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Name Golden Days

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Image of 2015.005.001 - Newspaper

2015.005.001 - Newspaper

One insert for the Jefferson County Republican newspaper for "Golden Days: Special Edition" dated August 18-19, 1939. This edition commemorates the 80th Birthday of Golden. The pages are orange in color, there is a total of 16 pages. The complete program is on pages 8 and 9.

Image of 2000.012.082 - Print, Photographic

2000.012.082 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph taken for Golden Days on August 14-15, 1941. A convertible car is parked in front of the Gem Theater on Washington Avenue in Golden, CO. Three young women dressed in cowboy attire and hats are seated around the car and with a crowd of people gathered in the background. The marquee is advertising the movie, "Devil Dogs of the Air" and "Scotland Yard". The woman on the hood of the car is Dorothy (Thomas) Herron. At time of photo she had just finished her freshman year at Golden High School and was 14 years old. Standing on the runner of the car is her sister Mary Kay (Thomas) Fleming. S

Image of 2005.018.004 - Print, Photographic

2005.018.004 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo of Lou Holland (seated) and Paul Reeves (standing) at Golden Days festivities in Golden, CO. Lou is seated in a soapbox derby car and Paul is firing a starting gun into the air. Captioned below the photo: Lou Holland promoted the idea for the Welcome To Golden Arch and financed most of it. Paul Reeves did the design.

Image of 2009.002.021 - Print, Photographic

2009.002.021 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a carnival in downtown Golden circa 1940. Two boys are seen standing on the roof of Foss Drug store with the wall of the Opera Block located on their left. Alpine Drug sign is seen on the far left side of the photograph. Across Washington Avenue is the Linder Block and Rubey Block with North Table Mountain located in the background. People, carnival rides, and booths are seen on Washington Avenue.

Image of 2011.013.007 - Print, Photographic

2011.013.007 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a Packard flatbed truck with a model of a modern home on the back. A banner around the truck says, Cowboy The Town is Yours, Duvall-DavisonLumber Co. Today. The truck is parked in front a a roadside billboard advertising Komac Pure Paint that goes on to say, For Sale By Duvall-Davison Lumber, Golden, Colo.

Image of 2011.013.008 - Print, Photographic

2011.013.008 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a horse drawn trailer float from Duvall-Davison Lumber Co. for the Golden Days Parade in Golden, CO. Banner on the side of the trialer says Duvall-Davison Lumber Co. Yesterday. A model cabin made out of slabs sits on the flatbead. Animal skins and a deer mount hang on the outside. Surrounding the cabin are pine boughs, a cooking tripod and a dog. Mr. Duvall's granddaughters are inside the cabin looking out a small window on the side. Two men are in front of the cabin holding rifles. The man sitting is Richard Werber, lumber yard employee. The wagon is parked in front odf a roadside billboard fro Komac Pure Paint.

Image of 2011.013.009 - Print, Photographic

2011.013.009 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of Duvall-Davison Lumber Co. parade float, Today for first Golden Days Parade in Golden, CO. Float is built on the flatbead of a Packard truck. Float recreates a modern bungelowwith stucco exterior and tile roof. Mr. Duvall's granddaughters are seated in fron of the model home. A banner on the side of the truck says, Duvall-Davison Lumber Co. -Today. Two men are standing next to the passenger side cab of the truck. The man on the left is, lumber yard employee, Richard Werber.

Image of 2011.013.010 - Print, Photographic

2011.013.010 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of back of the Duvall-Davison Lumber Co. parade float for the first Golden Days Parade in Golden, CO. Float is buiilt on the flatbed of a Packard truck. Float recreates a modern bungelow with stucco exterior and tile roof. Mr. Duvall's granddaughters are seated next to the house. A banner around the float says, A Board or a bungalow, Duvall-Davison Lumber Co. Today. Two men are standing at the back of the float. The man on the right, wearing a cowboy hat, is lumberyard employee, Richard Werber.

Image of 2011.013.011 - Print, Photographic

2011.013.011 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of two parade floats from Duvall-Davison Lumber Co. (Yesterday and Today) for the first Golden Days Parade in Golden, CO. The Today float on the left comprises a Packard flatbed truck with a model of a modern home on the back with a stucco exterior and a tile roof. A banner around the truck say, Cowboy The Town is Yours, Duvall-Davison Lumber Co. A man with a cap is seated in the passengers side of the truck cab. The Yesterday float on the right comprises a horse-drawn flat bed trailer. A model cabin made out of slabs sits on the flatbead. Animal skins, a wolf, and a deer mount hang on the outside. Surrounding the cabin are pine boughs, a cooking tripod. Banner on t

Image of 2011.041.001 - Print, Photographic

2011.041.001 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photographic print of the the six Golden Lions Golden Days Queens from 1949. All six queens are wearing swimming suits and appear to be sitting inside a car. Everyone is wearing a sash with the names of different sponsors. Two women on the right are each holding as trophy. The woman second from the right with the sash that says Jack's Pharmacy, is also wearing a crown.

Image of 2011.041.003 - Print, Photographic

2011.041.003 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of Paul Reeves (on left) and Paul Howard (on right) seated in their soap box derby cars for the Grudge Race during Golden Days. Reeves called his car the Beer Keg Special and Howard called his the Howard Rocket. The dog standing on Howard's cart is Smoky. The little standing directly behind Reeves wearing a dark colored cowboy hat is his daughter, Dorothy "Dottie" Reeves Colvis. The cars raced from Courthouse Hill to Clear Creek down Washington Ave. in Golden.

Image of 2012.051.017 - Print, Photographic

2012.051.017 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of Washington Avenue closed for Golden Days in the 1930's. Several tents are seen along both sides of the street along with people and cars parked around them. Foss Drug Store is seen on the left side of the photograph with the Linder Block across the street.

Image of 2014.040.001 - Print, Photographic

2014.040.001 - Print, Photographic

Black and white digital photograph of Paul Reeves' Crosley automobile decorated to drive in the Golden Days Parade. Four men and five women are standing behind the car. Three individuals have an "x" marked above their heads. From left to right they are identified as: Gib Reeves, his wife Lennah Reeves, and their daughter-in-law Blanche Reeves. Most likely the others are members of the Golden Lions Club. A banner on the front fender says Golden alongside a circular logo for the Lions Club. Paul was president of the Golden Lions Club at time. Paul called his car the "Coorsley".