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    • Maternal solitude

    • Landscape painting with cattle and coyotes; wood gilt frame.
    • Cattle--1840-1850.
    • 1848
    • Hiram and Aldia Burton

    • A portrait of Hiram and Aldia Burton. Hiram wears a suit and bow tie, Aldia wears a dress with a lace collar.
    • Burton, Alida.; Burton, Hiram Knight.; Men--1850-1860.; Spouses--1850-1860.; Women--1850-1860.
    • 1849
    • 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
    • Faro - Monte

    • Men play cards at tables with surrounded by men in California. Gambling chips and a chip bank are on the tables. The men wear shirts or jackets, pants boots and hats. Two gamblers wear suits, bow ties, and top hats.
    • Card games--1850-1860.; Casinos--1850-1860.; Gambling--1850-1860.
    • 1857 October 3
    • Mining life in California

    • Chinese miners, some in coolie hats sit or stand near tents, or mine near a lake, in an unidentified mining camp in California. One man shaves a miners head, another braids a mans queue. Two miners cook over an open campfire near their tent. A...
    • Chinese--California--1850-1860.; Dance parties--California--1850-1860.; Hairdressing--California--1850-1860.; Miners--California--1850-1860.; Mining camps--California--1850-1860.; Outdoor cookery--California--1850-1860.
    • 1857 October 3
    • 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
    • Corner Blake & 15th

    • Horse-drawn covered wagons are parked near buildings at 15th (Fifteenth) and Blake Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Signs on the wood frame buildings read: "Platte House," "Keith & Bond Auction Commission & Storage," and "Meat Market [?]...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Hiram McKnight Burton

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of Hiram McKnight Burton. He wears a cowboy hat and suit.
    • Burton, Hiram Knight.; Men--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Mills and houses in Chase Gulch

    • View of four small wood buildings in Chase Gulch, Black Hawk, Colorado, with central building showing smoke from the chimney. Small Aspen tree occupies center of photo. Man visible in front of left building and is standing on road.
    • Hale, J. A.--Homes & haunts.; Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mills--Colorado--Blackhawk--1960-1970.
    • 1861
    • Larimer St

    • View of Larimer Street in Denver, Colorado. Two-story wood and brick buildings line the street. Signs read: "Chamberlains Ambrotype & Photographic Gallery", "Bookstore The News Depot", and "Graham's Pioneer Drug Store".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Photographic studios--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
    • 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
    • 15 St Denver

    • View of 15th (Fifteenth) (F) Street in Denver, Colorado. Signs on the wood and brick business district buildings read: "Broadway Store Dry Goods & Clothing Wholesale & Retail", "Tappan & Co.", "Chemicals Paints Oils Brushes & Glass", and "Drugs"....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1863
    • Denver

    • View of 15th (Fifteenth) and Arapahoe Streets in Denver, Colorado. Brick and wood frame houses line the residential streets.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--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
    • Main Street, Central City

    • View looking north on Main Street toward Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. The block consists of mostly wooden, clapboard, one and two-story storefronts. The unpaved street is littered with garbage and debris. In the foreground, two men,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Major-General William T. Sherman

    • Image on Harper's weekly title page shows a bust portrait of Major-General William T. Sherman. Sherman has a beard and wears a military uniform that includes a double-breasted jacket with a belt, an upright collar, a bow tie and officer's shoulder...
    • Generals--American--1860-1870.; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891.
    • 1864 June 4
    • Bloomer Cut

    • A view of the Bloomer Cut in Placer County, California along the route of the Central Pacific Railroad shows steep vertical walls with a wood flume at the top of the cut.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Placer County (Calif.)--1860-1870.; Flumes--California--Placer County--1860-1870.; Railroad cuts--California--Placer County--1860-1870.; Railroads--California--Placer County--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • The city and valley of the Great Salt Lake, Utah

    • Views of prominent buildings in Salt Lake City (Salt Lake County), Utah. Shows bust portraits of prominent Mormon religious leaders.
    • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--People.; Mormons--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.; Salt Lake City (Utah)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.; Mormon churches--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.; Spiritual...
    • 1866 August 18
    • Larimer St. Denver

    • View of businesses on Larimer Street in Denver, Colorado. Men stand near the two story brick and wood buildings. Signs read: "Dry Goods" and "Alfred Dolittl[e]".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Seventh Cavalry scenes

