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U.S. Time Periods » 1865-1920: Modern America

History of the American West, 1860-1920

features 30,000 photos of Colorado towns and landscapes that document the role of mining in the history of Colorado and the West. Photos of Native Americans from more than 40 tribes are included. (Library of Congress)

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In 1942, Pando, Colorado, was a two-room train depot situated in the picturesque Eagle Park valley. By January 1943, an army camp filled the valley and was receiving the first men of the 10th Mountain Division for instruction in mountain and winter warfare, mountaineering, skiing and rock climbing.
Photo of Four men are on Bright Angel Point overlooking Transept Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Copyright restrictions applying to use or reproduction of this image available from the We

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