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    • Parade float

    • A crowd is gathered to view a parade, probably in St. Augustine, Florida. Several people dressed in costumes and masks ride on a horse-drawn float decorated with stars. An African American man leads the team of horses. Sign on building reads:...
    • African Americans--Florida--St. Augustine--1920-1930.; Horse-drawn vehicles--Florida--St. Augustine--1920-1930.; Costumes--Florida--St. Augustine--1920-1930.; Floats (Parades)--Florida--St. Augustine--1920-1930.; Parades & processions--Florida--St....
    • [between 1920 and 1925?]
    • 1st Prize Progress of Christianity by Presbyterian Sunday School

    • The first prize entry in the Sunflower Carnival Parade, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, includes women (some Black) and children on the float decorated with flowers, gauze, and banners: "The Progress of Christianity," Men in white suits...
    • African Americans--Women--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.; Banners--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Children--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado...
    • [1906 July 4?]
    • 1st Prize "Progress of Christianity" by Presbyterian Sunday school

    • The first prize entry in the Sunflower Carnival Parade, Colorado Springs, Colorado, shows women (some Black) and children on a float decorated with flowers, gauze, and banners; one reads: "The Progress of Christianity." Men in white suits and straw...
    • African Americans--Women--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.; Banners--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Children--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado...
    • [1906 July 4?]
    • Curtiss aircraft

    • Model CS1 (only 6 built) or Martin SC-1 Sea-plane (35 built) 3- place, twin float torpedo bomber biplane. Photographed: Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla., October 14, 1929.
    • Airplanes--Pictorial works--1920-1930.; Aircraft--Florida--Pensacola--1929.; Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corporation.; Biplanes.
    • 1929
    • Sunflower Carnival

    • Men and women sit and stand on a parade float that carries a boat decorated with flowers and bunting on Cascade Avenue, Flower Carnival, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The float is hitched to a team of four horses with capes tied...
    • Ancient Order of United Workmen--1890-1900.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Colorado...
    • [August, 1897]
    • Junior Order A. O. U. W.

    • View of a Flower (Sunflower) Carnival parade entry, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado; shows Black men in silver helmets and aprons holding the reins of horses with white covers and a float covered with fabric, flowers and tassels. Three...
    • Ancient Order of United Workmen--1890-1910.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1910.; African Americans--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Colorado...
    • [between 1893 and 1906?]
    • Arvada, Colorado

    • Two horses pull a float with ladies in long dresses, during a parade in Arvada, Jefferson County, Colorado. The float has a tent roof and banners that read: "Arvada Air is Fragrant with Roses." and "Arvada the Beautiful." Another banner on one of...
    • Arvada (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Arvada--1900-1910.
    • 1910
    • Santa Catalina Island and Avalon from south

    • View of the waterfront at Avalon on Santa Catalina Island (Los Angeles County), California. Shows houses, commercial buildings and docks. Boats float in the harbor on Avalon Bay near a pier. A road is seen on the hill near Casino Point...
    • Avalon (Calif.)--1890-1900.; Avalon Bay (Calif.)--1890-1900.; Casino Point (Calif.)--1890-1900.; Santa Catalina Island (Calif.)--1890-1900.; Bays (Bodies of water)--California--Avalon--1890-1900.; Boats--California--Avalon--1890-1900.;...
    • 1899
    • Santa Catalina Island, Avalon

    • View of the waterfront of Avalon on Santa Catalina Island (Los Angeles County), California. Shows houses and commercial buildings. Boats float in the harbor on Avalon Bay near a pier. A road cuts over a hill near Casino Point (Sugarloaf).
    • Avalon (Calif.)--1900-1910.; Avalon Bay (Calif.)--1900-1910.; Casino Point (Calif.)--1900-1910.; Santa Catalina Island (Calif.)--1900-1910.; Bays (Bodies of water)--California--Avalon--1900-1910.; Boats--California--Avalon--1900-1910.; Capes...
    • c1905
    • Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, Cal.

