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Map of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway and connections.

Map of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway and connections.

Map of western Colorado and New Mexico showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, mineral areas, roads, and railroads. Includes completed and proposed lines. General information for touri... More

Guanajuato, Mexico. Cityscape photograph

Guanajuato, Mexico. Cityscape photograph

"5248" and "W.H. Jackson Photo. Co. Denver, Colo." on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 08478. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Pikes Peak from Colorado Springs
U.S.Battleships Colorado & Class. Warship photograph collection

U.S.Battleships Colorado & Class. Warship photograph collection

Picryl description: Public domain image of a ship, navy, harbor, maritime photograph, 19th-20th century architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Chicago Special, Burlington Route, Colorado view, photochrome print postcard.

Chicago Special, Burlington Route, Colorado view, photochrome print po...

Detroit Publishing Co., no. 80116. Copyright deposit. State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Floral pavilion, City Park, Denver, Col

Floral pavilion, City Park, Denver, Col

No. 5455. Copyright by C.H. Graves. On mount: Supply and distributing offices: Philadelphia, Naperville, Ill., New York, London, Hamburg.

[CHERRELYN, a horsecar on country road outside Denver, Colo.]

[CHERRELYN, a horsecar on country road outside Denver, Colo.]

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. Caption card tracings: Shelf. Colorado.

Golden, Colorado, from the entrance to Clear Creek Canyon
Grand River Valley, Palisade, Colo.
Topographic map of Mesa Verde National Park : Montezuma County, Colorado /

Topographic map of Mesa Verde National Park : Montezuma County, Colora...

Relief shown by contours and spot heights. "Surveyed in 1910-1911." Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC copy: Stamped on 508B for copy 1; 437B for copy 2 in lower left margin. Includes inset showing ... More

14 year old Henry in the fourth grade of the Rockwood Place School. He is four grades behind, and the teacher says it is on account of the beet work.  Location: Fort Collins, Colorado / L.W. Hine.

14 year old Henry in the fourth grade of the Rockwood Place School. He...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a school, preschool, children, education, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Family of John H. Children 8, 10, 13, 15 yrs. old pulling and picking beets on farm at Iliff[?] Ten members of the family. They will make about $900 this season but have very heavy expenses so will only clear about $200 or $300.  Location: Iliff, Colorado.

Family of John H. Children 8, 10, 13, 15 yrs. old pulling and picking ...

Picryl description: Public domain image of children in poverty, child labor, Great Depression, 1930s, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Part of the Vast Billboard Campaign of the Woman's Party. Putting up billboard in Denver-- 1916.

Part of the Vast Billboard Campaign of the Woman's Party. Putting up b...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of unidentified woman putting up billboard with bucket and broom. Billboard reads: "'Women of Colorado, you have the vote. Get it for women of the nation by voti... More

Harvesting sugar beets, Adams County, Colorado
Untitled photo, possibly related to: Elmo Temple, Chaffee County, Colorado rehabilitation client and his wife, Louise, pose beside a feed grinder which is an important part of their farm equipment

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Elmo Temple, Chaffee County, Colo...

Title and other information from a possibly related negative. Image came to Library of Congress untitled. (There was no caption for this image in the FSA/OWI shelflist.) Appears to be related to negative LC-USF... More

Loading sheep into freight cars, stockyard, Denver, Colorado

Loading sheep into freight cars, stockyard, Denver, Colorado

Picryl description: Public domain image of a rural farming landscape, agriculture, farm animals, livestock, farmers, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Women workers in sugar beet field. Adams County, Colorado

Women workers in sugar beet field. Adams County, Colorado

Picryl description: Public domain photograph of farming, farmer, agriculture, 20th-century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Girl worker in potato field, Rio Grande County, Colorado

Girl worker in potato field, Rio Grande County, Colorado

Picryl description: Public domain photograph of farming, farmer, agriculture, 20th-century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Irrigation gate and canal near Ordway, Colorado

