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Name State Industrial School for Boys
Details Colorado State Industrial School


The grounds covered 58 acres containing a main building, service buildings, a garden, etc. The main building was 100 feet long and 2.5 - 3 stories.

According to an 1893 Golden Globe article, there were 156 "inmates" in November 1892. By then, they had passed the 1,000 student.

Associated Records

Image of 1860.a - Postcard

1860.a - Postcard

Unused black and white postcard titled, "1068 - State Industrial School for Boys, Golden Colorado". Jefferson County Museum Old Court House Golden, Colo stamped in red on back.

Image of 2012.028.018 - Album, Postcard

2012.028.018 - Album, Postcard

Postcard album envelope with 22 postcards that are accordian style attached to the envelope. Written on the outside of the envelope: "Golden, First Capital of Colorado, Souvenir Folder, The Region of Peaks, Parks, and Canons". The postcards inside are: "1464- Golden-First Capital of Colorado"; "1528 Castle Rock Mountain, The Peerless Panoramic Peak of The Rockies, Golden, Colo."; "1473 Castle Rock MT., Adolph Coor's Brewery in Foreground, Golden, Colo."; "1526 Golden, Colo. from Sentinel Point on Castle Rock Mountain Railway"; "1470 Washington Ave., Golden, Colo."; "1530 Above the Clouds, on Castle Rock Mountain, at Golden, Colo."; "1068 State Industrial School for Boys, Golden, Colorado.";

Image of 2011.003.025 - Brochure

2011.003.025 - Brochure

One promotional brochure issued by the Golden Chamber of Commerce titled, Golden, Colorado, a place to live a place to visit. The brochure includes a brief history of Golden 1859-1926 written by Richard Broad Jr. Pictures include Guggenheim Hall, Golden in 1865, Golden's first hotel, the first Masonic lodge, Golden High School, Golden Fire Brick Company, and a panoramic view of Golden with a legend that identifies key landmarks.

Image of The Golden Globe, Industrial Edition, May 20, 1893. Contains sixteen pages and four blue pages of front and back covers. Bound original newspaper that has been laminated. Second of four copies.  

The Golden Globe, "a weekly newspaper devoted to the interests of Golden, Jefferson County and Colorado." O. W. Garrison editor and publisher. Front cover contains images of a globe with a designation for the city of Golden, the newspaper's building, scenic view of Golden from North Table Mountain, and important buildings in the town. Inside contains information about notable businesses and persons in Golden. Also includes a list of businesses and weather from 1870 - 1893. 

Businesses and people mentioned. 
-The Globe Real Estate Agency; The Fair; Golden Water Works; The White Ash Coal Mining Company; Bella Vista; Edward F. Rundlett books, stationary, and furniture business; George H. Kimball; Jefferson County Courthouse; county officials; South Golden High School; Colorado State Industrial School; Rock Flour Mills; Nankivell & Jones; D. E. Harrison; J.H Brown; Dr. James Kelly; Columbian Green House; Hammond & Broad; The Crawford House; General George West; H.T. Quick; G.G. Townsend; L.J. Fox; John Treffeisen; E.T. Evans; Judge McD. Parshall; Caleb E. Parfet; Anselm Dold; A.S. Harris; The Golden Globe; I.T. Feltch; Episcopal Church; Vogel & Niedermeyer; Honorable W.G. Smith; S.E. Parshall; Charles Sauter; C. H. Case; Phil Klatt; A. Eslick; The Eagle Brewing Company; Henry Koch; George C. Cooper; Fritz Kohler; Mrs. R. McLaughlin; Honorable Joseph Mann; The Savery House; Mrs. M. Slingerland; Golden Paper Mills; Honorable John A. Hoagland; Mayor N. Koenig; Lake & Dennis' Livery; Elizabeth Murphy; M. Wyman; Honorable Charles W. Dake; Pine Grove resort; Honorable Ruben C. Wells; W.E. Matthews; James Nankivell; S.A. Cunningham; Hotel La Veta; Mrs. M.E. Harris; Allen Lewis; B.P. Quaintance; Elwood Easley; Charles H. Wade; Jefferson County Bank; The Burgess House; Mrs. T.W. Burgess; Golden Electric Light Plants; M.T. Morrill; Theo Merkle; J.R. Derr;  W.W. Gayton; Coors Brewery; Adolph Coors; Rees Easley; The Transcript; Sheriff S. S. Poe; Joseph Zilligen; City Meat Market; Wasson & Sorensen; Henry F. Wulff; L. H. McGill; Peter Christensen; M.M. Nay; Union Pacific Railroad; D.R. Burrows; Louis A. Reno; W.M. Graves; Albert H. Barth; Arvada Tannery; Dr. E.P. Greene; Justice R.C. Greene; J.A. Ferris; J.A. Newcomb; Senator Hiram R. Brown; State School of Mines; Percy Williams; Henry Wagner; Hibbard's New York Store; C.A. Hibbard; Golden Opera House; M.G. Rockwell; James A. Lewis; C.P Hoyt; Jonas E. Wannemaker; Sprucedale Resort; H.H. Stewart; Andrew Amos; Frand D. Hines; Honorable D.P. Wilmot; Julius C. Dedisse; The Golden Pressed and Fire Brick Company; Robert A. Strain; Frank D. Hatch; Eagle Brewing Company; Denver, Lakewood, and Golden Railway; J. H. Brown's Store; A.C. Shock; George W. Parfet; Dr. W.E. Stone; McCartney's Store; Wade, Golden's clothier; Nollison & Crisman

