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    • Man in row boat on Grand Lake

    • A man, possibly Joseph Collier, sits in a wood row boat on the shore of Grand Lake in Grand County, Colorado. He wears a hat and has a beard. Several ridges of mountains are in the distance on the far side of the lake.
    • Grand County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Grand County--1870-1880.; Rowboats--Colorado--Grand County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1877?]
    • Navajo Indians

    • A Native American (Navajo) family, a man, women, and children, pose outdoors near a log house, Arizona or New Mexico. Two women have their backs to the camera.
    • Indians of North America--1880-1910.; Navajo Indians--1880-1910.; Children--1880-1910.; Families--1880-1910.; Women--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • East High spotlight: vol 30 no 1

    • Newspaper produced by East High School of Denver, Colorado. Included in the paper are photographs of students, articles on school events and sports.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1943 September 30
    • Texas & New Orleans R.R. (Southern Pacific) #141 0-6-0 backing with SSW mixed cars, Waco, Tex.

    • Texas & New Orleans Railroad locomotive #141 backs with St. Louis Southwestern Railway mixed cars in Waco (McLennan County), Texas. The train has a tanker car, passenger car, baggage car and freight car. Lettering on the tanker car reads: Southern...
    • Southern Pacific Company--1940-1950.; St. Louis Southwestern Railway Company--1940-1950.; Texas and New Orleans Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Waco (Tex.)--1940-1950.; Commercial streets--Texas--Waco--1940-1950.; Railroads--Texas--Waco--1940-1950.
    • 1946 June 10
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Backyard of 1140 Troy

    • Black and white print looking east towards Vaughn School from backyard of 1140 Troy Street in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Grass lawn with chain link fence. Electrical pole by fence. Backs of brick houses on both left and right sides....
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1954
    • Snow along Creek - Eldora 1939

    • A large, snow-covered pine tree grows at an angle across a creek near Eldora in Boulder County, Colorado, in this snowy scene. Additional trees stand along the bank of the creek. Snow-covered rocks stand in the creek in the background.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Eldora (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Pines--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.; Snow--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.; Spring--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.; Streams--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.
    • [1939?]
    • Portrait of a man and two women

    • Studio portrait of two women and a man with their backs to the camera. The man, who sits between the two women, wears a straw hat and faces straight ahead. The faces of the two women are shown in profile. One woman wears a light colored print dress...
    • Men--1890-1900.; Women--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Central City, Colorado. 1860-1869 (Prints)

    • Central City, Colorado, is shown during its early days in the 1860's in this view. John H. Gregory first discovered gold in the Gregory Diggings in 1859 which started the gold rush to the area. Buildings line the dirt streets of the mining town,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Dedication of the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics

    • In Boulder, Colorado, arrangements of chrysanthemums flank the dais at this dedication ceremony at the University of Colorado at Boulder, with American and Colorado flags. An emblem reads: "University of Colorado;" has greek lettering, and depicts...
    • University of Colorado (Boulder campus)--1960-1970.; Boulder (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Building dedications--Colorado--Boulder--1960-1970.
    • 1965
    • U.S.S. Denver at time of launching

    • The U.S.S. Denver backs out to sea at its commissioning ceremony, in Camden, New Jersey. People crowd the foreground, railings of the drydock, and the bow of the ship, which is draped in bunting. Men work in track-mounted cranes, in the upper...
    • Denver (Ship)--1940-1950.; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations.; Ships--New Jersey--Camden--1940-1950.
    • April 4, 1942
    • Breckenridge, looking southeast

    • In this view of Breckenridge, Colorado, looking southeast, smoke rises from the chimneys of the snow covered town. To the south are the backs of the Arlington and Denver Hotels. Power poles and a fence are in the foreground, and snow reveals the...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • Men standing on backs of horses

    • Two U.S. cavalrymen stand on the backs of two horses each as they approach a log rail jump in a dirt arena during a rehearsal of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. A large group of spectators, mostly men wearing suits and derby hats, stands behind a...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry--1900-1910.; Horse shows--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Women's Christian Temperance Union convention

    • Officers of the Women's Christian Temperance Union pose at the annual convention in Pueblo, Colorado. A few of the members identified include: Anna E. Keenan, Adrianna Hungerford, and Marie B. Nichols.
    • Women's Christian Temperance Union--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Public service organizations--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Temperance--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Women--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • 1928, October
    • Sleps-toc -- Coll-let

