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    • Scott Brady, and newspaper front page about prison break

    • Scott Brady, star of "Canon City," and a man with a Denver Post newspaper, look at the headlines in an office in Denver, Colorado. The headline, about the 1947 prison break on which "Canon City" was based, reads: "2 Slain, 9 Captured, In State Pen...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Actors--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Newspaper headlines--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Publicity--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Reading--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Brady,...
    • 1948 July
    • Denver floods, Cherry Creek, 1933

    • Cherry Creek water floods 16th (Sixteenth) Street in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break. Automobiles, streetcars, and pedestrians line sidewalks in front of storefronts. The dome of the Customs House is to the side; sign reads:...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Street railroads--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [1933]
    • Roy Best, Warden of State Penitentiary at Canon City, Colorado, and unidentified group

    • Responding to the 1947 break from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, men and a woman pose in winter clothes with rifles, gloves and a baseball cap. Uniformed guards have ammunition belts, Warden Best wears a cowboy hat, and Orville Cox...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1948
    • Colorado penitentiary escapes

    • Guards carry a slumping convict (R. L. Freeman, kidnapper) through interior barred gates at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Snow is on their pants, shoes and hats. Men stand in the foreground; one holds a cigar.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Freeman, R. L.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1947
    • Alfred Bromfield residence, break room

    • Interior view of the break room of the Alfred J. Bromfield Jr. residence, a modern style house designed by architect Burnham Hoyt, at 4975 South University Boulevard in Englewood (Arapahoe County), Colorado. The break room has two frosted glass...
    • Englewood (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Architecture--Colorado--Englewood--1930-1940.; Benches--Colorado--Englewood--1930-1940.; Entrance halls--Colorado--Englewood--1930-1940.; Houses--Colorado--Englewood--1930-1940.;...
    • [1936]
    • Castlewood Dam Break

    • View of Cherry Creek floodwater and damage in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break. A man and woman are by collapsed buildings.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [1933]
    • Castlewood Dam Break Cherry Creek flood

    • View of Cherry Creek flood damage in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break. Men and boys clear debris by a bridge over Cherry Creek; warehouses are in the background. Sign reads: "American Forge Works - Oil Well Supplies."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1933
    • Break neck hollow

    • People pose in a ravine identified as Break Neck Hollow, probably near Pilot Knob in Dakota County, Minnesota. Shows a large, lichen-covered rock, dense shrubs and a layered rock formation. The men and a boy wear sack suits or vests; the women and...
    • Dakota County (Minn.)--1880-1900.; Pilot Knob (Minn.)--1880-1900.; People--Minnesota--Dakota County--1880-1900.; Rock formations--Minnesota--Dakota County--1880-1900.; Rocks--Minnesota--Dakota County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Choosing a route

    • View of two Tenth Mountain Division, Mountain Training Group members during five minute break as they choose a route during a trek from Leadville to Aspen Colorado. According to the photographer, during good weather the men would try not go up and...
    • Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Ski troops--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 1944
    • East Denver High School Annual: 1911

    • 1911 Yearbook from East Denver High School.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1911
    • Flood in downtown Denver

    • View of the intersection of 16th and Cleveland Streets after a flood, caused by the break of a water main, in Denver, Colorado. Cars, pedestrians, and a streetcar are in or near the flooded street. Businesses include the "The Automobile Club, Rocky...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Street railroads--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1933
    • Break in dyke above 4th St. bridge

    • Men work with horse teams near a break in a dike after an Arkansas River flood in Pueblo, Colorado. Shows mud, broken trees and debris near the earthen dike.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Debris--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Dikes (Engineering)--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Horse teams--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Laborers--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921 June]
    • Colorado Penitentiary break 1947 Werner Schwarzmiller, convict

    • Werner Carl Schwartzmiller, recaptured after leading the break from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, glares as Warden Roy Best pulls his shirt. Blood on his head, face and clothes is the result of hammer blows dealt by Mrs. Oliver,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Schwartzmiller, Werner Carl.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1948
    • Road block on a bridge : possibly a prison break from Canon City

    • Men block a wooden bridge following a break from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Some have rifles and helmets, others are in suits and Fedora hats. Water is below and a 1930's sedan is in the foreground. A delivery truck and...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Colorado prison break

    • Laying inside of a soft top truck after his 1947 escape and recapture from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, John Smalley is flanked by crouching men in winter coats. The interior dashboard has "Willy's" embossed in the center over gauges.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Smalley, John.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1948
    • Ready to break camp

    • Group of cowboys on cattle drive ready to break camp, somewhere in Colorado; man on horseback with chaps and lasso attached to saddle, four men standing in front of canvas tent, one possibly holding a branding iron; four men and a boy lounging...
    • Cattle drives--Colorado--1900-1920.; Campfires--Colorado--1900-1920.; Camping--Colorado--1900-1920.; Cowboys--Colorado--1900-1920.; Horses--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • East High spotlight: vol 17 no 6

    • Newspaper produced by East High School of Denver, Colorado. Included in the paper are photographs of students, articles on school events and sports.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1930 November 26
    • Schwarzmiller captured after his break in 1947

    • Werner Carl Schwartzmiller lays on the floor of Warden Best's office, recaptured after leading the break from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. A paper matchbook, paper cup, and the shoes of his captors surround him.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Schwartzmiller, Werner Carl.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1948
    • A break in the climb up to Flattop Mountain from Stead's Hank Hankins, Francis "Van" Van...

