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    • 1903 Library CU Boulder

    • People ascend steps to the stone arched entry of the 1903 Library at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The large scale, two story building has a tiled, square monitor roof. Mature, bare trees conceal second floor details, and a cast iron,...
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    • [between 1933 and 1939?]
    • 3400 block of South Broadway

    • WPA (Works Progress Administration) workmen are resurfacing one side of South Broadway in Englewood, Colorado. A rope barracade runs down the middle of the street between two sets of trolley tracks; trolley wires are overhead. A trolley is in the...
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Acting Mayor Cranmer at Globeville pool dedication

    • Photograph of acting Denver Mayor George Cranmer addressing a crowd during the dedication of a WPA funded swimming pool in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Acting Mayor Cranmer stands on the diving board platform, talking in the...
    • Rocky Mountain News.
    • 1940 July 20
    • Adult education, Denver

    • Men engage in first aid instruction in Denver, Colorado; the "victim" is wrapped in bandages.
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    • Adult education, Denver

    • Men engage in first aid instruction in Denver, Colorado. They practice artificial respiration.
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    • Adult education, Denver

    • Men engage in first aid instruction in Denver, Colorado; they put a splint of the leg of the "victim."
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    • Adult education, Denver

    • Men engage in first aid instruction in Denver, Colorado; the "victim" wears splints and bandages.
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    • Adult education, Denver

    • Men engage in first aid instruction in Denver, Colorado; the "victim" is on a stretcher.
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    • Adult education, Denver

    • Men engage in first aid instruction in Denver, Colorado; the "victim" is held above a stretcher.
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    • American Guide display - Denver Dry Goods Company

    • Interior view of the Denver Dry Goods Store, in Denver, Colorado; shows books and magazines in glass display cases, a woman customer, and a show card with lettering: "American Guide Almanac."
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Armed forces service centers

    • African American soldiers in uniform and women laugh as they stand near, or sit on, a piano at a W.P.A. armed forces center in Denver, Colorado. The women wear dresses, one has on strap heeled shoes.
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    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Arts building

    • Gabled, three-story wings flank the central section of the arts building at the University of Colorado at Boulder. In architect Charles Z. Klauder's rural Italian motif, the sandstone edifice has a gabled, terra- cotta roof with chimneys. Stone...
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    • [between 1933 and 1940?]
    • Aspen 1930's ski course construction

    • Two women skiers in Aspen, Colorado stand at the top of the ski hill facing downwards. Both women wear trousers, light jackets and scarves on their head. Trees are on either side of the ski slope, and the town is at the base of the hill.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Aspen, Colo WPA ski course

    • View of Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado, during a Works Progress Administration educational course in skiing; shows snow, a skier, crowds, and town buildings.
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    • 1939, March 5
    • Auditorium, Loveland

    • A man adresses the audience from beside a lectern on stage of the auditorium, Loveland Community Building, Colorado. The stage is full of men in suits with a orchestra seated behind them. An American flag is above them on the back curtain drop....
    • Hancock Studio.
    • [between 1936 and 1941]
    • Auditorium, Loveland

    • A woman with a corsage stands at a lectern on stage of the auditorium, Loveland Community Building, Colorado. The stage is full of men in suits with a orchestra seated behind them. An American flag is above them on the back curtain drop. Two...
    • Hancock Studio.
    • [between 1936 and 1941]
    • Auditorium, Loveland, CO

    • Interior auditorium view, Loveland Community Building, Colorado, includes a men on a stage with an American flag on the back curtain drop. Two flower arrangements and "USA Work Program, WPA" signs are on the edge of the stage. The audience in floor...
    • Hancock Studio.
    • [between 1936 and 1941]
    • Barn and sheds, Ft. Bridger - old Pony Express stable

    • These log and stone buildings at Fort Bridger (Uinta County), Wyoming, were once Pony Express facilities. The barn has a second story hay loft door with hoist pole; sign reads: "USA Work Program WPA."
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    • [between 1938 and 1945?]
    • Barnum Park WPA Memorial

    • Memorial dedicated to the Works Progress Administration at 5th and Julian. James Rogers photographer in photo.
    • Hamilton, Kinsey
    • 2010 May 14
    • Barnum Park WPA Monument

    • Memorial dedicated to the Works Progress Administration at 5th and Julian. Inscription reads "Erected Through the Cooperation of Federal State and Local Governments by Works Progress Administration Dedicated to the Enrichment of Human Lives A...
    • Rogers, James W.
    • 2010 May 14
    • Barnum Park WPA Monument Inscription

    • Memorial dedicated to the Works Progress Administration at 5th and Julian. Inscription reads "Erected Through the Cooperation of Federal, State and Local Governments by Works Progress Administration Dedicated to the Enrichment of Human Lives A...
    • Hamilton, Kinsey
    • 2010 May 14
    • Bear Pits - City Park - Pueblo, Colo.