    • Joseph and his wife Louise, two Native Americans on the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana, pose in a field. Joseph wears a long feather headdress with ermine fur tassles hanging from its sides. He wears numerous beaded necklaces around...
    • 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.
    • [between 1905 and 1907?]
    • Fort Collins street oiling

    • A dump truck dumps asphalt onto a finisher during the oiling of a residential street in Fort Collins, Colorado in Larimer County. A workman works on the loader, and three workmen stand around the truck and watch the process.
    • Fort Collins (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--Fort Collins--1930-1950.
    • [between 1933 and 1945]
    • Delivery Room, Denver Public Library, East [sic] Denver High School

    • Interior view of the Denver Public Library Delivery Room at the High School, in Denver, Colorado; shows men and women behind a counter and wire cage, shelves of books, stools, a table, and potted plants.
    • Denver Public Library--Facilities--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • [between 1895 and 1900?]
    • Manitou, Colo.

    • View east along Manitou Avenue in front of intersection with Ruxton Avenue, Manitou Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. Foreground shows unpainted backs of wood frame buildings. Street has automobiles, electric trolley car tracks and horse drawn...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Street railroad tracks--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1910-1920.; Cliff House (Manitou Springs, Colo.)
    • [1912]
    • Canon Avenue

    • Scene in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking southeast; shows backs of the Cliff House Hotel and the the Johnny Nolon house. In the foreground, the lawn is ornamented by small trees and the stone buffalo originally in front of the Johnny Nolon's...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1890- 1900.; Streets--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Government well, sole water supply for Indian village of Oraibi, Arizona

    • Native American Hopi Pueblo men and women transport water from a government well below Oraibi, Third Mesa, Arizona. The water jars are tied in blankets, strapped around their heads and carried on their backs.
    • Hopi Indians--Women--Arizona--Oraibi--1900-1920.; Indians of North America--Arizona--Oraibi--1900-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Arizona--Oraibi--1900-1920.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1900-1920.; Oraibi (Ariz.)--1900-1920.; Water...
    • 1908
    • Central City. 1860-1869

    • Several storefronts face Main and Eureka streets in early day Central City, Colorado, probably in the early 1860s. Among the businesses are a clothing store, a hardware store and a concert hall with billiard rooms. Several horse-drawn wagons travel...
    • Horse-drawn vehicles--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Billiard rooms--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Building construction--Colorado--Central City--1860- 1870.; Clothing stores--Colorado--Central...
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #489 (2-8-2), with a pilot snowplow and a consist of freight cars, backs through an upper switchback near Garfield in Chaffee County, Colorado. Shows smoke above the locomotive, snow and rocky...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Chaffee County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Sawatch Range (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Chaffee County--1950-1960.; Railroad switching--Colorado--Chaffee County--1950-1960.;...
    • 1952 December 29
    • Confederate reunion

    • View of a concert in Trinidad, Colorado showing the conductor with his raised baton and the backs of the orchestra. Members of the orchestra dressed in their blues and dress caps are holding their instruments. The background is a crush of people,...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Concerts--Colorado--Trinidad--1930-1940.; Military bands--Colorado--Trinidad--1930-1940.
    • August, 1939
    • Railroad in Blackhawk

    • A trestle near the Running Lode Mine shafthouse in Blackhawk, Colorado, enabled trains from the Colorado and Southern Railroad Company to cross the gulch in the foreground. Smoke puffs from the front engine of the train crossing the trestle. A set...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Blackhawk--1900-1910.; Blackhawk (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Blackhawk--1900-1910.; Trestles--Colorado--Blackhawk--1900-1910.; Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1910.
    • [1900?]
    • Marie and Juan Pierre

    • Marie and Juan Pierre, two Native American children on the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana, stand on a striped blanket in front of a teepee on the reservation. A patterned, wool blanket is unfolded and spread out on the side of the...
    • Salish Indians--1900-1910.; Flathead Indian Reservation (Mont.)--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Children--Montana--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--Montana--1900- 1910.; Tipis--Montana--1900-1910.
    • [between 1905 adn 1907?]
    • High School students in art class

    • Photograph of several students in an art class at an unidentified high school in Denver, Colorado. The students sit with their backs to the camera, with one male student sitting the corner with his back to the other students. Examples of...
    • Students.; Artists.; Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1890
    • Dr. Clarence Holmes and Fairfax Holmes at Home

