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    • Transportation

    • A small boy stands in the left foreground watching a group of men load Wild West Show "wagon no. 27" onto a flat railcar for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Two teams of horses stand on the tracks next to the flat cars. The cars have lettering on...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Railroad cars--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Hauling

    • A group of men works several teams of horses pulling up a large tent for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. A stagecoach is in the left background. Several houses are in the distance.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Grandstand

    • A man in the left center midground leans against a log pole supporting the grandstand for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The man wears a hat and bow tie and holds his coat over his right shoulder. He has a moustache. Several workers are in the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Grandstands--1900-1910.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Grandstand

    • A group of men works to set up the grandstand for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. A large tent covers the wood bleachers the men are building. Numerous planks of wood are on the ground near the men. The man in the center midground holds a long plank...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Grandstands--1900-1910.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Wild West Show camp

    • A man stands in the left center midground near a stopped wagon in front of a large tent in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The man is reading a newspaper he holds in his hands. Two workers carry wood buckets from underneath the tent....
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Tent crew

    • A group of workers is gathered in the foreground holding sledgehammers. The men are members of the tent crew for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. They all wear work clothes and some wear suspenders. Numerous horseback riders are in the background...
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Staff.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Putting up tepees

    • A group of Native Americans works to set up numerous teepees in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The log branches that support the teepees have not been covered yet and stand propped together. A cowboy on horseback is stopped talking to a...
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Tipis.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
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    • Weeding sugar beet fields near Brighton

    • A Mexican farm worker (migrant worker) uses a hoe to weed a sugar beet field near Brighton, Colorado. He wears work pants, long sleeved shirt and a straw hat. Another worker is in the distance.
    • Mexicans--Colorado--Brighton--1950-1960.; Sugar beets--Colorado--Brighton--1950-1960.; Brighton (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Farming--Colorado--Brighton--1950-1960.; Migrant agricultural laborers--Mexican--Colorado--Brighton--1950-1960.
    • 1959
    • Leadville, Silver Bullion, Colorado, U.S.

    • Men wear hats and suspenders and pose beside stacks of bullion on ore carts beside a frame and brick building of probably the American Smelter in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Laborers--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1900.; Silver--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Work crew

    • Men gather around a pile of shovels and sledgehammers at a Work Projects Administration (WPA) sponsored road construction site in Colorado. The men wear coats, jackets, hats, caps and gloves.
    • Equipment--Colorado--1930-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--1930-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1930-1950.; Shovels--Colorado--1930-1950.
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    • Corn carrier

    • Native American (Hopi) man uses a head band to carry a large bundle of corn stalks, he wears a kilt.
    • Hopi Indians--1890-1930.; Indians of North America--1890-1930.; Pueblo Indians--1890-1930.; Agricultural laborers--1890-1930.
    • [between 1895 and 1925?]
    • Planting an orchard

    • Farm workers, men and boys, pose with two well dressed men, a boy and a girl, in a plowed farm field in probably western Colorado. The farm workers wear work clothes and hats, and hold shovels and tools. The boys wear knickers and caps; one boy...
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1880-1900.; Boys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Croplands--Colorado--1880-1900.; Farming--Colorado--1880-1900.; Girls--Colorado--1880-1900.
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    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West tent set up

    • Nate Salsbury, owner and manager of Buffalo Bill's Wild West, stands on a stack of wood planks pointing toward someone in the left background during the set up of the grandstand for the show in Paris. He wears a derby hat and a suit. Two men stand...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Grandstands--1880-1890.; Laborers--1880-1890.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Salsbury, Nate, 1846-1902.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1889?]
    • Nun hears migrant problems

    • A nun seated on the edge of a bed listens to an unidentified migrant worker. A man and a young boy, lying in a bed behind her, look on.
    • Mexican Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Conversation--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Migrant agricultural laborers--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Nuns--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1971
    • Men setting up Wild West Show tent

    • A group of men works to raise a large tent for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The tent is supported by large log poles and ropes. The ropes are tied to large stakes pounded into the ground. A portion of the tent is raised in the right midground,...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Show tents--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Men setting up Wild West Show tent

    • Small groups of men work to unfold tents for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men work in a grassy field. Several wagons are stopped in the right background.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers.; Show tents.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Stake drivers

    • A group of men works to pound a large, log stake into the ground to support the large tent for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men stand in a circle and take turns pounding a stake with sledgehammers. Two men stand slightly apart from the group...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Show tents--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • The top going up, Stake drivers at left, Big White at right

