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    • Trianon interior

    • View of the ornate wood surround fireplace in Trianon, formerly called Claremont, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. Telamons and caryatids serve as the support columns for the mantel. A equesterain sculpture sits on the mantel. Wing back...
    • Giddings, Ralph--Homes & haunts.; McLaren, Thomas--Homes & haunts.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Fireplaces--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1960-1970.; Interiors--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1960-1970.; Mantels--Colorado--Colorado...
    • 1063 December 8
    • Maternal solitude

    • Landscape painting with cattle and coyotes; wood gilt frame.
    • Cattle--1840-1850.
    • 1848
    • Hiram and Aldia Burton

    • A portrait of Hiram and Aldia Burton. Hiram wears a suit and bow tie, Aldia wears a dress with a lace collar.
    • Burton, Alida.; Burton, Hiram Knight.; Men--1850-1860.; Spouses--1850-1860.; Women--1850-1860.
    • 1849
    • Procession at San Francisco, in celebration of the admission of California into the American Union

    • View of crowds and a parade in celebration of California's acceptance into the union at the Plaza of San Francisco in San Francisco, California. Shows the three story Eldorado Hotel with a portico decorated with columns and a sign that reads: "El...
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1850-1860.; Floats (Parades)--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Hotels--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Parades & processions--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Plazas--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.;...
    • 1851 January 25
    • Heiram and Alida Burton Elsie and Smith Payne Burton Children

    • Shows Hiram and Alida Burton with their children Elsie and Smith Payne Burton. Two young children sit on the lap of the man. The young girl wears a dress, and the toddler wears a pullover with bloomers. The woman wears a dress with a lace collar...
    • Burton, Alida.; Burton, Elsie.; Burton, Hiram Knight.; Burton, Smith Payne.; Children & adults--1850-1860.; Families--1850-1860.
    • 1852?
    • Heiram and Alida Burton Elsie and Smith Payne Burton Children

    • Shows Hiram and Alida Burton with their children Elsie and Smith Payne Burton. Two young children sit on the lap of the man. The young girl wears a dress, and the toddler wears a pullover with bloomers. The woman wears a dress with a lace collar...
    • Burton, Alida.; Burton, Elsie.; Burton, Hiram Knight.; Burton, Smith Payne.; Children & adults--1850-1860.; Families--1850-1860.
    • 1853?
    • The trapper and the Indians

    • A naked man, the trapper John Colter, stands with arms raised and faces Native American (Blackfeet, Siksika) men who run toward him with spears, tomahawks and shields. Shows prickly pear cactus and shrubs on the ground in Gallatin County near the...
    • Indians of North America--Montana--Gallatin County--1810-1820.; Siksika Indians--Montana--Gallatin County--1810-1820.; Gallatin County (Mont.)--1810-1820.; Confrontations--Montana--Gallatin County--1810-1820.; Fighting--Montana--Gallatin...
    • 1856 May 10
    • Shooting buffaloes with Colt's revolving pistol

    • A man on horseback wears a fringed buckskin shirt and chaps, and shoots an American buffalo with a Colt revolving pistol. The man carries a rifle in a rifle case on his back. Native American, plains Indians with fringed leggings and feathers in...
    • Indians of North America--Subsistence activities--1850-1860.; Bison hunting--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--1850-1860.
    • 1857
    • 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
    • The city of San Francisco, California, from Second Street, above Folsom

    • Men ride horseback and men, women and children promenade near a park above San Francisco, California. Shows houses and commercial buildings. Ships in San Francisco Bay are in the distance.
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1850-1860.; Cities & towns--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; City & town life--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Parks--California--San...
    • 1857 July 11
    • Faro - Monte

    • Men play cards at tables with surrounded by men in California. Gambling chips and a chip bank are on the tables. The men wear shirts or jackets, pants boots and hats. Two gamblers wear suits, bow ties, and top hats.
    • Card games--1850-1860.; Casinos--1850-1860.; Gambling--1850-1860.
    • 1857 October 3
    • Mining life in California

    • Chinese miners, some in coolie hats sit or stand near tents, or mine near a lake, in an unidentified mining camp in California. One man shaves a miners head, another braids a mans queue. Two miners cook over an open campfire near their tent. A...
    • Chinese--California--1850-1860.; Dance parties--California--1850-1860.; Hairdressing--California--1850-1860.; Miners--California--1850-1860.; Mining camps--California--1850-1860.; Outdoor cookery--California--1850-1860.
    • 1857 October 3
    • Philip St. George Cooke, Lieutenant-Colonel second dragoons, serving with the Army in Utah

    • Bust portrait of Lieutenant-Colonel Philip St. George Cooke of the United States Army 2nd Dragoons. Cooke has a moustache, a goatee and mutton chops, and wears a military uniform with a belted, double-breasted jacket and epaulettes.
    • United States. Army. Dragoons Regiment, 2nd--People.; Cavalry--1850-1860.; Military officers--American--1850-1860.; Cooke, Philip St. George, 1809-1895.
    • 1858 June 12
    • 1st office of Rocky Mt. News

