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    • Betty Wonder Oral History

    • Betty Gallow Wonder was born July 17, 1939, in Denver, Colorado. A life-long resident of the Elyria neighborhood, she was the only child of working parents. She and many extended family members grew up and remained in the area. Betty spent most...
    • Wonder, Betty Lee, 1939-; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 September 21
    • Roberta Waggoner Oral History

    • Roberta Lee Waggoner was born at home in 1933. A native of the Swansea neighborhood in Denver, she attended old Swansea Elementary School. Her father was an employee with a local packing company. Her mother suffered from health problems and...
    • Waggoner, Roberta Lee, 1933-; Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 October 4
    • Fred McPeck Oral History

    • Fred McPeck was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio in 1927. In 1943, he started work building airplane engines for the war effort. Three years later, he joined United States Marine Corps, and was stationed at Camp Lajeune North Carolina, Bermuda, Cuba,...
    • McPeck, Fred, 1927-; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Skiing.
    • 2013 October 19
    • Kenneth Ray "Boogie" Mondragon Oral History

    • Kenneth Ray “Boogie” Mondragon was born in 1953 on the east side of Denver. As a youth his family moved into the Stapleton housing project in Denver’s Globeville neighborhood. Boogie remained in the neighborhood until 1992. During this...
    • Mondgradon, Kenneth Ray, 1953-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 October 19
    • Jenny Santos Oral  History

    • Jenny Santos was born in Los Angeles, California in 1979. Jenny and her family moved to Denver in the 1980’s. After living in different neighborhoods in Denver, the family finally settled in Globeville when she was 12 years old. As of November...
    • Santos, Jenny, 1979-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 September 20
    • Betty Cram Oral History

    • Betty Johnson Cram was born September 18, 1922 on a farm near Niwot, Colorado. After high school she moved to Denver and worked several jobs. In 1941, she found work at the Livestock Exchange Group. She remained there for several years, working...
    • Cram, Betty Johnson, 1922-; Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Stockyards.
    • 2013 September 14
    • Susan Knapp Oral History

    • Susan Lynn Knapp was born in 1949 in Denver, Colorado. Her family had lived in the Globeville and Swansea neighborhood for several decades, within a few blocks of each other, and owned several family businesses together. Her father and his...
    • Knapp, Susan, 1949-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2013 November 16
    • Indians, Pueblo, Acoma, missions

    • A corner of the 40-foot high, graveyard wall at the San Estevan del Rey Mission and convent at the Acoma Pueblo "Sky City" in New Mexico stands in the foreground. The small scale of two men, one standing at the top of the wall, one seated near him...
    • Acoma (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Convents--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Mission churches--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Stone walls--New Mexico--1910-1920.
    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Dave Oletski Oral History

    • In 1954, David Oletski, was born at 4920 Logan Street in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One of six children, he was raised in a large extended family of Polish Catholics. At the time of his grandmother’s death in 1978, he had...
    • Oletski, David, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Habitat for Humanity (Denver, Colo.); Globeville Civic Association (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2013 November 2
    • Judy Montero Oral History

    • Judy Hinojosa Montero was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1952. After her parents divorce, her mother remarried and her step-father moved the family to Denver, Colorado in 1954. Judy attended Bryant-Webster Elementary School in Denver. The...
    • Montero, Judy Hinojosa, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 November 20
    • Church of Sta. Guadaloupe, Santa Fé

    • View of the Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe on 100 S. Guadalupe Street in Santa Fe (Santa Fe County), New Mexico. The adobe building has a ruined three tier bell tower, and is surrounded by an adobe wall. A graveyard is inside the wall....
    • Santuario de Guadalupe (Santa Fe, N.M.)--1880-1890.; Santa Fe (N.M.)--1880-1890.; Adobe buildings--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1880-1890.; Building deterioration--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1880-1890.; Catholic churches--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1880-1890.
    • [between 1882 and 1890?]
    • Margret Escamilla Oral History

    • Margaret Escamilla was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1954. One of nine children, she was raised in a military family and lived in several countries. After she married her husband in 1971, she moved to the Globeville neighborhood of Denver,...
    • Escmilla, Margaret, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 November 15
    • Family in Georgetown, Colorado

    • A man, a woman, and children pose for a portrait on a porch beside a clapboard house in probably Silverdale (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Mr. Sam Bruce has a pipe and wears a derby hat, a vest over a shirt, and probably a fabric watch chain. A...
    • Silver Dale (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Families--Colorado--Silver Dale--1880-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Silver Dale--1880-1900.; Bruce, Arabell.; Bruce, Mary Alberta.; Bruce, Murray.; Bruce, Sam.; Bruce, Will.
    • [between 1885 and 1895?]
    • Men at Fort Morgan depot