    • View of the waterfront of the town of Avalon on Santa Catalina Island (Los Angeles County), California. Shows a building with a conical roof and a wood frame commercial building on the shore by the beach. Signs on the buildings read: "Drugs," "Seal...
    • Avalon (Calif.)--1900-1910.; Avalon Bay (Calif.)--1900-1910.; Santa Catalina Island (Calif.)--1900-1910.; Bays (Bodies of water)--California--Avalon--1900-1910.; Beaches--California--Avalon--1900-1910.; Boats--California--Avalon--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Flower Carnival Parade

    • View of the Sunflower Carnival parade, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado; shows men in white suits and straw hats with standards leading an elaborate float towed by plumed horses with banners: "The Progress of Christianity," and flowers....
    • Banners--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890- 1900.; Spectators--Colorado--Colorado...
    • [between 1893 and 1906?]
    • Parade float

    • View of a parade, people in elaborate costumes ride on a float decorated with a large crab and shells, probably in Barbados.
    • Barbados--1920-1930.; Costumes--Barbados--1920-1930.; Floats (Parades)--Barbados--1920-1930.; Parades & processions--Barbados--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1925?]
    • Parade float

    • View of a parade float in the shape of a sea shell, probably in Barbados; a bearded man wears a Neptune costume with a trident. Overhead Banner reads: [?]Trand Two Block, [Gr]eatest Show South."
    • Barbados--1920-1930.; Costumes--Barbados--1920-1930.; Floats (Parades)--Barbados--1920-1930.; Parades & processions--Barbados--1920-1930.; Neptune--Portrayals.
    • [between 1920 and 1925?]
    • Float for 4th of July parade at Barr

    • A man and children sit in a horse-drawn cart decorated as an automobile for a Fourth of July parade in Barr, Colorado. The man wears a vest, long-sleeved shirt, bow tie, driving goggles, and hat. The children wear stovepipe hats with stars and...
    • Barr (Colo.)--1900-1908.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Barr--1900-1910.; Fourth of July celebrations--Colorado--Barr--1900-1910.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Barr--1900-1910.
    • 1908 July 4
    • Parade

    • A crowd is gathered to view a parade, probably in Barbados. People dressed in costumes ride on a horse-drawn float decorated with a pumpkin carriage and a large butterfly. A Black man leads the team of horses. Billboard reads: "Remedial Loan...
    • Blacks--Barbados--1920-1930.; Horse-drawn vehicles--Barbados--1920-1930.; Barbados--1920-1930.; Costumes--Barbados--1920-1930.; Floats (Parades)--Barbados--1920-1930.; Parades & processions--Barbados--1920-1930.; Spectators--Barbados--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1925?]
    • Parade float

    • A crowd is gathered to view a parade, probably in Barbados. Several people dressed in costumes and masks ride on a horse-drawn float decorated with artifical, oversized flowers. A Black man leads the team of horses. Billboard reads: "Remedial Loan...
    • Blacks--Barbados--1920-1930.; Horse-drawn vehicles--Florida--St. Augustine--1920-1930.; Costumes--Barbados--1920-1930.; Floats (Parades)--Florida--St. Augustine--1920-1930.; Parades & processions--Florida--St. Augustine--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1925?]
    • 19th St. looking east no. 122

    • Water washes down 19th (Nineteenth) Street in Boulder, Colorado in Boulder County. Debris and garbage float on top of the water. A lone wood-frame residence is nearly covered by water.
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Maids of Honor Semi-Centennial Celebration, Boulder, Colorado

    • Women in white dresses and men in suits sit aboard a float in Boulder, Colorado, draped with gauze and white flowers, and a banner reads: "The Maids of Honor." Signs read: "[?]shine," "Pamona Grange," "Salina."
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Boulder--1900-1910.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Boulder--1900-1910.; Women--Colorado--Boulder--1900-1910.
    • 1909 November, 24
    • Wagon Wheels at Lost Lake

