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    • Moqui maidens

    • Portrait of unidentified Native American (Hopi) maidens (girls) wearing mantas, blankets and hair whorls. Shows a weaving.
    • Hopi Indians--Women--Arizona--1870-1900.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Children--Arizona--1870-1900.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1870-1900.; Girls--Arizona--1870-1900.
    • (between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Spoon

    • Shows a spoon made of buffalo horn of the Native American Santee Sioux, Mt. Vara River, Nebraska.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1800-1810.; Santee Indians--Arts & crafts--1800-1810.; Spoons--1800-1810.
    • 1800
    • Morrison Home, Lilac Hill

    • View of Alfred W. Morrison's house, "Lilac Hill" in Fayette, Howard County, Missouri. Shows Early Classical Revival architecture with a columned porch, a balcony over a round-arched doorway and keystones on lintels.
    • Morrison, Alfred William--Homes & haunts.; Fayette (Mo.)--1820-1830.; Houses--Missouri--Fayette--1820-1830.
    • 1829
    • Church basement west

    • View of church ruins at Taos Pueblo (Native American), New Mexico; shows adobe walls and a tower.
    • Catholic churches--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1840-1850.; Indians of North America--Structures--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1840-1850.; Taos Pueblo (N.M.)--1840-1850.; Ruins--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1840-1850.
    • 1847
    • Procession at San Francisco, in celebration of the admission of California into the American Union

    • View of crowds and a parade in celebration of California's acceptance into the union at the Plaza of San Francisco in San Francisco, California. Shows the three story Eldorado Hotel with a portico decorated with columns and a sign that reads: "El...
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1850-1860.; Floats (Parades)--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Hotels--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Parades & processions--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Plazas--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.;...
    • 1851 January 25
    • Heiram and Alida Burton Elsie and Smith Payne Burton Children

    • Shows Hiram and Alida Burton with their children Elsie and Smith Payne Burton. Two young children sit on the lap of the man. The young girl wears a dress, and the toddler wears a pullover with bloomers. The woman wears a dress with a lace collar...
    • Burton, Alida.; Burton, Elsie.; Burton, Hiram Knight.; Burton, Smith Payne.; Children & adults--1850-1860.; Families--1850-1860.
    • 1852?
    • Heiram and Alida Burton Elsie and Smith Payne Burton Children

    • Shows Hiram and Alida Burton with their children Elsie and Smith Payne Burton. Two young children sit on the lap of the man. The young girl wears a dress, and the toddler wears a pullover with bloomers. The woman wears a dress with a lace collar...
    • Burton, Alida.; Burton, Elsie.; Burton, Hiram Knight.; Burton, Smith Payne.; Children & adults--1850-1860.; Families--1850-1860.
    • 1853?
    • The trapper and the Indians

    • A naked man, the trapper John Colter, stands with arms raised and faces Native American (Blackfeet, Siksika) men who run toward him with spears, tomahawks and shields. Shows prickly pear cactus and shrubs on the ground in Gallatin County near the...
    • Indians of North America--Montana--Gallatin County--1810-1820.; Siksika Indians--Montana--Gallatin County--1810-1820.; Gallatin County (Mont.)--1810-1820.; Confrontations--Montana--Gallatin County--1810-1820.; Fighting--Montana--Gallatin...
    • 1856 May 10
    • Pueblo of Taos - north pueblo

    • Reproduction of ink rendering; shows Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, with Native Americans and adobe pueblo dwellings.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1850-1860.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1850-1860.; Taos Pueblo (N.M.)--1850-1860.; Pueblos--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1850-1860.
    • 1857
    • Mormons in a kanyon [sic] of the Rocky Mountains

    • Mormon emigrants in covered wagons travel on a dirt road in a canyon in the Rocky Mountains. A man on horseback with a whip drives oxen on the trail. Shows a stream in the valley and mountains in the distance.
    • Mormons--1850-1860.; Covered wagons--1850-1860.; Emigration & immigration--1850-1860.; Herding--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--1850-1860.
    • 1857 April 18
    • The city of San Francisco, California, from Second Street, above Folsom

    • Men ride horseback and men, women and children promenade near a park above San Francisco, California. Shows houses and commercial buildings. Ships in San Francisco Bay are in the distance.
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1850-1860.; Cities & towns--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; City & town life--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Parks--California--San...
    • 1857 July 11
    • 1st office of Rocky Mt. News

