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    • Old Chinese banks at Coloma Calif

    • View of Chinese bank buildings in Coloma, California. The one story buildings are surrounded by climbing plants.
    • Coloma (Calif.)--1840-1850.; Abandoned buildings--California--Coloma--1840-1850.; Banks--California--Coloma--1840-1850.
    • 1849
    • Procession at San Francisco, in celebration of the admission of California into the American Union

    • View of crowds and a parade in celebration of California's acceptance into the union at the Plaza of San Francisco in San Francisco, California. Shows the three story Eldorado Hotel with a portico decorated with columns and a sign that reads: "El...
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1850-1860.; Floats (Parades)--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Hotels--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Parades & processions--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Plazas--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.;...
    • 1851 January 25
    • The city of San Francisco, California, from Second Street, above Folsom

    • Men ride horseback and men, women and children promenade near a park above San Francisco, California. Shows houses and commercial buildings. Ships in San Francisco Bay are in the distance.
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1850-1860.; Cities & towns--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; City & town life--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Parks--California--San...
    • 1857 July 11
    • Faro - Monte

    • Men play cards at tables with surrounded by men in California. Gambling chips and a chip bank are on the tables. The men wear shirts or jackets, pants boots and hats. Two gamblers wear suits, bow ties, and top hats.
    • Card games--1850-1860.; Casinos--1850-1860.; Gambling--1850-1860.
    • 1857 October 3
    • Mining life in California

    • Chinese miners, some in coolie hats sit or stand near tents, or mine near a lake, in an unidentified mining camp in California. One man shaves a miners head, another braids a mans queue. Two miners cook over an open campfire near their tent. A...
    • Chinese--California--1850-1860.; Dance parties--California--1850-1860.; Hairdressing--California--1850-1860.; Miners--California--1850-1860.; Mining camps--California--1850-1860.; Outdoor cookery--California--1850-1860.
    • 1857 October 3
    • Main Street, Central City streets

    • A winter view of the intersection of Main Street and Eureka streets in Central City, Colorado; signs read "Head Quarters Lager Beer Saloon," "Bookstore," "Bank," "Wholesale & Retail Dry Goods," and "Central Overland California & Pike's Peak Express...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1862
    • California hunter and trapper

    • A studio portrait of a man identified as Seth Kinman. The bearded man wears pants, boots, an animal hide coat with fringes, bear claw belt and a head band. He leans against a rifle.
    • Hunters--1860-1870.; Clothing & dress--1860-1870.; Men--1860-1870.; Rifles--1860-1870.; Trappers--1860-1870.; Kinman, Seth.
    • 1864
    • Destruction of Julesburg 1865 by Indians

    • Photoprint of a drawing of the 1865 siege of Julesburg, Colorado in Weld County shows smoke billowing out of burning buildings, as Native Americans on horses watch.
    • Julesburg (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Fires--Colorado--Julesburg--1860-1870.
    • 1865
    • Bloomer Cut

    • A view of the Bloomer Cut in Placer County, California along the route of the Central Pacific Railroad shows steep vertical walls with a wood flume at the top of the cut.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Placer County (Calif.)--1860-1870.; Flumes--California--Placer County--1860-1870.; Railroad cuts--California--Placer County--1860-1870.; Railroads--California--Placer County--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • The Middle Landing, O.R.R., Cascades, Columbia River

    • View of frame buildings, a boat house and a wooden ramp beside the Columbia River near The Cascades, whitewater rapids in Multnomah County, Oregon. Shows a trestle near buildings and dense trees on mountains nearby.
    • Columbia River--1860-1870.; Multnomah County (Or.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Oregon--Multnomah County--1860-1870.; Rivers--Oregon--Multnomah County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • The Dalles, from Sun Set Hill

    • View of the Columbia River at The Dalles (later Dalles Dam), whitewater rapids in Wasco County, Oregon or Klickitat County, Washington, near what is identified as "Sun Set Hill." Shows frame buildings, sparse trees and river inlets in the wide...
    • Columbia River--1860-1870.; Dalles, The (Or. and Wash. : Rapids)--1860-1870.; Rivers--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Street view in Green River, Wyoming Territory