    • A set of wagon wheels sits half submerged in the water on the edge of Lost Lake west of Eldora in Boulder County, Colorado. A portion of the nearer wheel is missing. Pieces of wood float near the set of wheels.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Eldora (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Carts & wagons--1930-1950.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1950.; Wheels--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Broadmoor, a perennial winner, took another prize with animated gunmen

    • The Broadmoor Hotel's float passes in front of the First National Bank, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The prize winning float decorated with crepe paper shows two cowboys drawing guns over a card game. Lettering reads: "Fast Draw At...
    • Broadmoor (Hotel : Colorado Springs, Colo.)--Public relations--1960-1970.; Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo--1960-1970.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1960-1970.; Parades &...
    • 1966 August 11
    • Camp Fire Girls. Ouray, Colo.

    • Camp Fire Girls pose in an open touring car, decorated as a float for the Fourth of July parade, in Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. The girls wear white blouses and paper caps. The car is decorated with crepe paper and artificial roses. A building...
    • Camp Fire Girls--1920-1930.; Ouray (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Convertible automobiles.; Floats (Parades); Fourth of July celebrations.; Girls.; Guides & scouts.
    •  
    • Camp Fire Girls, Ouray, Colo.

    • The Camp Fire Girls pose on their Independence Day float in front of Citizens Bank, Main Street Third (3rd) Avenue and Sixth (6th) Avenue, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado. They wear gathered hats and ruffly collars, and the automobile is decorated...
    • Camp Fire Girls--Colorado--Ouray--1920-1930.; Ouray (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Festive decorations--Colorado--Ouray--1920-1930.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Ouray--1920-1930.; Girls--Colorado--Ouray--1920-1930.; Parades &...
    • July 4, 1923
    • Festival of Mountain and Plain float

    • View of a horse-drawn parade float possibly at the Flower Festival in Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado; the carriage is covered with artificial flowers and trim. Mr. and Mrs. William N. Byers sit in the back seat of the carriage. A sign...
    • Carriages & coaches--Colorado--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--1890-1900.; Parades & processions--Colorado--1890-1900.; Byers, Elizabeth Minerva.; Byers, William Newton, 1831-1903.
    • 1893
    • Lakewood on Parade Casa Bonita float

    • Photograph of Casa Bonita float during the Lakewood on Parade celebration in Lakewood, Colorado.
    • Casa Bonita Restaurant (Lakewood, Colo.); Festivals--Colorado--Lakewood.; Parades--Colorado--Lakewood.; Lakewood (Colo.)
    • Undated
    • Castle Rock float

    • Women and girls participate in a float display in Castle Rock (Douglas County), Colorado. All wear white dresses and bonnets, except for one who wears a crown. Women wear banners with the names of U.S. states; one holds the U.S. flag, and two...
    • Castle Rock (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Castle Rock--1900-1920.; Girls--Colorado--Castle Rock--1900-1920.; Women--Colorado--Castle Rock--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Clouds above Cheesman Memorial

    • Cumulus clouds float over the Doric colonnade of Cheesman Memorial in Cheesman Park, Denver, Colorado. The pavilion is a neo-classical style structure designed by Willis Adams Marean.
    • Cheesman, Walter Scott, 1838-1907--Monuments.; Cheesman Park (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Clouds--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • 1922, January, February
    • Women's Building, Chicago World's Fair

    • View of the Women's Building at the Chicago World's Fair (World's Columbian Exposition) in Chicago, Illinois. The Italian Renaissance style structure, designed by architect Sophia G. Hayden with decorative elements by Alice Rideout and Enid...
    • Chicago (Ill.)--1890-1900.; Exhibition buildings--Illinois--Chicago--1890-1900.; Lakes & ponds--Illinois--Chicago--1890-1900.; World's Columbian Exposition (1893: Chicago, Ill.)
    • [1893]
    • Tie landers, Central Park on the Gallatin River

