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001-5-008-01 General view in vicinity of 6th and Rose streets in Georgetown, Colorado taken in May 1946Image
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Description:Photo taken from 5th Street looking northwest to the corner of 6th and Rose streets in Georgetown, Colorado in May 1946
001-5-084-107th and Rose streets in Georgetown, ColoradoImage
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Description:Photo labeled "Looking out from the St. James" showing properties on the west side of 7th and Rose streets in Georgetown, Colorado
006-006A group of white men from the fraternal organization "Improved Order of Red Men," so-called "Chiefs of Mohican Tribe, Ag. 54"ImageFraternal organizations
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Subject:Fraternal organizations
Description:A studio photograph of a group of eight white men, so-called "chiefs of the Mohican Tribe," a fraternal organization in Georgetown, Colorado that was a chapter of the Improved Order of Red Men. The local chapter was instituted on February 13, 1897, with 56 charter members. The Improved Order of Red Men only allowed white men in their ranks, but appropriated their organization and naming systems on Native American tribes and peoples. The following men are listed with their positions in the local chapter and their occupations: Past Prophet - Henry J. Crist (County Judge); Prophet - Charles J. Nicholas (County Treasurer and County Judge); Sachem - John D. Couway (Assayor, Chamberlain Wks); Senior Sagamore - Addison O. Hinsdale (miner and butcher); Junior Sagamore - John J. White (attorney); Chief of Records - Louis Keck (merchant and restaurant); Keeper of Wampum - Fred P. Dewey (Cashier of Bank); and Collector of Wampum - Frank P. Stewart (Merchant). [show more]
010-9-1890z-006A man and two burros above tree lineImage
Type:Image
Description:A glass plate negative photograph of a man with two burros above tree line, presumably above Empire, Colorado. They have just crossed a large snow patch.
051-1950z-021A truck that slid off US 6 towards Clear Creek near Georgetown, ColoradoImage
Type:Image
Description:Photograph of a truck that slid and rolled down an embankment below US 6 near Georgetown, Colorado.
051-1950z-022A truck that slid off US 6 towards Clear Creek near Georgetown, ColoradoImage
Type:Image
Description:Photograph of a truck that slid and rolled down an embankment below US 6 near Georgetown, Colorado.
010-16-1892z-001Above Brownville Colo C.C.R.R.ImageRailroad tracks
Type:Image
Subject:Railroad tracks
Description:Photograph of buildings and Colorado Central Railroad tracks on the west side of Brownville, Colorado (just west of Silver Plume), looking west towards Mount Sniktau. The back includes a stamp that reads "A. RAPIN. Silver Plume COLO Dealer in Curiosities. IF U.R. LOOKING 4 SPECIMEN'S Write 2 Me." Rapin ran a business in Silver Plume that advertised curiosities from 1892 to 1894. [show more]
014-15-1907z-002Above the Clouds, Nearly Three Miles High, Summit of Mt. McClellan, Colo.--Argentine Central Ry.ImageRailroads
Type:Image
Subject:Railroads
Description:A postcard with a color photomechanical print of an Argentine Central railroad train and a group of people at the top of Mount McClellan in Colorado. The photograph is taken below the train and people, looking up. There is no publisher or photographer listed on the postcard, but it is numbered 6353. [show more]
014-1-1904-001Above the Forks, Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado.ImageRailroads
Railroad tracks
Type:Image
Subject:Railroads
Railroad tracks
Description:A postcard with a color photomechanical print of a Colorado and Southern Railroad train in Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado, west of the forks (the junction where the train went to either Idaho Springs or Black Hawk). It is published by the Detroit Photographic Co., number 6732. [show more]
014-21-1906-001Above the Loop, Moffat Line, ColoradoImageRailroad bridges
Type:Image
Subject:Railroad bridges
Description:A postcard with a color photomechanical print of the trestle at the top of the loop on the Moffat Line, west of the Continental Divide (Tunnel 33). Was originally sent in 1906 with the note on the front reading "Corona, Col. Sep 22 '06 Up above the Clouds where there are snowbanks" and "My dear Kirka Ake[?] Mamma and I have been thinking a whole lot about Jon today. Hope g??? has been a good little man. Papa." Sent from Denver to Colorado Springs (name is too faint on back to read). The postcard was sent again through the mail in 1991. A note and address were typed over the original 1906 address on the back. The 1991 note was a thank you note addressed to Cynthia (Cindy) Neeley and Christine Bradley at the Georgetown Society Inc. about help with research. [show more]