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    • View of Matchless mine, house in foreground

    • View of Baby Doe Tabor's cabin at the Matchless Mine in Leadville, Lake County, Colorado shows mine building, snow covered tailings.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Leadville--1950-1960.; Leadville (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Matchless Mine (Lake County, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Cabins--Colorado--Leadville--1950-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1950-1960.; Baby Doe, d. 1935--Homes & haunts.
    • [1950?]
    • Indians, Pueblo, Acoma, missions

    • A corner of the 40-foot high, graveyard wall at the San Estevan del Rey Mission and convent at the Acoma Pueblo "Sky City" in New Mexico stands in the foreground. The small scale of two men, one standing at the top of the wall, one seated near him...
    • Acoma (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Convents--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Mission churches--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Stone walls--New Mexico--1910-1920.
    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Acoma

    • Native American (Acoma) Mission of San Estevan (Esteban) Rey, Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico; an adobe church with twin bell towers and an attached convent. Shows an adobe structure and horses in foreground.
    • Acoma Indians--Structures--New Mexico--Acoma--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--Structures--New Mexico--Acoma--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Spiritual life--New Mexico--Acoma--1910-1920.; Acoma (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Catholic churches--New...
    • 1899
    • AdAmAn Club climbing Pike's Peak to set off New Year's fireworks display

    • Members of the AdAmAn Club with backpacks make their way along a windswept rocky slope portion of the Pikes Pike trail, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. A gnarled bare timberline tree shows in foreground. The hike is part of an annual...
    • AdAmAn Club (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Mountaineering--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1950-1960.
    • 1959
    • AdAmAn climbers

    • Members of the AdAmAn Club climb among rocks and snow, above Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. Contoured banks and drifts of snow are in the foreground.
    • AdAmAn Club (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--People--1930-1950.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Clubs--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1950.; Mountaineering--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Gen. Palmer's Residence, Glen Eyrie

    • Uphill view of General William Jackson Palmer's residence at Glen Eyrie (literally, "Valley of the Eagle's Nest"), north of Garden of the Gods, near Colorado Springs, Colorado; turret with porch at top is at center of image; first story obscured...
    • Adobe buildings--Colorado.; Houses--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1900.; Palmer, William Jackson, 1836-1909--Homes & haunts.
    • [between 1886 and 1901]
    • Adolph Coors Company

    • View over the Adolph Coors Company brewery plant, Coors residence, gardens, and greenhouses, Golden, Colorado. The sign in foreground "The Home Of Coors Pure Malted Milk" is made of planted flowers. Coors was the world's largest producer of malted...
    • Adolph Coors Company--1930-1940.; Golden (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dairying--Colorado--Golden--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1935]
    • View of Dr. Clarence Holmes and  Dr. Morgan W.F. Dickerson at work with Patients

    • Interior view of Dr. Clarence Holme's office with staff and patients in foreground. Caption on back says "Lucia Burrell-Office Assistant, Dr. C.F.H., Patient, Patient, Dr. Morgan W.F. Dickerson
    • African American dentists--Colorado--Denver--History.; Dental offices--Colorado--Denver.; Dental personnel and patient.
    • circa 1950
    • Threshing in Colorado

    • Complete view of threshing operation, Wilmont Farm, Colorado; shows machinery needed to run thresher, mule-drawn wagon with crop piled high awaiting threshing, partially emptied wagon with crop being placed into thresher, and horse-drawn wagon...
    • Agricultural machinery & implements--Colorado--1900-1920.; Farming--Colorado--1900-1920.; Threshing--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Threshing, Wilmont Farm

    • Threshing operation, Wilmont Farm, Colorado; shows two horse- drawn wagons at front and back of threshing machine, a man with pitchfork throwing crop into thresher, and a man at opposite end of thresher in John Deere Plow Company wagon with burlap...
    • Agricultural machinery & implements--Colorado--1900-1920.; Farming--Colorado--1900-1920.; Threshing--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Feeding cattle on sugar beet pulp

    • Large herd of cattle being fed sugar beet pulp somewhere in Colorado, possibly northeastern; barbed wire fence, foreground; man standing in horse-drawn wagon pitching feed into bins; barn and meandering stream with more cattle, background.
    • Agriculture--Colorado--1900-1910.; Beets--Colorado--1900-1910.; Cattle--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Main street looking north from railroad yards, piles of coal in the foreground, about 1890.

    • Looking north from the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad tracks down Main Street in Akron, Washington County, Colorado, there is a wide street with a windmill well in the center. Wood frame false fronts line the street. "Chicago Lumber Yard"...
    • Akron (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Akron--1880-1890.; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company.
    • [1887]
    • Laying of corner stone of Washington County Court House at Akron,  Colo.

