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    • Colorado Obituary Project 1969-1990, Revised

    • The Colorado Obituary Project is a statewide index of approximately 50,000 non-Denver obituaries mostly from the 1970s through 1990. Researchers may request a copy of the full text obituary through the Western History and Genealogy Department.
    • Colorado--Genealogy--Indexes.;Obituaries--Colorado--Indexes.;Registers of births, etc.--Colorado.
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    • Bowen, Colorado

    • A telegraph operator stands outside the Western Union Telegraph and Cable Office in Bowen, a Victor American Fuel Company town in Las Animas County, Colorado. The operator is probably a Hispanic man who wears pants, suspenders, a light colored...
    • Victor American Fuel Company (Colo.)--Facilities--1900-1910.; Bowen (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Employees--Colorado--Bowen--1900-1910.; Telegraph offices--Colorado--Bowen--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • 1429 Champa, commercial office, exterior, front

    • View of the commercial office of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company at 1429 Champa St. in Denver, Colorado. The building is a one story brick structure with cornice, dentils, and large store-front windows. Carved stone entablatures...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1915
    • American District Telegraph Co. 1423 Stout St.

    • View of a business at 1423 Stout Street, in Denver, Colorado; signs on the Mission Style building read: "The American District Telegraph Company" (later Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company).
    • American District Telegraph Company--Buildings--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Office buildings--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Telegraph offices--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1920
    • Telephone building looking up main st.

    • Exterior view of a two-story brick building on the corner of Harrison Avenue and Main Street (renamed West 3rd (Third) Street) in Leadville, Colorado. Built in 1879, the building features a bracketed cornice, tall storefronts with double doors,...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1890.
    • [between 1879 and 1884]
    • Western Union Telegraph Office

    • Interior view of Western Union telegraph office in Denver, Colorado; shows a delivery boy in uniform, a man in a suit, and a woman by a telephone. Calendar and lamp read: "Western Union Telegraph and Cable."
    • Western Union Telegraph Company--Facilities--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Offices--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telegraph offices--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1917 May 9
    • The Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company Building

    • North elevation view of the Osage Building, the former Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company building at 1175 Osage Street in the Lincoln Park Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The three story commercial style building has a decorative...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--2000-2010.; Osage Building (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Denver (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Lincoln Park (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Commercial facilities.; Mountain States Telephone and...
    • 2009
    • San Francisco from Telegraph Hill

    • A partial view of the Observatory on Telegraph Hill and the city of San Francisco, California. San Francisco Bay is in the distance.
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1880-1910.; Telegraph Hill (San Francisco, Calif.)--1880-1910.; Cities & towns--California--San Francisco--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1902]
    • C B & Q Depot Brush, Colo.

    • View inside the Colorado, Burlington and Quincy railroad Depot in Brush (Morgan County), Colorado. E.S. Dutton, the agent, and George Stewart, the telegraph operator, sit at telegraph equipment. Dutton, in a bowler hat, taps out a message. The men...
    • Brush (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Interiors--1900-1910.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Brush--1900-1910.; Telegraph offices--Colorado--Brush--1900-1910.; Telegraph--1900-1910.
    • 1901
    • Denver-New York toll line, opening of booths in A.B. club room used in opening demonstrations

    • Interior view of a room identified as the A. B. clubroom possibly at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company Building in Denver, Colorado. The room is decorated with palm plants and arrangements of roses. Telegraph equipment is arranged...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Facilities--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--1910-1920.; Telegraph--Colorado--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--1910-1920.; Telephones--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • 1911, May 8
    • Colorado Springs, Colorado, commercial office, exterior front

    • View of the commercial office of Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company possibly located at 120 East Kiowa Street in Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. The building is a one story brick structure with large rectangular windows. A...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1940.;...
    • 1937 June 2
    • Storms, Monument, Colo.

    • Workers dressed in winter clothes pose on a Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company truck in Monument (El Paso County), Colorado. Wires, equipment, and a lamp hang from the truck with a sign reading: "American Telephone and Telegraph Co....
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Monument (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Linemen--Colorado--Monument--1910-1920.; Trucks--Colorado--Monument--1910-1920.
    • 1916 January 4
    • Telegraph work

    • Colorado National Guard soldiers work to repair or install telegraph wire on a wooden telegraph pole in the Cripple Creek mining district in "Camp Goldfield" in Victor (Teller County), Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners strike. Shows...
    • Colorado. National Guard.--Colorado--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904.; Victor (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Linemen--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.; Military camps--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.;...
    • [1903]
    • Boulder, Colorado, buildings, exchange exterior, front

    • View of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building possibly located at 1319 Spruce Street in Boulder, Colorado. The two-story brick structure has some Art Deco style elements and decorative iron work on the door. A sign...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1930-1940.; Boulder (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Boulder--1930-1940.
    • 1938 April 22
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 7, 1909 April 3

    • 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.
    • 19090403
    • Dispatch room (?)

