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    • King Jones Wedding ceremony

    • Photograph taken during the wedding ceremony of Richard King and Lorraine Jones at the Scott United Methodist Church in Denver, Colorado. The couple are pictured standing in front of the minister, during the ceremony.
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1948 June 4
    • Yule log ceremony

    • Two teenagers crouch by a fire and warm their hands during the Yule Log ceremony at Palmer Lake, El Paso County, Colorado, as others watch.
    • Christmas--Colorado--Palmer Lake--1960-1970.; Palmer Lake (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Celebrations--Colorado--Palmer Lake--1960-1970.
    • 1967 December 16
    • Kismet Club Initiation Ceremony

    • This document describes the setting of the initiation ceremony and the rituals that the ceremony should include for the Kismet Club of North High School in Denver. The story behind the colors, silver and purple, that symbolize the club is included...
    • North High School (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; North High School (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Kismet Club (Denver, Colo.)--Archives.; Greek letter...
    • circa 1936
    • Eureka Street, Central City

    • Eureka Street, Central City, Colorado, is crowded with cars and jeeps in a view that looks toward Central Hill. Four people sit in a jeep in the foreground. A man smoking a cigarette drives the jeep; another man wearing a hat, glasses, and...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Flags--Colorado--Central City--1960-1970.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1960-1970.
    • 1965
    • Laying cornerstone

    • Spectators stand in the rain and watch the dedication ceremony of the cornerstone of Cranford Hall on the campus of the State Normal School (also known as the University of Northern Colorado, Colorado Teachers College, Colorado State College of...
    • Greeley (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building dedications--Colorado--Greeley--1890-1900.; Cornerstone laying--Colorado--Greeley--1890-1900.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Greeley--1890-1900.; University of Northern Colorado.
    • 1890
    • Drawing

    • A Native American (Sioux?) drawing on a cotton or muslin cloth possibly of a military society ceremony. The drawing is done in crayon and ink. The subject matter in the drawing is of males and females as they participate in a ceremony or ritual.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1910.; Indians of North America--Spiritual life--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • Clayton College

    • Boys and teachers participate in a flag ceremony at Clayton College in Denver, Colorado. Members of a marching band play instruments which include trombones, a tuba, saxophones, drums, and trumpets. A group of boys salute the flag near the...
    • George W. Clayton College (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Bands--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Flag salutes--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Orphanages--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • 1931 November 11
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron. Co. executives

    • View of two Colorado Fuel and Iron Company executives in hard hats participating in ceremony marking the rolling of the 50-millionth ton of steel, Pueblo, Colorado; shows George Grosvenor, superintendent of steel production, and Jerry Lindberg,...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Businessmen--Colorado--Pueblo--1960-1970.; Steel industry--Colorado--Pueblo--1960-1970.; Colorado Fuel and Iron Company.
    • [1965]
    • Flashlight photo of Sacred dance of the Geronimo Apache Indians

    • A figure in a mask and one with a walking stick dance around a large fire, while a group of Apache girls stand together on opposite side of fire. Spectators, some wrapped in blankets, sit in ring to watch the puberty ceremony. A walled tent and a...
    • Puberty rites--1890-1910.; Apache Indians--1890-1910.; Girls--1890-1910.; Indians of North America--Spiritual life--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Hukalowapi ceremony

    • A Native American (Oglala Sioux) priest wears a buffalo hide robe, an eagle feather in his hair, and holds a long pipe in what is identified as the Hukalowapi ceremony.
    • Dakota Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Oglala Indians--1900-1910.; Calumets--1900-1910.; Feathers--1900-1910.; Hides & skins--1900-1910.; Priests--1900-1910.; Robes--1900-1910.
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    • Headgate opening ceremony, Vallejos Ditch Project

    • Two men open the headgates at a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Vallejos Ditch System, Ditch No.5, a USDA Special Improvement Project in San Pedro (Costilla County), Colorado. Four men look on, George G. Romero is second from the right,...
    • San Pedro (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Romero, George G.--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Mexican Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Irrigation canals...
    • 1965
    • Marking of Ute Pass Trail

