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    • "Busted!" a deserted railroad town in Kansas

    • Wolves and foxes search for food in dilapidated frame buildings in a deserted Kansas railroad town. Abandoned buildings have broken windows and debris is scattered in the road. Smoke rises from a train on railroad tracks in the distance.
    • Abandoned buildings--Kansas--1870-1880.; Ghost towns--Kansas--1870-1880.; Wolves--Kansas--1870-1880.
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    • Pilgrims of the Plains

    • Men from a wagon train sit and stand by covered wagons, horses and oxen. A Black man holds a bull whip and a man plays a violin. Shows rifles, a saddle an pots over a camp fire.
    • African Americans--1860-1870.; Camping--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--1860-1870.; Wagon trains--1850-1860.
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    • Scenes on the Pacific Railroad

    • Men and women dressed in formal attire sit in a Pacific Railroad dining car. African American (Black) men waiters carry trays. The railroad car has curtains, glass globe lights and mirrors. Railroad workers stand near a dynamite blast through a...
    • African Americans--1860-1870.; Chinese--1860-1870.; Blasting--1860-1870.; Interiors--1860-1870.; Passengers--1860-1870.; Railroad construction & maintenance--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--1860-1870.; Railroad dining cars--1860-1870.;...
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    • Demonstrators

    • Men and women, including a Black (African American) man, surround a police officer in Denver, Colorado; he holds a tear gas canister.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1980.; Demonstrations--Colorado--Denver--1960-1980.; Police--Colorado--Denver--1960-1980.
    • [between 1969 and 1972?]
    • 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
    • The colored exodus, scenes at Topeka, Kansas

    • African American (Black) men, women and children, former slaves, arrive at the Shawnee County Fairgrounds in Topeka (Shawnee County), Kansas. Frame buildings on the fairgrounds have cupolas. Interior views of Floral Hall show people at a church...
    • African Americans--Kansas--Topeka--1870-1880.; Topeka (Kan.)--1870-1880.; Refugees--American--Kansas--Topeka--1870-1880.; Religious services--Kansas--Topeka--1870-1880.; Sleeping--Kansas--Topeka--1870-1880.
    • 1879 July 5
    • The Negro exodus, scenes on the wharves at Vicksburg

    • African American (Black) men, women and children stand at a frame cotton elevator building that reads: "Missis[sippi] Elev[ator]," and wave to passengers on a steamship at Vicksburg (Warren County), Mississippi. Shows African American people beside...
    • African Americans--Mississippi--Vicksburg--1870-1880.; Vicksburg (Miss.)--1870-1880.; Passengers--Mississippi--Vicksburg--1870-1880.; Piers & wharves--Mississippi--Vicksburg--1870-1880.; Ships--Mississippi--Vicksburg--1870-1880.
    • 1879, May 17
    • Billboard for Morton Salt

    • View of a billboard located at West Colfax Avenue and Tennyson Street in Denver, Colorado. The billboard has a frame that consists of two oversized newel posts with newel caps, and a cornice across the top with a small pediment with letters that...
    • Alden Sign Co.--Products--1930-1940.; Morton Salt Company--Public relations--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Billboards.; Containers.; Salt industry.; Salt.; Women.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Alma another smelter

    • View of a smelter and a water tower in the town of Alma, Colorado in Park County. Two buildings, one with smokestacks, are connected by a large metal tube.
    • Alma (Colo.)--1900-1940.; Smelters--Colorado--Ash--1900-1940.; Water towers--Colorado--Ash--1900-1940.
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    • The miner's murderous outbreak at Cripple Creek, the gold mining camp of Colorado

    • Views of Altman, Cripple Creek, and Victor (Teller County), Colorado during a miner's strike. Shows the town of Altman, the Pharmacist Mine, and the strikers log fort. Miners pose in front of the Victor boarding house and the Victor Mine.
    • Altman (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Pharmacist Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Victor Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.; Miners'...
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    • Leadville

