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    • Place names of Colorado : a genealogical & historical guide to Colorado sites

    • The primary objective of this index is to contain a comprehensive listing of place names or sites in Colorado that would direct the researcher to recent and readily available publications. Included in this publication for each site or place name,...
    • Names, Geographical--Colorado.; Colorado--History, Local.
    • 1999
    • Group of Pah-Ute Indians, Nevada

    • Native American (Paiute) men, women and children sit or stand and pose in rows under a tree at (probably) Cottonwood Springs, near Las Vegas (Clark County), Nevada. Men wear woven shirts, necklaces, scarves, ties and hats. Women wear dresses or...
    • Indians of North America--Nevada--1870-1880.; Paiute Indians--Nevada--1870-1880.; Clark County (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Nevada--1870-1880.; People--Nevada--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • Massive sandstone, Taylor's Creek, Utah

    • View of a sandstone rock formation near Taylors Creek in Zion National Park, Utah. Shows steep cliffs, eroded rock towers and canyons.
    • Zion National Park (Utah)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Zion National Park--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--Zion National Park--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Plateau of the Grand Canon

    • Trees, brush and flat rocks are in on a plain near the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Shows mountains and a mesa slope in the distance.
    • Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Plains--Arizona--1870-1880.; Trees--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon; Sheavwitz crossing

    • Eroded canyon walls and talus are in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona, at Shivwits Plateau. Shows steep rock cliffs at the edge of the canyon.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Shivwits Plateau (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand...
    • 1872
    • Kanab Wash, Colorado Basin

    • View of Kanab Creek in Kanab Canyon near the confluence with the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows steep rock canyon walls, and loose rock in the narrow valley.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Creek (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Streams--Arizona--Coconino...
    • 1872
    • Kanab Wash, Colorado Basin

    • View of Kanab Creek in Kanab Canyon probably near the confluence with the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows brush on eroded slopes near the rim of the canyon, and a curve in the course of the creek.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Creek (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Streams--Arizona--Coconino...
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon; Sheavwitz crossing

    • Sunlight reflects off the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona, at Shivwits Plateau. Shows steep rock cliffs at the edge of the canyon.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Shivwits Plateau (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand...
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon; Sheavwitz Crossing

    • A man, probably a member of the geological survey, wears a hat and stands on a rocky ridge at the edge of the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona, at Shivwits Plateau. Shows layered canyon walls in the distance.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Shivwits Plateau (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand...
    • 1872
    • Mouth of Kanab Wash

    • View of steep rock walls, a narrow valley and Kanab Creek in Kanab Canyon (Coconino County), Arizona. Rocks and a structure, possibly a tent, are beside the creek bed.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Creek (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Streams--Arizona--Coconino...
    • 1872
    • Headland, Colorado Basin

    • Members of the survey crew with beards and wide-brimmed hats pose on barren sandy ground in probably Utah. Shows eroded sandstone pillars and a butte in what is identified as the "headland" of the Colorado Basin.
    • Buttes--Utah--1870-1880.; Deserts--Utah--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
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    • The Bath, Kanab Wash [sic]

    • Members of the survey crew sit beside a pool of water identified as "the pool" on Kanab Creek in Kanab Canyon (Coconino County), Arizona. Shows smoke from a camp fire and camp supplies near the men. Steep, layered canyon walls are in the distance.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Creek (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Pools--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Camping--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino...
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    • Title page of the Wheeler album

    • Title page from the Wheeler album reads: "Photographs showing landscapes, geological and other features, of portions of the western territory of the United States. Obtained in connection with Geographical and Geological Explorations and Surveys...
    • Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1876
    • Explorations in Nevada & Arizona; water rhyolites, near Logan Springs, Nevada