    • Five men stand in front of the Rocky Mountain News building near 1301 Walnut Street in the Auraria neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows a single story wood frame building with brick chimney. Four men wear dark suits and straw boaters or bowlers....
    • Rocky Mountain News--Buildings--1850-1860.; Auraria (Denver, Colo.)--1850-1860.; Denver (Colo.)--1850-1860.; Men--Colorado--Denver--1850-1860.; Newspaper industry--Colorado--Denver--1850-1860.
    • 1859
    • RMN office of early days

    • View of the Rocky Mountain News building near 1301 Walnut Street in the Auraria neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows a single story wood frame building with brick chimney.
    • Rocky Mountain News--Buildings--1850-1860.; Auraria (Denver, Colo.)--1850-1860.; Denver (Colo.)--1850-1860.; Newspaper industry--Colorado--Denver--1850-1860.
    • 1859
    • Map of the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad and its connections.

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    • Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad Company.; Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad Company--Maps.; Railroads--United States--Maps.; Railroads--Kansas Territory--Maps.; Railroads--Indian Territory--Maps.; Railroads--New Mexico--Maps.
    • 1859.
    • Nevadaville, Colorado

    • A landscape oil painting of Nevadaville, Colorado by Mary Achey. Buildings are in the valley below a range of mountains. Trees dot the landscape and the sky is clear blue and plains can be seen behind the mountains. The frame is gilded and molded...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Corner Blake & 15th

    • Horse-drawn covered wagons are parked near buildings at 15th (Fifteenth) and Blake Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Signs on the wood frame buildings read: "Platte House," "Keith & Bond Auction Commission & Storage," and "Meat Market [?]...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Hiram McKnight Burton

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of Hiram McKnight Burton. He wears a cowboy hat and suit.
    • Burton, Hiram Knight.; Men--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Colorado City, 1860

    • View of Colorado City, (capitol of Colorado Territory in 1861) El Paso County, Colorado; shows wood frame and stone false fronts and a two- story hotel (known as the El Paso House, Holmes House, Baird & Smith Hotel) with hip roof and dormer; Pikes...
    • Colorado City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Mills and houses in Chase Gulch

    • View of four small wood buildings in Chase Gulch, Black Hawk, Colorado, with central building showing smoke from the chimney. Small Aspen tree occupies center of photo. Man visible in front of left building and is standing on road.
    • Hale, J. A.--Homes & haunts.; Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mills--Colorado--Blackhawk--1960-1970.
    • 1861
    • Larimer St

    • View of Larimer Street in Denver, Colorado. Two-story wood and brick buildings line the street. Signs read: "Chamberlains Ambrotype & Photographic Gallery", "Bookstore The News Depot", and "Graham's Pioneer Drug Store".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Photographic studios--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1861
    • Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment, Denver

    • An oil painting of an Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment in Denver, Colorado by Ester Yates Frazier. The painting is of a plains landscape with mountains in the background, native american figures, teepees and sky with clouds; the view is westward from...
    • Arapaho Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Cheyenne Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Indian encampments--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1861 April
    • General Sam Houston, Governor of Texas, photographed by Brady.

    • Image on Harper's weekly page shows a bust portrait of Sam Houston. Houston has curly hair and mutton chops, and wears a suit, silk bow tie and a woven overcoat. He wears rings and poses with a cane and a hat.
    • Governors--Texas--1860-1870.; Houston, Sam, 1793-1863.
    • 1861 March 30
    • Old home of William N. Byers

    • William N. Byers and his wife Elizabeth and children, Frank and Mary (later Mary Byers Robinson), pose in front of their home in Denver, Colorado; shows a one story wood frame house with a pitched roof and chimney.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Families--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Byers, William Newton, 1831-1903.; Byers, Elizabeth Minerva.; Byers, Frank S.; Robinson, Mary Byers.
    • 1862
    • 15 St Denver

    • View of 15th (Fifteenth) (F) Street in Denver, Colorado. Signs on the wood and brick business district buildings read: "Broadway Store Dry Goods & Clothing Wholesale & Retail", "Tappan & Co.", "Chemicals Paints Oils Brushes & Glass", and "Drugs"....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1863
    • Denver

    • View of 15th (Fifteenth) and Arapahoe Streets in Denver, Colorado. Brick and wood frame houses line the residential streets.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Empire City, C.T.