    • North American Indian (Lakota, Sioux) men on horseback attack Seventh (7th) Cavalry soldiers in probably Montana. The soldiers wear military uniforms, stand or kneel in a circle and hold rifles. Eagles, dogs, rabbits, deer, coyotes or wolves gather...
    • Cheyenne Indians--War--1860-1870.; Dakota Indians--War--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--War--1860-1870.; Skirmishing--1860-1870.; Cavalry--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--1860-1870.; Fighting--1860-1870.; Pets--1860-1870.; Wagon trains--1860-1870.
    • 1867 August 17
    • Buffalo-hunting on the plains by officers of the United States Army

    • United States Army officers on horseback hunt buffalo on the plains. Soldiers in uniform take tongues from dead animals and drink a toast at a dinner table in a tent under United States flags. Includes portraits of Major Albert P. Morrow and...
    • Bison hunting--1860-1870.; Eating & drinking--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--1860-1870.; Military officers--American--1860-1870.; Cooper, Wyckliffe.; Morrow, Albert P.
    • 1867 July 6
    • Buffalo attacked by wolves

    • A pack of wolves attacks an American buffalo bull in a snow storm. The bull charges the wolves, and an injured wolf lies on the ground. Shows buffalo skulls on the snowy ground.
    • Animal attacks--1860-1870.; Bison--1860-1870.; Wolves--1860-1870.
    • 1868 February 15
    • Plowing on the prairies beyond the Mississippi

    • Farmers and three teams of oxen work in a field on the prairie. One man holds a whip above the teams, another man rides on horseback, and a third man walks behind the plow.
    • Farming--1860-1870.; Ox teams--1860-1870.; Plowing--1860-1870.
    • 1868 May 9
    • The completion of the Pacific Rail Road the ceremony at Promontory Point [sic], Utah

    • Men pose at a ceremony to commemorate the completion of the trans-continental railroad at Promontory Summit (Box Elder County), Utah. Workers stand with dignitaries from the Union Pacific Railroad and the Central Pacific Railroad. Men shake hands,...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--Rites & ceremonies--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--Rites & ceremonies--1860-1870.; Box Elder County (Utah)--1860-1870.; Promontory Summit (Utah)--1860-1870.; Dedications--Utah--Promontory...
    • 1869 June 10
    • Awl case and awl

    • Shows a Native American awl (Ute?) with a metal point, wood handle and the leather (commercial) case.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1880.; Awls--1870-1880.; Cases (containers)--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Pikes Peak or bust

    • An oil painting of a covered wagon on a prairie landscape under a gray sky. Two oxen stand by, a body of a dead man lies on the ground next to the wagon. The words: "Pikes Peak or bust" are written on the wagon cover. The frame is gilded, gessoed...
    • Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Dead persons--1870-1880.; Ox teams--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Santa Fe Avenue

    • View of Santa Fe Avenue, Pueblo, Colorado, shows the west side of Santa Fe Avenue between 4th (Fourth) and 5th (Fifth) Streets with horse- drawn wagons and an early bicycle parked in the street. One and two-story wood frame buildings with gable...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Pueblo--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Pueblo--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Slaughter of buffaloes on the plains

    • Coyotes and scavenger birds eat the remains of dead American buffalo on the grassy plains. Shows buffalo carcasses, skulls and ribs.
    • Bison--1870-1880.; Coyotes--1870-1880.; Dead animals--1870-1880.
    • 1872 February 24
    • Manual of the First Presbyterian Church of Denver, Colorado.

    • Book produced by the First Central Presbyterian Church, later known as Central Presbyterian, located in Denver, Colorado. Contained in the book is a partial list of members, a brief historical sketch of the church, and the Articles of Faith in...
    • First Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.)--Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Church buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1873 December 22
    • The guardians of the herd, buffalo bulls charging hunters

    • A hunter on horseback with fringed leather chaps holds a pistol and rides beside an injured American buffalo. Native American men shoot buffalo with bows and arrows, and buffalo bulls charge the hunters.
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Bison hunting--1870-1880.; Bison--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--1870-1880.
    • 1873 October 25
    • In the Rocky Mountains

    • View of a covered wagon on a trail near a lake and cliffs in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
    • Covered wagons--Colorado--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1873 September
    • Colorado and the Rocky Mountains

    • Colorado scenes show people on horseback, emigrants with covered wagons, miners with an ore car, Native Americans, mountains, rock formations and a waterfall in El Paso County, Summit County and Clear Creek County, Colorado.
    • Garden of the Gods (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Bison hunting--Colorado--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--El Paso County--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1870-1880.
    • 1874 July 18
    • Sketches in Utah