    • Men and women stand and pose in front of one-story stone buildings with arched doorways and timber roofs in the mining town of Logan (Lincoln County), Nevada. Layered volcanic (rhyolite) rock formations are behind buildings. A structure with a...
    • Logan (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Nevada--Logan--1860-1880.; Mining--Nevada--Logan--1860-1880.; People--Nevada--Logan--1860-1880.; Stone buildings--Nevada--Logan--1860-1880.; Volcanic rock--Nevada--Logan--1860-1880.; Geographical...
    • [between 1867 and 1871?]
    • Fred W. Loring

    • Fred W. Loring poses with his arm over a mule's withers and holds the bridle reins near Prescott (Yavapai County), Arizona. Loring has a beard, and wears a top hat and a buttoned tunic under a worn coat. Shows a man beside a tepee in the distance.
    • Yavapai County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Authors--Arizona--Yavapai County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Yavapai County--1870-1880.; Mules--Arizona--Yavapai County--1870-1880.; Loring, Frederic W. (Frederic Wadsworth), 1848-1871.;...
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    • Triangulation station

    • Members of the survey crew in hats, sit or stand at the sandy edge of the Colorado River near Pearce Ferry in Mohave County, Arizona. One man stands beside a tripod and transit. Shows probably a photographer's blind on a wooden boat, and survey...
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Mohave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Pearce Ferry (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Mohave...
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    • Camp at the crossing of the Colorado

    • Members of the survey crew pose at a camp site beside the Colorado River in probably Mohave County (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Men have full beards and wear wide brimmed hats, and sit beside a canvas tent. Shows a rifle, probably...
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Mohave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Camping--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Mohave...
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    • View of Grand Canon walls near mouth of Diamond River

    • Members of the survey crew stand on rocks above the Colorado River and one man sits in a row boat in the river in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), probably near the mouth of Diamond Creek in Mohave County, Arizona.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Mohave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Boulders--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Mohave...
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    • Maiman, a Mohave Indian

    • Maiman, a Native American (Mohave Apache) man, an interpreter and guide, sits on a wooden trunk and holds a bow and arrows in Arizona. Maiman wears probably a woven jacket. Shows a rifle, a rifle case and other supplies on the sand, and brush on a...
    • Bow & arrow--Arizona--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Mohave Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Guides & scouts--Arizona--1870-1880.; Men--Arizona--1870-1880.; Maiman, Mohave...
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    • Grotto Spring, Grand Canon, Colorado River

    • Men are beside an arch at what is identified as "Grotto Spring", a mineral formation formed by a spring near the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows sand in the river valley, layered canyon walls...
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Arizona--1870-1880.; Springs--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of...
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    • View across the Grand Canon, from Grotto Spring

    • Men sit and pose beside rocks at the edge of the Colorado River at what is identified as "Grotto Spring", in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows a wooden row boat and sand beside the river, and steep canyon walls in...
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of...
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    • Baptismal Font, about 6 miles above mouth of the Grand Canon

    • Two men sit beside a still water pool identified as "Baptismal Font" beside the Colorado River in probably Mohave County (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows an eroded, layered canyon wall and rocks and sand beside the river.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Mohave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Pools--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Mohave...
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    • View in the Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • A wooden boat is beside the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Sand and rocks are beside the river and layered rock walls are in the distance.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
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    • Grand Canon, junction of Diamond and Colorado Rivers

    • A man stands beside rounded rocks and a pool of still water in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park) near Diamond Creek in Lower Granite Canyon, Mohave County, Arizona. Shows sand beside the Colorado River and canyon walls in the...
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Diamond Creek (Mohave County and Coconino County, Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Mohave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions &...
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    • Mojave Indians caught napping

    • View of a geologist, probably G.K. Gilbert, a member of the U.S.G.S. survey crew in probably Arizona. The man has a beard and wears a shirt, pants, and suspenders. He holds a tool in his hand. Native American (Mohave Apache) guides, in loincloths...
    • Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Mohave Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geology--Arizona--1870-1880.; Guides & scouts--Arizona--1870-1880.; Men--Arizona--1870-1880.;...
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    • View across the crater of San Francisco Mountain

