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    • Exchange equipment, operating room

    • A row of operators work at a switch board at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Fort Collins (Larimer County), Colorado. Plugs and cords are stretched over the work surface. The women sit on tall chairs and...
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    • 1914
    • Dry Ridge at one time a Settlement on the Santa Fe

    • At Dry Ridge, a settlement on the Santa Fe trail, buffalo hides are stretched on the ground to dry. Men pose in the background, standing atop a root cellar and to the sides. A railroad passenger coach and water tower are in the background.
    • Eagan.
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    • Chautauqua entrance, Bob May, Ed Knapp

    • Men in suits, a scarf, a straw hat and a pith helmet pose on the deck of the Chautauqua entrance building in Boulder, Colorado. The faceted, frame structure has a shingle roof and ticket windows; signs read: "Denver," and "Clark." Fabric is...
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Painted buffalo hide, Piegan Indians

    • View of a painted buffalo hide created by Native Americans of the Piegan (Blackfoot) tribe, specimen no. IV-B, Museum fur Volkerkunde Berlin, Germany. It is stretched out and features rows of ornamental design.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Prowers House, Boggsville

    • View of the Prowers House on the Boggsville Historic site in Bent County, Colorado. The two story territorial style plastered, adobe structure is in deteriorated condition. Marks on the building indicate a porch is missing from the facade. Leafless...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1987
    • Potawatomi weaver

    • A Native American (Potawatomi, Prairie Band) woman finger weaves on a reservation near Mayetta, Kansas. The loom consists of textile fibers stretched between two sticks.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Potawatomi weaver

    • A Native American (Potawatomi, Prairie Band) woman finger weaves on a reservation near Mayetta, Kansas. The loom consists of textile fibers stretched between two sticks. A blanket hangs behind her.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • The 3R Bar

    • Tommy Schneider and Johnny Coyne stand behind a bar in a tent and serve drinks to Ray Davis and Jack Stehley, members of the Roundup Riders of the Rockies, at a camp site on their annual trail ride. A cooler and glasses are on the bar. Autographed...
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    • 1953 July
    • Arvada, Colo., exchange equipment, old exchange switchboard

    • Operators work at a switchboard at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Arvada (Jefferson County), Colorado. The operators wear headsets and sit in tall chairs. Cords are stretched across the work station. A fire...
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    • 1915
    • Lakewood exchange equipment, old exchange switchboard

    • View of a switchboard and circuits at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. Cords are stretched across the work station. A telephone booth is in the corner of the room.
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    • 1915
    • Las Animas welcome sign

    • View of the welcome sign along U.S. 50 in Las Animas (Bent County), Colorado. The sign, shaped like a covered wagon reads: "Welcome to Las Animas." Metal signs near the welcome sign read: "Tree City USA, National Arbor Day Foundation" and "Growth...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1995
    • Garden of the Gods, Ignacio or southern Ute

    • A Native American woman (Ute) stands holding a cradleboard with a tightly secured baby, Garden of the Gods, Colorado. A bonnet protects the baby's head; the board is made of a branch doubled back on itself and bound by a stretched animal skin.
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    • 1911
    • The Vedette

    • An oil painting of a Native American on a horse on a bluff who looks out over a valley. An encampment of tepees are in the valley below and mountains are in the background. The painting is on an unframed rectangular stretched canvas.
    • Stobie, Charles Stewart, 1845-1931.
    • 1896
    • George L. Beam

    • Self portrait of George Lytle Beam shows the photographer sitting under a canvas shelter which is tied between two trees. He uses a hand- held Eastman rollfilm Stereo Kodak with a release cord stretched from his left hand.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • Summer 1918
    • Potawatomi weaver

    • A Native American (Potawatomi, Prairie Band) woman sits at a loom and finger weaves on a reservation near Mayetta, Kansas. The loom consists of textile fibers stretched between two sticks.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Performing monkey

    • People crowd Champa Street by street lamps and the Denver Post newspaper headquarters in downtown Denver, Colorado. Biz, a chimpanzee, walks on a tightrope. An electric scoreboard tops a balcony; lettering reads: "O Justice, When Expelled From...
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    • [between 1915 and 1925?]
    • Scalp of Little Crow, leader of Indian massacre of 1862

    • The scalp of Little Crow, a Native American (Dakota) man, is stretched inside the borders of a hoop and held there by strips of rawhide (?). The hoop is mounted on the top of a spear or arrow. Feathers accent the scalp and hoop.
    • Zimmerman, Charles A.
    • [between 1872 and 1890?]
    • Henry Smith family on route to Meeker, Colorado

    • Portrait of the Henry Smith family in camp, at head of Lay Creek, Moffat County, Colorado. Henry and his seven children pose under a canvas awning stretched over two covered wagons; standing left to right: John, May, Belle, and Maud; seated: Fred,...
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    • September, 1893
    • Fir tree near Seattle

    • Two men stand with their arms stretched wide at the base of a large fir tree near Seattle (King County), Washington.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • 1906
    • Elbert County Courthouse Kiowa Colo.

