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    • A Tribute to Youth Program

    • Program for 1994 African-American Awareness Month event at the Ford-Warren Branch at the Denver Public Library.
    • Denver Public Library. Ford Warren Branch.
    • 1994 February 19
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 5, 1918 July

    • Newsletter produced monthly 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.
    • 19180701
    • Weaver

    • A Spanish American woman, a participant in a Federal Work Projects Administration program, holds a wool shuttle and the beater on an upright wooden loom as she weaves. She wears a striped dress with criss-crossed ribbon on the bodice, and a lace...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--People--1930-1950.; Spanish Americans--Employment--Colorado--1930-1950.; Looms--Colorado--1930-1950.; Public service employment--Colorado--1930-1950.; Weaving--Colorado--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1939 and 1943?]
    • Manufacturing clothes

    • A group of women, participants in a Work Projects Administration program, sit hunched over Singer sewing machines in a large open room probably in Denver, Colorado. Large spindles of thread on stands are near each sewing machine. Pieces of denim,...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--People--1930-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Clothing industry--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Public service employment--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Sewing--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1939 and 1943?]
    • Cutting gauze at Colorado General Hospital

    • A Work Projects Administration (W.P.A) worker uses a power saw to cut gauze into strips in a room at Colorado General Hospital, University of Colorado Medical Center in Denver, Colorado. The man wears a white shirt and has his sleeves rolled up to...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration--People--1940-1950.; Colorado General Hospital (Denver, Colo.)--Equipment & supplies--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gauze--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Hospitals--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • 1942 September
    • Canning fruit for hot lunch project

    • A man and two women work in a kitchen canning apricots or peaches for the hot lunch project for the Work Projects Administration in Colorado. One woman stands at a cast iron stove and sterilizes a can in hot water while the other woman stands at a...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado--People--1930-1950.; Canning & preserving--Colorado--1930-1950.; Public service employment--Colorado--1930-1950.; Women--Colorado--1930-1950.
    • [between 1938 and 1943?]
    • Children in WPA day nursery

    • Children read and draw in a day nursery, part of a Work Projects Administration program probably in Denver, Colorado. Boys and girls sit at a low table in chairs made from barrels. They draw with crayons, use scissors or read. A girl stands at an...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--People--1930-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Children--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Day care--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Drawing--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1939 and 1943?]
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Numbers 4 and 5, 1921 April-May

    • Newsletter produced monthly 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.
    • 19210400
    • The City of Denver: Volume 1 Number 20, 1913 July 26

    • Newsletter produced semi-monthly 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.
    • 19130726
    • Cosmopolitan Branch

    • Interior view at the Community Vocational Center at the Cosmopolitan Branch of the Denver Public Library in Denver, Colorado; Black (African American) and white children read books.
    • Denver Public Library. Cosmopolitan Branch--1930-1940.; Afro-Americans--Children--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Children--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
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    • Making natural dye

    • A Spanish American woman, a participant in a Work Projects Administration program, makes natural vegetable dye in Colorado. She stirs a metal pot as she adds probably Mormon Tea to the mixture. She wears a floral print dress and a polka-dot apron.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--People--1930-1950.; Dye plants--Colorado--1930-1950.; Dyes & dyeing--Colorado--1930-1950.; Spanish Americans--Employment--Colorado--1930-1950.; Public service employment--Colorado--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1939 and 1943?]
    • WPA workers in Coal Creek Canyon

    • Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers in overalls or jeans, gloves, and hats hold shovels and walk in the flood damaged creek bed in Coal Creek Canyon (Jefferson County), Colorado. Shows flood debris, sand and the eroded edges of Coal Creek.
    • United States. Works Progress Administration of Colorado--1930-1940.; Coal Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.; Laborers--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.;...
    • 1938 Sept. 6
    • Weavers

    • A Spanish American man and woman, participants in a Federal Work Projects Administration program, weave rugs on large wooden upright looms. A skein of wool and a pair of scissors hang from the side of one of the looms. The woman wears a striped...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--People--1930-1950.; Spanish Americans--Employment--Colorado--1930-1950.; Looms--Colorado--1930-1950.; Public service employment--Colorado--1930-1950.; Weaving--Colorado--1930-1950.
    • [between 1939 and 1943?]
    • Mexican workers recruited and brought to the Arkansas Valley, Colorado, Nebraska and Minnesota

