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Name Golden Gate 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 2016.020.001 - Postcard

2016.020.001 - Postcard

One color postcard of three women standing or sitting on Wild Cat Point which is located on Lookout Mountain near Golden, Colorado. Downtown Golden can be seen at the base of North Table Mountain and South Table Mountain. Written on the back: Golden from Wild Cat Point. Colonial Cody refers to the gateway between the table mountains shown in the picture in his autobiography. In 1859 he caught the gold fever, came to Auraria, (afterwards Denver), passed through the Golden gate to Blackhawk. His reference is, "On arriving at Auraria we pushed on to the gold streams on the mountains, passing up through the golden Gate and over Guy Hill, thence on to Blackhawk." P. 61

Image of 2017.053.001 - Mount, Taxidermy

2017.053.001 - Mount, Taxidermy

Taxidermy mount of a mule deer head. Animal was killed by Gus Koch on Blue Mountain near Coal Creek Canyon in 1930. It is considered an "atypical" deer because of the large number of points. Gus Koch was a Golden Gate Canyon pioneer rancher. Blue Mountain rises between Ralston Creek and Coal Creek canyons. Elv. 9322'. This is called an atypical mount.* It has11 points. (count one side, including the brush point - (point closest to the head) The head was mounted by Theodore Koch, Gus' brother. Theodore and his family lived in the Centennial House in Guy Gulch, purchased from the roadhouse's builder, Stephen Booton. Theodore was a rancher and in his later years drove a beer wagon

Image of 2011.019.004 - Print, Photographic

2011.019.004 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of the children from Belcher Hill School having a picnic somewhere in Golden Gate Canyon. Pictured from left to right: Emily Pearce, Theresa Boyle, Miss Hart (teacher), Margaret Boyle, Anna Maloney, Annie Boyle, Rosena Maloney, Johnny Pearce, Jack Boyle, Tommy Pearce, and James Maloney.

Image of 2011.019.005 - Print, Photographic

2011.019.005 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of Christina Wikstrom sitting on a horse somewhere in Golden Gate Canyon.

Image of 2011.019.006 - Print, Photographic

2011.019.006 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a cowboy seated on a horse.

Image of 2011.019.007 - Print, Photographic

2011.019.007 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo of a man on a horse somewhere in Golden Gate Canyon.

Image of 2011.019.008 - Print, Photographic

2011.019.008 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of Sam Bowser spilling two kids in a wheelbarrow in the Wikstrom familiy's yard.

Image of 2011.019.011 - Print, Photographic

2011.019.011 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of four people putting up oat hay on the Maloney homestead in Golden Gate Canyon. From right to left, Vernika Maloney, her daughter Rosena (Maloney) Mester, her granddaughter Virginia Mester, and her son Jim Maloney. Everyone is standing on top of a wagon harnessed with two horses.

Image of 2011.019.013 - Print, Photographic

2011.019.013 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of Sam Bowser and an unidentified woman standing next to a horse somehwere in Golden Gate Canyon.

Image of 2011.019.014 - Print, Photographic

2011.019.014 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a steer belonging to Oscar Dahlberg somewhere in Golden Gate Canyon.

Image of 2011.019.015 - Print, Photographic

2011.019.015 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of the original Thomas H. Pearce, Sr. ranchhouse in Golden Gate Canyon. From left to right: Oscar Dahlberg on the horse, his mother Mary Dahlberg, and aunt Christina Wikstrom. Next to Christina are Margaret and Tom Pearce, Jr. John Pearce is on the far right. The cabin in the background was the first cabin built by Thomas Pearce, Sr; it still stands in Golden Gate Canyon on private property.

Image of 2011.019.016 - Print, Photographic

2011.019.016 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a single horse and buggy with two men parked in front of the Wikstrom home in Golden Gate Canyon.

Image of 2006.099.023 - Print, Photographic

2006.099.023 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of Adam Reynolds. He is wearing a coat and hat and a dog is on the floor.

Image of 2011.099.227 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.227 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of the Jully family. Elizabeth Jully is on the left, Joe Jully Jr. is in the middle, and Joe Jully Sr. is on the right. Elizabeth is wearing a dark colored dress with a string of pearls around her neck. Both Jully men are wearing dark colored suits with white dress shirts, Jully Jr. has a necktie and Jully Sr. has a bow tie. Jully Sr. has a mustache.

Image of 2011.099.578 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.578 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of two horses pulling a hay binder with Joe Jully Jr. in the front on the binder and Joe Jully Sr. is in the back on the horse. The binder has a sign hanging from the bottom that says: Deering. A small structure along with several trees are in the background.

Image of 2011.099.579 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.579 - Print, Photographic

Color photograph of Wayne Baughman driving his John Deere tractor pulling a hay bailer. Baughman is wearing a cowboy hat with denim overalls and a button up shirt with rolled up sleeves. A black dog is standing to the side of the tractor in the foreground of the photograph. A hillside filled with trees is in the background.

Image of 2011.099.604 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.604 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of Golden Gate Canyon road leading up to Lookout Mountain. The arch at the start of the road is visible on the left side of the photograph. Road barrier is located in the foreground of the photograph. Written on the bottom: Golden Gateway to Mt. Parks and Lookout Mt. Road, Colo. Sanborn p. 26.

Image of 2011.099.605 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.605 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of the Golden Gate Canyon toll road plaque at the entrance to Golden Gate Canyon. The plaque was dedicated on May 12, 1938. Written on the plaque: Golden Gate Toll Road, Short cut to Gregory Diggings operated from 1860 to 1871, Owners Alfred Tucker and Elisha Duncan, Dedicated by Daughters of Colorado May 12, 1938. Written on the bottom: Marker at entrance to Golden Gate Canon. 1938.

Image of 2011.099.628 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.628 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a rock formation on the Pearce Family Ranch called the "Daniel Boone Landmark". Trees are located in the background.