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    • Crown Around Santa Claus at Mission Viejo

    • A crowd of adults and children around a man dressed in a red and white Santa Claus suit. The man dressed as Santa and numerous others are wearing red hats trimmed with white. The crowd of people is dressed in winter jackets and the photo appears to...
    • Christmas.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Adults and Children with Easter Baskets at Mission Viejo

    • A large group of adults and children standing together on pavement. Easter baskets in the hands of some of the children. A street with cars visible in the background.
    • Easter.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • The Easter Bunny and Children at Mission Viejo

    • A person dressed as the Easter Bunny kneeling in front of two children. The costume consists of a white rabbit head, a furry white suit, and pink gloves. The blonde child in the front wearing a red jacket with white lining. Other children and...
    • Easter.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • The Easter Bunny and Children at Mission Viejo

    • A person dressed as the Easter Bunny standing in front of two young children and an adult male. The Easter Bunny costume consists of a white rabbit head, a white furry suit, and pink gloves. They are standing on pavement, with a low brick wall and...
    • Easter.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Families during Christmas at Mission Viejo

    • A view looking down on adults and a few small children dressed in coats and sweaters. A decorated Christmas tree and wrapped presents in one corner. A door also visible.
    • Christmas.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Young Child with Easter Basket at Mission Viejo

    • A young blond child sitting in front of an Easter basket on rust colored carpet. The girl is wearing a denim jumper, a white blouse, and white tights. The Easter basket is yellow with pink and green stripes woven in with a pink handle. It has pink...
    • Easter.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Young Child with Easter Basket at Mission Viejo

    • A young child standing on rust colored carpet and holding an Easter basket. The girl is wearing a light blue dress, white socks, and red shoes. She is carrying a brown basket with light yellow grass inside. Numerous adults and two couches visible...
    • Easter.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Eating Banana Splits at Mission Viejo

    • Adults and children standing in front of a foil covered board with bananas and ice cream on top. Four children are each wearing orange t-shirts. Two adults are each wearing dark blue t-shirts and black aprons. A metal fence and trees visible in the...
    • Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Recreation Centers.; Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Eating Ice Cream around Saw Horses at Mission Viejo

    • Adults and children standing in front of a half circle of long foil topped saw horses. There appears to be ice cream on some of the foil. The saw horses are set up on pavement in what appears to be a parking lot. A large building and multiple trees...
    • Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Recreation centers--Colorado--Aurora.; Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Eating Ice Cream at Mission Viejo

    • Adults and children standing in front of a long foil topped board. Various flavors of ice cream sit on the foil. A wooden fence and a metal fence visible in the background, along with trees and sky.
    • Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Recreation centers--Colorado--Aurora.; Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Dressed in Winter Clothing at Mission Viejo

    • Adults and children wearing winter clothing, many seated on a brick wall.
    • Christmas.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Backyard of 1140 Troy

    • Black and white print looking east towards Vaughn School from backyard of 1140 Troy Street in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Grass lawn with chain link fence. Electrical pole by fence. Backs of brick houses on both left and right sides....
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1954
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Looking West from 1140 Troy

    • Black and white print looking west from backyard of 1140 Troy Street in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Chain link fence in bottom left corner of print. Side of brick house on right side of print. Grass lawn on ground. Numerous other brick...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1952
    • 1950's Television Set

    • Black and white print of a 1950's television set. Television screen surrounded by wooden frame. Wooden shelves below with two doors and open area with music collection. Tile floor. Bookshelf with books and curtains visible on left side of print.
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, 879 Troy Bedroom Interior

    • Black and white print of a bedroom interior from the Edward B Clancy home at 879 Troy in the Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Large bed covered with shiny bedspread. Headboard has compartments with sliding doors. Three framed pictures on wall...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Ace Hardware

    • Black and white print of a man standing on a ladder in Ace Hardware in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. The man, ""Ray"", is dressed in a suit and tie and is wearing glasses. He is holding a can of paint from the top shelf. There are seven...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Original Brick House

    • Black and white print of an unidentified brick house in the Hoffman Heights Development In Aurora. Street and sidewalk visible. Single car garage attached to house, with driveway in front. Drain coming off roof to right of garage. Large window and...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights, Before Development

    • Black and white print of Aurora's Hoffman Heights before development. Field of grass with line of trees in background.
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1950
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Looking South from 1140 Troy

    • Black and white print of Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Looking south from 1140 Troy Street. Brick building on left side of print. Chain link fence with bush in front of it. Parts of houses, garages, lawns, trees, and electrical poles...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1957
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Barbershop

    • Black and white print of Barbershop in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Four barber chairs across middle of print, with a man standing behind each one. Another man and a woman in background. The men are all wearing similar jackets with a...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Bedroom Interior

    • Black and white print of bedroom interior of unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Two single size beds with a bedside table. Beds have light colored bedspreads and headboards. Bedside table tiered with jewelry box on lower...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Big Top

    • Black and white print of Big Top store at Peoria and Del Mar in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Three cars in parking lot in front of store. Roof curved to look like a big top in the circus. Sides of building that are visible are all...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Big Top Store

