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    • Steck School students in front of Discovery of Colorado display

    • Photograph of two unidentified girls standing in front of a display entitled "Discovery of Colorado" at Steck Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. The two girls each stand at the edge of the display case. Both of them wear badges. They hold...
    • Displays.; Steck School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Gregory Diggings monument plan

    • The proposal for the Gregory's Diggings monument to commemorate John Gregory's discovery of gold in Clear Creek Canyon is laid out on the hillside. On the left is a post with a sign that reads "Speed Limit 12 mi. per hour Keep Muffler Closed" and a...
    • Gregory, John H.--Monuments--1930-1940.; Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1932?]
    • Gregory Gulch, Colorado

    • Fred Kruse's Grocery & Provisions Store faces a dirt road in the left foreground of this view of Gregory Gulch between Central City and Blackhawk in Gilpin County, Colorado. The gulch is the site where John H. Gregory made his historic discovery of...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Grocery stores--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1890-1900.
    • [1898?]
    • New Discovery Mineral Hill, Cripple Creek, Colo

    • Miners pose with horses by the New Discovery Mine near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; New Discovery Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Mineral Hill. New Discovery Mine.

    • Men pose near the New Discovery Mine works on Mineral Hill, Cripple Creek Mining District, Teller County, Colorado. One man stands on the hoist frame while others stand near the wood mine building. An anchored smokestack stands near the building...
    • New Discovery Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Teller County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • Gothic, Colo.

    • View of a cabin located in the town of Gothic, Gunnison County, Colo. The single story log cabin has a stone chimney and tin metal roof and sits in a lush valley surrounded by wild flowers, Evergreen trees and a view of Gothic Mountain in the...
    • Log cabins--Colorado--Gothic--2000-2010.; Gothic (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Log cabins--Colorado--Gothic--Pictorial works.; Gothic (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 2007
    • 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...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Mountain City--1930- 1940.; Monuments &...
    • [1932]
    • Egyptian Theatre, Delta

    • View of the front of the Egyptian Theatre at 452 Main Street in Delta, Colorado. The theater has an Egyptian deco design, with a winged sun disc over the entrance and marquee, and panels with Egyptian designs and hieroglyphs on either side of the...
    • Egyptian Theatre (Delta, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Delta (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Egyptian Theatre (Delta, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Motion picture theaters--Colorado--Delta--Pictorial works.; Delta (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 1992
    • An engraved sterling silver diploma

    • Dr. Orlo E. Childs, president of the Colorado School of Mines (on right) poses with Morgan J. Davis, Houston oilman, in gowns, mortar boards and tassels. Davis holds the engraved sterling silver diploma with an honorary doctoral degree presented by...
    • Graduation ceremonies--Colorado--Golden--1960-1970.; Childs, Orlo E., 1914-; Davis, Morgan J.; Colorado School of Mines.
    • 1964
    • Gregory Diggings, Central City monuments

    • A woman wearing a print dress, pumps and a hat stands to the left of the Gregory Diggings monument in Central City. The masonry monument is of granite and has a granite foundation. The brass marker in the center reads "On this ground later known as...
    • Gregory, John H.--Monuments--1930-1940.; Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • [between 1932 and 1940?]
    • Gregory Diggings, Central City monuments

    • The Gregory's Diggings masonry monument is of granite and has a granite foundation. The brass marker in the center reads "On this ground later known as Gregory's Diggings John H. Gregory of Georgia discovered the first gold lode in Colorado on May...
    • Gregory, John H.--Monuments--1930-1940.; Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • [between 1932 and 1940?]
    • Montezuma, Colorado Catholic Church built in the early 80's - exact date unknown.

    • This one-story, frame church in Montezuma, Summit County, Colorado, has a gable roof, double doors, and a double hung sash window. Montezuma, a mining town, was settled in 1863, near the site of Colorado's first silver discovery.
    • Montezuma (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Catholic churches--Colorado--Montezuma--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Gold King Mine, Cripple Creek, Colo.