Irrigation gate and canal near Ordway, Colorado

Public domain photograph of 1930s America, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Railway station at Ophir, Colorado

Railway station at Ophir, Colorado

Picryl description: Public domain image of railway tracks, train station, railroad building, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Miners sitting on decorated car during Labor Day celebration, Silverton, Colorado

Miners sitting on decorated car during Labor Day celebration, Silverto...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

General store. Ophir, Colorado

General store. Ophir, Colorado

Picryl description: Public domain image of a department store, commerce, shopping, main street, city downtown, early 20th-century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Train coming up the valley on a narrow gauge track, Ouray County, Colorado. Notice the two engines

Train coming up the valley on a narrow gauge track, Ouray County, Colo...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Loading baggage of train passenger into automobile. Montrose, Colorado

Loading baggage of train passenger into automobile. Montrose, Colorado

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Sign, Montrose, Colorado

Sign, Montrose, Colorado

Public domain photograph of military personnel, army, militia, infantry, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Loading fat lambs on narrow gauge railway for shipment to Denver market. Cimarron, Colorado

Loading fat lambs on narrow gauge railway for shipment to Denver marke...

Picryl description: Public domain image of railroad tracks, train car, railway, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Main street of Craig, Colorado. A new and thriving boom town

Main street of Craig, Colorado. A new and thriving boom town

Public domain photograph of the 1930s, United States, cars, streets, John Kennedy, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Russell Gulch, ghost mining town near Central City, Colorado

Russell Gulch, ghost mining town near Central City, Colorado

Public domain photograph of American farm workers, countryside in the 1930s, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"
Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Picryl description: Public domain image of a coal mine, mining, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Science and research. Studies of non-coking coals. William S. Landers, assistant chemical engineer at the Golden, Colorado field station of the U.S. Bureau of Mines, uses precision gas analysis apparatus which measures the properties of gas made in a coke oven. This is important, since gas is a usable by-product of coke. These studies are designed to make western coal more adaptable for coke uses

Science and research. Studies of non-coking coals. William S. Landers,...

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Production. Lead. Leadville, where lead concentrates produced at Creede, Colorado are smelted. Creede, for many years a "ghost town," has resumed the activities that made it an important lead-producing center years ago, and is now producing much metal vitally needed for the war effort

Production. Lead. Leadville, where lead concentrates produced at Creed...

Public domain photograph of mountains, winter, snow, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado

Public domain photograph of life in the United States in the 1930s, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Camp Carson, Colorado. Greeks of the 122 Infantry battalion vow to avenge the invasion of their native land

Camp Carson, Colorado. Greeks of the 122 Infantry battalion vow to ave...

Public domain photograph of military parade, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Ann Bonfoey Taylor, head-and-shoulders portrait, in snow, wearing a ski outfit including a military hat and googles, Colorado]

[Ann Bonfoey Taylor, head-and-shoulders portrait, in snow, wearing a s...

Photograph taken for Vogue magazine photo shoot for May 1967 issue. Toni Frissell Collection (Library of Congress). PR 06 CN 651 C12 F8, sheet 16 (fourth row, left)

Log Cabin Motel sign, Montrose, Colorado

Log Cabin Motel sign, Montrose, Colorado

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies category: Motels. Purchase; John Margolies 2015 (DLC/PP-2015:142). Credit line: John Margolies Roadside America photograph a... More

Lamp detail, Byron R. White U.S. Courthouse, Denver, Colorado

Lamp detail, Byron R. White U.S. Courthouse, Denver, Colorado

Architect: Tracy, Swartwout, and Litchfield. Built 1910-1916. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit li... More

Old cabin in the last hometown of legendary western scout Christopher "Kit" Carson, Boggsville, a Bent County, Colorado town where Carson died. Carson's own humble cabin there was destroyed in a flood in 1921. Boggsville, originally a stagecoach stop on the Santa Fe Trail, was named for its principal resident, Thomas Boggs, an Indian trader and cattle dealer

Old cabin in the last hometown of legendary western scout Christopher ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... More

Glass enclosed lobby. Wayne N. Aspinall Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Grand Junction, Colorado

Glass enclosed lobby. Wayne N. Aspinall Federal Building and U.S. Cour...

