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    • Betty Cram Oral History

    • Betty Johnson Cram was born September 18, 1922 on a farm near Niwot, Colorado. After high school she moved to Denver and worked several jobs. In 1941, she found work at the Livestock Exchange Group. She remained there for several years, working...
    • Cram, Betty Johnson, 1922-; Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Stockyards.
    • 2013 September 14
    • Margret Escamilla Oral History

    • Margaret Escamilla was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1954. One of nine children, she was raised in a military family and lived in several countries. After she married her husband in 1971, she moved to the Globeville neighborhood of Denver,...
    • Escmilla, Margaret, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 November 15
    • Kenneth Ray "Boogie" Mondragon Oral History

    • Kenneth Ray “Boogie” Mondragon was born in 1953 on the east side of Denver. As a youth his family moved into the Stapleton housing project in Denver’s Globeville neighborhood. Boogie remained in the neighborhood until 1992. During this...
    • Mondgradon, Kenneth Ray, 1953-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 October 19
    • Betty Wonder Oral History

    • Betty Gallow Wonder was born July 17, 1939, in Denver, Colorado. A life-long resident of the Elyria neighborhood, she was the only child of working parents. She and many extended family members grew up and remained in the area. Betty spent most...
    • Wonder, Betty Lee, 1939-; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 September 21
    • Fred McPeck Oral History

    • Fred McPeck was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio in 1927. In 1943, he started work building airplane engines for the war effort. Three years later, he joined United States Marine Corps, and was stationed at Camp Lajeune North Carolina, Bermuda, Cuba,...
    • McPeck, Fred, 1927-; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Skiing.
    • 2013 October 19
    • West Side Recorder Volume 7 No 4

    • Newsletter dedicated to community life in the Auraria neighborhood prior to the construction of the Auraria campus
    • Community newspapers--Auraria (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1970 August
    • Nov. 5, 1884, Silver Plume

    • The view, looking west, of Silver Plume, Colorado, after the fire on November 4, 1884, shows burned foundations that previously housed the town's central business district. Men survey the damage along Main Street; a carriage in the near foreground...
    • Silver Plume (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Silver Plume--1880-1890.; Fires--Colorado--Silver Plume--1880-1890.
    •  
    • Otis Taylor and the Shoe String Ball

    • View of African American Otis Taylor sitting next to his shoe string ball at a shoe shine shop probably in the Five Points neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. A sign over the door reads: "1655." The ball was started in 1926 by shoe shine, Jack Hughes....
    • African Americans--2000-2010.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Denver (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Shoe shiners.; Taylor, Otis--Pictorial works.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Shoe shiners--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial...
    • 2006
    • Jenny Santos Oral  History

    • Jenny Santos was born in Los Angeles, California in 1979. Jenny and her family moved to Denver in the 1980’s. After living in different neighborhoods in Denver, the family finally settled in Globeville when she was 12 years old. As of November...
    • Santos, Jenny, 1979-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 September 20
    • Susan Knapp Oral History

    • Susan Lynn Knapp was born in 1949 in Denver, Colorado. Her family had lived in the Globeville and Swansea neighborhood for several decades, within a few blocks of each other, and owned several family businesses together. Her father and his...
    • Knapp, Susan, 1949-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2013 November 16
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 41, 1910 October 8

    • 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.
    • 19101008
    • Rio Grande style blanket and beater

    • View of a hand-woven Rio Grande style blanket made at a WPA sponsored weaving project in San Luis (Costilla County), Colorado. Shows a multi colored striped blanket and two chain rug beaters with wooden handles.
    • Hispanic Americans--Arts & crafts--1940-1950.; Mexican Americans--Arts & crafts--1940-1950.; Blankets.; Tools.; Blankets--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Mexican Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Central City water supply

    • The Central City, Colorado, water supply delivered water to the town of Central City and the surrounding areas from the early eighteen seventies to the mid-eighteen eighties, when the city's water pipes were laid. The wagon, which is drawn by a...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Central City--1870-1890.; Water supply--Colorado--Central City--1870-1890.
    • [between 1871 and 1888?]
    • East High spotlight: vol 17 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.)
    • 1931 January 14
    • Troop of soldiers, mostly from Leadville, known as the Rocky Mountain Rifles, and other volunteers

    • A troop of soldiers on horses form a long line in front of a bluff. In 1885 or 1886, these men, mostly from Leadville and known as the Rocky Mountain Rifles, and other volunteers were headed by Genl. F.M. Reardon and Capt. Christopher Caffrey and...
    • Colorado. National Guard. Leadville Division--1880-1890.; Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Soldiers--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • [between 1885 and 1887]
    • Summit of Grey's Peak, Colorado

    • A man with a moustache and a suit and hat poses beside his horse at the summit of Grays Peak in Clear Creek County or Summit County, Colorado. Men with beards, suits and overcoats, and a woman in a dress and a hat pose beside a rock wall nearby....
    • Grays Peak (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1890.; Horses--Colorado--1880-1890.; People--Colorado--1880-1890.; Walls--Colorado--1880-1890.
    • [between 1884 and 1888?]
    • Mary Lou Egan Oral History

