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    • The miner's murderous outbreak at Cripple Creek, the gold mining camp of Colorado

    • Views of Altman, Cripple Creek, and Victor (Teller County), Colorado during a miner's strike. Shows the town of Altman, the Pharmacist Mine, and the strikers log fort. Miners pose in front of the Victor boarding house and the Victor Mine.
    • Altman (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Pharmacist Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Victor Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.; Miners'...
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    • Smelting ore in Colorado

    • Scenes of workers and interior views of mine processing buildings in Colorado. Miners use wheelbarrows, shovels, pokers, and horse-drawn wagons to process gold and silver ore in smelter buildings. Shows tailings piles and silver being shipped from...
    • Ore industry--Colorado--1870-1880.; Smelters--Colorado--1870-1880.
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    • Louis Dupuy's study, Hotel de Paris [graphic]

    • An interior view of "sample room #2" on the first floor of the Hotel de Paris, Georgetown, Colorado. Room includes three bookcases filled with books, a door with a glass transom, two leather armchairs with carved legs, a microscope, newspapers, a...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1950-1980.; Hotels--Colorado--Georgetown--1950-1980.; Interiors.; Studies (Rooms)--Colorado--Georgetown--1950-1980.; Dupuy, Louis, 1844-1900.; Hotel de Paris (Georgetown, Colo.)
    • [between 1954 and 1977.]
    • Branding a maverick

    • Cowboys on horseback rope a steer, and two men brand the steer, in a corral in probably Wyoming. One man restrains the steer's head on the ground. Men in cowboy hats sit on the fence.
    • Beef cattle--Wyoming--1880-1890.; Cattle branding--Wyoming--1880-1890.; Corrals--Wyoming--1880-1890.; Cowboys--Wyoming--1880-1890.; Horseback riding--Wyoming--1880-1890.; Roping--Wyoming--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1884?]
    • Denver from the Equitable observatory

    • Aerial view of Denver, Denver County, Colorado from the roof of the Equitable Building at 17th and Stout Streets. Shows the Mining Exchange Building, the square corner towers of the Tabor Grand Opera House, and the square dome and cupola of the...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900]
    • Fort Snelling and the Valley of the Minnesota

    • View of Fort Snelling (Hennepin County), Minnesota; the fortification is on a bluff above the Mississippi River.
    • Fort Snelling (Minn.)--1880-1890.; Mississippi River--1880-1890.; Forts & fortifications--Minnesota--Fort Snelling--1880-1890.; Rivers--Mississippi River--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Early street scene in Montrose, Colo.

    • Men, horses with harnesses, and a dog are in front of the C. J. Diehl & Son building in Montrose, Colorado. The flat roofed, brick building has a false gable on top below which is a series of decorative engravings that form four separate rows....
    • Storefronts--Colorado--Montrose--1900-1910.; Montrose (Colo.)--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Iron mike, the artesian well fountain by the corner of the City Hall, Montrose, Colo.

    • City Hall, in Montrose, Colorado, stands behind, "Iron Mike," a drinking foundation fed by an artesian well. The piece features a street lamp atop a doric column, a four-sided pedestal base with decorative engravings, and a drinkig fountain on each...
    • Drinking fountains--Colorado--Montrose--1920-1950.; Montrose (Colo.)--1920-1950.
    • [between 1926 and 1950]
    • Mary Evalyn Corwin

    • Studio bust portrait of Mary Evalyn Corwin, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Profile view shows her layered, curled bangs and her coronet twist hairstyle. Corwin wears a multi-strand pearl choker necklace.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Corwin, Mary Evalyn.; Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1887
    • Minnie Fitzgerald

    • Studio bust portrait of Minnie Antoinette Fitzgerald, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Fitzgerald's bangs are layered and curled and her hair is probably pulled back, and trimmed short above her ears. Her dress has striped or...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Fitzgerald, Minnie Antoinette.; Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1887
    • Eleeta Webb

