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Colorado in World War I

Added by yongli on 09/13/2017 - 14:17, last changed on 08/27/2022 - 08:12
As Europe stumbled into war in late July and early August 1914, Coloradans viewed the conflict with mixed emotions. Some favored the English, French, Italians, Russians, and their allies. Others preferred the Germans and Austrians and their friends. The divisions were predictable. The 1910 federal...

Eugenics in Colorado

Added by yongli on 02/16/2021 - 13:59, last changed on 02/16/2021 - 13:59
“Eugenics” refers to a social-engineering project based on the unsubstantiated idea that humanity can be improved by eliminating supposedly defective or lesser genes in favor of others. During the twentieth century, American medical professionals and lawmakers influenced by the pseudoscience of...

Fitzsimons General Hospital

Added by yongli on 11/06/2015 - 13:22, last changed on 02/08/2020 - 01:07
Established east of Denver in 1918, Fitzsimons General Hospital was originally established as an army hospital specializing in treating soldiers infected with tuberculosis during World War I. After struggling with small budgets and the threat of closure, the facility expanded with the addition of a...

Manitou Springs Spa Building

Added by yongli on 05/04/2017 - 16:12, last changed on 05/11/2020 - 12:38
The Manitou Springs Spa Building stands on top of Soda (or Manitou) Spring on the north bank of Fountain Creek in downtown Manitou Springs . The three-story Spanish Colonial Revival building was built in 1920 to help revive Manitou’s sagging health tourism industry by offering modern mineral water...


Added by Nick Johnson on 11/20/2022 - 09:38, last changed on 11/20/2022 - 09:40
Situated on the east side of Denver and rising some 330 feet above the State Capitol ’s gold dome, the town of Montclair was platted in 1885. The common French place-name means “clear mountain,” and Montclair was so named for its panoramic view of the Front Range between Pikes and Longs Peaks . At...
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