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    • Betty Cram Oral History

    • Betty Johnson Cram was born September 18, 1922 on a farm near Niwot, Colorado. After high school she moved to Denver and worked several jobs. In 1941, she found work at the Livestock Exchange Group. She remained there for several years, working...
    • Cram, Betty Johnson, 1922-; Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Stockyards.
    • 2013 September 14
    • Dave Oletski Oral History

    • In 1954, David Oletski, was born at 4920 Logan Street in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One of six children, he was raised in a large extended family of Polish Catholics. At the time of his grandmother’s death in 1978, he had...
    • Oletski, David, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Habitat for Humanity (Denver, Colo.); Globeville Civic Association (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2013 November 2
    • Fred McPeck Oral History

    • Fred McPeck was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio in 1927. In 1943, he started work building airplane engines for the war effort. Three years later, he joined United States Marine Corps, and was stationed at Camp Lajeune North Carolina, Bermuda, Cuba,...
    • McPeck, Fred, 1927-; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Skiing.
    • 2013 October 19
    • Letter from William Pitts to the Lincoln Hills Company

    • William Pitts (original contractor for Lincoln Hills houses) writes to the Lincoln Hills Company to describe his experience at Lincoln Hills. He also states that he is available to provide his services to others looking to build in the area.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills. ; Lincoln Hills Company (Colo.) -- Archives.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)
    • 1928 February 1
    • Park Hill Methodist Church Twenty-fifth anniversary souvenir program

    • Souvenir program for the Park Hill Methodist Church Twenty-fifth anniversary. Included in the program is a program for the worship service, a history of the church and a list of committees and trustees.
    • Park Hill Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1949 December 18
    • Judy Montero Oral History

    • Judy Hinojosa Montero was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1952. After her parents divorce, her mother remarried and her step-father moved the family to Denver, Colorado in 1954. Judy attended Bryant-Webster Elementary School in Denver. The...
    • Montero, Judy Hinojosa, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 November 20
    • We helped to build Pikes Peak R.R.

    • View of an adult and baby burro at Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway tracks, El Paso County, Colorado. The adult burro has pack of tools with words written "Helped Build Pike's Peak Ry," "Explosives."
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1880-1890.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.; Pack animals--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1882 and 1890]
    • We helped build Pikes Peak R.R.

    • View of adult and baby burros at Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway tracks, El Paso County, Colorado. Adult burro has tools and a box labeled: "Helped Build Pike's Peak Ry" Explos[ives]."
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1880-1890.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.; Pack animals--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1882 and 1890]
    • Trinity Methodist Pioneer Day

    • Transcript of the proceedings for the Pioneer Day Celebration at Trinity Methodist Church in 1894.
    • Pioneers--Colorado.; Trinity United Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1894 January 7
    • Betty Wonder Oral History

    • Betty Gallow Wonder was born July 17, 1939, in Denver, Colorado. A life-long resident of the Elyria neighborhood, she was the only child of working parents. She and many extended family members grew up and remained in the area. Betty spent most...
    • Wonder, Betty Lee, 1939-; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 September 21
    • Mary Lou Egan Oral History

    • Mary Lou Egan was born in 1948 in Denver, Colorado. One of 5 children, she grew up in the Washington Park neighborhood. During her childhood she spent a signifigant amount of time at her grandparent’s house in the Globeville neighborhood. Her...
    • Egan, Mary Lou, 1948-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 October 19
    • North Denver Villa Park Telephone

    • A newspaper dedicated to the interests of North Denver, Villa Park and the West Side. It contains various articles and illustrations about the West Side of Denver, including maps of Denver and the Villa Park and Barnum's subdivision.
    • Colorado--Newspapers.
    • 1883 September 15
    • We helped to build Pike's Peak R.R.

    • View of adult and baby burros at Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway tracks, El Paso County, Colorado. Adult burro has pack of tools with words written "helped build Pike's Peak Ry".
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1880-1890.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.; Pack animals--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1882 and 1890]
    • We helped to build Pikes Peak R.R.

