Western History & Genealogy Blog

Denver, 1968: Led Zeppelin Makes American Debut
Denver Municipal Auditorium after renovations, 1940s. Postcard from WHG Undigitized Photo collection.
Think Denver doesn’t have much rock n’ roll history?
Father and Son Publish a Wonderful Book Together
Father and Son Publish a Wonderful Book Together
Father and son publish a book using photographs from the Western History Collection. 
Catalog Speak: What Do You Mean By “Closed Stacks?”
A man consults a card catalog in the Bibliographic Center of the Denver Public Library, 1947. X-27952
Weird Photo Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
Weird Photo Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
Ok, now where did Santa go? 
When JFK Visited Colorado
Frying Pan / Arkansas Rivers irrigation project - Pueblo, Colo
The Department Store Experience, 1917
Interior view of the Daniels and Fisher store, circa 1902. X-22884
Does the stress of holiday shopping make you long for a stroll through an early 20th-century department store?
Cyber December at WHG! Find Holiday Gifts and Win a Prize Too!
Cyber December at WHG! Find Holiday Gifts and Win a Prize Too!
Not Just Cyber Monday, but Cyber December!
Colorado Ostrich Farm Co. Records, 1907
Harry M. Rhoads at ostrich farm in California, by Harry M. Rhoads, between 1900-1920. Rh-36
With turkeys taking the spotlight this week, let us not forget our other feathered friend: the ostrich.
Weird Photo Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
Weird Photo Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
What's her favorite girl scout cookie flavor?
WHG Volunteers Feted
WHG Volunteer Tea
The Jewels in our crown!