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    • Letter to P.T. Barnum from Dr. William Buchtel

    • Letter written at Silver Cliff by Dr. William Buchtel to P.T. Barnum regarding management of Barnum's Colorado properties.
    • Buchtel, William Harmon, 1845-1912.
    • 1877 August 27
    • Silver Cliff

    • View southwest of Silver Cliff, Wet Mountain Valley, Custer County, Colorado; shows frame buildings, streets, the 1879 Town Hall, and the Sangre De Cristo Range.
    • Peterson, D. K.
    • 1960
    • The Geyser, Silver Cliff Colo.

    • A group of miners at the Geyser Mine in Silver Cliff (Custer County), Colorado pose near the mill. Some men hold shovels, a pick axe, candles with lanterns, and hammers. They wear overalls, canvas coats and wide, slanting brimmed hats with high...
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Silver Cliff, Colo.

    • View of an abandoned one story building in Silver Cliff (Custer County), Colorado. The brick building has an ornamental parapet, a flat roof and inverted pendants. The side of the building has decorative brick coursing. A highway, houses,...
    • Bachman, Al.
    • 1972
    • Silver Cliff, Colorado

    • View of Silver Cliff Town Hall, Main Street, Custer County, Colorado; shows the 1879 frame building with arched doors and belfry. The Sangre de Cristo Range is in the distance.
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    • [between 1950 and 1970]
    • Central portion of Silver Cliff, Colo.

    • View southwest of Silver Cliff, Wet Mountain Valley, Custer County, Colorado. Shows frame buildings, a church steeple, the Sangre de Cristo Range, and signs: "Palace Hotel," "Stoves" and "Groceries."
    • Emery, C. E. (Charles E.)
    • [between 1880 and 1885]
    • Silver Cliff, Colorado, Main St.

    • View west of Main Street, Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado; shows wagons, people, businesses, signs: "Assay Office," "Security House," and the Sangre De Cristo Range.
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    • 1894
    • Cliff Street, scene of fire

    • View of Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado; shows Cliff Street, frame buildings, and the Sangre De Cristo Range.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Silvercliffe Bull Domingo (?)

    • View of the Sangre De Cristo Range through boards at a Bull Domingo (?) mine building in Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • [between 1933 and 1970]
    • Silver Cliff and Sangre de Cristo Range

    • View southwest of Silver Cliff, Wet Mountain Valley, Custer County, Colorado; shows frame businesses, residences, church steeples, sign: "Powell House," and the Sangre De Cristo Range.
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    • 1886 or 1887
    • Silver Cliff fire house

    • View of Silver Cliff Town Hall, Custer County, Colorado; shows a frame building with arched transoms, belfry, signs: "Custer County Museum," "Silver Cliff Town Hall," "1879," a fire department ladder wagon, and a safe.
    • Peery, Bill.
    • November 27, 1959
    • Volunteer fire equipment at Silver Cliff

    • Interior view of Custer County Museum (once the Town Hall), Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado; shows hose and ladder carts with lantern, bell, and cobwebs.
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    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Sangre de Chisto [sic] Range from Silver Cliff

    • Partial bird's eye view of Silver Cliff, Colorado and Sangre de Cristo Range, Rocky Mountains, background; wooden frame residences & buildings, church, board fences.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1910 and 1915]
    • Main cut, Racine Boy (?) mine, Silver Cliff, Custer County

    • View of miners standing in front of the main cut for the Racine Boy mine, Silver Creek (Custer County), Colorado. They are using wheelbarrows, pickaxes, and sledgehammers.
    • Emery, C. E. (Charles E.)
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Silvercliffe Bull Domingo (?)

    • View of a dilapidated building at Bull Domingo (?) mine near Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • [between 1933 and 1970]
    • Silver Cliff, Colorado

    • View of Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado; shows Town Hall, spectators, a Main Street parade with band, floats, United States flags, bunting, Uncle Sam, and signs: "Livery," and "H. W. Foss Grocery store."
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    • 1889 or 1890
    • Silvercliffe Bull Domingo (?)

    • A woman stands by a dilapidated building Bull Domingo (?) mine near Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • [between 1933 and 1970]
    • Silvercliffe Bull Domingo (?)

    • View of a dilapidated Bull Domingo (?) mine building near Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • [between 1933 and 1970]
    • Silvercliffe Bull Domingo (?)

