A group of men, women and children poses in front of the Kemp family log cabin near Eldora in Boulder County, Colorado. Photographer Donald C. Kemp's father John H. Kemp sits with young Don and his brother Robert on the steps to the cabin. Kemp was a mine operator in Central City in Gilpin County before deciding in 1891 to move his family north to Boulder County where he owned the Happy Valley Placer mine. Mrs. Kemp stands near the window of the cabin. Ida Kruse ; McFarlane sits with the young boys near the door, where two men, possibly Fred and Andy Rogers, stand. Edgar Collins and Fred Kruse lie on the ground near the steps. Margie Becker (later Mrs. A. L. Collins) stands near the steps wearing a large hat. Two additional men sit in a horse-drawn buggy in the right midground.
[between 1935 and 1950?]
sis. to Margie and Arthur L. Collins" penciled on negative envelope; image is a copy of an earlier photograph taken by an unknown photographer.; Title from inventory prepared by Western History Department, Denver Public Library; words "Kemp #E-87 Kemp Cabin, Happy Valley 1894 Visitors arrive (photographer unknown) L to R. John H. Kemp seated with two boys, Don and Robert is Ida Kruse later Mrs. Fred McFarlane. Fred and Andy Rogers in doorway. Lying on ground Edgar Collins and Fred Kruse. The hatted lady, Margie Becker later Mrs. A.L. Collins. Standing near window Mrs. J.H. Kemp. Seated in buggy Genn Becker to ; R7001253266
1 copy photonegative ; 9 x 11 cm. (3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.)
Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975--Family.; Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975--Homes & haunts.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Eldora (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Log cabins--Colorado--Eldora--1890-1900.; Becker, Margie.; Collins, Edgar.; Kemp, John H.; Kemp, Robert.; Kruse, Fred.; McFarlane, Ida Kruse.; Rogers, Andy.; Rogers, Fred.
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