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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-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 November 15
    • Graffiti, corner of 5th Avenue and Santa Fe

    • View of an abandoned bar / restaurant at 500 Santa Fe Drive (1886) in the Baker neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The two-story brick commercial style building has hooded molding over the second story and decorative brickwork on the southern...
    • Baker (Denver, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Abandoned buildings.; Commercial facilities.; Graffiti.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Commercial buildings--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.;...
    • 1976
    • Golden Gate Grocery

    • View of the Golden Gate Grocery located at 3701 Williams Street in the Cole neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. The one story brick commercial style building has a decorative brick parapet. A sign on the parapet reads: "Golden Gate Grocery." Signs...
    • Golden Gate Grocery (Denver, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Cole (Denver, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Grocery stores.; Graffiti.; Golden Gate Grocery (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Grocery trade--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.;...
    • 1978
    • Northside Park

    • View of Northside Park (landscape architects-Wenk Associates, c. 1996), located at East Fifty-first (51st) Avenue and Downing in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows circular concrete structures covered in painted graffiti. The...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Globeville (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Northside Park (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Graffiti.; Parks.; Graffiti--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Urban parks--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Denver...
    • 1990
    • 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-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Habitat for Humanity (Denver, Colo.); Globeville Civic Association (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2013 November 2
    • Anarchy alley between Pearl - Washington St at 13th Ave

    • View of the alley between Pearl and Washington Streets, on the north side of 13th Avenue (by Wax Trax Records store), in Denver, Colorado; shows graffiti depicting Elvira, Spider Man, Sylvester Stallone, a "Temple Ov Psychick Youth" cross (Psychic...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Alleys--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Graffiti--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.
    • [between 1985 and 1988?]
    • Colorado road

    • View of a buggy on a dirt road by a river, somewhere in Colorado. Graffiti covers rocks; legible letters read: "Wheeler Wilson Sewing Machine," and "Peeble Drug Store."
    • Carriages & coaches--Colorado--1890-1910.; Graffiti--Colorado--1890-1910.; Roads--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Alley 13th - Vine - Race

    • View of the alley between Vine and Race Streets, by 13th Avenue, in Denver, Colorado; shows graffiti depicting blue whales. Dumpster cover reads: "MAMA."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Alleys--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Graffiti--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Whales--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.
    • [between 1985 and 1988?]
    • Forks at Clear Creek

    • Two passenger trains of the Colorado Central Railroad, Engine No. 12 and a Porter engine, are stopped on the tracks in front of the station at Forks Creek in Clear Creek County, Colorado. A group of people, including several conductors, stands on...
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Forks Creek (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Forks Creek--1870-1900.; Graffiti--Colorado--Forks Creek--1870-1900.; Railroad employees--1870-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Forks Creek--1870-1900.;...
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Utaline, Colo.

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks in Utaline, Mesa County, Colorado, pass by a sign: "Utaline." A man looks at a sandstone cliff with graffiti and painted letters: "Utah/Colorado."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Utaline (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--Utaline--1920-1930.; Graffiti--Colorado--Utaline--1920-1930.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Utaline--1920-1930.
    • August, 1927
    • Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. depot, Rocky Ford, CO

    • View of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway depot in Rocky Ford (Otero County), Colorado. The abandoned brick building has flared hipped and mansard roofs. A sign on the building reads: "Rocky Ford." Graffiti is spray painted on the building.
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--Buildings.; Rocky Ford (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Abandoned buildings.; Railroad stations.
    • 1985 March 24
    • City Park Children's Fountain

    • Photograph of the Denver City Park Children's Fountain, located in Denver, Colorado. Image is a close up of the graffiti on the basin of the fountain before restoration began. City Park is the largest and among the oldest of Denver's parks. ...
    • City Park (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Fountains.; Public Sculpture.; Vandalism.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1995 December
    • City Park Children's Fountain

    • Photograph of the Denver City Park Children's Fountain, located in Denver, Colorado. Image is of the fountain's basin after the removal of graffiti. City Park is the largest and among the oldest of Denver's parks. Henry Meryweather laid out the...
    • City Park (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Fountains.; Public Sculpture.; Vandalism.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1995 December
    • Erie

    • Lincoln School in Erie, Weld County, Colorado, was built in 1881. A brick belltower stands at the intersection of two brick two-story gable- roofed sections. A sign "Lincoln School" is on the belltower, above double doors; the bell is covered by a...
    • Erie (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Schools--Colorado--Erie--1980-1990.
    • 1988?
    • The Great Gorge, Crawford Notch, N.H.

