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    • Looking southwest, Sand Creek or Chivington Massacre, 1864

    • The battle at Sand Creek, Colorado, between U.S. troops and Native Americans (Cheyenne). Women and children panic behind trees in the foreground, warriors and soldiers fight among tepees in the background.
    • Cheyenne Indians--Colorado--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Colorado--1860-1870.; Massacres--Colorado--1860-1870.; Sand Creek Massacre, Colo., 1864.
    • [between 1940 and 1970?]
    • Historic Leadville, aerial view

    • In this aerial view of snowcovered Leadville, Colorado, the Mosquito is at the right background and Fremont Pass is to the left of center. Streets appear as grid lines with larger buildings visible on Harrison Avenue.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1960-1970.
    • 1967
    • Main St - St Elmo, Colo

    • Saint Elmo, Chaffee County, Colorado, consists of frame businesses and dwellings flanking dirt street. Cars and jeeps are parked; people walk nearby. The town was originally called "Forest City," but the name was changed to "Saint Elmo," after a...
    • Saint Elmo (Colo.)--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1965?]
    • St Elmo City Hall and cabins on Main St. Slamm structure at left City Hall was telegraph station...

    • Saint Elmo, Chaffee County, Colorado, a gable roofed frame building has a belltower and sign: "St. Elmo Fire Co & City Hall." A cylindrical privy nearby has a conical roof and hinged door. Log and frame dwellings are in the background.
    • Saint Elmo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1930-1940.; City & town halls--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1930-1940.; Fire stations--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1930-1940.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • The Famous Stark store in St Elmo Colo. also Western Union Telegraph Office, U. S. Post Office and...

    • Frame businesses and dwellings in Saint Elmo, Chaffee County, Colorado, are sealed with cardboard and corrugated metal. The storefront has signs: "Western Union Telegraph and Cable Office," and a Bell telephone logo. Mountain peaks are in the...
    • Saint Elmo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1930-1940.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1930-1940.; Telegraph offices--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Catholic cemetery at La Garita, Colo.

    • View of the Catholic cemetery in La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado, includes an expanse of the San Luis Valley with gravestones and markers clustered together. Gravestones are wood, stone or cast cement, some broken and in disrepair. The snowy...
    • La Garita (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Cemeteries--Colorado--La Garita--1970-1980.
    • March 18, 1974
    • Homemade headstones, graves of Salaz family

    • Close-up view of homemade headstones marking the Salaz family graves, in a Catholic cemetery, in La Garita, Saguache county, Colorado, shows three cast cement gravestones or markers surrounded by a weather beaten picket fence. Lettering on...
    • La Garita (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Cemeteries--Colorado--La Garita--1970-1980.
    • March 18, 1974
    • Stark Bros Merc Co St Elmo Colo

    • At the Stark Brothers Mercantile Company, in Saint Elmo, Chaffee County, Colorado, books fill interior shelves. A box reads: "Hershey's Chocolate."
    • Saint Elmo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Bookcases--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; General stores--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Interiors--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.
    • 1965
    • The graves of Nemecino Espinosa and Emilia Espinosa Catholic cemetery at La Garita, Colo.

    • Close-up view of grave marker for the Espinosa family, in the Catholic cemetery in La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado, shows two metal plaques embedded in a replica of Mount of the Holy Cross, a large of stone with a Christian cross carved in the...
    • La Garita (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Cemeteries--Colorado--La Garita--1970-1980.
    • [March 19, 1974?]
    • San Juan Bautista Church, abandoned

    • Exterior view of abandoned San Juan Bautista Church, La Garita, Saguache county, Colorado, a one-story gable roof with tower or spire as center extension. Architectural features include a stucco exterior, one wing or side gable, two center pointed...
    • San Juan Bautista Church (La Garita, Colo.)--1970-1980.; La Garita (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Churches--Colorado--La Garita--1970-1980.
    • March 19, 1974
    • Old foot powered organ in the Stark store at St Elmo Colo

    • Stark Brothers Mercantile Company, Saint Elmo, Chaffee County, Colorado, a pedal organ has a damaged keyboard. Interior shelves with canned goods are in the background.
    • Reed organs--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Saint Elmo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; General stores--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Interiors--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.
    • 1965
    • One end of the Stark Bros Mercantile Company and Post Office and "Home Comfort Hotel" St...

