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    • West High School Student Demonstration

    • View of Latino students from West Denver High School during their "walk-out" in March 1969.
    • West High School (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; West Denver High School--People--1960-1970.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver Public Schools--People--1960-1970.
    • 1969 March 20
    • Colorado Penitentiary interior buildings

    • Convicts work at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, in a hole near buildings destroyed during the riots of 1929. Rubble, a wheelbarrow, and lumber are in the area. The stone walled City Ditch is in the foreground.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1930
    • Pressing the search for James B. Sherbondy

    • Responding to the 1947 break from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, National Guardsmen surround a 1930's hardtop sedan. They wear helmets, double-breasted top coats, and carry automatic and semi- automatic machine guns. Snow covers...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Militias--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1947
    • R. R. war in front of Strong mine

    • View of the district yards for the Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad in Victor (Teller County), Colorado. Shows rail cars toppled on the tracks probably during a price war between the F. & C. C. R. and the Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek...
    • Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway--Riots & demonstrations--1900-1910.; Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad Company--Riots & demonstrations--1900-1910.; Strong Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Victor (Colo.)--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Indians, Denver

    • Three Native American men stand in a circle and beat a drum on the steps of the Colorado State Capitol building in Denver, Colorado. They are protesting a bill which would allow only resident Indians free tuition at Fort Lewis College. Supporters...
    • Colorado State Capitol (Denver, Colo.)--Riots & demonstrations--1970-1980.; Fort Lewis College--Riots & demonstrations--1970-1980.; Indians of North America--Great Plains--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.;...
    • April 24, 1971
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 9, 1920 September

    • Newsletter produced monthly by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1920 September
    • East Denver High School Annual: 1911

    • 1911 Yearbook from East Denver High School.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1911
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 10, 1920 October

    • Newsletter produced monthly by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1920 October
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 8, 1920 August

    • Newsletter produced monthly by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1920 August
    • Colorado pen riots corridor where convicts committed suicide

    • Interior, bracketed metal and pipe railed balconies top cells at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Iron gates are in the brick wall; one in the foreground is open. A writing slate hangs inside the cell, and the facing floor is strewn...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Interiors.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Colorado Penitentiary buildings interior riots

    • Debris covers wooden tables after the 1929 riot at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. A guard poses in a top coat and conductor's cap with fire damaged interior stone walls behind him.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Interiors.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Protesting policies of B. I. A.

    • Native Americans (Plains) form two lines as they march down a sidewalk in Denver, Colorado, holding flags and pickets to protest perceived discrimination by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. One picket sign reads: "Urban Indians are 'off their duffs'...
    • United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Denver Area Office.--Riots & demonstrations--1970-1980.; Indians of North America--Great Plains--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Demonstrations--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.;...
    • 1970 March 22
    • Hearses waiting for remains at Canon City's state prison : from the riot of 1929

    • Hearses and men are outside the West Gate of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, after the riot of 1929. Three guards were killed in battle, and four were held hostage and shot by inmates. Five convicts died; three were killed by Danny...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Hearses--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • The Chinese question

    • The allegorical figure Columbia stands in a dress, with cap sleeves and a tiara inscribed with : "U.S.," she is between an angry mob and a Chinese man with a queue (braid) who kneels beside her. The mob, probably Irish, carries pistols, sticks and...
    • Chinese--1870-1880.; Irish Americans--1870-1880.; Allegorical drawings--1870-1880.; Race discrimination--1870-1880.; Race riots--1870-1880.
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    • 1929 Prison riot at Canon City

    • Guards carrying rifles and wearing ammunition belts stand outside the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, during the 1929 riot. A man in the foreground holds a camera. Others stand around a camera on a tripod, by the one-story stone shop....
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prison guards--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Robert Valenzuela speaks to workers

    • Robert Valenzuela, a Mexican American and Director of the Colorado Migrant Council, gives a speech during a protest in Colorado. Other protesters stand nearby. One man holds a sign that reads: "Colorado Migrant Council Is Unfair Unjust & It Stinks!"
    • Colorado Migrant Council--Riots & demonstrations--1960-1970.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--1960-1970.; Mexican Americans--Colorado--1960-1970.; Demonstrations--Colorado--1960-1970.; Migrant agricultural laborers--Colorado--1960-1970.; Public...
    • 1969
    • The Real Pioneers of Colorado

    • Transcript of a document originally written by Maria Davies McGrath in 1934. This document contains transcripts of all three volumes, arranged alphabetically by pioneers last name. Within each entry is a brief biography of the individual (s) who...
    • Pioneers--Colorado.; Colorado--Biography.
    • 1934

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