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    • John & Madge Gates as newlyweds

    • Newlyweds John Gates and Mrs. Bertha M. Gruenfeldt stand together outside of a home. She wears a white suit and hat, and she holds a bouquet of flowers. John Gates wears a suit and tie.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Spouses--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1939
    • Pete Baca, Bobby and Gloria Herrera, and Robert Marquez

    • Children Pete Baca, Bobby Herrera, Gloria Rodriguez, née Herrera and Robert Marquez sit on the front steps at 1121 Lawrence Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Pete wears a striped shirt and shorts and has curly hair, Bobby...
    • Hispanic Americans--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Boys.; Girls.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Auraria (Denver,...
    • 1947
    • Pedro Rivera

    • Pedro Rivera cuts a piece of metal with a large hacksaw on a sawhorse near 1121 Lawrence Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. He wears jeans, a leather jacket and a fedora hat.
    • Hispanic Americans--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Sawhorses.; Saws.; Rivera, Pedro--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Sawhorses--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Sawing--Pictorial works.; Auraria...
    • 1950
    • [Tenth] 10th National Townsend Convention Denver, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of the delegates at the Townsend National Recovery Plan, Inc. (a social security organization) convention near the Colorado State Capitol building in Denver, Colorado. A group of women wear dresses and short capes.
    • Townsend National Recovery Plan, Inc.--Meetings--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Delegates--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Meetings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1950
    • Larimer Street businesses

    • View of Larimer Street (1600 block) in Denver, Colorado; pedestrians (some Black, African American) walk by a sculpture of a cherub. One man uses crutches. Neon signs read: "Gold Nugget Tap Room," "Ginn Mill," "M & M Sporting Goods," "CAC Gym," and...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Bars--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Restaurants--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1950 April
    • Edelweiss Restaurant

    • Interior view of the Edelweiss Restaurant at 1644 Glenarm Place in Denver, Colorado; men in chef hats work at a grill, steam counters, and an oven full of pies.
    • Edelweiss Restaurant (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Cookery--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Cooks--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Kitchens--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1950 April 10
    • Edelweiss Restaurant

    • Interior view of the kitchen in the Edelweiss Restaurant at 1644 Glenarm Place in Denver, Colorado. A man operates a dishwashing machine and a woman fills a pitcher at a sink.
    • Edelweiss Restaurant (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Dishwashing machines--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1950 April 10
    • Edelweiss Restaurant

    • Interior view of the dining room in the Edelweiss Restaurant at 1644 Glenarm Place in Denver, Colorado. Men and women staff pose around dining room tables.
    • Edelweiss Restaurant (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Dining rooms--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Restaurant workers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1950 April 10
    • Edelweiss Restaurant

    • Interior view of the kitchen at the Edelweiss Restaurant at 1644 Glenarm Place in Denver, Colorado. Women work at a counter; mixing machines, refrigerators, and steam cabinets are nearby. A cooler reads "Frigidaire."
    • Edelweiss Restaurant (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Kitchens--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Restaurants--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1950 April 10
    • Chester Hadden and Travis McGinnis with Soap Box Derby race car

    • Chester Hadden and Travis McGinnis work on a Soap Box Derby race car in a garage Denver, Colorado. A Mercury sedan is nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Coaster cars--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1950 August 14
    • Union Pacific train 111, City of Denver, E. 47th Ave. & York St. 8:40 A.M.

    • The Union Pacific express train the "City of Denver," led by a diesel locomotive, travels near the intersection of East 47th (Forty-seventh) Avenue and York Street in Denver, Colorado. A warehouse and telephone poles are nearby.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1950-1960.; City of Denver (Express train)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1950 February 13
    • Union Pacific engine 814 off tr. 18, Denver Union Station 11:30 A.M.

