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    • Cradleboard

    • Shows a Native American (Arapaho?) cradleboard. It features decorative opaque, red, white, black and green beadwork in geometric designs. The cradleboard has a leather thong, stained wood, lining dark brown velveteen, canvas backing and 1 calico?.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Nick-a-a-god, Utah

    • Studio portrait (standing) of Native American (Yampah Ute) chief Nick-a-a-god (Green Leaf). His hair falls loose to his chest. He wears metal hoop earrings and a multi-strand hair pipe choker necklace with contrasting stations. His v-neck buckskin...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1869 and 1874.]
    • Bag

    • Shows a Native American (Ute) leather bag that belonged to Chipeta, wife of Chief Ouray. The bag is decorated with blue, lavender, red, yellow, white, silver, pink, green and brown beadwork. The beadwork designs are of arrow, people, triangles,...
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    • [between 1903 and 1923]
    • Teller School social science project

    • Photograph of young children at Teller Elementary School in Denver, Colorado during a class social science project. Eight children, two girls and six boys, stand in front of a board containing several examples of designs in cloth using dying...
    • Source unknown..
    • 1934
    • Water jar

    • Shows a Native American (Zuni) water jar with a wide mouth and triangle and line designs. The designs are painted in yellow-white slip and dark brown and red paint.
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    • [between 1890 and 1920]
    • Bags

    • Shows two bags. One is a Native American Southern Plains (possibly Mescalero Apache) buckskin bag and is decorated with green, white and pink beadwork in diamond and square designs. The second bag is Native American (Cheyenne) made of commercial...
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    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Bag

    • Shows a Native American (Sioux) buckskin bag with fringe on the bottom and on the flap, decorative pink, blue, white and yellow beadwork. The beadwork designs are pink triangles outlined in blue.
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    • 1880
    • Tzu-Chey (Mrs. Minnie Size) at Laguna Pueblo, N.M.

    • A woman identified as Mrs. Minnie Size (Tzu-Chey) balances a large ceramic vessel on her head at Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico. She wears a white scarf decorated with floral designs draped over her head. Her dress is a coarse, dark colored fabric...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Official 1985 People Fair's Guide

    • Official guide from the 1985 People's Fair. Includes list of vendors, sponsors, and map of booths during the fair.
    • Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods, Inc.
    • 1985 May 18 and 19
    • Display of baskets Papago- Pima baskets

    • Close up view of Native American (Papago and Pima) baskets and Navajo blankets. The woven baskets have Yei, woman, lightning, and rolling log designs. The fringed blankets have rolling log and lightning designs.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1912
    • Life on Capitol Hill: A Fair on the Hill

    • Special 1979 People's Fair Souvenir Issue of Life on Capitol Hill Volume 5 Number 9. Includes list of vendors, sponsors, and map of booths during the fair.
    • Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods, Inc.
    • 1979 May 8
    • The American Mountaineering Center, Golden, Colo.

    • View of the American Mountaineering Center located at 710 10th Street, Golden, Colo. Originally built as Golden High School in 1923 from designs by the Denver architect Eugene Gove, the three-story Beaux-Arts style school building is constructed...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2001
    • Baker Historic District House

    • Photograph of a house in the Baker Historic District located in Denver, Colorado. The Baker Historic District is a well-preserved middle class neighborhood developed from the 1870s to the 1920s. The greatest period of development was the late...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1985 April
    • Van Briggle

    • An interior display at Van Briggle Art Pottery, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, features ceramic vases and bowls with carved bas-relief floral or insect designs.
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde, Colo.

    • View of the Cliff Palace in Mesa Verde National Park, Montezuma County, Colo. The Cliff Palace is the largest North American, prehistoric cliff dwelling and measures 80 feet high, 80 feet deep, and 200 feet long. Built between 1209-1270 by the...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1989.
    • Bottle cap from Tivoli beer, bottled by the Tivoli-Union Brewery

    • View of a beer cap (ca.1901-1915) from the Tivoli-Union Brewery in Denver, Colorado. Shows a gold colored bottle cap with a central image of the sun and rays that radiate outward on a field of gray clouds. The words: "Trade Mark" and "Tivoli" are...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1981
    • Moccasin

    • Pair of Native American (Ute) men's moccasins painted yellow ochre with rawhide soles, thong laces, blue, gold, red, green, and white beadwork.
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    • [between 1890 and 1920]
    • Olla

    • Shows a Native American (Zuni) Olla (Water jar). It has a constricted neck and black and red on cream coloring. Designs painted on the olla include Rainbird, scroll, stepped line, terrace, hatching, framing line and triangle.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • El Patio ballroom at Lakeside Amusement Park

    • Interior view of the El Patio ballroom at Lakeside Amusement Park in Lakeside (Jefferson County), Colorado. An octagon-shaped bandstand is in the center of the large room with a wood parquet floor. Chinese-style lanterns painted with Art Nouveau...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Red Rocks Trading Post,  Morrison, Colo.

    • View of the Red Rocks Trading Post located at 16351 County Road 93, Morrison, Colo. Also known as the Red Rocks Pueblo, the design of the facade is similar to those found in traditional Pueblo Indian churches in N.M. The simple, three-story facade...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2002
    • Official 1986 People Fair's Guide

    • Official guide from the 1986 People's Fair. Includes list of vendors, sponsors, and map of booths during the fair.
    • Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods, Inc.
    • 1986 May 17 and 18
    • Tapuche, Utah

    • Studio portrait (standing) of Tapuche a young Native American (Capote Ute) chief, son of the Ute chief Sobita. Tapuche was a delegate of his tribe at the treaty of 1873 in Washington, D.C. His hair is in braids, he wears a multi-strand choker with...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1869 and 1874]
    • Interior, Mission of Santa Barbara, Calif.

