Western History & Genealogy Blog

Dalies Frantz: Denver’s Titan of the Keyboard
Concert program, Denver, February 10, 1936. WH305
Found In The Archives: Baby Shoes for Hilda, 1898
Baby shoes, box, and note card, 1898. From May-D & F Records (C MSS WH222)
The Summer Bride, 1914
Illustration from the Rocky Mountain News (magazine section), June 14, 1914.
The June Bride of 1914 Was A Rebel
This Old House: Denver’s Adolph Zang Mansion
Adolph Zang Mansion, January 1977. By History Colorado, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation. 5DV177OAHP
Do you ever wonder about the past lives of old Denver mansions?
Hidden Gems at DPL: Babylonian Clay Tablets
Babylonian clay tablet. 417 B119
155 Years Ago Today: The Rocky Mountain News’ First Issue
Portrait of William Newton Byers, between 1859 & 1863. Z-4887
Creative Types: Need Project Inspiration?
Thomas Moran, August 1915. By Henry Havelock Pierce. X-22164
You may love your neighborhood DPL branch, but it might be time to branch out!  
23 Years in the Making: Edward Curtis's The North American Indian
A Chief of the Desert - Navaho, circa 1907. By Edward S. Curtis. X-34027
Wild Woman of the West: Author Helen Rich
Portrait of Helen Rich, ca. 1950. Helen Rich Papers, WH348
Dawn, Day and Eventide: The Unpublished Autobiography of Grace Ensey (1860-1935)
Image from the Denver Post obituary of Grace Ensey, 1935.