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    • Legal fraternity of Georgetown

    • Men pose in front of a log building with a gabled roof and a sign that reads: "John H. McMurdy, Law Office" in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Men wear tuxedos with silk hats or derby hats and sit on horseback or stand. Boys are nearby...
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    • 1874
    • Elks Club musicians, Grand Junction

    • Men wear tuxedos and top hats, hold musical instruments, and stand beside a horse-drawn coach decorated with flowers, garlands, fabric bunting, and wheel covers in probably Grand Junction (Mesa County), Colorado. Horses have harnesses with attached...
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    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Hotel, Hahn's Peak

    • Men and women pose outside a three-story Hotel in Hahns Peak (Routt County), Colorado. Men and women sit or stand on the porch of a frame building with a gabled roof and a corner entrance on Main Street. A log cabin and laundry on a clothesline are...
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    • [between 1901 and 1912]
    • Fort Bellamy

    • Women and children pose beside a two-story log cabin in Hahns Peak (Routt County), Colorado. Young women wear calico dresses with puffed sleeves and ruffled collars or shoulders, stockings, and laced boots. A man wears an apron and stands nearby....
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    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • As we returned from a mountain picnic

    • Men and women on horseback pose in a row near Saguache (Saguache County), Colorado. Women wear decorative hats and long dresses and sit sidesaddle. Men wear suits with ties and hats. A frame cabin with a chimney and fallen trees on a hillside are...
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    • 1884 June 19
    • The School house

    • View of a frame building identified as a schoolhouse with a gabled roof, a brick chimney, side windows, and gutters in probably Hahns Peak (Routt County), Colorado. Shows a barrel and a broom beside the school building. A fence and livestock are...
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Telluride, early days

    • Photograph of a photograph of men on horseback and on a mule-drawn covered wagon on a commercial street in Telluride (San Miguel County), Colorado. People pose on timber sidewalks near a pile of probably canvas bags. Signs on the street read: "Mrs....
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    • [between 1884 and 1885?]
    • Main Street, Telluride

    • View of commercial buildings on Main Street in Telluride (San Miguel County), Colorado. People, horses, and a wagon are in the dirt street. Shows the New Sheridan Hotel, the two-story brick commercial Sheridan building, The Daily Journal building,...
    • Byers, Joseph E.
    • [1908]
    • Salida, Mt. Ouray

    • Panoramic, aerial view of buildings and Denver & Rio Grande Railroad tracks and depot in Salida (Chaffee County), Colorado. The Hotel Monte Cristo is beside freight cars. Two trestle bridges are over the Arkansas River, and the Sawatch Mountains...
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    • [between 1885 and 1890?]
    • Canon City Penitentia[ry]

    • Aerial view of stone buildings and a stone wall with rounded, corner guard towers at Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows two and three-story brick buildings, the administration building with a smokestack, and...
    • Fricke & Company.
    • 1885
    • Kokomo, Colo.

    • Men and women pose beside a Denver & Rio Grande engine number "262" and freight car number "2624" in Kokomo (Summit County), Colorado. Shows the schoolhouse, frame houses with porches, and the Denver & Rio Grande railroad depot. Some of the men and...
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    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Hotel de Paris, Georgetown, Colo.

    • View of the Hotel De Paris in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. The two-story building has a stucco finish and ornate arched lintels above windows. Shows a stone wall and arch with a carved lion above an iron gate. A sign above the front...
    • Dalgleish, G. (George)
    • [between 1892 and 1901]
    • Twin Lakes summer home

    • People pose on the porch of the Dexter Cabin at the Interlaken Resort in Twin Lakes (Lake County), Colorado. Identified people include: "J.V. Dexter's wife, twin daughters, and James Dexter." The log house has a mansard, shingled roof with dormer...
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Victor, CO

    • Panoramic view of frame and brick buildings in downtown Victor (Teller County), Colorado. Shows the two-story Victor City Hall building with a central cupola on Victor Avenue, a Texaco station and the four-story Bank Building nearby. The Masonic...
    • Grant, George Alexander, 1891-1964.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Green Mountain Falls Hotel

    • View of a gazebo on an island in a lake, a boat house near the shore, and a frame three-story, Victorian hotel on a hillside near trees and mountains in Green Mountain Falls (Teller or El Paso County), Colorado. Canoes are in the lake near a gazebo...
    • Hersom, C. E.
    • [between 1892 and 1896?]
    • Waiting for mail at Creede, Colo.

    • Men wear suits and hats, and pose in front of buildings near Denver & Rio Grande Railroad tracks in Creede (Mineral County), Colorado. Commercial buildings are frame or log with low pitched or flat roofs. A building is under construction. Signs...
    • Hilton, E. F.
    • [between 1892 and 1894?]
    • Manitou

    • Panoramic view of buildings in Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Shows the circular drive of the four-story Manitou House Hotel, the frame Hiawatha Gardens building with a sign that reads: "A Public Resort for Gentleman," the stone Denver...
    • Hiestand, J. G.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Main & Fourth St. Grand Junction, Colo.