The Golden Globe, Industrial Edition, May 20, 1893. Contains sixteen pages and four blue pages of front and back covers. Bound original newspaper that has been laminated. Second of four copies. The Golden Globe, "a weekly newspaper devoted to the interests of Golden, Jefferson County and Colorado." O. W. Garrison editor and publisher. Front cover contains images of a globe with a designation for the city of Golden, the newspaper's building, scenic view of Golden from North Table Mountain, and important buildings in the town. Inside contains information about notable businesses and persons in Golden. Also includes a list of businesses and weather from 1870 - 1893. Businesses and people mentioned. -The Globe Real Estate Agency; The Fair; Golden Water Works; The White Ash Coal Mining Company; Bella Vista; Edward F. Rundlett books, stationary, and furniture business; George H. Kimball; Jefferson County Courthouse; county officials; South Golden High School; Colorado State Industrial School; Rock Flour Mills; Nankivell & Jones; D. E. Harrison; J.H Brown; Dr. James Kelly; Columbian Green House; Hammond & Broad; The Crawford House; General George West; H.T. Quick; G.G. Townsend; L.J. Fox; John Treffeisen; E.T. Evans; Judge McD. Parshall; Caleb E. Parfet; Anselm Dold; A.S. Harris; The Golden Globe; I.T. Feltch; Episcopal Church; Vogel & Niedermeyer; Honorable W.G. Smith; S.E. Parshall; Charles Sauter; C. H. Case; Phil Klatt; A. Eslick; The Eagle Brewing Company; Henry Koch; George C. Cooper; Fritz Kohler; Mrs. R. McLaughlin; Honorable Joseph Mann; The Savery House; Mrs. M. Slingerland; Golden Paper Mills; Honorable John A. Hoagland; Mayor N. Koenig; Lake & Dennis' Livery; Elizabeth Murphy; M. Wyman; Honorable Charles W. Dake; Pine Grove resort; Honorable Ruben C. Wells; W.E. Matthews; James Nankivell; S.A. Cunningham; Hotel La Veta; Mrs. M.E. Harris; Allen Lewis; B.P. Quaintance; Elwood Easley; Charles H. Wade; Jefferson County Bank; The Burgess House; Mrs. T.W. Burgess; Golden Electric Light Plants; M.T. Morrill; Theo Merkle; J.R. Derr; W.W. Gayton; Coors Brewery; Adolph Coors; Rees Easley; The Transcript; Sheriff S. S. Poe; Joseph Zilligen; City Meat Market; Wasson & Sorensen; Henry F. Wulff; L. H. McGill; Peter Christensen; M.M. Nay; Union Pacific Railroad; D.R. Burrows; Louis A. Reno; W.M. Graves; Albert H. Barth; Arvada Tannery; Dr. E.P. Greene; Justice R.C. Greene; J.A. Ferris; J.A. Newcomb; Senator Hiram R. Brown; State School of Mines; Percy Williams; Henry Wagner; Hibbard's New York Store; C.A. Hibbard; Golden Opera House; M.G. Rockwell; James A. Lewis; C.P Hoyt; Jonas E. Wannemaker; Sprucedale Resort; H.H. Stewart; Andrew Amos; Frand D. Hines; Honorable D.P. Wilmot; Julius C. Dedisse; The Golden Pressed and Fire Brick Company; Robert A. Strain; Frank D. Hatch; Eagle Brewing Company; Denver, Lakewood, and Golden Railway; J. H. Brown's Store; A.C. Shock; George W. Parfet; Dr. W.E. Stone; McCartney's Store; Wade, Golden's clothier; Nollison & Crisman