    • This two-story brick court house in Kiowa, Elbert County, Colorado, has stone trim and ornamenting above the double-hung sash windows. Incised letters over the door read: "Elbert County Courthouse." Chain is stretched between wooden posts in the...
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Old Trinidad courthouse and group of men

    • Men pose in front of the Trinidad courthouse, Trinidad, Colorado. This two story brick building has a rusticated stone foundation, stone quoins, gables topped by sharp finials and square mansard roof tower with widow's walk. The elaborate portico...
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Morning after first storm

    • Snow covers the State Penitentiary road building camp near Canon City, Colorado. A white canvas tent with a stovepipe has a ripsaw and a shovel in the snowbank by the entry, and a rope stretched between posts has laundry hanging on it. Trees and...
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Miners at home

    • Interior view of a miner's home; includes two men playing cards at table and a miner stretched out on cot; shows wooden framework of house, shelving, wood stove, cooking utensils and gold pan.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [ca.1900]
    • Diamond jubilee of the Cathedral parish, Denver, Colorado...1860-1935.

    • Book created by Retired Reverend Monsignor Hugh L. McMenamin, LLD. for the Diamond Jubilee of the Cathedral Parish of Denver, Colorado. It covers the years of 1860 to 1935. Included in the book are sections dedicated to: Bishop Machebeuf, a...
    • McMenamin, Rev. Monsignor L.
    • 1935
    • Pioneer Jubilee, Salt Lake City

    • Children ride a float pulled by horses at the Pioneer Jubilee Parade, Salt Lake City, Utah. The float has cloth stretched over a frame representing rock walls and a river; a bridge reaches across the top. Girls in flowered hats and white dresses...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1897
    • Pioneer Jubilee, Salt Lake City

    • Float pulled by horses at the Pioneer Jubilee Parade, Salt Lake City, Utah with: cloth stretched over a frame represents two rock caves; sign reads: "Hope Of The Cave"; paper decorations of water, reeds, plants and flowers. A girl in a mermaid...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1897
    • Navajo Weaver

    • A Native American (Navajo) woman sits on a woven blanket near a loom. The loom stands near a pile of brush and rocks. Either a hide or cloth is stretched behind the loom, from post to post.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1901 and 1908]
    • Trinity fourth annual oratorio concert : Mendelssohn's Elijah

    • Program for a presentation of Mendelssohn's Elijah performed at Trinity Methodist Church in Denver, Colorado on March 9, 1905. Included in the program are several pictures of prominent performers, list of performers, a detailed listing of the...
    • Trinity Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.). Choir.
    • 1905 March 9
    • Utes Building the tepee

    • Native American (Ute) woman reaches down to place pegs into the ground in order to stretch the canvas of an erected tepee at Garden of the Gods, El Paso County, Colorado. The woman wears a dress and a blanket tied around her waist. A group of...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1913 September 1
    • Navajo blanket white, grey, brown

    • Close-up view of a Native American (Navajo) woven blanket, probably wool. The blanket is stretched and hanging on the wall and has a repeat diamond pattern.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Utes Building the Tepee

    • Native American (Ute) women stretch canvas over erect tepee poles at Garden of the Gods, El Paso County, Colorado. Piles of household materials, including rolls of canvas, stand near the tepee. Other complete and incomplete tepees stand nearby....
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1913 September 1
    • Sunflower carnival parade

    • Sunflower (Flower) Carnival Parade, Colorado Springs, Colorado: a horse drawn wagon decorated with pennants and a banner that reads: "All Muscle." One man holds up a barbell with "5,000 lbs" painted on each end; one man is stretched out on the...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1898
    • Picnic grounds, Denver Mtn. Park

    • Picnic in Denver Mountain Park (probably Corwina Park) west of Denver, Colorado; shows creek (probably Bear Creek), a group around a picnic table, canvas tarp stretched across two car tops, and outhouses on hillside behind road.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1917]
    • The Denver Star

    • Weekly newspaper about the African American community in Denver, Colorado.
    • Chas. S. Muse
    • circa 1913
    • Crested Butte - 1964 Masonic Lodge

    • View along Elk Avenue, in Crested Butte, Colorado; includes the Masonic Lodge building with a false front backed by a tall gable with two chimneys, a bracketed cornice, mason's logo over decorative second story window surrounds, sloped awning with...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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    • El Jebel

    • The El Jebel Masonic Temple in Denver, Colorado, is a Moorish design by the Baerresen Brothers. This room has wood trim and Japanese murals in the freizes. Interior leaded glass windows with floral patterns top a small service door; electric lamps...
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    • [between 1907 and 1910?]
    • And reached his hands to his brothers-the stars

    • Side view of a Native American (Hopi) man, in a loincloth and headband, standing on a rock with both arms stretched out above his head.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • An Apache babe

    • Portrait of a Native American (Apache) infant in a wooden cradleboard. Bead medicine amulets are attached to the canopy hood. The bundled baby is secured by stretched buckskin ties.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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