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    • The Annie, first boat ever launched on Yellowstone Lake

    • Members of the Hayden Survey (U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories of 1871), sit in a boat, with a tent-fly as a sail and oars, near the shore of Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. A canvas drape on the side of the boat...
    • Yellowstone Lake (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Sailboats--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • 1871
    • The Anna

    • Members of the Hayden Survey sit in a boat, with a tent-fly as a sail and oars, near the shore of Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. "Annie" is painted on the side of the boat, the frame is covered in tar-soaked canvas.
    • Yellowstone Lake (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Sailboats--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • 1871
    • Camp on Yellowstone Lake

    • A group of fifteen men from the 1871 Hayden Survey (U.S. geological Survey of the Territories) stand by Yellowstone Lake, near the mouth of Bridge Creek, opposite Stevenson's Island, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Shows canvas tents, gear and...
    • Yellowstone Lake (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Camping--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Sailboats--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • [1871.]
    • Camp on the Divide, between Yellowstone Lake and the East Fork

    • View of the Hayden Survey (U.S Geological Survey of the Territories, 1871) encampment on Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Nineteen people stand ready for work near a camp fire. Shows a canvas tent, the wood wheeled odometer...
    • Yellowstone Lake (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Camping--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • [1871.]
    • Yarmany [sic], Colo., Moffat Road

    • Yarmony, Colorado located 20 miles west of Kremmling was end of line for Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway (later called Denver & Salt Lake) and construction camp for winter of 1907 and 1908 on the Moffat Road. Box cars used for offices,...
    • Yarmony (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Yarmony--1900-1910.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Yarmony--1900-1910.; Restaurants--Colorado--Yarmony--1900-1910.; Tents--Colorado--Yarmony--1900-1910.; Denver,...
    • [1907 or 1908]
    • Fort Logan World War I

    • Uniformed army men gather their gear including rifles, bed rolls and canteens, Fort Logan, Colorado, a World War I assembly point for young soldiers. Their post camp consists of four-sided pyramidial canvas tents. St. Mary's, Loretto Heights shows...
    • World War, 1914-1918--Military life--Colorado--Fort Logan.; Fort Logan (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Soldiers--Colorado--Fort Logan--1910-1920.; United States. Army. Infantry Division, 1st.
    • [1917 or 1918]
    • Mrs. P. T. Barnum

    • A bust (3/4 view) portrait of Mrs. P. T. Barnum [Nancy Fish Barnum?]. She wears an ivory lace cap with a bow in the front and red flower on one side of her curled hair; a lace collar, circular locket with a bird painting on it and a black bodice...
    • Women--1880-1890.; Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891--Family.
    • 1889
    • Trained wolf hunters

    • A man looks into a wagon with a canvas cover in probably New Mexico. Wolf pelts hang from the wagon sides. Two mules stand harnessed to the wagon, and a mule and donkey are tied to the back.
    • Wolves--Control--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Carts & wagons--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Hides & skins--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Wolf hunting--New Mexico--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1929?]
    • Turkish tent

    • This party tent at Wolhurst, in Littleton, Colorado, is of striped canvas with scalloped trim and support ropes all around. Cutouts of arrows, crescent moons, and stars are atop poles, and a man in robes and a fez stands by the corner. A woman is...
    • Wolcott, Edward Olive, 1848-1905--Homes & haunts.; Littleton (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Estates--Colorado--Littleton--1890-1900.; Garden parties--Colorado--Littleton--1890-1900.
    • 1898
    • Opera house and Masonic Temple at New Windsor

    • Brick commercial building with incised panel: "1902." and storefronts on the ground floor, New Windsor (Windsor), Weld County, Colorado,. Signs read: "The Racket Store," "Harness and Saddlery," "We Sell Gold Coin," "Everything half price, save 50...
    • Windsor (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bakeries--Colorado--Windsor--1900-1910.; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Windsor--1900-1910.; Opera houses--Colorado--Windsor--1900-1910.
    • [between 1902 and 1910]
    • Horses in tent

    • A group of horses is gathered under a tent in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. One of the horses lies on the ground while the others stand. Several saddles and harnesses are on the ground in front of the tent. Lettering painted on the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Horses--1900-1910.; Show tents--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Electric search light

    • A man stands next to an electric search light used to spotlight performers during Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. The man wears a straw hat and suit. Three search lights were mounted on a platform above the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Electric lighting--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Wild West Show cooks