    • Interior view of a chapel at Santa Barbara Mission in Santa Barbara, California. Shows benches, alters, a crucifix, paintings, and religious statues. The central archway is painted in an abstract marbled design. Sections of the walls and doorways...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Montrose, Colo. music, first city band in Montrose

    • The eighteen members of the Montrose marching band pose in Montrose, Colorado. A tuba, valve trombones, trumpets, french horns, a snare drum, and a bass drum are represented. The members of the band wear decoratively stitched uniforms with...
    • Walker Art Studio.
    • 1905
    • State Armory, Burlington, Colo.

    • View of the State Armory located at 191 14th Street, Burlington, Colo. Constructed in 1926 from designs by Greeley, Colo. based architect, Sidney G. Frazier, the facade of the two-story, symmetrical brick building has a crenelated parapet with...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2004
    • Lakeside Park funhouse

    • Exterior view of the Fun House at Lakeside Amusement Park, Lakeside (Jefferson County), Colorado. The building has French colonial features including paired exterior staircases, a pavilion roof and thin wooden colonettes. Art Deco designs decorate...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1926 May 5
    • Vine Street House

    • Exterior photograph of a house in the Vine Street Historic District located in Denver, Colorado. Constructed between 1890 and 1893, the five Vine Street houses were part of Denver's early residential real estate development before the Silver Crash...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Vine Street House

    • Exterior photograph of a house in the Vine Street Historic District located in Denver, Colorado. Constructed between 1890 and 1893, the five Vine Street houses were part of Denver's early residential real estate development before the Silver Crash...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Steele School students working on art projects

    • Photograph of a group of students working on a figure art project at Steele Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. Two boys kneel on the floor while they work on one item. Six other students sit and stand behind a table with displays of different...
    • Source unknown..
    • 1938 January
    • Envelope pouch

    • Shows a Native American Sioux rawhide envelope pouch (parfleche) made by Lucy Knife of Pine Ridge, South Dakota. The pouch is decorated with geometric designs painted with red, yellow, green and blue poster paint; red flannel is bound on the side...
    • Knife, Lucy.
    • [between 1860 and 1880]
    • Buddhist Church

    • Interior view of the Tri-State Buddhist Temple (Church) in Denver, Colorado, probably near 19th (Nineteenth) and Market Streets. A man, possibly a monk, stands behind a table and holds a book. A decorated altar (Butsudan) consists of floral...
    • Denver Post.
    • [between 1919 and 1930?]
    • Saint Elizabeth Catholic Church

    • View of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church (St. Elizabeth's Church, architect Father Adrian, O.S.F. 1898), 1060 St. Francis Way, on the Auraria Higher Education Center campus, Denver, Colorado. The building is constructed of...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1981
    • Moccasins

    • Shows a pair of Native American Sioux buckskin moccasins made by Dora Wooden Ring of Rosebud, South Dakota. They feature decorative dark blue and white beadwork in geometric designs and hard soles.
    • Wooden Ring, Dora.
    • [between 1900 and 1930]
    • Santa Cruz, Casino & Sea Beach Hotel

    • Men, women, and children lounge on the beach near the Neptune Casino in Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz County), California. The Casino building is an ornate Moorish style structure with domes and arcades framed by Islamic arches. Boarders of geometric...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [1905?]
    • Altar before Corn Dance - Mesa No 2

    • Interior view of a Native American (Hopi) cave with painted wall designs, Second Mesa, Arizona. Shows a sand painting, a basket, and feathered prayer sticks in clay holders.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Belt

    • A buckskin belt (Native American Sioux) that is decorated with blue, green, red, yellow and white beadwork in triangle designs and fringe.
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    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Picture writing Yellow Jacket Canyon, Colo.

    • View of a rock face with carved North American Indian (Ancestral Puebloan) pictographs in Yellow Jacket Canyon, probably in Montezuma County, Colorado. Includes anthropomorphic figures, animals and designs.
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
    • [1900?]
    • Basket

    • A (Native American Apache) coiled basket used as a storage jar; made from willow, rod foundation, Devil's claw and light brown and black coloring. It's decorated with checkerboard, triangle, zigzag, band and line designs.
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    • [between 1870 and 1900]
    • Leggings

    • A pair of women's cloth legging (Native American Sioux) with faceted red, translucent blue, green, brass and white beadwork in designs of triangles and spiders.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Central City, theaters, Opera House

    • Seen from the back of the auditorium, the seating area of the Central City Opera House in Central City, Colorado, is filled with wood chairs with arched backs. A wood partition separates the section below the balcony from the main floor. On either...
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    • [between 1932 and 1950?]
    • Boy's vest

    • A Native American (Sioux) boy's vest with faceted red, blue, gold and white beadwork attached with lazy stitching. Fringe is on the bottom edge of the vest and straps tie the front together. The beadwork is in designs of triangles and images of an...
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    • [between 1880 and 1889]
    • Denver Businessman's Orchestra

    • Interior view of a theater in (possibly) Denver, Colorado. An orchestra and piano are on the stage. Proscenium decor includes ornate Moorish designs and a Masonic symbol of a sword, crescent, and star. Audience members include men in fez hats and a...
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    • [between 1930 and 1950?]

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