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    • East Denver High School Annual: 1909

    • 1909 Yearbook from East Denver High School.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1909
    • Relics from the cliff dwellings

    • View of Native American Anasazi pottery, baskets, awls, an atlatl, and an ax and an ax head.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1890-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--1890-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Arts & crafts--1890-1900.; Pueblo...
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • 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
    • Group portrait

    • A group of men and women stand and sit in a forested area possibly on the grounds of the Wolhurst estate in Arapahoe County, Colorado. The men wear hats, straw and derby, with suits and vests. The women wear hats, some with flower decoration, and...
    • Wolhurst (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Women--Colorado--Wolhurst--1890-1900.; Knott, Isabel.; Voorhies, J. H. P.; Wolcott, Edward Olive, 1848-1905.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Schluter and Spengel Groceries and Hardware

    • Group of men pose on the boardwalk of the Schluter and Spengel Groceries and Hardware store, Gunnison, Colorado. Goods on display in front of store include: a shovel, pick ax, metal bucket, whisk brooms and a cast iron stove. Hand-painted signs...
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Grocery stores--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; Hardware stores--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • [between 1950 and 1970]
    • Morning Advertiser, Trinidad

    • The staff of the Morning Advertiser poses in front of the newspaper's office in Trinidad, Colorado. Two wooden, lathe turned spiral posts flank the glass doors, with lettering that reads: "Advertiser." The doorframe below the transom has the number...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Newspaper industry--Colorado--Trinidad--1890-1900.; Beshoar, Michael, 1833-1907.; Garcia, Jesus Moria.; Hines, J. H.; Robinson, Bob.; Shumway, Ed.; Shumway, Will.; Single, George.; Snyder, Willy.; Stevens, S. H.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Railroad workers at camp

    • covered wagon is behind the horses in the right background. A ridge of snow-capped mountains is in the distance.; Stereographic view of a group of seven men gathered in front of a large tent, possibly part of a railroad construction or surveying...
    • Colorado--1870-1900.; Covered wagons--Colorado--1870-1900.; Mountains--Colorado--1870-1900.; Railroad construction workers--1870-1900.; Tents--Colorado--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Quarry at Wilson's Spur, Frying Pan

    • Workers stand near a mule-drawn rail car loaded with cut stone at Wilson's Spur on the Colorado Midland Railway in Eagle County, Colorado. Shows an ax, a chisel, sledgehammers, and other tools. Workmen are in the distance. The Fryingpan River and a...
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1880-1900.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Fryingpan River (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Eagle County--1880-1900.; Mules--Colorado--Eagle County--1880-1900.; Quarrying--Colorado--Eagle...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • pick ax.; Pithouses A, B and C of Step House lie at the base of a massive rock overhang in Mesa Verde National Park. The cliff dwelling site is under excavation, and men stand holding shovels in their hands. The man in the background is future...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [1926?]
    • 300 block Main

    • View along the 300 block of Main Street, Longmont, Colorado, shows townspeople gathered around and on a freshly cut cottonwood tree. A man poses with an ax over his shoulder; a boy sits on his bicycle holding on to a tree branch. The brick...
    • Cottonwood--Colorado--Longmont--1900-1910.; Longmont (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Business districts--Colorado--Longmont--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Longmont--1900-1910.
    • [1901]
    • Hawikuh

    • A man squats down and brushes the dirt away from a stone slab at an excavation site at Hawikuh in New Mexico. The handle of a digging tool lies on the ground behind him. The man wears a hat that covers his face as he bows his head toward the...
    • Hawikuh (N.M.)--1910-1930.; Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1910-1930.
    • [between 1917 and 1923?]
    • Potawatomi woman

    • A Native American (Potawatomi, Prairie Band) woman strips bark from a tree with an ax on a reservation near Mayetta, Kansas.
    • Prairie Band of Potawatomi Indians--People--1930-1940.; Bark--Kansas--Mayetta--1930-1940.; Indians of North America--Kansas--Mayetta--1930-1940.; Potawatomi Indians--Kansas--Mayetta--1930-1940.; Mayetta (Kan.)--1930-1940.; Potawatomi Indian...
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • On top of Ophir Needles Ophir Colo