    • Men use sledgehammers to drives stakes into the ground for tent setup at Buffalo Bill's Wild Show. A portion of the large tent canopy is raised in the right and left background. Other workers walk through the area that will become the arena....
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Show tents--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Loading 3 50 ft middle pieces at once

    • A group of workers wind a middle section of a tent, from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, on a large spool mounted on a flatbed wagon. A foreman operates the controls; another tent is in the distance.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--1910-1920.; Laborers--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Wild west...
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    • Gold Prince Mill

    • Interior view of Gold Prince Mill in Gladstone (San Juan County), Colorado. Men wear suits, overalls, hats and stand next to possibly a plain side crank engine. Lights hang from the ceiling.
    • Gladstone (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gladstone--1900-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Gladstone--1900-1920.; Laborers--Colorado--Gladstone--1900-1920.; Machinery--Colorado--Gladstone--1900-1920.; Mills--Colorado--Gladstone--1900-1920.
    • [between 1907 and 1917?]
    • Coke ovens at Cokedale

    • Men work loading and sealing coke ovens at the coal camp of Cokedale (Las Animas County), Colorado. One man stands on top of the ovens, two stand near the arched oven openings. A row of ovens are in the distance. Denver and Rio Grande Western...
    • Coke-ovens--Colorado--Cokedale--1920-1950.; Cokedale (Colo.)--1920-1950.; Coke industry--Colorado--Cokedale--1920-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Cokedale--1920-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Cokedale--1920-1950.; Railroad freight...
    • [between 1920 and 1947?]
    • Ramey Mine

    • Workmen pose at the base of a hill where they are building an incline track at Ramey mine in Las Animas County, Colorado. Shaped logs lay perpendicular to a low even trench. A few iron rails lay across the logs.
    • Ramey (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Coal mining--Colorado--Ramey--1890-1910.; Inclined railroads--Colorado--Ramey--1890-1910.; Laborers--Colorado--Ramey--1890-1910.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Ramey--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Workers at the coke ovens at El Moro

    • Workers pose near the opening of a coke oven in the coal camp of El Moro (Las Animas County), Colorado. A man holds a trowel and leans against the oven. An old man holds a rake and another man balances a steel rod that extends into the oven.
    • Coke-ovens--Colorado--El Moro--1870-1900.; Coke industry--Colorado--El Moro--1870-1900.; Laborers--Colorado--El Moro--1870-1900.; Maintenance & repair--Colorado--El Moro--1870-1900.; Mining--Colorado--El Moro--1870-1900.
    • [between 1877 and 1900?]
    • Workers near coke ovens

    • Two workers stand near a row of coke ovens in the coal camp of El Moro (Las Animas County), Colorado. A man wearing overalls holds a rake. The other man holds a pole that extends into the opening of an oven. The men may be Italian or Hispanic....
    • Coke-ovens--Colorado--El Moro--1880-19110.; Coal mining--Colorado--El Moro--1880-1910.; Coke industry--Colorado--El Moro--1880-1910.; Laborers--Colorado--El Moro--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Workers at coke oven

    • Workers with shovels and rakes stand near a row of coke ovens in an unidentified coal camp probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. Some men stand and sit on train cars loaded with coal. Smoke rises from the ovens.
    • Coke-ovens--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1930.; Coal mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1930.; Coke industry--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1930.; Laborers--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Las Animas...
    • [between 1890 and 1930?]
    • Hands (farm)

    • Studio portrait of a group of men, possibly farm hands. One man wears a sweater and watch chain.
    • Agricultural laborers--1890-1900.; Men--1890-1900.
    • [1896]
    • Harvesting on the Benton farm, Brookings, S.D.

    • Men wear suspenders and pose on or near horse-drawn harvesting machines in a wheat field in Brookings (Brookings County), South Dakota. One man wears a suit and straw hat. A clapboard farm house and trees are beyond wheat bundles in the field.
    • Brookings (S.D.)--1880-1900.; Agricultural laborers--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.; Croplands--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.; Harvesting machinery--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.; Harvesting--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Brookings, S.D. harvesting on the Oleson farm

    • Men and women are in a wheat field on what is identified as the Oleson farm in Brookings (Brookings County), South Dakota. Women wear cotton bonnets and dresses and hold bundles of wheat. A man with a beard wears suspenders and a hat without a...
    • Brookings (S.D.)--1880-1900.; Agricultural laborers--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.; Croplands--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.; Harvesting machinery--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.; Harvesting--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Harvesting on the Oleson farm, Brookings, S.D.