    • Mary Lou Egan was born in 1948 in Denver, Colorado. One of 5 children, she grew up in the Washington Park neighborhood. During her childhood she spent a signifigant amount of time at her grandparent’s house in the Globeville neighborhood. Her...
    • Egan, Mary Lou, 1948-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 October 19
    • Dave Oletski Oral History

    • In 1954, David Oletski, was born at 4920 Logan Street in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One of six children, he was raised in a large extended family of Polish Catholics. At the time of his grandmother’s death in 1978, he had...
    • Oletski, David, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Habitat for Humanity (Denver, Colo.); Globeville Civic Association (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2013 November 2
    • East High spotlight: vol 29 no 24

    • 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.)
    • 1942 November
    • The Scriptbook

    • Booklet created by The Script Club of East High School in Denver, Colorado. Members of The Script Club, the writing club of East High, submitted their own works for create this booklet. Included are poems, essays, sketches and stories written by...
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High school students' writings--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1932 May
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 1, 1910 January 1

    • 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.
    • 19100101
    • A Century of Baptist Faith: First Baptist Church of Denver

    • Book created by the Fist Baptist Church of Denver regarding the centennial anniversary of the founding of the Church. Included in the book is: a history of the church beginning in 1864, as well as photographs and lists of the different...
    • Eha, Walter R. (Walter Ralph), 1891-1978--Archives.; First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)--History.; First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1963 December
    • "Thy will be done" : the Prayer Band Ministry of Zion Baptist Church : 8th Annual Prayer...

    • Booklet created for the 8th Annual Prayer Breakfast at Zion Baptist Church in Denver, Colorado. This breakfast was to recognize the Senior Pastor and Associate Pastors for all the work they do for the church. Included are photographs of each...
    • Zion Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.); African American churches--Colorado--Denver.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.
    • 2004
    • East High spotlight: 21st year no 9

    • 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.)
    • 1943 March 4
    • Seven miles south of White Bird, Ida. on U. S. 95, where 1st battle of war started in 1877

    • View of the stone marker with a iron pipe fence, near Whitebird Creek, Idaho, that commemorates the Nez Perce Native American war campaign led by Young Chief Joseph though Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming from June 15 to October 5, 1877. Sign...
    • Joseph, Nez Percé Chief, 1840-1904--Monuments--1920-1940.; Indians of North America--Commemoration--Idaho--1920-1940.; Nez Percé Indians--Commemoration--Idaho--1920-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Idaho--1920-1940.
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Roberta Waggoner Oral History

    • Roberta Lee Waggoner was born at home in 1933. A native of the Swansea neighborhood in Denver, she attended old Swansea Elementary School. Her father was an employee with a local packing company. Her mother suffered from health problems and...
    • Waggoner, Roberta Lee, 1933-; Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 October 4
    • East High spotlight: vol 29 no 13

    • 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.)
    • 1943 May 27
    • East High spotlight: vol 24 no 5

    • Christmas edition of the 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.)
    • 1942 December 10
    • East High spotlight: vol 28 no 10

    • 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.)
    • 1942 February
    • Allenspark citizens at Clara Belle mine while it was still in operation

    • A group of Allenspark citizens pose around an ore cart on a cable at Clara Belle mine, eight miles north of Ward, in Boulder County, Colorado. The group includes young boys and one small girl, women in long skirts and bonnets, and men in white...
    • Allenspark (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Allenspark--1890-1900.
    • [between 1896 and 1900]
    • Meeker, Colorado

    • James Lyttle, a Scottish printer and newspaperman stands on the boardwalk in front of his new front gable clapboard Herald newspaper office, on Fourth (4th) and Main Street, Meeker, Colorado. Newspaper started in 1885 in an old army barracks.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Barracks--Colorado--Meeker--1880-1890.; Newspapers--Colorado--Meeker--1880-1890.; Lyttle, James.
    • [1888]
    • Central City, Colorado. 1860-1869 (Prints)

    • Central City, Colorado, is shown during its early days in the 1860's in this view. John H. Gregory first discovered gold in the Gregory Diggings in 1859 which started the gold rush to the area. Buildings line the dirt streets of the mining town,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Meeker, Colorado

    • Copy image of a 1887 H. A. Wildhack original of the first quarters of the J. W. Hugus and Company general merchandisers and bankers, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado, with three men standing on the boardwalk and another on horseback. The wood...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Meeker--1880-1900.
    • 1887
    • Meeker, Colorado

    • A group of men gather on the boardwalk and on horses in front of the first building of the J. W. Hugus and Company general merchandisers and bankers, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado. The wood false front building once was an army barracks...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Commercial buildings--Colorado--Meeker--1880-1890.
    • 1889
    • 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.
    • Silver Cliff (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Mills--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1900.; Water tanks--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1900.
    • [between 1886 and 1891]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 9, 1912 March 2

    • 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.
    • 19120302
    • Conqueror Boarding House at North Empire

