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  • All fields: Construction--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
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    • Sewer

    • View of probably storm sewer construction in Denver, Colorado; shows ceramic pipe sections in a trench, steam machinery, a car, men, and a dog. Houses, a cold frame, and a wagon with letters: "Denver Municipal Water Works" are in the background....
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    • 1923 November 30
    • Athletic Club's new addition

    • View of the Denver Athletic Club building on Glenarm Street in Denver, Colorado, during construction; shows a brick and stone structure with arched windows. Apartments are at the corner of 13th (Thirteenth) Street.
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    • 1926 May 5
    • University of Colorado School of Medicine

    • View of the University of Colorado School of Medicine (under construction) in Denver, Colorado; shows a crane, foundations, parked cars, a "Conoco" gas station, and houses.
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    • [1923 or 1924]
    • Excavation dump trucks and equipment

    • Men pose with a line of dump trucks, probably in Denver, Colorado. Shows an excavation site that includes machinery with pulleys, cranes, conveyor belts and drills. Smokestacks, piles of unearthed material, storage tanks, a railroad car labeled:...
    • Lindevall, Oscar E.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Construction

    • Men with shovels and tools construct a dam or retaining wall, probably in Denver, Colorado. Shows pilings, crane, houses in background.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • South Platte River flood control

    • Workmen work with shovels, tractors, and a dredge on a flood control project for the South Platte River in Denver, Colorado. Automobiles and pick-up trucks are parked nearby. Signs on buildings in the distance read: "Washington Street Garage" and...
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Flood prevention work on the Platte River at Globeville

    • View of excavation, a levee, and diverted river water at 46th (Forty sixth) Street in the Globeville neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Steam powered machinery with a derrick (probably a pile driver) is on a barge, men work and people look on, cars...
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    • 1927 March - April
    • Construction of the Denver City and County Building

    • Panorama looking north shows construction work and the formed concrete foundation at the Denver City and County Building, Denver, Colorado. Shows the Denver Public Library, Arapahoe County Courthouse, Republic Building, Daniels and Fisher Tower,...
    • Lindevall, Oscar E.
    • 1929 June 29
    • Pillar of Fire Church construction crew

    • Portrait of workers at the Pillar of Fire Church's Alma Temple, 1340 Sherman Street, Denver, Colorado, during construction. They are "(l to r) (back row): Harry Snelling, brick and concrete worker; J. T. Mullis, driver of the truck hauling the...
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    • [1924]
    • Denver, education, schools, public, Sherman

    • View of the Sherman Public School at 208 Grant Street, Denver, Colorado; 1920 Bungalow Annex is under construction; shows workers, materials, and children playing.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1920]
    • Construction of the Denver City and County Building

    • Panorama looking north shows construction work and the formed concrete foundation at the Denver City and County Building, Denver, Colorado. Shows the Denver Public Library building, Arapahoe County Courthouse, Republic Building, Daniels and Fisher...
    • Lindevall, Oscar E.
    • 1929 June 22
    • Construction of the Denver City and County Building

    • Panorama looking southeast shows a portion of the formed concrete foundation and other construction in progress at the Denver City and County Building, Denver, Colorado. Shows Denver Public Library building, dome of the State Capitol building,...
    • Lindevall, Oscar E.
    • 1929 June 1
    • Excavation for the Denver City and County Building

    • Panorama looking southeast shows a steam shovel ("The Osgood Company, Marion, Ohio") and men working at the future site of the Denver City and County Building, Denver, Colorado. Also included: Denver Public Library building, dome of the State...
    • Lindevall, Oscar E.
    • 1929 April 27
    • Excavation for the Denver City and County Building

    • Panorama looking southeast shows men, equipment, heavy machinery, and stacks of lumber at the construction site of the Denver City and County Building, Denver, Colorado. Also included: Denver Public Library building, dome of the State Capitol...
    • Lindevall, Oscar E.
    • 1929 May 4
    • Excavation for the Denver City and County Building

