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    • Hiram and Aldia Burton

    • A portrait of Hiram and Aldia Burton. Hiram wears a suit and bow tie, Aldia wears a dress with a lace collar.
    • Burton, Alida.; Burton, Hiram Knight.; Men--1850-1860.; Spouses--1850-1860.; Women--1850-1860.
    • 1849
    • Heiram and Alida Burton Elsie and Smith Payne Burton Children

    • Shows Hiram and Alida Burton with their children Elsie and Smith Payne Burton. Two young children sit on the lap of the man. The young girl wears a dress, and the toddler wears a pullover with bloomers. The woman wears a dress with a lace collar...
    • Burton, Alida.; Burton, Elsie.; Burton, Hiram Knight.; Burton, Smith Payne.; Children & adults--1850-1860.; Families--1850-1860.
    • 1853?
    • RMN office of early days

    • View of the Rocky Mountain News building near 1301 Walnut Street in the Auraria neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows a single story wood frame building with brick chimney.
    • Rocky Mountain News--Buildings--1850-1860.; Auraria (Denver, Colo.)--1850-1860.; Denver (Colo.)--1850-1860.; Newspaper industry--Colorado--Denver--1850-1860.
    • 1859
    • Taken after a snowstorm

    • Men stand and pose in the snow-covered street at the corner of 15th (Fifteenth) and Larimer Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Men wear short-crowned hats and long overcoats. Signs read: "H.J. Brendlinger Tobacco & Cigars" and "C.A. Cook & Co....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Snow--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1863 October 22
    • Central City

    • View of frame houses and buildings on Main and Eureka Streets in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Buildings have gabled roofs or false fronts and signs read: "Concert Hall, Billiard Rooms," "J.H. Lutz, Star Store," and "Drug Store." The...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1863 or 1864
    • Denver

    • View of 15th (Fifteenth) and Arapahoe Streets in Denver, Colorado. Brick and wood frame houses line the residential streets.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Empire City, C.T.

    • Panoramic view of log cabins and frame buildings in Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Businesses have false fronts, and a reservoir is on the West Fork of Clear Creek.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Reservoirs--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Montgomery C.T.

    • View of log, frame, and probably mine buildings in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. Cabins have log or sod roofs, stone chimneys, and metal pipes. Shows a wooden water wheel and timber piles between houses. A commercial building sign reads:...
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Waterfalls at Montgomery, C.T.

    • View of a wooden water wheel and an arrastre used for grinding ore in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. A flume and probably a wooden platform are on the hillside near waterfalls and a creek.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Grinding wheels--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864
    • Montgomery

    • Panoramic view of log and frame houses, mine buildings, and a lake near the Middle Fork of the South Platte River in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. Shows snow-covered mountains in probably the Tenmile Range.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River, Middle Fork (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mine...
    • 1864
    • Central City, Colorado Territory

    • Panoramic view of frame and brick buildings on Main Street in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows houses and businesses with gabled roofs and false fronts and signs that read: "O.K. Store, Wholesale & Retail," "Central City Bakery,"...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Planters House

    • View of people, horses, and covered wagons on a dirt street in Denver, Colorado. Shows men, carriages, and wagons in front of the Planters' House building; a two-story, frame hotel and stage stop at the corner of 16th (Sixteenth) Street and Blake...
    • Overland Stage Line--Buildings--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864
    • Black Hawk, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of frame and brick buildings on Gregory Street in Blackhawk (Black Hawk), Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows the Presbyterian Church with a spire on a hillside, and commercial buildings with signs that read: "Wholesale & Retail...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864

    • View of frame and brick commercial buildings and houses near downtown Denver, Colorado and the flooded South Platte River and Cherry Creek. People stand beside Cherry Creek near a brick building with a sign that reads: "Drugs, Chemicals, Paints,...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Denver flood

    • View of brick and frame houses and commercial buildings in Denver and Auraria during a Cherry Creek and South Platte River flood. A brick house near the standing water of Cherry Creek has a gabled rood and gingerbread details. Signs on flooded...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864

    • People and horses stand beside an eroded Larimer street during a flood of Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado. Shows brick and frame commercial buildings in Auraria and the flooded South Platte River. Piles of probably people's belongings are beside a...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Denver, 1864

    • Panoramic view of brick and frame commercial buildings in downtown Denver, Colorado and the flooded South Platte River nearby. Shows the brick Denver Mint building at 16th (Sixteenth) Street and Market Street and businesses on probably Larimer...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 19
    • Central City

    • View of Eureka Street in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Men and horse-drawn wagons are in the dirt street near lumber piles. Signs on businesses read: "Drug St[ore]," "Wholesale and Retail Dry Goods," "Hardware, Stoves & Tin Ware," "Book...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1865
    • Pearl St., 13th looking west

