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    • Pouch

    • Shows doeskin pouch made by the Native American Mescalero Apache. The pouch is decorated with multi-colored beadwork sewn on in the shapes of flowers or sun shapes; a sunflower is in the center. Fringe with tin jinglers on the ends is attached at...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1910.; Mescalero Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1910.; Pouches--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • Columbian Hotel, Trinidad, Colorado

    • Interior view of a leaded glass window in the Columbian Hotel, in Trinidad, Colorado. Vertical panels of "ice" frosted glass contain leaf shapes interlocked with stirrup shapes at the top; a border with arches at regular intervals crosses the...
    • Columbian Hotel (Trinidad, Colo.)--1960-1980.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1960-1980.; Interiors.; Leaded glass windows--Colorado--Trinidad--1960-1980.
    • [between 1960 and 1980?]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 9, 1909 April 17

    • Newsletter produced 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.
    • 1909 April 17
    • Castle Rock cemetery, poor condition, Jan. 31, 35

    • View of the unkept Castle Rock cemetery, Douglas County, Colorado includes: stone and marble gravestones with crosses, obelisks, column-like pillars with finials, low wedge-shape, and upright rectangular shapes. Some have small American flags on...
    • Castle Rock (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Cemeteries--Colorado--Castle Rock--1930-1940.; Rock formations--Colorado--Castle Rock--1930-1940.
    • January 31, 1935
    • Anasazi pottery

    • View of two Native American (Anasazi Pueblo) clay vessels in animal shapes.
    • Indian pottery--North America--1900-1940.; Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--1900-1940.; Pueblo Indians--Arts & crafts--1900-1940.; Pottery--1900-1940.
    • [between 1900 and 1940?]
    • Toy bow

    • Native American (Apache) curved wooden bow with sinew and green, red, and gold pigment.
    • Apache Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Bows (Archery)--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Mandan painted buffalo hide

    • Native American (Mandan) painted bison hide shows: outline border with geometric figures connected to a double rectangle panel of stripes and triangle shapes. Collected by Maximilian Prince of Wied from the upper Missouri riverbanks around 1844.
    • Wied, Maximilian, Prinz von, 1782-1867--Associated objects.; Museum für Völkerkunde (Berlin, Germany)--Exhibitions & displays--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1840-1850.; Leather painting--1840-1850.; Mandan Indians--Arts &...
    • [1900?]
    • Vest

    • A Native American (Ute) beaded vest worn by Buckskin Charley. The vest is made of buckskin which is entirely covered with multicolor beadwork in designs of stylized American flags and geometric shapes on a white background. The interior of the vest...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1900-1930.; Ute Indians--Clothing & dress--1900-1930.; Vests--1900-1930.; Buckskin Charlie, Ute Chief--Associated objects.
    • [between 1900 and 1930]
    • Colorado Springs welcome sign

    • View of the plastered concrete welcome sign located on I-25 at the entrance to Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. The sign consists of vertical umber and white geometric shapes that suggest Garden of the Gods rock formations. Painted...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Signs (Notices).; Signs and signboards--Colorado--Colorado Springs--Pictorial works.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 1999
    • Lakewood on Parade dancing boxes

    • Photograph of two unidentified individuals wearing geometric shapes decorated with drawing of aspects of Lakewood's culture during the Lakewood on Parade celebration in Lakewood, Colorado.
    • Festivals--Colorado--Lakewood.; Parades--Colorado--Lakewood.; Lakewood (Colo.)
    • Undated
    • Pouch

    • Shows a Native American (Ute) buckskin pouch. It features multi-color beadwork in floral patterns, a brass nail at the base, fringe and a strap.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1860-1880.; Ute Indians--Arts & crafts--1860-1880.; Pouches--1860-1880.
    • [between 1865 and 1875]
    • Boulder County Courthouse, Christmas 1964

    • Christmas lights, stars, and banners adorn the Courthouse (built in 1933) in Boulder, Colorado. The five story finished stone building is composed of block shapes with windows set in vertical lines and a clock on the western face of the main tower....
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Christmas decorations--Colorado--Boulder--1960-1970.; Courthouses--Colorado--Boulder--1960-1970.
    • 1964
    • Dress

    • Shows a Native American (Sioux) doeskin dress decorated with fringe, rhinestone and light blue, white, red, green, blue and orange beadwork. The sleeve is cape like and the beadwork design is in bands, hourglass design and geometric shapes.
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress--1910-1960.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1910-1960.; Dresses--1910-1960.
    • [between 1915 and 1955]
    • Painted buffalo hide, (also worked with quills), Piegan Indians

    • View of a painted and quill-worked buffalo hide created by Native Americans of the Piegan (Blackfoot) tribe, specimen no. IV-B 201, Museum fur Volkerkunde, Berlin. It depicts arrow shapes lined up in columns and separated by a strip of quill work...
    • Museum für Völkerkunde (Berlin, Germany)--Exhibitions & displays--1900-1920.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1900-1920.; Leather painting--1900-1920.; Piegan Indians--Arts & crafts--1900-1920.; Hides & skins--1900-1920.
    • [1900-1920?]
    • Basket