    • View of adult and baby burros at Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway tracks, El Paso County, Colorado. Adult burro has pack of tools with lettering that reads: "helped build Pike's Peak Ry".
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1880-1900.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1900.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • We helped to build Pike's Peak R.R.

    • View of adult and baby burros at Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway tracks, El Paso County, Colorado. Adult burro has pack of tools with words written "helped build Pike's Peak Ry".
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1880-1890.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.; Pack animals--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1882 and 1890]
    • We helped to build Pike's Peak R.R.

    • View of adult and baby burros at Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway tracks, El Paso County, Colorado. Adult burro has pack of tools with words written "helped build Pike's Peak Ry".
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1880-1890.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.; Pack animals--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1882 and 1890]
    • 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
    • Searchlight

    • Monthly newsletter produced by Trinity Methodist Church located in Denver, Colorado. Includes editorials, news bulletins, and general information regarding the youth of the church.
    • Christians--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Youth--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Trinity United Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church (Denver, Colo.)--History.; Methodist...
    • 1948 August
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 5, 1910 January 29

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19100129
    • I helped to build Pikes Peak rail co.

    • A burro stands on the railroad bed of the Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway Company, on Pikes Peak in El Paso County, Colorado. He carries a sign on his back that reads: "I helped to Build Pikes Peak Rail Co., " as well as a dynamite box, a metal can,...
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1880-1900.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Donkeys.; Pack animals.; Railroad construction & maintenance.
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    • Portland mine, building of tunnel

    • Miners at the Portland Gold Mining Company build a steel framed railroad tunnel, Cripple Creek District, Teller County, Colorado.
    • Portland Gold Mining Company--Facilities--1900-1910.; Teller County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Teller...
    • [1900?]
    • Portland mine, building of tunnel

    • Miners at the Portland Gold Mining Company build a steel framed railroad tunnel, Cripple Creek District, Teller County, Colorado.
    • Portland Gold Mining Company--Facilities--1900-1910.; Teller County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Teller...
    • [1900?]
    • W. B. Barr Lumber Company

    • View of the W. B. Barr Lumber Company at 1295 South Broadway in the Overland neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The one-story building has display windows and signs that read: "Builder's Hardware Paint Oil Glass" and "Mill Work Builder's Supplies."...
    • W. B. Barr Lumber Company (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Hardware stores--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • First Avenue Hotel

    • Photograph of the roof line of the First Avenue Hotel located in Denver, Colorado. The First Avenue Hotel is a good local example of Neo-Classicism. The large, four-story commercial building was originally designed for hotel, office and retail...
    • 1st Avenue Hotel (Denver, Colo.) Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Portland mine, building of tunnel

    • Miners at the Portland Mine build a steel framed railroad tunnel, Cripple Creek District, Teller County, Colorado.
    • Portland Gold Mining Company--Facilities--1900-1910.; Teller County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Teller...
    • [1900?]
    • S.W. corner, Washington and 12th

    • Three men and a dog pose on boardwalk in front the 1873 Everett Block, 1200 Washington Avenue, Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado. The two- story brick commercial building features seven second-story arched windows, doorways with keystones and an...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--Golden--1870-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Golden--1870-1900.
    • [between 1873 and 1900]
    • First Avenue Hotel

    • Exterior photograph of the First Avenue Hotel located in Denver, Colorado. The First Avenue Hotel is a good local example of Neo-Classicism. The large, four-story commercial building was originally designed for hotel, office and retail uses. It...
    • 1st Avenue Hotel (Denver, Colo.) Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Portland mine, building of tunnel

    • Miners at the Portland Mine build a steel framed railroad tunnel, Cripple Creek District, Teller County, Colorado.
    • Portland Gold Mining Company--Facilities--1900-1910.; Teller County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Teller...
    • [1900?]
    • Mendota Mine & upper workings, east edge of Brownsville

