BHA.2015.1.11F - Photograph

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Catalog Number BHA.2015.1.11F
Object Name Photograph
Title Looking north on Main Street during the "Big Snow" winter, Breckenridge (Colo.)--1898-1899
Collection Agnes Miner Collection
Description View looking north on Main Street, Breckenridge, during the winter of the "Big Snow" of 1898-1899. A man (probably Ezra Stewart) wearing a dark cape overcoat and hat stands on top of a tall snow bank in front of the Arlington House and Denver Hotel. Across the snow covered street is Breckenridge Masonic Lodge No. 47 and Fireman's Hall with belfry and hose drying tower.
Notes According to local historian, Maureen Nicholls, there are a number of photos that identify Ezra Stewart wearing this coat.
Date 1899
Place Breckenridge (Colo.)
People Stewart, Ezra
Event Big Snow of 1898-1899
Search Terms Arlington Hotel
Denver Hotel
Subjects Bell towers
Buildings
Hotels
Men
People
Snow
Streets
Towns
Web Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Credit line Agnes Miner Collection; BHA.2015.1; Gift of Colorado Springs Ghost Town Club. Courtesy Dr. Sandra F. Mather Archives, Breckenridge Heritage Alliance.

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