    • Cooks for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show pour water into iron kettles over cooking fires using buckets at the ends of poles. Also shows a canvas tent and piled logs. The Wild West Show reportedly employed seven cooks, two pastry chefs and two...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Chefs--1900-1910.; Cookery--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Wild West Show main entrance

    • A group of men stands under the main entrance tent to Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The words "Main Entrance Buffalo Bill's Wild West" are painted on the top canvas of the tent. A banner hangs at the back of the tent reading "Doors open at 1 & 7...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Rosa Bonheur

    • French artist Rosa Bonheur sits in the right center midground next to the canvas of her famous portrait of William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody on horseback. She wears a dark cape over her dark dress. She also wears a dark bonnet tied under her...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Artists--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Bonheur, Rosa, 1822-1899.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1889?]
    • Rosa Bonheur

    • French artist Rosa Bonheur poses next to an easel with the canvas of her famous portrait of William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody on horseback. She wears a dark cape over her dark dress and wears a dark bonnet tied under her chin. She sits in a...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Artists--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Bonheur, Rosa, 1822-1899.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1889?]
    • Miles Canyon

    • Half tone reproduction shows the Miles Canyon portage at Whitehorse, Yukon Territory; a paddle wheel boat is in the Yukon River. Railroad ties and people are on the dock; tracks are by log buildings and canvas tents. Signs read: "Canyon Hotel and...
    • Whitehorse (Yukon)--1890-1900.; Yukon River (Yukon and Alaska)--1890-1900.; Log buildings--Yukon Territory--Whitehorse--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Yukon Territory--Whitehorse--1890-1900.; Rivers--Yukon Territory--Whitehorse--1890-1900.; Stern...
    • 1898
    • Cliff House Manitou Springs

    • View in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking north, probably from the Barker House. In the foreground is the Manitou Springs Pavilion, a cross gabled frame structure with a cupola, a rusticated knee-high stone foundation and fancy woodwork in the...
    • Wheeler, Jerome--Homes & haunts.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1890.; Resorts--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1890.; Cliff House (Manitou Springs, Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1887 April 20
    • Cliff House

    • View in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking north, probably from the Barker House. In the foreground is the Manitou Springs Pavilion, a cross gabled frame structure with a cupola, a rusticated knee-high stone foundation and fancy woodwork in the...
    • Wheeler, Jerome--Homes & haunts.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1890.; Resorts--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1890.; Cliff House (Manitou Springs, Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • [between 1887 and 1890?]
    • Hotel camp, thumb of lake

    • View of tents identified as the hotel camp near West Thumb Geyser Basin at West Thumb bay, Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Shows a field with pools of water. Canvas tents set on wooden frames are in the distance. A U.S. flag...
    • West Thumb Geyser Basin (Wyo. : Basin)--1900-1920.; Yellowstone National Park--1900-1920.; Camps--Yellowstone National Park--1900-1920.; Geysers--Yellowstone National Park--1900-1920.; Tents--Yellowstone National Park--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Rubbish cans used on Denver streets

    • View of a trash can in Denver, Colorado; letters read: "Rubbish." Advertisements read: "Balsam for Colds," and "Cordove Cigar Co."
    • Wastebaskets--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Advertisements--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Refuse disposal--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Near Ward, Colo

    • Men stand at their camp site near Ward (Boulder County), Colorado. They hold ropes and stand by crates and a folded canvas tent.
    • Ward (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Camping--Colorado--Ward--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • Looking down Walsenburg's Main Street

    • Brick, stone, and frame commercial buildings and dwellings line Main Street in Walsenburg, Huerfano County, Colorado. Barber poles, a fire hydrant and trees edge the boardwalk; a canvas tent is in the foreground. Buggies and pedestrians are in the...
    • Walsenburg (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Walsenburg--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Waco, Beaumont, Trinity & Sabine Ry. motor train near Trinity, Tex. collecting fares from...