    • Men pose by the cowcatcher of Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad locomotive No. 15 in Crawford Notch in the White Mountains of Coos or Carroll County, New Hampshire. Graffiti numbers are on the rock canyon walls.
    • Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Crawford Notch (N.H.)--1860-1870.; White Mountains (N.H.)--1860-1870.; Passes (Landforms)--New Hampshire--1860-1870.; Railroad locomotives--New Hampshire--1860-1870.
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    • Children's Fountain City Park, Denver

    • View of a detail of the Children's Fountain in City Park, Denver, Colorado. The statue is a copy (1912) by French sculptor Max Blondet, of a Henry C. Charpeot original in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Italian white marble statue features three...
    • City Park (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Denver (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Sculpture.; Vandalism.; Sculpture--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Vandalism--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; City Park (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Denver...
    • 1985
    • Carson, inside hospital

    • View of the interior of the abandoned and decaying hospital building in Carson (Hinsdale County), Colorado. Shows wooden buildings with no windows or doors. Leaves are on the floor and graffiti is on the walls.
    • Carson (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Carson--1970-1980.; Hospitals--Colorado--Carson--1970-1980.; Interiors--Colorado--Carson--1970-1980.
    • 1973
    • Young boy holding cat, on back porch, dog near door

    • Outdoor portrait of a boy in Denver, Colorado, wearing a World War One or Western Union Telegraph uniform. He holds a tabby cat; an Irish Setter is by a brick wall with graffiti.
    • World War, 1914-1918--Military uniforms--Colorado--Denver.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Children & animals--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1914 and 1918?]
    • Colorado road

    • A man in a carriage pauses at a rock outcropping with painted graffiti, along the Ouray to Silverton stage road, later the Million Dollar Highway (U. S. 550), in the San Juans of the Colorado Rockies. Lettering reads: "Wheeler Wilson's sewing...
    • Million Dollar Highway (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Toll roads--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1923]
    • Shanty Bar

    • View of the Shanty Bar at 151 South Broadway in the Baker neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The modified residential structure has a gabled roof with a dormer window. There is a covered entrance and a large vertical electric neon sign that reads:...
    • Shanty Bar (Denver, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Baker (Denver, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Bars (Drinking establishments); Electric signs.; Shanty Bar (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Bars (Drinking...
    • 1977
    • Architectural field survey #25

    • View of an abandoned house at 918 29th (Twenty-ninth) Street in the Five Points (Curtis Park) neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The house has boarded up windows and decorative trim. Graffiti on the house reads: "Love" and "Chicano Power."
    • Curtis Park (Denver, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.
    • [1976]
    • Daniels Park picnic shelter

    • View of a picnic shelter in Daniels Park (a Denver Mountain Park) in Douglas County, Colorado. The shelter is constructed of thick stone walls, with an open front. The metal roof is supported in the front by four thick stone pillars. There is some...
    • Denver Mountain Parks--Buildings--1980-1990.; Douglas County (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Shelters.; Denver Mountain Parks--Buildings--Pictorial works.; Parks--Colorado--Douglas County--Pictorial works.; Douglas County (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 1990
    • Science classroom

    • Scientific equipment fills the interior of this classroom at the University of Colorado at Boulder. An optical bench tops glass fronted cabinets, equipped with lenses, prisms, lamps, and filters. Glass retorts and alembics are on shelves;...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Classrooms--Colorado--Boulder--1880-1890.; Interiors.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Boulder--1880-1890.; University of Colorado (Boulder Campus)
    • 1889
    • Mexican workers recruited and brought to the Arkansas Valley, Colorado, Nebraska and Minnesota