    • Miners pose with an ax and shovel on the Ophir Needles near Ophir, San Miguel County, Colorado.
    • Ophir (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Ophir Needles (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Ophir--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Ophir--1880-1900.
    • [between 1920 and 1940]
    • Potawatomi women

    • Native American (Potawatomi, Prairie Band) women strip bark from a tree with an ax on a reservation near Mayetta, Kansas.
    • Prairie Band of Potawatomi Indians--People--1930-1940.; Bark--Kansas--Mayetta--1930-1940.; Indians of North America--Kansas--Mayetta--1930-1940.; Potawatomi Indians--Kansas--Mayetta--1930-1940.; Mayetta (Kan.)--1930-1940.; Potawatomi Indian...
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Cherrelyn horse car

    • The Cherrelyn Gravity and Broncho Street Railway horse car pauses in front of the Cherrelyn Post office (district incorporated into Englewood) Arapahoe County, Colorado. Scene includes: weathered "Cherrelyn" car, a horse-drawn wagon and sign on...
    • Cherrelyn (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Horse railroads--Colorado--Cherrelyn--1900-1910.; Street railroads--Colorado--Cherrelyn--1900-1910.
    • [between 1903 and 1910]
    • Issuing supplies

    • White men, some in military uniform, stand around bundles of supplies to be distributed to Native American (Brule ?)prisoners of war, Fort Randall, South Dakota.
    • Dakota Indians--Capture & imprisonment--South Dakota--Randall--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Capture & imprisonment--South Dakota--Randall--1880-1890.; Randall (S.D.)--1880-1890.; Clothing relief--South Dakota--Randall--1880-1890.; Food...
    • 1882?
    • 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
    • Red Cliff, Summit Co. Col.

    • A group of men, probably miners, stand on a timber sidewalk and pose beside a false front commercial building in Red Cliff, Eagle County (formerly Summit County), Colorado. Signs on the building read: "M. Edwards, Drugs and General Merchandise,...
    • Red Cliff (Colo.)--1880-1890.; False fronts.; General stores.; Miners.; Signs (Notices); Stagecoaches.; Wooden sidewalks.
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    • Sopris School

    • Boys in costumes pose near a U. S. flag at the Sopris School in Sopris (Las Animas County), Colorado. The boys hold a lantern, hammer, saw, pick ax, and lunch pail. They wear overalls, an apron, and hats with miner's lights.
    • Sopris (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Boys--Colorado--Sopris--1910-1920.; Costumes--Colorado--Sopris--1910-1920.; School children--Colorado--Sopris--1910-1920.
    • [1915]
    • Farming and ranching

    • Cowboys gather around a campfire at night with their grub wagon or chuck box, possibly near Sterling, Colorado. Smoke rises from their campfire; pots, kettles and an ax are scattered around them. Some of the men drink from tin cups.
    • Sterling (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Campfires--Colorado--Sterling--1900-1910.; Cowboys--Colorado--Sterling--1900-1910.; Night--Colorado--Sterling--1900-1910.
    •  
    • A Sioux home

    • A Native American Dakota Sioux man swings an ax in a backyard littered with bed frames and springs, Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota.
    • Dakota Indians--South Dakota--1960-1970.; Indians of North America--South Dakota--1960-1970.; Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (S.D.)--1960-1970.; Backyards--South Dakota--1960-1970.; Woodcutting--South Dakota--1960-1970.
    • 1968
    • Larimer Co

    • Three men stand in front of the Forks General Store in Forks (Larimer County), Colorado. A sign indicates that a post office is located in the store, and other signs advertise "Battle Ax Hunting Tobacco," and, "Baled Hay and Grain for Sale."
    • Forks (Colo.)--1870-1890.; General stores--Colorado--Forks--1870-1890.; Post offices--Colorado--Forks--1870-1890.
    • [between 1875 and 1885]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Men work to excavate the pithouses of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. The farthest man is probably Marshall Finnan, future superintendent of the park. Several shovels and a pick ax are scattered throughout the excavation...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [926?]
    • Potawatomi woman