    • Panoramic view of buildings in downtown Grand Junction (Mesa County), Colorado, and the intersection of Main Street and 4th (Fourth) Street. People, a street car, automobiles, and horse-drawn wagons are in the street. Women with dresses and hats,...
    • Dean, Frank E., photographer.
    • [between 1900 and 1906?]
    • Golden, from the C.C. Round House

    • Panoramic view of the Colorado Central Railroad Company roundhouse and depot, railroad tracks, and frame and brick buildings in Golden (Jefferson County), Colorado. Clear Creek is near commercial buildings and houses. South School and the...
    • Weitfle, Charles, 1836-
    • [between 1879 and 1885?]
    • F.W. Gove, U.S. Deputy, Mineral Surveyor

    • A man and a women pose in front of frame buildings with signs that read: "F.W. Gove U.S. Deputy" and "Mineral Surveyor" in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado.
    • Wilder, Edwin A.
    • [between 1884 and 1889?]
    • Homelands of member of Salvation Army Colony, Amity, Colo.

    • View of a frame farm house with a hipped roof and a dormer window on a farm in Amity (Prowers County), Colorado. Shows a dog by the doorway, laundry on a clothesline, a carriage near the house, and haystacks behind trees on the farm.
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    • [between 1900 and 1905?]
    • General store, Amity, Colo.

    • Men and boys stand and pose outside the "Childs Block" building in Amity, a Salvation Army colony in Prowers County, Colorado. Painted signs on the stone building read: "Groceries and Dry Goods" and "Star Brand Shoes Are Better." Date on the stone...
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    • [between 1902 and 1903?]
    • Alamosa, Colo., Mander's Building

    • View of the two-story Manders Building on the corner of San Juan and Main streets in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The stone building has arched windows, brackets under the cornice, and several storefronts with signs that read: "Groceries and...
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    • [between 1891 and 1900?]
    • Supply train for Argentine

    • Donkeys loaded with boxes and supplies crowd Sixth Street in Georgetown (Parker County), Colorado. Men mounted on horses are nearby. The Hotel De Paris and the Star Hook and Ladder Company are in the distance.
    • Dalgleish, G. (George)
    • [1890 to 1900?]
    • Smelter

    • View of a smelting complex identified as the Durango Land & Coal Company smelter in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Smoke rises from many tall smoke stacks.
    • Balster, F. S.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Suffolk Mine, San Miguel Co., Colo.

    • A group of miners pose near the mouth of the Suffolk Mine in San Miguel County, Colorado. The men wear work clothes and hats. Some men sit on the slope of the hill above the mine entrance. Others stand around an ore car.
    • Carpenter, W. J., photographer.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Machine mining in tunnel, Georgetown, Colo.

    • Interior view of three miners who stand near a rock face in a mine shaft in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. The men stand near an iron tunnel brace and machinery. Boulders and rocks litter the ground.
    • Dalgleish, G. (George)
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Coke ovens and Italian coke pueblo at Tercio, Colo.

    • Coal miners pose in front of brick and stone coke ovens at Tercio (Las Animas County), Colorado. Possibly Hispanic or Italian men wear overalls or work shirts and ragged slacks and caps. Wheelbarrows, shovels, a hose, and piles of stone are near...
    • Newman, Almeron.
    • [between 1902 and 1913?]
    • Tolland and Mammoth Park from Ladoran [sic] Moffat Road

    • Panoramic, aerial view of Tolland (Gilpin County), Colorado. Wooden frame buildings include probably houses, the Toll Inn, and a railroad depot. Shows Denver, Northwestern & Pacific Railway tracks, a spur, and a water tower. South Boulder Creek is...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • 1904
    • Raven Hill from Anaconda, Cripple Crk. Mg. District

    • View of the town of Anaconda and surrounding mines in Teller county, Colorado. View includes Low Line, Mary McKinney (McKinney Mining Company), and Morning Glory mines. Industrial features on the landscape include mine tailings, smelters and ore...
    • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908.
    • 1904
    • Street in Pueblo

    • A horsecar is stopped near a cottonwood tree on Union Avenue in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows people and horse-drawn wagons near sidewalks and brick or frame businesses with signs that read: "H. Logan & Co. California Saddles," "A.T....
    • Mealey, Martin W.
    • [between 1879 and 1883]
    • Mine buildings at Segundo

    • View of two washers and a boiler house at the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company coal camp of Segundo in Las Animas County, Colorado. A Denver and Rio Grande Western train is on the tracks nearby.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Workers at the coke ovens at Segundo

    • A group of workers stand near the coke ovens at the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company coal camp of Segundo in Las Animas County, Colorado. The miners stand near a conveyor that loads the processed coke into train cars. A miner holds a pile of coal on...
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Main St., Grand Junction, south side