    • View of Brownsville (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows Colorado Central Railroad track, a cabin and outhouse, frozen Clear Creek, the Fox & Hound Saloon, houses, the boiler house, and a mine railroad trestle for the Victoria Tunnel and Mendota...
    • Brownsville (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Brownsville--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Brownsville--1880-1890.; Railroad...
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    • First Avenue Hotel

    • Exterior photograph of the First Avenue Hotel located in Denver, Colorado. The First Avenue Hotel is a good local example of Neo-Classicism. The large, four-story commercial building was originally designed for hotel, office and retail uses. It...
    • 1st Avenue Hotel (Denver, Colo.) Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Portland mine, building of tunnel

    • Miners with horses and a hoist build a railroad tunnel at the Portland Mine, Cripple Creek District, Teller County, Colorado.
    • Portland Gold Mining Company--Facilities--1900-1910.; Teller County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Railroad...
    • [1900?]
    • Residence at 700 Washington Street, Denver

    • The residence of John Albert Ferguson stood at 700 Washington Street in the Capitol Hill Neighborhood in Denver, Colorado. The Elizabethan style house had a tiled roof and striped awnings hung over the windows. Rounded arches line the balcony on...
    • Ferguson, John Albert--Homes & haunts--1890-1910.; Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1912?]
    • First Avenue Hotel

    • Exterior photograph of the First Avenue Hotel located in Denver, Colorado. The First Avenue Hotel is a good local example of Neo-Classicism. The large, four-story commercial building was originally designed for hotel, office and retail uses. It...
    • 1st Avenue Hotel (Denver, Colo.) Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Driving and cutting off cast for foundation of tunnel

    • Miners at the Portland Mine build a tunnel, Cripple Creek District, Teller County, Colorado.
    • Portland Gold Mining Company--Facilities--1900-1910.; Teller County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Teller...
    • [1900?]
    • First Avenue Hotel

    • Exterior photograph of the First Avenue Hotel located in Denver, Colorado. The First Avenue Hotel is a good local example of Neo-Classicism. The large, four-story commercial building was originally designed for hotel, office and retail uses. It...
    • 1st Avenue Hotel (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1987 August
    • Wink's Panorama Lodge

    • Photograph looking down the hill towards Wink's Lodge, located near Lincoln Hills, Colorado, and its surrounding buildings. Winks Panorama is important for its role in Black History. In 1925, Wendall "Winks" Hamlet decided to build a lodge for...
    • Wink's Panorama Lodge (Lincoln Hills, Colo.); African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.); Camps--Colorado--Lincoln Hills.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Lincoln Hills.; Historic buildings--ColLincoln...
    • Undated
    • Portland mine, building of tunnel

    • Miners with a horse, a mule, and a hoist build a railroad tunnel at the Portland Mine, Cripple Creek District, Teller County, Colorado.
    • Portland Gold Mining Company--Facilities--1900-1910.; Teller County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Animal teams--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.;...
    • [1900?]
    • Clayton College construction

    • Masons build a rusticated stone wall (foundation) at Clayton College at 32nd (Thirty-second) Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in Denver, Colorado. A wooden framework supports two horizontal boilers nearby.
    • George W. Clayton College (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Orphanages--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1909 and 1911]
    • Wink's Panorama Lodge

    • Photograph of Wink's Lodge, located near Lincoln Hills, Colorado. Winks Panorama is important for its role in Black History. In 1925, Wendall "Winks" Hamlet decided to build a lodge for black vacationers wanting to enjoy the Rocky Mountain...
    • Wink's Panorama Lodge (Lincoln Hills, Colo.); African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.); Camps--Colorado--Lincoln Hills.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Lincoln Hills.; Historic...
    • Undated
    • Congregation Shomro Amunah, Blake Street near Cherry Creek