    • Men wear sack suits and overcoats, and hats or caps and pose in a row in front of businesses in Green River (Sweetwater County), Wyoming. Shows a saddled horse, a wagon, and commercial signs that read: "Dixon & Grimes Groceries and Provisions,"...
    • Green River (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Clothing stores--Wyoming--Green River--1860-1870.; General stores--Wyoming--Green River--1860-1870.; Men--Wyoming--Green River--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Salt Lake City in 1869

    • View of one and two story frame and brick commercial storefront buildings with flat and gabled roofs on a dirt street, Salt Lake City, Utah. Signs read: "Saddler's Shop," "J. Mallen California Store [?]."
    • Salt Lake City (Utah)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • 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
    • Central City and California Gulch

    • View of California Gulch outside of Leadville (or Central City), Colorado; shows a stream, felled timber, and miner's cabins.
    • California Gulch (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • Manual of the First Presbyterian Church of Denver, Colorado.

    • Book produced by the First Central Presbyterian Church, later known as Central Presbyterian, located in Denver, Colorado. Contained in the book is a partial list of members, a brief historical sketch of the church, and the Articles of Faith in...
    • First Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.)--Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Church buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1873 December 22
    • The Modoc war, soldiers recovering the bodies of the slain

    • Cavalry soldiers in military uniforms hold swords and rifles, and stand beside men killed by North American (Modoc) Indians in California. Bust portraits show Captain Evan Thomas with muttonchop whiskers and a moustache, a bow tie and shoulder...
    • Indians of North America--War--California--1870-1880.; Modoc Indians--Wars, 1873--California.; Battlefields--California--1870-1880.; Dead bodies--California--1870-1880.; Military officers--1870-1880.; Soldiers--California--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873 May 17
    • Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill, and group

    • Group portrait of frontier celebrities; (L to R) probably Eugene Overton, Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill Cody, Texas Jack Omohundro, and probably Elisha Green. The men wear fringed buckskins and hats. Buffalo Bill has a hat with ostrich plumes. The...
    • Clothing & dress--1870-1880.; Cowboys--1870-1880.; Entertainers--1870-1880.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Green, Elisha.; Hickok, Wild Bill, 1837-1876.; Omohundro, John Burwell, 1846-1880.; Overton, Eugene.
    • 1874?
    • Con. Virginia and California joint shaft, Bonanza mine

    • View shows mining buildings at the Combined Consolidated Virginia and Consolidated California shaft owned by the Bonanza firm, Virginia City, Nevada. A sign on the mill building reads: "C & C shaft."
    • Mine buildings--Nevada--1870-1880.; Nevada--1870-1880.; Mining--Nevada--1870-1880.
    • 1875
    • Central Presbyterian Directory: 1875

    • Membership directory for 1875 of the Central Presbyterian Church, located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--Directories.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1875
    • Larimer Street

    • Rooftop view of Larimer Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Horse-drawn wagons are parked near the boardwalks. Signs on buildings read: "California Wines Kentucky Whiskies," "C. C. Hauk Native Jewelry," "Candy Factory," "Richards & Co. Bookstore,"...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1876
    • A scrub-race on the plains

    • View of a horse race in Yosemite Valley (later Yosemite National Park), California. Shows bareback riders with whips or switches, bridled horses and men spectators near the racers. Covered wagons are in the distance.
    • Yosemite National Park (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Horse racing--California--Yosemite National Park--1870-1880.; Spectators--California--Yosemite National Park--1870-1880.
    • 1876 March 4
    • A perilous trip, shooting a flume in the Sierra Nevada

    • Two men in small boat slide down a narrow, wooden flume filled with water in the Sierra Nevada Range in Nevada or California. Shows the flume on a tree-covered mountain, rock formations and summits in the distance.
    • Aquatic sports--1870-1880.; Boats--1870-1880.; Flumes--1870-1880.
    • 1877 June 2
    • A whaling station on the California coast

