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    • 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
    • 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
    • 1st Commercial Div., Logan County Fair Parade

    • View of parade float for Sterling Jaycees, Logan County Fair, Sterling, Colorado, first place winner in Commercial Division of parade floats; block shape of float resembles a paddle wheel boat decorated with confetti paper, United States flag on...
    • Sterling (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Sterling--1960-1970.
    • between 1963 and 1965
    • 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?]
    • 1st prize float

    • The first prize parade float depicts Teddy Roosevelt's big game hunts on the White River with a forested scene and taxidermied elk. Celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the White River National Forest, Rio Blanco County, Meeker, Colorado....
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1940-1950.; White River National Forest (Colo.)--Commemoration.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.; Historical reenactments--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.
    • October 11, 1941
    • 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, 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]
    • 50th anniversary celebration 2nd prize float, "The Meeker Massacre"

    • The second prize parade float depicts the Meeker Massacre, with white men dressed in Native American costumes. They wear feather headresses and skin pants, shoot Indian Agent Nathan C. Meeker, and hold a woman captive by her hair. Parade part of...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1940-1950.; White River National Forest (Colo.)--Commemoration.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.; Historical reenactments--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.
    • October 11, 1941
    • A Longmont, Colo. pumpkin pie day parade float

    • A Pumpkin Pie Day Parade float pauses on a street, Longmont, Colorado. Hattie Secor, Martha Donova, Louise Boynton and Harriet Smith sit in the carriage elaborately decorated with flowers. They wear white dresses and hold parasols with ruffles....
    • Longmont (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Festivals--Colorado--Longmont--1890-1910.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Longmont--1890-1910.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Longmont--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • A parade float, Hulett Rodeo, 1950

    • View of a parade float and a horse-drawn wagon in the Hulett Rodeo parade in Hulett (Crook County), Wyoming. The float is a truck, the bed of the vehicle is decorated with papers flowers to look like an American flag. Lettering on the truck reads:...
    • Hulett (Wyo.)--1950-1960.; Floats (Parades); Parades & processions.; Rodeos.; Trucks.
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    • Alamosa, Colo.

    • A float from the Narrow Gauge Museum, a caboose body mounted on a truck, and marching bands move down a street during a parade to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Alamosa's founding in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows two brass marching...
    • Narrow Gauge Museum (Alamosa, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Founders' Day commemorations--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Marching bands--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Parades &...
    • 1953 October 24
    • 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
    • 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?]
    • B P O E float

    • The Elks Lodge Sunflower Carnival Parade entry, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, consists of a float draped with bunting, decorated with pine trees and a taxidermied elk surrounded by rocks and boughs. Men in top hats and long coats...
    • Elks (Fraternal order) Lodge No. 309 (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1893 and 1906?]
    • B. P. O Elks #309

    • Members of B.P.O. Elks, # 309 in top hats and long coats pose by their Sunflower Carnival Parade float with white, plumed horses, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The float is decorated with United States flags, flowers, pine trees, and...
    • Elks (Fraternal order) Lodge No. 309 (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1893 and 1906?]
    • B. P. O. E. Float, Ouray, Colo., July 4, '23

    • The Elks Fourth (4th) of July (Independence Day) float pauses in front of Citizens Bank, Main Street, Third (3rd) Avenue and Sixth (6th) Avenue, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado. The truck is decorated with bunting, streamers, evergreens, two elk...
    • Elks (Fraternal order) Lodge No. 492 (Ouray, Colo.)--1920-30.; Ouray (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Festive decorations--Colorado--Ouray--1920-1930.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Ouray--1920-1930.; Fourth of July celebrations--Colorado--Ouray--1920-1930.;...
    • 1923 July 4
    • B.P.O.E. float, Ouray, Colo.

    • Teenage girls pose in the rear of a flatbed truck, the B.P.O.E. (Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks) float, in the Fourth of July Parade, Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. The girls wear white dresses trimmed with lace and silk sashes. The float...
    • Elks (Fraternal order)--1920-1930.; Ouray (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floats (Parades); Fourth of July celebrations.; Girls.; Trucks.
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    • Band float, Flower Carnival

    • Band members pose on a horse drawn wagon wearing hobo outfits, uniforms, bowler or top hats, suspenders, medals, ribbons, face paint and masks in the Sunflower Carnival Parade, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. They carry trumpets,...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Bands--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Clowns--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Costumes--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Parades...
    • [between 1893 and 1906?]
    • Bicycle club float

    • Men in white jackets, kneepants, and dusters pose with their Sunflower Carnival Parade float and bicycles, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The float is decorated with a patterned, tasseled, paper parasol, bunting, flowers, potted palms...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bicycles & tricycles--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890- 1910.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Flowers--Colorado--Colorado...
    • 1897
    • Bicycle float

    • A man and child ride a bicycle decorated with crepe paper, an umbrella, and Japanese lanterns, in probably Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Bicycles & tricycles--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Bicycle float 1st prize

    • A man poses near a group of trees with a safety bike and a banner that reads: "First Prize". The bike is decorated with flowers, bunting and streamers. Two dogs sit near the bicycle.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Awards--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Bicycles & tricycles--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado...
    • [August, between 1893 and 1900?]
    • Bicycle parade float

    • A man stands in a bicycle float shaped like a steam ship, Sunflower Carnival parade, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The float is decorated with paper and flowers. One of the masts bears a flag that reads: "Colorado". A U. S. flag flies...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bicycles & tricycles--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Parades &...
    • [August, between 1893 and 1900?]
    • Brief histories of the Denver Public Schools

    • Compiled for the administrative offices of the Denver Public Schools, this book contains brief histories for the majority of the Public Schools in Denver, Colorado up to they year 1952.
    • Denver Public Schools--History.
    • 1952
    • 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.