    • Dr. Clarence and Fairfax Holmes pose on a staircase in their home. Caption on backs says "Dr. and Mrs. Clarence F. Holmes in their home."
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Watertown Library, New York

    • Water from the Black River pours over a ledge in Watertown, New York. The backs of several businesses stand on the edge of the river, including a furniture store in the foreground and a glass manufacturer in the background. A person climbs up a...
    • Black River (Herkimer County-Jefferson County, N.Y.)--1900- 1930.; Watertown (N.Y.)--1900-1930.; Commercial facilities--New York--Watertown--1900-1930.; People--New York--Watertown--1900-1930.; Rivers--New York--Watertown--1900-1930.
    • [between 1905 and 1925?]
    • Skinner Junior High School Project-Airplane Exportation

    • A photograph of two students from Skinner Junior High School standing by the black board next to a poster. The poster contains a chart which shows the number of planes exported from the United States from 1929- 1938. One of the students is...
    • Skinner Junior High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; Students.; Airplane industry.;Airplanes--American.; Posters.
    • 1941
    • A burro pack train in Gunnison Main Street looking slightly to southwest, from near corner of...

    • Men gather in front of the F. D. Steele Hardware store with their burro pack train, Main Street, Gunnison, Colorado; shows empty sacks strapped on burros' backs, men on horse-drawn wagons, a bank, a bakery, and the two-story brick Hartman...
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; Hardware stores--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; Packtrains--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • April 1883
    • Teller School Indian project

    • Photograph of several young children at Teller Elementary School in Denver, Colorado during the 1937-1938 school year class Indian project. In the background is a tepee and several trees made from paper. All of the students are wearing paper fringe...
    • Teller School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1937
    • Gene Luby of Eagle & C.L. Danielson

    • Gene Luby and C.L. Danielson of Basalt, Colorado, pose in front of a brick building. Luby wears trousers, a long-sleeved shirt, suspenders, and a tie. Danielson wears a suit, shirt, a t-shirt under the shirt, and a hat. Both men hold their arms...
    • Basalt (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Danielson, C. L.; Luby, Gene.
    • [1955?]
    • Tolland, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of the Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway depot on the Moffat Road at Tolland (formerly Mammoth), Colorado. Shows the Boulder Park area, South Boulder Creek, and Karel Park Lake. A coaling trestle, water tank, wood frame...
    • Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway--1910-1920.; Tolland (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Tolland--1910-1920.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--Tolland--1910-1920.; Railroads--Colorado--Tolland--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Eagle Canyon

    • An engine runs in reverse with a full head of steam, as it backs a work train up the grade outside the upper portal of East Belden Tunnel, on the new Denver and Rio Grande Western main line, Eagle County, Colorado. Buildings of Gilman show on upper...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1900-1910.; Gilman (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Gilman--1900-1910.
    • [1907]
    • Indians Pueblo

    • View of the backs of Native American Hopi male dancers wearing belted kilts, bustles with feathers and faces painted on them, body paint and feather headdresses; standing on a slope, Hopi Reservation, Arizona.
    • Hopi Indians--Dance--Arizona--1880-1900.; Indian dance--Arizona--1880-1900.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1880-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Spiritual life--Arizona--1880-1900.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.); Ceremonial...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • West High School motion picture project filming

    • Photograph of filming during Denver's West High School's motion picture project entitled "How to Find a Job in Denver". Two male students stand with their backs to the camera while they work the motion picture camera and lights. A female students...
    • Motion Pictures.; West High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1939
    • A morning promenade, Oraibi, Hopi Reservation, Arizona

    • Native American (Hopi) mothers, near a kiva, Oraibi, Third Mesa, Arizona, have babies wrapped in blankets on their backs; each mother holds the hand of another child. Shows pueblo buildings and ladders.
    • Hopi Indians--Women--Arizona--Oraibi--1880-1900.; Indians of North America--Children--Arizona--Oraibi--1880-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Arizona--Oraibi--1880-1900.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1880-1900.; Oraibi (Ariz.)--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Girls on a fence (back)

    • Group portrait of girls on a rail fence at the Kennicott Ranch in Westcliffe (Custer County), Colorado; they have their backs to the camera and wear dresses with pleats, blouses with ruffles, wide brim hats, and pony tail hair styles.
    • Westcliffe (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Clothing & dress--Colorado--Westcliffe--1890-1910.; Girls--Colorado--Westcliffe--1890-1910.; Ranches--Colorado--Westcliffe--1890-1910.
    • [between 1899 and 1903?]
    • Women's rights