    • Interior view of (probably) a telegraph office in Denver, Colorado; shows men and women at desks with a telephone and telegraph equipment; men in uniform sit against the wall.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telegraph offices--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1915?]
    • Englewood, Colorado, buildings, exchange exterior

    • View of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building located at 3825 South Broadway in Englewood, Colorado. The building is a one-story brick structure with stone decoration at the foundation and around the door. Signs on...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1940-1950.; Englewood (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Englewood--1940-1950.
    • 1949 July
    • Men at Fort Morgan depot

    • Lieutenant Biglow, Lieutenant Benidict, Mr. L. C. Paddock, Wm. Waddell, and Dr. Woods pose near the Fort Morgan railroad depot. A sign reads: "American Telephone and Telegraph and Associated Companies Long Distance Telephone Bell System Western...
    • Fort Morgan (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telegraph offices--Colorado--Fort Morgan--1910-1920.; Women--Colorado--Fort Morgan--1910-1920.; Benidict.; Biglow.; Paddock, L. C.; Waddell, William.; Woods.
    • [1914]
    • Messenger service

    • Interior view of a telegraph office in Denver, Colorado; shows men at desks with typewriters, telegraphic equipment, and telephones. Switches are on the wall by a sign: "Postal Telegraph Messengers Furnished."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telegraph offices--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1915?]
    • F. B. & L. Block, Cripple Creek, Colo.

    • View of Fairley Brothers and Lampman Block Building, 300 East Bennett Avenue, Cripple Creek, Colorado; this three-story brick commercial building has rock-faced stone quoins, storefront windows with displays of merchandise and goods, recessed...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1904]
    • Corona, Colo. on the D & S. L.

    • Snow nearly buries telegraph lines outside the rail stop of Corona, on Rollins Pass, (Grand County) Colorado, on the Denver and Salt Lake railroad (the Moffat Line). The top of the snowshed is visible in the snowfield. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Corona (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Snowsheds--Colorado--Corona--1910-1930.
    • [between 1913 and 1928]
    • Dofflemyer family

    • Head and shoulders family portrait of the Dofflemyres, shows James, an early Gunnison, Colorado, surveryor and later manager of the first telegraph and telephone, his wife Jennie, first telephone operator, and their two children; daughter, Lou and...
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Families--Colorado--Gunnison--1890-1910.
    • [between 1898 and 1901]
    • Harrison Ave.

    • This view northeast on Harrison Avenue from Third Street in Leadville, Colorado, shows a two story brick Mountain Claims Office on the corner with the Atlantic & Pacific Telegraph Office next to it. Next, numbered on the print, are (1) the...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • [between 1879 and 1880]
    • Found in excavating at Ft Casper [i.e. Caspar]

    • View of artifacts found at Fort Caspar in Casper (Natrona County), Wyoming. Shows harness and farrier's tools including a fish plate (from a freighter wagon), a hame and short tug, an axe, a coupling iron, a spoon, a glue pot, a yoke iron, part of...
    • Fort Caspar (Wyo.)--1930-1940.; Archaeology--Colorado--Fort Caspar--1930-1940.; Equipment--Colorado--Fort Caspar--1930-1940.
    • 1936 March 23
    • Colorado Southern Ry., West Portal,  Alpine Tunnel

    • View of the ruins of Alpine Station near the West Portal of the Alpine Tunnel in (Gunnison County), Colorado. Shows the abandoned telegraph station and boarding house and the ruins of the engine house. Railroad ties on the abandoned Colorado &...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1950-1960.; Alpine Station (Colo. : Locale)--1950-1960.; Gunnison County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Gunnison County--1950-1960.; Railroad facilities--Colorado--Gunnison County--1950-1960.;...
    • 1956
    • Central City Main Street

    • View of Eureka Street of Central City, Colorado; shows left side of the street, adjacent sidewalk, dirt road, telegraph poles, and wires. In foreground is the First National Bank building, a Victorian, brick structure, with the name of the bank...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Banks--Colorado--Central City--1920-1940.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1920-1940.
    • [between 1925 and 1934?]
    • Denver and Rio Grande Depot at Alamosa, Colorado, May 1893

    • The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Depot in Alamosa, Colorado, is a two-story wood fram Victorian structure with intersecting gables with decorative aprons, cresting roof, octagonal shingles, bracketed overhanging lower eave, and clapboard siding...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Alamosa--1890-1900.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.
    • 1893
    • Gallegos Mercantile and Hotel

    • View of the Gallegos Mercantile and Hotel on the plaza in San Luis, (Costilla County), Colorado. The two story stone building, owned by José Presentación "J.P." Gallegos, was also the telegraph and post office. The front of the building has a...
    • Hispanic Americans--1900-1910.; Mexican Americans--1900-1910.; San Luis (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Adobe buildings.; General stores.; Hotels.; Gallegos, José Presentación--Homes & haunts--1900-1910.; Gallegos, José Presentación--Homes and...
    • [between 1900 and 1905?]
    • Jennie Pomroy Dofflemyre