    • View of Union Pacific steam locomotive no. 814 (4-8-4) at the railroad yards at Union Station in Denver, Colorado. A viaduct and railroad signal tower are in the distance. A shield on the front of the locomotive reads: "Union Pacific 814." A ware...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1950 February 5
    • C & S engine 634, Fifth and Walnut streets, 3:15 P.M.

    • View of a Colorado and Southern steam locomotive 634 (2-8-0) with a tender and gondola car near 5th (Fifth) Street and Walnut Street in Denver, Colorado. Lettering on the locomotive reads: "C & S" and "634," on the tender reads: "C & S" and A T &...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Denver--1960-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1950 January 14
    • U.P. engine 2492 on switching run at Columbine St. crossing, East 47th Ave.

    • A Union Pacific freight train led by steam locomotive 2492 (2-8-2) travels near the intersection of East 47th (Forty-seventh) Avenue and Columbine Street in Denver, Colorado. The consist has a gondola car and boxcars. A warehouse is in the distance.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1950 July 5
    • Barclay Apartments

    • View of the side of the Barclay Apartments in the Barclay Block at 17th (Seventeenth) and Larimer Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows a five-story Italianate style building with pediments and arched windows. Sign painted on the side of the...
    • Barclay Apartments (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Apartment houses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1950 Jun. 20
    • Aspen Institute

    • A boy, a girl, and a dog lean on the counter of a travel agency in probably Denver, Colorado. A man talks to them; show cards read: "Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies," and "Member of Rail Travel Promotion Agency."
    • Travel agents--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Children--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Dogs--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1950 June 17
    • Rio Grande 1224 & 1526 ready to couple at Burnham, 12:50 P.M.

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western steam locomotives 1224 (4-8-2) and 1526 (4-8-2) are in the Burnham Yard in Denver, Colorado. Lettering on the tenders reads: "Rio Grande."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1950 March 19
    • Gene Amole before leaving for Europe

    • Gene Amole, radio and television personality, war correspondent, and later newspaper columnist, holds a piece of cake in downtown Denver, Colorado; radio microphone has letters: "KYMR."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Journalists--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Amole, Gene, 1923-
    • 1950 May 23
    • Sixteenth Street sunrise

    • View of 16th (Sixteenth) Street in Denver, Colorado, at dawn; shows office buildings, and the Colorado State Capitol building.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Sunrises & sunsets--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1950 May 3
    • Colo. General Hospital

    • Aerial view of the University of Colorado General Hospital and University of Colorado Medical Center (University of Colorado Health Sciences Center), V. A. Hospital, and Rose Hospital near 8th (Eighth) Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in Denver,...
    • General Rose Memorial Hospital (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; University of Colorado General Hospital--1950-1960.; University of Colorado Medical Center--1950-1960.; Veterans Administration Hospital (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver...
    • 1950 November 3
    • Colorado General Hospital

    • Aerial view of the University of Colorado General Hospital and University of Colorado Medical Center (University of Colorado Health Sciences Center), V. A. Hospital, and Rose Hospital near 8th (Eighth) Avenue and Colorado Boulevard, Denver,...
    • General Rose Memorial Hospital (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; University of Colorado General Hospital--1950-1960.; University of Colorado Medical Center--1950-1960.; Veterans Administration Hospital (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver...
    • 1950 November 3
    • Western Electric new building

    • Men sit at work tables to build and test telephones at Western Electric in Denver, Colorado. A conveyor belt with completed phones is nearby.
    • Western Electric Company--People--1950-1960.; Telephone companies--Employees--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Factories--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Telephone supplies...
    • 1950 October
    • Loretto nun

    • Women look on as a Sister of Loretto nun fills out a form at Loretto Heights College in Denver, Colorado.
    • Loretto Heights College--People--1950-1960.; Sisters of Loretto--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Nuns--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1950 September 21
    • Orpheum theater

