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50 Years of Thornton History50 Years of Thornton History
Description:A conversation with former Thornton Mayor Margaret Carpenter on the occasion of Thornton's 50th Anniversary. She discusses the history of Thornton, how it has changed, and her nearly two-decade long role in developing a thriving community.
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A discussion with Kenneth and Mary FreibergMovingImageRural development--Colorado
Rural planning--Colorado
Fire stations--Colorado
Type:MovingImage
Subject:Rural development--Colorado
Rural planning--Colorado
Fire stations--Colorado
Description:A recording of a conversation among community members Kenneth Friedberg, Mary Friedberg, and Thornton Archivist Ashley Milligan. Kenneth and Mary were original residents of the City of Thornton, and they share their experiences and involvement with developing an incorporated city in a rural area. Their stories span the development of the city from the 1950's to the present. [show more]
COTA-001-026Advertisement for submissions to The City ChatterTextMunicipal officials and employees
Type:Text
Subject:Municipal officials and employees
Description:Full page advertisement calling for submissions to the City Chatter. It states that the deadline for submissions is the 18th of each month.
COTRG0401001Aerial view inside home after its roof was torn offimageTornado damage
Type:image
Subject:Tornado damage
Description:Black and white image depicting an aerial view of a Thornton home after a Tornado struck the city in the summer of 1981. The roof has been torn off, and the interior of the home is visible with debris scattered throughout.
COTRG0401002Aerial view of a residential block after 1981 tornadoimageTornado damage
Type:image
Subject:Tornado damage
Description:Color image depicting five houses on a residential block and several cars parked along the street. One of the homes is badly damaged from the 1981 tornado; the roof is missing and debris is spread across several lawns.
COTRG0401006Aerial view of two homes damaged by the 1981 tornadoimageTornado damage
Type:image
Subject:Tornado damage
Description:Color image depicting an aerial view of two homes with severe roof damage and debris scattered across their back lawns. Several cars are parked on the street and in the lawns in front of the homes.
COTRG0401003Aerial view of two residential streets after 1981 tornadoimageTornado damage
Type:image
Subject:Tornado damage
Description:Color image depicting six homes on either side of a residential street in Thornton after the 1981 tornado. Debris can be seen in several lawns, and the roof of one house is badly damaged.
COTRG0203002Al Williams and James Keller at City HallimageMunicipal officials and employees--United States--Colorado--Thornton
Type:image
Subject:Municipal officials and employees--United States--Colorado--Thornton
Description:Color photo depicting two city officials, Al Williams and James Keller, dressed in business attire and reviewing documents on Williams' desk in his office. Williams sits at the desk with a pen in his right hand while Keller stands to his left, also behind the desk, as they look down at the desktop. [show more]
COTRG0501078Announcement by CBS of Norma Ellman's win on High Finance, continuedtextTelevision game shows; Press releases
Type:text
Subject:Television game shows; Press releases
Description:Black and white copy of an official CBS press release about the top two contestants on a recent episode of the game show High Finance. This press release announces that Norma Ellman, a Thornton resident, won the top prize of $85,000.
Announcing the Ken Freiberg Fire Museum at the Carl Nelson Fire StationAnnouncing the Ken Freiberg Fire Museum at the Carl Nelson Fire StationImageFire stations--United States--Colorado--Thornton
Type:Image
Subject:Fire stations--United States--Colorado--Thornton
Description:Announcement poster for the Ken Freiberg Fire Museum at the Carl Nelson Fire Station on Dorothy Boulevard