    • A boy sits on horseback below Cascade, El Paso County, Colorado during the marking ceremony for Ute Pass Trail. The boy wears fringed chaps and a toy gun in a holster. Ceremony spectators sit and stand near automobiles parked on tiered stone-walled...
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--El Paso County--1910-1920.; Ute Indians--Clothing & dress--Colorado--El Paso County--1910-1920.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Boys--Colorado--El Paso County--1910-1920.; Horseback riding--Colorado--El Paso...
    • August 29, 1912
    • The completion of the Pacific Rail Road the ceremony at Promontory Point [sic], Utah

    • Men pose at a ceremony to commemorate the completion of the trans-continental railroad at Promontory Summit (Box Elder County), Utah. Workers stand with dignitaries from the Union Pacific Railroad and the Central Pacific Railroad. Men shake hands,...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--Rites & ceremonies--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--Rites & ceremonies--1860-1870.; Box Elder County (Utah)--1860-1870.; Promontory Summit (Utah)--1860-1870.; Dedications--Utah--Promontory...
    • 1869 June 10
    • Arapahoe School - cornerstone ceremony

    • View of the cornerstone ceremony at the Arapahoe School in Denver, Colorado; people crowd the construction site, and buggies are in the foreground.
    • Arapahoe School (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Cornerstone laying--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.;...
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    • Kismet Club  Initiation Ceremony Group Photo

    • Kismet Club initiation ceremony group photograph. Members stand on a street corner while in their initiation costumes.
    • North High School (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Kismet Club (Denver, Colo.)--Archives.; Greek letter societies--Colorado--Denver--Archival resources.; Clubs.
    • circa 1926
    • Kismet Club Initiation Ceremony. Four unnamed girls standing in the street.

    • Kismet Club Initiation Ceremony. Four unnamed girls are standing in the street.
    • North High School (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Kismet Club (Denver, Colo.)--Archives.; Greek letter societies--Colorado--Denver--Archival resources.; Clubs.
    • circa 1926
    • Gilpin School cornerstone ceremony

    • Photograph of the cornerstone ceremony during the construction of Gilpin Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. An unidentified man stands on a wooden platform addressing a standing room only audience.
    • Gilpin Place School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1949 September
    • Kismet Club Initiation Ceremony. Group photo of the members.

    • Kismet Club Initiation Ceremony. Group photograph of the members standing in the street. Four girls are seated in the front of the group.
    • North High School (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Kismet Club (Denver, Colo.)--Archives.; Greek letter societies--Colorado--Denver--Archival resources.; Clubs.
    • circa 1926
    • Gilpin School cornerstone ceremony

    • An unidentified man stands on a wooden platform addressing a crowd during the cornerstone ceremony at Gilpin Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. Behind him four children are seen sitting along the half constructed wall, with other members of...
    • Gilpin Place School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1949 September
    • Cosmopolitan Club "Heroes of Peace" Ceremony

    • Photograph of a memorial ceremony in Denver for "Heroes of Peace". Caption on back says "Cosmopolitan Club Heroes of Peace." Included in picture: Holmes, Clarence F. (D.D.S.), Boyd, Jacks.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Clubs--Denver--Colorado.
    • undated
    • Gilpin School cornerstone ceremony

    • Photograph of an unidentified woman addressing an audience while standing on a wooden platform during the cornerstone ceremony at Gilpin Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. Behind her a portion of the completed school can be seen with different...
    • Gilpin Place School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1949 September
    • Tobacco Society ceremony, Crow

    • View of a Native American (Crow) Tobacco Society ceremony shows a group of people in a circle under a makeshift tent. One person, on the near edge of the circle, appears to be getting special treatment. He is covered by a sheet and reclines on a...
    • Crow Indians--Spiritual life--1900-1920.; Indians of North America--1900-1920.; Rites & ceremonies--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1915?]
    • Gilpin School cornerstone ceremony

    • Photograph of an unidentified woman addressing an audience while standing on a wooden platform during the cornerstone ceremony at Gilpin Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. Behind her a portion of the completed school can be seen with different...
    • Gilpin Place School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1949 September
    • Gilpin School cornerstone ceremony