    • View of a dilapidated building at Bull Domingo (?) mine near Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • [between 1933 and 1970]
    • Silvercliff

    • View of mine buildings and tailings in Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • [between 1933 and 1970]
    • Old Geyser Cut above Silver Cliff

    • Miners push mine cars on wooden bridges between piles of tailings at the Old Geyser Cut near Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado.
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    • 1880
    • Silver Cliff, Colorado

    • View of a clapboard business / residence in Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado; includes picket fence and sign: "Sing Kee Laundry," owned by Chinese immigrant Lew Sing Kee from 1885 till his death in 1927.
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    • [between 1885 and 1900]
    • Silver Cliff, Colorado

    • View of George B. McAulay Hose Company carts in arched Town Hall doorways in Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado. United States flags and bunting drape buildings, men and women pose, sign reads: "H. W. Foss Groceries."
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    • 1890?
    • Silver Cliff, Colorado

    • View of a race in Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado; shows Main Street, a crowd, runners, United States flags, and a sign: "Hardware."
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    • 1889 or 1890
    • Silver Cliff, Colorado

    • View of Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado; shows Silver Cliff Mill Sampling Works (probably) and frame houses.
    • Emery, C. E. (Charles E.)
    • [between 1882 and 1885]
    • Odd Fellows Hall in background is Geyser Mine

    • Odd Fellows pose in Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado, wearing fringed sashes with stars; one wears a tophat. Identification includes: "B. Rick," "Emil Vorhedick," "J. First," "H. Stewart," "G. Phillips," and "Crawford (?)." Lettering reads:...
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    • 1890
    • View of Silver Cliff

    • The Powell House, one of Silver Cliff's finest hotels, stands in the left background in this view looking toward the town in Custer County, Colorado. Other buildings line the streets of the distant town. A church is in the right background.
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1878 and 1885?]
    • Hard rock mining contest

    • View of a miner's competition, in Silver Cliff, Colorado; shows men standing around tools and a funnel in a five-gallon can; a woman with an umbrella watches from the side. A man holding a straw hat is identified as August Paske; others are:...
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Racine Boy, old mill in Silver Cliff

    • Three men with a pile of burlap sacks stand in front of the Racine Boy or Bay Mine and mill in Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado. Shows: tailings, smokestacks, mill building.
    • Emery, C. E. (Charles E.)
    • [between 1886-1891]
    • Racine Boy, old mill in Silver Cliff

    • View of the Racine Boy or Bay Mine and mill in Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado. Shows: tailings, smokestacks, mill building, water tanks.
    • Emery, C. E. (Charles E.)
    • [between 1886 and 1891]
    • Courthouse Silver Cliff, note remains of jail in rear

    • View of abandoned Custer County Courthouse in Silver Cliff (Custer County), Colorado. (The county seat was moved to Westcliffe.) woman and children are on steps; jail ruins are in back.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Geyser Mine

    • View of Geyser Mine, above Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado; shows a mill and tailings.
    • Fricke & Company.
    • [between 1892 and 1901]
    • Louie Wolfe's saloon, bartender Gus Kitzman

    • Interior view of Louie Wolfe's saloon, Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado; shows woodwork, spittoons, display cases with cigars, men at tables, and bartender Gus Kitzman.
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    • [between 1895 and 1905]
    • Main Street, Silver Cliff

    • View northwest of Main Street, Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado; shows frame buildings and false fronts. One has an arched gable apex.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Powell House

    • Interior view of Powell House dining room, Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado; shows tables, linen, china, silverware, goblets, rolled napkins, potted plants, floral wall paper, cabinets and buffets. Art hangs on the walls.
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    • 1881
    • The Town of Silver Cliff, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of buildings in Silver Cliff (Custer County), Colorado. Signs on brick and frame commercial buildings read: "Security House" and "Stoves." Church steeples are amid frame houses. Shows snow in the Wet Mountain Valley and on streets...
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    • 1900?
    • Luella mine on flat near Silvercliffe [i. e. Silver Cliff]

    • A miner poses near the hoist of either the Luella or Suella Mine near Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado. The machinery includes a fly wheel and cables. "Don't Handle" is painted on the wall and a United States flag hangs on a pole nearby.
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    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Sing Lee Silver Cliff, Colo laundryman

    • Studio portrait of Sing Lee, a Chinese-American man, in Silver Cliff (Custer County), Colorado. He wears a shirt and skullcap.
    • Lowe, Minnie.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]

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