    • Studio bust portrait of Eleeta Ellanora Webb, salutatorian of the senior class at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Webb has curled bangs and she wears her hair pinned up in a coronet twist. Her dress bodice has a ribbon striped band collar...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Webb, Eleeta E. (Eleeta Ellanora); Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1887
    • H.B. Hobart

    • Studio bust portrait of Henry Barker Hobart, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Hobart's short hair is parted on the side. He wears a morning coat and a shirt with an upright collar.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Hobart, H. B. (Henry Barker); Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1887
    • Georgetown, Colorado, Hotel de Paris

    • Interior view of the one of the second floor rooms at the Hotel de Paris (built by Louis Dupuy) in Georgetown, Colorado; shows matching bed and dresser with mirror in late Victorian style. In the corner is a build-in sink with water taps, over...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hotels--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Dupuy, Louis, 1844-1900.; Hotel de Paris (Georgetown, Colo.)
    • 1942
    • Georgetown

    • Gravestones in the Georgetown, Clear Creek County, Colorado, cemetery have engravings of hands holding flowers and pointing upward. Inscriptions read: "Katie, dau. of J. M. & Joanna Daily," and, "Albert M., son of J. M. & Joanna Daily."
    • Daily, Albert M.--Tomb.; Daily, Katie--Tomb.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1930-1970.; Cemeteries--Colorado--Georgetown--1930-1970.; Tombs & sepulchral monuments--Colorado--Georgetown--1930- 1970.
    • [between 1933 and 1970]
    • Marble - 1959

    • View of a block of marble atop two smaller blocks and secured to a wall by a piece of wire, in Marble, Colorado; block appears to be a work in progress, as it has unfinished engravings along the top and at the edges.
    • Marble (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Marble quarrying--Colorado--Marble--1950-1960.
    • 1959
    • Maggie J. Banta

    • Studio bust portrait of Maggie Josephine Banta, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Banta has curled bangs and she wears her hair pinned up in a coronet twist. Her fitted dress bodice has a neat row of buttons, and a velvet band...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Banta, Maggie J. (Maggie Josephine); Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1887
    • Richthofen Memorial Richthofen Park

    • View of the Richthofen Fountain in Richthofen Park at East 12th (Twelfth) and Oneida Street in Denver, Colorado. Engravings in the granite fountain read: "He Prayeth Well Who Loveth Well Both Man And Beast" and "Richthofen".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Richthofen Park (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Fountains--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Von Richthofen, Walter, Baron,...
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Laura E. Bates

    • Studio bust portrait of Laura Eva Bates, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Bates has curled bangs and her hair is styled up in a coronet twist. She wears drop earrings, and a lace or brocade shawl draped in a swag between her...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Bates, Laura E. (Laura Eva); Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1887
    • A scrub-race on the plains

    • View of a horse race in Yosemite Valley (later Yosemite National Park), California. Shows bareback riders with whips or switches, bridled horses and men spectators near the racers. Covered wagons are in the distance.
    • Yosemite National Park (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Horse racing--California--Yosemite National Park--1870-1880.; Spectators--California--Yosemite National Park--1870-1880.
    • 1876 March 4
    • Waste gates in a flume

    • Wood block depicts wooden flumes probably used for hydraulic mining on rocky slopes. Water cascades from an overflow waste gate; forest tops the hill.
    • Flumes--1880-1890.; Mining--1880-1890.
    • [1883]
    • A battle in the clouds

    • A Native American man with long hair and fringed leggings, holds an eagle above the talon and prepares to strike it with a stick. A dead rabbit is on a fallen tree beside the man. Shows steep mountain slopes and clouds in the distance.
    • Indians of North America--Spiritual life--1870-1880.; Eagles--1870-1880.; Rites & ceremonies--1870-1880.
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    • Chinese immigrants at the San Francisco custom-house

    • Chinese immigrants wait in line at the San Francisco custom house in San Francisco (Marin County), California. Men wear queues (braids), and straw domed-shaped (coolie) hats. Custom workers in suits and hats inspect immigrants' belongings. Inset...
    • Chinese--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Arrivals & departures--Chinese--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Customhouses--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Customs inspections--California--San...
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    • A wild Indian show

