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    • 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
    • Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment, Denver

    • An oil painting of an Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment in Denver, Colorado by Ester Yates Frazier. The painting is of a plains landscape with mountains in the background, native american figures, teepees and sky with clouds; the view is westward from...
    • Arapaho Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Cheyenne Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Indian encampments--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1861 April
    • Waterfalls at Montgomery

    • View of the arrastre (or arrastra) at Montgomery, Park County, Colorado, a frame wheel-construction used by miners for grinding ore. Water rushes through rocks; trees, slopes, and a flume are in the background.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Grinding wheels--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Waterfalls--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Mines of North Empire

    • View of the mines and the buildings near North Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • North Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • B. L. Thomas, Elmira, Fulton Co, Ohio - Fort Logan

    • Studio portrait of Benjamin L. Thomas, Colorado Volunteers, First Cavalry Regiment.
    • United States. Army. Colorado Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1862-1865)--People.; Cavalry--Colorado--1860-1870.; Men--Colorado--1860-1870.; Military officers--Colorado--1860-1870.; Thomas, Benjamin L.
    • 1864 March 23
    • General Custer presenting captured battle-flags at the War Department, Washington

    • Image on Harper's weekly title page shows General George A. Custer in Washington D.C. Custer wears a military uniform and presents tattered Confederate battle flags held by Confederate soldiers, captured at the Battle of Cedar Creek, to dignitaries...
    • Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Generals--American--District of Columbia--Washington--1860-1870.; Military parades & ceremonies--District of Columbia--Washington--1860-1870.; Military standards--Confederate--1860-1870.; Prisoners--District of...
    • 1864 November 12
    • Sam Dugan [i.e. Sanford Dougan] hanged by vigilantes at Denver

    • Sanford Dougan, was lynched by a mob after being accused of murder in Denver, Colorado. He hangs from a tree and is dressed in a coat, slacks and boots. Shows a hat on the ground, handcuffs, a noose, and a hatchet stuck in the tree trunk. Frame and...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Dead persons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Hangings--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Dougan, Sanford.
    • 1868 December 2
    • Tower Falls

    • View of Tower Fall on Tower Creek, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Shows a waterfall, a creek with boulders, striated cliffs and eroded pillar rock formations.
    • Tower Creek (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Tower Fall (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Streams--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Waterfalls--Yellowstone National...
    • 1871
    • Sand sculpture

    • View of a limestone rock eroded by sand from the Colorado River in probably Arizona. A hat is displayed on the rock to show scale. Sand and rocks are in the river bed.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Erosion--Arizona--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Rocks--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Historic Spanish record of the conquest south side of Inscription Rock, N.M.

    • Close-up view of a Spanish inscription carved in the sandstone at Inscription Rock (El Morro National Monument), New Mexico. The English translation reads: "By this place passed Ensign Don Joseph de Payba Basconzelos, in the year in which he held...
    • El Morro National Monument (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Inscription Rock (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--El Morro National Monument--1870-1880.; Graffiti--New Mexico--El Morro National Monument--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West...
    • 1873
    • Altar, Church of San Miguel, Santa Fe, N.M.

    • Interior view of the Church of San Miguel in Santa Fe (Santa Fe County), New Mexico. Paintings hang on a decorated altar piece (reredos) mounted on the adobe wall above the altar. A man prays in a pew. Shows wooden railings in the nave, and...
    • Mission San Miguel (Santa Fe, N.M.)--1870-1880.; Santa Fe (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Altarpieces--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1870-1880.; Altars--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1870-1880.; Catholic churches--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New...
    • 1873
    • Canon de Chelle [sic]

    • Panoramic view of tents and a camp identified as "Camp Beauty", rock towers and canyon walls in Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona. Tents and possibly a lean-two shelter are on the canyon floor near trees and talus.
    • Canyon de Chelly National Monument (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Camping--Arizona--Canyon de Chelly National Monument--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Canyon de Chelly National Monument--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Canyon de Chelly National...
    • 1873
    • Navajoe boys and squaw

    • Two Native American (Navajo) boys and a young woman pose in front of an adobe building at old Fort Defiance (McKinley County), New Mexico. The boys hold bows and arrows and wear moccasins. The woman wears a bil and a woven blanket.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Fort Defiance (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Boys--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--Fort...
    • 1873
    • The mother

    • A Native American (Paiute) woman breast-feeds a child, another child stands behind her, Kaibab Plateau, northern Arizona. She wears a fringed, buckskin dress with a beaded border and a twined basket hat. A cradleboard leans against a wikiup, a...
    • Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Southern Paiute Indians--Clothing & dress--Arizona--1870-1880.; Kaibab Plateau (Ariz.); Breast feeding--Arizona--1870-1880.; Children--Arizona--1870-1880.; Women--Arizona--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Shoshone Falls, Snake River, Idaho

