Anti-Suffrage: More Than a Socialite’s Movement

The women’s suffrage movement of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries marked a turning point for women’s rights across the nation resulting in the passing of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution. The narrative of women gathering in parlor rooms, protesting on street corners, and coming together in comradery for the sake […]

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Thomas Jefferson: The Father of American Archaeology

At a time when archaeology was entirely wrapped up in haphazard artifact collecting under the banner of antiquarianism, Thomas Jefferson blazed a trail that would contribute to the transformation of treasure hunting antiquarianism into the science of archaeology. Through his curiosity and subsequent research, Jefferson posited a hypothesis, applied methodical digging techniques, provided qualitative and […]

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Terracotta Army: Ancient Wonders Rediscovered

            The Terracotta Army of China has slept beneath the hard, dry soils of the Shaanxi province, resting in stoic servitude to the long since passed Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi who commissioned their creation 2,000 years ago.[1] Surrounded by ancient earth, they first reclaimed the light of day in 1974 when […]

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The Ghost Dance: Rebellion and Revival

In the development years of the United States where American exploration lead to westward expansion the Native American tribes who once occupied various territories across North America were systematically culled and relocated to reservations often far from their native lands. Stripped of their liberties to roam and hunt freely, to practice their own culture and […]

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The Colorado Women’s Suffrage Movement

The Woman’s Suffrage Movement of the 19th century had a profound impact on not only the United States as a country, but the individual states themselves. It was a grassroots movement that would kindle changes to the political and domestic landscape by requiring the acknowledgement of a woman’s right to vote. When reviewing the history […]

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A Historic Vignette: The Stanley Hotel

I’ve had the pleasure of traveling all around Colorado since I first moved here just over a year ago, seeking out adventure and new experiences anywhere along the way. I’ve walked on the Great Sand Dunes beneath the mountain peaks, overlooked the cave dwellings in Mesa Verde, and explored the nooks and crannies of the […]

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