    • Native American men dance on a wooden stage and wear feather headdresses, fur skirts, necklaces, and carry possibly musical instruments and spears in Germany. German peasant spectators wear bonnets and dresses with aprons, or work clothes and caps...
    • Indians of North America--Dance--Germany--1870-1880.; Audiences--Germany--1870-1880.; Wild west shows--Germany--1870-1880.
    • [1876 November 25]
    • Our barbarian brethren

    • North American Indian men with fringed buckskin clothing, bead or quill work and feathers in their hair, stand beside their wives who wear buckskin dresses. A horse and dogs are nearby. An Indian peace delegation (Piegan) presents a severed human...
    • Indians of North America--Social life--1870-1880.; Piegan Indians--1870-1880.; Heads (Anatomy)--1870-1880.; Manners & customs--1870-1880.; Military officers--1870-1880.; Peace negotiations--1870-1880.; Spouses--1870-1880.; Women--1870-1880.
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    • The Chinese question

    • The allegorical figure Columbia stands in a dress, with cap sleeves and a tiara inscribed with : "U.S.," she is between an angry mob and a Chinese man with a queue (braid) who kneels beside her. The mob, probably Irish, carries pistols, sticks and...
    • Chinese--1870-1880.; Irish Americans--1870-1880.; Allegorical drawings--1870-1880.; Race discrimination--1870-1880.; Race riots--1870-1880.
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    • Sioux gathering wild rice

    • Native American Sioux in canoes gather wild rice growing in water.
    • Dakota Indians--1850-1860.; Indians of North America--1850-1860.; Canoes--1850-1860.; Harvesting--1850-1860.
    • [1851?]
    • A tornado in the Rocky Mountains

    • View of a tornado and a billow of clouds in a steep canyon in the Rocky Mountains. Shows splintered trees where the funnel touches the ground. Rocky peaks and a dark sky are in the distance.
    • Tornadoes--1880-1890.
    • 1885 September 19
    • Shooting buffaloes with Colt's revolving pistol

    • A man on horseback wears a fringed buckskin shirt and chaps, and shoots an American buffalo with a Colt revolving pistol. The man carries a rifle in a rifle case on his back. Native American, plains Indians with fringed leggings and feathers in...
    • Indians of North America--Subsistence activities--1850-1860.; Bison hunting--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--1850-1860.
    • 1857
    • Views in and around Denver, Col.

    • People and horse-drawn wagons are on streets in front of brick, stone and frame buildings in downtown Denver, Colorado. Signs read: "A.B. Ingols Jewelry Manufactory," "A.H. Jones & Co. Wholesale & Retail Liquor and Cigars," "Kansas Pacific, Union...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Smelters--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1879 January 2
    • Sun Dance

    • Native American Sioux Sun Dance, a man with his chest skin attached, with sinew, to a pole, drummers, and spectators.
    • Dakota Indians--1840-1860.; Indians of North America--1840-1860.; Ceremonial dancers--1840-1860.; Sun dance--1840-1860.
    • [1851?]
    • A day's "still hunting" after buffalo

    • Men hunt American buffalo with rifles on the prairie in Kansas. Shows a wounded buffalo and a buffalo herd. Men cook buffalo meat over a fire at a camp. Shows covered wagons and strips of meat left out to dry.
    • Bison hunting--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Food drying--1870-1880.; Outdoor cookery--1870-1880.
    • 1877 March 10
    • The United States Artillery School at Fortress Monroe

    • A group of uniformed officers maneuver a cannon at the Artillery School in Fortress Monroe, (later Fort Monroe) in Hampton, Virginia. Frame and brick buildings include barracks and officer's houses and school buildings on the military campus.
    • Fort Monroe (Va.)--1880-1890.; Cannons--Virginia--Fort Monroe--1880-1890.; Forts & fortifications--Virginia--Fort Monroe--1880-1890.; Military training--Virginia--Fort Monroe--1880-1890.
    • 1888 April 14
    • The Indian war