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the photographer. In 2010, the Federal Building & US Courthouse received $15M... More

The Tops Motel in Idaho Springs, Colorado, which, even in 2015, is touting cable television as an amenity

The Tops Motel in Idaho Springs, Colorado, which, even in 2015, is tou...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... More

Lagoon in the Shofu-en Japanese Garden (Garden of Pines and Wind in English) at the Denver Botanic Gardens in Denver, Colorado

Lagoon in the Shofu-en Japanese Garden (Garden of Pines and Wind in En...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... More

Meadow and Rocky Mountain view in Gunnison County, Colorado

Meadow and Rocky Mountain view in Gunnison County, Colorado

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2017; (DLC/PP-2002:038-13). Forms part of: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within... More

The Dalton Ranch Golf Club in Durango, Colorado

The Dalton Ranch Golf Club in Durango, Colorado

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... More

Rear view of Tino Trujillo, left, of Pueblo, Colorado, and Skuya Fast Horse of Fort Frances, Ontario, who were among the participants at a Colorado Springs Native American Inter-Tribal Powwow and festival in that central Colorado city

Rear view of Tino Trujillo, left, of Pueblo, Colorado, and Skuya Fast ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Trujillo is a Mescalaro Apache, whose tribe is based in New Mexico; Ms. Fast Horse's tribe is the Lakota Sioux, centered in South Dako... More

Majestic view from the old, one-way, dirt Fall River Road in Rocky Mountain National Park in the Front Range of the spectacular and high Rockies in north-central Colorado

Majestic view from the old, one-way, dirt Fall River Road in Rocky Mou...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The towering Front Range is the first mountain range encountered by white settlers years ago, and travelers today, moving west along t... More

Colorful supply of fish lures and hooks at the Cutthroat Anglers fly-fishing shop in Silverthorne, Colorado

Colorful supply of fish lures and hooks at the Cutthroat Anglers fly-f...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... More

Glen Eyrie castle, an English Tudor-style home built in what is now Colorado Springs, Colorado

Glen Eyrie castle, an English Tudor-style home built in what is now Co...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Built by General William Jackson Palmer, the founder of the city. This grand home, with 17 guest rooms and two dining rooms, is locate... More

A portion of the blacksmith's shop at South Park City Museum, a collection of historic buildings in Fairplay, Colorado

A portion of the blacksmith's shop at South Park City Museum, a collec...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The museum, in Park County's "high country," is a faithful reconstruction of a mining town from the days of the Colorado Gold Rush and... More

A colorful, winged hippo? hot-air balloon ascend shortly after dawn, when the sky is most often fair and winds calm, at the annual Telluride Balloon Festival in that old Colorado mining town turned popular skiing destination, but not in Spring when the balloons are rising

A colorful, winged hippo? hot-air balloon ascend shortly after dawn, w...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... More

Puka the chocolate lab (labrador retriever) stays close to his soccer ball in the deep woods east of Aspen, Colorado. While many dogs chase and grab smaller tennis balls or rubber balls in their mouths, Puka easily seizes the larger ball in his ample jaw

Puka the chocolate lab (labrador retriever) stays close to his soccer ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... More

A Georgetown Loop Railway, scenic steam train returns from its short 2.5-mile run from the onetime mining camp of Georgetown, Colorado, to another old mining town, Silver Plume

A Georgetown Loop Railway, scenic steam train returns from its short 2...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2017; (DLC/PP-2002:038-13). Forms part of: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within... More

