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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-
    • 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-
    • 2013 October 4
    • 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 time he...
    • Mondragon, Kenneth Ray 1953-
    • 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-
    • 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-
    • 2013 September 14
    • Fairmount sexton's records, 1891-1953, Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colorado.

    • Fairmount Sexton’s Records 1891-1953 list over 85,500 burials or entombments. The Fairmount Sexton Records 1891–1953 were microfilmed in 1959 by the Genealogical Society of Utah. The grave registers were arrange in rough “alphabetical order” by...
    • Denver Public Library, Western History/Genealogy Dept.;
    • 2004
    • 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-
    • 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...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [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-
    • 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-
    • 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....
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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-
    • 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...
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    • [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...
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    • [1914]
    • 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...
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    • 1956 July
    • 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...
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    • 1909
    • 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....
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    • [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...
    • Continent Stereoscopic Company.
    • [between 1876 and 1880?]
    • 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.
    • Whitacre, Roger.
    • 1992 February
    • 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,...
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    • 1895 July 25
    • 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...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • 3rd grade at Central, 1941, Miss Borego

    • In Miss Borego's third grade classroom, number 202, at Central School in Alamosa, Colorado, boys and girls sit in rows of wooden desks reading books. One boy reads "Sails, Wheels, and Wings." A blackboard has a scene of wisemen and their camels,...
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    • [1941]
    • W.H. Kistler Stationery Co, interior

    • Men and women employees of the W.H. Kistler Stationery Company pose in the store at 1536 Champa Street in Denver, Colorado. The interior of the store has shelves of books, wrapped paper, and boxes. Show cases and tables are filled or stacked with...
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    • North Clear Creek. Hidden Treasure Mill

    • across the creek from the tracks. A building stands in the background at the base of a rocky hill. The tracks of the Gilpin Tramway run around the hillside in midground.; The Hidden Treasure Mill in Gilpin County, Colorado, stands in the center of...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [1899?]
    • 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...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [between 1915 and 1926]
    • 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...
    • Metzger, T. M.
    • 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...
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    • [between 1893 and 1900]
    • 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...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [between 1915 and 1926?]
    • 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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • 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...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [between 1915 and 1926?]
    • 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.
    • Bachman, Al.
    • 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...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2004
    • 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...
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    • 1978 September 21
    • 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...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • 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...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Wm. Sabine residence, Alamosa

    • William Sabine's residence in Alamosa, Colorado was built in 1879 and is a one-story wood frame house with a low hipped roof with a widow's walk, clapboard siding, pedimented drip molds, and covered porch with double arch front. William, his wife,...
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    • [between 1885 and 1887]
    • Residences in Central City, Colorado

    • Several run-down houses are above a masonry retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The masonry, two-story house in the foreground, although not completely visible, appears to have a flat roof. It has rounded windows and a rounded doorway. The...
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    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • 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...
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    • [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...
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    • 1927 March or April
    • 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...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 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.
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    • [about 1895]
    • 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...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • 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.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1903 and 1915?]
    • 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...
    • Wunder, Charlie, 1906-1958.
    • [between 1945 and 1950?]

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