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    • [Waterfall]

    • View of a waterfall probably in the mountains of Colorado.
    • Waterfalls--1870-1900.
    • [between 1872 and 1900?]
    • A Question of right of way, Buckeye Cabin

    • Two boys hold rifles by a model railroad creation identified as "A Question of Right of Way" in the La Sal Mountains, Utah. A sign reads, "Colorado Rail Road Magnets." Shows magnets, a pickaxe, a pick, and an ax.
    • Railroads--Right of way--Utah--1890-1900.; La Sal Mountains (Utah)--1890-1900.; Boys--Utah--1890-1900.; Model railroads--Utah--1890-1900.; Rifles--Utah--1890-1900.
    • 1897 Sep. 3
    • Across Golden Gate from Cliff House

    • View of the Golden Gate channel between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean, San Francisco, California. Shows Seal Rocks and Point Bonita in the distance.
    • Golden Gate (San Francisco, Calif. : Channel)--1880-1910.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1880-1910.; San Francisco Bay (Calif.)--1880-1910.; Seal Rocks (San Francisco, Calif.)--1880-1910.; Channels--California--San Francisco--1880-1910.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1902]
    • Aerial view of Cripple Creek

    • Aerial view northwest towards Cripple Creek, Colorado; scene includes backside of Midland Terminal Railway station, plat of streets, and rubble and debris of demolished commercial business buildings; hillside is dotted with mine tailings; Mount...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pisgah, Mount (Colo.)--1920-1930.
    • 1929
    • Air compressor and dynamo, Toltec Tunnel

    • A man stands near an air compressor and dynamo located in the power building at the Toltec Tunnel mine, Conejos County, Colorado. Shows a General Electric brand dynamo and an air compressor made by the J. George Leyner Engineering Works Company.
    • Conejos County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Toltec Tunnel (Conejos County, Colo. : Mine)--1900-1920.; Air compressors--Colorado--Conejos County--1900-1920.; Electric generators--Colorado--Conejos County--1900-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Conejos...
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Among the big trees, California

    • A man is among giant Sequoias, a horse-drawn carriage passes, Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park, California.
    • Mariposa Grove (Calif.)--1870-1900.; Yosemite National Park (Calif.)--1870-1900.; Giant sequoias--California--Yosemite National Park--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900]
    • Aspen from Aspen Mountain

    • View of Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado; the Wheeler Opera House, Hotel Jerome, and Saint Mary's Catholic Church are among houses and businesses. Red Mountain is in the background.
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Aspen--1880-1890.
    • [between 1882 and 1890?]
    • Auditorium and ship "Cabrillo," Venice, Cal.

    • View of the Venice Pier, the Auditorium, and a hotel in the shape of the Spanish galleon "Cabrillo" in Venice, Los Angeles County, California. People walk on and fish from the pier.
    • Los Angeles (Calif.)--1900-1910.; Venice (Los Angeles, Calif.)--1900-1910.; Venice Pier (Calif.)--1900-1910.; Auditoriums--California--Los Angeles--1900-1910.; Hotels--California--Los Angeles--1900-1910.; Piers & wharves--California--Los...
    • 1905
    • Bath house & beach, Ocean Park, Cal.

    • View of people on Ocean Park beach in front of the Ocean Park Bath House and Hotel Decatur in Santa Monica (Los Angeles County), California. Shows a Moorish style building with domes and arches. Flags on flagpoles read: "Ocean [Park]" and "Bath...
    • Hotel Decatur (Santa Monica, Calif.)--1900-1910.; Ocean Park Bath House (Santa Monica, Calif.)--1900-1910.; Santa Monica (Calif.)--1900-1910.; Bathhouses--California--Santa Monica--1900-1910.; Beaches--California--Santa Monica--1900-1910.;...
    • 1905
    • Beaver Creek from summit of Mineral Mt.

    • Partial view of the summit of a mountain identified as Mineral Mountain and the surrounding La Sal Mountains with Beaver Creek in the distance, Grand County, Utah.
    • Beaver Creek (Grand County, Utah)--1890-1900.; Grand County (Utah)--1890-1900.; La Sal Mountains (Utah)--1890-1900.; Streams--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Valleys--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.
    • 1897 Aug. 13
    • Businessmen

    • Businessmen dressed in suits, ties and stiff collars sit at a long table that has wooden file draws and envelopes with wax seals, probably in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A woman also sits at the table. A portrait painting on the wall reads: "Adam...
    • Philadelphia (Pa.)--1900-1910.; Business people--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • C.E. Coulehan in his pioneer store, now Hubbell's seed store