Brewhouse kettles holding 482 barrels of beer apiece at the MillerCoors Brewery, the world's largest single brewing operation and one of the Denver area's perpetually popular visitor attractions, in Golden, Colorado. Following mergers in the early 2000s, operations of the former Coors Brewing Company, founded in 1873 by German immigrants Adolph Coors and Joseph Schueler, are now part of joint ventures with the multinational SABMiller brewer and Canada's Molson Brewing Company

Brewhouse kettles holding 482 barrels of beer apiece at the MillerCoor...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... More

A spectacular fireworks show caps off the "Warmth of Winter" exhibition at the annual Winter Carnival in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

A spectacular fireworks show caps off the "Warmth of Winter" exhibitio...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... More

Lone wolf at the Wild Animal Sanctuary, a 720-acre animal refuge housing more than 350 large animals near Keenesburg, Colorado. The sanctuary specializes in rescuing and and caring for large predators that had being ill-treated

Lone wolf at the Wild Animal Sanctuary, a 720-acre animal refuge housi...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2017; (DLC/PP-2002:038-13). Forms part of: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within... More

A Pike's Peaker Crossing the Plains ; Crossing the Platte

A Pike's Peaker Crossing the Plains ; Crossing the Platte

Illustrations show scenes relating to the Colorado gold rush including two men, next to a wagon train, on their way to Pike's Peak; a covered wagon with "Pikes Peak" on it; and a wagon train crossing the Platte... More

Attendance at the Jeffers School on November 30, 15. 15 in attendance and more to come. Location: Loveland vicinity, Colorado L.W. Hine

Attendance at the Jeffers School on November 30, 15. 15 in attendance ...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Agriculture. Hine no. 4060. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the Na... More

Views in the cañons of the Colorado River and among the Aztec cities of Arizona. Our "brown stone front" at Oribay [i.e. Oraibi]

Views in the cañons of the Colorado River and among the Aztec cities o...

People and horse in front of adobe and rock structure. No. 51. Scan requestd of Neg. 94190-B. This right side view lacks the large curved scratch.

Hoover Dam, Spanning Colorado River at Route 93, Boulder City, Clark County, NV

Hoover Dam, Spanning Colorado River at Route 93, Boulder City, Clark C...

Significance: It is a National Historic Landmark, an American Civil Engineering Landmark, and the focus of an historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The dam was constructed betwee... More

Camp life

Camp life

music by J.E. Brown ; words by Jessie Loraine Ripper. (statement of responsibility) For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (additional physical form) Staff nota... More

Rocky Flats Plant, Bounded by Indiana Street & Routes 93, 128 & 72, Golden, Jefferson County, CO

Rocky Flats Plant, Bounded by Indiana Street & Routes 93, 128 & 72, Go...

Significance: Established in 1951, it was a top-secret weapons production plant. The plant manufactured triggers for use in nuclear weapons and purified plutonium recovered from retired weapons (called site ret... More

Rocky Flats Plant, Bounded by Indiana Street & Routes 93, 128 & 72, Golden, Jefferson County, CO

Rocky Flats Plant, Bounded by Indiana Street & Routes 93, 128 & 72, Go...

Significance: Established in 1951, it was a top-secret weapons production plant. The plant manufactured triggers for use in nuclear weapons and purified plutonium recovered from retired weapons (called site ret... More

Ames Hydroelectric Plant, Ames, San Miguel County, CO

Ames Hydroelectric Plant, Ames, San Miguel County, CO

Significance: In 1890-91 L.L. Nunn built the world's first single-phase AC power transmission system at Ames in order to power the nearby Gold King Mine's stamp mill. The plant operated under a head of 320 feet... More

A case of "Economic Need." Jacob Roomel [i.e., Rommel?] and his family live in this roomy shack, well-furnished, with a good range, organ, etc. They own a good home in Ft. Collins, but late in April they moved out here, taking contract for nearly 40 acres of beets, working their 9 and 10 yr. old girls hard at piling and topping (altho[ugh] they are not rugged) and they will not return until November. The little girl said, "Piling is hardest, it gets your back. I have cut myself some, topping." The older girl said, "Don't you call us Russians, we're Germans," (although they were most of them were born in Russia). Family been in this country eleven yrs. (See photo 4041.)  Location: Ft. Collins [vicinity], Colorado / Photo by Hine, Oct. 30/15.

