Basketball players from the 1923 Breckenridge High School basketball team pose for a group portrait on the steps outside the brick schoolhouse on Harris Street in Breckenridge, Colorado. The coach is probably the man wearing a cardigan over a collared shirt and narrow necktie. Most of the players are wearing knee pads with their uniforms. The boy in the front row is holding a basketball painted with the numbers "23". The only person identified is William E. Robinson, second row, far left.
Basketball players from the 1924 Breckenridge High School basketball team pose for a group portrait on the steps outside the brick schoolhouse on Harris Street in Breckenridge, Colorado. The coach is probably the man wearing a cardigan over a collared shirt and narrow necktie. One of the players in the front row is holding a basketball painted with the numbers "24". The only person identified is William E. Robinson, second row, far left.
Class portrait taken outside the brick schoolhouse on Harris Street in Breckenridge, Colorado. Rows of boys and girls pose on the steps with teachers standing in the very back row under the portico. Some boys hold up baseball bats or wear baseball mitts. Circa 1920s.
Group portrait of six Breckenridge, Colorado, fire fighters dressed in parade uniform and insignia cap, sometime between 1882-1900s. From left to right, front row: Horace Morrison, Earl Phillips, Detler Roby. Back row: Jim Hunter, Fred Simpson, Marion Fletcher. Phillips and Fletcher wear the Blue River Hose Company uniform of a pullover shirt, quilted collar and buttoned chest protector; sewn on the front is a shield-shaped patch with the letter "H". Roby and Hunter wear the uniform of the Pioneer Hook and Ladder Company (sometimes called the "Hooks"). Their collared dark coats have quilted lapels and buttoned fronts; "Pioneer" is prominent on the cap's insignia. Morrison and Simpson are from the Independent Hose Company. They sport a white collared shirt and necktie under a wide collared pullover shirt.
Breckenridge, Colorado's three fire departments are represented in this group portrait, taken circa 1880s. Volunteer fire fighters from the Pioneer Hook and Ladder Company, the Independent Hose Company, and the Blue River Hose Company are dressed in their uniforms, which include conductor's caps with metal badges, wide belts with edges bound in white leather, and pullover bib shirts with wide lapels. The Blue River Hose Company uniforms also feature buttoned chest protectors with the letter "H" centered on a herald-shaped patch. Far left is Chester Detwiler (next to the burro); to his right is Harry Detwiler. Carl Phillips stands in the back row, center. The other men are not identified. A plank roofed log cabin and evergreens are in the background.
Group portrait of men and women on a wooden boardwalk that fronts the entry of a wood frame house. Sitting on the boardwalk is Irene (Clancy) Boyd. Back row, standing from left to right: Joe Pickett (cradling a baby in his arms), Josephine Pickett, "Mother" Pickett, Bessie (Warren) Blundell, Annie Jobe, "Mrs. Bond", and Lucy Fry. Standing in front row: Charles Bond and Nels Fry. Probably Breckenridge, Colorado, circa 1880-1890s.
Portrait photograph on card mount of Kathleen Trotter Briggle. Kathleen married William Harrison Briggle in January 1896. The couple lived on Harris Street in Breckenridge, Colorado. Printed text on the card mount: "The Mantello."
Members of Improved Order of Red Men, Kiowa Tribe No. 6 pose for a group portrait. The men are dressed in suits and neckties with a ribbon pinned to their lapel. Circa 1930s. Eli Fletcher is holding a large, inscribed container/urn. Front row: George Bradley; [?] Hemmingway; Ed Carter; Frank "Bumpy" Richards. Middle row: Sid Simpson; Claire Detwiler; Eli Fletcher; [?] McClelland; Earl McClelland. Back row: Paul Burdett; Detler Roby; Tony McDougall; Marion Fletcher; John Hyland; Fred Simpson; Charley Waller; Theodore Knorr.
Members of Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Blue River Lodge No. 49 pose for a group portrait dressed in sack suits and the ceremonial I.O.O.F. sash. Most are wearing white gloves. The men stand side by side or sit in chairs placed in rows along the wooden boardwalk and on the dirt packed street. The photograph was taken in front of a wooden building with large four-pane casement windows, probably in Dillon, Colorado.
Studio portrait of Breckenridge, Colorado resident Minnie (Dusing) Thomas. She is wearing a white or ivory brocade bodice with fabric-covered button trim down the front. Her hair is parted in the middle with low chignon or bun above the ears. Circa 1900s.
Rose Francis Patterson graduation portrait. She wears a square academic cap with a tassel hanging from the center, and a high, stiff-collared shirtwaist with a dark bowtie under her gown. Rose was a school teacher in Breckenridge, Colorado.
Studio portrait of Agnes (Finding) Miner of Breckenridge, Colorado, and daughter of Charles and Martha (Silverthorn) Finding. The print is mounted in a tri-fold grey-green paper enclosure with "Cooley Denver" embossed on one front panel.
Studio portrait photograph of Agnes Eleanor Finding, daughter of Charles and Martha (Silverthorn) Finding. She wears a bow high in her hair. Handwritten on the reverse is "Mrs. Agnes Miner (?) Breckenridge". Circa 1880s-1890s.
Studio portrait of brothers Sylvenus (also known as Vene) Rogers and Henry (referred to as Harry) Rogers. Both men wear wing-collared white shirts with white silk bowties. Circa 1880s-1910s. Henry owned a furniture store with Milton C. Huntress, on the east side of Main Street in Breckenridge, Colorado, called Huntress and Rogers.
Studio portrait of Josephine "Josie" (Ecklund) Knorr posing with a bicycle decorated with bunting woven through the spokes and flowers on the ribboned handlebars. A large arrangement of flowers extends up from the bicycle seat. Josie is wearing a sash draped across her frilled, puffed sleeve bodice and a full, ankle length skirt. Her round brimmed hat is trimmed with more flowers. Circa 1890s.