    • A railroad worker in overalls collects fares from African American (Black) men, women and children passengers aboard a crowded Waco, Beaumont, Trinity & Sabine Railway trailer pulled by motor car #1 near Trinity in Trinity County, Texas. Lettering...
    • Waco, Beaumont, Trinity & Sabine Railway Company--1940-1950.; African Americans--Texas--Trinity County--1940-1950.; Trinity County (Tex.)--1940-1950.; Passengers--Texas--Trinity County--1940-1950.; Railroad motor cars--Texas--Trinity...
    • 1946 October 5
    • W.H. Kistler Stationery Co. delivery truck

    • View of a Ford Model T delivery truck in City Park, Denver, Colorado. Lettering on the truck reads: "The Colorado House" and "The W.H. Kistler Stationery Co. 1636-46 Champa St." Two men sit in the truck. The bed of the truck has wire mesh and...
    • W.H. Kistler Stationery Company (Denver, Colo.)--Equipment & supplies--1920-1930.; City Park (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Trucks--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
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    • D. E. Houck Dry Goods Company store, Victor

    • Exterior view of D.E. Houck Dry Goods Company building, Victor, Colorado, a three-story commercial brick building with flat roof, street- level storefront display windows with transoms, entablature with architrave, frieze and cornice, arched quions...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Commercial buildings--Colorado--Victor--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1902]
    • Mines of Victor

    • View of wooden frame residence & canvas tents with wooden frames on hillside below Portland & Bobtail Mine, Victor, Colorado; includes one- story medium gable wooden frame residence with lean-to, two canvas tents on wooden frames & base,...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1910.
    • [between 1895 and 1902]
    • Bird's eye view of Victor Colo. from Cripple Creek trail, north

    • Bird's eye view of Victor, Colorado, from Cripple Creek Trail to north; shows sparse settlement with two brick buildings, wooden frame buildings with false fronts, some log buildings, and canvas tents. Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad station...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Trails & paths--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • [1894?]
    • Victor, Colo.

    • View of frame commercial and mine buildings in Victor (Teller County), Colorado. A Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Company freight train is on Colorado Midland Railroad tracks near tailings and the Independence Mine. Portland Mine buildings are...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Warehouses--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1898?]
    • Remains of Victor, Colo. next day after the fire

    • Bird's eye view of Victor, Colorado, one day after devastating fire of August 21, 1899. Shows wooden frame residences which escaped destruction in foreground left; ashes, debris, & remains from fire of former business district area, center & center...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • Victor Colo. from Independence shaft house

    • Bird's eye view of Victor, Colorado, taken from Independence Shaft house on Battle Mountain, Cripple Creek district; shows Strong Mine shaft house, mine rails & buildings, commercial buildings and residences, some false-fronts, canvas tents on...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [1894?]
    • Victor, Colo. from west

    • Distant view of Victor, Colorado, from west; includes wooden frame and log commerical buildings and residences, canvas tent with wooden frames, construction of wooden frame buildings, and sign painted on building's falsefront: "A. Reynolds, Gents...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [1894 or 1895?]
    • Iron Springs, 405

    • Exterior view of the Ute Iron Springs Chateau, in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking northwest. The lower level of the west end of this building has a stone arcaded patio, topped by an enclosed, frame second floor with hipped gable roof and a sign...
    • Ute Iron Spring Chateau (Manitou Springs, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Resorts--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1890-1900.; Springs--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Chautauqua assembly

    • Turrets of Chautauqua auditorium in Boulder, Colorado, show past the gable roof and bay extensions. The two-story, cottage-roofed Academic Hall, residences, and trees surround it; farmland, trees, and houses extend to the plains in the northeast....
    • University of Colorado (Boulder campus)--1900-1910.; Boulder (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Chautauquas--Colorado--Boulder--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Rosebud Agency, Sioux Indian camp at Mission, South Dakota

    • View inside a Native American Sioux canvas wall tent at the Rosebud Agency, Mission, South Dakota, shows belongings, including cookware and bedding, scattered on the ground.
    • United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Rosebud Agency--1930-1940.; Dakota Indians--South Dakota--Mission--1930-1940.; Indians of North America--South Dakota--Mission--1930-1940.; Mission (S.D.)--1930-1940.; Interiors--South...
    • [1936?]
    • Headquarters camp Quapaw - I. T.

    • Three white men sit, and a fourth is standing, at the headquarters camp on the Quapaw (Native American) Agency in Oklahoma. Three of the men wear military uniforms, the fourth wears pants, an overcoat and a hat. They are assembled outside of a...
    • United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Quapaw Agency--1880-1910.; Indians of North America--Oklahoma--1880-1910.; Quapaw Indians--Oklahoma--1880-1910.; Quapaw Reservation (Okla.)--1880-1910.; Indian reservations--Oklahoma--1880-1910.; Military...
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Indian tepes Mescalero Agency N. M.