    • The Conqueror Boarding House in North Empire, Clear Creek County, Colorado, is a three-story frame building with a gable roof, dormer, covered porch, and stone foundation. Wooden steps lead up the slope; doors and windows are missing. The smaller...
    • North Empire (Colo.)--1940-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--North Empire--1960-1970.; Lodging houses--Colorado--North Empire--1960-1970.; Pryor, W. S.
    • [between 1940 and 1960?]
    • Clow house

    • View of the Clow (Clough) family and residence on Lincoln Street in Denver, Colorado. The house features jigsaw work and a covered porch. Men, women, girls, boys, and a baby pose with a dog by a fence.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Families--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Clough family.
    • 1882
    • West Side Recorder Volume 7 No 11

    • Newsletter dedicated to community life in the Auraria neighborhood prior to the construction of the Auraria campus
    • Community newspapers--Auraria (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1971 April
    • I. O. O. F. building construction, VII of series

    • Seventh in a series of progress documentation views of the construction of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall, Main Street, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Brick work has started on the second floor around wood window frames. A row of...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.; Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
    • [1897]
    • Moffat Tunnel. East Portal 1951

    • A railroad track for the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad runs from the foreground back to the East Portal of the Moffat Tunnel on Rollins Pass in Gilpin County, Colorado. A small group of tents is in the foreground. Pine trees stand along the...
    • Railroad tunnels--Colorado--Gilpin County--1950-1960.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Tents--Colorado--Gilpin County--1950-1960.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.
    • [1951?]
    • Meeker School in Greeley

    • Two small children sit on a horse in the left midground on the shore of a small pond in front of the large Meeker School at 8th Street and 10th Avenue in Greeley, Colorado. Several trees, including one in the right foreground, stand along the shore...
    • Greeley (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Children--Colorado--Greeley--1880-1900.; Horses--Colorado--Greeley--1880-1900.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Greeley--1880-1900.; Schools--Colorado--Greeley--1880-1900.; Meeker School (Greeley, Colo.)
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Freddy Rodriguez and the Jazz Connection

    • View of Freddy Rodriguez and the Jazz Connection at the El Chapultepec Jazz Club, 1962 Market Street in Union Station neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Saxophonist Freddy Rodriguez, has gray hair and a mustache, a female singer holds a microphone and...
    • El Chapultepec (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Freddy Rodriguez and the Jazz Connection (Musical group)--1980-1990.; Hispanic Americans--1980-1990.; Interiors.; Jazz musicians.; Jazz singers.; Women.; Rodriguez, Freddy--Pictorial works.; El...
    • 1983
    • Moffat Tunnel. East Portal 1951

    • A railroad track for the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad runs from the foreground back to the East Portal of the Moffat Tunnel on Rollins Pass in Gilpin County, Colorado. A small group of tents is in the foreground. Pine trees stand along the...
    • Railroad tunnels--Colorado--Gilpin County--1950-1960.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Moffat Tunnel (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Tents--Colorado--Gilpin County--1950-1960.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.
    • [1951?]
    • Caribou, Colo. Sarah Collins grave 1875

    • A light-colored gravestone marks the grave of Sarah Collins in a cemetery in Caribou, a small mining town in Boulder County, Colorado. The gravestone has a dove engraved near its top and reads: "Sarah Collins Wife of James Collins Died Oct. 5, 1875...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Caribou (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Cemeteries--Colorado--Blackhawk--1930-1950.; Tombs & sepulchral monuments--Colorado--Caribou--1930-1950.; Collins, Sarah.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Gonzales family outside Casa Mayan restaurant

    • Members of the Gonzales family pose outside their restaurant and cultural center the Casa Mayan located at 1020 9th Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. They are identified left to right, on the front stoop: Ramon and Carolina...
    • Casa Mayan (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Hispanic Americans--1950-1960.; Mexican Americans--1950-1960.; Auraria (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Families.; Restaurants.; Alcaro family--Pictorial works.; Gonzales...
    • [1958]
    • Gonzales family outside Casa Mayan restaurant

    • Members of the Gonzales family pose on the porch of their restaurant and cultural center the Casa Mayan located at 1020 9th Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. They are identified left to right: Top row: Celia, Arnold, Marta, Ray...
    • Casa Mayan (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Hispanic Americans--1950-1960.; Mexican Americans--1950-1960.; Auraria (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Restaurants.; Gonzales family--Pictorial works.; Casa Mayan (Denver,...
    • [1958]
    • Cecil Hernandez

    • Cecil Hernandez, a Mexican immigrant and founder of MasterCraft Cabinets, Inc., reads an issue of La Voz, Colorado's first bilingual newspaper, Denver, Colorado.
    • Hispanic Americans--1980-1990.; Mexican Americans--1980-1990.; Denver (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Business people.; Hernandez, Cecil--Pictorial works.; Businessmen--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.;...
    • 1984
    • Foundation work for Catholic Church

    • View of foundation stones for an all marble Catholic Church, on the south side of Park Street between west Second and Third Streets, in Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado.
    • Colorado Yule Marble Company--Buildings--1960-1970.; Marble (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Marble--Colorado--Marble--1960-1970.; Catholic churches.; Catholic church buildings.;
    • 1968

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