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    • 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
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 12 Numbers 5 and 6, 1929 May-June

    • Newsletter produced every two months 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.
    • 19290500
    • Jenny Santos Oral  History

    • Jenny Santos was born in Los Angeles, California in 1979. Jenny and her family moved to Denver in the 1980’s. After living in different neighborhoods in Denver, the family finally settled in Globeville when she was 12 years old. As of November...
    • Santos, Jenny, 1979-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 September 20
    • Denver High School: East Side Annual 1913

    • 1913 Yearbook from East Denver High School.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1913
    • These huge boilers at the Henderson Mine heat water for surface domestic heat

    • A technician stands near a group of horizontal tubular boilers at the Henderson Mine in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Signs on the boilers read: "Cleaver Brooks".
    • AMAX, Inc.--Branches, chapters, etc.--1970-1980.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Henderson Mine (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Boilers--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1970-1980.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1970-1980.
    • [between 1976 and 1980]
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 4, 1918 June

    • Newsletter produced monthly 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.
    • 19180601
    • 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
    • Marble

    • Men drill horizontally into huge chunks of marble, at the Colorado Yule Marble Company quarry, four miles south of Marble, Gunnison County, Colorado. Trolley tracks are used to move the channeling machines that drilled vertical holes into the...
    • Colorado Yule Marble Company--1910-1920.; Marble (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Drilling--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.; Marble quarrying--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1912]
    • Marble

    • Men drill into huge chunks of marble at the Colorado Yule Marble Company quarry, four miles south of Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado. On the right are trolley tracks used to move the channeling machines that drilled vertical holes into the...
    • Colorado Yule Marble Company--1910-1920.; Marble (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Drilling--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.; Marble quarrying--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1912]
    • The 1800 block on Champa Street looking northeast at night, during the Knights Templar 32nd...

    • Night view of a huge plaster knight on horseback spanning the street in front of the Post Office during the Knights Templar Conclave, Denver, Colorado. The knight in shining armor poses with his lance. Light streaks of automobile headlights show...
    • Knights Templar (Masonic order)--Commemoration--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Festive decorations--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Sculpture--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • 1913 August 12 - 15
    • Bull Hill mines

    • View shows mines and tailings piles on the denuded southeast slope of Bull Hill, near Goldfield (Teller County), Colorado. Residences of the fledgling town in the foreground.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Goldfield--1880-1910.; Goldfield (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Houses--Colorado--Goldfield--1880-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Goldfield--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Archaeology, Colorado

    • Two rock formations tower in the shadows of the foreground. A huge mesa stands in the distance showing the dramatic cliffs on its side.
    • Mesas--Four Corners Region--1900-1920.; Rock formations--Four Corners Region--1910-1920.
    • [1920?]
    • Dust storm in southern Colo.

    • View of a huge dark cloud of dust possibly in Walsh, Baca County, or Holly, Prowers County, southeastern Colorado. A house and line of trees is barely visible. The devasting dust bowl carried top soil for miles.
    • Holly (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Walsh (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dust storms--Colorado--Holly--1930-1940.; Dust storms--Colorado--Walsh--1930-1940.
    • 1935
    • Alamosa

    • New concrete sidewalks are being installed over the unpaved Main Street of Alamosa, Colorado. Street lamps are in the middle of street, where automobiles park. Two girls on horseback and two dogs are in the street. Brick commercial buildings...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Sidewalks--Colorado--Alamosa--1910-1930.; Streets--Colorado--Alamosa--1910-1930.
    • [between 1917 and 1925]
    • Cripple Creek fire

    • View from junction of Myers and "A" Streets across rooftops during April 29th, 1896 fire, Cripple Creek, Colorado; huge black clouds of smoke billow in the sky; scene includes one and two-story wooden frame and brick, gable and flat-roof residences...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • Alamosa

    • Concrete sidewalks are being poured along the unpaved Main Street in Alamosa, Colorado. Wood plank forms and a shovel are in the foreground. Street lamps are in the middle of the street, where automobiles park diagonally. The brick Alamosa...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Sidewalks--Colorado--Alamosa--1910-1930.; Streets--Colorado--Alamosa--1910-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1925]
    • Eldorado Springs flood

    • Men and women walk amid flood debris near South Boulder creek in Eldorado Springs, Colorado. The flood, in September of 1938, did major damage to houses and the Eldorado Springs resort.
    • Eldorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Eldorado Springs--1930-1940.
    • September, 1938
    • Lake Shore drive-in theatre (in Edgewater) W. 17th Ave. & Sheridan Blvd.