A case of "Economic Need." Jacob Roomel [i.e., Rommel?] and his family...

Public domain photograph of a home, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

A burro train bringing gold from the mines near Ouray, Colorado

A burro train bringing gold from the mines near Ouray, Colorado

H87987 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 1535. Copyright by W.S. Smith.

Bird's eye view of Golden, Colo. co. seat of Jefferson County, 1882

Bird's eye view of Golden, Colo. co. seat of Jefferson County, 1882

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Includes illus. and index to points of interest. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 68 Available also through the Library of Congress We... More

[Mount Holy Cross] / TMoran.

[Mount Holy Cross] / TMoran.

25359T U.S. Copyright Office. Remarque: deer.

Cathedral Spires view, photochrome print postcard.

Cathedral Spires view, photochrome print postcard.

Title on inventory list: Cathedral Spires, Garden of the Gods. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "51009". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is availabl... More

Colorado. Burros at silver mine view, photochrome print postcard.

Colorado. Burros at silver mine view, photochrome print postcard.

Title on inventory list: Burros at silver mine. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "51051". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at http://hdl... More

Victor, Colo., and the Gold Coin Mine
At work in the stope of the California mine, Eagle River Canyon, Colorado, U.S.A.
Branding Mavericks

Branding Mavericks

5 cattle held by ropes being branded. Colorado or Utah?. H56777 U.S. Copyright Office Photo by F.M. Steele. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Utah?; Colo.?; Cow... More

Bird's eye view of Denver, Colorado, 1908.

Bird's eye view of Denver, Colorado, 1908.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Includes illus. and index to points of interest. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 66 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 710/1

[Boys at drill (marching), Golden Industrial School, Denver, Colorado: Side view of boys marching in foreground]

[Boys at drill (marching), Golden Industrial School, Denver, Colorado:...

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Education Military; Reform schools.

West Wazee Street Warehouse District, 1143 Wazee Street (Commercial Building), Denver, Denver County, CO

West Wazee Street Warehouse District, 1143 Wazee Street (Commercial Bu...

Significance: This building is one of the earliest surviving structures in the West Wazee Street District. The structure was originally used as a forge where farm equipment was manufactured. Historical maps ind... More

(See label 4010) Eight-year-old boy tugging at the beets. There is a great deal of physical strain in this work. See Hine report.  Location: Sterling [vicinity], Colorado / Photo by Hine., Oct. 22/15.

(See label 4010) Eight-year-old boy tugging at the beets. There is a g...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a farm, farmer, agriculture, early 20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

School #9, District #3. This was the attendance on December 3, and several children were absent on account of sickness. Compare photographs 4052 and 4053 with attendance consisting of one pupil on October 27 - 5 weeks after school began. Location: Morgan County, Colorado. L.W. Hine

School #9, District #3. This was the attendance on December 3, and sev...

In album: Agriculture. Title from NCLC caption card for Hine no. 4067. Hine no. 4068. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General inform... More

Burro Train Carrying Gold Ore Down a Mountain Trail, Colorado
Migrant potato pickers' tents. Rio Grande County, Colorado

Migrant potato pickers' tents. Rio Grande County, Colorado

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Town abandoned because of continuous crop failures. Keota, Colorado

Town abandoned because of continuous crop failures. Keota, Colorado

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Fred Schmeeckle, FSA (Farm Security Administration) borrower, on his dryland farm in Weld County, Colorado

Fred Schmeeckle, FSA (Farm Security Administration) borrower, on his d...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Harvesting sugar beets, Adams County, Colorado

