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    • Chief Andrew Fools Crow performs piercing rites on Ed McGaa - Oglala Sioux

    • A Native American (Oglala Sioux) chief, identified as Andrew Fools Crow, is on one knee as he performs a piercing ceremony on the prostrate body of Ed McGaa. Fools Crow wears a fringed vest over a long sleeved shirt, a headband, and an arm band....
    • Body piercing--1960-1970.; Dakota Indians--Spiritual life--1960-1970.; Indians of North America--1960-1970.; Oglala Indians--Spiritual life--1960-1970.; Rites & ceremonies--1960-1970.; McGaa, Ed.; Fools Crow, Andrew.
    • 1970 August 14
    • Colorado penitentiary break 1947 escapees John Klinger escaped convict died

    • A man performs an autopsy on John Klinger after his escape attempt from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. He uses a hemostat and pliers to peel back the scalp and ear, revealing bloody brain matter. In the background a tank and hoses...
    • Autopsy--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Dead persons--Colorado--Canon City-- 1940-1950.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1948
    • Dancing Across Cultures Dance Company at Cinco de Mayo

    • A member of Dancing Across Cultures Dance Company performs with a lasso during a concert with the Colorado Orchestra at the 10th Annual organized by the Consulado de México en Denver. The concert was performed at the Civic Center outdoor theater.
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    • 2012 May 06
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 10, 1918 December

    • Newsletter produced monthly by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19181201
    • Grand opera at Sprague's, opera singers from Central City Opera

    • A woman opera singer from the Central City Opera performs for members of the Roundup Riders of the Rockies during a dinner at Sprague's Lodge in Estes Park (Larimer County), Colorado. The unidentified singer wears slacks, a short sleeved shirt and...
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Estes Park (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Eating & drinking--Colorado--Estes Park--1950-1960.; Entertainment--Colorado--Estes Park--1950-1960.; Hotels--Colorado--Estes Park--1950-1960.;...
    • 1956 July
    • A. G. Birch's Broncho Buster Cheyenne Frontier Days rope twister standing

    • A cowboy stands on a saddled horse and performs a rope trick in an arena for Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Two of the cowboys wear woolies and cowboy hats. Spectators sit in grandstands.
    • Cheyenne Frontier Days--1900-1910.; Cheyenne (Wyo.)--1900-1910.; Horse shows--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1890-1910.; Rodeos--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1890-1910.
    • [1905]
    • King Crack

    • Ramon Del Castillo, a poet and professor of Chicano Studies at Metropolitan State College performs a poetry reading titled: "Vato Loco Presents: King Crack," in Denver, Colorado. He wears a full length coat, a hood and gloves. His face is painted...
    • Mexican Americans--2000-1990.; Hispanic Americans--2000-2010.; Denver (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Poets.; Performance art.; Del Castillo, Ramon, 1949---Pictorial works.; Mexican Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Hispanic...
    • [2005?]
    • A stock company at the Opera House in its heyday

    • A theater troupe performs on the stage of the Central City Opera House in Central City, Colorado. The orchestra and the audience's heads are in the foreground. Some cast members sit in chairs on the stage, and others stand behind them. The cast is...
    • Central City Opera House--1880-1890.; Central City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Interiors--1880-1890.; Opera houses--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.; Stage props--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Dancing Across Cultures Dance Company at Cinco de Mayo

    • A member of Dancing Across Cultures Dance Company performs with the Colorado Orchestra at the 10th Annual concert organized by the Consulado de México en Denver. The concert was performed at the Civic Center outdoor theater.
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    • 2012 May 06
    • Award's Dinner, song by Central City Opera star

    • An unidentified Central City Opera singer performs for members of the Roundup Riders of the Rockies in a dining room at possibly Blanchard's Lodge (later the Red Lion Inn) in Boulder (Boulder County), Colorado. The woman singer wears a sleeveless...
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Dining rooms--1950-1960.; Eating & drinking--1950-1960.; Entertainment--1950-1960.; Hunting trophies--1950-1960.; Interiors--1950-1960.; Opera singers--1950-1960.; Organizations--1950-1960.
    • 1957 July 20
    • The marriage of Beautiful Snow

    • A white preacher performs a marriage ceremony for a Native American woman, identified as Beautiful Snow, and a cowboy. The couple is holding hands, but the cowboy is smoking and looking off into the distance.
    • Indians of North America--1890-1900.; Weddings--1890-1900.; Beautiful Snow.
    • 1891?
    • Christmas pageant at Boyd School, 1941

    • A group of children performs a Christmas pageant on the stage of Boyd School in Alamosa, Colorado. Children in the center wear a uniform of pants, jackets and hats with round brims. They hold flashlights and stand on risers with one child in the...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Christmas decorations--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Pageants--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Schools--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Indians, Pueblo, dances

    • A group of Native Americans in ceremonial costume performs a dance in front of a stone wall of a pueblo, probably in New Mexico. The dancers are lined up in a row. Two people sit on top of the roof of the pueblo to watch, while two others stand in...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1910-1930.; Indians of North America--Dance--1910-1930.; Pueblo Indians--1910-1930.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Stone walls--New Mexico--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1927?]
    • Montie Montana performing for the crowd at Red Rocks

