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    • Newspaper clipping

    • News paper clipping of two students from Saint Philomena Catholic Parish School blowing balloons during a Parent Teacher conference in Denver, Colorado.
    • Saint Philomena Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • undated
    • Syl Morgan-Smith

    • Syl Morgan-Smith Communicator and Community Leader Mrs. Syl Morgan-Smith was one of the first African American television news anchorwomen in Colorado. She was a weather forecaster, sportscaster, television talk show host, newspaper editor, and...
    •  
    • undated
    • Stapleton International Airport

    • A guide to getting around Stapleton International Airport with guide to airline ticketing, concourses and concessions.
    • Airports--Colorado--Denver--Maps.
    • undated
    • Park Hill School carrying a chair lesson

    • Photograph of a first-grade lesson on the correct way to carry a chair at Park Hill Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. Five unidentified children stand in a line, all holding chairs the correct way.
    • Park Hill School (Denver, Colo.); South Park Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Landmark Designation Application for Clarence Holmes' residence.

    • Document applying to designate Clarence F. Holmes' house as a historic landmark. Includes picture of Holmes on last page (poor quality).
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--History.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Historic Preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Denver Botanical Gardens Home

    • Exterior photograph of the Denver Botanical Gardens Home located in Denver, Colorado. The circa 1927 house has strong associations with two important area businessmen: Richard Crawford Campbell, business manager for the Rocky Mountain News; and...
    • Denver Botanic Gardens--Facilities.; Cheesman Park (Denver, Colo.) Neighborhood).; Botanical gardens.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Denver Public Library fiche obituaries 1975 –1979

    • Index to obituaries that appeared in the Rocky Mountain News and Denver Post from 1975 to 1979. Information includes last name, first name, date, page and newspaper.
    • Denver (Colo.)--Genealogy--Indexes.;Obituaries--Colorado--Indexes.; Registers of births, etc.--Colorado.
    • undated
    • Grace Church Call

    • Reproduction of several versions of a newsletter produced by Grace Methodist Church in Denver, Colorado. Dates included in the newsletter are: October 10 1878, March 9 1889 and March 14 1943.
    • Grace Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • undated
    • Eldorado Springs flood

    • Three men walk on a dirt road that borders South Boulder creek after it flooded and damaged the resort and swimming pool in Eldorado Springs, Colorado.
    • Eldorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Eldorado Springs--1930-1940.; Resorts--Colorado--Eldorado Springs--1930-1940.
    • September 4, 1938
    • Broad-way, N. Blanca, Colo.

    • A crowd of people stand in a group in the middle of a dirt intersection in the town of Blanca, Colorado, in Costilla County, at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. The buildings on Broadway include one-story, wood-frame structures and...
    • Blanca (Colo.)--1900-1910.; People--Colorado--Blanca--1900-1910.
    • September 10, 1909
    • Ceremonies marking completion of paving of Frederick, Colo's entire 4 1/2 mile street system

    • Long shadows are cast by rows of chairs set up in an intersection to celebrate the paving of the entire four and one-half mile street system in Frederick, Colorado. Scene includes people seated and standing, a woman near the microphone on a table...
    • Frederick (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Business districts--Colorado--Frederick--1960-1970.; Celebrations--Colorado--Frederick--1960-1970.; Streets--Colorado--Frederick--1960-1970.
    • October 2, 1966
    • Searchlight

    • Monthly newsletter produced by Trinity Methodist Church located in Denver, Colorado. Includes editorials, news bulletins, and general information regarding the youth of the church.
    • Christians--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Youth--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Trinity United Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church (Denver, Colo.)--History.; Methodist...
    • October 1949
    • PEO Sisterhood will dedicate its new state chapter house

    • View over the new PEO Sisterhood charter house, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows several modern one story buildings with low sloping shingle roofs.
    • P.E.O. Sisterhood--Buildings--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1960-1970.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Charitable organizations--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1960-1970.
    • October 19, 1966
    • Early Rent-A-Car Agency on Welton Street

