Jeanie Straub

@jeaniestraub

Librarian + news junkie who ❤ LOVES music: tinyurl.com/CMB-jeanie. Please check out ♫ @colorado_music for ♫ local music tweets! ♫

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at last a teepee!! 1870: Ute Chief Monk Shavanah and relations ...

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Ouray & his subchiefs of Utes in 1868 ...

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1855: Guide for Schuyler Colfax, father of longest street in America!

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1870: Unidentified white woman with group of Sioux. She looks like the local peace activist to me.

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1870 -- she had only been free five years as the war was over in 65 ...

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1866 boulder: 13th and pearl looking west. (Last one, I promise!) All these images are courtesy Denver Public Library Western History (GO LIBRARIES!!)

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SEE: 1880 in Boulder. Nuthin to do cept see the druggist. He arrives first and sets up the camp. Then everybody else feels like they can move there -- "Just as long as there is a druggist, honey!"

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1860: ever wonder why there always seems to be a druggist in these old photos? CUZ THERE WASN'T ANYTHING TO DO CEPT DRINK LAUDLUM sp?? The druggist always made out like a bandit!!

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not too much to do in denver in 1860. i think i will stand in the doorway of my shop for a while says the guy to himself ...

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Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864. Courtesy Denver Public Library (GO LIBRARIES!!)

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144 years ago on Blake Street! WOO!! No wonder everybody was on morphine!!

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1868 -- um, where is denver??

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1870 gunfight at the ole palace theatre. (kidding about the gunfight) Courtesy Denver Public Library ...

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1870 larimer street: way dead people and even deader horses --

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Denver in 1874: People coming out of the coffee joint just like today! (Cept no internet!) Courtesy Denver Public Library GO LIBRARIES !!

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1879 Larimer Street. Courtesy Western History department at Denver Public Library ...

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Denver in 1880: Looking up 16th Street toward Capitol

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1880 street shot on Larimer. The men look like ghosts. They are disappearing!! Must be when you stay dead too long!

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1880: VERY DEAD PEOPLE! (They have since been born and died, what, a couple times at least??)

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Brown Palace Hotel in 1880.

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