    • Stark Brothers Mercantile Company, Saint Elmo, Chaffee County, Colorado, interior shelves hold shoeboxes, coffee pots, and cooking utensils. A hand-operated washing machine is topped by a Rand-Mcnally map of Colorado, tack, and a January 1957...
    • Saint Elmo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; General stores--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Interiors--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Washing machines--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.
    • 1965
    • Catholic cemetery, La Garita, Colorado

    • Close-up view of a flat grave marker in the Catholic cemetery, in La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado, shows a slab gravestone covering the grave, with a small shrine with a Virgin Mary figurine and wire fencing woven with flowers. The cemetery...
    • La Garita (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Cemeteries--Colorado--La Garita--1970-1980.
    • March 19, 1974
    • U S Post Office in Stark Bros Merc Co St Elmo Colo. Annabelle Stark Ward last postmistress

    • Saint Elmo, Chaffee County, Colorado, Post Office, metal, locking mailboxes flank ticket windows in an interior paneled wall. A rack holds postcards; signs read: "War Savings," "Buy War Stamps Here," "Special Postal Protection at low cost." A paper...
    • Saint Elmo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Mailboxes--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Post offices--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.
    • 1965
    • Poncha Springs Hotel formerly the historic Jackson House - still in use, 1967.

    • View of the Jackson House Hotel (built in 1878 by H. A. Jackson) Poncha Springs, Chaffee County, Colorado, shows the cross gable frame building with a balcony over the porch entry, parked Studebaker and Rambler and signs: "Camp Eats," Poncha...
    • Poncha Springs Hotel (Poncha Springs, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Poncha Springs (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Hotels--Colorado--Poncha Springs--1960-1970.
    • 1967
    • Wedding scene, Ballad of Baby Doe, Central City

    • Cast members perform the opera "The Ballad of Baby Doe" at the Central City Opera House. A bride and a groom, probably Baby Doe and Horace Tabor, stand under a pergola decorated with garlands and lanterns. She wears a light-colored gown, and he...
    • Central City Opera House--1950-1960.; Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Theatrical productions--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Weddings--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • 1956
    • San Juan Bautista Church, abandoned

    • Interior view of abandoned San Juan Bautista Church, La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado, includes a view of the ornamental High Altar with empty niches, ceiling decorated with molding, and wood pews.
    • San Juan Bautista Church (La Garita, Colo.)--1970-1980.; La Garita (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Churches--Colorado--La Garita--1970-1980.
    • March 19, 1974
    • Ballad of Baby Doe Leadville scene, Central City

    • Cast members perform a campaign rally scene from the opera "The Ballad of Baby Doe" in Central City, Colorado. Signs used in the scene include "Vote for W.J. Bryan," "Free Silver," "Bryan for President" and "Vote for Bryan." A man and woman stand...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Theatrical productions--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • 1956
    • Ballad of Baby Doe

    • Cast members perform the opera "The Ballad of Baby Doe" at the Central City Opera House. The set is painted with mountains and mining equipment. The ensemble, which includes a vicar, gathers around a balding man in a tuxedo. Costumes include long...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Theatrical productions--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • 1956
    • Ballad of Baby Doe

    • A man and a woman stand outside a brick building on the set of The Ballad of Baby Doe in Central City, Colorado. The woman wears a striped dress and hat and the man wears a frock coat and trousers. The set includes a door with large windows and a...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Theatrical productions--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • 1956
    • Ballad of Baby Doe, Central City, Windsor Hotel scene, Augusta, Horace, Baby Doe

