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    • Durango roundhouse

    • Two Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotives sit in the roundhouse at Durango (La Plata County), Colorado; a ladder leans on a gondola. A sign on one of the locomotives reads "496." A man works on one of the locomotives.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Railroad roundhouses--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.
    • (between 1950 and 1960?)
    • Trianon interior

    • View of the ornate wood surround fireplace in Trianon, formerly called Claremont, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. Telamons and caryatids serve as the support columns for the mantel. A equesterain sculpture sits on the mantel. Wing back...
    • Giddings, Ralph--Homes & haunts.; McLaren, Thomas--Homes & haunts.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Fireplaces--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1960-1970.; Interiors--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1960-1970.; Mantels--Colorado--Colorado...
    • 1063 December 8
    • Interview with Bill Hildenbrand of the Savio House

    • William S. Hildenbrand is the Executive Director of the Savio House at 325 King Street in the Barnum Neighborhood. The Savio House was built in 1910 by Architect William Norman Bowman and his wife Alice May. The house was originally built as a...
    • Child welfare--Colorado.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver--Conservation and restoration.
    • 14 May 2010
    • Portrait of a woman

    • Portrait of an unidentified woman with an elaborate gilt frame. She wears a red velvet dress with a low neckline, blue ribbons in her hair and on her sleeves. She holds a small bouquet of flowers.
    • Women--1740-1750.
    • 1740
    • Spoon

    • Shows a spoon made of buffalo horn of the Native American Santee Sioux, Mt. Vara River, Nebraska.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1800-1810.; Santee Indians--Arts & crafts--1800-1810.; Spoons--1800-1810.
    • 1800
    • Morrison Home, Lilac Hill

    • View of Alfred W. Morrison's house, "Lilac Hill" in Fayette, Howard County, Missouri. Shows Early Classical Revival architecture with a columned porch, a balcony over a round-arched doorway and keystones on lintels.
    • Morrison, Alfred William--Homes & haunts.; Fayette (Mo.)--1820-1830.; Houses--Missouri--Fayette--1820-1830.
    • 1829
    • [Barn] [art original].

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    • Drawing, American.; Pencil drawing, American.; Barns in art.; Sketches.
    • 1840
    • Jacquard coverlet

    • Woven bedspread, in navy blue and white, has a floral pattern with border.
    • Bedspreads--1840-1850.
    • 1846
    • Jacquard coverlet

    • Woven bedspread, in navy blue and white, has a floral pattern with border.
    • Bedspreads--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
    • Old Chinese banks at Coloma Calif

    • View of Chinese bank buildings in Coloma, California. The one story buildings are surrounded by climbing plants.
    • Coloma (Calif.)--1840-1850.; Abandoned buildings--California--Coloma--1840-1850.; Banks--California--Coloma--1840-1850.
    • 1849
    • Procession at San Francisco, in celebration of the admission of California into the American Union

    • View of crowds and a parade in celebration of California's acceptance into the union at the Plaza of San Francisco in San Francisco, California. Shows the three story Eldorado Hotel with a portico decorated with columns and a sign that reads: "El...
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1850-1860.; Floats (Parades)--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Hotels--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Parades & processions--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Plazas--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.;...
    • 1851 January 25
    • 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.
    • 1852?
    • 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
    • Shooting buffaloes with Colt's revolving pistol

    • A man on horseback wears a fringed buckskin shirt and chaps, and shoots an American buffalo with a Colt revolving pistol. The man carries a rifle in a rifle case on his back. Native American, plains Indians with fringed leggings and feathers in...
    • Indians of North America--Subsistence activities--1850-1860.; Bison hunting--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--1850-1860.
    • 1857
    • Pueblo of Taos - north pueblo

    • Reproduction of ink rendering; shows Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, with Native Americans and adobe pueblo dwellings.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1850-1860.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1850-1860.; Taos Pueblo (N.M.)--1850-1860.; Pueblos--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1850-1860.
    • 1857
    • Mormons in a kanyon [sic] of the Rocky Mountains

    • Mormon emigrants in covered wagons travel on a dirt road in a canyon in the Rocky Mountains. A man on horseback with a whip drives oxen on the trail. Shows a stream in the valley and mountains in the distance.
    • Mormons--1850-1860.; Covered wagons--1850-1860.; Emigration & immigration--1850-1860.; Herding--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--1850-1860.
    • 1857 April 18
    • The city of San Francisco, California, from Second Street, above Folsom

    • Men ride horseback and men, women and children promenade near a park above San Francisco, California. Shows houses and commercial buildings. Ships in San Francisco Bay are in the distance.
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1850-1860.; Cities & towns--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; City & town life--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Parks--California--San...
    • 1857 July 11
    • 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
    • Southeast corner of 4th and River, home of Geo. R. Shaeffer