    • Townspeople gather for the laying of the cornerstone of the Washington County Courthouse in Akron, Colorado. A large group of about 80 people are gathered around the upright wood framing. There is an outhouse in the foreground and one-story...
    • Akron (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Washington County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Building construction--Colorado--Akron--1900-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Akron--1900-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Washington County--1900-1910.
    • 1909
    • Washington Co. Court House, Akron, Colo.

    • The exterior view of the Washington County Courthouse in Akron, Colorado, shows the two-story brick structure with its hipped roof with front gable pediment dormers and a lantern with windows and domed roof, bracketed cornice, stone window lintels,...
    • Akron (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Washington County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Akron--1900-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Washington County--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Alamosa

    • Concrete sidewalks are being poured along the unpaved Main Street in Alamosa, Colorado. Wood plank forms and a shovel are in the foreground. Street lamps are in the middle of the street, where automobiles park diagonally. The brick Alamosa...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Sidewalks--Colorado--Alamosa--1910-1930.; Streets--Colorado--Alamosa--1910-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1925]
    • Alamosa High School, rebuilt and occupied in Aug 1932

    • The side view the Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Alamosa County, Colorado is of the two-story brick building which burned April 26, 1930 and was then rebuilt and occupied in August, 1932. It features simple deco architectural elements, a flat...
    • Alamosa High School (Alamosa, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Fires--Colorado--Alamosa--1930-1940.; Schools--Colorado--Alamosa--1930-1940.
    • [1932]
    • Typing class at Alamosa High School, 1941

    • Girls sit at typewriters in a classroom at Alamosa High School, Alamosa County, Colorado. Some of the girls wear glasses, some have curled hair. A blackboard in the background has a bulletin board along the upper edge with two 1941 calendars, one...
    • Alamosa High School (Alamosa, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Classrooms--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Typewriting--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Alice, Colorado, 1904, Mrs. Harper's cabin

    • A long log cabin with a corrugated sheet metal roof on Fall River in Alice, Colorado was a post office in Clear Creek County. Once one of the largest mining camps in the valley below Saint (St.) Mary's Glacier, Alice was settled in the early 1880s....
    • Alice (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Post offices--Colorado--Alice--1900-1910.
    • [1904]
    • Alma

    • View looking west of Alma, (10,353 feet) in Park County, Colorado, consists of wood frame residences, barns, sheds, false front commercial buildings, log cabins, smelting works with long wood piles, and a bell tower. The Middle Fork of the South...
    • Alma (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Buildings--Colorado--Alma--1870-1880.
    • [between 1875 and 1880]
    • Placer mining Alma Colo

    • Gold miners pose at a hydraulic mine in Alma, Park County, Colorado; bluffs in the background have erosion and falling water. A jet of water issues from a "monitor" nozzle; a flume is in the foreground.
    • Alma (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Park...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Alma

    • View northwest down Pine and Main streets in Alma, Park County, Colorado; shows frame residences, sheds and businesses lining gravel streets, automobiles, and pedestrians. Sign reads "Alma Hotel." A vacant lot shows right foreground; Mount Bross...
    • Alma Hotel (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Alma (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Bross, Mount (Colo.); Buildings--Colorado--Alma--1920-1940.
    • [between 1925 and 1935]
    • Alpine Park Salida 574

    • At Alpine Park in Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado, a crowd of men, women and children gather around a faceted grandstand during a Fourth of July picnic. Trees fill the area; women wear white dresses and hats. A horse-drawn carriage with plumes,...
    • Alpine Park (Salida, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Salida (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Salida--1900-1910.; Children--Colorado--Salida--1900-1910.; Fourth of July celebrations--Colorado--Salida--1900-1910.;...
    • 1903
    • Alpine Park Salida. 13

    • At Alpine Park in Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado, a crowd of men, women and children gather around a faceted grandstand during a Fourth of July picnic. Trees fill the area; a power pole is in the foreground.
    • Alpine Park (Salida, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Salida (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Children--Colorado--Salida--1900-1910.; Fourth of July celebrations--Colorado--Salida--1900-1910.; Parks--Colorado--Salida--1900-1910.; Women--Colorado--Salida--1900-1910.
    • 1903
    • Alta 1964

    • View of mining ruins among dirt and discarded lumber piles in Alta, Colorado; shows a building with only its structural frame still standing; steep gable top half covered with planks of wood with rest of the frame exposed; three smaller buildings...
    • Alta (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Building deterioration--Colorado--Alta--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Alta--1960-1970.
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    • Alta

    • A lone building stands next to a pile of tailings amidst the ruins of the mining town of Alta, Colorado (now a ghost town) in San Miguel County. Boards and debris litter the foreground and the barren hillside.
    • Alta (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Alta--1970-1980.
    •  
    • Hotel Alvarado, Albuquerque

