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    • Indian Jack standing, Geo. Brittenbendes

    • Studio portrait of Native American (Modoc) man, Indian Jack (Lew Wallace). He stands with his arm on the shoulder of George Brittenbendes, seated. Both men wear shirts, coats, pants and hats. Indian Jack discovered the Golden Age mine in Jamestown,...
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    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Gregory Gulch

    • View of dilapidated head frames, frame buildings and snow on tailings piles in Gregory Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. A historical marker sign reads: "On this ground, later known as Gregory Diggings, John H. Gregory discovered the...
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    • 1932
    • Gregory Gulch, Central City, Colorado

    • Several houses stand along a dirt road in Gregory Gulch in Gilpin County, Colorado. The gulch was named after John H. Gregory, who first discovered gold in Colorado in 1859. The cut in the hillside shows the vein Gregory followed in search of...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • Five unidentified men stand next to the bronze marker placed at the Mountain City site near Central City, Colorado, where John H. Gregory first discovered gold in 1859. The marker, dedicated July 23, 1932, reads: "On this ground later known as...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • $20,000,000.00 in gold." The man on the left has a long, gray beard and holds a shovel in his hand. The man on the right wears a coat and overalls. H. H. Lake wears a suit. All three wear hats.; H. H. Lake stands between two unidentified men near...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • 1904 Clason Map or View of the Gilpin Colorado Gold and Mineral Belt

    • 1904 broadside bird's eye view or map of Gilpin County, Colorado. Centered on Central City, this view extends as far north as Rollinsville and Arapahoe Peak, as far south as Bellevue Mountain, as far east as Randolph Mill, and west as far as...
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    • Circa 1904
    • The mineral resources of Summit County

    • View of a 156 ounce specimen of crystallized gold, known as "Tom's Baby," taken from the Gold Flake Mine on Farncomb Hill, near Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado. The specimen was named after Tom Groves, one of the miners who discovered it.
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    • 1899
    • Prepare for the miracle! : a sermon

    • Sermon given by Reverend Raymond A Waser to the congregation of First Plymouth Congregational Church in Denver, Colorado.
    • Waser, Raymond A. (Raymond Albert), 1907-
    • 1943 March 14
    • Mining, Gilpin County

    • Several buildings line the dirt roads below the Cook Mine on Bobtail Hill in Gregory Gulch in Gilpin County, Colorado. The deep vein on the hill in the right midground is where John H. Gregory first discovered gold in Colorado in 1859. The stone...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Site of camp of Russell party on Dry Creek near  Englewood, Colorado in 1858

    • Five men in suits pose in a grassy area in front of a large tree in Englewood, Colorado. They stand at the site on Little Dry Creek where gold was discovered by the party led by William Green Russell in 1858, the beginning of the gold rush of 1859....
    • Milligan, Edward William, 1869-
    • [between 1900 and 1940?]
    • Pay Rock Mine

    • Miners pose near the shafthouse and tailings of the Pay Rock Mine near Silver Plume (Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • Collins, C. H.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Central City, Colo. 1860

    • Several large buildings stand along Main Street in early day Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Gold was first discovered in the region by John H. Gregory in 1859 and spurred the town's growth. Additional buildings stand along Eureka Street...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Wash day in a United States Geological Survey camp

    • View of a large kettle beside canvas tents at a United States Geological Survey camp in either Mesa County or Garfield County, Colorado. Oil shale burns under a laundry kettle.
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    • 1914?
    • Gregory Gulch

    • View of the site of the Gregory Diggings near Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado. A sign reads: "The State Historical And Natural History Society On This Ground Later Known As Gregory Diggings John M. Gregory Discovered The First Gold Quartz...
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    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Mountain City, Colorado

    • Houses and buildings stand along dirt roads in Mountain City on the outskirts of Central City, Colorado, in the 1860s. Several mine shafthouses stand on the hills in the background. Gold was first discovered in the area in 1859 by John H. Gregory.
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Derry Ranch, Lake County, Colo.