    • Panorama looking southeast shows the foundation frame of the Denver City and County Building, Denver, Colorado. It is supported by lumber on all sides and is topped by a plank walkway. Shows Denver Public Library building, dome of the State Capitol...
    • Lindevall, Oscar E.
    • 1929 May 4
    • Construction of the Denver City and County Building

    • Panorama looking southeast shows a steam shovel with clamshell buckets and the foundation of the Denver City and County Building, Denver, Colorado. Support planking has been removed from one section and the formed concrete shows. Also shows Denver...
    • Lindevall, Oscar E.
    • 1929 May 25
    • Construction of the Denver City and County Building

    • Panorama looking southeast shows a portion of the formed concrete foundation and other construction in progress at the Denver City and County Building, Denver, Colorado. A steam shovel belonging to "The Osgood Co., Marion Ohio," and horses assist...
    • Lindevall, Oscar E.
    • 1929 June 1
    • Construction of the Denver City and County Building

    • Panorama looking southeast shows much of the nearly complete formed concrete foundation and other construction in progress at the Denver City and County Building, Denver, Colorado. Also included: Denver Public Library building, dome of the State...
    • Lindevall, Oscar E.
    • 1929 June 15
    • Construction of the Denver City and County Building

    • Panorama looking southeast shows the foundation support frame of the Denver City and County Building filled with concrete, Denver, Colorado. Plank walkways facilitated the wheelbarrow transport of concrete from a central loading station. Also...
    • Lindevall, Oscar E.
    • 1929 May 18
    • Grecian arch construction

    • View of construction at Elitch's Gardens in Denver, Colorado; men and scaffolds are on a structure with classical entablature.
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Curbing project on W. 20th Avenue

    • View of 20th (Twentieth) Avenue in Denver, Colorado; shows dirt road, concrete curbs, cattle, and houses.
    • H. D. Smith Photograph Company.
    • 1920
    • "Carmen Court" apartment house built by Bert Rhoads

    • Construction of Carmen Court, a stucco apartment building on East 1st (First) Avenue at Emerson Street in Denver, Colorado. Sign reads: "Ask Bert L. Rhoads, These Unusual Homes Are Insulated With Balsam Wool, The Most Efficient Heat Insulator...
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [1925?]
    • B'way extension looking towards [sic] old B'way

    • View of the Broadway Extension construction site near 19th (Nineteenth) Street and Broadway in Denver, Colorado. Wagon wheels and support beams are at the site. Signs on nearby buildings read: "Delaney" and "Climax Pure Ice Cream."
    • Smyth, Charles M.
    • 1921 December or November
    • Albany Hotel and U.S. National Bank

    • View of 17th (Seventeenth) Street at Stout Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows the Albany Hotel and the United States National Bank Building under construction. Automobiles are in the street, and pedestrians are on sidewalks.
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [1920]
    • Albany Hotel

    • Pedestrians cross 17th (Seventeenth) Street near Stout Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows the Albany Hotel and the United States National Bank under construction. Sign reads: "Leroy and Son." Cars are parked in the street.
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [1926]
    • Christ Methodist Church 7th Ave & Colorado Blvd.

    • View of the Methodist Episcopal Christ Church (under construction) at 7th (Seventh) Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in the Hale neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; features a square tower and stone trim.
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    • [1927]
    • Christ Methodist Church 7th Ave & Colorado Blvd.

    • View of the Methodist Episcopal Christ Church (under construction) at 7th (Seventh) Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in the Hale neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; features a square tower and stone trim.
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    • [1927]
    • Christ M. E. Church 7th Ave & Colorado Blvd.