    • Three actors perform a scene from the opera, The Ballad of Baby Doe in Central City, Colorado. The set includes heavy draperies, plants, furniture, a chandelier, and faux marble and woodwork. The two actresses are in long dresses and the actor is...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Actors--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Theatrical productions--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • 1956
    • Clutter of old merchandise in the store room of the Stark Bros Merc Co St Elmo Colo

    • Stark Brothers Mercantile Company, Saint Elmo, Chaffee County, Colorado, tools fill a wooden bucket and a box; a keg and coffee pots are in the background against the interior wall.
    • Saint Elmo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Barrels--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; General stores--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Interiors--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Toolboxes--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.
    • 1965
    • Corner Stark Bros Mercantile Company Co St Elmo Colo

    • Stark Brothers Mercantile Company, Saint Elmo, Chaffee County, Colorado, interior shelves hold canned goods, kerosene lamps, shoes and starched collars. A "116 Oak" parlour stove is to one side; a Toledo scale is on the counter. Brand names include...
    • Saint Elmo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; General stores--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Interiors--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Scales--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Stoves--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.
    • 1965
    • Espinosa graves, cemetery, La Garita, Colorado

    • View of the Espinosa graves, in the Catholic cemetery, in La Garita, Saguache county, Colorado shows a cemetery plot bordered by a metal tube fence containing a large flat slab with a smaller engraved metal plaque at the base and a replica of...
    • La Garita (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Cemeteries--Colorado--La Garita--1970-1980.
    • March 19, 1974
    • Shelves and display cases in the Stark Bros Merc. Co at St Elmo Colorado

    • Stark Brothers Mercantile Company, Saint Elmo, Chaffee County, Colorado, interior shelves are laden with merchandise including clocks, hats, oil lamps, flour sifters, mess kits, medicines, and canned foods. Shoes are behind glass; metal spice...
    • Saint Elmo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; General stores--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Interiors--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Merchandise displays--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Showcases--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.
    • 1965
    • U.S. Post Office, La Garita, Colorado

    • View of the United States Post Office and combined grocery and gas station, housed in a one-story hipped roof log building in La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado, includes the gasoline pumps in front of the building. "U.S. Post Office, La Garita,...
    • La Garita (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Grocery stores--Colorado--La Garita--1970-1980.; Post offices--Colorado--La Garita--1970-1980.
    • March 19, 1974
    • Interior of the Stark Bros Mercantile Company Co St Elmo Colo

    • Stark Brothers Mercantile Company, Saint Elmo, Chaffee County, Colorado, interior shelves and glass cases hold canned goods, kerosene lamps, shoes and mess kits. Brands include "Clabber Girl," "Calumet," and "Union Leader." A scale is on the...
    • Saint Elmo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; General stores--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Interiors--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Merchandise displays--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Scales--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.
    • 1965
    • Catholic cemetery, La Garita, Colorado

    • View of Catholic Cemetery, La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado, shows silhouettes of tombstones, markers and wooden picket fences, some in disrepair, surrounding graves. The San Luis Valley and distant snow- covered Rocky Mountains are in the...
    • La Garita (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Cemeteries--Colorado--La Garita--1970-1980.
    • March 19, 1974
    • Stark Bros Merc Co St Elmo Colo

    • Stark Brothers Mercantile Company, Saint Elmo, Chaffee County, Colorado, books, medicines, and file boxes fill interior shelves. A scale is in the foreground.
    • Saint Elmo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; General stores--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Interiors--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Scales--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.
    • 1965
    • Catholic cemetery, La Garita, Colorado

    • View of the Catholic cemetery, in La Garita, Saguache county, Colorado, shows gravestones and markers clustered together. Markers are wood, stone, or cast cement; some broken or in disrepair. The snowy Sangre de Cristos and the San Luis Valley are...
    • La Garita (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Cemeteries--Colorado--La Garita--1970-1980.
    • March 19, 1974

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