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Name Clear Creek Canyon

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Image of 2015.016.001 - Narrative

2015.016.001 - Narrative

"A Vacation in Colorado: July 4, 1941 to August 1, 1941" as written by Harold A. Miner with William Miner. A 47 page narrative about their vacation to Colorado and Golden in 1941.

Image of 1873.a - Postcard

1873.a - Postcard

Unused postcard marked, 5993 - Golden, Colorado, and Entrance to Clear Creek Canon from Castle Rock Mountain Scenic Incline Railway. Denver Mountain Parks. BAck of postcard stamped in red ink, Jefferson County Museum, Old Court House, Golden, Colo.

Image of 2002.016.001 - Postcard

2002.016.001 - Postcard

Color postcard titled Birds' Eye View of Golden, Colo. By Night. View is looking from the west along Clear Creek Valley between North and South Table Mountains towards Denver, CO. Correspondance and a mailing address are written on the back.

Image of 2003.005.001 - Postcard

2003.005.001 - Postcard

Color postcard of Golden and Clear Creek Valley, Colo. Tree are in the foreground while North and South Table Mountains are in the background.

Image of 2012.082.006 - Postcard, Picture

2012.082.006 - Postcard, Picture

Color postcard of Clear Creek Canon in Jefferson County, CO. Title across top reads, "30 Clear Creek Canon, Denver Mountain Parks, Colorado." Postcard is unused.

Image of 2014.019.001 - Lithograph

2014.019.001 - Lithograph

Framed and matted reproduction lithograph titled, Golden City by Alfred Edward Mathews. Print depicts three individuals standing on a high point west of town looking over the Clear Creek Valley north and east toward Denver. A number of structures and two bridges are laid out north and south of Clear Creek with North and South Table Mountains in the upper third of the print. Printing on the bottom of the print says: Lith. by J. Bien, N. Y. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1866, by A. E. Mathews, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York. A. E. Mathews, Del.

Image of 2015.053.001 - Postcard, Picture

2015.053.001 - Postcard, Picture

One unused color postcard of the Old Miner Inn motel, restaurant, and lounge. Inn was located at 80 Clear Creek Lane in Golden, Colorado near the mouth of Clear Creek Canyon. Photograph on front shows inn with parking lot and cars. Clear Creek is to the right surrounded by foothills. The cut for the Welch Ditch crosses the center of the image above the inn's roof line.

Image of 2015.054.001 - Landscape

2015.054.001 - Landscape

Framed color drawing of Clear Creek Canyon looking west. Drawing depicts Clear Creek in center with the foothills in the background, and a cluster of several houses belonging to Eugenia Mitchell along the left side. Welch Ditch can be seen above the houses. Lower left corner signed E. Mitchell 1959. Drawing appears to be matted with a light paper matte which is cut unevenly. Three side of the matte are faded. Eugenia Mitchell once owned much of the property depicted in the drawing which was later sold to Jefferson County Open Space and the City of Golden.

Image of 2017.034.044 - Postcard

2017.034.044 - Postcard

Used sepia-tone postcard of a man sitting on a rock formation with a scenic look of Golden, Colorado. Front contains caption "1464 Golden- First Capital of Colorado." Image lists points of interest including School of Mines, Mt. Zion showing "M", Midland Auto Trail, and Entrance to Clear Creek Canon. Published by H. H. Tammen Company of Denver, Colorado. Requires one-cent stamp. Postcard mailed to Mr. Henry Wharmel in Iowa from Frank. Postmarked June 25, 1915 from La Junta, Colorado.

Image of 2017.039.001 - Postcard

2017.039.001 - Postcard

Unused colorized postcard of man gold panning along a body of water with caption "1900. Where gold was first discovered in Colorado, Clear Creek Canon. Colorado & Southern Ry." Printed by Barkalow Brothers of Denver, Colorado; Omaha, Nebraska; and Portland, Oregon. Requires two cents for postage.

Image of A photo book with the full title: Nature's Romance / "Over the Loop" / Clear Creek Canon / and... / Adjacent Scenery." Contains black and white photos of the Clear Creek Canyon area as it existed at the end of the 19th century. Photo pages are separated by waxed pages. Images are all titled, and include  images of "Mother Grundy" rock in Clear Creek Canyon, Inspiration Point, Central City, "The Old Roadmaster" rock, Rocky Point, Idaho Springs, Empire Road, Georgetown, Green Lake, and an "Old Signal Station" at the crest of Gray's Peak.

A photo book with the full title: Nature's Romance / "Over the Loop" / Clear Creek Canon / and... / Adjacent Scenery." Contains black and white photos of the Clear Creek Canyon area as it existed at the end of the 19th century. Photo pages are separated by waxed pages. Images are all titled, and include images of "Mother Grundy" rock in Clear Creek Canyon, Inspiration Point, Central City, "The Old Roadmaster" rock, Rocky Point, Idaho Springs, Empire Road, Georgetown, Green Lake, and an "Old Signal Station" at the crest of Gray's Peak.