    • 1928 Buicks are lined up along Welton Street at an early Rent-A-Car Agency in Denver Colorado. Shows a trolley tracks, and businesses. Signs read: "Scholtz Mutual Drug Co.," "Moose Building," "Rinote Family Hotel," and the "Rocky Mountain News."
    • Automobile leasing and renting--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Lease & rental services--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • October 19, 1927
    • Shortly after holdup

    • Side view of the Golden State Bank triangular sign and building with overhanging shingled roof, Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado.
    • Golden (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Banks--Colorado--Golden--1960-1970.
    • Oct. 2, 1968
    • During $500,000 fire

    • Water floods the street after a fire in Brighton, Colorado, and firemen spray a firehose. A brick commercial building with broken plate glass windows and a metal framed entry has letters over it that read: "[Lad]ies Toggery." One of many signs...
    • Brighton (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Brighton--1960-1970.; Fires--Colorado--Brighton--1960-1970.
    • Oct 23, 1966
    • Golden State Bank, shortly after holdup

    • Facade of the Golden State Bank building with overhanging shingled roof, Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado, includes a few pedestrians, a Ford automobile parked curbside with Castle Rock in the background.
    • Golden (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Banks--Colorado--Golden--1960-1970.
    • Oct 2, 1968
    • Golden State Bank, shortly after holdup

    • Interior view of the Golden State Bank, Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado, shows male bank employees, upset after a holdup. The open vault, a star-shaped clock, the teller counter, desks and glassed-in offices are in the background.
    • Golden (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Banks--Colorado--Golden--1960-1970.
    • Oct 2, 1968
    • Pastor gives sermon on rooftop Church of God of Prophecy

    • A man standing on a rooftop extends a small bushel basket (collection basket) on a rope to a man with an outstretched arm below, Church of God of Prophesy, 5890 Newport Street, Commerce City, Colorado. Reverend Jerald Baxter held service on the...
    • Commerce City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Churches--Colorado--Commerce City--1960-1970.
    • November 20, 1966
    • Pastor gives sermon on the rooftop

    • Reverand Jerald Baxter preaches from a pulpit on a rooftop platform, Church of God of Prophesy, Commerce City, Colorado. A group of men, women and children, black and white, stand below listening to the sermon. The 1955 church is a one-story brick...
    • Commerce City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Churches--Colorado--Commerce City--1960-1970.
    • November 20, 1966
    • Minnie Reynolds Scalabrino on her visit to Denver

    • Seated portrait of women's suffragist Minnie Reynolds Scalabrino in Denver, Colorado; she wears a wool coat with a fur collar and cuffs, gloves, and a hat.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Suffragists--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Scalabrino, Minnie Reynolds.
    • November 16, 1910
    • Minnie Reynolds Scalabrino, early suffragist

    • Standing portrait of women's suffragist Minnie Reynolds Scalabrino in Denver, Colorado; she wears a wool coat with a fur collar and cuffs, gloves, and a hat.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Suffragists--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Scalabrino, Minnie Reynolds.
    • November 16, 1910
    • Greg Mueller

    • Standing portrait of Greg Mueller, Denver Assistant District Attorney, Denver, Colorado; he wears a jacket and tie. Mr. Mueller later served as a Denver County Judge from 1970 t0 1987.
    • Public prosecutors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Lawyers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Mueller, Greg.
    • November 11, 1951
    • Running marathon - early 20's

    • Spectators watch from the street and the roof of the Rocky Mountain News Building as runners race, in the News-Times Modified Marathon, down Welton street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows a Denver Tramway trolley car, trolley tracks, and...
    • Denver Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Running races--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Street...
    • May 31, 1924
    • N.D.H.S. Exponent, March 1892, Vol. II, No. 1

    • Newspaper devoted to the interest of North Denver High School . It has four pages of articles covering the following subjects: school clubs, sports, military, around school, and class socials. The front cover has a picture of the high school. The...
    • North High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.
    • March 1892
    • Jamestown, Boulder County, the new mining center

    • Reproduction of a drawing of the new mining community of Jamestown, Colorado, in Boulder County, shows buildings and mines situated in a narrow mountain valley. Miners work near a shaft in the foreground.
    • Jamestown (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Jamestown--1880-1890.
    • March 18, 1883
    • Office of the Daily News-Democrat

