Benjamin Poff Draper Papers

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Title

Benjamin Poff Draper Papers

Date Created

1900-1980

Description

A large collection of materials relating to Benjamin Poff Draper's life. It includes a large number of scrapbooks with photographs from his childhood, early adult life, and work through Georgetown Enterprises. It also includes a large number of his correspondence, which he compiled into books by date and topic.

Identifier

CCCLD-001

Collection Items

View of Alpine Hose building looking southeast from Rose Street
Photo labeled "D. U. Alumni Promenaders" showing Alpine Hose and park with performers in the foreground. View shows Alpine Hose building and tower from Rose Street looking southeast in Georgetown, Colorado.

View from the corner of 6th and Rose streets looking south west towards Silver Plume
Photo taken from the corner of 6th and Rose streets in Georgetown, Colorado looking southwest towards Silver Plume, showing the Hamill Block

View from the corner of 6th and Rose streets looking south west towards Silver Plume
Photo taken from the corner of 6th and Rose streets in Georgetown, Colorado looking southwest towards Silver Plume, showing the Hamill Block

Albert Frank Ecker of Central City, Rock Drilling Champion in Georgetown, Colorado
Albert Frank Ecker of Central City is the champion rock driller during the Silver Stampede in Georgetown, Colorado

Cars are parked along 6th Street in Georgetown, Colorado
Cars are parked along 6th Street in Georgetown, Colorado as part of the Silver Stampede celebration

Crowd gathers on 6th Street in Georgetown, Colorado
Crowd gathers on 6th Street in Georgetown, Colorado as part of the Silver Stampede celebration in 1946

St James Bar and Grill on Rose Street in Georgetown, Colorado, with canopy sign "BAR"
St James Bar and Grill on Rose Street in Georgetown, Colorado, which has a sign "BAR" attached to the side of the building, possibly during the Silver Stampede celebration of 1946

Cars are parked along Rose Street across from the Hamill Block in Georgetown, Colorado
Photo showing cars parked along Rose Street in Georgetown, Colorado in 1946, probably part of the Silver Stampede Celebration

Photo of Georgetown Gift Shop on 6th Street in Georgetown, Colorado
Photo labeled "Bette Jackson's shop made ready for the crowds" during the Silver Stampede in August and September of 1946. New canopy sign says "Georgetown Shop GIFTS post cards-souvenirs." Photo taken looking north across 6th Street in Georgetown,…

Young man with ice cream cone stands at corner of 6th and Rose Streets during the start of the Silver Stampede in Georgetown, Colorado
Photo looking east up 6th Street in Georgetown, Colorado during the Silver Stampede held August 24 to Sept 2 1946. A young man with an ice cream cone is shown in the foreground.
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