    • View of the Derry Ranch, a placer mine located in Lake County, Colo. Gold was discovered early in this location in the 1870s and the area was land dredged periodically until the 1950s.
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2006
    • Ashcroft, Colo. Remains of Hotel 1943

    • An abandoned hotel stands in a field in the midground in Ashcroft, a mining town near Castle Creek, south of Aspen in Pitkin County, Colorado. The town was originally called Chloride but its residents renamed it Ashcroft in 1882 after rich ore was...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1943?]
    • Ashcroft, Colo. Remains of Hotel 1943

    • An abandoned hotel stands in a field in the midground in Ashcroft, a mining town near Castle Creek, south of Aspen in Pitkin County, Colorado. The town was originally called Chloride but its residents renamed it Ashcroft in 1882 after rich ore was...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1943?]
    • Gregory Monument, Central City, Colorado

    • A telegraph or telephone pole stands in front of a sign reading: "On this ground, later known as Gregory Diggings, John H. Gregory discovered the first gold quartz mine in Colorado. May 6, 1859. This lode has produced $20,000,000.00 in gold." The...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [1932]
    • Dyersville

    • View overlooking the ghost town of Dyersville, Colorado, in Summit County. Decaying buildings and overgrown vegetation around structures.
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    • 1962
    • Eldora, Colorado 1900

    • Several buildings stand along dirt roads, probably including Eldorado Avenue, in Eldora, a mining town in Boulder County, Colorado. The town experienced its mining boom for about two years starting in 1897, when gold tellurides and sulphides were...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Caribou mine

    • View shows a wooden building which was part of the Caribou mine, Boulder County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Mary Miller house

    • Exterior photograph of the Mary Miller House located in Lafayette, Colorado. Constructed circa 1888, the house is associated with Mary Miller, the founder of the town of Lafayette. In 1884, coal was discovered on the 1280 acre Miller farm. ...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Tom's Baby, a crystallized gold nugget

    • View of the largest crystallized gold nugget unearthed in Colorado history, it was discovered in 1887 near Breckenridge (Summit County), Colorado, by miners Tom Graves and Harry Lytton. The nugget became known as "Tom's Baby," because Graves would...
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Notice of location of a quartz claim

    • Reproduction shows a hand-written mining claim for the Bunker Hill Lode, on Milo Creek, in the Yreka Mining District, Shoshone County, Idaho, signed by Philip O'Rourke and Whitney [?] N. S. Kellogg.
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    • September, 1885
    • Gregory Gulch, Central City, Colorado

    • owned by Fred Kruse and founded by Belden & Company during the area's mining heyday.; Two dirt roads intersect in the foreground of this view of Gregory Gulch, named for John H. Gregory who first discovered gold in Gilpin County, Colorado, in 1859....
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • Two unidentified men stand in the midground on a walkway of wood planks near the site where John H. Gregory first discovered gold at Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The site was marked with a bronze plaque on July 23, 1932...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Gulch, Central City, Colorado

    • mines. In the right foreground, the building with a band of arches on its facade was the grocery and provisions store owned by Fred Kruse and founded by Belden & Company during the area's mining heyday.; Two dirt roads intersect in the foreground...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Russell Gulch, Colo.

    • The mining district of Russell Gulch was about four miles southwest of Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. About $35,000 in gold was reportedly mined every week when the area was first discovered by William Green Russell in 1859. Several...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Russell Gulch, Colo.

    • The small mining district of Russell Gulch is about four miles southwest of Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. The area reportedly yielded about $35,000 a week in gold when it was discovered by William Green Russell in 1859. The tailings and...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Ashcroft, Colorado

    • ball and banquet there. Tabor also reportedly bought rounds of drinks for everyone in each of the town's 13 saloons. At the time, Ashcroft was growing much faster than nearby Aspen. By 1885, it had about 3,500 residents with six hotels and 20...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1943?]
    • Russell Gulch, Colo.