    • Nighttime view of a crowd at the entrance to the Orpheum theater at 1537 Welton Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Lettering on the marquee reads: "RKO Orpheum 15 Hit Tunes 2 Love Stories Fred Astaire Red Sketlton Vera Ellen Arlene Dahl A...
    • Orpheum Theatre (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Motion picture audiences--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Motion picture theaters--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1950 September 22
    • Frederick R. Ross Branch groundbreaking

    • View of ground breaking at the Ross-Broadway Branch of the Denver Public Library in the Speer neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; participants are identified as (L to R) William F. Kreutter, Mrs. John McPhee, Davis W. Moore, Malcolm G. Wyer, Henry A....
    • Ross, Frederick R.--Monuments.; Denver Public Library. Ross-Broadway Branch.--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Speer (Denver Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1950 September 28
    • Denver W. 14th Ave. & Bannock St.

    • Walter Johnson, candidate for governor of Colorado sits in an open antique touring car with an unidentified man and boy on the corner of Fourteenth Avenue and Bannock Street in Denver, Colorado. Signs on the automobile read: "Walter Johnson for...
    • Denver Public Library--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Convertible automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Political elections--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Johnson, Walter Walford, 1904-1987.
    • 1950 September 4
    • Elevations-north, south, east, west Frederick R. Ross Library

    • Elevations (front, rear and sides) for the Denver Public Library, Frederick R. Ross Library (Ross-Broadway Branch), 33 East Bayaud Avenue, Speer neighborhood, Denver, Colorado, commissioned ca. 1949. The building is an example of a post WWII...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Speer (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Public libraries.; Denver Public Library Ross-Broadway Branch--Buildings--1940-1950.
    • 1950, April 10 (plan); 1950, November 11 (revision)
    • Keables Sandwich Shop

    • Group portrait of Keables Sandwich Shop restaurant staff in Denver, Colorado; women and men pose by an interior counter, condiments, a kitchen, and a clock.
    • Keables Sandwich Shop (Denver, Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Counters--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Restaurant workers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1950?
    • City Auditorium

    • View of the Denver City Auditorium, Fourteenth (14th) and Curtis, Denver, Colorado.
    • City Auditorium (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Auditoriums--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1950?
    • City Auditorium

    • View of the Denver City Auditorium, 1400 block of Curtis, Denver, Colorado.
    • City Auditorium (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Auditoriums--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1950?
    • William MacLeod Raine

    • William MacLeod Raine, a novelist and newspaperman, sits with his legs up on a roll-top desk and holds a pistol in an interior view probably in Denver, Colorado. He wears ribbed socks, striped, cuffed trousers, a vest, a starched shirt, and a flat...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Authors--American--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Desks--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Men--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Raine, William MacLeod, 1871-1954.
    • 1950?
    • May Co. 16th & Champa

    • View of the May Company in Denver, Colorado; shows concrete buildings, a Kress store, a parking lot, cars, people, a street lamp, and signs: "Wayco Parking," and "The May Co."
    • May Shoe & Clothing Co. (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Department stores--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1950?
    • Young Ladies Sodality meeting St. Cajetan's Catholic Church.

    • Members of the Young Ladies Sodality pose for a group portrait in at St. Cajetan's Catholic Church, 1190 Ninth (9th) Street, in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. They are identified as: back row: Ida Navarez, Marion Salas, Magdalena...
    • St. Cajetan's Church (Auraria, Denver, Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Catholic churches.; Interiors.; Teenagers.; St. Cajetan's Church (Auraria, Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Confraternities--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Hispanic...
    • 1951
    • Denver St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

    • View of the Saint Vincent de Paul Church at 2375 Arizona Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The brick church has a statue of Saint Vincent de Paul above the entryway.
    • Saint Vincent de Paul Church (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Catholic churches--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1951
    • Colfax & Acoma

    • A woman leans from her car and puts books in a return slot at the Denver Public Library in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver Public Library--Facilities--1950-1960.; Book drops--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1951 April
    • Citizen's Mission