    • This hewn log cabin in Canon City, Colorado, has snow on its sagging shingle roof. A man holds the reins of a horse with a child on it, and a woman and child look out the door. A power pole is by a bay window and a brick chimney; a box is mounted...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1850-1860.; Log cabins--Colorado--Canon City--1850-1860.
    • 1858
    • Coverlet

    • Woven jacquard coverlet, made of blue wool and cotton wefts with cotton warp threads in the double weave technique. American spread eagle in each corner, overall geometric floral pattern and words: "United We Stand, Divided We Fall", "Eve Nellis,...
    • Bedspreads--1850-1860.
    • 1858
    • Indian delegation at White House

    • Native American (Sioux, Pawnee, Potawatomi, and Sac & Fox) men pose with white men near the White House in Washington, D. C. The Native American men wear leggings, blankets, bead necklaces, fur pelts, hats, feather roaches, and headdresses.
    • White House (Washington, D.C.)--1850-1860.; Dakota Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.; Indians of North America--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.; Pawnee Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.; Potawatomi--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.;...
    • 1858 January 1
    • Philip St. George Cooke, Lieutenant-Colonel second dragoons, serving with the Army in Utah

    • Bust portrait of Lieutenant-Colonel Philip St. George Cooke of the United States Army 2nd Dragoons. Cooke has a moustache, a goatee and mutton chops, and wears a military uniform with a belted, double-breasted jacket and epaulettes.
    • United States. Army. Dragoons Regiment, 2nd--People.; Cavalry--1850-1860.; Military officers--American--1850-1860.; Cooke, Philip St. George, 1809-1895.
    • 1858 June 12
    • 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
    • RMN office of early days

    • View 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.
    • Rocky Mountain News--Buildings--1850-1860.; Auraria (Denver, Colo.)--1850-1860.; Denver (Colo.)--1850-1860.; Newspaper industry--Colorado--Denver--1850-1860.
    • 1859
    • Map of Golden City: laid out in the spring of 1859

    • Golden's town company, known as the Golden City Association, was formed when the town was founded on June 16, 1859. At that time, the town of Golden City was part of Kansas Territory. The Territory of Colorado was created to govern the western...
    • Golden City (Kansas Territory)--Maps.; Kansas Territory--Maps.; Golden (Colo.)--Maps--19th century.; Golden (Colo.)--History--19th century.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--Maps--19th century.
    • 1859
    • William M. Slaughter of Loveland

    • Studio portrait of William and Martha Slaughter in Loveland (Larimer County), Colorado. He holds a bowler hat and sits in a chair.
    • Slaughter, Martha.; Slaughter, William M. 1830-1897.; Loveland (Colo.)--1850-1860.; Judges--Colorado--Loveland--1850-1860.; Spouses--Colorado--Loveland--1850-1860.
    • 1859
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William H.H. correspondence sent to family. Gold, lot speculation, Auraria drinking & gambling, Reverend Fisher, donation of 4 lots from Auraria, "beat them fairly" "not a mining town. It will be a Capitol." future of Denver.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 February
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to family. Staying till spring, owns 1/18 of Denver City, 200 houses, trades for Leavenworth property, climate, railroad meeting, Brockway.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 January 11
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to Family. Kansas elections, best route for John, Horace Greeley report, Rocky Mountain News, Denver stores, band, gambling, 15,000 population, church.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 June 18
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with "Son" (John)

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to "Son" (John). Lies about Larimer, persuading John to come to Denver, price of flour in Denver, the mines, post office, Denver will be state capitol, cemetery company.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 June 28
    • Illinois gulch (?)

    • A group of miners with shovels and pitch forks work on a system of sluices possibly in Illinois Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows cabins, tents, sign on a business reads: "Star & Johnson, Sterling Industry Wholesale Dealers."
    • Sluices--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Nevadaville, Colorado

    • A landscape oil painting of Nevadaville, Colorado by Mary Achey. Buildings are in the valley below a range of mountains. Trees dot the landscape and the sky is clear blue and plains can be seen behind the mountains. The frame is gilded and molded...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • 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
    • Rocky Mountain News

    • Photograph of a lithograph which depicts Rocky Mountain News newspaper offices in Denver, Colorado; lettering reads: "Rocky Mountain News, News Block, Pioneer Newspaper of the Rocky Mountains, Byers & Daley Publishers, Blank Book Manufacturers...
    • Rocky Mountain News--Buildings--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Lithographs--1860-1870.; Newspaper industry--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Blake Street F & G Sts.

    • Horse-drawn wagons are parked near buildings on Blake Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Signs on the buildings read: "Wholesale Groceries," "H. Burton Storage & Commission," and "Missouri House."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1860

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