Western History & Genealogy Blog

Found In the Archives: Baur’s Candy Recipes
Candymaking at Baur's, ca. 1942
Classic Recipes From What Was Once A Denver Institution
A Fashionable Life: Gretchen Weber Johnson
Fashion illustrations by Gretchen Weber, n.d. C72-15
You may have heard of Vogue's Anna Wintour, but do you know the Denver Post fashion editor, writer, and illustrator who dictated Denver fashion for nearly 40 years?
The Western History & Genealogy Department: Everything You Always Wanted to Know (But Were Afraid to Ask)
Gates Reading Room, Western History and Genealogy Department.
Have you ever wondered what's on the fifth floor of DPL's Central Library? Take a short video tour!
Denver's Dinner with Charles Lindbergh, 1927
Front cover of Lindbergh dinner menu, 1927
What does one serve when Lucky Lindy drops in for a bite?
Howard Zahniser: Conservation Pioneer
Zahniser (right) with U.S. map of wilderness areas prepared in Wilderness Bill legislative effort.
The Howard Zahniser Papers (CONS 238) are now available for research in DPL’s Western History and Genealogy Department.