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    • Sign for Future Library Branch at Mission Viejo

    • Brown wooden sign with white message board and black lettering that reads "SITE OF FUTURE/ CITY OF AURORA/ BRANCH LIBRARY/ COMPLETION SPRING 1975". Located on dirt covered ground with little grass cover. Trees, streetlights, and a road visible in...
    • Aurora Public Library. Mission Viejo Library.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1973
    • Exterior of South Branch Library at Mission Viejo

    • View of building with words SOUTH BRANCH LIBRARY. Sign in front of building reads SOUTH BRANCH LIBRARY/ CITY OF AURORA, COLORADO. Flagpole behind sign has United States flag and another flag below it. Grass is brown and a tree is bare, indicating...
    • Aurora Public Library. Mission Viejo Library.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Exterior of South Branch Library at Mission Viejo

    • View of the front of South Branch Library from the parking lot. Three cars parked in the lot and three light poles visible. Houses can be seen in the background. Snow covers the ground, indicating winter time. Blue sky overhead.
    • Aurora Public Library. Mission Viejo Library.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Exterior of South Branch Library at Mission Viejo

    • View of the South Branch Library from across the street. Newly fallen snow on the ground and street indicate wintertime. Cars visible in the parking lot and houses in the background. Blue sky overhead.
    • Aurora Public Library. Mission Viejo Library.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Exterior of South Branch Library at Mission Viejo

    • View of the South Branch Library from across the street. The street is split by a median with bushes and trees. Numerous buildings visible in the background. Blue sky overhead.
    • Aurora Public Library. Mission Viejo Library.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Exterior of South Branch Library at Mission Viejo

    • View of the South Branch Library from the parking lot. Four cars parked in the lot. House visible in the background. Blue sky overhead.
    • Aurora Public Library. Mission Viejo Library.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Entrance of South Branch Library at Mission Viejo

    • View of the entrance of the South Branch Library. No grass growing-dirt instead. Blue sky overhead.
    • Aurora Public Library. Mission Viejo Library.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Interior of Library at Mission Viejo

    • Interior of library, facing a desk and a Jr. Fiction section. Carpet is rust colored and the counter is orange. Blue two seater couch and orange chairs, both with wood arms and legs. Bright in background from large windows.
    • Aurora Public Library. Mission Viejo Library.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Interior of Library at Mission Viejo

    • Interior of library, facing a main desk. Carpet is rust colored and the counter is orange with white stripes dividing into sections. An adult and a child standing at the counter. A blue two seater couch and an orange chair, both with wooden arms...
    • Aurora Public Library. Mission Viejo Library.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Interior of Library at Mission Viejo

    • Interior of library, facing book shelves in the sections "Fiction" and "Biography". Book cases have seven shelves each and the ends are a royal blue color. The ends have small white signs with letters to indicate what books are held in each row....
    • Aurora Public Library. Mission Viejo Library.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Santa Claus at Mission Viejo

    • Man dressed as Santa Claus in a red suit and hat, black belt, and white beard waving his right hand. Standing on what appears to be a red truck. Another individual in a red suit standing in the background. Individual with a red, white, and blue...
    • Christmas.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Visiting Santa Claus at Mission Viejo

    • Woman dressed in a red Santa Claus suit and hat surrounded by both children and adults. Man dressed in a similar red Santa Claus suit with a white beard visible in the background.
    • Christmas.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Visiting Santa Claus at Mission Viejo

    • Man dressed as Santa Claus in a red suit and hat with a white beard. He is surrounded by children and adults and is shaking the hands of a few children.
    • Christmas.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Child on Santa's Lap at Mission Viejo

    • Young blond child wearing a red jacket with pink trim sitting on the lap of a man dressed as Santa Claus. The man is dressed in a red suit and hat with white trim and a white beard. A woman dressed in a similar red suit and hat in the background....
    • Christmas.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Child with Santa Claus at Mission Viejo

    • Young boy with blond hair wearing a blue, red, and white jacket. He is facing a man dressed as Santa Claus with a red hat trimmed in white and a white beard. Individual with a red and white outfit visible in the background.
    • Christmas.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Child with Santa Claus at Mission Viejo

    • Young, blond girl with pigtails sitting on lap of man dressed as Santa Claus. She is wearing a blue, pink, and green striped shirt with blue jeans. Man dressed as Santa is wearing a red suit and hat with white trim and has a white beard. A tree...
    • Christmas.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Child with Santa Claus at Mission Viejo

    • Young, brunette girl seated on Santa's lap. She is wearing a dark pink shirt with white and blue trim and is holding a candy cane. The man dressed as Santa Claus is wearing a red suit and hat with white trim and has a white beard. A white wall...
    • Christmas.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Children with Santa Claus at Mission Viejo

