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    • 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
    • Diary of Margaret Patten Gray Evans

    • Margaret Evans, the wife of John Evans describes her daily life in 1861. She describes her efforts to improve her children, and comments about religion.
    • Governors--Colorado.; Governors' spouses--Colorado.
    • 1861
    • 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
    • Central City, C. T.

    • View of Central City, Colorado in Gilpin County before the fire that destroyed most of the town. Piles of boards behind commercial buildings near patches of snow on the ground. Signs: "Clothing & Furnishing Goods O. K. Store Wholesale & Retail,"...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Denver - early days flood

    • View of Denver, Colorado during a Cherry Creek flood. Storefront signs read: "Ladies Emporium" and "Denver Meat Market." The first U.S. Denver Branch Mint has a tower with battlements; a horse is in the foreground.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870; Mints--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Flood - Cherry Creek

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses, houses, streets, and water. Signs read: "J. G. Vawter & Co." and "Commonwealth."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May
    • Flood - Cherry Creek

    • View of Denver, Colorado during a Cherry Creek flood; shows frame buildings and torrents of water.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May
    • Flood - Cherry Creek 148 Larimer looking SW

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses, houses, people, streets, and water. Signs read: "Tremont House," "Groceries," "American House," and "Devor's Corner."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 19
    • Social club party.

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    • Parties--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--Social life and customs--To 1876.
    • 1867
    • David Bruce Powers train of Leavenworth at Denver

    • David Bruce Powers' supply train from Leavenworth, Kansas forms a circle on Market Street, Denver, Colorado. Men sit on burros and lead teams with covered wagons. Signs on businesses read: "Leather & Shoe Findings Storage & Commission," "Saddlery...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Wagon trains--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1868 June 20
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (profile) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He stands, with one foot on a stump, in front of a painted backdrop near an artificial tree. He has a full beard and curly hair. He holds a rifle and wears a round...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Beards.; Handguns.; Military scouts.; Stobie, Charles S.
    • 1869
    • Building Devil's Gate bridge over Weber River

    • A Union Pacific Railroad locomotive is on railroad tracks near the wooden Devil's Gate trestle over the Weber River in Weber Canyon, Utah.
    • Union Pacific Railway Company--1860-1870.; Weber Canyon (Utah)--1860-1870.; Weber River (Utah)--1860-1870.; Canyons--Utah--1860-1870.; Railroad bridges--Utah--1860-1870.; Rivers--Utah--1860-1870.; Trestles--Utah--1860-1870.
    • 1869 July 20
    • Georgetown after wind storm

    • View of houses and buildings in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows damage to buildings after a wind storm. Roofs, fences and log buildings are destroyed and logs are scattered on the snow covered ground.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Log buildings--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Ruins--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Storms--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1869 November 19
    • [Receipt]

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    • Pueblo County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Tax collection--Colorado--Pueblo County--To 1876.; Taxation--Colorado--Pueblo County--To 1876.
    • 1870
    • In the mountains

    • View of travelers on top of a stagecoach on a mountain road. The women wear dresses with fitted bodices, full skirts, lace or ruffled trim, and hats. The men wear suits, neckerchiefs and hats. Two teams of horses kick up dust on the dirt road....
    • Horse teams--1870-1880.; Passengers--1870-1880.; Stagecoaches--1870-1880.; Women--1870-1880.
    • 1870 August 20
    • Shoshoni

    • View of a North American Indian (Shoshoni) encampment near South Pass in Fremont County, Wyoming. Tepees are scattered across a sagebrush covered plain. A Shoshone man wrapped in a blanket is near two people riding on horseback. Rock formations and...
    • Indians of North America--Structures--Wyoming--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Shoshoni Indians--Structures--Wyoming--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; South Pass (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--Wyoming--Fremont...
    • 1870 September 20
    • Indian widow at her husband's grave

    • A Native American woman mourns the death of her husband. She holds a human skull and appears to be symbolically feeding it while others are scattered on the ground around her. Behind her are several burial platforms.
    • Indians of North America--Spiritual life--1860-1870.; Manners & customs--1860-1870.; Scaffold burial--1860-1870.
    • 1870?
    • Indian lovers

    • A Native American men outside a tepee on a moonlit night, one man sits on the ground playing a drum, the other leans against a tree and plays a flute.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Flutes--1860-1870.
    • 1870?
    • Grand Canon, Colorado River, near Paria Creek, looking east

