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    • Margret Escamilla Oral History

    • Margaret Escamilla was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1954. One of nine children, she was raised in a military family and lived in several countries. After she married her husband in 1971, she moved to the Globeville neighborhood of Denver,...
    • Escmilla, Margaret, 1954-
    • 2013 November 15
    • Dave Oletski Oral History

    • In 1954, David Oletski, was born at 4920 Logan Street in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One of six children, he was raised in a large extended family of Polish Catholics. At the time of his grandmother’s death in 1978, he had...
    • Oletski, David, 1954-
    • 2013 November 2
    • Judy Montero Oral History

    • Judy Hinojosa Montero was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1952. After her parents divorce, her mother remarried and her step-father moved the family to Denver, Colorado in 1954. Judy attended Bryant-Webster Elementary School in Denver. The...
    • Montero, Judy Hinojosa, 1954-
    • 2013 November 20
    • Cradleboard

    • Show a Native American (Ute) toy cradleboard with a doll. The cradleboard is buckskin wrapped around a board and is decorated with fringe, multi-color beadwork sewn on with lazy stitch. The doll's head is possibly made of wood painted a medium...
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Bedroom interior

    • Interior view of a bedroom, possibly in Colorado. Shows a teddy bear, a doll, pillows, bed, tabletop mirror, framed pictures on the wall, patterned wall paper, table with drawers, curtains, a pitcher and basin, and a chamber pot.
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Lucy Beckett

    • Lucy Beckett poses for her South High School junior portrait in Denver, Colorado. Beckett's hair is styled in a wavy bob and she wears a knit, patterned blouse and a necklace of probably cut glass beads.
    • Mead-Fursell.
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    • Mato Wammyomni (Wirlwind Bear) and Mato Pahin (Porcupine Bear)

    • Mato Wammyomni (Wirlwind Bear) and Mato Pahin (Porcupine Bear), Native American (Omaha) men, pose outdoors. Porcupine Bear holds a wooden pipe decorated with hair and wears beaded moccasins, bells, body paint, a feather bustle, a hair pipe breast...
    • Heyn Photo.
    • 1900
    • Marie

    • Marie (also known as "Old Lady Grizzly Bear"), a Native American woman on the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana, poses holding a long, ceremonial pipe. She wears several beaded necklaces, feathers, a beaded chain, and hoop earrings,...
    • Boos, Edward H.
    • [between 1905 and 1907?]
    • Betty Cram Oral History

    • Betty Johnson Cram was born September 18, 1922 on a farm near Niwot, Colorado. After high school she moved to Denver and worked several jobs. In 1941, she found work at the Livestock Exchange Group. She remained there for several years, working...
    • Cram, Betty Johnson, 1922-
    • 2013 September 14
    • Boyero High 1931

    • Students from Boyero High School in Boyero (Lincoln County), Colorado, pose with their teacher, Richard T. Scott, for a class portrait. Mr. Scott wears a suit and tie. The boys wear shirts and pants or coveralls. The girls wear dresses. One boy...
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    • Stinking Bear, Hollowood, Crazy Bear

    • Chiefs, Stinking Bear, Hollowood, Crazy Bear, Native American Lakota Sioux, pose on horseback wearing feather headdresses, breechcloths, kilts, and cotton shirts, Pine Ridge Agency, South Dakota.
    • Northwestern Photographic Co.
    • [1890 or 1891]
    • Women's Christian Temperance Union

    • Five executive board members of the Women's Christian Temperance Union of Colorado pose near a desk. A woman identified as Mrs. Henry Bruce Teller is seated at a desk and holds papers in her hands. Other board members include: Grace C. Morey, in a...
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    • 1942 December 29
    • Moccasins

    • Shows a pair of Native American (Ute) men's moccasins. They are made of buckskin and have a rawhide sole, lacing and a thong. Embroidered on the top of the moccasins in red, white, orange, yellow blue, green, and light green translucent glass beads...
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    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • Pouch