    • Members of the Roundup Riders of the Rockies take a break on a trail ride to Flattop Mountain in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. The first three riders on the trail are identified left to right as Harlan "Hank" Hankins, Francis Van Derbur...
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Trail riding--Colorado--Rocky Mountain National Park--1950-1960.; Rocky Mountain National Park (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Rocky Mountain National Park--1950-1960.;...
    • 1958 July
    • Lunch break along the trail Chappie Young, Ken MacKaig, Hugh Griffin, Joe Dekker.

    • , Hugh Griffin, and Joe Dekker, members of the Roundup Riders of the Rockies, rest during a lunch break on a trail ride in Colorado. Chappie (Chapman) Young (in a hat), and Ken MacKaig lie in the grass and Hugh Griffin and Joe Dekker are near a...
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1940-1950.; Trail riding--Colorado--1940-1950.; Campfires--Colorado--1940-1950.; Clothing & dress--Colorado--1940-1950.; Organizations--Colorado--1940-1950.; Outdoor cookery--Colorado--1940-1950.; Rest...
    • 1948 July
    • Trinity fourth annual oratorio concert : Mendelssohn's Elijah

    • Program for a presentation of Mendelssohn's Elijah performed at Trinity Methodist Church in Denver, Colorado on March 9, 1905. Included in the program are several pictures of prominent performers, list of performers, a detailed listing of the...
    • Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Elias; Trinity Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.). Choir--Performances.; Oratorios--Librettos.; Trinity United Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church (Denver,...
    • 1905 March 9
    • East Denver High School Annual: 1912

    • 1912 Yearbook from East Denver High School.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1912
    • Tombstone of Mary E. Dudley, 1856-1915

    • View of a grave marker in a Denver, Colorado, cemetery, with inscription: "Mary Dudley 1856-1915;" shows flower arrangements and other tomb stones.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Cemeteries--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Tombs & sepulchral monuments--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Cherry Creek flood damage Castlewood Dam disaster

    • Men use shovels to clear mud from the Cherry Creek flood after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break in Denver, Colorado. Teenage boys look on; storefront signs read: "Coca Cola," "Patterson's Eggs," and "233."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Mud--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1933 August
    • Military life

    • Cavalry soldiers take a break from performing their maneuvers near a camp at the base of a hill, possibly in Colorado. Pine trees stand on the hill in the right midground and in the distance. Several tents are set up in the left background. A house...
    • Military camps--United States--Colorado--1900-1920.; Military maneuvers--Colorado--1900-1920.; Soldiers--Colorado--1900-1920.; Tents--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1915?]
    • Denver Zephyr clock

    • View of a Chicago, Burlington and Quincy wooden clock in probably Denver, Colorado. A sign reads: "Mountain Time." Letters on the clock case read: "Naval Observatory Time hourly by Western Union" and "The Start of the Zephyr Will Break the Tape and...
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Clocks--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1934
    • Lafayette House

    • Exterior photograph of the Lafayette House located in Lafayette, Colorado. In 1900, the large two-story Lafayette House opened its doors for business, accepting both overnight guests and boarders. It also provided quarters for Baldwin-Felts...
    • Lafayette House (Lafayette, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Lafayette.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Lafayette; Architecture--Colorado--Lafayette--History.
    • Undated
    • Staff lounge

    • Interior view a break room at Swift and Company in Denver, Colorado; shows women in wicker chairs, ferns, and a bowl of flowers.
    • Swift & Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Meat industry--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1917?
    • Water fights, between fights, private bank party, 2:30 PM.

    • Spectators and participants stand in the intersection of Main Street and 6th (Sixth) Avenue, Ouray, Colorado, during a break in water fights during the 4th of July, Independence Day celebration. People watch from the narrow balcony of the Citizens...
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Fourth of July celebrations--Colorado--Ouray--1970-1980.; Streets--Colorado--Ouray--1970-1980.
    • 1979 July 4
    • Castlewood Dam flood - replacing bridge east of Evans Ave on C & SRR

    • View of Colorado and Southern railroad bridge repair over Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break. Railroad machinery has letters: "C B & Q Pile Driver."
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Colorado and Southern Railway--1930-1940.; Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Pile drivers--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Railroad...
    • 1933
    • Trail back over the divide to Estes Park lunch near timberline, west side of Flattop.

