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    • Denver, snowstorm

    • Men shovel snow on Broadway in Denver, Colorado after the 1913 snowstorm. An African American (Black) man crosses the street, pedestrians stand on a corner, and men drive snow laden, horse-drawn wagons. Signs on buildings read, "The Scholtz Dru[g...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Snow removal--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1913
    • The Cosmopolitan Club of Denver, official records.

    • Includes monthly meeting minutes, financial reports, Christmas programs and ritual for initiation procedure.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--History--20th Century.
    • January 1934 - May 1940
    • Transporting sugar beets for processing

    • Men shovel sugar beets onto trucks in a field in (probably) Colorado.
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1900-1920.; Beets--Colorado--1900-1920.; Harvesting--Colorado--1900-1920.; Sugar industry--Colorado--1900-1920.
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    • Sugar beet field

    • Northern Colorado beet field, near Brighton(?);a group of men in overalls shovel and fork beets into a wide furrow; shows another group of men and women in long dresses and scarves in background.
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1900-1930.; Beets--Colorado--1900-1930.; Farming--Colorado--1900-1930.; Sugar industry--Colorado--1900-1930.
    • [between 1901 and 1927]
    • Irrigating in Colorado

    • Unidentified man standing in irrigation ditch somewhere in Colorado; man in boots standing in ditch with water holding a shovel; two two-story wooden frame residences, farm buildings, sheds, outhouse, & canvas tents in background; man, woman &...
    • Agriculture--Colorado--1900-1910.; Irrigation--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Irrigating Colo. potatoes

    • Man with shovel irrigating potato field, somewhere in Colorado, possibly Front Range; shows rows of potato plants and a farmer in overalls.
    • Agriculture--Colorado--1900-1920.; Croplands--Colorado--1900-1920.; Potatoes--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • 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]
    • Snug Harbor from S. W.

    • A man poses with a shovel by the Snug Harbor cabin near American City (Gilpin County), Colorado, large icicles hang from the eaves.
    • American City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Icicles--Colorado--American City--1900-1910.; Log cabins--Colorado--American City--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--American City--1900-1910.
    • 1900
    • C. S. R. manager of the American M'g Co

    • Charles S. Ripley, a miner and manager of the American Mining Company, poses with an ax and shovel by the Louisiana cabin probably near American City (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • American Mining Company (Colo.)--People--1890-1910.; American City (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--American City--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--American City--1890-1910.; Ripley, Charles S.
    • [between 1895 and 1905]
    • Monument at Arapahoe Bar, 2 miles west of Golden, Colorado

    • Charles L. Palmer, one of the first white people born in Jefferson County, Colorado, and the Sioux, Chief Big Snake pose at the dedication of a Arapahoe City marker. Chief Big Snake dressed in full regalia with a feather headdress and finged...
    • Arapahoe City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Arapahoe City--1940-1950.; Plaques--Colorado--Arapahoe City--1940-1950.
    • [1946]
    • Aboursville, Colorado

    • View of the 1880s company town of Arbourville (Arboursville, Arborville, Arbour-Villa, and later Conrow), Chaffee County, Colorado; includes log cabins and wood frame residences along a two track road in a valley surrounded by mountain slopes;...
    • Arbourville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Roads--Colorado--Arbourville--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1886]
    • Argo smelting

    • Boston & Colorado Smelting Company's Argo Smelting Works refinery in Denver, Colorado shows: brick covered furnace and chimney, shovel, mallet, hoppers.
    • Argo Smelting Company (Denver, Colo.); Boston & Colorado Gold and Silver Smelting Company.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Smelters--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Chas Johnson, Ino George

    • Ino George, with shovel, and Charles Johnson inside the Boston & Colorado Smelting Company's Argo Smelting Works refinery in Denver, Colorado shows: brick covered furnace and chimney with hoppers.
    • Argo Smelting Company (Denver, Colo.); Boston & Colorado Gold and Silver Smelting Company.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Smelters--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; George,...
    • 1892
    • Ino George, Jack O'Conner

    • Ino George, with shovel, and Jack O'Conner inside the Boston & Colorado Smelting Company's Argo Smelting Works refinery in Denver, Colorado shows: brick covered furnace and chimney, with hoppers, troughs.
    • Argo Smelting Company (Denver, Colo.); Boston & Colorado Gold and Silver Smelting Company.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Smelters--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; George,...
    • 1892
    • Looking east from power house showing Victoria St. bridge, Vail Hotel, and R.R. Y.M.C.A.

