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Picture Postcard addressed to: Mr. R G Ellis 921 Kalamath St. Denver Colo Feb 27-18 Hello, Bob, letter received this morning this is the way Monarch looks only it is worse snowing and blowing fierce and a good place to stay away from. What hospital is Myrtle at and why don’t you go to Morrison and see who is left up there also run out and see Arthur at Louises. Will write later–tell Babe Hello.
 M.T. 
Don’t think it is ever going...
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Picture Postcard addressed to: Mr. R G Ellis 921 Kalamath St. Denver Colo Feb 27-18 Hello, Bob, letter received this morning this is the way Monarch looks only it is worse snowing and blowing fierce and a good place to stay away from. What hospital is Myrtle at and why don’t you go to Morrison and see who is left up there also run out and see Arthur at Louises. Will write later–tell Babe Hello.
 M.T. 
Don’t think it is ever going...
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This remarkable document is the subscription list dated 1892 that Mayor Wright put together to reorganize the Salida Fire Department and keep it from disbanding. It is a veritable who's who of Salida's notables. Among the signatures are Territorial Governor of Colorado A.C. Hunt, who was instrumental in bringing the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad here and platted the town of Salida. R.M. Ridgway, railroad superintendent of the Denver & Rio Grande and...
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A cradle roll invitation sent to Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. (E.A.) Michael for their two children, Everett and [?]. The "cradle roll" was a listing of babies and young children kept by a church; in this case, most likely the Eagle Methodist Church. The invitation is a postcard with a 1 cent stamp signed by Mrs. H. Baer.
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A letter from Mrs. Winifred Ginther to Mrs. Edna (Edward) Michael. The Michaels owned and operated a feed mill and livery in Eagle until the business was sold in 1920. This letter, dated 1926, shows the Michaels in Englewood, Colorado, and keeping in touch with Eagle County friends. Mrs. Ginther describes the hardships of finding work, lack of new buildings developing in Eagle, and sad news of other friends' death and troubles. Mrs. Ginther describes...
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Elmer J. Bindley, known as Jack, came to Colorado in July of 1910 and entered into the barber trade in Eagle. This business, the Silver Eagle Barber and Beauty Shop, continued until his death in 1959. Jack had ran the shop in partnership with his son, ira, who took over upon his father's death until his own retirement in 1986. This is much more than an envelope and advertises the town of Eagle in general. There are local photographs of ranches...
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Elmer J. Bindley, known as Jack, came to Colorado in July of 1910 and entered into the barber trade in Eagle. This business, the Silver Eagle Barber and Beauty Shop, continued until his death in 1959. Jack had ran the shop in partnership with his son, ira, who took over upon his father's death until his own retirement in 1986. This is much more than an envelope and advertises the town of Eagle in general. There are local photographs of ranches...
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Postcard with black and white image of a crowded grandstand. Handwritten note on back side states "Agnes & Mrs. Winters in front row of Cattlemen's grandstand."
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A postcard with a photograph of Shoshone Falls Power Plant located in Glenwood Canyon near the Hanging Lake tunnels. The power plant is still in operation; the best view is from I-70 westbound. Alda wrote a message to her mother while visiting in Glenwood Springs on the back postmarked August 24, 1915: " Dear mother, got here about 1:30. We tried to get you from Eagle but the --- was out. Mrs. Collins isn't here yet. I met Helen Shyrack on the street....
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Black and white postcard. "Rodeo Time - Horses heading through Gunnison street on way to old rodeo grounds near WSC. Late 1800's" is written on the back.