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    • Mormons in a kanyon [sic] of the Rocky Mountains

    • Mormon emigrants in covered wagons travel on a dirt road in a canyon in the Rocky Mountains. A man on horseback with a whip drives oxen on the trail. Shows a stream in the valley and mountains in the distance.
    • Mormons--1850-1860.; Covered wagons--1850-1860.; Emigration & immigration--1850-1860.; Herding--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--1850-1860.
    • 1857 April 18
    • Mines of North Empire

    • View of the mines and the buildings near North Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • North Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Major-General William T. Sherman

    • Image on Harper's weekly title page shows a bust portrait of Major-General William T. Sherman. Sherman has a beard and wears a military uniform that includes a double-breasted jacket with a belt, an upright collar, a bow tie and officer's shoulder...
    • Generals--American--1860-1870.; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891.
    • 1864 June 4
    • Gen. George A. Custer, in uniform, bust

    • General George Armstrong Custer, head and shoulders framed portrait, wearing military uniform and hat; actual portrait made in 1865.
    • Generals--1880-1890.; Military officers--United States--1880-1890.; Military uniforms--1880-1890.; Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876.
    • 1865
    • The city and valley of the Great Salt Lake, Utah

    • Views of prominent buildings in Salt Lake City (Salt Lake County), Utah. Shows bust portraits of prominent Mormon religious leaders.
    • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--People.; Mormons--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.; Salt Lake City (Utah)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.; Mormon churches--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.; Spiritual...
    • 1866 August 18
    • Seventh Cavalry scenes

    • North American Indian (Lakota, Sioux) men on horseback attack Seventh (7th) Cavalry soldiers in probably Montana. The soldiers wear military uniforms, stand or kneel in a circle and hold rifles. Eagles, dogs, rabbits, deer, coyotes or wolves gather...
    • Cheyenne Indians--War--1860-1870.; Dakota Indians--War--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--War--1860-1870.; Skirmishing--1860-1870.; Cavalry--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--1860-1870.; Fighting--1860-1870.; Pets--1860-1870.; Wagon trains--1860-1870.
    • 1867 August 17
    • Buffalo-hunting on the plains by officers of the United States Army

    • United States Army officers on horseback hunt buffalo on the plains. Soldiers in uniform take tongues from dead animals and drink a toast at a dinner table in a tent under United States flags. Includes portraits of Major Albert P. Morrow and...
    • Bison hunting--1860-1870.; Eating & drinking--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--1860-1870.; Military officers--American--1860-1870.; Cooper, Wyckliffe.; Morrow, Albert P.
    • 1867 July 6
    • Delegation of Colorado Ute Indians together with white escorts in Washington D. C. who formulated...

    • Image of a oval portrait of Kit Carson and a triptych of standing portraits of the delegation of representatives from the Tabeguache, Moache, Capote, Weeminuche, Yampa, Grand River, and Uintah bands of Native American Utes and white delegates in...
    • Capote Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Moache Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Tabeguache Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Uinta Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.;...
    • 1868
    • Indians, Ute, government relations, delegations

    • A triptych of standing portraits of the delegation of representatives from the Tabeguache, Moache, Capote, Weeminuche, Yampa, Grand River, and Uintah bands of Native American Utes and white delegates in Washington D. C. to sign the Kit Carson...
    • Capote Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Moache Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Tabeguache Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Uinta Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.;...
    • 1868
    • Buffalo attacked by wolves

    • A pack of wolves attacks an American buffalo bull in a snow storm. The bull charges the wolves, and an injured wolf lies on the ground. Shows buffalo skulls on the snowy ground.
    • Animal attacks--1860-1870.; Bison--1860-1870.; Wolves--1860-1870.
    • 1868 February 15
    • The completion of the Pacific Rail Road the ceremony at Promontory Point [sic], Utah

    • Men pose at a ceremony to commemorate the completion of the trans-continental railroad at Promontory Summit (Box Elder County), Utah. Workers stand with dignitaries from the Union Pacific Railroad and the Central Pacific Railroad. Men shake hands,...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--Rites & ceremonies--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--Rites & ceremonies--1860-1870.; Box Elder County (Utah)--1860-1870.; Promontory Summit (Utah)--1860-1870.; Dedications--Utah--Promontory...
    • 1869 June 10
    • Sketches in the Northwest

    • Men stand beside an ox-driven wagon at Fort Garry (later Lower Fort Garry National Historic Park) in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. A man hauls a moose head on his back. Shows a silo and a frame building. A North American Indian in a woven blanket,...
    • Dakota Indians--Spiritual life--North Dakota--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Spiritual life--North Dakota--1870-1880.; Votive offerings--North Dakota--1870-1880.; Fort Garry (Man.)--1870-1880.; Missouri River--1870-1880.; Carts &...
    • 1870 January 25
    • Buffalo bulls protecting a herd from wolves