Harvesting sugar beets, Adams County, Colorado

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Old residence. Telluride, Colorado

Old residence. Telluride, Colorado

Picryl description: Public domain image of a victorian era building, victorian house, 19th century architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Negatives

Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Negatives

Picryl description: Public domain image of children in poverty during the Great Depression, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Residential district of Durango, Colorado

Residential district of Durango, Colorado

Public domain photograph of United States countryside, nature, during 1930s, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Abandoned gold mill at Ophir, Colorado

Abandoned gold mill at Ophir, Colorado

Public domain photograph of life in the United States in the 1930s, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Driving herd of fat lambs into corrals along the narrow gauge railroad. Cimarron, Colorado

Driving herd of fat lambs into corrals along the narrow gauge railroad...

Public domain image of cattle, livestock, farm animals, agriculture, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Band and clowns at Labor Day celebration, Silverton, Colorado

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Band and clowns at Labor Day cele...

Title and other information from a possibly related negative. Image came to Library of Congress untitled. (There was no caption for this image in the FSA/OWI shelflist.) Appears to be related to negative LC-USF... More

Silverton, Colorado. Labor Day celebration. Contestant and spectators at the burro-loading contest
Residential district of Durango, Colorado. Durango is trading, shipping and distribution center of southwestern Colorado

Residential district of Durango, Colorado. Durango is trading, shippin...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Railroad station and liquor store at Ophir, Colorado. A narrow gauge railway runs into the town with supplies and takes out the ore

Railroad station and liquor store at Ophir, Colorado. A narrow gauge r...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Russell Gulch, ghost mining town near Central City, Colorado

Russell Gulch, ghost mining town near Central City, Colorado

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Boulder [i.e., Hoover] Dam, Colo. [i.e., Arizona and Nevada]

Boulder [i.e., Hoover] Dam, Colo. [i.e., Arizona and Nevada]

Photograph shows power station towers and cables at the Hoover Dam, Arizona and Nevada. BC 5398. Photograph possibly from the United States Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation.

[Lincoln Avenue in Steamboat Springs, Colorado]

[Lincoln Avenue in Steamboat Springs, Colorado]

Public domain photograph of life in the United States in the 1930s, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Production. Lead. Types of miners who work the lead mines near Creede, Colorado. Creede, for many years a "ghost town," has resumed the activities that made it an important lead-producing center years ago, and is now producing much metal vitally needed for the war effort
Production. Lead. Reopened mine workings near Creede, Colorado. Creede, for many years a "ghost town," has resumed the activities that made it an important lead-producing center years ago, and is now producing much metal vitally needed for the war effort

Production. Lead. Reopened mine workings near Creede, Colorado. Creede...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a quarry, excavation or mining site, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Windswept desert of southwest Colorado

Windswept desert of southwest Colorado

Public domain photograph of National Park, nature, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Windmill silhouetted at sunset in eastern Colorado

Windmill silhouetted at sunset in eastern Colorado

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Four Winds motel sign, Durango, Colorado

Four Winds motel sign, Durango, Colorado

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies category: Motels. Purchase; John Margolies 2015 (DLC/PP-2015:142). Credit line: John Margolies Roadside America photograph a... More

Marker at the Mother Cabrini Shrine in Golden, Colorado

Marker at the Mother Cabrini Shrine in Golden, Colorado

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini found the property, which had two barns and a springhouse but no reliable source of water, on the side o... More

A wagon whose owner sells various kinds of jerky, or lean meat (in this case from cattle, bison, and elk) that has been trimmed of fat, cut into strips, and then dried to prevent spoilage. Normally, this drying includes the addition of salt to prevent bacteria from developing on the meat before sufficient moisture has been removed. The word "jerky" derived from the Quechua word "ch'arki" which means "dried, salted meat." Breckenridge, Colorado

A wagon whose owner sells various kinds of jerky, or lean meat (in thi...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... More

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