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Be mine for Valentines, and Weird Photo Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Be mine for Valentines, and Weird Photo Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Who really is this card for?

Be my Valentine and happy Weird Photo Wednesday. Take a look at today's Valentine's day card.

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Ok, ok, it's not Denver vs. Seattle...

Today's Weird Photo Wednesday is in celebration of the Superbowl this Sunday. Who is going to win? No, not the football teams...the burro or the football player?

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Weird Photo Wednesday is Back for 2014!

Start pedaling, because this dirigible or blimp is not going to get you flying very high! Not sure what "I Will Jump Sunday Nit" means, but hey, if the young man can do it, more power to him.

Weird Photo Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

And the only weird thing for today's Weird Photo Wednesday is...

that there is nothing weird today! Just wishing our customers and followers Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year.

Father and Son Publish a Wonderful Book Together

Father and Son Publish a Wonderful Book Together
Father and Son Publish a Wonderful Book Together

Father and son publish a book using photographs from the Western History Collection. 

Several months ago, Larry Johnson called the Western History reference phone line and asked for permission to use several photographs in our collection.

Weird Photo Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Ok, now where did Santa go? 

Why is he always leaving me here on this cold sleigh? He takes presents inside and just leaves me here in charge. He keeps bragging about all the cookies, milk and other goodies he gets.

Cyber December at WHG! Find Holiday Gifts and Win a Prize Too!

Cyber December at WHG! Find Holiday Gifts and Win a Prize Too!

Not Just Cyber Monday, but Cyber December!

Did you know that YOUR Library is a great source of holiday gifts?

Weird Photo Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

What's her favorite girl scout cookie flavor?

Thin Mints, Samoas, Peanut Butter Patties...they're all good! And I'm sure the special guest in this photograph likes them all. Who wouldn't? And she's also selling Russell Stover candies. Yum!

Weird Photo Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

I knew I should have kept the instructions!

Now which part goes where? Matching doll heads to torsos is not as easy as it seems. Here a Denver Fire Department fireman is working with doll heads.

Halloween Weird Photo Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Halloween Weird Photo Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Skulls and Snakes

Happy Halloween and welcome to this week's Weird Photo Wednesday!