    • Five men stand in front of the Rocky Mountain News building near 1301 Walnut Street in the Auraria neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows a single story wood frame building with brick chimney. Four men wear dark suits and straw boaters or bowlers....
    • Rocky Mountain News--Buildings--1850-1860.; Auraria (Denver, Colo.)--1850-1860.; Denver (Colo.)--1850-1860.; Men--Colorado--Denver--1850-1860.; Newspaper industry--Colorado--Denver--1850-1860.
    • 1859
    • RMN office of early days

    • View of the Rocky Mountain News building near 1301 Walnut Street in the Auraria neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows a single story wood frame building with brick chimney.
    • Rocky Mountain News--Buildings--1850-1860.; Auraria (Denver, Colo.)--1850-1860.; Denver (Colo.)--1850-1860.; Newspaper industry--Colorado--Denver--1850-1860.
    • 1859
    • Map of Golden City: laid out in the spring of 1859

    • Golden's town company, known as the Golden City Association, was formed when the town was founded on June 16, 1859. At that time, the town of Golden City was part of Kansas Territory. The Territory of Colorado was created to govern the western...
    • Golden City (Kansas Territory)--Maps.; Kansas Territory--Maps.; Golden (Colo.)--Maps--19th century.; Golden (Colo.)--History--19th century.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--Maps--19th century.
    • 1859
    • Map of the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad and its connections.

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    • Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad Company.; Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad Company--Maps.; Railroads--United States--Maps.; Railroads--Kansas Territory--Maps.; Railroads--Indian Territory--Maps.; Railroads--New Mexico--Maps.
    • 1859.
    • Illinois gulch (?)

    • A group of miners with shovels and pitch forks work on a system of sluices possibly in Illinois Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows cabins, tents, sign on a business reads: "Star & Johnson, Sterling Industry Wholesale Dealers."
    • Sluices--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Colorado City, 1860

    • View of Colorado City, (capitol of Colorado Territory in 1861) El Paso County, Colorado; shows wood frame and stone false fronts and a two- story hotel (known as the El Paso House, Holmes House, Baird & Smith Hotel) with hip roof and dormer; Pikes...
    • Colorado City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Central City

    • View of Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado; shows Main and Eureka Streets, businesses, houses, mines, and tailings piles.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Central City; looking up Spring Gulch

    • Reproduction of a J. Bien rendering; shows Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, with houses, businesses, people, and mining facilities.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Pitcher

    • Shows a Native American (Jicarilla Apache) micaceous clay pitcher. The pitcher has a handle and an indented neck.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Jicarilla Indians--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Pitchers--1860-1870.; Pottery--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Street in Gregory Gulch, Pike's Peak

    • Reproduction of ink rendering; shows Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, with men, wagons, cabins, and signs: "Rocky Mountain Gold reporter," and "Express Office."
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Denver

    • Horse-drawn wagons are parked near buildings on Blake Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Oxen and horses are beside wagons. Signs on frame and brick commercial buildings read: "Wholesale Groceries," "H. Burton Storage & Commission," and "Missouri...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Commercials streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Gregory Lode looking south Gregory store & F. Smith Bank.

    • Miners pose outside the Gregory Store and the F. Smith Bank at Gregory Gulch near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Frame mine buildings, probably the Gregory Mine, are on the treeless hillside. Shows tailings piles, stone retaining walls,...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Banks--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Gregory...
    • 1861
    • Fifteenth Street, Denver

    • View of 15th (Fifteenth) Street, in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses with signs: "J. H. Voorheis" (on hanging boot), "Warren Hussey & Co Bank," and "Watches and Jewelry." Also shows a barber pole, the First National Bank (under construction),...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1861
    • General Sam Houston, Governor of Texas, photographed by Brady.

    • Image on Harper's weekly page shows a bust portrait of Sam Houston. Houston has curly hair and mutton chops, and wears a suit, silk bow tie and a woven overcoat. He wears rings and poses with a cane and a hat.
    • Governors--Texas--1860-1870.; Houston, Sam, 1793-1863.
    • 1861 March 30
    • Elijah B. Mayfield Blackhawk foot of Guy Hill stage coach

    • View of a stage coach at a frame hotel in Blackhawk, Gilpin County, Colorado; also shows people and buggies.
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Hotels--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Transportation facilities--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Transportation--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • 1862
    • View of Black Hawk Point

    • Reproduction of lithograph; shows Black Hawk, Gilpin County, Colorado, with Gregory Gulch, Chase Gulch, Clear Creek, houses, businesses, and mining facilities.
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1862
    • Old home of William N. Byers

    • William N. Byers and his wife Elizabeth and children, Frank and Mary (later Mary Byers Robinson), pose in front of their home in Denver, Colorado; shows a one story wood frame house with a pitched roof and chimney.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Families--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Byers, William Newton, 1831-1903.; Byers, Elizabeth Minerva.; Byers, Frank S.; Robinson, Mary Byers.
    • 1862
    • U. S. Commissioners in council with Arapahoes & Cheyennes, U.S.A. Generals, Harrison, Sherman,...

