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  • Thumbnail for Haughey, Mary Gates
    Haughey, Mary Gates by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    Mary's family came to the Craig area over the mountains in a covered wagon to homestead on Black Mountain in 1911 when she was eight. She had three brothers and the family lived in a two bedroom log cabin. She talks about: living conditions, winter cold and snow, cooking, washing clothes, making clothing, yearly trips to town, rural schools, play, and home remedies. Mary attended high school in Craig and describes school activities. She taught in rural schools for five years after graduating from high school in 1921. Mary lived at the school or with nearby families. She talks about: the schools, students, snowstorms, and homesteading. Mary married, Clarence Haughey, at twenty-two, and they lived in various places in Moffat County. They had four children. Mary talks about her family's interest in politics (women were allowed to vote in 1920). She was the Deputy County Clerk when her husband died at age fifty-one. She later won election to be the County Clerk and served sixteen years. Mary was a quilter. Mary died in 2003.

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    Rawlinson, Hilda M. Shelton Fickle by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    Hilda's parents homesteaded in Dry Lake, fifteen miles south of Maybell in 1916. They lived in a rented house, a tent, and a dugout before they built the homestead. They also homesteaded a second time on Wolf Mountain, further south on Price Creek. Hilda talks about: grubbing sage brush, building the school, homeschooling, description of the dugout, and hauling water. She describes the 1918 flu, death, and burial. She talks about the outside work she did as the oldest girl: building fence, herding cows, breaking horses, plowing fields, mowing and pitching hay. She also describes: types of clothing, transportation, play, dances in Maybell, doctors, pregnancy, births, medical issues, and home remedies. She worked as a maternity helper from age fifteen to eighteen, and then worked at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction until she married at age twenty. They went to California to work on a fruit farm until the depression and then returned to Price Creek to buy a ranch. She talks about difficult years with lack of water, loss of animals, and Home Demonstration clubs. They had one child. Hilda enjoyed painting with oils. Hilda died in 2001.

  • Thumbnail for Blevins, Mabel Davis
    Blevins, Mabel Davis by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    Mabel was born in Leheigh, Oklahoma in 1897, and she arrived in Craig when she was seventeen. Her father was a Choctaw Indian. She married in 1915. Her husband, Earl, worked in the community and they had two children. She speaks about: Baptists, entertainment, horse and buggies, 8th grade education, clubs, housework, food preparation, winter, 1918 flu, and camping. Mabel died in 1986.

  • Thumbnail for Church of Christ Scientist - Patty Stuart Jewett
    Church of Christ Scientist - Patty Stuart Jewett by Jewett, Patty Stuart

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 19, Church of Christ Scientist - Patty Stuart Jewett include: 1 7-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, addressed “To Church of Christ Scientist of Colorado Springs in the year 2001. Greetings,” signed by Patty Stuart Jewett.

  • Thumbnail for Musical matters - A .C. Pearson
    Musical matters - A .C. Pearson by Pearson, Albert C.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 7, Musical matters - A. C. Pearson include: 1 17-page, handwritten letter signed by Albert C. Pearson; 1 envelope marked “Letter on Musical Matters, by A. C. Pearson, July 31, 1901,” containing mostly biographical material.

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    Grace Episcopal Church - A. R. Kieffer by Kieffer, A. R. , Kieffer, Lissa Hall

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 60, Grace Episcopal Church - A. R. Kieffer include: 1 5-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, addressed “To the Rector of Grace Church, Colorado Springs, Colo. in the Year 2001, signed by A. R. Kieffer, D. D., Rector, Church of the Ascension, Bradford, PA; 1 printed copy of “The Upper Country Where the King Lives: A Letter from a Grandfather to His Grandchildren After the Loss of Their Father” by the Rev. A. R. Kieffer; 1 3-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, addressed “To our dear great grand children (if we be so fortunate as to have them) greeting” signed by Lissa Hall Kieffer, 2 cyanotype photos “Sisters Katharine Moore, 6 years (and) Constance Moore, 3 years” and “Henry Boynton Moore, Kate Kieffer Moore (and) Constance Moore”; 4 b&w photos “Kate Kieffer Moore,” “Grandmama Hall,” “Rev. Augustus R. Kieffer, D. D.,” and “Lissa Hall Kieffer (and) Rev. A. R. Kieffer.”