A photo book with the full title: Nature's Romance / "Over the Loop" / Clear Creek Canon / and... / Adjacent Scenery." Contains black and white photos of the Clear Creek Canyon area as it existed at the end of the 19th century. Photo pages are separated by waxed pages. Images are all titled, and include images of "Mother Grundy" rock in Clear Creek Canyon, Inspiration Point, Central City, "The Old Roadmaster" rock, Rocky Point, Idaho Springs, Empire Road, Georgetown, Green Lake, and an "Old Signal Station" at the crest of Gray's Peak.

Image of 2008.010.071 - Negative, Roll Film

2008.010.071 - Negative, Roll Film

Aerial color photograph of the intersection of Colo Hwy 6 and State Hwy 58 on the west edge of Golden, Colorado. In the right forefront of the photograph is the restaurant known previously as Steve Frederick's Steak House and what is known today as the Briarwood. In the middle of the photograph is the Old Miner's Inn, an apartment building constructed by Morey Gibson in the 1960s. Towering above the Old Miner's Inn is Mount Zion that shows the scar of Welch's Ditch. This is a photograph of the mouth of Clear Creek Canyon.

Image of 2008.010.072 - Negative, Roll Film

2008.010.072 - Negative, Roll Film

Aerial color photograph of the Old Miner's Inn at the entrance to Clear Creek Canyon on the west edge of Golden, Colorado. The view of the photograph is looking west. The Inn was built by Golden contractor Morey Gibson in the 1960s. Seen in the photograph is Welch Ditch as it passes around Mount Zion, the canyon and West 6th Avenue.

Image of 2008.010.075 - Negative, Roll Film

2008.010.075 - Negative, Roll Film

Black and white aerial photograph looking west from the doorway of a small airplane flying above Golden, Colorado. In the lower right of the photograph is the Jefferson County Government buildings, including the Jail, Sheriff's Department, Hall of Justice and the Courthouse. The "M" can be seen on the slope of Mount Zion and residences in the southwest portion of the city of Golden is visible.

Image of 2008.010.202 - Negative, Sheet Film

2008.010.202 - Negative, Sheet Film

Black and white photograph of Investigations Captain, Harold E. Bray, of the Jefferson County Colorado Sheriff's Department removing handcuffs from murder suspect Mary Pearl Walker at a crime scene on Clear Creek just west of Golden, Colorado. Also depicted in the photograph is Investigator Dale Ryder (in white shirt), Jefferson County District Attorney Barney O'Kane watching in between Bray and Walker, and partial photo of Pat Wermuth, the wife of the County Sheriff, Art Wermuth. Pat was providing escort for the female offender.

Image of 2008.010.203 - Negative, Sheet Film

2008.010.203 - Negative, Sheet Film

Black and white photograph of investigators from the Jefferson County, Colorado Sheriff's Department and District Attorney's Office examining the spot where murder victim William Scott Wright was buried after his murder on the previous June 15, 1959. Suspect Harold David Wooley is depicted in the center, wearing a white shirt, pointing down at the exact place he buried Wright under a pile of rocks. Also depicted in the photograph is Deputy Coroner Carl Cline (in suit), Investigator Daly Ryder standing behind Wooley and wearing a white shirt, Captain Harold E. Bray in sports coat and tie, and District Attorney Barney O'Kane in dark suit pointing toward the rocks. Standing just above this grou

Image of 2008.010.204 - Negative, Sheet Film

2008.010.204 - Negative, Sheet Film

Black and white photograph depicting suspected murderer Harold David Wooley, standing center of group standing on the highway, and pointing to the spot where he and his accomplice, Mary Pearl Walker, buried William Scott Wright under a pile of rocks after murdering him on June 15, 1959. The photo depicts Clear Creek and the Canyon just west of Golden, Colorado. Three investigators are seen in the photo walking downstream on Clear Creek, one is carrying a camera case.

Image of 2008.010.205 - Negative, Sheet Film

2008.010.205 - Negative, Sheet Film

Black and white photograph of an assembly of investigators from the Jefferson County Colorado Sheriff's Department and the District Attorney, expecting the person depicted standing in the middle in the white shirt and holding a cigarette, Harold David Wooley, to point out where he and his accomplice, Mary Pearl Walker, had buried the body of William Scott Wright under a pile of rocks on the afternoon of June 16, 1959.

Image of 2008.010.208 - Negative, Sheet Film

2008.010.208 - Negative, Sheet Film

Black and white photograph of murder suspects Mary Pearl Walker and Harold David Wooley leaving an unmarked Sheriff's Department car in handcuffs. They were taken by Sheriff's Department investigators to show them where they buried victim William Scott Wright. The photo is taken in Clear Creek Canon west of Golden, Colorado. Investigator Nels Coy is seen exiting the unmarked Sheriff's car.

Image of 2008.010.209 - Negative, Sheet Film

2008.010.209 - Negative, Sheet Film

Black and white photograph showing Captain Harold E. Bray of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department in Golden, Colorado taking off handcuffs holding murder suspects, Mary Pearl Walker (in white shirt) and Harold David Wooley (in white shirt). Photo was taken in Clear Creek Canyon west of Golden where Walker and Wooley were about to show Bray and the other unidentified persons in the photograph where they buried victim William Scott Wright on June 6, 1959.