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    • Southeast corner of 4th and River, home of Geo. R. Shaeffer

    • This hewn log cabin in Canon City, Colorado, has snow on its sagging shingle roof. A man holds the reins of a horse with a child on it, and a woman and child look out the door. A power pole is by a bay window and a brick chimney; a box is mounted...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1850-1860.; Log cabins--Colorado--Canon City--1850-1860.
    • 1858
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William H.H. correspondence sent to family. Gold, lot speculation, Auraria drinking & gambling, Reverend Fisher, donation of 4 lots from Auraria, "beat them fairly" "not a mining town. It will be a Capitol." future of Denver.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 February
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to family. Staying till spring, owns 1/18 of Denver City, 200 houses, trades for Leavenworth property, climate, railroad meeting, Brockway.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 January 11
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to Family. Kansas elections, best route for John, Horace Greeley report, Rocky Mountain News, Denver stores, band, gambling, 15,000 population, church.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 June 18
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with "Son" (John)

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to "Son" (John). Lies about Larimer, persuading John to come to Denver, price of flour in Denver, the mines, post office, Denver will be state capitol, cemetery company.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 June 28
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to family. Politics, "Larimer addition to Denver City", boys coming out, new office & new home.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1860 May 12-16
    • Diary of Margaret Patten Gray Evans

    • Margaret Evans, the wife of John Evans describes her daily life in 1861. She describes her efforts to improve her children, and comments about religion.
    • Governors--Colorado.; Governors' spouses--Colorado.
    • 1861
    • Diary of Margaret Patten Gray Evans

    • Margaret Evans, the wife of John Evans describes her daily life in 1863. The diary also includes doodles, children's drawings and an accounting ledger.
    • Governors--Colorado.; Governors' spouses--Colorado.
    • 1863
    • Georgetown - Colo

    • View of the south end of Georgetown, Colorado, showing the grid pattern of the town, with many simple wood construction buildings and tall pine trees. Leavenworth Mountain is in the background. Clear Creek runs through the area, and a tall chimney...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Early Denver School

    • Reproduction of an exterior photograph of one of the original schools in Denver, Colorado. The picture was taken from across the street and the three stories of the building as well as the white picket fenced yard can be seen. Students are...
    • Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1868 May 18
    • Promontory, Utah

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad and Central Pacific Railroad tracks, a switch and railroad signal at Promontory (Box Elder County), Utah. A man stands beside the tracks. Shows a railroad car on a Shoo-Fly (temporary track), telegraph poles, a United...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Promontory (Utah)--1860-1870.; Flags--American--1860-1870.; Railroad cars--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.; Railroad signals--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.;...
    • 1869
    • The completion of the Pacific Rail Road the ceremony at Promontory Point [sic], Utah

    • Men pose at a ceremony to commemorate the completion of the trans-continental railroad at Promontory Summit (Box Elder County), Utah. Workers stand with dignitaries from the Union Pacific Railroad and the Central Pacific Railroad. Men shake hands,...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--Rites & ceremonies--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--Rites & ceremonies--1860-1870.; Box Elder County (Utah)--1860-1870.; Promontory Summit (Utah)--1860-1870.; Dedications--Utah--Promontory...
    • 1869 June 10
    • Promontory, Utah

    • Men stand and pose beside canvas tents and a Union Pacific Railroad or Central Pacific Railroad passenger car in Promontory (Box Elder County), Utah. The men wear sack suits and caps or flat brimmed hats. A sign on a tent reads: "Post Office." A...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Promontory (Utah)--1860-1870.; Men--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.; Post offices--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.; Railroad passenger...
    • 1869 June 30
    • Tent city at Promontory

    • Men pose in front of tents or false front frame buildings in possibly Promontory (Box Elder County) or Corinne (Box Elder County), Utah. Legible signs on businesses read: "G. Goldberg, Wholesale Wines, Liquors, Tobacco & Cigars," "Billiard Hall,"...
    • False fronts--Utah--1860-1870.; Stores & shops--Utah--1860-1870.; Tents--Utah--1860-1870.
    • 1869 June 30
    • Promontory, Utah

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad or Central Pacific Railroad tracks, a switch and railroad signal in possibly Promontory (Box Elder County) or Uintah (Uintah County), Utah. Shows a water tower, a railroad car, wooden wagons, tents and frame buildings...
    • Cities & towns--Utah--1860-1870.; Railroad signals--Utah--1860-1870.; Railroad tracks--Utah--1860-1870.
    • 1869 June 30
    • The east and the west. The orient and the occident meeting after driving the last spike

    • Book illustration of the completion of the trans-continental railroad at Promontory (Box Elder County), Utah. Men pose by Central Pacific Railroad and Union Pacific Railroad locomotives; some hold bottles.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Promontory (Utah)--1860-1870.; Dedications--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.; Railroads--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.
    • 1869, May 10
    • The Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • A man from the Corps of Engineers survey crew crouches behind a box camera, on a tripod, near the Colorado River and the confluence with Kanab Creek in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows footprints in the sand and a...
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Cameras--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • Apache squaw and pappoose

