Western History & Genealogy Blog

It Is Genealogy Lecture Time!
Rose Lerer Cohen
No plane ticket necessary! Boarding pass and carry on not needed!
New and Improved Western History/Blair-Caldwell Website Coming Soon!
Coming soon!
Dalies Frantz: Denver’s Titan of the Keyboard
Concert program, Denver, February 10, 1936. WH305
Camp Amache
Camp Amache
WHG Intern Kayla O'Grady is our Guest Writer!
Fictitious Entries – Hunting for Paper Towns
How to Lie with Maps
One perk of my job is that I’m constantly learning new things, usually thanks to being asked questions by library users. This week I had a really fun interaction that started with one of my favorite reference questions to date!
1964 class photo poster found
1964 class photo poster
Happy 50th Reunion! 
History Colorado Ticket Giveaway!
History Colorado Ticket Giveaway!
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The Lillybridges Of Summer
CHS-L1195
Simple Pleasures, When Denver was a Quiet Little Town
Found In The Archives: Baby Shoes for Hilda, 1898
Baby shoes, box, and note card, 1898. From May-D & F Records (C MSS WH222)
A 1913 Hotel Review
Field & Farm Hotel Review 1913
How did anyone know what accommodations to book or avoid before the days of online hotel reviews? The newspaper! Read on for the sharing of one intrepid traveler's hilariously bad hotel experience in 1913.