    • Men pose among stacks of full burlap bags in Boulder, Colorado, wearing vests, ties, straw and derby hats. Hanging from the glossy interior ceiling, a sign reads: "Agents of Baker Wire Co." Barrels, a spindle chair, and a bar handle truck crowd the...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Stores & shops--Colorado--Boulder--1870-1880.
    • [between 1873 and 1880?]
    • Car wreck w/ bodies @ side

    • View of a automobile crash scene; men look at the two bodies next to the wrecked automobile.
    • Automobiles--1920-1930.; Dead persons--1920-1930.; Spectators--1920-1930.; Traffic accidents--1920-1930.; Victims--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs

    • View of Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows the Pourtales residence with hipped dormer, shingle imbrication, and a round tower with a bell cast roof, the three-story brick building Alta Vista Hotel to the north, and...
    • Pourtales, James M., Graf von, 1853-1908--Homes & haunts.; Alta Vista Hotel (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs

    • View along Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, features the Alta Vista Hotel, a three-story brick structure with dormers, a wrap-around porch, a round tower with a bell-cast roof and newly planted trees. Buggies and...
    • Alta Vista Hotel (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Cattle ranch near Cimarron, round-up (around the circle)

    • Cowboys are on horseback by a corral on a ranch near the Cimarron River in probably Montrose County, Colorado. Cattle, wood frame buildings and horse-drawn wagons are nearby.
    • Cimarron River (Montrose County and Gunnison County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cattle herding--Montrose County--Colorado--1890-1900.; Corrals--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Cowboys--Colorado--Montrose...
    • 1898
    • Central Presbyterian Church, Denver, Colo.

    • View of the Central Presbyterian Church at 17th (Seventeenth) and Sherman Streets in Denver, Colorado. Shows a rusticated stone building with a bell tower and tall arched windows.
    • Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Presbyterian churches--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • [between 1892 and 1900]
    • Cliff Dwellings, Mancos Canon

    • View of a Native American (Anasazi) cliff dwelling high in a rock cave in Mancos Canyon (Montezuma County), near Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Montezuma County--1890-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Montezuma County--1890-1900.; Mancos Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Montezuma County...
    • [1893?]
    • Cliff Dwellings, Mancos Canon

    • View of Sixteen Window House and an unidentified ruin cliff dwelling of the Native American (Anasazi) high in a rock cave in Mancos Canyon, Montezuma County, Colorado.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Montezuma County--1890-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Montezuma County--1890-1900.; Mancos Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Montezuma County...
    • [1893?]
    • Cliff House and Seal Rocks

    • View of Seal Rocks, San Francisco Bay, and Cliff House, Sutro Heights, San Francisco, California.
    • Cliff House (San Francisco, Calif.)--1880-1910.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1880-1910.; San Francisco Bay (Calif.)--1880-1910.; Seal Rocks (San Francisco, Calif.)--1880-1910.; Bays (Bodies of water)--California--San Francisco--1880-1910.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • Colorado Mineral Palace Pueblo, Colo

    • Classic pediments top the arcaded porches of the three-story Mineral Palace in Pueblo, Colorado. It has a hipped-gable roof and a portico. The square corner columns are topped by spheres, and a canopy extends from the entry. Lathe fence follows the...
    • Mineral industries--Exhibitions--Colorado--Pueblo--1890- 1900.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mineral Palace (Pueblo, Colo.)
    • [between 1893 and 1900?]
    • Colorado State Capitol and Civic Center

    • View of the Colorado State Capitol building and Civic Center in Denver, Colorado; shows the First United Presbyterian Church at 14th (Fourteenth) and Lincoln Streets, the First Church of Christ Scientist, the Central Presbyterian Church, the El...
    • Colorado State Capitol (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Capitols--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1908?]
    • Com[missary] store house, Camp Apache, Arizona

    • Timber buildings with gabled roofs include what is identified as the commissary store house at Fort Apache, (Navajo County) Arizona. Army men in uniform, stand and pose near horses and a wagon beside a building with a stone chimney. A row of log...
    • Fort Apache (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Fort Apache--1870-1880.; Log buildings--Arizona--Fort Apache--1870-1880.; Military camps--Arizona--Fort Apache--1870-1880.; Military personnel--Arizona--Fort Apache--1870-1880.;...
    • [1871]
    • Coming down the Naturita hill

