Western History & Genealogy Blog

Goodbye dear friend
Family Photographs
Denver Public Library loses a dear friend.
The Summer Bride, 1914
Illustration from the Rocky Mountain News (magazine section), June 14, 1914.
The June Bride of 1914 Was A Rebel
Weird Photo Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
Weird Photo Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
Land of the Giants!
We don’t buy fiction books for morbid people or for the sex-y minded!
We don’t buy fiction books for morbid people or for the sex-y minded!
We don’t buy fiction books for morbid people or for the sex-y minded!
The Cat's Meow
The Cat's Meow
It looks like funny cat photos were popular long before LOLCats was an Internet meme.
Wayback Weird Photo Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
Wayback Weird Photo Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
Wayback Weird Photo Wednesdays brings back old favorites!
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?
Menu Collection Cuts the Mustard
Manhattan Restaurant's, 1633 Larimer St. (1946)
What research value could a menu possibly have?
Weird Photo Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Weird Photo Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Do you think this is a weird dress? And would you wear it?
Hidden Gems at DPL: Babylonian Clay Tablets
Babylonian clay tablet. 417 B119