    • A man wearing a dark suit stands on a brick sidewalk bordering the adobe Hotel Alvarado in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Hotel Alvarado was completed in 1902 to serve lunch to train passengers. The dining room could accommodate up to about 200...
    • Alvarado Hotel (Albuquerque, N.M.)--1900-1910.; Albuquerque (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Adobe buildings--New Mexico--Albuquerque--1900-1910.; Railroad tracks--New Mexico--Albuquerque--1900-1910.; Sidewalks--New Mexico--Albuquerque--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1902 and 1910?]
    • James Peak from American City

    • James Peak, on the border of Gilpin, Grand and Clear Creek counties in Colorado, stands in the distance with patches of snow in this view from American City, west of Apex in Gilpin County. A log cabin is in the right midground. Tall pine trees...
    • American City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Apex (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; James Peak (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Ghost towns--Colorado--American...
    • [1945?]
    • Rocky Mountain sugar factory

    • Reflection of the American Cystal Sugar Company factory, Rocky Ford, Otero County, Colorado, shows on foreground water. Smoke pours from stacks of the large sugar beet processing plant with hoppers, elevators and monitor roofed metal buildings.
    • American Crystal Sugar Company--1910-1920.; Rocky Ford (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Rocky Ford--1910-1920.
    • 1913
    • Rocky Mountain sugar factory

    • Offices of the American Crystal Sugar Company in Rocky Ford, Otero County, Colorado, are housed in a one story building with an arched door and a loggia. A barbed wire and a pipe gate are in the foreground.
    • American Crystal Sugar Company--1970-1980.; Rocky Ford (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Rocky Ford--1970-1980.
    • 1978
    • Leadville, birdseye view for Public Service Co. July 29, 1924

    • Birds-eye view from Carbonate Hill northwest across Leadville, Colorado. Mining structures and tailings are in the foreground. Landmark buildings among wood frame residences and false front businesses include the Annunciation Church, the old post...
    • American National Bank (Leadville, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Church of the Annunciation (Leadville, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Vendome Hotel--1920-1930.; Leadville (Colo.)--1920-1930.; City & town halls--Colorado--Leadville--1920-1930.;...
    • 1924
    • Leadville, Harrison Avenue

    • This view looking north on Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado includes a portion of old Lake County Courthouse after the July fire. Construction men work to brace the remaining structure. Landmark buildings include the American National Bank,...
    • American National Bank (Leadville, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Delaware Hotel (Leadville, Colo.)--1940-1950.; First Presbyterian Church (Leadville, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Vendome Hotel--1940-1950.; Leadville (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Business...
    • [1942]
    • Wrecked D. & R.G. bridge, A.S. & R. smelter in background Messrs. Jones and Wheatlake in...

    • Two men sit on a concrete piling near a collapsed Denver and Rio Grande Western railroad bridge after a flood on the Arkansas River in Pueblo, Colorado. Debris is washed up against the bridge. The American Smelting and Refining Company smelter is...
    • American Smelting and Refining Company--Buildings--1920-1930.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Bridge failures--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.;...
    • [1921 June]
    • Sleepy Hollow funeral

    • People, horse-drawn coaches, and hearses crowd Eureka Street, Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, in a procession honoring 14 gold miners drowned in the Sleepy Hollow and Americus Mine flood; pall bearers carry a coffin in the foreground. The...
    • Americus Mine (Central City, Colo.)--Disasters--1890-1900.; Sleepy Hollow Mine (Central City, Colo.)--Disasters--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Funeral processions--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Central...
    • 1895
    • Ames mining community

    • A large group of men stands on the sidewalk in front of a group of businesses in Ames, a mining community near the Ophir Loop in San Miguel County, Colorado. A billiard hall is in the left foreground with a false front. The Ames Hotel and...
    • Ames (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Ames--1870-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Ames--1870-1900.; Men--Colorado--Ames--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Amity, Colorado

    • View of remains of Amity, Prowers County, southeastern Colorado, includes a few dilapidated wood frame structures and partial stone walls in tall grasses. One lone tree, telephone poles, post fence, and a dirt road show in foreground. Atchison,...
    • Amity (Colo.)--1960-1980.; Streets--Colorado--Amity--1960-1980.; Trading posts--Colorado--Amity--1960-1980.
    • [between 1960 and 1980]
    • Deerhorn Boarding House

    • Deerhorn House in Ananconda, Teller County, Colorado, features a one-story long side gable structure with plank board roof and two-story square add-on at end of building. Two men wearing aprons and another a suit and hat stand in front of building....
    • Anaconda (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Lodging houses--Colorado--Anaconda--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Animas Forks

    • Wood buildings with false fronts line a rocky dirt street in Animas Forks, a town about 13 miles northeast of Silverton, Colorado. An unhitched wagon is in the left foreground near a store with a large wood sign "General Merchandise" over its...
    • Animas Forks (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Animas Forks--1870-1900.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Animas Forks--1870-1900.; Mountains--Colorado--1870-1900.
    • [between 1876 and 1900?]
    • Silverton and Sultan Mtn.