    • Men stand and pose beside a frame structure near a flume and Chicago, Burlington & Quincy railroad freight cars with lettering that reads: "CB & Q" and "Burlington Route" in Central Park (Gallatin County), Montana. Logs float beside a flume and a...
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--1890-1910.; Central Park (Mont.)--1890-1910.; Gallatin River (Wyo. and Mont.)--1890-1910.; Flumes--Montana--Central Park--1890-1910.; Loggers--Montana--Central Park--1890-1910.; Logs--Montana--Central...
    • [between 1895 and 1910?]
    • 1st prize, the Rock Island float

    • View of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific float, at the Flower (or Sunflower) Carnival parade, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. Horses pull a replica of an engine and caboose; children ride, waving United States flags.
    • Chicago, Rock Island, & Pacific Railway Company.--1890-1910.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Parades &...
    • [between 1893 and 1906]
    • Second annual Sunflower Carnival

    • View of a Flower Carnival parade entry, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado; shows "China Jim," a Chinese businessman, in a suit and planter hat with a wagon and team. Chinese in skullcaps peek over the float decorated with paper lanterns,...
    • Chinese-Americans--Performances & portrayals--Colorado--Co Springs--1890-1900.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Parades &...
    • 1894 August 24
    • Scenes of the Historic Parade Given Annually by the Mormons on Pioneer Day, at Fruitland

    • View of five floats in the Mormon Pioneer Day Parade at Fruitland, New Mexico. One float consists of a wagon pulled by a team of two oxen. Another, with a sign that reads: "Relief Society" consists of a wagon on which women, one of whom holds a...
    • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints--Commemoration--1890-1900.; Fruitland (N.M.)--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--New Mexico--Fruitland--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--New Mexico--Fruitland--1890-1900.; Ox teams--New...
    • [1910]
    • History of Denver

    • Comprehenisve study of the history of the Denver area before, during, and after the founding of the city.
    • Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1901
    • The Urban Dweller: A Publication by Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods Inc.

    • Newsletter produced by the Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods (CHUN) pertaining to organization's meetings, events, and decisions. Specific issues addressed in this newsletter include the People's Fair, and the Headstart Program.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Land use, Urban--Colorado--Denver; Zoning--Colorado--Denver; City planning--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.; Transportation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1975 March-April
    • The Urban Dweller: A Publication by Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods Inc., Issue 11

    • Newsletter produced by the Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods (CHUN) pertaining to organization's meetings, events, and decisions. Specific issues addressed in this newsletter include development, CHARG, fundraising, CHUN's boundaries,...
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Land use, Urban--Colorado--Denver; Zoning--Colorado--Denver; City planning--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.; Transportation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1981 April
    • 11th Annual Capitol Hill People's Fair

    • Program from the 1972 Capitol Hill People's Fair. Includes list of vendors, sponsors, and map of booths during the fair.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1982
    • 1983 Capitol Hill People's Fair Guide

    • Guide from the 1983 People's Fair. Includes list of vendors, sponsors, and map of booths during the fair.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1983 May 21-22
    • Life on Capitol Hill: A Fair on the Hill

    • Special 1979 People's Fair Souvenir Issue of Life on Capitol Hill Volume 5 Number 9. Includes list of vendors, sponsors, and map of booths during the fair.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1979 May 8
    • Official 1985 People Fair's Guide

    • Official guide from the 1985 People's Fair. Includes list of vendors, sponsors, and map of booths during the fair.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1985 May 18 and 19
    • Floating pavilion and bandstand, City Park, Denver

    • A band sits in a circular bandstand in Ferril Lake at City Park in Denver, Colorado. Men and women in boats and ducks float near the the bandstand.
    • City Park (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Ferril Lake (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Bands--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.; Bandstands--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.; Boats--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.; Lakes &...
    • [between 1886 and 1900?]
    • City Park, crowd at band concert

    • A crowd of people sit and stand around the bandstand at City Park in Denver, Colorado. Women seated on benches hold parasols over their heads. A band is seated on the stage under the high proscenium. Boats float in Ferril Lake.
    • City Park (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Ferril Lake (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Audiences--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Bandstands--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]

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