Western History & Genealogy Blog

In the Archives: Documentation of a 1929 Groundbreaking—Soil and All
Denver City and County Building
Think archives only collect papers, photos, and films? Think again!
A Joy Day: Sundays in Denver, circa 1901
A crowd of people gather around the pavilion and line the shores of the large lake, in City Park, ca. 1900. By W. H. Jackson.
Reminiscences of a Blissful Sunday in Denver, circa 1901
Downton Abbey Season Four
Downton Abbey Season Four
What new revelations in 2014!
Happy New Years!
Kings and Queens Social Club
New Years is a time for reflection. 
Local and Social History additions
Childbearing in American Society
Look afar for material to understand that which is close at hand
New Books for Genealogy
New Books for Genealogy
I always say it feels like Christmas when people bring in their books....
Weird Photo Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
Weird Photo Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
And the only weird thing for today's Weird Photo Wednesday is...
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