    • A Native American (Potawatomi, Prairie Band) woman strips bark from a tree with an ax on a reservation near Mayetta, Kansas.
    • Prairie Band of Potawatomi Indians--People--1930-1940.; Bark--Kansas--Mayetta--1930-1940.; Indians of North America--Kansas--Mayetta--1930-1940.; Potawatomi Indians--Kansas--Mayetta--1930-1940.; Mayetta (Kan.)--1930-1940.; Potawatomi Indian...
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Heritage Square actors

    • Two Heritage Square Opera House actors pose in front of a painted drop, outside of Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado. One evil character holds an ax over the head of the other. Heritage Square is a re- creation of a 1880s Victorian western town...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Heritage Square (Golden, Colo.); Actors--Colorado--Golden--1970-1980.; Interiors.; Opera houses--Colorado--Golden--1970-1980.
    • [between 1970 and 1980]
    • Longmont's Main St. in horse and buggy days

    • View taken from the top of Dickens Opera House, shows part of the 300 block, looking north on Main Street, Longmont, Colorado. The well tracked dirt street is busy with delivery wagons, buggies and pedestrians. Many of the brick commercial...
    • Longmont (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Business districts--Colorado--Longmont--1890-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Longmont--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1905]
    • Potawatomi man and woman

    • A Native American (Potawatomi, Prairie Band) man and woman stand near a tree with stripped bark on a reservation near Mayetta, Kansas. The woman holds a piece of bark that is still attached to the tree. The man holds an ax.
    • Prairie Band of Potawatomi Indians--People--1930-1940.; Bark--Kansas--Mayetta--1930-1940.; Indians of North America--Kansas--Mayetta--1930-1940.; Potawatomi Indians--Kansas--Mayetta--1930-1940.; Mayetta (Kan.)--1930-1940.; Potawatomi Indian...
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Two men stand above Pithouses A, B and C of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. The two work to excavate the site that lies under a massive rock wall. Digging tools, including a pick ax in the background and a shovel in the...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [1926?]
    • Cha's Burton's cmmissary [sic], South Fork, Colo.

    • View of Charles Burton's commissary in South Fork, (Baxterville), Rio Grande County, Colorado; shows men, log and sod cabins, a pick ax, shovel, saw, oil barrel, sharpening wheels, and a carpenter's square.
    • South Fork (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Log cabins--Colorado--South Fork--1890-1900.; Sod buildings--Colorado--South Fork--1910-1920.; Burton, Charles--Homes & haunts.
    • 1896
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Pithouse A of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, stands in the foreground. A small pile of sandstone slabs forms a wall on the near edge of the pithouse. Additional slabs line the sides of the pithouse. Two men kneel working...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [1926?]
    • Aug M. Co. Gilman Property, Platoro Mining District

    • Men pose by a mine entrance in the Platoro District near Stunner (Conejos County), Colorado; one has an ax, the other has a framing square. Wood, ties, and snow surround them.
    • Stunner (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Stunner--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Stunner--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Cutting wood - Mary Walk in Water (Chinis Nickomi)

    • Mary Walk in Water (also known as Mary Inhoosta Woodcock), a Native American woman on the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana, chops a log with an ax in front of a teepee. Pots cook over a campfire; a mixing bowl is in the left...
    • Salish Indians--1900-1910.; Flathead Indian Reservation (Mont.)--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--Montana--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Women--Montana--1900-1910.; Tipis--Montana--1900-1910.; Mary Walk in Water,...
    • [between 1905 and 1907?]
    • Woodmen of World Members in front of I. O. O. F. building, Meeker, Colorado.