    • United States Army Generals, Harrison, Sherman, and Terry sit under a canvas tent and hold a council with Native American Arapahoes and Cheyennes.
    • Arapaho Indians--1860-1870.; Cheyenne Indians--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Generals--American--1860-1870.; Meetings--1860-1870.; Tents--1860-1870.; Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901.; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh),...
    • 1862?
    • Fall River near Idaho Springs

    • View of Fall River (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Wooden buildings, log cabins, a tent, and a covered wagon are near Fall River and Clear Creek.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Fall River (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Fall River (Colo. : Town)--1860-1880.; Streams--Colorado--Fall River--1870-1880.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--Fall River--1870-1880.
    • 1863
    • Scene on Monument Creek

    • A man stands near conical-shaped limestone columns with flat caps of resistant rock in Monument Park, El Paso County, Colorado. Shows scrubby vegetation, a stand of trees is in the distance.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Empire City, C.T.

    • View of Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado; shows log and wood houses, businesses, felled timber, tailings, and mine railroad tracks.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Log buildings--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Black Hawk, C.T.

    • View northwest of Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado; shows Gregory Street businesses and frame or log houses. Lettering reads: "Printing Office" and "Wholesale and Retail Meat Market." The Presbyterian Church and mines working the Gregory lode...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Blackhawk--1960-1970.
    • 1864
    • Denver

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood, Denver, Colorado. A sign on a building reads: "Commonwealth".
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Denver

    • Men and women stand near the edge of Cherry Creek as it floods the streets near 16th (Sixteenth) and Larimer Streets in Denver, Colorado. A sign on a nearby building reads: "Drugs, Chemicals, Oils, Paints, Brushes, & Glass".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Old view of Denver

    • View shows wooden and brick residences and brick commercial buildings in early Denver, Colorado. Signs: "Drugs," "Denver Book Store," "Denver Photographic Rooms," "City Drug Store," "Ambrotypes," "Dry Goods & Clothing," "Storage," "Mission,"...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Old view of Denver

    • View shows wooden residences and the brick Lawrence Street Methodist Episcopal church, Denver, Colorado. The Cherry Creek, Platte River Confluence is in the distance.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Methodist Episcopal churches--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Garden of the Gods

    • A man poses in the Garden of the Gods near rock formations in Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Shows The Needles, a collection of vertical, sandstone pinnacles.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Garden of the Gods (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Parks--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Scene on Monument Creek

    • View of rock formations in Monument Park in El Paso County, Colorado. Shows eroded conical-shaped limestone topped with flat caps. A man sits on a group of smaller rock formations in a field of scrub grass.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Old view of Denver

    • View, facing east, of Saint John's Church in the Wilderness ( Episcopal), at 14th (Fourteenth) and Arapahoe Streets, and homes in Denver, Colorado.
    • Saint John's Church in the Wilderness (Denver, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Episcopal churches--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Old view of Denver

    • View, facing west, of Denver, Colorado. Viaducts cross the South Platte River and a sign on a building reads: "Commonwealth".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Old view of Denver

    • View of the Charles and Cork homes in Denver, Colorado. Other houses are nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Montgomery C.T.

    • View of log, frame, and probably mine buildings in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. Cabins have log or sod roofs, stone chimneys, and metal pipes. Shows a wooden water wheel and timber piles between houses. A commercial building sign reads:...
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Old view of Denver

    • View of Denver, Colorado. Saint John's Church in the Wilderness (Episcopal) at 14th (Fourteenth) and Arapahoe Streets is near houses in a residential area.
    • Saint John's Church in the Wilderness (Denver, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Episcopal churches--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Nevadaville, Colo. looking N W early 1860's

    • View, northwest, of Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows frame and log dwellings (some with exterior stone chimneys), mining facilities, wood piles, privies and tailings. The Continental Divide in distance is capped with snow.
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Denver - early days flood

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado; shows torrents of water and a frame building.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864

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