    • The Lake Shore drive-in, including a huge movie screen and a parking lot full of movie speakers, is next to Sloan (Sloan's) Lake. Corrugated metal encloses the theater, and a Safeway sign is at the edge of the lake, behind the theater. Street signs...
    • Edgewater (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Drive-in theaters--Colorado--Edgewater--1980-1990.
    • Jul 2, 1984
    • Auraria Remembered

    • Oral history of former residents of the Westside neighborhood that were displaced by the building of the Auraria Higher Education Center in the 1970s.
    • Neighborhoods--Colorado--Denver--History.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Denver--Biography.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1991
    • Dust storm in southern Colo.

    • View of a huge cloud of dust over residences and a grain elevator, possibly in Walsh, Baca County, or Holly, Prowers County, southeastern Colorado. The devasting dust bowl carried top soil for miles.
    • Holly (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Walsh (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dust storms--Colorado--Holly--1930-1940.; Dust storms--Colorado--Walsh--1930-1940.; Grain elevators--Colorado--Holly--1930-1940.; Grain elevators--Colorado--Walsh--1930-1940.;...
    • 1935
    • Alamosa, 1891

    • Dark smoke pours from the Alamosa Milling & Elevator Co. in Alamosa County, Colorado. Several men in suits and hats, and two in white work clothes, pose on a platform with a cart loaded with white sacks of flour. Another man in a suit stands alone...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Flour & meal industry--Colorado--Alamosa--1890-1900.; Mills--Colorado--Alamosa--1890-1900.; Alamosa Milling & Elevator Co.
    • [1891]
    • Ready for a climb

    • Tourists prepare for a hike in Manitou Springs, Colorado. Women sit on railing of the Ruxton Creek footbridge, holding walking sticks; one wears a light colored sateen bodice with velvet rope knotting, a ribbon collar, and capote hat; the other...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Governesses--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Sightseers--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.
    • [1878]
    • Dust storm in southern Colo.

    • View of a huge cloud of dust possibly in Walsh, Baca County, or Holly, Prowers County, southeastern Colorado. The devasting dust bowl carried top soil for miles.
    • Holly (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Walsh (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dust storms--Colorado--Holly--1930-1940.; Dust storms--Colorado--Walsh--1930-1940.
    • 1935
    • Students of the Colorado School of Mines at work

    • Interior of the Colorado School of Mines Edgar Experimental Mine in Idaho Springs, Colorado, show students setting up a drill with a huge wrench. They wear heavy, soiled clothing, hard hats, and miners lamps.
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1930-1940.; Colorado School of Mines.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Trick photography, Golden, Colorado

    • Three Colorado School of Mines students fly high above Castle Rock, Golden, Jefferson County, with the help of trick photography. They sit in a flimsy homemade biplane, superimposed over Castle Rock, with huge grins on their faces.
    • Golden (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Students--Colorado--Golden--1910-1920.
    • 1910
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Numbers 6 and 7, 1921 June-July

    • Newsletter produced monthly 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.
    • 19210600
    • Ajax Gold Mine, Victor

    • Buildings of the Ajax gold mine sit atop a huge pile of tailings above the Midland Terminal Railway tracks, Victor (Teller County), Colorado. The Portland mine is visible in the distance. Shows houses along the railroad line.
    • Midland Terminal Railway--1890-1910.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Victor--1890-1910.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Victor--1890-1910.; Ajax Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Portland Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Victor...
    • [between 1898 and 1910?]
    • Dust storm

    • Houses and trees are barely visible beneath a huge cloud of dust, possibly in Walsh, Baca County, or Holly, Prowers County, southeastern Colorado. The devastating dust bowl carried top soil for miles.
    • Holly (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Walsh (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dust storms--Colorado--Holly--1930-1940.; Dust storms--Colorado--Walsh--1930-1940.
    • 1935
    • Whatta Game!

    • People crowd Champa Street by the Denver Post newspaper headquarters in downtown Denver, Colorado, to listen to a baseball game. An electric scoreboard is above storefronts on a balcony on the Denver Post building; canopy reads: "Post." Business...
    • Denver Post--Facilities--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Audiences--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Crowds--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Newspaper industry--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • 1935 October 3
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • Men work to excavate one of the ruins of a cliff dwelling, possibly in the Wetherill Mesa, in Mesa Verde National Park. A large trench has been dug in the ground below a huge rock overhang. Shrubs are in the right foreground.
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1910-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1910-1930.; Wetherill Mesa (Colo.)
    • [between 1915 and 1926?]
    • Porch of Denver Hotel, 1899-1900

    • The porch of the Denver Hotel in Breckenridge, Colorado, is possible next to huge snowbanks where fresh snow has fallen. Two men and two women stand under the open porch with its sawtoothed arches. The women wear heavy coats and feathered, capote...
    • Denver Hotel (Breckenridge, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Snow--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.
    • [between 1898 and 1900?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Pithouse A of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, stands in the foreground. A small pile of sandstone slabs forms a wall on the near edge of the pithouse. Additional slabs line the sides of the pithouse. Two men kneel working...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [1926?]
    • Central City Opera House First Ushers 1932

