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Identifier: C Photo Collection 278

Scope and Contents

Photographic diary of life at the George's summer cabin "Lazycroft" at Ferndale, Colo. Includes excursions along South Platte River and on Colorado and Southern Railway.


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Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Open to qualified researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Denver, Colo. club woman, prominent in social and patriotic organizations. B. Nov. 16, 1876 Enfield, Mass. Spent early childhood in Wagon Mound, N.M.; later moved to Wichita, Kan. Married Colorado pioneer Fred Winthrop George 1898. D. Oct. 14, 1953 Colorado Springs.


2 photo boxes

Other Finding Aids

Finding aid in repository.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Betty G. Christiansen (daughter),Englewood, Fla.,gift,1982.


Final fifteen pages (eight sheets) are a hand written diary by Sadie Damon George from 1918 through 1920.


Formerly C Photo Album 385.

Varying Form of Title


Table of Contents

Ferndale] -- Looking up the [South Platte] River toward Council Rock -- The porch at Lazycroft -- Cathedral Spires -- Cousin Ruth Wickersham of Denver -- Portraits of Virginia Woods -- Helen Woods, Nancy Bachman, Esther Morris, Alice Mayne, Mildred Brewster, Hester Woods -- Foxton, station and store -- View of the Alkire house, Foxton -- Miss Hedgecock, Miss Gladys Jones, Elsie and Damon -- Luther E. Damon -- Reba -- W.E. Damon fishing -- A.O. Anderson and Damon in quest of trout -- Mother George -- Conductor, W.T. Williams -- Gladys Jones, Herbert Jones, Louis and Betty Eppich of Denver -- Uncle Will and Hunter -- Aunt Maze and Ruth -- Sadie in her... pine tree -- Dr. Paul -- Prossor House -- Elephant Rock & Elk Canon -- Mrs. Buelah Harper [an African American woman] -- The houses and new bridge at Peterhead -- Buffalo -- Mrs. Briggs, Mrs. Robinson -- Strontia Springs Hotel and pavilion [sic] -- Dome Rock station -- Edith Griswald -- Shawnee, Shawnee Lodge -- Bishop Spaulding's house -- Glenisle, looking up stream -- Deckers -- Summit of Mt. Princeton -- Robert Russell -- Como station -- Tiny station at Dickey -- Breckenridge -- Backing into Kokomo -- 7th Street, Leadville -- Shed # 10 at Boreas Pass -- Mr. Broughten and his team -- The station pavillion [sic] at Tolland -- The snow sheds at Corona -- Station and store at Longview -- Parley Roach and his pretty dog Toddy -- Edna Green, Mabel Turner, and Grace Chadburn -- Katie Miller -- Florence Bennett -- Ruth Hook wins the "chicken" race, Ruth Dake, Mrs. Dake -- Margaret Saxe -- 3416 Colfax B, Denver, house of W.E. Damon and family -- Mt. Zion Hospital [San Francisco, Calif.] -- At the bandstand, Bailey's, Colo. -- Bruce Beaton "A.M.A." -- Miss Louise French and Mary Beaton -- A first view of Lake Cheesman -- Little Sherman Jones and Edith -- Kiowa Lodge, Bailey, Colo. -- Pikes Peak by auto -- Main street looking west, Loveland, Colo. -- Town of Estes Park.

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Finding Aid for the Album,1910-1920
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States