    • A tanned leather pouch (Native American Ute) used by Chipeta. The pouch has multicolor lazy stitch beadwork in triangle, diamond and band designs, a flap, strap, thong, sinew and fringe at the bottom.
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    • [between 1875 and 1900]
    • Moccasins

    • A pair of women's buckskin moccasins (Native American Ute) with rawhide soles, ankle flaps and thongs. The moccasins are decorated with a floral image in multi-color beads. The beads are sewn on with lazy stitch.
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    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Bee's Fish and Jo, Jo's

    • View of 2711-2717 Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. The building houses the American Legion Wallace Simpson Post number 29, Bee's Fish and Jo, Jo's, and 40 Minute Cleaners. The two story brick commercial style...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1978
    • Ute Indian(?)

    • Standing studio portrait of a Native American man (Ute?) with braided hair wearing moccasins (beaded), leggings (beaded), breechcloth, skin belt, vest (beaded), necklace, hoop earrings, and fringed shawl.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Boggio's Parisienne Rotisserie

    • View of Boggio's Parisienne Rotisserie, a restaurant and lounge located near the corner of Tremont Place and Broadway in Denver, Colorado. The building has a tile overhang roof and arched windows and entrances. Signs on the building read: "Air...
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    • [1941]
    • Coors beer ad

    • Copy of an 1890 beer ad shows two bottles with type and ornate borders. Lettering reads: Coors' Golden Brewery, Adolph Coors, Brewer and Bottler of Lager Beer, Golden, Colo.; beer labels read: "Coors Pure Export Beer, Brewed & Bottled by A. Coors,...
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    • [between 1980 and 1990]
    • Susan Knapp Oral History

    • Susan Lynn Knapp was born in 1949 in Denver, Colorado. Her family had lived in the Globeville and Swansea neighborhood for several decades, within a few blocks of each other, and owned several family businesses together. Her father and his...
    • Knapp, Susan, 1949-
    • 2013 November 16
    • Elizabeth Kieffer

    • Elizabeth Kieffer poses for her South High School senior portrait in Denver, Colorado. Adler's hair is styled in a wavy bob with bangs and she wears a scooped neck blouse with a beaded flower, and probably a bead necklace.
    • Orpheum Studio.
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    • Dirty 'ole' Nagel

    • Four soldiers, members of the 10th Mountain Division, 126th Engineering Battalion, pose in front of a station wagon after a day of skiing at Winter Park (Grand County), Colorado. Two of the men hold beer bottles. Identification from left to right:...
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    • Conquering Bear, Ogalalla Sioux

    • Head and shoulders portrait of Conquering Bear, (Brave Bear) Native American Oglala Sioux (Lakota) man holding a ceremonial pipe and wearing a headdress, fur collar and quillwork on his shirt.
    • Rinehart, F. A. (Frank A.)
    • 1899
    • East High spotlight: vol 17 no 6

    • 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.)
    • 1930 November 26
    • High Bear, Chief

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of High Bear, a Native American (Sioux) man. He wears a blanket around his legs, metal armbands, a hair pipe breastplate, and a beaded feather headdress from which fur pelts hang. He holds a staff decorated with beads.
    • Stilwell, L. W.
    • [between 1884 and 1890?]
    • Roberta Waggoner Oral History

    • Roberta Lee Waggoner was born at home in 1933. A native of the Swansea neighborhood in Denver, she attended old Swansea Elementary School. Her father was an employee with a local packing company. Her mother suffered from health problems and...
    • Waggoner, Roberta Lee, 1933-
    • 2013 October 4
    • Nellie Laird Beckwith

    • Studio bust portrait of Nellie Laird Beckwith, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Beckwith's bangs are curled and her hair is pinned in a bun. She wears a dress with a loosely fitted bodice, slightly puffed sleeves and a gathered...
    • Nast, Charles A.
    • 1895
    • Dorothea Katherine Beggs

    • Studio bust portrait of Dorothea Katherine Beggs, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Beggs' wavy hair is parted in the middle and pulled back. Her dark colored, patterned dress has gathered pleats, a lace collar and puffed sleeves....
    • Chase, D. B. (Dana B.)
    • 1895
    • Helen Orlena Beggs