    • Black and white print of Big Top Store interior in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Man and woman shown identified as Mickey Wilkenson and Gretchen Brown. They are squatting on the ground and looking at a sign for free groceries. There are...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Boy's Bedroom Interior

    • Black and white print of boy's bedroom from unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Light colored dresser with three drawers across. Large lamp with sailboats on either side of dresser. Toy cars and planes throughout top of...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Breakfast Nook

    • Black and white print of breakfast nook in unidentified home in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Wooden table and chairs at bottom of print. Wooden shelving unit covers wall in background. Cabinets with doors and open shelves in unit. Plates,...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1951
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Burger Chef

    • Black and white print of Burger Chef on the east side of Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Road sign on left side of print, man with chef's hat and black moustache on top. Parking spaces and walkway visible. Open kite design on building....
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1965
    • Hoffman Heights Development Construction

    • Black and white print of construction in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Grasses running along bottom of print, with long pieces of wood above them. Two pieces of machinery on area of open dirt. A number of houses with light colored siding...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Den Interior

    • Black and white print of den interior from unidentified house In Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Wooden chair in front of large wooden desk. Desk has front open, revealing drawers and shelves. Three drawers along bottom of desk. Large wooden...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Dining Room Interior

    • Black and white print of dining room interior from unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights. Wooden chair at table and in corner. Folded table underneath window with wooden blinds and floral curtains. Striped wallpaper on one wall, floral on...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Ned Nicholls Family

    • Black and white print of family in living room in Aurora's Hoffman Heights. Identified as Ned, Kirk, and Harryette Nicholls of 1140 Troy Street. Ned seated on floor with Kirk in his lap, which is holding a toy. ""PLAYSCHOOL"" pull truck at his...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1953
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Family Room Interior

    • Black and white print of family room in unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Large brick fireplace covers entire wall. Raised brick and stone platform in front of raised fireplace. Two metal plates with designs on mantle....
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Family Room Interior

    • Black and white print of family room of unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Large brick fireplace covers left side of print. Fireplace opening has screen and a set of tools. Light colored mantle has a pitcher, a Native...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Ground Breaking

    • Black and white print of five individuals at Hoffman Heights Development ground breaking in December 1950. Woman at left holding a small bottle in each hand. Man in chef's hat passing a bottle to another gentleman. Woman in a clown suit standing...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • Dec-50
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Hatch's Book Shoppe

    • Black and white print of Hatch's Book Shoppe in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Store front pictured with steep sloping roof with wood shingles. Glass windows and a glass door at the front. Shelves of books visible inside. Sign over front...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Looking South to Bicentennial Park

    • Black and white print of Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora, looking south from 1140 Troy to Bicentennial Park. Dirt, bushes, and sidewalk along bottom of print. Part of building overhang visible on right side of print, with drain running from...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1952
    • Hoffman Heights Housing Development, Interior Original Brick House, Kitchen

    • Black and white print of Hoffman Heights house interior in Aurora. Kitchen from an original brick house, address unidentified. Lower cabinets with drawers above. Dark countertop with canisters, a teapot, and a cake holder. Upper cabinets break for...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1952
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Entrance at East Side of Peoria

    • Black and white print of Hoffman Heights Shopping Center's entrance on the east side of Peoria. Light colored square sign reading ""HOFFMAN/ HEIGHTS/ Shopping Center"" with arrow above it. Street with cars driving visible on left. Two trucks and a...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, House of Fabrics

    • Black and white print of House of Fabrics store in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Sign at top of print has ""HOUSE/ OF"" inside the outline of a house and ""FABRICS"" beside it. Overhang over door and front of store. Brick on building...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1965
    • Hoffman Heights Development, 11th Avenue and Troy Street

    • Black and white print of intersection of 11th and Troy in Aurora's Hoffman Heights development. Dirt / mud pictured in bottom portion of print. Houses visible in top left corner of print. Parked cars and a tree visible at top of print.
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1952
    • Hoffman Heights Development, East 17th Avenue and Del Mar

    • Black and white print of intersection of east 17th Avenue and Del Mar in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Two men wearing overalls and digging with shovels by two road barriers. Stop sign and speed limit sign in long grass. Front end of truck...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1981
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center Opening

    • Black and white print of large crowd of people at opening of Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Large crowd of people throughout most of print. Portion of truck shown on right side of print. Hatch's Book Shoppe and House of Fabrics store...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room, Utility/Economy Model Home

    • Black and white print of living room from unidentified Utility/Economy Model home in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Small, light colored couch without arms in front of light colored coffee table with plant. End table on either side of couch....
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room Interior

    • Black and white print of living room interior from unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Peaked wooden ceiling with beams and a light fixture. Chest of drawers with plant and other items on top. Part of brick fireplace...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room Interior

    • Black and white print of living room interior from unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Unidentified woman sitting in chair on right side of print and reading a Reader's Digest. Brick fireplace behind woman. Small table with...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room

    • Black and white print of living room interior from unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Woman sitting on couch. Coffee table with a case, books, and a statue on top. Two plants on low planter, along with larger plant stand on...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room Interior

    • Black and white print of living room interior from unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights. Coffee table with wooden legs and glass top. Two armless chairs with floral fabric cushions. End table with lamp, plant, magazines and papers. Two...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955

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