    • A man in a horse-drawn wagon descends a trail into Naturita Canyon in probably Montrose County, Colorado. Shows possibly Utah Juniper (Desert Juniper) trees.
    • Juniper--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Naturita Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.
    • 1897 Sep. 6
    • Complements G. W. Lillie, Pawnee Bill

    • Studio portrait of Pawnee Bill (Gordon W. Lillie), with a moustache, long hair, and a cowboy hat.
    • Cowboys--1890-1900.; Entertainers--1890-1900.; Pawnee Bill, 1860-1942.
    • 1890?
    • Construction scene laying pipe

    • View of (probably) Lipan Street in Denver, Colorado; shows a ditch with shoring, and men by a clam shovel crane.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Cowboys at the Golden West Exhibition

    • Two cowboys from "The Red Man spectacle and Red Indian camp" pose near a painted backdrop in the dirt arena in Empress Hall, at the Golden West and American Industries Exhibition in Earl's Court, London, England. One wears goat fur chaps...
    • Earl's Court (London, England)--1900-1910.; London (England)--1900-1910.; Clothing & dress--England--London--1900-1910.; Cowboys--England--London--1900-1910.; Exhibitions--England--London--1900-1910.; Golden West and American (U.S.A.) Industries...
    • 1909
    • Cowboys on a Roundup

    • A group of cowboys hired for a Roundup pose by covered wagons and tents in Kaufman Meadow, Chaffee County, Colorado. Some sit on horseback, others lie on the ground and one sits in a wagon. Pictured left to right are: 1. Tom McQuade; 2. & 3....
    • Chaffee County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Kaufman Meadow (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Kaufman Ridge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Chaffee County--1880-1890.; Cowboys--Colorado--Chaffee County--1880-1890.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Chaffee...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Cowboys on a Roundup

    • Cowboys line up near covered wagons and a chuck wagon in Kaufman pasture, South Park, Chaffee County, Colorado. Identified are, left to right: Mel DeWitt; Mack Mickan; unknown; unknown; Bert DeWitt; unknown; unknown; Tom McQuade; Billy Cogan;...
    • Chaffee County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Kaufman Pasture (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Kaufman Ridge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cowboys--Colorado--Chaffee County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Cripple Creek

    • View of Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Men work near horse-drawn wagons, mine tailings, and railroad tracks. Shows one and two-story residences and commercial buildings. The mountainside is spotted with mine tailings in the distance.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.
    • 1900
    • Cripple Creek

    • View of the mining town of Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows wood frame residences, farms, and mine buildings. The mountainside is dotted with mine tailings. Men and horses are near a railroad track.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Tailings...
    • 1900
    • Cripple Creek

    • View of the mining town of Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows hewn log cabins, wood frame residences, the National Hotel and Gold Mining Stock Exchange, the Catholic Church, masonry commercial buildings, and trestle bridges. Men lean on...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • D and F dressmakers

    • View of Daniels and Fisher Department Store dressmakers in Denver, Colorado. Among the women are Dora and Lida Merryman, Lida probably ran the department. All the women wear conservative round, high-collared dresses either closed or decorated with...
    • Daniels and Fisher Stores Company--People--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Clothing & dress--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Seamstresses--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Davenport

    • View of apartments in Denver, Colorado; features include a corner entry, a balcony, a storefront, and pediments with incised stone letters: "The Davenport 1891." Men, women, and children pose; sign reads: "Ph. Zang Lager Beer."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Apartment houses--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Davenport, The (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1910.
    • [between 1891 and 1910?]
    • Delegation of Wichita, Apache, Kiowa & Comanche Inds.

    • Group portrait of a delegation of Native Americans (Wichita, Apache, Kiowa and Comanche) to Washington D.C. They include "Stumbling Bear" also known as "Sa-tim-gear" (Kiowa), "White Man" (Kiowa-Apache), and two white men. They are dressed in suits...
    • Apache Indians--1870-1880.; Comanche Indians--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Kiowa Apache Indians--1870-1800.; Wichita Indians--1870-1880.; Delegations--1870-1880.; Stumbling Bear.; White Man.
    • [1874?]
    • Down the Des Moines Valley from C & N-W Ry. viaduct

    • View of the Des Moines River Valley in Iowa. A log cabin is next to a wooden structure. Shows probably an irrigation aqueduct and a sandbar in the distance.
    • Des Moines River Valley--1900-1910.; Des Moines River--1900-1910.; Rivers--Iowa--1900-1910.; Sandbars--Iowa--1900-1910.; Valleys--Iowa--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Early road San Juan [i.e. Ouray] County now Million Dollar Highway