    • Men and women pose on Pearl Street at the intersection of 13th (Thirteenth) Street in Boulder (Boulder County), Colorado. People are on the porch of the two-story Colorado House hotel with a gabled roof. The first brick commercial building in...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Boulder--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Boulder--1860-1870.; Corrals--Colorado--Boulder--1860-1870.; Hotels--Colorado--Boulder--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Boulder--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • Flume near Idaho Springs

    • View of a wooden flume at probably a placer mine on Chicago Creek near Idaho Springs in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows a timber foot bridge over the creek, log cabins and tailings piles.
    • Chicago Creek (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Flumes--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of frame and brick buildings on Main Street in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Two-story commercial buildings with flat roofs have signs that read: "Connor House," "Roworth & Co. Hardware, Groceries," "City Bookstore," "Pharmacy,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • W. H. Jackson

    • William Henry Jackson stands next to a chair in a studio portrait. He wears a cotton shirt and pants, high-topped boots and a bandanna, and holds his hat.
    • Photographers--1870-1880.; Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • 1870
    • Wolfe Hall

    • People pose at Wolfe Hall, a women's seminary school at 17th (Seventeenth) and Champa Streets in Denver, Colorado. The building has a mansard roof with dormer windows, Roman arched windows, a widow's walk, and a frame cupola. Girls, women, and men...
    • Wolfe Hall (Denver, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Church schools--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Mohave Indian

    • Native American (Mojave) men wear breechcloths and pose outdoors by a river.
    • Breechcloths--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Mohave Indians--1870-1880.; Rivers--1870-1880.
    • 1871
    • Legal fraternity of Georgetown

    • Men pose in front of a log building with a gabled roof and a sign that reads: "John H. McMurdy, Law Office" in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Men wear tuxedos with silk hats or derby hats and sit on horseback or stand. Boys are nearby...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Law offices--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.; Lawyers--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.; Log buildings--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Old Las Animas, Colo.

    • View of the main street in the town of Las Animas (Bent County), Colorado. Shows wood frame buildings including the "People's Hotel" and the "Merchant's Hotel." Horses and covered wagons are on the dirt road. A sign on one of the shops reads...
    • Las Animas (Colo.)--1870-1880.; City & town life--Colorado--Las Animas--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Las Animas--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Las Animas--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Plaza, La Veta, Colo. Beatty Mt. in background

    • People and a horse-drawn carriage are in front of the one-story adobe brick Francisco Plaza fort buildings in La Veta (Spanish Peaks, Huerfano County), Colorado (later the Francisco Fort Museum), this served as the commercial center of the town and...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1870-1880.; La Veta (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.; Forts & fortifications--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • Elk fawn

    • View of a spotted elk fawn among trees in the forest, probably in Colorado.
    • Elk--Colorado--1870-1880.; Forests--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1876
    • Ute Indian Agency, 25 miles below Ouray on the Uncompahgre River. Four Chiefs. Captain Billy on...

    • Portrait of four Native American Ute chiefs, an agent, and an interpreter at the Ute Indian Agency, twenty five miles below Ouray on the Uncompahgre River, probably San Juan County, Colorado. The people are identified as Tabuchakat, Pahant, J. B....
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Captain Billy.; Pah-ant, Ute Indian.; Tab-u-cha-kat, Ute Indian.; Thompson, J. B., Major.
    • 1878?
    • Gregory Gulch

    • View of businesses, frame mine buildings and head frames on a hillside in Gregory Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. People are in the arched doorway of the Gregory Store beside a horse-drawn wagon. Shows tailings piles on a treeless...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Leadville, Colorado

    • Pedestrians stand on the sidewalks near a road identified as Harrison Street in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. Horse drawn wagons make their way down the dirt road. Signs on businesses read: "John Lieninger, Books and Stationary," "Crockery and...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; City & town life--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Kokomo

    • Men wear suits and hats and pose on wooden sidewalks in front of commercial buildings in Kokomo (Summit County), Colorado. Frame buildings have gabled roofs and false fronts. Signs on businesses read: "Will C. Stainsby, Drugs & Medicines,...
    • Kokomo (Colo.)--1870-1880.; City & town life--Colorado--Kokomo--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Kokomo--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Scene in Rosita, Custer County, Colorado

    • Mounted cavalry, one man with a flag, ride down the main street of Rosita (Custer County), Colorado. Spectators line the street. Commercial buildings and the school house are shown. Signs read: "Billiards," "Old Kentucky Whiskies," "C.W. Stoddard...
    • Rosita (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Rosita--1880-1890.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Rosita--1880-1890.; Military parades & ceremonies--Colorado--Rosita--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Golden, Colo. looking north

    • View of brick and stone houses and possibly commercial buildings in Golden (Jefferson County), Colorado. Victorian houses have steep pitched roofs. Shows a building with a tower and battlements, probably a church.
    • Golden (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Golden--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Golden--1880-1890.
    • 1880?
    • Golden, Colo., Washington Ave. looking north

    • Children stand and pose on Washington Avenue in downtown Golden (Jefferson County), Colorado. Shows wagons parked beside wooden sidewalks and brick or frame commercial buildings with false fronts. The second story of the Avenue Hotel has an ornate...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Golden--1880-1890.; Children--Colorado--Golden--1880-1890.
    • 1880?
    • Thomas Allen Hill

    • A baby portrait of Thomas Allen Hill at 13 months. He wears a white dress, stockings and shoes.
    • Hill, Thomas Allen.; Infants--1880-1890.
    • 1881
    • Tomichi Ave. west from Main St.