    • Mexican sugar beet workers, recruited by the Farm Security Administration to work in Colorado, Nebraska and Minnesota, look out the window of a passenger train. The three men wear hats and have mustaches. Graffiti chalked on the train under the...
    • Mexicans--1940-1950.; Agricultural laborers--Mexican.; Agricultural laborers, Foreign--Pictorial works.; Mexicans--Pictorial works.
    • [1943 May]
    • Colorado Heights University sign

    • View of Sign on the Colorado Heights University campus, 3001 South Federal Boulevard in Denver, Colorado. The sign reads: "3001," "Colorado Heights University, " the crest of Colorado Heights University, "3001," "Okinaga School of Business,"...
    • Colorado Heights University--Buildings--2010-2020.; Denver (Colo.)--2010-2020. .; Signs (Notices).; Colorado Heights University--Buildings--Pictorial works.; Signs and signboards--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Denver...
    • 2010
    • Colorado Telephone Co. baseball team

    • Members of the Colorado Telephone Company baseball team pose near a wooden fence probably in Denver, Colorado. The men wear tall socks, knickers, and jerseys emblazoned with the letters: "C.T. Co." with a bell logo. Some men wear baseball gloves on...
    • Colorado Telephone Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Baseball players--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Uniforms--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1911
    • Deadwood

    • Panoramic, aerial view of houses and probably commercial buildings in Deadwood (Lawrence County), South Dakota. Graffiti is on a large rock formation. Shows dense trees, roads, and fences in the Black Hills.
    • Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.)--1900-1910.; Deadwood (S.D.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--South Dakota--Deadwood--1900-1910.; Rock formations--South Dakota--Deadwood--1900-1910.
    • [1900?]
    • Mrs. Bogue and Markus

    • John Bogue, (conductor, driver and lessee) his wife and Markus pose next to the Cherrelyn Gravity and Broncho Street Railway horse car. The horse is on the back platform of the railway car. Cherrelyn district incorporated into Englewood, Arapahoe...
    • Cherrelyn (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Horse railroads--Colorado--Cherrelyn--1900-1910.; Street railroads--Colorado--Cherrelyn--1900-1910.
    • 1903
    • Mrs. Bogue and Markus

    • John Bogue, (conductor, driver and lessee) his wife and Markus pose next to the Cherrelyn Gravity and Broncho Street Railway horse car with the horse on the back platform, Cherrelyn, (district incorporated into Englewood) Arapahoe County, Colorado....
    • Cherrelyn (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Horse railroads--Colorado--Cherrelyn--1900-1910.; Street railroads--Colorado--Cherrelyn--1900-1910.
    • 1903
    • Children in Chinatown

    • Four Chinese American children dressed in heavy winter clothes sit on concrete steps in the Chinatown neighborhood of San Francisco, California. A woman dressed in a long black shirt with wide sleeves stands by the side of the steps. Graffiti is...
    • Chinese Americans--Children--California--San Francisco--1870-1900.; Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)--1870-1900.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1870-1900.; Children--California--San Francisco--1870-1900.; Stairways--California--San...
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • "The Trapper" by Allen Tupper True, Civic Center, Denver

    • View of the Allen Tupper True mural "The Trapper," in the colonnade of the Greek Theater and Colonnade of Civic Benefactors at Civic Center Park in Denver, Colorado. The mural depicts a man on a horse with a rifle and a dog running along side....
    • Greek Theater and Colonnade of Civic Benefactors (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Denver (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Legislators.; Murals.; Gallagher, Dennis J. (Dennis Joseph), 1939-; Greek Theater and Colonnade of...
    • ca. 1980
    • Oregon Trail marker

    • View of historic markers and carved and painted names and graffiti on Independence Rock in Natrona County, Wyoming. The metal plaques include one with the history of Independence Rock, three plaques honor the Mormons, the Masons, and Father De...
    • Independence Rock (Wyo.)--1930-1940.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1930-1940.; Oregon National Historic Trail--1930-1940.; Historical markers--Wyoming--Natrona County--1930-1940.; Inscriptions--Wyoming--Natrona County--1930-1940.;...
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    • Detail of lion fountain, Greek Theater, Civic Center Park