    • Men and women pose in a wheat field on what is identified as the Oleson farm in Brookings (Brookings County), South Dakota. Women wear cotton bonnets and dresses and stand beside bundles of wheat. A man wears a suit and hat and stands beside a man...
    • Brookings (S.D.)--1880-1900.; Agricultural laborers--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.; Croplands--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.; Harvesting machinery--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.; Harvesting--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Coke ovens at Cardiff, Colo.

    • Men stand by horse-drawn ore carts atop coke ovens in Cardiff, Garfield County, Colorado; shows laborers, wheelbarrows, and wood piles.
    • Coke-ovens--Colorado--Cardiff--1890-1910.; Cardiff (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Cardiff--1890-1910.; Coke industry--Colorado--Cardiff--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Coke Ovens at Cardiff, Colorado, Colorado Midland Railroad

    • View of horse-drawn ore carts on top of a long line of joined stone coke ovens, shows rakes, wheelbarrows, a hose, wood piles and laborers, Cardiff (Garfield County), Colorado.
    • Coke-ovens--Colorado--Cardiff--1880-1910.; Cardiff (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Cardiff--1880-1910.; Coke industry--Colorado--Cardiff--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • Moki Pueblo, bringing in the harvest

    • A portrait of a Native American man (Hopi), on the Hopi Reservation in Arizona, with a bundle of cornstalks strapped to his head. He wears moccasins and a loin cloth.
    • Hopi Indians--Men--Arizona--1890-1910.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1890-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Arizona--1890-1910.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1890-1910.; Agricultural laborers--Arizona--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • WPCD mucking left 3/4

    • A man loads rubble onto an ore car in a tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD mucking right 3/4

    • Men load rubble onto ore cars in a tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD mucking bucket spilling

    • Men work in a tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD mucking bucket spilling

    • Men load rubble in a tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. One man smokes a cigarette.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • M.M. Lumber Co

    • Men work at a sawmill in (probably) Colorado; logs float by an elevator and factory sheds.
    • Laborers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Lumber industry--Colorado--1940-1950.; Mills--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Clear Cr. highway tunnel

    • Laborers work on a road on the banks of Clear Creek in Jefferson or Clear Creek County, Colorado. They construct a framework and embankment on the edge of the river. A shack and steam shovel is in the distance.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Streams--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Denver Ordnance Plant, bricklaying

    • Bricklayers work from scaffolding at the Denver Ordnance plant (Remington Ordnance Plant, later the Denver Federal Center) in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. Masons construct window casings with brick. Laborers wear work clothes and hats...
    • Denver Ordnance Plant--Buildings--1940-1950.; Lakewood (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Bricklaying--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Industrial...
    • [1941?]
    • Veta Mines - flotation cells

    • Interior view at the Smuggler Union Pandora (Veta Mines) in San Miguel County, Colorado; a man monitors ore processing machinery.
    • Pandora (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Pandora Mill (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Pandora--1940-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Pandora--1940-1950.; Mills--Colorado--Pandora--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Pandora--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD setting jumbo - upper deck

    • Men work with pipes and hoses in the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Industries construction scene at Alameda project

    • Workmen dig a canal from Archer Canal to the concrete mixing plant for the construction of the Alameda Avenue trolley car underpass in Denver, Colorado. A tractor and wooden supports are nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canal construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Digging--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Industries construction scene at Alameda project

    • Laborers work on the partially constructed Alameda Avenue bridge in Denver, Colorado. Other workmen stand near an engine.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Engines--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Construction scene

    • View of canal construction in (probably) Denver, Colorado; shows excavation, men working, and spectators.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Canal construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Construction scene

    • View of construction in the South Platte River bed in Denver, Colorado; shows men working, a crane, and the Alameda Avenue bridge.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1900-1910.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.;...
    • [1909 or 1910]
    • Railroad bridge construction

    • Laborers work on a railroad viaduct over Alameda Avenue in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Irrigation standing on causeway in middle of river in winter

    • Workmen stand on a causeway and break up ice on the South Platte River in Denver, Colorado. Another man stands on a nearby weir.
    • Weirs--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1900-1920.; Causeways--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Ice--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Construction scene laying pipe preparing a vehicle causeway bed

    • Workmen use horse-drawn graders to level the ground in a large trench probably in Denver, Colorado. A bridge over the canal is in the distance.
    • Horse-drawn vehicles--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Graders (Earthmoving machinery)--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [between 1904 and 1910?]
    • Industries - construction

    • Women, a man, a boy, and a girl watch construction of the Alameda Avenue underpass, Denver, Colorado; men pour concrete through a trough. Costume includes hats with feathers and a tweed winter coat.
    • Concrete construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1909 and 1910?]

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