The Ute scare in Colorado - the Indian signal fire - settlers abandoning their ranches and flying to Meeker for safety
Reproduction of a drawing depicting settlers and ranchers fleeing from log cabins on horseback and in a wagon with belongings, to Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado.
[between 1920 and 1940?]
Condition: copy photonegative is masked.; Formerly F625.; Title typed below photographic reproduction of a drawing printed in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper on September 3, 1867 or 1887.; R7100307013
1 copy negative : nitrate ; 21 x 26 cm. (8 x 10 in.); 1 photoprint ; 17 x 24 cm. (6 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.)
Indians of North America--Colorado--1860-1880.; Ute Indians--War--Colorado--1860-1880.; Pioneers--Colorado--1860-1880.
Source: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Vol. LXV September 3, 1867, p.40.
Restrictions applying to use or reproduction of this image available from the Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library.