    • View of Congregation Shomro Amunoh synagogue at Blake Street by Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado; it has Moorish arched windows. Men build a metal retaining wall along the creek bed.
    • Congregation Shomro Amunoh (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Synagogues--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • Wink's Panorama Lodge

    • Photograph of Wink's Lodge, located near Lincoln Hills, Colorado. Winks Panorama is important for its role in Black History. In 1925, Wendall "Winks" Hamlet decided to build a lodge for black vacationers wanting to enjoy the Rocky Mountain...
    • Wink's Panorama Lodge (Lincoln Hills, Colo.); African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.); Camps--Colorado--Lincoln Hills.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Lincoln Hills.; Historic...
    • Undated
    • Western Electric new building

    • Men sit at work tables to build and test telephones at Western Electric in Denver, Colorado. A conveyor belt with completed phones is nearby.
    • Western Electric Company--People--1950-1960.; Telephone companies--Employees--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Factories--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Telephone supplies...
    • 1950 October
    • Wink's Panorama Lodge

    • Photograph of Wink's Lodge, located near Lincoln Hills, Colorado. Winks Panorama is important for its role in Black History. In 1925, Wendall "Winks" Hamlet decided to build a lodge for black vacationers wanting to enjoy the Rocky Mountain...
    • Wink's Panorama Lodge (Lincoln Hills, Colo.); African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.); Camps--Colorado--Lincoln Hills.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Lincoln Hills.; Historic...
    • Undated
    • First days work erecting tunnel

    • Miners at the Portland Gold Mining Co. mine build a steel framed railroad tunnel, Cripple Creek District, Teller County, Colorado.
    • Portland Gold Mining Company--Facilities--1900-1910.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Teller County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Teller...
    • [1900?]
    • Wink's Panorama Lodge

    • Photograph of Wink's Lodge, located near Lincoln Hills, Colorado. Winks Panorama is important for its role in Black History. In 1925, Wendall "Winks" Hamlet decided to build a lodge for black vacationers wanting to enjoy the Rocky Mountain...
    • Wink's Panorama Lodge (Lincoln Hills, Colo.); African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.); Camps--Colorado--Lincoln Hills.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Lincoln Hills.; Historic...
    • Undated
    • George Schleier Mansion Dining Room

    • Interior photograph of the side bar in the dining room in the George Schleier Mansion, located in Denver, Colorado. Side bar is carved exclusively out of wood and is recessed into the wall. Denver architect F.E. Edbrooke was commissioned to build...
    • Schleier, George C.--Homes & haunts.; North Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Riverside Hotel, Hot Sulphur Springs, Colo.

    • View of the Riverside Hotel located at 509 Grand Avenue, Hot Sulphur Springs, Colo. The simple two-story clapboard structure has "Riverside Hotel" and "Restaurant" painted on the facade. Build in 1903, the hotel was remodeled in 1983.
    • Riverside Hotel (Hot Sulphur Springs, Colo.)--2010-2020.; Hotels--Colorado--Hot Sulphur Springs--2010-2020.; Hot Sulphur Springs (Colo.)--2010-2020.; Riverside Hotel (Hot Sulphur Springs, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Hotels--Colorado--Hot Sulphur...
    • 2011
    • Wink's Panorama Lodge

    • Photograph of Wink's Lodge, located near Lincoln Hills, Colorado. Winks Panorama is important for its role in Black History. In 1925, Wendall "Winks" Hamlet decided to build a lodge for black vacationers wanting to enjoy the Rocky Mountain...
    • Wink's Panorama Lodge (Lincoln Hills, Colo.); African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.); Camps--Colorado--Lincoln Hills.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Lincoln Hills.; Historic...
    • Undated
    • George Schleier Mansion Fireplace and Mantel

    • Interior photograph of a mantel and fireplace in the George Schleier Mansion, located in Denver, Colorado. Mantel is carved exclusively out of wood. Denver architect F.E. Edbrooke was commissioned to build this mansion in the late 1880s for...
    • Schleier, George C.--Homes & haunts.; North Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
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