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    • Main Street after the flood of 1893

    • Workmen with shovels and picks on Main Street around 3:45 p.m. as pedestrians watch them clear the street after the flood. The men are wearing hats and workclothes; the onlookers are wearing suits and dresses, two are carrying umbrellas. Main...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • Klondykers, Cottonwood Placers, Pinion [sic] Colo.

    • Cottonwood Placer Company men stand and sit on a riffle box (sluice) in front of a cabin in Pinon (Montrose County), Colorado, with picks, a shovel, and a gold washing pan. Sign reads: "Klondykers."
    • Cottonwood Placer Company--People--1890-1900.; Pinon (Montrose County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cabins--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897 Sep. 8
    • Colo. Springs, looking N. on Tejon

    • View north on Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows workmen of the Colorado Springs Interurban Railway with picks and shovels rebuilding tracks at the Huerfano Street crossing, and the business district busy with...
    • Colorado Springs and Interurban Railway--People--1900-1910.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.; Electric railroads--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.; Street...
    • 1901
    • 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
    • How we cook in Colorado : choice recipes

    • Cookbook created with submissions from the Ladies of First Baptist Church.
    • Cooking, American--Colorado.; First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.); First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)--History.
    • 1907
    • Manualian: 1910

    • Yearbook for Denver Manual Training High School 1910.
    • Manual High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.
    • 1910
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 3, 1919 March

    • 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.
    • 1919 March
    • 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.
    • 1919 November
    • Pueblo flood

    • View of an over-turned railroad passenger car, box car and debris after a flood in Pueblo, Colorado. A man picks through the rubble. An intact Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe bridge, a damaged Denver & Rio Grande Western Bridge, the Arkansas River, and...
    • Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Debris--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad freight...
    • 1921
    • The Aeronaut Joins the Circus: The Yearbook of 1926

    • South Denver High School yearbook for 1926.
    • South High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1926
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 13 Numbers 3 and 4, 1930 March-April

    • 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.
    • 1930 March-April
    • Mushroom farm in Westminster, Colorado

    • This interior view of the Savery mushroom farm in Westminster, Colorado, shows a bed crowded with ripe, white fungi. A man in a suit, tie and fedora picks one in the background.
    • Westminster (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Farms--Colorado--Westminster--1930-1940.; Interiors--1930-1940.; Mushrooms--Colorado--Westminster--1930-1940.
    • 1931
    • The Scriptbook

    • Booklet created by The Script Club of East High School in Denver, Colorado. Members of The Script Club, the writing club of East High, submitted their own works for create this booklet. Included are poems, essays, sketches and stories written by...
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High school students' writings--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1932 May
    • Park Hill Topics Volume 1 No. 11

    • A weekly newspaper distributed to the residents of the Park Hill neighborhood. This contains articles about neighborhood events, news, and gossip. As well as advertisements for local businesses.
    • Community newspapers--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1933 October 13
    • Morrison flood

    • People in Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, clean up after a flood. Men (one Black) work in mud and rocks with picks and shovels. A gabled roof with a dormer sags behind them with no supporting walls. A sign on the roofridge reads: "Round Up...
    • Morrison (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Morrison--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • B & O, picking up mail on fly at Carman, Pa. C.R. depot at right & its condr.

    • A Baltimore & Ohio railroad train picks up mail on the fly from a track side Railway Mail Service crane in Carman (Elk County), Pennsylvania. A catcher arm is extended from the mail car. A railroad semaphore signal, a railroad tank car, and a depot...
    • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Carman (Pa.)--1940-1950.; Railroad mail service.; Railroad motor cars.; Railroad signals.; Railroad stations.; Railroad tank cars.
    • 1941 April 26
    • East High spotlight: vol 30 no 9

    • 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.)
    • 1944 March 2
    • Hilltopper, Volume 1 Number 7

    • Neighborhood newsletter highlighting Capitol Hill businesses and interests.
    • Neighborhoods--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1954 May 21
    • Apollinar Martinez picking cucumbers

    • Apollinar Martinez, a Hispanic migrant worker, picks cucumbers in Weld County, Colorado. He wears a wide-brimmed hat.
    • Hispanic Americans--Employment--Colorado--Weld County--1960-1970.; Weld County (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Cucumbers--Colorado--Weld County--1960-1970.; Migrant agricultural laborers--Colorado--Weld County--1960-1970.; Martinez, Apollinar.
    • 1963 July 30
    • West Side Recorder Volume 7 No 5

    • Newsletter dedicated to community life in the Auraria neighborhood prior to the construction of the Auraria campus
    • Community newspapers--Auraria (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1970 September
    • The Urban Dweller: A Publication by Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods Inc.

