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at last a teepee!! 1870: Ute Chief Monk Shavanah and relations ...
Ouray & his subchiefs of Utes in 1868 ...
1855: Guide for Schuyler Colfax, father of longest street in America!
1870: Unidentified white woman with group of Sioux. She looks like the local peace activist to me.
1870 -- she had only been free five years as the war was over in 65 ...
1866 boulder: 13th and pearl looking west. (Last one, I promise!) All these images are courtesy Denver Public Library Western History (GO LIBRARIES!!)
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!"
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!!
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 ...
Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864. Courtesy Denver Public Library (GO LIBRARIES!!)
144 years ago on Blake Street! WOO!! No wonder everybody was on morphine!!
1868 -- um, where is denver??
1870 gunfight at the ole palace theatre. (kidding about the gunfight) Courtesy Denver Public Library ...
1870 larimer street: way dead people and even deader horses --
Denver in 1874: People coming out of the coffee joint just like today! (Cept no internet!) Courtesy Denver Public Library GO LIBRARIES !!
1879 Larimer Street. Courtesy Western History department at Denver Public Library ...
Denver in 1880: Looking up 16th Street toward Capitol
1880 street shot on Larimer. The men look like ghosts. They are disappearing!! Must be when you stay dead too long!
1880: VERY DEAD PEOPLE! (They have since been born and died, what, a couple times at least??)
Brown Palace Hotel in 1880.
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