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    • Fred McPeck Oral History

    • Fred McPeck was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio in 1927. In 1943, he started work building airplane engines for the war effort. Three years later, he joined United States Marine Corps, and was stationed at Camp Lajeune North Carolina, Bermuda, Cuba,...
    • McPeck, Fred, 1927-
    • 2013 October 19
    • Dave Oletski Oral History

    • In 1954, David Oletski, was born at 4920 Logan Street in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One of six children, he was raised in a large extended family of Polish Catholics. At the time of his grandmother’s death in 1978, he had...
    • Oletski, David, 1954-
    • 2013 November 2
    • Susan Knapp Oral History

    • Susan Lynn Knapp was born in 1949 in Denver, Colorado. Her family had lived in the Globeville and Swansea neighborhood for several decades, within a few blocks of each other, and owned several family businesses together. Her father and his...
    • Knapp, Susan, 1949-
    • 2013 November 16
    • Betty Cram Oral History

    • Betty Johnson Cram was born September 18, 1922 on a farm near Niwot, Colorado. After high school she moved to Denver and worked several jobs. In 1941, she found work at the Livestock Exchange Group. She remained there for several years, working...
    • Cram, Betty Johnson, 1922-
    • 2013 September 14
    • Kenneth Ray "Boogie" Mondragon Oral History

    • Kenneth Ray “Boogie” Mondragon was born in 1953 on the east side of Denver. As a youth his family moved into the Stapleton housing project in Denver’s Globeville neighborhood. Boogie remained in the neighborhood until 1992. During this time he...
    • Mondragon, Kenneth Ray 1953-
    • 2013 October 19
    • Betty Wonder Oral History

    • Betty Gallow Wonder was born July 17, 1939, in Denver, Colorado. A life-long resident of the Elyria neighborhood, she was the only child of working parents. She and many extended family members grew up and remained in the area. Betty spent most...
    • Wonder, Betty Lee, 1939-
    • 2013 September 21
    • Roberta Waggoner Oral History

    • Roberta Lee Waggoner was born at home in 1933. A native of the Swansea neighborhood in Denver, she attended old Swansea Elementary School. Her father was an employee with a local packing company. Her mother suffered from health problems and...
    • Waggoner, Roberta Lee, 1933-
    • 2013 October 4
    • Central school building, Brush, Colorado

    • The Central Grade School in Brush, Morgan County, Colorado, is of brick with a terra cotta roof, stone entablature, and arched windows and doors with volute keystones. Stone frieze work is under the cornices, and also tops some of the windows. A...
    • Jackson Studio.
    • 1929
    • Brush baseball team

    • The Brush, Morgan County, Colorado, baseball team poses in uniforms, cleats, and ribbons reading: Brush. Some are identified as Finney, O'Dell, Jones, Gilmore, Rogers, Thompson, and Bolinger.
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    • August 9, 1913
    • Friendship- white and Indian

    • A Native American (Cheyenne) man shakes hands with a white man on the Cheyenne River Agency in South Dakota. The Native American man holds a kerchief, wears scarves over his braids and feathers in his hair. Spectators stand and sit in hitched...
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    • [between 1902 and 1916]
    • Flathead Indians

    • Standing portrait of a white man and five Native American Flatheads (Salish). Identification (right to left) Michael Wyateelame, an elderly man, his wife, Susie Magpie, and Forest guard Harold Flower (white), Camas Prairie, Flathead Indian...
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Leadville saloon

    • Men in suits and hats stand at the bar in a saloon in Leadville, Colorado. Two men stand behind the long wooden bar, one wears a suit, bow tie and derby hat, the saloonkeeper wears a white jacket and bow tie. Both men have moustaches. The wooden...
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    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • Lone Valley schoolhouse, southwest of Akron, Colo.

    • The Lone Valley schoolhouse stands on a grassy plain southwest of Akron in Washington County, Colorado. The small, weathered, clapboard, one-room schoolhouse has an entry vestibule, front gables, shingle roof, and brick chimney. A merry-go-round is...
    • Waters, Bob.
    • 1959
    • Margret Escamilla Oral History

    • Margaret Escamilla was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1954. One of nine children, she was raised in a military family and lived in several countries. After she married her husband in 1971, she moved to the Globeville neighborhood of Denver,...
    • Escmilla, Margaret, 1954-
    • 2013 November 15
    • Jenny Santos Oral  History

    • Jenny Santos was born in Los Angeles, California in 1979. Jenny and her family moved to Denver in the 1980’s. After living in different neighborhoods in Denver, the family finally settled in Globeville when she was 12 years old. As of November...
    • Santos, Jenny, 1979-
    • 2013 September 20
    • Will compete for state prize

    • The Eaton High School chorus in Eaton, Weld County, Colorado, poses in three rows. Women wear skirts and blouses or patterned dresses, one with a dropped waist, and have waved hair. The men wear lettermen's sweaters, either cardigan or pullover,...
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    • 1931 May 4
    • Choir robes were made by church members

