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    • WPA railroad at Lowry

    • View of railroad tracks under construction by the Work Projects Administration (WPA) from the Union Pacific Railroad line to Lowry Air Force Base in the Lowry Field neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows railroad construction workers near the...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Lowry Air Force Base (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroad...
    • 1941 May 27
    • Tabor Opera House, Leadville

    • Exterior view of front and south facade of Elks Opera House, 308 Harrison Avenue, Leadville, Colorado.
    • Tabor Opera House--1930-1950.; Leadville (Colo.)--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1941]
    • Fireplace at Healy House, Leadville

    • Interior view at Healy House Museum, in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado; decor includes a marble fireplace, a mantle clock, ornate wallpaper, and a painting of a farrier and his dog.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Bedrooms--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1920.; Fireplaces--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1920.; Houses--Colorado--Leadville--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Healy House State Museum.
    • [between 1940 and 1941]
    • Train at Lowry

    • A soldier stands on a wooden platform in front of Union Pacific Railroad locomotive "451" and Denver and a Rio Grande Western freight car on tracks built by the Work Projects Administration (WPA) at Lowry Army Air Force Base in the Lowry Field...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Lowry Air Force Base (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military facilities--Colorado--Lowry Air Force Base--1940-1950.; Railroads--Colorado--Lowry Air Force Base--1940-1950.
    • 1941 May 27
    • Soldiers and tracks at Lowry Field

    • Men in uniform march in formation on a dirt road at Lowry Army Air Force Base in the Lowry Field neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows railroad tracks constructed by the Work Projects Administration (WPA), an airplane hangar that reads "[U].S....
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Lowry Air Force Base (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Barracks--Colorado--Lowry Air Force Base--1940-1950.; Military facilities--Colorado--Lowry Air Force Base--1940-1950.; Military...
    • [1941?]
    • Work crew

    • Men gather around a pile of shovels and sledgehammers at a Work Projects Administration (WPA) sponsored road construction site in Colorado. The men wear coats, jackets, hats, caps and gloves.
    • Equipment--Colorado--1930-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--1930-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1930-1950.; Shovels--Colorado--1930-1950.
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    • Sand painting

    • Native American (Navajo) sand painting with abstract figures and geometric patterns.
    • Navajo Indians--Arts & crafts--1930-1940.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1930-1940.; Sandpaintings--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1933]
    • Engine #14

    • Shows Station #14 of the Denver Fire Department located on 1426 Oneida Street in Denver, Colorado. The station was built, in 1939, by Corbin and Kilgus as part of a WPA project. The two story brick building features shingle roof, cement trim and...
    • Denver (Colo.). Fire Department.--Buildings--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Fire stations--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
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    • Engine #11

    • View of Station #11 located at 40 West 2nd Avenue and Cherokee Streets in Denver, Colorado. The art deco style brick building was built in 1937 as part of the WPA program. A carved sign on the building reads: "D.F.D. No. 11".
    • Denver (Colo.). Fire Department.--Buildings--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Fire stations--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
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    • Engine #9

    • Shows Station #9 of the Denver Fire Department located at 4600 Franklin Street in Denver, CO. The two story industrial style building was built in 1939 as part of the WPA program.
    • Denver (Colo.). Fire Department.--Buildings--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Fire stations--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
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    • Pre-1963 Colorado mining fatalities

    • An alphabetical listing of people who were killed in mining accidents in Colorado from 1884, when state legislation first required mining companies to report their accidents, through 1962.
    • Mine accidents--Colorado. ; Registers of births, etc.--Colorado. ; Colorado--Vital records.
    • 1995
    • Hot lunch, Lincoln School Sterling, Colo.

    • Schoolchildren of the Lincoln Elementary School in Sterling, Colorado in Logan County pose while sitting around rectangular lunch tables. A metal, partitioned plate is in front of each child, as well as an enamel mug. Two cafeteria workers, who...
    • Sterling (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cafeterias--Colorado--Sterling--1940-1950.; Students--Colorado--Sterling--1940-1950.
    • [1941?]
    • Radio scene, Sterling High School Sterling, Colo.

    • Two boys, students at Sterling High School, work with a radio in Sterling, Colorado in Logan County. One boy wears earphones and twists the knobs of the radio on the table in front of him. The second boy operates a transmitter. Five books are...
    • Sterling (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Children & radio--Colorado--Sterling--1940-1950.; Radios--Colorado--Sterling--1940-1950.; Students--Colorado--Sterling--1940-1950.
    • [1941]
    • Trinidad Country Club house

    • Exterior view of the Trinidad Country Club in Trinidad, Colorado. This one story, pueblo style adobe building has an open porch, a faux bell tower over the front entry, chimneys, and vigas. Numerous wooden side chairs are on the porch, and two...
    • Trinidad Country Club (Trinidad, Colo.)--1930-1950.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Adobe buildings--Colorado--Trinidad--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • City Hall, Trinidad, Colorado

    • Exterior view of Romanseque style rusticated stone City Hall, Trinidad, Colorado. Features include cornices, spindles and Italianate corner towers. French Renaissance balustrades are across the top and four polished granite ionic columns are in the...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1930-1940.; City & town halls--Colorado--Trinidad--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1935?]

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