    • Bird's eye view of Silverton, Colorado centered on rows of blocks between Blair Street (left) and Greene Street (right); Sultan Mountain (elevation 13,368 feet), background right; Grand Turk (elevation 13,148 feet), background left; small pond on...
    • Animas River (Colo. and N.M.)--1910-1920.; Grand Turk (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Silverton (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Sultan Mountain (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Silverton--1910-1920.
    • [1911]
    • Buffalo Bill's residence, North Platte

    • A large group of people, including William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody in the center, stands in front of Cody's home at the Scout's Rest Ranch in North Platte, Nebraska. A man in the right foreground stands near a large rack of antlers against...
    • Antlers--1880-1920.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Ranches--Nebraska--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1887 and 1912?]
    • Pike's Peak from Antlers Hotel

    • Westward view of Pikes Peak from an upper story of the Antlers Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado (completed in 1901); stairway in foreground leads to manicured gardens; two people are seated near pathway at center right; an overpass at far left...
    • Antlers Hotel (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Hotels--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1920.
    • [between 1901 and 1920]
    • Pike's Peak from Antlers Hotel

    • Westward view of Pikes Peak from a balcony of the Antlers Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado; in foreground, a man sits on rocking chair in the shadow under the balcony's arch; buildings are visible beyond the grove of trees at center; mountains...
    • Antlers Hotel (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Hotels--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1920.
    • [between 1901 and 1920]
    • Apex, Colo.

    • Large pine trees and tree stumps stand in the foreground of this view of Apex, a small mining settlement in Gilpin County, Colorado, that served as the trading center for neighboring camps in the Pine Creek District. Several buildings lie in the...
    • Apex (Colo.)--1890-1910.
    • [between 1898 and 1910?]
    • Timberline tree near Apex 1939

    • A large pine tree grows in the foreground on a hill near Stump Flats in Gilpin County, Colorado. Some of the lower branches on the tree are bare. Additional trees grow in the background.
    • Apex (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Pines--Colorado--Apex--1930-1940.
    • [1939?]
    • Pile Hill Stump Area "Man Beautifies Nature"

    • A large pine tree stands in the rocky foreground near Pile Hill west of Apex in Gilpin County, Colorado. Additional pine trees stand in the background, and a ridge of mountains is in the distance. Photographer titled the image "Man Beautifes...
    • Apex (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Pines--Colorado--Apex--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Signpost

    • The branches of a tree stump form an irregular shape in the foreground near Baltimore Ridge northwest of Apex in Gilpin County, Colorado. Photographer titled the image "Signpost."
    • Apex (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Tree limbs--1930-1950.; Tree stumps--Colorado--Apex--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Timberline "Humpty Dumpty"

    • A large tree stump with a swirling pattern on its bark stands in the foreground, probably in Stump Flats west of Apex in Gilpin County, Colorado. Photographer titled the image "Humpty Dumpty."
    • Apex (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Tree stumps--Colorado--Apex--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Humpty Dumpty

    • A large tree stump stands in the foreground, probably in Stump Flats west of Apex in Gilpin County, Colorado. Photographer titled the image "Humpty Dumpty."
    • Apex (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Tree stumps--Colorado--Apex--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Stone Cabin, Jenny Lind Gulch

    • An unidentified man leans over, possibly to tie his shoe, in front of stone cabin in the foreground in this view near Jenny Lind Gulch, a tributary of South Boulder Creek near Apex in Gilpin County, Colorado. Pine trees line the rolling hills...
    • Apex (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cabins--Colorado--Apex--1940-1950.; Canyons--Colorado--Apex--1940-1950.
    • [1948?]
    • Jenny Lind Gulch near Apex 1948

    • An unidentified man leans over, possibly to tie his shoe, in front of a stone cabin in the foreground on a hill near Jenny Lind Gulch, a tributary of South Boulder Creek near Apex in Gilpin County, Colorado. Pine trees line the rolling hills...
    • Apex (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cabins--Colorado--Apex--1940-1950.; Hills--Colorado--Apex--1940-1950.; Pines--Colorado--Apex--1940-1950.
    • [1948?]
    • Apex, Colo. 1948

    • A dirt road leads from the foreground back to a group of log buildings in Apex, a small mining district northwest of Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. A log fence post is in the right foreground and portions of the fence continue on the far...
    • Apex (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Fences--Colorado--Apex--1940-1950.; Log buildings--Colorado--Apex--1940-1950.
    • [1948?]

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