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    • Four pistols

    • Four pistols descriptions follow images from right to left. The first pistol was made by H. Aston & Co. from Middletown, Connecticut; U.S. Arsenal. The percussion pistol (US model 1842, military cap lock pistol) is single shot made from walnut with...
    • Handguns--1860-1880.
    • [between 1860 and 1875]
    • Camp El Paso

    • Colorado National Guard, including one African-American, posted at Camp El Paso during the labor strike of the Western Federation of Miners, Cripple Creek District, Colorado. They stand in front of tents with swords, pistols, bugles, and an...
    • Colorado. National Guard--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; African Americans--Military service--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Military...
    • 1903
    • Buck Connor

    • A reenactment in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Native American (Sioux) men hold pistols and surround Buck Conner (Connor) who lays on the ground near his horse. The Sioux men wear moccasins, breechcloths, body paint, and feather roaches in their...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show--1890-1910.; Dakota Indians--1890-1910.; Indians of North America--1890-1910.; Clothing & dress--1890-1910.; Covered wagons--1890-1910.; Historical dramas--1890-1910.; Tipis--1890-1910.; Wild west shows--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Mrs. Nell Garrison

    • Portrait of a woman (Nell Garrison) in cowgirl clothes including boots, embroidery, fringe, a bandana, pistols, and a cowboy hat. A nearby car has Native American dolls sitting on it.
    • Indian dolls--1920-1930.; Indians of North America--1920-1930.; Cowgirls--1920-1930.; Women--1920-1930.; Garrison, Nell.
    • 1929 June 9
    • Railroad workers at camp

    • Seven men gather in front of a large tent, possibly part of a railroad construction or surveying camp, in Colorado. One man leans against a shovel; one (wearing an apron and gun in his holster) holds a pan and a wash rag; others stand or recline...
    • Cookery--Colorado--1870-1900.; Covered wagons--Colorado--1870-1900.; Mountains--Colorado--1870-1900.; Railroad construction workers--1870-1900.; Tents--Colorado--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Making their get away

    • Men pose in staged train robbery; one sits on a horse and aims pistols, another carries money bags. Men in suits stand by a railroad car with letters: "Burlington, C.B.& Q., United States Mail Railway Post Office."
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--1900-1910.; Railroads--1900-1910.; Robberies--1900-1910.
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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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    • Armed robbery

    • Men stage a train robbery; all hold rifles or pistols and wear holsters. Letters on railroad car reads: "Denver and Rio Grande 660."
    • Railroads--1900-1910.; Robberies--1900-1910.
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    • W. H. Weber 17 - East 33 St Chicago

    • Portrait of a man in a cowboy hat, bandana, and fur chaps. He has an ammunition belt, pistols, and a lariat.
    • Cowboys--1880-1900.; Weber, W. H., Cowboy.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Buffalo Hunting in the Western Territories of North America

    • View of buffalo herds. Men hunt bison on horseback and on foot with rifles and pistols, shows a locomotive with a diamond stack and cowcatcher. Native Americans stalk buffalo with rifles. Wolves fight over the slain buffalo left by hunters.
    • Bison hunting--1880-1890.; Bison--1880-1890.; Horseback riding--1880-1890.; Wolves--1880-1890.
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    • C.S.P. prison firing range

    • Suited men, accompanied by a uniformed guard or soldier aim their pistols at arm's length. They are in a field at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. A tractor is on the road in the background.
    • Bombing and gunnery ranges--Colorado--Canon City--1950- 1960.; Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Prison guards--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Cheyenne Frontier Days cowboys

    • Cowboys pose near their horses at Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne, Wyoming. They wear chaps and woolies, pistols in holsters, and wide-brimmed hats.
    • Cheyenne Frontier Days--1900-1910.; Cheyenne (Wyo.)--1900-1910.; Cowboys--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1900-1910.
    • [1905]
    • Playing craps

    • Members of the Colorado National Guard play craps at a camp in the Cripple Creek mining district in Teller County, Colorado during the Western Federation of Miners strike. The soldiers wear uniforms with ammunition belts, swords or pistols, boots...
    • Colorado. National Guard--Colorado--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904.; Teller County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gambling--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Military camps--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.;...
    • [1903]
    • Cheyenne Frontier Days