    • Two women eat Christmas dinner at the Citizen's Mission at 1617 Larimer Street in Denver, Colorado. Shows a Christmas table decoration of pine bough and colored bulbs. The women wear scarves and winter coats.
    • Citizen's Mission (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Christmas--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Aged persons--Women--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Asylums--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Christmas...
    • 1951 Dec. 25
    • Citizen's Mission

    • Men eat dinner at the Citizen's Mission at 1617 Larimer Street in Denver, Colorado.
    • Citizen's Mission (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Asylums--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Eating & drinking--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Men--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1951 Dec. 26
    • Zook Building

    • View of the Zook Building at 431 West Colfax in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A bottle-shaped advertisement for Old Forester Whiskey is on top of the building. automobiles and a truck are nearby. Signs read: "Hank Williams...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Advertisements--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1951 December 2
    • Woodbury

    • View of the Woodbury Branch of the Denver Public Library in the West Highland neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The brick building has a tile roof, arched windows, and carved stone entablature. Landscaping includes hedges, flowerbeds, and lawn.
    • Woodbury, Roger Williams, 1841-1903--Monuments.; Denver Public Library. Woodbury Branch--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; West Highland (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1951 June 22
    • Broadway Theater

    • Women pose in Denver, Colorado by a car with a showcard that reads: "This 1912 Baker is Displayed Through the Courtesy of the Colorado Horseless Carriage Club - See Red Skelton in 'Excuse My Dust' starts Thurs at the Broadway Theater." The women...
    • Broadway Theater (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Anderson, Mary Lou, Denver resident.; Lewis, Mitzie.; Segeler, Bea.
    • 1951 June 28
    • Broadway Theater

    • Women pose in Denver, Colorado by a car with a showcard: "This 1912 Baker is Displayed Through the Courtesy of the Colorado Horseless Carriage Club - See Red Skelton in 'Excuse My Dust' starts Thurs at the Broadway Theater." The women are...
    • Broadway Theater (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Anderson, Mary Lou.; Lewis, Mitzie.; Segeler, Bea.
    • 1951 June 28
    • Miniature train @ City Park, Denver, 1:50 P.M.

    • View of the miniature train at City Park in Denver, Colorado. The train travels over a bridge with concrete pilings. The engineer sit in the front of the train. Two women sit in the open passenger cars. The logo on the locomotive reads: "Union...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1950-1960.; City Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Miniature railroads--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1951 March 21
    • Walker Castle fire

    • View of Walker Castle (Castle of Culture and Commerce) during a fire at Riverfront Park, Denver, Colorado. Firemen spray water on the building. Spectators stand on the 16th (Sixteenth) Street Viaduct in the distance.
    • Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931--Homes & haunts.; Walker Castle (Denver, Colo.)--Disasters--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Riverfront Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Fires--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Stone...
    • 1951 November
    • Fire destroying Walker Castle

    • View of Walker Castle (Castle of Culture and Commerce) during a fire in Riverfront Park, Denver, Colorado. A destroyed portion of the building and a ladder are nearby.
    • Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931--Homes & haunts.; Walker Castle (Denver, Colo.)--Disasters--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Riverfront Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Fires--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Stone...
    • 1951 November
    • Walker Castle fire

    • Firefighters put out a fire at Walker Castle (Castle of Culture and Commerce) in Riverfront Park, Denver, Colorado. A portion of the building is demolished.
    • Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931--Homes & haunts.; Walker Castle (Denver, Colo.)--Disasters--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Riverfront Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Fire...
    • 1951 November
    • Walker Castle fire

    • Firefighters put out a fire at Walker Castle (Castle of Culture and Commerce) in Riverfront Park, Denver, Colorado. A ladder is against the stone building.
    • Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931--Homes & haunts.; Walker Castle (Denver, Colo.)--Disasters--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Riverfront Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Fire fighting--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1951 November
    • Church of Christ

    • View of the Church of Christ at 2428 Ogden Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; the stone building has a square tower.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Churches--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1951 November

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