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Geode Crystal Library Club handmade program, 1941-1942Geode Crystal Library Club handmade program, 1941-1942ImageElizabeth Library (Elizabeth, Colo.)
Colorado--Elbert County
Colorado--Elizabeth
Type:Image
Subject:Elizabeth Library (Elizabeth, Colo.)
Colorado--Elbert County
Colorado--Elizabeth
Description:The Geode Crystal Library Club, formed, in 1896, established the first public library in Elizabeth. Member received handmade programs each year. This original program measures 6 1/2" by 6" and includes 24 carbon-copied pages.
Geode Crystal Library Club Voting BoxGeode Crystal Library Club Voting BoxImageElizabeth Library (Elizabeth, Colo.)
Colorado--Elbert County
Colorado--Elizabeth
Women --Colorado--Elbert--Societies and clubs
Type:Image
Subject:Elizabeth Library (Elizabeth, Colo.)
Colorado--Elbert County
Colorado--Elizabeth
Women --Colorado--Elbert--Societies and clubs
Description:New members were admitted to the Geode Crystal Library Club by a vote of existing members. Marbles were dropped in this voting box, with white marbles approving membership and black marbles denying. A nominee receiving two "no" votes could not join the club. [show more]
Jesse Tripp homeJesse Tripp home ImageColorado -- Elbert County
Colorado -- Simla
Type:Image
Subject:Colorado -- Elbert County
Colorado -- Simla
Description:An image of Jesse Tripp entering his home in southern rural Elbert County, Colorado, courtesy of his grandson Rolla Cusick.
Matheson bankMatheson bankImageColorado -- Elbert County
Colorado -- Matheson
Type:Image
Subject:Colorado -- Elbert County
Colorado -- Matheson
Description:A photocopy of an original image of a bank in Matheson, Colorado believed to have been taken in the early twentieth century. Someone has handwritten "Matheson Bank" in cursive on top of the picture.
Matheson billiards hallMatheson billiards hallImageColorado -- Elbert County
Colorado -- Matheson
Type:Image
Subject:Colorado -- Elbert County
Colorado -- Matheson
Description:A photocopied image of a billiards (pool) hall in Matheson, Colorado in the early 1900s.
Moody the PeddlerMoody the Peddler ImageColorado -- Elbert County.
Colorado -- Simla
Peddlers -- United States
Type:Image
Subject:Colorado -- Elbert County.
Colorado -- Simla
Peddlers -- United States
Description:Moody the Peddler selling goods somewhere in the Simla area of Elbert County, Colorado at the beginning of the 20th century.
Page from booklet - picture of Duncan MathesonPage from booklet - picture of Duncan Matheson Image
Text
Colorado -- Elbert County.
Colorado -- Matheson
Type:Image
Text
Subject:Colorado -- Elbert County.
Colorado -- Matheson
Description:Brief history of Duncan Matheson & his farm on the Big Sandy River.
Pete and Clarence Ashcraft photos of mail wagon and baseball pose near the train depot in the Simla and Matheson, Colorado area.Pete and Clarence Ashcraft photos of mail wagon and baseball pose near the train depot in the Simla and Matheson, Colorado area.ImageColorado -- Elbert County
Colorado -- Simla
Type:Image
Subject:Colorado -- Elbert County
Colorado -- Simla
Description:A photocopy of two photos from the early 1900s. One photo shows a man next to a wagon. Cursive handwriting next to this photo indicates that it is Pete Ashcraft next to a mail wagon. The other photo shows children playing baseball, with one child in the foreground posing and holding a baseball bat. Cursive handwriting next to this photo indicates that the child with the bat is "Clarence Ashcraft at the train depot." It is unknown whether the photos were taken in Simla, Matheson, or Ramah (El Paso County). These towns were all located along the Rock Island Railroad line. [show more]
Ramah postal wagonRamah postal wagonImageColorado -- El Paso County.

Colorado -- Ramah
Postal service -- Colorado -- History.
Type:Image
Subject:Colorado -- El Paso County.

Colorado -- Ramah
Postal service -- Colorado -- History.
Description:An image of the postal wagon serving the areas surrounding Ramah, Colorado in the late 1800s to early 1900s.
Ranchland Farm Newspaper building in Simla, ColoradoRanchland Farm Newspaper building in Simla, ColoradoImageColorado -- Elbert County
Colorado -- Simla
Newspapers
Type:Image
Subject:Colorado -- Elbert County
Colorado -- Simla
Newspapers
Description:An image of the Ranchland Farm Newspaper building on the corner of Sioux Avenue and Buffalo Street in Simla, Colorado. In the top right of the image, "09-3-1971" is handwritten.