    • Cowboys pose on horseback as part of Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne, Wyoming. They wear woolies, chaps, pistols in holsters, and wide-brimmed hats.
    • Cheyenne Frontier Days--1900-1910.; Cheyenne (Wyo.)--1900-1910.; Cowboys--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1900-1910.
    • [1905]
    • Birch Broncho Busters - probably Cheyenne Frontier Days - bronc rider

    • Group portrait of cowboys with A.G. Birch Broncho Busters in (probably) Cheyenne (Larimer County), Wyoming, at Cheyenne Frontier Days (rodeo), in an arena. Costume includes pistols and woolies (chaps).
    • A. G. Birch Broncho Busters--People--1900-1910.; Cheyenne Frontier Days--1900-1910.; Cheyenne (Wyo.)--1900-1910.; Clothing & dress--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1900-1910.; Cowboys--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1900-1910.; Rodeos--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1900-1910.
    • [1905?]
    • Dragoons

    • Colorado National Guard soldiers (Cavalry?) pose by canvas tents in Leadville, Lake County, Colorado, during a mining labor strike, holding rifles with bayonets, and wearing pistols with ammunition belts. Uniforms include hats, medals, rank...
    • Colorado. National Guard--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Arms & armament--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Militia--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Miners' strikes--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.;...
    • [1896 or 1897?]
    • On the plains, Indians attacking Butterfield's overland dispatch coach

    • A driver and passengers on a mule-driven stagecoach, the "Butterfield Overland Dispatch", fire rifles and pistols as North American Indians on horseback charge the stagecoach. Indians hold coup sticks, guns and shields. Shows a tepee and men on a...
    • Butterfield Overland Stage Line--Disasters--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Danger--1860-1870.; Stagecoaches--1860-1870.
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    • Labor strike

    • The Colorado National Guard in camp during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. The troop carries pistols and swords and poses in front of a tent.
    • Colorado. National Guard--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Militia--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Miners' strike--Colorado--Cripple...
    • 1903
    • Troop D

    • Colorado National Guard Troop D, with pistols and swords, pose in front of and in the "Cripple Creek" railroad car, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado during the Western Federation of Miners strike. Ed Arnold is second from right.
    • Colorado. National Guard--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Meeker (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Militia--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Miners'...
    • 1904
    • J O D Ranch, Aroyo [sic], Colo.

    • Men pose by a log cabin with deer, antelope, and fowl carcasses, at the J. O. D. Ranch, in Aroya (Arroyo, Cheyenne County), Colorado. They hold rifles and pistols; Matt Hamilik is on a horse, and provisions including a wicker bottle are on the...
    • Aroya (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Dead animals--Colorado--Aroya--1870-1890.; Hunting--Colorado--Aroya--1870-1890.; Log cabins--Colorado--Aroya--1870-1890.; Ranches--Colorado--Aroya--1870-1890.; Hamilik, Matt.; Henderson, Dave, Aroya, Colo.
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    • Doc Holliday's Gravestone

    • View of John Henry "Doc" Holliday's gravestone located in the Linwood Cemetery in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. The grave and granite headstone are surrounded by a simple black metal railing. Inscribed on the stone are the name and death dates, "Doc...
    • Cemeteries--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1990-2000.; Burial--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1990-2000.; Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Graves--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--Pictorial works; Cemeteries--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--Pictorial works.;...
    • 1991
    • Log cabin, Pyramid

    • Men stage a gunfight in front of a log cabin near Pyramid (Rio Blanco County), Colorado. Two men point pistols at men who pose with their arms up. Shows snow on the cabin and in nearby trees.
    • Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunfights--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1910.; Log cabins--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1910.; Snow--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1910.
    • 1905
    • Hunter's camp on Gypsum Creek

    • Men pose with rifles and pistols at camp in Eagle County, Colorado. Cooking equipment is on the ground and a tent is in the distance.
    • Eagle County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Camping--Colorado--Eagle County--1880-1890.; Fishing & hunting gear--Colorado--Eagle County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Yale Party in the Wasatch Mts.