    • Men work to remove mud from an Arkansas River flood on Victoria Avenue near the Victoria Avenue bridge in Pueblo, Colorado. A man on a tractor pulls a shovel; a man on foot assists. Men stand near railroad tracks near uprooted trees, rubble, parts...
    • Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Bridges--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Hotels--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Mud--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Organizations'...
    • [1921 June]
    • Aspen, Colorado

    • Three men wearing suits and vests stand on a ramp that is built over the slope of a hill, around a pile of ore in Aspen, Colorado. Wood boards support the deck. One holds a shovel in his hand. A wooden structure is behind them. Wood walls are on...
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.
    • [about 1894?]
    • Old Time Assayers Office, Cripple Creek, Colo

    • Interior view of a mine assay laboratory in Cripple Creek, Colorado; shows a brick retort furnace, washtubs, buckets, a shovel, pulleys and drive belts.
    • Assaying--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1900.; Cripple Creek (Colo.--1880-1900.; Gold--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1900.; Laboratories--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Assay outfit, Buckeye Cabin

    • A boy and a dog sit beside Buckeye Cabin in the La Sal Mountains, Utah. A sign reads, "Assay Office Buckeye Cabin." On a table are reagent bottles which read, "Acid Nitric HNO₃," "Ammonium Hydroxide NH₄OH," and "Acid Hydrochloric HCL." Also on...
    • Assaying apparatus--Utah--1890-1900.; La Sal Mountains (Utah)--1890-1900.; Boys--Utah--1890-1900.; Equipment--Utah--1890-1900.; Log cabins--Utah--1890-1900.
    • 1897 Aug. 24
    • Piney Ridge from Azure on the Moffat Road

    • Piney Ridge from Azure, Colorado reached via Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway (later called Denver and Salt Lake) on the Moffat Road; view towards Colorado River; standard gauge track with box cars and caboose parked on loop siding, flat...
    • Azure (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1900-1920.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--1900-1920.; Railroad cars--Colorado--1900-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1900-1920.; Rivers--Colorado--1900-1920.; Denver, Northwestern and...
    • [between 1907 and 1913]
    • Barker Dam, excavating foundation

    • View of Barker Dam construction in Boulder County, Colorado; shows Middle Boulder Creek, concrete forms, a steam shovel and railroad cars.
    • Barker Meadow (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Barker Reservoir (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Middle Boulder Creek (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Dam construction--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Boulder...
    • [between 1908 and 1910]
    • Cellar

    • Interior view of a cellar; shows a man beneath the floor with a shovel, probably in Denver, Colorado.
    • Basements--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Men--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    •  
    • Bear Creek Canyon - Hamilton and Gleason Construction Co. - Steam shovel

    • View of men and a steam shovel from the Hamilton and Gleason Construction Company working in Bear Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado.
    • Bear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Canyons--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.; Construction--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.; Steam shovels--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.
    • April 14, 1934
    • A midwinter blockade in the Rocky Mountains

    • Men carry food supplies in baskets to passengers on a train snowbound in a canyon in the Rocky Mountains. A man with a shovel and men in hats, coats and gloves stand in the deep snow. Shows a railroad signal beside the tracks, passengers, and smoke...
    • Blizzards--1900-1910.; Railroad employees--1900-1910.; Railroads--1900-1910.; Rescue work--1900-1910.
    •  
    • Heavy snow on Boreas Pass

    • A snow tunnel at the top of Boreas Pass (Summit County), Colorado opens into a snowbank near a deep trench with a shovel standing by it. A "Post Office" sign is above the tunnel opening. Above the trench, a man leans on the top of a power pole that...
    • Boreas Pass (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Snow--Colorado--Boreas Pass--1890-1900.; Winter--Colorado--Boreas Pass--1890-1900.
    • [1898 or 1899]
    • Bowman Dairy

    • Workmen stand in the milking room of the Bowman Dairy in Trinidad (Las Animas County), Colorado. One man cleans a trough with a shovel near a large bucket on a hoist.
    • Bowman Dairy (Trinidad, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Dairy farming--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1920.
    • [between 1901 and 1920?]
    • Mining - crane and trucks

    • View of a sand and gravel mine operation in Colorado; a steam shovel loads a dump truck by a pit. Letters read: "Brannan Sand & Gravel."
    • Brannan Sand & Gravel Co. (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Sand and gravel plants--Colorado--1940-1950.; Dump trucks--Colorado--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--1940-1950.; Steam shovels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Tonopa shops

    • In this view of the Tonopa machine shop in Breckenridge, Colorado, a four horse team and ore wagon stand in front of the corrugated tin and frame building. A man in the driver's seat holds the reins, and a whip stands lodged next to him. Two other...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Breckenridge--1910-1920.; Machine shops--Colorado--Breckenridge--1910-1920.
    • 1914
    • Gold mining, Colorado, Buena Vista

