Western History & Genealogy Blog

From Smoke to Text: What's Next?
From Smoke to Text: What's Next? exhibit poster
 May 6 - August 28, 2011, Central Library - Western History Art Gallery - Level 5
Ghosts of Colorado
Thursday, May 5, 6:30 p.m., Ross University Hills Branch Library 
Colorado Author Series Presents: Dr. Colwell-Chanthaphonh
Dr. Colwell-Chanthaphonh will discuss his book Crossroads of Culture: Anthropolo
Join Dr. Colwell-Chanthaphonh, Curator of Anthropology at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, on Saturday, April 9 at 2:00 p.m. at the Schlessman Family Branch. 
Call for Nominations: 2011 Western History Award
Eleanor Gehres
The Denver Public Library Commission invites nominations for the 2011 award. 
Denver Public Library and Craig Bergsgaard Studios present: Lessons Learned at Bloody Sand Creek
 Free panel discussion on one of the most infamous chapters in Colorado history: Sunday, April 17 @ 2 PM
Video Shot from S.F. Streetcar 1905
"San Francisco's main thoroughfare as seen from the front window of a moving Market Street cable car, before the downtown area was destroyed in the 1906 earthquake and fire. This unusual record has been called the first 'structural film' because it follows exactly the externally imposed structure of the car ride." From the Internet Archive  
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly…You Think You Know Colorado History?
Mayor Speer
Sunday, April 3, 2 p.m. Schlessman Family Branch Library
Exhibit: Colorado Face to Face
Caroline Bancroft, Age 25; (1900-1985); Pastel; by Mark Richard Milbanke, 192
Colorado Face-to-Face: Portraits from the Denver Public Library Collection March 21 - May 22, 2011 Mon - Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. The Central Library, Vida Ellison Gallery - Level 7
Colorado Author Series: Jim Hall
Book: Parachuting for Gold in Old Mexico
Jim Hall will be speaking about his book Parachuting for Gold in Old Mexico on Saturday, March 12 at 2:00 p.m. at the Schlessman Family Branch Library.
Temporary Holds Suspension Begins December 20
Placing of holds will not be available from Monday, December 20, 2010 through mid-February, 2011.