    • Mormon men bow their heads, across the table from Brigham Young and the elders, during communion. Shows a Book of Mormon and a metal container on the table. The men wear suits with scarves or bow ties. Brigham Young stands at the pulpit inside the...
    • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--People--1870-1880.; Mormons--Utah--Salt Lake City--1870-1880.; Salt Lake City (Utah)--1870-1880.; Communion--Utah--Salt Lake City--1870-1880.; Families--Utah--Salt Lake City--1870-1880.; Mothers &...
    • 1874 September 26
    • Georgetown, Alpine Street

    • View west down Alpine Street (later 6th Street) Georgetown, Colorado. Dirt street lined with wood frame false front businesses and a few brick buildings. Horse-drawn wagons fill street in distance. Republican Mountain slope in background.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1875
    • Adobe old flour mill, old Albuquerque, New Mexico

    • View of a steam-powered flour mill, near probably Old Town, in Albuquerque (Bernalillo County), New Mexico. The adobe and wood building has a smokestack, a wooden hopper on an outside wall, doors, and a balcony. A sign on the building reads:...
    • Albuquerque (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Adobe buildings--New Mexico--Albuquerque--1870-1880.; Flour & meal industry--New Mexico--Albuquerque--1870-1880.; Mills--New Mexico--Albuquerque--1870-1880.
    • 1875?
    • A scrub-race on the plains

    • View of a horse race in Yosemite Valley (later Yosemite National Park), California. Shows bareback riders with whips or switches, bridled horses and men spectators near the racers. Covered wagons are in the distance.
    • Yosemite National Park (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Horse racing--California--Yosemite National Park--1870-1880.; Spectators--California--Yosemite National Park--1870-1880.
    • 1876 March 4
    • A perilous trip, shooting a flume in the Sierra Nevada

    • Two men in small boat slide down a narrow, wooden flume filled with water in the Sierra Nevada Range in Nevada or California. Shows the flume on a tree-covered mountain, rock formations and summits in the distance.
    • Aquatic sports--1870-1880.; Boats--1870-1880.; Flumes--1870-1880.
    • 1877 June 2
    • A day's "still hunting" after buffalo

    • Men hunt American buffalo with rifles on the prairie in Kansas. Shows a wounded buffalo and a buffalo herd. Men cook buffalo meat over a fire at a camp. Shows covered wagons and strips of meat left out to dry.
    • Bison hunting--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Food drying--1870-1880.; Outdoor cookery--1870-1880.
    • 1877 March 10
    • Main Street between 3rd and 4th, showing oxen teams and covered wagons

    • Covered wagons and teams of oxen crowd Main Street in Canon City, Colorado. Men in vests pose on the dirt; two-story brick and stone commercial buildings have chimneys and arched windows. The 1872 Clelland block has an open porch and a bracketed...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Ox teams--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • Mammie Denver- Col.

    • Interior view of the William Newton Byers house at Colfax Avenue and Sherman Street in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Ornate tea service and flowers are on a wood table in the room.
    • Byers, William Newton, 1831-1903--Homes & haunts.; Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1878 February 12
    • Comanche photographed by O.S. Goff, Fort A. Lincoln, Dakota Territory

    • A man in a military uniform holds the reins of the horse "Comanche" at Fort Abraham Lincoln (Morton County), North Dakota. The horse has an English saddle and a pad inscribed with the Seventh U.S. Cavalry "7."
    • United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th--People--1870-1880.; Fort Abraham Lincoln (N.D.)--1870-1880.; Cavalry--North Dakota--Fort Abraham Lincoln--1870-1880.; Horses--North Dakota--Fort Abraham Lincoln--1870-1880.
    • 1878 May 25
    • From mine to mill

    • A team of four horses runs with a wooden wagon, probably filled with ore, on a dirt road in a mountain valley. The driver wears a wide-brimmed hat and boots, and holds his foot on the brake. An onlooker with a beard leans on a post beside a dog and...
    • Carts & wagons--1870-1880.; Horse teams--1870-1880.; Mining--1870-1880.
    • 1878 September 14
    • Running Gulch

    • A view of a Colorado Central Railroad railroad train at Running Gulch near Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows wood frame houses and mine buildings near the railroad grade.
    • Colorado Central Railroad Company--1870-1890.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Gilpin County--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1870-1880.; Railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Leadville pioneer homes

    • Pioneer Leadville residents pose in front of their early homes in 1879, Colorado. The man and woman in the center, dressed in their finest, stand with their baby girl on a wood chair. Two men and another woman stand next to them, with a nursing...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Dwellings--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Pioneers--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879

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