    • Montie Montana, a movie star and member of the Roundup Riders of the Rockies, sits on his horse and performs a trick with his lariat at the Red Rocks Amphitheater at Red Rocks Park in Jefferson County, Colorado. He wears a cowboy hat, western...
    • Red Rocks Amphitheater (Colo.) 1950-1960.; Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Trail riding--Colorado--1950-1960.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Red Rocks Park (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Amphitheaters--Colorado--Jefferson...
    • 1952 July
    • Mabel Strickland trick riding Sumas, Round-Up

    • Mabel Strickland performs a trick on Sumas, a horse, at the Pendleton Round-Up in Pendleton (Umatilla County), Oregon; people watch from bleachers.
    • Pendleton Round-Up--1920-1930.; Pendleton (Or.)--1920-1930.; Cowgirls--Oregon--Pendleton--1920-1930.; Horses--Oregon--Pendleton--1920-1930.; Rodeos--Oregon--Pendleton--1920-1930.; Spectators--Oregon--Pendleton--1920-1930.; Trick...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Estes Park public show Montie Montana and his faithful steed.

    • Montie Montana performs a trick with his horse in an arena in Estes Park (Larimer County), Colorado. Montana's horse has a silver studded martingale and bridle and stands on a small wooden platform. A man kneels in the arena nearby. Spectators are...
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Estes Park (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Actors--Colorado--Estes Park--1950-1960.; Entertainment--Colorado--Estes Park--1950-1960.; Horses--Colorado--Estes Park--1950-1960.;...
    • 1957
    • Celebrations dancing Scottish dancers

    • Spectators look on as a man performs a Scottish dance on a wood platform in a park in Denver, Colorado. He wears a kilt, sash, cloth bandolier, and a hat decorated with feathers. A pavilion is nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Celebrations--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Costumes--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Folk dancing--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Celebrations dancing Scottish dancers

    • Spectators look on as a boy performs a Scottish dance on a wood platform in a park in Denver, Colorado. He wears a kilt, sash, cloth bandolier, and a hat decorated with feathers. A pavilion is nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Celebrations--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Costumes--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Folk dancing--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Denver community players

    • Group theater portrait of Denver Community Players on stage in Denver, Colorado. The man is in a Pierrot costume. The woman performs a dance step.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Actors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Theatrical productions--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Olaf Rodgeard doing a gelendasprang

    • Olaf Rodegard, a member of the 10th Mountain Division 87th Regiment Company C, performs an aerial maneuver on snowshoes possibly in Washington.
    • Military personnel--1940-1950.; Military training--1940-1950.; Snowshoes & snowshoeing--1940-1950.; Rodegard, Olaf.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [between 1941 and 1944]
    • Major Burke (lightning drill)

    • A soldier performs a rifle drill on a small platform in a dirt arena during Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. Another man sits on a log platform in the left center background behind the soldier. A small, log cabin is in the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Soldiers.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • SHS science lab

    • A Sterling High School student performs an experiment with the assistance of his teacher in a laboratory in Sterling (Logan County), Colorado. The student drops liquid into a beaker through a glass tube. The teacher, who wears a short-sleeved shirt...
    • Sterling (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Science projects--Colorado--Sterling--1960-1970.; Students--Colorado--Sterling--1960-1970.; Teachers--Colorado--Sterling--1960-1970.
    • [between 1963 and 1965]
    • Cavalry charge

    • A group of riders performs a cavalry charge in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. The riders in the left midground wear light-colored uniforms, while those in the right...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Horse shows.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Madame Ernestine Schumann-Heink, a contralto, at the Denver Auditorium

    • Madame (Ernestine) Schumann-Heink performs with piano accompaniment in front of a full house at the Denver Auditorium, Denver, Colorado. Interior shows audience, balconies, and box seats.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Audiences--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Auditoriums--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Opera singers--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Schumann-Heink, Madame (Ernestine), 1861-1936.;...
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    • Shop band contest, Denver Civic Center

    • An audience sits in rows of wooden chairs in the Greek Theater and Colonnade of Civic Benefactors, Civic Center Park, Denver, Colorado. An employees' shop band of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad performs on the stage under a banner that...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Greek Theater and Colonnade of Civic Benefactors (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Tight rope / flag pole "act"

    • A person performs a one armed hand-stand on a small platform adjacent to a tight-rope high above the ground, Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1930.; Aerialists--Colorado--Denver--1900-1930.; Entertainers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • Riff Arabians

    • An Arab performer in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show performs a handspring during a performance of the show. A large crowd of people sits in the bleachers under a tent canopy in the background. A large building with small awnings hanging over many of...
    • Arabs--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Acrobats--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Cossack acrobat on horseback

    • A Russian GEorgian Cossack acrobat performs tricks on a horse in the center foreground while other riders ride near him in an arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. One man stands on top of his horse. He is wearing a long, dark coat and a wool...
    • Cossacks--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Acrobats--1880-1900.; Horse shows--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901]
    • Riff Arabians

    • A Arab performer in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show performs a flip in the air during a performance of the show. A large crowd of people sits in the bleachers under a tent canopy in the background. A large building with small awnings hanging over...
    • Arabs--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Acrobats--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]

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