    • Studio bust portrait of Helen Orlena Beggs, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Beggs' bangs are curled and her hair is pulled back and affixed with a comb. She wears wire rimmed spectacles. Her dark colored, patterned dress has...
    • Chase, D. B. (Dana B.)
    • 1895
    • Margaret Hofer Beeler

    • Studio bust portrait of Margaret Hofer Beeler, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Beeler's hair is pinned in a bun on top of her head. Her dress has large bows on the shoulders, oversized puffed sleeves and a band collar adorned...
    • Rose & Company.
    • 1895
    • Strathmore Hotel (old McClure House) Canon City

    • The brick Strathmore Hotel, in Canon City, Colorado, has a flat roof, dentiled cornice, and stone sills and keystones. A second floor balcony has wrought iron railing and filigree skirting. and wraps the corner over the mitred entry. Canvas...
    • Beecher, H. N.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Camp Weld Council, Denver

    • Group portrait of the Camp Weld Council, Denver Colorado shows white and Native American (Arapaho and Cheyenne) men arranged in three rows. Identification: Left to right, kneeling: Maj. Edward Wynkoop and Capt. Silas S. Soule; seated: White...
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    • September 28, 1864
    • Delegation of Wichita, Apache, Kiowa & Comanche Inds.

    • Group portrait of a delegation of Native Americans (Wichita, Apache, Kiowa and Comanche) to Washington D.C. They include "Stumbling Bear" also known as "Sa-tim-gear" (Kiowa), "White Man" (Kiowa-Apache), and two white men. They are dressed in suits...
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    • [1874?]
    • Lone Bear Arapahoe Chief

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of Lone Bear, a Native American (Arapaho) man. He wears a fur pelt bandolier, a beaded and fringed vest, a scarf around his neck, and a beaded feather headdress.
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    • [between 1893 and 1901]
    • Felix Slow Bear

    • Standing studio portrait of a Native American (Omaha) man identified as Felix Slow Bear. He wears moccasins, leggings, print shirt, hair pipe breastplate, beads, a feather in his hair, and a skin with conchos around his neck. On his left arm he...
    • Heyn Photo.
    • 1899
    • Exhibits, Ice Palace, Leadville, Colo.

    • Interior view of the Ice Palace, constructed for the Winter Crystal Carnival, in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. Shows an elaborate display for Wiener Maerzen beer. A banner hangs over a frozen display of posters, a wreath, displays of bottles...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
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    • Confederate reunion

    • View of a dancing couple attending the convention in Trinidad, Colorado. The womam wears a lace dress, with overlapping flounces from waist to floor, and a wide, ruffled lace collar. She wears a sprig of ostrich feathers in her hair. Spectators...
    • Coffey, Pat.
    • August, 1939
    • The last lodge of the Mandan

    • Fighting Bear, a Native American (Mandan) man, and his family (Ree) pose outdoors at Fort Berthold, Dakota Territory. He holds a calumet and wears moccasins, a breechcloth, leggings, bead and tooth necklace, and feather roach. His wife wears a...
    • Curtis, G. L.
    • [between 1880 and 1889]
    • Plenty Horses trial

    • Studio portrait (sitting and standing) of Plenty Horses, Living Bear, Bear-That-Lays-Down, He Dog, Jack Red Cloud, Broken Arm, White Moon, and Rock Road, Native American (Sioux, Cheyenne, and Oglala Lakota) men. The men wear suits. Four men hold...
    • Butterfield, L. T.
    • 1891
    • Kenneth Ray "Boogie" Mondragon Oral History

    • Kenneth Ray “Boogie” Mondragon was born in 1953 on the east side of Denver. As a youth his family moved into the Stapleton housing project in Denver’s Globeville neighborhood. Boogie remained in the neighborhood until 1992. During this time he...
    • Mondragon, Kenneth Ray 1953-
    • 2013 October 19

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