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    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • Five unidentified men stand next to the bronze marker placed at the Mountain City site near Central City, Colorado, where John H. Gregory first discovered gold in 1859. The marker, dedicated July 23, 1932, reads: "On this ground later known as...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • $20,000,000.00 in gold." The man on the left has a long, gray beard and holds a shovel in his hand. The man on the right wears a coat and overalls. H. H. Lake wears a suit. All three wear hats.; H. H. Lake stands between two unidentified men near...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • Placing marker at site of Gregory Lode

    • A crowd of men, women, and children gather around a temporary historical marker posted on a dirt road in Blackhawk (Black Hawk) (Gilpin County), Colorado. The sign reads: "The State Historical and Natural History Society of Colorado. On this...
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    • 1924 August 8
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • $20,000,000.00 in gold." Several other men are in the background watching the groundbreaking.; An older man with a long beard and wearing a suit leans down to turn a shovel full of dirt at the July 23, 1932 dedication of the Gregory Monument in...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • Central City First National Bank, Colorado

    • A map hangs on the wall behind the man in the right midground. A "Checks" window stands in the left midground.; Two men stand near the "Gold" window inside the First National Bank at the corner of Eureka and Main streets in Central City, Colorado....
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Gregory Gulch, Central City, Colorado

    • Several houses stand along a dirt road in Gregory Gulch in Gilpin County, Colorado. The gulch was named after John H. Gregory, who first discovered gold in Colorado in 1859. The cut in the hillside shows the vein Gregory followed in search of...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Gregory Gulch, Central City, Colorado

    • owned by Fred Kruse and founded by Belden & Company during the area's mining heyday.; Two dirt roads intersect in the foreground of this view of Gregory Gulch, named for John H. Gregory who first discovered gold in Gilpin County, Colorado, in 1859....
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Gregory Gulch, Central City, Colorado

    • mines. In the right foreground, the building with a band of arches on its facade was the grocery and provisions store owned by Fred Kruse and founded by Belden & Company during the area's mining heyday.; Two dirt roads intersect in the foreground...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Crusher, Golden Cycle Mill

    • Interior view of crusher in Golden Cycle Mill, Colorado City, west side of Colorado Springs, Colorado, which began in 1905 as an ore processing mill used for extraction of gold.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1905 and 1935]
    • Distribution one of 12, 600 ton steel tanks

    • Interior view of mill, Golden Cycle Mill, Colorado City, Colorado; began in 1905, as ore processing mill used for extraction of gold.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1905 and 1935]
    • Gregory Gulch

    • View of dilapidated head frames, frame buildings and snow on tailings piles in Gregory Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. A historical marker sign reads: "On this ground, later known as Gregory Diggings, John H. Gregory discovered the...
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    • 1932
    • Gregory Monument, Central City, Colorado

    • A telegraph or telephone pole stands in front of a sign reading: "On this ground, later known as Gregory Diggings, John H. Gregory discovered the first gold quartz mine in Colorado. May 6, 1859. This lode has produced $20,000,000.00 in gold." The...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Gulch

    • View of the site of the Gregory Diggings near Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado. A sign reads: "The State Historical And Natural History Society On This Ground Later Known As Gregory Diggings John M. Gregory Discovered The First Gold Quartz...
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    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • The Anaconda Mine, Gold Hill, Cripple Creek

    • A group of men sit on and stand near sacks filled with raw ore from the Anaconda Tunnel Mine in the Cripple Creek Mining District (Teller County), Colorado. Some of the men wear work clothes, others appear to be business men and are dressed in...
    • Rudy, W. Ira.
    • 1892
    • Lawrence Street, Central City

    • View of a store on Lawrence Street in Central City, Colorado. Signs read: "W.J. Howard," "Assay Office," "Graham's Drug Store," "Watches & Jewelry Carefully Repaired Jewelry Made to Order from Native Colorado," "Books & Stationery," and "Briggs...
    • Faul, Henry.
    • [between 1860 and 1870?]
    • 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...
    • Faul, Henry.
    • 1862
    • Nevadaville, Colo. in Gilpin County

    • Main Street, in Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, is a dirt path flanked by log and frame buildings; some businesses have false fronts. Men walk among piled timber and lumber. Roads cut across one side of the valley; Maryland Mountain and...
    • Faul, Henry.
    • 1860?
    • Three and a half tons pure silver $85,000

    • Silver ingots are stacked at the Boston and Colorado Smelting Company's Argo Smelting Works, in Denver, Colorado. Miner's and smelter's tools are on interior walls in the background; a bowler hat and molds are on a table.
    • Hanington, C. H.
    • 1892
    • Gold miner

    • Hydraulic placer mining, a man pans for gold. He wears high boots and smokes a pipe.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Buffalo Bill panning for gold

    • Buffalo Bill (W.F. Cody) with a goatee and long hair, a hat and a neckerchief, kneels beside a stream to pan for gold. Men and a boy wear hats and stand or crouch nearby to watch. Shows treeless hills in the distance.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Sunday in the Rocky Mountai[ns]

    • A minister in a morning coat and vest, holds a bible and preaches in front of a group of men and women in a canyon in the Rocky Mountains. Two men inspect probably a rock for traces of gold. Men wear work clothes, women wear dresses, and four...
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    • Gold panning

    • A miner kneels at an unidentified creek and pans for gold. A donkey loaded with equipment stands beside him on the creek bank. Equipment includes a wooden supply box, a cast iron pan and a pickaxe. The donkey wears a bell around its neck.
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    • [between 1890 and 1915?]
    • The Lick Monument, San Francisco

    • Women in fitted dresses and hats, and men with suits, hats and canes stand at the proposed Lick Monument in Marshall Square, San Francisco (Marin County), California. On a central pedestal, Eureka stands with a shield, in front of the state bear. A...
    • Nichols, H. D.
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