    • Lieutenant Biglow, Lieutenant Benidict, Mr. L. C. Paddock, Wm. Waddell, and Dr. Woods pose near the Fort Morgan railroad depot. A sign reads: "American Telephone and Telegraph and Associated Companies Long Distance Telephone Bell System Western...
    • Fort Morgan (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telegraph offices--Colorado--Fort Morgan--1910-1920.; Women--Colorado--Fort Morgan--1910-1920.; Benidict.; Biglow.; Paddock, L. C.; Waddell, William.; Woods.
    • [1914]
    • Residences, Central City, Colorado

    • A two story, wood frame house with a gabled roof and covered porch is built above a masonry retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The clapboard house has a pedimnent-like facade on the upper level with decorative columns under the eaves. The...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Denver General Hospital, laboratories

    • Nurses and technicians work in a laboratory at Denver General Hospital in Denver, Colorado. Two women sit at a table and work with microscopes. One complete wall of the room and part of the ceiling is made of glass windows. An icebox unit sits...
    • Denver General Hospital--Facilities--1920-1930.; Laboratory technicians--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Hospitals--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • 1927 March or April
    • Grand opera at Sprague's, opera singers from Central City Opera

    • A woman opera singer from the Central City Opera performs for members of the Roundup Riders of the Rockies during a dinner at Sprague's Lodge in Estes Park (Larimer County), Colorado. The unidentified singer wears slacks, a short sleeved shirt and...
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Estes Park (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Eating & drinking--Colorado--Estes Park--1950-1960.; Entertainment--Colorado--Estes Park--1950-1960.; Hotels--Colorado--Estes Park--1950-1960.;...
    • 1956 July
    • Erie

    • Lincoln School in Erie, Weld County, Colorado, was built in 1881. A brick belltower stands at the intersection of two brick two-story gable- roofed sections. A sign "Lincoln School" is on the belltower, above double doors; the bell is covered by a...
    • Erie (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Schools--Colorado--Erie--1980-1990.
    • 1988?
    • Ferndale, Colo.

    • View of the interior of the Robinson cabin in Ferndale, Colorado, in Jefferson County. Furnishings: chair, rocking chair of tree branches, desk fastened to the wall, table covered with a table cloth, gas fixtures, photos and paintings on wall.
    • Robinson, Mary Byers--Homes & haunts.; Robinson, W. F.--Homes & haunts.; Ferndale (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cabins--Colorado--Ferndale--1890-1900.
    • [about 1895]
    • Indians, Pueblo, Acoma, missions

    • known as the "soldier guards," were added to the top of the wall during World War I. A dirt path has formed on the ground at the base of the wall from people walking around it.; The massive scale of the graveyard wall at the San Estevan del Rey...
    • Convents--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Mission churches--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Stone walls--New Mexico--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1926]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Several pieces of wood, probably the remains of a wing wall, stand in Pithouse B of Step House, a cliff dwelling at Mesa Verde National Park. Other pieces of wood protrude from the dirt ground and wall in the background. People have left footprints...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [1926?]
    • First church

    • Exterior view of early Congregational church, "Whosoever Will," (formed by Reverend Sanderson), Cripple Creek, Colorado; church is a canvas tent on wooden frame with front wooden platform and steps leading to center entry; stacks of firewood are at...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Congregational churches--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890- 1900.
    • [between 1960 and 1970]
    • Punch Bowl trip

    • View of one man holding a stick and three women sitting on a rock ledge above a waterfall, Aspen, Colorado; features women dressed in dresses, hats, and capes; waterfall surrounded by large rocks eroded with crevices and lines; logs, sticks, and...
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Waterfalls--Colorado--Aspen--1900-1910.
    • 1909
    • Mine interior

    • Men stand on wooden planks in a mine and use pneumatic drills to bore into the mine wall. Small arc lights are attached to the wall. A group of metal poles lean against the mine wall. The men wear hats and tall boots.
    • Drilling--1900-1920.; Miners--1900-1920.; Mining--1900-1920.
    • [between 1903 and 1915?]
    • James B. Belford home, Central City, 1948