    • Two Native American (Dakota) women sit next to wood bundles and tepees, probably Dakota Territory.
    • Dakota Indians--Women--Dakota Territory--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Dakota Territory--1880-1890.; Dakota Territory--1880-1890.; Fuelwood--Dakota Territory--1880-1890.; Tipis--Dakota Territory--1880-1890.; Women--Dakota...
    • 1882?
    • Tlingit women

    • View of four Native American (Tlingit) women sitting on a stone sidewalk with their backs resting against the side of a clapboard building, probably Alaska. They are engaged in basket weaving and have some of their wares on display in front of...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--Alaska--1880-1900.; Tlingit baskets--Alaska--1880-1900.; Tlingit Indians--Arts & crafts--Alaska--1880-1900.; Basket making--Alaska--1880-1900.; Women--Alaska--1880-1900.
    • [between 1884 and 1895]
    • Sioux cradles

    • View of Native American Sioux cradleboards; shows a decorated cradleboard, a mourning cradleboard filled with grass or reeds, and women on foot and on horseback with cradleboards on their backs.
    • Dakota Indians--1850-1860.; Indians of North America--1850-1860.; Cradleboards--1850-1860.; Memorial rites & ceremonies--1850-1860.; Women--1850-1860.
    • [1851?]
    • Indian children, Flathead reserve, observe their plaited hair

    • Six Native American Flathead (Salish) children stand with their backs to the viewer looking toward something in the distance. Each of the children wears loose clothing and a "plaited" hair style. The tallest child is wrapped in a blanket, wears a...
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Salish Indians--Children--1900-1910.
    • 1907
    • Blackhawk, Colorado, 1860-1869

    • The Presbyterian church in Blackhawk, Colorado, stands on a hill in the background above Gregory Street. Several businesses face Gregory Street, including a drugstore, a wholesale and retail meat market and a grocery store. Hosues line another dirt...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Fences--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Presbyterian churches--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • D&RGW 482 (2-8-2), Alamosa, Colo. yard backing to couple to train last Alamosa-Salida train.

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western standard gauge locomotive 482 (2-8-2), with a push snowplow and coal tender, backs toward freight cars at the yard in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The locomotive blows smoke. Shows snow, men, a switch signal,...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.
    • 1951 February 15
    • At fire of 10/23/66

    • During a fire in Brighton, Colorado, the backs of two firemen are in the foreground; letters on one's coat read "West Adams County Fire Dept," and on his hat "WAC;" the other's reads "BFD." Both face a crane that reaches to the top of a brick...
    • Brighton (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Brighton--1960-1970.; Fires--Colorado--Brighton--1960-1970.
    • 1966 [October 23]
    • 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...
    • Adams, The (Hotel : Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Dining rooms--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1953 Jan. 9
    • Hog backs near Steamboat Buttes

    • View of trees and grass in a valley probably beside the Cache la Poudre River in Larimer County, Colorado. Eroded rock walls are near a hogback near probably Steamboat Rock.
    • Larimer County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cuestas--Colorado--Larimer County--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--Larimer County--1860-1870.; Valleys--Colorado--Larimer County--1860-1870.
    • [between 1867 and 1868]
    • Indian sun dance

    • Native American (Dakota) men, women and children are gathered in a circle under a buffalo skin shelter for a Sun Dance in probably North or South Dakota. Dancers wear feather headdresses, earrings, loincloths and body paint. Some dancers have...
    • Dakota Indians--Spiritual life--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Spiritual life--1870-1880.; Clothing & dress--1870-1880.; Sun dance--1870-1880.
    • [1875 January 2]
    • Dining room, Crawford Hill house

    • View of a dining room in the Crawford Hill house at 969 Sherman Avenue, in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The room has carved a Tudor style table and chairs. The table has bun feet, carved lion legs and carved stretchers. The...
    • Hill, Crawford, 1862-1922--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Dining rooms--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Dining tables--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920]
    • Edison School kindergarten students painting

    • Photograph of three unidentified kindergarten students during painting time at Edison Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. One girl and a boy stand at the easels painting. Their backs are turned to the camera and are wearing smocks. Another...
    • Edison School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1949
    • Lacey Residence, Georgetown, Colorado

    • Exterior view of the Lacey residence, Georgetown, Colorado, probably on Seventh Street between Taos and Rose Streets. The wood construction house has a large gable with a double window in the front, a porch decorated with woodcarving in the angles...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]

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