    • This view from Carbonate Hill northwest across Leadville, Colorado, includes wood frame residences, the Tabor Opera House, the American National Bank, the old Lake County Courthouse, the Tabor Grand Hotel, the old High School, the Ninth Street...
    • American National Bank (Leadville, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Tabor Opera House--1890-1910.; Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1910.; Schools--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1905]
    • Amity, Colorado

    • View down main street of Amity, Prowers County, southeastern Colorado, shows a wide muddy street lined with one-story false fronts and and a few horse-drawn carriages and wagons. Some of the businesses have canopy roofs over their entries. James...
    • Amity (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Dry goods stores--Colorado--Amity--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Amity--1890-1900.; Trading posts--Colorado--Amity--1890-1900.
    • 1978
    • Amity, Colorado

    • View down along dirt street of Amity, Prowers County, southeastern Colorado, includes two one-story false fronts with canopy roofs over entries stand in tall weeds. The ruins of James Child's stone grocery and dry goods store shows on distance...
    • Amity (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Dry goods stores--Colorado--Amity--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Amity--1890-1900.; Trading posts--Colorado--Amity--1890-1900.
    • [between 1960 and 1980]
    • Ouray, Colorado

    • View of Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. Frame and brick buildings include the Beaumont Hotel and the Ouray Public schoolhouse. Shows The Amphitheater, Cascade Mountain and Cascade Falls, and snow on the San Juan Mountains in the distance.
    • Amphitheater, The (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cascade Falls (Ouray County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Ouray (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1890.; Waterfalls--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1890.
    • 1889 June 8
    • 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
    • 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
    • The excitements of a sketching tour in the Rocky Mountains

    • Bears invade a camp site as men and a horse flee down a hillside in the Rocky Mountains. Bears pour a tea kettle over a camp fire, eat food, and loot the contents of containers. One bear holds a rifle.
    • Animal attacks--1870-1880.; Bears--1870-1880.; Camping--1870-1880.
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    • Sport on the plains

    • Hunters stand beside a mule-drawn enclosed coach and shoot American buffalo on the plains. One man wears a suit and top hat; the other man wears a fringed shirt, tall boots and carries a pistol. The coach driver holds a whip and wears a uniform and...
    • Animal teams--1870-1880.; Bison hunting--1870-1880.; Carriages & coaches--1870-1880.; Mules--1870-1880.
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    • 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
    • "The Antlers," Colorado Springs

    • People are on Pikes Peak Avenue in front of the Antlers Hotel in Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Shows horses, a dog, a carriage and a young girl in a mule-driven cart.
    • Antlers Hotel (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; City & town life--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1890.
    • 1886 November 20
    • Antlers Hotel

    • View northwest of the Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, shows U-shape plan, a porte-cochere, pediments, square towers with arcaded lookouts, chimneys, a solarium, and arched windows. Pedestrians and streetcar tracks are on Cascade...
    • Antlers Hotel (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--Buildings--1900-1910.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Hotels--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • 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
    • Arapahoe School - cornerstone ceremony

    • View of the cornerstone ceremony at the Arapahoe School in Denver, Colorado; people crowd the construction site, and buggies are in the foreground.
    • Arapahoe School (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Cornerstone laying--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.;...
    • [1872 June 24]
    • 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
    • Cimarron, Colorado

    • Scenes in Montrose, Gunnison and Fremont Counties in Colorado. Views of a ranch on the Cimarron River with cowboys on horseback, a corral with a herd of cattle, tents, and meadows; the Curecanti Needle in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison with...
    • Arkansas River--1880-1890.; Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cimarron River--1880-1890.; Curecanti Needle (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont...
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    • Over the plains to Colorado

    • View of railroad tracks and telegraph wires near a train depot. Shows cactus, a bleached buffalo skull and bones on the treeless plain. A cowboy on horseback drives cattle beside railroad tracks near the Arkansas River, in Colorado.
    • Arkansas River--1880-1890.; Cattle herding--Colorado--1880-1890.; Railroad tracks--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--1880-1890.
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    • Aspen and its surroundings

    • View of buildings and streets in Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado. Shows the Roaring Fork River in the valley and a road grade and sparse buildings on Aspen Mountain.
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Aspen Mountain (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Roaring Fork River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Aspen--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--Aspen--1880-1890.
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    • The houses, streets, and industries of Aspen, Colorado

    • Views of streets, residences, hotels, banks, theater and store interiors, and mines in Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado.
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Banks--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.; Dwellings--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.;...
    • [1890 February]
    • Colorado - views of the Aspen Mining and Smelting Co.