    • An older woman dressed in a dark suit, a hat, and glasses dresses a small girl, who stands on a folding chair in a church in Bailey, Colorado. The child wears a choir robe, trousers, and shoes. The interior furnishings of the church include metal...
    • Sealy, Ira Gay.
    • 1958 December 15
    • Pahaka's (Buffalo Bill) farewell salute

    • Buffalo Bill (William F. Cody) rides at the head of a group of Native American (Sioux) men on horseback as part of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The Sioux men hold staffs decorated with feathers and wear moccasins, beaded leggings, and feather...
    • Graufogel, George.
    • [1907?]
    • Adult male lobo wolf and young

    • Two wolves killed by biological survey hunters hang by their hind legs from ropes tied around a wooden pole on the Diamond Bar Ranch northeast of Silver City (Grant County), New Mexico.
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    • 1919
    • Aspen, Colorado

    • View of the town of Aspen, Colorado, and the base of Smuggler Mountain taken from Aspen Mountain down a steep, snowy slope with rocks and trees. Mining tramway towers are visible at the bottom of the mountain. The town of Aspen is visible over...
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    • [1953?]
    • Up Castle Creek

    • View of two women and two young children sitting in an open carriage drawn by a harnessed chestnut horse, Aspen, Colorado; features a young girl alone in the front seat and two women and a little girl wearing a bonnet in the back; carriage has...
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    • 1909 July 24
    • Part of predatory animal catch for January and February

    • A man stands among the pelts of predators in front of wooden framework braced against a wall covered with pelts. Two girls sit and stand in the pelts by a stone wall.
    • Piper, Stanley E. (Stanley Edward)
    • 1916
    • Brush high school basketball team

    • The Brush, Morgan County, Colorado, girl's basketball team poses in uniforms consisting of bloomers, sailor shirts with bandanas, and scarves around their heads. One holds a basketball. They are identified as: Ann White, Bertha Jones, Ada Grill (or...
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    • 1914
    • Has the pipe

    • Standing portrait of a Native American (Siksika, Blackfeet) man, Has the Pipe, and a horse at Fort Belknap, Montana. The man wears a suit, a ribbon over his heart, and holds a hat in his hands.
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    • 1917?
    • Black wolf taken at Fool's Inlet, Wrangell Island, Alaska

    • A man in a cap and coat stands in snow and holds the frozen snowy carcass of a wolf near Fool's Inlet on Wrangell Island, Alaska. The wolf's front paw is caught in a trap.
    • Clemmons, Montgomery.
    • [between 1939 and 1944?]
    • Inside of the community church

    • Two women and a man stand at the back of a church in Bailey, Colorado. Individual chairs are lined up in rows to face the chancel. Sunlight streams through a large cross on the wall above the altar, which is between two, large, glass windows. One...
    • Sealy, Ira Gay.
    • 1958 December 15
    • Portal Argo Tunnel Idaho Springs, Colo.

    • Miners pose on electric velocipede cars and a tram engine near the entrance to the Argo Tunnel near Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County), Colorado. The tram engine pulls loaded mine ore cars.
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    • 1915
    • Boulder County

    • A wagon driver negotiates his team of four horses through the unpaved streets of the town of Gold Hill, Colorado, in Boulder County. A second wagon pulled by a team of horses is across from the first team.
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    • 1885
    • Lampings, Bailey

    • Mrs. and Mrs. Lamping pose for a portrait on their fiftieth wedding anniversary in Bailey, Colorado. Mrs. Lamping, with her hair pulled back, wearing small, round, wire glasses, sits in a chair. Mr. Lamping wears a suit and stands with his hand on...
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    • December 12, 1938
    • Apex, Colo. recreation hall interior, piano on stage

    • Interior of the Apex Miners' Hall, seven miles northwest of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado; includes theater stage with square piano and painted backdrop of trees; flanked by arched doorways with steps leading onto stage; wood paneling in...
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    • [May 1957]
    • Rogers' home

    • Exterior rear view of the James Grafton Rogers house, Georgetown, Colorado, which was torn down in 1965; shows the section at right angles to the main part of the house, on the back. It is of simple wood construction; the end has a door and two...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1965
    • Floyd Hill from the Colorado Central R. R. Depot

    • Three men sit near the Colorado Central Railroad depot along Clear Creek, at the foot of Floyd Hill in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Piles of fallen timber and a log bridge spanning the creek are nearby.
    • Perry & Bohm.
    • [between 1872 and 1875]
    • Hurd W. Twombly

    • Hurd W. Twombly, pioneer of Brush, Morgan County, Colorado, poses in his suit and tie. He is bald and elderly, and has a pin with a cross in it on his lapel.
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    • May 5, 1941
    • Pony Express Riders