    • A Native American (Apache) woman sits and poses with a baby in a cradleboard. The mother carries the cradleboard by a leather strap over her forehead. She wears a dress with wide sleeves and a gathered waist, and leather moccasins.
    • Apache Indians--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Cradleboards--1870-1880.; Infants--1870-1880.; Mothers & children--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1873
    • Ruins in ancient pueblo of San Juan, Colorado [sic]

    • A man stands beside stone and adobe Native American Ancestral Puebloan (Anasazi) ruins, Salmon Ruins, near Bloomfield (San Juan County), New Mexico. A man's jacket hangs on a ruin wall and a ruler is on the ground near a box of possibly supplies....
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Salmon Ruins (N.M.)--1870-1880.; San Juan County...
    • 1874
    • Crippl [sic] Creek in 1876

    • View of Welty log cabin and springhouse on Broken Box Ranch, future site of Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado; the house has a stone chimney, and smaller buildings are to the sides.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Log cabins--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1870-1880.
    • 1876
    • Colorado mining

    • View of two arrastras, large horizontal wheels, powered by water brought in by flumes, somewhere in early mining camp in Colorado. The wheels were possibly used for crushing ore or as a sluice box.
    • Mining--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1876
    • Businesses in Central City

    • The Sauer McShane Mercantile Company on Eureka Street is crowded with merchandise, including boxes of soap, baking powder, fruits, nuts, and chandeliers. The shopkeeper, in a vest, is behind the counter. Men lean against the sales counters looking...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Interiors--1870-1880.; Stores & shops--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Colorado, the late outbreak and massacre at the White River agency

    • Studio bust portraits of North American Indian (Ute) figures show Jack, White River Ute war chief; Susan (erroneous label reads: "Sarah"), Ouray's sister; Piah, Middle Park Ute chief; Douglass, White River Ute chief; and Ouray, head Ute chief....
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Ute Indian--1870-1880.; Tribal chiefs--1870-1880.; Women--1870-1880.
    • 1879 November 15
    • Apache Indian wick-i-up, Arizona

    • View of two Native American Apache women outside their cloth covered wickiups in a camp in Arizona. They wear print skirts, blouses and shawls and hold baskets. A basket, pitch covered basket jar, metal coffee pot, cup, can, and a horse show in the...
    • Apache Indians--Arizona--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1880-1890.; Wickiups--Arizona--1880-1890.; Women--Arizona--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Luella E. Henderson

    • Studio portrait of Luella Ellen Henderson, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Henderson's hair is parted in the middle and worn back in a bun or twist. Her fitted dress has box pleated cuffs and decorative buttons. She wears a...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Henderson, Luella E. (Luella Ellen); Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Opera House, Colorado Springs

    • Interior view of the Opera House stage, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, decorated with a canon, American flags, tombstone memorial, flowers and garland. Draped upper box seats are in the proscenium which is painted with decorative...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1900.; Opera houses--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1900.; Stages (Platforms)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1900.
    • 1881
    • Details of standard box car.

    • Exhibit held June 14 through August 31, 2013 at the Denver Public Library, Central Branch.
    • Railroads--Pictorial works.
    • 1881
    • Winter quarters

    • View of a Native American Sioux tepee camp in a grove of box elders, near Fort Randall and the Missouri River, Dakota Territory.
    • Dakota Indians--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Fort Randall (S.D.)--1870-1880.; Indian encampments--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Tipis--Dakota...
    • 1882
    • Winter quarters

    • View of Native American Sioux wrapped in blankets inside their tepee camp in a grove of box elders, near Fort Randall and the Missouri River, Dakota Territory.
    • Dakota Indians--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Fort Randall (S.D.)--1870-1880.; Indian encampments--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Tipis--Dakota...
    • 1882
    • Winter quarters

    • View of a Native American Sioux tepee camp in a grove of box elders, near Fort Randall and the Missouri River, Dakota Territory.
    • Dakota Indians--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Fort Randall (S.D.)--1870-1880.; Indian encampments--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Tipis--Dakota...
    • 1882
    • Winter quarters

    • View of Native American Sioux wrapped in blankets in their tepee camp with a grove of box elders, near Fort Randall and the Missouri River, Dakota Territory.
    • Dakota Indians--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Fort Randall (S.D.)--1870-1880.; Indian encampments--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Tipis--Dakota...
    • 1882
    • Morning visit

    • View of a Native American Sioux tepee camp in a grove of box elders, near Fort Randall and the Missouri River, Dakota Territory, includes Sioux families and white soldiers in uniform with white women.
    • Dakota Indians--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Fort Randall (S.D.)--1870-1880.; Indian encampments--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Military officers--Dakota...
    • 1882
    • Morning roll call

    • View of Native American Sioux families outside their tepees in their camp in a grove of box elders, near Fort Randall and the Missouri River, Dakota Territory. Shows two white women and one of the commissioned officers who would take a number count...
    • Dakota Indians--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Fort Randall (S.D.)--1870-1880.; Indian encampments--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Military officers--Dakota...
    • 1882
    • The Earnest Presbyterian: Vol. I No. 1

    • Newspaper produced by the Seventeenth Street Presbyterian Church, known today as Central Presbyterian, located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1882 January

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