  • Thumbnail for William and Anna Belle Lennox family
    William and Anna Belle Lennox family by Lennox, William M. , Lennox, Anna Belle

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 61, William and Anna Belle Lennox family include: 5 b&w photos “Willabel Lennox,” “William Lennox, Jr.,” “Loring Lennox,” “Jessie B. Lennox,” and “William Lennox”; 1 2-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, addressed to “My dear Great Grand Children,” signed by Anna Belle Lennox; 1 4-page, handwritten letter, dated Autust 4, 1901, addressed to “My dear Great Grand Children,” signed by William Lennox.

  • Thumbnail for J. R. Robinson, Mayor of Colorado Springs
    J. R. Robinson, Mayor of Colorado Springs by Robinson, John R.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 3, J. R. Robinson, Mayor of Colorado Springs include: 3 calling cards “Miss Jennie E. Robinson,” “Mrs. John R. Robinson,” “Dr. John R. Robinson”; 4 b&w photos: “John Robert Robinson,” “Walter Scott Robinson,” “George DeWitt Robinson," “Jessie Duncan Brown Robinson”; 1 18-page, handwritten letter, dated August 1, 1901, addressed “To the Citizens of Colorado Springs of the Twenty First Century,” signed by J. R. Robinson, Mayor.

  • Thumbnail for Humane efforts - Francis B. Hill
    Humane efforts - Francis B. Hill by Hill, Francis B.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 55, Humane efforts - Francis B. Hill include: 1 10-page, handwritten letter, dated August 1, 1901, addressed “The El Paso County Branch of the Colorado Humane Society in the year 1901, sends greeting to the citizens of Colorado Springs in the year 2001. Subject: The History and present condition of Humane Efforts in the City,” signed by Francis B. Hill, Secretary; 1 printed notice “To Shippers of Live Poultry”; 1 b&w photo “Francis B. Hill, Secretary Humane Society”

  • Thumbnail for W. L. Dawson family
    W. L. Dawson family by Dawson, William Lloyd

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 72, W. L. Dawson family include: 2 business cards “W. L. Dawson & Co. Real Estate”; 1 2-page, typewritten letter, dated July 27, 1901, addressed “To the Chief Ranger of Court Mt. Cameron, #1654, I. O. F. Colorado Springs, Colo., of the 21st Century” signed by Vincent King, Chief Ranger, et. al., prepared by William Lloyd Dawson, Court Deputy; 1 business card “The United States Real Estate Association”; 1 business card “William L. Dawson, Probate Judge Wallace Co. Wallace, Kansas”; 1 1-page, handwritten note on family of W. L. Dawson.

  • Thumbnail for Colorado Springs Real Estate - Charles P. Bennett
    Colorado Springs Real Estate - Charles P. Bennett by Bennett, Charles P.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 78, Colorado Springs Real Estate - Charles P. Bennett include: 1 20-page, handwritten letter, dated August, 1901, titled “Colorado Springs Real Estate,” signed by Charles P. Bennett; 1 b&w photo “Chas. P. Bennett.”

  • Thumbnail for James Pierce and Maria Eliza Pierce Barnes
    James Pierce and Maria Eliza Pierce Barnes by Barnes, Maria Eliza Pierce , Barnes, James Pierce

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms 0349, Fd 6, James Pierce and Maria Eliza Pierce Barnes include: 1 b&w photo: “James Pierce Barnes”; 2 business cards: “J. P. Barnes”; 1 5-page, handwritten letter, dated July 31, 1901, addressed “To the citizens of Colorado Springs, Colorado, in the year A. D. 2001, Greeting:” signed by James Pierce Barnes; 1 2-page, handwritten letter, dated August 2, 1901, addressed “To my dear Grand-daughters Katherine Frost-Barnes and Emily Jane Powell” signed by Maria Eliza Pierce Barnes.

  • Thumbnail for Myra Alline Levi
    Myra Alline Levi by Levi, Myra Alline

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 141, Myra Alline Levi include: 1 envelope addressed “With a loving kiss to my descendant. To my descendant nearest 10 years. That is my age.”; 1 calling card: “Myra Alline Levi”; 3 1-cent coins dated 1882, 1891, 1898.