    • James B. Belford's home, in Central City, Colorado, is a two story brick house, built above a masonry retaining wall. The house has a flat roof with a brick cornice and rectangular windows with lintels and sills. The porch, a concrete slab, has...
    • Belford, James B. (James Burns), 1837-1910--Homes & haunts.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1948
    • Emil Anderson in Kneisel - Anderson Store, built 1893

    • Interior view of the Kneisel and Anderson grocery store, on the south side of 6th (Sixth) Street, Georgetown, Colorado. Emil Anderson, co- owner, wears a white apron and stands along a counter. Wooden display cases with glass tops are filled with...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Grocery stores--Colorado--Georgetown--1890-1900.; Interiors.
    • [between 1893 and 1900]
    • Leadville saloon

    • Interior view of a saloon in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado; shows men gambling with poker chips and a roulette wheel. The bartender holds a tray of beer glasses; a cigar advertisement: "The Thies Ribbon Cigars" hangs on the water closet....
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Bars--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1910.; Card games--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1910.; Gambling--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • San Miguel, Santa Fe, N.M.

    • View of the San Miguel Mission (Church, Chapel) at 401 Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe (Santa Fe County), New Mexico. The church is constructed of adobe with buttresses, a tower with battlements, and a stone retaining wall. Logs prop up an adobe...
    • Mission San Miguel (Santa Fe, N.M.)--1870-1880.; Santa Fe (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Adobe buildings--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1870-1880.; Building deterioration--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1870-1880.; Carts & wagons--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1870-1880.; Catholic...
    • [between 1876 and 1880?]
    • Indians, Pueblo, Laguna, missions

    • adobe mission was reportedly built in 1699 and named after a small, nearby "lagoon" that served as a source of water for its residents.; The Church of San Jose at the Laguna Pueblo has a large bell tower with two bells and is topped with a large...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Pueblo Indians--1910-1930.; Laguna (N.M.)--1910-1930.; Missions--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1926?]
    • Seventeen-Mile House on the Smoky Hill South Trail

    • View of Seventeen-Mile house, a Smoky Hill South Trail stage depot at Cummings Ranch in Douglas County, Colorado; shows frame buildings, haystacks, and a windmill.
    • Douglas County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Ranches--Colorado--Douglas County--1880-1890.; Transportation facilities--Colorado--Douglas County--1880-1890.; Transportation--Colorado--Douglas County--1880-1890.
    • 1889?
    • Yellowstone Falls

    • View of a steep rock wall, talus, trees and rock pillars in the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Shows a portion of a waterfall, the Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River.
    • Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone (Wyo.)--1870-1900.; Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River--1870-1900.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1900.; Yellowstone River--1870-1900.; Canyons--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1900.; National parks &...
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Jerry Dingerson, water wheel of Georgetown Courier

    • Interior view of the Georgetown Courier building in Georgetown, Colorado. Jerome (Jerry) Dingerson, in a plaid shirt, apron, and pin- striped trowsers with a screwdriver in the back pocket, kneels to the right of an enclosed water wheel and grasps...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Newspapers--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1950.; Printing presses--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1950.; Dingerson, Jerry.
    • [between 1945 and 1950?]
    • Indians, Pueblo, Laguna, missions

    • that protrude from under the roofline. Snow-capped peaks line the horizon. The adobe mission was reportedly built in 1699 and named after a small, nearby "lagoon" that served as a source of water for its residents.; The Church of San Jose at the...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Pueblo Indians--1910-1930.; Laguna (N.M.)--1910-1930.; Missions--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1926?]
    • Rockmount Ranchwear [sic] founders, Denver

    • Group portrait of Jack A., Jack B., and Steve Weil, founding family members of Rockmount Ranch Wear; in Denver, Colorado. Outfits include printed silk ties, a bolo tie, a cowboy hat, and mustaches. Western apparel is to the sides.
    • Rockmount Ranch Wear (Denver, Colo.)--People--1990-2000.; Denver (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Clothing industry--Colorado--Denver--1990-2000.; Families--Colorado--Denver--1990-2000.; Fathers--Colorado--Denver--1990-2000.;...
    • 1992 February
    • Verde River Valley, Montezuma's Well

    • In this reproduction of a cabinet card tacked to corkboard, a man stands on the cliff above Montezuma Well, a sinkhole in Yavapai County, Arizona. Shows the limestone walls of the well.
    • Sinkholes--Arizona--Yavapai County--1900-1910.; Montezuma Well (Yavapai County, Ariz.)--1900-1910.; Yavapai County (Ariz.)--1900-1910.; Cabinet photographs--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1905?]
    • View of the Mount of the Holy Cross, Colorado

