The Denver Post, the leading newspaper in the Mile High City, has published a new hardcover coffee table-style book that looks at Denver, Colorado, from the 1800s thru to 1939. Denver Memories: The Early Years (2018) features photos from reader submissions as well as a number of organizations in the state capital. Those groups include the Denver Public Library, the Colorado State Archives, the Black American West Museum, the Colorado Railroad Museum, & the Society of Hispanic Genealogy.

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Image – pediment.com

The cover image for the book, which runs 184 pages, is a view looking up Seventeenth Street from the Union Depot train station, circa 1908. The Denver Post began as a newspaper in 1892 and marked its 125th anniversary on November 28th of this year. In the following clip from local KUSA-TV, the NBC affiliate, Dr. Tom Noel, known as “Dr. Colorado” gives some of the history of the paper:

Further information about the limited edition Denver Memories: The Early Years (including how to order) can be found via the link DENVER MEMORIES.

(Copyright – Chad Beharriell)

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