    • View of the Pacific Ocean, men flaying a whale, smokestacks of a rendering plant, and a seaman with a telescope, in California. The Harper's Weekly masthead depicts an artist's palette, a lyre, globe, and telescope.
    • Fishermen--California--1870-1880.; Fishing industry--California--1870-1880.; Whaling--California--1870-1880.
    • 1877 June 23
    • A Chinese reception in San Francisco

    • Chinese men and women are in a room decorated with lanterns, filigree wall screens and tapestries in San Francisco (Marin County), California. Men and women play stringed instruments, cymbals and drums. Some men smoke pipes; others eat rice at a...
    • Chinese--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Clothing & dress--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Eating & drinking--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Interiors--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.;...
    • 1877 June 9
    • "Correr el Gallo," Sunday sports in southern California

    • A man on horseback reaches for the neck of a partly buried rooster in an event described as "Correr el Gallo" or "Running the Cock" in California. Men spectators wear hats and sit on horseback or on the ground. Shows a man with a lasso, and...
    • Horseback riding--California--1870-1880.; Roosters--California--1870-1880.; Spectators--California--1870-1880.; Sports--California--1870-1880.
    • 1877 March 3
    • On the way to the Yosemite valley

    • Men and women rest by a stream and trees near Yosemite National Park in California, one man holds a bottle of wine and beer bottles cool in the water. People on horseback, one woman sidesaddle, ride up a trail with men on foot.
    • Hiking--California--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--California--1870-1880.; Rest stops--California--1870-1880.
    • 1878 November 30
    • Leadville from California Gulch

    • This view southeast from California or Oregon Gulch of Leadville, Colorado, looks toward reduction and sampling works, with mine tailings in a wash area in the foreground. Sheds, barns, lean-tos, log cabins, tents, false front businesses, and some...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Construction--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Hills--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • The Golden Gate - entrance to San Francisco harbor

    • View of the Golden Gate the strait that connects the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, in San Francisco, California; ships and boats ply the water, and sheep graze on hillsides.
    • Golden Gate (Calif. : Strait)--1870-1880.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1870-1880.; San Francisco Bay (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Bays (Bodies of water)--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Channels--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Sailing...
    • 1879 March 8
    • Union Missionary Meeting

    • Program for the Union Missionary Meeting held at Lawrence Street Methodist Episcopal Church in Denver, Colorado.
    • Lawrence Street Methodist Episcopal (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1879 October 23
    • Brownsville, Colorado

    • Reproduction of ink rendering; shows Brownsville (later known as Silver Plume), Clear Creek County, Colorado, with residences, storefronts, mining facilities, and Clear Creek.
    • Brownsville (Jefferson County, Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Queen bee.

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    • Denver (Colo.)--Newspapers.
    • 1882-
    • Index to Colorado Mining Directory: First Edition 1883

    • Index to mines within Colorado. Information is arranged alphabetically by Mine name, with the county it is located in.
    • Mines and mineral industries--Colorado--Directories.; Mines and mineral resources--Colorado--Directories.;
    • 1883
    • Foote & Stoddard Livery built in 1879.

    • George Stoddard, Virgil Stoddard Sr. and George Foote stand in front of their livery with three fine horses at the corner of Cleveland and 4th (Fourth) Street, Loveland, Colorado. The livery is wood frame featuring a decorative arched apex gable...
    • Loveland (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Horses--Colorado--Loveland--1880-1890.; Livery stables--Colorado--Loveland--1880-1890.; Foote, George.; Stoddard, George.; Stoddard, Virgil.
    • 1885
    • Glenwood Springs Lower 8th Ave.

    • A man in an apron (possibly a baker) stands in front of the "Ladies Ice Cream Parlor" and "Bakery" in the town of Glenwood Springs (formerly known as Defiance), Colorado, in Garfield County. He wears a cowboy hat and has a beard. A second man,...
    • Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1880-1890.
    • 1885

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