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  • Weber home 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1920?
    Black and white image of a house with people standing in front. Written on back of original photograph: "Weber home. They had a "Weberie" in Russia and were one of the well-to-do families. They came to the U.S. in 1878. ...
  • Russian German children in Nebraska 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:undated
    Black and white image of a little girl and boy in typical Russian German clothing in front of a wooden plank building. Handwritten on back of original photograph: "Immigrants. Colo. children in German-Russian shanty town ...
  • Team pulling sugar beets with a puller 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1920?
    Black and white image of a team of three horses pulling a 'puller' in a field of sugar beets. Written on the back of the original: "Team pulling sugar beets with a puller. Usually a two horse team was used. Three horses ...
  • Typical German Russian house 

    Contributor:Kloberdanz, Timothy J.
    Date:1975-05
    Black and white image of a light colored house with a dark, hipped roof. Written on back of original photograph: "Typical German-Russian house architecture with the hipped roof, the small gable over the door, the fence in ...
  • Sugar beet harvest at Fort Collins depot 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1910
    Black and white image of men and children with horse-drawn wagons loaded with sugar beets at the Fort Collins railway station. The Fort Collins Depot and railroad cars of the Colorado and Southern Railroad can be seen in ...
  • Sterling factory 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1915?
    Black and white image of a large building in the background with smaller buildings around it, and a field of harvested grain in the foreground. Written on back of original photograph: "Sterling Factory. CA 1915 -- Managers ...
  • Loading railroad car 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1920?
    Black and white image of a Colorado and Southern Railroad car being loaded with agricultural produce [sugar beets?] from a horse-drawn wagon.
  • Russian German house 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1977-04
    Black and white image of a light colored or white house. Written on back of original photograph: "Rather elaborate German-Russian house, complete with gingerbread porch and gable with balcony, in Buckingham, Place, northeast ...
  • Kuner's General Office 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1970?
    Black and white image of Kuner's General Office. Written on back of original photograph: "Kuner's General Office, Kuner (Empson) Company, vegetable processing. Many German Russians, especially women, worked in this plant."
  • Lutheran church 

    Contributor:Kloberdanz, Timothy J.
    Date:1975
    Black and white image of a church in a rural setting. Written on back of original photograph: "Spire of the Lutheran Church in the center, houses across the field. Photo taken by [Tim] Kloberdanz on May 30, 1975."
  • Horse powered grain header 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1920?
    Black and white image of a field of grain with a large piece of machinery (grain header). Written on back of original photograph: "Horse powered grain header -- heads with grain were caught at end of elevator in a wagon ...
  • Immanuel Lutheran Church 

    Contributor:Kloberdanz, Timothy J.
    Date:1975
    The Immanuel Lutheran Church, "Landsmann," Colorado, and a crumbling adobe wall in the foreground. This is what remains of "The Settlement" in Kit Carson County. Settled by Russian Germans from the area of the Black Sea ...
  • Harvesting sugar beets 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1921?
    Black and white image of a wagon drawn by a team of four horses, loaded with sugar beets. One man is driving the wagon with two men standing alongside. Written on back of original photograph: "Harvesting sugar beets c. ...
  • German Russian Lutheran church building 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1900?
    Black and white image of a German Russian Lutheran church. On the back of original is written: "German Russian Lutheran Church. Built in 1848 of wood in the "Kontor" style, and it seated 1,250 people. This was the Kontor ...
  • Great Western Sugar Factory 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1970?
    Black and white image of the Great Western Sugar Co. Written on back of original photograph: "Great Western Sugar Factory. Looking northeast, shows the billboard advertising 'the great crop of the west' and the plant beyond."
  • Loading sugar beets onto a wagon 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1920?
    Black and white image of two men in a field loading sugar beets onto two horse-drawn wagons, using forks or shovels.
  • Farm machinery in beet fields 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1920?
    Black and white image of a sugar beet field with harvesting equipment.
  • G.W. Sugar Factory 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1903
    Black and white image of the Great Western Sugar Co. with a column of dark smoke rising from the smokestack. Written on back of original photograph: "G.W. Sugar Factory, 1st day of campaign, Nov. 5, 1903, Dark Smoke."
  • Bethlehem Lutheran Church and parsonage 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1930?
    Black and white image of a white church building and house. Written on back of original photograph: "Bethelehem Lutheran Church and parsonage. Located on the corner of Whedbee and Olive streets, looking southeast. Photograph ...
  • Children pulling up beets 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1920?
    Black and white image of 4 children kneeling in a field undergoing harvest. Handwritten on back of original photograph: "Immigrants. Children pulled out of school to pull up beets, early 20th c[entury]." Taped to back of ...

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