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    • Mexican bird sellers

    • Mexican men and children pose beside a birdcage probably in San Antonio (Bexar County), Texas. Girls wear dirty dresses; a boy wears an oversized coat. A young man holds a bird. People stand near makeshift tents made of cloth and supported by...
    • Mexicans--Texas--San Antonio--1880-1900.; San Antonio (Tex.)--1880-1900.; Birdcages--Texas--San Antonio--1880-1900.; Birds--Texas--San Antonio--1880-1900.; Children--Texas--San Antonio--1880-1900.; Poor persons--Texas--San Antonio--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1885 and 1899?]
    • Mancos Valley

    • Panoramic view of farms, frame barns, houses and livestock in fenced plots in Mancos (Montezuma County), Colorado. A Denver & Rio Grande Railroad freight car is on railroad tracks near an old, frame, makeshift depot building. Shows Weber Canyon and...
    • Mancos (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Mancos--1890-1900.; Valleys--Colorado--Mancos--1890-1900.
    • [1893?]
    • Stopping for lunch in the woods

    • Three men prepare a meal at their campsite in the woods. One man opens a can near a cloth on the ground set with eating utensils. Another places potatoes in a saucepan near a pile of firewood with a coffee pot placed over it. The third man cuts...
    • Camping--1920-1930.; Outdoor cookery--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Man seated in front of makeshift backdrop

    • Outdoor portrait of a man in Denver, Colorado. He wears a suit, tie, and handkerchief in his breast pocket.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Men--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Man standing on makeshift footbridge spanning canal

    • A man stands on a wooden footbridge over Archer Canal in Denver, Colorado. He wears a suit and wide-brimmed hat.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Canals--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Men--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Pedestrian bridges--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Group of women and girls by a makeshift footbridge

    • Outdoor portrait of a group of women and girls near a footbridge over Archer Canal in Denver, Colorado. Houses and buildings are in the distance.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Canals--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Pedestrian bridges--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Man and girl standing before a makeshift backdrop

    • Outdoor portrait of a father and daughter in Denver, Colorado. They pose near a wooden crate that reads: "Wate[r] Whit[e] [S]oap Denver, Colo."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Fathers & children--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Putting up a makeshift footbridge

    • Workmen build a footbridge over the Archer Canal in Denver, Colorado. They use a large mallet to secure a support post in the canal bed. A bridge on Alameda Avenue is in the distance.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Canals--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Hammers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Pedestrian...
    • [between 1904 and 1909]
    • Construction scene men building makeshift bridge

    • Workmen pose with a mallet on a partially constructed footbridge over Archer Canal in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Canals--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Hammers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Pedestrian...
    • [between 1904 and 1909]
    • Sunday Service, president Rick Ricketson eulogizes "Empty Saddles" Howry, Dahl Sr.,...

    • Rick Ricketson, president of the Roundup Riders of the Rockies, stands at a makeshift shrine in a high mountain meadow in probably Gilpin County. Roundup Riders members are side by side on horseback for a Sunday service honoring deceased members of...
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Trail riding--Colorado--Gilpin County--1950-1960.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Crosses--1950-1960.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Gilpin County--1950-1960.; Monuments &...
    • 1956 July
    • The disaster at Crested Butte, Colorado

    • Snow is on the ground at the Colorado Coal and Iron Company's Jokerville coal mine in Crested Butte (Gunnison County), Colorado. Shows log and frame mine buildings, a covered snow shed and a headframe. Women in mourning with blankets around their...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Jokerville Mine (Gunnison County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Coal mining--Colorado--Crested Butte--1880-1890.; Explosions--Colorado--Crested Butte--1880-1890.; Grief--Colorado--Crested Butte--1880-1890.; Mine...
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    • Troops passing old Stockade, French Creek

    • View of dismounted cavalrymen marching down French Creek, in front of Gordon Stockade, Black Hills, Dakota Territory (now South Dakota). United States soldiers, on Native American campaigns, wear makeshift uniforms and boots and carry Springfield...
    • Dakota Indians--War, 1876--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--South Dakota--1870-1880.; South Dakota--1870-1880.; Campaigns & battles--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Cavalry--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Forts & fortifications--South...
    • 1876
    • Pack Trane [sic] on Marshall Basin Trail, Telluride, Colo

    • View of pack burros, men, and a dog on a Marshall Basin trail switchback in San Miguel County, Colorado; horses pull a makeshift grader.
    • Marshall Basin (Colo.)--1870-1890.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Mules--Colorado--San Miguel County--1870-1890.; Packtrains--Colorado--San Miguel County--1870-1890.; Trails & paths--Colorado--San Miguel County--1870-1890.;...
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • High Bridge over the Loop, above Georgetown, Colo., C. & S. Ry

    • Complete view of Colorado & Southern Railway's High Bridge with narrow gauge track underneath bridge in Clear Creek Canyon above Georgetown, Colorado; part of Georgetown Loop; retouched double header passenger train crossing bridge; Clear Creek...
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890- 1910.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1910.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • [between 1899 and 1910]
    • The camp feast, Colo. Midland Ry.