    • Men and women pose by the head frame of the Gold King Mine near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. A sign reads: "Gold King Mine Site Of First Discovery Of Gold In Cripple Creek". An automobile and pickup truck are parked nearby.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1940-1960.; Gold King Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1940-1960.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1940-1960.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1940-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1940-1960.
    • [between 1945 and 1955]
    • James Pinkham's block house

    • View of log house of James Pinkham, a French-Canadian trapper, shows a two-story extension built in 1875 as a stockade for defense against raids, Pinkhampton, (Pinkham) Grand County, Colorado
    • Pinkham, James O.--Homes & haunts.; Pinkhampton (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Log cabins--Colorado--Pinkhampton--1900-1910.
    • 1901
    • 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,...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Historical markers--Colorado--Georgetown--1960-1970.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • North Empire Copper Cone Gold Fissure Mine.

    • View of the abandoned shafthouse, tailings, and buildings of the Gold Fissure Mine near Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Empire--1940-1950.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gold Fissure Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Copper mining--Colorado--Empire--1940-1950.; Gold mining--Colorado--Empire--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • 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?]
    • Saints John, Colorado

    • Saints John, Summit County, Colorado, consists of frame mining sheds and administration buildings. The Assay Office (2) is connected to the mill (1) by an elevated frame walkway. Glacier Mountain, in the background, is dotted with tailings;...
    • Glacier Mountain (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Saints John (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Saints John--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Saints John--1900-1910.; Smelters--Colorado--Saints John--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Egyptian Theatre, Delta

    • View of the renovated front of the Egyptian Theatre at 452 Main Street in Delta, Colorado. The theater has an Egyptian deco design, with a winged sun disc over the double entrance doors. The facade is pale stucco, with darker paint trim along the...
    • Egyptian Theatre (Delta, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Delta (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Egyptian Theatre (Delta, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Motion picture theaters--Colorado--Delta--Pictorial works.; Delta (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 1992
    • 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...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Dedications--Colorado--Blackhawk--1920-1930.; Gold mining--Colorado--Blackhawk--1920-1930.; Historical markers--Colorado--Blackhawk--1920-1930.; Spectators--Colorado--Blackhawk--1920-1930.; Gregory, John H.--Homes &...
    • 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...
    • Medals--1770-1910.; Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, 1779-1813.--Commemoration.
    • [between 1779 and 1906]
    • 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...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gregory, John H.
    • [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,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gregory, John H.
    • [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...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Fire hydrants--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Mountain...
    • [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...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gregory, John H.;...
    • [1932]
    • 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...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Wooden sidewalks--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gregory, John H.
    • [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...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Mountain City--1930- 1940.; Gregory, John...
    • [1932]
    • Hutch Stevens, Lovelock, Nevada

    • Prospector Hutch Stevens of Hahns Peak (Routt County; also known as Poverty Bar), Colorado, stands near rock formations in American Canon, Humboldt County, Nevada. Stevens holds a pick axe in his left hand and has a canteen hanging around his...
    • Gold miners--Nevada--Humboldt Canon--1900-1910.; Stevens, Hutch, 1854-1907.
    • March, 1907
    • 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...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Mountain City--1930- 1940.; Monuments &...
    • [1932]
    • Gothic, Colo. sign

    • View of the town sign at Gothic, Colo. The sign reads: "Gothic, site of The Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, founded 1928." The town was established in the 1870s with the discovery of silver ore in the area, but was virtually abandoned by...
    • Biological laboratories--Colorado--Gothic--2000-2010.; Gothic (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (Gothic, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Biological laboratories--Colorado--Gothic--Pictorial works.; Gothic (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 2007
    • Wells School students holding art project

    • Photograph of three unidentified students at Wells Elementary School in Denver, Colorado holding a art project of Christopher Columbus discovery of America.
    • Wells School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Gateway Canyons Resort

    • View of the Gateway Canyons Resort located at 43200 Hwy 141 Gateway, Colo. Developed by John S. Hendrick's, founder of Discovery Channel Communications, the resort is designed to complement its surroundings and offers beautiful landscapes and the...
    • Gateway Canyon Resort (Gateway, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Resorts--Colorado--Colorado Springs--2000-2010.; Gateway (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Gateway Canyon Resort (Gateway, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Resorts--Colorado--Colorado Springs--Pictorial works.;...
    • 2007

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