    • Unidentified Mexican sugar beet workers, recruited by the Farm Security Administration to work in Colorado, Nebraska and Minnesota, pose near a railroad train at an unidentified railroad station. Many of the men wear straw hats.
    • Mexicans--1940-1950.; Agricultural laborers--Mexican.; Agricultural laborers, Foreign--Pictorial works.; Mexicans--Pictorial works.
    • [1943 May]
    • Denver Municipal Airport

    • View of the hangar and administration building during opening day ceremonies at the Denver Municipal Airport in Denver, Colorado. A large canopy tent, automobiles, and groups of spectators are on the airfield. U.S. flags are draped on the...
    • Denver Municipal Airport--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Openings (Events)--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Airports--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Hangars--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [1929 October]
    • Cosmopolitan Branch

    • Interior view at the Community Vocational Center at the Cosmopolitan Branch of the Denver Public Library in Denver, Colorado; a Black (African American) woman shows the card catalog to children. Book shelf sign reads: "Young People's Collection."
    • Denver Public Library. Cosmopolitan Branch--1930-1940.; African Americans--Women--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Card catalogs--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1933 and 1940?]
    • 3400 block of South Broadway

    • WPA (Works Progress Administration) workmen are resurfacing one side of South Broadway in Englewood, Colorado. A rope barracade runs down the middle of the street between two sets of trolley tracks; trolley wires are overhead. A trolley is in the...
    • Englewood (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Street maintenance & repair--Colorado--Englewood--1930- 1940.; Streets--Colorado--Englewood--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Mexican workers recruited and brought to the Arkansas Valley, Colorado, Nebraska and Minnesota

    • An unidentified Mexican sugar beet worker, recruited by the Farm Security Administration to work in Colorado, Nebraska and Minnesota, sits in a railroad car and smokes a cigarette. He wears a leather jacket and a straw hat and is partially covered...
    • Mexicans--1940-1950.; Agricultural laborers--Mexican.; Agricultural laborers, Foreign--Pictorial works.; Mexicans--Pictorial works.
    • [1943 May]
    • Mexican workers recruited and brought to the Arkansas Valley, Colorado, Nebraska and Minnesota

    • Mexican sugar beet workers, recruited by the Farm Security Administration to work in Colorado, Nebraska and Minnesota, look out the window of a passenger train. The three men wear hats and have mustaches. Graffiti chalked on the train under the...
    • Mexicans--1940-1950.; Agricultural laborers--Mexican.; Agricultural laborers, Foreign--Pictorial works.; Mexicans--Pictorial works.
    • [1943 May]
    • Pueblo Junior College, Pueblo

    • View of newly constructed building for West Orman Campus, Pueblo Junior College (renamed Pueblo Community College), Pueblo, Colorado, a two- story stucco-covered exterior with hipped roof and tile shingles; a project of Works Progress...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.
    • [1937]
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 4, 1918 June

    • Newsletter produced monthly 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.
    • 19180601
    • Denver student teacher picket line

    • Photograph of several unidentified students and teachers picketing outside of the Denver Public Schools Administration Buildings.
    • Protest movements.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1969 November 17
    • Cosmopolitan Branch

    • Interior view at the Community Vocational Center at the Cosmopolitan Branch of the Denver Public Library in Denver, Colorado; children listen to a Black (African American) woman read a story. Sign reads: "The Gold Star Reading Club."
    • Denver Public Library. Cosmopolitan Branch--1930-1940.; African Americans--Women--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1933 and 1940?]
    • Cosmopolitan Branch

    • Interior view at the Community Vocational Center at the Cosmopolitan Branch of the Denver Public Library in Denver, Colorado; a Black (African American) woman shows a picture book to children. Sign reads: "The Gold Star Reading Club."
    • Denver Public Library. Cosmopolitan Branch--1930-1940.; African Americans--Women--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1933 and 1940?]
    • Denver Public Schools Administration Building