    • Crude stone walls divide bear pits in Pueblo, Colorado, at the City Park zoo. A stone obelisk is by a 30's touring car in the parking area. Bare trees fill the surrounding park.
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    • [between 1933 and 1940?]
    • 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.
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    • 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...
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    • 1939
    • Bibliographic Center Denver Public Library

    • Men and women work in the Bibliographic Center in the Denver Public Library at Colfax Avenue and Bannock Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Books and stacks are nearby. A sign reads: "Please Do Not Close the C.B.I. and...
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    • 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...
    • Arndt, Karl.
    • 1938
    • Black walnut sideboard, Healy House

    • A black walnut sideboard with mirror, an ornately carved top and handles and decorative wooden fish on the doors stands in the dining room of the Healy House State Museum on the northwest corner of Harrison Avenue and East Tenth Street in...
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    • [between 1940 and 1941]
    • Boulder H. S. sculptures by Marvin Martin

    • Three stories of doors and louvered windows in concrete casements are flanked by local sandstone walls at the high school in Boulder, Colorado. Letters on the awning read: "AD 1937," and "High School." Topping the windows are sculptures of a man...
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    • [between 1937 and 1940?]
    • Boulder High School

    • Square and curved elements of local, rusticated sandstone combine at this 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...
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    • May 22, 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...
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    • 1939
    • Boys physical education, Durango, Colo.

    • Boys participate in exercises during a physical education class inside the gymnasium of Durango High School in La Plata County, Colorado. They stand in straight lines with their arms extended out to their sides and their fingertips touching....
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    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Boys' Glee Club - Senior High School, Durango, Colorado

    • Members of the Boys' Glee Club from Durango High School in La Plata County, Colorado, stand in rows on the steps outside of a building with paneled doors. The boys wear suits and ties.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Brief histories of the Denver Public Schools

    • Compiled for the administrative offices of the Denver Public Schools, this book contains brief histories for the majority of the Public Schools in Denver, Colorado up to they year 1952.
    • Denver Public Schools.
    • 1952
    • Canning fruit for hot lunch project

    • A man and two women work in a kitchen canning apricots or peaches for the hot lunch project for the Work Projects Administration in Colorado. One woman stands at a cast iron stove and sterilizes a can in hot water while the other woman stands at a...
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    • [between 1938 and 1943?]
    • Canon and Ruxton

    • for the Grandview Hotel, and concrete tipis (one painted with a swastika). An adobe building has vigas; a wrought iron arch reads: 'Visit the Wonderful Cave of the Winds'. Below it is 'Earl's Bingo.' ; The path of the incline is on Mount Manitou.;...
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    • 1941 January 23
    • Centrifugal machine, Brighton, Colo, sugar beet factory

    • Interior view of a Great Western Sugar processing facility in Brighton (Adams County), Colorado; a man works with a wheel valve by a sign: "Danger - Bring Centrifugal To A Complete Stop Before Putting Discharger Into The Sugar."
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    • Cheesman Park Hill History

    • Article based on a TV talk given be Louisa Arps on Channel 6 in Feb 1956. Article discusses the history of Cheesman Park Hill from Denver's first settlers to the twentieth century.
    • Arps, Louisa Ward, 1901-
    • 1959
    • Cherokee Street fire station

    • Interior view of Denver Fire Department Station No. 11 at 40 West 2nd Avenue and Cherokee Street in the Baker neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows fire engines, a bell, tables, and chairs.
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    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Children in WPA day nursery

    • Children read and draw in a day nursery, part of a Work Projects Administration program probably in Denver, Colorado. Boys and girls sit at a low table in chairs made from barrels. They draw with crayons, use scissors or read. A girl stands at an...
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    • [between 1939 and 1943?]
    • Christian Science Church

    • Exterior view of Christian Science Church, 1201 North Main Street, Pueblo, Colorado, a two-story with dome-shaped roof, quoins, side tower with octagonal roof, center dome (possibly rotunda) on main roof, one-half rose window with keystone above...
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]

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