    • Photograph of an unidentified man addressing an audience while standing on a wooden platform during the cornerstone ceremony at Gilpin Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. Behind him a portion of the completed school can be seen with different...
    • Gilpin Place School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1949 September
    • Smiley Junior High School ground breaking ceremony

    • A group of School Board and community members at the ground breaking ceremony for Smiley Junior High School. There are three men holding shovels, and a woman and a man holding building plans.
    • Smiley Junior High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; Ground breaking ceremonies.; School board members.
    • undated
    • Gilpin School cornerstone ceremony

    • Photograph of an unidentified man addressing an audience while standing on a wooden platform during the cornerstone ceremony at Gilpin Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. Behind him a portion of the completed school can be seen with different...
    • Gilpin Place School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1949 September
    • Tobacco Society ceremony, Crow

    • Native American (Crow) men and women participate in a Tobacco Society ceremony under a barrel shaped tent. Men are dressed in costumes including moccasins, leggings, breech cloths, decorative shirts, and headdresses. Women are wearing ceremonial...
    • Crow Indians--Spiritual life--1900-1920.; Indians of North America--1900-1920.; Rites & ceremonies--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1915?]
    • Entering the Medicine Lodge, Crow adoption ceremony

    • A procession of Native Americans (Crow) lines up to enter a Medicine Lodge and participate in a "coming out" (adoption) ceremony that involves initiation into the Crow Tobacco Society.
    • Crow Indians--Spiritual life--1900-1920.; Indians of North America--1900-1920.; Rites & ceremonies--1900-1920.
    • [between 1905 and 1911]
    • Bromwell School flag retirement ceremony

    • Photograph of a flag retirement ceremony at Bromwell School in Denver, Colorado. Included in the picture is an older student standing in front of the old American flag being held by another male student. Towards the front of the picture are two...
    • Flags--American.; Bromwell School (Denver, Colo.);Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1900
    • Sign, headgate opening ceremony, Vallejos Ditch Project

    • Four men pose around a sign for the completed Vallejos Ditch System, Ditch No.5 USDA Special Improvement Project in San Pedro (Costilla County), Colorado. The sign reads: "USDA," "Vallejos Ditch System Ditch No. 5," "Special Project," "ASCS,"...
    • San Pedro (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Signs (Notices).; Events.; Romero, George G.--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Mexican Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Signs and...
    • 1965
    • Arapahoe School - cornerstone ceremony

    • View of the cornerstone ceremony at the Arapahoe School in Denver, Colorado; people crowd the construction site, and buggies are in the foreground.
    • Arapahoe School (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Cornerstone laying--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.;...
    • [1872 June 24]
    • Saint Joseph's Polish Church convent groundbreaking ceremony

    • Photograph of Sister Mary Euthemia, Father John Guzinski and Stephan Stopa of Stop Construction Company during a groundbreaking ceremony for for a new convent for the Sisters of St. Joseph located in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
    • St. Joseph's Catholic Church (Denver, Colo.); Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1964 October 26
    • New Hope Baptist Church mortgage burning week ceremony

    • A Black (African American) man stands at the pulpit in the New Hope Baptist Church during a ceremony to commemorate the end of the church's mortgage in Denver, Colorado. A group of Black men and women sit nearby.
    • New Hope Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Baptist churches--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1955 November
    • Groundbreaking, Denver City and County Building

    • Mayor Benjamin Stapleton, surrounded by onlookers, digs a shovelful of dirt at the ground breaking ceremony for the Denver City and County Building, Denver, Colorado.
    • City and County Building (Denver, Colo.)--Rites & ceremonies--1920-1930.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; City & town Halls--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Ground breaking...
    • 1929 March 26
    • Groundbreaking, Denver City and County Building

    • Mayor Benjamin Stapleton, surrounded by a large group of onlookers, dumps a shovelful of dirt during the ground breaking ceremony for the Denver City and County Building, Denver, Colorado.
    • City and County Building (Denver, Colo.)--Rites & ceremonies--1920-1930.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; City & town Halls--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Ground breaking...
    • 1929 March 26
    • Denver Public Schools Groundbreaking Ceremony