    • View of the Denver Public Schools Administration Building at 414 14th (Fourteenth) Street in Denver, Colorado. The two-story building has a tile roof, one-story extensions, and terra-cotta trim.
    • Denver Public Schools--Buildings--1920-1930.; School administration buildings--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.
    • [between 1924 and 1930?]
    • Administration building

    • A view of the administration building of the Denver Sewage Disposal Works Plant located on 50th (Fiftieth) and Emerson Streets in Denver, Colorado. Shows a single story brick industrial style building with a lower level. Lettering on the front of...
    • Denver Sewage Disposal Works--Buildings--1930-1940.; Sewage disposal plants--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Sewerage--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 8, 1918 October

    • Newsletter produced monthly 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.
    • 19181001
    • James C. Gaskin

    • James C. Gaskin Director, Veterans Administration Hospital, Denver Former assistant manager, Veterans Administration Hospital, Tuskegee, Alabama; special assistant to the manager, Veterans Administration Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;...
    •  
    • undated
    • Administration building

    • A view of the administration building of the Denver Sewage Disposal Works Plant located on 50th (Fiftieth) and Emerson Streets in Denver, Colorado. Shows a single story brick industrial style building with a lower level and two stair cases that...
    • Denver Sewage Disposal Works--Buildings--1930-1940.; Sewage disposal plants--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Sewerage--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 9, 1918 November

    • Newsletter produced monthly 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.
    • 19181101
    • Gilpin County Courthouse, Central City, Colo.

    • View of the old Gilpin County Courthouse located at 203 Eureka Street, Central City, Colo. The simple Italianate style structure has decorative brackets, round arched windows, pressed and corned brick and is dominated by square corner towers with a...
    • Gilpin County Courthouse (Central City, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Gilpin County Administration Center (Central City, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Courthouses--Colorado--Central City--2000-2010.; Central City (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Gilpin County Courthouse (Central...
    • 2002
    • P.W.A. mining class, Denver

    • Women operate a hydraulic gold placer mining rocker box, in a Public Works Administration class, in Denver, Colorado. One wears a big hat and pours from a bucket; gold pans are on the ground, and cars are nearby.
    • United States. Public Works Administration.--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1933 and 1939?]
    • Day nurseries

    • A woman offers a book to a girl in bed in probably an infirmary in a W.P.A. day nursery in Denver, Colorado.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1930-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Infirmaries--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1933 and 1950?]
    • P.W.A. class in mining, Denver

    • View of a Public Works Administration hydraulic gold placer mining class, in Denver, Colorado; shows crowds of people panning in the Platte River, water towers, and cars.
    • United States. Public Works Administration.--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Miners--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Day nurseries

    • Toddlers feed bunnies in a sand box at a W.P.A. day nursery in Denver, Colorado.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Children & animals--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Rabbits--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • W.P.A. nursery school - Colorado

    • Children eat at tables in a W.P.A. nursery school in Denver, Colorado; food includes cake and tin cups of milk.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1930-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Children eating & drinking--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Nursery...
    • [between 1933 and 1950?]
    • Day nurseries

    • Toddlers use crayons, paint brushes, an easel, and scissors at a W.P.A. nursery school in Denver, Colorado. Chairs are made from nail kegs.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Children drawing & painting--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Nursery schools--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; School children--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Administration building

    • Men ride a horse-drawn wagon in the yard at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. The stone Administration Building behind them has barred, arched windows on both floors, and a blind arch in the gable. Power poles, gazebo guard houses,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Day nurseries

    • Toddlers read picture books in a W.P.A. nursery school in Denver, Colorado.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Children reading & writing--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Nursery schools--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Women spinning wool

    • Hispanic American women, hand spin wool in probably Southern Colorado. The women hold wood spindles and saucers and sit on a wooden bench.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1930-1950.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--1930-1950.; Mexican Americans--Colorado--1930-1950.; Spinning--Colorado--1930-1950.; Women--Colorado--1930-1950.
    • [between 1933 and 1944?]

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