    • Detailed view of a lion head fountain mounted on a wall in the Greek Theater and Colonnade of Civic Benefactors (1919; Marean and Norton, architects) in Civic Center Park, Denver, Colorado. Shows a lion with an open mouth above a granite basin....
    • Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Denver (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Fountains.; Sculpture.; Fountains--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Public sculpture, American--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial...
    • 1986
    • Cherry Creek Tavern

    • Interior view of a painting in the Cherry Creek Tavern, a lesbian bar, at 1301 Lawrence Street in the Union Station neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The painting depicts a nude woman reclining. Graffiti is on the ceiling above the painting.
    • Cherry Creek Tavern (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Denver (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Bars (Drinking establishments); Oil paintings.; Interiors.; Cherry Creek Tavern (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Bars...
    • [1980?]
    • Deer head on the Rock Garden of the Gods.

    • View of a rock that has a petroglyph of the head of a deer. Graffiti is scratched into the rock. Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Garden of the Gods (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Graffiti--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Parks--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Rock art--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Rocks--Colorado--Colorado...
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Snake River

    • A narrow channel of the Snake River flows through basalt rock formations in Bingham County, Idaho. Graffiti on a rock reads: "S.T.-[18?]"
    • Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--1870-1880.; Rivers--Idaho--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • [1871.]
    • Denver and Salt Lake Railroad cars

    • A man wearing gloves connects two Denver and Salt Lake Railroad box cars on a wooden bridge, Colorado. The cars are covered with graffiti; one has "44" on side and "Bass Ft. Wayne MCB 1909."
    • Denver and Salt Lake Railroad Company--1900-1920.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--1900-1920.; Railroad employees--Colorado--1900-1920.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920]
    • East rooms, Balcony House, Mesa Verde, Colo.

    • View of a two-story Native American (Anasazi) cliff dwelling at Balcony House, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado; shows stone dwellings with windows and vigas. A man, probably a guide, leans against a ruin and looks through binoculars. Graffiti...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Mesa Verde National Park--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Mesa Verde National Park--1900-1910.; Balcony House (Colo.)--1900-1910.;...
    • [1900?]
    • Mary Lou Egan Oral History

    • Mary Lou Egan was born in 1948 in Denver, Colorado. One of 5 children, she grew up in the Washington Park neighborhood. During her childhood she spent a signifigant amount of time at her grandparent’s house in the Globeville neighborhood. Her...
    • Egan, Mary Lou, 1948-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 October 19
    • Twenty Third Street Viaduct

    • View of Twenty Third (23rd) Street Viaduct over Denver railyards, Colorado; shows a steel bridge with concrete footings and graffiti.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [1911]
    • Snake River

    • View of the Snake River probably in Teton County, Wyoming. Shows boulders and low scrub. Graffiti is lettered on a boulder in white paint.
    • Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)--1870-1880.; Teton County (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Wyoming--Teton County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Wyoming--Teton County--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • [1871?]
    • Summit of Pike's Peak

    • Summit of Pikes Peak (elevation 14,110 feet), Colorado, reached via Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway (also called "Pike's Peak Cog Road"); shows cog engine number six, passenger car near Summit House, look-out tower atop Pikes Peak, cog track...
    • Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--Pikes Peak--1900-1920.; Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company.
    • [between 1906 and 1915]
    • West from Wildcat Pt. Denver Mtn. Park

    • Westward view of the Denver Mountain Park Auto Road from Wildcat Point on Lookout Mountain, west of Denver, Colorado; shows low stone wall, graffiti on rock, automobile with passengers parked near curve, and snow-covered peaks of the Rocky Mountain...
    • Continental Divide (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Roads--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • [1916]
    • Caldwell alleys project

    • Abandoned row houses probably in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The windows of the two story brick buildings are covered with boards, weeds grow on the sidewalk, and graffiti is painted on the side of the building.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Row houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]

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