    • Side view of the Daily News-Democrat newspaper office, Gunnison, Colorado, shows the two-story stone building with decorative cornice and five chimneys. Men on street and boardwalk include left to right: T. W. Gray, M.G. Mullouney, Chas....
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Newspapers--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • June 1881
    • Tiny Town

    • Jerald Lee Fitzmier poses next to the corner store in the business district of Tiny Town, Turkey Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado. Radio towers and a Dutch windmill show in background. The miniature village is built at one-sixth size scale...
    • Turner, George 1859-1932--Homes & haunts.; Tiny Town (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Miniature cities & towns--Colorado--Tiny Town--1940-1950.; Stores & shops--Colorado--Tiny Town--1940-1950.; Fitzmier, Jerald Lee.
    • July 8, 1947
    • Tiny Town

    • Harry Altig, engineer, drives engine No. 1700, a small scaled coal burning steam engine with passenger and freight cars and a caboose, around the miniature village of Tiny Town, Turkey Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado.
    • Tiny Town (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Miniature cities & towns--Colorado--Tiny Town--1940-1950.; Miniature railroads--Colorado--Tiny Town--1940-1950.; Altig, George.
    • July 8, 1947
    • Tiny Town

    • Harry Altig, engineer, drives engine No. 1700, a small scaled coal burning steam engine with passenger and freight cars and a caboose around the miniature village of Tiny Town, Turkey Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado.
    • Tiny Town (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Miniature cities & towns--Colorado--Tiny Town--1940-1950.; Miniature railroads--Colorado--Tiny Town--1940-1950.; Altig, George.
    • July 8, 1947
    • Tiny Town

    • Engineer Harry Altig drives Train No. 1700, a small scaled coal burning steam engine, across a bridge in Tiny Town, Turkey Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado. Jerald Lee Fitzmier rides behind him on top of the tender.
    • Tiny Town (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Boys--Colorado--Tiny Town--1940-1950.; Bridges--Colorado--Tiny Town--1940-1950.; Miniature cities & towns--Colorado--Tiny Town--1940-1950.; Miniature railroads--Colorado--Tiny Town--1940-1950.; Railroad...
    • July 8, 1947
    • Harry Mellon Rhoads

    • Harry M. Rhoads leans in a chair in a workroom, possibly his darkroom. He wears an apron, short sleeved shirt, bow tie, suspenders and slacks. Rhoads was a photographer for the Rocky Mountain News from 1900 to 1969.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Cameras--Colorado--Denver--1940-1960.; Photojournalists--Colorado--Denver--1940-1960.; Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • July 8, 1932
    • Benjamin Britten and Ned Ames

    • Composer Benjamin Britten shakes the hand of Ned Ames in front of a United Airlines jet in Aspen, Colorado. Both men are wearing suits and smiling. A worn, leather garment bag is on the ground next to Britten.
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Britten, Benjamin.
    • July 30, 1964
    • $400,000 bequest aids hospital

    • Carl Struefert, hospital administrator, stands with Lewis Fahrenbrink at Lutheran Hospital, 8300 West 38th (Thirty-eighth) Avenue, Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colorado.
    • Lutheran Hospital (Wheat Ridge, Colo.)-- 1960-1970.; Wheat Ridge (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Hospitals--Colorado--Wheat Ridge--1960-1970.; Fahrenbrink, Lewis.; Streufert, Carl.
    • January 4, 1965
    • Boy's school scandal

    • The State Civil Service Commission hearing at the State Industrial School (name change in 1961 to Lookout Mountain School for Boys) with Raymond Combs, suspended superintendent, Clifford Morgon, John Wallace, Arthur Quaintaince; Golden, Jefferson...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Governmental investigations--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; Reformatories--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; Combs, Raymond W.; State Industrial School (Golden, Colo.)
    • January 1941
    • Reform School scandal whips, chimes, shown in hearing, Joseph Janoskosky w/straps used in dungeon...

