Western History & Genealogy Blog

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
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?