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    • Looking west on Pikes Peak Ave., Antlers Hotel

    • View west along Pikes Peak Avenue, a dirt street in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, includes business district with "Livery Stable," and the Antlers Hotel, a four-story stone building with half- timbered dormers, stepped pediments, and...
    • Antlers Hotel (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hotels--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.
    • 1886
    • Spanish Gulch Costilla County

    • Spanish Gulch gold placer mine, in the Grayback District, Costilla County, Colorado, consists of a stream contained by a wood flume; miners work the area with shovels. A man in the foreground runs a hydraulic "monitor" nozzle with a rock...
    • Costilla County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Spanish Gulch (Costilla County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Costilla County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Costilla County--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Costilla County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1896
    • The Royal Gorge

    • View of the Royal Gorge shows Hanging Bridge and the Royal Gorge suspension bridge in Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado. A Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad train is on standard tracks beside the Arkansas River, shows a combination...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Fremont...
    • 1929
    • Edgewater, Colorado, city hall

    • A two-story stuccoed building in Edgewater, Jefferson County, Colorado, includes the fire department, the town hall, and the library. The building was completed with WPA funds. Letters on the facade read, "Fire Dept. No. 12," over a garage door;...
    • Edgewater (Colo.)--1930-1940.; City & town halls--Colorado--Edgewater--1930-1940.; Fire stations--Colorado--Edgewater--1930-1940.; Libraries--Colorado--Edgewater--1930-1940.
    • 1932
    • Golden Cycle mill, looking west

    • Golden Cycle Mine and mill complex, Colorado Springs, Colorado shows: buildings, smokestacks, tanks, flume, Rampart Range in background.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1940.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Golden Cycle Mine (El Paso County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mills--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1940.
    • 1935
    • University of Colorado, Boulder

    • Buildings at the university campus in Boulder, Colorado, lie below in this aerial view. The grade of the Colorado and Southern and Denver Interurban Railways has had the tracks removed and is a dirt street. Folsom Field, the men's gymnasium, the...
    • University of Colorado (Boulder campus)--1930-1940.; Boulder (Colo.)--1930-1940.
    • 1935
    • Colorado Springs business section from air, looking north

    • Aerial view of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows commercial, civic buildings, the Antlers Hotel, Alamo Place park, churches, Monument Creek and the cupola of the El Paso County Courthouse in the foreground.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Monument Creek (El Paso County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Business districts--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1940.
    • 1935?
    • Holly, Colo, schools hot lunch proj #1178 4-20- 1936.

    • Two-story brick school building in Holly, Prowers County, Colorado, has gauge arched windows, a cottage roof, and a brick chimney. Other buildings are in the background.
    • Holly (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Schools--Colorado--Holly--1930-1940.
    • 1936
    • East Denver High School

    • View of East High School in the City Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; features stone trim, a clock tower, and a belfry. Cars are on Detroit Street; steps lead to the fenced school grounds.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1930-1940.; City Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Fences--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1936
    • 1936 Denver Householders' Directory and Street and Avenue Guide v.12

    • The Denver Householder Directory started in 1924 and has been continued by other publishers right up to the present. These are arranged by address, allowing you to find out who was living in the house and/or the owner or the name of a business.
    • Denver (Colo.)--Directories.
    • 1936
    • Holly, Colo, schools hot lunch proj #1178 4-20- 1936.

    • Students in Holly, Prowers County, Colorado, pose in dresses and bib overalls. Two Black girls pose to the side; bare trees and the school building are in the background.
    • Holly (Colo.)--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Holly--1930-1940.; Children--Colorado--Holly--1930-1940.; Schools--Colorado--Holly--1930-1940.
    • 1936
    • Views at Fort Caspar dedication

    • People sit in the shade during a dedication ceremony at Fort Caspar in Casper (Natrona County), Wyoming. Cars are by the log buildings; a water tower is in the distance.
    • Fort Caspar (Wyo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Wyoming--Casper--1930-1940.; Forts & fortifications--Wyoming--Casper--1930-1940.; Historic sites--Wyoming--Casper--1930-1940.; Spectators--Wyoming--Casper--1930-1940.
    • 1936 July 26
    • Found in excavating at Ft Casper [i.e. Caspar]

    • View of artifacts found at Fort Caspar in Casper (Natrona County), Wyoming. Shows harness and farrier's tools including a fish plate (from a freighter wagon), a hame and short tug, an axe, a coupling iron, a spoon, a glue pot, a yoke iron, part of...
    • Fort Caspar (Wyo.)--1930-1940.; Archaeology--Colorado--Fort Caspar--1930-1940.; Equipment--Colorado--Fort Caspar--1930-1940.
    • 1936 March 23
    • The Pueblo Laundry Co.