    • A coiled basket (Native American Apache Indian) possibly used as a bowl. The basket is willow and devil's claw and the foundation is rod and welt. Shows a circular pattern in a flower shape with additional shapes of the sun, and crescent triangles...
    • Apache baskets--1870-1900.; Apache Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Baskets--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900]
    • Pouch

    • Shows a Native American (Crow) cloth pouch, possibly made of buckskin, with multicolor beadwork and fringe. Design patterns on the pouch include stripes and abstracted hour glass shapes.
    • Crow Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Pouches--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Paramount Theater

    • Two women organists sit in front of the twin Wurlitzer organs inside of the Paramount Theater designed by Temple Hoyne Buell at the intersection of Sixteenth (16th) Street and Glenarm Street in the City and County of Denver, Colorado. Built in...
    • Buell, Temple Hoyne, 1895-1990--Homes & haunts.; Paramount Theater (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Motion picture theaters--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1941?]
    • Jar

    • A Native American Zuni Indian jar with images of frogs and birds; designs elements include crooks, triangles and other geometric shapes. The images are painted on in colors of red, brown and dark brown. The jar is a molded pottery piece.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1900-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Arts & crafts--1900-1920.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1900-1920.; Jars--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

    • Men work by trucks and graded earth below the Fine Arts Center, built on a bluff overlooking Monument Creek, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The 1936 concrete structure composed of block shapes, with arcaded, square columned porches,...
    • Meem, John Gaw 1894--Homes & haunts.; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center--1940-1950.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Galleries & museums--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

    • Exterior view of the Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows the concrete structure composed of block shapes, with an arcaded porch. The 1936 facility was designed by John Gaw Meem.
    • Meem, John Gaw 1894--Homes & haunts.; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center--1940-1950.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Galleries & museums--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Timberline (1902)

    • A group of Bristlecone pine trees grows in irregular shapes at timberline in Colorado. Several tree stumps stand among the growing trees.
    • Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine--1900-1920.; Timberline--Colorado--1900-1920.; Tree stumps--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Timberline (L#226) (1902)

    • A group of Bristlecone pine trees grows in irregular shapes at timberline in the midground, probably in Colorado. Several shrubs, possibly willows, grow among the trees.
    • Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine--1900-1920.; Timberline--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 adn 1920?]
    • Mount Vernon Gardens at Washington Park

    • View of the Mount Vernon Gardens at Washington Park in Denver, Colorado. Flowers and ground cover are arranged in complex geometric shapes. Shows a cut stone retaining wall, trees and sprinklers.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Washington Park (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1940.; Gardens--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

    • Men work by trucks and graded earth at the edge of Monument Creek, below the Fine Arts Center in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The 1936 concrete structure composed of block shapes, with arcaded, square columned porches, was designed...
    • Meem, John Gaw 1894--Homes & haunts.; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center--1940-1950.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Monument Creek (El Paso County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Construction--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1940-1950.; Galleries &...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Racine's 888 Bannock Street, Denver

    • View of Racines restaurant at 888 Bannock Street, in the Golden Triangle Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.Terra cotta pent roofs and wide windows with awnings flank a Mission style pediment and entry. Letters read: "Racine's;" geometric shapes...
    • Racines (Restaurant : Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Denver (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Golden Triangle (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Restaurants--Colorado--Denver--1990-2000.
    • 1991 February
    • Mt. Vernon Gardens

    • View of the Mount Vernon Garden at Washington Park in Denver, Colorado. Formal planting beds are arranged in geometric shapes. Shows a footbridge and Grasmere Lake. Houses are in the distance.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Grasmere Lake (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1940.; Washington Park (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1940.; Gardens--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.
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    • Higher mathematics

    • Classroom interior at the University of Colorado at Boulder has plaster and string models of mathematical constructs on a table and in glass enclosed shelves. Theodolites on tripods are to the sides, and various three dimensional shapes are drawn...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Classrooms--Colorado--Boulder--1880-1890.; Interiors.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Boulder--1880-1890.; University of Colorado (Boulder Campus)
    • 1889
    • Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

    • Facade of the Fine Arts Center in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows the concrete structure composed of block shapes and a square columned entry with murals depicting the arts; painting, drama, dance, music. The 1936 facility was...
    • Meem, John Gaw 1894--Homes & haunts.; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center--1940-1950.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Galleries & museums--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Residence of Mrs. Henry Plummer on Colorado Street

    • The Henry Plummer house is on Colorado Street in Idaho Springs, Colorado. It is a two story structure that features: irregular gables, decorative barge board with stars, arrows, flowers, and geometric shapes, roof cresting, eaves trim, bay windows,...
    • Plummer, Henry--Homes & Haunts.; Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1880-1930.; Houses--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1880-1930.
    • [1882-1925]
    • Collection of Pima baskets

    • A display of Native American (Pima) baskets. They are woven in different shapes and sizes, and all have a unique design. The colors are always black and white, with the white coming from either willow or yucca, and the black coming from the pods of...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1910.; Pima baskets--1880-1910.; Pima Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1910.; Baskets--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Black Hawk, residences

