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Geode Crystal Library Club handmade program, 1905-1906Geode Crystal Library Club handmade program, 1905-1906ImageElizabeth 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. Members received handmade programs each year. This original program measures 6 1/2 by 4 1/4 inches and includes 24 hand-lettered pages.
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]
Elbert County Commemorative Throw BlanketElbert County Commemorative Throw BlanketImageElbert Presbyterian Church (Elbert, Colo.)
Blankets--United States--Elbert County (Colo.)
Historic buildings--Colorado--Elbert County
Type:Image
Subject:Elbert Presbyterian Church (Elbert, Colo.)
Blankets--United States--Elbert County (Colo.)
Historic buildings--Colorado--Elbert County
Description:As a fund-raising project, the Elbert Presbyterian Church commissioned a woven blanket commemorating historic buildings throughout Elbert County. The blanket is made of cotton and measures 72" by 50".
Elbert County Fair PennantElbert County Fair PennantPhysical ObjectElbert County Fair
Type:Physical Object
Subject:Elbert County Fair
Description:Pennant from the Elbert County Fair
Coal mine north of FondisCoal mine north of FondisImageColorado -- Elbert County.
Colorado -- Fondis.
Colorado -- Simla
Mines and mineral resources -- Colorado.
Type:Image
Subject:Colorado -- Elbert County.
Colorado -- Fondis.
Colorado -- Simla
Mines and mineral resources -- Colorado.
Description:An image of a coal mine one and a quarter mile north of the unincorporated town of Fondis in the early 20th century.
Donald A. Lemley Oral HistoryDonald A. Lemley Oral HistoryMoving ImageColorado -- Elbert County.
Colorado -- Simla
Type:Moving Image
Subject:Colorado -- Elbert County.
Colorado -- Simla
Description:Don was a founding member of the Simla Historical Society, which began in 2012 at the Simla Library. As a founder and lifelong resident of the Simla area, he helped the society record his oral history back in 2013. Don lived from 1931 to 2019. We were so very honored to have him share his life story and history with us. May he rest in peace. http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ [show more]
Fred Isgar picking cornFred Isgar picking cornImageColorado -- Elbert County.
Colorado -- Matheson
Agriculture -- Colorado.
Type:Image
Subject:Colorado -- Elbert County.
Colorado -- Matheson
Agriculture -- Colorado.
Description:An image of farmer Fred Isgar picking corn in the Matheson area of Elbert County, Colorado.
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.