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Catalog Number 2011.013.004
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title Adolph Coors II flag-raising ceremony on top of new headhouse
Date April 16, 1952
Description Black and white photograph of Adolph Coors II preparing for a flag-raising ceremony high atop the new concrete elevator and grain storage building (headhouse) at Coors Brewery. The new building added enough storage space for 1.5 million bushels of Moravian malting barley. According to the Transcript, a flag donated by Mrs. A. Coors on July 10, 1919 to Golden's 115th Engineers was used in the ceremony. Afterwards, a 18' x 12' flag will fly on the pole. Eleven other men are watching. From left to right, Elmer Johnson, Tom Whelan, Burt Dutton, Ed Greene,Tom Garrison, Grover Coors, Adolph Coors II, Leonard Vogel, Fred Robinson, ?, Bill Kloer, and George Bicknell. Lower right corner of photo dated April 16, 1952
Copyright All rights belong to Golden History Museums, City of Golden without restriction.
Collection Permanent
Caption Adolph Coors III raising flag
People Bicknell, George
Coors, Adolph Herman Joseph II
Coors, Grover
Dutton, Bert
Garrison, Thomas G.
Greene, Ed
Johnson, Elmer
Kloer, Bill
Robinson, Fred
Vogel, Leonard
Whelan, Tom
Search Terms Coors Brewing Company