    • Military officers in uniform sit in a tent with North American Indians (Kiowa) during a council meeting at Fort Dodge (Ford County), Kansas. General Winfield Scott Hancock and an Indian man stand and talk. Bust portraits of Altela, Set-im-ga-er or...
    • Indians of North America--Government relations--Kansas--Ford County--1860-1870.; Kiowa Indians--Kansas--Ford County--1860-1870.; Ford County (Kan.)--1860-1870.; Military officers--Kansas--Ford County--1860-1870.; Peace conferences--Kansas--Ford...
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    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 15, 1911 April 8

    • 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.
    • 1911048
    • Dakota village

    • Shows a Native American Sioux tepee village along a river surrounded by rolling hills.
    • Dakota Indians--1850-1860.; Indians of North America--1850-1860.; Indian encampments--1850-1860.
    • [1851?]
    • Ouray, Colorado

    • View of Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. Frame and brick buildings include the Beaumont Hotel and the Ouray Public schoolhouse. Shows The Amphitheater, Cascade Mountain and Cascade Falls, and snow on the San Juan Mountains in the distance.
    • Amphitheater, The (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cascade Falls (Ouray County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Ouray (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1890.; Waterfalls--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1890.
    • 1889 June 8
    • The city and valley of the Great Salt Lake, Utah

    • Views of prominent buildings in Salt Lake City (Salt Lake County), Utah. Shows bust portraits of prominent Mormon religious leaders.
    • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--People.; Mormons--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.; Salt Lake City (Utah)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.; Mormon churches--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.; Spiritual...
    • 1866 August 18
    • A company of Swedish emigrants passing our office, bound to the west

    • Swedish immigrants walk behind a horse-drawn wagon with a United States flag on Tremont Street in Boston (Suffolk County), Massachusetts. Shows the classical style "Gleason's Publishing Hall" building, and the "Living Age" building with a sign that...
    • Swedes--Massachusetts--Boston--1850-1870.; Boston (Mass.)--1850-1870.; Emigration & immigration--Swedish--Massachusetts--Boston--1850-1870.; Newspaper industry--Massachusetts--Boston--1850-1870.; Parades &...
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    • Dakota arts & customs

    • Shows a Native American Sioux quiver, tobacco pouches, rattles, drums, mystery whistle, deerskin flute, and a war whistle.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1850-1860.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1850-1860.; Quivers--1850-1860.; Drums--1850-1860.; Flutes--1850-1860.; Musical instruments--1850-1860.; Rattles--1850-1860.
    • [1851?]
    • Indians killing buffaloes in the Missouri River

    • Native American men hunt American buffalo in the Missouri River. The men hold knives in their teeth and swim beside injured buffalo. People in canoes shoot bows and arrows. Shows the buffalo herd in the distance.
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Missouri River--1870-1880.; Bison hunting--1870-1880.; Bison--1870-1880.; Rivers--1870-1880.; Swimming--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Farming in the great west, the "Burr Oak" farm, Illinois, comprising sixty-five square...

    • Farmers plant, plow and harvest corn on the "Burr Oak" farm in probably Livingston County, Illinois. Shows oxen, mules and horses pulling equipment, a grove of trees, and land owner M.L. Sullivant and his daughter with farm workers.
    • Livingston County (Ill.)--1870-1880.; Agricultural laborers--Illinois--Livingston County--1870-1880.; Farmers--Illinois--Livingston County--1870-1880.; Farming--Illinois--Livingston County--1870-1880.; Harvesting--Illinois--Livingston...
    • [1871 September 23.]
    • Irrigation in Colorado letting water into a side sluice-way

    • Men open a sluice box gate in Colorado, turning a spool that lifts the wooden gate by a chain. Shows a river in a valley, and a snow covered mountain in the distance. Inset image shoes a sluice box built in a steep canyon.
    • Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--1870-1880.; Irrigation--Colorado--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--1870-1880.; Sluices--Colorado--1870-1880.
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    • General Grant at San Francisco

    • Views of General Grant's visit to San Francisco, California; shows six-tiered mezzanines and crowds of people watching a horse drawn carriage, fireworks, and City Hall..
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Fireworks--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Receptions--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Spectators--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.
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