    • Five men, all ushers at the Central City Opera House's first opening in 1878, pose in front of the stone opera house in Central City, Colorado. Standing, from left, are Bud Johnson and Morgan Laird, who was a member of the Central City school board...
    • Ushers--1930-1940.; Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Opera Houses--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.; Armfield, Harry.; Johnson, Bud.; Laird, Morgan.; Lake, Harry H. 1860-1952.
    • [1932?]
    • Snow in Central City

    • background. A telephone or telegraph pole stands on the street corner.; Huge piles of snow stand in front of the First National Bank at the corner of Eureka and Main street in Central City, Colorado, after the "Big Snow" in December of 1913. A...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952--Homes & haunts--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Central City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Banks--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Snow--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.
    • [1913]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • A man walks up a series of makeshift stone steps that lead from the Step House cliff dwelling to the top of a mesa in Mesa Verde National Park. Huge boulders line either side of the steps. A bare shrub stands in the foreground.
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [1926?]
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of Central City, Colorado, that includes the roofs of buildings along Main Street. To the right is St. Mary's of the Assumption Church. Behind it is a huge mountain of mine tailings. To the left of it is Nevada Street, which is lined by...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1959.]
    • Dust storm in southern Colo.

    • View of a huge cloud of dust approaching Jake & Babes cafe and other businesses in Walsh, Baca County, or Holly, Prowers County, southeastern Colorado. The devasting dust bowl carried top soil for miles.
    • Holly (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Walsh (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dust storms--Colorado--Holly--1930-1940.; Dust storms--Colorado--Walsh--1930-1940.
    • 1935
    • Snow, December 5, 1913, Central City, Colorado

    • An unidentified man wearing a suit and hat stands next to huge piles of snow in Central City, Colorado, after the "Big Snow" in December of 1913. A telephone or telegraph pole stands in the background near some houses.
    •  
    • [1913]
    • Cinderella City

    • The zig-zag floor plan of Cinderella City shopping center, opened in 1968, is visible in an aerial view. The huge complex of connected two- story buildings and parking in Englewood, Colorado, is between Santa Fe Drive and Elati Street, and Hampden...
    • Englewood (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Shopping centers--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.
    • [1968?]
    • Snow, December 5, 1913, Central City, Colorado

    • Huge snowbanks line Eureka Street in front of the Gilpin County Courthouse in Central City, Colorado. Several people walk along the sidewalk that has been cleared.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Courthouses--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Pedestrians--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Sidewalks--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.;...
    • [1913]
    • Denver watches the World's Series

    • People crowd Champa Street by the Denver Post newspaper headquarters in downtown Denver, Colorado to view a play-by-play of a 1927 World Series game on an electric scoreboard atop a balcony. Office buildings are to the sides.
    • Denver Post--Facilities--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Crowds--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Newspaper industry--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Scoreboards--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • 1927 October 5
    • Dust storm

    • View of a huge cloud of dust over agricultural land, possibly in Walsh, Baca County, or Holly, Prowers County, in southeastern Colorado. A gambrel roof barn and trees show in foreground. The devasting dust bowl carried top soil for miles.
    • Holly (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Walsh (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Barns--Colorado--Holly--1930-1940.; Barns--Colorado--Walsh--1930-1940.; Dust storms--Colorado--Holly--1930-1940.; Dust storms--Colorado--Walsh--1930-1940.
    • 1935
    • Lowry Air Force Base

    • Aerial view of Lowry Air Force Base in Denver, Colorado, shows houses, barracks, shops, classrooms, the heating plant, headquarters, the Agnes Phipps Memorial Sanitarium, landscaped streets, sidewalks, mission style buildings, shops, and factories.
    • Lowry Air Force Base (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Air bases--Colorado--1950-1960.
    • March 4, 1954
    • Cheyenne Mt. Zoological Park, Colorado Springs

    • View of the flood damage at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. A wall of water estimated at thirty feet in height swept huge boulders and trees down the slope. "The front of the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's Penguin,...
    • Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Park (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1960-1970.; Zoos--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1960-1970.
    • July 25, 1965
    • Ceremonial Cave - Rito. Santa Fe. N.M.

    • Julian Martinez of the San Ildefonso Pueblo in New Mexico steps out of a ceremonial cave among the ruins of Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico. The wood ladder has tall sidepieces that extend several feet past the rungs. A man is crouched...
    • National monuments--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1910-1920.; San Ildefonso (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Archaeological sites--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Cliff dwellings--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1920.;...
    • [1912?]

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