    • View of frame and brick commercial buildings on the 400 block of Main Street in Grand Junction (Mesa County), Colorado. Two-story buildings have arched windows and wide eaves with brackets. Signs read: "Hardware & Stoves," "The Famous Clothing,"...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • 1884
    • Colorado National Guard soldiers lynch labor sympathizer

    • Colorado National Guard soldiers prepare to lynch a man during a labor strike in Cripple Creek, Colorado. The soldiers are positioned throughout the room and many hold rifles with bayonets. One National Guardsman holds the end of a rope that is...
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    • [1904]
    • Corner of Fourth and Main Streets

    • Men stand and pose outside commercial businesses on the 400 block of Main Street in Grand Junction (Mesa County), Colorado. Two-story brick commercial buildings have arched windows, flat roofs, and brackets below the cornice. Signs read: "Cameron &...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [1884?]
    • Actual photographs taken at Goldfield during bloody strike of 1904

    • A crowd of striking miners, temporarily deputized by City Marshall Michael O'Connell, stand at the corner of Victor Avenue and Fourth Street in Victor (Teller County), Colorado. The men are members of the Western Federation of Miners labor union....
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    • [1904 June 6]
    • Depot after explosion, Independence, Colo.

    • View of the Independence train depot of the Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad company following an explosion that killed thirteen non-union miners in Independence (Teller County), Colorado. Remnants of the platform are scattered on the ground....
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    • 1904 June 6
    • Coal miners

    • Three miners pose outside a mine at either the Berwind Mine in Las Animas County or the Rugby Mine in Huerfano County, Colorado. The men wear overalls and work boots. Electric mine lamps are attached to their caps and battery packs are at their...
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    • [between 1910 and 1925?]
    • Silverton, Colorado

    • A girl wears a skirt and a wide-brimmed hat and stands in a dirt street in Silverton (San Juan County), Colorado. Young children are near a horse-drawn wagon. A man wears a suit and derby hat and stands near a wooden sidewalk. Shows frame or brick...
    • Miller & Chase.
    • [between 1882 and 1890?]
    • Pagosa Hot Springs

    • Men, women, and children gather around the edge of a large hot spring pool at Pagosa Springs (Archuleta County), Colorado. Men stand near commercial buildings in the distance. Signs on businesses read: "J. N. Johnson, General Merchandise," and...
    • Desmond, D. C.
    • [between 1890 and 1895?]
    • Telluride, looking north east

    • View looking northeast over Telluride (San Miguel County), Colorado. Shows the brick county courthouse with a tower, the American House hotel, Rio Grande Southern tracks and depot and the San Juan mountains.
    • Carpenter, W. J., photographer.
    • [between 1889 and 1893?]
    • Filming a movie in Steamboat Springs

    • Actors and actresses, members of the cast of the movie "The Wolves of the Street" directed by Otis Thayer and produced by the Art-O-Graph Film Company, pose near the corner of 9th (Ninth) St. and Lincoln in Steamboat Springs (Elbert County),...
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    • [1919]
    • Interior of Wapiti Mining Company's Office

    • View of the interior of the Wapiti Mining Company office in Breckenridge (Summit County), Colorado. A rocking chair with a cushion sits next to a wood stove and chimney in the center of the room. A lamp hangs over a desk in the corner, next to a...
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    • 1894 Nov
    • Central City, Colorado, looking s. west

    • View of frame houses and probably commercial buildings on a hillside in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows multi-story buildings, fallen timber on a barren hillside, a house with gingerbread details, snow on a steep slope, and mine...
    • Reed & McKinney.
    • [1873?]
    • Cripple Creek, Colo., Schuchs' Building

    • Men identified as Philip Schuch Jr. and Earl Akin stand in the door of an assay office, signs read: "Pittsburg - Colorado Sampling Works and Assay Office, Philip Schuch, Jr.," Cripple Creek, Colorado. The business is housed in a false front...
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    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Seventeenth St., K.T. Conclave

    • View of 17th (Seventeenth) Avenue in Denver, Colorado, prepared for the Knights Templar Conclave parade. Patriotic bunting and flags hang from the buildings. Flags and the Knights Templar emblem of a cross in a crown hang from the street lamps....
    • Mile High Photo Company.
    • 1913
    • Burning of M.T. Ry Depot, Victor's big fire

    • The depot for the Midland Terminal Railway burns in Victor (Teller County), Colorado. Men stand on wet roofs of wooden structures near the depot. Smoke and fire obscure the view into the town.
    • Yelton, Edgar A.
    • 1899 Aug. 31
    • Wooton [sic] Land and Fuel Company

    • A miner sits on a coal cart pulled by two mules at the Wootton Land & Fuel Company near Raton Pass in Las Animas County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1906 and 1913?]
    • Bonanza

    • Men and women pose on a dirt street in Bonanza (Saguache County), Colorado. Frame buildings have false fronts and signs that read: "F.F. Roby Assayer" and "Second Hand Goods." Miners hold pick axes, shovels, sledge hammers and pose near a pile of...
    • Goodman, Charles, d. 1912.
    • [between 1882 and 1890?]

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