    • View of Pueblo Laundry Company, 230 Victoria Street, Pueblo, Colorado, a two-story flat-roof business building with brick falsefront and parapet entablature; shows "Pueblo Laundry" lettered on front of building with canopy hood over entrance,...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Cleaning establishments--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.; Laundry--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.; Streets--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.
    • 1936 May 17
    • 1937 Denver Householders' Directory and Street and Avenue Guide v.13

    • The Denver Householder Directory started in 1924 and has been continued by other publishers right up to the present. These are arranged by address, allowing you to find out who was living in the house and/or the owner or the name of a business.
    • Denver (Colo.)--Directories.
    • 1937
    • Park Hill Elementary School, Activity

    • Student actors pose on stage at Park Hill School in the South Park Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Three children wear judge costumes and sit in the center of the stage. One group of children point fingers at another group of children whose...
    • Park Hill School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; South Park Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Children's theater--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; School...
    • 1938
    • Club House - Municipal Golf Course - Pueblo, Colo.

    • Finished in rough local stone, this one story building in Pueblo, Colorado, has a flat roof with a varied line topping the edging walls. A wide fireplace and chimney project from the side, and a terrace has a low arched wall. A 1930's sedan is in...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Golf--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • Club House - Municipal Golf Course - Pueblo, Colo.

    • Finished in rough local stone, this one story building in Pueblo, Colorado, has a flat roof with a varied line topping the edging walls. Flanking terraces have low arched walls, bare trees fill the area, and a sign reads: "Golf Club House Feb 8 38."
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Golf--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • Camp Roosevelt - Boy Scout Overnight Cabin - City Park Pueblo, Colorado

    • Boy Scout overnight cabin in Pueblo, Colorado, is a one-story, random ashlar stone building. Vigas follow the walls which are sloped and narrower at the top. The projecting fireplace and chimney follow the same angles. Windows flank the fireplace,...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Boy scouts--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.; Camping--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.; Camps--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • McClelland Public Library, Abriendo and Union Avenues, Pueblo, Colorado.

    • McClelland Public Library in Pueblo, Colorado, is a two-story, rusticated stone building with a hipped-gable roof and finished stone lintels. Columns flank the entry, which has a stone pediment. Bushes and bare trees are in the yard.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Libraries--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • Replica of Kit Carson home 1938

    • Replica of the one story adobe Kit Carson residence, Trinidad, Colorado. Four sidewalks radiate in a cross from the well in the middle of the lawn. A small pavilion roofed structure adjacent to the residence has a flagpole at the center of its...
    • Carson, Kit, 1809-1868--Homes & haunts.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Adobe houses--Colorado--Trinidad--1930-1940.; Houses--Colorado--Trinidad--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • Pueblo Colorado Parks Aug. 19 1938

    • Lawn surrounds this rectangular plaza in Pueblo, Colorado, which has a white obelisk at its center. The monument is on a raised circular pedestal, and benches, flowerbeds, and bleachers are around the edges. A gas station and cars are in the...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • Gun Club in City Park, Pueblo, Colorado 1938

    • Vigas top the open porch of this one-story adobe clubhouse in Pueblo, Colorado. An earthen jar tops the building's corner; bird and other motifs are carved in the upper front wall. Raw stone frames the entry, which is flanked by double-hung...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Clubs--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.; Parks--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • In Mineral Palace Park Apr 10, 1938

    • View of three-story Mineral Palace in Pueblo, Colorado, includes classic pediments atop the arcaded porches, a hipped-gable roof, portico, square corner columns topped by spheres, and a sign over the entry: "Mineral Palace." A 30's sedan and people...
    • Mineral industries--Exhibitions--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mineral Palace (Pueblo, Colo.)
    • 1938
    • Black Hawk, residences

    • View of a residence in Black Hawk, Colorado; shows Carpenter Gothic style of architecture, steeply gabled roof, decorated bargeboard at the roof eaves and over each window, horizontal clapboard siding, flat window opening shapes with detailing over...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Houses--Colorado--Blackhawk--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • Morrison flood

    • Flood damage in Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, consists of standing water on the Mount Vernon Creek bridge, and the collapsed roof a building with a sign: "Dancing." People, trucks, cars and bulldozers crowd the scene; the school is on the...
    • Morrison (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mount Vernon Creek (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Morrison--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • Morrison flood

    • Flood damage in Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, consists of a washed out corrugated pipe culvert and broken concrete housing. Men and a woman walk on the high ground.
    • Morrison (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Morrison--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • Morrison flood

    • People in Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, clean up after a flood. Men shovel mud and rocks into a dump truck with lettering: "Jefferson County;" glass cylinder gas pumps are beside them. Power poles front businesses, and signs read: "Conoco,"...
    • Morrison (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Morrison--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • Morrison flood

    • Flood damage in Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, consists of a concrete housing and washed out corrugated pipe culvert. Men walk on the high ground, and Mount Vernon Creek is in the foreground.
    • Morrison (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mount Vernon Creek (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Morrison--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • Morrison flood

    • In Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, men in trenchcoats and fedoras shovel mud into a dump truck after a flood. Its bed is backed into the entry of a store; the awning and signs read: "Soda-Drugs Store," and "Kodaks Groceries." Lettering on the...
    • Morrison (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Morrison--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • Morrison flood