  • Thumbnail for Woman’s view of Colorado Springs - Miriam Storrs Washburn
    Woman’s view of Colorado Springs - Miriam Storrs Washburn by Washburn, Miriam Storrs

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 66, Woman’s view of Colorado Springs - Miriam Storrs include: 1 17-page, handwritten letter, dated July 1901, addressed “Colorado Springs from a Woman’s Standpoint, with Greetings to the Year 2001.” Signed by Miriam Storrs Washburn.

  • Thumbnail for X-Rays - Clarence Robert Arnold M.D.
    X-Rays - Clarence Robert Arnold M.D. by Arnold, Clarence Robert

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 118, X-Rays - Clarence Robert Arnold M.D. include: 1 1-page, typewritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, addressed “To the Members of the El Paso County Medical Society, Greeting!” Signed by Clarence Robert Arnold, Ph. B. M. D.; 6 b&w “radiographs” (x-ray photos).

  • Thumbnail for Fanny Aiken Tucker family
    Fanny Aiken Tucker family by Tucker, Fanny Aiken

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 93, Fanny Aiken Tucker family include: 1 7-page, handwritten note, dated August 4, 1901, addressed to “My dear descendants,” signed by Fanny Aiken Tucker.

  • Thumbnail for Helen Gray Grise
    Helen Gray Grise by Grise, Helen Gray

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 138, Helen Gray Grise include: 1 2-page, handwritten note, dated August 4, 1901, addressed “This is intended for the Descendants of Helen Gray, known as Helen Grise.

  • Thumbnail for Panorama of the Pikes Peak Region and Glen Eyrie
    Panorama of the Pikes Peak Region and Glen Eyrie

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 158, Panorama of the Pikes Peak Region and Glen Eyrie include: Panorama (Colored) picture of “Colorado Springs & The Pikes Peak Range” (2 copies - one framed); “Glen Eyrie: panorama picture of bridges and grounds (Wm. J. Palmer home).

  • Thumbnail for F. P. Stevens photograph - Original building in Colorado City in which the Territorial Legislature first met
    F. P. Stevens photograph - Original building in Colorado City in which the Territorial Legislature first met by Stevens, F. P.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 160 no. 19, F. P. Stevens photograph - Original building in Colorado City in which the Territorial Legislature first met.

  • Thumbnail for F. P. Stevens photograph - All Souls Unitarian Church, southwest corner of Tejon and Dale Street
    F. P. Stevens photograph - All Souls Unitarian Church, southwest corner of Tejon and Dale Street by Stevens, F. P.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 160 no. 27, F. P. Stevens photograph - All Souls Unitarian Church, southwest corner of Tejon and Dale Street.

  • Thumbnail for F. P. Stevens photograph - El Paso Club, northwest corner of Platte Avenue and Tejon Street
    F. P. Stevens photograph - El Paso Club, northwest corner of Platte Avenue and Tejon Street by Stevens, F. P.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 160 no. 45, F. P. Stevens photograph - El Paso Club, northwest corner of Platte Avenue and Tejon Street.

  • Thumbnail for F. P. Stevens photograph - Interior of the First National Bank of Colorado Springs, 1901
    F. P. Stevens photograph - Interior of the First National Bank of Colorado Springs, 1901 by Stevens, F. P.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various building on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001, at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 160 no. 60, F. P. Stevens photograph - Interior of the First National Bank of Colorado Springs, 1901.

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    Railroads

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 106, Railroads include: 6 printed railroad timetables for the Great Rock Island Route, the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway, the Colorado and Southern, the Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District Railway, the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway and the Colorado Midland Railway.

  • Thumbnail for Life in Colorado Springs - Arthur N. Taft
    Life in Colorado Springs - Arthur N. Taft by Taft, Arthur N.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 108, Life in Colorado Springs - Arthur N. Taft include: 1 14-page, handwritten letter, dated August 1, 1901, addressed “To the People of Colorado Springs in the year 2001,” signed by Arthur N. Taft, Rector of St. Stephens Church.

  • Thumbnail for F. P. Stevens photograph - Business office of the Gazette Publishing Company
    F. P. Stevens photograph - Business office of the Gazette Publishing Company by Stevens, F. P.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various building on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001, at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 160 no. 63, F. P. Stevens photograph - Business office of the Gazette Publishing Company.