    • The Woodmen of the World pose in front of the 1897 Odd Fellows Lodge on Main Street, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado. First row sits on benches in uniform holding long handle axes. The second row wears suits and men around the central banner...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1910.; Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
    • [between 1897 and 1910]
    • The Kelly tunnel

    • Five men stand in front of the Kelly Tunnel Number Four mine (gold) entrance with saw horses, lumber, ax, and hand saw in Clear Creek County, Colorado.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Kelly Tunnel Number Four Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1900-1910.; Tunnels--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • [1900?]
    • Ice packing scene

    • A man wades through water in the hole cut through the ice on a pond in Paonia, Colorado in Delta County. A man walks next to him. A third man stands at the edge of the hole holding an ax. Two log cabins are on the banks of the pond. One cabin...
    • Paonia (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Ice industry--Colorado--Paonia--1910-1920.; Icehouses--Colorado--Paonia--1910-1920.; Log cabins--Colorado--Paonia--1910-1920.
    • January 13, 1911
    • Signal fire [art original].

    • Image of men gathering wood, stacking rocks, wielding a pick ax, and shoveling.
    • Men--Pictorial works.; Drawings (visual works)
    • [between 1880 and 1909]
    • Wyatt School pioneer project

    • Photograph of five unidentified students from Wyatt Elementary School in Denver, Colorado during a pioneer project. Five students are pictured with a section of a log cabin wall behind them. One boy stands with an ax handle in his hands, the...
    • Log cabins.; Wyatt School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1930
    • Man getting water from pump near chicken coop

    • A man pumps water into a bucket near a chicken coop as chickens stand nearby on a farm in Colorado. A house, ax, and chopping block are nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Chickens--Colorado--1900-1920.; Houses--Colorado--1900-1920.; Men--Colorado--1900-1920.; Poultry houses--Colorado--1900-1920.; Water pumps--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Doc Susie headed for college at Cripple Creek home

    • Susan Anderson, at age 23, (1870-1960) stands outside her log cabin in Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. Two men sit on log stumps next to neatly stacked split firewood. An ax is in a large log on cross stands. Susan graduated from medical...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Log cabins--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Physicians--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Women--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1893?
    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Sioux war club with a head or ax piece made from horn (possibly mountain sheep or goat). The wood handle is decorated with braided horsehair dyed red, white and black. Red horsehair is attached to the end of the handle.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Clubs (Weapons)--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Fire Engine

    • A fire engine parked in front of the amphitheater at the Civic Center in Denver was probably owned by the fire department in Garland, Colorado. Ladders, a bell, fire extinguishers, an ax, a lantern and other equipment are on the vehicle, which is...
    • Garland City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Garland--1920-1930.
    • 1926 April 13
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • Men stand down in the pithouses excavations at Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. The circular ditches appear to be lined with slabs of sandstone. Digging tools, including a pick ax and a shovel, lie on the ledge above where...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • A pithouse of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, stands in the foreground. Large pieces of rock form part of a ring along the front side of the pithouse. Boxes and bags are on the far ledge. A pick ax lies in the right...
    • Nordenskiold House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.
    • [1926?]
    • Englewood Fire Station

    • A sign in front of the brick fire house in Englewood, Colorado, reads, "Englewood Fire Station No. 4." A fire engine is parked in the driveway in front of one of the garage doors; it includes a mechanized ladder labeled "T. E. L. E. Squirt," hoses,...
    • Englewood (Colo.)--1960-1980.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1980.
    • [between 1960 and 1979?]
    • I helped to build Pikes Peak rail co.

    • A burro stands on the railroad bed of the Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway Company, on Pikes Peak in El Paso County, Colorado. He carries a sign on his back that reads: "I helped to Build Pikes Peak Rail Co., " as well as a dynamite box, a metal can,...
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1880-1900.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Donkeys.; Pack animals.; Railroad construction & maintenance.
    •  
    • Cowboy lunch

    • Men pose by a chuck wagon, an ax, and cooking pots. Stone buildings with tin roofs and a dam or spillway are in the background.
    • Chuckwagons--1890-1910.; Cowboys--1890-1910.; Outdoor cookery--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]

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