    • View of the Snake River and the top of Shoshone Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho. Island boulders are in the river between several waterfalls, and steep rock walls in the canyon are in the distance.
    • Shoshone Falls (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Snake River (Wyo.-Wash)--1870-1880.; Twin Falls County (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Idaho--Twin Falls...
    • 1874
    • 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
    • Soldiers cutting up abandoned horse

    • View of U. S. Army soldiers as they cut the hide and a rear leg away from a dead horse during the Native American campaigns, Black Hills, Dakota Territory.
    • Crook, George, 1829-1890--Journeys--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Horsemeat--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • 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
    • A whaling station on the California coast

    • View of the Pacific Ocean, men flaying a whale, smokestacks of a rendering plant, and a seaman with a telescope, in California. The Harper's Weekly masthead depicts an artist's palette, a lyre, globe, and telescope.
    • Fishermen--California--1870-1880.; Fishing industry--California--1870-1880.; Whaling--California--1870-1880.
    • 1877 June 23
    • Union Missionary Meeting

    • Program for the Union Missionary Meeting held at Lawrence Street Methodist Episcopal Church in Denver, Colorado.
    • Lawrence Street Methodist Episcopal (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1879 October 23
    • Summer view

    • View of a Native American Sioux tepee camp, on the open prairie, Dakota Territory, show a covered entry and timber piles with two figures in distance.
    • Dakota Indians--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indian encampments--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Tipis--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.
    • 1882
    • Elizabeth L. Dawson

    • Studio bust portrait of Elizabeth Lindsay Dawson, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Her bangs are curled and her is pulled back and pinned in a braid or twist. Dawson's dress has a fitted bodice, a front button enclosure and a...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Dawson, Elizabeth L. (Elizabeth Lindsay); Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1883
    • Jeanette K. Donaldson

    • Studio bust portrait of Jeanette Kate Donaldson, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Her bangs are curled neatly on her forehead and she wears her hair drawn back in a bow with long ringlets down her back. She wears a wide lace...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Donaldson, Jeanette K. (Jeanette Kate); Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1883
    • Anna S. Bishop

    • Studio bust portrait of Anna Sophia Bishop, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Her bangs are curled and tousled, and her hair is drawn back and arranged on her head in two rows of braids. Bishop wears a lace dress and probably a...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Bishop, Anna S. (Anna Sophia); Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1883
    • M. Jane Conklin

    • Studio bust portrait of Mary Jane Conklin, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Her bangs are neatly curled on her forehead, and her hair is pulled back in a braid or twist. Her velvet dress bodice has a striped pattern, a narrow...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Conklin, M. Jane (Mary Jane); Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1883
    • Colorado Senate

    • Composite of studio portraits of twenty-nine members of the Colorado Senate of 1885. Identification: 13. Governor B.H. Eaton; 12. Liet.-Gov. Peter W. Breene, President of Senate; R. 18. Jas. Moynahan, President Pro Tem; 7. Geo. T. Clark; R. 1 Jas...
    • Colorado. General Assembly. Senate.--People--1880-1890.; Legislators--Colorado--1880-1890.
    • 1885
    • Montezuma schools

    • Students in Montezuma, Summit County, Colorado pose in dress clothes, holding hats. They are identified as: 1. Virginia Charest, 2. Minnie Bijou, 3. Jennie Swanson (died Oct 20, 1888), 4. Charlie Steele, 5. Wm Williams, 6. Mary Bijou, 7. Annie...
    • Montezuma (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Schools--Colorado--Montezuma--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Montezuma--1880-1890.
    • 1886
    • Caddie A. Smith

    • Studio bust portrait of Caroline Anne Smith, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Smith poses in profile and has curled bangs, and her hair pinned up in a coronet twist. Her dress has a ruffled lace, v-shaped collar.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Smith, Caroline A. (Caroline Anne), b. ca. 1868.; Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1887
    • C. Smith (Chas. D.)

    • Studio bust portrait of Charles Dupree Smith, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Profile view shows Smith's short hair styled upright at the top. He wears a morning coat, a striped cravat and a shirt with a band collar.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Smith, Charles D. (Charles Dupree); Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1887
    • Montrose and Ouray Stage last trip

    • Men pose on and near the Montrose and Ouray horse-drawn stagecoach before its last trip, Montrose (Gunnison County), Colorado. A sign on a nearby building reads: "Denver & Rio Grande Railway Express."
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Transportation--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1887 August 23
    • Ignacio Chief of the Weeminuches

    • Chief Ignacio of the Weeminuches (Southern Utes).
    • Wiminuche Indians--Pictorial works.; Ute Indians--Pictorial works.; Indians of North America--Portraits.
    • 1888

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