicted with hirsutism; his face is covered with long hair.
    • Hypertrichosis--1870-1900.; Human curiosities--1870-1900.; Men--1870-1900.; Petrewe, Fedor.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Deformed calf

    • View of a taxidermied calf with deformities consisting of two bodies and an extra leg.
    • Birth defects--1890-1900.; Cattle--1890-1900.; Curiosities & wonders--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]

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