    • Aerial view of eroded sandstone towers and talus in probably Marble Canyon on the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Marble Canyon (Coconino County, Ariz. : Canyon)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • The Canon of Kanab Creek

    • View of steep, layered rock walls in Kanab Canyon near the confluence with the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows loose rocks at the bottom of the canyon.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Aboriginal life among the Navajoe [sic] Indians, near old Fort Defiance, N.M. [sic]

    • Native American (Navajo) men and women sit or stand beside a loom near old Fort Defiance (McKinley County), New Mexico. A man wears a woven shirt, leather leggings and moccasins and holds a bow and arrow. A man wears a loin cloth and leans against...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Fort Defiance (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Looms--New Mexico--Fort...
    • 1873
    • War chief of the Zuni Indians

    • A Native American (Zuni Pueblo) man poses beside a ladder made of hewn timber logs and an adobe building with vigas in Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico. The man, identified as the "war chief" poses with a silver capped cane and a rifle. He wears a woven...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni Indians--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Tribal chiefs--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West...
    • 1873
    • Aboriginal life among the Navajo Indians Cańon de Chelle, New Mexico [i. e. Arizona]

    • A Native American (Navajo) man and woman sit near a loom and an earthen hogan near Canyon de Chelly, Arizona. A bundle of corn cobs hangs from a nearby tree.
    • Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; Navajo women weavers--Arizona--1870-1880.; Chelly, Canyon de (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Looms--Arizona--1870-1880.; Weaving--Arizona--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • 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
    • Yates House, Georgetown

    • View of the two story Yates House hotel in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. The clapboard sided building has a covered porch and a second story balcony, a false front and a widow's walk with a flagpole on the roof. Signs painted on the...
    • Yates House (Georgetown, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Hotels--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1873?
    • Alpine lake, Cerro Blanco Mountains, Col.

    • Panoramic view of a high mountain lake, sparse trees, the Sierra Blanca ridge (Cerro Blanco), and Blanca Peak in probably Costilla County or Alamosa County, Colorado. Shows a rocky ridge and possibly Lake Como.
    • Blanca Peak (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1874
    • Central Presbyterian Directory: 1875

    • Membership directory for 1875 of the Central Presbyterian Church, located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--Directories.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1875
    • Chinese emigration to America

    • Chinese emigrants with queues (braids), in robes and hats or caps, are gathered in the hold of the steamship "Alaska" en route to the United States. The men use chopsticks and eat rice from bowls. Some read or stand near windows. A white man...
    • Chinese--1870-1880.; Eating & drinking--1870-1880.; Emigration & immigration--Chinese--1870-1880.; Interiors--1870-1880.; Ships--1870-1880.
    • 1876 May 20
    • Eureka in 1877, San Juan Co., Colorado

    • Reproduction of bird's eye view rendering; shows Eureka, San Juan County, Colorado, and landmarks: 1. Colorado Lode 2. Old Trapper 3. Suamanda 4. Oporto 5. Garibaldi 6. Niagara 7. Centennial 8. Jackson 9. Shakespeare 10. American 11. Mc Kennie 12....
    • Eureka (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1877
    • Corral in Canon City, Colorado

    • A corral on Main Street in Canon City, Colorado, holds men, horses (some blanketed), and covered and uncovered Texas wagons. A hewn log cabin has a sign over the door: "Camp House;" men pose in front. Snow covered scene features the first...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Corrals--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Log cabins--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • Letter written by P.T. Barnum  to Judge Silas B. Haynes regarding Villa Park's development

    • Letter written by P.T. Barnum to Judge Silas B. Haynes regarding the development of the Villa Park neighborhood, including extension of the Rail lines as well as factories. Also discussed are details of Barnum's cattle ranch and William Craig.
    • Real property--Colorado--Denver.; Railroads.; Community development, Urban--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1878 November
    • Olive Dickinson

    • Studio bust portrait of Olive Dickinson, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Dickinson has curled bangs, and her hair is pulled back in a bun. She wears a dress of heavy fabric with shoulder pleats and a button enclosure. Around her...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Dickinson, Olive.; Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • Cora E. Everett

    • Studio bust portrait of Cora Elizabeth Everett, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Everett has curled bangs, and her hair is pulled back. She wears a pince nez with a chain, a dress with a brocade silk bodice and a lace collar.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Everett, Cora E. (Cora Elizabeth); Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • Francis J. Hangs

    • Studio bust portrait of Francis Joseph Hangs, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. He wears his hair parted to the side, a coat and a silk ribbon bow tie.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Hangs, Francis J. (Francis Joseph); Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1882

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