    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies members take a lunch break at timberline on a trail ride on the west side of Flattop Mountain in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Riders hold their horses' reins and sit and eat lunch on rocks. The horses graze...
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Trail riding--Colorado--Rocky Mountain National Park--1950-1960.; Flattop Mountain (Grand County and Larimer County, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Rocky Mountain National Park (Colo.)--1950-1960.;...
    • 1956 July
    • Tombstone of Marie and Zachary Sturman

    • View of grave markers in a Denver, Colorado, cemetery, with inscriptions: "Zachary H. 1854; Marie L. 1877- 1915; Sturman;" also shows flower arrangements and other tombstones.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Tombs & sepulchral monuments--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Sturman, Marie L., 1877-1915--Tomb.; Sturman, Zachary H., d.1854--Tomb.
    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Cherry Creek flood

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows muddy water in standing waves. A business at 115 West 7th (Seventh) Avenue has a sign: "O. P. Skaggs System Foods."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1933 Aug. 3
    • Paper boy with bicycle on Alameda Avenue bridge

    • Outdoor portrait of a young man with a bicycle and newspapers on Alameda Avenue in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Bicycles & tricycles--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Newspaper carriers--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Teenagers--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1915?]
    • Cherry Creek flood at 4

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows torrents of muddy water. West Denver High School is in the background.
    • West High School (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • 1933 Aug. 3
    • West from Broadway

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows torrents of muddy water. West Denver High School is to the left.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1933 August 3
    • Enjoying a special moment Gravey Graves, Rudy Paulson, Joe Dekker, Wayne Van Vleet.

    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies members identified from left to right: Claude "Gravey" Graves, Rudy Paulson, Joe Dekker and Wayne Van Vleet, smile and talk during a break on their annual trail ride in Colorado. The men wear chaps, cowboy hats, woven...
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Conversation--1950-1960.; Organizations--Colorado--1950-1960.; Rest periods--Colorado--1950-1960.; Sitting--1950-1960.; Dekker, Joe H.; Graves, Claude.; Paulson, Rudy E.; Van Vleet, L....
    • 1956 July
    • Motorcycle race track at Tuilleries [sic]

    • A large group of workmen take a break from construction to pose on the motorcycle race track at the Tuileries amusement park in Englewood, Colorado; they sit on the partially completed inclined wood track with its diagonal bracing behind them. The...
    • Englewood (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Amusement parks--Colorado--Englewood--1910-1920.; Racetracks--Colorado--Englewood--1910-1920.; Gillpatrick, William.
    • [1910?]
    • Lafayette House

    • Exterior photograph of the Lafayette House located in Lafayette, Colorado. In 1900, the large two-story Lafayette House opened its doors for business, accepting both overnight guests and boarders. It also provided quarters for Baldwin-Felts...
    • Lafayette House (Lafayette, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Lafayette.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Lafayette; Architecture--Colorado--Lafayette--History.
    • Undated
    • Fraternal Club Local 465 Waiters and Porters

    • View of 2621 Welton in the Five Points neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. The building houses the African American Protective Order of Dining-Car Waiters and Porters, Local #465, associated with the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. The entrance...
    • Protective Order of Dining-Car Waiters and Porters, local 465--Buildings--1990-2000.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Denver (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Railroad employees unions.; Clubs.; Protective Order of Dining Car-Waiters and Porters, local...
    • 1995
    • Broadway bridge

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows the Broadway Street bridge, people, and a car dealership with a smokestack and signs: "Continental, Buick."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Automobile dealerships--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • 1933 August 3
    • Public school, Black Hawk, Colo.

    • Exterior front view of schoolhouse, Black Hawk, Colorado. Building is rectangular, two story, single detached structure. It has horizontal clapboard siding with pilaster corners, and has ten bays on the front facade. The roof is center gable with a...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1880-1960.; Education--Colorado--Blackhawk--1880-1960.; Schools--Colorado--Blackhawk--1880-1960.; Stone walls--Colorado--Blackhawk--1880-1960.
    • [between 1880 and 1960]
    • Kenneth Ray "Boogie" Mondragon Oral History

    • Kenneth Ray “Boogie” Mondragon was born in 1953 on the east side of Denver. As a youth his family moved into the Stapleton housing project in Denver’s Globeville neighborhood. Boogie remained in the neighborhood until 1992. During this...
    • Mondgradon, Kenneth Ray, 1953-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 October 19
    • Lafayette House

    • Exterior photograph of the Lafayette House located in Lafayette, Colorado. In 1900, the large two-story Lafayette House opened its doors for business, accepting both overnight guests and boarders. It also provided quarters for Baldwin-Felts...
    • Lafayette House (Lafayette, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Lafayette.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Lafayette; Architecture--Colorado--Lafayette--History.
    • Undated
    • At Acoma Street

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows torrents of muddy water in standing waves. People look on from the side.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1933 August 3
    • At Acoma Street

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows torrents of muddy water in standing waves. People look on from the side; boys wear plastic visors.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1933 August 3

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