    • View of two outdoorsmen seated at table in camp near Norrie, Colorado reached via Colorado Midland Railway; two men seated on makeshift benches eating meal; plates, bowls, cups, jar of Kuner pickles, bread slices, bucket & utensils on table; one...
    • Norrie (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Camping--Colorado--Norrie--1900-1920.; Eating & drinking--Colorado--Norrie--1900-1920.; Fishing--Colorado--Norrie--1900-1920.; Hunting--Colorado--Norrie--1900-1920.; Colorado Midland Railway Company.
    • [between 1900 and 1919]
    • Drying our blankets after we had been upset

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, stand near a campfire, and eat or cook, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado. Blankets dry on a makeshift rack near the fire. A duffel bag and a coffee...
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Campfires--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Camping--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Discovery & exploration--American--Colorado--Montrose...
    • 1900 September
    • Kids playing in flood water

    • Children ride makeshift rafts down flooded West 29th Avenue and Huron Streets following the Cherry Creek / Castlewood Canyon flood, Denver, Colorado.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Children playing in water--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Rafts--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1933
    • A Colorado Camp

    • People pose near tents, horses and a horse-drawn carriage probably in Larimer County, Colorado. Two people eat at a makeshift table while a woman prepares food on a cook stove with a stovepipe. A man sits on a boulder that has an inscription: "Fort...
    • Larimer County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Camping--Colorado--Larimer County--1890-1900.; Eating & drinking--Colorado--Larimer County--1890-1900.; Outdoor cookery--Colorado--Larimer County--1890-1900.; Tents--Colorado--Larimer County--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Gold Hill mine

    • Miners pose near a makeshift shelter and display a sample of their ore, Gold Hill mine, Colorado.
    • Ore deposits--Colorado--1890-1900.; Huts--Colorado--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Tobacco Society ceremony, Crow

    • View of a Native American (Crow) Tobacco Society ceremony shows a group of people in a circle under a makeshift tent. One person, on the near edge of the circle, appears to be getting special treatment. He is covered by a sheet and reclines on a...
    • Crow Indians--Spiritual life--1900-1920.; Indians of North America--1900-1920.; Rites & ceremonies--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1915?]
    • The City of Denver: Volume 1 Number 6, 1912 December 21

    • Newsletter produced semi-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.
    • 19121221
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 11, 1919 November

    • 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.
    • 19191101
    • Denver 19th & Clay - squatters

    • View of makeshift houses and shanties at 19th (Nineteenth) and Clay Streets in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Men are by a steamer trunk.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Jefferson Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1930-1940.; Huts--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Slums--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1939 May 1
    • Denver 19th & Clay - squatters

    • View of makeshift houses and shanties at 19th (Nineteenth) and Clay Streets in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A man works by barrels and corrugated metal.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Jefferson Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1930-1940.; Huts--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Slums--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1939 May 1
    • Denver 19th & Clay - squatters

    • View of makeshift houses and shanties at 19th (Nineteenth) and Clay Streets in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Jefferson Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1930-1940.; Huts--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Slums--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1939 May 1
    • Aspen - 1966

    • View of dilapidated remains of the Koch Lumber Co. building, Aspen, Colorado; shows two gables, two floors, horizontal clapboard siding, and segmental arch bays; snow on the area where the gables intersect; lumber "X " shaped forms a makeshift...
    • Koch Lumber Co. (Aspen, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Aspen (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Aspen Mountain (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Building deterioration--Colorado--Aspen--1960-1970.
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    • Aspen - 1966

    • View of the dilapidated remains of "The Koch Lumber Co." building, Aspen, Colorado; shows two floors, horizontal clapboard siding, and segmental arch bays; "X" shaped lumber forms makeshift fence; dilapidated structures nearby and the ski runs on...
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Aspen Mountain (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Building deterioration--Colorado--Aspen--1960-1970.; Koch Lumber Co. (Aspen, Colo.)
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    • Pennsylvania mine

    • Two buildings used by the Pennsylvania Mine Company stand in Summit County, Colorado. Both have clapboard siding, and the far building has a makeshift ladder leaning against it.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Summit County--1940-1950.; Summit County (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • 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?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Pithouse C of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, stands in the foreground under a large rock wall. Two men stand on the ledge above the pithouse digging with shovels. Stone slabs line the wall in the pithouse. A small ring...
    • 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?]
    • Emerson School students

    • Photograph of three unidentified students from Emerson Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. Two boys sit on makeshift crate chairs talking. A girl sits off to the side on a similar chair in what appears to be a mock living rooms setting.
    • Emerson School (Denver, Colo.); Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1925
    • Boys in Las Vegas, New Mexico

    • A group of unidentified, young boys stands in a line in front of a stone building in Las Vegas, New Mexico. The boys all wear short coats and hats. Rocks are placed in two rows to form a makeshift path in front of the group.
    • Las Vegas, (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Boys--New Mexico--Las Vegas--1900-1910.; Buildings--New Mexico--Las Vegas--1900-1910.; Coats--1900-1910.; Hats--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Church Sunday School picnic at Sunset, Colo. Greeley, Salt Lake and Pacific RR.

