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Weird Photo Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Whoops! 

You probably wouldn't cry over spilled cabbage, but what a mess! Perhaps some of the cabbage stayed out in the sun a bit too long and turned into sauerkraut?

Manuscript Monday: Evelyn Runnette

Manuscript Monday: Evelyn Runnette
Manuscript Monday: Evelyn Runnette
Manuscript Monday: Evelyn Runnette
Manuscript Monday: Evelyn Runnette
Manuscript Monday: Evelyn Runnette

Scrapbooking fans unite.  This Manuscript Monday features one of the most interesting scrapbooks in the WHG collection.  Read more about the Evelyn Runnette Papers.

Denver native Evelyn Runnette  was born in 1903.  She was a librarian, outdoorswoman, traveler, and among many other things, an avid scrapbooker.

Weird Photo Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Pie in your eye! 

How about pie for Weird Photo Wednesdays during the first week of August? Everyone loves pie, but these folks take the cake!

Weird Photo Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Time for Weird Photo Wednesday, July 20, 2011! A beauty queen in an airplane!

Our beauty queen may need to be reminded that being up in the air may require a little warmer outfit than the one she has on. At least air travel was still glamorous in this era.

Weird Photo Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday for July 13, 2011

This is not exactly a weird photo, but it is interesting and perhaps a bit spooky, as well as beautiful.

Weird Photo Wednesday, June 6th, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, June 6th, 2011

Cat, rat and Weird Photo Wednesday, June 6th!

A rat, riding a cat. How weird is that! Another strange and wacky photo from our Digital Collections.

Weird Photo Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Flying train anyone?

Weird Photo Wednesday, June 22

Weird Photo Wednesday, June 22

Time for Weird Photo Wednesday!

Check out the little dude in the suit in the upper right hand corner. It takes a lot of guts and courage to do what he's doing!

Weird Photo Wednesday, June 15

Weird Photo Wednesday, June 15

Camels in Denver...how weird is that!  

Strange but very cool photo of the Rivoli Theater. What different forms of entertainment we have these days!

A Salute to Father's Day

A Salute to Father's Day

A special tribute to our great fathers.

Whether your Father has passed or you’re celebrating with the one you love, Happy Father’s Day to all.