In the google map below, zoom in and click on a red pinpoint to view a historic image of a Salida building. Many of the photos contain detailed historical information from the Salida Historic Buildings Survey, courtesy History Colorado. This Tour includes images from many of the collections in the Salida Archive.
A History of Chaffee County Schools, 1860-1986, was researched and organized by the Chaffee County Extension Homemaker Council. The history includes schools in Lake County, which encompassed what is now Chaffee County, prior to 1880. It includes the school districts of Granite, Centerville, Poncha Springs, Maysville, Adobe Park, Free Gold, Salida, Alpine, Buena Vista, Garfield, Riverside, St. Elmo, Nathrop, Pinion Grove, Vicksburg, Pine Creek, Hancock,...
A collection of journals written by Alfred Borah. Born in 1845, Borah was an early settler to the Brush Creek Valley. He was a rancher and would sometimes lead hunting and fishing parties with his brother, Jake Borah. The years covered in there journals are from 1870 to 1914. Also included is a small summary of events written by Borah's daughter, Mittie Alda Borah.
Interviews with long-time Gunnison Valley residents, sharing and preserving their memories of this wonderful area.
This project was originally started by Boomers and Beyond, Inc., and is being continued by the Gunnison County Library District.
The Art in Public Places (AIPP) program is one of many culturally oriented programs in the Vail Valley. The intention of the program is to assemble a collection of works of art in public places which is educational, attractive to residents and guests, and of an overall aesthetic quality equal to the excellent international reputation the town enjoys as a resort.
The Town’s public art collection includes over 45 works ranging from painting, sculptures,...
The Aspen Hall of Fame was established in 1986–87 to recognize and honor those individuals who have had a significant and lasting impact on the Aspen/Snowmass communities—economically, physically, spiritually or intellectually. Nominees must have demonstrated inspirational leadership and have made major contributions to cultural, sports, and/or civic activities.--AHOF website
These images are from the Bob Pierce Photo Collection. Bob worked for the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad for nearly 48 years as a supervisory agent, stationed at the railroad offices in Salida, Colorado.
The Center for ENVS and MEM Newsletter highlights graduate and undergraduate students as well as faculty. Included in the newsletter are upcoming events of interest, jobs, projects, internships, fellowships and conferences. We also love to add photos from field trips, travel. and events on campus.
Who knew yearbooks were a useful historical artifact? Scroll through to select and flip through an entire yearbook or take a shortcut and use the "Search the Collection" below to find a specific person.