    • View of a residence in Black Hawk, Colorado; shows Carpenter Gothic style of architecture, steeply gabled roof, decorated bargeboard at the roof eaves and over each window, horizontal clapboard siding, flat window opening shapes with detailing over...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Houses--Colorado--Blackhawk--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

    • The Fine Arts Center in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, is a concrete structure composed of block shapes, with a square columned entry. The 1936 facility designed by John Gaw Meem, was designed to accomodate all of the arts; drama,...
    • Meem, John Gaw 1894--Homes & haunts.; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center--1940-1950.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Galleries & museums--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Residence in Central City, Colorado

    • A front gable, one and one half story clapboard house is built on a masonry foundation in Central City, Colorado, and has a stovepipe chimney and decorative bargeboard around its eaves. An arched attic window is above the covered porch. The posts...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • 660 Bannock Street, Denver

    • View of part of the Denver Health Medical Center, shows a five story office building at 660 Bannock Street, in the Lincoln Park Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Brick block shapes frame metal frame windows and shade canopies. Vans and automobiles...
    • Denver (Colo.) Denver Health--Buildings--1980-1990.; Denver (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Lincoln Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1980-1990.; Hospitals--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Office buildings--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.;...
    • 1982 July
    • Trousers

    • Front view of a pair of Native American (Sioux) children's trouser. The trousers are made of buckskin and red cloth and are decorated with blue, green, red, yellow and white beadwork, fringe on the inseams and sides and gold color ribbon. There is...
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Children--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Trousers--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Timberline (1902)

    • An unidentified man sits on the ground with his legs extended in front of him in front of two trees at timberline, probably Bristlecone pines in Colorado. The trees grow in irregular shapes. Shrubs stand in the background. The man wears a hat and...
    • Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine--1900-1920.; Timberline--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Georgetown stores

    • View of a storefront in Georgetown, Colorado. A sign on the false front reads, "Boots, Shoes, O.K Dry Goods." A center door is flanked by two windows, which reflect a white wall with windows across the street and display shoes, shirts, and other...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Trousers

    • Front view of a pair of children's trousers (Sioux). The trousers are made of buckskin and red cloth and are decorated with blue, green, red, yellow and white beadwork, fringe on the inseams and sides and gold color ribbon. There is an inscription...
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Children--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Trousers--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Washington Park School pottery artist making pottery

    • Photograph of an unknown pottery artist visiting Washington Park Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. Pictured the artist shapes a vessel on his pottery wheel while students stand around him watching.
    • Washington Park School (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1975
    • Washington park School pottery artist working with students

    • Photograph of an unknown pottery artist visiting Washington Park Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. Pictured the artist shapes a vessel on his pottery wheel while students stand around him watching.
    • Washington Park School (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1975
    • Crested Butte, Colorado, Jacob Kochevar residence

    • Detail of the first-story broken windows and frame with decorative spools of the 1913 dilapidating clapboard residence of Jacob and Maija Kochevar, (Yugoslavian immigrants) Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado; shows part of...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Building deterioration--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.; Windows--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1965]
    • Crested Butte, Colorado, Jacob Kochevar residence

    • Detail of the ornamented gable with "1912" date on the house young Jacob Kochevar built for his sister across Elk Avenue from his parents' home, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado; shows decorative handcut imbrication; the wood shingles in...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Gables--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1965]
    • Aspen - 1957

    • View of a large Victorian style residence in Aspen, Colorado; features bay windows, open porches with balustrades and frieze decoration, changing rooflines, towers of different sizes and shapes, roof cresting, finials, fish scale imbrication, and...
    • Architecture, Victorian--Colorado--Aspen--1950-1960.; Aspen (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Houses--Colorado--Aspen--1950-1960.
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    • East Denver High School: 1915

    • 1915 Yearbook from East Denver High School.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1915
    • Crested Butte, Colorado, Jacob Kochevar residence

    • View includes the dilapidating clapboard residences of Jacob and Maija Kochevar, (Yugoslavian immigrants) Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado. Their son Jacob, "Jakie" built the newer false front and decorated the second-story with...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Building deterioration--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.; Clapboard siding--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.; False fronts--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1965]
    • Alonzo Hartman residence

    • Interior detail view of a stained glass window in the 1892 Dos Rios mansion, built by Alonzo and Annie Hartman, Gunnison, Colorado; small round beads connected by lead form border of the window with rectangular shapes around an interior beveled...
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Gunnison--1960-1970.; Interiors.; Stained glass--Colorado--Gunnison--1960-1970.; Windows--Colorado--Gunnison--1960-1970.; Hartman, Alonzo--Homes & haunts.; Hartman, Annie--Homes & haunts.
    • [between 1960 and 1965]
    • Pictographs

    • Close-up view of Native American (Anasazi) petroglyphs at Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico. Holes for vigas are near the petroglyphs that depict spiral and linear shapes.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Archaeological sites--New...
    • 1915

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