    • Group photograph of several unidentified men and women from an unknown groundbreaking ceremony for the Denver Public Schools system. Three of the men in the photograph hold shovels and schematics are held between two people.
    • Ground breaking ceremonies.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1950
    • Dedication ceremony opening Dotsero Cutoff at Bond

    • People crowd Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks and a grandstand at the dedication ceremony for the Dotsero Cutoff, in Bond, Eagle County, Colorado. The stage is draped in bunting, United States flags, a Utah State seal, a sign: "NBC,"...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1930-1940.; Bond (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dotsero Cutoff (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Bond--1930-1940.; Grandstands--Colorado--Bond--1930-1940.; Railroad...
    • June 16, 1934
    • Hopi Indians

    • View of Native American (Pueblo, Hopi) women who carry water containers in cloth slings and a pail near the Snake Shrine at Walpi Pueblo, First Mesa, Arizona. The Snake Shrine is a large pile of stones in which the jars for the snake washing...
    • Hopi Indians--Women--Arizona--Walpi--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Arizona--Walpi--1890-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Domestic life--Arizona--Walpi--1890-1900.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1890-1900.; Walpi (Ariz.)--1890-1900.;...
    • August, 1899
    • Kismet Club Pledge Ceremony

    • This is the script that should be read during the pledge ceremony of the Kismet Club from North High School in Denver. It includes the vow that the new pledges must make to join the club.
    • North High School (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; North High School (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Kismet Club (Denver, Colo.)--Archives.; Greek letter...
    • circa 1936
    • Smiley Junior High School ground breaking ceremony

    • A photograph at the ground breaking ceremony for Smiley Junior High School. There is a large group of people seated on a mound of dirt watching a ditch being dug at the construction site.
    • Smiley Junior High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; Ground breaking ceremonies.
    • undated
    • Alhkidokihi - Navaho

    • A Native American (Navajo) sand painting used in a medicine ceremony identified as the Mountain Chant (Dsilyidje Qaçàl) shows Yei figures and repeating patterns.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1900-1910.; Navajo Indians--Spiritual life--1900-1910.; Sandpaintings--1900-1910.
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    • Historic Strauss cabin dedication

    • Near Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colorado, people attend a dedication ceremony for the Strauss Cabin, home of Robert Strauss, one of the first settlers in the Poudre River Valley. The hewn log building has gables and chimneys.
    • Strauss, Robert--Homes & haunts.; Fort Collins (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Building dedications--Colorado--Fort Collins--1970-1980.; Log cabins--Colorado--Fort Collins--1970-1980.
    • October 22, 1977
    • Corn ceremonial

    • View of Native American(Hopi) men and a boy during a ceremony; one puts a corncob into a clay vessel. The men wear breechcloths and have feathers in their hair. The boy wears a cotton tunic and bead necklaces. Shows prayer sticks.
    • Hopi Indians--Spiritual life--Arizona--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Children--Arizona--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--1890-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Arizona--1890-1900.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1890-1900.; Rites &...
    • 1899 or 1900?
    • Laying of cornerstone at courthouse, Summit Co, Colo.

    • On Main Street, in Breckenridge, Colorado, a parade of Masons approach in their aprons, led by men with tubas or cornets, bound for the cornerstone laying ceremony at the site of the new Summit County Courthouse. Men, women, children, power poles...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Breckenridge--1900-1910.; Rites & ceremonies--Colorado--Breckenridge--1900-1910.
    • 1909
    • West Side Recorder Volume 6 No 9

    • Newsletter dedicated to community life in the Auraria neighborhood prior to the construction of the Auraria campus
    • Community newspapers--Auraria (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1970 January
    • Hide

    • A Native American (Ute) buckskin hide. In the center is a painted image of a Sun Dance ceremony with dancers with ropes attached to their chests as they dance around the pole, and tipis in the background.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Indians of North America--Spiritual life--1880-1900.; Ute Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Hides & skins--1880-1900.
    • [between 1855 and 1899]

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