    • Joseph Janoskowsky, in a pinstripe suit, diplays leather straps used in dungeon floggings, during State Civil Service Commission hearings, State Industrial School (name change in 1961 to Lookout Mountain School for Boys) Golden, Jefferson County,...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Governmental investigations--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; Reformatories--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; Janoskowsky, Joseph.; State Industrial School (Golden, Colo.)
    • January 1941
    • Boy's school scandal

    • The State Civil Service Commission hearing at the State Industrial School (name change in 1961 to Lookout Mountain School for Boys) with H. C. Getty, Clare Williams, Assistant Attorny General Theo. Chisholm and Jos. Janovsky, Golden, Jefferson...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Governmental investigations--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; Reformatories--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; State Industrial School (Golden, Colo.)
    • January 1941
    • Chains used at Golden examined by CS board, H. C. Getty, Clare Wilkins.

    • H. C. Getty and Clare Wilkins exam the chain and sixteen pound shot used as a ball and chain on boys, during the State Civil Service Commission hearing, State Industrial School (name change in 1961 to Lookout Mountain School for Boys) Golden,...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Governmental investigations--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; Reformatories--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; State Industrial School (Golden, Colo.)
    • January 1941
    • Reform School scandal

    • Three witnesses, W. A. Hopkins, A. B. Thomas and A. E. Corfman, sit with crossed legs during the State Civil Service Commission hearing, State Industrial School (name change in 1961 to Lookout Mountain School for Boys) Golden, Jefferson County,...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Governmental investigations--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; Reformatories--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; State Industrial School (Golden, Colo.)
    • January 1941
    • The Cosmopolitan Club of Denver, official records.

    • Includes monthly meeting minutes, financial reports, Christmas programs and ritual for initiation procedure.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--History--20th Century.
    • January 1934 - May 1940
    • Golden scandal, Supt. Raymond Combs, ousted

    • Superintendent Raymond W. Combs sits at a table in The State Civil Service Commission hearing at the State Industrial School (name change in 1961 to Lookout Mountain School for Boys) Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado; dismissed on charges of...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Governmental investigations--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; Reformatories--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; Combs, Raymond W.; State Industrial School (Golden, Colo.)
    • February 1, 1941
    • Stagecoaches at Lake House Hotel Buena Vista, Colo

    • Men stand on and near horse-drawn stagecoaches parked near the Lake House Hotel in Buena Vista (Chaffee County), Colorado.
    • Lake House Hotel (Buena Vista, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Buena Vista (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hotels--Colorado--Buena Vista--1870-1880.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Buena Vista--1870-1880.; Transportation--Colorado--Buena Vista--1870-1880.
    • either 1879 or 1880
    • Glenarm Branch, Young Men's Christian Association History

    • Document describing the history of the Glenarm YMCA and it's significance to the African American community in Denver, Colo. Includes narrative, map and photographs. May be part of National Register Application documentation.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--History.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.; Recreation centers--Colorado--Denver.; Community centers--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1982
    • An Established Community with a Proud Future: Park Hill

    • An informational book pertaining to the purposes and reasons to move into the Park Hill Neighborhood. Map at back of document drawn by Richard Cowling circa 1966.
    • Neighborhoods--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1966
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School typewriting class

    • Photograph of two unidentified women and one man during a typewriting class at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School located in Denver, Colorado. The three students all sit at typewriters transcribing documents in front of them.
    • Typewriters.; Typewriting.; Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1940
    • Columbian School Kindergarten traffic problems

    • Photograph of a kindergarten class at Columbian Elementary School during a traffic safety lesson dramatic play exercise. One unidentified boy stands towards the right front of the photograph dressed as a traffic policeman. He has a whistle in his...
    • Kindergartens.; Traffic police.; Traffic signs and signals.; Columbian School (Denver, Colo.); Berkeley (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1934
    • Omaha-Grant (Globe) Smelting plant

    • Aerial photograph of the Omaha-Grant Smelting plant (formerly the Globe Smelting plant) in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
    • Omaha and Grant Smelting Company (Denver, Colo.); Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • circa 1934

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