    • American buffalo bulls face a pack of wolves on a prairie. A wolf has been tossed in the air by a bull. Another wolf lies dead beside a buffalo. Shows mountains and the buffalo herd in the distance.
    • Animal attacks--1870-1880.; Animal behavior--1870-1880.; Bison--1870-1880.; Wolves--1870-1880.
    • 1871 August 5
    • Forest fires in the west, the burning of Peshtigo

    • People on foot or on horseback flee a forest fire at Peshtigo (Marinette County), Wisconsin. Men, women and children crowd into flatboats on the Peshtigo River. Shows burning trees and frame buildings, smoke and flames. Cows, pigs, sheep, and...
    • Peshtigo (Wis.)--1870-1880.; Peshtigo River (Wis.); Forest fires--Wisconsin--Peshtigo--1870-1880.; Rivers--Wisconsin--Peshtigo--1870-1880.; Ruins--Wisconsin--Peshtigo--1870-1880.; Women & children--Wisconsin--Peshtigo--1870-1880.
    • 1871 November 25
    • Slaughter of buffaloes on the plains

    • Coyotes and scavenger birds eat the remains of dead American buffalo on the grassy plains. Shows buffalo carcasses, skulls and ribs.
    • Bison--1870-1880.; Coyotes--1870-1880.; Dead animals--1870-1880.
    • 1872 February 24
    • Del Norte residences

    • A man, two women, and four children stand outside of the French family home in the town of Del Norte, Colorado in Rio Grande County. Features of the L-shaped house include board-and-baten siding, a front gable, shingles, and two chimneys. A small...
    • French, J. Cary--Homes & haunts--1870-1880.; Del Norte (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Del Norte--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • Hunting party

    • Studio portrait of a bison hunting party; the men are identified as General Fuller, L.C. Ellsworth, C.W. Wright, and W.N. Byers, Joe Boyd, and Edwards. The men wear suits and hats, one man wears a fringed buckskin coat, they hold rifles. Shows...
    • Bison hunting--1870-1880.; Men--1870-1880.; Boyd, Joe, resident, Hugo, Colorado.; Byers, William Newton, 1831-1903.; Ellsworth, Lewis C.; Wright, C. W.
    • 1873
    • Manual of the First Presbyterian Church of Denver, Colorado.

    • Book produced by the First Central Presbyterian Church, later known as Central Presbyterian, located in Denver, Colorado. Contained in the book is a partial list of members, a brief historical sketch of the church, and the Articles of Faith in...
    • First Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.)--Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Church buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1873 December 22
    • Colorado and the Rocky Mountains

    • Colorado scenes show people on horseback, emigrants with covered wagons, miners with an ore car, Native Americans, mountains, rock formations and a waterfall in El Paso County, Summit County and Clear Creek County, Colorado.
    • Garden of the Gods (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Bison hunting--Colorado--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--El Paso County--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1870-1880.
    • 1874 July 18
    • Denver Tramway, Denver and Swansea street car dummy engine "Governor Gilpin:

    • Photograph of the Denver Tramway street car for the Denver and Swansea line. The words "Gov. (Governor) Gilpin" are written on the sides. It was created as a test engine for a special day trip created by the Denver and South Park Railroads to...
    • Denver Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.); Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1874 June
    • Two bits to see the papoose

    • View of the Lincoln Tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield (Sangamon County), Illinois features a granite obelisk, bronze statues, a balustrade and staircase. Passengers in suits, hats and formal dresses admire North American (Shoshone) Indian...
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Tomb--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Springfield (Ill.)--1870-1880.; Cradleboards--1870-1880.; Mothers & children--1870-1880.; Spectators--1870-1880.; Tombs & sepulchral...
    • 1874 October 24
    • Silver bricks

    • Boston & Colorado Gold and Silver Smelting Company workers pose by stacked silver ingots in Empire Forks, Clear Creek County, Colorado; metallurgist Richard Pearce is to the left.
    • Boston & Colorado Gold and Silver Smelting Company--1870-1880.; Metallurgists--Colorado--Empire Forks--1870-1880.; Empire Forks (Colo.); Mining--Colorado--Empire Forks--1870-1880.; Silver--Colorado--Empire Forks--1870-1880.;...
    • 1875
    • Central Presbyterian Directory: 1875

    • Membership directory for 1875 of the Central Presbyterian Church, located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--Directories.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1875
    • Shooting antelopes from a railroad train in Colorado