    • View of Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado; shows log and wood houses, businesses, felled timber, tailings, and mine railroad tracks.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Log buildings--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Nevadaville, Colo. looking N W early 1860's

    • View, northwest, of Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows frame and log dwellings (some with exterior stone chimneys), mining facilities, wood piles, privies and tailings. The Continental Divide in distance is capped with snow.
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Main Street, Central City

    • View looking north on Main Street toward Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. The block consists of mostly wooden, clapboard, one and two-story storefronts. The unpaved street is littered with garbage and debris. In the foreground, two men,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of wood and stone storefronts in Central City, Colorado. The buildings surrounding it are constructed of wood. The hillside is bare, except for a few shanties and houses. Signs on the Masonic Hall read: "Graybill and Brenneman," " W.W....
    • Central City (Colo.)--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
    • General Custer presenting captured battle-flags at the War Department, Washington

    • Image on Harper's weekly title page shows General George A. Custer in Washington D.C. Custer wears a military uniform and presents tattered Confederate battle flags held by Confederate soldiers, captured at the Battle of Cedar Creek, to dignitaries...
    • Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Generals--American--District of Columbia--Washington--1860-1870.; Military parades & ceremonies--District of Columbia--Washington--1860-1870.; Military standards--Confederate--1860-1870.; Prisoners--District of...
    • 1864 November 12
    • Bloomer Cut

    • A view of the Bloomer Cut in Placer County, California along the route of the Central Pacific Railroad shows steep vertical walls with a wood flume at the top of the cut.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Placer County (Calif.)--1860-1870.; Flumes--California--Placer County--1860-1870.; Railroad cuts--California--Placer County--1860-1870.; Railroads--California--Placer County--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • 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
    • The excursion train going west

    • A man, Union Pacific vice president Thomas C. Durant, wears a cap and sits in tall grass beside the Union Pacific Railroad engine "Idaho" and passenger railroad cars, in Nebraska. Shows stacked wood for fuel behind the engine.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Durant, Thomas Clark, 1820-1885.
    • 1866 October
    • Life on the plains

    • Views of men in the assay room at the U.S. Mint in Denver, Colorado; an overturned covered wagon, wagon train and tents in a storm; women cooking out of doors near tents; Native Americans shoot at settlers and a wagon train; North American Indians...
    • Mint of the United States--Buildings--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Massacres--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Mints--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Outdoor...
    • 1866 October 13
    • Georgetown

    • View of the south end of Georgetown, Colorado, showing the grid pattern of the town, with many simple wood construction buildings and tall pine trees. Leavenworth Mountain is in the background. Clear Creek runs through the area, and a tall chimney...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Larimer St. Denver

    • View of businesses on Larimer Street in Denver, Colorado. Men stand near the two story brick and wood buildings. Signs read: "Dry Goods" and "Alfred Dolittl[e]".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • 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
    • Our Indian war sketches

    • North American Indian (Arapahoe) men sit with military men in uniform, and smoke a calumet (pipe) near an Indian camp. The Indian men have long hair, necklaces or earrings, and sit wrapped in robes. One man wears a feather in his military hat....
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Calumets--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--1860-1870.; Indian encampments--1860-1870.; Military scouts--1860-1870.; Smoking--1860-1870.
    • 1867 June 29
    • Georgetown - Colo

    • View of the south end of Georgetown, Colorado, showing the grid pattern of the town, with many simple wood construction buildings and tall pine trees. Leavenworth Mountain is in the background. Clear Creek runs through the area, and a tall chimney...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Cottonwood trees at Fort Steele, Wyo. Terr.

    • View of a man reclined in a grassy field beside Cottonwood trees on the North Platte River at Fort Fred Steele (Carbon County), Wyoming. Shows probably a bull buffalo skull on the ground nearby.
    • Cottonwood--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.; Fort Fred Steele (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Trees--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--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
    • Plowing on the prairies beyond the Mississippi

    • Farmers and three teams of oxen work in a field on the prairie. One man holds a whip above the teams, another man rides on horseback, and a third man walks behind the plow.
    • Farming--1860-1870.; Ox teams--1860-1870.; Plowing--1860-1870.
    • 1868 May 9
    • Steve Young, hanged at Laramie by vigilantes

    • A man identified as Steve Young and known as "Long" Steve Young, hangs from a telegraph pole on a dirt road in Laramie (Albany County), Wyoming. "Long" Steve Young wears a vest, a jacket, boots and has his legs bound with rope. Shows a hat on the...
    • Thornburgh (Hotel : Laramie, Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Laramie (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Criminals--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.; Dead persons--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.;...
    • 1868 October 19
    • The Union Pacific Railway: Salt Lake City, Utah

    • Aerial view of Salt Lake City, Utah. shows houses, streets, people, and the dome of the Mormon Tabernacle. The Wasatch Mountains are in the distance.
    • Salt Lake City (Utah)--1860-1870.; Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.
    • 1869 August 7
    • 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
    • Awl case and awl

    • Shows a Native American awl (Ute?) with a metal point, wood handle and the leather (commercial) case.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1880.; Awls--1870-1880.; Cases (containers)--1870-1880.
    • 1870

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