    • People in Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, clean up after a flood. Men (one Black) work in mud and rocks with picks and shovels. A gabled roof with a dormer sags behind them with no supporting walls. A sign on the roofridge reads: "Round Up...
    • Morrison (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Morrison--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • Morrison flood

    • Pedestrians walk on Bear Creek Avenue in Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, after a flood. Trucks are parked in front of businesses with signs: "Budweiser," "Conoco," "Mt. Morrison Garage Germ Processing," "Cafe," "Coca Cola," "Sinclair HC...
    • Morrison (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Morrison--1930-1940.; Streets--Colorado--Morrison--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • Skinner Junior High School, Music

    • Two young boys play french horns at Skinner Junior High School at 3435 West 40th (Fortieth) Avenue in the Berkeley neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
    • Skinner Junior High School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Berkeley (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Children playing musical instruments--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; School...
    • 1938
    • Municipal Airport - Pueblo, Colorado

    • View of dirt runway, Municipal Airport, Pueblo, Colorado; sign reads: "Pueblo Airport, Feb. 7. '38" near landing strip; distant background view shows airplane hangar with aviation light and Colorado Fuel & Iron Company industrial complex.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Airports--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.
    • 1938 February 7
    • Wonder Bakery

    • View of Wonder Bread and Hostess Cake bakery, "D" and Lampkin Streets, Pueblo, Colorado, a one-story flat-roof brick building with "Wonder Bread and Hostess Cake" sign over doorway.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Bakeries--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.; Streets--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.
    • 1938 May 11
    • WPA workers in Coal Creek Canyon

    • Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers in overalls or jeans, gloves, and hats hold shovels and walk in the flood damaged creek bed in Coal Creek Canyon (Jefferson County), Colorado. Shows flood debris, sand and the eroded edges of Coal Creek.
    • United States. Works Progress Administration of Colorado--1930-1940.; Coal Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.; Laborers--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.;...
    • 1938 Sept. 6
    • Beulah mountain park (Pueblo) Ap 1939

    • Teenage girls pose at the Beulah resort near Pueblo, Colorado, on the log railing of an open porch fronting a frame, one-story dormitory. The walks at the bottom of the steps are concrete with curved 'grout' lines.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Resorts--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.; Teenagers--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.
    • 1939
    • Building constructed on park improvement project, City of Pueblo, Colorado 1939

    • This one-story, flat roofed park maintainance building in Pueblo, Colorado, is of pale, random stone with dark grout. Windows and doors are in the walls, which have stepped tops. A 30's car is in the background, and a sign reads: "USA Work Program...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Parks--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.
    • 1939
    • Beulah mountain park (Pueblo) Ap 1939

    • Men on boards and sawhorses work on windows of a brick, one- story dormitory building that is part of the Beulah resort near Pueblo, Colorado. Vigas follow the flat roof line, chicken wire (plaster base) covers the brick, and a deck fronts the...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Resorts--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.
    • 1939
    • East High School moving picture project

    • East High School boys and girls operate a motion picture camera and lights at a dairy in Denver, Colorado. Milk tanks read: "Laval"; a man operates a milking machine.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Cinematography--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Dairy farming--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Dairying--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • 1939
    • South High School Moving Picture Project

    • Three female students practice archery outside of South Denver High School while two other students film them.
    • South High School (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver Public Schools--Buildings--1930-1940.; South High School (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.;Students--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;
    • 1939
    • Pueblo Park District #2 (1938)

    • Park landscaping in Pueblo, Colorado, consists of cement and stone canals around a high island, which is topped by a lighthouse. A man stands by the tower; others sit by a number of cylindrical containers in the background. A roadster is parked,...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Parks--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.
    • 1939
    • First Baptist Church Diamond Anniversary

    • Book commemorating the Diamond Anniversary of the First Baptist Church in Denver, Colorado. Included in the book is a description of the history of the church, is former locations, photographs and a list of members of the congregation.
    • First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)--Directories.; First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1939
    • Boulder High School May 22, 1939

    • Square and curved elements of local, rusticated sandstone combine at the High School in Boulder, Colorado. Three stories are served by louvered windows in concrete casings, and a tower by the entry is topped by a glass brick lookout. It has a clock...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Architectural sculpture--Colorado--Boulder--1930-1940.; Schools--Colorado--Boulder--1930-1940.
    • 1939
    • West High student moving picture project

    • Photograph of a female student exiting the stairs of West Denver High School while two other students film her.
    • West High School (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.;West Denver High School--People--1890-1900.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver Public Schools--People--1890-1900.
    • 1939
    • Citizenship picnic at Collier Park Gertude Fonda, teacher

    • A group of "new" Longmont citizens pose under a shade tree, during their Citizenship Picnic, Collyer Park, Colorado. They form four rows; children sit on grass, next row sits in chairs with end kneeling and back rows stand.
    • Longmont (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Immigrants--Colorado--Longmont--1930-1940.; Parks--Colorado--Longmont--1930-1940.; Picnics--Colorado--Longmont--1930-1940.
    • 1939 July 2

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