    • People stand near businesses on Main Street and Tomichi Avenue in Gunnison (Gunnison County), Colorado. A horse drawn wagon reads: "Conrad's Budweiser Beer." Signs on commercial buildings read: "Meat Market," "City Lodging, Rooms," "Boston Bakery"...
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • 1881
    • Trinidad, Colo.

    • Panoramic view of frame and brick houses and commercial buildings in Trinidad (Las Animas County), Colorado. Trees are near the Purgatoire River. Shows the one-story adobe square enclosure of the Felipe Baca residence. The flat summit of Fishers...
    • Fishers Peak (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Trinidad--1880-1890.
    • 1881?
    • Palmer Lake, Glen Park

    • Eleven men stand in front of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway building at an unidentified exposition, the building was later moved to Palmer Lake (El Paso County), Colorado and served as the railroad depot. The Victorian style building has a tower...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Exhibition buildings--1880-1890.; Railroad stations--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • The Earnest Presbyterian: Vol. I No. 1

    • Newspaper produced by the Seventeenth Street Presbyterian Church, known today as Central Presbyterian, located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1882 January
    • 1st Nat'l Bank, Gunnison, Established by Lewis Cheney 1882

    • Men stand on a sidewalk in front of the First National Bank building on Virginia Avenue and Main Street in Gunnison (Gunnison County), Colorado. Signs read: "Abercrombie & Karr, Lawyers" and "Western Union Telegraph Office." Shows the Gunnison...
    • First National Bank (Gunnison, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gunnison County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Banks--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; People--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • 1882?
    • Lake City

    • Bird's eye view of commercial buildings and houses in Lake City (Hinsdale County), Colorado. Shows the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River and smoke in the distance.
    • Lake City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Lake Fork (Hinsdale County and Gunnison County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cites & towns--Colorado--Lake City--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--Lake City--1880-1890.
    • 1882?
    • Sneffels

    • People pose on a snow covered path outside of the George R. Porter general store and post office in Sneffels (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows John Ashenfelter's livery stable, burros and snow dusted fir trees.
    • Sneffels (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Blizzards--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Post offices--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.
    • 1883
    • Ophir, Colorado

    • View of a street in the town of Ophir (San Miguel County), Colorado. Businesses on the road include a "Billiard Hall," and "Saloon."
    • Ophir (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Billiard parlors--Colorado--Ophir--1880-1890.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Ophir--1880-1890.
    • 1883 August 21
    • Crested Butte from the north west

    • View of frame houses and commercial buildings in the Slate River valley in Crested Butte (Gunnison County), Colorado. Signs on false-front or gabled buildings read: "Bowman House" and "Butte Stable." The three-story clapboard Elk Mountain House is...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Crested Butte--1880-1890.
    • 1883 July
    • Manitou, Colo.

    • View of frame, multi-story houses on hillsides in a canyon near Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. One house has a steep pitched, hipped roof; dormers; and a brick chimney. Other houses have mansard roofs. A rounded gazebo ,possibly over a...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gazebos--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Main St., Grand Junction, south side

    • View of frame and brick commercial buildings on the 400 block of Main Street in Grand Junction (Mesa County), Colorado. Two-story buildings have arched windows and wide eaves with brackets. Signs read: "Hardware & Stoves," "The Famous Clothing,"...
    • Grand Junction (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Silverton school

    • Women and girls play baseball in the dirt street in front of a school in Silverton (San Juan County), Colorado. The women and girls wear hats and dresses with aprons. Children watch near the two-story brick school building with a mansard roof and...
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Baseball--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.; Girls--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.; Schools--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.; Women--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • As we returned from a mountain picnic

    • Men and women on horseback pose in a row near Saguache (Saguache County), Colorado. Women wear decorative hats and long dresses and sit sidesaddle. Men wear suits with ties and hats. A frame cabin with a chimney and fallen trees on a hillside are...
    • Saguache (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Saguache--1880-1890.; Men--Colorado--Saguache--1880-1890.; Women--Colorado--Saguache--1880-1890.; Mugrage, Minnie.
    • 1884 June 19
    • North Star Mine, Sultan Mountain

    • Men pose near mine buildings at the North Star Mine near Silverton in San Juan County, Colorado. The men wear work clothes and sit on a man-made embankment and lean on ore carts.
    • North Star Mine (Silverton, Colo.)--1880-1890.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1890.
    • 1885

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