    • View of a crater and the pointed summit of San Francisco Mountain in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows sparse trees and snow on the mountain.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; San Francisco Peaks (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Mountains--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Snow--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Geographical...
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    • Types of Mohave Indians

    • Two Native American (Mohave Apache) men pose in Arizona. The men have long braids in front and long hair down their backs. They wear loincloths and pose beside rocks and the Colorado River.
    • Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Mohave Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Men--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
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    • View down the Black Canon, from Mirror Bar

    • Men, members of the survey crew, stand or sit beside the Colorado River in Black Canyon, probably in Mohave County, Arizona or Clark County, Nevada (later Lake Mead National Recreation Area). Shows steep, rock walls reflected on the surface of the...
    • Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Lake Mead National Recreation Area (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Rivers--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys...
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    • Marble Canon

    • Sheer, eroded sandstone walls and talus are in Marble Canyon on the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Marble Canyon (Coconino County, Ariz. : Canyon)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions &...
    • 1872
    • Near Jacob's Pool

    • A man in a hat, probably from the geological survey, stands and faces the Vermilion Cliffs, sandstone formations in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows wagon ruts and footprints in the clay soil on a hill near Jacobs Pool.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Vermilion Cliffs (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • The "Vermillion Cliff"

    • View of wagon ruts in the clay soil on hills near Jacobs Pool, and the Vermilion Cliffs, sandstone formations in Coconino County, Arizona.
    • Plateaus--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Vermilion Cliffs (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions &...
    • 1872
    • The Cañon of Kanab Creek

    • A man in a hat, from the geological survey, holds a stick and sits on a rock near Kanab Creek. Shows steep, layered rock walls in Kanab Canyon near the confluence with the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows loose rocks in the river...
    • Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Creek (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Streams--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Geographical...
    • 1872
    • The Canon of Kanab Creek

    • View of steep, layered rock walls in Kanab Canyon near the confluence with the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows loose rocks at the bottom of the canyon.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Northern wall, Grand Canyon

    • A man with a beard and tall boots, a member of the Corps of Engineers, sits with crossed feet and arms, on a precipice above the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park) in Arizona. Shows layers of rock and brush on talus in the vast valley.
    • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Colorado River, above the mouth of the Paria

    • Eroded sandstone canyon walls and talus are beside the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon near the confluence with the Paria River (Coconino County), Arizona.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Grand...
    • 1872
    • Devil's Anvil

    • A rock formation identified as "Devil's Anvil" protrudes from a rock wall in Toroweap Valley in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows layered rock walls in the distance.
    • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Toroweap Valley (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys...
    • 1872
    • Domestic scene among the Navajoe Indians

    • Native American (Navajo) women and men sit beside a summer hogan constructed of logs and brush, in Arizona or New Mexico. One woman weaves at a loom made of logs and sticks. Shows wool thread and woven rugs.
    • Hogans--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--1870-1880.; Navajo women weavers--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Weaving--1870-1880.; Women--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1873
    • Marble Canon

    • Sun reflects off the surface of the Colorado River in Marble Canyon (later part of Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows talus beside the river and eroded sandstone and limestone walls.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Marble Canyon (Coconino County, Ariz. : Canyon)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • Navajoe Indian Dance

    • View of a Native American (Navajo) Circle Dance at Fort Defiance (McKinley County), New Mexico. The men wear woven shirts and pants, hats and necklaces. Some men are on horseback and three men sit on the ground nearby. The adobe buildings and a log...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Fort Defiance (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Dance--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--Fort...
    • 1873
    • Sand sculpture

    • View of a limestone rock eroded by sand from the Colorado River in probably Arizona. A hat is displayed on the rock to show scale. Sand and rocks are in the river bed.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Erosion--Arizona--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Rocks--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • The Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • Rock walls and talus are in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park) above the Colorado River in the Toroweap Valley, Arizona.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Toroweap Valley (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the...
    • 1872

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