    • Views of Aspen Mine and Smelting Company facilities and J. B. Wheeler near Aspen in Pitkin County, Colorado; shows horse drawn ore cars, winches, tipples, mine interiors, and a residence. Portraits of J.B. Wheeler, Aspen entrepreneur, and F.G....
    • Aspen Mining & Smelting Company--Facilities--1890-1900.; Aspen (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Business people--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.; Bulkley, F. G. (Frank G.); Wheeler,...
    • 1890 February 22
    • The Kansas gold region view of Auraria and Denver City, Cherry Creek, near Long's Peak

    • View of commercial buildings, houses and farms in Denver, Colorado. Shows a cluster of buildings in Auraria, sparse buildings and tepees on a bluff in Denver, trees along Cherry Creek and mesas, mountains and the summit of Longs Peak in the...
    • Auraria (Denver, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Longs Peak (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
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    • Wilde on U.S. Something to "Live Up" to in America

    • Cartoon depicts author Oscar Wilde commenting on western clothing. He holds boots and a wide brimmed hat that reads: "The Picturesque Miners in the Rocky Mountains." A money bag in his pocket reads: "Ugly." Boots on the floor hold cut flowers, a...
    • Authors--1880-1890.; Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
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    • Indian troubles

    • North American Indians (Bannock) pose near tepees at a camp. The men have long hair and wear shirts, woven blankets and bead necklaces, women wear blankets. A man with a derby hat sits on a horse. A man with a rifle poses on a rock above lava flow...
    • Bannock Indians--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Indian encampments--1870-1880.; Volcanic rock--Idaho.; Oregon National Historic Trail.; Bannock County (Idaho); Portneuf River (Idaho); Canyons--Idaho.; Rivers--Idaho.
    • 1878 July 6
    • A bare chance

    • A man with long hair, a fringed buckskin shirt and a rifle, is on horseback in front of a bear. Rib bones are on the ground outside the den or cave. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Bear hunting--1870-1880.; Bears--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--1870-1880.
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    • Bear-hunting in the Rocky Mountains

    • A bear is captured with ropes tied around its neck in a wooded ravine in the Rocky Mountains. Dogs jump at the captured bear. Hunters on horseback wear clothing that includes fringed buckskin, wide-brimmed hats, and a sailor shirt.
    • Bear hunting--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--1870-1880.; Hunting dogs--1870-1880.; Roping--1870-1880.
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    • Deadly peril of a huntsman in the Rockies

    • A bear attacks a hunter in a narrow canyon in the Rocky Mountains. The man has fallen to the ground; his shirt is torn at the shoulder and his bowie knife is out of reach on the ground. A second hunter on horseback holds a pistol, and approaches...
    • Bears--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--1900-1910.; Hunting--1900-1910.; Rescues--1900-1910.
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    • Beartown - 1948

    • View of Beartown (San Juan County), Colorado; shows a wide clearing, high mountains in the distance, thick scrub, outhouse, and wooden wagon with horses grazing nearby.
    • Beartown (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Valleys--Colorado--Beartown--1940-1950.
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    • Scenes on the road to the Klondike

    • Men row a canoe through rapids on the Yukon River and Lake Bennett (Yukon Territory) in Canada. Shows spectators beside a dog sled team in the road beside log buildings in Dawson, Canada. Tents and frame buildings are at the edge of the Klondike...
    • Bennett, Lake (Yukon Territory, Canada)--1890-1900.; Klondike River (Yukon)--1890-1900.; Yukon River (Yukon and Alaska)--1890-1900.; Yukon Territory (Canada)--1890-1900.; Boats--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Canada--Yukon...
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