    • Two Native American Mescalero Apache women stand in their camp near the Mescalero Agency, New Mexico, includes tepees, a brush and canvas ramada (food preparation area,) a burro, a basket, and blankets.
    • United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Mescalero Agency--1890-1910.; Indians of North America--New Mexico--1890-1910.; Mescalero Indians--New Mexico--1890-1910.; Tipis--New Mexico--1890-1910.; Wickiups--New Mexico--1890-1910.; Women--New...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Yakima Agency, Washington, tepees in the shadow of modern industry

    • View of Native American Yakima tepees and a walled canvas tent in front of a large mill under construction.
    • United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Yakima Agency.--1910-1940.; Indians of North America--Structures--Washington (State)--1910-1940.; Yakama Indians--Structures--Washington (State)--1910-1940.; Yakama Indian Reservation (Wash.)--1910-1940.;...
    • [between 1910 and 1940?]
    • Representatives of the press, with the excursion

    • Journalists with the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian pose in suits, overcoats, caps, wide brimmed hats or top hats; they stand near a canvas tent in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a stove pipe near canvas tents supported...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Journalists--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Tourists--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • The Boys that made us comfortable, All Hail

    • Men, workers for the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, pose in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. They wear beards, suits and bow ties, overcoats, and hats or caps with narrow brims. Shows canvas tents and a stove pipe in the...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Employees--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Laborers--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • View of Camp No. 2 from Prospect Hill

    • Distant view of Union Pacific Railroad passenger cars beside canvas tents near the Platte River in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows people beside a Pullman car and a United States flag on a flag pole in the camp. The encampment was for...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Camping--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Head Quarters, Platte City

    • Members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian stand near a canvas tent in what is identified as Platte City in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. George Francis Train is seated on the grass, Mrs. Train and Thomas C. Durant are near a...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Tents--Nebraska--Lincoln...
    • 1866 October 25
    • R.R. graders dining hall

    • Union Pacific Railroad construction workers sit and eat at rustic wooden tables in a wood and canvas lean-to in Rawlins (Carbon County), Wyoming. The men wear hats and work clothes. The table is set with metal eating implements and dishes.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--People--1880-1890.; Rawlins (Wyo.)--1880-1890.; Eating & drinking--Wyoming--Rawlins--1880-1890.; Employee eating facilities--Wyoming--Rawlins--1880-1890.; Lean-tos--Wyoming--Rawlins--1880-1890.; Railroad...
    • [between 1883 and 1887?]
    • Engineers headquarters, Weber Valley

    • A Union Pacific surveying crew sit and stand near a tent and a canvas tepee in the Weber Valley in Weber County, Utah. Survey equipment is set up at the camp site. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--People--1860-1870.; Weber County (Utah)--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--Utah--Weber County--1860-1870.; Surveying equipment--Utah--Weber County--1860-1870.; Surveyors--Utah--Weber County--1860-1870.;...
    • [between 1865 and 1870?]
    • Benton, Wyoming Territory

    • View of log and frame buildings and canvas tents in Benton (Carbon County), Wyoming. Shows a Union Pacific Railroad building or depot, freight cars, and businesses with signs that read: "U.P.R.R.[?]" and "N.C. Worth." Shows covered wagons parked on...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Benton (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Sidney, Wyoming Terr. [sic]

    • View of buildings, Union Pacific Railroad flatbed cars, tracks and a roundhouse in Sidney (Cheyenne County), Nebraska. Shows oxen, frame buildings and canvas tents. A sign reads "Saloon" near probably the depot.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Sidney (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Sidney--1860-1870.; Railroad roundhouses--Nebraska--Sidney--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Plum Creek with soldiers encamped

    • Soldiers sit or stand outside canvas tents in Plum Creek (Lexington) in Dawson County, Nebraska. Rows of tents are near a windmill and probably a water tank. Shows Union Pacific Railroad passenger cars, a frame depot and false front commercial...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Plum Creek (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Military camps--American--Nebraska--Plum Creek--1860-1870.; Railroad stations--Nebraska--Plum Creek--1860-1870.; Tents--Nebraska--Plum Creek--1860-1870.;...
    • 1867
    • Laramie, Wyoming Territory in 1868

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad passenger cars on tracks in Laramie (Albany County), Wyoming. Shows sparse wooden, log and canvas buildings in Laramie.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Laramie (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.; Railroad passenger cars--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.
    • 1868

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