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Camera talks

Identifier: C Photo Album 215

Scope and Contents

Views of Brown family members, Denver landmarks and parks, Festival of Mountain and Plain parade floats, Colorado Regiment soldiers, a circus, people in costumes, a windmill, camping, and the Brown residence at 1111 Vine Street.


  • 1898-1927


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.

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.


1 album (62 images);23 x 18 cm.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession information unknown.


Formerly PAFI 215.


Photographs range in size from 6 x 12 cm. (2 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.) to 10 x 14 cm. (4 x 5 in.)


Title printed in gold ink on leather cover.


59 mounted photoprints and 3 loose prints.

Table of Contents

Who's afraid? (duck and child at City Park) -- Fishing for trout Platte Canon -- Cowboy City Park -- On dress parade, Colorado Springs (decorated horse drawn wagons) -- Autumn (urban landscape, has trash) -- Vine Street, Denver, Colorado (unpaved, with chicken) -- In holiday garb, Colorado Springs -- Our camp, Glen Park (with tent) -- Float from Victor, Colorado -- Portrait of Miss Firth -- The Palisades near Gunnison (people in front of train) -- The old oaken bucket (man drinking at well) -- The Platte (man by river) -- I'm my Papa's girl, who are you? (girl with doll) -- Dome Rock -- Fairmount Chapel -- A blue ribbon Denver horse show (woman astride horse, English style) -- In the garden, 1899 (woman's portrait, outdoors) -- Sunday, City Park (bandstand and lake) -- A curve, Platte Canon, Colorado (people in front of train) -- The Castle, Montclair, Colorado -- Indians (girl alone and white man with child - Festival of Mountain and Plain) -- Chinese Dragon, Festival of Mountain and Plain -- An old landmark, Newport, Rhode Island (windmill) -- A precocious admirer of Dewey - (child with Dewey pictures, ship pictures, and flags) -- Circus in town (elephants with men and tents) -- Apache Indians (parade) -- Portrait of Miss Mathey -- Flower Fiesta, Colorado Springs -- Colors of Colorado Volunteer Regiment, May 1898 (soldier with flag, tent and bicycles) -- Scenes along the Platte -- Cathedral Spires and Balanced Rock (Garden of the Gods) -- Clothed in white (landscape with castle in background) -- A foot race, and Superstition (Native American women at Festival of Mountain and Plain) -- Commerce (float in parade) -- When the sweet peas are in blossom (woman in garden) -- Whoa boy (clown astride burro) -- Where gold was panned in 69 (three men beside Platte or Cherry Creek) -- Glen Park, Colorado, camping out (people with tents and wagons) -- Chinese display, Festival of Mountain and Plain (parade) -- Fisherman's paradise Platte Canon -- Floral display, City Park (with gazebo, circular walk and bandstand in background) -- Mask day, prize winners, Festival of Mountain and Plain, 1899 (blackface and hobo) -- Sherman Avenue, Denver -- Among the pines -- Old friends, Newport 95 (two oxen) -- When all is still (landscape with stream) -- Macmonnie's Bridge, Festival of Mountain and Plain 97 (float at 17th and Broadway with bicycles) -- General Joe Wheelers horse (man astride horse) -- Ute Indians (parade) -- The Platte at Denver -- Mask Queen's float -- J.R. Brown Jr. March 24, 1913 -- Wynken Blynken Nod fountain City park (1927) -- Brown residence 1111 Vine Street.

Processing Information

Album is in poor condition, housed in photo box.

Finding Aid for the Camera talks[graphic] /by James B. Brown, Jr
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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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