    • Newsletter produced by the Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods (CHUN) pertaining to organization's meetings, events, and decisions. Specific issues addressed in this newsletter include a retreat, planning, the Community Development Act, litigation,...
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Land use, Urban--Colorado--Denver; Zoning--Colorado--Denver; City planning--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.; Transportation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1975 September-October
    • 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.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1979 May 8
    • Illinois Mining Accidents 1889 to 1925

    • An alphabetical listing of people who were killed in mining accidents in Illinois from 1889 to 1925.
    • Mine accidents--Illinois--Indexes.
    • 2007
    • Roberta Waggoner Oral History

    • Roberta Lee Waggoner was born at home in 1933. A native of the Swansea neighborhood in Denver, she attended old Swansea Elementary School. Her father was an employee with a local packing company. Her mother suffered from health problems and...
    • Waggoner, Roberta Lee, 1933-; Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 October 4
    • Big rock cut, on mile above Cabinet, N.P.R.R.

    • View of Northern Pacific Railroad Company construction near Cabinet (Bonner County) Idaho. Construction workers excavate a railroad cut with picks, shovels and hand carts. Cranes lift a boulder and containers. Chinese laborers wear coolie hats....
    • Northern Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Chinese--Employment--Idaho--Bonner County--1880-1890.; Bonner County (Idaho)--1880-1890.; Hoisting machinery--Idaho--Bonner County--1880-1890.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Idaho--Bonner...
    • [1882 or 1883]
    • Primos Chem. co. mine

    • Miners work inside the candle lit Primos Chemical Company vanadium mine in Vanadium (San Miguel County), Colorado, with picks, shovels, ore car, and ladder.
    • Primos Chemical Company--Facilities--1900-1910.; Mine railroads--Cars--Colorado--Vanadium--1900-1910.; Vanadium industry--Colorado--Vanadium--1900-1910.; Vanadium (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Vanadium--1900-1910.;...
    • [1900?]
    • Miners inside a gold mine pit

    • Miners use shovels and picks in a sluice and operate a crane on a hydraulic placer gold mining dredge, Park County, Colorado. Pipes run down the wall into the pit.
    • Dredges--Colorado--Park County--1900-1910.; Gold dredging--Colorado--Park County--1900-1910.; Park County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Drilling & boring machinery--Colorado--Park County--1900-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Park County--1900-1910.;...
    • [1900?]
    • Denver Ordnance Plant, hoisting re-enforcing steel

    • Construction workers unload re-enforcing steel from a railroad car at the Denver Ordnance Plant (Remington Ordnance Plant, later the Denver Federal Center) in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. Workers in hard hats and work clothes attach...
    • Denver Ordnance Plant--Buildings--1940-1950.; Lakewood (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Industrial...
    • [1941?]
    • Russell Gulch placer mining

    • Placer miners work near a sluice in Russell Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado. Their tools include wheelbarrows, shovels, picks, and pitchforks. Monitors spray water, mine buildings are on the surrounding hills. David Henderson is in the foreground,...
    • Russell Gulch (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.;...
    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Early placer mining

    • Placer miners work near a sluice in Russell Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado. Their tools include wheelbarrows, shovels, picks, and pitchforks. Monitors spray water, mine buildings are on the surrounding hills. David Henderson is in the foreground,...
    • Russell Gulch (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.;...
    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Cabin in Manitou

    • View of a log cabin in Manitou Springs, Colorado, with a brick chimney, shingle roof, and an open porch. A buckboard with a canvas top, bundles and passengers is by horses. The pinto is saddled; the sorrel is blanketed, and a man picks up a saddle....
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Horses--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Log cabins--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Canon city railroad stations