    • 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
    • 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.
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    • Carnival Parade

    • Men in costume pose during a Sunflower (Flower) Carnival parade in Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Oliver H. Shoup, later Governor of Colorado, wears a moustache, cape and fez and poses on horseback. Men dressed as knights stand on a...
    • Dramatic Order Knights of Khorassan--1890-1910.; Knights of Pythias--1890-1910.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Costumes--Colorado Springs--Colorado--1890-1910.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Fraternal...
    • [between 1892 and 1901?]
    • Carriage float

    • Men and women sit in a covered four wheel buggy decorated with flowers and greenery as part of the Sunflower Carnival in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The buggy is hitched to a team of two horses with decorated tack. The man wears a...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Parades &...
    • [August, between 1893 and 1900?]
    • Carriage float

    • A man and a woman sit in a four wheel buggy decorated with greenery as part of the Sunflower Carnival in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The buggy is hitched to a two horse team.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Parades &...
    • [August, between 1893 and 1900?]
    • Carriage float

    • A man and women sit in a four wheel buggy decorated with greenery and flowers as part of the Sunflower Carnival in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The buggy is hitched to a team of horses with decorated tack and plumed head ornaments.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Parades &...
    • [August, between 1893 and 1900?]
    • 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?]
    • Cattlemen's Celebration, Gunnison, Colo.

    • Panoramic view of men, women and children mounted on horses who pose on a road in Gunnison (Gunnison County), Colorado. One man holds an American flag, another stands on his horse. Possibly a parade float is in the distance. Shows store fronts....
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Celebrations--Colorado--Gunnison--1910-1920.; Children--Colorado--Gunnison--1910-1920.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Gunnison--1910-1920.; Women--Colorado--Gunnison--1910-1920.
    • 1910 July 20
    • Celebration of Mexican National Day

    • Mexican Americans march down 15th (Fifteenth) Street in Denver, Colorado in celebration of Mexican National Day. A group rides on a float in the middle of the crowd. The Colorado State Capitol Building is in the background.
    • Mexican Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Capitols--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Celebrations--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • 1969 September 16
    • 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?]
    • 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
    • CMA 1942 parade

    • View of the Colorado Mining Association convention parade as it passes spectators near Tremont and 16th (Sixteenth) Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows people, parked automobiles, a "V" float, the Tremont Hotel building, storefronts and the...
    • Colorado Mining Association--Public relations--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • Colorado City parade

    • A parade float is pulled by teams of horses on a dirt street in probably Colorado City (El Paso County), Colorado. Men are beside a replica log cabin on the float with a banner that reads: "Colorado's First Capitol, Colorado City, El Paso County...
    • Colorado City (El Paso County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Colorado City--1870-1880.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado City--1870-1880.; Log cabins--Colorado--Colorado City--1870-1880.; Parades &...
    • [1876 July 4?]
    • Colorado Mining Association

    • View of the Colorado Mining Association parade as it passes spectators near Tremont and 16th (Sixteenth) Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows people, a flatbed truck, a float and storefronts. Signs read: "Mineral County," "We Mine The Lead...
    • Colorado Mining Association--Public relations--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Trucks--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • Colorado Springs, Colorado Parade

    • View of a parade float, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, "title: Defenders of the West, sponsor by the United States Air Force Air Defense Command. Dominating the forward portion of the float, a revolving blue and white carousel showing...
    • United States. Air Force.--1960-1970.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1960-1970.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1960- 1970.; Reviewing stands--Colorado--Colorado...
    • 1965 September 4
    • Colorado Yesterday and Today

    • Float with sign, "Colorado Yesterday and Today", Colorado Springs, Colorado. Shows a large hand created mountain with Native Americans, mountain men, and mountain rescue climbers. The parade, Pageant of the Rockies, is part of the festivities of...
    • Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo--1960-1970.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1960-1970.; Indians of North America--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1960-1970.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Colorado...
    • 1965
    • Commerce

    • Young women ride on a float in a parade. A representation of a globe and a sailing ship and the word "Commerce" is on the float. The women wear dresses with silver bands around the bottom hem. A man leads the horses pulling the float.
    • Horse-drawn vehicles--1900-1910.; Floats (Parades)--1900-1910.; Parades & processions--1900-1910.; Women--1900-1910.
    • [1900?]
    • 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
    • Morey Musings : vol. 2

    • Booklet of poetry written by students of the Morey Junior High School in Denver, Colorado. The book was sponsored by the English and Miss Agnes Govreau of the Art Department. The booklet was hand set by the boys in the printing class.
    • Morey Junior High School (Denver, Colo.); School prose, American--Colorado--Denver.; Schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1932 April
    • Denver Festival of Mts. and Plain

    • Native American (tribe unknown) men and women sit on the H. H. Tammen Curio Company float that includes a tepee and trees, part of the Festival of Mountain and Plain in Denver, Colorado. Men stand near the float that is parked in front of the...
    • Festival of Mountain and Plain (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Festivals--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • 1901

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