    • Head and shoulders studio portrait of Jennie Pomroy Dofflemyre, first telephone and telegraph operator and her baby, Gunnison, Colorado.
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Families--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1900.; Infants--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1900.; Women--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1900.; Dofflemyre, Jennie Pomry.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Mountain City, 1899

    • A train engine emits a large cloud of smoke along the snow- covered hillside above Mountain City, Colorado, in the winter. (Mountain City was never considered its own municipality but part of Central City in Gilpin County.) The train is heading up...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • The Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company Building

    • View of the Osage Building, the former Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company building (ca. 1900) located at 1175 Osage Street in the Lincoln Park Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The three story commercial style building has a...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--2000-2010.; Osage Building (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Western Electric Company--Buildings--2000-2010.; Denver (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Lincoln Park (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Commercial...
    • 2009
    • Western Union, Denver

    • Interior view of Western Union Telegraph and Telegram office in Denver, Colorado; shows men operating telegraph equipment and flywheels. Calendars and advertising posters are on the wall.
    • Western Union Telegraph Company--Facilities--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telegraph offices--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • July, 1915
    • Messengers of the Western Union Telegraph Co.

    • Panoramic view of a group of young men on the steps of the United States Post Office at 1961 Stout Street in Denver, Colorado. Western Union Telegraph Company messengers pose in uniforms that include jackets with metal buttons, notepads in breast...
    • United States. Post Office (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1910-1920.; Western Union Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Messengers--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Post offices--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1917
    • South from Telegraph Hill

    • A man stands next to a low wall that surrounds the summit of Telegraph Hill in San Francisco, California; shows a flagpole, utility pole, and the city. In the distance is the silhouette of the spires of St. Mary's Church and possibly the Emanuel...
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1880-1910.; Telegraph Hill (San Francisco, Calif.)--1880-1910.; Cities & towns--California--San Francisco--1880-1910.; Flagpoles--California--San Francisco--1880-1910.; Hills--California--San Francisco--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • The Famous Stark store in St Elmo Colo. also Western Union Telegraph Office, U. S. Post Office and...

    • Frame businesses and dwellings in Saint Elmo, Chaffee County, Colorado, are sealed with cardboard and corrugated metal. The storefront has signs: "Western Union Telegraph and Cable Office," and a Bell telephone logo. Mountain peaks are in the...
    • Saint Elmo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1930-1940.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1930-1940.; Telegraph offices--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • 1421 Champa, operator's school

    • A woman measures the height of a student at the operator's school at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company building at 1421 Champa Street in Denver, Colorado. The student wears a wool skirt and jacket. The other woman wears a cotton...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1920-1930.; Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Employment interviewing--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Telephone...
    • 1921 June 9
    • Looking toward Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, Calif.

    • Panoramic view of Telegraph Hill from North Beach after the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, California. People walk among the ruins of buildings and houses. Rubble litters the landscape. Sailing and steamships are in the harbor and San Francisco...
    • North Beach (San Francisco, Calif.)--1900-1910.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1900-1910.; San Francisco Bay (Calif.)--1900-1910.; Telegraph Hill (San Francisco, Calif.)--1900-1910.; Earthquakes.; Ruins.
    • c1906
    • Looking  toward Telegraph Hill, from Stanford mansion, San Francisco, Cal.

    • Panoramic view of North Beach and a part of Telegraph Hill after the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, California. A man stands in the rubble near the remains of a destroyed mansion on Nob Hill. The damaged St. Francis of Assisi Church (now the...
    • Golden Gate (Calif. : Strait)--1900-1910.; North Beach (San Francisco, Calif.)--1900-1910.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1900-1910.; San Francisco Bay (Calif.)--1900-1910.; Telegraph Hill (San Francisco, Calif.)--1900-1910.; Yerba Buena Island...
    • c1906
    • Pony Express and stage station, Red Buttes, Wyo.

    • A Pony Express rider and a stagecoach leave the Red Buttes station in Natrona County, Wyoming. A lineman works on a telegraph line as a crew, with a mule-drawn wagon, secures the pole in the ground. The station consists of two log buildings with...
    • Stagecoach stations--Wyoming--Natrona County--1860-1870.; Bessemer Bend (Wyo. : River bend)--1860-1870.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; North Platte River--1860-1879.; Red Buttes (Natrona County, Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Linemen--Wyoming--Natrona...
    • 1933
    • Westwood, Colorado, buildings, exchange, exterior, front

    • View of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building probably in the Westwood Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The one story brick building is constructed in the style of a domestic structure with an arched doorway and...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Westwood (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1937 July 16
    • Exchange interior, operator's rest room

    • Women read and knit in the lounge room for operators at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Colorado Springs (Teller County), Colorado. The room is decorated with oak mission style furniture. Magazines and an...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1910-1920.; Lounges--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Colorado...
    • 1914

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