    • Students from the Yale College Scientific Expedition of 1871 pose on rocks, timber and a bridge beside a waterfall in a ravine in the Wasatch Mountains in Utah. The men wear tall leather boots, wide brimmed hats and hold rifles and pistols. One man...
    • Yale College (1718-1887)--People--1870-1880.; Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--1870-1880.; Scientists--Utah--1870-1880.;...
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    • Victory Theater

    • View of the Victory Theater in Denver, Colorado; shows the arched entry, ornate plaster work, and the ticket window. Display depicts a cowboy with pistols and reads: "Richard Dix, in Womanhandled."
    • Victory Theater (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Motion picture theaters--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [1925]
    • Prairie hunters past and present

    • A man in fringed buckskin and a fur hat poses with a rifle beside a dead buck elk. A Native American woman stands near a tepee and a dog and cooks over a fire. A group of men in checkered suits smoke pipes and stand or sit around a wicker picnic...
    • Indians of North America--Women--1850-1860.; Covered wagons--1850-1860.; Eating & drinking--1850-1860.; Elk hunting--1850-1860.; Outdoor cookery--1850-1860.; Picnics--1850-1860.; Tipis--1850-1860.
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    • Climbing Cliff Canon

    • Men climb over rocks in Cliff Canyon near Mesa Verde National Park, Montezuma County, Colorado. The men wear hats and carry pistols in holsters on ammunition belts.
    • Cliff Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Montezuma County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boulders--Colorado--Montezuma County--1890-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Montezuma County--1890-1900.; Climbing--Colorado--Montezuma County--1890-1900.
    • [1892?]
    • Colo. National Guard Trinidad Colorado

    • Members of the Colorado National Guard, sent to suppress the UMWA strike against CF&I, pose next to a mule, with pistols drawn, in a camp near Ludlow, Las Animas County, Colorado. A howitzer canon is nearby.
    • Colorado. National Guard--Colorado--Ludlow--1910-1920.; Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914.; Ludlow (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal...
    • [1914]
    • Strikers at San Raphael

    • Coal miners prepare to confront federal troops during the UMW labor strike against CF&I, in Camp San Rafael, Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado. They hold rifles, with pistols in their ammunition belts, and wear kerchiefs in support of the...
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Miners' strikes--Colorado--Ludlow--1910-1920.;...
    • 1913 or 1914
    • The Ute scare in Colorado

    • Soldiers with bowie knifes and pistols aim rifles at North American Indian (Ute) men in front of tepees at Chief Colorow's camp in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Indian men drop their rifles. Shows studio portraits of a baby in a cradleboard and the...
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1880-1890.; Ute Indians--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1880-1890.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Indian encampments--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1880-1890.; Surrenders--Colorado--Rio...
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    • Taxidermy display, Minturn, Colo

    • This cabinet in Minturn, Eagle County, Colorado, displays taxidermied fowl, a ferret, a porcupine, ptarmigan, jays, pistols, rocks, coral and books. Rifles form a tripod by a wicker creel; bobcat and mountain lion skins are on the floor. A parlor...
    • Minturn (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Rifles.; Showcases.; Taxidermy--Colorado--Minturn--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Strikers at Trinidad awaiting federal troops

    • Coal miners prepare to confront federal troops during the UMW labor strike against CF&I, in Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado. They hold rifles, with pistols in their ammunition belts, and wear kerchiefs in support of the strike.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Miners' strikes--Colorado--Ludlow--1910-1920.;...
    • 1913 or 1914
    • Stage hold-up

    • Reenactment of a stage hold up shows bandits with pistols and passengers with their hands in the air, Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. Sign on the horse drawn coach reads "J. H. [?]nour."
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Passengers--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Robberies--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Theatrical productions--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Miners at Trinidad awaiting federal troops

    • Coal miners prepare to confront the federal troops during the UMW labor strike against CF&I, in Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado. They hold rifles, with pistols in their ammunition belts, and wear kerchiefs in support of the strike.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Miners' strikes--Colorado--Ludlow--1910-1920.;...
    • 1913 or 1914
    • Vigilance court in session