    • Two young children seated on Santa's lap. Older, brunette girl is wearing a multi-colored, pastel button down shirt. Younger boy is wearing dark overalls with a striped blue, green, and white shirt. Man dressed as Santa is wearing a red hat trimmed...
    • Christmas.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); 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
    • Man and Child Dressed in Winter Clothing at Mission Viejo

    • Dark haired man and young blond child seated on the ground. The man is wearing a dark blue jacket and shirt and is wearing light colored pants. The girl is wearing a white hooded jacket with blue flowered stripes and sleeves and red pants. Other...
    • Christmas.; 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
    • Children Outdoors at Mission Viejo

    • Four children seated on a curb outside dressed in winter jackets. The oldest boy, seated second from the left, is holding two white plastic cups. Three individuals and a dog visible in the background.
    • Christmas.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Singing Christmas Songs at Mission Viejo

    • Group of young people singing from Christmas books. Many of the females wearing white blouses with small red bows at the collars.
    • Christmas.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Christmas Tree Mission Viejo

    • Large, white frosted Christmas tree decorated with lights and ornaments with wrapped presents underneath. Located in the corner of a window and a wood paneled wall. Red bulletin board with the words "DECEMBER FEST" located by the tree.
    • Christmas.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • 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
    • Family in Front of Tree at Mission Viejo

    • Family of four standing in front of large pine tree with Christmas lights. Man wearing tan jacket and tan pants holding small boy wearing blue sweater with design and matching hat. Woman wearing dark blue shirt, red pants, and white furry jacket....
    • Christmas..; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Singing at Mission Viejo

    • Group of young men singing, all wearing burgundy blazers, white shirts, and black ties.
    • Christmas..; 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
    • 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
    • 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

    • Young brunette boy standing while holding Easter basket. Boy is wearing blue and white striped baseball-style shirt with blue shorts and sneakers. Basket is mixture of pink, green, yellow, purple, and white and has green grass and candy inside....
    • 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
    • Hoffman Heights Fire Engine

    • Black and white print of man and two young boys standing by fire engine in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Man on right side identified as George Wortham of 11th and Tucson. Two boys identified as Kirk and Reggie. Both boys wearing jackets,...
    • Fire engines--Colorado--Aurora.; Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1953
    • First Hoffman Heights Fire Engine

    • Black and white print of two small boys on first Hoffman Heights fire engine. Boy identified as Kirk Nicholls seated on left side of print, and boy identified as Reggie Wortham standing on right in cowboy hat. Parts of fire engine visible behind...
    • Fire engines--Colorado--Aurora.; Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1952
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Fire Engine

    • Black and white print of two men, each holding a small boy in front of a fire engine. Man on left identified as Ned Nicholls with son Kirk. Man on right identified as Geo Wortham with son Reggie. Light colored GMC fire engine behind them,...
    • Fire engines--Colorado--Aurora.; Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1953
    • Intersection by Albertsons at Mission Viejo

    • View of a major intersection with an Albertsons store in the background. A median with small trees and large streetlights divide the two sides of the road. Large trees and a low brick wall partially obscure the view of Albertsons. Cars visible in...
    • Grocery stores--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Mission Viejo Sign by Albertsons

    • View of Mission Viejo sign in front of Albertson's store from a street intersection. Wooden sign with dark orange lettering in front of trees and a brick wall. Numerous lamp posts in the Albertsons parking lot; some cars also visible in the lot....
    • Grocery stores--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Intersection by Albertsons at Mission Viejo

    • View of the intersection in front of Albertsons store. Medians divide the two sides of the road. Large trees and a brick wall on the corner, with a sign in front of them. Numerous lamp posts in the parking lot of the store; cars also parked in the...
    • Grocery stores--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Safeway at Mission Viejo

    • View of Safeway store from parking lot across the street. The store is white on bottom and brown on top, with a red SAFEWAY running across the middle. Numerous vehicles in parking lot, which also has a number of large lamp posts. Road in front of...
    • Grocery stores--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Safeway at Mission Viejo

    • View of Safeway store from across the street. Bottom of the store is white with a green top; red SAFEWAY lettering across the green front. Snow on the ground, indicating wintertime. Median lamp posts. Houses visible behind the store. The sky...
    • Grocery stores--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Group in Halloween Costumes at Mission Viejo

    • Large group of people in Halloween costumes, both standing and kneeling in a room. Clear curtain and door visible in the background.
    • Halloween.; Costumes.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Winnie-the-Pooh Costume at Mission Viejo

    • Person in a Winnie-the-Pooh costume standing by young children. A crowd of both children and adults visible in the background.
    • Halloween.; Costumes.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room Interior

    • Black and white print of living room interior from unidentified house in Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Fabric and carved wood two seater couch. Wood end table with large lamp on either side of couch. Wood coffee table with books on top....
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • 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, Living Room Interior

    • Black and white print of living room interior from unidentified house in Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Wooden cabinet with four drawers and two doors on the bottom. Lamp, pedestal bowl, and bowl and pitcher on top. Four framed and matted...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • 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

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