    • View of the Methodist Episcopal Christ Church (under construction) at 7th (Seventh) Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in the Hale neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; features a square tower, stone trim, and stained glass windows.
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    • [between 1927 and 1930?]
    • Ceremonies at New St. Thomas Seminary

    • Photomontage of activities surrounding the opening ceremonies of Saint Thomas Seminary at 1300 South Steele Street in the Cory-Merrill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Scenes include the placement of the cornerstone in the building, a procession...
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    • 1926 March 15
    • Construction of the Denver City and County Building

    • Panorama looking north shows construction work and the formed concrete foundation at the Denver City and County Building, Denver, Colorado. Shows the Denver Public Library, Arapahoe County Courthouse, Republic Building, Daniels and Fisher Tower,...
    • Lindevall, Oscar E.
    • 1929 July 6
    • Presbyterian Hospital, Denver

    • View of the construction of Presbyterian Hospital at Franklin Street and 20th (Twentieth) Avenue in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The building is framed, and concrete blocks are set to the level of four stories. A tall...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [between 1922 and 1925?]
    • Laying of cornerstone

    • A crowd of men, women, and children gathers in an open lot for a ceremony to lay the cornerstone of Presbyterian Hospital at Franklin Street and 20th (Twentieth Avenue) in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Two men stand at the...
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    • 1921
    • Laying of cornerstone

    • A group of men gathers for the laying of the cornerstone of Presbyterian Hospital at Franklin Street and 20th (Twentieth) Avenue in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Governor Oliver H. Shoup stands with one hand on the...
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    • 1921
    • Denver Civic Center

    • View of a bronze sea lion sculpture in the fountain pool at the Voorhies Memorial, Civic Center Park, Denver, Colorado. Shows the Denver City and County Building's steel frame under construction with cranes, one crane reads: "Midwest Steel."
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    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Presbyterian Hospital

    • Construction workers labor near the framework of Presbyterian Hospital at Franklin Street and 20th (Twentieth) Avenue in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The building is under construction, and wooden braces and scaffolds are...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [between 1920 and 1921?]
    • Presbyterian Hospital, Denver

    • View of construction of Presbyterian Hospital at Franklin Street and 20th (Twentieth) Avenue in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Wood braces are in place on the top story of the structure, and a scaffold is nearby. A car is...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1922 May 9
    • Denver societies & clubs, Wellshire Country Club

    • View west of the stone entry gates to Wellshire Park, near Colorado and Hampden Boulevards, Denver, Colorado; country club under construction. Haystacks dot the grounds.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1925 and 1926]
    • Pillar of Fire Church construction

    • View of the Pillar of Fire Church's Alma Temple at 1340 Sherman Street in Denver, Colorado, during construction; shows a brick and stone structure with steel girders, scaffolds, and columns.
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    • [1924]
    • Beth Ha Medrosh Hagadol Synagogue E. 16th & Gaylord

    • View of Beth Ha-Medrash Hagodol Synagogue (under construction) at East 16th (Sixteenth) and Gaylord Streets in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; it has columns, a Star of David, and Menorahs.
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    • [1920?]
    • Montgomery Wards new building at 501 So. Bway

    • View of the partially constructed Montgomery Ward building at 501 South Broadway in the Baker neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Pick-up trucks, building materials, and a sign that reads: "The New Rocky Mountain Home of Montgomery Ward & Co . . ."...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1928 October 19
    • Montgomery Ward building

    • View of the partially constructed Montgomery Ward building at 501 South Broadway in the Baker neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Automobiles and building materials are nearby. A sign reads: "The New Rocky Mountain Home of Montgomery Ward & Co . . ."
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1928 August 24
    • Montgomery Ward

    • View of the partially constructed Montgomery Ward building at 501 South Broadway in the Baker neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Building materials and a sign that reads: "The New Rocky Mountain Home of Montgomery Ward & Co . . ." are nearby.
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    • [1928]
    • Midland Savings and Loan Co.

    • View of the partially constructed Midland Savings and Loan Company Building at 17th (Seventeenth) Street and Glenarm Place in downtown Denver, Colorado. Automobiles are parked near the covered wooden walkway. Signs read: "Midland Savings Building"...
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    • 1925 November 19

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