    • Close up view of a mine shaft near Buena Vista (Chaffee County), Colorado. Shows a winch or windlass, a wheelbarrow, pickaxes and a shovel near a mine shaft in the ground. Buckets and ropes are beside trees.
    • Buena Vista (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--Buena Vista--1880-1890.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Buena Vista--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Buena Vista--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Dr. Clarence Holmes at Groundbreaking

    • Dr. Clarence Holmes using shovel during a groundbreaking ceremony.
    • Building dedications--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • An old prospector & his cabin

    • A prospector poses with dogs near a cabin possibly in Colorado. The tools outside the building include a mallet, saw, gold pan, and a shovel.
    • Cabins--1920-1930.; Miners--1920-1930.; Mining--1920-1930.
    • November 11, 1926
    • Morning after first storm

    • Snow covers the State Penitentiary road building camp near Canon City, Colorado. A white canvas tent with a stovepipe has a ripsaw and a shovel in the snowbank by the entry, and a rope stretched between posts has laundry hanging on it. Trees and...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Work camps--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Colorado State Prison machine shop

    • At the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, men on a raised platform turn the crank of a hand-powered drill press; a uniformed guard poses nearby. Screens, an open-end wrench, a poker and ash shovel hang on the walls.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Interiors.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Line drawings cartoons

    • View of cartoons that depict monkeys using a bat as a kite, men near a house, a man on a rock with another man who holds a shovel, a monkey with a snake, and a man with a cane and top hat.
    • Caricatures and cartoons--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Line drawings cartoons

    • View of four cartoons that depict men in a general store, a cowboy with a man and older woman, a man on the street with a shovel who talks to a man in a top hat, and women who quarrel.
    • Caricatures and cartoons--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Men near a well

    • Men pose with a shovel and rifle near the windlass of a well probably at the Pikeview Quarry near Cascade,El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Cascade (El Paso County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Cascade--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Cascade--1890-1910.; Wellheads--Colorado--Cascade--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Central City, Colo.

    • Two men with a pitchfork and shovel, a dog, and team of horses in front of the W. J. Chamberlain Sampling Company in Central City (Gilpin County) Colorado.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.; Mills--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.
    • [1900?]
    • View of Central City area, 1899

    • Several houses stand at the upper end of Eureka Street at the base of a snow-covered hill in Central City, Colorado. Workers shovel snow from the tracks of the Gilpin Tramway in the distance, possibly after the "Big Snow" in December of 1913. The...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Digging--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Narrow-gage...
    • [1913?]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • A group of 24 men stands at the site where John H. Gregory first discovered gold at Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The group is gathered for the July 23, 1932 dedication ceremony of the Gregory Monument, a bronze marker...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Mountain City--1930- 1940.; Gregory, John...
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • A group of 24 men stands at the site where John H. Gregory first discovered gold at Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The group is gathered for the July 23, 1932 dedication ceremony of the Gregory Monument, a bronze marker...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Mountain City--1930- 1940.; Monuments &...
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • A group of 24 men stands at the site where John H. Gregory first discovered gold at Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The group is gathered for the July 23, 1932 dedication ceremony of the Gregory Monument, a bronze marker...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Mountain City--1930- 1940.; Monuments &...
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • $20,000,000.00 in gold." Several other men are in the background watching the groundbreaking.; An older man with a long beard and wearing a suit leans down to turn a shovel full of dirt at the July 23, 1932 dedication of the Gregory Monument in...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Mountain City--1930- 1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.;...
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • $20,000,000.00 in gold." The man on the left has a long, gray beard and holds a shovel in his hand. The man on the right wears a coat and overalls. H. H. Lake wears a suit. All three wear hats.; H. H. Lake stands between two unidentified men near...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Mountain City--1930- 1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.;...
    • [1932]
    • Park by Opera House

    • The park east of the Central City Opera House is flanked by evergreen trees. A gardener, holding a shovel, works near an iron railing that is along a retaining wall. A wheelbarrow is next to him. A young boy in overalls watches the man work. The...
    • Central City Opera House--1930-1940.; Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Opera houses--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.; Parks--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.; Theaters--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • 1935
    • Colo. mining near Buena Vista, Col. Midland R.R. series.

    • View of a mine shaft near Buena Vista (Chaffee County), Colorado. Shows a winch, wheelbarrow, pickaxes and a shovel.
    • Chaffee County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--Chaffee County--1880-1890.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Chaffee County--1880-1890.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Chaffee County--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Chaffee County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1882 and 1890?]
    • 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
    • Capitol Hill Newsletter: Volume 1 Number 1

    • Monthly newsletter pertaining to the neighborhood events of the Capitol Hill Neighborhood.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver--Newspapers.
    • 1978 May 5

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