The Golden Globe, Industrial Edition, May 20, 1893. Contains sixteen pages and four blue pages of front and back covers. Bound original newspaper that has been laminated. Second of four copies. The Golden Globe, "a weekly newspaper devoted to the interests of Golden, Jefferson County and Colorado." O. W. Garrison editor and publisher. Front cover contains images of a globe with a designation for the city of Golden, the newspaper's building, scenic view of Golden from North Table Mountain, and important buildings in the town. Inside contains information about notable businesses and persons in Golden. Also includes a list of businesses and weather from 1870 - 1893. Businesses and peopl

Image of 1229.a - Print, Photographic

1229.a - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a building at the State Industrial School in Golden. The two-story building has a full basement and is constructed from brick. A woman and several small children are on the front steps. A few small trees are visible in the front and back of building. Photograph is mounted to a matte board. Written on the back in pencil: Cottage P built 1891-2

Image of 2000.012.022 - Print, Photographic

2000.012.022 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a group of boys from the State Industrial School Band? with a pick-up truck parading north on Washington Avenue in Golden, CO. The boys are phootgraphed at the intersection of 13th Street. The corner of the Linder BLock is on the left and the City gazebo is on the right. South Table Mountain is in the background on the right.

Image of 2012.062.013 - Transparency, Slide

2012.062.013 - Transparency, Slide

Black and white slide of a group of boys building a snow igloo outside of a building at the State Industrial School for Boys in Golden, CO.

Image of 2011.099.689 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.689 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of the Colorado School of Mines historical marker at original location south of present location on grounds of current Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center. Large metal plaque is attached to a large boulder. Two unidentified buildings are located in the background with a large tree between the two buildings.

Image of 2011.099.759 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.759 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of the State Industrial School for Boys in the foreground. Lookout Mountain is located in the background, behind the school. Several different buildings make up the campus with small trees surrounding the buildings. Written in the top left corner: 1068 State Industrial School for Boys, Golden, Colorado.

Image of 2012.028.015 - Print, Photographic

2012.028.015 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of the State Industrial School for Boys marching band attending the Armistice Day Parade in Golden in 1918. Two of the boys are carrying American flags. People are standing on the street waiting for the parade. A car is parked in front of the band with several people sitting inside. The Linder Block is in the background.

Image of 2011.099.956 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.956 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of the State Industrial School, later known as the Lookout Mountain School for Boys, looking North. Two three story brick buildings are in the middle of a large field. A bench along with three trees are on the left side of the photograph with a concrete sidewalk in the foreground.

Image of 2011.099.957 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.957 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of an unidentified building located at the State Industrial School for boys, later named Lookout Mountain School for boys. The brick building has five distinct components all three stories high. There is a large group of boys lined up in front of the building. A slab of concrete is located in the foreground.

Image of 2011.099.958 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.958 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of an unidentified building located at the State Industrial School for boys, later named Lookout Mountain School for boys. This is the rear view of a brick building which has five distinct components all three stories high. There is a smaller one story building located on the back side. THere is a separate building in the distance with heavy smoke from the chimney. A large field makes up the foreground of the photograph.

Image of 2011.099.959 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.959 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of what is identified as cottage located at the State Industrial School for boys, later named Lookout Mountain School for Boys. The building is constructed out of brick and is three stories tall with arched windows. There are three people standing on the stairs in front of the building. A large field is in front of the building with small trees.

Image of 2011.099.960 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.960 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of the State Industrial School for Boys campus, later named the Lookout Mountain School for Boys. There is a lady sitting in a buggy being pulled by a single horse in the foreground. South Table Mountain, North Table Mountain, and Castle Rock are located in the background.

Image of 2011.099.961 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.961 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a wagon sitting at the gate located on the State Industrial School for Boys campus, later named Lookout Mountain School for Boys. The wagon is pulled by two horses with a single driver. North Table Mountain, South Table Mountain, and Castle Rock are in the background.

Image of 2011.099.962 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.962 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of the State Industrial School for Boys campus with a unpaved road in the foreground leading to a building. There are trees lining the road on the right side. There is another building located on the right side of the photograph in the background. The State Industrial School for Boys was later named Lookout Mountain School for Boys.

Image of 2011.099.963 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.963 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of an unidentified building located at the State Industrial School for Boys, later named Lookout Mountain School for Boys. The brick building has four distinct components visible in the photograph all three stories high. There are some small trees in front of the building.

Image of 2011.099.964 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.964 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a workshop located at the State Industrial School for Boys, later named Lookout Mountain School for Boys. There are five boys standing in the workshop around work benches. There is equipment located on the left side of the photograph along with two different shelving units full of equipment.

Image of 2013.056.005 - Print, Photographic

2013.056.005 - Print, Photographic

Black and white digital photograph taken from atop South Table Mountain looking south with the campus of the State Industrial School in the left mid ground.