    • The brick Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Depot, at the western corner of South 9th (Ninth) Street and Highway 50, in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado, has a hipped gable terra cotta tile roof, bracketed, wide eaves, stone trim, and an open...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Placer mine

    • Miners pose with picks in and near a sluice, part of a placer mining operation.
    • Hydraulic mining--1880-1900.; Miners--1880-1900.; Mining equipment--1880-1900.; Mining--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Near White Oaks

    • Miners pose near the tracks of a mine tramway in New Mexico. The men hold various tools that include prospectors picks, pry bars, chisles, and a barrel.
    • Miners--New Mexico--1880-1900.; Mining--New Mexico--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Boss Mine at Breckenridge Colo.

    • A woman and miners, with picks and gold pans, pose by the entrance to the Boss mine near Breckenridge (Summit County), Colorado. Shows a horse.
    • Boss Mine (Summit County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Women--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.
    • [between 1882 and 1888]
    • Excavating for reduction mill

    • Miners dig in an embankment with picks and shovels, in (probably) Colorado; another man looks on.
    • Miners--Colorado--1890-1900.; Mining equipment--Colorado--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Creede, Colorado

    • A group of people in the town of Creede, Colorado, in Mineral County, stand on the porch of a store and along the dirt road in front of it and look into the distance. A man sits on a horse, and several of the men hold shovels and picks over their...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Crowds--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Canyon road cribbing at Sta. 87, Uncompahgre Project, Colo

    • Men work with picks and shovels on the road south of Ouray near the Uncompahgre River Gorge in Ouray County, Colorado.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Ouray County--1890-1910.; Mountain roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1890-1910.; Road construction--Colorado--Ouray County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Boarders in a coal camp household

    • A group of men pose near a house, possibly a boarding house, in a coal camp probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. Some of the men hold tools in their hands including axes, brooms, saws, and picks. Others hold liquor bottles. Several men sit on...
    • Las Animas County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Coal mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1910.; Women--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • A packers camp, Po'Keepsie Gulch [sic]

    • View of an encampment in Poughkeepsie Gulch, San Juan County, Colorado; men and a woman pose with pack burros, a tent, chairs, picks, a washtub, and laundry on a clothesline.
    • Donkeys--Colorado--San Juan County--1890-1910.; Mining camps--Colorado--San Juan County--1890-1910.; Poughkeepsie Gulch (Colo.)--1890-1910.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--San Juan County--1890-1910.; Pack...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Fruit orchard Antlers, Colo.

    • A man and boy stand near a peach tree in an orchard near Antlers, Garfield County, Colorado. The man picks a peach off of the tree while the boy carries a wooden box. A sawhorse stands underneath the peach tree. Possibly two dogs stand underneath...
    • Antlers (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Boys--Colorado--Antlers--1890-1920.; Peach orchards--Colorado--Antlers--1890-1920.
    • [between 1891 and 1915?]
    • First house in Cripple Creek, Poverty Gulch

    • First house in Poverty Gulch, Cripple Creek, Colorado; house is possibly Robert Womack's cabin in Fremont (prior to Cripple Creek incorporation) or Andy Frazier's cabin in Squaw Gulch; the one-story rounded log cabin built into the hillside has a...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Log cabins--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [between 1892 and 1895]
    • Lone Jack cabin

    • Miners pose with picks, shovels, a miner's candle, and on horseback by the Lone Jack cabin in Gilpin County, Colorado.
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1910.; Log cabins--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1895 and 1905]
    • Miners employed in Mascot Mine

    • Miners who include E. H. Purdy, Newton, Bellows, Cheesewright, and Carter pose with picks, shovels, oil cans, and miner's candles by a mine ore car at the Mascot Mine near American City (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Mine railroads--Cars--Colorado--American City--1890-1910.; American City (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Mascot Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--American City--1890-1910.; Mining equipment--Colorado--American City--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1895 and 1905]
    • Nude

    • A nude woman in a meadow picks flowers probably in Colorado. She wears a garland of daisies on her head, and a long daisy chain around her waist. Aspen trees are in the distance.
    • Flowers--Colorado--1900-1920.; Flowers--Colorado--1910-1920.; Nudes--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]

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