    • Uniformed Boy Scouts of Brush, Morgan County, Colorado, pose with bicycles; some equipped with horns and lamps. Men in cowboy hats, shirts and bandanas are with them; Governor Ralph L. Carr, in a suit and white Homburg hat, holds a scarf. The...
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    • June 29, 1939
    • Johnnie Dewer's Place (present town hall)

    • Men pose around the wooden bar in a saloon in Breckenridge, Colorado. One holds a corncob pipe. The backbar pediment has carving and spindlework; bunting is tacked around the mirror. A cash register and metal sculptures of swordsmen are on it, and...
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    • 1894 or 1895
    • Students at High School

    • Schoolchildren pose in two rows in front of the Basalt schoolhouse in Basalt, Colorado. Ten boys and girls sit on a bench; older boys and girls stand in a back row. A man in a dark suit and a bow tie stands in the background. The girls wear...
    • Morgan, Ralph.
    • [1904]
    • View of Aspen Junction

    • The town of Basalt, Colorado, is nestled in a valley near the Fryingpan River in Eagle County, Colorado. The view of First Street, below, shows simple, wood-frame, houses with gables and chimneys lining the dirt road. The train depot, roundhouse,...
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    • [1900?]
    • Rifle, Colorado

    • Aerial view of the town of Rifle in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows agricultural fields and ditches. The Colorado River meanders past the town and the Grand Hogback is in the distance.
    • McDonough, P. A.
    • [between 1940 and 1970?]
    • Gilpin School students during classroom lesson

    • Gilpin Elementary students in a classroom lesson. One group of children is seated around a table looking at illustrated books. Three children stand around a bird cage hanging from a stand. One child has a pointing stick pointed at a poster with...
    • J. Kai Photo Studio (Denver, Colo.);
    • Undated
    • First Fairmount [sic] School 8th grade

    • Group portrait of Fairmont School students in the Baker neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; they are identified as (L to R) back row: Charles Carlson, Alta Hayes, Charles Jones, Clifford Hoglund, Jennie Johnson, Jennie Botterell, Maud Doyle, Pearl...
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    • Brighton pioneers

    • These South Platte Valley pioneers, probably at the Hagus homestead in Brighton, Colorado, include men women, and children in sack suits, bowlers, puff shouldered blouses and jabot collars. They are identified as: back row, left to right, Nick...
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    • [between 1888 and 1891]
    • Costilla County courtroom

    • View of a trial in the Costilla County Court House in San Luis (Costilla County), Colorado. Judge Jesse E. Wiley, seated at a table at the back of the room wears a suit and bow tie. Members of the court stand near the judge and the Hispanic...
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    • 1917
    • Memories- Listening to the drum

    • A Native American (Cheyenne) man stands outdoors near a group of men, probably at the Cheyenne River Agency in South Dakota. He holds a wooden pipe decorated with beads and cloth close to his body. He wears a jacket and a soft peaked cap.
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    • [between 1890 and 1916?]
    • Main St. Delta, Colo, Dennis and Carol G.

    • A group of people poses in the "Delta House Smith Bro's. Livery and Transfer" wagon, parked in the middle of unpaved Main Street in the town of Delta, Colorado. Men, women, and children sit in the cab, and two people sit on it. A boy sits next to...
    • Townsend, I. L.
    • 1896
    • Puppet Project at Wyman School

    • Puppet project at Wyman Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. Six students from Wyman Elementary School demonstrate the puppets they have created. From left to right the students are Billy Carpenter, Patricia Burns, Charles Hazlewood, Edmund...
    • Source unknown..
    • 1937
    • Adams Hotel

    • View of the Dutch Room in the Adams Hotel at 1800 Welton Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows wooden tables and wooden captain's chairs with leather seats and backs in the dining room. Beer steins sit on a plate rail above wooden paneling. A...
    • Snyder, David C.
    • 1953 Jan. 9
    • Snetzer Block

    • Exterior view of Jacob Snetzer's tailor shop, Georgetown, Colorado, at Taos and Fifth Street, looking east. The building is of wood construction, with a false front, an elaborate cornice with brackets, and windows with decorative arches on the...
    • Moss, Elmer.
    • 1951
    • Teller School defense stamp project

    • Photograph of a young child at Teller Elementary School in Denver, Colorado during a defense stamp project. A young girl is licking the back of a stamp to be placed in the United States Defense Stamp Album in her hand.
    • Source unknown..
    • 1942
    • Weld County bookmobile

    • View of the back of the Weld County Bookmobile in Greeley, Colorado; shows "Bookmobile" painted on back of the bus, "Hicks" painted on back of bumper, and numbers on license plate: 3T1417. Wood shacks, including an outhouse, are near the bus.
    • Rarick.
    • 1960
    • Anton Wood : 11 years old youngest prisoner

    • Anton Wood, a.k.a. "Kid Wallace," inmate at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses in pinstriped shirt, suspenders, checked tie, and number card:"3199."
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    • [between 1870 and 1880?]

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