    • Men with pistols, rifles and hats, prepare to hang two men on a telegraph pole. Vigilantes wear jackets or ties and and pants tucked into leather boots. Supposed criminals have beards; one kneels and another ties a cloth band around his bare ankle.
    • Lynchings--1860-1870.; Vigilance committees--1870-1880.
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    • Strikers at San Raphael

    • Coal miners prepare to confront the federal troops during the UMW labor strike against CF&I, in Camp San Rafael, Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado. They hold rifles, with pistols in their ammunition belts, and wear kerchiefs in support of the...
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Miners' strikes--Colorado--Ludlow--1910-1920.;...
    • 1913 or 1914
    • Miss Annie Oakley, little sure shot, Buffalo Bill's Wild West

    • Full standing portrait of Phoebe Anne "Annie Oakley" Moses with her shotguns, pistols and shooting competition medals. She wears a hat and a fringed skirt with floral applique.
    • Cowgirls--1890-1900.; Medals--1890-1900.; Oakley, Annie, 1860-1926.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • London tour

    • A reenactment at Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in London, England, shows men on horseback with drawn pistols, and a mule drawn stagecoach. Buffalo Bill assists a woman from the stagecoach, a sign reads: "Overland Mail".
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.--1900-1910.; London (England)--1900-1910.; Cowboys--England--London--1900-1910.; Historical dramas--England--London--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--England--London--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1907]
    • Warriors

    • Native American men aim pistols into fog or smoke probably on the Little Bighorn Battlefield in Big Horn County, Montana; they wear blankets, one carries a feathered shield and wears a headdress.
    • Indians of North America--1900-1920.; Warriors--Montana--1900-1920.; Rodman Wanamaker Expedition.
    • [between 1908 and 1913]
    • Manitou House, Colorado Springs

    • Interior view of the Manitou House Hotel office, in Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado; decor includes taxidermy mounted squirrels, a lynx, a beaver, birds, a rabbit, and deer. A Regulator clock, rifles, pistols, a safe, and a kerosene lamp...
    • Manitou House Hotel (Manitou Springs, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hotel front desk personnel--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hotels--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Interiors--Colorado--Manitou...
    • 1874 August 31
    • Office, Manitou House

    • Interior view of the Manitou House Hotel office, in Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado; decor includes taxidermy mounted squirrels, a lynx, a beaver, birds, a rabbit, and deer. A Regulator clock, rifles, pistols, a safe, and a kerosene lamp...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hotels--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Taxidermy--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Manitou House Hotel (Manitou Springs, Colo.)
    • [between 1875 and 1880?]
    • Souvenir hunting, Pietra Colora, Frank Hagen and Dick Car-Skaden examine a Berretta

    • Two soldiers from the Tenth Mountain Division, Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, Frank Hagen and Dick Car-Skaden, examine a Berretta in Pietra Colora, Italy. According to the photographer, souvenir hunting was popular after a battle and German...
    • Pietra Colora (Italy)--1940-1950.; Handguns--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Italy--1940-1950.; Hagen, Frank.; Car-Skaden, Dick.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • Climbing Cliff Canon

    • Men climb on rocks in Cliff Canyon near Mesa Verde National Park in Montezuma County, Colorado. The men wear hats and carry pistols in holsters on ammunition belts.
    • Cliff Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Montezuma County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Climbing--Colorado--Montezuma County--1890-1900.; Men--Colorado--Montezuma County--1890-1900.; Rocks--Colorado--Montezuma County--1890-1900.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Climbing Cliff Canon

    • Men climb on talus rocks in Cliff Canon near Mesa Verde National Park in Montezuma County, Colorado. They wear hats and carry pistols in holsters.
    • Cliff Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Montezuma County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Climbing--Colorado--Montezuma County--1890-1900.; Men--Colorado--Montezuma County--1890-1900.; Rocks--Colorado--Montezuma County--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Camp on reservation near Ignacio

    • View of a Native American (Ute) camp with four tepees situated in a group of trees, La Plata County, Colorado; unidentified Native American men, women, and children sit and stand in the camp; shows tripods near tepees, possibly with corn to dry;...
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--1890-1900.; Ute Indians--Colorado--1890-1900.; La Plata County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Tipis--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • 1890

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