    • People pose by the Greeley, Salt Lake and Pacific tracks and depot, Sunset, (originally Penn's Gluch) Boulder County, Colorado. They are dressed in their finest for the Sunday School picnic excursion. A residence, tent, lunch room and grocery store...
    • Greeley, Salt Lake, and Pacific Railway Company--1880-1890.; Sunset (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Picnics--Colorado--Sunset--1880-1890.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Sunset--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--Sunset--1880-1890.
    • 1885
    • Desert in Arizona, dinner

    • Members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill,s Wild West Show, meet near Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroad cars in Arizona. The men are gathered in a group away from makeshift tables and benches set for a meal. Napkins, flatware and...
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--1910-1920.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Discussion--1910-1920.; Employees--1910-1920.; Railroads--1910-1920.; Tables--1910-1920.
    • 1915 Apr. 7
    • History of Denver

    • Comprehenisve study of the history of the Denver area before, during, and after the founding of the city.
    • Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1901
    • Indians, Pueblo, Laguna, missions

    • that protrude from under the roofline. Snow-capped peaks line the horizon. The adobe mission was reportedly built in 1699 and named after a small, nearby "lagoon" that served as a source of water for its residents.; The Church of San Jose at the...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Pueblo Indians--1910-1930.; Laguna (N.M.)--1910-1930.; Missions--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1926?]
    • Captain Harold Osborne in Pietra Colora, Italy

    • Casual portrait of Captain Harold Osborne, Commanding Officer of the Tenth Mountain Division, 87th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, Headquarters Company, eating lunch without his shirt on a sunny day in Pietra Colora, Italy. Behind Osborne are stone...
    • Military life--Italy--Pietra Colora--1940-1950.; Military officers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; Osborne, Harold.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 87th.; World War,...
    • 1945
    • Colorado, scene of the recent terrible mining disaster at Crested Butte

    • Miners and probably townspeople stand near the entrance to the Colorado Coal and Iron Company's Jokerville mine after an explosion in Crested Butte (Gunnison County), Colorado. Shows lumber scattered near wooden mine buildings, a head frame, and a...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Jokerville Mine (Gunnison County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Coal mining--Colorado--Crested Butte--1880-1890.; Explosions--Colorado--Crested Butte--1880-1890.; Mine accidents--Colorado--Crested Butte--1880-1890.; Morgues...
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    • Tenting beside the brook, Platte Cañon, C. & S. Ry.

    • Group camped beside Platte River in Platte Canyon, Colorado, reached via Colorado and Southern Railway; large canvas tent with wooden support posts; man, woman and child seated beside tent; wooden benches and makeshift tables with bowls and...
    • Platte Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Camping--Colorado--Platte Canyon--1900-1920.; Streams--Colorado--Platte Canyon--1900-1920.; Tents--Colorado--Platte Canyon--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Back from the hunt, Colo. Midland Ry.

    • View of two outdoorsmen in camp near Norrie, Colorado reached via Colorado Midland Railway; two men seated in camp, one man with knee-high gaiters holding rifle in one hand and one dead grouse or pheasant in other; second man holding one dead...
    • Norrie (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Camping--Colorado--Norrie--1900-1920.; Fishing--Colorado--Norrie--1900-1920.; Hunting--Colorado--Norrie--1900-1920.; Colorado Midland Railway Company.
    • [between 1900 and 1919]
    • Presentation of loving cup to Mr. Volney Hoggett

    • A crowd of spectators watch as a loving cup is presented to Mr. Volney Hoggett on September 21, 1917, at Great Divide, Moffat County, Colorado; shows men and women seated around makeshift stage (bunting and canvas hangs across wooden slats), two...
    • Great Divide (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Awards--Colorado--Great Divide--1910-1920.; Hoggatt, Volney.
    • 1917 September 21
    • Barbecue Great Divide

    • Men, women and children congregate near automobiles and makeshift picnic tables at Great Divide, Moffat County, Colorado; dogs wander among people.
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    • September 21, 1917
    • Bathing beach, Grand Lake

    • View of "bathing beach" on Grand Lake, Colorado; sandy shoreline with rowboats, makeshift dock, men, women, children & a dog; man in rowboat named "ZemZem" near swimmers (women & children); wooden box labeled "Roasted Coffees" near makeshift pier;...
    • Grand Lake (Colo. : Lake)--1910-1920.; Grand Lake (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Beaches--Colorado--Grand Lake--1910-1920.; Rowboats--Colorado--Grand Lake--1910-1920.; Swimming--Colorado--Grand Lake--1910-1920.
    • [between 1912 and 1920]

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