    • Russell Gulch, about four miles southwest of Central City, Colorado, was discovered by William Green Russell in 1859 and reportedly yielded about $35,000 in gold each week. A dirt road forms the main street through the small town. A pile of...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Ashcroft, Colorado

    • An abandoned hotel stands in a field in Ashcroft, a mining town near Castle Creek, south of Aspen in Pitkin County, Colorado. The town was originally named Chloride but its residents renamed it Ashcroft in 1882, when rich ore was discovered in the...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1943?]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • A group of 24 men stands at the site where John H. Gregory first discovered gold at Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The group is gathered for the July 23, 1932 dedication ceremony of the Gregory Monument, a bronze marker...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Gulch 1947

    • Mines and piles of mine tailings dot the hillsides surrounding Gregory Gulch in Gilpin County, Colorado. The gulch is named after John H. Gregory, who first discovered gold in Colorado in 1859. A dirt road intersects two wider dirt roads that run...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1947?]
    • Gregory Gulch 1947

    • Mines and piles of mine tailings dot the hillsides surrounding Gregory Gulch in Gilpin County, Colorado. The gulch is named after John H. Gregory, who first discovered gold in Colorado in 1859. A dirt road intersects two wider dirt roads that run...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1947?]
    • Mining monument, Georgetown, Colorado

    • Detail of a bronze marker in Georgetown, Colorado, reads: "Commemorating the historical importance of the Georgetown Mining Region. The Griffith Lode (2500 ft. N. E.), later a silver producer, was discovered June 17, 1859, by George W. Griffith,...
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    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Caribou Mine (L#173)

    • Caribou Mine stands in the background in this view near Nederland in Boulder County, Colorado. The silver mine was reportedly discovered in 1864. Silver ingots produced from the mine and valued at about $13,000 were used to pave the street in front...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Placing marker at site of Gregory Lode

    • A crowd of men, women, and children gather around a temporary historical marker posted on a dirt road in Blackhawk (Black Hawk) (Gilpin County), Colorado. The sign reads: "The State Historical and Natural History Society of Colorado. On this...
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    • 1924 August 8
    • Commemorative medal

    • A commemorative bronze medal with an image of Zebulon Montgomery Pike, an army officer and explorer, on one side and Pikes Peak, in Colorado Springs, Colorado which bears his name, on the other side. This coin was struck in 1906 to celebrate the...
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    • [between 1779 and 1906]
    • Eldora Valley

    • The snow-capped peaks of the Continental Divide stand in the distance of this view of Eldora in Boulder County, Colorado. Eldora experienced its mining boom for about two years starting in 1897, when gold tellurides and sulphides were discovered on...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • Three unidentified men are gathered in the midground in the vein where John H. Gregory first discovered gold at Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The group is gathered for the July 23, 1932 dedication of the Gregory Monument, a...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • Three men, two wearing suits and the third wearing a coat over overalls, stand in the rocky vein where John H. Gregory first discovered gold in Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The men are gathered at the site for the July 23,...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • A fire hydrant stands in the foreground of this view of Gregory Diggings in Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, at the July 23, 1932 dedication of the Gregory Monument to John H. Gregory, who first discovered gold in the area in 1859. A...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • A group of men wearing suits, including H. H. Lake (fourth from left), pose during the July 23, 1932 dedication of the Gregory Monument in Mountain City near Central City, Colorado. The site was marked by a bronze plaque noting it as the place...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • $20,000,000.00 in gold." Several other men are in the background watching the groundbreaking.; An older man with a long beard and wearing a suit leans down to turn a shovel full of dirt at the July 23, 1932 dedication of the Gregory Monument in...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • A group of 24 men stands at the site where John H. Gregory first discovered gold at Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The group is gathered for the July 23, 1932 dedication ceremony of the Gregory Monument, a bronze marker...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]

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