    • Rails edge an Otto Mears toll road (the Million Dollar Highway), in Ouray County, Colorado; shows a buggy and people, and Ouray in the distance.
    • Mears, Otto, 1840-1931--Homes & haunts.; Million Dollar Highway (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1910.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1910.; Toll...
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Early view of Manitou

    • View of Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking west; the original Manitou House and the Mansions are distantly visible. A stone house with hipped gabled roof, dormers, a chimney and lacework are nearer to the camera. The Manitou road is on the left, in...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • [between 1872 and 1879?]
    • East from Ute Pass

    • View of a dirt road with wood guard rail in Ute Pass, Teller County, Colorado. Shows Twin Creek, probably Manitou Springs is in the distance.
    • Teller County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Twin Creek (Park County and Teller County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Ute Pass (Teller County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--Teller County--1880-1890.; Roads--Colorado--Teller County--1880-1890.;...
    • [1882]
    • East High spotlight: vol 30 no 8

    • Newspaper produced by East High School of Denver, Colorado. Included in the paper are photographs of students, articles on school events and sports.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1944 February 17
    • Emma Mine, Little Cottonwood Canon, Utah

    • View of frame buildings and ore piles of the Emma Silver Mines Company at Alta, Little Cottonwood Canyon (Salt Lake County), Utah. Men pose on a porch near an American flag and flag pole and probably a headframe. Wagon roads are in the hillside...
    • Emma Silver Mines Company--1870-1880.; Alta (Utah)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Alta--1870-1880.; Log cabins--Utah--Alta--1870-1880.; Mine buildings--Utah--Alta--1870-1880.; Mining--Utah--Alta--1870-1880.; United States Geological...
    • [1873?]
    • Explaining how it was

    • View of two women and a man, they sit and talk on a curb in (probably) Longmont (Boulder / Weld County), Colorado. The women wear skirts, blouses and hats. The man has on a tie and cap. Shows store front windows, one which reads: "Gaunt & (?),...
    • Longmont (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Longmont --1900-1910.; Conversation--Colorado--Longmont --1900-1910.; Women--Colorado--Longmont --1900-1910.
    • 1905
    • Falls in Box Canon

    • View of waterfalls on Canyon Creek in Box Canyon, Ouray County, Colorado.
    • Box Canyon (Ouray County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Canyon Creek (Ouray County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Streams--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Waterfalls--Colorado--Ouray...
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • First camp dinner, Iron Springs, Uncompahgre Plateau

    • A man stands by a campfire between a wagon and a tent near a place identified as Iron Springs on the Uncompahgre Plateau in Colorado. Shows horses and supplies and a dog in the wagon.
    • Uncompahgre Plateau (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Camping--Colorado--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--1890-1900.; Horses--Colorado--1890-1900.; Meadows--Colorado--1890-1900.; Tents--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • 1897 July 15
    • First camp near Sheep Ranch

    • A man and two horses stand by a wagon at a campsite possibly in the La Sal Mountains, Utah. A box reads, "Choice in Evaporated Apples".
    • Camping--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--1890-1900.; Horses--1890-1900.
    • 1897 July 15
    • First view of La Sal Mountains from U.S. Placer road

    • View of storm clouds, hills, and valleys in probably Colorado. The La Sal Mountains in Utah are in the distance.
    • La Sal Mountains (Utah)--1890-1900.; Clouds--Colorado--1890-1900.; Hills--Colorado--1890-1900.; Valleys--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • 1897 July 15
    • Five women on stairs - staged shot

    • Women pose on an interior stairway; costume includes high heeled shoes, a yoke, a wide belt, and hair in marcel waves, probably in Denver, Colorado.
    • Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    •  
    • Forest Mine near Rico, Colo.

    • Four men stand outside the shafthouse of probably the Forest-Payroll Tunnel Mine near the city of Rico (Dolores County), Colorado. Shows railroad tracks leading into the mine.
    • Dolores County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Forest-Payroll Tunnel Mine (Dolores County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Dolores County--1890-1900.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Dolores County--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Dolores...
    • 1897 Sep. 17
    • Fort Apache, Arizona

    • View of log cabins and buildings with chimneys at probably Fort Apache, Arizona. Soldiers stand and pose between cabin rows, or by a doorway near wooden barrels. Trees and eroded rock layers are on a mesa.
    • Fort Apache (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Fort Apache--1870-1880.; Forts & fortifications--Arizona--Fort Apache--1880-1890.; Log buildings--Arizona--Fort Apache--1880-1890.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian...
    • [1873?]

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