    • Antelope run from people with rifles on a prairie hillside in Colorado. One antelope has been shot and falls to the ground. A railroad train is on tracks beside the passengers. Shows dark clouds in the distance and mountains on the horizon.
    • Antelope hunting--Colorado--1870-1880.; Railroads--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1875 May 29
    • Chinese emigration to America

    • Chinese emigrants with queues (braids), in robes and hats or caps, are gathered in the hold of the steamship "Alaska" en route to the United States. The men use chopsticks and eat rice from bowls. Some read or stand near windows. A white man...
    • Chinese--1870-1880.; Eating & drinking--1870-1880.; Emigration & immigration--Chinese--1870-1880.; Interiors--1870-1880.; Ships--1870-1880.
    • 1876 May 20
    • A perilous trip, shooting a flume in the Sierra Nevada

    • Two men in small boat slide down a narrow, wooden flume filled with water in the Sierra Nevada Range in Nevada or California. Shows the flume on a tree-covered mountain, rock formations and summits in the distance.
    • Aquatic sports--1870-1880.; Boats--1870-1880.; Flumes--1870-1880.
    • 1877 June 2
    • A Chinese reception in San Francisco

    • Chinese men and women are in a room decorated with lanterns, filigree wall screens and tapestries in San Francisco (Marin County), California. Men and women play stringed instruments, cymbals and drums. Some men smoke pipes; others eat rice at a...
    • Chinese--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Clothing & dress--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Eating & drinking--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Interiors--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.;...
    • 1877 June 9
    • "Correr el Gallo," Sunday sports in southern California

    • A man on horseback reaches for the neck of a partly buried rooster in an event described as "Correr el Gallo" or "Running the Cock" in California. Men spectators wear hats and sit on horseback or on the ground. Shows a man with a lasso, and...
    • Horseback riding--California--1870-1880.; Roosters--California--1870-1880.; Spectators--California--1870-1880.; Sports--California--1870-1880.
    • 1877 March 3
    • Main Street between third and fourth north side

    • Commercial buildings on Main Street in Canon City, Colorado, have striped, canvas awnings, bracketed cornices, open porches, arched windows, balconies, and are fronted by boardwalk, crates, a barber pole, bare trees, and horse drawn wagons,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • The great solar eclipse

    • Image on Harper's weekly title page shows a total solar eclipse in the sky. Men and women stand on a mountain pass, probably Argentine Pass in Clear Creek County or Summit County, Colorado, and point or look up at the eclipse.
    • Argentine Pass (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Eclipses--Colorado--1870-1880.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--1870-1880.; Spectators--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1878 August 24
    • Comanche photographed by O.S. Goff, Fort A. Lincoln, Dakota Territory

    • A man in a military uniform holds the reins of the horse "Comanche" at Fort Abraham Lincoln (Morton County), North Dakota. The horse has an English saddle and a pad inscribed with the Seventh U.S. Cavalry "7."
    • United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th--People--1870-1880.; Fort Abraham Lincoln (N.D.)--1870-1880.; Cavalry--North Dakota--Fort Abraham Lincoln--1870-1880.; Horses--North Dakota--Fort Abraham Lincoln--1870-1880.
    • 1878 May 25
    • Letter written by P.T. Barnum to Judge Silas B. Haynes regarding Villa Park

    • Letter written by P.T, Barnum to Judge Silas B. Haynes regarding Barnum's Villa Park Property being turned into a Denver City Park. Also included is Barnum's concerns regarding employee David Sherwood.
    • Real property--Colorado--Denver.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1878 September
    • From mine to mill

    • A team of four horses runs with a wooden wagon, probably filled with ore, on a dirt road in a mountain valley. The driver wears a wide-brimmed hat and boots, and holds his foot on the brake. An onlooker with a beard leans on a post beside a dog and...
    • Carts & wagons--1870-1880.; Horse teams--1870-1880.; Mining--1870-1880.
    • 1878 September 14
    • Ute Indian Agency, 25 miles below Ouray on the Uncompahgre River. Four Chiefs. Captain Billy on...

    • Portrait of four Native American Ute chiefs, an agent, and an interpreter at the Ute Indian Agency, twenty five miles below Ouray on the Uncompahgre River, probably San Juan County, Colorado. The people are identified as Tabuchakat, Pahant, J. B....
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Captain Billy.; Pah-ant, Ute Indian.; Tab-u-cha-kat, Ute Indian.; Thompson, J. B., Major.
    • 1878?
    • Mountain Pride Mill

    • View of the Mountain Pride Mill near Breckenridge (Summit County), Colorado. Light snow covers the ground.
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mills--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Power house of the Gold Run

    • View of the power house of the Gold Run Mill near Breckenridge (Summit County), Colorado. Light snow covers the ground.
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mills--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.
    • 1879

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