    • View of the Mount of the Holy Cross, Colorado taken from near a stone wall. The mount is covered with snow. Two Tenth Mountain Division soldiers look toward the mountain from near the wall. Five more crouch down next to the wall.
    • Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 1943
    • Archaeology, Colorado

    • The remains of a stone wall, probably in southeast Utah or southwest Colorado, stand in the foreground. Small clusters of long grass lie in the area in front of the wall. A portion of the wall is shorter than the rest, possibly a window opening.
    • Archaeological sites--Four Corners Region--1920-1930.; Stone walls--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [1920?]
    • Cemetery, Silverton, Russian Princess

    • View of the damaged tomb of Emma Harris, known as the Russian Princess, in Hillside Cemetery in Silverton (San Juan County), Colorado. Shows a brick tomb with a marble top surrounded with a stone wall. A broken grave marker is on top of the wall.
    • Harris, Emma, 1851-1895--Tomb.; Silverton (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Cemeteries--Colorado--Silverton--1960-1970.; Tombs & sepulchral monuments--Colorado--Silverton--1960-1970.
    • 1964
    • Detailed view, west facade, Denver Museum of Nature and Science

    • Detailed view of the exterior of the Leprino Family Atrium (2002) on the west elevation of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science (formerly known as the Denver Museum of Nature and Science) in City Park, Denver, Colorado. The atrium, a three-story...
    • Denver Museum of Nature and Science--2000-2010.; City Park (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Denver (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Atriums.; Galleries and museums.; Parks.; Reflections.; Denver Museum of Nature and Science--Pictorial works.;...
    • 2004
    • Unidentified mine

    • Miners pose near unidentified log mine buildings in San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows tailings and a log retaining wall. Horses stand near the buildings. A small waterfall, rock formations and a ridge are in the distance.
    • San Miguel County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Log buildings--Colorado--San Miguel County--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--San Miguel County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1890-1900.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--San Miguel...
    • [ca. 1890]
    • Durango

    • View down Main Street in Durango, Colorado, in La Plata County. Historic buildings along the street: The First National Bank Building, the Gardenswartz Building, the Newman Building, and the Williams Block. Signs: "First National Bank," "Mode O...
    • Durango (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Business districts--Colorado--Durango--1970-1980.; Streets--Colorado--Durango--1970-1980.
    • 1978 September 21
    • Unidentified mine, Boulder County

    • View of an unidentified mine in Boulder County, Colorado. Men work near piles of lumber and on a retaining wall. Shows stone retaining walls, a log retaining wall, piles of sand, a long log building with a ventilator on the roof and a stove pipe,...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Construction.; Houses.; Log buildings.; MIning.; Retaining walls.
    • 1895 July 25
    • Interior, Grace Episcopal Church, Georgetown, Colorado

    • A view of the interior west end of Grace Episcopal Church, Georgetown, Colorado. The altar sits atop two steps and is covered with a white cloth on which "IHS" is embroidered. Two vessels sit on the altar, and two diagonal candelabras and a cross...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Altars--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1950.; Episcopal churches--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Grace Episcopal Church (Georgetown, Colo.)
    • 1940?
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • A piece of wood and a round stone lie next to a hole in Pithouse A of Step House, a cliff dwelling at Mesa Verde National Park. Other pieces of wood protrude from the ground and the wall above the hole. A metal plate and bowl lie on an upper ledge...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [1926?]
    • Underground drilling with machine drill

    • A miner operates an air drill called a stoper or a "wiggle tail" in a gold mine in Gilpin County, Colorado, probably in the 1880s or 1890s. The miner stands on a drill steel wedged between the rock faces of the hanging wall and the foot wall. A...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Drilling & boring machinery--1880-1900.; Gold miners--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Man peeling potatoes

    • A man sits in a kitchen, in a wood chair, as he peels potatoes. A bucket of potatoes is in the middle of the room; a large wood stove (of the John Van Range Company) is along the back wall, a water faucet and large tub is on the side wall, pots...
    • Home food processing--1890-1910.; Kitchens--1890-1910.; Potatoes--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Underground drilling with machine drill

    • A miner squats down to operate an air drill called a stoper or a "wiggle tail" in a gold mine in Gilpin County, probably in the 1880s or 1890s. The miner leans against a thick rock wall. Smaller rocks stand in a pile in the dark background. The...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Drilling & boring machinery--1880-1900.; Gold miners--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]

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